September 22, 2018
Community
80° Scattered Clouds

    Weekend Events September 21-23

    By Voice Media
    Happy Friday! Here’s to a (hopefully!) rain-free weekend! Things are really picking up around town, and there’s a lot going on! Whether you’re looking for an outdoor concert or to give back to the community, there’s something for you. Here are our weekend highlights:...
  • With The Arizona Cardinals, Zeke Turner Continues To Play The Underdog

    By Zach Sparks
    Former Safety From Pasadena Gets A Shot In The NFL

    For former Pasadena resident Zeke Turner, a career in the National Football League was always in the cards, even if no one else believed.

    He played three years of varsity football at Glen Burnie High School, lining up at safety and at running...

    • Corporal Jim McAdams, the school resource officer assigned to Northeast High School, has to be prepared at all times to deal with fights, bullying, drugs and other safety issues.Photo by Zach Sparks
      Corporal Jim McAdams, the school resource officer assigned to Northeast High School, has to be prepared at all times to deal with fights, bullying, drugs and other safety issues.
    • Corporal Jim McAdams, the school resource officer assigned to Northeast High School, has to be prepared at all times to deal with fights, bullying, drugs and other safety issues.Photo by Zach Sparks
      Corporal Jim McAdams, the school resource officer assigned to Northeast High School, has to be prepared at all times to deal with fights, bullying, drugs and other safety issues.
    • Corporal Jim McAdams, the school resource officer assigned to Northeast High School, has to be prepared at all times to deal with fights, bullying, drugs and other safety issues.Photos by Zach Sparks
      Corporal Jim McAdams, the school resource officer assigned to Northeast High School, has to be prepared at all times to deal with fights, bullying, drugs and other safety issues.
    • Corporal Fred Titus is not just a police officer at Chesapeake High School but also a mentor to students.Photo Provided
      Corporal Fred Titus is not just a police officer at Chesapeake High School but also a mentor to students.

    Pasadena School Resource Officers Keep Students Safe

    By Zach Sparks
    Corporal Jim McAdams was about to watch a gunfight on an episode of “The Walking Dead” on November 5, 2017, when he got a call about a real shooting threat at his assigned school, Northeast.

    Working with other officers, McAdams learned that the threat — a Snapchat photo with...

  • County Council Addresses Pre-Born Children, Plasma Centers And More

    By Zach Sparks
    Editor’s Note: Some of the bills in this article were voted on after the Voice’s September edition went to print. Visit www.pasadenavoice.com for updates.

    After its usual seven-week summer hiatus, the Anne Arundel County Council returned to the dais on September 4 for a marathon six-...

  • John Polyniak Remembered For His Selflessness, Kindness And Positivity

    By Dylan Roche
    For countless families in the Pasadena community, John Polyniak of McCully-Polyniak Funeral Home was a voice of comfort and compassion during a time of grief. For members of the Pasadena Business Association, he was an active volunteer and uplifting friend. And —most importantly — for...
    • Bill and Betty Ann Blanchard received their Volunteer of the Month awards from Voice assistant editor Zach Sparks.Photo by Dylan Roche
      Bill and Betty Ann Blanchard received their Volunteer of the Month awards from Voice assistant editor Zach Sparks.

    The Blanchards Keep History Alive At Hancock’s Resolution

    By Zach Sparks
    Not many nonprofits offer volunteers the chance to examine muskets from the Revolutionary War or touch 19th-century wedding dresses, but Hancock’s Resolution presents a tangible link to the past. For Betty Ann Blanchard and her husband, Bill Blanchard, that history is especially important...
  • Editor’s Voice

    By Dylan Roche
    Let me start by wishing all students a happy start to the new school year! How are you feeling about it? I always remember the back-to-school season being incredibly bittersweet: I hated to see summer come to an end, but it was exciting to be back with friends every day, back in a routine, and back to learning and exploring. I hope that all of you enjoyed your breaks, but more importantly, I hope that you’re looking ahead with eagerness and openness. You’re going to have many opportunities come your way in the months ahead. Be sure to look out for them and take advantage of them when you can.

    Maybe this will give you some perspective: Ask any adult about a favorite teacher or...

  • Northeast Signature Program Brings Back The Haunted House Of Addictions

    By Zach Sparks
    Death keeps no calendar, but members of the Pasadena community might want to mark October 13 on their schedules. From 5:00pm to 7:00pm, during the same time as the trunk-or-treat, the Northeast Human Performance Signature Program will host its Haunted House of Addictions for the second time,...
  • Where To Get Your Fall Fix Around Pasadena

    By Maya Pottiger
    Do you feel that chill? Fall is officially underway! For many, the season means pumpkins, Halloween, Oktoberfest celebrations and more. No matter what the fall months mean to you, Pasadena has something to offer.

    Here’s our lineup of fall-centric events:

    1.  Fall Vendor Fair and...

    • Today, many residents enjoy a community beach maintained by volunteers, a Labor Day cookout, Halloween party, Christmas lights competition, Christmas potluck dinner, and availability of a boat ramp.Photo by Judy Tacyn
      Today, many residents enjoy a community beach maintained by volunteers, a Labor Day cookout, Halloween party, Christmas lights competition, Christmas potluck dinner, and availability of a boat ramp.
    • Today, many residents enjoy a community beach maintained by volunteers, a Labor Day cookout, Halloween party, Christmas lights competition, Christmas potluck dinner, and availability of a boat ramp.Photo by Judy Tacyn
      Today, many residents enjoy a community beach maintained by volunteers, a Labor Day cookout, Halloween party, Christmas lights competition, Christmas potluck dinner, and availability of a boat ramp.
    • Today, many residents enjoy a community beach maintained by volunteers, a Labor Day cookout, Halloween party, Christmas lights competition, Christmas potluck dinner, and availability of a boat ramp.Photo by Judy Tacyn
      Today, many residents enjoy a community beach maintained by volunteers, a Labor Day cookout, Halloween party, Christmas lights competition, Christmas potluck dinner, and availability of a boat ramp.
    • Today, many residents enjoy a community beach maintained by volunteers, a Labor Day cookout, Halloween party, Christmas lights competition, Christmas potluck dinner, and availability of a boat ramp.Photo by Judy Tacyn
      Today, many residents enjoy a community beach maintained by volunteers, a Labor Day cookout, Halloween party, Christmas lights competition, Christmas potluck dinner, and availability of a boat ramp.
    • Today, many residents enjoy a community beach maintained by volunteers, a Labor Day cookout, Halloween party, Christmas lights competition, Christmas potluck dinner, and availability of a boat ramp.Photo by Judy Tacyn
      Today, many residents enjoy a community beach maintained by volunteers, a Labor Day cookout, Halloween party, Christmas lights competition, Christmas potluck dinner, and availability of a boat ramp.

    Venice On The Bay Provides Plenty Of Water Access, Green Space

    By Judy Tacyn
    At the far north end of Fort Smallwood Road, between the intersections of Arundel Road and North Avenue, is Venice on the Bay. The serene neighborhood of once beach cottages boasts access to Hines Pond and the Patapsco River, with a clear view of Baltimore and the large vessels that come and go...
  • Mental Illness Gala Set For October 6

    Provided
    The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Anne Arundel County is hosting its inaugural NAMI Mental Health Gala for Anne Arundel County on Saturday, October 6, from 6:30pm to 11:00pm at Crowne Plaza Annapolis Hotel. With a theme of “You Are Not Alone,” the gala’s purpose is to...
  • Recently Archived

  • Briefs

    Provided
    Crafters Wanted

    Pasadena United Methodist Church, located at 61 Ritchie Highway, is looking for crafters for its fall craft fair to be held from 9:00am to 2:00pm on October 20. Space rental is $40 plus $5 if electricity is needed. The fee includes a table and two chairs. Limited third-party...

  • Literacy Council To Hold Fundraiser Walk-A-Thon On October 13

    Provided
    The Anne Arundel County Literacy Council (AACLC) will hold the third annual Literacy Lights the Way 5K walk-a-thon on Saturday, October 13, from 8:30am to 11:00am. The walk will take place on the B&A Trail between Marley Station Mall and Jumpers Hole Road in Glen Burnie.

    Previous AACLC walk-...

  • Adopt A Granny

    Provided
    You can provide emotional, spiritual and practical support to an elderly granny in your community. This opportunity can also provide you and your children with a rewarding new friendship with a wise and experienced role model. It is important for seniors to stay social, as it increases happiness...
  • Water, Water Everywhere, But Not A Drop To DrinkExclusive

    By Ellen Kinsella
    In July, we saw an almost unprecedented deluge of rain in our area. Flash-flood warnings screamed from phones and TVs, and local roadways were transformed into rivers. In the midst of one torrential downpour, a gentleman, “Benjamin,” came to us looking for help with his water bill. His...

    Weekend Events September 14-16

    By Voice Media
    We’ve reached the end of another work week, and it’s time for the weekend! A special highlight this weekend is the 66th Annual Anne Arundel County Fair, which kicked off on Wednesday. As you know, Hurricane Florence has made landfall over the Carolinas and is set to bring a lot of rain...

    Weekend Events September 7-9

    By Voice Media
    Congratulations! You made it through the first week of school! Now it’s time to have fun. There are plenty of ways to get outside this weekend, whether you’re being courted at RennFest or relaxing and listening to live music. With storms in the forecast, keep an eye out for any...

    Weekend Events August 31 - September 3

    By Voice Media
    Happy Friday, Pasadena! Well, with school starting on Tuesday, summer is officially coming to a close. Don’t get too sad yet! Here are a few fun activities you can enjoy over the long weekend.

     

    Annual Back-To-School Event – Saturday, September 1

    Ahead of the school year,...

    Weekend Events August 24-26

    By Voice Media
    As summer comes to a close, it’s time to soak up as much sun as possible and enjoy the end of the warm weather. To help you get out this weekend, we are highlighting some activities happening around town:

     

    1.  Night Golf - Friday, August 24

    Play a full 18 holes — but...

    • Instead of a ribbon cutting, Lake Shore VFC officials and county representatives uncoupled a fire hose to celebrate the completion of the new station at 4642 Mountain Road.Photo by Zach Sparks
      Instead of a ribbon cutting, Lake Shore VFC officials and county representatives uncoupled a fire hose to celebrate the completion of the new station at 4642 Mountain Road.
    • The new station has three drive-thru engine bays.Photo by Zach Sparks
      The new station has three drive-thru engine bays.
    • Lake Shore VFC Chief Tim Hall (right) and Assistant Chief Roger Gordon proudly displayed a plaque donated by an anonymous member of the Pasadena community.Photos by Zach Sparks
      Lake Shore VFC Chief Tim Hall (right) and Assistant Chief Roger Gordon proudly displayed a plaque donated by an anonymous member of the Pasadena community.
    • The station’s amenities include a commercial kitchen, offices for volunteer personnel, workspace for police and a physical training room.Photos by Zach Sparks
      The station’s amenities include a commercial kitchen, offices for volunteer personnel, workspace for police and a physical training room.
    • The new station also features solar technology, low-emission appliances and is LEED Silver certified.Photo by Zach Sparks
      The new station also features solar technology, low-emission appliances and is LEED Silver certified.

    Long-Awaited Fire Station Finally Comes To Lake Shore

    By Zach Sparks
    The Empire State Building was constructed in one year and 45 days. Mall of America took about three years to complete.

    Members of Lake Shore Volunteer Fire Company waited roughly six years to get their new home: a $6.8 million station that spans more than 12,000 square feet at 4642 Mountain Road...

  • Chesapeake Bay Health Improves As Government Reduces Cleanup Enforcement

    By Maya Pottiger
    Conowingo Dam Overflows

    The Chesapeake Bay’s 2017 report card, which was released in July, delivered good news: The bay’s overall health improved in 2017.

    The report was produced by the Integration & Application Network, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science...


Sidebar Ad

Faces of the Voice

  • Larry Sells
    Vice President, Sales and Development
    @LarrySells1
    @LarrySells1
    @LarrySells1
  • William Nauman
    Creative Director
  • Dylan Roche
    Editor
    @dylroche
    @dylroche
    @dylroche
  • Lonnie Lancione
    Publisher
  • Brian Lancione
    V.P., Operations
  • Colin Murphy
    Sports Editor
    @ArVoiceSports / @ColinAJMurphy
    @SPVoiceSports / @ColinAJMurphy
    @PVoiceSports / @ColinAJMurphy
  • Zach Sparks
    Assistant Editor
    @Sparks907
    @Sparks907
    @Sparks907
  • Dianna Lancione
    Publisher
    parkiewoman

Latest Tweets

Events Calendar

Request an Advertising Quote

Please do not add dashes. (ex: 4106479400)
Do not enter anything here.
Search Articles
Search Authors
Search Blog