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Past ARRL Treasurer Jim McCobb, K1LU, SK

ARRL Ham Radio News - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 17:44

Past ARRL Treasurer James E. “Jim” McCobb, Jr., K1LU (ex-K1LLU, W1LLU), of West Newbury, Massachusetts, died on April 1. An ARRL Life Member, he was 77. McCobb served as ARRL Treasurer, a volunteer post, for nearly 32 years, from 1980 until 2012, when he was succeeded by current ARRL Treasurer Rick Niswander, K7GM. An active DXer and contester, McCobb was active from Belize, where he held the c...

Police: Teen charged with felony for terroristic threats against Indian River High School

Delmarva Now ~ News - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 16:33

A 14-year-old student at Indian River High was charged Thursday for making terroristic threats against her school last month, according to Delaware State Police.

       

Coronavirus in Maryland: MSP says drive-in church services can continue

Delmarva Now ~ News - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 16:21

Maryland State Police have outlined the guidelines for religious facilities to hold drive-in services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

       

Search underway for two members of the Kennedy family missing in Chesapeake Bay

National News from CNN - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 16:02
Two members of the Kennedy family, Maeve Kennedy McKean and her 8-year-old son, Gideon, have been reported missing in the Chesapeake Bay near Annapolis, Maryland, since Thursday.

Jail time, fines: Ocean City passes new ordinance in coronavirus fight

Delmarva Now ~ News - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 15:55

Ocean City officials introduced an ordinance Friday that would charge people with a misdemeanor if they violate the town's COVID-19 emergency orders.

       

Watch replay: Gov. Larry Hogan addresses coronavirus testing, hospitals, nursing homes April 3

Delmarva Now ~ News - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 15:11

Maryland coronavirus: Gov. Larry Hogan will address COVID-19 testing, hospitals and nursing homes during a press conference April 3.

       

Sue Hess, owner of Hess Apparel, dies at 87

Delmarva Now ~ News - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 15:10

Sue Hess, owner of former Hess Apparel department store in downtown Salisbury, died on April 1 at 87 years old.

       

Maryland Gov. Hogan looks to ward off 'catastrophic economic collapse' during coronavirus

Delmarva Now ~ News - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 15:09

Maryland coronavirus: Gov. Larry Hogan said April 3 that he is fighting to ward off "catastrophic economic collapse" among other COIVD-19 updates.

       

Report: Kathleen Kennedy Townsend's daughter, grandson are missing Md. canoeists

Delmarva Now ~ News - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 14:43

The Baltimore Sun reports that two canoeists who went missing are the daughter and grandson of former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend.

       

The US economy lost 701,000 jobs in March — worst report since 2009

National News from CNN - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 13:47
The American economy lost more jobs than it gained for the first time in a decade.

UMES will offer physician assistant degrees amid Delmarva's healthcare shortage

Delmarva Now ~ News - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 13:23

UMES will enroll 20 students in the university's new physician assistant program come August 2020, with plans to grow the program annually.

       

Journalist says she unknowingly infected others with coronavirus at her mom's birthday party. Two died

National News from CNN - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 12:44
Journalist Alice Stockton-Rossini hosted a 90th birthday for her mother last month in New Jersey. At the time, the radio host said, she had no idea she'd been infected with coronavirus while covering an outbreak in New Rochelle, New York.

Salisbury funeral home owner, Shore community figure dies at 63

Delmarva Now ~ News - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 12:21

Pat Jolley, owner of Jolley Memorial Chapel and an active figure in the Salisbury, Maryland community, died March 25 at 63 years old.

       

Town uses ankle monitors on residents exposed to Covid-19 who won't stay home

National News from CNN - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 11:55
Kentucky is taking severe measures to ensure residents exposed to the coronavirus stay at home. Louisville residents who have been in contact with coronavirus patients but refuse to isolate themselves are being made to wear ankle bracelets.

Cape Henlopen and Indian River school districts will begin remote learning in April

Delmarva Now ~ News - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 10:49

Delaware public schools are closed through May 15, so Cape and Indian River districts are rolling out remote learning programs.

       

Coronavirus April 3 updates: Md. cases inch closer to 3K, jump seen across all figures

Delmarva Now ~ News - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 10:36

The latest updates on COVID-19 in Maryland, Delaware and Virginia for Friday, April 3, 2020.

       

The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Now Available

ARRL Ham Radio News - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 10:17

Listen to the new episode of ARRL Audio News on your iOS or Android podcast app, or online at http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/. Audio News is also retransmitted on a number of FM repeaters. Click here and then scroll down to see the list.

Almost 2,000 Maryland workers let go in layoff blitz, including 50 Salisbury hotel workers

Delmarva Now ~ News - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 09:44

Almost 2,000 Maryland workers lost their jobs in the last two weeks of March, with mass layoffs rapidly being reported as the state fights COVID-19.

       

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