Maryland has removed property buyouts on Smith Island from a Hurricane Sandy recovery plan.
A draft plan for Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts in Somerset County includes $1 million for property buyouts on Smith Island, despite local officials’ opposition.
State officials say federal grant money for Marylanders whose homes were damaged during Superstorm Sandy won’t go to people who live on Smith Island.
A pilot watched his injured, 78-year-old mother die in the rough waters of the Chesapeake Bay as they both tried to swim to safety after his single-engine airplane crashed and sank more than a mile off the shore of Smith Island, Maryland State Police said Monday.
Low-hanging power lines from Hurricane Irene shocked a waterman on Smith Island and forced power to the Chesapeake Bay island to be shut off after the storm.
Some call it cornbread, some spoon bread and others corn pone, and it’s being served up at Taylor’s Chicken and Ribs restaurant.
Mixing with the drone of work, boat motors, mosquitoes and seagulls will soon be the voices of praise, worship and song when Smith Island hosts its annual summer camp meeting.
An fledgling West Ocean City-based bakery has struck a deal to distribute handmade miniature Smith Island Cakes to 29 Giant grocery stores in Maryland, Delaware, and Northern Virginia.