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Fireworks safety demonstration showed what a firework could do to this watermelon. Eric Reed for Patch.
Jack July 5, 2014 at 11:29 pm
You can't just say there are a record number of injuries and leave it that. In reality the amountRead More of fireworks sold increases each year. The number of injuries per 100,000 pounds of fireworks sold is down dramatically since 1980. http://i.imgur.com/5vDu6Bl.png
Ronald E Weber July 6, 2014 at 04:50 pm
crabs where can I get good crabs the cheapest
Wayne DeBack July 6, 2014 at 08:34 pm
Fireworks are for rubes.
See the link for a list of approved ground-based sparkers in Maryland.
Barbara July 5, 2014 at 02:33 pm
The only thing I know of that is legal in Maryland are illegal aliens
Gary Elwards July 6, 2014 at 08:25 pm
The article above seems misleading. I have always been led to believe that only ground based itemsRead More are allowed in Baltimore County. No exploding types. Now I'm confused.
A teen was bitten by a shark in Delaware waters north of Rehoboth. (Credit: Patch File Photo)
tambolisa1 June 12, 2014 at 08:58 am
I pulled a 3 foot shark out of the water a couple days before the attack. It was struggling in theRead More surf. A lifeguard helped me save it and get it safely back into the ocean. I talked to Fish & Wildlife here in Delaware and they said they think it was probably a juvenile sandbar shark, but don't think it was the same shark that attacked the teen because it was probably ill. But, ironic that it was a couple days before the attack. The shark did not try to attack me when I saved it. I pulled it in by its tail in about 5 feet of water. I have a pic I can send in to you if you want it.
pam johnson June 12, 2014 at 10:56 am
tambolisa, maybe send your info to the "state biologist" mentioned in article. i thinkRead More UofDel has a marine school in Cape Henlopen. I'm sure they'd be interested in your info/photo!
Anastasia June 12, 2014 at 11:16 am
Wow, punching the shark didn't make it let go. But sticking the boys thumb in its mouth did. GladRead More he is ok. That is a nice beach and park.
A tree fell on a home in Havre de Grace, Md., during Hurricane Irene in 2011. (Patch file photo/Sean Welsh)
Hank Kolb June 1, 2014 at 07:49 pm
Hurricane Swartz, the weather man for NBC in Philly. Always right with the weather.
mlock2354 June 1, 2014 at 09:47 pm
Hugo in 1989 when it tore through Charlotte, no power for 3 weeks and we survived.
Billy pilgrim June 1, 2014 at 10:53 pm
I live on the NC Outer Banks. I have evacuated for many storms. I plan on "surviving" manyRead More more. Galveston 1900- 6,000+ dead.
Trevor Gryffyn May 26, 2014 at 09:13 am
Starter fuel? Good tips... but why not "consider using a chimney instead of starterRead More fuel". Works fast and without lighter fluid.
Bryan Harz May 27, 2014 at 03:47 pm
I use an electric charcoal starter. Requires no fluid and no need for match-light style charcoal.Read More My dad used one of these my entire childhood, so I've always thought they were the norm. Every time I use it everyone says "what's that"?? It works great, you can buy them almost anywhere, and they are cheap. http://www.homedepot.com/p/Brinkmann-Electric-Charcoal-Starter-812-9137-S/202519662
Ocean City was ranked No. 5 by Trip Advisor in a survey of American's summer vacation destinations. File|Patch
jag May 7, 2014 at 11:15 am
Did you people even bother reading the article? It says exactly what you're saying - beaches in SCRead More and FL are ahead of Ocean City.
Jay May 7, 2014 at 12:19 pm
Good point Jag, people just like to bitch, they must be depressed.
John Smith May 7, 2014 at 03:33 pm
This year I'm going to STURGIS, SD for vacation.
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williamsam April 29, 2014 at 09:57 am
I just want to inform you that we are interested in your profile picture for the Samsung AD billRead More board advert so kindly send a mail to the agency Public Relation at Mr.scottpeter (mr.scottpeters@outlook.com) for more details about the bill board advert.
The Maryland Conservation Jobs Corps' six-week summer program ended Aug. 2 with a graduation ceremony at North Point State Park.
Buzz Beeler August 6, 2013 at 02:16 pm
The sad truth in today's job market the outlook is bleak even for those with advance degrees. ManyRead More companies are only hiring part time which is the bulk of the new jobs created stat.
If you have any idea as to what this bug might be, please share your thoughts in the comment section. Two young boys will be grateful.
Kate Barnard Held July 19, 2013 at 06:21 pm
One nice looking Eastern Eyed Click Beetle!
Marge Neal July 19, 2013 at 06:26 pm
The kids are thrilled with the response, and their 15 seconds of fame "on the Patch!"Read More Thanks for all the comments!
onlyspfc July 19, 2013 at 06:35 pm
the light ones are also cool: http://magblog.audubon.org/animals-spark
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