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Nakamatsu to join ASO for Rachmaninov performance (May 2-3, 2014)

Nakamatsu to join ASO for Rachmaninov performance (May 2-3, 2014)

| April 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Award winning pianist Jon Nakamatsu will join the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) to perform Sergei Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 3 on Friday, May 2 and Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 8:00 pm at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.  Music Director José-Luis Novo will also lead the orchestra in performances of Jesús Guridi’s Diez Melodías […]

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Local teen raised $800 for Cats R Us feline rescue

Local teen raised $800 for Cats R Us feline rescue

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month, Annapolis teen, Josalyn Bonney (14) announced the winners in a month long raffle in support of area feline rescue Cats R Us. The raffle raised $812 to purchase a microchip scanner and 100 chips through Chip FurKeeps, a collaborative effort between PetFinder and Home Again to provide microchips to shelters around the […]

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Spring sailing weekend coming to Annapolis (April 25-27, 2014)

Spring sailing weekend coming to Annapolis (April 25-27, 2014)

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Sailing Industry Association members will host multiple events revolving around sailing the weekend of April 25 – 27 to make Annapolis, MD, a weekend destination for sailors and those looking to get into sailing on the Chesapeake Bay and its many rivers. The Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show, held Friday through Sunday, costs only $12 […]

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CBMM offering 2 day admission program

CBMM offering 2 day admission program

| April 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) has announced its general admission has been extended to cover a two-day visit to the museum’s waterfront campus and exhibits. The museum features twelve exhibit buildings situated over 18-acres of Miles River waterfront in St. Michaels, MD. The new admission structure went into effect March 1, and is priced […]

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

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

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Friends of St. John’s College, in conjunction with Bay Ridge Wine and Spirits, welcome the community to the fourth annual wine event and fundraiser, “In Vino Veritas.” This two-day event is full of activities that will appeal to the both the connoisseur and the curious. With more than 100 wines, this year’s Grand Tasting […]

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Big band sounds coming to Maryland Hall (April 27, 2014)

Big band sounds coming to Maryland Hall (April 27, 2014)

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Take a musical journey through the Jazz, Swing and Big Band Era with  noted Baltimore musician and bandleader Whit Williams at a concert by his “Now’s the Time Music” Big Band at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Sunday, April 27 at 7 pm.  Tickets for this concert are $25; $20 for Maryland Hall […]

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Hospice of the Chesapeake fetes volunteers

Hospice of the Chesapeake fetes volunteers

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hospice of the Chesapeake volunteers and staff recently celebrated National Volunteer Week (April 6-12) at the nonprofit’s annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon held April 6 at the Westin Hotel in Annapolis. Attended by approximately 175 Hospice of the Chesapeake volunteers, among them were this year’s Spirit of Hospice Award recipients Richard “Dick” Sickels of Edgewater and […]

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Patient First offers allergy tips

Patient First offers allergy tips

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Spring is here and so is spring allergy season.  You can expect a “pollen explosion” this month, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.  Allergists predict “a robust pollen season” so people need to have a treatment plan ready. Tree pollen is the biggest cause of spring allergies.  Combine tree pollen with the […]

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Prescription pill take-back day (April 26, 2014)

Prescription pill take-back day (April 26, 2014)

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

On April 26, 2014, The Anne Arundel County Police Department will again participate in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative. This initiative, supervised by DEA, will coordinate a collaborative effort with state and local law enforcement agencies focused on removing potentially dangerous controlled substances from our nation’s medicine cabinets. This eighth national “take-back day” will […]

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OkoumeFest and in-water demos scheduled for Chesapeake Light Craft

OkoumeFest and in-water demos scheduled for Chesapeake Light Craft

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Spring is here and the water is warming up along the Chesapeake Bay. Along with it, the schedule is warming up for Chesapeake Light Craft, the boat kit experts, with the start of the annual series of monthly in-water demos in Annapolis and the popular two-day celebration of wooden small craft known as OkoumeFest. OkoumeFest, […]

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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 | 1 Comment

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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