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By Kristi E. Swartz and Kristi E. Swartz,CONTRIBUTING WRITER | November 11, 1997
A man armed with a knife robbed an Annapolis service station of an undetermined amount of money early yesterday, county police said.Pamela L. Offer, a clerk at the Shell station in the 2500 block of Riva Road, told police that the man walked into the station about 1 a.m. and asked for cigarettes.When Offer opened the cash drawer, the man pulled a large knife and demanded money, police said. He grabbed money from the drawer and fled, police said.Pub Date: 11/11/97
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Susan Reimer | February 3, 2014
When the peaches start to come in, you have to get to the Annapolis farmers' market early on Saturday mornings. The lines at the Harris Orchard truck are polite but long, snaking out into the parking lot on Riva Road. And the peaches disappear quickly. The women making the sales and the change can look stressed by the demand, but Tony Evans never did. He'd ask you when you wanted to eat your peaches, today or later in the week? He'd choose just the right firmness for you and then spend a couple more minutes teaching you how to know when a peach is at the peak of flavor.
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July 11, 1999
A $400,000 overhaul for a portion of Riva Road in Parole is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. July 25, but the county is hoping that the nighttime work will minimize the impact on traffic and business along the thoroughfare.The area affected is between West Street and Admiral Cochrane Drive. The job includes milling and paving, along with repairs to curbs, gutters and sidewalks, adjustment and renovation of 23 manholes, and relocation of traffic sensors at lighted intersections.The contractor, Reliable Contracting Co., will be doing the work from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday through Friday, and is expected to complete the project by the end of August.
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August 6, 2010
Police academy The next session of the Citizen's Police Academy begins Oct. 4 at the Annapolis Police Department, 199 Taylor Ave. The program will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays for seven weeks. Anyone interested in attending must complete an application, which can be found on the department's website: http://www.ci.annapolis.md.us/government/departments/policedepartment.aspx. County fair vendors needed The Anne Arundel County Fair is accepting merchandise and service businesses for the annual fair, Sept.
NEWS
January 28, 1997
A man who implied that he had a weapon robbed an Annapolis market of an undisclosed amount of money, county police said.Bryan Jackson, owner of the Riva Food Market in the 3100 block of Riva Road, told police the masked man walked into the store about 7: 30 p.m. Saturday and demanded money.The robber fled after the clerk gave him the money. Police did not have a detailed description of the robber.Blue Cross moves to West Street officethe Annapolis District Office of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maryland has moved to a new office at 125 West St., Suite 303, Annapolis.
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By Tyeesha Dixon | March 8, 2009
In an effort to decrease congestion on Riva Road near Annapolis Towne Centre, the county plans to purchase software that adjusts traffic signal timing throughout the day. If the software is successful, the county plans to expand its use to Forest Drive in Annapolis, West Nursery Road near Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and College Parkway in Arnold, the county announced Thursday. The county plans to pay for the $141,000 project using a federal grant administered by the Baltimore Metropolitan Council and about $28,000 in county funds.
NEWS
April 14, 1994
Coca-Cola Enterprises, which refurbishes old vending machines at its Riva Road facility in Annapolis, said yesterday it is expanding operations at its 30-person site by transfering some employees and making new hires.About half of the 100 people working at the customer response center will be new hires. The remainder will be employees, mostly telemarketers, transferred from the company's Columbia office, said Northeast Region spokeswoman Katherine Whiting.The former home of Annapolis Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Coca-Cola bought the facility in 1991.
NEWS
May 22, 2003
Anne Arundel County schools Superintendent Eric J. Smith will move his headquarters to downtown Annapolis temporarily in July, during the remodeling of the school system's main office on Riva Road. The move by Smith and some of his staff to a building on Green Street, near Annapolis Elementary School, is expected to last two to three weeks, said Associate Superintendent Gregory Nourse. The two-story Riva Road building will be reconfigured to reflect changes in the organization of Smith's administration, and new carpet will be installed at a cost of $250,000, Nourse said.
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March 24, 1991
Columbia-FreeState Health System recently celebrated the opening of the HMO network's new Annapolis Regional Medical Center, a 66,000-square-foot facility, located at the nearby West Woods complex in Annapolis.The relocation from the HMO network's old site at Riva Road was necessary to accommodate increasing patient demand.According to Columbia-FreeState, in 1984 approximately 500 patients visited the Riva Road site, but by 1990 that number had grown to 25,000.The center offers services to members and non-members of the Columbia-FreeState Health System.
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By Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan and Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan,SUN STAFF | May 8, 1998
A 46-year-old Baltimore man fell four stories while cleaning the exterior windows of a county office building on Riva Road outside Annapolis on Wednesday, fracturing both legs and suffering internal injuries, county police and fire officials said.Lloyd Yates of the 900 block of Payson St. was listed in serious but stable condition yesterday at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center.Yates apparently forgot to tie a safety rope before lowering his stool from the roof of the Heritage Building in the 2000 block of Riva Road just after 2: 30 p.m., police said.
NEWS
March 7, 2010
Annapolis Idol performances will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. today at Michael's Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie. The finalists are Maria McManus of Annapolis, Lenny Barber and Marie White of Pasadena, Katie Gray of Arnold, Arlinda Pate of Glen Burnie, Sandro Barravini of Chester, Ben Heemstra of College Park, Joe Smith of Centreville, and Veronica Hanners and Cat Stratakis of Edgewater. Tickets are $55 each and include wine, beer, snacks, desserts and a chance to vote in the final round.
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February 21, 2010
The Anne Arundel Conflict Resolution Center will hold a five-week session of anger management training from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays, April 5 through May 3. Classes are designed to help participants learn to channel anger in a positive direction. Classes include group discussions and exercises, and cover topics such as identifying anger triggers, conflict styles, coping strategies and taking responsibility. Classes, which will be held at the center's offices at 2666 Riva Road in Annapolis, cost $175 and include all materials.
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February 27, 2005
THURSDAY School Board The Anne Arundel County Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. in its chambers at the Dr. Carol Sheffey Parham Building, 2644 Riva Road, Annapolis. 410-222-5311. Severn River Commission The commission, which seeks to protect and enhance the river, meets from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 2664 Riva Road. 410-222-7000, or sghornor@aacc.edu. SATURDAY Annapolis Environmental Commission A watershed workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 160 Duke of Gloucester St. The workshop is free and open to the public.
NEWS
March 13, 2005
Parkside Location: Just southeast of the Route 175 interchange with Baltimore-Washington Parkway in Jessup. Developer: Classic Group LLC of Columbia. Description: A mix of offices, retail stores and 1,000 residential units including single-family homes and townhouses. The development would be laid across 244 acres near a popular polka dancing locale known as Blob's Hall. Status: The developer submitted concept plans to the county in January and the plans are under review. A meeting between the developer and planning officials is scheduled at 10 a.m. March 24 at 2664 Riva Road, Annapolis.
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