Tag: Severna Park

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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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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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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How to Choose an Urgent Care

How to Choose an Urgent Care

You are sick and your doctor can’t fit you in: How do you choose an urgent care?  In a recent poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, most people reported going to urgent care because they believe it is more convenient and takes less […]

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Spring Arbor, new retirement community opens in Severna Park

Spring Arbor, new retirement community opens in Severna Park

| November 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

HHHunt announces the grand opening and ribbon cutting for Spring Arbor of Severna Park in Severna Park, Maryland on October 29, 2015 at 4:00 pm. The first Spring Arbor community in Maryland, it includes 78 senior apartments featuring spacious studios and one and two bedroom suites, as well as a variety of services for assisted […]

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Chesapeake Cup from AACPL awarded to Shipley’s Choice and The Harbour School

Chesapeake Cup from AACPL awarded to Shipley’s Choice and The Harbour School

| September 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

Officials for the Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL)  announced Shipley’s Choice Elementary School in Millersville and The Harbour School of Annapolis as the  2015 winners of the coveted Chesapeake Cup for outstanding participation in the library’s Summer Reading Club. The program, in operation for more than thirty years, saw an 11 percent increase in […]

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Walk and Run for Life 5K – September 19th

Walk and Run for Life 5K – September 19th

| September 7, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Pregnancy Clinics of Annapolis, Severna Park and Bowie are pleased to announce the 2015 Walk and Run for Life, a 5kTrail Run and Family Fun Walk on Saturday Sept 19th at Belvoir Scott’s Plantation in Crownsville.    The Pregnancy Clinics have provided free medical, counseling and support services in local communities for 33 years, […]

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Watermark presents check to SPCA and announced Dogtoberfest Cruise

Watermark presents check to SPCA and announced Dogtoberfest Cruise

| August 22, 2015 | 2 Comments

Cruises on the Bay™ by Watermark®’s Harbor Queen went to the dogs on Thursday, July 24th for the 3rd Annual “Dog Days of Summer Cruise.” Watermark made a donation of $1,462 to the Anne Arundel County SPCA from the sold-out cruise. Around 95 people and nearly as many dog “pawsengers” stepped onboard the iconic Annapolis […]

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4th Annual Kegs & Corks festival breaks records

4th Annual Kegs & Corks festival breaks records

| August 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

More than 10,000 people flocked to the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds on Saturday under bright sunny skies to sample the wares of more than 20 Maryland wineries and more than 30 craft breweries. The festival, now a staple in the community benefited the Chesapeake Bay Trust and featured something for everyone. Three bands played the […]

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Annapolis Symphony kicks off season with free concert

Annapolis Symphony kicks off season with free concert

| August 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) is pleased to announce its upcoming Lexus Pops in the Park concert.  This free Labor Day Weekend concert will take place at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis on Sunday, September 6 at 5:30 PM.  The rain date is Monday September 7, same time, same place. Set in the lovely outdoor […]

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No charges in stabbing of Odenton teen

No charges in stabbing of Odenton teen

| August 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams made the following statement regarding the death of 19-year-old Jesse Brousseau of Crofton, following a burglary on July 10, 2015: “The Anne Arundel County Police Department has investigated and reviewed the circumstances surrounding the tragic events of the morning of July 10th that ultimately led to the death of […]

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Schuh checks out Watershed Stewards projects

Schuh checks out Watershed Stewards projects

| August 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

County Executive Steve Schuh last week toured a cleanwater community home, bioswale and living shoreline created by the Master Watershed Stewards program, an initiative that trains volunteers to assess watersheds and educate the public on environmental protection. “Citizen engagement is crucial to helping preserve our waterways,” said Schuh. “The Watershed Stewards program is helping clean up […]

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Providence Center, MRA, and AACC partner for healthier rivers

Providence Center, MRA, and AACC partner for healthier rivers

| July 31, 2015 | 1 Comment

Providence Center, a non-profit organization that serves adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Anne Arundel County is teaming up with the Magothy River Association (MRA) and Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) to make our rivers healthier. The organizations are producing a floating garden at Providence Center’s greenhouses that will provide both a natural filtration […]

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Junior League to host new member open house

Junior League to host new member open house

| July 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. invites women in the community who are interested in learning more about joining the Junior League to attend their New Member Open House on August 15, 2015 from 11:30 – 1:30 p.m. in Severna Park. All women over the age of 21 years, living in Anne Arundel County and its […]

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3rd Annual Dog Days of Summer Cruise

3rd Annual Dog Days of Summer Cruise

| July 19, 2015 | 2 Comments

It’s a doggone good time to take your dog out on the water! Bring your dog for a cruise of Annapolis onHarbor Queen to benefit the SPCA of Anne Arundel County. The 3rd Annual Dog Days of Summer Cruise is coming up onThursday, July 23. Local pet friendly business Cruises on the Bay™ by Watermark® has […]

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Police searching for armed suspect in Severna Park 7-Eleven robbery

Police searching for armed suspect in Severna Park 7-Eleven robbery

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

On June 8, 2015, at 2:31 a.m., the pictured suspect entered the 7-Eleven store located at 497 Jumpers Hole Road in Severna Park and committed a commercial armed robbery. The suspect displayed a handgun and fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency. The suspect was described as a black male with a […]

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Drug court participants give back to community

Drug court participants give back to community

| May 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Last week, in honor of National Drug Court month, the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County Adult Drug Treatment Court program sponsored a Drug Court Community Service Day at Gaudenzia Inc located in Crownsville, MD.  State’s Attorney Wes Adams and Deputy State’s Attorney Jonathon Church along with other SAO staff volunteered alongside Drug Court participants.  The group […]

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Blue Angels 2015: All the information you need

Blue Angels 2015: All the information you need

| May 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Blue Angels will perform above the Severn River, Tuesday, May 19 and Wednesday, May 20 as part of the Naval Academy’s Commissioning Week. These events are free and open to the public. The Blue Angels are the U.S. Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron and fly a team of six Navy F/A-18 Hornets and a C-130 […]

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Artistic Flame to hold Artisan Boutique at Severna Park Community Center

Artistic Flame to hold Artisan Boutique at Severna Park Community Center

| April 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

It is with great excitement that The Artistic Flame Art Center announces their partnership with The Severna Park Community Center. The Artistic Flame will be conducting workshops, classes and art events at the Community Center. Debra Soreff, founder and executive director of The Artistic Flame, knew she wanted to be and artist at age 5 and has […]

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Hospice of Chesapeake seeks volunteers

Hospice of Chesapeake seeks volunteers

| March 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hospice of the Chesapeake has numerous volunteer opportunities available in Anne Arundel and Prince George’s Counties. Volunteers play a vital role on the hospice team by visiting patients, supporting caregivers, serving as counselors at grief retreats, organizing fundraisers or assisting in our offices or helping at our resale shop.  Become a hospice volunteer if you […]

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Hospice’s Treasures store announced holiday open house

Hospice’s Treasures store announced holiday open house

| November 17, 2014 | 2 Comments

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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