People http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/feed/features/people en Build Houses and They Will Come http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/creature-feature/article/build-houses-and-they-will-come <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Scout lures wood ducks to Franklin Point State Park</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Sandra Olivetti Martin </div> </div> </div> <p>Wood ducks are swamp-loving birds, so Shady Side, with its historical nickname The Great Swamp, ought to be the kind of place they&rsquo;d like. All the more so Franklin Point State Park, 477 acres of wood and waterfront on the Shady Side Peninsula, where humans are welcome but not common.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Wood ducks are welcome, too. To add curb appeal to the park, Boy Scout Reggie Scerbo, 18, of West River, has built and installed seven nesting boxes that satisfy the requirements of the picky and distinctive species.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/creature-feature/article/build-houses-and-they-will-come" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Reggie%20Scerbo%20with%20woodduck%20box.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="75" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Eighteen-year-old Reggie Scerbo earned the rank of Eagle Scout for building and installing seven nesting boxes for wood ducks at Franklin Point State Park. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/creature-feature/article/build-houses-and-they-will-come" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/creature-feature/article/build-houses-and-they-will-come#comments Creature Feature People Sat, 24 Dec 2016 15:38:27 +0000 bayweekly_master 36236 at http://www.bayweekly.com Elizabeth Smith, 79, Annapolis http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/elizabeth-smith-79-annapolis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Back then we had gardens; now we have Whole Foods</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Andrew Wildermuth </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Biggest problem in today&rsquo;s society? I think electronics. Children watch too much TV. They have too many toys. They should be going outside, learning how to communicate, exercising.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;I grew up in Boston. We would play outside. Football, baseball, hiking. When you&rsquo;re little, you don&rsquo;t need video games. I just don&rsquo;t think you need that. We had cartoons; watched them every once in a while. Not every day; just every once in a while.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/people/article/elizabeth-smith-79-annapolis" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/elizabeth_smith.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="74" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/elizabeth-smith-79-annapolis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/elizabeth-smith-79-annapolis#comments People Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:21:03 +0000 bayweekly_moderator 23391 at http://www.bayweekly.com Judo for Jesus http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/judo-jesus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Marshall Coffman&rsquo;s martial ministry</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Elisavietta Ritchie </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &ldquo;You learn through both winning and losing,&rdquo; says 70-year-old Marshall Coffman, who leads a double life.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;As the Reverend Dr. Coffman, he is associate pastor of the Christian Fellowship of Calvert County in Owings. As Sensei Coffman, he is head instructor of Budokan Judo Club at Northeast Community Center. Combining roles, he leads the Judo for Jesus ministry.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;This summer, Sensei Coffman earned the lofty rank of fifth-degree black belt.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/people/article/judo-jesus" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/bregman_and_coffman_by_er.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="134" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/judo-jesus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/judo-jesus#comments People Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:50:25 +0000 bayweekly_moderator 23319 at http://www.bayweekly.com Hometown Hero Laces Up for World Stage http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/news/article/hometown-hero-laces-world-stage <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Beckerman kicked his way from Crofton to Salt Lake to Brazil</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Andrew Wildermuth </div> </div> </div> <p>The world&rsquo;s sport takes the world&rsquo;s stage next week when World Cup play begins in Brazil.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Played every four years, the World Cup is the most-watched and admired sporting event on the planet. This year, Anne Arundel County has a favorite son in the play. Crofton-raised Kyle Beckerman, a 31-year-old defensive midfielder for the United States Men&rsquo;s National Team and captain of Real Salt Lake, prepares to lace up his cleats and play for all the world to see.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/news/article/hometown-hero-laces-world-stage" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/kyle-beckerman-trophy_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="74" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kyle Beckerman, holding the MLS trophy won by his Real Salt Lake team, hopes to perservere at the World Cup in Brazil. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/news/article/hometown-hero-laces-world-stage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/news/article/hometown-hero-laces-world-stage#comments News People Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:46:34 +0000 bayweekly_moderator 22666 at http://www.bayweekly.com Nameless in Annapolis http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/nameless-annapolis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div id="cke_pastebin"><em><strong>In Their Own Words</strong></em></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Andrew Wildermuth </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">I was a big athlete. I got recruited to play lacrosse at the Naval Academy. Then I flunked out of the Academy. I lost my leg. Now I can&rsquo;t even drive anymore. But you have to accept those limitations. You have to continue to pursue whatever you are supposed to be doing. It&rsquo;s often confusing as to what that is. Continue to figure out why you are here, you know? Helping people is important, too; that&rsquo;s where you get your real satisfaction.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/people/article/nameless-annapolis" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/nameless-in-annapolis.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="78" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/nameless-annapolis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/nameless-annapolis#comments People Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:07:50 +0000 bayweekly_moderator 22541 at http://www.bayweekly.com The Papa of Chesapeake Light-Tackle Fishing http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/sporting-life-dennis-doyle/article/papa-chesapeake-light-tackle-fishing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Brady Bounds opened up the Bay to fly fishermen</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Dennis Doyle </div> </div> </div> <p>Brady Bounds says he is semi-retired. By that he means he no longer books 250-plus charter days on the water during a relentless 12-month season. For his own enjoyment of life plus some past health issues, he&rsquo;s cut that down the last few years. Still, he probably fishes more than 90 percent more than the rest of us.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Bounds was one of the first guides to embrace light-tackle fishing on the Chesapeake some 50 years ago. It happened almost by accident.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/sporting-life-dennis-doyle/article/papa-chesapeake-light-tackle-fishing" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/brady_bounds-022714.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="68" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/sporting-life-dennis-doyle/article/papa-chesapeake-light-tackle-fishing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/sporting-life-dennis-doyle/article/papa-chesapeake-light-tackle-fishing#comments Sporting Life by Dennis Doyle Fishing People Fri, 28 Feb 2014 14:05:00 +0000 bayweekly_master 21012 at http://www.bayweekly.com The Promising New Year Partnership of Parks and Wilder http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/food-and-drink/article/promising-new-year-partnership-parks-and-wilder <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Wild Orchid chef takes over Sam&rsquo;s kitchen</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Lisa Knoll </div> </div> </div> <p>It&rsquo;s a new year. With the flip of a calendar comes a chance to renew, refresh and remodel.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;In Annapolis, the new year offers opportunity for two local restaurateurs to help each other.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Andrew Parks, owner of Sam&rsquo;s on the Waterfront, has announced his new executive chef, Jim Wilder. Chef Wilder recently closed his Westgate Circle restaurant Wild Orchid after a difficult three-year tenure.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/food-and-drink/article/promising-new-year-partnership-parks-and-wilder" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/andrewparks-jimwilder-010214.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="78" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Andrew Parks is enthusiastic about a new winter menu at Sam’s on the Waterfront featuring collaborations with new executive chef Jim Wilder, formerly of Wild Orchid. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/food-and-drink/article/promising-new-year-partnership-parks-and-wilder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/food-and-drink/article/promising-new-year-partnership-parks-and-wilder#comments Food and Drink Eating Out The Dish News People Thu, 02 Jan 2014 14:43:35 +0000 bayweekly_master 20336 at http://www.bayweekly.com Into the Raptor’s Nest http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/news/article/raptor%E2%80%99s-nest <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Up close and personal with nature&rsquo;s most &shy;powerful birds</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Sarah Jablon </div> </div> </div> <p>His talons are long. This six-week-old osprey already has the equipment he needs to fend off foes. But biologist Craig Koppie goes barehanded into the nest.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;For Koppie, working with raptors has been a passion since he was a boy.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&ldquo;I come from a family of pilots,&rdquo; Koppie says. &ldquo;Everybody has some kind of thrill for flying or fondness for nature, and I&rsquo;ve been fascinated with flight ever since I knew about airplanes. Instead of piloting planes, some of us fly as biologists.&rdquo;</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/news/article/raptor%E2%80%99s-nest" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/CraigKoppie-with-bald-eagle.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="74" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Craig Koppie is an expert on raptors like this adult bald eagle being banded at Blackwater National Wlidlife Refuge. &lt;&lt;photo by Kennon Smith&gt;&gt; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/news/article/raptor%E2%80%99s-nest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/news/article/raptor%E2%80%99s-nest#comments News People Fri, 14 Apr 2017 23:36:40 +0000 bayweekly_master 37617 at http://www.bayweekly.com Giving Poetry a Voice http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/arts-and-culture/article/giving-poetry-voice <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>In 40 years, Grace Cavalieri has interviewed and recorded more than 2,000 poets</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Janice F. Booth </div> </div> </div> <p>Anne Arundel County neighbor Grace Cavalieri is poetry&rsquo;s answer to NPR radio talk show host Diane Rehm &mdash; with this exception: Rehm retired last year after 37 years on air. Cavalieri is still going strong.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/arts-and-culture/article/giving-poetry-voice" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Grace-Cavalieri.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="67" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/arts-and-culture/article/giving-poetry-voice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/arts-and-culture/article/giving-poetry-voice#comments Arts and Culture People Wed, 12 Apr 2017 15:25:26 +0000 bayweekly_master 37590 at http://www.bayweekly.com A Feat of Mind Over Body http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/feat-mind-over-body <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Mary Davis transformed herself from a pack-a-day smoker to a &shy;winning bikini competitor</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Alka Bromiley </div> </div> </div> <p>Today&rsquo;s Mary Davis is not the Mary Davis she once was.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Chiseled and ripped, with no body fat that shows in a bikini, the 35-year-old mother and businesswoman is a trophy-winning competitive bodybuilder. This month she competes in the Organization of Competitive Bodybuilders Catonsville Conquer to add two more trophies to her legend. In last October&rsquo;s competition, she came in second as a Novice, the only category she could enter as a newcomer to the sport.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/good-living/article/feat-mind-over-body" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Mary-with-ropes-Brian%20Schneider%20Photography.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="67" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &lt;&lt; Brian Schneider Photography &gt;&gt; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/feat-mind-over-body" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/feat-mind-over-body#comments Good Living News People Wed, 12 Apr 2017 15:28:58 +0000 bayweekly_master 37591 at http://www.bayweekly.com