Tag: County Executive

Schuh gains support of former 2- term Democrat County Executive

Schuh gains support of former 2- term Democrat County Executive

| October 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive candidate Steve Schuh was endorsed today by former County Executive O. James Lighthizer, Sr. “This election goes beyond partisan issues,” said Lighthizer, a Democrat who served two terms as County Executive from 1982 to 1990. “I supported George Johnson in 2006 because I believed he was the best man for the […]

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Neuman slashes county park admissions in half

Neuman slashes county park admissions in half

| October 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman today announced that effective November 1 citizens who visit the county’s four major parks will enjoy a 50 percent reduction in parking fees and permits. “One of this administration’s top priorities has been finding ways we can reduce the financial burden on our citizens, and I am pleased that […]

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Schuh leading race in AACC poll

Schuh leading race in AACC poll

| October 24, 2014 | 2 Comments

Steve Schuh has a commanding lead over his opponent, according to polling released today by Anne Arundel Community College’s Center for the Study of Local Issues. The poll, conducted from October 14-16, found that 40 percent of likely voters support Steve Schuh for County Executive over 26 percent supporting George Johnson. The survey was a […]

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Anne Arundel County reduces paramedic response time by 27%

Anne Arundel County reduces paramedic response time by 27%

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Fire Department today reported it has witnessed a 27 percent decrease in average paramedic response times over the last 12 months due to improvements in Basic Life Support (BLS) ambulance service. Additionally, the department has seen a 21 percent decrease of 90th-percentile response times for the arrival of paramedic level care […]

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3 County employees disciplined after displaying noose

3 County employees disciplined after displaying noose

| October 21, 2014 | 2 Comments

County Executive Laura Neuman hosted a press conference yesterday to stress the important role cultural sensitivity plays in the diverse workforce that composes Anne Arundel County government. Spurred by a recent isolated incidence of racial and cultural insensitivity – in which three employees were disciplined for fashioning and displaying a noose and exchanging inappropriate jokes […]

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Neuman introduces increased ambulance fees

Neuman introduces increased ambulance fees

| October 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman has announced her administration has put forth legislation to defray the county’s cost of ambulance services by raising ambulance service fees, a change that will come at no cost to county residents. If passed, Bill 64-14 will generate an additional $1-3 million annually in ambulance fee revenue, and will only affect […]

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Lifeline 100 Century Ride and community health fair this weekend

Lifeline 100 Century Ride and community health fair this weekend

| October 14, 2014 | 2 Comments

Anne Arundel County agencies and local nonprofit leaders are pleased to annouce inaugural Anne Arundel Lifeline 100 Century Ride and Making Health Happen Community Health Fair will be held simultaneously at Kinder Farm Park in Millersville on October 19. Both events are made possible through a special partnership between the Anne Arundel County Police Department, […]

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Graphic Design USA honors AACC again

Graphic Design USA honors AACC again

| October 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

Graphic Design USA honored seven publications designed by Anne Arundel Community College’s Creative Services team with its 2014 American Graphic Design Awards. Graphic Design USA has sponsored national design competitions for more than 50 years, and this year’s competition drew more than 8,000 entries from advertising agencies, graphic design firms, corporations, associations, universities, government and […]

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Trumbauer: Keep library on West Street

Trumbauer: Keep library on West Street

| October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Citing an over-budget proposed cost and a the applicability of the current site, District 6 County Councilman Chris Trumbauer has sent a letter to the Board of Trustees for the library urging the Board to re-develop the existing site on West Street. All of this information has led me to conclude that the existing West […]

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Environmental summit scheduled for October 17th

Environmental summit scheduled for October 17th

| October 6, 2014 | 2 Comments

County Executive Laura Neuman has announced the county’s Department of Public Works will host an Environmental Summit on Friday, October 17. Local community and environmental leaders are encouraged to attend to learn how to prioritize and implement watershed restoration projects. “I am pleased that we are hosting this summit to spotlight how local leaders can collaborate […]

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Neuman signs insurance bill to save County millions

Neuman signs insurance bill to save County millions

| October 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

County Executive Laura Neuman announced she has signed into law Bill 48-14, which allows the county to take advantage of enabling state legislation (HB772, effective July 1, 2014) to invest the county’s Self-Insurance Fund reserves outside of limited, low-yielding public monies vehicles. The new policy enables the county to invest in instruments with higher returns […]

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Street Art at Maryland Theatre for the Performing Arts

Street Art at Maryland Theatre for the Performing Arts

| September 29, 2014 | 2 Comments

Street Art is any visual art developed in Public Spaces. Found in streets all around the world, this art form is a direct communication between their creators and the public at large. Today, Street Art may be consider the most powerful, current, and valorized art movement in existence. The strength and beauty of Street Art […]

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Nominations sought for Dallas G. Pace Humanitarian Award

Nominations sought for Dallas G. Pace Humanitarian Award

| September 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

The deadline to submit nominations for the 2015 Dallas G. Pace Humanitarian Award, given each year in memory of the county’s first Human Relations Commission Chairman, has been extended through Friday, October 3. “This award honors citizens who give back to their communities in the same spirit as Mr. Pace impacted our county,” said County […]

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Schuh endorsed by County sheriffs

Schuh endorsed by County sheriffs

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

County Executive candidate Steve Schuh has been endorsed by Anne Arundel County’s Sheriff’s Sergeants. “The Anne Arundel County Sheriff’s Sergeants Association is pleased to endorse Mr. Steve Schuh in the November general election for County Executive of Anne Arundel County,” said Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 106 President, Deputy Sgt. Christopher Rhodes. “Our membership is […]

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Anne Arundel County welcomes 58 new firefighters

Anne Arundel County welcomes 58 new firefighters

| September 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman and Fire Chief Michael E. Cox, Jr. proudly announce the graduation of Fire Department Recruit Class 52. The graduates were part of a restructured Fire Academy which started on April 10th. The restructured academy allowed the Fire Department to realize a cost savings for Recruits who had received training […]

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Department of Aging and Disabilities wins prestigious award

Department of Aging and Disabilities wins prestigious award

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities today announced that its Making the Link program recently received recognition from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) with anAging Achievement Award, an honor presented by n4a to member agencies. The awards program is sponsored by CST your Link to Life (CST-LTL). The Anne Arundel […]

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Green Party takes issue with Crystal Springs commentary

Green Party takes issue with Crystal Springs commentary

| August 25, 2014 | 3 Comments

Last week, the Anne Arundel Green Party delivered letters to the office of Mayor Pantelides and to each of the City Council members in regards to a false allegation made by the developers of the Crystal Springs project in an August 5th, 2014 blog posting.  In the statement published by Crystal Springs, the Green Party was […]

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Library to hold public sessions on Annapolis library relocation

Library to hold public sessions on Annapolis library relocation

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

In order to educate county residents about the upcoming Annapolis Regional Library, Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) welcomes all to attend Community Information Sessions on September 4, 9 and 15 at 7 PM in the auditoriums of local high schools. Architects Ed Masek and Jeremy Kline of the firm Wheeler Goodman Masek (WGM) will […]

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Neuman appoints new Public Information Officer

Neuman appoints new Public Information Officer

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman has announced the appointment of Meredith L. Thompson to the position of Public Information Officer. Thompson previously served as Public Affairs Specialist, where she assisted the Public Information Officer with communication efforts. “Meredith is an extraordinarily talented writer and communicator who is committed to transparency in delivery of information to […]

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County seeks nominees for Dallas G. Pace Award

County seeks nominees for Dallas G. Pace Award

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman is seeking nominations for the 2015 Dallas G. Pace Humanitarian Award, given each year in memory of the county’s first Human Relations Commission Chairman. “This award honors citizens who give back to their communities in the same spirit as Mr. Pace impacted our county,” said County Executive Neuman. “We […]

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If elected, Johnson not planning on any immediate changes to public safety top jobs

If elected, Johnson not planning on any immediate changes to public safety top jobs

| July 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

George Johnson, Democratic Candidate for Anne Arundel County Executive held a press conference this afternoon in his campaign headquarters at 3710 Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie, MD, to discuss public safety and address speculation about appointments he would make as county executive.  “I’ve been getting barraged by my fellow public safety and law enforcement officials…. about who […]

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Neuman announces grant recipients

Neuman announces grant recipients

| July 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman has announced that the Video Lottery Facility Local Development Council (VLFLDC) has selected 12 recipients to receive a total of $249,344 in community grants, derived from the Maryland Live! Casino gaming tax. “I am pleased that local impact money generated from Maryland Live! Casino is supporting so many worthwhile programs […]

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