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  • Explore all the nooks and crannies of Bodkin Creek by kayak, canoe or standup paddleboard.

    Get Yourself To The Water!

    Check Out The New Public Access Opportunities And Speak Up For Continued Improvement It is easier than it used to be to get to the water in Anne Arundel County. With 500-plus miles of Chesapeake Bay shoreline, bay access is the birthright of everyone in the county. Although the job is not done,...
  • Weekend Events May 18-20

    Happy Friday, Severna Park! It looks like the rain will continue through the weekend, so double check for cancellations before heading to any outdoor events! Don't forget -- the Preakness is this Saturday! Enjoy your watch parties, and, as always, be safe! Have a good weekend, everyone! Friday...
  • Weekend Events May 11-13

    Happy Friday, Severna Park! It's going to be a beautiful weekend, so get outside and enjoy the weather! It's also Mother's Day (yes, that's THIS Sunday), and there are plenty of brunch options around town, which are included below.  Friday, May 11   Union Craft...
  • Community Breaks Ground On Broadneck Trail Phase II

    During Bike to School Day yesterday, the Department of Recreation and Parks held a groundbreaking ceremony for Phase II of the Broadneck Peninsula Trail. In attendance were Corporal Jose Cruz-Miranda, Friends of Anne Arundel County Trails board member Ed Parker, County Executive Steve Schuh, County...



  • The team at Bulldog Bikes and Floats — including mascot Huffy the bulldog — is ready to greet community members and assist them with their cycling, kayaking and paddleboarding needs.

    Bulldog Bikes And Floats Is The Place For Outdoor Fun

    Bored with retirement, Mike Prager wanted to get back to having fun. He had spent 20-some years in the trucking industry after he graduated from college in 1972, but his passion had always been the bike shop he opened in Easton called Easton Cycle and Sport, which sold bikes, kayaks and sporting...
  • SPARK Dance Studio, with one of its three locations at the Severna Park Racquetball & Fitness Club, offers a variety of classes geared toward those of all ages and a competition team that competes regionally a few times a year.

    SPARK Dance Studio Celebrates 20 Years

    For 20 years, SPARK Dance Studio has shaped dancers in Anne Arundel County. SPARK’s motto is “to ignite each dancer’s potential, whether it’s for fun or for those who want to dance professionally,” said studio director and owner Amy Rink. “I’m...
  • 2017 Was The Year Of Deregulation

    In 2017, we witnessed a great year in the market. The S&P was up 23 percent for the calendar year. The Dow Jones hit all-time highs. The volatility index, known as the VIX, which measures market volatility and is colloquially known as the “fear gauge,” was down 17 percent in 2017,...
  • Gable’s fabrication team is proud to have built the enormous 25-foot LED-lit sign for Cole Field House at the University of Maryland.

    Gable To Host Career Expo Amid Growth Into Digital Media Era

    Thirty-nine years ago, Gable Signs was a small backyard business in Pasadena, operating out of a spare garage while providing local stores and companies with hand-painted signs. Today, while still headquartered in Pasadena, the company – now known simply as Gable - has evolved tremendously in...

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  • Summer Concerts Outside The Park

    These musicians are coming to venues within roughly 30 miles of Severna Park this summer. Which concerts would you like to see the Voice preview? Let us know by taking the poll below. (function(t,e,s,n){var o,a,c;t.SMCX=t.SMCX||[],e.getElementById(n)||(o=e.getElementsByTagName(s),a=o[o.length-...
  • Justin Schlegel attributes his comedic style to three influences: the improvisational skill of 98 Rock’s Kirk McEwen, Doug “The Greaseman” Tracht’s affinity for sound effects, and the character work of Mike O'Meara of “The Don and Mike Show.”

    Get To Know 98 Rock’s Justin Schlegel

    Justin Schlegel’s got 99 problems, but arrogance ain’t one. The Cape St. Claire resident and his 98 Rock morning show companions bare all flaws on the air. “I think people want to laugh but they also want to identify,” Schlegel said. “They want to hear that someone...
  • In “Chappaquiddick,” Jason Clarke portrays a confused and weary Ted Kennedy who balances ethics with political gain.

    Severna Park Native Jumps Into Chappaquiddick Debate

    Kyle Convissar Co-Produced New Film About 1969 Tragedy Involving Ted Kennedy Forty-nine years later, we still don’t know what happened. We know Ted Kennedy drove his Oldsmobile off a small wooden bridge, plunging into a pond on Chappaquiddick Island in Massachusetts around midnight on July...

Politics & OpinionPolitics & Opinion

  • Meet The Candidates

    In anticipation of the primary election coming up on Tuesday, June 26, the Severna Park Voice invited each of the candidates for public office to submit a short bio letting readers know who they are. This is what the people asking for your vote want you to know about them:
    County Executive
    Steuart Pittman
    Steuart Pittman has never run for office and thought he never would. He is a farmer, businessman and nonprofit executive with a talent for bringing people together to solve problems.
    Pittman operates a South County farm that has been in his family for eight generations. He also created Retired Racehorse Project, a national nonprofit that facilitates the retraining and...
  • AAGOP Central Committee Announces Vacancies In District 31

    The Republican State Central Committee of Anne Arundel County today announced two committee member vacancies in District 31 (Glen Burnie, Pasadena, Brooklyn Park, Severna Park, Millersville). These vacancies were created by former committee members Michael Peroutka and Nathan Volke, both of whom...
  • Will You Be Part Of The Plan?

    In May of last year, the county council passed a resolution (18-17) urging the county executive and the Office of Planning and Zoning to begin the comprehensive review of the county’s 2019 General Development Plan (GDP) during 2017. This amounted to a “jumpstart” of the planning...
  • Changes For Our Chambers Of Commerce

    Anne Arundel County has been blessed with a number of vibrant, active chambers of commerce that represent the interests of small business owners at the state and local level. The success of these chambers is a direct result of the effective leadership of their executive directors. The last two...

Health & FitnessHealth & Fitness

  • Should I Use An Electric Or A Manual Toothbrush?

    Dentistry and modern science have not yielded a cure for tooth decay. The most common disease facing mankind, tooth decay is caused by our bodies’ reaction to what we eat.
    Today’s dental mission statement should not focus on just reacting to problems; instead, the effort should be in curing the disease. Brushing, fluoride and sealants only address the existing problem.
    Q: What is the history of the toothbrush?
    A: Boar bristle brushes go back to ancient China. French dentists in the 17th century brought the idea to Europe. William Addis developed a bone and pig bristle brush in 1780 England, which led to mass-produced toothbrushes. DuPont developed nylon bristles in 1938, and...
  • You Can’t Play The Comparison Game

    How interesting we are as human beings. We are incredible social creators by design. We tend to thrive, for the most part, in groups and like our circle of friends and tribes we belong to. This can be incredibly powerful and beneficial. We can thrive in groups because of their support and our...
  • UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center Hosts Vascular Lecture

    On Wednesday, May 30, vascular surgeon Mariano Arosemena, MD, and Terry DeVeaux, RN, MS, ACNP, will provide a free seminar titled “Get a Leg Up on Vascular Disease” at 6:30pm at University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center’s Dr. Constantine Padussis Conference Center...
  • UM BWMC May Calendar

    Tuesday, May 2 10:00am-11:30am: Yoga for Stroke Patients – A 10-week class for stroke survivors (Executive Center, 300 Hospital Drive, Suite 128). The cost is $60 and is due at the time of registration. For more information and to register online, visit or call 410-...

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