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Anne Arundel’s plan to combat heroin addiction unveiled by County Executive

Anne Arundel’s plan to combat heroin addiction unveiled by County Executive

| May 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

During his 2015 Budget Address, Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh unveiled his budget plan to address the growing heroin crisis in Anne Arundel County. “To combat heroin, we will be making strategic investments in education, health, and public safety to fight this problem from every angle.” said Schuh. “Heroin is the octopus from hell, […]

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Schuh announces ‘JumpStart Anne Arundel’ program

Schuh announces ‘JumpStart Anne Arundel’ program

| May 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

During his 2015 Budget Address, Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh unveiled his “JumpStart Anne Arundel” Capital Funding Program The program is designed to accelerate school construction, road repairs and water access, as well as expand the county’s bike trails, water access, and regional park network.  “We have these problems because we are a growing […]

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Schuh’s new budget for County honors campaign promises

Schuh’s new budget for County honors campaign promises

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

County Executive Steve Schuh today unveiled his budget plan designed to make Anne Arundel County the best place to live, work, and start a business in Maryland. “Our people, our economy and the presence of so many critical assets have brought Anne Arundel County to the verge statewide leadership in Maryland,” said Schuh.  “This budget […]

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Pantelides praises City employees, cites partnerships with Hogan and Schuh in State of City speech

Pantelides praises City employees, cites partnerships with Hogan and Schuh in State of City speech

| March 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides presented his second State of the City address to the Annapolis City Council last night. The Mayor spent much of the address thanking the various City departments for their work throughout the year and cited some positive outcomes from their work. The crime rate as reported by the police is down, […]

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Schuh to host town hall meetings in March

Schuh to host town hall meetings in March

| March 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

County Executive Steve Schuh announced his administration will host a series of town hall meetings in March to discuss the 2015-16 budget and other important issues facing the county. “The citizens of Anne Arundel County deserve to be heard during our budget process,” said Schuh. “I look forward to hearing input from across the county […]

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Pantelides taps PG County director to lead Annapolis Transportation

Pantelides taps PG County director to lead Annapolis Transportation

| March 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announces his recommendation for Transportation Director and will request confirmation at the Monday’s City Council meeting, scheduled for March 9. James E. Gordon was chosen from a field of 15 candidates from around the country and brings more than 40 years experience in the field of transportation, traffic and safety, and parking […]

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Schuh, Walker move to repeal ‘Rain Tax’ in Anne Arundel

Schuh, Walker move to repeal ‘Rain Tax’ in Anne Arundel

| February 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

County Executive Steve Schuh and Council Chairman Jerry Walker today announced a proposal to repeal Anne Arundel County’s stormwater management fee.  In addition, Councilman Michael Peroutka will co-sponsor the legislation.  “Council Chairman Walker and I understand Anne Arundel working families and small businesses have been burdened with too many high taxes and fees,” said Schuh. […]

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A chat with a Sea Shepherd at the Ebb Tide

A chat with a Sea Shepherd at the Ebb Tide

| February 10, 2015 | 4 Comments

You never know who you will run into at the Ebb Tide Tavern in Annapolis. On Friday night, I headed over for one of their killer bacon cheeseburgers (Their food will surprise you–all of it. Try it out some time.) and some karaoke (as a spectator, not participant).  Close to midnight, a guy walked in […]

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House considering future of Crownsville Hospital site

House considering future of Crownsville Hospital site

| February 8, 2015 | 1 Comment

After the Crownsville Hospital Center has sat mostly abandoned for a decade, the House Environment and Transportation Committee held a hearing Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. on House Bill 27, establishing a task force to bring together state officials, county officials, and local residents to create a plan for the future of the Crownsville […]

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Wes Adams reorganizes, hires new staff

Wes Adams reorganizes, hires new staff

| February 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

Newly elected State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced last week that he has taken the first steps in re-organizing the State’s Attorney’s Office for Anne Arundel County. Over the last three months, Mr. Adams met with partner agencies, including the County Executive’s Office, the Police Department, the Fire Department, Parole and Probation Division and a number of […]

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Gambrills businesswoman seeking Vitale’s vacant seat

Gambrills businesswoman seeking Vitale’s vacant seat

| February 2, 2015 | 2 Comments

Gambrills businesswoman and Crofton resident, Angelette Aviles, announces her interest in applying for Delegate Cathy Vitale’s soon-to-be vacant seat. Her motivation comes from her customers, vendors, and neighbors who, while at her bakery eating desserts, openly discuss their frustration with the state’s affairs as well as their suggestions for a better Maryland. Aviles states, “after […]

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Sierra Club blasts Governor Hogan on clean air protections

Sierra Club blasts Governor Hogan on clean air protections

| January 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Last week, after more than fifteen months of intensive engagement with industry and the public health community, Maryland’s Department of the Environment finalized new protections against air pollution from the state’s coal-fired power plants. These safeguards would protect Marylanders from harmful smog pollution, which is responsible for a host of adverse health effects, including triggering […]

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Schuh declares heroin use a public health emergency

Schuh declares heroin use a public health emergency

| January 27, 2015 | 4 Comments

Surrounded by medical professionals, citizens, advocates, and the newly formed Heroin Action Taskforce, County Executive Steve Schuh today announced an executive order declaring a county-wide heroin public health emergency, directing county agencies to use “all best efforts” to eradicate the use of heroin in Anne Arundel County. “While we will not win this war overnight, […]

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Maryland State Police top cop resigns

Maryland State Police top cop resigns

| January 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel Marcus L. Brown announced late today he will resign his position to pursue other opportunities. In a letter to Maryland State Police troopers and civilian employees, Colonel Brown said he is leaving with a ‘heavy heart,’ effective January 19, 2015. He thanked Maryland State Police employees for their outstanding service […]

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Fawcetts: No Sale. Budge and Arnett withdraw sale.

Fawcetts: No Sale. Budge and Arnett withdraw sale.

| January 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

Aldermen Budge and Arnett pulled their resolution for the city to buy the Fawcetts property along Compromise Street tonight at the council meeting. In a statement, Budge said: As we explained at the outset of R-32-14, the key element of a real estate transaction is that there be a willing buyer and a willing seller. […]

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Schuh appoints Rick Napolitano IT Director for Anne Arundel County

Schuh appoints Rick Napolitano IT Director for Anne Arundel County

| January 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

In the final appointment of his new administration, County Executive Steve Schuh  announced the selection of Rick Napolitano, former Chief Information Officer at the nationally recognized information management company ARINC, as new county Director of Information Technology. “Rick is the best person to ensure we are delivering government services efficiently and effectively,” said Schuh. “His […]

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O’Malley names Vitale, Klavans to Anne Arundel Circuit Court

O’Malley names Vitale, Klavans to Anne Arundel Circuit Court

| December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Governor O’Malley announced today the appointments of ten judges to the Maryland Circuit and District Courts.  These appointees bring a diverse array of legal experiences to their new positions.  They also represent the ethnic and gender diversity of our great state. The newly appointed judges were recommended to Governor O’Malley by local trial court judicial […]

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Council approves Schuh’s nomination for Health Department

Council approves Schuh’s nomination for Health Department

| December 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

County Executive Steve Schuh tonight thanked the Anne Arundel County Council for unanimously consenting to his recommendation for the appointment of Dr. Jinlene Chan as permanent Anne Arundel County Health Officer. “As our county works to address the public health crisis of heroin and opioid addiction, we will be fortunate to have Dr. Jinlene Chan as […]

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Schuh announces Director of Social Services recommendation

Schuh announces Director of Social Services recommendation

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

County Executive Steve Schuh today announced his intention to recommend to the Maryland Secretary of Human Resources the appointment of Carnitra White as Anne Arundel County Director of Social Services. “Carnitra is a skilled professional who will work hard to ensure the best services for our citizens,” said Schuh. “Her unrivaled passion and skill make […]

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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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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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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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