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Students Brave The Chilly Bay For Special Olympics

This January, Anne Arundel County students will join an estimated 4,500 of their peers from across the state to take a plunge into the chilly Chesapeake Bay. more

Dr. King Memorial Breakfast Recognizes Those Who Carry On His Legacy

The 39th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast was held on Monday, January 20, at the Live! Hotel in Hanover. more

Literacy Council Volunteers Make Impact, Help Community

Bob and Mary Anne Stoner had no idea their daughter’s internship would lead to this. With no teaching experience, the Severna Park residents casually expressed an interest in their daughter’s endeavor, which quickly led to much more. more

Area Teacher Recognized For Excellence

Shipley’s Choice Elementary School’s Angela Miller was recently recognized for her outstanding work inside the classroom. more

Area Teacher Recognized For Excellence

Broadneck High School’s Matthew Bem  was recently recognized for his outstanding work inside the classroom. He is one of the 14 teachers from across the county who were named semifinalists for the 2020 Anne Arundel County Public Schools Teacher of the Year in December. more

State Of The County

When County Executive Steuart Pittman held his State of the County address in December, he outlined several key initiatives. Here are some takeaways paired with comments from Pittman. more

Maryland Could Soon Make Radical Changes To Education

The funding formula for Maryland public schools hasn’t been changed since the Bridge to Excellence in Public Schools Act was passed in 2002, but the Kirwan Commission is poised to change that fact. more

“A Seismic Shift In Both Chambers” — Breaking Down Maryland’s 2020 Session

For the Maryland General Assembly, it’s a new dawn. It’s a new day. more

Community Says Goodbye To Nancy Brown

A swim teacher who devoted nearly 70 years of her life to the sport, Nancy Brown passed away on January 1 after an eight-year battle with cancer. She was 83. more

The Community Says Goodbye To Beloved Dance Teacher

Severna Park is mourning the loss of longtime dance teacher and mentor Mary Carter, who passed away on December 30. more

Craig Lindsay Honored For 14 Years As Scoutmaster

A commercial real estate broker and former scoutmaster, Craig Lindsay couldn't believe his eyes when he stepped through the door at the Shipley's Choice clubhouse on January 4. more

Send Us Your Love Story

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we’d love to share the best love stories from couples in Severna Park and Arnold. more

“It Has Broadened His Life By Giving Him A Sense Of Belonging”

Benefitting youth with special needs, the Children In Need program has made a huge impact in the community, helping kids like Aaron and Owen Moyer. more

Severndale Community Is In The Heart Of Severna Park

Developed in 1962 by the Washington Lumber Company and built by the Flatt Realty Company along Truck House Road, the Severndale community is right in the heart of Severna Park. more

Unsung Heroes

While we try to show gratitude as much as possible, both in person and by thanking donors with letters and social media posts, there are many generous folks who donate anonymously to SPAN, and their only reward is the feeling of being kind. more

Lauren’s Law Snippets

Whenever I need a giggle, I know where to go. It’s my iPhone Notes app. I flip through my current 56 notes and find my “Lauren’s Law” note. more

Ready To Vote? Our Best Of Severna Park Contest Starts Next Month

Support your favorite places and organizations by casting your votes. more

Yule Ball Turns Back The Clock

The third annual Yule Ball invited guests to don their historically-inspired holiday attire (anything from Tudor to Victorian and all eras in between) at Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Company on January 4. More than 160 attendees enjoyed music, dancing and hors d'oeuvres. more

Christmas Trees Get New Life In Bay Erosion Prevention

On January 4, an environmentally passionate group of Arnold and Cape St. Claire residents mobilized to help the Chesapeake Bay by collecting dry Christmas trees to be used as erosion-prevention barriers. more

ACAN Celebrates The Holidays With Ravens, Families In Need

Asbury Church Assistance Network (ACAN) is having a busy holiday season helping families around Anne Arundel County. more
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