April 16, 2014
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  • Historic Hancock’s Resolution will re-open its doors on April 6. This season, Friends of Historic Hancock’s Resolution will continue celebrating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812.

    Opening Day At Hancock’s Resolution Set For April 6

    When civilians needed food or tools in the 1800s, they had to rely on their guts, determination and ingenuity to survive because hardware and grocery stores did not exist. With Historic Hancock’s Resolution opening day set for Sunday, April 6, guests will have the opportunity to attend a...


  • The Northeast cheerleading team delivered a sterling routine at the state championship meet at North County High School on February 18, receiving no deductions and scoring a 139.5 to finish as the state runner up by a quarter of a point to South River.

    Northeast Cheerleaders Take Second At States

    One might expect a story about a team missing a state championship by a razor-thin margin to be a story of heartbreak, missed opportunity and defeat. But for the Northeast cheerleading team, which scored a 139.5 and finished second to South River (139.75) at the state championship meet at North...
  • Chesapeake’s Brett Hudson is one of several key returning starters for the Cougars, who will rely on a strong defense and a deep midfield to stay in the county’s top tier.

    Bar Raised, Cougars Are Up For Challenge

    Following a 2013 season in which the Chesapeake boys lacrosse team notched a program-best 15 wins and reached the 4A East region final for only the second time, the level of expectations for the Cougars in 2014 is high. Fortunately for the Cougars, they are stocked with the ability and drive to...
  • 19 boys competed in the Lake Shore 5/6 basketball all-star game on February 22. The evenly matched game was a nail-biter, ending with a 22-21 score.

    Lake Shore 5/6 Hoops Wraps Up Season With All-Star Games

    Lake Shore basketball held two special games on February 22 to mark the end of the 5/6 age group coed basketball season. The “Girls Got Game” event was organized to help foster an increased interest and passion for basketball among the girls who played in the 5/6 coed league. This game...
  • The Northeast girls lacrosse team was bundled up during a frigid midweek practice early this March.

    Ready, Set, Run—Northeast Girls Not Planning On Tiring Out

    As a graduate of Northeast High School who went on to play lacrosse for Anne Arundel Community College, first-year Eagles girls lacrosse coach Kaitlyn Warf (NHS ’08) knows the challenges her team will face in a county perennially stacked with powerhouse programs. So as the Eagles get set to...


  • Margo Grove opened The Sewing Surgeon in 2013 and offers customers personalized service and affordable prices on all their sewing and alteration needs.

    The Sewing Surgeon Fits All Customers’ Needs

    Tailored clothing should be just that – tailored to the individual needs of the person. Nobody understands that better than Pasadena’s Margo Grove, owner of The Sewing Surgeon, which handles sewing projects for any clothing or home-decorating need. Grove opened The Sewing Surgeon in...
  • Edward Jones financial advisor Dan Higgins offers personalized, tailor-made services for clients, so he can best meet their long-term goals.

    Edward Jones Provides Tailor-Made Financial Solutions

    Keeping track of finances can be difficult for a single individual, but add a spouse, kids and a home, and it can quickly become complicated. Edward Jones financial advisor Dan Higgins offers personalized solutions to help meet clients’ long-term goals, so they can alter their strategy as...
  • PBA Update

    Time is running out! Don’t miss the opportunity to advertise your business in the 2014/2015 Membership Directory & Community Guide. When the 6,000 copies of the PBA Membership Directory and Community Guide arrive, almost that many are snatched up in less than 60 days. For your business,...
  • Wise Decisions With Retirement In Mind

    Certain Financial And Lifestyle Choices May Lead You Toward A Better Future Some retirees succeed at realizing the life they want, others don’t. Fate aside, it isn’t merely a matter of stock market performance or investment selection that makes the difference. There are certain do...

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  • Fink: Council Update

    Earlier this month, I participated in Lauer’s 40th anniversary celebration. After leaving the event, I started thinking about how fortunate we are in Pasadena to have so many great locally owned small businesses.
    If you live in or around Pasadena then there is a good chance you have shopped at Lauer's, whether buying something freshly made from the bakery, getting lunch at the salad bar or just gathering your weekly groceries, Lauer’s has been a staple in our community for 40 years.
    For me, Lauer's is more than a grocery store - they are a community partner for a better Pasadena. Like many of our local businesses, they give back a tremendous amount of support, time and...
  • Schuh: Computer Glitches Cost Us All

    I have a constituent who told me about her terrible experience with the Maryland Health Exchange and the stress it caused her family. She is a cancer survivor and depends on health insurance. When her husband lost his job they started the process of applying through the state. They had heard all...
  • Kipke: A Massive Increase In The Minimum Wage Will Hurt Workers

    When I was 16 years old, I was very excited to get my first job at Friendly’s Restaurant on Mountain Road. Previously, I had mowed lawns and worked other odd jobs but this was my first job with a real interview, formal training, a uniform and a regular work schedule. I recall the interview...
  • Neuman: Making Anne Arundel County Proud

    February 22 marked the one-year anniversary since my appointment as county executive. During that time, I've traveled all around the county and I've learned a lot about many of you. You've welcomed me into your lives and into your hearts. For that, I am extremely humbled and I want to...

Health & FitnessHealth & Fitness

  • The Wise Old Owl

    Why We Celebrate Saint Patrick
    Whether it’s the Sydney Opera House lit in green in Australia or the step dancers marching along Fifth Avenue in New York City, or the revelers dressed as leprechauns in Tokyo, Japan, or our own Governor Martin O’Malley’s Celtic rock band performing in Baltimore, March 17 belongs to St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, and also the patron saint of Nigeria.
    Many of us know the story of St. Patrick, the son of Romans living in Britain who was captured by Irish pirates when he was 14 or 16 and enslaved as a shepherd for six years in Ireland, a land of Druids and pagans.
    A turning point in his life, this ordeal motivated him to grow...
  • The Most Heinous Of Gym Excuses

    A few months ago I expressed my thoughts on the most frequently shared excuse for not maintaining a regular exercise regimen - which is lack of time. Now I would like to challenge the most heinous of excuses, the one that really tears at my heart and brings me more frustration as a fitness...
  • Pink Eye: What You Need To Know

    On “The Today Show” recently, Matt Lauer asked Bob Costas about his travel plans after the Sochi Olympics, quipping, “You taking the red-eye home?” Costas replied, “Did I walk into that or what?” Since the beginning of the winter Olympics in Sochi, Costas had...
  • Toothpaste Changes After 118 Years

    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. Toothpaste in a tube has been sold since 1896. The options you have when you buy a tube are numerous and...

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