March 06, 2015
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  • Destroy Your Documents At RPS’ Shredding Party This Spring

    Did you know that 59 million personal records were exposed in 43 security breaches in 2014? This spring, be sure to get rid of all those papers that contain private information. Mark your calendar - and collect your confidential documents - for the inaugural shredding party at Retirement Planning Services, Inc. (RPS) in Millersville. Set for Thursday, April 16, from noon to 2:00pm, the event will offer the community the chance to destroy documents in a secure setting. Attendees will also enjoy complimentary ice cream from Ben & Jerry’s. RSVP by April 6 by calling 443-308-5200. RPS is located at 8530 Veterans Highway in Millersville. For more information, visit



  • Sinclair Prosser Law To Hold Estate Planning SeminarsExclusive

    Want to learn about estate planning? Call now to reserve your seat for a free seminar offered by Sinclair Prosser Law. Upcoming dates, times and locations include:
    Tuesday, March 3, from 10:00am to 11:30am at the Hilton Garden Inn Waldorf (10385 O’Donnell Place, Waldorf), continental breakfast served.
    Wednesday, March 4, from 10:00am to 11:30am at Rod ‘n’ Reel Waterfront (4160 Mears Avenue, Chesapeake Beach), continental breakfast served.
    Thursday, March 5, from 7:00pm to 8:30pm at Comfort Inn (US 50/301 at MD 3, Bowie), refreshments served.
    Friday, March 6, from 10:00am to 11:30am at Historic London Town and Gardens Pavilion (839 Londontown Road, Edgewater),...

School & YouthSchool

  • Snowed In? Try One Of These Activities

    When the snow is coming down thick and fast, it’s not fun – or safe – to be out playing in it. So what are kids to do when school and after-school activities are cancelled and they’re stuck inside all day? Here are a few ideas that should keep you, your siblings, your friends and even your parents having a great time all day long.
    Build a fire. Kids will need some help from their moms and dads, but a roaring fire will keep the whole house warm throughout the entire day and into the night.
    Create the ultimate fort. This will be your hideout on a day indoors. Spread the spare bed sheets over chairs or other furniture, and fill the inside with plenty of pillows, toys,...

Arts & EntertainmentArts & Entertainment

  • For more than 20 years, Michael Major and Darby Cox of Major Company have performed an eclectic mix of jazz and rock tunes at Café Mezzanotte and other venues across Maryland.

    Major Company Brings Major Fun To Café Mezz

    When area residents visit Café Mezzanotte for a Saturday evening of food and ambiance, there is a good possibility they will witness Michael Major and Darby Cox serenading the crowd with classic rock, pop or jazz hits. Major Company, as the duo is called, has performed for more than 20 years...

Politics & OpinionPolitics & Opinion

  • Healing With Far Infrared Sauna Therapy

    Chemical toxins are everywhere, and our exposure to them is ongoing and daily. There are approximately 77,000 chemicals in active production in this country. When ingested, these chemicals can remain in the body for years, altering our metabolism and causing enzyme dysfunction, nutritional deficiencies and hormonal imbalances, as well as lowering our threshold of resistance to chronic disease.
    Far infrared sauna technology has proven to be a very effective way of getting rid of stored environmental chemicals. Chronically sick people always have associated severe chemical sensitivities. Medical conditions, including fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue system and hypothyroid conditions, as well as...
  • Council Update

    On the evening of December 2, less than 24 hours after taking my oath of office as a county councilman, I was in a room full of 350 concerned constituents at the Earleigh Heights fire station on Ritchie Highway. They gathered to hear a presentation by a developer of a proposed housing project on...
  • A Heroin Epidemic Threatens Our Prosperity And Progress

    Safe schools, safe streets and safe communities are the foundation of any thriving society. Keeping the public safe is crucial to making our county the best place to live, work and start a business in Maryland. But today we face a serious problem that is threatening our prosperity and progress: a...
  • Change Is Already Happening In Maryland

    The promise was to “Change Maryland” and much has changed already. The shock to Maryland’s political class is still being realized as the new governor and his administration take form, and the General Assembly adapts to its 58 new members. The state legislature reconvenes for its...

Health & FitnessHealth & Fitness

  • Laser Article By Dr. Cranska Appears In National Dental Publication

    Congratulations to Dr. Jeffrey Cranska, a Severna Park dentist, author, lecturer and instructor, who recently had his original feature article published in the national clinical dental magazine “Dentistry Today.”
    Dr. Cranska’s article, “Laser Removal of All-Ceramic Restorations: Solving a Difficult Clinical Challenge,” tells how and why a man with a painful new solid zirconia crown in his mouth travelled from Japan to Severna Park to have his crown removed by a laser and have a new one made. The patient read on the Internet about Dr. Cranska’s high-tech ability to remove crowns, and he made the trip.
    The article questions how to remove this new...
  • AAMC Walk-in Clinic Opens in Annapolis Shoppers

    Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) has announced the opening of a new FastCare walk-in clinic inside the Shoppers Food and Pharmacy located at 2371 Solomon’s Island Road in Annapolis. Anne Arundel Medical Center plans to open additional retail-based clinics in area grocery stores over the...
  • UM BWMC opened on July 4, 1965, as a small community hospital and has grown to be a regional medical center treating patients throughout Anne Arundel County and beyond.

    UM BWMC Celebrates 50th Anniversary

    University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center (UM BWMC) will celebrate its 50th anniversary of service to the community in 2015. Since its opening on July 4, 1965, UM BWMC has grown from a small community hospital to a regional medical center treating patients throughout Anne Arundel...
  • UM BWMC Will Celebrate Heart Month Throughout February

    University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center (UM BWMC) will feature several events in February as part of American Heart Month. Heart disease, the number-one killer of both men and women in the United States, kills more than 600,000 people annually, according to the Centers for...

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