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    • The candidates for District 5 County Council, Republican Michael Anthony Peroutka and Democrat Patrick Armstrong, shared their views with voters at a question-and-answer forum on Thursday, October 9.
      The candidates for District 5 County Council, Republican Michael Anthony Peroutka and Democrat Patrick Armstrong, shared their views with voters at a question-and-answer forum on Thursday, October 9.

    Not Your Average Debate: District 5 Candidates Square Off On God, Government And EvolutionExclusive

    By Peter Crispino
    Privatization of the fire department, the constitutionality of the Department of Education, secession, evolution, the Communist Manifesto and primordial ooze  – those were just a few of the topics raised during Thursday’s debate between Republican Michael Anthony Peroutka and...
    • At Kinder Farm Park’s Fall Harvest Festival, which draws thousands of attendees every year, families can take part in plenty of down-country amusement.File photo
      At Kinder Farm Park’s Fall Harvest Festival, which draws thousands of attendees every year, families can take part in plenty of down-country amusement.
    • Ashley Fisher enjoyed feeding hungry llamas at a previous year’s Kinder Farm Park Family Fall Festival.File photo
      Ashley Fisher enjoyed feeding hungry llamas at a previous year’s Kinder Farm Park Family Fall Festival.

    Kinder Farm Park’s Fall Harvest Festival Set For October 11

    By Sharon Mager
    Of all the fall festivals, Halloween parties and autumn events happening this fall in Anne Arundel County this month, Kinder Farm Park’s annual harvest festival ranks at the very top of the list when it comes to fun activities and unique events. The Fall Harvest Festival, which is cosponsored...
    • Park Tavern, located at the spot vacated by Woodfi re, will provide a twist on American cuisine with its menu off erings of burgers, steaks, salads and in-house-baked desserts.Photos by Zach Sparks
      Park Tavern, located at the spot vacated by Woodfi re, will provide a twist on American cuisine with its menu off erings of burgers, steaks, salads and in-house-baked desserts.
    • Park Tavern co-owner Donald Kelly said his new restaurant is the perfect setting for a date night, business lunch, graduation, or any other occasion.Photos by Zach Sparks
      Park Tavern co-owner Donald Kelly said his new restaurant is the perfect setting for a date night, business lunch, graduation, or any other occasion.
    • While Park Tavern is still undergoing construction, co-owner Donald Kelly expects work to be completed in time for a mid-October opening. “We are threading the needle on the last bits and pieces,” he said.Photos by Zach Sparks
      While Park Tavern is still undergoing construction, co-owner Donald Kelly expects work to be completed in time for a mid-October opening. “We are threading the needle on the last bits and pieces,” he said.
    • While Park Tavern is still undergoing construction, co-owner Donald Kelly expects work to be completed in time for a mid-October opening. “We are threading the needle on the last bits and pieces,” he said.Photos by Zach Sparks
      While Park Tavern is still undergoing construction, co-owner Donald Kelly expects work to be completed in time for a mid-October opening. “We are threading the needle on the last bits and pieces,” he said.

    Park Tavern Will Offer Unique Twist On Neighborhood Eatery

    By Zach Sparks
    Restaurant Tentatively Scheduled For Mid-October Opening In Park Plaza
    You may have seen the Park Tavern chefs distributing homemade chicken tacos and pickles at the Shop Local Fun Festival, or perhaps you remember spotting the business during the Severna Park Fourth of July Parade. The new...
  • Key Bills Come Down To The Wire As Council Enters Final Month

    By Peter Crispino
    More than two dozen bills and resolutions currently await action from the seven members of the county council, and with the legislators’ four-year terms set to effectively expire in just a few weeks, the clock is ticking. Still on the docket are bills that would ban red light cameras in the...
    • This 18th-century family cemetery in Linstead on the Severn preserves the memory of the Linstid family, some of the area’s earliest residents, and provides insight into Severna Park’s past.Photo by Dylan Roche
      This 18th-century family cemetery in Linstead on the Severn preserves the memory of the Linstid family, some of the area’s earliest residents, and provides insight into Severna Park’s past.

    Historic Cemeteries Preserve The Memory Of Area’s Ancestors

    By Dylan Roche
    Trick-or-treating, dressing in costume, carving jack-o’-lanterns, watching horror movies and telling scary stories - the traditions of modern Halloween encourage all of us to indulge our imaginations in a good celebration of our fears. But for both the ancient Celts and early Christians, the...
    • Parts of Severna Park and Arnold have recently been sites of commercial and residential development, but not all citizens have been happy about it. The Greater Severna Park Council’s September meeting focused on the Small Area Plan, which was conducted by local residents and officials to address the future of development in Severna Park.Photo by John Singleton
      Parts of Severna Park and Arnold have recently been sites of commercial and residential development, but not all citizens have been happy about it. The Greater Severna Park Council’s September meeting focused on the Small Area Plan, which was conducted by local residents and officials to address the future of development in Severna Park.

    Severna Park Council Braces For New Legislation

    By John Singleton
    With elections looming in November, planning and zoning are very much on the minds of local residents. On September 9, the Greater Severna Park Council (GSPC) meeting focused on a presentation that outlined the Small Area Plan for Severna Park.
    “Unfortunately, there are new priorities being...
    • Bonnie Jordan, a volunteer with the Orphan Grain Train Maryland Chapter, accepted her October Volunteer of the Month award from Voice Editorial Assistant Dylan Roche.Photo by Hayley Gable Bowerman
      Bonnie Jordan, a volunteer with the Orphan Grain Train Maryland Chapter, accepted her October Volunteer of the Month award from Voice Editorial Assistant Dylan Roche.

    Bonnie Jordan Drives Orphan Grain Train With Dynamic Energy

    By Dylan Roche
    A ball of fire and an extremely important and integral person in the Orphan Grain Train Maryland Chapter - that’s how vice chair Ron Phipps described Bonnie Jordan. Phipps’ description of the passionate volunteer fittingly captures the lifelong Anne Arundel County resident, who has...
  • Editor’s Voice

    By Hayley Gable Bowerman
    It’s so easy to get wrapped up in the chaos and routine that is Monday-through-Friday life. I mean, are there any other moms out there who would agree with me when I say that getting out the door in the morning should really be considered an Olympic sport? There is laundry to be folded, there...
  • October Brings Exciting Events To Chesapeake Bay Area

    By admin
    The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) wants to make it easy for individuals to enjoy the many exciting events and activities that will take place in Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay throughout October. For a more comprehensive overview of events large and...
    • The Anne Arundel Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held on Saturday, October 25, at Susan B. Campbell Park in Annapolis. Last year’s events in Maryland drew more than 5,000 walkers and raised more than $900,000.Photos Provided
      The Anne Arundel Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held on Saturday, October 25, at Susan B. Campbell Park in Annapolis. Last year’s events in Maryland drew more than 5,000 walkers and raised more than $900,000.
    • The Anne Arundel Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held on Saturday, October 25, at Susan B. Campbell Park in Annapolis. Last year’s events in Maryland drew more than 5,000 walkers and raised more than $900,000.Photos Provided
      The Anne Arundel Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held on Saturday, October 25, at Susan B. Campbell Park in Annapolis. Last year’s events in Maryland drew more than 5,000 walkers and raised more than $900,000.

    Anne Arundel Residents Are Called To Walk To End Alzheimer’s On Oct. 25

    By admin
    The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Maryland Chapter invites the community to help reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Anne Arundel Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, October 25 (rain or shine), at Susan B. Campbell Park in downtown Annapolis.
    This event provides...
  • A Year After Opening, Millersville Crematory Ignites Less Worry Among The Community

    By Darrell Mak
    A year has now quietly passed since Maryland Cremation Services began operations on Headquarters Drive in Millersville, after its owners spent years trying to allay concerns raised by Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) regulations, local zoning codes, building permit requirements, death...
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    The Severna Park Voice has been in business for over 30 years covering hyper-local, positive news and events from our community. The company has had excellent growth and success along with its sister publication, the Pasadena Voice...
  • North County Restaurant Week Set For October 15-22

    By Hayley Gable Bowerman
    If you’ve been meaning to make a northbound trip on Ritchie Highway to check out some of the area’s best restaurants, the week of October 15-22 is the perfect opportunity, as more than 15 local eateries are set to take part in the Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce’s...
  • SPCC Spaghetti Dinner Set For Oct. 4

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    Are you ready for spaghetti? The Severna Park Community Center will hold its 15th-annual Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, October 4, from 4:30pm to 7:30pm at the center. The evening’s menu will include spaghetti, meatballs, bread, salad and desserts, as well as various...
  • Benfield 7-Eleven Owner Gives Grant To Green Hornets

    By admin
    On September 22, Benfield 7-Eleven owner George Panchigar (far right) and his son, Sahil Panchigar (second from right), presented a $711 grant to Green Hornets vice president and board member Drew Larkin (far left) and executive director Josh Banks (middle left).
  • Hey, Severna Park – We Want To See Your Pumpkin Designs!

    By admin
    Are you planning to carve an especially awesome pumpkin this year? Or maybe you’re not into carving – perhaps you prefer to paint them instead! However you choose to decorate your pumpkin this year, be sure to submit a photo of it to the Voice for your chance to win a $50 gift card to...
  • Germany Comes To Severna Park During Oktoberfest Events

    By admin
    Severna Park might be a way’s away from Munich, Germany, but residents still know how to get in touch with their Bavarian side when it comes time to celebrate Oktoberfest. All across town, local groups are getting ready to take part in the traditional festivities of beer, food and lots of fun...
  • Think Pink! Breast Cancer Awareness Events Around The Park

    By Zach Sparks
    Aside from Halloween, October has become synonymous with one thing – breast cancer awareness. Each fall, schools, sports teams, businesses and individuals partake in charity runs, fundraisers and any other activity that uses the power of pink to spread a positive message about beating the...
  • Charles E. Wagner Jr. To Head Arundel Federal Savings Bank Residential Mortgage Lending Team

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    Arundel Federal Savings Bank has hired the former chief lending officer of Slavie Federal Savings Bank, Charles E. Wagner Jr., to head its residential mortgage lending operations. Wagner served as the executive vice president, chief lending officer and secretary of Slavie Federal Savings...

  • SPCC Update

    By Newth Morris
    On Saturday, October 4, the Severna Park Community Center will hold its 15th-annual Spaghetti Dinner. The doors will open at 4:30pm and we will go until 7:30pm. So, come have dinner with us and then head out on the town from there. To help our seniors, we will hold spaces for handicapped-tagged...
  • Elks Club Announces Crabtober Feast Set For October 25

    By admin
    The Severna Park Elks #2482 will hold a Crabtober Feast on Saturday, October 25, from 5:00pm to 10:00pm at the lodge, located at 160 Truck House Road in Severna Park. Guests will enjoy all-you-can-eat crabs and oysters provided by JR Crabs, as well as chicken, pasta, party trays, potato salad and...

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