April 25, 2015
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  • Northeast's Ray Morris (14) and Jordan Sanders (34) tapped gloves after Sanders' over-the-shoulder catch ended a Chesapeake threat early in the Eagles' 3-2 win in 16 innings on April 7. The Northeast defense made a handful of spectacular defensive plays to come out with the hard-fought win.

    Northeast Beats Chesapeake In 16-Inning Epic, 3-2

    The Northeast vs. Chesapeake baseball game on April 7 was originally slated for a 7 p.m. start, but due to weather concerns, first pitch was moved up to 4 p.m. That simple change turned out to be crucial to the night’s sleep of many players, siblings, friends, coaches and parents as the...
  • Chesapeake's Michael Altmann defended Northeast's DJ Bishop during the Cougars' 8-7 win over the Eagles on April 10.

    Chesapeake Boys Edge Northeast In Thriller, 8-7

    The Chesapeake boys lacrosse team held a lead only once against host Northeast on April 10. The Cougars simply picked the best time for it. In an extremely competitive and hard-fought contest, Chesapeake overcame deficits of 3-0 and 7-4 and shut out the Eagles in the fourth quarter to rally...
  • After tripling and driving in a run, Kaitlyn Muller slid safely into home during the Northeast softball team's 10-0 win over Chesapeake on April 4. The Eagles have won seven straight in the rivalry.

    Northeast Girls Rout Chesapeake, Surge Through County Schedule

    The Northeast softball team jumped all over host Chesapeake on April 4 and never let off the gas, cruising to a 10-0 win in five innings. Ashley Prince’s deep two-run home run over the left centerfield wall in the third inning, subsequent double and game-high three RBIs highlighted the...

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  • Simple Sands owner John Sparkman (middle) and his staff offer a variety of tasty sandwiches, wraps, salads, soups and breakfast items in a friendly atmosphere that is a throwback to the traditional deli.

    Simple Sands Revives Old-Time Deli Atmosphere

    When John Sparkman opened Simple Sands Deli in 2012, he wanted to provide exceptional customer service and a fresh take on the modern deli. Then a part owner at Cheeseburger in Paradise in Pasadena, he also knew his plan for Simple Sands might need some tinkering. “I wanted to get in...

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Arts & EntertainmentArts & Entertainment

  • Donald Dunkerson’s two books, “Willie the Whirly Bird” and “The Little Plane That Was Afraid to Fly,” were published in early 2015.

    Donald Dunkerson’s Children’s Books Are Taking Flight

    Broad smiles grace the faces of the characters on the covers of Pasadena-based author Donald Dunkerson’s two children’s books, and broad smiles have graced the faces of the many children who have read his books. “The kids are loving them,” Dunkerson grinned. “They are...
  • In “Woman In Gold,” Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren) fights the Austrian government with the help of her amateur lawyer, Randy (Ryan Reynolds), to reclaim her family’s portrait that Austria refuses to release.

    “Woman In Gold” Imitates A Masterpiece

    It should come as no surprise to anyone that Hollywood is in the business of creating franchises and repeating past successes as part of an established formula for low-risk success. When the independently produced and financed “Philomena” went on to become a genuine financial and...
  • Local Band The Last Year Was A Hit At South By Southwest

    Scott Griffith has been shredding guitars since he was 8 years old. Now, the 2004 graduate of Northeast High School is playing guitar all around the world for the Baltimore-based band The Last Year, which Griffith describes as “alternative with a pop flair.” Having played at the massive...

Politics & OpinionPolitics & Opinion

  • Council Update

    Now that the weather is getting warmer and the snow is gone, many folks have contacted my office about potholes and damage that the winter weather has caused to our county and state roadways. It is inevitable that the methods used by the county and state to treat roads during winter weather events will damage the roads in some way over periods of time.

    Counties throughout the state have been hard pressed to come up with the funding necessary to keep up with the problems that take place from everyday wear and tear on our roads and bridges. Our previous governor and state legislature had not made it any easier in the past eight years because of drastic cuts to the local highway user...
  • News From The State House

    At midnight on Monday, April 13, the Maryland General Assembly adjourned sine die, which means it adjourned until next session, which will begin in January 2016. I am always optimistic and motivated when we begin session each January, but I am always ready when we adjourn in April! This session...
  • Poll Finds That County Residents Are Optimistic About The Economy

    For more than 30 years, the Center for the Study of Local Issues has polled county residents on a wide range of issues. Using students from a variety of courses, the spring 2015 survey was completed on April 2. That poll included several questions that tapped residents’ views of the economy...
  • Council Rejects Stormwater Fee Repeal

    Anne Arundel County’s most controversial tariff won’t go away anytime soon. The stormwater management fee – often derisively referred to as the “rain tax” – narrowly survived two repeal efforts before the county council at its April 6 meeting and secured its...

Health & FitnessHealth & Fitness

  • Tech Talk With Dr. Cranska


    Modern dentistry is dynamic. Changes to improve patient comfort and quality of care are always being developed. The use of improved dental materials, modern delivery systems, lasers, computer-generated imaging and computer management software systems are just some of the changes.
    In upcoming months, I will answer questions on high-technology dentistry. Please direct inquiries to www.cranska.com or email familylaserdentistry@outlook.com.
     
    What If I Don’t Brush My Teeth?
    You have been told to brush your teeth at least two times a day and floss your teeth daily. Brush your teeth when you wake and again before you go to bed. Not brushing affects everything in your...
  • What Sport Should You Choose For Your Child

    The Case For Competitive Swimming When your child reaches the age where active sports become important, which sport should you choose and why? Here are some thoughts on why competitive swimming should be on your list. Safety is at the forefront because we live in an area close to water. The...
  • Preventing Sports-Related Eye Injuries

    Since April is designated Sports Eye Safety Month, it is important to be cautious in preventing sports-related eye injuries, whether you are a weekend recreational athlete or a professional player. Proper eye protection goes a long way in helping athletes avoid eye injury. Thousands of people are...
  • Affordable Health Screenings Coming to Pasadena

    Residents living in and near Pasadena can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic, serious conditions, with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. Grace Baptist Church of Sunset Beach (17 Somerset Road) will host this community event on May...

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