October 20, 2017
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  • Tyler Madairy's late goal helped Broadneck earn a a 1-1 tie with Severna Park on Thursday.

    Broadneck Boys Rally To Tie Severna Park On Late Goal

    A tie is a tie, but on Thursday, a tie felt like a victory for the Broadneck boys soccer team. Tyler Madairy’s left-footed strike found the back of the net with just under four minutes to play on Thursday, helping the Bruins force overtime and ultimately earn a 1-1 tie with rival Severna...
  • Keaton Bathras and the Severna Park boys soccer team lead the region with an 8-0 record entering October.

    Severna Park Boys Enter October Undefeated

    So far, so good in the Severna Park boys soccer team’s quest to get back to the state tournament. The Falcons were the county’s frontrunner from the outset of the season, and they’ve proved as much and more in rolling into October with an 8-0 record. A combination of a stout...
  • Kate Bray and the Severna Park field hockey team are in good form so far this season, having posted an 8-0 record through the end of September.

    Severna Park Field Hockey Enters October Undefeated

    The Severna Park field hockey team received exciting news moments before its September 26 matchup with Old Mill at Kinder Park: Lil Shelton, who founded the program in 1975 and steered the Falcons to a record 20 state championships in her 36-year tenure as head coach, was going to be in the stands...
  • (L-R) Addison Wells, Matt Snowden, Pete Regala and Matt Verni helped the Severna Pakr golf team to a team score of 156 and an A Division win at Fairway Hills Golf Club on September 27. The Falcons clinched the regular-season county championship with a record of 24-6.

    Severna Park Golf Wins Regular-Season County Championship

    The Severna Park golf team punctuated its stellar regular season with its sixth A Division first-place finish of the fall on September 27, totaling a team-low score of 156 to defeat Broadneck, South River and Arundel at Fairway Hills Golf Club in Columbia. Severna Park’s win improved the...


  • Chamber Update

    Autumn is the time for falling leaves, cider, crackling fires, cozy sweaters, and did I mention leaves? Don’t forget that there are businesses in the chamber that can help you deal with raking those leaves while also providing firewood for the upcoming winter. For a referral, call us at 410-647-3900 and we’ll try to help. Remember to shop local and dine small – supporting our local businesses. A good rule is ABC – Always Buy Chamber!
    The Greater Severna Park and Arnold Chamber’s Successful Women in Business group has planned a professional women’s luncheon (buffet format) at Walden Country Club on Wednesday, October 11. We’ve invited business women...
  • Homestead Gardens Cultivates A Sense Of Community

    Although Homestead Gardens started as a small backyard business in the early 1970s, the company has grown to be considered one of the top garden destinations in the country, but no matter how big it got, its founder Don Riddle never lost sight of his roots. “It started with him,” said...
  • Café Mezz Team Expands With Capiche Street Food Italiano

    Anyone with an appetite to eat their way around Italy will be happy to hear that there’s a new option on this side of the Atlantic. Capiche Street Food Italiano is slated to open its doors to guests in mid October — though owners Kosmas Koukoulis and Dave Bremer admitted they might open...
  • What Happened With Equifax?

    On Thursday, September 8, Equifax announced a cybersecurity incident that could potentially impact approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. Criminals gained access to files that contained names, Social Security numbers and dates of birth, as well as other information. Unfortunately, we are...

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  • Alyssa Panzer produces her scented bath bombs from her Chartridge home, creating unique combinations that make bath water fizzle and turn into different colors, all while moisturizing the skin.

    SPHS’s Alyssa Panzer Starts Cosmetics Firm

    Severna Park High School senior Alyssa Panzer stumbled on her latent entrepreneurial talent at a time when she was just trying to save some money by making her own gift baskets of bath bombs. “I saw people giving them away as gifts, but they were really pricey,” recalled Panzer, whose...
  • Community Remembers Bruce Blackman

    Over the course of his 38-year teaching career at Severna Park High School, Bruce Blackman left an indelible mark on not only countless students but also countless parents and colleagues, and never was that more evident than in the wake of the beloved educator’s passing on September 15, when...
  • After taking the PSAT his junior year, Clifford Jamieson has been declared a semifinalist for the National Merit Scholarship. He will be in the running for an array of scholarships toward his college education.

    Meet National Merit Scholar Semifinalist Clifford Jamieson

    SPHS Senior Is One Of The Highest Scoring Entrants In Maryland From a pool of 50,000 high-scoring test takers in the United States, only 16,000 are chosen as National Merit Scholarship semifinalists, and senior Clifford Jamieson is one of them. According to the National Merit Scholarship...
  • Parents Respond To Later School Start Times

    For years, a group of advocates made up of parents and pediatricians called on Anne Arundel County Public Schools to change start times, saying that 7:17am was too early for sleep-deprived teenagers to be starting class. Following months of public forums and surveys, the Anne Arundel County Board...

Arts & EntertainmentArts & Entertainment

  • Taylor Brown was one of the first singers to audition for “American Idol” producers at the Westfield Mall in Annapolis during September.

    Local Singer Auditions For “American Idol”

    To follow in the footsteps of Carrie Underwood or Kelly Clarkson, singers need to be prepared for the long journey to the “American Idol” stage. For one local singer, that journey started in Annapolis during September, when the reality television juggernaut rolled into town looking for...
  • “Wind River” follows a wildlife office and an FBI agent who team up to investigate the assault and murder of a teenage girl on an American Indian reservation.

    “Wind River” Is A Flawed Masterpiece

    On the surface, “Wind River” appears to be a classic whodunit murder mystery film, but it quickly becomes evident that director Taylor Sheridan has so much more of a story to tell us. Set on the Wind River Native American reservation, the story centers on Cory Lambert (Jeremy Renner),...
  • Crafts, food and vendors will highlight the annual Kinder Farm Park Fall Harvest Festival on October 14.­­

    Fall Festivals And Frightening Affairs

    Upcoming Events That Will Make Your Skin Crawl Whether your idea of fun is smearing paint over a plaid shirt before hobbling after strangers or bobbing for apples, plenty of fall festivals and haunted attractions will soon take over the slate of seasonal events, offering something for everyone....

Politics & OpinionPolitics & Opinion

  • Keeping Our K-9s Safe

    Recently, I was glad to announce the latest technology being added to the Sheriff's Office to ensure the safety of K-9 Chase. Chase is a talented 7-year-old German Shepherd who’s trained in explosive and firearm detection. His handler is veteran Deputy Sheriff Michelle Goodman, who has...
  • A Recap Of National Recovery Month

    As we celebrate the close of National Recovery Month, we need remind citizens of the breadth of the challenge we face when it comes to heroin and opioid addiction in Anne Arundel as well as our response. Three years ago, our county was experiencing one fatality a week and one overdose a day. As a...
  • On The Road Again

    When I became comptroller in 2007, I told my staff I didn’t want to be confined to my desk in Annapolis. I’ve always believed that elected officials need to be accessible to the people they serve, which is why I get out of my office as often as possible to take the pulse of Maryland...
  • Letter To The Editor: Where Does Bias Begin?

    Before you read this piece, please know it is written with love and humility. There is no escaping the fact that all of us have biases, many of them unconscious. I am certain we can all learn from each other, especially if the foundation of the approach is understanding and respect. I am not...

Health & FitnessHealth & Fitness

  • Department Of Health Offers Tips For A Healthy And Safe HalloweenExclusive

    The Anne Arundel County Department of Health provides the following tips to help families have a fun, healthy and safe Halloween:
    • Do not allow children to go trick-or-treating if they are ill. If they had a fever, it should be gone for 24 hours without the use of fever-reducing medicine. Those who are ill or who have an ill household member should not hand out treats.
    • Do not share Halloween masks, vampire fangs or similar items. Avoid bobbing for apples, allowing children to dig into a candy bowl and other actions that involve sharing items that have come into contact with other people’s mouths, noses and fingers.
    • Purchase or make costumes that are light and...
  • Department Of Health Awards $592,000 In Community GrantsExclusive

    DOH Supports Substance Misuse Prevention And Recovery Services The Anne Arundel County Department of Health has awarded a total of $592,000 in grants to local programs that help enrich the quality of life for Anne Arundel County families and communities. The Fiscal Year 2018 grants support capital...
  • Chesapeake Life Center Announces Grief Support Schedule

    Chesapeake Life Center will offer a variety of grief support groups through the end of this year on the John & Cathy Belcher Campus at 90 Ritchie Highway in Pasadena. Registration is required for all groups and can be completed by calling 888-501-7077 or by visiting www.chesapeakelifecenter.org...
  • BWMC October Calendar

    Here's what's on the calendar this month at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center. Wednesday, October 4 10:30am to noon - The Tate Cancer Center Survivorship Program offers therapeutic yoga for cancer patients. Both patients and caregivers are welcome, and no prior yoga experience is...

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