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Patricia Ann “Pat” Meagher, 89

Patricia Ann “Pat” Meagher, 89

Patricia Ann “Pat” Meagher, 89, of Lusby, Maryland passed away August 15, 2017 in Prince Frederick, Maryland. She was born on September 30, 1927 in Washington DC to the late Christian and Helen Lanigan Wohlgemuth. Pat was a long time and active resident of Calvert County where she was a founding administrator and teacher...
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John Bernard Seipp, 82

John Bernard Seipp, 82

John Bernard Seipp, 82, of Broomes Island, MD passed away August 17, 2017 at Burnett Calvert Hospice House. John was born June 11, 1935 in Capitol Heights, MD to LeRoy Edward Sr. and Mary Agnes (Cain) Seipp. He graduated from Suitland High School and enlisted in the United States Air Force August 15, 1955....
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Rita Irgard Short, 68

Rita Irgard Short, 68

Rita Irgard Short, 68, of Upper Marlboro, MD passed away at her home on August 16, 2017. Rita was born in Vienna, Austria on July 14, 1949 to the late Earl W. Phillips and Anna Priesinger. Rita retired from the Prince George’s County School Board as a cafeteria worker. She enjoyed cooking and baking,...
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John A. Bubner, 67

John A. Bubner, 67

John A. Bubner of Dunkirk, MD, passed away on Thursday, August 17, 2017, at the age of 67. He was born on June 18, 1950, in Garret, PA, to Pansy E. (Hostetler) and Stephen F. Bubner. He was the beloved husband of Debra S. (Page) Bubner. In January, 2017, they celebrated their 46th wedding...
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Helen J. Habib, 91

Helen J. Habib, 91

Helen J. Habib of Dunkirk, MD, passed away on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at the age of 91. She was born on November 16, 1925, in Helena, AR, to Mary (Zambie) and Hassan Joseph. Helen was the beloved wife of the late Moe P. Habib, who passed away in December, 2003. Helen worked as...
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Owen Walton “Walt” Grimes, 85

Owen Walton “Walt” Grimes, 85

Owen Walton “Walt” Grimes, age 85, of Aquasco, MD, died on August 18, 2017 at University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, MD. Walt was a Tax Assessor with the State of Maryland, retiring after 25 years of service to become a Christian Minister with the Assembly of God Church. He...
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Lt.Col. Robert Hilary Laurine, Sr., 87

Lt.Col. Robert Hilary Laurine, Sr., 87

Lt.Col. Robert Hilary Laurine, Sr., 87, of White Plains, died on August 17, 2017 in his home surrounded by family. Bob was born November 29, 1929, in Wolfdale, Pennsylvania, the seventh of seven children born to Joseph and Sophie Michalek Laurine. Bob grew up in Washington, Pennsylvania, and attended Waynesburg College, receiving a Bachelor’s...
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George Thomas Kenney, 76

George Thomas Kenney, age 76, of Fort Washington, MD, died on August 19, 2017 at Prince George’s General Hospital in Cheverly, MD. George was a D.C. Firefighter for 33 years and a Member of St. Columba Catholic Church in Oxon Hill, MD. He was a lifelong resident of the D.C. metropolitan area and a...
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Billy Cole, 70

Billy Cole, 70, of Mechanicsville, Maryland, passed away on August 16, 2017 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, Leonardtown, Maryland. Billy was born on October 1, 1946 to the late Catherine Bushong Cole and the late Herbert Cole in Washington, DC. Billy worked as a Crane Operator for Operating Engineers Local #77. He enjoyed classic...
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John Webster “Reds” Keenan Sr., 91

John Webster “Reds” Keenan Sr., 91, of Chaptico, MD passed away Friday, August 18, 2017 at MedStar St. Marys Hospital in Leonardtown, MD, surrounded by his loving family. He was born January 17, 1926 in Maddox, MD to the late George A. Keenan and Gladys C. Farrell Keenan. In 1944, Reds enlisted in the...
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Sarah Ann Johnston, 91

Sarah Ann Johnston, 91

Sarah Ann Johnston, 91 of Leonardtown, MD (Formerly of Virginia) passed away Friday, August 18, 2017 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center in Leonardtown, MD, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 25, 1926 in New York City, NY to the late James Clifford and Sarah Quinn Clifford. On September 15, 1946...
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Virginia Frances “Ginny” McKay, 94

Virginia Frances “Ginny” McKay, 94, of Sandy Spring, MD, formerly from Valley Lee, MD and Washington, DC passed away on August 14, 2017 in Sandy Spring, MD. Born on July 9, 1923, in Valley Lee, MD she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth Louise Stone McKay and Bernard Edward McKay. Ginny is survived...
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Shirley Lee Padgett, 82

Shirley Lee Padgett, 82 of Leonardtown, MD formerly of Clinton, MD passed away on August 18, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Born June 25, 1935 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Doris Gertrude Taylor and William Arthur Taylor. She was the loving wife of John B. Padgett, Jr of Leonardtown, MD...
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Three Lucky Winners Take Home $10,000 Prizes

Three Lucky Winners Take Home $10,000 Prizes

Three lucky players visited the Maryland Lottery’s Baltimore headquarters office in the past week to claim $10,000 scratch-off prizes: A Suitland man was a $10,000 winner on the $10 Super Crossword ticket, claiming his prize on Aug. 14. The Prince George’s County resident bought the lucky ticket at Best One Convenience, located at 4523 Silver Hill...
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Police Arrest Man For Murder of Three Children in Clinton

Police Arrest Man For Murder of Three Children in Clinton

Homicide Unit detectives from the Prince George’s County Police Department arrested and charged a suspect for the murder of three young girls at a home in Clinton on Friday, August 18, 2017. The suspect is 25-year-old Antonio Williams of the 6400 block of Brooke Jane Drive, on Clinton . He’s charged in connection with...
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Police in Charles County Identify Suspects in Multiple Thefts from Autos

Police in Charles County Identify Suspects in Multiple Thefts from Autos

Recently, a large number of thefts from motor vehicles occurred in the LaPlata area. A joint investigation between the La Plata Police Department and the CCSO resulted in the arrests of several suspects. Search and seizure warrants were served, and evidence linking the suspects to the crimes was recovered. Kemonte Fleet, 18, of La...
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Can You Identify These Liquor Store Shoplifters in California?

Can You Identify These Liquor Store Shoplifters in California?

On Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at approximately 10:45 p.m., The male and female seen in the video below entered the ABC Liquor Store in California. The male stayed at the front counter of the store and asked the clerk for prices of high end liquors located behind the counter to distract him, while the...
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VIDEO: Firefighters Respond to Boat Fire in Piney Point

VIDEO: Firefighters Respond to Boat Fire in Piney Point

On Friday, August 19, 2017, at approximately 4:20 p.m., firefighters from Valley Lee responded to a boat fire at the end of Clarke Road, in Piney Point. Firefighters extinguished the fire within minutes of arriving on scene. No injuries were reported The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.
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Back-to-School Community Fiesta Draws Large Crowd

Back-to-School Community Fiesta Draws Large Crowd

A special thank you to all the sponsors, community partners, businesses, non-profit organizations, partnering agencies, and Mattawoman Middle School for your participation and assistance in making this event successful. More photos from the event can be seen HERE.
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Babysitter in Prince Frederick Charged with Neglect of a Minor and Reckless Endangerment

Babysitter in Prince Frederick Charged with Neglect of a Minor and Reckless Endangerment

On Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at approximately 3:45 p.m., Trooper First Class McCombs and Trooper First Class Casarella from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack responded to Patuxent Reach Road, in Prince Frederick, for a report of a disorderly subject. Upon arrival, TFC McCombs contacted a male who advised the neighbor, who was...
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Waldorf Native Helps Keep One of the Navy’s Newest, Most Advanced Aircraft Flying

Waldorf Native Helps Keep One of the Navy’s Newest, Most Advanced Aircraft Flying

A 2003 Thomas Stone High School graduate and Waldorf, Maryland native is serving with a U.S. Navy electronic attack squadron that flies one of the Navy’s newest and most technologically-advanced aircraft, the EA-18G Growler. Petty Officer 2nd Class Diane Sandoval is a legalman with the Commander, Electronic Attack Wing, U.S. Pacific Fleet, the command...
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St. Mary’s County Native Serves with the U.S. Navy Half a World Away in Japan

St. Mary’s County Native Serves with the U.S. Navy Half a World Away in Japan

A Great Mills High School graduate and St. Mary’s County, Maryland native is serving in the U.S. Navy with the forward deployed unit, Naval Beach Unit 7. Seaman Joshua Hall is operating forward in Sasebo, Japan. A Navy seaman performs many essential functions to run a ship, including serving as a helmsman and lookout,...
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Tomahawk Production Team Delivers 4,000th Missile

Tomahawk Production Team Delivers 4,000th Missile

The U.S. Navy and Tomahawk manufacturer Raytheon Missile Systems Company celebrated the  delivery of the 4,000th Block IV cruise missile to the fleet in August. “Tomahawk is known as the ‘nation’s weapon of choice’ and delivery of 4,000 missiles is significant,” said Capt. Mark Johnson, Tomahawk Weapons System program manager. “Each member of the Tomahawk...
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Lusby Teen Sentenced to 14 Years for January Shooting

Lusby Teen Sentenced to 14 Years for January Shooting

On Thursday, August 17, 2017, Daquan Edward Holloway, 17 of Lusby, pleaded guilty to first-degree assault and firearm use in a felony violent crime. Holloway was in Calvert County Circuit Court when Judge E. Gregory Wells sentenced Holloway to 25 years on the assault charge, suspending all but nine years. Holloway was also sentenced to...
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Help Win $25,000 to Expand Anti-Bullying Program for Teen Girls

Help Win $25,000 to Expand Anti-Bullying Program for Teen Girls

The Dream Queen Foundation’s signature teen girl program Gals Lead is helping Southern Maryland combat bullying by providing female middle and high school students a safe place to share, get to know themselves, celebrate successes, overcome obstacles, learn from role models, pursue their dreams and ultimately, embrace their value and worth.  State Farm has...
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