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Letter: City, County need to step up efforts to insure children’s safety after snow

Letter: City, County need to step up efforts to insure children’s safety after snow

| February 1, 2016 | 2 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) Facebook page has, in the last year, become the standard battleground during every weather event between teachers and staff, who want schools to close and parents, who are pushing to keep them open. Although tempers frequently flare and civility is the first casualty in the battle, some valid […]

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Can we bend over any more for the Annapolis Yacht Club?

Can we bend over any more for the Annapolis Yacht Club?

| January 9, 2016 | 15 Comments

On December 12th, the Annapolis Yacht Club suffered a devastating fire. The building looks to be destroyed and 150 employees’ earnings were in peril. It was a tragic, unfortunate, and insured accident. The service industry is a tight-knit group and they quickly came to the table with offers of employment for displaced employees. This was […]

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Letter to the Editor: Rec Center sale a bad deal for City

Letter to the Editor: Rec Center sale a bad deal for City

| January 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Did the sale of the City’s downtown Recreation Center ignore economic vitality and vision for the City’s future?  According to a January 3 article in the Capital, the chosen proposal also appears to be among the lowest bid offered. St Mary’s offered one million dollars more for a purchase plus $500,000 in lieu of taxes. […]

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Change of seasons at Bonefish Grill at Annapolis Towne Centre

Change of seasons at Bonefish Grill at Annapolis Towne Centre

| October 7, 2015 | 2 Comments

Paul and I stopped by for an early dinner at Bonefish Grill recently and noticed that the covered patio area was almost full and very festive. Happy Hour appears to be very popular at Towne Centre eateries in general and at Bonefish in particular. I’m a big fan of restaurants that celebrate the change of […]

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Baysox are Eastern League Champions

Baysox are Eastern League Champions

| September 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox made history Sept. 19, winning their first-ever Eastern League Championship with a 7-2 win against the Reading Fightin Phils in front of an enthusiastic crowd at Prince George’s Stadium. Garabez Rosa was the hero for the Baysox hitting two home runs in the game on the way to being named Eastern League […]

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Hess win secures Baysox in decisive Game 5

Hess win secures Baysox in decisive Game 5

| September 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

In a must-win game, Baysox starter David Hess threw seven one run innings to lead Bowie to 9-1 win over Reading Friday night. One game after the Fightin Phils offense exploded for nine runs, Hess limited them to just three hits while striking out eight in the win. The Baysox win means the Best-of-5 series […]

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Baysox stifled in game 3; face elimination

Baysox stifled in game 3; face elimination

| September 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Baysox first hit of the game did not come until the fifth inning as the team fell behind early and never recovered in a 9-3 loss to Reading in Game 3 of the Eastern League Championship Series Thursday. The Baysox now trail Reading 2-1 in the Best-of-5 series. The Baysox bullpen struggled during a […]

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Baysox cruise past Reading to split series

Baysox cruise past Reading to split series

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Baysox batters walked nine times and eight times in the first four innings on the way to a 10-3 win over Reading Wednesday night in Game 2 of the Eastern League Championship Series. The win draws the Baysox to a series split as things move back to Bowie for Game 3 Thursday at 6:35 p.m. […]

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Late rally stifles Baysox in championship quest

Late rally stifles Baysox in championship quest

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Baysox saw a strong start from Joe Gunkel go for naught as two solo home runs pushed Reading ahead and the Baysox fell 3-1 in the opening game of the Eastern League Championship Series. The Baysox nearly came from three runs down in the ninth inning. With one down, Quincy Latimore lined a double […]

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Chesapeake Eye Care helps me keep my Eye On Annapolis

Chesapeake Eye Care helps me keep my Eye On Annapolis

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Chesapeake Eyecare and Laser Center is pleased to announce its new LASIK Campaign featuring Jyours truly in their latest video.  I have enjoyed over 15 years of good vision after having LASIK with Dr. Maria Scott. I wore glasses and contacts since my late 20s and decided to be free of corrective lenses in 2001. “We are thrilled that John […]

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Baysox win pennant!

Baysox win pennant!

| September 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Bowie Baysox are the Western Division Champions and will play for a first time in franchise history in the upcoming Eastern league Championship Series. The Baysox clinched a spot in the finals with a 3-0 win in Game Four over Altoona to win the series three game to one. The Baysox got off to […]

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Latimore blasts Baysox into series lead

Latimore blasts Baysox into series lead

| September 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Baysox outfielder Quincy Latimore homered twice and drove in six runs to lead the Baysox to an 11-3 win over the Altoona Curve Friday night. The win boosted the Baysox to a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five Western Division Championship Series against Altoona. Latimore became the first Baysox player to record five or more RBI […]

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Baysox rebound with shutout victory

Baysox rebound with shutout victory

| September 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Baysox tied the Western Division Championship Series at 1-1 with a 7-0 shutout win over the Altoona Curve Thursday night. After suffering a walk-off loss and blowing a seven run lead Wednesday night in Game 1, the Baysox will return to Bowie for Game 3 on Wednesday with the series even. Baysox starter Nick […]

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Altoona rallies to take game 1from Baysox

Altoona rallies to take game 1from Baysox

| September 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Altoona Curve rallied from seven runs down to grab game one of the Western Division Series in walk-off fashion by a final of 8-7. The Baysox led by two runs into the ninth inning, but a three-run rally won the opener for Altoona. Jose Osuna hit an infield single off of the third base […]

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Playoff bound Baysox end regular season with defeat in Erie

Playoff bound Baysox end regular season with defeat in Erie

| September 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bowie fell behind early in the regular season finale and dropped an 8-3 decision to the Erie SeaWolves on Labor Day afternoon. Now the Baysox will turn the page to postseason play ready to take on Altoona in the best-of-five series to begin Wednesday night in Altoona, PA. In the regular season closer, Erie got […]

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Mancini elevates Baysox in Erie

Mancini elevates Baysox in Erie

| September 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Baysox got home runs from Trey Mancini and Quincy Latimore coupled with a strong start from David Hess in a 7-1 Sunday afternoon win in Erie. The win was Bowie’s 79th victory of the year, their third highest total in franchise history. The Baysox grabbed the lead in the first inning on a long […]

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Erie sweeps Baysox in Saturday double header

Erie sweeps Baysox in Saturday double header

| September 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

The resurgent Erie SeaWolves continued a strong finish to a disappointing season as they swept a doubleheader from Bowie Saturday night. The Baysox fell in the opener 3-2 before dropping the nightcap 4-1. After the sweep, Erie is now 23-12 since the beginning of August when they were at a low-mark of 25 games below […]

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Baysox left stranded in 5-0 loss

Baysox left stranded in 5-0 loss

| September 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Five times the Baysox had multiple runners aboard in an inning, but they couldn’t push a run across in a 5-0 loss to Erie Friday night. The game opened the final regular season series of the year. The Baysox have already clinched a playoff spot and the division title after a win Thursday against Altoona. […]

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Annapolis business community prepares for significant changes

Annapolis business community prepares for significant changes

| September 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

The City of Annapolis has once again decided to create an economic development department. Under former Mayor Ellen Moyer, economic development was handled by two separate departments within the city. Former Mayor Josh Cohen disbanded the departments and opted to create a quasi-independent corporation (Annapolis Economic Development Corp) that relied on the city for nearly 100% […]

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Win over Altoona clinches Baysox division championships

Win over Altoona clinches Baysox division championships

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox are the 2015 Eastern League Western Division Champions after a 6-3 win over Altoona Thursday night. The title clinching win came in the Baysox final home game of the regular season.  The Baysox clinched their first playoff berth since 2012 with a win Monday night and their second division title in franchise […]

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Gunkel sharp in Baysox win

Gunkel sharp in Baysox win

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Starting pitcher Joe Gunkel tossed seven scoreless innings as the Baysox shut out Altoona 4-0 Wednesday night. With the win, the Baysox magic number to clinch the Western Division drops to one. Any Baysox win or Altoona loss during the remaining six games this season will result in the Baysox clinching the division title.  The […]

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Baysox stumble in hunt for division title

Baysox stumble in hunt for division title

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Baysox fell to Altoona 5-2 Tuesday night as their magic number to clinch their first Western Division title since 2008 remains at three. Making his Double-A debut, Baysox starter David Hess struggled as the Baysox fell behind early and never recovered. Bowie’s win Monday night clinched their first playoff berth since 2012.  Altoona got […]

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