Sunday, October 21, 2012
Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, a mariachi band and girls in togas were the highlights of this year's BHS homecoming parade.
Hundreds of Broadneck High students paraded down Green Holly Drive on Saturday as part of their homecoming festivities for 2012. Each high school class had a float with a different theme, including America, Mexico, Brazil, Norway, Australia, and Greece. Students dressed as Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, a mariachi band and girls in togas all made appearances in this year's floats.
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Gravel has been freshly laid and smoothed by equipment, and it appears to be ready for paving.
Take a walk behind the Broadneck Library, and you'll see a newly laid path from the Broadneck Peninsula Trail. Gravel has been freshly laid and smoothed by equipment, and it appears to be ready for paving. The trail will span the peninsula from west to east, linking Sandy Point State Park to the Baltimore and Annapolis Trail in Arnold. Phase 1 of the project is set to be completed in early 2013. Phase 1 includes the construction of a trail along College Parkway from Green Holly Drive to Cape St. Claire Road and the Walnut Ridge community. See also:
Thursday, October 18, 2012
The new restaurant is expected to open by Oct. 24, pending final inspection approval from the county.
Mother's Peninsula Grille is aiming for an Oct. 24 opening, an employee told Patch. This will be the second Mother's location. Mother's Federal Hill Grille is a popular venue for Ravens fans in Baltimore, where they flock around the Purple Patio during game nights. The Broadneck location, at the former site of Griffin's Grill on Ritchie Highway, has been renovated to suit restaurant owner Dave Rather's designs. A new stone facade and a vastly redecorated interior will greet visitors when the restaurant opens its doors later this month. A new LED sign was erected in September. The restaurant is currently hiring for several positions. For more information, visit Mother's website. A Halloween costume party is scheduled for the evening of Oct…
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Councilman warns school officials there will be retaliation next budget season.
A $5 million feud between the Anne Arundel County Council and the Anne Arundel County Board of Education appeared to be settled Monday by withdrawing the needed funds from the county's reserves. That didn't sit well with Councilman John Grasso (R-2nd District), of Glen Burnie, who again threatened the school system with cuts during the next budget session. "I hope they're watching tonight, because I'll tell you what, you can bet I'm going to have one heck of a large appetite next year—$5 million worth," Grasso said. "And I'd assume that most of my colleagues will pretty much want to show who's running the show, and it's not them." Earlier this month, the council sparred with a school system representative over a $5 million bill the council…
Monday, October 15, 2012
A new documentary examines the tensions between neighbors, and the first trailer features Cape St. Claire.
The trailer for a new documentary called Neighbor Wars features Cape St. Claire and one of its most notorious residents. You can watch the trailer here, hosted on the online video-sharing site Vimeo. Be advised—it contains strong language. A camera crew with Landmark Media Productions were in Cape St. Claire in August interviewing residents for the first episode of their documentary series called Neighbor Wars. The trailer, released Wednesday, shows a day in the life of Mike Conti, who calls himself the "Scrap King" on his business cards. The show is about the tensions that arise between neighbors and how these issues get resolved. The crew introduce Conti to a real-estate attorney named Jason Oshins, who asks Conti what it'll take to get …