Featured Stories

Severna Park Heroes And Goldstar Families To Be Honored

Local businessmen, neighbors, friends and politicians are working together to install a new gazebo on the B&A Trail that will be dedicated to Goldstar families and will include memorials to Severna Park heroes Eric Kavanagh, Taylor Wild, Eric Herzberg and Nathaniel McDavitt.
Arnold Couple Brings History Alive
Mary Ann Jung and Tom Plott are longtime veterans of Renn Fest. Jung is entering her 40th season, and Plott is entering his 33rd.
Former Jones Elementary Principal Is Just Getting Started
After 39 years in the field of education, including the last six as the principal of Jones Elementary School, Pat Keffer is retiring. …
Right On Cue: John Sparkman Revamps Shooters Bar & Grill
The move to acquire Shooters Bar & Grill was 10 years in the making for new owner John Sparkman. Over the years, he kept inquiring …

PHOTO GALLERY: Inaugural Wellness Festival Benefits Our Minds Matter

Our Minds Matter, a student-led movement to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental health, celebrated its first wellness festival on August 3.

Community

Severna Park Welcomes New County Planning And Zoning Director

Steve Kaii-Ziegler took over for former Planning and Zoning Director Phil Hager, who was appointed in July 2017, after succeeding Larry Tom, who retired after serving nearly a decade in the position.

Golden Achievers: Mark And Jarred Tinordi

Mark Tinordi and Jarred Tinordi have both made a name for themselves as defensemen playing professional hockey.

National Night Out Gets Neighborhoods To See Beyond The Badge

National Night Out was brought to the Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Company in the Eastern District five years ago because law enforcement officials want the community to see them as a resource, not as an enemy.

“Partisan” Decision Revives Workforce Housing In Anne Arundel County

This July, the council debated County Executive Steuart Pittman’s proposal, Bill 54-19, to allow developers to build 22 units of housing per acre in R5, R10 and R15 residential zones, and in commercial and industrial zones, under certain conditions.

PHOTO GALLERY: National Night Out

Local residents, first responders and vendors all came together on August 6 to celebrate the Eastern District Police Station's National Night Out event at Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Company.

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Sports

Green Hornets Rugby Shines As Host Of Maryland Championships

Kinder Park was the site of the Maryland Youth Rugby Festival over the weekend of July 27-28 as Green Hornets Rugby entertained 55 teams from all over Maryland for the sport’s youth state …

14U Green Hornets Select Softball Posts Successful First Year

It was a successful first season for a local group of select softball neophytes. The Green Hornets 14U select softball team, which comprised first-year select players from the North County, …

12U Green Hornets Represent In Cooperstown, Finish Stellar Season

The Green Hornets 12U select baseball team wrapped up an excellent all-around season with a strong performance at the esteemed Cooperstown Dreams Park Tournament at the site of the Baseball Hall of …

Green Hornets Lads Earn Soccer Crown With Key Win Over Broadneck

The next wave of soccer talent in Severna Park is off to a winning start. The Green Hornets Lads 2010 soccer team will enter play this fall fresh off a league championship in the Anne Arundel …

AACo Girls 'Crosse Over' In UK Lax Tour

For the 24th consecutive year the Anne Arundel Crosse Over Tour sent a team of Anne Arundel County-based girls lacrosse players to England for a two-week tour of the country and a slate of lacrosse …
Business
After 29 Years Of Service, Body By Simmont Closes Up Shop After 29 years of repairing fender benders, completing oil changes, matching paint colors and so much more, Gary Simmont has closed the gates to his auto-body repair shop, Body By Simmont, for good.
Bernward Construction And Mechanical Services Celebrates Three Years Photo by Dylan Roche At a recent ribbon cutting with the Greater Severna Park and Arnold Chamber of Commerce, owner Carl Neimeyer of Bernward Construction and Mechanical Services did the honors to …
SERVPRO Brings In A New Commercial Sales And Marketing Representative SERVPRO of Annapolis/Severna Park has welcomed commercial sales and marketing representative Dan Paulsen.
School & Youth
Shawn McAteer Joins AACPS Citizen Advisory Committee Shawn McAteer will represent Pasadena the next two years on the executive panel of the 30-member Citizen Advisory Committee. The panel has two members from each high school cluster — one …
Local 9-Year-Old Shoots For The Stars At the Senate aviation and space subcommittee meeting on July 9, Amelia Gillespie of Arnold met some of her heroes and let them know her plans to be the first woman on Mars.
Area Youth Participate In Mission Trips Several youth from Severna Park have spent part of their summers in the service of others. The teens, along with adult advisers from Severna Park churches, participated in mission trips to different …
Arts & Entertainment
The Woman Behind The Map Carol Duncan, the artist behind the map, came up with the idea when she was invited to a Christmas show at a friend’s house.
Book Recommendations From The Public Library Are you looking for a good beach read as summer winds down? Perhaps you’re seeking a story to capture your son or daughter’s interest as they enjoy the last few weeks before school …
“Mamma Mia!” Is Back By Popular Demand At Toby’s Dinner Theatre Audiences around the globe love this musical for its high energy, fast-paced love story, and music. It was a smash hit on Broadway, running for more than 14 years and 6,000 performances. On film, it has grossed more than $615 million.