Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Funding to transform part of the former Naval Academy Dairy Farm into a park has been cut from the county executive's 2014 budget, the Capital reports.
For years local residents have waited for plans to move forward on a large park at the site of the former Naval Academy Dairy Farm. It appears that they will have to wait a bit longer, after funding for the park was reportedly not included in the budget proposed by County Executive Laura Neuman. The Capital reported Monday that while funding for the park project has been included in recent budgets, it did not appear in the budget for fiscal year 2014. The newspaper quoted Neuman as saying she supported the project but wanted to ensure it made fiscal sense. Currently, the dairy farm is home to Maryland Sunrise Farms, and the county leases the land from the Navy. The long-term plan for the site, envisioned before the economic downturn, …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Arundel High students will let "Lucy" the cow do its thing on behalf of the senior class.
Take a cow. Feed it. Put it in a pasture. Wait for it to do its business. That's the new fundraising formula in town. Parents of Arundel High students have organized a session of Cow Pie Bingo on Dec. 1, featuring the talents of "Lucy," black angus cow at Maryland Sunrise Farm. Cow Pie Bingo, for the uninformed, allows anyone to "purchase" a square plot of land on the field. If the cow, um, lets loose on your square, you win. In this case, squares cost $5 a piece, or $20 for five. The first prize winner gets 10 percent of the proceeds, the second prize winner gets 5 percent and the third prize winner gets 2 percent. The rest of the money goes to the Arundel High class of 2013, and if Lucy does her thing on an unclaimed square, all of the …
Friday, November 9, 2012
This year's event will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at Maryland Sunrise Farm. Proceeds go to support Arundel High students.
The annual Gambrills Fall Festival is set for this Saturday, featuring many local businesses and activities for the family. This year's event will be held at Maryland Sunrise Farm from noon to 4 p.m. There will be food catered by J. King's Restaurant, along with live music from Mike Butler and Mitch and Josh. Now in its third year, the Gambrills fall festival is organized by several local businesses including J. King's and the Gambrills General Store. Admission is $5 and features kids activities including a moon bounce, tractor rides and a hay maze. All proceeds go to support a scholarship fund for students at Arundel High School.
Friday, September 21, 2012
Medics transported a 62-year-old woman to Shock Trauma after the accident Thursday at the Maryland Sunrise Farm.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Tim Lemke
Friday, September 21, 2012
A woman was seriously hurt Thursday afternoon when she fell off a horse at the Maryland Sunrise Farm in Gambrills. Lt. Cliff Kooser of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department said the 911 call came shorty after 5 p.m. Units transported a 62-year-old woman to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. Kooser said the woman's injuries were "very serious."