Monthly Archives: October 2013

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrests, Summons, and Warrants

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrests, Summons, and Warrants

On October 18, 2013, Deputy T. Shomper responded to the area of Columbus Drive in Lexington Park, for a report of juvenile(s) throwing rocks at vehicles. The victim alleged the windshield of his truck was struck with several rocks as he drove to his residence. Deputy Shomper located the juvenile suspect and placed him...
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Old Line Trophy Brings the Latest Laser Technology to Southern Maryland

Old Line Trophy Brings the Latest Laser Technology to Southern Maryland

Old Line Trophy, is excited to announce their new custom laser engraving and cutting business in Southern Maryland. “Starting a new business is always a bit frightening,” said Rebecca Russell (co-owner) “But when we looked at the increasing demand for customization on so many products, starting a laser engraving business is just such an...
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Sebelius Claims ObamaCare “Website Has Never Crashed”

“System Is Down” Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told the House Energy & Commerce Committee the ObamaCare “website has never crashed.” In fact, since it launched on October 1, healthcare.gov has been plagued with error messages and meltdowns. “The Obama administration was given stark warnings just one month before launch that the...
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“One of Most Famous” Pledges of Obama Presidency Is a Whopper

“President Obama went too far in his repeated pledge, which, after all, is one of the most famous statements of his presidency. The president’s promise apparently came with a very large caveat: ‘If you like your health care plan, you’ll be able to keep your health care plan — if we deem it to...
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Hoyer on Critical Legislation for the Fall Agenda

With less than 20 legislative days scheduled for the remainder of the year, there are a number of critical issues that Congress should take action on immediately. Here’s a look at some of the essential pieces of legislation that Congress should be addressing before the end of the year: JOB CREATION • According to...
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Commissioner Kelly Honored in Greater Baden Celebration

Commissioner Kelly Honored in Greater Baden Celebration

Greater Baden Medical Services selected Charles County Commissioner President Candice Quinn Kelly as an honoree for their 41st Anniversary celebration. In a celebration held Tuesday, October 22 at Martin’s Camelot in Upper Marlboro, Greater Baden recognized Commissioner President Kelly for her dedicated work to improve the health of Charles County. The theme of the...
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Friendship Landing Boat Ramp Construction Scheduled

Facility closed starting November 1 Boat ramp re-construction at Friendship Landing (Friendship Farm Park) is scheduled to start on or about Friday, November 1. Construction activities will necessitate a complete closure of this Nanjemoy Creek water access facility. Local boaters will need to use alternate boat ramp options. The estimated time for project completion...
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Clarence Roland Yeager, Jr. 31

Clarence Roland Yeager, Jr. 31 of Leonardtown, MD passed away in Leonardtown, MD on October 27, 2013. Born on October 20, 1982, he was the son of the late Clarence R. Yeager, Sr., and Peggy S. Yeager. Clarence is survived by his sisters; Tracy Lynn Yeager of Lexington Park, MD, Patricia Ann Yeager of...
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Robert Elroy “Bobby” Thomas, 65

Robert Elroy “Bobby” Thomas, 65

Robert Elroy “Bobby” Thomas, 65 of Lexington Park, MD died on October 29, 2013 at the Hospice House of St. Mary’s, Callaway, MD. Born April 6, 1948, in New York, NY, he was the son of the late Joseph Ogden Thomas and Sarah Mariana (Torney) Thomas. Bobby lived most of his life as a...
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Three Youths Charged with Arson at Charles County Library

Three Youths Charged with Arson at Charles County Library

Deputy State Fire Marshals charged three juveniles with arson related charges after an investigation revealed two 13 year-old females and one 14 year-old male were responsible for igniting combustible items inside a bathroom at the P.D. Brown Memorial Branch Public Library at 50 Village Street in Waldorf. The fire occurred on October 26, 2013 at approximately 2:20 p.m....
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Charles County Celebrated National School Bus Safety Week

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) celebrated National School Bus Safety Week October 21-25. The theme “Stand Back from the Yellow and Black” highlights the importance of obeying traffic laws in regards to stopped school buses. CCPS school buses transport more than 23,000 students to school every day on 276 school buses. National School Bus...
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CSM Commemorates Vietnam War 50th Anniversary

CSM Commemorates Vietnam War 50th Anniversary

The 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War will be remembered at the College of Southern Maryland this academic year with discussions, readings and special events to be held on all three campuses. CSM has partnered with the United States Vietnam War Commemoration, wherein several jurisdictions and institutions hold local events that highlight the efforts...
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Trick or Treat at North Beach

Tonight is the North Beach Trick or Treat. Keep an eye out for all the ghosts and goblins this evening. Trick or Treat is from 6 to 8 pm! Be safe and have fun!
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North Point vs Westlake

Freshmen/JV Football vs. Westlake The North Point vs. Westlake Freshmen and JV football games will take place on Tuesday, November 5, at North Point. Freshmen kickoff is at 4:30 and the JV game begins at 6:15.
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SHA Thanks Volunteers & Sponsors

SHA Thanks Volunteers & Sponsors

Travelers Reminded Littering is Illegal and Harmful to the Environment The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) is pleased to recognize the groups and corporate sponsors that serve as partners with SHA in the fight to ensure that Maryland remains a viable, clean, attractive place to live, visit and work. Their efforts continue to make...
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Grace Brethren Church Presents Grace Ole Opry

Grace Brethren Church Presents  Grace Ole Opry

Friday – Saturday  November 1  and  2 at 7:00 pm A time of good “Ole” fashioned blue grass music. Admission is free but there is a donation offering taken. Bands who will make an appearance; The Adams Boys; Band of Brothers: Bluegrass Gospel Express; Brothers in Grace; Cedar Run; Crossroads; New Life Grass; Sonrise;...
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Calvert County Residents: License Your Pets at Discounted Price

 November 4-10 at various locations Pet owners in Calvert County who need to license their dogs and cats can take advantage of Calvert County Animal Control’s Amnesty Week scheduled for November 4-10 and get their pets licensed at a discount. The reduced fee for spayed and neutered pets is $3 each; the fee for...
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Teen Donates Birthday Money to Scholarship Fund

Teen Donates Birthday Money to Scholarship Fund

Corrine Fernald of Mechanicsville spent most of the summer of 2013 as a Camp Buddy at Camp Greenwell. As a volunteer, she helped children have an awesome camp experience. This fall, when she invited her friends to her birthday party, she asked them to forget the gifts and instead donate to the Greenwell Scholarship...
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Four Great Mills High School Students Arrested for Threatening Victim in Earlier Sex Offense

Four Great Mills High School Students Arrested for Threatening Victim in Earlier Sex Offense

On October 23, 2013, Corporal Nelson, School Resource Officer assigned to Great Mills High School, investigated allegations that the victim in an October 17th sexual offense, which took place at Great Mills High School, was receiving threats from four female juveniles. Corporal Nelson’s investigation resulted in the arrest of all four juveniles, ages 17,...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to ask Citizens to “Rate Their Encounters”

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to ask Citizens to “Rate Their Encounters”

Individuals who have encounters with Deputy Sheriffs of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office soon will be able to rate how they felt the interactions went as part of the National Police Research Platform’s Police Community Interaction (PCI) Survey, administered by the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Beginning in the Fall of 2013,...
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Two Teachers Receive Simon A. McNeely Honor Award

Two Teachers Receive Simon A. McNeely Honor Award

Ms. Likie Milton (Spring Ridge Middle School) and Mr. William Plotner (Esperanza Middle School) were recipients of the Simon A. McNeely Honor Award at the annual convention of the Maryland Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (MAHPERD) held on October 18, 2013. The Simon A. McNeely Honor Award is presented to those...
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“Don’t Treat a Car Thief” by Leaving Yours Running

“Don’t Treat a Car Thief” by Leaving Yours Running

‘TRICK’ HIM BY LOCKING YOUR CAR AND TAKING THE KEY As cold weather approaches, Maryland State Police are reminding drivers that an unoccupied vehicle with its engine running is an open invitation to car thieves who are prowling neighborhoods, convenience stores, and gas stations, looking for the easy steal. Troopers across Maryland will be...
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2013 High School Physical Education Teacher of the Year

2013 High School Physical Education Teacher of the Year

Ms. Patricia Tillotson has been selected as the 2013 High School Physical Education Teacher of the Year by the Maryland Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (MAHPERD). Ms. Tillotson is a Physical Education teacher at Chopticon High School. This prestigious award is given to a teacher who conducts an appropriate physical education...
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FLASHBACK: House GOP Warned Americans Would Lose Health Plans

And the President Knew It The Obama administration has known for three years that the president’s health care law would force millions of Americans off their health plans, according to an explosive new NBC News report, but that didn’t stop President Obama from repeatedly claiming otherwise. While the president continued pushing his ‘if you...
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Mitt Romney on Affordable Healthcare Act

In the years since the Massachusetts health care law went into effect nothing has changed my view that a plan crafted to fit the unique circumstances of a single state should not be grafted onto the entire country. Beyond that, had President Obama actually learned the lessons of Massachusetts health care, millions of Americans...
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