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By Ruma Kumar and Ruma Kumar,SUN REPORTER | October 21, 2007
A Pasadena teenager whose problems with dyslexia eroded his pride when he was younger will receive a national award for developing workshops to help protect elementary schoolchildren from struggles like his. Davin Singleton, 18, will be named one of six 2007 National Caring Award Young Adults next month, an honor that annually goes to youths who have demonstrated extraordinary voluntarism and community service. Last year's recipients included Mattie Stepanek, a nationally renowned 14-year-old who was national ambassador for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, raised money for the hungry and co-wrote a book with former President Jimmy Carter.
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By Kris Antonelli and Kris Antonelli,SUN STAFF | April 5, 1998
So why must Anne Arundel County spend $14.4 million to build a new Davidsonville Elementary School, when other counties are building schools for about half the price?Some of the extra cost is in the site.Building the 600-student school at Central Avenue and Queen Anne Bridge Road would require major road improvements to allow separate bus and car lanes as well as a traffic signal. Total cost: $200,000.Because public water is not available, the builder would have to dig a well and install water treatment, septic and underground sprinkler systems.
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By Edward Lee and Edward Lee,SUN STAFF | November 22, 1996
Having a wonderful time. Wish you were here.Twenty-three third-graders in Becky Lamb's class at Jacobsville Elementary School in Pasadena found a way to answer that postcard wish. Sort of.The youngsters created life-size paper "twins" of themselves and mailed them to relatives around the country, who returned the paper cutouts to the children with souvenirs of their stays in various states.The father of one girl returned her twin with a lei and a grass skirt from his naval base in Hawaii.
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By TANOAH V. STERLING and TANOAH V. STERLING,SUN STAFF | October 11, 1995
The county school board is expected to adopt a $46.5 million capital budget today that includes money for a new Meade Area Middle School and the renovation of Broadneck High School.In addition, County Executive John Gary is to present to board members his plan for the county to take over the school construction program and the school's maintenance garage. Board members, confronted with a string of construction debacles, agreed last week to meet with the executive.Lisa Ritter, a spokesman for Mr. Gary, said the takeover is "a natural consolidation that he feels is easy for the county and comfortable for the school board."
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By Andrea F. Siegel and Andrea F. Siegel,SUN STAFF | July 11, 1996
The Anne Arundel County school board postponed yesterday a decision on whether to renovate and expand the county's most crowded elementary school or accede to County Executive John G. Gary's proposal to build a new school elsewhere in Pasadena.Board members put off the decision until their August meeting, saying they didn't have enough information on the proposal, floated over the winter by Gary and Pasadena Councilman Thomas W. Redmond Sr., to replace Fort Smallwood Elementary with a new school.
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By Tom Pelton and Tom Pelton,SUN STAFF | July 31, 1997
Anne Arundel County Councilman Thomas W. Redmond's financial and legal troubles are making his political opponents lick their chops in anticipation of next year's election.Carl G. "Dutch" Holland, a 54-year-old Pasadena business consultant who lost to Redmond in 1994 by less than one percent of the vote, said yesterday he's considering another campaign."I thought those were things we all had to do: die and pay taxes," said Holland, a Republican. "But apparently, he doesn't have to pay taxes.
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By PHILLIP MCGOWAN and PHILLIP MCGOWAN,SUN REPORTER | July 26, 2006
Mother Nature has made her presence felt this year in Anne Arundel County. Storms in February dropped 2 feet of snow, cutting power to thousands of homes. Heavy rain last month forced the closure of roads and a sewage treatment plant. As part of their effort to help people prepare for such emergencies, county officials have scheduled a series of forums throughout the county, beginning tonight at the South County Senior Center. "One of the lessons we have learned ... in a disaster: We need to partner with members of the community," said County Executive Janet S. Owens.
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By Carol L. Bowers and Andrea F. Siegel and Carol L. Bowers and Andrea F. Siegel,Sun Staff Writers | February 18, 1994
Longtime civic activist Lewis Holmes says Anne Arundel County's 69,000-student public school system has gotten so big that it can't do its job right. And he is trying to recruit a panel of county residents with ideas on how to shrink the system."
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By John A. Morris and John A. Morris,Staff Writer | June 25, 1992
Drawing their wooden ladles through a bubbling pot of stew, Patrick Stokes, 7, and Aalap Dave, 10, turned up their noses at cooking.But otherwise, Aalap, a fifth-grader at Jacobsville Elementary in Pasadena, and Patrick, a third-grader at St. Mary's Elementary in Annapolis, extolled the virtues of the "Living History" camp yesterday at London Town Publik House and Gardens."
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July 31, 2006
TODAY HOWARD ZONING -- The Howard County Council will meet in special legislative session at 4:30 p.m. in the Banneker Room, George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Ellicott City. Items on the agenda include proposed changes to the county's zoning regulations. www.co.ho.md.us/countycouncil. TOMORROW TOLL LANE OPEN HOUSE -- The Maryland Transportation Authority will hold an open house from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to give an overview of a project to add express toll lanes to Interstate 95 between the I-895 split and White Marsh.
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