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By Peg Adamarczyk and Peg Adamarczyk,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | January 19, 1996
MOUNDS OF slowly melting, graying ice, slushy roads and cars crusted with salt remind us that we are still recovering from the battle with the "Bliz." Even though forecasters warn us that it is early in the winter, there is a ray of hope on the horizon. Spring sports sign-ups begin this weekend.Can spring be far behind?Families can drop by Sunset Elementary on Fort Smallwood Road from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow, Jan. 27, Feb. 3 and Feb. 10 for one-stop registration for the Greater Riviera Recreation Council's spring leagues.
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By Peg Adamarczk | November 8, 1991
Cougar Country has been abuzz with activities leading up to this evening's big Homecoming football game between Chesapeake and Northeast.The pre-game parade will begin at 6:30, to be followed at 7:30 with the Cougars vs. Eagles kickoff. Admission is $3 and refreshments will be available.If the Cougars walk away empty-handed, it will not be from lack of support from their fellow CHS students. Off-beat events are usuallythe norm during Homecoming, and this year's activities were no exception.
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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 Tanya Jones and Tanya Jones,SUN STAFF | August 25, 1996
A new building, new uniforms, fresh paint.These are among the changes that will greet some of the 73,516 students expected in Anne Arundel County schools starting tomorrow.Students at Linthicum Elementary School, who are participating in a new voluntary uniform policy, will sport polo shirts and pants or jumpers in the school colors of yellow and blue.As many as 15 elementary schools have asked students to wear uniforms, and more schools are studying the idea, said Nancy W. Almgren, vice chairwoman of the Countywide Citizens Advisory Council.
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By Joel McCord and Joel McCord,Staff writer | February 21, 1992
The dancer in the dirndl was missing something, artist Sylvia Benitez fretted. But what was it, she asked a group of fourth-graders at Jacobsville Elementary School."
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By Consella A. Lee and Consella A. Lee,Sun Staff Writer | March 14, 1995
Parents and community representatives made it clear to the school board last night that they want the board to make decisions on redistricting that are in the best interests of students."
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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 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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