May 25, 2017
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  • Blue Angels Impress Despite Gray Skies

    By Voice Media
    Spectators at the Naval Academy saw all kinds of aerial acrobatics and impressive flight maneuvers when the United States Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, known as the Blue Angels, took to the skies of Annapolis on Wednesday, May 24, as part of Commissioning Week. From the banks of the Severn...

    Shop Local Fun Festival Celebrates Small Businesses In Severna Park

    By Dylan Roche
    The fourth annual Severna Park Shop Local Fun Festival was a success! A huge crowd of residents came out to Park Plaza on Saturday, May 20, for an afternoon of exciting activities sponsored by local small businesses. See more photos here!
    • Before announcing his Fiscal Year 2018 budget, County Executive Steve Schuh unveiled several priorities including a $50,000 grant for the YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County.Dylan Roche
      Before announcing his Fiscal Year 2018 budget, County Executive Steve Schuh unveiled several priorities including a $50,000 grant for the YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County.
    • The Severna Park Community Center could receive $50,000 for renovations to its pool, which is used by swim teams countywide, as well as by first responders and civilians.
      The Severna Park Community Center could receive $50,000 for renovations to its pool, which is used by swim teams countywide, as well as by first responders and civilians.

    Schuh Continues To Chart Conservative Course With FY2018 Budget

    By Zach Sparks
    If you follow county government and the actions of County Executive Steve Schuh, the components of Schuh’s five-point plan have become as familiar to you as your social security number or the lyrics to your favorite karaoke song.
    Those five priorities were highlighted yet again as Schuh...

    Food Truck Tuesday Rolls Into Town To Offer Family Dining Experience

    By Judy Tacyn
    Update on Food Truck Tuesdays: Back At Earleigh Heights
    You might have heard the rumor, and we've just confirmed it: Food Truck Tuesdays is back at Earleigh Heights Fire Hall. After its wildly successful opening day drew about 3,000 people to Kinder Farm Park, clogging up roadways for miles...
  • Chamber Nominates Outstanding Members For Small Business Week Awards

    By Dylan Roche
    It might not be among the traditionally recognized rites of spring, such as Easter or graduation day, but Small Business Week — this year, April 30 through May 6 — is always an exciting time for Severna Park, especially considering that it’s a precursor to the Maryland Small Business Week Awards presented by the U.S. Small Business Administration. This year, the Greater Severna Park and Arnold Chamber of Commerce nominated 10 of its members, three of whom — George Hepburn of Dynasplint Systems, Jessica Zaleskiwicz of Coco Couture and Matt Lehmann of Moran Insurance — will move on to the state level.

    “The chamber is proud of the caliber of business people...
    • Headshot, Ogi Ogas
      Headshot, Ogi Ogas
    • On the TV competition “Grand Slam,” Ogi Ogas defeated three former game show champions before falling in the final match against Ken Jennings.Game Show Network
      On the TV competition “Grand Slam,” Ogi Ogas defeated three former game show champions before falling in the final match against Ken Jennings.
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      “Grand Slam” logo

    Meet Ogi Ogas: Neuroscientist, Author And Former Game Show King

    By Zach Sparks
    Severna Park native Ogi Ogas once won $500,000 on the game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” and he also appeared on “Grand Slam,” “500 Questions” and “Jeopardy!” — but it’s the money he didn’t win that burdens him with regret...
    • Bike to School Day volunteers (l-r) Richard Marshall, Laura Derrendinger, Mary van Andel and Arjan van Andel received their Volunteer of the Month awards from Voice staff reporter Gracie Fairfax.Dylan Roche
      Bike to School Day volunteers (l-r) Richard Marshall, Laura Derrendinger, Mary van Andel and Arjan van Andel received their Volunteer of the Month awards from Voice staff reporter Gracie Fairfax.

    Area Parents Rally Community For Bike To School Day

    By Gracie Fairfax
    In an era where local school parking lots are crowded with minivans, SUVs and school buses, a group of local parents want to bring back the bikes – beginning with National Bike to School Day on May 10.
    Arnold Elementary, Broadneck Elementary, Jones Elementary, Chesapeake Montessori, Severn...
  • Editor’s Voice

    By Dylan Roche
    You might be familiar with the expression “the calm before the storm” but I tend to think of May and early June as the storm before the calm. I’m referring, of course, to the whirlwind of activity that happens before we all switch into vacation mode for summer. Every weekend...


    Blast From The Past

    By Zach Sparks
    Have you ever read a great novel, only to be dismayed at the discovery of a cliffhanger? Have you ever glanced over a news article, only to wonder what happened to the child prodigy with Broadway aspirations or the old lady who lived in a shoe? (OK, maybe that last example wasn’t from a news...

    Upcoming Cape St. Claire Strawberry Festival Continues A Sweet Tradition

    By Sharon Mager
    Cape St. Claire will celebrate the summer season with its annual strawberry festival on the community’s main beach from 10:00am to 7:00pm on June 3. Organizer Mary Lamb said the decades-old tradition is much anticipated and brings the whole community together.
    “It’s a time when...
    • Ty Miranda is training to bike 3,889 miles from Florida to California as part of the Bike and Build program, which aims to raise awareness about affordable housing scarcity issues in the United States.
      Ty Miranda is training to bike 3,889 miles from Florida to California as part of the Bike and Build program, which aims to raise awareness about affordable housing scarcity issues in the United States.
    • Ty Miranda just returned from a two-year placement with the Peace Corps in Thailand. “I love how we were able to cross cultural and language barriers to build relationships and contribute to the local community,” she said.
      Ty Miranda just returned from a two-year placement with the Peace Corps in Thailand. “I love how we were able to cross cultural and language barriers to build relationships and contribute to the local community,” she said.
    • Ty Miranda just returned from a two-year placement with the Peace Corps in Thailand. “I love how we were able to cross cultural and language barriers to build relationships and contribute to the local community,” she said.
      Ty Miranda just returned from a two-year placement with the Peace Corps in Thailand. “I love how we were able to cross cultural and language barriers to build relationships and contribute to the local community,” she said.

    Broadneck Grad Promotes Bike And Build

    By Victoria Milko
    From working in the poverty-stricken regions of Thailand to biking across America, Broadneck High School alumna Tyler “Ty” Miranda works to go the extra mile in hopes of inspiring positive change and raising awareness of global issues.
    Miranda, having just returned from a two-year...
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    • The Goshen Farm Preservation Society works to restore the Radoff House and preserve the 22 acres of surrounding woodlands and open space.
      The Goshen Farm Preservation Society works to restore the Radoff House and preserve the 22 acres of surrounding woodlands and open space.
    • The Goshen Farm Preservation Society works to restore the Radoff House and preserve the 22 acres of surrounding woodlands and open space.
      The Goshen Farm Preservation Society works to restore the Radoff House and preserve the 22 acres of surrounding woodlands and open space.
    • Morris Leon Radoff lived with his wife on the property that now holds Goshen Farm and Cape St. Claire Elementary School.
      Morris Leon Radoff lived with his wife on the property that now holds Goshen Farm and Cape St. Claire Elementary School.

    Local Farm Shares Rich History With Community, Looks To Future

    By Judy Tacyn
    A few sprinkles didn’t dampen visitors’ excitement during historic Goshen Farm’s spring open house, held April 22 on Cape St. Claire Road. The open house yielded an opportunity for nonmembers to enjoy the unique property and tour the historic 18th-century buildings.
    “Open-...
    • Spectators at the Naval Academy will see an array of maneuvers when the Blue Angels come to Annapolis on May 24.Meredith Thompson
      Spectators at the Naval Academy will see an array of maneuvers when the Blue Angels come to Annapolis on May 24.

    Blue Angels Will Soar Into Town May 24

    By Zach Sparks
    It starts with Fat Albert, the Blue Angels’ C-130 Hercules, zipping through the sky. Then, pilots perform aerial acrobatics within the four-jet diamond formation and the six-jet delta formation.
    Spectators at the Naval Academy will see these maneuvers and more when the United States Navy...
  • Changes Coming To The Severn River Bridge

    By Zach Sparks
    If you called the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) with concerns about traffic on Route 50, your prayers have been answered.
    SHA has completed the planning and design phase for an additional eastbound lane on the Severn River Bridge. The project will be underway by September 2017. After...
  • Shop Local Fun Festival Returns On May 20

    By Anonymous
    According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, only about two-thirds of small businesses survive at least two years and about half survive at least five years. Despite the odds, the Severna Park and Arnold community has enjoyed a thriving small-business scene with locally owned shops,...
    • The Emily Schindler triathlon is hosted by the Severna Park Community Center and will be held on May 21 this year. Rob Odle
      The Emily Schindler triathlon is hosted by the Severna Park Community Center and will be held on May 21 this year.

    Emily Schindler Triathlon Set For May 21

    By Anonymous
    Swim, bike, run, memorialize. Those will be the actions of the morning on Sunday, May 21, when the Severna Park Community Center hosts the 11th annual Emily Schindler Memorial Scholarship Triathlon. This year, organizers hope to raise $5,000 for the Emily Schindler Scholarship Fund, and...
    • The Walk at Waugh Chapel Towne Centre on May 11 will benefit a Millersville-based nonprofit while showcasing live entertainment, an inflatable obstacle course, face painting and balloon animals.
      The Walk at Waugh Chapel Towne Centre on May 11 will benefit a Millersville-based nonprofit while showcasing live entertainment, an inflatable obstacle course, face painting and balloon animals.

    Walk The Walk Foundation Plans Fundraiser To Benefit Local Children

    By Jane Seiss
    The evening of May 11 promises to be a fun and inspiring opportunity to give back to the community. That night, the Walk the Walk Foundation is hosting The Walk, a fundraiser from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Waugh Chapel Towne Centre. Participants are invited to do an approximate 1-mile walk and enjoy...
    • UM BWMC’s cogeneration power plant — the first in Anne Arundel County — cuts energy costs and reducing emissions, creating a more reliable environment for patient care.Dylan Roche
      UM BWMC’s cogeneration power plant — the first in Anne Arundel County — cuts energy costs and reducing emissions, creating a more reliable environment for patient care.

    UM BWMC Unveils New Environmentally Friendly Power Plant

    By Anonymous
    University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center (UM BWMC) recently became one of the first health care institutions in Maryland — and the only one in Anne Arundel County — to install a new cogeneration power plant that will significantly reduce emissions and cut energy costs...
    • During a previous year’s fun run hosted by JLA, participants made a lap around AACC campus. This year’s race will take place on the B&A Trail.
      During a previous year’s fun run hosted by JLA, participants made a lap around AACC campus. This year’s race will take place on the B&A Trail.

    Volunteers On The Run 5K Set For May 13

    By Anonymous
    Junior League of Annapolis Inc. (JLA) will host its 10th annual Jennifer Summers Barrett Memorial Volunteers on the Run 5K fundraiser on Saturday, May 13. The race will begin at 10:00am on the Baltimore and Annapolis (B&A) Trail at the corner of Evergreen Road and Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard...
    • In April, Bike AAA, led by Jon Korin (right), hosted its first spring bike expo at Ruth Parker Eason School, featuring safety demonstrations and community outreach activities.Andrew Candella
      In April, Bike AAA, led by Jon Korin (right), hosted its first spring bike expo at Ruth Parker Eason School, featuring safety demonstrations and community outreach activities.

    National Bike To School Day Highlights Interest In Improving Local Biking Culture

    By Richard Marshall
    With spring fully in bloom, the warmer weather tempts families across the region to take full advantage of the recreational opportunities provided by bicycling paths such as the B&A trail. However, despite the desires of youth to ride where possible, in many areas, a pack of kids roaming...
  • Celebrate Celtic Heritage At Annapolis Irish Fest

    By Anonymous
    A family-oriented event, the seventh annual Annapolis Irish Festival (AIF) will honor Celtic music, food, traditions and customs when it returns to the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds on Friday, June 2, and Saturday, June 3.
    AIF features local and international Celtic bands, dancers, pipers and...

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