Sunday, November 4, 2012
Here's a quick look back at the biggest headlines of the week in Annapolis.
No. 1—PHOTOS: Hurricane Sandy Strikes Annapolis A look at how Hurricane Sandy affected Annapolis through pictures—including down trees and the flooding on City Dock. No. 2—Annapolis Firefighters Help With Hurricane Sandy Recovery Two Annapolis firefighters were sent to Garrett County Thursday to help recovery from Hurricane Sandy. Scott Keninitz and David Dushkin are members of an Urban Search and Rescue team, known as Maryland Taskforce 2. The team specializes in search and rescue operations, trench and collapse rescues and high-angle rescues. No. 3—Donation Fund Established for Man Killed On Job Residents of the Amberley community have established donation fund the family of the contractor who was killed while removing a tree from their …
Friday, November 2, 2012
Two Annapolis firefighters deployed to Garrett County to assist in its recovery efforts.
Two Annapolis firefighters were sent to Garrett County Thursday to help recovery from Hurricane Sandy. Scott Keninitz and David Dushkin left Annapolis at noon after the Maryland Emergency Management Agency requested assistance, according to an announcement. Sandy dumped 2 feet of snow and took out the power for more than 80 percent of Garrett County, according to The Baltimore Sun. The county's emergency responders have been overwhelmed, and The Sun reports their abilities to clear roads and help residents have been hindered by dozens of fallen trees. Keninitz and Dushkin are members of an Urban Search and Rescue team, known as Maryland Taskforce 2. The team specializes in search and rescue operations, trench and collapse rescues and high-…
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
To make up for lost time in early voting because of Hurricane Sandy, Gov. Martin O’Malley announced that early voting will take place through Friday with extended hours at the polls.
Early voting will resume Wednesday in Maryland, and polls will be open with extended hours through Friday, Gov. Martin O’Malley announced Tuesday. Polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday to make up for time lost due to Hurricane Sandy. Early voting was cancelled for Monday and Tuesday, and not originally schedule for Friday. Early voting hours were originally 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. “Anyone that’s waiting in line by 9 p.m. will be able to vote,” O’Malley said during a press conference at Maryland Emergency Management Agency’s headquarters in Reisterstown. Early voting will take place in Garrett County as well, where the governor said the state may have to plow roads and resort to backup power sources.