March 31, 2015
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  • Sports and Imports president Gus Kurtz (middle left) and other members of the Sports and Imports family help buyers young and old find the right vehicle at a reasonable price. The business has become the largest independent automobile dealer in Anne Arundel County.

    Customers Find Big Savings At Sports And Imports

    Buying a car or truck is like searching for a new pair of shoes – you have to find the right fit. At Sports and Imports, president Gus Kurtz and his team of local salesmen work with customers to find the ideal vehicle that suits each driver’s individual needs. Kurtz opened Sports and...
  • Jerry Jones, chief operating officer, and Lita Bosch, owner, maintain rigorous standards for Dove Remodeling Services, focusing on Christian values such as equitable prices and commitment to excellence.

    Customer Service Is A Higher Calling For Dove Remodeling

    Customer satisfaction is more than just a business goal for Dove Remodeling Services Inc.; it’s a moral imperative. “I believe I will be judged on how I deal with my fellow man,” claimed Jerry Jones, chief operating officer. That Christian ethos has embodied Dove’s dealings...
  • Shannon Reed (left), who has 16 years of professional nail care experience, owns and operates Nail Designs by Shannon out of Fabu Salon and Spa in Severna Park. Crystal Parks (right) is one of her highly qualified nail care specialists.

    Nail Designs By Shannon Offers A Polished Experience

    Shannon Reed’s goal for her business, Nail Designs by Shannon, is simple, yet it was one that had been surprisingly elusive for other businesses she observed before opening: When clients sit down for appointments, Reed wants them to walk away happy. Since opening in 2010, Nails Designs by...
  • Sew Beautiful owner Margaret Blunt (middle right) is committed to ensuring every window treatment reflects the homeowner’s personality and accommodates their lifestyle.

    Sew Beautiful Brings Out The Best In Every Home

    Nearly 15 years ago, Margaret Blunt turned a lifelong passion into a successful business when she opened Sew Beautiful in Millersville. An avid sewer since age 8, she earned her first job in the fabrics department of a Wegmans grocery store in Rochester, New York, when she was 16. After graduating...

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Politics & OpinionPolitics & Opinion

  • Raiders Of The Lost Bay Funds

    Since we can’t have Indiana Jones come to our rescue as he did for Marion in “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” we will have to make do with local legislators adopting the stormwater management fight.

    We are all familiar with the rain tax and its purpose of stormwater abatement. What people might not know is that the Chesapeake Bay Trust Fund was created to help with, among others things, stormwater issues. The problem is that although leaders in Annapolis are yelling that we need new rain taxes to pay for stormwater management, they are also raiding the money in the Chesapeake Bay Trust Fund that was dedicated for stormwater management.

    In my first session, I decided to...
  • Council Update

    Throughout my four years as councilman, I have not voted to raise taxes on the citizens of this county. We have been overtaxed, our government has overspent for too many years, and I believe that it is time for our leaders to make the tough choices and decide which programs and projects get funded...
  • Making Progress Toward Improving Anne Arundel County

    This month, our administration celebrated 100 days in office. While there is still much work left to be done, I am happy to report we have made progress in making our county the best place to live, work and start a business in Maryland. First, county government is fully staffed and operational....
  • Hit-And-Runs At Epidemic Levels

    Skylar Marion, Samantha Kreppel and Linda Lea Suski are a few of the neighbors who lost their lives in recent hit-and-run cases in the last year or so. The same fate could happen to your family member, a neighbor or a complete stranger, as there are no qualifiers. The victims in our community...

Health & FitnessHealth & Fitness

  • Gastric Reflux Lecture To Be Held At UM BWMC

    University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center (UM BWMC) surgeon Marie Claire Ziesat, MD, will present “Gut Wrenching: The Ups and Downs of Gastric Reflux” on Wednesday, April 22, at 6:30pm at UM BWMC’s Leo & Lysbeth Courtney Conference Center, located on the eighth floor at 301 Hospital Drive in Glen Burnie. Dr. Ziesat will discuss digestive health issues and common digestive disorders including gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Attendees will learn about symptoms, risk factors and nonsurgical and surgical treatment options.

    Light refreshments will be served, and attendees will have the opportunity to enter to win a $50 gift card. Preregistration...
  • UM BWMC To Celebrate Earth Day With Environmental Awareness Fair

    On Wednesday, April 22, University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center (UM BWMC) will celebrate Earth Day by hosting an environmentally friendly fair for members of the community and medical center staff. The event will feature a wide variety of activities focused on promoting good...
  • 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...
  • Not All Medications Are Created Equal

    It happens commonly - one second your dog is outside running around, playing with balls or chasing his or her pals around the yard, and the next minute, he or she runs up to you holding one leg in the air. You head to your medicine cabinet, grab a couple of ibuprofens and give it to Rover to help...

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