Tag: Anne Arundel County Maryland

Kneseth Israel presents Sushannah Walshe

Kneseth Israel presents Sushannah Walshe

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 the current […]

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2014 Volunteer Hall of Fame inductees named

2014 Volunteer Hall of Fame inductees named

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 of Volunteers […]

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Bello Machre named new Development Director

Bello Machre named new Development Director

| November 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

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 our philanthropy […]

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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

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 Annapolis Film Festival                                             […]

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AACC advisor chosen as national role model for mentoring

AACC advisor chosen as national role model for mentoring

| October 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

Leon C. Thomas III, a student success and retention advisor at Anne Arundel Community College, received the 2014 Minority Access Role Model award as a mentor at the Minority Access’ National Role Models Conference Oct. 3-5, in Washington, D.C. Although several national awards were given, Thomas was the sole recipient of the national mentor award […]

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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

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 is to […]

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Midshipmen collect food for Harvest for the Hungry

Midshipmen collect food for Harvest for the Hungry

| October 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

Members of the Naval Academy Midshipmen Action Group (MAG) have collected thousands of pounds of non-perishable food for this year’s Harvest for the Hungry: Kids Helping Kids campaign. This Thursday midshipmen will load the final truck of food donations collected by MAG at 12:50 p.m. This is the sixth year in a row MAG has […]

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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

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 competitions held […]

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We’re sorry, we screwed up!

We’re sorry, we screwed up!

| October 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

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 and calls […]

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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

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 to $1,000 […]

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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

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 for the […]

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Neuman slashes county park admissions in half

Neuman slashes county park admissions in half

| October 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman today announced that effective November 1 citizens who visit the county’s four major parks will enjoy a 50 percent reduction in parking fees and permits. “One of this administration’s top priorities has been finding ways we can reduce the financial burden on our citizens, and I am pleased that […]

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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

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. Schuh’s background […]

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Righttime Medical Care prepared to treat Ebola if needed

Righttime Medical Care prepared to treat Ebola if needed

| October 26, 2014 | 2 Comments

Righttime Medical Care, one the region’s largest urgent medical care providers, is preparing for the threat of the Ebola virus. Righttime’s clinical and support teams will professionally and safely address all patients who call or visit the company’s Care Centers, in line with evolving CDC guidelines. Righttime is actively coordinating with local hospitals and health […]

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BREAKING: Police make arrest in murder of Hanover gas station clerk

BREAKING: Police make arrest in murder of Hanover gas station clerk

| October 25, 2014 | 2 Comments

On Thursday, August 7, 2014, at about 1:35 a.m., Anne Arundel County Police received a 911 call from a customer of the Exxon gas station located at 7898 Ridge Road in Hanover in reference to the clerk being found injured/unconscious. Responding police officers and fire/EMS personnel responded and determined the clerk was deceased, suffering from […]

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8 area residents receive Annie Award for contribution to arts community

8 area residents receive Annie Award for contribution to arts community

| October 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Annie Awards: Visual Arts — David Diaz: plein air painter and president of the board of Maryland Federation for the Arts Arts Educator — Lori Snyder: senior manager of Anne Arundel County schools performing & visual arts magnet programs […]

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Anne Arundel County reduces paramedic response time by 27%

Anne Arundel County reduces paramedic response time by 27%

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Fire Department today reported it has witnessed a 27 percent decrease in average paramedic response times over the last 12 months due to improvements in Basic Life Support (BLS) ambulance service. Additionally, the department has seen a 21 percent decrease of 90th-percentile response times for the arrival of paramedic level care […]

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Free flu shots and nasal spray available in Glen Burnie and Parole

Free flu shots and nasal spray available in Glen Burnie and Parole

| October 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Starting Tuesday, October 14, free seasonal flu shots and nasal spray will be available BY APPOINTMENT ONLY at the Department of Health’s Glen Burnie (410-222-6633) and Parole (410-222-7247) health centers.  Call for appointments. The centers’ locations are Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A Street, S.W., Glen Burnie, MD 21061 and Parole Health Center, 1950 Drew […]

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Annapolis library to remain on West Street

Annapolis library to remain on West Street

| October 24, 2014 | 3 Comments

After careful review of site selection studies and an abundance of community input, the Anne Arundel County Public Library’s Board of Trustees has voted to rebuild the Annapolis Regional Library at its current location of 1410 West Street. The Board’s unanimous decision comes after several months of debate as to whether the new library should […]

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Free caregiver workshop offered

Free caregiver workshop offered

| October 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Department of Aging and Disabilities is pleased to present an educational workshop for family caregivers.  The October workshop, “Dementia Caregiving 101” presented by Jennifer FitzPatrick, MSW, LCWD-C, will be held on October 28 at the Arnold Senior Activity Center.  The workshop is presented at no cost to the public by the National Family Caregiver […]

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What’s new in Anne Arundel County

What’s new in Anne Arundel County

| October 23, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau is always on top of everything in Anne Arundel County and they have sent us this list of special events and anniversaries and happenings this fall!  Grab your pencils and mark your calendars! There’s a lot that’s new in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland this […]

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Schuh endorsed by County’s largest labor union

Schuh endorsed by County’s largest labor union

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Delegate Steve Schuh was endorsed for Anne Arundel County Executive today by AFSCME Local 582 and Local 2563, groups that represent more than 800 County employees. “Steve Schuh understands that in order to continue to provide the excellent services that the citizens of Anne Arundel County expect and deserve, you must hire and retain excellent […]

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