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Columns by community correspondents for The Capital and the Maryland Gazette explore the people, places and events of Anne Arundel County's neighborhood news.

  • Severn resident ranks sixth nationally among ROTC Army cadets

    Severn resident ranks sixth nationally among ROTC Army cadets

    Brandon Rozanski, of Severn, is a senior at McDaniel College who ranks sixth among Army ROTC cadets in the nation. Maj. Gen. John Evans, from the U.S. Army Cadet Command, made the official announcement last month. The U.S. Army Cadet Command annually ranks ROTC college seniors from across the country...

  • Severna Park Community Center focuses on fitness

    Severna Park Community Center focuses on fitness

    From the pool to the fitness center to the gymnasium where a pickle ball game was in progress, there was activity throughout the Severna Park Community Center Friday morning. It seemed “getting healthy” was the goal for most of those enrolled in SPCC’s newest programs. In the lower level Dance...

  • Federal charities campaign kickoff educates potential donors

    Federal charities campaign kickoff educates potential donors

    Sarah’s House relies on contributions from the Fort Meade community to help keep its doors open. Established through a partnership between the Army, Anne Arundel County and Catholic Charities of Baltimore, the nonprofit transitional housing program offers emergency shelter, supportive housing and...

  • Vintage Vinyl record store coming to Broadneck Peninsula

    Vintage Vinyl record store coming to Broadneck Peninsula

    Brian Hoffman and Sharon Fulton plan to open a vintage record store Feb. 9 in the Severn Commerce Center. They are moving the store, which will still be called Vintage Vinyl by Yesterday’s Fish, from Lewes, Delaware, where it was in The Sands of Time Antique store for five years. In September,...

  • Family tragedy sparks Crofton 7-year-old's 'Hope Hunters' initiative

    Family tragedy sparks Crofton 7-year-old's 'Hope Hunters' initiative

    Over 20 first responders received recognition, treated to goodie bags and a free lunch Dec. 31 from Hope Hunters, a Crofton-based initiative devoted to thanking first responders. Hope Hunters, the brain-child of 7-year-old Penelope Chandler, was born out of a family tragedy. Penelope’s eldest cousin,...

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