Monthly Archives: February 2015

Winter Weather Advisory Issued Until March 02 at 3:00 AM EST by NWS

Winter Weather Advisory Issued Until March 02 at 3:00 AM EST by NWS

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM SUNDAY TO 3 AM EST MONDAY… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW…SLEET…AND FREEZING RAIN…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM SUNDAY TO 3 AM EST MONDAY. * LOCATIONS…WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREA AND SOUTHERN MARYLAND. * HAZARD TYPES…SNOW…SLEET…AND FREEZING...
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Charles County Public Schools – March 1, 2015 activities canceled, buildings closed

Charles County Public Schools – March 1, 2015 activities canceled, buildings closed

Due to inclement weather forecasts, all Sunday, March 1, 2015, activities are canceled and all Charles County Public Schools buildings are closed. Visit the school system website, http://www.ccboe.com, or call the 24-hour information line at 301-934-7410/301-932-6656, for the latest Charles County Public Schools updates.
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Charles Bertram “Bert” Johnson, 82

Charles Bertram “Bert” Johnson, 82

Charles Bertram “Bert” Johnson, 82 of Leonardtown, MD, passed away peacefully on February 28, 2015, in his home surrounded by his loving family.He was born on May 20, 1932, in Medley’s Neck, to James Ernest and Mary Rosalie Cooper Johnson. He loved to tell stories about working with his father and brothers to cut...
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MD Natural Resources Police Charges for Illegal Hunting

MD Natural Resources Police Charges for Illegal Hunting

Four men and a juvenile have been charged with illegal waterfowl hunting on Gibson Island in Anne Arundel County by the Maryland Natural Resources Police. Bryan Webb, 57, of Pasadena, David Butler, 51, of Gibson Island, John Tracey, 58, of Owings Mills, and Charles Vieth, 58, of Reisterstown, were issued citations for hunting waterfowl...
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John Michael Domenick, 69

John Michael Domenick, 69

John Michael Domenick, 69, of Patuxent River, MD passed away February 26, 2015 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Callaway, MD, surrounded by his loving family. Born on December 5, 1945, in Hartford, CT, he is the son of late Joseph Domenick, Sr. and Carmella DiDonato. In 1964, John enlisted in the United States...
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Drug Arrests for St. Mary’s County – 2/27/15

Drug Arrests for St. Mary’s County – 2/27/15

Krista Chastain, 29 of Bryantown, was a former employee of two doctors and utilized their information in order to fraudulently manufacture prescriptions and obtain several thousands of dollars in controlled substances to include “Hydrocodone” and “Adderall”. In all there were 32 fraudulent prescriptions written. Suspect Chastain utilized her health insurance to pay for this...
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Remembering a Friend; Creating a Legacy

Remembering a Friend; Creating a Legacy

When College of Southern Maryland Foundation Director Alland Leandre learned of the passing of a mentor and longtime friend he wanted to do something meaningful that would commemorate her life. His mentor, Charles County resident Oreta Stinson, had been the small business coordinator working as a civilian at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C....
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Snow Removal From Sidewalks on Great Mills Road Estimated to Cost Upwards of $30,000

Snow Removal From Sidewalks on Great Mills Road Estimated to Cost Upwards of $30,000

The State of Maryland and St. Mary’s County Government have begun cleanup efforts to remove snow and ice from sidewalks, intersections and crosswalks along Great Mills Road / Route 246. State Highway and the Department of Public Works and Transportation have mobilized forces to begin the process of clearing the snow and ice. The...
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Leonardtown Man Charged with Child Abuse and Assault of Two Year Old Female

Leonardtown Man Charged with Child Abuse and Assault of Two Year Old Female

On Thursday, February 26, 2015, a two year old female was taken to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital by her grandparents after she arrived at their home for visitation with multiple injuries. The victim suffered from bruises all over her body, a laceration on her head and another on her buttocks. She was also missing...
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DNR Releases 2015 Midwinter Waterfowl Survey Results

DNR Releases 2015 Midwinter Waterfowl Survey Results

Each winter, aerial survey teams of pilots and biologists from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources make visual estimates of ducks, geese and swans along Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay shoreline and Atlantic coast. This year, the teams witnessed more than 855,500 waterfowl, slightly lower than the 905,000 birds...
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Calvert Hospice Offers Drop-In Men’s Grief Support Group

Calvert Hospice Offers Drop-In Men’s Grief Support Group

Calvert Hospice holds a Men’s Grief Support Group the third Tuesday of each month from 7 to 8 p.m. The next group will meet Tuesday, March 17 at the Burnett Calvert Hospice House located at 4559 Sixes Road in Prince Frederick. This group is open to all Calvert County men grieving the loss of...
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Summer Camp Fair at Calvert Library

Summer Camp Fair at Calvert Library

Calvert Library Prince Frederick is hosting its annual Summer Camp Fair on Monday, March 9 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. The library expects dozens of camps, vacation bible schools, sports clubs, scouting organizations and many other fun summer providers to be present at the Fair. If you are looking for enriching activities for your children this...
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Mocha Moms, Inc. Waldorf Chapter Welcomes Recycling Initiative

Mocha Moms, Inc. Waldorf Chapter Welcomes Recycling Initiative

Mocha Moms, Inc., the national non-profit organization for mothers, has begun a project, which they hope will have an impact on not only the environment, but also the local schools it touches. For the next three months, the organization will collect crayons, under the umbrella of the Crayon Collection, and deliver them to local...
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Brother and Sister Arrested in Drug Prescription Fraud Case

Brother and Sister Arrested in Drug Prescription Fraud Case

Detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, being assisted by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, began an investigation into Teresa Lynn Glaze aka “Teresa Lynn Hall”, 44 of Leonardtown and her possible involvement with diverting “oxycodone”. Suspect Glaze began working for a doctor in the Prince Frederick area and was terminated. During her...
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Bank Robber’s Ram Police Car, One in Custody

Bank Robber’s Ram Police Car, One in Custody

On Wednesday, February 25, 2015 detectives assigned to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division, with the assistance of officers assigned to COPS and the Southern Maryland Intelligence Center (SMIC), were conducting surveillance at various banks in the county due to recent bank robberies. At approximately 1:42 p.m., investigators observed a man run...
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Bruce Alan Pelczar, 71

Bruce Alan Pelczar, 71

Bruce Alan Pelczar, 71, of Mechanicsville, MD formerly from Dover, NH, passed away on February 26, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born on July 22, 1943 in Dover, NH, he was the son of the late Phyllis Pelczar and John Pelczar. Bruce was the loving husband of Beverly Pelczar whom...
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Wyatt Michael Fadeley, 14

Wyatt Michael Fadeley, 14

Wyatt Michael Fadeley, 14 of Great Mills, MD, passed away Saturday evening, February 21, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. Wyatt was born on March 21, 2000 at Fort Bragg, NC to Michael Leslie Fadeley and Amanda Rachel Sole Fadeley, now residing in Great Mills, MD. Wyatt attended the ninth grade at Leonardtown...
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Edna H. Stasulli-Padgett, 85

Edna H. Stasulli-Padgett, 85

Edna H. Stasulli-Padgett, 85 of La Plata, MD died on February 23, 2015 at her home. Edna was born on June 13, 1929 in Washington, DC to the late Salvatore and Giovina Stasulli. She is preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Pam Padgett; brothers, Anthony, Ben and John Stasulli; and sister, Mary Stasulli....
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Eloise Marie Johnson, 85

Eloise Marie Johnson, 85

Eloise Marie Johnson, 85 of Avenue, MD and formerly of Prince George’s County, MD passed away on February 24, 2015 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center in Leonardtown, MD. She was born on August 19, 1929 in Washington, DC to the late Alice G. Watson. Eloise enjoyed spending time with family. In addition to her parents,...
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UPDATE: Police Involved Shooting in Charles County

UPDATE: Police Involved Shooting in Charles County

UPDATE 2/26/15 @ 6:45 p.m.: Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are continuing their investigation into the first-degree assault that occurred on February 24 on Azalea Place in Waldorf in which a man assaulted and choked his girlfriend and then pointed a loaded shotgun at officers who responded to help. The officer involved in the shooting is...
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Three Charged in Stealing Over $250,000 from Local Charities

Three Charged in Stealing Over $250,000 from Local Charities

In January of 2015 the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Vice/Narcotics Division initiated two separate investigations involving the operation of gaming devices at two locations in St. Mary’s County. The first investigation was initiated on January 21, 2015 when detectives visited the Patuxent Moose Lodge in Hollywood, MD upon receiving “anonymous” information regarding the...
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12 Year Old Accidentally Shot With Arrow Flown to Children’s Hospital

12 Year Old Accidentally Shot With Arrow Flown to Children’s Hospital

On Thursday, February 26, 2015, at approximately 11:45 a.m., units from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to an address on Valley Lee Court in Prince Frederick, in reference to an accidental injury involving a juvenile. Upon arriving on location, units discovered a 12 year old male suffering from a single arrow impaled in...
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Weather Related Closings, Delays, and Information for Thursday, February 26, 2015

Weather Related Closings, Delays, and Information for Thursday, February 26, 2015

St. Mary’s County: St. Mary’s County Public Schools: CLOSED Thursday, February 26, 2015 with a Code 3 for employees. NAS Pax River: NAS Pax River Employee Reporting for Feb. 26, 2015, is Delayed Arrival/Unscheduled Leave/Telework. NAS Patuxent River is open on a 2-hour delayed arrival schedule for Feb. 26. Admin leave will be granted for the hours...
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“St. Catty’s Day” Adoption Event Starts March 14

“St. Catty’s Day” Adoption Event Starts March 14

Come adopt a kitty from the Tri-County Animal Shelter during this special “St. Catty’s Day” celebration and save yourself a pot o’ gold. The Tri-County Animal Shelter will be holding the “St. Catty’s Day” adoption event from Saturday, March 14 through Saturday, March 21. Cats and kittens are available for adoption at a reduced...
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Health Advocates Want State to Stop Taxing Bottled Water

Health Advocates Want State to Stop Taxing Bottled Water

Health advocates moved to make water the “default drink of Maryland” by submitting a bill that would repeal the 6% sales tax on bottled water. Some health foundations spoke before the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee in support of SB 574 on Wednesday, where legislators identified the elephant in the room — a possible...
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