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Chesapeake Bay Health Improves As Government Reduces Cleanup Enforcement

Conowingo Dam Overflows The Chesapeake Bay’s 2017 report card, which was released in July, delivered good news: The bay’s overall health improved in 2017. The report was … more

Family Fun Day Is One More Reminder Of The Impact Rotary Has Made In Its 70 Years

Service Above Self — It’s a motto that the Lake Shore-Severna Park Rotary has exemplified for the last 70 years, whether members were donating dictionaries to schoolchildren or giving out … more

Football Season Means Fandom And Philanthropy For Dedicated Groups

Ravens Roosts And Ravens Nest 10 Welcome The New Year Each time this season that quarterback Joe Flacco slings a touchdown pass to Michael Crabtree or Hayden Hurst, each time that linebacker … more

Hey, Kids! We Want To Hear Why Your Summer Was Amazing

Everyone says that kids these days are glued to their smartphones or tablets. But we at the Voice know better — and we’re pretty sure that if we ask, we’ll hear some pretty amazing … more

Riviera Beach Teachers Keep Students Connected To School During Summer Months

Students sat on the bench encircling a tree in front of Riviera Beach Elementary School. They took out their sketch pads and picked up their drawings from where they’d left off the week before. … more

Editor’s Voice

And...we’re back! Did you miss us? Or did you not even notice we’ve been gone a couple of extra weeks beyond our usual four between issues? The extra time in the summer always gives us a … more

Chickens Provide Some Peace At The Way Homes

Situated along Mountain Road, just a quarter-mile east of Magothy Bridge Road, The Way Homes’ recovery houses are unpretentious. The only thing drivers may notice is the big cross in the … more

Sunset Knoll: A Hidden Gem On The Magothy

One wrong turn off Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard might have people scratching their heads and wondering if they have somehow entered another world. Quietly tucked away in a southwest corner of … more

Earleigh Heights Considers Funding Options For New Station And Apparatus

Leasing Commercial Properties Could Bring In Necessary $8.5 Million Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Company has been served well by its station since it was built more than a half-century … more

Local Restaurants Participate In National Oyster Day

In honor of National Oyster Day, the Oyster Recovery Partnership hosted its second Give Back to the Bay campaign. The campaign lasted one day, August 5. It asked the restaurants around … more

Design Of New Riviera Beach Library Underway

Nearly 50 years after it first opened in 1971, the Riviera Beach Library is being revamped with a new and improved building, expanded interior and modern appearance. Perhaps one of the … more

Husband And Wife Donate Snowball Truck To Neighborhood Church

Local couple Phil and Shelley Mahoney wanted to make their summer not just a fun one but also a blessed one. Their plan of action? Helping their church give out not dozens of Bibles but dozens of … more

Corporal Allen Marcus Named CIT International Officer Of The Year

With the number of recent mass shootings, the valuable role of the police force and mental health specialists has become integral. One such person, Corporal Allen Marcus of Pasadena, was recently … more

How Did This Happen: A Conowingo Dam Update

The purpose of the Conowingo Dam was to trap nitrogen, phosphorus and sediment pollution to keep it from reaching the main stem of the Chesapeake Bay. Which it did — until it overflowed. … more

PBA To Hold Community Crab Feast In September

If you always look forward to the annual community crab feast put on by the Pasadena Business Association, don’t worry — you didn’t miss it this year. Instead of holding it in July, … more

Did You Catch That? North Shore Launches Fishing Tournament

Neighbors living in North Shore on the Magothy celebrate each summer by sharing stories and racing cardboard boats in a regatta, but this summer, Jim Gregory instituted something new: a fishing … more

Literacy Council To Hold Fundraiser Walk-A-Thon On October 13

The Anne Arundel County Literacy Council (AACLC) will hold the third annual Literacy Lights the Way 5K walk-a-thon on Saturday, October 13, from 8:30am to 11:00am. The walk will take place on the … more

Briefs

Pasadena United Methodist Church will hold its annual church flea market on September 8 from 7:00am to 2:00pm in the church parking lot. Anyone who wants to sell items can secure a space for $25. … more

Water, Water Everywhere, But Not A Drop To Drink

In July, we saw an almost unprecedented deluge of rain in our area. Flash-flood warnings screamed from phones and TVs, and local roadways were transformed into rivers. In the midst of one torrential … more

Be More Like Grandpa

What is it about grandparents that kids relish and adore? For many children, the anticipation of seeing Grandma and Grandpa is unmatchable. Whether they live near or far, whether they’re seen … more
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