Tag: Alderman

For the Love of the Library raises $51,000

For the Love of the Library raises $51,000

| May 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Officials with the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation today announced that the recent For the Love of the Library event raised more than $51,000 for enhancements at county libraries. Attendees also funded the purchase of 75 children’s educational tablets, called Playaway Launchpads, for use by library customers. County Executive Steve Schuh served as the […]

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County leaders call for resignation of Sheriff Ron Bateman

County leaders call for resignation of Sheriff Ron Bateman

| April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh, Senator Ed Reilly, and Republican Central Committee Chairman Nathan Volke today released the following statement on the recently released 9-1-1 tape and police documents in Sheriff Ron Bateman’s domestic violence case: “Violence against women is a serious issue in our state and in our county. The new information contained […]

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On Wednesday, Dan Nataf to discuss polling preferences based on local survey

On Wednesday, Dan Nataf to discuss polling preferences based on local survey

| April 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Central Chesapeake Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce will hear Anne Arundel Community College polling and research expert Dan Nataf at their next lunch program on April 20. Nataf will describe the survey results that will be released a few days […]

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Schuh to host town hall meetings on new budget

Schuh to host town hall meetings on new budget

| April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

County Executive Steve Schuh today announced his administration will host a series of town hall meetings in April to discuss the 2016-17 budget and other important issues facing the county. “Citizens deserve to be heard during our budget process,” said Schuh. “I look forward to hearing input from across our county.” The meetings, which will […]

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Letter To The Editor: An Altercation With Alderman Kirby

Letter To The Editor: An Altercation With Alderman Kirby

| November 13, 2013 | 8 Comments

Earlier today, on President Street, my mother witnessed Alderman Kirby discard his still lit cigarette onto the ground. It fell into dry leaves gathered along the curb. My mother said to him, “Your cigarette is still lit and it could catch the leaves on fire.” His response to her was “If you’re so concerned about it, […]

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Conn Refuses To Congratulate Kirby, Calls For Neighborhood Unity

Conn Refuses To Congratulate Kirby, Calls For Neighborhood Unity

| November 5, 2013 | 4 Comments

Ward Six candidate Steven Conn lost the election tonight by 57 votes.  His campaign sent out a press release criticizing his opponent, the City government and the “political machine” in Annapolis. He also made a strong call for neighbors to unite and work together for Ward Six.   Conn is currently suing Kirby, Friends of […]

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Annapolis Election 2013: Who Will Win & Why

Annapolis Election 2013: Who Will Win & Why

| November 1, 2013

Eye On Annapolis does not endorse candidates.  However, that does not mean that we are not interested in the candidates or have our own opinions.  And with that in mind, here is our analysis of what we believe will happen at the polls on Tuesday.  Call it guessing or crystal balling, but the analysis is […]

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More Woes For Kirby’s Candidacy

More Woes For Kirby’s Candidacy

| August 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Not only is a group of 22 citizens challenging the legality of Annapolis Alderman Kenny Kirby’s residence. We have learned that another grievance was  delivered to the Board of Elections this evening outlining several other reasons why Kenny Kirby’s candidacy should not be certified and the Alderman should be removed from the City’s upcoming elections. […]

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Citizens Group To Challenge Kirby’s Candidacy

Citizens Group To Challenge Kirby’s Candidacy

| August 2, 2013 | 1 Comment

Eye On Annapolis has learned that a citizens group in Ward Six will be challenging the candidacy of the sitting Alderman, Kenny Kirby if and when he files.  The group does not believe he meets the residency requirement to run for elected office. According to the City Charter, Article 2, Section 3: Sec. 3. – […]

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Joe Budge Selected To Represent Ward 1

Joe Budge Selected To Represent Ward 1

| May 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen is pleased to welcome Joe Budge as the newest City Alderman, representing Ward One.  Mr. Budge was selected by the Annapolis Democratic Central Committee last night. “Joe is eminently qualified to serve as Ward One Alderman,” Mayor Cohen said. “Ward One has a unique set of challenges, with residential, commercial, […]

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Jared Littmann To Be Next Alderman For Ward Five

Jared Littmann To Be Next Alderman For Ward Five

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Tonight, four candidates presented their cases as to why the Annapolis Central Democratic Committee should select them as the next Alderman for Ward Five.  By the end of the meeting, Jared Littmann was selected after one round of voting. Littmann is the owner of K&B True Value in the City and a resident of 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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Introducing Annapolis’ Next Alderman From Ward 5

Introducing Annapolis’ Next Alderman From Ward 5

| December 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

With the resignation of Mat Silverman from the Annapolis City Council, a vacancy was created. Silverman was elected, yet his successor will be appointed and be able to re-run for the seat as an incumbent.  The list of names has been presented to Annapolis Mayor Josh Cohen who plans to swear in the new Alderman in January […]

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Annapolis Political Landscape To Change In 2013 Election

Annapolis Political Landscape To Change In 2013 Election

| December 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: We just heard from Gil Renaut who confirmed that he is in the race and that he has the backing of Alderman Israel. The correction has been made below. With 2013 around the corner it only means one thing–election season in Annapolis. As always, all of the 8 Aldermanic seats will be up for grabs […]

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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 City Council Weighs In On Market House And Kenny Kirby

Annapolis City Council Weighs In On Market House And Kenny Kirby

| February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Last night’s City Council meeting started off mundane enough. The Council talked about boat shows, dock space rental, annexation and appeal processes for about two and a half hours.  And then as the crowd thinned out, things started to get heated as they discussed a $300,000 budget transfer to further improve the beleaguered Market House […]

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Former Alderman Calls For Removal Of Kirby

Former Alderman Calls For Removal Of Kirby

| February 2, 2012 | 1 Comment

Eye On Annapolis has learned that a group of citizens, as well as former Annapolis Alderman Julie Stankivic,  has requested that Annapolis Mayor, Joshua Cohen take action on the issue of Alderman Kenny Kirby’s residence and remove him from his Aldermanic seat. The group has sent a letter to Mayor Cohen demanding that he uphold the […]

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Annapolis Alderman Running For Another Office

Annapolis Alderman Running For Another Office

| March 22, 2010 | 1 Comment

Finlayson To Run For County Council Eye On Annapolis has learned that Annapolis Alderman, Sheila Finlayson (D-Ward 4) is preparing to throw her hat into the ring for Anne Arundel County Council.  This will put Finalyson and recently appointed Councilman Chuck Ferrar on the Democratic Ballot in the primary election in September. This will set […]

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Shropshire To Call For Investigation

Shropshire To Call For Investigation

| November 4, 2009 | 3 Comments

Alderman Plans To Involve US and MD Attorney General In Hate Crime UPDATE: We have learned that a statement from Classie Hoyle may be forthcoming tomorrow–4 days after the fliers were distributed. On Monday’s Annapolis City Council meeting, Alderman Sam Shropshire will be introducing two letters for signature by the Council members and the Mayor […]

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Annapolis Aldermanic Races

Annapolis Aldermanic Races

| November 4, 2009 | 0 Comments

The Nitty Gritty Results Ward 1. This is the area typically referred to as “downtown”.  Dick Israel(D) was running unopposed and managed to score 99.5% of the vote. Ward 2. This is the areas typically called “West Annapolis” . Fred Paone (R) was also running unopposed and he was able to claim 100% of the […]

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Where’s Classie Hoyle?

Where’s Classie Hoyle?

| November 4, 2009 | 4 Comments

Hoyle’s Silence Is Deafening The day before a contested race in Annapolis’ Ward 3, a hateful flier was distributed to voters. It was repulsive. It was hateful. It was bigoted,. It was racist. It was homophobic. It was created to help “Sister Classie” win her election under the pretense of “keeping the Black Power” away […]

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Bowling Responds

Bowling Responds

| November 2, 2009 | 0 Comments

Aldermanic Candidate Responds To Hate Literature Shortly after discovering the hate literature targeting him, Scott Bowling has asked the US and State Attorney General to initiate an investigation.  Bowling’s complete statement follows: Annapolis, MD – November 2, 2009 –  With less than 48 hours to go before the polls open, an anonymous and illegal flyer […]

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