More than 70 years after the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Muskeget was sunk by enemy fire, four National Weather Service meteorologists on board were posthumously awarded the Purple Heart Medal for their sacrifice. This marks the first time a weather service employee has been awarded the Purple Heart. Family members of the weathermen accepted the medal.
The historic senate chamber in which George Washington resigned as Commander in Chief has been restored. The arrangement of the furniture reflects the way the room looked on December 23, 1783 according to carefully researched protocols for important Congressional events in the late 18th century.
The Division of Highway Services in the Montgomery County Department of Transportation conducted an all-day exercise to test the preparedness of the County’s snow plans and fleet.
BALTIMORE – Maryland State Department of Education releases the results of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) today, and the scores are disappointing.
Fifteen superheroes gathered at Children’s National Medical Center to visit patients, deliver superhero toys and honor a special “Batman.”
Maryland joined more than 42 million participants worldwide in The Great ShakeOut, a global earthquake drill designed to teach millions what to do in the event of an earthquake.