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Library announces summer reading club

Library announces summer reading club

| May 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The superhero staff of the Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) system are gearing up for this year’s Summer Reading Club, with a series of free concerts, programs and contests on tap for heroes of every age. The club’s first event features a bilingual performance by Cecilia Esquivel of Cantaré on May 29 at 11 […]

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USNA Class of 2015 Graduation images (Part 2 of 2)

USNA Class of 2015 Graduation images (Part 2 of 2)

| May 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Friday morning, the United States Naval Academy graduated 1070 midshipmen under a refreshingly cool Friday to kick off the Memorial Day weekend. 790 were commissioned as Navy Ensigns and 264 as Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenants. There were 11 foreign national students graduating from Bangladesh, Jordan, Republic of Korea, Lebanon, Maldives,Mexico, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Tunisia . All images © […]

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Patient First offers tips to save your skin over Memorial Day and beyond

Patient First offers tips to save your skin over Memorial Day and beyond

| May 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The long Memorial Day weekend is just a few days away.  As you head to the beach or relax outside at home, remember to protect your family against the sun’s rays.  The Friday before Memorial Day, May 22, 2015, has been declared “Don’t Fry Day” by the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention to encourage […]

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Drug court participants give back to community

Drug court participants give back to community

| May 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Last week, in honor of National Drug Court month, the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County Adult Drug Treatment Court program sponsored a Drug Court Community Service Day at Gaudenzia Inc located in Crownsville, MD.  State’s Attorney Wes Adams and Deputy State’s Attorney Jonathon Church along with other SAO staff volunteered alongside Drug Court participants.  The group […]

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USNA Class of 2015 Graduation images (Part 1 of 2)

USNA Class of 2015 Graduation images (Part 1 of 2)

| May 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Friday morning, the United States Naval Academy graduated 1070 midshipmen under a refreshingly cool Friday to kick off the Memorial Day weekend. 790 were commissioned as Navy Ensigns and 264 as Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenants. There were 11 foreign national students graduating from Bangladesh, Jordan, Republic of Korea, Lebanon, Maldives,Mexico, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Tunisia . All images © […]

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Nate Hudson and Allstate stops in Annapolis to bring awareness of motorcycle safety

Nate Hudson and Allstate stops in Annapolis to bring awareness of motorcycle safety

| May 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

To spread awareness about the vital role motorists play in helping to protect motorcycle riders, Allstate Insurance Company announced plans today to sponsor a motorcyclist’s journey across the country on the first-ever “Ride for Awareness.”  Kicking off May 12, in conjunction with Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, the road trip crosses all 50 states and encourages […]

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Weitzman hires Jim Schmidt as new VP/Senior Creative Director

Weitzman hires Jim Schmidt as new VP/Senior Creative Director

| May 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Weitzman, a full-service, results-driven marketing agency today announced the addition of Jim Schmidt, who joins the company as Vice President/Senior Creative Director. In that role, Schmidt will lead Weitzman’s creative discipline, providing strategic guidance for clients and artistic direction for the team. Schmidt brings more than 20 years of creative experience to Weitzman, having most […]

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Southwest Airlines begins service to Costa Rica from BWI

Southwest Airlines begins service to Costa Rica from BWI

| May 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

Southwest Airlines announced today that it plans to add international air service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Liberia, Costa Rica.  The new weekly nonstop flights between the two markets would begin on November 7, 2015.  The service would be the second route offered by Southwest between BWI Marshall and Costa Rica.  “As Southwest […]

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Capital editor leaving to assume post at Norfolk’s Virginian Pilot

Capital editor leaving to assume post at Norfolk’s Virginian Pilot

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Steve Gunn, the editor of The Capital has accepted a position as the Editor of the Norfolk-based Virginian-Pilot.  Associate Editor Rick Hutzell has been named new Editor for The Capital. The Virginian-Pilot is owned by Landmark Media which hired Gunn in early 2013. The Capital was sold by Landmark to the Baltimore Sun in May […]

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Annapolis Police offer HQ for safe transactions originating online

Annapolis Police offer HQ for safe transactions originating online

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

In a proactive effort to safeguard our citizens, the Annapolis Police Department is welcoming the public to our department to close their online transactions in a safer way.  Online sites, like Craigslist or online yard sales, require some transactions to be conducted in person.  Transaction Safe Place offers our department’s parking lot and lobby to […]

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Blue Angels from the water (PHOTOS)

Blue Angels from the water (PHOTOS)

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Yesterday, Eye On Annapolis was stationed to capture the Blue Angels from every vantage point. Michael Finn was on the United States Naval Academy yard, Glenn Miller was across the river at a private residence and Mark Dignen was aboard Watermark Cruises’ Harbor Queen in the Annapolis harbor. The Blue Angels dedicated today’s performance to U.S. Naval […]

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Blue Angels over the Severn River (PHOTOS)

Blue Angels over the Severn River (PHOTOS)

| May 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

Yesterday, Eye On Annapolis was stationed to capture the Blue Angels from every vantage point. Michael Finn was on the United States Naval Academy yard, Mark Dignen was aboard Watermark’s Harbor Queen and these photos, by Glenn A. Miller Photography were taken from a private home across the Severn River with the USNA as a […]

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Blue Angels 2015 from the USNA

Blue Angels 2015 from the USNA

| May 20, 2015 | 3 Comments

Today at 2pm, the Blue Angels took to the skies over the Severn River in Annapolis, Maryland as part of the Commissioning Week festivities at the United States Naval Academy. Michael Finn was on hand for Eye On Annapolis on the USNA grounds capturing these images! The Blue Angels dedicated today’s performance to U.S. Naval Academy […]

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Touch-A-Truck event at Baysox

Touch-A-Truck event at Baysox

| May 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Bowie Baysox announce today the Touch-A-Truck Event presented by Miss Utility at Prince George’s Stadium Saturday, May 30 as the Baysox take on the Harrisburg Senators at 6:35 p.m. This all-new promotion will allow kids and adults to see, touch, interact with and learn about service, emergency and construction vehicles. Starting at 4:30 p.m. […]

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Crab Claw Restaurant in St. Michaels celebrates 50 years

Crab Claw Restaurant in St. Michaels celebrates 50 years

| May 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

For 50 years, The Crab Claw Restaurant, the iconic seafood restaurant in St. Michaels, MD, has drawn patrons from near and far to enjoy its premier seafood offerings.  On May 22, 2015, from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m., the restaurant is holding a ’60s soiree on its dock to celebrate its 50th year milestone. The event […]

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Motorist missing after flash flood sweeps truck away in Maryland City

Motorist missing after flash flood sweeps truck away in Maryland City

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

One motorist is missing after the vehicle they were operating was reportedly swept off of Brock Bridge Road by high water. Around 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning, Anne Arundel County 911 received a report from a motorist who witnessed a vehicle described as a small white pickup truck being swept off the roadway in the […]

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Navy’s Blue Angels grab a practice run over Annapolis (PHOTOS)

Navy’s Blue Angels grab a practice run over Annapolis (PHOTOS)

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

At 11:00am on the dot the skies over Annapolis filled with the roar of the engines of  six military aircraft. The Blue Angels had returned for the United States Naval Academy’s Commissioning Week  celebrations.  In 2011, their aerial acrobatic show was cancelled at the last minute due to an unsafe maneuver and the squadron was […]

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USNA announces color company, parade on Thursday

USNA announces color company, parade on Thursday

| May 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

The academy’s annual Color Parade, honoring the fall and spring color companies will be held on Worden Field, Thursday, May 21, at 11 a.m.  The parade is free and open to the public, however seating is limited to the families of the Class of 2015. Naval Academy Superintendent Vice Adm. Walter E. “Ted” Carter, Jr., U.S. […]

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County publishes sidewalk and accessibility study

County publishes sidewalk and accessibility study

| May 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Office of Planning and Zoning, Transportation Division has completed a series of Sidewalk/ADA Accessibility Corridor Studies to evaluate the safe movement of pedestrians and bicyclists within five major transportation corridors in the county.   The purpose of the studies was to identify and evaluate existing sidewalks/bicycle friendly amenities throughout each of the corridors.  […]

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Annapolis Memorial Day Parade scheduled for May 25th

Annapolis Memorial Day Parade scheduled for May 25th

| May 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announces the Annapolis Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 25 at 10 a.m.   The parade follows the traditional route on West Street, goes around Church Circle, down Main Street, and ends at City Dock.  Immediately following the parade will be the annual wreath laying ceremony at Susan Campbell Park. This […]

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Annapolis in Bloom celebrates partners and supporters

Annapolis in Bloom celebrates partners and supporters

| May 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Several members of the Annapolis City Council and MainStreets Annapolis Partnership (MAP) President Steve Samaras celebrated the launch of Annapolis in Bloom program on Tuesday, May 19 at 9:30 a.m. at the foot of Main Street. Now in its 17th year, the downtown flower program remains the signature beautification project, bringing 136 flowering baskets and 50 […]

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Herndon conquered by Javarri Beachum in 1:38.36 (PHOTOS – VIDEO)

Herndon conquered by Javarri Beachum in 1:38.36 (PHOTOS – VIDEO)

| May 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Near ninety degree temperatures, a brief storm, fifty pounds of lard, and a 20 foot tall obelisk were no match for the United States Naval Academy class of 2018.  Plebe Javarri Beachum from Port St. Joe, Florida was the one to place a midshipman’s cover atop the monument this afternoon. The victory was sealed with a […]

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