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Second PBA Shop Local Festival Underscores An Important Partnership

Although the inaugural event in 2018 was successful, bigger expectations abound for 2019.
Four Pasadena Residents Head To National Marbles Tournament
John Albanese, 9; Kaitlyn Albanese, 10; Bradley Harper, 11; and Grace Meyers, 10, have advanced to the national tournament.
Weekend Events May 24-27
Happy Memorial Day! Check out what's happening around Pasadena through the holiday weekend.
Community Contributors: Many People Bank On The Support Of Arundel Federal
When people think of banks, money is often the first thing that comes to mind. But at Arundel Federal Savings Bank, employees do much …

PHOTO GALLERY: Best Of Pasadena 2019

Congratulations, Best Of Pasadena winners! Last month, we were proud to announce the winners and runners-up that you, our readers, selected in the Best of Pasadena 2019 contest, and throughout the …

Community

Pasadena Mom Makes And Sells Homemade Elderberry Syrup

Just over a year ago, Pasadena mom Elizabeth Parrott was frustrated that her then 2-year-old son was getting frequent colds and illnesses. Determined to find a natural and lasting solution to help …

Eat, Swim, Relax: Where To Enjoy The Water This Summer

With the Chesapeake Bay and all its rivers and creeks, there are countless ways to enjoy waterside living.

What Is The Magothy River Water Trail?

MRA members hope that people who are exposed to the beauty of the river by exploring its hidden coves and creeks will become its stewards, and will protect the waterway now and in the future.

A Budget With “No Such Gimmicks”

The county generated $53 million in new revenue for FY2020, but with $45 million of that amount dedicated to pensions and debt service, only $8 million remains for unmet needs.

PHOTO GALLERY: Little League Day at Camden Yards

On Sunday, May 5, the Orioles celebrated Little League Day at Camden Yards. Kids from the Green Hornets baseball and softball teams attended the festivities. 

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Sports

Cougars Advance To State Final With 5-0 Win Over Linganore

The Chesapeake softball team will play for the state championship. The Cougars secured that opportunity with one of their most complete wins of the season Tuesday night, getting the latest …

REGION CHAMPS: Chesapeake Softball Defeats Reservoir 3-1, Advances To States

The pitching was on point. The offense came in punctuated bursts. The defense put the game in a highlight-filled stranglehold. Add it all up: the Cougars are going to the state …

Chesapeake Knocks Out Northeast 11-0, Earns Place In Friday’s Final

Chesapeake’s Haley Downin threw a three-hit shutout to blank Northeast, and the Cougar offense exploded for an 11-0 mercy-rule win over the Eagles to earn a spot in Friday’s 3A East …

With Win Over Severna Park, Chesapeake Clinches Dual 2019 County Championships

No matter what happens throughout the rest of May, one truth is inescapable: Chesapeake softball owned Anne Arundel County in 2019. That’s the inarguable fact after the Cougars turned in a …

Chesapeake Girls Earn ‘Redemption,’ Oust Northeast, 13-10

Nothing was going to sit right with the Chesapeake girls lacrosse team until it got another crack at Northeast. Matched up in the 3A East playoffs on May 10, the Cougars wrote their redemption …
Business
Whittles Receives Governor’s Citation For Contributions To Maryland Small-Business Scene Diane Whittles was among three business owners to receive a Governor’s Citation in recognition of their contributions to Maryland’s small-business community and the community at large.
Pasadena Resident Named Top Young Industry Leader Robert “J.R.” Usher, a Pasadena resident and Window Nation regional sales manager, was named on Pro Remodeler Magazine's 2019 Forty Under 40 list. Usher is being recognized as one of the …
Calvert Veterinary Center Turns 15 Years Old (Or 105 In Dog Years) Back in 2003, owner and founder Dr. Christine Calvert saw a need for additional veterinary care in her hometown of Pasadena. With this realization came the interest in opening her own practice.
School & Youth
PHOTO GALLERY: Chesapeake High School Prom 2019 Chesapeake High School students enjoyed their 2019 prom on Saturday, May 18 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront. 
Richard Watts, Longtime Volunteer At Pasadena Elementary School, Named AACPS Volunteer Of The Year Anyone who has been in any part of Pasadena Elementary School over the last 15 years or so has almost certainly crossed paths with Richard Watts. From running off copies to laminating materials to …
How The World Works: Sunset Students Address Global Issues Grade 5 students at Sunset Elementary School shared an impressive array of facts on May 8 when they displayed their Primary Years Programme (PYP) exhibition projects.
Arts & Entertainment
Longtime Pasadena Resident Makes Directorial Debut Local multimedia artist Ben Paul Morris and a team of credited colleagues are consumed with completing their entry for the 48 Hour Film Project (48HFP), an international filmmaking competition.
Project Researches Impact Of Dance On Students “Kids need movement. Young students, especially, need to be able to get up and move. When you integrate that into the everyday learning that takes places, it just seems more natural for them.”
Sloe Jim Has Played Music Of All Speeds For Pasadena Patrons Known by the stage name Sloe Jim, Jim Matteo has performed around Pasadena for more than 30 years as both a solo artist and as a member of eccentrically named bands.