Tag: Glen Burnie

Swimming Risk in the Chesapeake Bay

Swimming Risk in the Chesapeake Bay

Ever wonder if it is safe to swim in the Chesapeake Bay? What are the risks of contracting disease from swimming in the Bay around Annapolis? Summertime is here and water-related activity is increasing — and the perfect time to review what you can get, from where and how to avoid getting any of it. How to […]

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What’s in the Pool? CDC’s report: Poop

What’s in the Pool? CDC’s report: Poop

Public pools are opening in 1 week but swimmers beware! The headlines have blared: “CDC RELEASES ANNUAL POOP IN THE POOL REPORT AND IT’S GROSS: 80 PERCENT INSPECTED HAD A VIOLATION” (this one from Newsweek). Read more to find out what you need to know about your pool. The CDC published a report this week […]

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Pesticides Tied to Increase Risk of ALS

Pesticides Tied to Increase Risk of ALS

In a new report published in JAMA, pesticides have been linked to ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease). ALS, many readers will recall,  is the fatal neurological disease which spawned the “Ice Bucket Challenge” Facebook event a few years back. “We are identifying these toxic, persistent, environmental pollutants in higher amounts in ALS patients […]

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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

| May 5, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Partners in Care hosting doll show until the end of month

Partners in Care hosting doll show until the end of month

| April 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Partners In Care’s Upscale, Resale Boutique, located at 6 South Ritchie Highway in Pasadena, will host a Doll Show from April 12-30. A huge assortment of collectible dolls, clothes, and accessories will be on display and available for purchase. Interested consumers are urged to shop early for the best selection. Proceeds from this event will […]

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Comcast Foundation awards $10,000 in scholarships to Anne Arundel students

Comcast Foundation awards $10,000 in scholarships to Anne Arundel students

| April 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Comcast Foundation today announced the 2016 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program awards in Maryland. The Program recognizes students who strive to achieve their potential, who are catalysts for positive change in their communities, who are involved in their schools and who serve as models for their fellow students. The philosophy […]

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2 firefighters injured in Pasadena townhome fire

2 firefighters injured in Pasadena townhome fire

| April 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Two Anne Arundel County firefighters, injured this afternoon fighting a dwelling fire in Riviera Beach, have been discharged from Shock Trauma. Around 12:55 p.m., firefighters responded to a reported dwelling fire in the 1000 block of Chestnut Haven Court in Riviera Beach. First arriving firefighters reported smoke from the chimney area of a two-story, middle of the row […]

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Chesapeake Spanish teacher, Carol Bak, named finalist for WaPo’s Teacher of the Year

Chesapeake Spanish teacher, Carol Bak, named finalist for WaPo’s Teacher of the Year

| March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chesapeake High School Spanish teacher Carol Bak has been named a finalist for the 2016 Washington Post Teacher of the Year Award. Bak will represent Anne Arundel County Public Schools, and is one of approximately 20 teachers in Washington-area school districts being considered for the award. In addition to her classroom duties, Bak chairs the […]

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Former Old Mill AD Lawton selected for Hall of Fame

Former Old Mill AD Lawton selected for Hall of Fame

| March 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Former Old Mill High School athletic director Bruce Lawton has been selected as a 2016 inductee into the Maryland State Athletic Directors Association (MSADA) Hall of Fame. Lawton, who led Old Mill’s athletic programs from 1998 to 2012, was a physical education teacher in Anne Arundel County Public Schools for 37 years before retiring in […]

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3 Students in running for Anne Arundel County school board seat

3 Students in running for Anne Arundel County school board seat

| March 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Regional Association of Student Councils is proud to announce the three candidates who are in the running to be named the 2016-2017 student member of the Anne Arundel County Board of Education. The students are: Jacob Baumgart, Arundel High School Carolyn Williams, Glen Burnie High School Molly Fitzpatrick, Broadneck High School The Student Member on […]

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Local stories of addiction from Samaritan House success stories

Local stories of addiction from Samaritan House success stories

| March 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nick was 14 when he started drinking with his mother. In a few short years, he was using heroin. His story is one of several from local men working toward addiction recovery featured in a new video released by the Samaritan House in Annapolis. The Samaritan House provides services to adult men who are struggling […]

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