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  • Get Tickets Now For 2nd Annual Bull And Shrimp Roast To Benefit The Lance Ryan Eager Fund

    The 2nd Annual Bull and Shrimp Roast to benefit The Lance Ryan Eager Fund will be held on Saturday, March 25 from 7:00pm to 12 midnight at the Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fore Hall at the corner of Ritchie Highway and Magothy Bridge Road in Severna Park, 21146. Tickets are $40 per person, and attendees who bring a toiletry item to donate will be entered into a special prize drawing. Menu for the event includes roast beef, ham, steamed shrimp, shrimp scampi, shrimp marinara and more. Proceeds from the event are combined with fund from The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County and are used to help those struggling with substance abuse disorders get the treatment they need. To purchase...
  • Superintendent Dr. George Arlotto’s Fiscal Year 2018 school budget proposal included $16.2 million for construction of a new High Point Elementary School.

    “An Investment In The Hopes Of Our Children”

    “A budget isn’t a document,” Dr. George Arlotto, superintendent of Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS), told the board of education on the morning of Wednesday, December 21, when he delivered his budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2018. ““It is an investment in the...
  • The 2017 General Assembly Has Big Ramifications

    Pre-empted by two last-minute lawmaker resignations and bitter press battles waged from both Democrats and Republicans, the 437th session of the General Assembly looked to be a circus in the making. But despite the potential divisiveness, the session, which convened on January 11, will affect every...
  • Sober Living Home May Come To Boulevard Park

    Boulevard Park Improvement Association President Amanda Jerosimich was eating dinner at the Double T Diner in November when she got a private message about a sober living home taking over a neighbor’s property. Casey Welch lives in Boulevard Park near her parents, cousins and sister, who told...

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  • This One Goes To 11: The Cougars achieved a final-meet score of 125.4 on February 16 at Harford Community College to notch the program's record 11th state championship.

    Cougars Reign Supreme With 11th State Championship

    Maybe it’s the well-established culture of excellence. Maybe it’s the pipeline of eager athletes flowing in from the feeder system. Maybe it’s just good old-fashioned hard work. Whatever the mix, the Chesapeake cheerleading program has it figured out. The Cougars extended their...
  • Zach Abey, a native of Pasadena who played Bucs and Panthers football and lacrosse, was thrust into the starting quarterback role for the Midshipmen late this season.

    Athlete Spotlight: Navy Quarterback Zach Abey

    Zach Abey is no stranger to athletic spotlight, but he was thrust into a very bright one in an unexpected way this winter. Abey, who grew up in Pasadena and went to Riviera Beach Elementary School and Chesapeake Middle School before attending Archbishop High School, currently plays football for the...
  • Brennan Volkman (35) and the Northeast Eagles have won four straight after a January 13 victory over rival Chesapeake.

    Northeast Boys Defeat Chesapeake, Ignite Win Streak

    The Northeast boys basketball team gave its season a jolt with a 53-40 win over visiting rival Chesapeake in front of a packed Friday-night gym on January 13, evening its record at 6-6 before surging to a pair of subsequent road victories over North County and Glen Burnie to sit at 8-6 as of...

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  • PBA Update

    The Pasadena Business Association held its annual tree lighting with a crowd of 1,000 people in attendance. We had games, cookies, hot chocolate, a photo booth and, of course, the most popular Santa and his elf. Pictures with Santa were a highlight for the evening.
    We want to thank the businesses that make this evening possible: Ace Hardware & Hearth, Arundel Federal Savings Bank, Atlantic Coast Charters, Bay Country Rentals, Bruster’s Ice Cream, Calvert Veterinary Center, Katrina Krauss Photography/Free State Photo Booth, Macaroni Kid, Marco Pizza, Mojo Creative Digital, Mutiny Pirate Bar & Island Grille, the Greene Turtle, Two Rivers Steak & Fish House, and Welcome to...
  • Lisa Sizemore and her staff at Lisa’s Deli provide conversation as warm and enjoyable as their food. For seven years, the Pasadena shop has served breakfast and lunch in a friendly, cozy atmosphere.

    Food And Camaraderie Go Hand In Hand At Lisa’s Deli

    When Lisa Sizemore first conceived the idea of opening her own restaurant, it was because she wanted a job where she could be personable. “I love being around people, but of course, nobody pays you to stand around and talk, so you have to do something,” she recalled. “I figured,...
  • The Effect Of Divorce On Your Estate Plan

    Shortly after you were married, you had your estate plan prepared, including your last will and testament, your power of attorney and your health care directive, which left your entire estate to your spouse and named your spouse as your power of attorney and health care agent. Since then, you have...
  • Now Is The Time To Start Retirement Planning

    My mother has told me all my life, “If it’s meant to be, then it’s up to me.” When I was in high school trying to make the team or make the grade, my mother always responded with this wise quip, but I didn’t really understand it. Yes, I understood that she meant I...

School & YouthSchool

  • Fifth-grader Olivia Wietstruk and her dad, Cliff, started a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for bus driver Laura Martin, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

    Fort Smallwood Students Help Bus Driver Battle Cancer

    Laura Martin was working one of her three part-time jobs, this one as a bus driver, when lumps of hair started falling out. After getting a double mastectomy and beating breast cancer, she was now diagnosed with ovarian cancer and was worried about getting teased by kids. She opted not to tell them...

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  • The State Budget

    At the end of the Maryland General Assembly’s 2016 legislative session, I wrote an article that highlighted some of the good, bad and ugly legislation that was passed and how it affects Anne Arundel County. Governor Larry Hogan has shown that he and his administration are dedicated to improving Maryland’s future by improving its education system, infrastructure and public safety without increasing taxes or our debt. The $17.1 billion budget continues to be a responsible way of funding all necessary state-funded programs and agencies without raiding special funds or raising taxes on Maryland’s citizens.
    One of the main funding initiatives in the governor’s budget...
  • Frederick Douglass And Roger B. Taney

    Over the last several years, much debate has surrounded the Roger B. Taney statue on the grounds of the Maryland State House in Annapolis. Roger B. Taney, a native Marylander, served as a state delegate, state senator, United States Secretary of the Treasury, attorney general of the United States...
  • 2017 Forecast Is Good For The Future

    Let’s face it: Anne Arundel County had a rough couple of years when it came to some of its representatives. We endured criminal behavior from a former county executive, delegate and councilman, all resulting in jail time for each of them. No level of government was exempt, but looking forward...
  • Governor Hogan Releases Budget

    Governor Larry Hogan released his budget in January, and for the third year in a row, his budget provided record funding for education, is structurally balanced, and does not require tax increases. While this is nothing new for Governor Hogan, it was only five years ago that Governor Martin O...

Health & FitnessHealth & Fitness

  • Let 2017 Be The Year You Discover A New You

    We all want to look and feel our best. Carrying around excess weight is a strain on the body’s organs and systems. The good news is that losing even just a small amount — 5-10 percent of your weight — brings great benefits that include increased energy, reduced soreness, and improved health from lowering blood pressure and cholesterol. It also contributes to better blood sugar levels, prevention of Type 2 diabetes, and reduced risk of heart attack or stroke. In fact, obesity is directly correlated to hypertension and Type 2 adult-onset diabetes.
    To maintain a healthy weight, try small lifestyle choices, like eating more whole grains and produce, drinking plenty of water,...

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