Sunday, May 19, 2013
The tower is proposed for the grounds on Piney Orchard Elementary School.
Residents of Piney Orchard will gather Monday for a meeting to discuss a proposed cell tower at the community's elementary school. Milestone Communications has proposed building a 99-foot tower at Piney Orchard Elementary School, in order to assist Verizon in improving its mobile phone coverage. The community meeting, which is required by law, will be held Monday at 7 p.m. at the West County Area Library. The Anne Arundel County Board of Education reviewed the proposal on April 3. It does not need to vote on the plan, as it already has an approved Master Leasing Agreement with Milestone. Under the agreement, the school system receives 40 percent of all rent revenues from the tower and a $25,000 one-time payment. It will also receive $5,…
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Thousands gathered along Stream Valley Drive Saturday for the event featuring food, vendors and live music. Share your photos of the day!
The Odenton community gathered in Piney Orchard Saturday for the annual street festival, and a threat of bad weather didn't keep people away. Rainstorms held off until late in the day, and thousands of local residents strolled along Stream Valley Drive for some food, live music and free goodies from vendors. Organizers said there were more than 100 vendors, an increase from about 70 last year. Did you attend the Piney Orchard Street Festival? Share your photos in the gallery.
Friday, May 10, 2013
The event will run from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. along Stream Valley Drive.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Tim Lemke
Friday, May 10
The community's biggest spring event is back Saturday, as the Piney Orchard Street Festival returns to Odenton. The fourth annual event appears to be bigger than ever, with a host of vendors, activities and entertainment along Stream Valley Drive. Here's what you need to know. When: Saturday, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Where: Stream Valley Drive Things to look for: More than 100 vendors, three live bands, a rock climbing wall, moonbounce, DJ, and raffle with prizes. Oh, and lots of food from various local restaurants including Perry's, Chick-fil-A, Expressway Pit Beef, Shoreline Seafood and more. Who are the bands? The music schedule is as follows: 11:30 a.m. — Retro Rockets 2 p.m. — The Poverty Ridge Band 4:30 p.m. — Jess Cantly and Band Can I…
Friday, March 29, 2013
The community will vote on new directors at its annual meeting on April 9.
Three residents have submitted approved applications for seats on the Piney Orchard Board of Directors. Members of the Piney Orchard Community have a chance to vote for their candidacy at the community's annual board meeting on April 9. The meeting will take place in the community center at 6:30 p.m. The candidates' applications with responses to questions are attached. The candidates for the board include:
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Candidates for the community's board of directors will introduce themselves to the community.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The March 9 robbery of the Verizon Wireless store may have been the work of a crew that has struck stores all over the region, police said.
The armed robbery of the Verizon Wireless store in Piney Orchard on Saturday was carried out by a group of criminals that has appeared in stores throughout the Washington, DC and Baltimore area, Anne Arundel County police said. The commander of the police department's Western District said Wednesday that the robbery on March 9 was similar in nature to several robberies throughout the region, including at least three in Anne Arundel County. Capt. Herbert Hasenpusch said the department is working with law enforcement agencies in Montgomery County in Maryland and Spotsylvania County in Virginia, as well as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, among other groups. "This is part of a large scheme," Hasenpusch said Wednesday at the meeting of …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Girl Scout Troop 1116 from Piney Orchard will host the 5-mile run along the WB&A trail on May 5.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Join the Piney Orchard Activities Committee on Tuesday and learn how you can help organize the May 11 event.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
The 4th annual community festival will return on May 11.
Monday, January 21, 2013
Here's a look at some events of interest this week.
It doesn't look like a super-exciting week in terms of news, but there are a handful of things you may want to check out. MLK Memorial Breakfast When: Monday, 7:30 a.m. Where: AACC Arnold Campus, 101 College Parkway. Details: Pastor Jimmy Rollins of the i5 Church in Odenton will give the keynote speech at the 32nd Annual Event. Piney Orchard Community Association Meeting When: Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. Where: Piney Orchard Community Center Details: The board will hold its monthly meeting. There will be time for resident comment and questions. County Council Meeting When: Tuesday, 7 p.m. Where: 44 Calvert Street Details: The council will review handful of measures, including one relating to the removal of the county health officer. Anne …