February 26, 2015
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  • Plans to open a methadone clinic in the Compass Pointe Crossing shopping center along Hog Neck Road came to abrupt end earlier this month after neighboring communities voiced opposition to the project.

    When Communities Take On Developers, Who Wins?

    Given the rate at which businesses and residential communities have popped up around the Pasadena peninsula over the past two decades, there’s a certain inevitability to the notion that every unclaimed acre and grassy plot of land is just a stubborn placeholder for the new development waiting...



  • Primo Pasta Kitchen co-owner Eric Schlueter is regularly on-hand at his restaurant to make sure every customer is satisfied.

    Primo Pasta Kitchen Is An Italian Gem In Riviera Beach

    Eric Schlueter is a common sight at his restaurant, Primo Pasta Kitchen, which he co-owns with Dave Snyder and Vern Martin. Whether greeting new customers or making sure the kitchen is continuously turning out high-quality food, Schlueter employs a hands-on style to ensure a pleasant customer...
  • Anne Arundel Medical Center’s Pasadena Pavilion, which opened in 2014, is among the award-winning health system’s many facilities that fulfill its mission of bringing medical services close to where community members live and work.

    AAMC Brings Wellness To Where It’s Needed Most

    Living healthier together – these three words might sound simple at first, but Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) proves that they can apply to all aspects of life, both big and small. Whether its cancer treatment, heart disease prevention, stress management, injury rehabilitation or any of...
  • PBA Update

    If you are experiencing cabin fever due to all this cold weather, perhaps you can get a little spring fever by planning those spring projects. We can think about what we want to do to our gardens, patios, etc. Maybe if we all think spring, it will come a little sooner. If you do have plans to...

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  • Council Update

    From state and county leaders, there has been a justifiable outcry stressing the need for action to combat the problem of heroin addiction in our communities. Addictions of all kinds affect our neighbors, friends and family members in all parts of our state and specifically our county. Heroin addiction is not limited to the inner city or to the poorer locations of our county. With more than 300 overdoses a year and an average of one fatality a week, we cannot stand by and let our communities be overrun by drug addiction.
    A few weeks ago, communities throughout Pasadena were thrown into disarray with the news that a methadone clinic was going to be put right in the middle of a residential...
  • School Facility Study A First Step To Smaller Schools

    Our students deserve the best, and I believe that it is the mission of county government to support our school system in its efforts to ensure an excellent education for our children. I am committed to working with the Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. George Arlotto to close the...
  • Governor Hogan’s Budget Puts Spending Back In Line With Revenue

    Less than 24 hours after being sworn in, Governor Hogan introduced a budget that – for the first time in a decade – eliminated the state’s ongoing financial shortfalls. He did this without raising taxes and while still protecting priorities like education. This was no easy task....
  • Voting Rights And Fairness

    During an election year, every action and comment is scrutinized and often characterized as political in nature. Therefore, I would like to clear up a subject matter from last year. The protection of a legislator’s voting rights is very important to me (and it should be for you, too). Last...

Health & FitnessHealth & Fitness

  • AAMC Walk-in Clinic Opens in Annapolis Shoppers

    Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) has announced the opening of a new FastCare walk-in clinic inside the Shoppers Food and Pharmacy located at 2371 Solomon’s Island Road in Annapolis.
    Anne Arundel Medical Center plans to open additional retail-based clinics in area grocery stores over the next 18 months. The first AAMC site opened in the Giant Food in Bowie in June 2014.
    The FastCare brand of convenient care clinics provides basic care for health conditions ranging from allergies to upper respiratory infections. The AAMC site in Annapolis is the second Maryland location for FastCare.
    “The benefits to patients of a retail clinic are many, including expanded hours, walk-in...
  • Should Adults Get A Measles Booster Shot?

    With the recent measles outbreak, there’s a lot of information being shared about vaccinating children. But how do adults know whether their kids are protected or whether they could benefit from a booster shot? It’s common protocol for children to have two doses of the combination...
  • 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...
  • The Pursuit Of Happiness

    My wife, Casey, and I are originally from South Florida. During the holidays, we hit the beach bars with some old friends. I honestly can’t remember the last time we had gone out with friends in this setting, and for many reasons, we needed it. I engaged in discussion with a longtime friend...

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