January 2, 2013
A fire at an Anne Arundel trailer park Wednesday morning killed one person and destroyed a double-wide mobile home, fire officials said. Firefighters responded to a call at 8:25 a.m. for a dwelling fire in the first block of Zona Street, in the Parkway Village mobile home park in Maryland City. The blaze took 40 firefighters from four departments 45 minutes to bring it under control, officials said. Firefighters found the victim, who was pronounced dead at the scene and has not been identified, after the fire had been put out, officials said.
May 23, 2014
Greg LeGrand, who had been coordinator of athletics for Anne Arundel County Public Schools, has been reassigned, a schools spokesman said on Friday. LeGrand was assigned to a different administrative position elsewhere in the system on May 21, Bob Mosier said. Mosier declined to go into greater detail. LeGrand was placed on administrative leave April 30. Attempts to reach him Friday were not successful. LeGrand was hired as coordinator of athletics in August 2006, and was previously the assistant director of the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association.
January 11, 2006
Robin Yerkes, Broadneck Sport Indoor track GIRLS STATS -- Yerkes won the 300-meter dash and 55 dash in addition to being a runner-up in the 55 hurdles and long jump to lead the Bruins girls to a second-place finish in last week's Anne Arundel-Howard County Challenge in Landover. SIDELINES -- Last spring, after an All-County and second team All-Metro indoor track season in which she won county gold medals in the 55 and 300 dashes and the 55 high hurdles, Yerkes had a spectacular outdoor track season, earning first-team All-Metro honors as a junior.
December 28, 2011
Anne Arundel County police are investigating reports that two men were robbed in separate attacks in Brooklyn Park, though it does not appear the two incidents are related. One robbery occurred Christmas Eve but was not reported until Tuesday. Police said the latest robbery occurred Tuesday night about 11:30 p.m. when a 25-year-old man from Pasadena said he had been waiting at a bus stop on Ritchie Highway, near Hammonds Lane, when three men wearing ski masks asked him if he had drugs.
May 24, 2011
The Anne Arundel County Fire Department on Tuesday unveiled a 26-patient, bus-style ambulance, a vehicle for treating and transporting people in a variety of emergencies, including mass casualties, heat-related problems at large public events and evacuations of nursing homes. Depending on needs, the ambulance can hold 14 patients on stretchers or eight in wheelchairs, or 26 in its seats. Division Chief Michael E. Cox Jr. said its features include the ability to supply individually metered oxygen to 23 patients at once, as well as state-of-the-art radio capability.
October 1, 2000
Annapolis' Pleasant Plains Farm and the folks in it were all gussied up for the Anne Arundel Medical Center Auxiliary's 2000 Designer Show House Preview Party. Nearly 400 guests in black tie and cocktail attire perused the 1830s plantation farm house, completely redecorated by 23 area interior designers. Outside, under a couple of party tents, partygoers regrouped to feast on shrimp, ham and pulled pork and compare notes on their favorite rooms. Included in this fashionable throng: Marcia Lopata and Barbara Burns, event co-chairs; Richard Garis, Susan Myron, Kelly Brown and Maryada Ritchie, event committee members; Kathy Cook; Anne Arundel Medical Center Auxiliary president; Barbara Ray, AAMC Auxiliary past president; Chip Doordan, AAMC president; Jim McEneaney, AAMC board chair; Becki Kurdle, Constellation Energy Group director of local government and constituent affairs; Jim Barthold, Annapolis Boat Shows Inc. general manager; Dr. William Smith, Anne Arundel County Health Department dentist; Sergio Galindo, Merrill Lynch financial consultant; Clarke Miller, Naval Academy Athletic Association assistant director of operations; Nick Cannistraro, Newspaper National Network president; and Carl "Chuck" Brunetto, Anne Arundel Health Care Systems retired CEO.
December 30, 1992
Trudell appointed to advisory councilCounty Executive Robert R. Neall has appointed John N. Trudell to the Anne Arundel County Advisory Council on Aging for a three-year term.The council serves as an advocate for county seniors, evaluating programs for the Department of Aging and providing advice on the development and implementation on the aging plan.Mr. Trudell, of Odenton, earned a bachelor's degree in history and business administration from the University of Maryland in 1961, and a master's degree in personnel administration from George Washington University in 1968.
January 7, 2005
Teenager killed, 2nd hurt in Central Avenue crash An Edgewater teenager was killed and another injured early yesterday when the car in which they were riding veered off Central Avenue and crashed, Anne Arundel police said. Police said that about 3 a.m., Michael Anthony Contic, 19, of the 1600 block of Shady Side Drive was driving east on Central Avenue near Riva Road when his car left the roadway, striking several trees and a utility pole before coming to a rest on the shoulder. Contic was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he was treated and released yesterday.