October 01, 2014
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  • County Executive Neuman, Department Of Public Works To Host Environmental SummitExclusive

    Community and environmental leaders to discuss improvement of watersheds
    County Executive Laura Neuman announced the county’s Department of Public Works will host an Environmental Summit on Friday, October 17. Local community and environmental leaders are encouraged to attend to learn how to prioritize and implement watershed restoration projects.
    “I am pleased that we are hosting this summit to spotlight how local leaders can collaborate with government and nonprofit agencies to help improve our waterways,” County Executive Neuman stated.
    The Environmental Summit will be held from 10:00am – 1:30pm at Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center, located at 975 Indian...


  • Spalding Hires New Boys Lacrosse Coach

    Jeff Parsons ’95, Director of Athletics at Archbishop Spalding High School, announced the appointment of Brian Phipps as new head boys lacrosse coach. Mr. Phipps just completed his second year as an assistant coach at Georgetown University. Prior to that, Coach Phipps spent two seasons as a graduate assistant and then volunteer assistant at the University of Maryland.
    Phipps graduated from the University of Maryland, where he was a four-year starter in goal. In 2010 he served as a team captain and was an All-American. Phipps excelled in the classroom, earning All-ACC Academic Team honors four consecutive seasons and earning Scholar All-America honors following his senior...
  • Olivia Reiter wound up for a pass through the purview of Broadneck’s Payton Barr (5), Regan Littell (14) and Carley Wilson (15) during the Falcons’ 3-0 win over the Bruins on Friday.

    Falcons Rock Bruins At Kinder, 3-0

    The defending 4A champions looked every bit like the team to beat on September 5, as the Severna Park field hockey team dominated from start to finish in a 3-0 thrashing of rival Broadneck at Kinder Park in the county opener for both schools. Goals by Jessica Valvano, Ellie Schepens and Eva...
  • Broadneck’s Josh Maisel helped his team to a strong start in county A Division play at Chartwell on August 27.

    Bruin, Falcon Golfers Start Season On High At Chartwell

    Broadneck’s Cameron McCartney and Severna Park’s Jordan Strom posted nine-hole scores of 37 to lead their respective sides in a four-way match with Arundel and South River as the county’s A Division opened the 2014 season at Chartwell Country Club on August 27. Josh Maisel (38),...
  • The Maryland Rush 99 U15 girls soccer team went 5-2 on an overseas trip to England this summer and made the tournament final of the prestigious Liverpool Knowsley Cup Tournament. The Rush were celebrated by locals for playing outstanding soccer while conducting themselves with class and sportsmanship.

    Rush 99 Girls Win Games, Fans On Overseas Trip

    The Maryland Rush 99 garnered some international respect for Maryland girls soccer this summer when the team traveled to Liverpool, England to face top opposition in a pair of friendlies and compete in the prestigious Liverpool Knowsley Cup tournament. The U15 Rush girls went 5-2 overall during...


  • Pearle Vision in Glen Burnie has become one of the community’s landmark businesses over the last two decades, providing personalized eye care and quality products to local residents in need. “We’re going to bend over backwards to service our customers no matter what it takes,” emphasized owner Joe Willis.

    Nobody Cares For Eyes More Than Pearle Vision

    Just ask Glen Burnie’s Pearle Vision store owner Joseph Willis what he enjoys most about providing complete vision care to the people of Anne Arundel County, and he’ll erupt with a variety of positive remarks. “Around here, you have people from all walks of life. They all have one...
  • Many members of Dr. Brian Valle’s staff have been with the Millersville office for more than 20 years. The team shares a vision for superior quality dentistry with a focus on aesthetics and overall health.

    Dr. Brian Valle And Team Pursue Dental Excellence

    When dental work is considered, it is important that the end result be not only aesthetically pleasing but also a mouth that is functional and healthy. That is why Dr. Brian Valle recognizes oral risk factors and provides patients with functional and cosmetic treatment plans that ensure the best...
  • In addition to a wide variety of lumber materials, a full hardware store and a beautiful kitchen showroom, customers at The J.F. Johnson Lumber Company will find a friendly and knowledgeable staff, including President Bob Johnson (center) and designers Stephanie Dyer and Kate Johnson, who are ready to help with all building, renovating and redecorating needs.

    The J.F. Johnson Company Has Helped Build Homes For 94 Years

    Long before development came to Anne Arundel County, transforming the farmland and forests into the suburbs and towns that stand today, the J.F. Johnson Lumber Company was doing business and providing building materials for residents. It was in 1921 that Joshua “Fred” Johnson came to...
  • Bev Langley, who has been involved with real estate for her entire career, has been the number-one agent in Anne Arundel County for 20 consecutive years.

    Bev Langley Real Estate Team Stands Ready To Serve

    Bev Langley, an associate broker with Century 21 Finesse in Severna Park, has been involved with real estate for practically her entire career. Her experience has gained her numerous awards and a superb track record, having sold on average one home every two days last year. Since 1994, Langley has...

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  • Kinder Farm Park Currently Holding Photography ContestExclusive

    Deadline For Entry Is October 31
    The Friends of Kinder Farm Park group’s annual photography contest is still open for entry through Friday, October 31, and amateur photographers from Anne Arundel County are encouraged to submit their best work in the categories of flora, fauna, landscapes and people for the chance to win.
    Entrants may submit up to four photos either as digital images (maximum 10 megabytes, preferably a JPEG) or prints in color or black and white (no larger than 8 inches by 10 inches). All work should be done by amateur photographers (no professional work will be accepted) and taken after November 1, 2013, within the boundaries of Kinder Farm Park.
    A panel of judges...

Politics & OpinionPolitics & Opinion

  • Letter To The EditorExclusive

    I hope we now know we made a mistake in the 5th District for county council in electing Michael Peroutka as the GOP candidate. I hope that before the primary, we didn’t know about Michael Peroutka’s League of the South history, his 11th-hour change from the Constitution Party to the GOP, and his belief that the Maryland General Assembly is “no longer a valid legislative body.” I hope we have not elected a man who stands in front of the Confederate Stars and Bars and sings “Dixie” as the national anthem. I hope there are enough Republicans in Anne Arundel County who will now stand up and say we are not going to let this man represent us in our county...

Health & FitnessHealth & Fitness

  • Department Of Health BriefsExclusive

    Dental Health Services
    The Department of Health provides dental services by appointment to income-eligible children, young adults and expectant mothers, as well as to adult participants in the county REACH (REsidents Access to a Coalition of Health) program. Dental clinic locations are in Annapolis (3 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, 410-222-7138) and Glen Burnie (North County Health Services Building, 791 Aquahart Road, 410-222-6168). Services include teeth and gum cleaning, fluoride treatment, gum treatment, sealants, fillings, root canals, extractions, crowns, bridges, oral health education and dental health referrals.
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    The recreational water quality...
  • Richard Gue, co-owner of The Vaper’s Knoll in Pasadena, opened the shop in 2011 and it is the largest vape retail shop in Maryland. Gue hopes that forthcoming federal regulations regarding the use of e-cigarettes do not burst the bubble on the $2 billion industry.

    Vaping: Newest Fad Or Here To Stay?

    Crofton native Richard Gue and three friends met weekly for several years, brainstorming the types of ideas that could make them business partners. All they wanted was to make a living and work for nobody but themselves. Nearly three years of research led to The Vaper’s Knoll, an e-cigarette...
  • Tech Talk With Dr. Cranska

    In upcoming months, I will answer questions on high-technology dentistry. Please direct inquiries to my website at www.cranska.com or email familylaserdentistry@outlook.com with your questions. Laser Lights In The Dental Office Modern technology has increased the dentist’s choice in ways...
  • The Effect Of Mental Illness On The Family

    When a family member has been diagnosed with a mental illness, such as depression or anxiety, it can feel as if the whole world has come crashing down. People want to help, but other emotions can get in the way: anger over the situation, frustration with the pace of progress, tension when members...

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