November 27, 2021

Art & Lifestyle:

Flat Iron Farm’s Auction Is Back! -

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Retro Christmas Is Back at Lighthouse -

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Flat Iron Farm ‘Casual Christmas’ Opens @ 5pm Thanksgiving -

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Newtowne Players’ ‘Yuletide Yuk-Fest’ -

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

55 Marylanders in Naval Academy’s Class of ’21

Naval Academy

The US Naval Academy held its commencement Friday in Annapolis with Vice President Kamala Harris giving the keynote address. There were 1,084 graduates and 55 of them were Marylanders.

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Morning Coffee Is Off the Burner

Morning Coffee Off the Burner

Morning Coffee is off the burner for the Memorial Day holiday. We’ll be back Tuesday, June 1, 2021.

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Pipelines Face Cyber Reporting Mandate

The Dept. of Homeland Security looks to change the government’s current system of voluntary cyberattack reporting from private businesses for pipeline companies, requiring them to report cyberattacks to the federal government following a ransomware attack that paralyzed operations at one of America’s most important pipelines.

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Mixed Crab Verdict for Summer ’21

relief aid

The past winter was the Chesapeake Bay’s fourth-lowest crab count since record-keeping began in 1990, and worst even showing of juvenile crabs. This might be offset by a robust female population, if they can produce a stronger crop of juveniles when they breed later this year.

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Space Industry Moves on Cyber Info Sharing

New Normal on the Internet cyber

In the wake of recent high-profile cyber incidents that have put the spotlight on how little information sharing goes on in some industries, the space industry is moving ahead to improve security instead of waiting to be told to do so by the government,

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Restrictions Lifted at Vets Cemeteries

Restrictions

Starting Wednesday and just ahead of the Memorial Day weekend, the Veterans Affairs department will lift restrictions on visitors to veterans cemeteries provided they have been vaccinated against coronavirus. That means no masks and no social distancing required, and no limits on group size.

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DHS Asks to Extend Border Deployment

The DoD has received a request from the Dept. Homeland Security to continue the National Guard’s border deployment into the 2022 fiscal year. Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) signals support citing the influx of migrants crossing from Mexico into the United States.

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Navy Training Jets Collide: NAS Kingsville

Two T-45 Goshawks collided in mid-air over over Ricardo, TX. One landed safely at NAS Kingsville, the instructor and student ejected from the second aircraft, the instructor reported only minor injuries.

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Cyber Chief: Mission Force Needs to Grow

Cyber

GEN Paul Nakasone, head of the US Cyber Command, hinted last week at a House subcommittee hearing that he believes his cyber force could soon see a growth in personnel.

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Ramping Up US Presence in the Arctic

The US Coast Guard wants to expand its base in Seattle, as it expects to have a bigger role in the coming years as the US ramps up its presence in the Arctic region. Some of the work is already in progress — including building a fleet of at least three heavy icebreakers.

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