Here's a look at some of the top stories from Severna Park Patch this week. To read more of any story, just click on the link.
1. Local Soldier Battles Life After the Army
Severna Park High School graduate Brett Miller said the Army helped put him on the right rack after he failed out of college. After his service was up he went back to school and got a degree. What he didn't realize was how the five years spent in the Army hurt his chances of getting a job.
2. Shipley’s Choice Students Sell Snowmen at Clements
A special education class at Shipley’s, taught by Kim Chesek, has created decorative snowmen and are selling them for $10 at Clement Hardware to help raise money for their annual field day at Marley Elementary.
3. Chatting with Mutt & Joe Manager Heather Jones
This week, Patch introduced a new column that talks with local business owners about life in Severna Park and how they got their start. To start off Patch caught up with Mutt & Joe manager Heather Jones.
4. Visions for Vacancies: Robinson Crossing
Inside the Robinson Crossing shopping center, next to the Dollar Tree, are two vacant buildings side by side. As empty storefronts emerge in Severna Park, Patch likes to highlight them to see what readers would like to see fill the properties.
5. SP Holiday Gift Guide
This week's holiday gift guides took an inside look at Victoria's Fancy Foods and Paper Trousseau. See what these local businesses are offering to holiday shoppers looking to save, spend or splurge on gifts.