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  • Events Around The ‘Dena

    By Gracie Fairfax
    Looking for a weekend activity? Take a look at some of your local options.
     
    Friday, July 21
    Music of Alex Davis
    4:00pm-7:00pm
    The Office Bar & Grill
    2801 Mountain Road, Pasadena
     
    Alex Davis’ performance will include piano-vocal renditions of his solo work and from his...

    Can You Help Us Identify These Faces From Riviera Beach Elementary Circa 1952?Exclusive

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    Do you recognize any of these faces? This photo from 1952 was found tucked away in the office at Riviera Beach Elementary. Jason Anderson, the school's new principal, would love to see the community be able to identify these former educators who are part of Riviera Beach's heritage. Email...

    PBA Crab Feast Is A Highlight Of Summer In The 'Dena

    By Dylan Roche
    Despite sweltering heat and humidity, folks from all over Pasadena were eager to enjoy some outdoor dining on the evening of Wednesday, July 12, when the Pasadena Business Association held its annual summertime crab feast — a combination of food and fellowship — at Kurtz's Beach on...
    • Families visiting Earleigh Heights Fire Hall on the evening of August 1 will find free food, children’s games and prizes, police and fire displays, and entertainment as part of National Night Out.
      Families visiting Earleigh Heights Fire Hall on the evening of August 1 will find free food, children’s games and prizes, police and fire displays, and entertainment as part of National Night Out.
    • Families visiting Earleigh Heights Fire Hall on the evening of August 1 will find free food, children’s games and prizes, police and fire displays, and entertainment as part of National Night Out.
      Families visiting Earleigh Heights Fire Hall on the evening of August 1 will find free food, children’s games and prizes, police and fire displays, and entertainment as part of National Night Out.
    • Families visiting Earleigh Heights Fire Hall on the evening of August 1 will find free food, children’s games and prizes, police and fire displays, and entertainment as part of National Night Out.
      Families visiting Earleigh Heights Fire Hall on the evening of August 1 will find free food, children’s games and prizes, police and fire displays, and entertainment as part of National Night Out.

    National Night Out Offers A Fun Evening While Strengthening The Community

    By Sharon Mager
    Anne Arundel County’s third annual National Night Out for the Eastern District is set for 5:30pm to 8:00pm on August 1 at Earleigh Heights Fire Hall, and organizers expect it to be a blast. The widely attended outing is part of a nationwide campaign to bring neighbors together and enhance the...

    • Michelle Howard, who works at the Severna Park Post Office on Magothy Bridge Road, was once the victim of a dog bite. She has a pit bull of her own, but she advises dog owners to keep their pets restrained.Photo by Zach Sparks
      Michelle Howard, who works at the Severna Park Post Office on Magothy Bridge Road, was once the victim of a dog bite. She has a pit bull of her own, but she advises dog owners to keep their pets restrained.

    Dog Attacks Prompt Concerns About Civilian, Courier Safety

    By Zach Sparks
    Lilo’s Law Would Give Animal Control More Authority
    With rheumy eyes and a heavy heart, Katie Rodgers first addressed the county council in May, lobbying members to alter county law after a pit bull savagely attacked her French bulldog/Boston terrier mix and her aunt, who was walking the dog...
    • (L-R) Jim Morrison, Dolores Reuter, Rick Anthony and Susan Morrison took a moment to recognize the work of the Friends of Hancock’s Resolution at the group’s recent 20th anniversary celebration.Photo by Stephanie Mennell Photography
      (L-R) Jim Morrison, Dolores Reuter, Rick Anthony and Susan Morrison took a moment to recognize the work of the Friends of Hancock’s Resolution at the group’s recent 20th anniversary celebration.

    “Positive Led To Positive Led To Positive”

    By Dylan Roche
    Friends Of Hancock’s Resolution Marks
    20 Years Of Preserving History
    “If you like history, you ought to check out Hancock’s Resolution.”
    That was a suggestion made to Jim Morrison one evening when he and his wife, Susan, were out to dinner with friends on Valentine...
    • Revitalizing Pasadena’s commercial districts was a goal stated in the last Lake Shore and Pasadena/Marley Neck Small Area Plans.Photo by Zach Sparks
      Revitalizing Pasadena’s commercial districts was a goal stated in the last Lake Shore and Pasadena/Marley Neck Small Area Plans.

    Small Area Plans May Solve A Big Problem

    By Zach Sparks
    Making monumental zoning changes without the General Development Plan (GDP) as a blueprint is like planning a cross-country road trip without a map or GPS. But what happens when that plan is flawed or not followed?
    That’s the fear of some Pasadena residents who failed to see desired changes...
  • Final FY2018 Budget Keeps Schuh’s Blueprint Largely Intact

    By Zach Sparks
    This year’s Fiscal Year 2018 (FY2018) budget negotiations saw little fanfare — no verbal punches issued via the press, no councilmen calling for a bigger piece of the financial pie — but it resulted in two notable tax cuts, $15.6 million for teacher salary increases, funding for...
    • Our Lady of the Chesapeake Catholic Church volunteer Cate Puglisi (left) receiver her Volunteer of the Month award from Zach Sparks, Pasadena Voice assistant editor.
      Our Lady of the Chesapeake Catholic Church volunteer Cate Puglisi (left) receiver her Volunteer of the Month award from Zach Sparks, Pasadena Voice assistant editor.

    Teen Helps Orchestrate Vacation Bible School

    By Zach Sparks
    With exploding volcanoes, outdoor crafts and morning songs, Our Lady of the Chesapeake’s Vacation Bible School from July 17-21 promises a nonstop joyride as kids act out the theme “Hero Central: Discover Your Strength in God!” At the heart of the planning is Farmington Village...
  • Editor's Voice

    By Dylan Roche
    When working on this issue of the Voice, I had the honor of meeting up with and talking to Jim and Susan Morrison for a story about the Friends of Historic Hancock’s Resolution. I had talked with Jim before about Hancock’s Resolution, but never this in depth — and it had...
    • Patrick Kelly, who leads the erosion control committee for Riviera Beach Community Improvement Association, explained that a recently built 550-foot-long rock jetty has helped bring back a beach that eroded away back in the 1970s.Photo by Dylan Roche
      Patrick Kelly, who leads the erosion control committee for Riviera Beach Community Improvement Association, explained that a recently built 550-foot-long rock jetty has helped bring back a beach that eroded away back in the 1970s.

    Special Tax District Helps Riviera Beach Maintain Waterfront Living

    By Dylan Roche
    Living close to the water has its perks, especially during the summer months, but it can also have its challenges. Take Riviera Beach for example. When tides and extreme weather threaten to erode parts of the community’s waterfront property, residents must work to fight those effects and...
  • Recently Archived

    • After witnessing a two-vehicle collision on June 16 in Greensboro, Maryland, Christine Ford rushed to the crash site and pulled an unconscious man out of a truck as it caught fire.
      After witnessing a two-vehicle collision on June 16 in Greensboro, Maryland, Christine Ford rushed to the crash site and pulled an unconscious man out of a truck as it caught fire.

    Volunteer Firefighter Christine Ford Makes A Daring Rescue

    By Brad Dress
    Sitting in the passenger seat of her boyfriend’s truck on June 16, Christine Ford — a volunteer firefighter for Lake Shore Volunteer Fire Company — was not expecting to be on the job, nonetheless saving someone’s life from a burning wreck.
    But as her boyfriend drove down a...

    • Catherine Belford, pictured here with Lake Shore Ladies Auxiliary member Kathy Cuzzart, organized bus trips, dinners, flea markets, auctions, fashion and talent shows, and breakfasts to raise money for the fire department.
      Catherine Belford, pictured here with Lake Shore Ladies Auxiliary member Kathy Cuzzart, organized bus trips, dinners, flea markets, auctions, fashion and talent shows, and breakfasts to raise money for the fire department.

    Loved Ones Celebrate The Life Of Lake Shore VFC Life Member Catherine Belford

    By Judy Tacyn
    Sitting around a table at the Lake Shore Volunteer Fire Company, a place Catherine Belford called her “home away from home” for more than 70 years, family and friends gathered recently to share photos, laugh and reminisce about Catherine’s larger-than-life personality and loving...
    •  Recovery Over Dinner, along with the International Overdose Awareness Day candlelight vigil, brings attention to the need for unity in the fight against the opioid epidemic.
      Recovery Over Dinner, along with the International Overdose Awareness Day candlelight vigil, brings attention to the need for unity in the fight against the opioid epidemic.

    Recovery Over Dinner Highlights Progress, Persistence In Opioid Epidemic

    By Zach Sparks
    As of July 5, 594 opioid overdoses had been documented by the Anne Arundel County and Annapolis City police departments in 2017, 131 more than the number reported at the same time in 2016 and 401 more than 2015. And those are just the ones that elicited a law enforcement response.
    Those numbers...

    Water Violations Affect 31 Percent Of Maryland’s PopulationExclusive

    By Tracey Wells
    Water contamination in municipal or city water has continued to be a top news story. Considering the lead contamination in Flint, Michigan, and the chemical spill in West Virginia, both in 2014, the health of our drinking water is a serious concern.
    The magazine for Water Quality Products, an...
  • Bingo To Benefit Firefighters Set For July 22Exclusive

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    Bring your multicolored markers and your spare change to Lake Shore Volunteer Fire Company (4498 Mountain Road) on Saturday, July 22, as a basket and bag bingo is held to raise funds for the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Firefighters Association. Doors open at 5:00pm and games start at 7:00pm....
    •  WISE guest speakers Marguerite R. Morris, Charlotte Byrd, Skye Bailey and DaJuan Gay used the June 21 meeting to discuss countywide discrimination and ways to address the problem.Photos by Zach Sparks
      WISE guest speakers Marguerite R. Morris, Charlotte Byrd, Skye Bailey and DaJuan Gay used the June 21 meeting to discuss countywide discrimination and ways to address the problem.
    •  WISE guest speakers Marguerite R. Morris, Charlotte Byrd, Skye Bailey and DaJuan Gay used the June 21 meeting to discuss countywide discrimination and ways to address the problem.Photos by Zach Sparks
      WISE guest speakers Marguerite R. Morris, Charlotte Byrd, Skye Bailey and DaJuan Gay used the June 21 meeting to discuss countywide discrimination and ways to address the problem.
    •  WISE guest speakers Marguerite R. Morris, Charlotte Byrd, Skye Bailey and DaJuan Gay used the June 21 meeting to discuss countywide discrimination and ways to address the problem.Photos by Zach Sparks
      WISE guest speakers Marguerite R. Morris, Charlotte Byrd, Skye Bailey and DaJuan Gay used the June 21 meeting to discuss countywide discrimination and ways to address the problem.
    •  WISE guest speakers Marguerite R. Morris, Charlotte Byrd, Skye Bailey and DaJuan Gay used the June 21 meeting to discuss countywide discrimination and ways to address the problem.Photos by Zach Sparks
      WISE guest speakers Marguerite R. Morris, Charlotte Byrd, Skye Bailey and DaJuan Gay used the June 21 meeting to discuss countywide discrimination and ways to address the problem.

    Resolution 22-17 Starts A Dialogue On Equity And DiversityExclusive

    By Zach Sparks
    Before the June 5 county council meeting turned into a shouting match, before Council Chairman John Grasso and meeting attendees engaged in a heated discourse over First Amendment rights and county council rules, Councilman Pete Smith detailed two deeply personal childhood stories — one about...
  • Gas Or Charcoal? Who Cares?Exclusive

    By Ben Schwalb
    Nothing defines summer like a good old-fashioned cookout. When I was a kid, these were the steps for throwing a cookout:
    1. Invite friends and relatives
    2. Buy 20 pounds of charcoal briquettes
    3. Pile the briquettes in a concave metal bin
    4. Douse them with two quarts of charcoal lighter fluid...
    • “The wall was very weathered and the paint was distressed,” said artist Kelly Beatty. “It was definitely in need of a makeover.”
      “The wall was very weathered and the paint was distressed,” said artist Kelly Beatty. “It was definitely in need of a makeover.”
    • “The wall was very weathered and the paint was distressed,” said artist Kelly Beatty. “It was definitely in need of a makeover.”
      “The wall was very weathered and the paint was distressed,” said artist Kelly Beatty. “It was definitely in need of a makeover.”
    • “I've never done anything on such a large scale,” Beatty said of the flag painting. “Also, it’s right on the water, so it will be seen by any ships coming into the harbor. It's pretty cool to have your artwork welcoming people to your country.”
      “I've never done anything on such a large scale,” Beatty said of the flag painting. “Also, it’s right on the water, so it will be seen by any ships coming into the harbor. It's pretty cool to have your artwork welcoming people to your country.”

    American Flag Painting Greets Seafarers Passing Bayside Beach

    By Zach Sparks
    As a paratrooper in the 11th Airborne Division, Frederick Thompson was used to jumping out of planes, but a different experience had him jumping for joy in 1989 when he had an American flag painted on his Bayside Beach home.
    “He loved being an American and he loved the flag,” said...
    • The Shops at Riviera Beach, currently occupied by Metro PCS and the law office of Trevor Kiessling and Leo Hylan, will soon be full with the addition of a UPS store and Everhart Veterinary Hospital.Zach Sparks
      The Shops at Riviera Beach, currently occupied by Metro PCS and the law office of Trevor Kiessling and Leo Hylan, will soon be full with the addition of a UPS store and Everhart Veterinary Hospital.

    The Shops At Riviera Beach Moves Closer To Full Capacity

    By Zach Sparks
    Raise your hand if you have seen an empty storefront in Pasadena recently? If you’re reading this article, chances are that your hand is raised.
    After a long search to find tenants for The Shops at Riviera Beach, located at 8482 Fort Smallwood Road, MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services...
    • For the seventh year, Wounded Warrior Range Day offered military personnel a day away from the hospital.David Bathras
      For the seventh year, Wounded Warrior Range Day offered military personnel a day away from the hospital.
    • For the seventh year, Wounded Warrior Range Day offered military personnel a day away from the hospital.David Bathras
      For the seventh year, Wounded Warrior Range Day offered military personnel a day away from the hospital.

    Veterans Unwind At Wounded Warrior Range Day

    By Judy Tacyn
    More than 100 U.S. veterans and Stoney Creek Fishing and Hunting Club members came together on Saturday, June 3, on the club’s vast compound on Fort Smallwood Road in Pasadena, for a day of shooting, sharing, eating and fellowship. Now in its seventh year, Wounded Warrior Range Day offers...

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