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  • Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive in Park Plaza on December 2 to visit with children during Holiday Madness.

    Santa Plans His Appearances In The 'Dena This Season

    Santa has a busy end-of-year rush to get everything ready for Christmas Eve. He has to put finishing touches on all the toys that his elves have made, and he has to train his reindeer to be in peak physical condition for their worldwide flight. But even with everything he has to do, he and Mrs....
  • A selection from Kirsten’s Cakery can make a sweet finale to a Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.

    Buy Locally Made Desserts And Delight Holiday Guests

    The holidays are a wonderful time to indulge in pastries, cakes and treats made locally by talented chefs. Several area businesses are eager to help you make Thanksgiving or Christmas gatherings memorable with their sumptuous offerings. Lauer’s Supermarket and Bakery Chesterfield Plaza and...
  • How To Engage In Giving This Holiday Season

    For some Anne Arundel County residents, the sound of Salvation Army bells clanging or the sight of homeless crowds shuffling into a food pantry are just as synonymous with the holiday season as gift-wrapped tech gadgets and long checkout lines. But for most people, those experiences rarely...
  • Gift-Giving Inspiration For The Holiday Season

    Gift giving can often be the most stressful part of the holidays. Even if you are able to nail down someone’s interests, it’s always tough to find the perfect present. “Money in an envelope just won’t cut it,” you think, “but what in the world can I buy?”...

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  • Chesapeake's Christine Parkent and Severna Park's Ellie Schepens, among others, were named Coaches All County first-teamers.

    2016 Coaches All County Field Hockey

    First Team: Offense Jenna Partilla, Arundel, senior Megan Munley, Broadneck, sophomore Rachel Fleig, Chesapeake, sophomore Sarah King, South River, senior Defense Sophia Hartman, Broadneck, sophomore McKenna Lee, Severna Park, senior Madison Downey, Old Mill, senior McKenzie Jamison,...

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  • PBA Update

    PBA recently held Coffee with a Cop at McDonald’s of Riviera Beach. Thanks to all of the police officers who came out to greet the McDonald’s patrons. We will host more of these events, and this is a great opportunity for you to have a cup of coffee with those who protect and serve the Pasadena area.
    Our 23rd annual trade show made for a great evening. We had 42 vendors discussing what they can do to help you or your business. We thank all of the businesses that participated. We thank Lauer’s Supermarket, Glory Days Grill and Cheshire Crab for their contribution.
    We also held a ribbon cutting for Fifer’s Craft House and Deli. What a fun afternoon. There was a photo...
  • If You Can Think It, D’s Tees Can Print It

    It all started in summer 2016 when Elisa Henderson and her teenage daughter, Devyn Trosser, wanted to put some of Devyn’s artwork on T-shirts for a few upcoming festivals. But when she looked at companies that could do the order, she was blown away. “Their prices were insane,” she...
  • Jenna Kuegel opened Puppy Cuts By Jenna in August 2016, turning her lifelong passion of pet care into a career.

    Puppy Cuts By Jenna Offers A Pet-icularly Good Service

    You could say that Jenna Kuegel was groomed for her current role as owner of Puppy Cuts by Jenna. While she was growing up in Pasadena — from Sunset Elementary to George Fox Middle to Northeast High School — her parents ran a grooming parlor out of their garage and Kuegel always had...
  • Recently, Fifer’s Seafood expanded into an additional store called Fifer’s Craft House. The new storefront offers a fully stocked liquor store and full-service deli.

    Fifer’s Welcomes A New Addition With Craft House

    The space adjacent to where the original Fifer’s Seafood stands in Elizabeth Station is now the newest addition to the Fifer’s business portfolio — Fifer’s Craft House. Though it is a new business with a name distinguishing it from that of Fifer’s Seafood, the craft...

School & YouthSchool

  • Local Kids Explain The Mysteries Of Santa

    There’s a lot that’s left unknown about the benevolent gift-giver who lives up at the North Pole and makes toys for good children all over the world. Our staff had a few questions about how exactly this guy operates and manages to accomplish all that he does, so we decided to ask fifth-...

Arts & EntertainmentArts & Entertainment

  • Holiday Catering Options From A To Z

    If 2016 is your year to host the family dinner or plan the company holiday party, our community is loaded with great caterers and restaurants who can take stress off your menu.   Bella Napoli 350 Mountain Road Pasadena, MD 21122 www.bellanapoli.us Looking to pick up authentic Italian...

Politics & OpinionPolitics & Opinion

  • Legislation On Pesticides Is Overkill

    October was a pleasant month to be outside enjoying the great parks, playgrounds and all of the outdoor activities that Anne Arundel County has to offer. However, a sign on one playground caused some concern from a few citizens about the type of chemicals that are being used to treat the weeds and pests at some local playgrounds. In an effort to stop pesticides from being sprayed on parks and playgrounds, a councilman has introduced Bill 76-16, which would eliminate the use of pesticides on playgrounds throughout the county. I understand the concern that people have, but I think that this legislation is overkill on a concern that has not manifested itself as a problem.
    I am skeptical of...
  • State Must Get Real With Spending

    For nearly a decade, the members of the House Republican Caucus have held firm in the belief that our state does not have a revenue problem, it has a spending problem. A recent meeting of the state’s Spending Affordability Committee is yet another reminder that, without meaningful spending...
  • The Revitalization Tax Credit

    Bringing the citizens of Anne Arundel County tax and fee relief is a major goal of our administration, and we recently enacted more legislation to accomplish that goal while revitalizing and energizing older communities across our county. I just signed into law a new-home revitalization property...
  • Blue Lives Matter

    Honorable police officers deserve additional protections, as they have become the broad target of individuals seeking retribution for actions committed by a select few. Therefore, Delegate Meagan Simonaire and I are submitting our Blue Lives Matter legislation. The legislation would add law...

Health & FitnessHealth & Fitness

  • What Happens When The Dentist Needs A Dentist?

    I have witnessed the high-technology changes in dentistry since I started going to the dentist as a child in the 1950s, and I am still a dental patient.
    Last month, I fractured a large tooth-colored filling in a back tooth. There was no pain, but now the dentist needed a dentist.
    I called my general dentist and went for a consultation. An X-ray was taken. The digital image was shown to me on the monitor, and I quickly noticed an abscess on the tooth next to the broken tooth. There was still no pain, but now I had two problems. I scheduled an appointment to have a crown placed on my broken tooth, but before that, I needed to see an endodontist for a root canal on the adjacent tooth.
    Q:...
  • Getting A New Best Friend

    Many pets can make wonderful companions for you and your family. When choosing a pet, remember that they can be in your life for a significant amount of time – anywhere from two to 15 years depending on the species, age and breed. Also, some pets will need more training, socialization,...
  • Mama Knows Best

    From the minute a woman becomes pregnant until delivery, she is undermined. She is either too old, too overweight or too small in the pelvis. The second-guessing of her ability to birth and mother doesn’t end there. Perhaps her baby doesn’t latch properly or she doesn’t produce...
  • UM BWMC November Calendar

    Wednesday, November 9 8:30am-noon: Free blood pressure screening at Harundale Presbyterian Church (Eastway and Guilford Road in Glen Burnie). Reservations are not requested. 2:00pm-3:00pm: Lactation support group open to all breastfeeding mothers (301 Hospital Drive, 3 South classroom)....

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