Monthly Archives: September 2016

Sonia Di Tommaso Cucinotta, 88

Sonia Di Tommaso Cucinotta, 88, of Leonardtown, MD died September 27, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospice House in Callaway, MD. She was born on January 18, 1928 in Abruzzi, Italy to the late Loreto Di Tomasso and Angela Pierri Di Tommaso. Sonia grew up during the battles of Anzio during World War II.  She...
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Kenneth Lawrence Wathan, 76

Kenneth Lawrence Wathan, 76

Kenneth Lawrence Wathen, 76 of Leonardtown died September 28th after complications from a long illness. A true St. Mary’s County native and icon. Born November 10, 1939 in Leonardtown, Maryland he was the beloved father of Margaret Julia (Julie) Pitt (Michael) of Hollywood, Kenneth Chet Wathen (Kristin) of Leonardtown, Mitchell Stephen Wathen (Angela) of...
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Halloween Recreation Programs Available in October for Charles County

Halloween Recreation Programs Available in October for Charles County

Not Your Ordinary Pumpkin Carving (Tuesday, Oct. 18 and Wednesday, Oct. 19) Turn a pumpkin into a work of art at Somers Community Center (300 Willow Lane, La Plata) on Tuesday, Oct. 18, or Piccowaxen Community Center (12834 Rock Point Road, Newburg) on Wednesday, Oct. 19 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. All tools,...
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Maryland to Participate in a National Test of the Emergency Alert System Today

Maryland to Participate in a National Test of the Emergency Alert System Today

Maryland will be participating in a national test of the Emergency Alert System today at 2:20 P.M. (Eastern). The messaging and style of the test will be similar to the regular monthly test message of the EAS, but, is being conducted in order to test and assess the readiness for distribution of a national-level...
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Commissioners Recognize 8-Year-Old for Saving Mother’s Life

Commissioners Recognize 8-Year-Old for Saving Mother’s Life

On Tuesday, September 27, 2016, the Charles County Commissioners awarded A’Nasia Clayton, an 8-year-old resident, with the Citizens Lifesaving Award for saving her mother’s life. When A’Nasia’s mother begin showing symptoms of a stroke, A’Nasia calmly called 9-1-1, answered emergency medical dispatch questions, and provided street-by-street directions on her location. Because of her quick...
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New Director and Deputy Director of the Charles County Detention Center Appointed

New Director and Deputy Director of the Charles County Detention Center Appointed

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is pleased to announce the appointments of Deputy Director Brandon Foster to Director of the Charles County Detention Center (CCDC) and Captain Deborah Dofflemyer to Deputy Director of the CCDC. Director Foster and Deputy Director Dofflemyer will oversee and manage all operations of the CCDC, which is a...
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Robert William Oliver, 82

Robert William Oliver, 82

Robert William Oliver, 82, of Chesapeake Beach, MD passed away September 26, at Calvert Memorial Hospital. Bob was born January 7, 1934 in Hartford, CT to William Francis and Blanche Veronica (Feeney) Oliver. He received his education in Hartford Schools and later attended Holy Ghost Missionary College in PA. He joined the United States...
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Craig Philip Brunton, 50

Craig Philip Brunton, 50

Craig Philip Brunton, 50, of Lusby, MD passed away on September 24, 2016 at his residence. Born January 21, 1966 in Charleston, SC, he was the son of Joan C. Brunton of Lusby, MD and the late Lt. Col. Rod F. Brunton, USAF (ret). Craig graduated from USAF High School in RAF Lakenheath, England....
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Nancy J. McNabb, 82

Nancy J. McNabb, 82

Nancy J. McNabb, 82, of Lusby, MD, passed away on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, in Washington, DC. She was born on May 16, 1934, in Washington, DC to Agnes (Nally) and Harry Willard. In 2001, Nancy retired from Ames Department Stores, where she was the Assistant Manager for over 20 years. She had a...
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Michael “Mike” Dennis Williams Sr., 65

Michael “Mike” Dennis Williams Sr., 65

Michael Dennis Williams, Sr. “Mike”, 65, of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away on September 25, 2016 in Washington, D.C. Mike was the son of the late, Walter Bennett Williams and the late Joy Goggin. He was born in Washington, DC on July 25, 1951. Mike owned his own towing service, called M & S Towing...
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Wednesday’s Pet is AUGGIE

Wednesday’s Pet is AUGGIE

Wednesday’s Pet for 09/28/16 is AUGGIE Featured Pet: Auggie Rescue Group: Last Chance Animal Rescue Breed: Boxer Mix Sex: Male Size: Medium Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $375.00 Auggie is a 3-year-old-male, Boxer mix. He is very affectionate and smart with a happy go lucky personality. He is kennel trained,...
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Police in St. Mary’s County Seeking Identity of Skateboarders

Police in St. Mary’s County Seeking Identity of Skateboarders

On Saturday, August 27, 2016, at 3:20 p.m., the suspects were skateboarding on the loading dock, ramps and parking lot to the rear of the Good Earth Natural Food Company store in violation of the “No Skateboarding” signs that are posted there. The Good Natural Food Company store is located at 41675 Park Avenue,...
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Indecent Exposure Reported on Three Notch Trail

Indecent Exposure Reported on Three Notch Trail

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office received complaints of a male suspect who exposed himself to citizens along the Three Notch Trail near Laurel Grove Road in Mechanicsville, during the evening of Sept. 22, 2016. The suspect is described as a white male in his 20’s, shoulder length hair, wearing dark colored clothing. Anyone...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report for 9/28/2016

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report for 9/28/2016

During the week of September 19 through September 25 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,485 calls for service throughout the community. Burglary: On September 19, 2016, at approximately 10: 20 p.m., Deputy N. Buckler witnessed someone standing in front of a glass door of the Aquatic Center, in Prince Frederick,...
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A Flash Flood Watch Has Been Issued for Southern Maryland

A Flash Flood Watch Has Been Issued for Southern Maryland

Flash flood watch from 2 a.m., edt thu until 8am edt Fri …flash flood watch in effect from late Wednesday night through Friday morning. The national weather service in sterling Virginia has issued a flash flood watch for all of Southern Maryland. Anne Arundel Calvert Charles St. Mary’s Prince Georges From late Wednesday night...
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Mechanicsville VFD Selling Two Garage Structures

Mechanicsville VFD Selling Two Garage Structures

For Sale: (2) 40 X 51 Garage Structures with an A frame roof. The walls are 14′ tall. Both structures are fully insulated, wired and climate controlled. Both have (2) garage doors w/openers and 1 side entry door. They were used to house firetrucks during the building of the new Mechanicsville fire station. Please call Jackson...
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St. Mary’s County Government Operational Schedule for Columbus Day

St. Mary’s County Government Operational Schedule for Columbus Day

St. Mary’s County Government Administrative Offices will be closed on Monday, October 10 for the Columbus Day holiday. County offices will re-open on Tuesday, October 11. The St. Andrews Landfill, six (6) Convenience Centers, and St. Mary’s Transit System (STS) will be open for normal business hours on Monday, October 10. However the SSTAP...
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Mason Graham Cameron Atkins, 18

Mason Graham Cameron Atkins, 18

Mason Graham Cameron Atkins, 18, of Deale passed away September 25, 2016. He was born April 29, 1998 in Vinton, VA to Malcolm Graham and Tammy Lynn (Tanner) Atkins. Mason moved with his family to Deale when he was a year old, and attended Deale Elementary and Southern Middle and High Schools. He was...
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Notice of Public Meeting St. Clements Shores Water System Replacement

Notice of Public Meeting St. Clements Shores Water System Replacement

In accordance with Section 113-5 of the Code of St. Mary’s County, the St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission (MetCom) will hold a Public Meeting to notify and inform the community regarding the proposed St. Clements Shores Water System Replacement Phase 1 Project No. 2101WR. This project is MetCom’s first phase of the St. Clements...
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Marvin Elizabeth Cain, 91

Marvin Elizabeth Cain, 91, of Owings, MD, passed away on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, in Prince Frederick, MD. She was born in West Virginia to William and Pearl (Blevins) Hutton. She was married to the late Wilburn A. Cain, who passed away in 1977. She worked for the Prince Georges County School System as...
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Walter Quinton Crowe, 92

Walter Quinton Crowe, 92

Walter Quinton Crowe, 92, of St. Mary’s City, MD died September 24, 2016 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Callaway, MD. He was born on February 23, 1924 in Providence, RI to the late Arthur Edwin Crowe and Ethel Doige. On February 8, 1944, Walter proudly enlisted in the United States Army, where...
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Prince George’s County Police Department to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint This Friday

Prince George’s County Police Department to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint This Friday

The Special Operations Division from the Prince George’s County Police Department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint this Friday, September 30th from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Officers will focus on the southern portion of the county.
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Police Charge School Bus Attendant With Sexual Abuse in Prince George’s County

Police Charge School Bus Attendant With Sexual Abuse in Prince George’s County

A school bus attendant is now in custody in connection with the sexual abuse of two young students in his care. The suspect is 38-year-old Michael Patopie of the 4200 block of Alton Street in Capitol Heights. The preliminary investigation reveals Patopie inappropriately touched two students, ages four and five, on a school bus...
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Tri-County Animal Shelter Announces October Promotions

Tri-County Animal Shelter Announces October Promotions

The Tri-County Animal Shelter is pleased to announce the following October monthly promotions: Adopt a Shelter Dog Month (Saturday, Oct. 1- Monday, Oct. 31) To celebrate this special month, the shelter is giving a free toy with every adopted dog. Make a difference in the life of a shelter pup and consider adopting. If...
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New Laws Impacting Maryland Drivers to Take Effect October 1

New Laws Impacting Maryland Drivers to Take Effect October 1

A number of motor vehicle laws passed by the Maryland General Assembly during their 2016 session will take effect on Saturday, October 1, 2016.  The list of new laws impacting Maryland drivers includes the Drunk Driving Reduction Act of 2016, also known as Noah’s Law, which was signed into law by Governor Larry Hogan...
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