Fireboats dip McLean rowers from water after dumping

From NBC 4 Washington: Two crew boats loaded with rowers overturned on the Potomac River Wednesday afternoon. The incident happened around 4:30 p.m. near Hains Point in the Washington Channel….


Coast Guard pulls 4 from cold waters off of Cape Hatteras

“This case represents the effective use of safety equipment, including life jackets and a handheld VHF radio, that saved four lives today,” said Craig Sanders

Original Star Spangled Banner Manuscript Leaves Baltimore for the First Time on March 1st and 2nd; suggested history lesson at Fort McHenry questions if the Star Spangled Banner should be scrapped!

And the rocket’s red glare, the bombs bursting in air,
Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there.
Oh, say does that star-spangled banner yet wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave?

Coast Guard searching for French sailing vessel

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is searching the Atlantic Ocean 1,582 miles east of San Juan, Puerto Rico for four people aboard the French flagged sailing vessel Recidive. Coast…

Beneath the Surface Chapter Two

          The August full moon lit up the mouth of Indian Creek in front of the bedoom window in the Largent home that faced upriver toward…

Rolling with the Punches

One of the most beneficial legislative actions of the lame duck Congress was the extension of the Bush Era tax cuts. However, unless you take fairly quick action, the continued…

Good Ole County Geography

And suppose that hillbilly had been doing a lot of sinning, you know, thieving, whoring, gambling and such as that.

Not Capt. Greg’s First Sailfish

Prior to the last day of the 2010 Maryland Rockfish Season, I had a charter booked for a group of us to catch those big trophy striped bass. Capt. Greg…

Hog Killing Time

The hair had been scraped off and they had been gutted by early morning and were hanging on make-shift scaffolds, losing their animal heat in the cool air.