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The Arc recognizes community members

The Arc recognizes community members

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Arc Central Chesapeake Region, an organization that provides customizable, innovative supports and services to people with developmental disabilities and their families held their annual Awards Banquet in honor of staff and community participants and their involvement in improving the lives of those with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Kate Rollason, Executive Director, says, “The important […]

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Easter at Heritage Baptist Church

Easter at Heritage Baptist Church

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Heritage Baptist Church (1740 Forest Drive, Annapolis) celebrates the Easter season with activities that focus on meditative worship and joyful celebration. Sunday, April 13 at 10:30 AM- Cantata : Heritage Choir will present the cantata The Lenten Sketches, by Joseph M. Martin, during the morning worship service. This is a series of musical “portraits” of the […]

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2 sentenced for Annapolis drug dealing

2 sentenced for Annapolis drug dealing

| April 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander sentenced Ernst Harmon, age 37, of Annapolis, Maryland, today to 198 months in prison, and his brother Dontaye Harmon, age 40, of Baltimore, Maryland to 125 months in prison, both followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine base. […]

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Matt Wyble named Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Matt Wyble named Young Entrepreneur of the Year

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Champion Realty is proud to announce that Matt Wyble, a sales associate in the Severna Park office, was named 2014 Young Entrepreneur of the Year in the Maryland Small Business Week Awards Program. He will be honored during National Small Business Week, May 12-16, sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) to celebrate the […]

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Man sentenced to 45 years for botched Annapolis robbery

Man sentenced to 45 years for botched Annapolis robbery

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced today that Darius Cameron, 28, was sentenced to 45 years in prison for the attempted murder of store employees during a 2011 botched robbery at an Annapolis Spanish grocery store. Cameron, of Glen Burnie, will be on supervised probation for five years following his release. The […]

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The Great Give is coming (May 7-8, 2014)

The Great Give is coming (May 7-8, 2014)

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

The goal of the Great Give is to raise awareness of local charities, generate mission-critical operating funds from their current donors while showcasing them to new donors, provide charities the chance to earn additional cash prizes and inspire and strengthen a “Give Local” spirit among the generous citizens, businesses and organizations that call Anne Arundel […]

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Serious crash sends Bowie man to shock-trauma

Serious crash sends Bowie man to shock-trauma

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

On April 14, 2014, at 9:29 am, officers from Western District responded to a report of a single vehicle collision into a tree on westbound Defense Highway near Huntwood Drive in Gambrills. Officers arrived on scene and located a silver Toyota Tacoma overturned on its roof with the driver, identified as Karl Demilo of Bowie, […]

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In Vino Veritas returning to St. John’s (April 25, 26, 2014)

In Vino Veritas returning to St. John’s (April 25, 26, 2014)

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

In Vino Veritas–in wine, there is truth.  This year marks the third for the event for oenophiles. Experience the Grand Tasting as well as in depth workshops and seminars. 200+ wines and 15+ wineries will be represented in this must-do event for wine lovers! In Vino Veritas: Raising the Bar for Regional Wine Events April […]

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Hiring? AACC wants you for their job fair (May 29, 2014)

Hiring? AACC wants you for their job fair (May 29, 2014)

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College will host its annual spring job fair from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 29, in the David S. Jenkins Gymnasium on the Arnold campus. The event is open to all job seekers and typically attracts more than 1,000 students, alumni and county residents. Participating private employers and government agencies expected […]

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Virginia man shot while kayaking in Pasadena waters

Virginia man shot while kayaking in Pasadena waters

| April 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

A Virginia man is in shock-trauma this afternoon recovering from a gunshot wound received while kayaking in Bodkin Creek last night in Pasadena. Police and EMS were called to the scene this morning just before 11am for an unusual incident.  The unidentified man says he recalls seeing a red laser dot on his stomach while […]

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Peace and justice conference (April 25-26, 2014)

Peace and justice conference (April 25-26, 2014)

| April 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

The 29th Annual Peace, Justice, & Environment Conference, “Peace and Justice through the Generations: Passing the Torch for a Better World,” will be held Friday, April 25th at St. Philips Episcopal Church in Annapolis and Saturday, April 26th at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis. Sponsored by Maryland United for Peace and Justice/Institute for Positive […]

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AACC’s casino dealer campaign wins award

AACC’s casino dealer campaign wins award

| April 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College’s Casino Dealer School online marketing campaign took second place at the National Council of Marketing and Public Relations’ national meeting last month in New Orleans, La. The marketing team for this project was Jill S. Bennett of Annapolis, assistant director of strategic marketing and Susan E. Gumula of Severna Park, digital […]

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How to meet a rock legend (May 9-10, 2014)

How to meet a rock legend (May 9-10, 2014)

| April 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

History has proved Bill Ward to be a renowned musician. He’s written lyrics, music scores, produced albums, and performed in front of hundreds-of-thousands of fans.  In 1987 he won his first Grammy. In 2006 he was inducted into the Rock Star Hall of Fame. Today he’s about to unveil another side of his artistic talents. […]

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SERC evening lecture series

SERC evening lecture series

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) will be starting their lecture series on April 15th! The free events will be held  on the third Tuesday of every month through November.  One of their ecologists will discuss their research—the Bay, climate change or something unexpected. There will be time for Q&A afterwards. The link to the […]

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Chesapeake Arts Center presents Arts In The Park Festival (May 3, 2014)

Chesapeake Arts Center presents Arts In The Park Festival (May 3, 2014)

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, May 3, 2014, artist and musicians will join forces at the “Arts in the Park Festival” at the Chesapeake Arts Center located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. Local artists will exhibit and offer their work for sale, while a festival of live music is presented from 11AM-3PM. The Chesapeake Arts […]

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Woods Church to install special Easter Cross for Easter services

Woods Church to install special Easter Cross for Easter services

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

A special cross will be installed on the grassy area on the west side of Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church facing Baltimore Annapolis Blvd. Members and friends of Woods are invited to bring cut flowers from their gardens or grocery store on Easter Sunday or the week following and place them in the wet floral foam […]

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The Shindig tickets now on sale (September 27, 2014)

The Shindig tickets now on sale (September 27, 2014)

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

24-7 Entertainment is thrilled to announce the return of The Shindig Music Festival to Carroll Park in Baltimore, MD on Saturday, September 27, 2014. This year’s two main stages will be anchored by alternative rock legends JANE’S ADDICTION and punk rock favorites RISE AGAINST. Adding to the eclectic festivities will be Gogol Bordello, Clutch, Fishbone, Halestorm, Lucero, J Roddy Walston & The Business, Larry and […]

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St. John’s College to ponder Bacon (April 11, 2014)

St. John’s College to ponder Bacon (April 11, 2014)

| April 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

Tobin Craig, professor, James Madison College, Michigan State University, will give a lecture titled “The Place of ‘Technology’ in Bacon’s Critique of Ancient Philosophy” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, April 11 at 8 p.m. Focusing […]

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Nashville’s own Chuck Mead coming to Metropolitan on Wednesday (April 16, 2014)

Nashville’s own Chuck Mead coming to Metropolitan on Wednesday (April 16, 2014)

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

After leading several popular ‘80s cult bands in and around his hometown of Lawrence, Kansas, Chuck Mead landed on Nashville’s Lower Broadway where he co-founded the famed ‘90s Alternative Country quintet BR549. The band’s seven albums, three Grammy nominations and the Country Music Association Award for Best Overseas Touring Act would build an indelible bridge between […]

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Police issue advice after sexting investigation

Police issue advice after sexting investigation

| April 10, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Police Department has received several complaints involving partially nude, nude, or sexually explicit photographs of juveniles being posted on Social Networking websites, such as Instagram. These images have been posted on several different pages on the Instagram website and in each posting an Anne Arundel County High School is referenced. The […]

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Police chase injures officer, ends up with drug arrest in Annapolis public housing

Police chase injures officer, ends up with drug arrest in Annapolis public housing

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

UPDATE:   The vehicle entered the parking lot of the Annapolis Mall at which time officers disengaged from actively attempting to stop the suspect due to public safety concerns. The suspect continued through the Annapolis Mall parking lot and drove around the lot towards Jennifer Rd. At that point the suspect drove between vehicles on […]

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Ayesha Chaudhry elected to serve on AACPS Board of Education

Ayesha Chaudhry elected to serve on AACPS Board of Education

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ayesha Chaudhry, a junior at South River High School, was elected by members of the Chesapeake Regional Association of Student Councils  to be the 2014-2015 student member of the Anne Arundel County Board of Education (SMOB). Christopher Umanzor of Old Mill High School and Camilla Shanley of North County High School were the other finalists […]

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