9/11: Maryland fire department marks horrific day and long effort to memorialize it
by Capital News Service | September 10, 2021 | News | 0 |
Former Fire Chief James Stanton, 79, a U.S. Navy veteran who was in Vietnam between 1964 to 1968, started his fire service career at the Kensington Volunteer Fire Department one year after an honorable discharge. He dedicated a lifetime of service to Montgomery County — 52 years to be exact.Read More
UMD law professor: ‘The country is much better protected today than it was 20 years ago’
by Bryan Renbaum | September 10, 2021 | News | 0 |
University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security director and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law professor Michael Greenberger said Friday that the U.S. is in a much better position to respond to a potential terrorist attack than it was 20 years ago on September 11, 2001.Read More
State police upgrades to $7M next generation 911 system
by Len Lazarick | July 11, 2012 | News | 2 |
The Board of Public Works approved Wednesday the State Police’s purchase of a $7.1 million advanced 911 system which could allow citizens to call, text or even tweet for help.
The State Police, which handles about 3% of the state’s crime calls, will not only be on the cutting-edge of technology, they’ll have, well, technology in the 21 barracks where 911 calls are answered on standard telephones.Read More
Maryland businesses received $16M in SBA loans following 9/11 attacks
by Len Lazarick | September 14, 2011 | News | 0 |
After the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon a decade ago, the U.S. Small Business Administration gave out nearly $16 million in loans to 116 Maryland-based businesses who claimed to be hurt by the disaster. Many of the loans were not repaid, and at least a dozen of the companies are out of business.Read More
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