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Heroin taskforce releases recommendations to Schuh

Heroin taskforce releases recommendations to Schuh

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

County Executive Steve Schuh and Anne Arundel County’s Heroin Action Taskforce today released a Heroin Action Plan to combat the heroin crisis in the county. “This report will provide the blueprint for tackling this crisis over the next decade,” said Schuh. “The final plan focuses on stepping up our efforts to educate our children, treat […]

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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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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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Have you benefitted from the Community Action Agency?

Have you benefitted from the Community Action Agency?

| February 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Community Action Agency (CAA) is preparing to commemorate fifty (50) years of service to low-income families in Anne Arundel County. We are seeking brief written recollections of personal experiences from individuals who have either participated in, or worked with an agency programs such as Energy Assistance, Head Start, Youth Service Bureau, Senior Aides or […]

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7 County schools establish SADD chapters

7 County schools establish SADD chapters

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health recently announced that seven County schools have started Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Chapters during the 2014-2015 school year. New chapters are at Arundel High, Mary Moss Academy, Meade High, Meade Middle, Northeast High, St. Mary’s High and South River High. The following schools have continuing chapters: Archbishop Spalding, Broadneck […]

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Gambrills businesswoman seeking Vitale’s vacant seat

Gambrills businesswoman seeking Vitale’s vacant seat

| February 2, 2015 | 2 Comments

Gambrills businesswoman and Crofton resident, Angelette Aviles, announces her interest in applying for Delegate Cathy Vitale’s soon-to-be vacant seat. Her motivation comes from her customers, vendors, and neighbors who, while at her bakery eating desserts, openly discuss their frustration with the state’s affairs as well as their suggestions for a better Maryland. Aviles states, “after […]

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AAMC announces heart-healthy events for February

AAMC announces heart-healthy events for February

| February 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) is presenting a month of heart healthy educational events throughout February, widely known as heart awareness month. Heart disease continues to be a leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. The2012 Anne Arundel County community health needs assessment, the most recent data available, shows that […]

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County prosecutor honored for work with survivors of sexual violence

County prosecutor honored for work with survivors of sexual violence

| February 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

For his legislative work protecting survivors of sexual violence, the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault honored State Delegate and Assistant State’s Attorney Luke Clippinger at its annual reception in Annapolis yesterday evening, Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced. The coalition’s 2015 Visionary Award honors the work of those committed to ending sexual violence […]

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February events by AAACCVB

February events by AAACCVB

| January 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) wants to make it easy for individuals to enjoy the many exciting events and activities that will be taking place in Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay throughout February 2015. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, the AAACCVB […]

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Maryland Day celebrations planned

Maryland Day celebrations planned

| January 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

For the eighth year in a row, Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town and South County is partnering with regional heritage organizations and businesses to showcase the area’s historical, cultural and natural heritage for visitors and residents of all ages. Events and activities will take place throughout the Maryland Day Celebration weekend […]

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Schuh declares heroin use a public health emergency

Schuh declares heroin use a public health emergency

| January 27, 2015 | 3 Comments

Surrounded by medical professionals, citizens, advocates, and the newly formed Heroin Action Taskforce, County Executive Steve Schuh today announced an executive order declaring a county-wide heroin public health emergency, directing county agencies to use “all best efforts” to eradicate the use of heroin in Anne Arundel County. “While we will not win this war overnight, […]

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County provides free parking for New Years Eve

County provides free parking for New Years Eve

| December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County today announced the John Whitmore Parking Garage on Clay Street will be open to the public for the Annapolis New Year’s Eve Celebration free of charge. This garage is located on the corner of Clay and Washington Streets.  The City of Annapolis Garages will be charging the “special event” rate–$10 to $20 […]

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World Artists Experiences to present Ukrainian musicians at Maryland Hall

World Artists Experiences to present Ukrainian musicians at Maryland Hall

| December 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

An evening featuring the music and folk dances of Ukraine will be presented at 7 p.m. January 8 at Maryland Hall for the Performing Arts, 901 Chase St., Annapolis. The program is free and suitable for all ages. Live music, representing the soul of Ukraine, will be played by the Gerdan ensemble and feature traditional […]

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Council approves Schuh’s nomination for Health Department

Council approves Schuh’s nomination for Health Department

| December 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

County Executive Steve Schuh tonight thanked the Anne Arundel County Council for unanimously consenting to his recommendation for the appointment of Dr. Jinlene Chan as permanent Anne Arundel County Health Officer. “As our county works to address the public health crisis of heroin and opioid addiction, we will be fortunate to have Dr. Jinlene Chan as […]

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Fight breaks out at Westfield Annapolis

Fight breaks out at Westfield Annapolis

| November 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

UPDATE: 4:37pm.  Police are reporting that a fight broke out between two juveniles in the Westfield Annapolis mall about an hour ago which caused a panic on one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Police have not released any details at this point, but from an employee at the mall, someone put a […]

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Commission on Disabilities Issues wins legacy award from Volunteer Center

Commission on Disabilities Issues wins legacy award from Volunteer Center

| November 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

On November 13, 2014, the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center and the Coordinators of Volunteers of Anne Arundel County (COVAAC) held a Volunteer Project Hall of Fame Celebration Luncheon at the Blue Dolphin Seafood Bar and Grill in Gambrills, MD.  Pamela Jordan, Director of the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities, served as the […]

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Schuh appoints Altomare, Graves and Kokolis to top public safety posts

Schuh appoints Altomare, Graves and Kokolis to top public safety posts

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Surrounded by public safety officials from across Anne Arundel County, County Executive-elect Steve Schuh today announced Allan Graves and Tim Altomare as his appointees to head the county fire and police departments. Schuh also announced he will reappoint current Detention Department Superintendent Terry Kokolis to oversee county detention facilities. “Tim, Allan, and Terry understand we […]

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Schuh continues reappointments and recommendations

Schuh continues reappointments and recommendations

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

County Executive-elect Steve Schuh today announced his intention to reappoint Anne Arundel County Administrative Hearing Officer Douglas Clark Hollman and Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (AAWDC) President and CEO Kirkland Murray. Schuh also announced he will recommend the appointment of Dr. Jinlene Chan as permanent Anne Arundel County Health Officer. In accordance with state law, […]

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Schuh continues to assemble administration with more appointments

Schuh continues to assemble administration with more appointments

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

County Executive-elect Steve Schuh today announced his intention to reappoint Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks Director Rick Anthony and Grants Administrator and Hispanic and Latino Community Liaison Maria Casasco. “Rick and Maria are dedicated public servants who’ve worked to ensure that our citizens live in the best county in Maryland,” said Schuh. “I’m happy […]

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QuotePie joins Chesapeake Innovation Center as Collaboration Hub member

QuotePie joins Chesapeake Innovation Center as Collaboration Hub member

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Innovation Center (CIC), Anne Arundel County’s technology business incubator, today announced that QuotePie, LLC has joined as its newest Collaboration Hub member. QuotePie is a powerful web-based insurance marketplace that allows business owners to connect with property and casualty insurance agents from across the country. Its proprietary platform creates a culture of transparent competition […]

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Thank you Laura Neuman

Thank you Laura Neuman

| November 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

In February of 2013, no one knew who Laura Neuman was. We questioned it as well. Here we are in 2014 and there are still many questions lingering out there. When did she morph from a solid and focused executive into a politician fluent in mudslinging? Does she have a future in elected office or government? […]

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Davis and Cox leave large shoes to fill in Anne Arundel

Davis and Cox leave large shoes to fill in Anne Arundel

| November 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

Yesterday, Anne Arundel County Executive Elect Steve Schuh made two personnel moves and informed police chief Kevin Davis and fire chief Michael Cox that they would not be part of the new administration. Schuh’s spokesman said that they were “moving in a different direction” which is akin to “it’s not you, it’s me” in a […]

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