Tag Archives: Crisfield

Coast Guard rescues ailing captain off Virginia Beach

A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., hoists an ailing captain from a motor vessel 12 miles off Virginia Beach, Va., Friday, Feb. 20, 2015.

The aircrew took him to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Va., where he was reported in stable condition. U.S. Coast Guard video by Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C.

Ill winds stranded boaters in dark on Bay island; Maryland State Police choppers to the rescue!

The stranded persons were traveling on a 22 foot boat that became disabled due to a fuel system issue. Strong winds blew the vessel onto the beach of a small island. The victims were able to call for assistance using a cellular telephone. Due to the strong winds and shallow water, rescue boats were unable to reach the stranded persons.

Heroin: From Shore to Shore, Maryland’s Black Plague of Death

DENTON, MD. — Heroin, the home wrecker, the heart-stopper, the black ice. For some, the final door to hell.

Maryland officials are scrambling statewide to find a way to reduce heroin use and the crescendo of overdose deaths linked to heroin and to that of a new/old synthetic drug called Molly, which killed two young people at a traveling dope show held last weekend at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md.

One particularly dangerous version of the toxic drug is a fentanyl-laced heroin.

Heroin was once the province of junkies in the inner city — desperate and degraded, shooting up in alleys and tenements of major cities.

Visit an Osprey Nest – Live Osprey Cam

The pair of ospreys residing in Prospect Bay returned on March 20, 2014. To their surprise they had a new platform to claim as home for a few months. The old platform “bit the ice” this past winter, and a new platform was put up closer to shore.