Tag: Maryland

Chesapeake Bay Trust seeks grant and scholarship applicants

Chesapeake Bay Trust seeks grant and scholarship applicants

| November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Trust is currently seeking applications and nominations for its 2015 annual scholarship and awards program. Launched in 1998, the Trust’s Annual Awards Program honors students, teachers, individuals, communities and organizations for their work to promote education, improve local communities and help restore the Chesapeake Bay. Currently the Trust is soliciting applications and/or nominations […]

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AACC has full schedule of events in December

AACC has full schedule of events in December

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College offers many events open to the community that are organized or hosted by various college departments or programs. Occasionally, times, dates or places of the events change. For the most up-to-date information, visit the event’s web page or the college’s website at http://www.aacc.edu/events. HEALTH SERVICES Mondays-Fridays – Appointments preferred. Tobacco cessation […]

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Schuh names Education Advisor

Schuh names Education Advisor

| November 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

County Executive-elect Steve Schuh today announced his appointment of Amalie E. Brandenburg as Education Advisor to the County Executive. “Amalie is someone who is passionate about the education of our students,” said Schuh. “On a daily basis, she demonstrates a commitment to improve our system that will serve our citizens well.” In her role, Brandenburg […]

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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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Holiday candelight stroll with Hammond-Harwood tour

Holiday candelight stroll with Hammond-Harwood tour

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The holidays will soon be here and Watermark is making it easy to plan fun activities for families and couples. Annapolis Tours℠ by Watermark® is thrilled to announce its Holiday Candlelight Stroll will return for the 2014 holiday season. A Colonial period-dressed guide leads guests through the historic district by candlelight and shares the origin […]

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Annapolis scores 2 Mobbie Awards for Eye On Annapolis and Naptown Pint

Annapolis scores 2 Mobbie Awards for Eye On Annapolis and Naptown Pint

| November 20, 2014 | 2 Comments

Eye On Annapolis was selected as the Best Suburbs Blog and Naptown Pint was selected as the Wonkiest Blog at the Baltimore Sun’s Mobbie Awards last night at the Creative Alliance in Baltimore. The Mobbies are presented by  The Baltimore Sun and is an annual celebration of Maryland’s blog and social media communities. This is […]

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Open House at Chesapeake Light Craft

Open House at Chesapeake Light Craft

| November 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

Chesapeake Light Craft will hold a public Open House on Saturday, December 6, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at its Annapolis, Maryland, workshop and showroom, located at 1805 George Avenue. Boat lovers, boat builders and would-be boat builders shouldn’t miss this chance to spend time with fellow boat lovers at CLC’s expanded facility. There will […]

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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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Jing Ying Annual Holiday Party and Silent Auction

Jing Ying Annual Holiday Party and Silent Auction

| November 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi (www.JingYing.org), based in Arnold, will be holding their 11th annual Holiday Party and Silent Auction on Saturday, December 20, 2014, 3-4:30pm (auction closes at 4pm). The fundraiser supports SPAN, Inc. SPAN (Serving People Across Neighborhoods) provides financial assistance, food and referral services to those in crisis […]

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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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Meteorologist Justin Berk chooses Chesapeake Eye Care for LASIK surgery

Meteorologist Justin Berk chooses Chesapeake Eye Care for LASIK surgery

| November 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Chesapeake Eye Care & Laser Center and TLC Laser Eye Center of Annapolis are pleased to announce that Justin Berk, award winning meteorologist and internet personality, had a successful LASIK procedure with Dr. Maria Scott. Berk, who has long suffered poor vision, will be chronicling his journey through LASIK eye surgery via videos and blog posts and […]

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Hospice’s Treasures store announced holiday open house

Hospice’s Treasures store announced holiday open house

| November 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Catch the holiday spirit this season by shopping at the Hospice of the Chesapeake’s Treasures upscale resale store located in Severna Park. Staffed by volunteers, Treasures benefits Hospice of the Chesapeake and all of its programs and services. Join us at our Annual Customer Holiday Open House from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 6 […]

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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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Arundel Lodge merges with First Step Recovery Center

Arundel Lodge merges with First Step Recovery Center

| November 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

According to the National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), about 45% of Americans seeking substance use disorder treatment have been diagnosed as having a co-occurring mental and substance use disorder. Conversely, people diagnosed with a mental health disorder are more likely to experience a problem with substance use. As a result, Arundel Lodge, […]

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Barbara Cox: a bright star in Annapolis

Barbara Cox: a bright star in Annapolis

| November 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Friday morning, I was on my way to New York and checked my mail and was shocked. Barbara Cox, the news director for WNAV had passed away earlier this morning. I has sure it had to be a mistake, but it was true. At 55 after beating breast cancer and the Bay Bridge (just last […]

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Kneseth Israel gift shop open for Hanukah gifts

Kneseth Israel gift shop open for Hanukah gifts

| November 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

Congregation Kneseth Israel Sisterhood opens its gift shop for your many purchases on your Hanukah gift list.  The KI Sisterhood Gift Shop has a lovely selection of menorahs, large and small, many themed to delight your children and grandchildren as the candles are lit and songs are sung!  Dreidels for spinning, toys to enjoy, and […]

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Lecture at St. John’s on Classical Liberalism

Lecture at St. John’s on Classical Liberalism

| November 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

Roberto Salinas-León, Cato Institute scholar and president of the Mexico Business Forum, will give a lecture titled “On Classical Liberalism and the ‘Liberal’ Point of View” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, November 21 at 8 […]

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Ordinance Road Correction Facility scores 100

Ordinance Road Correction Facility scores 100

| November 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

In late October, Anne Arundel County’s second of its two detention centers earned 100 percent compliance during an audit conducted by the Maryland Commission on Correctional Standards. The Ordnance Road Correctional Center, located in Glen Burnie, was evaluated based on standards including security, procedures and treatment of inmates set in place to ensure all local […]

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Baysox holiday open house returns

Baysox holiday open house returns

| November 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Bowie Baysox announce the return of the team’s annual Holiday Open House being held at Prince George’s Stadium Friday, Dec. 5 from 6-8 p.m. This free event will include crafts and games on the concourse, the team gift shop (Louie’s Locker Room) will be open and Santa Claus will make an appearance. Fans attending […]

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Bonus First Sunday Arts Festival on December 7th

Bonus First Sunday Arts Festival on December 7th

| November 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

What do you get when you combine Annapolis’ favorite monthly art and crafts festival with the spirit and festivities of the December holidays?  If you said Inner West Street’s First Sunday Arts Festival Holiday Edition, you would be correct! Joining the many other events that characterize Annapolis during holiday time — including The Grand Illumination, […]

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21-year old shot to death in Pasadena murder

21-year old shot to death in Pasadena murder

| November 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Friday, November 14, 2014 at approximately 8:32 p.m., members of the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to the 7800 block of Huff Court, Pasadena, Maryland for the report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers were directed to a back yard in the area where a male victim was found suffering from gunshot wounds. […]

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Coats for Kids at Quiet Waters Park

Coats for Kids at Quiet Waters Park

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Recreation and Parks is launching a “Coats for Kids” campaign this month to help children in need throughout Anne Arundel County this winter.  Beginning with the opening of the Quiet Waters Park Ice Rink on November 10, donated items will be collected through December 8 and will be distributed by the Anne […]

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