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County Executive Pittman Announces COVID-19 Recovery Work Group

Steuart Pittman has formed an advisory group to help inform county policy decisions on the long road to recovery from the COVID-19 public health crisis.
Reopening Maryland: Yay Or Nay
Hygiene, social distancing, testing and wearing masks will get people out of their homes and moving again.
White Paper: You Are Selling Trust, Safety And Confidence              
So we were flying along with no issues. The stock market was soaring at a record high, unemployment was at a record low, small …
COVID Pandemic Forces Pittman To Forgo Luxury With FY2021 Budget
The $1.7 billion FY2021 budget comes at a time for fiscal restraint. Health and human services was one area that will get a funding …

Blue Angels Hold Surprise Flyover At U.S. Naval Academy

The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration team, the Blue Angels, did a surprise flyover at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis on May 20 to honor the class of 2020.

Business
Restaurants Allowed To Open For Outdoor Seating; Retail Business Opening Moved Up To May 29 Pittman will sign two executive orders to put these new policies in place.
White Paper: Strategic Planning While on a walk recently in my neighborhood, I was very conscious about social distancing due to the COVID-19 virus. I noticed myself looking way ahead and way behind me to be aware of any other …
COVID-19: How Local Businesses Can Survive This Difficult Time The effects of the coronavirus are far-reaching, impacting people and businesses of all sizes across the globe. Only a few short weeks ago, macroeconomic indicators seemed stable with positive …
School & Youth
Proms Canceled As High Schools Continue Planning To Celebrate Senior Successes Virtually High school administrators are busy planning various ways to host virtual versions of Senior Awards Night and similar events to honor soon-to-be graduates.
“The Sound Of Music” Hits The Right Note At Stage & Screen “The Sound Of Music” Hits The Right Note At Stage & Screen Photos by Stephanie Mennell Photography Children took on the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, “Getting to Know …
Going Remote: A Small School Works To Solve A Big Problem At the onset of the millennium, U.S. Secretary of Education Richard Riley claimed, “We are currently preparing students for jobs that don’t yet exist, using technologies that haven’t been invented, in order to solve problems we don’t even know are problems yet.”
Arts & Entertainment
Virtual Concert Series Raises Over $20,000 For Local Musicians The Annapolis Town Center created a platform in which Annapolitan musicians could not only share their talent but also make a profit.
Maryland Historical Society Announces New, Free Virtual Programs To Celebrate And Discuss Exhibitions The Maryland Historical Society’s mission is to collect, preserve and interpret the history, art and culture of Maryland.
The Show Must Go On: Keeping The Arts Alive Amidst the novel coronavirus pandemic, many theaters and arts groups have closed their doors, postponing and cancelling performances until further notice. Some groups, however, are carrying the phrase “the show must go on” into this time of challenging circumstance.
Community

Pasadena Native Follows His Hollywood Dreams

Every child dreams of being a part of Hollywood magic. For one Pasadena native, this dream became a reality.

A Message From The Police Department

The Anne Arundel County Police Department would like to thank the following businesses and organizations for their assistance during the February 6 search for a suspect who shot two detectives.

Pasadena Mom Combines Love Of Art And Children

While growing up in Eastern Russia, Svetlana Holt developed and fostered a love of art. However, it was only recently that the Pasadena mom has been able to turn that passion for art into a small enterprise.

Author Brings Paranormal, Mystery And Passion In Latest Page-Turning Release

Thanks to smash hits like “Twilight,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Charmed,” just to name a few, it seems just about everyone is in love with passionate vampires, werewolves and other paranormal creatures.

Question Of The Month: Lake Shore Elementary School

This month, students from Mrs. Kelly’s class at Lake Shore Elementary answered the question: If you could switch places with one person for a day, who would it be and what would you do?

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Sports

Lake Shore U8 Shooting Stars Go Unbeaten In Hoops League

The Lake Shore girls U8 Shooting Stars basketball team went 11-0 in the top U8 county division this winter. The team of (pictured, left to right) Morgan Kiniry, Brooke Permishon, Sara Forman, Leah …

Chesapeake Cheerleaders Fly To Winter Trifecta With County, Region And State Titles

On February 12, the Chesapeake cheerleading team completed a sweep of the winter season by winning the state championship at Harford Community College. The Cougars’ routine garnered a score …

Northeast, Chesapeake Swimmers Excel At Counties

The Northeast and Chesapeake swim teams concluded proud in-county seasons with strong performances at the county championship meet at Arundel Olympic Swim Center in Annapolis on February 7. The …

Chesapeake Wrestling Edges Northeast 34-32 In Rivalry Thriller

The Chesapeake-Northeast wrestling match on January 29 had everything: natural rivals, an electric atmosphere in Chesapeake’s packed gym on the Cougars’ senior night, great competition in …

Northeast Boys Show Toughness, Climb Back Into County Contention With Win Streak

In early February, after an overtime loss to Broadneck, the Northeast boys basketball team needed to go on a run to have a chance at making the county championship game. The Eagles have …