Friday, May 24, 2013
The Odenton Heritage Society has partnered with a local research firm to publish an online book profiling those killed in action.
The Odenton Heritage Society will pay tribute to service members killed in action with a new online booklet and display at its museum. The society has partnered with Keystone Research Solutions on publishing a booklet profiling all of the Odenton residents killed in action from World War I to today. "From Cpl. LeRoy Disney of Woodwardville, who was killed by a German artillery shell in the Meuse-Argonne offensive during World War I, to Lt. Jonas Panik, a Piney Orchard resident and naval intelligence officer who died when a hijacked airliner slammed into the Pentagon, the booklet sheds light on eight soldiers, sailors, and Marines who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country," the society said in a press release. The booklet is …
Blogger and real estate agent Jerry Kline reports that homes in Odenton sold twice as fast in April as a year ago
Anne Arundel County police said they received numerous complaints about drug activity at the home on Larch Road. Three people have been charged.
Anne Arundel County police have arrested three people on drug charges and seized nearly $3,000 worth of marijuana from a Severn home. Police said they executed a warrant at about 8:15 p.m. Wednesday to search the home at 1415 Larch Rd., after they received numerous complaints about drug-related activity. When officers searched the home, they found a digital scale and baggies in one room. They later found a large plastic bag filled with suspected marijuana. Officers said the bag contained about 148 grams of marijuana with a suspected street value of $2,968. Police also seized $113 in cash. Police charged Santiago Labastid, 28, with possession of drugs and intent to distribute, as well as one count of disorderly conduct and another count…
There will be a public meeting on June 11 to discuss ways to boost ridership on the bus between Piney Orchard and the MARC Station. Currently, the service gets only about 25 riders a day
A rush hour bus that shuttles commuters between Piney Orchard and the Odenton MARC Station could be eliminated due to low ridership, a county transportation planner said. The "M Route" bus, which costs $1 per ride and runs during peak MARC hours, averages fewer than 25 riders per day, which is not enough to justify its operation. County officials have scheduled a meeting for June 11 to seek feedback on ways to improve the service in order to boost ridership. "We're just frustrated," said George Cardwell, the transportation planning administrator for Anne Arundel County. "We're trying to do the right thing, but the fact of the matter is we're just not carrying enough passengers." Cardwell said the bus needs at least 40 or 50 passengers to …
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Police are asking residents between Hanover and Severn to keep an eye out for potential burglaries.
Anne Arundel County police are advising residents to be on the lookout for burglars in the Severn and Hanover area. Officers responded to three attempted burglaries near Severn and a burglary in the Harmans community of Hanover, between Friday night and early Saturday. In three of the incidents, an unknown number of suspects attempted to enter homes on the streets listed below, but failed to gain entry: In the fourth incident, police said an unknown number of suspects forcibly entered a residence on the 7600 block of Ridge Chapel Road and stole property. Residents were home and sleeping during all four incidents, according to police. The department is asking residents to be on lookout for suspicious vehicles and people, and call 911 to …
This week's look at local job postings features positions in sales, health care, language and logistics
If you're looking for a new job, here are five recent listings for positions in the Odenton area. Click on the links to read the full listings from careerbuilder.com. Manager of Talent Management Company: Aerotek Duties: Identifying talent both internally and externally, helping to oversee leadership development Requirements: Master's Degree, 7-15 years of human resources experience Mobile Phlebotimist/Paramedical Examiner Company: Hooper Holmes Duties: Collect specimens, keep medical records Requirements: Proper licensing, must have drawn blood at least 100 times Part-Time Language Instructor Company: Berlitz Duties: Teach Nahuatl, a language spoken in central Mexico Requirements: Knowledge of the language, bachelor's degree Insurance …
The state title game against Westminster was suspended Wednesday night due to lightning.
The South River boys lacrosse team will have to wait another night to try and seize its state title victory. Wednesday night’s game against Westiminster was suspended due to lightning. With 1:11 left in the second quarter of the Class 4A/3A state title Wednesday night, officials had to suspend the game because there was lightning in the area. At the time the game was suspended, South River led 8-7. The game is scheduled to resume at 6 p.m. Thursday night at UMBC. According to the MPSSAA website, ticket stubs will not be required for re-entry. See Also:
The big rush-hour train sets will be used earlier in the day this Friday
MARC train is making it easier for commuters to get a head start on the Memorial Day weekend. The rail service said it will begin using larger rush-hour trains on the Penn Line beginning with the 12:20 p.m. departure from Union Station. This will allow the service to accommodate more workers who may be leaving early on Friday. The Penn Line schedule will otherwise remain unchanged. There will be no MARC service on Monday.
From Memorial Day parades to holiday fender benders, this live map shows delays and diversions on Odenton and Severn area roads right now.
If you're on a mobile device, click here to view the map. When you're done getting gas and packing the car, check out the live results from MapQuest above to see what's standing between you and the start of your three-day weekend. MapQuest scans for parade routes, ongoing construction, block parties and traffic jams. If your route is green, your good. If it's red, you may be headed into a line of rubbernecking fools. Good luck!
Teenagers reported two separate cases of men trying to take money and other items before 7 a.m. Tuesday.
Anne Arundel County police are investigating reports of two attempted robberies in Severn Tuesday morning. The first incident took place at about 6:30 a.m. near Indian Drive at Flintlock Court. A 17-year-old boy told police he was approached by a man with a handgun, who forced him to empty his pockets. The suspect ran away before taking anything. In the second case, a 15-year-old boy said he was robbed at about 6:50 a.m. while waiting for a school bus at the 8000 block of Pioneer Drive. The suspect demanded money and other items, but the victim said he had nothing on him. The suspect ran away without taking anything. In both cases, the victims did not report the incidents to police until Tuesday afternoon.