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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | July 28, 2010
The 63-year-old Annapolis man killed on his jet ski during Sunday's severe thunderstorm was electrocuted by a nearby lightning strike, police said Wednesday. Maryland Natural Resources Police released the preliminary cause of death for Warren Douglas Smith, and said a final autopsy is scheduled for next month. The accident occurred about half mile south of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge during the storm. Police said Smith, who was riding a jet ski prior to the accident, was caught in the storm.
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By Don Markus, The Baltimore Sun | May 18, 2013
As Maryland takes part in National Safe Boating Week (May 18-25), Natural Resources Police spokesman Sgt. Brian Albert has a number of suggestions and warnings for those planning to be on the state's waterways this spring and summer. •Wear your life jacket and make sure it fits. While Friday was "Wear Your Life Jacket To Work Day," it really kicks in with the start of the boating season and its first big weekend leading up to Memorial Day. "We like to remind people that this might be their first time out this year on the water, and we want them to get their life jackets out," Albert said.
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By Robert Guy Matthews and Robert Guy Matthews,Sun Staff Writer | June 19, 1995
Richard and Janet Lynn Ewing zipped through the cool waters of the Susquehanna River on their Jet Skis, shredding the water's wake, smiling and waving as they crossed each other's paths -- just as they had on sunny weekends for two years.But Saturday, their two watercrafts crossed too closely, too quickly, and Mr. Ewing's Jet Ski rammed his wife's nearly head-on, killing her.The Ewings of Cecil County had been riding the jet-powered crafts with their 12-year-old son, Jason, and a family friend about 300 yards from Logans Wharf in Cecil County when the crash happened about 6:45 p.m., authorities said.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Simon Habtemariam | November 1, 2011
Select Craig's List barter listings Have: 5-person hot tub (4 seats and 1 lounge chair). It has a light that changes colors or you can choose a color to set it on (LED). Comes with the cover, bottom and sides are plastic so you never need to worry about rotted wood. Want: A crabbing/fishing boat, Jet Ski, utility trailer, pop-up camper, etc. Comments: Because somebody that's willing to trade you a hot tub on craigslist has probably NEVER done anything questionable in it. Have: Cool ride, 92 MB 500SL, 2dr, pwr softtop & has hardtop too. Sweet running 5.0 liter V8, 4matic auto, Lots of pwr options, everything works as it should, pwr top, pwr rollbar, climate control etc...
NEWS
July 1, 1994
County police charged two Baltimore men Wednesday in the attempted theft of a $4,000 Jet Ski from a Brooklyn Park back yard. Police said they saw two men acting suspiciously as they drove a Chevrolet step van around the neighborhood of Patrick Henry Drive and Wasena Avenue, at about 1:30 a.m.Later, a police detective saw the men taking a 1990 Sea Doo Bombardier Jet Ski from a back yard in the 5200 block of Patrick Henry Drive.Roland Andrew Jackson, 30, and Joseph William Jackson, 36, both of the same address in the 3900 block of 2nd St., were charged with theft of an item worth more than $300.
NEWS
November 14, 1995
JET SKIS, those high-powered personal watercraft that have become so popular, look like incredible fun. But they're not toys, as the events of the past summer proved.Four Marylanders died this year in jet ski mishaps. The youngest was a 13-year-old Severna Park girl who fell off a jet ski and was run over by a second one. Thirty-two other people were injured in a total of 89 accidents. With speeds averaging 50 mph, high maneuverability, a propulsion system that requires operators to apply power in order to steer and a reasonable price tag, jet skis attract daredevils and novices.
NEWS
June 7, 1995
Jet ski stolen from man's pierTwo men used a boat to get to the shore of Park Creek Monday morning and steal a Pasadena man's $7,375 jet ski from his pier, county police said.David Arthur Slosman, 43, told police he awoke about 2:30 a.m. when he heard two men's voices outside. He looked through his window and noticed that his 1995 Yamaha Wave Venture jet ski was missing from the pier, police said.Mr. Slosman went to his pier and heard a boat. After making out the boat's red and green lights in the dark, he returned to his house to get the keys to his boat so that he could follow the thieves.
NEWS
July 27, 1994
A 28-year-old Glen Burnie manicurist reported to county police that her purse, containing about $120, was stolen Sunday morning while she was sitting in her car talking to friends outside a Pasadena nightclub, county police said.Kim Rice reported she was sitting in her car about 2:30 a.m., in the parking lot at Rumblefish, Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard at Mountain Road, when she noticed the purse was missing.POLICE LOG* Solley: A jet ski valued at $1,500 was stolen from a home in the 7900 block of Fort Smallwood Road, county police said.
NEWS
July 22, 1993
Lake Shore recycling center closesThe county Department of Public Works has closed the recycling center at Lake Shore Plaza because its use fell dramatically after residential curbside collection expanded into Pasadena.The county has a new recycling center, which will be open every third Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the parking lot behind the Hi-Gear store in the Southgate Plaza on Hospital Drive in Glen Burnie.County officials consider the new location more convenient to apartment dwellers and residents of other multifamily buildings that do not receive curbside service.
NEWS
May 26, 1991
Jet ski tourney held todayThe second round of the Maryland State Jet Ski Championships starts today at 11 a.m. behind the Convention Center at 40th Street. Events include closed-course racing, slalom and freestyle competition.Registration takes place from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Days Inn on 42nd Street and Coastal Highway and is open to all with jet skis. There's a spectator's fee of $3, with children under 12 admitted free with adult supervision.The championships are sanctioned by the International Jet Ski Boating Association, which has more than 20,000 members in the United States.
NEWS
By Dan Rodricks | July 20, 2011
It's not every day that you see a minister in an expensive green suit, Bible in hand, running across the sanctuary of his church, spreading his arms like a bird, then turning into an F-14 Tomcat and screaming as he takes off for heaven. But that's Dr. Shine, the Rev. Robert J. Freeman, "God's Top Gun of Deliverance. " And that's what happens in the fantastical - some might say stark, raving hilarious - rock-video montage that opened Dr. Shine's once-upon-a-time TV show on The Word Network.
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By Nick Madigan, The Baltimore Sun | July 2, 2011
Until a week ago, 16-year-old Abbey Jankalski had never been on a Jet Ski. Heading out Saturday into North Point Creek on her uncle's Kawasaki, she was still, literally and figuratively, getting her feet wet. But with practice came confidence, so she stepped on the gas to see what the machine could do. And that's when Officer Gregory Jilek of the Maryland Natural Resources Police, patrolling the creek off Sparrows Point and the Chesapeake Bay, activated...
NEWS
By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | July 28, 2010
The 63-year-old Annapolis man killed on his jet ski during Sunday's severe thunderstorm was electrocuted by a nearby lightning strike, police said Wednesday. Maryland Natural Resources Police released the preliminary cause of death for Warren Douglas Smith, and said a final autopsy is scheduled for next month. The accident occurred about half mile south of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge during the storm. Police said Smith, who was riding a jet ski prior to the accident, was caught in the storm.
BUSINESS
By Mark Ribbing and Mark Ribbing,SUN STAFF | December 6, 1998
Employees who need downtime at USinternetworking Inc., an Annapolis software reseller, can take out a company boat or Jet Ski.Revenue Systems Inc. in Alpharetta, Ga., is even more generous: Each of its 50 full-time employees is issued a leased BMW, courtesy of the company. That's every employee -- from receptionists to upper management.America Online Inc. has offered all of Netscape Communications Corp.'s 2,300 employees a month's pay as a bonus for sticking around until AOL's $4.3 billion acquisition of Netscape is completed.
NEWS
July 16, 1996
A YOUNG Baltimore County mother remains in serious condition at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center 10 days after a power boat accident whose circumstances, sadly, seem destined to be repeated before this summer is out.Something about the water makes people take leave of caution. This woman was critically injured because she and her husband sped through an always crowded, frequently choppy section of the Middle River and crossed the wake of another boat. They were not wearing life jackets; their boat had no seat belts.
NEWS
November 14, 1995
JET SKIS, those high-powered personal watercraft that have become so popular, look like incredible fun. But they're not toys, as the events of the past summer proved.Four Marylanders died this year in jet ski mishaps. The youngest was a 13-year-old Severna Park girl who fell off a jet ski and was run over by a second one. Thirty-two other people were injured in a total of 89 accidents. With speeds averaging 50 mph, high maneuverability, a propulsion system that requires operators to apply power in order to steer and a reasonable price tag, jet skis attract daredevils and novices.
NEWS
July 16, 1996
A YOUNG Baltimore County mother remains in serious condition at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center 10 days after a power boat accident whose circumstances, sadly, seem destined to be repeated before this summer is out.Something about the water makes people take leave of caution. This woman was critically injured because she and her husband sped through an always crowded, frequently choppy section of the Middle River and crossed the wake of another boat. They were not wearing life jackets; their boat had no seat belts.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Simon Habtemariam | November 1, 2011
Select Craig's List barter listings Have: 5-person hot tub (4 seats and 1 lounge chair). It has a light that changes colors or you can choose a color to set it on (LED). Comes with the cover, bottom and sides are plastic so you never need to worry about rotted wood. Want: A crabbing/fishing boat, Jet Ski, utility trailer, pop-up camper, etc. Comments: Because somebody that's willing to trade you a hot tub on craigslist has probably NEVER done anything questionable in it. Have: Cool ride, 92 MB 500SL, 2dr, pwr softtop & has hardtop too. Sweet running 5.0 liter V8, 4matic auto, Lots of pwr options, everything works as it should, pwr top, pwr rollbar, climate control etc...
NEWS
By Robert Guy Matthews and Robert Guy Matthews,Sun Staff Writer | June 19, 1995
Richard and Janet Lynn Ewing zipped through the cool waters of the Susquehanna River on their Jet Skis, shredding the water's wake, smiling and waving as they crossed each other's paths -- just as they had on sunny weekends for two years.But Saturday, their two watercrafts crossed too closely, too quickly, and Mr. Ewing's Jet Ski rammed his wife's nearly head-on, killing her.The Ewings of Cecil County had been riding the jet-powered crafts with their 12-year-old son, Jason, and a family friend about 300 yards from Logans Wharf in Cecil County when the crash happened about 6:45 p.m., authorities said.
NEWS
June 7, 1995
Jet ski stolen from man's pierTwo men used a boat to get to the shore of Park Creek Monday morning and steal a Pasadena man's $7,375 jet ski from his pier, county police said.David Arthur Slosman, 43, told police he awoke about 2:30 a.m. when he heard two men's voices outside. He looked through his window and noticed that his 1995 Yamaha Wave Venture jet ski was missing from the pier, police said.Mr. Slosman went to his pier and heard a boat. After making out the boat's red and green lights in the dark, he returned to his house to get the keys to his boat so that he could follow the thieves.
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