Events to set pace for Army-Navy game
The Naval Academy has planned a spate of events as a prelude to the Army-Navy football game Saturday . Tomorrow through Friday, Mids will adorn the bronze Tecumseh statue with "war paint" from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. A pep rally and bonfire will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday on Farragut Field. And at noon Friday the Mids will begin the annual running of the game ball, where they run the ball overnight from the Naval Academy campus all the way to Philadelphia, where the team plays Army the next day.
Sidh named county's government liaison
Sushant Sidh has been appointed Anne Arundel County's governmental relations officer by County Executive Janet S. Owens.
In this position, Sidh will earn $64,480 a year and act as the county's liaison to the County Council, Maryland General Assembly and other legislative bodies.
"I am pleased that Mr. Sidh accepted the appointment," Owens said in a news release. "He is eminently qualified for this position. I have worked with him for several years, and welcome him to the county's executive team."
Sidh, who assumed the position last week, has a Bachelor of Science degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Mo.
Manager of county landfill is honored
A Millersville landfill operator has been named the Solid Waste Association of North America's Landfill Operator of the Year for the organization's Mid-Atlantic chapter, which includes Delaware, Maryland and Washington.
Richard Howeth, a 30-year Anne Arundel County employee who supervises the Millersville Landfill and Resource Recovery Facility, has often worked more than 60 hours a week to manage the landfill, a news release said.
"The Bureau of Waste Management Services is extremely proud of Richard," said James Pittman, deputy director of waste management services, in the statement. "He is a very reliable employee and his sincere dedication to his job, the staff, our customers and other county agencies are qualities that reflect well on Anne Arundel County Government."