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Frederick Douglass at Chautauqua!

Frederick Douglass at Chautauqua!

| July 15, 2018

Maryland Humanities brings Frederick Douglass back to life through its program, Chautauqua: Seeking Justice. Chautauqua celebrates its 24th season this summer. A living history performance by actor-scholar Bill Grimmette will be followed by a question and answer sessions, which will spark spirited conversation and provide educational family fun.

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Maryland’s Assateague Island National Seashore to be featured on “Forever Stamp”

Maryland’s Assateague Island National Seashore to be featured on “Forever Stamp”

| April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Wild horses of Maryland’s and Virginia’s Assateague Island National Seashore were previewed today as the third of 16 Forever Stamp images to be revealed over a three-week period to celebrate the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary. A photograph by Tim Fitzharris of Fayetteville, AR, was used to create the image. Assateague Island National Seashore, MD […]

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Corkran Middle School named AVID National Demonstration School

Corkran Middle School named AVID National Demonstration School

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Corkran Middle School joined the nation’s elite today when it was named an AVID National Demonstration School, joining about 140 other schools across the nation to have earned the honor. Corkran is the first Maryland public middle school to earn the award, bestowed by the national AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) organization to schools that […]

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Charity Football Bash for Autism scheduled for April 15th

Charity Football Bash for Autism scheduled for April 15th

| April 13, 2016

On Friday, April 15, the Bowen Foundation for Autism will host the 2nd Annual Charity Football Bash at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, MD. This event is expected to attract close to 1,000 spectators to raise money for local children with autism through a charity flag football game. To kick off festivities, a family-friendly […]

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AP essay causes concern at North County High 

AP essay causes concern at North County High 

| April 12, 2016 | 4 Comments

UPDATE:  Eye On Annapolis was sent an excerpt of the essay.         An essay in an AP class has caused concern amongst faculty and some students. The assignment was to write an essay utilizing the style of a Jonathan Swift novel, A Modest Proposal,  from the 1700s, which satirically posed the idea […]

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Using geneaology to find your identity: a free AACC lecture

Using geneaology to find your identity: a free AACC lecture

| April 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

You may have seen the TV shows – “Finding Your Roots,” “Genealogy Roadshow” or “Who Do You Think You Are?” In those series, researchers help both famous and ordinary people figure out their identity by exploring their ancestors. Anne Arundel Community College is offering a lecture to show area residents how they can conduct their […]

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Charity Football Bash for Autism scheduled for April 15th

Charity Football Bash for Autism scheduled for April 15th

| April 4, 2016

On Friday, April 15, the Bowen Foundation for Autism will host the 2nd Annual Charity Football Bash at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, MD. This event is expected to attract close to 1,000 spectators to raise money for local children with autism through a charity flag football game. To kick off festivities, a family-friendly […]

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Meade Principal, John Yore, named as finalist in Washington Post’s Principal of the Year

Meade Principal, John Yore, named as finalist in Washington Post’s Principal of the Year

| March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Meade High School Principal John Yore has been named a finalist for the 2016 Washington Post Principal of the Year Award. Yore will represent Anne Arundel County Public Schools, and is one of approximately 20 principals in Washington-area school districts being considered for the award. Yore has led Meade for four years, and made an incredible […]

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South River High School to hold Play-A-Thon this Friday

South River High School to hold Play-A-Thon this Friday

| March 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Orchestra and Concert Band of South River High School are holding a 6-hour Play-A-Thon on Friday, March 11, 2016. The event will begin at 2:30 PM and culminate in a concert that runs from 8-8:30 PM. Event coordinators anticipate 100 students and 35 adult volunteers. “The Play-A-Thon is designed to be a fun and […]

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AACC names new Dean of Student Services

AACC names new Dean of Student Services

| March 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College has named Tiffany Boykin, Ph.D., J.D., as the new assistant dean of student services, effective March 1. She will be part of AACC’s Student Services team in the Learner Support Services Division that focuses on helping students achieve their academic goals. Boykin comes to AACC from Morgan State University where she […]

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Key School to host 14th Annual Annapolis Book Festival

Key School to host 14th Annual Annapolis Book Festival

| February 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Radio talk show host Diane Rehm of WAMU’s the Diane Rehm Show, Pulitzer Prize-winners David E. Hoffman, Amy Ellis Nutt and Tim Weiner, as well as former Maryland Governor Parris Glendening, D. Watkins and Evan Thomas, are among many distinguished speakers already scheduled to appear at the 2016 Annapolis Book Festival on Saturday, April 16, […]

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Library hosts several events for Black History Month

Library hosts several events for Black History Month

| February 9, 2016 | 1 Comment

  The Anne Arundel County Library system will be hosting several events county-wide to celebrate Black History Month. Saturday, February 13 – 23, 2016 Get Schooled with Mr. Root Jamaal ‘Mr. Root’ Collier, a dedicated and versatile professional Hip-Hop artist returns to AACPL to present interactive, family-friendly concerts. Come and learn about the history of […]

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Don’t let dry skin get you down

Don’t let dry skin get you down

| February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Can dry skin be beautiful skin? Of course it can be! To start, it helps to understand the most common causes of skin drying and know how to prevent it. At Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spas they see it all the time. Common Causes of Skin Drying Hereditary: Some people are just born with dry skin […]

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Thieves make off with community mailbox

Thieves make off with community mailbox

| February 4, 2016 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Police are reporting that a large community mailbox was stolen.  The theft was reported at the Reserve at Quiet Waters  at the corner of Quiet Waters Place at Forest Dr on February 3, 2016. A large, metal, multi-unit Leslie Lock mailbox was stolen from the community.  The mailbox was located near the entrance to […]

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Free burgers for first 100 people at BGR on February 9th

Free burgers for first 100 people at BGR on February 9th

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Burger lovers, rejoice – the award-winning BGR the Burger Joint is celebrating its one-year anniversary in Annapolis by giving away 100 free burgers. Located at 2101 Somerville Road, the restaurant will give the first 100 people in line Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 11 a.m. a free “The Burger.” BGR prides its menu on serving exclusively […]

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Watermark wins Couples Choice Award from WeddingWire

Watermark wins Couples Choice Award from WeddingWire

| January 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Wedding on the Bay by Watermark is named by WeddingWire, the leading global online wedding marketplace, as a winner of the prestigious WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® 2016 for Wedding Venues in the Chesapeake Bay region! As a Couples’ Choice Awards® winner, Wedding on the Bay by Watermark is highlighted within the WeddingWire Network, which is […]

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3 students charged with making bomb threat against Anne Arundel County schools

3 students charged with making bomb threat against Anne Arundel County schools

| January 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

On January 21, 2016 at approximately 11:24 p.m., the Anne Arundel County Police Department was notified of a Twitter post to “@AACountySchools” referencing a bomb threat at “CMS” or Crofton Middle School. The police department, in conjunction with Anne Arundel County Public Schools, was able to quickly identify the juvenile suspect and learned that the […]

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Man craps pants, eludes police and is captured after stealing a pair of shorts

Man craps pants, eludes police and is captured after stealing a pair of shorts

| November 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] On November 23, 2015 at approximately 06:50 am, officers responded to the area of South Carolina Ave near Mountain Road., Pasadena, for a report of a subject sleeping or injured inside of a vehicle in the roadway. Fire Department personnel arrived and began to evaluate the subject when he fled on foot towards […]

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America’s hottest illusionist coming to Maryland Hall

America’s hottest illusionist coming to Maryland Hall

| October 31, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] Jason Bishop will perform stunning, state of the art magic and illusions at Maryland Hall on Saturday, November 21 at 7:30 pm. The Jason Bishop Show features amazing sleight of hand, exclusive grand illusions and even close-up magic projected onto huge screens. Tickets are $20 for members and children and $25 for non-members. […]

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6 women to be honored at Fannie Lou Hamer Award reception

6 women to be honored at Fannie Lou Hamer Award reception

| September 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 20th annual Fannie Lou Hamer Awards Reception will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, October 4 at the Frances Scott Key Auditorium at St. John’s College (60 College Ave.) in Annapolis. Sponsored by the Martin Luther King Jr. Committee of Anne Arundel County and co-sponsored by St. Johns College, the awards recognize […]

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Schuh seeks nominations for Dallas G. Pace Humanitarian Award

Schuh seeks nominations for Dallas G. Pace Humanitarian Award

| August 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh is seeking nominations for the 2016 Dallas G. Pace Humanitarian Award, given each year in memory of the county’s first Human Relations Commission Chairman.  “The Pace Humanitarian Award is one way we honor individuals who create a culture of respect and peace,” said Schuh. “We are fortunate to have […]

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Exhibit: Baltimore Protests 2015 by Devin Allen

Exhibit: Baltimore Protests 2015 by Devin Allen

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Devin Allen: Awakenings, In a New Light, the first solo show of Baltimore photographer Devin Allen, exhibits images of the 2015 Baltimore protests and debuts a new community space inside the Reginald F. Lewis Museum called Lewis Now. The 27-year old photographer graced the cover of Time Magazine in May, making him only the third amateur photographer to do so. […]

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