Sunday, May 19, 2013
This week, U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-5th District) thanked Shady Side fifth-graders who raised $1,611 for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
Here's a recap of some of the top news from Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch this week. To read more on any story, click on the link. 1. Shady Side Students Recognized for Bay Fundraising Efforts Shady Side fifth-graders walked across the street to Discovery Village on Monday afternoon to present a check for $1,611 to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF). The students created and sold Chesapeake Bay-themed postcards to raise money and were recognized by U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-5th District) for their efforts Monday afternoon. 2. Neuman Talks South County Issues County Executive Laura Neuman spoke about south county issues at Tuesday night’s Harwood Civic Association’s meeting in Galesville. She explained her reasons behind the stormwater …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Laura Neuman also talked about the county’s libraries at Tuesday night’s Harwood Civic Association’s meeting.
County Executive Larua Neuman discussed a myriad of south county issues at Tuesday night’s Harwood Civic Association’s meeting in Galesville. Among two of the more impassioned items that were brought up by those in attendance focused on the Muddy Creek Road intersection and the county’s libraries. Neuman spoke briefly in the beginning about her background and then turned the conversation over to questions from the audience. The construction at the Muddy Creek Road intersection was a hot topic, as many residents are frustrated with the amount of time the project has taken. “We see progress everyday,” Neuman said of her time so far in office. “But there is so much pent up demand from the last several years that we can’t get it all done right…
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The county executive explains her reasons behind the stormwater legislation veto as community members applauded her efforts to ensure all residents understood the bill.
County Executive Laura Neuman spoke about south county issues at Tuesday night’s Harwood Civic Association’s meeting in Galesville. The Chesapeake Bay, keeping south county rural, libraries and the Muddy Creek road intersection were all items that were discussed by Neuman and those in attendance, which included county councilman Jerry Walker (R-7th District). The crowd applauded Neuman for vetoing the stormwater management bill as she explained what led to the veto. "It is only the top 10 jurisdictions in Maryland and I didn’t think it was fair the entire state didn’t participate in it," Neuman said. During the meeting, Neuman said she went around the county to grocery stores and other locations to talk to residents about the legislation …
Monday, May 13, 2013
Local businesses will host the first Edgewater Community Day and Barbecue on Sunday.
A Harwood Civic Association (HAC) meeting with County Executive Laura Neuman, South River High's prom and a community day are just a few events happening in Edgewater and Davidsonville this week. Here's a schedule of upcoming events: Kids Spanish Story Time When: May 14, noon Where: Sweet Frog Premium Frozen Yogurt Details: This special story time will feature stories, songs and lots of fun activities in Spanish. County Executive To Speak at HCA Meeting When: May 14, 7 p.m. Where: Galesville Memorial Hall Details: County Executive Laura Neuman will discuss her priorities for South County. School Board To Vote on Contracts for New Lothian Elementary Project When: Wednesday, 7 p.m. Where: Anne Arundel County Board of Education Details: The …
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Together, Visual Concepts Photography and Perfect Pet Resort will create a pet calendar to benefit Companions for Heroes.
Here's a recap of some of the top news from Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch this week. To read more on any story, click on the link. 1. Shady Side Fire Causes $100K in Damages Anne Arundel firefighters battled a two-alarm house fire in Shady Side on Monday night that caused $100,000 in damages. Two adults and a dog were displaced as a result of the blaze. 2. Wharfside Changing Ownership, Name Wharfside Bar and Grill will soon be getting a new look, name and ownership. The restaurant’s current owners will hand the business over the their son. Wharfside Bar and Grill’s last day will be Sunday. It plans to reopen as Chad’s BBQ by early June. 3. Local Business, Photographer Team Up to Help Dogs, Veterans Visual Concepts Photography and Perfect …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Laura Neuman will speak at the Harwood Civic Association’s meeting on May 14.
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman will speak at the Harwood Civic Association’s meeting on May 14 at Galesville Memorial Hall. The Harwood Civic Association (HAC) represents the residents of the greater Harwood and south county areas before county and state elected representatives and agencies on issues of importance to the community. HAC was founded in 1998 in response to the Small Area Planning Process. The association invited Neuman to speak at its annual meeting on May 14 to discuss her priorities for the county. “We looking for her to talk about what her priorities are for the county, especially for south county,” said HCA President Tony Gamboa. “She will talk about the transportation issues. Down here we are concerned about …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Anne Arundel County Police Chief Larry Tolliver announced his resignation Tuesday afternoon, in a letter that says the decision was not "stimulated" by negative claims about the department.
After a stretch of less than nine months heading police in Anne Arundel County, Chief Larry Tolliver announced his resignation Tuesday afternoon, as the county awaits the outcome of an investigation into claims of unfair treatment within the department. "I am resigning today because the department needs a chief who can focus solely on the department’s mission, something that is challenging to do in the current environment," Tolliver said in the letter. Tolliver's resignation is effective May 21. Patch contacted the office of County Executive Laura Neuman for information about possible replacements, but she has yet to respond. In late April, County Councilman Jamie Benoit wrote Neuman, requesting an investigation into whether Tolliver used …
Sunday, April 28, 2013
County Executive Laura Neuman recently set up an official Twitter account, as one of the latest moves to modernize the office in Anne Arundel County.
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman continued to change the leadership in Anne Arundel this week.
Friday, March 8, 2013
Here's a look at some of the most popular Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch stories from the month of February.
Earlier this week, Patch highlighted the biggest police and fire stories covered on Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch in February. Now, Patch is sharing the most popular stories from the area last month. Between finding a new county executive, a famous pup heading to Westminster and business updates around the community, February was a busy month. Here's a recap of some of the stories readers found the most enticing. To read more of any story, click on the link. Laura Neuman Named Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman, 46, a native of Anne Arundel County and the CEO of the Howard County Economic Development Authority, was named the new Anne Arundel County Executive. Neuman was sworn into office in front of the Anne Arundel County …