Sandy was a superstorm, invading Maryland, claiming lives, disrupting commerce, ruining property and altering the way we in the Baltimore metro area live.
Patch was there to cover the stories in your community, give you a place to connect with neighbors and provide you with the latest updates from sources in the know.
Here are a few of the top stories from around the Baltimore metro area—the best reporting from Harford and Baltimore counties, as well as Baltimore City:
- Baltimore and Harford really dodged a bullet
- Residents in one waterfront community learned from Hurricane Isabel in 2003—and they acted accordingly
- Readers captured photos of flooding around an iconic monument ...
- ... and a parking lot giving way to the Chesapeake Bay
- Is that Venice or Dundalk?
- Before ... and during
- Trees fell in Pikesville
- One restaurant told Sandy where she could go instead
- A wall collapsed at an old distillery
- The Susquehanna River flooded Havre de Grace—but not as bad as it could have been
- After a derecho beating in July, Towson weathered Sandy well
- Despite its orientation to the water, Dundalk held up well
- The Gunpowder River was roaring following Sandy's visit, prompting residents to visit
- Western Baltimore County saw a lot of fallen trees
- Baltimore County readers reported their own outages, so Patch mapped it
- BGE was hard at work restoring power
- Baltimoreans counted themselves "blessed"
- Finally, video of Sandy's impact in North Baltimore
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