Saturday, May 25, 2013
A review of a burger chain's new Crofton location, along with design tips, are in this week's top Local Voices posts.
Here are a few of the most interesting Local Voices posts this week on Anne Arundel County Patch sites. Waht so share your thoughts about sports, politics, entertainment or anything else that strikes your fancy? Just click Start a Blog under the top stories on our home page. Odenton Homes Sold Twice as Fast Last Month as a Year Ago: The average sale price for Odenton homes in April was up 15 percent from a year earlier, according to real estate data. Vegetarian-Friendly in Crofton: Elevation Burger: Bekah Walsh reviews the new Crofton location of the national chain. Design Tips For Your Hallway: Jean Phillips offers a few tips to make your hallway stand out. Pets For Adoption at Animal Control – May 21: Anne Arundel County animal control …
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Friday, May 24, 2013
Here's a look at five homes in Severna Park that recently had their sale prices reduced.
If you're looking to save a few bucks on a home, it will be good to know that these homes just got a bit less expensive. Click on the links to read the full listings from AOL Real Estate. 653 Severn Rd. 601 Lakeland R. S 601 Lakeland Rd. S 12 Evergreen Trail 210 Riggs Ave.
This local dog named Sophie is looking for a home.
Looking for a new addition to your family? Consider adopting a local furry friend from Cavalier Rescue USA. According to Cavalier Rescue USA, Sophie has been living with a foster family in Severna Park and is now looking for a permanent home. Sophie is described as sweet and affectionate. She is also in good health and house trained. It is recommended Sophie live with a loving family, with someone who is home frequently and with someone who enjoys going for walks. At 1.5 years old, Sophie still has some puppy-like qualities and enjoys going out for long walks. She is fully leashed trained and is happy to be introduced to anyone she meets. For more information on Sophie, or to look into adoption, visit Cavalier Rescue USA.
AAA: Despite lower gas prices, sequestration is affecting family travel budgets.
Fewer Maryland motorists are expected to travel this year, but Memorial Day weekend 2013 will still be one of the busiest of the past 12 years, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic. “It appears changing current economic conditions as a result of sequestration, which has impacted the wallets of many, may be influencing some residents’ uneasiness to travel this Memorial Day holiday,” said Ragina C. Averella, manager of public and government affairs for AAA Mid-Atlantic. More than 718,000 Marylanders are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home this weekend—down 1.2 percent from Memorial Day weekend 2012. AAA estimates 91 percent of those traveling will go by motor vehicle, with the average roundtrip totaling 737 miles—up from 570 miles last …
Scott Langlois will take over as the head coach for the U13 Green Hornets “A” soccer team this year.
Scott Langlois will take over the reigns as the new head coach for the U13 Green Hornets girls soccer “A” team this year. Langlois hopes to prepare the girls for high school play. While Langlois is not new to the Green Hornets program—he has coached soccer, football and lacrosse in the past—this is his first gig coaching soccer with the Severna Park area organization. “The U13 is an important age group,” Langlois said. “They are heading into high school and we will be preparing them for that... The ultimate goal for the team is to prepare them for high school and college showcase tournaments.” Langlois has ten years of experience coaching travel soccer, including a few years with the Maryland Rush. He was also recently named the new head…
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Mantra Fit is offering free demos of its innovative new workout, Paddle Core.
Many Severna Park community pools open Memorial Day weekend.
Memorial Day weekend marks the start of summer for community pools in Severna Park. Evergreen Estates Community Pool, North Severna Park Community Pool, and Oakleigh Forest Pool all open for the 2013 season on Saturday. Here's a rundown of hours for the local pools. For more information about the pool, or membership details, click on the links below. Know of a local pool not included on this list? Include the pool and its opening date in the comments below.
The ceremonies begin at 7 p.m. Thursday night at the community college.
Anne Arundel Community College's 51st commencement will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, with gubernatorial candidate Anthony Brown as the keynote speaker. This year's valedictorian is Michelle DeSanctis, 30, of Bowie, who is graduating with an associate of arts degree in transfer studies. She will attend the University of Maryland in College Park in the fall, where she plans to be a teacher. The presidential scholar is William Patrick Moynihan, 25, of Arnold. The scholar is the student with the highest grade-point-average who earned his degree within a two-year period. Student marshals include: A total of 2,083 students are scheduled to receive degrees and certificates for their academic achievement during this year's graduation. Of these …