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By Nicole Fuller, The Baltimore Sun | December 8, 2011
Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold is considering a move to overrule the recommendations of his own planning department, as he weighs a veto on a hard-fought bill that would allow a Pasadena apartment complex to move forward. The county's Office of Planning and Zoning recently recommended that the County Council approve intensified zoning for a property along Long Hill Road in Pasadena, where Annapolis-based development company Koch Homes plans to build 390 apartments.
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SPORTS
By Sandra McKee | November 18, 2011
Severna Park coach Lil Shelton watched her field hockey team celebrate its 20th state championship Saturday and wondered out loud, “How can I leave them? It's so much fun.” But Shelton had in fact already decided to retire, a decision she announced at the squad's end-of-season banquet Thursday night. “It was pretty weepy,” Shelton, who had coached the team for 37 years, said in a phone interview Friday. “But I told them, I'm not going to disappear. I'm going to sit up in the press box at games with the announcer and make comments - 'Hurry up!
NEWS
By Joni Guhne and Joni Guhne,Special to the Sun NTC | December 4, 1997
WHAT DO YOU like best about Central County: good schools, convenient shopping, state of the art medical care?Retired businessman Walter Winkelmeyer remembers when Greater Severna Park wasn't such an up-to-date suburb. He and his wife, the former Jane Klohr of Randallstown, will celebrate their 63rd wedding anniversary next month.Winkelmeyer, 83, laughs when he thinks about the Severna Park of the 1930s and 1940s. "You've got to remember that Severna Park at that time was country," says Winkelmeyer.
SPORTS
By Sandra McKee and The Baltimore Sun | October 17, 2012
South River goalie Naomi Johnson made two strong saves in overtime, and Taylor Bresnahan scored her second goal of the night to clinch a 2-1 victory over rival Severna Park on Wednesday. The win was No. 2 Seahawks' second of the season against the No. 6 Falcons, and it completed a 10-0 season in Anne Arundel County competition for South River (12-1-1), which wrapped up the county title Monday with a 5-0 victory over Arundel. "Overtime was pretty stressful," said Johnson, who finished with 10 saves.
SPORTS
By Jeff Seidel and For The Baltimore Sun | September 30, 2013
The No. 1 Severna Park boys continued their strong cross country season with an impressive performance at the Maymont Cross Country Festival in Richmond, Va., on Saturday. One week after winning at the Spiked Shoe Invitational, the Falcons crushed the field in the Invitational division at Maymont. Milestat.com said that Severna Park's team average of 16 minutes, 19 seconds made them the fastest squad ever in the Invitational race. In addition, the Falcons finished with 60 points, beating Patriot (Va.)
SPORTS
By Jeff Seidel, Special to The Baltimore Sun | December 10, 2011
Josh Alcombright Severna Park Alcombright truly got the most out of the Falcons as a team this season, as they won the Anne Arundel County and Class 4A East region titles before taking second in the state. Severna Park was the consummate team. Sam Pershall led the way, but the Falcons stuck together throughout the season. Alcombright was pleasantly surprised at his team's consistency throughout the lineup, saying that played a big role in the team's success.
SPORTS
By Sandra McKee, The Baltimore Sun | October 15, 2012
The No. 6 Severna Park field hockey team is used to winning. The Falcons are the defending state champions and they, along with South River and Broadneck, have dominated high school field hockey in Anne Arundel County for years. Last night at the Annapolis senior night and Play for the Cure game, the Falcons won again. Severna Park defeated No. 14 Annapolis, 4-2, to improve their record to 10-2. "It was an exciting game," said Adley Bearisto, who scored Severna Park's two second-half goals.
NEWS
October 2, 2013
Severna Park High School came in No. 8 and was the among four Anne Arundel County public schools in the top 30 Maryland high schools on a list compiled by U.S. News and World Report. The rankings were based on reports conducted by the magazine that measured: student/teacher ratios; how seniors performed on their Advanced Placement tests; and how they performed in the subjects of math and reading on state exit exams. “I am very proud of our students and community for their continued commitment to education,” said Severna Park High School Principal Patrick Bathras in a release from the county school system.
BUSINESS
By Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun | August 7, 2013
Severna Park company Dynasplint Systems Inc. laid off 500 employees, including about 250 in Maryland, on Tuesday after its lender moved to foreclose on its property, including cash that was to cover payroll. In a letter to laid-off employees obtained by The Baltimore Sun, company President George Hepburn wrote that a local bank put about $1 million that the company had deposited since Aug. 1 toward a $9 million line of credit owed, instead of employee paychecks. Hepburn said he had to cut the company's work force by 70 percent as a result.
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