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Teen shot in face on St. Johns campus

Teen shot in face on St. Johns campus

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

An Annapolis teenager was shot in the face on Sunday morning near the boathouse on the St. John’s College campus.  The teen was discovered in a field adjacent to the boathouse that sits along College Creek. According to police, the boathouse was rented out for a private event. Reports from Anne Arundel 1st Alert indicate that […]

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Visit Annapolis:  December events

Visit Annapolis: December events

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) wants to make it easy for individuals to enjoy the many exciting events and activities that will be taking place in Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay throughout December 2014. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business, vacation or holiday travel, the […]

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Funeral director Tom Helfenbein retires

Funeral director Tom Helfenbein retires

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Set aside all of your mental pictures of the stereotypical funeral director as a dour, monotone, intensely serious and well, funereal, undertaker. At his 70th birthday-retirement party recently, longtime local funeral director Tom Helfenbein had ladies of all ages lining up to take a spin on the dance floor, jitterbugging to the oldies. Stodgy and […]

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Annapolis Green launches Run Responsibly campaign at Across the Bay 10K

Annapolis Green launches Run Responsibly campaign at Across the Bay 10K

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Although the official logo and shirt color for the Across the Bay 10K race was orange, it was all about Green. Crisp, clear air and barely a zephyr made for perfect conditions for the 20,000 runners participating in the inaugural Across the Bay 10K on November 9. The race made history as the largest “cup-free” […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust seeks grant and scholarship applicants

Chesapeake Bay Trust seeks grant and scholarship applicants

| November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Trust is currently seeking applications and nominations for its 2015 annual scholarship and awards program. Launched in 1998, the Trust’s Annual Awards Program honors students, teachers, individuals, communities and organizations for their work to promote education, improve local communities and help restore the Chesapeake Bay. Currently the Trust is soliciting applications and/or nominations […]

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Tai Burkholder joins Annapolis Film Festival as festival producer

Tai Burkholder joins Annapolis Film Festival as festival producer

| November 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

Tai Lavin Burkholder has joined the staff of the Annapolis Film Festival as Festival Producer.  A feature film producer with over 15 years of experience, Tai Burkholder is the Producer of two separate films that premiered at The Sundance Film Festival, including That’s What She Said starring Anne Heche. She has worked on dozens of films as Producer, Line Producer, […]

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Annapolis to host 1st Martin Luther King Parade

Annapolis to host 1st Martin Luther King Parade

| November 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announces that the City of Annapolis and the Annapolis Drum and Bugle Corps will host the First Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade on Monday, January 19, 2015. The parade starts at Amos Garrett Boulevard at noon and travels down West Street to Church Circle, goes around the circle to […]

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AACC has full schedule of events in December

AACC has full schedule of events in December

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College offers many events open to the community that are organized or hosted by various college departments or programs. Occasionally, times, dates or places of the events change. For the most up-to-date information, visit the event’s web page or the college’s website at http://www.aacc.edu/events. HEALTH SERVICES Mondays-Fridays – Appointments preferred. Tobacco cessation […]

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Schuh names Education Advisor

Schuh names Education Advisor

| November 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

County Executive-elect Steve Schuh today announced his appointment of Amalie E. Brandenburg as Education Advisor to the County Executive. “Amalie is someone who is passionate about the education of our students,” said Schuh. “On a daily basis, she demonstrates a commitment to improve our system that will serve our citizens well.” In her role, Brandenburg […]

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Shop small, shop local for lingerie

Shop small, shop local for lingerie

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

It was a simple question posed eleven years ago: “Why is it so hard to find a properly fitting bra in the Annapolis area?” That question, borne of years of frustration at the lack of sizes and styles offered by chain stores, led local businesswoman Patti Platt and partners to open á la mode intimates, […]

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Pantelides appoints Michael Morris as Recreation and Parks Director

Pantelides appoints Michael Morris as Recreation and Parks Director

| November 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announces the nomination for Recreation and Parks Director and will request confirmation at the Monday’s City Council meeting, scheduled for November 24. “Michael Morris has strong credentials regarding his budgeting abilities and years of experience as a recreation and parks director,” Mayor Pantelides said. “I think Michael will be a real asset […]

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A Cappella Holiday Show at Maryland Hall

A Cappella Holiday Show at Maryland Hall

| November 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Get in the holiday spirit! Bring your family and friends to Maryland Hall for an evening of holiday themed a cappella songs performed by Philadelphia-based group KeyStone on Saturday, December 6 at 7:30 pm. The concert will feature a variety of family-friendly holiday classics and contemporary favorites. Tickets are $12 for Non-Members and $9 for […]

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Schuh appoints Altomare, Graves and Kokolis to top public safety posts

Schuh appoints Altomare, Graves and Kokolis to top public safety posts

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Surrounded by public safety officials from across Anne Arundel County, County Executive-elect Steve Schuh today announced Allan Graves and Tim Altomare as his appointees to head the county fire and police departments. Schuh also announced he will reappoint current Detention Department Superintendent Terry Kokolis to oversee county detention facilities. “Tim, Allan, and Terry understand we […]

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Holiday candelight stroll with Hammond-Harwood tour

Holiday candelight stroll with Hammond-Harwood tour

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The holidays will soon be here and Watermark is making it easy to plan fun activities for families and couples. Annapolis Tours℠ by Watermark® is thrilled to announce its Holiday Candlelight Stroll will return for the 2014 holiday season. A Colonial period-dressed guide leads guests through the historic district by candlelight and shares the origin […]

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The Jolly Express returns for 2014 holiday season

The Jolly Express returns for 2014 holiday season

| November 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

A boat with a bright red nose, reindeer antlers, jingle bell music and Captain Santa cruises into Ego Alley carrying hot cocoa and cheer…it can only mean one thing, the Jolly Express is here! Cruises on the Bay™ by Watermark® is proud to announce Jolly Express Cruises will return for the 2014 holiday season. A […]

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Rams Head’s 3rd Annual 12 Days of Christmas

Rams Head’s 3rd Annual 12 Days of Christmas

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Rams Head Group, a restaurant and entertainment company, is proud to announce the 3rd Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways. From December 13 to December 24, Rams Head and its partners will generously give away one experience package per day. Details for this year’s 12 Days of Christmas packages will be available on December […]

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Open House at Chesapeake Light Craft

Open House at Chesapeake Light Craft

| November 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

Chesapeake Light Craft will hold a public Open House on Saturday, December 6, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at its Annapolis, Maryland, workshop and showroom, located at 1805 George Avenue. Boat lovers, boat builders and would-be boat builders shouldn’t miss this chance to spend time with fellow boat lovers at CLC’s expanded facility. There will […]

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Schuh continues reappointments and recommendations

Schuh continues reappointments and recommendations

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

County Executive-elect Steve Schuh today announced his intention to reappoint Anne Arundel County Administrative Hearing Officer Douglas Clark Hollman and Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (AAWDC) President and CEO Kirkland Murray. Schuh also announced he will recommend the appointment of Dr. Jinlene Chan as permanent Anne Arundel County Health Officer. In accordance with state law, […]

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Rockbridge Academy honors Veterans

Rockbridge Academy honors Veterans

| November 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Every Veterans Day at Rockbridge Academy, history books and research papers are set aside for a few important hours.  Pages of history breathe as veterans stand before them, turning memorized schoolbook facts into a living legacy.  Guests gather to witness the students honor those who serve our nation with beautiful music and persuasive speeches.  This year’s standing-room-only service was […]

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AACC Turkey Trot

AACC Turkey Trot

| November 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Race to win a turkey or pie for Thanksgiving in Anne Arundel Community College’s 26th Annual Turkey Trot and Food Drive on Wednesday, Nov. 26, beginning at noon, at Siegert Field on AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. Participants can compete in either a 5K race or a one-mile jaunt. Registration fees through Nov. 20 […]

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Jing Ying Annual Holiday Party and Silent Auction

Jing Ying Annual Holiday Party and Silent Auction

| November 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi (www.JingYing.org), based in Arnold, will be holding their 11th annual Holiday Party and Silent Auction on Saturday, December 20, 2014, 3-4:30pm (auction closes at 4pm). The fundraiser supports SPAN, Inc. SPAN (Serving People Across Neighborhoods) provides financial assistance, food and referral services to those in crisis […]

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Schuh continues to assemble administration with more appointments

Schuh continues to assemble administration with more appointments

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

County Executive-elect Steve Schuh today announced his intention to reappoint Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks Director Rick Anthony and Grants Administrator and Hispanic and Latino Community Liaison Maria Casasco. “Rick and Maria are dedicated public servants who’ve worked to ensure that our citizens live in the best county in Maryland,” said Schuh. “I’m happy […]

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