Tag: Anne Arundel

More than 2 dozen campers sickened by pool chemicals at Camp Letts in Edgewater

More than 2 dozen campers sickened by pool chemicals at Camp Letts in Edgewater

| July 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Fire officials are currently dealing with a mass casualty incident at Camp Letts in Edgewater. Shortly before 10am, crews were dispatched for a number of children who appeared to have been overcome by fumes from a pool on the camp’s property.  At this time, many ambulances have been dispatched and are taking […]

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Arundel Christian Church sponsors seminar for seniors and adult children

Arundel Christian Church sponsors seminar for seniors and adult children

| July 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

“There are more than 50,000 senior citizens in Anne Arundel County and that number is growing every year, requiring more services for this population,” said lead pastor Brian Hamilton. “We are pleased to present this seminar in collaboration with Right at Home.” This free educational seminar, 9 AM to Noon on Saturday July 19, will cover the […]

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Leadership Anne Arundel shuffles positions

Leadership Anne Arundel shuffles positions

| July 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

Leadership Anne Arundel has adopted a new business model that consolidates the positions of executive director and development and public relations director, while bringing back a well-respected program facilitator who is familiar to the organization. LAA’s board of directors approved the hiring of Eric Edstrom, the organization’s current executive director, as president of LAA.  In […]

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Agencies, community partner on Hilltop Elementary School community garden

Agencies, community partner on Hilltop Elementary School community garden

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks is proud to announce a beneficial partnership with fellow county agencies and community members to build a vegetable garden at Hilltop Elementary School in Glen Burnie.  The garden provides a wonderful opportunity for students and faculty members to integrate nutrition through gardening in elementary classrooms and […]

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4 bicyclists hit in Anne Arundel County in 30 minute period

4 bicyclists hit in Anne Arundel County in 30 minute period

| June 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

In the span of about 30 minutes, 4 bicyclists were hit by vehicles in Anne Arundel County this afternoon in three separate accidents. The most serious of the accidents sent a man and a woman to shock-trauma after being hit in the 1800 block of Ritchie Highway. This is near Boulter’s Way south of Arnold. […]

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Neuman issues statement on election loss

Neuman issues statement on election loss

| June 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

A statement from Laura Neuman was just released by Timb Mantagna, campaign manager. I want to thank the over 14,000 Anne Arundel Republicans who voted for me to continue leading the county. My administration has accomplished many things in just 16 months, and it was my hope to have the opportunity to serve our community. We […]

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Reilly, Vitale endorse Neuman for County Executive

Reilly, Vitale endorse Neuman for County Executive

| June 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Senator Ed Reilly announced his endorsement for Laura Neuman for County Executive, throwing his full support behind her for a full 4-year term. “Working with Laura Neuman to represent the families and businesses of Anne Arundel since she entered office, I have seen how hard she has worked to initiate programs and activities that reflect […]

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Navy SEALS drop into Naval Academy

Navy SEALS drop into Naval Academy

| June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last night, there were reports on the Anne Arundel 1st Alert Facebook page about a plane crash in Annapolis.  It seems that some people had spotted several people “bailing out” of a plane in trouble.  Well, the reports were partially correct–four people did jump out of a plane last night; but the plane was fine. […]

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Woman’s body found floating in waters of Harness Creek in Annapolis

Woman’s body found floating in waters of Harness Creek in Annapolis

| May 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: 5/28/2014 9:46am.   Per preliminary investigation from the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division, initial evidence recovered suggests that this was a suicide. Please note that the final cause and manner of death has yet to be determined by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore. The name of the […]

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Police investigating homicide at Glen Burnie medical center

Police investigating homicide at Glen Burnie medical center

| May 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

UPDATE (1153am) : Police are reporting that an adult female was located inside the building this morning approximately 845am with obvious signs of upper body trauma. Anne Arundel County police are on the scene of a homicide at the Glen Burnie Medical Arts Center located at 325 Hospital Drive in Glen Burnie. Few details are […]

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Hospice gala raises $500,000

Hospice gala raises $500,000

| April 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

Hospice of the Chesapeake’s 2014 Gala attended by 475 local supporters,  raised close to $500,000 to help support the many programs and services provided to patients and families in Anne Arundel and Prince George’s counties. Held at the BWI Hilton on March 29, the black tie gala themed “Caring for Life” celebrated the organization’s 35th […]

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Anne Arundel’s Lifeline 100 Century Ride (October 19, 2014)

Anne Arundel’s Lifeline 100 Century Ride (October 19, 2014)

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month, a number of Anne Arundel County agencies and local non-profit leaders announced the first ever Anne Arundel Lifeline 100 Century Ride.  In addition to the ride, the County will host the Making Health Happen Community Health Fair at Kinder Farm Park in Millersville on October 19. Both events are made possible through […]

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Art show demonstrates students’ range at AACC (April 7-24, 2014)

Art show demonstrates students’ range at AACC (April 7-24, 2014)

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

See the wealth of creative artistic potential at Anne Arundel Community College’s Annual Student Art Show, ending on April 24 at the Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery on the Arnold campus. Nate Larson, photographer and professor at Maryland Institute College of Art, selected over 80 artworks for inclusion in the show from the more than […]

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Police bust three in Edgewater and Glen Burnie drug investigations

Police bust three in Edgewater and Glen Burnie drug investigations

| April 22, 2014 | 6 Comments

Anne Arundel County Police have made two drug busts in the past two days resulting in seizure of firearms, heroin, marijuana, and cash. Edgewater Over the past month, Southern TNT Detectives have been investigating a suspect at 1600 block of Arundel Road in Edgewater for distribution of marijuana. Subsequent to this investigation, detectives obtained a search […]

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Meet our area leaders at Leadership Anne Arundel reception (April 30, 2014)

Meet our area leaders at Leadership Anne Arundel reception (April 30, 2014)

| April 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

The nonprofit Leadership Anne Arundel is hosting a reception to meet and honor the area’s newest leaders. Anne Arundel County Public Schools Superintendent Mamie Perkins Fort Meade Garrison Commander Col. Brian P. Foley Navy Cyber Command Vice Admiral Jan E. Tighe Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides Anne Arundel County Police Chief Kevin Davis Anne Arundel County […]

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Neuman releases campaign platform

Neuman releases campaign platform

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

County Executive Laura Neuman has released her campaign platform, Vision for Advancing Anne Arundel, outlining a growth path for Anne Arundel families, businesses and communities. “In my first year in office, we turned around a county shaken by scandal, making the government more open and responsive, and strengthening the local economy, including improving the county’s economic […]

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County partners with Howard County for regional transit

County partners with Howard County for regional transit

| April 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman has announced that the County will partner with Howard County to form a Regional Transportation Agency (RTA) that will result in a more cost effective and efficient system that better serves public transit commuters. “I am very excited about this partnership with Howard County and the benefits that the […]

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That’s a lot of crabs! Rotary announces grants.

That’s a lot of crabs! Rotary announces grants.

| April 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Rotary Club of Annapolis has announced grants totaling $71,200 from the net proceeds of the August 2013 World’s Largest Crab Feast. The club received requests from 72 non-profits for nearly $186,000. It was able to fund 38 of the requests, says Elaine Shanley, past club president and grants committee chairman, of Annapolis. Most of […]

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Expected $2.4 Million ‘Signing Bonus’ For Chosen AACPS Superintendent

Expected $2.4 Million ‘Signing Bonus’ For Chosen AACPS Superintendent

| April 6, 2014

The Anne Arundel County Board of Education is currently conducting a search for the next superintendent to replace interim Superintendent Mamie Perkins.  As has been widely reported, the three finalists are George Arlotto, Maureen McMahon, and Francisco Duran.  The Board plans to appoint the next superintendent at its April 23, 2014 meeting. Two of the […]

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Eric Banks sentenced to 30 years for Glen Burnie Murder

Eric Banks sentenced to 30 years for Glen Burnie Murder

| April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced  that a jury found Eric Banks guilty of second-degree murder in the January 2013 killing of Darren Bell in the Marley Neck area of Glen Burnie. Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Philip Caroom sentenced Banks to the maximum 30 years in prison following the verdict. […]

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Mayor Pantelides honors K&B True Value on 40th anniversary

Mayor Pantelides honors K&B True Value on 40th anniversary

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, K&B True Value celebrated 40 years of service to the community.  The open house was a celebration of being a valued member of the community and featured a partnership with the Anne Arundel County SPCA. The event featured food, games, demonstrations of new products and plenty of sale items. Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides […]

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8 veterans complete Project Opportunity

8 veterans complete Project Opportunity

| March 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (AAWDC)  announced that eight veterans have successfully completed the Project Opportunity training program and graduated in a ceremony at the Youth Employment Center in Glen Burnie on Tuesday, March 18. The graduates are: Howard Biddle, Janeen Birkhead, Patricia Buckley, Greg Coster, Chuck Davis, Regina Gillens, Jason Harris and Emma […]

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