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July 12, 1991
County Executive Robert R. Neall and the Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks have $30,000 available for teen recreation programs through the 1992 Teen Activity Grant Program.The deadline for applications is July 17. Grants will be awarded in early September.Information: Kathy Kremer at 222-3600.
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March 15, 2013
Manchester resident Patrick Carmody was one of five members of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department who were recently promoted in the department. The 20-year veteran was promoted to lieutenant on Feb. 21 during a ceremony to honor the five officers' years of hard work, dedication, and sacrifice.
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NEWS
May 8, 1991
The Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks was recently awarded the Maryland Recreation and Parks/American Society of Landscape Architects Park and Recreation Landscape Site Award for the landscape design of Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis.The department received a commemorative plaque, which will be displayed at the Quiet Waters Park Visitors Center.
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By Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun | April 12, 2012
The union that represents high-ranking police officers in Anne Arundel County has dropped the name of the force's second-in-command from a radio ad that criticizes the county's executive and chief of police. The International Brotherhood of Police Officers, which represents Anne Arundel's police lieutenants and sergeants, originally planned to run an ad that promoted Deputy Police Chief Lt. Col. Emerson C. Davis as having taken a "brave stand" by testifying in front of the County Council about alleged improprieties by his superiors.
NEWS
July 17, 1999
Water quality in the Spa Creek headwaters has improved to normal and the advisory against swimming has been lifted, the Anne Arundel County Department of Health announced yesterday.The advisory was issued for the headwaters and areas downstream from the Truxtun Heights Park boat ramp after a sewage spill July 9.
NEWS
May 8, 1994
The administrative headquarters of the Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks will relocate to 1 Harry S. Truman Parkway, off Riva Road in Annapolis, as of tomorrow.The new mailing address will be P.O. Box 6675, Annapolis 21401.Information: 222-7300.
NEWS
January 2, 1996
The Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks is selling 1996 vehicle entrance permits.The permits, which are valid immediately, cost $20 and give access to Downs Park on Mountain Road in Pasadena and Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis.Permits may be purchased at the gatehouses and offices of each park.Information: Downs, 222-6230; Quiet Waters, 222-1777.
NEWS
April 23, 2008
The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities is offering a series of three caregiver workshops at area senior centers. Mary Fridley, a nurse and elder care expert with the county, will lead the three National Family Caregiver Support programs: "Is There Help Out There? Resources and Services," "Elder Speak: When a Loved One Won't Listen" and "I'm Not Waving, I'm Drowning: Emotions and Coping Skills." Workshop details: Pasadena Senior Center, 4103 Mountain Road: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. May 14, 21 and 28.
NEWS
October 25, 2001
The Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works will answer questions about planned improvements to the Annapolis Water Reclamation Facility at 7 o'clock tonight in the cafeteria of Annapolis Middle School, 1399 Forest Drive. The project is designed to increase capacity, address odor concerns and improve water treatment, resulting in the discharge of cleaner water into the Chesapeake Bay. Earthen berms and additional landscaping are to provide better screening to enhance the facility's appearance.
NEWS
August 18, 2006
ANNE ARUNDEL LINTHICUM HEIGHTS The Anne Arundel County Department of Health will hold a Healthy Babies Summit today and tomorrow in the conference center at the Maritime Institute, 692 Maritime Blvd., Linthicum Heights. The event will be hold from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. today, and from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. tomorrow. More than 85 health care, government, community and religious leaders will participate. The summit will focus on the high number of African-American babies who die before their first birthday, the factors that lead to infant mortality and developing a plan to elimate infant deaths.
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | May 20, 2010
Florence W. Steffen, an institution in the Anne Arundel County Police Department's public information office, where her expertise earned her respect from police officers, the news media and the public during her lengthy career, died Saturday of heart failure at a daughter's Glen Burnie home. She was 79. "I was extremely saddened to hear of the passing of Florence Steffen," Col. James Teare Jr., Arundel's chief of police, said in a statement announcing her death. "She served the Police Department with excellence for more than three decades and was well respected by members of the department and the public," he said.
NEWS
April 23, 2008
The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities is offering a series of three caregiver workshops at area senior centers. Mary Fridley, a nurse and elder care expert with the county, will lead the three National Family Caregiver Support programs: "Is There Help Out There? Resources and Services," "Elder Speak: When a Loved One Won't Listen" and "I'm Not Waving, I'm Drowning: Emotions and Coping Skills." Workshop details: Pasadena Senior Center, 4103 Mountain Road: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. May 14, 21 and 28.
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,Sun reporter | April 4, 2008
Esther H. Carpenter, former executive director of the Anne Arundel County Department of Social Services and longtime YWCA and Planned Parenthood volunteer, died Sunday of cardiovascular disease at Ginger Cove retirement community in Annapolis. She was 94. "She was a great lady. When you think of a social worker, Esther was the quintessential social worker. She was a leader during her time working for the county," said former Anne Arundel County Executive Janet S. Owens. "She understood human behavior and cared deeply about people who were in trouble.
NEWS
November 14, 2007
Funding available for septic upgrade The Anne Arundel County Department of Health is funding nitrogen-reducing units for septic systems through the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund, which is supported by a state grant. Applications are available on the department's Web site at www.aahealth.org or by calling 410-222-7193. Nitrogen-reducing pretreatment units are designed to decrease nitrogen in wastewater and extend the life of a septic system. Reducing excess nitrogen from septic systems helps protect against algal blooms, low oxygen and fish kills.
NEWS
January 7, 2007
County schools Maxwell proposes $920 million budget Saying the school system can be one of the country's best - and that the county can afford to pay for it - Anne Arundel schools Superintendent Kevin M. Maxwell has proposed a $920 million budget for next year. The operating budget, which he outlined to the school board Wednesday, calls for a $131 million increase, or 17 percent, to expand special education services, pre-K and all-day kindergarten programs; bolster security; update technology; and launch the International Baccalaureate program at Meade High School and precursor programs at three middle schools.
NEWS
August 18, 2006
ANNE ARUNDEL LINTHICUM HEIGHTS The Anne Arundel County Department of Health will hold a Healthy Babies Summit today and tomorrow in the conference center at the Maritime Institute, 692 Maritime Blvd., Linthicum Heights. The event will be hold from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. today, and from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. tomorrow. More than 85 health care, government, community and religious leaders will participate. The summit will focus on the high number of African-American babies who die before their first birthday, the factors that lead to infant mortality and developing a plan to elimate infant deaths.
NEWS
January 8, 1999
The Anne Arundel County Department of Health briefly closed Ruby Tuesdays at 7900 Ritchie Highway because of a sewage backup.It was closed, then reopened Dec. 17.Inspectors checked 140 restaurants and other food service facilities in the county during the last two weeks of December and cited 16 for food safety violations.Ruby Tuesdays was the only place where multiple violations were noted, health officials said.In addition to the sewage disposal problem, inspectors found that food was not being held at the proper temperature.
NEWS
January 4, 2006
Senior center hosts January activities Arnold County Senior Center will offer these activities: Today, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., blood pressure and glucose level screenings. Friday, 9 a.m., sign up for bus trips. Jan. 9, registration for Anne Arundel Community College courses. Jan. 10, Elvis Day, to celebrate his birthday. Sign up by Friday. Jan. 11, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., hearing screenings. Jan. 12, 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., trip to Pascal Center for Performing Arts at Anne Arundel Community College Children's Theatre to see Seussical the Musical.
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