The Naval Academy freshman class endured 14 hours of rigorous physical and mental challenges during the Academy’s annual Sea Trials training exercise, today as part of the culmination of their plebe (freshman) year. Sea Trials is modeled after the Marine Corps’ Crucible and the Navy’s Battle Stations recruit programs. It is a “capstone” event for [...]
UPDATE: Here is a copy of the full Memorandum issued by Judge Dennis Sweeney with all of his comments regarding each of the charges. (PDF, 40 pages) Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold was found guilty this afternoon of two counts of misconduct. He was found not guilty on another misconduct charge as well as [...]
Glenn Miller took some photographs this morning when the Westboro Baptist Church came to Annapolis to protest the legalization of gay marriage. The protest was relatively peaceful and the members of the Westboro Baptist Church made their statement and left. Fortunately there were also many Annapolitans that also made a statement! All images © 2013, Glenn A. Miller [...]
The Westboro Baptist Church came to Annapolis this morning as promised and spent about an hour spewing their rhetoric against gay marriage. However, Annapolis came out in droves to let them know that love is better than hate. While Shirley Phelps-Roper and three other members chanted and sang songs denigrating homosexuals, members of St. Anne’s Church gathered [...]
The Midshipmen of the United States Naval Academy won their 11th straight game over the Unites States Military Academy Black Knights by a score of 17-13 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. This was the 113th match up between the two teams in the vaunted Army-Navy football game. Keenan Reynolds’ last minute,8-yard rushing touchdown, clinched [...]
Midshipmen of the 13th Company gathered at noon on December 7th, for a motivational kick-off to begin the 125.5 mile trek from Bancroft Hall to Philadelphia for the 30th running of the Army-Navy game ball. The first relay team of Midshipmen will be joined by the Naval Academy’s Commandant and USNA 13th Company alumni as [...]
Nearly 4000 midshipmen at the United States Naval Academy were in attendance at a party this evening that got a little out of control and ended with the football team igniting a large fire in the middle of Farragut Field. While no midshipmen were injured during the melee, one Army mule (effigy) was found dead [...]
Late this afternoon as Hurricane Sandy was still several hours from making landfall, we took a drive through the Bay Ridge neighborhood and the historic district of Annapolis to check out the conditions.
I am not a music critic. I don’t play one on television. But I do see a lot of bands and have a pretty good track record of guessing which ones will last and which wont–sorry William Hung and Taylor Hicks! Blue Sky Riders has staying power and if you get a chance to see [...]
While official numbers are not in quite yet, the first Silopanna Music Festival was a resounding success despite a brief interruption from Mother Nature in the form of a thunderstorm. But never let it be said that a little rain dampened the spirit of thousands of festival-goers who were thrilled to see the likes of [...]
Here is our second round of photos as the Baltimore Ravens came into Annapolis to hold an open practice at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. While Annapolis welcomed the team, the players, coaches, and owner certainly showed their appreciation for Annapolis as well. Fans were thrilled for the chance to get autographs and to pose for pictures! [...]
Yesterday, the gates to the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium opened at 3:30pm to allow more than 20,000 Baltimore Ravens fans the opportunity to see their team and players up close and personal in one of the few public practice sessions. All images copyrighted © Kevin Carroll/a digital cure Photography 2012
On September 10, the City of Annapolis’ Solid Waste Collection is changing its refuse and recycling service to be picked up once-a-week. Also starting September 10, yard waste will be collected every Wednesday and small bulky items can be left at the curbside with your refuse on collection day every week. City TV has produced [...]
UPDATE 11:17am 08/04/2012: From Fire Department spokesman Tony Spencer, the call came in at 9:04am and brought a total of 51 personnel to the scene from Annapolis, Anne Arundel and the United States Naval Academy Fire Departments. The fire was extinguished in 25 minutes and preliminary damage estimates are approximately $50,000. One firefighter was injured [...]
Nicki Minaj performed to a packed house on Saturday night at the D.A.R. Constitution Hall in DC. Minaj, 29 performed for over 70 minutes on her largest headlining tour to date that will see her in the U.S. and U.K. this summer. The colorful Minaj brought in a mixture of fans to D.A.R. Hall, from [...]
Everyone loves a parade followed by fireworks. And the City of Annapolis put on a good show once again this year with a steamy (94 degrees at 6:30pm) parade and some colorful pyrotechnics over the Severn River. All images ©2012, Glenn Miller. To purchase high-resolution images, please contact Glenn Miller by email.
Each year, the Unites States Naval Academy welcomes approximately 1200 young men and women to Plebe Summer where they are inducted as Midshipmen at the USNA. These pictures are from their morning “check-in” on June 28, 2012. All images are ©2012, Kevin X. Carroll. To order high-resolution copies, please contact Kevin Carroll by email.
The quirkiness that is Eastport never ends. The 2012 Annual Green Beer Races are coming this Saturday from noon until 9pm at the Eastport Democratic Club. The public is invited to attend the 2012 Annapolis Green Beer Races on Saturday, March 10th from noon to 9pm (Rain or Shine) at the Eastport Democratic Club, 525 [...]
In this month’s video update, Mayor Josh Cohen focuses on the Market House. He explains construction of the geothermal wells and discusses a major decision facing the City Council regarding the layout of the Market House. They must decide between two options. The first option is to reopen it with minimal changes. The second option is to [...]