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Halloween Safety

Halloween Safety

| October 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

Halloween is almost here! The holiday with the 4th highest number of ER visits & double the number of fatal pedestrian accidents. It’s not surprising given excited kids wearing bulky, sometimes flammable costumes with limited vision and mobility hopped up on sugar. What are the real risks and what can we do? So what are the biggest […]

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Annapolis Bugs and Their Bites: Ticks

Annapolis Bugs and Their Bites: Ticks

| September 7, 2015 | 1 Comment

  As an urgent care here in Annapolis, Evolve Medical Clinics have seen all manner of bug bites. In this public service announcement,  get a quick, down-and-yucky, review of different bugs, what their bites look like and the diseases that they cause. We begin with ticks but in coming weeks, you can read about spider bites, […]

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Pediatricians: Have the “Booze Talk” at Age 9

Pediatricians: Have the “Booze Talk” at Age 9

| September 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

  In a new report published recently, the American Academy of Pediatricians (AAP) is warning parents and providers: talk to your children by age 9 about alcohol. “Surveys indicate that children start to think positively about alcohol between ages 9 and 13 years,” according to this new report on Binge Drinking published in Pediatrics. Over […]

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Overkill: An Epidemic of Unnecessary Medical Care

Overkill: An Epidemic of Unnecessary Medical Care

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

  “Overkill: An Epidemic of Unnecessary Medical Care” was the title of a recent article by Atul Gawande, the Harvard-based physician who frequently writes for the New Yorker. In his article, he quotes a 2012 Institute of Medicine report stating that waste accounted for 30% of health-care spending ($750 billion per year), “which was more than our […]

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Kneseth Israel presents Sushannah Walshe

Kneseth Israel presents Sushannah Walshe

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] On Sunday November 23, 2014 at 10:00am, Congregation Kneseth Israel presents Shushannah Walshe, Deputy Political Director for ABC News, consultant for the HBO Aaron Sorkin show, The Newsroom and co-author of the book, “Sarah from Alaska: The Sudden Rise and Brutal Education of a New Conservative Superstar.”  Shushannah will share her views of […]

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2014 Volunteer Hall of Fame inductees named

2014 Volunteer Hall of Fame inductees named

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] This year’s Volunteer Project Hall of Fame Celebration will be held on November 13, 2014, from 11:30am until 2pm. Comcast will host this event at Blue Dolphin Seafood Bar and Grill in Gambrills, MD.  The Volunteer Project Hall of Fame is sponsored by the Volunteer Center For Anne Arundel County and the Coordinators […]

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Annapolis named ‘National Treasure’ by Nat’l Trust for Historic Preservation

Annapolis named ‘National Treasure’ by Nat’l Trust for Historic Preservation

| November 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

[do action=”schuh”/] The National Trust for Historic Preservation named the historic city of Annapolis one of its National Treasures. Annapolis was selected as a National Treasure because of its irreplaceable historic and cultural significance, as well as for the steps Annapolis is taking to protect its historic structures from the threat of increased flooding and severe […]

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Voya Financial awards grant to St. Anne’s School of Annapolis teacher

Voya Financial awards grant to St. Anne’s School of Annapolis teacher

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] Voya Financial, Inc., which has rebranded from ING U.S. and is a leading provider of retirement plans for educators, announced today that Judith Fedinick, a teacher at St. Anne’s School of Annapolis in Annapolis, Maryland, has received a $2,000 grant as part of the company’s 2014 Unsung Heroes awards competition. Through the Voya […]

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Bello Machre named new Development Director

Bello Machre named new Development Director

| November 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

[do action=”schuh”/] Bello Machre is pleased to announce that Deborah K. Daugherty has accepted the position of Chief Development Officer effective October 13, 2014. Dr. Robert T. Ireland, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “Debbie has a lifetime of experience in the fundraising arena.  I am confident that she will help us continue to grow […]

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EYC’s Lights Parade scheduled for December 13th

EYC’s Lights Parade scheduled for December 13th

| October 31, 2014 | 1 Comment

[do action=”schuh”/] The Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade, one of Annapolis’ signature events for more than 30 years, is just around the corner! The parade bursts upon the Annapolis waterfront with up to 40 boats of all shapes and sizes, power and sail, brightly decorated with thousands of lights and crewed by jolly revelers. This […]

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Mitchell Gallery to host lecture series on architecture in Annapolis

Mitchell Gallery to host lecture series on architecture in Annapolis

| October 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

[do action=”schuh”/] The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College will present a lecture series on Annapolis architecture from the 18th through 21st centuries. Led by local historians, architects, and scholars, the series addresses the question of how to “read” buildings by identifying style, design, and historical context. The lectures will be held in the Conversation Room […]

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Ripley Race to be run on Sunday

Ripley Race to be run on Sunday

| October 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

[do action=”schuh”/] Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides reminds residents that the 6th Annual Colonel Ripley Memorial 5K Race will take place Sunday, November 2, and some City roads will be closed for short periods of time. The 5K road race is run each year to raise awareness for returning war veterans and to honor the legacy […]

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Arts Council distributes $400K to local arts organizations

Arts Council distributes $400K to local arts organizations

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County distributed checks to 35 county arts and historic preservation groups on October 15th. The grants ranged in size from $1,000 to $63,100 for fiscal year 2015, totaled 400,000. The following organizations received Art Grant Awards:   All Children’s Chorus of Annapolis                           $8,000 Annapolis Chamber Players                                       $3,000 […]

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Open Eye Gallery to open special show on November 14th

Open Eye Gallery to open special show on November 14th

| October 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

[do action=”schuh”/] Arundel Lodge is having a special art show on Friday, Nov 14 from 6-8.  Members and friends of the Open Eye Gallery will be showing their work at ” Reflections, Celebrating the Artistic Identity of a Healing Community”. Music, food and drinks, and a workshop will be available. Admission is free. Our goal […]

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Eastport declared war–Tug set for November 8th, crack o’ noon

Eastport declared war–Tug set for November 8th, crack o’ noon

| October 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

[do action=”schuh”/] It’s on!  The Maritime Republic of Eastport once again declared war against the mainland last night at the City Council meeting. The MRE will once again instigate the annual Tug of War competition on Saturday, November 8th, 2014. Time: Crack ‘O Noon until 5:00pm. This annual rite of fall will include seven tug […]

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Daughter’s gift to ASO honors father’s legacy

Daughter’s gift to ASO honors father’s legacy

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Richebourg Rea has signed a long term commitment to the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra in honor of her father, Philip Richebourg, Co-founder and first Board President. Philip Richebourg played a key role in the formative years of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra.  He was its […]

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Art Between the Creeks, November 7-9

Art Between the Creeks, November 7-9

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] Save the date for the next Art Between the Creeks!  November 7-9 with an opening reception on Friday the 7th from 6pm to 9pm. This time, 18 artists will be featured in a temporary gallery at Backyard Boats located at 222 Severn Avenue in the Eastport neighborhood of Annapolis. General hours are 11am […]

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We’re sorry, we screwed up!

We’re sorry, we screwed up!

| October 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

[do action=”schuh”/] When you screw up, you correct the mistake, you apologize, and you move on. And we screwed up earlier this afternoon.  A pedestrian was hit while walking along Duke of Gloucester Street in Annapolis. We initially reported that the accident involved three school-aged children. Ultimately, it did not.  We began to receive texts […]

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Unity Gardens provides grant to Annapolis Roads community

Unity Gardens provides grant to Annapolis Roads community

| October 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

[do action=”schuh”/] Earlier this month, the Annapolis Roads community got a little more beautiful thanks to a $1000 grant from Unity Gardens. Unity Gardens is a non-profit organization based in Anne Arundel County that supports the building of community partnerships through the creation of greening projects, environmental enhancement and education . Projects are funded up […]

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Schuh gains support of former 2- term Democrat County Executive

Schuh gains support of former 2- term Democrat County Executive

| October 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

[do action=”schuh”/] Anne Arundel County Executive candidate Steve Schuh was endorsed today by former County Executive O. James Lighthizer, Sr. “This election goes beyond partisan issues,” said Lighthizer, a Democrat who served two terms as County Executive from 1982 to 1990. “I supported George Johnson in 2006 because I believed he was the best man […]

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Schuh secures endorsements from Capital and Sun newspapers

Schuh secures endorsements from Capital and Sun newspapers

| October 27, 2014 | 2 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] Anne Arundel County Executive candidate Steve Schuh is gaining momentum with endorsements from both major local newspapers, The Baltimore Sun and The Capital. “New development falls outside of the tax cap, and provided that Mr. Schuh can foster economic growth, his plans should work,” the Sun editors write. “And this is where Mr. […]

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Bus stop shelters returning to Annapolis

Bus stop shelters returning to Annapolis

| October 27, 2014 | 2 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] Annapolis is getting more bus stop shelters!  Mayor Pantelides was spotted this morning along Hilltop Lane with Annapolis Department of Public Works crews installing a new shelter. Under former Mayor Josh Cohen, most of the City’s shelters were removed when the City changed vendors. Annapolis was shelter-less for more than a year as […]

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