Monthly Archives: May 2014

Maryland State Police Seek Military Veterans to Join the ranks of Maryland’s Finest

Maryland State Police Seek Military Veterans to Join the ranks of Maryland’s Finest

The Maryland State Police are actively seeking military veterans from all branches of service to continue their career by joining the ranks of Maryland’s Finest. In alignment with Governor Martin O’Malley and Lt. Governor Anthony Brown’s recent announcement of Operation Hire: Maryland’s 100 Day Veteran Hiring Challenge, the Maryland State Police has produced a...
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June Art Classes Available at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center’s Studio School

June Art Classes Available at  Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center’s Studio School

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center (Annmarie Garden) in Solomons, Maryland, offers a variety of fun and educational classes for adults. Advance registration is required, so please call (410) 326-4640, email to info@annmariegarden.org, or for detailed information, please visit www.annmariegarden.org. Annmarie Garden Members receive a discount! Take a Summer Dip in Watercolor! Join instructor...
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Health Department Suspends Seasonal Perc Testing

Health Department Suspends Seasonal Perc Testing

Due to declining seasonal groundwater levels, the St. Mary’s County Health Department’s Environmental Health Division will suspend wet season perc testing on Friday, June 6, 2014. Conditions within a network of monitoring wells in the county confirm the declining groundwater levels. Applications for perc tests received this season that have not yet been scheduled...
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Hurricane Season is About to Begin … Are You Prepared?

Hurricane Season is About to Begin … Are You Prepared?

The 2014 hurricane season begins this Sunday (June 1) and will continue through November 30. The season brings the potential for tropical systems which could have a direct impact on Southern Maryland. The St. Mary’s County Department of Emergency Services and Technology reminds residents that now is the time to prepare. A critical step...
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Two-run 8th Pushes Crabs to Victory Southern Maryland Wins Second Straight

Two-run 8th Pushes Crabs to Victory Southern Maryland Wins Second Straight

In a 2-2 game, the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs scored twice in the bottom of the 8th inning and held on to defeat the York Revolution 4-2 in the opener of their three-game series at Regency Furniture Stadium. The Blue Crabs have now won three of four games during this homestand. The Blue Crabs...
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Agnes Madeline Woodland, 88

Agnes Madeline Woodland, 88

Agnes Woodland, 88 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on May, 28, 2014 at St. Mary’s Hospital. Born June 28, 1925 in Mechanicsville, MD. She was the daughter of the late Mary L. Molden and Thomas R. Molden. Agnes was the loving wife of the late Joseph H. Woodland. Agnes is survived by her children;...
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Minna Marie Freeman, 83

Minna Marie Freeman, 83

Services: A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 10:00 AM in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bushwood, MD with Father Charles Cortinovis officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD. Visitation: The family will receive friends on Monday, June 9, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 8:00...
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Ruth Marie Hall, 81

Ruth Marie Hall, 81

Ruth Marie Hall, 81 of Prince Frederick, MD passed away on May 30, 2014 in Prince Frederick, MD. She was born September 4, 1932 in Prince Frederick, MD to the late William Columbus Wood and Margaret Gibson Wood Bowen. Besides her parents, Marie is predeceased by her siblings, Catherine Ann Clay, James W. Wood,...
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James Edwin “Jim” Wolfe, 71

James Edwin “Jim” Wolfe, 71

James Edwin “Jim” Wolfe, 71 of Lusby, MD, formerly of Camp Spring, MD, passed away suddenly on May 28, 2014 at his residence. He was born on April 14, 1943 in Kattanning, PA to the late Reynolds A. and Uda Wolfe. Jim graduated from East Brady High School in 1960 and went on to...
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Leonardtown Man Arrested for Violation of a Protective Order and Possession of a Concealed Weapon

Leonardtown Man Arrested for Violation of a Protective Order and Possession of a Concealed Weapon

VIOLATION PROTECTIVE ORDER/CONCEALED WEAPON – On May 20, 2014, Deputy T. Snyder of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, assigned to the Lexington Park COPs Unit, made contact with a victim in Lexington Park who alleged Chester Leroy Young, 48, of Leonardtown, contacted the victim in violation of an active protective order. Young was...
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James Michael Berkin, 20

James Michael Berkin, 20

James Michael Berkin, 20 of Drayden, MD, passed away suddenly at his residence on Sunday, May 25, 2014, from complications of diabetes and other health problems. Born on June 19, 1993, in Bethesda, MD, he was the much-loved son of Michael G. Berkin and Shirley Kay (Johnson) Berkin of Drayden, MD. James graduated from Leonardtown...
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Agnes Marilyn “Lynn” Stone Campbell, 65

Agnes Marilyn “Lynn” Stone Campbell, 65

Agnes Marilyn “Lynn” Stone Campbell, 65 of Ridge, MD died May 29, 2014, at her residence in Ridge, MD. She was born on February 17, 1949, in Leonardtown, MD, to the late James Emerick Stone, Sr. and Helen C. Yeatman Stone. On December 15, 1978, Lynn married her late husband, Luther Reed “Soupy” Campbell, in...
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Serious Accident in Hollywood

Serious Accident in Hollywood

Police Fire and Rescue crews from Hollywood are currently operating on a serious collision with one person ejected at Three Notch Road and South Sandgates Road. Northbound traffic on Three Notch Road is being diverted  onto South Sandgates Road. Southbound traffic is slow moving.
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Alice (Groninger Schreiner) Bergenstal Hayden, 91

Alice (Groninger Schreiner) Bergenstal Hayden, 91

Alice (Groninger Schreiner) Bergenstal Hayden, 91 died peacefully at home in Lusby, MD, on Monday, May 26, 2014.  She was born on April 29, 1923 in Delphi, IN to the late Everett Groninger and Carrie Lavina Dock Groninger. Preceded in death by husbands Dr. Delbert M. Bergenstal in 1959 and Joseph W. Hayden in...
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Fugitive Friday – Sponsored by Charles County Crime Solvers – 5/30/14

Fugitive Friday – Sponsored by Charles County Crime Solvers – 5/30/14

This week the Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the whereabouts of Kristen Rene Nikolai (also known as Kristen Rene Stockman), 25, of Waldorf. Nikolai currently has three open warrants charging her with failing to appear in court on drug distribution charges, theft, and false statement. Nikolai is 5’6”,...
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The Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland Thanks all Involved with Bike to Work/Wellness Day

The Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland Thanks all Involved with Bike to Work/Wellness Day

The Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland (Council) would like to thank all sponsors, presenters and participants that helped to make this year’s Bike to Work/Wellness Day a success. This year’s event was held on May 16, 2014 in Indian Head, Maryland. Bike to Work/Wellness Day was hosted by the Town of Indian Head and...
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Funds From Illegal Casino go to Saving Horses

Funds From Illegal Casino go to Saving Horses

In June of 2013, detectives from the Vice/Narcotics Division received several complaints from the community regarding the TPR Casino operating in Charlotte Hall, Maryland. Detectives identified George Wells as the manger of the casino, which was reportedly being operated to benefit Thoroughbred Placement Resources, Inc., (TPR); a charitable organization located in Prince George’s County,...
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Maryland State Police Arrests and Warrant Services for St. Mary’s County 5/30/14

Maryland State Police Arrests and Warrant Services for St. Mary’s County 5/30/14

Maryland State Police from the Leonardtown Barrack are investigating the following incidents: Drug Arrest – On Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 2:38 pm, TFC M. Pitcher initiated a traffic stop on a black passenger car on Old Village Road for a minor traffic infraction. A probable cause search was conducted, resulting in the recovery...
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2014 Law Enforcement Torch Run Calvert County, Maryland

2014 Law Enforcement Torch Run Calvert County, Maryland

On June 3rd the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting the annual Maryland Law Enforcement Torch Run Event for Special Olympics. Law Enforcement agencies, to include Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputies, Maryland State Police Troopers, Fire Marshal’s Officers, and several others, will be running and biking approximately 20 miles in support of the Special...
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Crossing Guard Stop Arm Program Goes Live in St. Mary’s County

Crossing Guard Stop Arm Program Goes Live in St. Mary’s County

As of May 1, 2014, the Crossing Guard Stop Arm Program is live. Camera’s installed on school buses have started to capture images of motorist passing stopped school buses that have their flashing red lights activated while boarding and discharging children. All captured violations will be reviewed for confirmation and the appropriate citation will...
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Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 5/29/14

Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 5/29/14

Maryland State Police from the Maryland State Police from the Prince Frederick Barrack are investigating the following incidents: Theft/Shoplifting: On 5/19/14 at 5:31 pm, Trooper First Class Matthews responded to the Prince Frederick Walmart for a reported theft. Darryl A. Leach, 45 of Prince Frederick, was observed removing a cell phone and DVD’s from...
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County Announces Curbside Collection Day Changes

County Announces Curbside Collection Day Changes

Charles County’s curbside recycling program will undergo significant routing changes beginning in July. The collection day and/or week will change for approximately 15,000 of the 38,000 residences included in the program. Recycling will continue to be collected every other week and yard waste weekly, April through December. Changes in collection days are based on...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Assault

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Assault

On May 24, 2014, Deputy Teague responded to a residence on Chapman Drive in Lexington Park, for a reported assault. The victim alleged Gabriel Xavier Cassagnol, 52, of Lexington Park, broke the victim’s phone and threw the victim’s purse into the woods during an argument. The suspect also threw a beer on the victim...
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Deputy Rescues Puppy From Hot Car

Deputy Rescues Puppy From Hot Car

On May 27, 2014, Lieutenant M. Gardiner of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office was in the area of the Post Office in Leonardtown, when he heard a dog barking from inside of a vehicle. Lieutenant Gardiner located the vehicle with an 11 week old Pit Bull puppy inside. The puppy’s owner was located...
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Chesapeake Church Opens Registration for it’s 10th Season of Upward Soccer

Chesapeake Church Opens Registration for it’s 10th Season of Upward Soccer

Registration is now open for Chesapeake Church’s 2014 Upward Soccer League season. The league is available to children ages four and five, and is the only sports organization in Calvert County that offers an introduction to soccer for these younger age kids. The cost to register is $70 now through July 11th and $85.00...
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