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Pediatric Group provides thousands of books to promote literacy

Pediatric Group provides thousands of books to promote literacy

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Maryland chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (MD-AAP) reports that 20 percent of low-income children in Maryland are not ready to enter kindergarten, a statistic that the Pediatric Group is helping to change in Anne Arundel County. Last year, the Pediatric Group, with offices in Crofton, Davidsonville and Severna Park, were among the […]

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AAMC hopes to bring cardiac program to Anne Arundel County

AAMC hopes to bring cardiac program to Anne Arundel County

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Medical Center is working to bring a cardiac surgery, or heart surgery, program to Anne Arundel County, in collaboration with Johns Hopkins Medicine. As it stands, Anne Arundel County is the largest county in Maryland (population 550,000-plus) without a cardiac surgery program.  Today, AAMC filed a Certificate of Need application with the Maryland […]

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Community Foundation grants $72K to 4 county organizations

Community Foundation grants $72K to 4 county organizations

| March 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County is proud to announce four new Ladders to Success Economic Opportunity Grants. The awards totaling $72,000 aim to improve economic outcomes for low-income adults and youth in Anne Arundel County. The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC), through its grant program, Ladders to SUCCESS, has awarded more […]

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Tricorns and Tennis Shoes for Maryland Day, a free tour by Watermark

Tricorns and Tennis Shoes for Maryland Day, a free tour by Watermark

| February 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

Lace up your tennis shoes and prepare to learn some history on-the-go through “Tricorns and Tennis Shoes,” a free tour by Annapolis Tours℠ by Watermark®. Offered to the public for the first time, the complimentary tour is a part of the Maryland Day celebration on Saturday, March 21. A Colonial period dressed tour guide – […]

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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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Maryland Home & Garden Show coming to Maryland State Fairgrounds this weekend and next

Maryland Home & Garden Show coming to Maryland State Fairgrounds this weekend and next

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bold and beautiful flower, tree and shrub arrangements will illuminate the Timonium Fairgrounds to help usher in a spring season full of inspiration for homeowners. With displays and consulting from hundreds of landscape and home improvement contractors and experts, visitors will be inspired—this year’s theme—to start those projects put off all winter. Over two weekends, […]

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Puppy love at the Baysox

Puppy love at the Baysox

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox have announced a tail-wagging good time for dog-owners who love bringing their pups out to the ballpark. The Four-Legged Friend Ticket Package is the perfect option for all the Baysox dog-loving fans whose pooches enjoy tagging along to Baysox games. The ticket package features a box seat ticket for owner and dog for […]

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Brian Ganz brings Chopin to Annapolis

Brian Ganz brings Chopin to Annapolis

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Friday, February 27 at 8 pm Brian Ganz, widely regarded as one of the leading pianists of his generation, will present “A Chopin Celebration.” Fresh from his fifth sold out Strathmore “Extreme Chopin” recital, Ganz will take Chopin requests from the audience and play some of his own favorite Chopin pieces. The concert will […]

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13th Annual Book Festival scheduled for April 25th at Key School

13th Annual Book Festival scheduled for April 25th at Key School

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and authors Jim Dwyer, Michael Moss, Boog Powell, and Martin Goldsmith are among many distinguished speakers already scheduled to appear at the 2015 Annapolis Book Festival on Saturday, April 25, at The Key School. The Annapolis Book Festival is a free community event that features a full day of discussions […]

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BGE offers tips to save energy and options to deal with higher bills

BGE offers tips to save energy and options to deal with higher bills

| February 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) reminds customers that although commodity prices remain stable, extreme weather can trigger an increase in usage, which may result in higher-than-normal energy bills. BGE is offering customers budget billing and other payment options to help better manage winter bills. For the period of Nov. 1, 2014 through Feb. 22, […]

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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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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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Deadline for Arts Council spring show is February 23rd

Deadline for Arts Council spring show is February 23rd

| February 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

“Red Winter, Pink Spring and all the Colors in Between” is the theme and title of the upcoming spring exhibit sponsored by the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County. The deadline for artists to submit up to three works via the digital portal on the Arts Council website acaac.org for consideration is Tuesday, February 23rd. […]

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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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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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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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Get business solutions live or remotely at AACC’s March seminar

Get business solutions live or remotely at AACC’s March seminar

| February 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

Today’s workplace can present challenges for even the most adept business leader. A panel of top area executives will present ways that forward-thinking Maryland organizations are addressing these concerns in a complimentary corporate seminar, “Radical Leadership – Executive Panel” from 9-10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 10. The panel discussion will meet in the lecture hall […]

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Summit School science teacher selected for prestigious fellowship

Summit School science teacher selected for prestigious fellowship

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the largest professional organization in the world promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all, in partnership with Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], announced the selection of four Maryland science teachers as Lockheed Martin-NSTA Fellows for this year’s NSTA New Science Teacher Academy. Selected from hundreds of […]

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