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  • Santa Plans His Appearances In The Park This Season

    Santa has a busy end-of-year rush to get everything ready for Christmas Eve. He has to put finishing touches on all the toys that his elves have made, and he has to train his reindeer to be in peak physical condition for their worldwide flight. But even with everything he has to do, he and Mrs....
  • Buy Locally Made Desserts And Delight Holiday Guests

    The holidays are a wonderful time to indulge in pastries, cakes and treats made locally by talented chefs. Several area businesses are eager to help you make Thanksgiving or Christmas gatherings memorable with their sumptuous offerings. Cakes and Confections 342 Ritchie Highway, Severna Park...
  • How To Engage In Giving This Holiday Season

    For some Anne Arundel County residents, the sound of Salvation Army bells clanging or the sight of homeless crowds shuffling into a food pantry are just as synonymous with the holiday season as gift-wrapped tech gadgets and long checkout lines. But for most people, those experiences rarely...
  • Gift-Giving Inspiration For The Holiday Season

    Gift giving can often be the most stressful part of the holidays. Even if you are able to nail down someone’s interests, it’s always tough to find the perfect present. “Money in an envelope just won’t cut it,” you think, “but what in the world can I buy?”...


  • Caroline Duffy led all scorers with 16 points in Severna Park's 61-31 win over Arundel on Thursday night.

    Lady Falcons Pummel Arundel To Start Season 1-0

    Girls basketball programs in Anne Arundel County can count on the always-strong Arundel Wildcats to provide a good test. So when the Severna Park girls jumped all over visiting Arundel from the opening tip on Thursday night en route to a 61-31 win, it quickly became clear that the Falcons have big...
  • The Green Hornets took home first place finishes at the 6U, 10U and 14U levels at the Retro Rock Competition on November 6 in Glen Burnie.

    Green Hornets Cheerleading Sweeps To Three First-Place Finishes

    The Severna Park Green Hornets cheerleaders performed extremely impressively at the Retro Rock Competition on November 6 in Glen Burnie, with each Green Hornets team at the competition achieving a first-place win for an organizational sweep of the meet. With a season of unwavering dedication and...
  • The Black Thunder 02 will move up to the first division of the Eastern Development Program for the spring 2017 following a 6-0-1 campaign in the second division this fall.

    Black Thunder 02 Girls Go Unbeaten In EDP Play

    The Severna Park Black Thunder 02 girls soccer team had a successful season in the extremely competitive Eastern Development Program, going undefeated at 6-0-1 and winning the EDP U15 second division championship. In addition to scoring a league-leading 20 goals and allowing only seven in its six...
  • Hornets 80-Pounders Rise Up For County Championship

    Following a 6-2 regular season, the Green Hornets 80-lbs football team put together a 3-0 playoff run and punctuated the season with a 12-0 win over Old Mill on November 13 at Chesapeake High School to win the Anne Arundel Youth Football Association National division championship. Green Hornets...


  • Hague Quality Water Of Maryland Gives Back To The Military CommunityExclusive

    Hague Quality Water of Maryland, a leading provider of water treatment and plumbing solutions and supporter of military families, is giving back to the military community through Wreaths Across America and Operation Christmas Spirit.
    On National Wreaths Across America Day, volunteers place wreaths on individual veterans' graves in more than 1,100 locations throughout the United States. This year, Hague Quality Water of Maryland donated wreaths to the United States Naval Academy Cemetery in Annapolis. The company’s employees and friends will volunteer time on December 9 to lay wreaths and speak the names of fallen soldiers at the cemetery.
    To make a tax-deductible donation toward...
  • Chamber Update

    The holidays are upon us! At the Greater Severna Park and Arnold Chamber of Commerce, we’re excited about holiday planning and the opportunity to share some of these events with readers. Our annual holiday trade fair is Thursday, November 3, at Earleigh Heights Fire Hall (161 Ritchie Highway...
  • (L-R) Owner Austin Hulbirt and employees Candace Bracely, Tristan Marrell and Debbie Baldyga pride themselves on supplying the residents of Severna Park with healthy, filling meal alternatives at Smoothie King.

    Smoothie King Wows Customers With Filling, Healthy Meals In Beverage Form

    Though it has been occupying a space in Park Plaza for just under a year, Smoothie King has already wowed countless Severna Park residents with its quick, easy and thoroughly filling smoothies and snacks. Founder Austin Hulbirt was inspired to bring the quick-service restaurant to the area after...
  • Crown Service Center owner Tariq Chaudhry (left) and service manager Muhammad Akhtar are excited to offer customers an array of options, whether they are visiting the shop to get gas, grab a beverage or have their car repaired.

    Severna Park Crown Service Center Emphasizes Customer Convenience

    When Tariq Chaudhry took over the Ritchie Highway lot that Crown Service Center now occupies, he knew he faced a challenge in enticing customers, but he was determined to fill that need by providing every type of service that he could reasonably supply. “We offer pretty much everything a...

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  • Local Kids Explain The Mysteries Of Santa

    There’s a lot that’s left unknown about the benevolent gift-giver who lives up at the North Pole and makes toys for good children all over the world. Our staff had a few questions about how exactly this guy operates and manages to accomplish all that he does, so we decided to ask the...

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  • Holiday Catering Options From A To Z

    If 2016 is your year to host the family dinner or plan the company holiday party, our community is loaded with great caterers and restaurants who can take stress off your menu.   Bella Napoli 350 Mountain Road Pasadena, MD 21122 Looking to pick up authentic Italian...

Politics & OpinionPolitics & Opinion

  • November Is Small-Business Month

    Small businesses, usually defined as those with fewer than 500 employees, drive both the local and the national economy. According to 2010 census data, small businesses account for 99.7 percent of U.S. employer firms, 64 percent of new private-sector jobs, and 49.2 percent of private-sector employment. Small businesses also lead the nation in innovation; according to the Small Business Administration, small businesses account for more patents than large businesses. Governor Hogan has rightly recognized that “small businesses are the backbone of our economy.”
    As many of you know, small businesses are often plagued by unnecessary regulation, increasing taxes and government...

Health & FitnessHealth & Fitness

  • Grateful Deadlift Day Will Raise Money For Local Causes

    Millersville resident and personal trainer Rebecca Fishburne loves to deadlift, so when she was dreaming up ways to give back to the community, she was inspired to organize Grateful Deadlift Day. Three area facilities will participate in the fundraising effort on Saturday, November 12. Each will...
  • JBA Chevrolet Donates $25,000 To Aiello Breast Center

    In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, JBA Chevrolet of Glen Burnie recently donated $25,000 to University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center's Aiello Breast Center. Additionally, a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado has been specially outfitted with the center's name and logo...
  • Tech Talk With Dr. Cranska

    I have witnessed the high-technology changes in dentistry since I started going to the dentist as a child in the 1950s, and I am still a dental patient. Last month, I fractured a large tooth-colored filling in a back tooth. There was no pain, but now the dentist needed a dentist. I called my...
  • Jillian Fichman Named Director Of Chesapeake Bay Aquatic & Physical Therapy

    Experienced Clinic Director To Oversee Growing Practice In Severna Park Chesapeake Bay Aquatic & Physical Therapy (CBAY) recently announced that Jillian Fichman, DPT, will take the helm of the Severna Park clinic. CBAY specializes in aquatic and land-based physical therapy and rehabilitation....

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