Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Cases of food-related illness increase during the summer months, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Don't let food poisoning spoil your holiday festivities, warns the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Cases of foodborne illness surge in the summer months because bacteria multiply faster in warm temperatures, according to the federal agency. On June 25, USDA released an infographic on "four steps to food safety": Food poisoning can be very serious. In 1997, two women died-including one from Baltimore-and more than 600 were sickened by food poisoning after a church picnic in Chaptico, MD. Last April, Minnesota Twins pitcher Liam Hendriks was hospitalized with food poisoning after participating in opening day ceremonies at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Common signs and symptoms of food poisoning include nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramping…
Times, traffic tips, amenities, and more.
There's no shortage of fireworks displays across the region tonight—Wednesday, July 4—but the biggest show close by is the University of Maryland and City of College Park's annual Independence Day celebration. Below we've got a full rundown of the festivities courtesy of the UMd. Newsdesk. What's on tap Schedule of events Amenities/restrictions Getting there Inclement weather
Want to capture those bright lights bursting in air? Here are some tips from Patch photographers.
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Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Although capturing fireworks on a camera can be difficult, if you have the right equipment and your camera is switched to the correct settings, you should be able to get some fantastic images. Here are some tips from Patch photographer Edward Maurer. Equipment needed: Other tips from photographer Darren Rowse's website:
Monday, July 2, 2012
A look at all the fireworks shows in Prince George's County
It wouldn't be Independence Day without a good fireworks show and in Prince George's County, there are quite a few options. City of Bowie 4th of July Celebration Where/When: Allen Pond Park, 3330 Northview Drive, Bowie Wednesday, July 4, 2012. Food and drink on sale beginning at 3 p.m. Fireworks at approximately 9:15 p.m. Why to go: Excellent viewing locations and concessions are available on both the Northview Drive and the Mitchellville Road sides of the park. Eat, drink, and celebrate the 4th with friends and neighbors! Pricing: FREE Six Flags America - 4thof July Celebration Where/When: Six Flags America, 13710 Central Ave, Largo, Maryland 20775, Wednesday, July 4th, 2012. Fireworks to begin at dusk. Why to go: Celebrate the …
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Officials are reminding public that all fireworks and pyrotechnics are illegal in Prince George's County.
When it comes to Independence Day fun, the Prince George's County Fire Department wants you to celebrate safely. That means no fireworks, folks. Highlighting "some confusion among our citizens, visitors and businesses in Prince George's County," the county fire department circulated a media advisory reminding residents that fireworks are illegal in Prince George's. The confusion is understandable to a degree. Maryland allows each county to set their own fireworks laws. Fireworks are totally prohibited in Prince George's County, Montgomery County and Baltimore City. Neighboring Anne Arundel County, Howard County and Washington, D.C. all allow recreational pyrotechnics to varying degrees. "You may drive through a neighboring jurisdiction …