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Santa Claus brings Christmas greens to Tangier Island

Santa Claus brings Christmas greens to Tangier Island

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

As they have been for over forty years, pilots from the Chesapeake Bay area brought Christmas cheer to the approximately 700 isolated residents of Tangier Island, Virginia on December 13th.  Initially scheduled for the 6th, weather postponed the aerial caravan until the following weekend. So, what is the Holly Run? Annapolis Ward 1 Alderman, Joe Budge participated in […]

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BGE offers help to customers in need

BGE offers help to customers in need

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The holiday giving season is officially upon us and Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) has kicked off its annual Gift of Energy Program and the annual Fuel Fund of Maryland envelope campaign. These two campaigns provide BGE customers looking for ways to give back during the holidays with opportunities to share the warmth of […]

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Police investigating string of robberies

Police investigating string of robberies

| December 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Police are investigating several recent robberies across the county. Armed Robbery, Severna Park, Jimmy Johns On 12/20/14 at 11:00 p.m. units responded to the Jimmy John’s located at 537 Ritchie Hwy for a Robbery that had just occurred. Upon arrival officers spoke to an employee who stated she was walking to her vehicle […]

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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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Champion’s Jon Coile named most influential executive

Champion’s Jon Coile named most influential executive

| December 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

Jon Coile, president and CEO of Champion Realty, has been named one of the country’s “100 Most Influential Real Estate Executives” in the fall 2014 issue of Real Estate Executive Magazine.  It’s the first such list for the magazine, which plans to bestow the honor annually based on a rigorous analysis of company size and […]

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8 arrested after melee at Arundel High School

8 arrested after melee at Arundel High School

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

On December 19, 2014, at approximately 10:30 a.m., officers responded to assist the School Resource Officer at Arundel High School, located at 1001 Annapolis Road, Gambrills, MD in reference to a large fight that had broken out. This fight occurred during “Wildcat Hour” near the school cafeteria. It appears that 10 female students were involved […]

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Sergeant Major Battaglia to be Grand Marshal of Military Bowl Parade

Sergeant Major Battaglia to be Grand Marshal of Military Bowl Parade

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Military Bowl® presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO, announced today that Sergeant Major Bryan B. Battaglia, the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the senior non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Armed Forces, will return as the Grand Marshal of the Military Bowl Parade on Saturday, Dec. […]

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Police investigating Glen Burnie armed carjacking

Police investigating Glen Burnie armed carjacking

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

On December 16, 2014, at approximately 9:03 p.m., officers from the Northern District responded to the area of McGowan Road and Beach Road in Glen Burnie for a report of an armed carjacking of a taxi cab driver from Taz Inc. in Brooklyn. The 52-year-old female driver reported that she responded to the 900 block […]

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Image Power wins 3 major awards

Image Power wins 3 major awards

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Image Power Inc. –PR and Marketing, won three major PR awards last week for their work to gain national recognition for an Annapolis event fighting for ink against a similar national celebration the same day. The awards were for “The Nations First Civil Rights Foot Soldiers Memorial”. With a major observance to celebrate the 50th […]

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Sun Valley 6 brings affordable moviegoing back to Glen Burnie

Sun Valley 6 brings affordable moviegoing back to Glen Burnie

| December 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

A new 752-seat movie theater — with six screens, the latest in seating and in projection and sound equipment — is coming to the Sun Valley Shopping Center in Glen Burnie as part of the center’s current major remodeling. Ceremonies marking the grand opening of Sun Valley 6 will occur Friday, Dec. 19, at 11 a.m. with a […]

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Get your polar bear plunge on in January

Get your polar bear plunge on in January

| December 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Maryland State Police (MSP) will host the 19th Annual Polar Bear Plunge and PlungeFest on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, Md. More than 10,000 from across the state will plunge into the Chesapeake Bay for a chilly dip to benefit Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD), which provides year-round sports […]

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Police seize drugs and weapons in Glen Burnie raid

Police seize drugs and weapons in Glen Burnie raid

| December 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

On December 15, 2014, at approximately 11:00 a.m., detectives from Northern District’s Tactical Narcotics Team (TNT) executed a narcotics search warrant at 307 Wilson Boulevard SW in Glen Burnie. As a result of the operation, the following was seized: (52) capsules or 15.39 grams of heroin (approximate street value $1,846) (299) alprazolam pills (approximate street […]

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Double fatal accident in Davidsonville

Double fatal accident in Davidsonville

| December 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

UPDATE: From The Capital, the two drivers have been identified and police believe that alcohol may have been a contributing factor. Nicholas Anthony Cassidy, 22, of Wayson Way in Davidsonville, was driving the Audi. Marie Elaine Higgs, 60 of Edgewater, was driving the Toyota, Justin Mulcahy, a police spokesman said.  Police believe that alcohol use […]

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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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Bello Machre receives $10K grant

Bello Machre receives $10K grant

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bello Machre is pleased to announce today that it has received a $10,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to welcome four adults into one of its new wheelchair-accessible homes. “Bello Machre’s work with people who are developmentally disabled is incredibly important to the Anne Arundel community,” said David Millman, Maryland and Baltimore […]

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Neo Pizza to opening at Annapolis Towne Centre

Neo Pizza to opening at Annapolis Towne Centre

| December 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Greenberg Gibbons announced today that Neo Pizza is coming to Annapolis Towne Centre. The quick-serve pizzeria will assume the 3,921-square-foot space next to Hair Cuttery and AT&T. The projected opening date is January 2015.  The locally owned restaurant specializes in “blisterized” pizza, a concept that is popular on the West Coast, which refers to the […]

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Captain Avery Museum now has 2015 tour bells for sale

Captain Avery Museum now has 2015 tour bells for sale

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Tour Bell is a beautiful green and red gift card that can be redeemed for the Maryland House & Garden Pilgrimage (MHGP) being held in May 2015. The pilgrimage in Southern Anne Arundel County is sponsored by the Captain Avery Museum. Offered at only $25, the sales of the Tour Bells benefit the Captain […]

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Encore Chorale holiday concert December 20th at AACC

Encore Chorale holiday concert December 20th at AACC

| December 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Encore Chorale will perform a free concert featuring music that reflects holiday traditions from around the world at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater of the Pascal Center for Performing Arts on Anne Arundel Community College’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. The Encore Chorale is one of the programs […]

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AACC Foundation names new Executive Director

AACC Foundation names new Executive Director

| December 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College has chosen Vollie Melson of Annapolis to lead the AACC Foundation Inc. as its executive director. Melson brings 20 years of leadership and fundraising experience, spending his last seven years at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. In his most recent position as vice president for development, he led a team of 29 […]

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Freeze Your Buns Off 5K

Freeze Your Buns Off 5K

| December 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Burn off those extra holiday calories and earn money for the Special Olympics Maryland at the 2nd Annual Freeze Your Buns 5K Walk/Run sponsored by the Anne Arundel Community College Department of Public Safety and Police on Saturday, Jan. 17. Race day registration begins at 9 a.m. The race begins at 10 a.m. until noon […]

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Tickets available for annual Martin Luther King Breakfast

Tickets available for annual Martin Luther King Breakfast

| December 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

Ticket sales are underway for the 34th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 19, at Anne Arundel Community College. For the first time, this year’s guest speaker is a middle school student, Katherine Hernandez Marroquin. Doors open at 7:30 a.m., and the program begins at 8 a.m. in the David […]

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Rotary of South AA announces Lights of Kindness awards

Rotary of South AA announces Lights of Kindness awards

| December 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

In its 1st year, this new fundraising event organized by the Rotary Club of South Anne Arundel County and sponsored by Homestead Gardens, Merrill Lynch, and Killarney House concluded on Sunday September 7th at 3pm. Nineteen charities and their sponsoring organizations were represented in the Christmas Tree decorating competition which attracted thousands of visitors over four days […]

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