When Glenda Gathers moved to Severn in 1980, she saw a neighborhood that was missing something. Squished between Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Fort Meade in western Anne Arundel County, Severn was viewed by some as crime-ridden and violent. Yet, Gathers, known locally as Miss G, saw potential and a future for the community where young people had a safe haven in which to grow and mature with their peers.
‘It’s a piece of me’: Former Severn resident’s fight for community center becomes reality as county finishes $16M facility
May 15, 2023