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76th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships scheduled for February 24th

76th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships scheduled for February 24th

| February 21, 2017

The Naval Academy’s 76th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships will be held Friday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. in Alumni Hall. The event is open to the public and admission is free.  As part of the academy’s physical education program, all midshipmen are required to participate in boxing, and boxing is also offered as a club […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” an Annapolis reflection, Part 3

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” an Annapolis reflection, Part 3

| February 3, 2017

The recent celebration of Martin Luther King Day brought to mind the uproar in Annapolis following his assassination and the impact it had on our area. As I explain in my recently published book, Memoirs of a Main Street Boy: Growing up in America’s Ancient City, at the time I was working as an editor […]

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Visiting an old friend: Federal House Bar & Grille

Visiting an old friend: Federal House Bar & Grille

| January 22, 2017

When I dine out, I try to frequent different places. Of course, I have my go-to places for my “comfort food” like Caliente, Sin Fronteras, Main & Market (formerly Main Ingredient), and McDonalds (JK); but last night my girlfriend and I visited an old friend–Federal House Bar & Grille. First off…it is winter, and Fed House has […]

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Germantown neighborhood takes on Navy Athletic Association and Travis Pastrana in ill-informed letter to Mayor

Germantown neighborhood takes on Navy Athletic Association and Travis Pastrana in ill-informed letter to Mayor

| January 11, 2017

It seems like Travis Pastrana may not be the target of the Germantown-Homewood Community Association after all.  Well, kinda. For the backstory—click here! In a December letter to the Mayor and Aldermen obtained by Eye On Annapolis, Association Chair Robert Waldman (who is also the Vice-Chair of the City’s Planning Commission) lays out the opposition. […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” an Annapolis reflection, Part 2

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” an Annapolis reflection, Part 2

| December 5, 2016

With the holidays upon us, I remember fondly my favorite Christmas as a youth living in our third-floor apartment on Main Street. As I recount in my book, Memoirs of a Main Street Boy, it was 1946; I was 13 and gathered with my mom and dad in our living room overlooking Main Street. I […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” an Annapolis reflection, Part 1

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” an Annapolis reflection, Part 1

| November 21, 2016

I’ve had my eye on Annapolis since I was born here in the old Emergency Hospital on Franklin Street on December 16, 1933. That’s why I appreciate Eye On Annapolis giving me the opportunity to write about “Growing Up in America’s Ancient City,” the subtitle of my new book, Memoirs of a Main Street Boy. […]

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Violence continues in Eastport, local residents ask Mayor, Police Chief, and Aldermen for help

Violence continues in Eastport, local residents ask Mayor, Police Chief, and Aldermen for help

| November 12, 2016

As Annapolis faces the most violent year in recent history, residents of Eastport (primarily) are living on the edge and are asking for the City to do something about the increasing violence in the neighborhood. The following is a copy of a letter sent to Annapolis Mayor, Mike Pantelides; Police Chief, Michael Pristoop; and Aldermen […]

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OP ED: Responsible development for Annapolis

OP ED: Responsible development for Annapolis

| October 29, 2016

Annapolis is in dire need of new economic expansion. The city has a stagnant job growth rate of 0.71%. Time and time again businesses want to come into our community, but have faced stiff opposition with the idea of “too much growth”. Because of this misplaced opposition and the indirect effect of decreased revenues to […]

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Mike DeStefano named Rollan M. Teel Distinguished Alumni at Severn School

Mike DeStefano named Rollan M. Teel Distinguished Alumni at Severn School

| October 26, 2016

Severn School is pleased to announce the 2016 Rolland M. Teel Distinguished Alumni Award recipient is Michael K. DeStefano, Severn Class of 1984.  This award, named for the founder of Severn School, is the highest honor the school bestows upon an alumnus/a. The award recognizes alumni who have demonstrated outstanding service to humanity, service to community, […]

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Hogan opens forst P-TECH School in Baltimore

Hogan opens forst P-TECH School in Baltimore

| October 26, 2016

Governor Larry Hogan today celebrated the opening of the first two of six P-TECH schools at an event in Baltimore City. Governor Hogan was joined by Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, along with local education and elected officials. Also in attendance were representatives from P-TECH’s higher education partners, including the University of Maryland – Baltimore, Johns […]

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AACPS schedules Family Involvement Conference

AACPS schedules Family Involvement Conference

| October 25, 2016

Families with children in Anne Arundel County Public Schools can get information and resources to better support their students at the annual fall Family Involvement Conference, scheduled for Saturday, November 5, 2016, at Anne Arundel Community College. This year’s conference, which runs from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the college’s Arnold campus, located at […]

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EDITORIAL: Anne Arundel voters, look carefully at the Circuit Court judicial race

EDITORIAL: Anne Arundel voters, look carefully at the Circuit Court judicial race

| October 24, 2016

On Election Day, you will have a choice to select four Circuit Court judges. Four of them are already Circuit Court judges and have been appointed by both Governors O’Malley and Hogan. All of the candidates are legally qualified to be a judge. But there is a glitch. One candidate, an Anne Arundel County resident, […]

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St. Anne’s School of Annapolis Open House, November 11th

St. Anne’s School of Annapolis Open House, November 11th

| October 22, 2016

St. Anne’s School of Annapolis welcomes prospective students and their families to join them at our upcoming Open House on Friday, November 11 from 9:30 to 11:30 am. Learn how St. Anne’s School of Annapolis tailors the internationally renowned Reggio Emilia educational program to their Early Childhood and Lower School curriculum and how the Middle School program […]

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LIVE BLOG*: Navy Vs Memphis, October 22, 2016, 3:30pm

LIVE BLOG*: Navy Vs Memphis, October 22, 2016, 3:30pm

| October 22, 2016

And that’s a wrap from #NMCS and #NavyFootball FINAL @NavyFB – 42 @TigersAthletics – 28 Navy now #1 in American West #FearTheGoat   TOUCHDOWN NAVY!!! PAT is good. @NavyFB – 42 @TigersAthletics – 28 2:00 left in game #PutAForkInIt #NavyFootball   @NavyFB in red zone + can’t score. 32 yard FG attempt fails. Score remains… […]

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Not My Child to be featured at Statewide conference

Not My Child to be featured at Statewide conference

| October 20, 2016

County Executive Steve Schuh today announced that Anne Arundel County’s “Not My Child” heroin abuse prevention and awareness program will be featured at the 2016 Maryland  Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS) Conference in Marriottsville, Maryland on October 21st. “As we fight heroin addiction in every corner of our county, we need to continue […]

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Alderman Littmann lends support to embattled Annapolis police chief

Alderman Littmann lends support to embattled Annapolis police chief

| October 17, 2016

Because of recent articles in The Capital about the City’s police, I write in support of the City’s Police Chief, Mike Pristoop, and the 100+ officers and department staff who work to protect our City, many of whom risk their lives to do so. That support is based on my subjective evaluation of the Chief’s […]

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AACPS Board to vote on studies for renovations at Edgewater, Typer Heights, and Lee Elementary Schools

AACPS Board to vote on studies for renovations at Edgewater, Typer Heights, and Lee Elementary Schools

| October 15, 2016

The Board of Education of Anne Arundel County will review, discuss, and vote on feasibility studies for three schools in need of renovation or replacement at its next meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, October 19, 2016, in the Board Room at the Parham Building, 2644 Riva Road, Annapolis. The Board will review studies for Edgewater, Tyler […]

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AACPS accepting nominations for 2017 Teacher of the Year

AACPS accepting nominations for 2017 Teacher of the Year

| October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Anne Arundel County Public Schools Teacher of the Year and the Independent Schools Teacher of the Year awards. Nominees and winners will be honored at the 31st annual Excellence in Education awards, set for Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at the BWI Marriott hotel in Linthicum. Last year, […]

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AA County schools to start a little later next year

AA County schools to start a little later next year

| October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Board of Education of Anne Arundel County has approved a shift in school start and dismissal times for the 2017-2018 school year, endorsing a plan that will start high schools at 7:30 a.m. instead of the current 7:17 a.m. The plan, approved by a 6-2 vote, calls for elementary, middle, and special schools to start […]

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10 county students names semi-finalists in National Merit Scholarship quest

10 county students names semi-finalists in National Merit Scholarship quest

| September 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ten students from five Anne Arundel County public high schools have been selected as semifinalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship competition. Severna Park High School leads the county list with five students, while South River has two.  Broadneck, Glen Burnie, and Chesapeake high schools each have one student on the prestigious list which is […]

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Johnny Cupcakes coming to AACC on Tuesday

Johnny Cupcakes coming to AACC on Tuesday

| September 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

He was named America’s # 1 Young Entrepreneur by BusinessWeek, featured in Inc. Magazine’s Fastest Growing Businesses, and he’ll be at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) on Tuesday, September 27.  Entrepreneur Johnny Earle, a.k.a. Johnny Cupcakes, will share how to start, grow, or reinvent your business or idea with little to no start-up money at […]

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AACPS looking into redistricting Broadneck and Cape St. Claire schools

AACPS looking into redistricting Broadneck and Cape St. Claire schools

| September 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

A committee of parents, community residents, and school system officials is set to begin studying the possibilities with regard to redistricting at Broadneck and Cape St. Claire elementary schools. The committee will study options available to alleviate, to the extent possible, overcrowding at Broadneck Elementary School, which is currently over capacity. Cape St. Claire Elementary […]

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