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Natural Ways to Support Your Immune System

Natural Ways to Support Your Immune System

| October 10, 2017

Fall is here — along with cold and flu season. Is your immune system ready? Want to know how to boost your immune system the natural way? Leah Canale reviews the easiest ways to ramp up your immune system fast. Adopt a healthy life style Living a healthy lifestyle is the best line of defense […]

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Can a working mother become an Alderperson? Hell yes!

Can a working mother become an Alderperson? Hell yes!

| September 26, 2017

Letter to the Editor: I want to address a question that has been put out there that I have heard about both directly and indirectly -“Do I have enough time to be an alderman as a working mother?”  My answer is an emphatic YES! I find it troubling that I cannot recall the balance of […]

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How Can a Health Coach Help You?

How Can a Health Coach Help You?

| September 18, 2017

Are you feeling overwhelmed with all of the “health” trends out there? Wondering which ones are actually worth following? Along with new Superfoods, diets, and weight loss tricks, you also may have heard the term Health Coach floating around lately. But, what exactly IS a Health Coach and why are more and more people seeking […]

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Crystal Balling the Annapolis City Election–Our Predictions

Crystal Balling the Annapolis City Election–Our Predictions

| September 16, 2017

At Eye On Annapolis, we do not do election endorsements. But we do do predictions. And this year is no exception; and to be quite honest, it is a very interesting year since there is so much civic engagement. So in advance of the primary elections for the City of Annapolis, we offer the following […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” An Annapolis Reflection, Part 9

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” An Annapolis Reflection, Part 9

| August 30, 2017

Main Street, where I grew up from the early 1930s to the mid-1950s, is not only the emotional and physical center of my recent book, “Memoirs of A Main Street Boy,” it is the beating heart of Annapolis now as it was in my youth and colonial days. Just a seven- to eight-minute stroll from […]

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NFL Regular Season and Post Season Predictions

NFL Regular Season and Post Season Predictions

| August 29, 2017

Summer is coming to an end. It’s sad, but this is the best time of the year for any sports fan. Although many people aren’t glued to their television watching all 162 regular season baseball games, September showcases the best moments of any season as teams are battling it out every night on the diamond. Die-hards […]

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“Life as a Single Mom…Oh My!”–Dear Tired Overexerted Single Mom Who Feels Like Nothing She Does is Quite Enough

“Life as a Single Mom…Oh My!”–Dear Tired Overexerted Single Mom Who Feels Like Nothing She Does is Quite Enough

| August 24, 2017

Oftentimes we exert so much energy trying to do it all that we forget how important even the smallest of gestures really mean in the grand parenting scheme. We stop studying to kiss boo-boos, we skip social outings to attend parent-teacher conferences (newsflash kids-we’re not crazy about them either)-generally our worlds tend to stop rotating […]

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Coldwell Banker collecting used instruments again for second year

Coldwell Banker collecting used instruments again for second year

| August 24, 2017

For the second year, Coldwell Banker’s Church Circle office is not only sponsoring this year’s Labor Day Pops in the Park concert with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, but have also banded together to spearhead the Annapolis Symphony’s Play It Forward program, collecting used instruments to be refurbished and loaned to students of Anne Arundel County Public Schools who cannot otherwise […]

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OPINION: City funded Downtown Annapolis Partnership lauds Alderman Budge in Facebook posting???

OPINION: City funded Downtown Annapolis Partnership lauds Alderman Budge in Facebook posting???

| August 20, 2017

Politics can be a funny business! In the midst of a contested election, the city-funded Downtown Annapolis Partnership (a Federal and State Main Streets Program) appears to have made a political endorsement in the race for Alderman with a recent post lauding incumbent Alderman Joe Budge on the Facebook page for his campaign. (And a […]

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“Life as a Single Mom… Oh My!” — 3 Amazing Things No One Tells You When You Become a Single Mom

“Life as a Single Mom… Oh My!” — 3 Amazing Things No One Tells You When You Become a Single Mom

| August 6, 2017

No one plans on becoming a single mom. Let me rephrase that: aside from the fiercely independent women that get tired of waiting on “Mr. Right” to arrive, and decide to find his face in a book at the nearest fertility clinic; no one plans on becoming a single mom. If there’s one thing most […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” an Annapolis reflection, Part 8

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” an Annapolis reflection, Part 8

| July 1, 2017

On a recent trip to the Maryland State House, my memory was jogged to my childhood by a painting in the room next to the Old Senate Chamber. The painting, by Charles Willson Peale, depicts George Washington in the aftermath of his victory over General Lord Charles Cornwallis at Yorktown, the victory that effectively ended […]

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EDITORIAL:  Will Annapolis kick the budget can down the road again?

EDITORIAL: Will Annapolis kick the budget can down the road again?

| June 14, 2017

Every year, the Annapolis City Council has to agree on a budget by July 1.  Every four years they try to massage the numbers to look as favorable as they can–after all there are elections to be won.  But what happens when you run out of massage oil? This year, the Council may very well […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” An Annapolis Reflection, Part 7

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” An Annapolis Reflection, Part 7

| May 18, 2017

U.S. Naval Academy Commissioning Week is upon us again, May 19-26, 2017. It’s something Annapolitans enjoy for the festivities, such as the Blue Angels flyover, and something locals dislike, the increase in traffic. But as a youngster in Annapolis, “June week,” as it was called in my 1930’s to 1950’s youth, was an exciting time. […]

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OPINION: Hey Annapolis…Congratulations on keeping your head in the sand

OPINION: Hey Annapolis…Congratulations on keeping your head in the sand

| May 11, 2017

EDIT:  Since publishing, I learned that Tsunami falls just outside of the legal boundaries for the Arts & Entertainment District and have made the correction. I also received a copy of the decision from Judge McKenna (PDF/DropBox link).  In it, he states that the City Code allowing the HPC discretion for “other factors” as they “deem pertinent” […]

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Letter to the Editor: Hospice speaks out on National Volunteer Week

Letter to the Editor: Hospice speaks out on National Volunteer Week

| April 21, 2017

Recently, parents of a pediatric patient hoped to make plans for a much needed weekend away and asked if we could provide respite care for their child. Our Volunteer Department sent out a call and within a matter of hours 13 people signed up to take shifts so that the child would never be alone […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” An Annapolis Reflection, Part 6

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” An Annapolis Reflection, Part 6

| April 20, 2017

  In a recent discussion at the library about growing up in Annapolis, some old-timers bemoaned the fact that kids no longer could ride their bikes into the Naval Academy. I agreed, because in the late 1940s and early 1950s, I would ride my bike to the Academy to enjoy this vast playground of my […]

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What Do The Orioles Do With Trey Mancini?

What Do The Orioles Do With Trey Mancini?

| April 14, 2017

Last year the Baltimore Orioles were a difficult team to watch, but somehow in late September the Orioles were only a few games behind the Boston Red Sox for first place in the division. They had once again trumped the talking heads and were playing meaningful baseball in September. It was the last regular season […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The “Trust Act” is a betrayal of trust

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The “Trust Act” is a betrayal of trust

| March 26, 2017

“Political Language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.” George Orwell The “Trust “Act, (House Bill 1362) perfectly exemplifies the way the left uses political language as a smokescreen to hide the full intent of their actions. The “Trust” Act was sold […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy.” an Annapolis reflection, Part 5.

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy.” an Annapolis reflection, Part 5.

| March 20, 2017

“Libraries Transform,” the theme of National Library Week, April 9-15, strikes a chord with me. The Annapolis public library of my youth certainly helped transform me. It will probably surprise some people to know where this library was located. It was just two blocks from our apartment on Main Street, on Church Circle, in a […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Even banks can’t survive on Main Street

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Even banks can’t survive on Main Street

| March 16, 2017

As the gaps in West Street fill in, we see the buildings on Main Street empty out. What are we doing wrong when the main artery of our state capital can’t sustain retail for extended periods of time? The turnover rate is high with the exception of t-shirt shops and bars. To be clear, I have […]

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EDITORIAL: Once again, Annapolis will try to re-invent the Market House; let it go

EDITORIAL: Once again, Annapolis will try to re-invent the Market House; let it go

| March 13, 2017

Their heart is in the right place. And if that is all it took for the Market House to succeed, I would say go for it. But unfortunately for the past 15 years the City of Annapolis has proven time and time again that it is no longer capable of managing what was a once-thriving […]

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OPINION: A failure of leadership by the Anne Arundel County Board of Education

OPINION: A failure of leadership by the Anne Arundel County Board of Education

| March 7, 2017

For more than two decades, high school students in Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) have been required to be in their seats at 7:17 a.m., which has them traveling to school or school buses in the 6 a.m. hour, sometimes even earlier. Health and education experts have long argued and proven that such early […]

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