Tag: Joshua J. Cohen

Annapolis breaks ground on new water plant

Annapolis breaks ground on new water plant

| July 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the City of Annapolis broke ground this week on its new $35 million Water Treatment Plant project, the largest construction project in the City’s history, updating aging infrastructure with a new state-of-the-art facility. “I am so impressed with this facility and applaud the fact it showcases environmental efficiencies, increased cost […]

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Bay Ridge Avenue Bike Lanes Completed

Bay Ridge Avenue Bike Lanes Completed

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen announced that the Department of Public Works and the Department of Transportation have completed dedicated bicycle lanes along Bay Ridge Avenue. ”It has been a priority of mine to make Annapolis more bicycle-friendly,” Mayor Cohen said.  “The recent tragic bicycle fatalities in the county only underscore the imperative to make bicycling […]

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Free Holiday Parking In Annapolis–Sort Of

Free Holiday Parking In Annapolis–Sort Of

| November 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Continuing with a longstanding Annapolis tradition, Mayor Joshua J. Cohen is offering shoppers two hours of free metered parking in downtown Annapolis through January 1. “Downtown Annapolis is a magical place during the holidays,” Mayor Cohen said.  “Our community comes together to make it a more festive time, from the Annapolis Business Association to the […]

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City Adopts State Sediment & Erosion Control Standards

City Adopts State Sediment & Erosion Control Standards

| October 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen announced that the City Council passed Ordinance 27-13, adopting an erosion and sediment control ordinance that meets the State’s sediment control laws and regulations. “These new controls go above and beyond what is required, and I commend our City Council and professional staff for their commitment to restoring the waterways […]

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Annapolis Living Landmarks 2013

Annapolis Living Landmarks 2013

| October 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen and the Annapolis Heritage Commission presented the 2013 Mayor’s Living Landmarks Award for Sustained Commitment to Annapolis’ Cultural Heritage on Monday, September 30. Ms. Peg Bednarsky was honored for more than 40 years of service to the residents and visitors of Annapolis as the innkeeper at the Historic Inns of […]

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Foot Soldiers Memorial Dedicated

Foot Soldiers Memorial Dedicated

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Wednesday, August 28 marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. To commemorate this milestone, the Annapolis-based Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Committee, Inc. unveiled the nation’s first memorial to the 250,000 “foot soldiers” of the March – the ordinary citizens who marched in the demonstration and risked the threat of personal harm to […]

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Directory Of Annapolis Primary Election Candidates

Directory Of Annapolis Primary Election Candidates

| August 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Many readers have asked for a rundown of who is running for what in the upcoming primary election.  Here is a list of candidates alphabetically by office. For the most current up-to-the-minute information, please visit the City’s website where you can find each candidate’s campaign finance reports, online voter registration information, ward maps, polling locations, […]

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Annapolis City Fair This Weekend

Annapolis City Fair This Weekend

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen reminds residents to come to City Dock this weekend and celebrate Annapolis! “This City Fair combines family fun with the introduction of nonprofit organizations that support, entertain, educate, preserve and protect our City,” Mayor Cohen said.  “Come to City Dock and meet the many people and non-profit organizations that help […]

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Annapolis Speed Cameras To Go Live On March 1

Annapolis Speed Cameras To Go Live On March 1

| February 20, 2013 | 1 Comment

In an effort to increase driver compliance with the posted school zone speed limits in the City, Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen announced the start date of the City’s Automated Speed Enforcement Camera Program. “I have heard repeatedly from parents worried about the safety of their children walking to school, and they have asked the […]

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Reported Double Shooting In Annapolis’ Robinwood Community

Reported Double Shooting In Annapolis’ Robinwood Community

| December 12, 2012 | 4 Comments

UPDATE 11:16pm 12/12/2012. Annapolis police have confirmed one victim is dead and another is in critical condition. Annapolis and EMS crews are on the scene of a reported double shooting in the 1400 block of Tyler Avenue. The shooting occurred just before 10:00pm. A Maryland State Police helicopter has been called to fly one patient […]

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2012 Mayor’s Living Landmarks Awards Recipients Announced

2012 Mayor’s Living Landmarks Awards Recipients Announced

| December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Joshua Cohen is pleased to announce this year’s Mayor’s Living Landmarks Awards recipients. The award honors individuals and organizations with a demonstrated long-term commitment to preserving and promoting Annapolis’ Cultural Heritage. “I am thrilled to honor the three people and one organization chosen as this year’s representatives of Annapolis’ finest Cultural Heritage stewards,” […]

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Navy Hockey Coach Fox Wins 100th Victory

Navy Hockey Coach Fox Wins 100th Victory

| December 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen is pleased to congratulate Hockey Head Coach Michael Fox on a major career milestone. “What an amazing achievement for Coach Fox,” Mayor Josh Cohen said. “I want to congratulate the coach, the assistant coaches, and the players for achieving 100 career victories. Above all, I want to thank Coach Fox […]

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Silverman Resigns From Annapolis City Council

Silverman Resigns From Annapolis City Council

| November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen accepted Ward Five Alderman Mathew Silverman’s resignation effective December 2, 2012. In a letter to Mayor Cohen, Mr. Silverman explained that new responsibilities associated with his job at the Department of Justice would compromise the amount of time he could devote to his constituents. Mr. Silverman wrote in his letter, […]

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Annapolis Small Business Saturday

Annapolis Small Business Saturday

| November 22, 2012 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen is proud to announce this year’s Annapolis Business Association’s Small Business Saturday event. Members of the MainStreets Annapolis Partnership (MAP) and Annapolis Business Association (ABA) will be at the City’s Pocket Park, 122 Main Street, to celebrate Small Business Saturday, November 24, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. “Saturday is […]

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Annapolis Mayor Convenes Meeting To Address Safety In Eastport

Annapolis Mayor Convenes Meeting To Address Safety In Eastport

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen, Ward Six Alderman Kenneth A. Kirby and Ward Eight Alderman Ross H. Arnett are jointly hosting a public meeting to have an open dialog about safety concerns in Eastport. “Eastport has made huge strides in the past few years,” Mayor Cohen said. “When you think back just a few years ago […]

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Circulator Trolley Use Triples

Circulator Trolley Use Triples

| August 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen announced that on the one year anniversary of launching the Circulator Trolley, ridership has increased 260 percent. The Circulator has been gradually increasing ridership since its launch in July of 2011 when ridership was reported at 5,488 for the month.  One year later, in July of 2012, ridership was reported at […]

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Annapolis Hires New Recreation & Parks Director

Annapolis Hires New Recreation & Parks Director

| June 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mayor Joshua J. Cohen announced the appointment of Brian J. Woodward, who brings 24 years experience in the field of recreation and parks along with extensive experience in developing responsive and innovative programming, as the new Recreation and Parks Director.  The appointment is subject to City Council confirmation. Most recently, Mr. Woodward served as Division Chief, Southern […]

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Circulator Trolley To Run Into Eastport During Commissioning Week

Circulator Trolley To Run Into Eastport During Commissioning Week

| May 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen announces that the Circulator Trolley is servicing Eastport during the United States Naval Academy’s Commissioning Week activities. Residents notified Mayor Cohen about the large number of rental units in Eastport that accommodate families during Commissioning Week. An additional Circulator trolley has been put into service to specifically move people from […]

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MainStreets Annapolis Partnership Business Legacy Awards

MainStreets Annapolis Partnership Business Legacy Awards

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

As part of National Preservation Month, Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen and Historic Preservation Chief Lisa Craig announced an event that will honor businesses that demonstrate an enduring commitment to serving residents and visitors while supporting the economic vitality of our neighborhood business districts. The inaugural MainStreets Annapolis Partnership (MAP) Business Legacy Awards will take […]

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Annapolis Arts Alliance; Business Of Art Seminar, May 17th

Annapolis Arts Alliance; Business Of Art Seminar, May 17th

| May 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Arts Alliance and Quiet Waters Park will co-sponsor another in the series of seminars on the business of art.  The event takes place on May 17, 2012, 5:00-7:30 P.M. in the gallery at Quiet Waters Park. The seminar, “Creating Income,” will feature three l ocal artists speaking on how they do it: Mike […]

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Annapolis Chicken Meeting Scheduled

Annapolis Chicken Meeting Scheduled

| May 5, 2012 | 1 Comment

In response to Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen signing Ordinance 53-11 into law last week, a forum addressing the guidelines has been scheduled. The City of Annapolis will partner with the Anne Arundel County Public Libraries to hold a forum for anyone interested in keeping backyard hens on Wednesday, May 30. There will be a […]

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Now That The Chicken Issue Has Been Decided, Annapolis Mayor Talks Turkey

Now That The Chicken Issue Has Been Decided, Annapolis Mayor Talks Turkey

| April 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen invites residents to attend  a budget forum, focusing on his proposed Fiscal Year 2013 budget, on Tuesday, April 17 at the Maryland Hall Auditorium from 7:00– 9:00 p.m. Mayor Cohen is hosting the public forum explaining the City’s responsibilities and duties while reviewing the hard numbers and highlighting what the City […]

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