Monthly Archives: July 2014

SMO (Southern Maryland Oil, Inc.) Announces Acquisition of Hein Bros.

SMO (Southern Maryland Oil, Inc.) Announces Acquisition of Hein Bros.

SMO announced today the purchase of Hein Bros., Inc. in Glen Burnie, MD. On July 31, 2014 this acquisition will be complete as SMO assumes Hein Bros.’s heating oil delivery service and HVAC service. With this acquisition SMO further expands its growing fuels account base in Anne Arundel County, while offering a more robust...
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Kevin Ralph Doreo, 50

Kevin Ralph Doreo, 50

Kevin Ralph Doreo, 50 of Lexington Park, MD passed away on July 28, 2014. Born July 30, 1963 in Poughkeepsie, NY he is the son of Carol Ann (Van Steenburgh) Doreo of Myrtle Beach, SC and the late Robert Ralph Doreo. In 1981, Kevin graduated from F.D. Roosevelt High School in Hyde Park, NY....
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Charles Edgar Abell, 76

Charles Edgar Abell, 76

Charles Edgar Abell, 76 of Leonardtown, MD died July 30, 2014 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born October 5, 1937 in Leonardtown, MD he was the son of the late Francis Edgar Abell and Margaret Mary Graves Abell. Charles was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County. He spent many...
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Potassium Iodide for Residents Living or Working Near Calvert Cliffs

Potassium Iodide for Residents Living or Working Near Calvert Cliffs

St. Mary’s County Health Department will distribute Potassium Iodide (KI) tablets to residents living or working within the 10 mile emergency protection zone (EPZ) of the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant who have never received, lost or have expired KI tablets. The Health Department will collect previously distributed KI tablets that have expired. Distribution...
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Great Mills, Native Serves Aboard USS Nitze

Great Mills, Native Serves Aboard USS Nitze

A 2009 Great Mills High School graduate, 2013 University of Kanas graduate and Great Mills, Md., native is serving aboard USS Nitze (DDG 94), one of the world’s most versatile multi-mission combat ships. Ensign Garrett Smith is a gunnery officer aboard the Norfolk-based ship, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, that is longer than 1.5 football...
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Pax Partnership Strategic Thinking Series to Introduce MMOWGLI

Pax Partnership Strategic Thinking Series to Introduce MMOWGLI

The Patuxent Partnership Strategic Thinking Brown Bag Series continues with Dr. Dale Moore and Dr. Karen Cooper introducing Massive Multiplayer On-Line War Game Leveraging the Internet (MMOWGLI) on August 7. The program will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sabre Systems. Seating is limited to the first 50 registrants. MMOWGLI is...
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Job Opportunities Remain with Recreation & Parks’ School Age Care and Summer Camp

Job Opportunities Remain with Recreation & Parks’ School Age Care and Summer Camp

The St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation & Parks continues to accept applications for part time positions for current year School Age Care (SAC) programs and Summer Camp positions. Positions for SAC programs are open & continuous. The deadline for Recreation Specialist positions is August 1. Recreation & Parks is seeking people with varying...
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KIX Returns to St. Mary’s County for the 1st Annual Southern Maryland Brew & BBQ Festival

1st Annual Southern Maryland Brew & BBQ Festival RAIN OR SHINE Full Effect Live! Entertainment Group is pleased to bring to the Southern Maryland peninsula a nationally sanctioned BBQ competition as featured on the Food Network and Destination America’s BBQ Pitmasters. Southern Maryland Brew & BBQ is a two day festival featuring a variety...
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Arrests Made in Wicomico Shores Vandalism Incidents

Arrests Made in Wicomico Shores Vandalism Incidents

Between March and June of 2014, the Wicomico Shores neighborhood experienced a rash of what appeared to be related property destruction/vandalism offenses. Suspects damaged the newly built pavilion, bath house, and public docks at the Wicomico Shores Park/ boat dock area. Several vehicles were scratched or “keyed” or their tires punctured. Publicly owned property...
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Emergency Repair and Road Closure in Prince Frederick Begins

Emergency Repair and Road Closure in Prince Frederick Begins

On Thursday morning July 31 at 7 a.m. the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) will close a section of Main Street (MD 765A) in Prince Frederick (Calvert County) between Calvert Towne Road and MD 2/4 (Solomons Island Road) near Industry Lane for emergency pipe replacement. SHA will replace two deteriorated 48-inch metal drain pipes...
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Barbara Ann Vincent, 77

Barbara Ann Vincent, 77

Barbara Ann Vincent, 77  of Sebring, FL passed away on July 25, 2014 at Somers Hospice House, Sebring, FL under the loving care of her family and Hospice staff. Mrs. Vincent was born on January 21, 1937 in Montclair, NJ to her parents John William Porter and Edith Adeline (Smith) Porter. She was a...
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Moore Arrested and Moore released Again

Moore Arrested and Moore released Again

On July 24, 2014, Deputy Cole responded to the Shell gas station located in the 20000 block of Point Lookout Road in Callaway, for a disturbance. Witnesses reported a female walking aimlessly in the shopping center yelling profanity. She threatened to assault shopping center employees who asked her to leave. Deputy Cole made contact...
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Wednesday’s Pet Beatrice was Adopted

Wednesday’s Pet Beatrice was Adopted

Wednesday’s Pet for 07/30/14 is Beatrice Featured Pet: Beatrice Rescue Group: Humane Society of Calvert County Breed: Pit Bull Terrier Sex: Female Size: Large Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $200.00   Beatrice is a 1-year-old loveable girl.  She came into rescue taking care of 12 puppies.  Beatrice was a wonderful...
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Homeless Man Charged in Strong-Arm Robbery

Homeless Man Charged in Strong-Arm Robbery

On July 26 at 7:50 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 4400 block of Crain Highway in White Plains for the report of an assault. When officers arrived, they learned two men were behind a business drinking and one of the men stole a box of cigarettes and a Snickers...
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Ready, Set, MOW! United States Lawn Mower Racing Association Motors into Maryland

Ready, Set, MOW! United States Lawn Mower Racing Association Motors into Maryland

It’s time to head to the races, lawnmower races that is, as the United States Lawn Mower Racing Association (USLMRA) will be plowing into Clements, Maryland for the 10th Annual St. Mary’s County Mow Down. “Professional” lawn mower racers will compete for bragging rights, lawn ornaments and coveted trophies as they go head to...
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Bel Alton Mechanic Charged with DUI and Car Theft After Taking Customers Car

Bel Alton Mechanic Charged with DUI and Car Theft After Taking Customers Car

On July 28 at 12:05 a.m., PFC J. Clagett of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to Robinson Place in Waldorf for the report of a reckless driver. When PFC Clagett arrived, he observed the operator of a car driving at a high rate of speed and he initiated a traffic stop. When PFC...
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Southern Maryland’s “Island Girl”, Deanna Dove, Returns to St. Charles for Free Sunset Concert Series

Southern Maryland’s “Island Girl”, Deanna Dove, Returns to St. Charles for Free Sunset Concert Series

The St. Charles Companies welcomes the return of native Southern Marylander, Deanna Dove, to the St. Charles lakefront stage on August 8th at 7:00 pm. Deanna Dove has established a reputation as a powerful, earthy singer, and brings a lifelong love of the Chesapeake Bay to her work. She’s earned a loyal audience for...
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Chick-fil-A at First Colony Center will be Hosting an End of Summer Bash!

Chick-fil-A at First Colony Center will be Hosting an End of Summer Bash!

The Chick-fil-A at First Colony Center is inviting the community to participate in our End of Summer Bash. The activities will be from 9-11 am on Monday, August 18, 2014. All activities are free and open to the public. Children of all ages will enjoy DJ Ernie from Invincible Entertainment, face painting with Jamie...
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Board to Hold Executive Session

Board to Hold Executive Session

The Board of Education is holding an executive session 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 29, at St. Charles High School as permitted by the Maryland Open Meetings Act, Section 10-508(a) and Section 10-503(c) of the State Government Article to discuss: personnel matters, specifically the Superintendent’s recommendations on certificated positions and a contract matter. Immediately following,...
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Elizabeth Ann Kolwey, 77

Elizabeth Ann Kolwey, 77

Elizabeth Ann Kolwey age 77 of Hollywood, MD passed away on July 28th, 2014 after a twenty year battle with Parkinson’s disease at the Hospice House in Callaway, MD. Betty Ann was born to Jim and Elizabeth (Greaser) Miller on November 4, 1936 in Kingwood, WV. Her mother died when she was two, and...
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Sophie Mary “Sallie” Carroll, 88

Sophie Mary “Sallie” Carroll, 88

Sophie Mary “Sallie” Carroll, 88 of Solomons, MD, formerly of Laurel, MD, died July 16, 2014 at the Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Callaway, MD after a battle with breast cancer. Born April 29, 1926 in Jersey City, NJ, she was the daughter of the late John Trupkiewicz and Felicia (Ciesinski) Trupkiewicz. Sallie...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 7/29/14

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 7/29/14

During the week of July 21 through July 27 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,340 calls for service throughout the community. Citizens with information on the following crimes or any criminal activity in Calvert County who wish to report it anonymously can now access the Calvert County Crime Solvers link...
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CCAA “Adopts” Hand-carved Wooden Carousel Horse for Posterity

CCAA “Adopts” Hand-carved Wooden Carousel Horse for Posterity

The Charles County Arts Alliance (CCAA) is pleased to announce that it is the proud “parent” of one of the beautifully hand-carved wooden horses of the Southern Maryland Carousel Group! On May 3, 2014, we officially “adopted” Lord Baltimore, a very handsome steed depicting the Maryland State flag with emblems of the Calvert and...
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Annual Calvert County Job Fair Offers Local Career Opportunities

Annual Calvert County Job Fair Offers Local Career Opportunities

For Southern Maryland job seekers there is no better one-stop resource than the Calvert County Job Fair to be held Wednesday, Aug. 20, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the College of Southern Maryland, Building B, in Prince Frederick. This free event, cosponsored by the Calvert County Department of Economic Development, Calvert County Chamber of Commerce,...
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Shooting Death in California Thought to be Self-Inflicted

UPDATE – 7/28/14 @ 11:20 p.m.: On July 28, 2014 at 6:45 p.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the end of MacArthur Boulevard after citizens in the neighborhood reported hearing a gunshot. On arrival, deputies found a male subject suffering from a gun shot wound. Detectives from the Criminal...
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