Cyclist killed by hit-and-run driver in OC


Maryland State Police said one bicyclist was killed and another was injured in a hit-and-run crash near Ocean City.

State police said 41-year-old Edward Zisk and 20-year-old Maxim Matuzov, both of Ocean City, were riding on the Route 50 bridge west of Ocean City when they were hit at about 2:30 a.m. Friday.

Police said Zisk was pronounced dead on the scene. Matuzov is being treated at Peninsula Regional Medical Center.


Daniel Bren, 34, of Berlin was charged with negligent homicide by motor vehicle while under the influence, driving under the influence of alcohol and failing to remain at the scene of an accident involving the death of another.

Tonight’s Live Events, 6/28/09

Kiss the Sky Goodbye at Fletcher’s
Wetnurse with Lord Mantis : Drugs Of Faith at Talking Head Club
John Taglieri at Victoria Gastro Pub
Toby Lightman at Rams Head On Stage

Information from Pollstar and Localist.

Lane closures on Bay Bridge this week as guardrail work starts

Maryland Transportation Authority officials say road crews on Monday will begin work on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge that’s aimed at strengthening its guardrails.

The bridge’s eastbound span will be closed and traffic will share the bridge’s westbound side during the project.

Officials say they will reopen the eastbound span each day for the morning rush hour.

No lane closures are planned for the July 4 holiday weekend.

Miss Maryland crowned


The winners of the Miss Maryland 2009 competition were announced Saturday night. Brooke Poklemba, Miss University City, took home the big honor.

She beat out 19 other contestants in a talent, evening gown, and swimsuit competition.

Miss Western Maryland, NBC 25’s own Mary King was awarded first runner-up.

Miss Outstanding Teen 2009 was also announced. That winner is Stephanie Meadowcroft, who was Miss Greater Baltimore.

Miss Washington County, Whitney Colombo, was selected as part of the top ten and her sister Audrenna Colombo was awarded third runner-up in the teen competition.

Poklemba’s platform is Autism Awareness.

Protesters at WMAR over ABC Obama special


Baltimore Sun TV critic David Zurawik tells us that there were protesters outside Baltimore ABC affiliate Channel 2/ WMAR on Wednesday, upset that the network was devoting its news day to President Obama and his health care plan…..

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