May 25, 2018
Community
55° Scattered Clouds

    • Explore all the nooks and crannies of Bodkin Creek by kayak, canoe or standup paddleboard.
      Explore all the nooks and crannies of Bodkin Creek by kayak, canoe or standup paddleboard.
    • Mayo Beach Park, south of Annapolis, has beautiful sandy beaches, picnic tables, a bathhouse with flush toilets and a rinse-off shower, a shaded playground and a tidal pond for fishing.
      Mayo Beach Park, south of Annapolis, has beautiful sandy beaches, picnic tables, a bathhouse with flush toilets and a rinse-off shower, a shaded playground and a tidal pond for fishing.
    • Mayo Beach Park, south of Annapolis, has beautiful sandy beaches, picnic tables, a bathhouse with flush toilets and a rinse-off shower, a shaded playground and a tidal pond for fishing.
      Mayo Beach Park, south of Annapolis, has beautiful sandy beaches, picnic tables, a bathhouse with flush toilets and a rinse-off shower, a shaded playground and a tidal pond for fishing.
    • Mayo Beach Park, south of Annapolis, has beautiful sandy beaches, picnic tables, a bathhouse with flush toilets and a rinse-off shower, a shaded playground and a tidal pond for fishing.
      Mayo Beach Park, south of Annapolis, has beautiful sandy beaches, picnic tables, a bathhouse with flush toilets and a rinse-off shower, a shaded playground and a tidal pond for fishing.

    Get Yourself To The Water!

    By Lisa Arrasmith
    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

    By Voice Media
    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

    By Voice Media
    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

    Provided
    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...
    • Since his inauguration in 2014, County Executive Steve Schuh has used the budget to prioritize tax cuts, public safety and education.
      Since his inauguration in 2014, County Executive Steve Schuh has used the budget to prioritize tax cuts, public safety and education.

    The FY2019 Budget Bolsters The Plan Schuh Set In Motion Four Years Ago

    By Zach Sparks
    When County Executive Steve Schuh addressed a crowd at the Arundel Center on May 1 to announce his $1.59 billion budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2019, he outlined a familiar message: a property tax cut, raises for employees in education and public safety, and strides toward a better quality of life...
  • New Updates To Broadneck Peninsula Trail Address Rider Concerns

    By Maya Pottiger
    Construction on the highly anticipated second phase of the Broadneck Peninsula Trail commenced in mid-April.

    This five-phase project will ultimately connect the B&A Trail to Sandy Point State Park.

    The first phase, which runs from Green Holly Drive to Cape St. Claire Road, was...

  • SPCC “Soaring To New Heights” Gala Honors Larry Sells

    By Maya Pottiger
    If you live in Severna Park, you just might know Larry Sells.
    Considering the number of organizations he’s involved with, it’s hard not to. Sells announces games at Severna Park High School, is on the board of the Severna Park Community Center, served on the board of the Pasadena...
  • Shop Local Festival To Return For 2018, NEW DATE Is August 18

    By Voice Media
    Editor's Note: Because of predicted storms for the weekend, the Shop Local Fun Festival has been rescheduled for Saturday, August 18. All other aspects of the event remain the same.

    In an era when getting whatever you need is as simple as opening an app and pushing a button, a group of...

  • Bello Machre Hosts Every Step Counts Event

    Provided
    Every Step Counts will return on Saturday, June 9, from 8:00am to noon at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold.
    An annual tradition for many, Every Step Counts brings people together to support the children, teens, adults and seniors with developmental disabilities served by Bello Machre. Fun...
  • Maryland To Discuss Health Of The Chesapeake At First-Ever State of the Coast Conference On Eastern ShoreExclusive

    Provided
    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science will bring together more than 200 local officials, business and industry leaders, resource stakeholders and users, scientists, and federal and state agency experts for Maryland’s first...
    • Be sure your child wears a correctly fitting life jacket when on a boat or near water.File Photo
      Be sure your child wears a correctly fitting life jacket when on a boat or near water.
    • Never swim within 48 hours of heavy rainfall in the Chesapeake Bay or other natural bodies of water.File Photo
      Never swim within 48 hours of heavy rainfall in the Chesapeake Bay or other natural bodies of water.

    Anne Arundel Department Of Health Offers Tips For Safe, Healthy Water UseExclusive

    Provided
    Summer is here and with it comes pool parties, barbecues, trips to the beach, gardening and other outdoor activities. While the sun and water feel wonderful after cold winter weather, the Department of Health reminds you to be safe, especially if you’re recreating in or near a natural body of...
  • Recently Archived





    Hoops For Hope Unifies Police And People In RecoveryExclusive

    By Casey Pollock
    Anne Arundel County law enforcement, dubbed the Game Changers, squared off against the Hope Shots, a team comprised of individuals in recovery, during Recovery Anne Arundel’s third annual Hoops for Hope game at Anne Arundel Community College in April. Proceeds benefitted AACC’s...
  • From The Mouths Of Locals: How To Prep Your Crabs At HomeExclusive

    By Voice Media
    When you have a basket full of freshly caught crabs that you’ve just hauled in from the trap at the end of your pier, you might feel particularly inspired to try something new in the kitchen. To help you, we surveyed our readers to get their tips on how they like to prepare crabs at home, and...
  • This Summer, Get Your Game Face On With A Round Of Greased WatermelonExclusive

    Provided
    If you grew up on the river, chances are you have played – or have, at least, heard of – a little game called greased watermelon. If you’re from outside the area, you might be thinking, “What the heck?”
    Well, if you’ve never taken part in this summertime...
  • Marylanders Grow Oysters: What’s That?Exclusive

    Provided
    State Program Provides Free Cages And Oyster Spat To Volunteers Who Want To Help Make An Environmental Difference
    Through the Marylanders Grow Oysters program, more than 1,500 waterfront property owners are growing millions of young oysters in cages suspended from private piers. Their goal? To...
    • Severna Park resident Jon Korin chairs the Anne Arundel County Bicycle Advisory Commission.Photo by Zach Sparks
      Severna Park resident Jon Korin chairs the Anne Arundel County Bicycle Advisory Commission.
    • Lifeline 100 is one of Anne Arundel County’s signature biking events.File Photo
      Lifeline 100 is one of Anne Arundel County’s signature biking events.
    • Lifeline 100 is one of Anne Arundel County’s signature biking events.File Photo
      Lifeline 100 is one of Anne Arundel County’s signature biking events.

    May Bike Events Come During A Time Of Improved Trails And Safety

    By Zach Sparks
    When Jon Korin ponders the potential of Anne Arundel County, he thinks of Amsterdam, and not for reasons you might suspect.
    “There are more bikes than cars there,” said Korin, chair of the Anne Arundel County Bicycle Advisory Commission and president of the nonprofit BikeAAA. “It...
    • During last year’s Planet Walk, participants stopped to learn about Jupiter. The annual event returns to the B&A Trail on Saturday, May 5.Photo Provided
      During last year’s Planet Walk, participants stopped to learn about Jupiter. The annual event returns to the B&A Trail on Saturday, May 5.
    • A model of a NASA Mars exploration device was part of last year’s display.Photo Provided
      A model of a NASA Mars exploration device was part of last year’s display.
    • Cyclists can stop to learn about Uranus and other planets.Photo Provided
      Cyclists can stop to learn about Uranus and other planets.

    Tenth Annual Planet Walk Is Out Of This World

    By Judy Tacyn
    “Since the beginning of time, people have been looking to the heavens with an insatiable curiosity about the unknown,” said Jack Keene, the president of the Friends of Anne Arundel County Trails. “New technology and new means to explore our universe continues to suggest that the...
  • Recent Trends In Child Support

    By David Diggs
    When I began practicing family law in 1987, child support awards were unpredictable and often varied from county to county and judge to judge. This generation’s most important development in child support law has been the introduction of statutory guidelines.
    The child support guidelines...
  • Join The Third Annual Walk Benefiting County Kids In Need

    Provided
    Walk the Walk Foundation (WTWF) invites the community to make a positive difference in the lives of Anne Arundel County’s children in need by participating in The Walk, a fundraising and awareness event at the Waugh Chapel Towne Centre on Thursday, May 10, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Registration...
    • As part of celebrating the Chinese New Year at Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi, owners Billy and Nancy Greer held a fundraiser for The Bernie House, a nonprofit organization that provides housing and aid to victims of domestic violence. The Greers (left and right) were thrilled to present a check for $2,900 to Bernie House founder Patricia Slaughter (center left) and Patti Petti (center right).Photo Provided
      As part of celebrating the Chinese New Year at Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi, owners Billy and Nancy Greer held a fundraiser for The Bernie House, a nonprofit organization that provides housing and aid to victims of domestic violence. The Greers (left and right) were thrilled to present a check for $2,900 to Bernie House founder Patricia Slaughter (center left) and Patti Petti (center right).

    Jing Ying Donates To The Bernie House

    Provided
    As part of celebrating the Chinese New Year at Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi, owners Billy and Nancy Greer held a fundraiser for The Bernie House, a nonprofit organization that provides housing and aid to victims of domestic violence. The Greers (left and right) were thrilled to...
  • Glen Oban Is The Severn River’s Hidden Community

    By Judy Tacyn
    Because Glen Oban is made up of only 83 homes and just a single road in and out of the community, it’s no wonder the Arnold neighborhood is one of the area’s closest-knit and family friendly spots. Located off of Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard and just feet away from the Severna Park...

Sidebar Ad

Faces of the Voice

  • Zach Sparks
    Assistant Editor
    @Sparks907
    @Sparks907
    @Sparks907
  • Dianna Lancione
    Publisher
    parkiewoman
  • Brian Lancione
    V.P., Operations
  • Larry Sells
    Vice President, Sales and Development
    @LarrySells1
    @LarrySells1
    @LarrySells1
  • Dylan Roche
    Editor
    @dylroche
    @dylroche
    @dylroche
  • Colin Murphy
    Sports Editor
    @ArVoiceSports / @ColinAJMurphy
    @SPVoiceSports / @ColinAJMurphy
    @PVoiceSports / @ColinAJMurphy
  • Lonnie Lancione
    Publisher
  • William Nauman
    Creative Director

Latest Tweets

  • SPVoice

    “It’s an opportunity to dabble in things of personal interest as opposed to committing to an entire semester of som… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
  • SPVoice

    RT @AACountySchools: Don't forget to share your graduation joy with us. Tweet your graduation photos, use #AACPSAwesomeGrad. We'll repost t…
  • SPVoice

    RT @SPVoiceSports: Severna Park Baseball Advances To State Final, 6-4 Over C.H. Flowers: severnaparkvoice.com/sports/severna… #SevernaPark #baseball htt…

Events Calendar

Request an Advertising Quote

Please do not add dashes. (ex: 4106479400)
Do not enter anything here.
Search Articles
Search Authors
Search Blog