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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Congressman praises Elkton rocket motor site for work on advanced weapon system

U.S. Rep. Andy  Harris, R-Maryland,  praised the Northrop Grumman facility (formerly ATK)  in northeastern Maryland for its participation in a collaborative weapons program with Raytheon. “Congratulations to Northrop Grumman employees in Elkton, Maryland for their...

Spirit to offer Baltimore-Nashville service in October

Spirit Airlines will go head to head with Southwest Airlines at Baltimore-Washington International Airport when it launches service to Nashville. Beginning October 10, 2019, Spirit will begin nonstop daily service from Nashville International Airport (BNA)...

Southwest to add Baltimore-Greenville, SC service in November

Beginning Nov. 3, Southwest  Airlines will add daily nonstop service between Baltimore/Washington and Greenville-Spartanburg in South Carolina.  This route was previously offered in 2016. Effective Nov. 9,  seasonal weekly service on Saturdays will resume  between: Baltimore/Washington and Liberia, Costa Rica and from Baltimore/Washington...

Police issue warning about counterfeit bills as beach season gets underway

In a heads up to business owners and residents  in coastal Delaware and Maryland, the Ocean City Police Department say counterfeit bills are already making he rounds. In the past week,  Ocean City Police have...

Counterfeiters waste no time in shipping Bryce Harper jerseys to DE, PA and MD

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Philadelphia office  has already counterfeit Bryce Harper jerseys that could have been sold for $44,000. Criminal organizations are quick to counterfeit any popular consumer merchandise and  Harper’s Philadelphia Phillies...

Blood Bank makes appeal for donations as supply dwindles

The Blood Bank of Delmarva has issued an urgent appeal for the community to donate blood and platelets to help patients in need.  It takes more than 350 donors per day to supply the 19...

Smithfield Foods to open distribution center in western Cecil County, MD

Smithfield Foods, Inc., the world's largest pork processor and hog producer, is opening a new distribution center in Cecil County that will create  240 new jobs. The 420,000 square-foot facility will be constructed in the...

Northrop Grumman to add 175 jobs at 400-employee Elkton rocket site

Northrop Grumman plans to add 175 new jobs over the next five years at its Elkton rocket motor operations. This operating sector of the company, which was known as Orbital ATK  before it was purchased...

State Police undertake two-day crackdown on toll-evading commercial vehicles

Motor carrier enforcement units  from the Delaware and Maryland State Police have launched a crackdown on commercial vehicles attempting to evade tolls on the Route 301 bypass. The action began as Cecil County residents and communities...

Hang on to Valentine’s balloons – It helps keep the lights on

Hold on to those Valentine's Day gift balloons and potato chip bags. Delmarva Power issued the heads up on the eve of the popular holiday. The utility noted that on a  windy  day last spring, a...