Tag: Anne Arundel County

Purim Carnival at Kneseth Israel on March 1st

Purim Carnival at Kneseth Israel on March 1st

| February 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Sunday March 1, 2015 from 11:00am – 1:00pm Congregation Kneseth Israel presents a Purim Carnival with games, activities, and traditional foods. The community is invited to celebrate this holiday with outdoor moon bounce and pony rides, airbrush tattoo artist, skeeball, inflatable basketball, casino games for adults, cotton candy, popcorn, pizza, falafel bar, hamantaschen cookies, […]

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Schuh, Walker move to repeal ‘Rain Tax’ in Anne Arundel

Schuh, Walker move to repeal ‘Rain Tax’ in Anne Arundel

| February 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

County Executive Steve Schuh and Council Chairman Jerry Walker today announced a proposal to repeal Anne Arundel County’s stormwater management fee.  In addition, Councilman Michael Peroutka will co-sponsor the legislation.  “Council Chairman Walker and I understand Anne Arundel working families and small businesses have been burdened with too many high taxes and fees,” said Schuh. […]

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When bad kids go good–thank a cop

When bad kids go good–thank a cop

| February 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

All too often we hear the bad side of an interaction with a police officer. You get a ticket. You got arrested. Sometimes we hear the good stories–last week a pair of officers jumped into a frozen South River to rescue a man and his dog. They are usually first on the scene of any […]

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Anne Arundel County employee to be honored as “Black History Hero”

Anne Arundel County employee to be honored as “Black History Hero”

| February 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Central Services Office employee Joanne Jackson will be honored this week as a “Black History Hero” during the Maryland Live Casino’s February 24th Black History Month Celebration. Jackson currently serves as the Minority/Small Business Enterprise Coordinator for the county.  Each year, Maryland Live Casino honors “Black History Heroes” who have made a […]

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Fire rages at Linthicum tire shop

Fire rages at Linthicum tire shop

| February 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

On February 23rd just before 8:30 p.m. firefighters were dispatched for the report of tires on fire at K and K Tires located at 816 Oregon Avenue in the Oregon Business Park. Units arrived to find several large piles of tires and several vehicles on fire to the rear of the business. The equivalent of […]

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5th Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair this weekend

5th Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair this weekend

| February 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Back for its fifth year, the Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair will be held on Saturday, February 28th from Noon to 3pm at Annapolis High School Cafeteria & Auditorium, 2700 Riva Road. Students in grades 6 through 12 (public, private and homeschooled) from Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay region are invited for this popular […]

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County Department of Health to award grants for recovery support organizations

County Department of Health to award grants for recovery support organizations

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health’s Recovery Support Services Program will award a total of up to $15,000 in mini-grants to community organizations and community service providers to promote recovery from substance use or co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders. The deadline for applications will be February 27, 2015 at 4 p.m. Applicants […]

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Cuban Nights raised $40K for Arts Council

Cuban Nights raised $40K for Arts Council

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two hundred and fifty guests gathered to support the arts and historic preservation at the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County Gala fundraiser, Carnival Around the World “Cuban Nights. The 17th annual gala took place on January 3lst and raised approximately $40,000 for nonprofit and educational arts and cultural programs in Anne Arundel County. Held […]

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Key School open house this Thursday

Key School open house this Thursday

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Is your middle school child intrigued by ideas, inspired by shared discoveries, motivated to ask questions, and actively engaged in the process of really learning? Key School students are! Discover Key and learn why. The Key School will hold an Open House on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Parents interested in learning more about what Key’s program […]

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Drugged and drunk, Pasadena man attempts multiple burglaries

Drugged and drunk, Pasadena man attempts multiple burglaries

| February 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

On February 21, 2015, at approximately 3:36 a.m., officers from the Eastern District responded to the 900 block of Duvall Highway in Pasadena for a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the male victim, who stated that a suspect broke a window and entered his residence without permission. The suspect was gone from […]

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Be “In The Know” with the new Visitor’s Guide from Visit Annapolis

Be “In The Know” with the new Visitor’s Guide from Visit Annapolis

| February 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Individuals who like to stay on top of all that Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay has to offer are invited to stop by the Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau’s (AAACCVB) 26 West Street Visitors Center to pick up their personal copy of the 2015 Annapolis & the Chesapeake Bay Visitors Guide.   […]

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Annapolis Home Expo rolls into town this weekend

Annapolis Home Expo rolls into town this weekend

| February 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

The 10th annual Annapolis Home and Remodeling Expo, a one-of-a-kind homeowners event showcasing products and services for the home, will run for two weekends: February Feb. 21-22, and Feb. 28- March 1 from 10am-6pm on Saturdays and 11am-5pm on Sundays at the National Guard Armory Expo Hall in Annapolis. The Expo gives consumers a chance […]

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World famous Comedy Pet Theater coming to Maryland Hall

World famous Comedy Pet Theater coming to Maryland Hall

| February 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

Maryland Hall presents the world famous Comedy Pet Theater on Friday, March 20 at 7:30 pm. This family-oriented theatrical circus is a blend of unique physical comedy, starring Gregory Popovich and the extraordinary talents of his rescued performing pets. Tickets are $26 for Non-Members; $21 for Maryland Hall members and $17 for children. Internationally-acclaimed award […]

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AACC celebrates Women’s History Month with drama, art, films

AACC celebrates Women’s History Month with drama, art, films

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College offers many events open to the community that are organized or hosted by various college departments or programs. Occasionally, times, dates or places of the events change. For the most up-to-date information, visit the event’s web page or the college’s website at http://www.aacc.edu/events. AACC CLASSES March 1 – Registration for summer […]

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Water rescue in Bon Haven sends man to hospital, claims life of his dog

Water rescue in Bon Haven sends man to hospital, claims life of his dog

| February 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Wednesday February 18, 2015 at approximately 11:15 a.m. Anne Arundel County Police received a call in the area of the 700 block of Sonne Drive, Annapolis, MD to assist with a dog that had fallen through the ice on the South River in the area of the Bon Haven Community. Corporal Gatens, Corporal Rajcsok, […]

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Man accidentally shoots son in Glen Burnie; arrested on drug charges

Man accidentally shoots son in Glen Burnie; arrested on drug charges

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

On February 17, 2015 at approximately 7:45 p.m., officers from the Northern District responded to the 600 block Kuethe Road for a report of a shooting that had just occurred. Upon arrival, officers located a 23-year-old male of Halethrope, suffering from a gunshot wound to his stomach.  In addition, officers located a female, who was […]

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Letter: Doubling wind and solar is the right choice for Maryland

Letter: Doubling wind and solar is the right choice for Maryland

| February 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

As a high school Environmental Science teacher in Anne Arundel County, I have the good fortune to teach some of the brightest, most passionate, and inquisitive students in the county.  The course is fun and challenging because there is rarely a right or wrong side to the issues that we study, thus forcing students to […]

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Foodies rejoice, Annapolis Restaurant Week on horizon

Foodies rejoice, Annapolis Restaurant Week on horizon

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Foodies, Rejoice!  43 of  Annapolis’ top restaurants will participate in the Annapolis Business Association’s annual Annapolis Restaurant Week, held February 23-March 1, 2015. With a growing number of restaurants receiving acclaim from national media, Annapolis is becoming one of the hottest culinary destinations in Maryland. This year’s program provides visitors and locals an opportunity to […]

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South County Senior Center announces February events

South County Senior Center announces February events

| February 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

The South County Senior Center in Edgewater announces the following events:  MINI BOOK FAIR Tuesday, February 24 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. February’s sale will feature romance novels! Stop by the center and browse our selection of books for sale, all at very reasonable prices! VAN TRIP: BANNEKER-DOUGLASS MUSEUM AND LUNCH AT BUDDY’S CRABS AND RIBS […]

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Anne Arundel County reminds residents of fire safety and prevention

Anne Arundel County reminds residents of fire safety and prevention

| February 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

With the coldest weather this winter expected this weekend and the County’s recent increase in residential fires, Anne Arundel County urges residents to heat their homes safely, ensure they have working smoke alarms and have an escape plan from every room in their home. “Citizens should take the proper steps to ensure they stay safe […]

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Annapolis Maritime Museum and AACPS sign agreement to provide environmental education

Annapolis Maritime Museum and AACPS sign agreement to provide environmental education

| February 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

In an effort to graduate environmentally literate students and meet state environmental literacy standards the Annapolis Maritime Museum (AMM) will provide high quality environmental literacy education for students pk-12 with engaging, hands-on field experiences  that are an integral part of the AACPS’s environmental literacy plan. Goals of the partnership between AMM and AACPS include: Every […]

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School district hires Florida firm for 10-year study of school construction needs

School district hires Florida firm for 10-year study of school construction needs

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Public Schools and the Anne Arundel County Government are teaming up to conduct a new study of school system facilities across the county and develop a new blueprint for renovation and construction over the coming decade. The $313,667 contract between MGT of America and the County calls for work to be performed […]

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