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  • Christina Van Valkenburgh and her kids, Alexander and Bridgette, could barely contain their excitement when they came to claim their $500 prize for winning our inaugural scavenger hunt contest. The good-humored family submitted an array of hilarious photographs of themselves at businesses advertised in the June issue of the Pasadena Voice.

    Congratulations To Our Scavenger Hunt Winners!

    Christina Van Valkenburgh and her kids, Alexander and Bridgette, could barely contain their excitement when they came to claim their $500 prize for winning our inaugural scavenger hunt contest. The good-humored family submitted an array of hilarious photographs of themselves at businesses...
  • Alongside a large contingent of friends, family, politicians and supporters, Schuh and his team (pictured with campaign manager Diane Croghan) celebrated his primary election win against Laura Neuman late into the night at the Greene Turtle in Pasadena on June 24.

    County Republicans Select Schuh Over Neuman

    When the dust settled following one of the most antagonistic campaign battles on record in Anne Arundel County, 54.4 percent of Republican voters selected Steve Schuh for county executive over incumbent Laura Neuman in the June 24 primary. The two contenders were separated by 2,759 votes, with...
  • Elizabeth’s Landing was built in the early 1980s, and touted as a beautiful, suburban area that was close to cities and had all the facilities — the waterfront, the pier and all the lawns.

    Elizabeth’s Landing Community Commemorates Three Decades

    Residing at Elizabeth's Landing is almost a rite of passage for many residents of the Pasadena area. At least two generations have grown up there, and others have purchased their first home or forever home at the Fort Smallwood Road community. But for people like Connecticut native Diane...

SportsSports

  • The Bucs Middie boys lacrosse team went 13-0 on the season, including a 3-0 run to the county championship in the Middie B playoffs. Pasadena capped its playoff run with a 9-8 overtime victory over the Dunkirk Warriors in the county final at Broadneck High School.

    Middie Bucs Win County Title In OT Over Dunkirk, 9-8

    Following a 10-0 regular season, the Bucs Middie boys lacrosse team went on a 3-0 tear in the playoffs to cap the season as undefeated county champions at the Middie B level. The Bucs, who moved up a division and into the Middie B bracket for the playoffs, notched wins over Severna Park, Crofton...
  • The 12U BlueSox made it to the championship game of the Upper Chesapeake Festival Baseball Tournament in June and posted the best performance ever for a BlueSox team at the Cooperstown Dreams Park Tournament in Cooperstown, New York, in July.

    12U BlueSox Strong On And Off The Diamond

    There are many measures of success, and the 12U Lake Shore BlueSox are not settling on striving for just one. In addition to the BlueSox’s steady improvement on the baseball diamond, the players have also cemented values of sportsmanship, teamwork and giving back to the community as part of...
  • The Lake Shore 12U All-Star softball team won the United States Specialty Sports Association Maryland/Delaware Championship Tournament and have a combined 9-2 record in two tournaments this summer.

    Lake Shore 12U Softball All-Stars Shine At Summer Tournaments

    The Lake Shore Softball 12U All-Stars have had a fantastic summer tournament season. In late June, Lake Shore won the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) Maryland/Delaware State Championship tournament, and the team followed up the performance with a third-place finish at the Mid-...
  •  The CYLA Cobras Junior C boys lacrosse team rallied for a 3-0 playoff run, defeating three Severna Park teams to win the county championship.

    Cobra Junior Boys Defeat Severna Park For County Title

    Following a four-win regular season, the CYLA Cobras Junior C boys lacrosse team rallied for an epic playoff run, defeating three separate Severna Park teams and riding a hot streak all the way to the county championship. The Cobras, manned by William Sullivan, Dylan Heid, Johnny Kocovinos, Nick...

BusinessBusiness

  • PBA Update

    We are gearing up for our 11th-annual golf tournament on September 24. If you play golf, think about a foursome and come out and support the PBA. We give back to the community continually, and this tournament is one of the ways we raise the funds to benefit these programs. This tournament is open to the public, so start planning and come spend a fun day with us at Compass Pointe. What a great way to thank your clients or employees, or just get together with friends and family and spend the day on the golf course having fun. If you would like to donate an item for the golfer bags to promote your business or a prize, please contact me.
    The Pasadena Business Association Membership Directory...

School & YouthSchool

  • Earlier this year, Anne Arundel County Public Schools received its first payment from Milestone Communications for this cell tower, which looms behind the football stadium at Broadneck High School. The cell tower is the first of its kind at a county school.

    Cell Tower Debate: Coming Soon To A School Near You

      Shortly after students returned from spring break earlier this year, Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) received the first of its monthly payments from Milestone Communications for a cell tower the company constructed at Broadneck High School, the first of its kind at a county...

Arts & EntertainmentArts & Entertainment

Politics & OpinionPolitics & Opinion

  • Council Update

    During the last eight years, Governor O'Malley and the state legislature have passed more than 40 tax and fee increases for an impact on taxpayers of $10 billion dollars a year. In just eight short years, they raised the budget by nearly 30 percent.
    Has your salary increased by 30 percent?
    To make matters much worse, businesses are forced to pass their higher taxes on to consumers. The price of milk, bread and butter have dramatically increased, as well as the price of other consumer products. In addition, gas and electric bills have increased (with the proceeds going to pay for windmills on the Eastern Shore).
    The windmills need to be subsidized by taxpayers because they are...
  • Continuing To Give Our Best

    I’m not sure what I’ve enjoyed the most. If you asked me what my favorite part of being county executive has been thus far, it would be a draw between spending time with constituents, building and working with a phenomenal team of people, restoring transparency and accountability in...
  • Thank You, Anne Arundel County

    Even though we may not like the inconvenience of political signs and advertising, voting is one of the great features of American society. In fact, I regard voting as America’s gift to the world. In the end, many of you did your civic duty and came out to vote. If you didn’t, I hope you...
  • Q&A With Candidates For Delegate, District 31B

    Democratic Candidates   Jeremiah Chiappelli 1. If elected, what are your top three priorities upon taking office? Creating jobs, restructuring taxes to make more sense and thinning out the number of extra laws that we have.   2. What is the biggest challenge facing Marylanders today...

Health & FitnessHealth & Fitness

  • Tech Talk With Dr. Cranska


    In upcoming months, I will answer questions on high-technology dentistry. Please direct inquiries to my website at www.cranska.com or email familylaserdentistry@outlook.com with your questions.
    The Search For Dental Info
    How do dental patients find information on modern dental techniques available to them? To seek new treatment options, you must have information to get answers to your questions. What are BruxZir, LAPIP, LANAP, IPS e.max, Encode and MI paste? These are just some of the high-tech treatment modalities available to today’s dental patients. Are they for you?
    The two major resources available for information are the internet and your local dentists. To answer your...
  • Richard Gue, co-owner of The Vaper’s Knoll in Pasadena, opened the shop in 2011 and it is the largest vape retail shop in Maryland. Gue hopes that forthcoming federal regulations regarding the use of e-cigarettes do not burst the bubble on the $2 billion industry.

    Vaping: Newest Fad Or Here To Stay?

    Richard Gue, co-owner of The Vaper’s Knoll in Pasadena, opened the shop in 2011 and it is the largest vape retail shop in Maryland. Gue hopes that forthcoming federal regulations regarding the use of e-cigarettes do not burst the bubble on the $2 billion industry. Crofton native Richard Gue...
  • Tech Talk With Dr. Cranska

    In upcoming months, I will answer questions on high-technology dentistry. Please direct inquiries to my website at www.cranska.com or email familylaserdentistry@outlook.com with your questions. The Search For Dental Info How do dental patients find information on modern dental techniques...
  • Cataract Surgery Patients Live Longer

    People who have had cataract surgery to improve their sight are living longer than those with visual impairment who chose not to have the procedure, according to research published in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. In fact, the researchers found a 40 percent...

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