LOCAL NEWS

BREAKING: Police make arrest in murder of Hanover gas station clerk

BREAKING: Police make arrest in murder of Hanover gas station clerk

On Thursday, August 7, 2014, at about 1:35 a.m., Anne Arundel County Police received a 911 call from a customer of the Exxon gas station located at 7898 Ridge Road in Hanover in reference to the clerk being found injured/unconscious. Responding police officers and fire/EMS personnel responded and determined the clerk was deceased, suffering from […]

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Learn to recognize exploited children at AACC seminar

Learn to recognize exploited children at AACC seminar

Learn the signs that indicate a child or teen may be a victim of human trafficking, sexual abuse, emotional abuse or trauma at the Nov. 12 Engaged Scholar Series continuing education and professional development seminar offered by the Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Institute at Anne Arundel Community College. The seminar, which includes breakfast, meets […]

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3 Country stars together to benefit West Arundel Creative Alliance

3 Country stars together to benefit West Arundel Creative Alliance

On November first, Binder, an Emmy nominated Singer/songwriter will be headlining West Arundel Creative Alliance’s (WACA) first major fundraising event. It will be held, at Chesapeake Arts Center’s 752 seat Hammond’s Lane Theater located at 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Also performing that evening will be former Crofton resident and country recording artist Ashley […]

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Navy Football Vs San Jose State (LIVE BLOG)

Navy Football Vs San Jose State (LIVE BLOG)

Navy and San Jose State will meet for the fourth time when the two squads square off on Saturday afternoon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. Navy’s Homecoming Game is set for 1:00 pm with Leidos serving as the presenting game day sponsor. San Jose State leads the all-time series, 2-1, with Navy winning last year’s game in triple […]

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8 area residents receive Annie Award for contribution to arts community

8 area residents receive Annie Award for contribution to arts community

The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Annie Awards: Visual Arts — David Diaz: plein air painter and president of the board of Maryland Federation for the Arts Arts Educator — Lori Snyder: senior manager of Anne Arundel County schools performing & visual arts magnet programs […]

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Schuh leading race in AACC poll

Schuh leading race in AACC poll

Steve Schuh has a commanding lead over his opponent, according to polling released today by Anne Arundel Community College’s Center for the Study of Local Issues. The poll, conducted from October 14-16, found that 40 percent of likely voters support Steve Schuh for County Executive over 26 percent supporting George Johnson. The survey was a […]

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CRIME

BREAKING: Police make arrest in murder of Hanover gas station clerk

BREAKING: Police make arrest in murder of Hanover gas station clerk

On Thursday, August 7, 2014, at about 1:35 a.m., Anne Arundel County Police received a 911 call from a customer of the Exxon gas station located at 7898 Ridge Road in Hanover in reference to the clerk being found injured/unconscious. Responding police officers and fire/EMS personnel responded and determined the clerk was deceased, suffering from […]

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Police investigating daylight armed robbery in West Annapolis

Police investigating daylight armed robbery in West Annapolis

Annapolis police are investigating an armed robbery that took place yesterday afternoon in the usually quiet West Annapolis. According to police, the adult male victim was walking in the area of the 700 block of Melvin Avenue around 545pm when he was approached from behind by two adult male suspects.  One suspect appeared to have […]

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Annapolis Police investigating Robinwood shooting

Annapolis Police investigating Robinwood shooting

On Friday, October 10th at 11:48 p.m. the Annapolis Police Department received several calls reporting shots heard in the 1400 block of Tyler Avenue.  Officers responded to the area and, despite checking the area on foot, did not locate a victim, crime scene, or witnesses. On Saturday, October 11th at 12:45 a.m. Anne Arundel Medical […]

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4 charged in armed robbery and carjacking at Millersville bar

4 charged in armed robbery and carjacking at Millersville bar

On Monday, October 6, 2014 at approximately 1:37 a.m., officers were dispatched to the Bullseye Sports Pub located at 8779 Veterans Highway, Millersville, for an unknown disturbance. As officers were responding to the address, police dispatch advised a suspect was seen running through the parking lot with a gun. Moments later, that same suspect was […]

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Pantelides to address escalating violence in Eastport

Pantelides to address escalating violence in Eastport

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides met with Police Chief Michael Pristoop and City Manager Tom Andrews again yesterday afternoon to continue their discussion surrounding concerns raised about shots fired in the Housing Authority community of Eastport Terrace. Mayor Pantelides asked the chief to outline public safety efforts in the area and to detail the application of […]

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Pair arrested in bus theft, were looking for change to buy cigarettes

Pair arrested in bus theft, were looking for change to buy cigarettes

On October 7, 2014, at approximately 5:30 a.m., the Anne Arundel County Police Department received a call from a bus company dispatcher regarding the theft of an Anne Arundel County special needs school bus from a lot located at 1229 Generals Highway in Crownsville. It was learned that the suspects gained access to the property […]

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EVENTS

Learn to recognize exploited children at AACC seminar

Learn to recognize exploited children at AACC seminar

Learn the signs that indicate a child or teen may be a victim of human trafficking, sexual abuse, emotional abuse or trauma at the Nov. 12 Engaged Scholar Series continuing education and professional development seminar offered by the Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Institute at Anne Arundel Community College. The seminar, which includes breakfast, meets […]

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3 Country stars together to benefit West Arundel Creative Alliance

3 Country stars together to benefit West Arundel Creative Alliance

On November first, Binder, an Emmy nominated Singer/songwriter will be headlining West Arundel Creative Alliance’s (WACA) first major fundraising event. It will be held, at Chesapeake Arts Center’s 752 seat Hammond’s Lane Theater located at 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Also performing that evening will be former Crofton resident and country recording artist Ashley […]

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Free flu shots and nasal spray available in Glen Burnie and Parole

Free flu shots and nasal spray available in Glen Burnie and Parole

Starting Tuesday, October 14, free seasonal flu shots and nasal spray will be available BY APPOINTMENT ONLY at the Department of Health’s Glen Burnie (410-222-6633) and Parole (410-222-7247) health centers.  Call for appointments. The centers’ locations are Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A Street, S.W., Glen Burnie, MD 21061 and Parole Health Center, 1950 Drew […]

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Ganz & Hildebrand relate the music and art of impressionism

Ganz & Hildebrand relate the music and art of impressionism

On Friday, October 24 at 8 pm Brian Ganz, widely regarded as one of the leading pianists of his generation, and musical historian and performer (voice and guitar) David Hildebrand will present “Listening to the Paintings: An Exploration of European Art and Music.” A mixture of music and discussion will illustrate how French Impressionism and […]

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Free caregiver workshop offered

Free caregiver workshop offered

The Department of Aging and Disabilities is pleased to present an educational workshop for family caregivers.  The October workshop, “Dementia Caregiving 101” presented by Jennifer FitzPatrick, MSW, LCWD-C, will be held on October 28 at the Arnold Senior Activity Center.  The workshop is presented at no cost to the public by the National Family Caregiver […]

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What’s new in Anne Arundel County

What’s new in Anne Arundel County

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau is always on top of everything in Anne Arundel County and they have sent us this list of special events and anniversaries and happenings this fall!  Grab your pencils and mark your calendars! There’s a lot that’s new in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland this […]

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NON-PROFIT NEWS

8 area residents receive Annie Award for contribution to arts community

8 area residents receive Annie Award for contribution to arts community

The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Annie Awards: Visual Arts — David Diaz: plein air painter and president of the board of Maryland Federation for the Arts Arts Educator — Lori Snyder: senior manager of Anne Arundel County schools performing & visual arts magnet programs […]

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LSO explores “Spooky Sounds” in 2nd Annual concert

LSO explores “Spooky Sounds” in 2nd Annual concert

Get in the mood for Halloween as the Londontowne Symphony Orchestra (LSO) plays some of the creepiest and spookiest works of orchestral music in ‘Spooky Sounds, Haunted Harmonies’ on Saturday, October 25 at South River High School. The LSO will explore the dark side of the classical repertoire, showcasing the most haunting selections of the […]

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Build a half-hull model at CBMM November 8, 9

Build a half-hull model at CBMM November 8, 9

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Model Guild is hosting a two-day model-building workshop from 9-5 pm. on Saturday, November 8 and Sunday, November 9 in the museum’s Bay History building. Participants will create a half-hull model of the Pride of Baltimore II, a reproduction of an 1812-era topsail schooner privateer. Band sawed from a block […]

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Storms of the Chesapeake explored at CBMM

Storms of the Chesapeake explored at CBMM

Join Great Storms of the Chesapeake author David Healey at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum on Thursday, October 30 beginning at 5 p.m. as he shares the history of the Chesapeake Bay region’s hurricanes, blizzards, fogs and freezes over the last four centuries. Space is limited, with advanced registration needed. Before John Smith’s crew weathered […]

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Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award nominees sought

Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award nominees sought

Entrepreneur’s Exchange (EE) has announced it is now accepting nominations for its annual Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards.  The Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards are designed to recognize local entrepreneurial business leaders who exemplify tenacity, creativity, and integrity. There are 3 award categories: Member, Non-Member, and Rising Star (in business less than 3 years). Ann Alsina, chairman […]

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Christ Church ham & oyster dinner

Christ Church ham & oyster dinner

Join your neighbors at the 96th annual Homecoming Dinner Saturday, Nov. 1st from 1-5 PM at Christ Church Parish Hall in Owensville. The menu is fried Chincoteague oysters, country and baked ham, home made potato salad & applesauce, succotash, bread and dessert.   Outside will be a cookout with hamburgers and hot dogs and a moon […]

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AREA BUSINESSES

What’s new in Anne Arundel County

What’s new in Anne Arundel County

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau is always on top of everything in Anne Arundel County and they have sent us this list of special events and anniversaries and happenings this fall!  Grab your pencils and mark your calendars! There’s a lot that’s new in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland this […]

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Patient First tips to avoid the aches of autumn

Patient First tips to avoid the aches of autumn

Change is in the air.  Leaves are falling, the days seem shorter, and temperatures are cooler.  Even yard work changes as you trade the lawnmower for a rake.  The aches and pains of autumn can lead to more than a few sore muscles. Protect yourself by warming up with a few stretches and use the […]

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TruCentered Chiropractic Care presents <em>FED UP</em>

TruCentered Chiropractic Care presents FED UP

TruCentered Chiropractic Care will present “Fed Up” to the Annapolis Community. This will be a ONE TIME event held at the Bowtie Harbour 9 Theaters on Saturday, October 25th at 10:30am. There is LIMITED SEATING so make sure and your reserve your seats in advance. Tickets are only $5.00. Narrated by Katie Couric, FED UP blows the lid off everything we thought we knew about […]

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New shows announced at Rams Head On Stage

New shows announced at Rams Head On Stage

10/22 John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band feat. Herb Pedersen, Jon Randall & Mark Fain 10/24 Tommy Castro & The Painkillers 10/25 Voyage: A Tribute To Journey feat. Hugo 10/26 Joe Ely Duo 10/27 Wine & Canvas: A Painting Class With Cocktails 10/28 Murder Mystery Dinner: Charlie’s Angels Of Death 10/29 Darlingside & Tall Heights 10/30 Danielia […]

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Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award nominees sought

Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award nominees sought

Entrepreneur’s Exchange (EE) has announced it is now accepting nominations for its annual Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards.  The Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards are designed to recognize local entrepreneurial business leaders who exemplify tenacity, creativity, and integrity. There are 3 award categories: Member, Non-Member, and Rising Star (in business less than 3 years). Ann Alsina, chairman […]

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Art of the Forest in West Annapolis

Art of the Forest in West Annapolis

“Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky.”  – Kahlil Gibran West Annapolis Artworks presents an exhibit of art work that reflects the splendor and poetry of trees.  This all media exhibit includes paintings, jewelry, wood turnings and ceramics by more than 15 artists from Annapolis, Baltimore, the Eastern Shore, Washington D.C. and Virginia.  […]

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COLUMNS & OPINIONS

Best damned photographers in Annapolis

Best damned photographers in Annapolis

Welcome to a new, purely subjective and opinionated column highlighting the best damned things in the area.  They could be people. Places. Services. Or whatever I feel like writing about. This is pure opinion. 100% biased. There is no voting and your opinion may (and probably will) differ from mine; and that’s OK. I base […]

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How to handle a DUI better than Michael Phelps

How to handle a DUI better than Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps. 18 Gold Medals. 22 Olympic Medals. 2 DUIs? After an 8-hour gambling binge at the new Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore, Michael Phelps was pulled over under suspicion of drinking and driving the morning of Tuesday, September 30th. Michael Phelps does a lot of things right in the pool. However, when it comes to getting […]

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Miss Shirley’s releases new fall menu

Miss Shirley’s releases new fall menu

With the weather cooling down, Fall is in the air! Miss Shirley’s Café is celebrating the season with the premiere of their NEW Fall menu at all 3 locations. Delicious new imaginative dishes and returning fan favorites join house specialties for a fresh offering of seasonal flavors. Corporate Executive Chef Brigitte Bledsoe and her culinary team’s, creative, […]

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Alex Cortright: Thank you

Alex Cortright: Thank you

On Tuesday,  the morning commute for many was a little off. Alex Cortright, the morning jock for WRNR 103.1 had broadcast his final show for the station on Monday. As many listeners know, Eye On Annapolis has worked with Alex on Friday mornings for several years highlighting the weekend happenings in and around town–despite only […]

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Baysox end season with a loss

Baysox end season with a loss

The Baysox fell to Altoona 6-5 Monday afternoon in the 2014 season finale. Bowie will finish the season 72-70 and at .500 or better for the eighth consecutive season despite falling a game short of the playoffs. The Baysox jumped out to an early lead in the bottom of the first inning against Altoona starter […]

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Baysox shock Curve in walk-off win

Baysox shock Curve in walk-off win

The Baysox scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to rally from two runs down in a walk-off 8-7 win over Altoona Sunday afternoon. The Baysox will play the 2014 season finale at home Monday at 2:05 p.m. The Baysox overcame four home runs from the Altoona Curve in the first five […]

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Navy Football Vs San Jose State (LIVE BLOG)

Navy Football Vs San Jose State (LIVE BLOG)

| October 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Navy and San Jose State will meet for the fourth time when the two squads square off on Saturday afternoon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. Navy’s Homecoming Game is set for 1:00 pm with Leidos serving as the presenting game day sponsor. San Jose State leads the all-time series, 2-1, with Navy winning last year’s game in triple […]

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BREAKING: Police make arrest in murder of Hanover gas station clerk

BREAKING: Police make arrest in murder of Hanover gas station clerk

| October 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, August 7, 2014, at about 1:35 a.m., Anne Arundel County Police received a 911 call from a customer of the Exxon gas station located at 7898 Ridge Road in Hanover in reference to the clerk being found injured/unconscious. Responding police officers and fire/EMS personnel responded and determined the clerk was deceased, suffering from […]

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Learn to recognize exploited children at AACC seminar

Learn to recognize exploited children at AACC seminar

| October 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Learn the signs that indicate a child or teen may be a victim of human trafficking, sexual abuse, emotional abuse or trauma at the Nov. 12 Engaged Scholar Series continuing education and professional development seminar offered by the Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Institute at Anne Arundel Community College. The seminar, which includes breakfast, meets […]

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3 Country stars together to benefit West Arundel Creative Alliance

3 Country stars together to benefit West Arundel Creative Alliance

| October 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

On November first, Binder, an Emmy nominated Singer/songwriter will be headlining West Arundel Creative Alliance’s (WACA) first major fundraising event. It will be held, at Chesapeake Arts Center’s 752 seat Hammond’s Lane Theater located at 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Also performing that evening will be former Crofton resident and country recording artist Ashley […]

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8 area residents receive Annie Award for contribution to arts community

8 area residents receive Annie Award for contribution to arts community

| October 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Annie Awards: Visual Arts — David Diaz: plein air painter and president of the board of Maryland Federation for the Arts Arts Educator — Lori Snyder: senior manager of Anne Arundel County schools performing & visual arts magnet programs […]

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Schuh leading race in AACC poll

Schuh leading race in AACC poll

| October 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Steve Schuh has a commanding lead over his opponent, according to polling released today by Anne Arundel Community College’s Center for the Study of Local Issues. The poll, conducted from October 14-16, found that 40 percent of likely voters support Steve Schuh for County Executive over 26 percent supporting George Johnson. The survey was a […]

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Anne Arundel County reduces paramedic response time by 27%

Anne Arundel County reduces paramedic response time by 27%

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Fire Department today reported it has witnessed a 27 percent decrease in average paramedic response times over the last 12 months due to improvements in Basic Life Support (BLS) ambulance service. Additionally, the department has seen a 21 percent decrease of 90th-percentile response times for the arrival of paramedic level care […]

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Free flu shots and nasal spray available in Glen Burnie and Parole

Free flu shots and nasal spray available in Glen Burnie and Parole

| October 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Starting Tuesday, October 14, free seasonal flu shots and nasal spray will be available BY APPOINTMENT ONLY at the Department of Health’s Glen Burnie (410-222-6633) and Parole (410-222-7247) health centers.  Call for appointments. The centers’ locations are Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A Street, S.W., Glen Burnie, MD 21061 and Parole Health Center, 1950 Drew […]

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County schools offering Microsoft Office ProPlus to all students for free

County schools offering Microsoft Office ProPlus to all students for free

| October 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Superintendent of Schools George Arlotto today announced a major technological advancement for the school system’s nearly 80,000 students: free Microsoft Office access for as long as they are enrolled in a county school. As a participant in Microsoft’s Student Advantage program, Anne Arundel County Public Schools is now offering every student Office ProPlus (a full […]

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Ganz & Hildebrand relate the music and art of impressionism

Ganz & Hildebrand relate the music and art of impressionism

| October 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Friday, October 24 at 8 pm Brian Ganz, widely regarded as one of the leading pianists of his generation, and musical historian and performer (voice and guitar) David Hildebrand will present “Listening to the Paintings: An Exploration of European Art and Music.” A mixture of music and discussion will illustrate how French Impressionism and […]

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Annapolis library to remain on West Street

Annapolis library to remain on West Street

| October 24, 2014 | 2 Comments

After careful review of site selection studies and an abundance of community input, the Anne Arundel County Public Library’s Board of Trustees has voted to rebuild the Annapolis Regional Library at its current location of 1410 West Street. The Board’s unanimous decision comes after several months of debate as to whether the new library should […]

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Free caregiver workshop offered

Free caregiver workshop offered

| October 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Department of Aging and Disabilities is pleased to present an educational workshop for family caregivers.  The October workshop, “Dementia Caregiving 101” presented by Jennifer FitzPatrick, MSW, LCWD-C, will be held on October 28 at the Arnold Senior Activity Center.  The workshop is presented at no cost to the public by the National Family Caregiver […]

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What’s new in Anne Arundel County

What’s new in Anne Arundel County

| October 23, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau is always on top of everything in Anne Arundel County and they have sent us this list of special events and anniversaries and happenings this fall!  Grab your pencils and mark your calendars! There’s a lot that’s new in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland this […]

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Patient First tips to avoid the aches of autumn

Patient First tips to avoid the aches of autumn

| October 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

Change is in the air.  Leaves are falling, the days seem shorter, and temperatures are cooler.  Even yard work changes as you trade the lawnmower for a rake.  The aches and pains of autumn can lead to more than a few sore muscles. Protect yourself by warming up with a few stretches and use the […]

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Schuh endorsed by County’s largest labor union

Schuh endorsed by County’s largest labor union

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Delegate Steve Schuh was endorsed for Anne Arundel County Executive today by AFSCME Local 582 and Local 2563, groups that represent more than 800 County employees. “Steve Schuh understands that in order to continue to provide the excellent services that the citizens of Anne Arundel County expect and deserve, you must hire and retain excellent […]

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TruCentered Chiropractic Care presents <em>FED UP</em>

TruCentered Chiropractic Care presents FED UP

| October 23, 2014 | 2 Comments

TruCentered Chiropractic Care will present “Fed Up” to the Annapolis Community. This will be a ONE TIME event held at the Bowtie Harbour 9 Theaters on Saturday, October 25th at 10:30am. There is LIMITED SEATING so make sure and your reserve your seats in advance. Tickets are only $5.00. Narrated by Katie Couric, FED UP blows the lid off everything we thought we knew about […]

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Best damned photographers in Annapolis

Best damned photographers in Annapolis

| October 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

Welcome to a new, purely subjective and opinionated column highlighting the best damned things in the area.  They could be people. Places. Services. Or whatever I feel like writing about. This is pure opinion. 100% biased. There is no voting and your opinion may (and probably will) differ from mine; and that’s OK. I base […]

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Free music on Thursdays in Annapolis

Free music on Thursdays in Annapolis

| October 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

St. Anne’s Church in Annapolis is the musical place to be on Thursdays in October and November.  The fall St. Anne’s Concert Series kicked off on Oct. 16th with the first free concert in the church featuring the Russian vocal quartet, Lyra. These one-hour concerts are the perfect way to ease into a night on […]

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LSO explores “Spooky Sounds” in 2nd Annual concert

LSO explores “Spooky Sounds” in 2nd Annual concert

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Get in the mood for Halloween as the Londontowne Symphony Orchestra (LSO) plays some of the creepiest and spookiest works of orchestral music in ‘Spooky Sounds, Haunted Harmonies’ on Saturday, October 25 at South River High School. The LSO will explore the dark side of the classical repertoire, showcasing the most haunting selections of the […]

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New shows announced at Rams Head On Stage

New shows announced at Rams Head On Stage

| October 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

10/22 John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band feat. Herb Pedersen, Jon Randall & Mark Fain 10/24 Tommy Castro & The Painkillers 10/25 Voyage: A Tribute To Journey feat. Hugo 10/26 Joe Ely Duo 10/27 Wine & Canvas: A Painting Class With Cocktails 10/28 Murder Mystery Dinner: Charlie’s Angels Of Death 10/29 Darlingside & Tall Heights 10/30 Danielia […]

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Rams Head Onstage announces more shows

Rams Head Onstage announces more shows

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

10/22 John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band feat. Herb Pedersen, Jon Randall & Mark Fain 10/23 Danielia Cotton w. Sweet Leda 10/24 Tommy Castro & The Painkillers 10/25 Voyage: A Tribute To Journey feat. Hugo 10/26 Joe Ely Duo 10/27 Wine & Canvas: A Painting Class With Cocktails 10/28 Murder Mystery Dinner: Charlie’s Angels Of Death 10/29 […]

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Fire Department completes mobile tablet initiative

Fire Department completes mobile tablet initiative

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Fire Department is in the final phases of outfitting all of its engines and staff vehicles with mobile technology. Following two trials in which Apple iPads proved superior in functionality, usability in the field and cost over Panasonic Toughbooks, 64 iPads are projected to be installed by the end of the […]

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Slippery, slimey, yuckky educational programs at Annapolis Maritime Museum

Slippery, slimey, yuckky educational programs at Annapolis Maritime Museum

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Slippery, slimy, and scale-less, American eels are amazing animals. The Annapolis Maritime Museum announces a new educational program for families: Amazing American eels, who are native to the Chesapeake Bay, scheduled from 10:00-11:00am on Saturday October 25th.  Come to our Back Creek location for a hands-on exploration of eel habitats and even meet live eels! […]

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Madden brothers returning to DC roots at 930 Club in November

Madden brothers returning to DC roots at 930 Club in November

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Madden Brothers, comprised of multi-platinum selling recording artists Joel and Benji Madden, will play special live shows in select cities across the United States that will include a stop at the 930 Club in DC. These select live shows will include music from their acclaimed debut album Greetings From California, which was released on September 16th […]

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Build a half-hull model at CBMM November 8, 9

Build a half-hull model at CBMM November 8, 9

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Model Guild is hosting a two-day model-building workshop from 9-5 pm. on Saturday, November 8 and Sunday, November 9 in the museum’s Bay History building. Participants will create a half-hull model of the Pride of Baltimore II, a reproduction of an 1812-era topsail schooner privateer. Band sawed from a block […]

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Storms of the Chesapeake explored at CBMM

Storms of the Chesapeake explored at CBMM

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Join Great Storms of the Chesapeake author David Healey at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum on Thursday, October 30 beginning at 5 p.m. as he shares the history of the Chesapeake Bay region’s hurricanes, blizzards, fogs and freezes over the last four centuries. Space is limited, with advanced registration needed. Before John Smith’s crew weathered […]

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Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award nominees sought

Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award nominees sought

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Entrepreneur’s Exchange (EE) has announced it is now accepting nominations for its annual Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards.  The Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards are designed to recognize local entrepreneurial business leaders who exemplify tenacity, creativity, and integrity. There are 3 award categories: Member, Non-Member, and Rising Star (in business less than 3 years). Ann Alsina, chairman […]

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3 County employees disciplined after displaying noose

3 County employees disciplined after displaying noose

| October 21, 2014 | 2 Comments

County Executive Laura Neuman hosted a press conference yesterday to stress the important role cultural sensitivity plays in the diverse workforce that composes Anne Arundel County government. Spurred by a recent isolated incidence of racial and cultural insensitivity – in which three employees were disciplined for fashioning and displaying a noose and exchanging inappropriate jokes […]

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AACC awarded Military Friendly School designation for 6th year

AACC awarded Military Friendly School designation for 6th year

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College has been named to the Military Friendly School® list for the sixth consecutive year by Victory Media, a media organization for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The honor recognizes the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to help military […]

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Christ Church ham & oyster dinner

Christ Church ham & oyster dinner

| October 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Join your neighbors at the 96th annual Homecoming Dinner Saturday, Nov. 1st from 1-5 PM at Christ Church Parish Hall in Owensville. The menu is fried Chincoteague oysters, country and baked ham, home made potato salad & applesauce, succotash, bread and dessert.   Outside will be a cookout with hamburgers and hot dogs and a moon […]

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