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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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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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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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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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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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Annapolis scores 2 Mobbie Awards for Eye On Annapolis and Naptown Pint

Annapolis scores 2 Mobbie Awards for Eye On Annapolis and Naptown Pint

| November 20, 2014 | 2 Comments

Eye On Annapolis was selected as the Best Suburbs Blog and Naptown Pint was selected as the Wonkiest Blog at the Baltimore Sun’s Mobbie Awards last night at the Creative Alliance in Baltimore. The Mobbies are presented by  The Baltimore Sun and is an annual celebration of Maryland’s blog and social media communities. This is […]

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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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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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Jack Andraka, North County STEM phenom, publishes book

Jack Andraka, North County STEM phenom, publishes book

| November 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

17-year old Jack Andraka of Crownsville has published his memoirs. Few people publish memoirs, much less at 17; but Andraka has had a remarkable career so far with no signs of stopping anytime soon.  He is a North County (STEM) High School student, an American inventor, scientist and cancer researcher. He is known for his work […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Baysox holiday gift packages available

Baysox holiday gift packages available

| November 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Bowie Baysox announce two exciting new ticket packages available for the holidays. Each of the packages includes an all-new Kevin Gausman bobblehead collectible and eight undated Baysox tickets for the 2015 season. It’s the perfect gift for the baseball fan in your life or a great present for a family looking to spend more […]

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Coats for Kids at Quiet Waters Park

Coats for Kids at Quiet Waters Park

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Recreation and Parks is launching a “Coats for Kids” campaign this month to help children in need throughout Anne Arundel County this winter.  Beginning with the opening of the Quiet Waters Park Ice Rink on November 10, donated items will be collected through December 8 and will be distributed by the Anne […]

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20th Annual Lights on the Bay opens November 22nd

20th Annual Lights on the Bay opens November 22nd

| November 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Medical Center’s (AAMC)  20th annual holiday light show, Lights on the Bay, will open to the public on Saturday, Nov. 22 and run through Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015.  Taking place at Sandy Point State Park, the event features a two-mile scenic drive along the Chesapeake Bay with approximately 70 animated and stationary displays […]

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Cats debuts at Compass Rose Theatre this weekend

Cats debuts at Compass Rose Theatre this weekend

| November 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

Compass Rose Theater is proud to announce its production of Cats the musical, opening November 14, 2014.  With a text by T.S. Eliot and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, this play is one of the iconic Broadway favorites, including the song “Memory” which became a popular hit after the show opened on Broadway in 1982.   […]

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