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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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Meteorologist Justin Berk chooses Chesapeake Eye Care for LASIK surgery

Meteorologist Justin Berk chooses Chesapeake Eye Care for LASIK surgery

| November 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Chesapeake Eye Care & Laser Center and TLC Laser Eye Center of Annapolis are pleased to announce that Justin Berk, award winning meteorologist and internet personality, had a successful LASIK procedure with Dr. Maria Scott. Berk, who has long suffered poor vision, will be chronicling his journey through LASIK eye surgery via videos and blog posts and […]

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Hospice’s Treasures store announced holiday open house

Hospice’s Treasures store announced holiday open house

| November 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Catch the holiday spirit this season by shopping at the Hospice of the Chesapeake’s Treasures upscale resale store located in Severna Park. Staffed by volunteers, Treasures benefits Hospice of the Chesapeake and all of its programs and services. Join us at our Annual Customer Holiday Open House from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 6 […]

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QuotePie joins Chesapeake Innovation Center as Collaboration Hub member

QuotePie joins Chesapeake Innovation Center as Collaboration Hub member

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Innovation Center (CIC), Anne Arundel County’s technology business incubator, today announced that QuotePie, LLC has joined as its newest Collaboration Hub member. QuotePie is a powerful web-based insurance marketplace that allows business owners to connect with property and casualty insurance agents from across the country. Its proprietary platform creates a culture of transparent competition […]

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Arundel Lodge merges with First Step Recovery Center

Arundel Lodge merges with First Step Recovery Center

| November 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

According to the National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), about 45% of Americans seeking substance use disorder treatment have been diagnosed as having a co-occurring mental and substance use disorder. Conversely, people diagnosed with a mental health disorder are more likely to experience a problem with substance use. As a result, Arundel Lodge, […]

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Police investigating 3rd homicide in 10 days

Police investigating 3rd homicide in 10 days

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Millersville On Monday November 17th, 2014 at about 6:45 a.m., a citizen called 911 to report an injured subject inside of a vehicle on Williamstowne Drive near Old Mill Road in Millersville, Maryland. When police officers and EMS arrived on the scene, they found an adult male in the driver’s seat of the vehicle suffering […]

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Schuh names Croghan Chief-of-Staff

Schuh names Croghan Chief-of-Staff

| November 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

County Executive-elect Steve Schuh today announced that Diane Croghan will serve as Chief of Staff to the County Executive. “Diane has the talent and organizational skills essential in helping lead Anne Arundel County in a new direction,” said Schuh. “I’m excited that she has agreed to join me as we make Anne Arundel County the […]

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Kneseth Israel gift shop open for Hanukah gifts

Kneseth Israel gift shop open for Hanukah gifts

| November 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

Congregation Kneseth Israel Sisterhood opens its gift shop for your many purchases on your Hanukah gift list.  The KI Sisterhood Gift Shop has a lovely selection of menorahs, large and small, many themed to delight your children and grandchildren as the candles are lit and songs are sung!  Dreidels for spinning, toys to enjoy, and […]

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Lecture at St. John’s on Classical Liberalism

Lecture at St. John’s on Classical Liberalism

| November 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

Roberto Salinas-León, Cato Institute scholar and president of the Mexico Business Forum, will give a lecture titled “On Classical Liberalism and the ‘Liberal’ Point of View” 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, November 21 at 8 […]

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Ordinance Road Correction Facility scores 100

Ordinance Road Correction Facility scores 100

| November 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

In late October, Anne Arundel County’s second of its two detention centers earned 100 percent compliance during an audit conducted by the Maryland Commission on Correctional Standards. The Ordnance Road Correctional Center, located in Glen Burnie, was evaluated based on standards including security, procedures and treatment of inmates set in place to ensure all local […]

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Support group for brain injury patients launched

Support group for brain injury patients launched

| November 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

HeadFirst Sports Injury and Concussion Care, a service of Righttime Medical Care, has recently launched a six-week support group for people with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). The support group is designed for patients with mTBI lasting six months or longer and was borne out of numerous requests from both patients and medical health providers […]

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Baysox holiday open house returns

Baysox holiday open house returns

| November 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Bowie Baysox announce the return of the team’s annual Holiday Open House being held at Prince George’s Stadium Friday, Dec. 5 from 6-8 p.m. This free event will include crafts and games on the concourse, the team gift shop (Louie’s Locker Room) will be open and Santa Claus will make an appearance. Fans attending […]

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Bonus First Sunday Arts Festival on December 7th

Bonus First Sunday Arts Festival on December 7th

| November 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

What do you get when you combine Annapolis’ favorite monthly art and crafts festival with the spirit and festivities of the December holidays?  If you said Inner West Street’s First Sunday Arts Festival Holiday Edition, you would be correct! Joining the many other events that characterize Annapolis during holiday time — including The Grand Illumination, […]

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21-year old shot to death in Pasadena murder

21-year old shot to death in Pasadena murder

| November 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Friday, November 14, 2014 at approximately 8:32 p.m., members of the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to the 7800 block of Huff Court, Pasadena, Maryland for the report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers were directed to a back yard in the area where a male victim was found suffering from gunshot wounds. […]

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Kendra Creasy Dean: What the faith of our teenagers is telling the American Church

Kendra Creasy Dean: What the faith of our teenagers is telling the American Church

| November 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Sunday evening, November 16, First Presbyterian Church welcomes Pastor and Professor Kenda Creasy Dean to talk about and discuss her insights on the “nones” – and why American teenagers are at once so positive about Christianity and at the same time often apathetic toward genuine religious practice.  Far from faulting teens, Dean challenges churches […]

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