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Biggest Severna Park Patch Stories from 2012

During 2012 Severna Park Patch reported on Superstorm Sandy, KFC updates and more.

Here's a recap of some of the biggest stories to happen in Severna Park during the past year. To read more on any story click on the link.

PHOTOS: Sandy Hits Severna Park
It will be hard to forget Superstorm Sandy, which hit Severna Park on Oct. 29. Check out photos of Sandy's damage locally. Patch also took before and after photos of Sandy in Round Bay.

Risking it All for Split Ends

Split Ends Salon in Severna Park was voted the best hair salon by Patch readers in June. Owners Jennifer Hardison Wendy Moore took a pretty big risk to follow their dream of opening a salon together.


For months area residents wondered what would fill the abandoned KFC on Ritchie Highway. In March, Patch reported that a Chick-fil-A would take it's place. Since then, readers have been weighing in on the pros and cons a Chick-fil-A would bring.

SPMS Custodian: I’m My Brother’s Keeper
A Severna Park Middle School custodian donated one of his kidneys to save his brother's life. But it was the school that rallied around him to show their support.

Local Family Copes with Deployment During the Holidays
After spending his third holiday season away from home, Lance Cpl. Taylor Wild's family spoke with Patch about how they cope with deployment during the holidays.


Taphouse, formally known as Rodz n Rydz underwent renovations this year to become a more family friendly restaurant. The local bar specializes in quality food, craft beers and good service.

Olde Tyme Barber Shop Showcases Community Achievement
You don’t need to talk to Olde Tyme Barber Shop owner Brian Mears to know how much he cares for his customers and the kids in Severna Park—it is apparent on the walls.The sop recently remodeled to include hundreds of photos featuring more than 300 local athletes.

Severna Forest Resident Aids Sandy Victims
After Superstorm Sandy, two Severna Forest residents organized trips to New Jersey and collected donations to help those affected by the storm. The community response was overwhelming.

Check back on Friday for a recap of 2012's biggest police and fire stores in Severna Park.

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