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    Weekend Events February 16-18

    By Voice Media
    Happy Friday, Pasadena! Here's what's going on around town this weekend.

    Friday, February 16
     
    Learn To Play Necromunda at Warhammer Mountain Marketplace. 12:00-8:00pm.
    More info here.
     
    Friday Night Paint Night at Artsy Partsy. 4:00-8:00pm.
    More info here.
     ...


    Weekend Events February 9-11

    By Voice Media
    Happy Friday, Pasadena! Check out what's going on around town this weekend, including some early Valentine's Day events. 

    Friday, February 9
     
    Blues @ Home: Mississippi’s Living Blues Legends By H.C. Porter at Maryland Hal. Runs through March 3.
    More info here....

  • Valentine's Day Specials Around Town

    By Maya Pottiger
    If you're looking for somewhere special to take your special someone, look no further. We've got you covered with our list of places around town offering special menus on Valentine's Day. 

    Valentine’s Day with the Fam at The Greene Turtle.
    Kids eat for FREE at The...


    Weekend Events February 2-4

    By Voice Media
    Check out what's happening around town this weekend, Pasadena. 

    Friday, February 2
     
    Friday Night Paint Night at Artsy Partsy. 4:00-8:00pm.
    More info here.
     
    Happy Hour With Peter James at Twain’s Tavern. 5:00-9:00pm.
    More info here.
     
    Parents Night...

  • Where To Catch The Game Day Action In Pasadena

    By Voice Media

    Hosting a Super Bowl party is a lot of work. It’s no secret the Ravens didn’t make it, so if you don’t have a big stake in the game, it might not be worth the effort. If you’re looking for somewhere to watch the game, be social and not have a mess to clean up, we’ve got you covered. Here are some places around town that are showing the Eagles play the Patriots this Sunday.

     

    The Greene Turtle

    The Greene Turtle is offering a Big Game All-You-Can Eat Buffet for $19.99. The buffet includes crab dip, wings, hog hammers, Cajun pasta, funnel cake fries and more. For those 21 and over, there is an All-You-Can-Drink menu for $19.99 featuring 16-ounce...


    Weekend Events January 26-28

    By Voice Media
    Happy Friday, Pasadena! Here are some events happening around town this weekend.
     
    Friday, January 26
     
    Friday Night Paint Night at Artsy Partsy. 4:00-8:00pm.
    More info here.

     
    CHS Class of 2018 Pasta Night at Our Lady of the Chesapeake. 4:30-8:30pm.
    More info here....



    With Elections Looming, The General Assembly Will Have A Heated Year

    By Zach Sparks
    District 31 Legislators Weigh In On The 2018 Session
    Reconvening nine days before President Donald Trump’s inauguration, Republicans and Democrats alike expected partisan bickering during the 2017 session of the General Assembly. There were some squabbles — especially with discussions...
  • Superintendent’s Budget Proposal Addresses Over-Capacity Classrooms In Pasadena

    By Maya Pottiger
    If The Budget Is Approved, Three Schools Will Have Additional Classrooms Built

     

    If Superintendent George Arlotto’s budget proposal passes, that will mean big changes for three Pasadena schools.
     

    Arlotto recommended a $1.19 billion operating budget for the 2019 Fiscal...

    • On the track, Connor Sheffield isn’t thinking about his next doctor appointment; he’s focused on the next checkered flag.Photo Provided
      On the track, Connor Sheffield isn’t thinking about his next doctor appointment; he’s focused on the next checkered flag.
    • Once Connor Sheffield is in his fire-engine-red car, the memory of multiple surgeries, hospital stays and medical tests disappear.Photo Provided
      Once Connor Sheffield is in his fire-engine-red car, the memory of multiple surgeries, hospital stays and medical tests disappear.

    Fundraiser Planned For Young Driver Racing Toward A Dream

    By Judy Tacyn
    As Connor Sheffield races his car around the oval track, he appears to be like any 13-year-old boy with a passion for racing and an innate ability to win. But under Connor’s helmet covered with racing sponsor stickers is a young man just trying to be ordinary.
    Connor isn’t like other...

    We Want To Hear Your Love Stories

    By Voice Media
    Announcing Our Valentine’s Contest 2018
    There are as many kinds of love stories as there are couples in the world — some are funny, some are sad, some are uplifting, some are unorthodox, but each is unique unto itself. Because we know there are so many couples in Pasadena who have...
    • Jessica Ewing (far right) and Barbara Reichert received their Volunteer of the Month Awards from Creative Director Will Nauman.Photo by Maya Pottiger
      Jessica Ewing (far right) and Barbara Reichert received their Volunteer of the Month Awards from Creative Director Will Nauman.

    Facebook Page Sparks Sense Of “CommUnity” In Chesterfield Residents

    By Maya Pottiger
    In Chesterfield, residents are very active in their community, both through physical action and Facebook.
    A January 7 post on the “Chesterfield Residents” Facebook page called for spare space heaters to help a family in need. Their HVAC unit was broken, and they didn’t have funds...
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    • “I don’t think priests can ever truly retire,” said the Rev. Brian Rafferty, who was ordained 55 years ago, “and why would I want to? I am having too much fun with the people.”Photo by Judy Tacyn
      “I don’t think priests can ever truly retire,” said the Rev. Brian Rafferty, who was ordained 55 years ago, “and why would I want to? I am having too much fun with the people.”

    Father Brian Rafferty Retires From Our Lady Of The Chesapeake

    By Judy Tacyn
    The new year brought a new role for the Rev. Brian Rafferty, who stepped down as pastor of Our Lady of the Chesapeake (OLC) after 26 years. But don’t expect this spry cleric to disappear to the bingo hall or golf course.
    “I don’t think priests can ever truly retire,” said...
  • Get Ready To Vote — The Best Of Pasadena Contest Starts Next Month

    By Voice Media
    Are you ready to select your favorite businesses, practices, clubs and other organizations? Our annual Best of Pasadena contest returns in February, and we want your vote! Every year since 2010, we have surveyed our readers to find out the community’s top picks in categories such as dining,...
  • County Executive Steve Schuh Announces $1.4 Million In Improvements To Downs Park

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    Plan Includes $670,000 Upgrade To Downs Park Amphitheater
    Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh recently announced that the county plans to invest more than $1.4 million to improve Downs Park.
    “This investment will continue to improve the experience for our citizens who enjoy the...
  • Community Briefs

    By Voice Media
    Galilee Lutheran Church Recognizes, Installs Leaders
    Galilee Lutheran Church (4652 Mountain Road) recently recognized outgoing elected leaders and installed incoming church council members at weekend worship.
    Elected as officers were Bob Cosler, president, and Steve Hause, treasurer. Pat Maize...
  • UM BWMC To Host Heartbeat For Health On Feb.10

    By Voice Media
    University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center (UM BWMC) is sponsoring Heartbeat for Health on Saturday, February 10, from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Y in Arnold. This free, informative and fun-filled event will celebrate the benefits of dance and exercise in the prevention of heart...
  • Pets Have Teeth, Too!

    By Christine Calvert
    Cats and dogs seldom develop tooth cavities, as humans do. However, the dog and cat are not without major dental problems. In fact, the most common dental problem that we find in pets, periodontal disease, is considered far worse than cavities. This condition affects the teeth and gums as well as...
  • Editor’s Voice

    By Dylan Roche
    When I think of January, the cynic in me is always complaining about how it’s cold and dark. I’m really not a fan of having only about nine hours of daylight, and after the first snowfall of the season, I’m counting down the days until it’s beach weather.
    That said, I still...
  • Life Is Good At Sunset Beach

    By Judy Tacyn
    The Sunset Beach community in Pasadena can be described as a working-class community of approximately 385 homes bordered by Stoney Creek, Fort Smallwood Road, and the Sunset Park and Sunset Elementary School properties. Development of the community has progressed slowly since its inception in the...
  • ClearShark H2O Seeks Sponsorships For Fourth Annual Brunch

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    The fourth annual ClearShark H2O Brunch is already sold out, but a few sponsorship options are still available. These sponsorships include tables 7 through 11 for $750 each, the program for $250, a full-page program ad for $200, a half-page ad for $100 and a quarter-page ad for $50. The ClearShark...
    • Michael Heup is both a Special Olympics Maryland athlete and a Super Plunger.Photo Provided
      Michael Heup is both a Special Olympics Maryland athlete and a Super Plunger.
    • The Super Plunge is a family affair for the Chadwick’s of Shipley’s Choice. In 2005, Zach Chadwick proved that even kids could brave the Chesapeake Bay.Photo Provided
      The Super Plunge is a family affair for the Chadwick’s of Shipley’s Choice. In 2005, Zach Chadwick proved that even kids could brave the Chesapeake Bay.
    • McKenna Chadwick has grown up with the Super Plunge.Photo Provided
      McKenna Chadwick has grown up with the Super Plunge.
    • The Super Plunge started with three people in 2004, and by 2006, the team had around 20 members.Photo Provided
      The Super Plunge started with three people in 2004, and by 2006, the team had around 20 members.
    • Donna Taylor had to do the Super Plunge with a cane in 2017, but she was determined not to miss the event.Photo Provided
      Donna Taylor had to do the Super Plunge with a cane in 2017, but she was determined not to miss the event.

    Super Plungers Have Different Inspirations But Common Goals

    By Zach Sparks
    When Arnold resident Donna Taylor did the Super Plunge — charging into the frigid Chesapeake Bay 24 times in 24 hours — for her 11th time in 2017, she was armed with a cane.
    “I had hip replacement surgery almost immediately after the Plunge,” Taylor said. “It’s...

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