Tag: Anne Arundel County

Medical Mistakes 3rd Leading Cause of Death in US

Medical Mistakes 3rd Leading Cause of Death in US

Medical mistakes are the 3rd leading cause of death in the US killing between 250,000 to 440,000 people per year, placing it only behind heart disease and all cancers as a cause of death. According to this latest study of hospital errors published this week in BMJ by Johns Hopkins Surgeon Dr. Martin Makary 251,454 deaths occur each […]

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Glen Burnie’s Carolyn Williams elected as student member of Board of Education

Glen Burnie’s Carolyn Williams elected as student member of Board of Education

| May 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Carolyn Williams, a junior at Glen Burnie High School, was elected by members of the Chesapeake Regional Association of Student Councils today to be the 2016-2017 student member of the Anne Arundel County Board of Education (SMOB). Jacob Baumgart of Arundel High School and Molly Fitzpatrick of Broadneck High School were the other finalists for […]

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Burritos for Beds happening this Thursday

Burritos for Beds happening this Thursday

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Celebrating new beginnings and building for the future are the dual themes for an event to be hosted this spring by the Samaritan House, an Annapolis addiction recovery facility.   Thursday, May 5, from 7-10 am, the public is invited to the Third Annual Burritos for Beds breakfast fundraiser at Chevy’s Tex Mex (2436 Solomons Island […]

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New art exhibit just opened at BWI

New art exhibit just opened at BWI

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

“ Cities of the World ” is the theme and title of the  Spring/Summer exhibit which opened on April 22nd sponsored by the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County. The juried group show featuring Anne Arundel County artists, will be on display at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport between concourses C & D through Augusts 19th. […]

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Drowning in Waugh Chapel

Drowning in Waugh Chapel

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Shortly after 7pm last night the Anne Arundel County Fire Department was dispatched to 2404 Brandermill Road for a drowning. Fire department dive teams recovered the body of a male from a pond located between the Village of Waugh Chapel and the Waugh Chapel Towne Center. No further information is available, however, Anne Arundel County […]

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Arts Council raises more than $40K in recent fundraiser

Arts Council raises more than $40K in recent fundraiser

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

This year’s Arts Council of Anne Arundel County Gala fundraiser, “An Evening in Venice” on March 19th raided approximately$40,000  including $2,500 to fund scholarships for young art students to attend after school art programs. Held at the Loews’s Annapolis Hotel, the signature event included a cocktail reception, dinner, live and silent auctions plus dancing and […]

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Walk the Walk Foundation presents ‘The Walk’ at Waugh Chapel Towne Centre

Walk the Walk Foundation presents ‘The Walk’ at Waugh Chapel Towne Centre

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Walk the Walk Foundation (WTWF) invites the community to join them in making a positive difference in the lives of Anne Arundel county’s children in need by participating in The Walk, a fundraising event at the Waugh Chapel Towne Centre on Thursday, May 12, from 6-8 p.m. Registration is now open at www.wtwf.org for individuals […]

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Anne Arundel cops arrest 2 sets of brothers in separate crimes

Anne Arundel cops arrest 2 sets of brothers in separate crimes

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Two sets of brothers were arrested in two separate incidents in the County. Annapolis On April 27, 2016 at 5:16 p.m., officers stopped to check a vehicle on the shoulder of Route 665 near Route 50. While speaking with the occupants of the vehicle, officers smelled the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. […]

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Partners in Care seeking volunteer drivers

Partners in Care seeking volunteer drivers

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Partners In Care Maryland, a local 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with offices on Ritchie Highway in Pasadena, is currently searching for volunteer drivers to keep up with an increasing demand of ride requests among its growing membership of older adults who live in Anne Arundel County. Founded in 1993, PIC’s mission is to empower older adults […]

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Maryland Zika Awareness Week

Maryland Zika Awareness Week

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Maryland Zika Awareness Week Governor Larry Hogan has declared this week “Zika Awareness Week” in Maryland. The CDC recently reported that the Zika virus “is scarier than we initially thought.” Thirty US states are now considered at risk, including Maryland and Washington, DC area is ranked #16 of the 30 cities with the highest risk of Zika. Read […]

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2016 USNA Commissioning Week Schedule

2016 USNA Commissioning Week Schedule

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The end of the year is fast approaching for the First Class Midshipmen who will be commissioned as Ensigns in the US Navy or 2nd Lieutenants in the US Marine Corps. Along with the graduation ceremony, which is by invitation only, there are a number of public events including a flight demonstration by the Blue […]

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25th Walk & Run for the Animals scheduled for May 1

25th Walk & Run for the Animals scheduled for May 1

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The SPCA of Anne Arundel County’s biggest and most exciting annual community event is almost here- Walk & Run for the Animals! On Sunday, May 1, 2016, more than 2,200 people and their canine companions will gather at Quiet Waters Park for a day filled with fun and exciting activities for the whole family, all to […]

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Visit Annapolis presents a June to keep you busy

Visit Annapolis presents a June to keep you busy

| April 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) wants to make it easy for individuals to enjoy the many exciting events and activities that will be taking place in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland in June 2016. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, VAAAC has put together a […]

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First First Sunday Arts Festival scheduled for May 1

First First Sunday Arts Festival scheduled for May 1

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sunday May 1st is your chance to kick off spring celebrations in Annapolis Maryland. The City will be celebrating May Day and it is the first day of the areas premier art festival, First Sunday Arts. This is your chance to work on your photography skills and photograph the many May Day flower baskets. They […]

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Villages at Two Rivers top open new club on April 30th

Villages at Two Rivers top open new club on April 30th

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bethesda based developer, Classic Group, LLC, is thrilled to announce the grand opening event for The Villages at Two Rivers 15,000 square foot Clubhouse, known as “The Villages Club”, on Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 11am – 4pm. The event is open to the public. This Clubhouse, located at 1425 Two Rivers Blvd. Odenton, Maryland, […]

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Pollen Hits High in Maryland

Pollen Hits High in Maryland

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pollen counts are hitting a high this week here in Annapolis and around Maryland. Runny nose, sneezy and itchy eyes? Experts are predicting “a particularly robust spring allergy season.” Find out what you can do. According to the Washington Post (April 21, 2016): “Misery can be measured in many ways — waiting rooms or pollen […]

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Ledo Pizza partners with Partners in Care on April 25th

Ledo Pizza partners with Partners in Care on April 25th

| April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ledo Pizza of Severna Park is teaming up with Partners In Care on Monday, April 25, to give locals an opportunity to support the Pasadena-based 501(c)3 nonprofit while enjoying the great taste of Ledo Pizza. Between the hours of 4:00-9:00 p.m., Ledo Pizza customers can support Partners In Care simply by placing the receipt from […]

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Common Over-The-Counter Drugs Found to Cause Brain Harm

Common Over-The-Counter Drugs Found to Cause Brain Harm

| April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Benadryl, Tylenol PM, and Dramamine are among the common OTC (over-the-counter) drugs that have been show to cause brain shrinkage (atrophy) and dementia. In a study published this month in JAMA Neurology, researchers have linked memory problems and decreased brain function to a family of drugs, called anticholinergic drugs, which are some of the most common […]

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Final ASO performances for season scheduled for May 6,7

Final ASO performances for season scheduled for May 6,7

| April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra presents the last concert in the Lexus Classic Series at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 8pm.  Music Director José-Luis Novo will conduct the orchestra in Bedřich Smetana’s The Moldau, Vivian Fung’s Dust Devils, Benjamin Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the […]

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County leaders call for resignation of Sheriff Ron Bateman

County leaders call for resignation of Sheriff Ron Bateman

| April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh, Senator Ed Reilly, and Republican Central Committee Chairman Nathan Volke today released the following statement on the recently released 9-1-1 tape and police documents in Sheriff Ron Bateman’s domestic violence case: “Violence against women is a serious issue in our state and in our county. The new information contained […]

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On Wednesday, Dan Nataf to discuss polling preferences based on local survey

On Wednesday, Dan Nataf to discuss polling preferences based on local survey

| April 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Central Chesapeake Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce will hear Anne Arundel Community College polling and research expert Dan Nataf at their next lunch program on April 20. Nataf will describe the survey results that will be released a few days […]

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Annapolis Beer Week wrapping up today with Maryland Wing & Beer Festival

Annapolis Beer Week wrapping up today with Maryland Wing & Beer Festival

| April 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Today marks the end of Annapolis Beer Week and they are going out with a bang. Hurry to the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds for the Annual Maryland Wing & Beer Festival featuring more than 100 flavors of wings, 70 different (and rare) brews and more!  This is a family friendly event with children’s games and […]

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