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Slagle Appointed Economic Development Director for Calvert County

Slagle Appointed Economic Development Director for Calvert County

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kelly Robertson-Slagle as the county’s director of economic development. The appointment is an important part of the reorganization plan the board approved April 25 to improve overall county government operations and services to the public. Slagle’s appointment is effective...
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Free Fishing Classes Available to Youth at Gilbert Run Park

Free Fishing Classes Available to Youth at Gilbert Run Park

Are you between the ages of six and 15 and interested in learning how to fish?  The Charles County Department of Recreation, Parks and Tourism is hosting free fishing classes at Gilbert Run Park (13140 Charles Street, Charlotte Hall).  Classes are 9:30 a.m. – noon on Thursday, Aug. 10 and Thursday, Aug. 24. This...
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Calvert County to Host Free Residential Shredding Event

Calvert County to Host Free Residential Shredding Event

The Calvert County Division of Solid Waste is hosting a free paper shredding event for county residents Saturday, July 29. The event will be held at Northern High School located at 2950 Chaneyville Road, Owings from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine. All paper must be removed from plastic bags and cardboard...
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Take the Pledge to Eat Fresh Every Day During Buy Local Week

Take the Pledge to Eat Fresh Every Day During Buy Local Week

The annual statewide Buy Local Challenge (BLC) encourages everyone to eat something from a local farm every day during Buy Local Week, July 22 – 30, 2017. Individuals, businesses and organizations can take the Challenge, which is voluntary pledge to eat Maryland farm products (produce, dairy, seafood, meats and fruit) for one week. Locally...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 7/24/2017 to 7/28/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 7/24/2017 to 7/28/2017

During the week of July 10, to July 14, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Indian Head Highway at Smallwood Middle School Berry Road at Jenifer Elementary School Middletown Road at Westlake High School Oliver’s Shop Road at T.C. Martin Elementary School Cameras are activated Monday through Friday,...
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St. Mary’s College of Maryland to Assist Historic Sotterley Plantation with Archival Collections

St. Mary’s College of Maryland to Assist Historic Sotterley Plantation with Archival Collections

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Archives has partnered with Historic Sotterley Plantation to assist with preserving Sotterley’s archival collections and making them available online. A national landmark dating back to 1703, Sotterley Plantation is a 94-acre museum overlooking the Patuxent River in Hollywood, Md. It has been open to the public since 1961. Kent...
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St. Mary’s County Public Schools Announce Administrative Appointments

St. Mary’s County Public Schools Announce Administrative Appointments

Superintendent of Schools, Mr. J. Scott Smith, announces the administrative appointments made by the Board of Education at its meeting of July 19, 2017. The Board appointed Ms. Theresa Buckler as Assistant Principal, 11-month, at Greenview Knolls Elementary School. Ms. Buckler holds a Master’s degree from Bowie State University, and a Bachelor’s degree from...
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UPDATE: Driver in Fatal Crash at Maryland International Raceway Identified

UPDATE: Driver in Fatal Crash at Maryland International Raceway Identified

Official St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Press Release: On July 23, 2017, at approximately 8:02 pm, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Maryland International Raceway in Mechanicsville, Maryland for a reported crash on the drag strip. The investigation revealed, the driver, Thomas Albert Dunford, age 60, of Tazewell, Virginia was participating in...
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Judith Ann Joseph, 72

Judith Ann Joseph, 72 of Clinton, MD, passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at the age of 72. Judith was born on September 30, 1944, to Susie (Pasano) and Joseph Esposito. She worked for the Prince Georges County Board of Education. After retirement, she began running KENO and serving carry-out at Texas Ribs...
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Charles “Chip” A. Norris, 61

Charles “Chip” A. Norris, 61

Charles “Chip” A. Norris of Chesapeake Beach, MD, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, July 16, 2017, at the age of 61. He was born on February 12, 1956, in Washington, DC, to Teresa (Erlenbach) and Joseph A. Norris, Jr. Chip was the beloved husband of Valerie (Curran) Norris for over 30 years....
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Jan Maclean Smith

Jan Maclean Smith

Jan Maclean Smith of Solomons, MD, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. She was born in Hamilton, Scotland, the loving daughter of Robert and Jane (Campbell) Lippe. Jan was the Director of Housekeeping for the Four Seasons Hotel, Watergate Hotel and the Jefferson Hotel in Washington, DC; the Phoenician in...
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Linda K. Miller-Greene

Linda K. Miller-Greene

Linda K. Miller-Greene was born October 27, 1950 in Cow Lake, Arkansas, the second child of Matthew and Albirta Dean Miller, who preceded her in death. One sister, Sharon Miller and a nephew, Armund, also preceded her. Linda graduated from McCrory High School in McCrory, Arkansas. After graduation she relocated to Washington, DC. She...
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Audrey E. Seibert, 84

Audrey E. Seibert, 84

Audrey E. Seibert, 84, of Shady Side passed away on July 18, 2017 after a brief illness. She was born in Annapolis on October 12, 1932 to Esther and Crandall Trott of Shady Side. She attended Southern High School and married James L. Seibert, Jr. in 1950. She was a homemaker who enjoyed gardening...
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Stanley John Colarusso, Jr., 65

Stanley John Colarusso, Jr., 65

Stanley John Colarusso, Jr., 65, of Lothian passed away July 17, 2017 at his residence. He was born June 7, 1952 in Washington, D.C, to Stanley John and Janet Esther (Shipe) Colarusso. John was raised in the Washington, D.C. area and graduated from Potomac High School. He was employed as a telecommunications specialist with...
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John Albert Tierno, 85

John Albert Tierno, 85

John Albert Tierno, 85, of Leonardtown, MD, formerly of Solomons, MD, passed away on July 15, 2017 at home. Born August 28, 1931 in Camden, NJ, he was the son of the late John and Rachael Tierno. John graduated from Hadden Heights High School in Haddenfield, NJ. He served in the United States Navy...
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Lowena (Nana/MamaBug) Viola

Lowena (Nana/MamaBug) Viola

Lowena (Nana/MamaBug) Viola Lusby passed away July 14, 2017 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. She was born to the late Eunice Fern Buffer and the late James Buffer on February 8, 1939 in Natchitoches, Louisiana. Lowena enjoyed spending time with her loved ones, singing karaoke and being the designated driver. She enjoyed listening to...
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Ardis Michael Cole, 92

Ardis Michael Cole, 92

Ardis Michael Cole, 92, passed away on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Burnett-Calvert Hospice House in Prince Frederick. He had lived in Dunkirk since 1980. Ardis was born September 15, 1924 to Michael Solomon and Bessie (Horn) Cole in Cotton Valley, Louisiana. When he was a small child, the family doctor told his parents...
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Russell Arthur Logan Jr.

Family and friends are welcomed for a visitation on Thursday, July 27, 2017 from 4:00pm – 8:00pm at the Huntt Funeral Home, 3035 Old Washington Road in Waldorf. Interment and military honors will take place on Friday, July 28, 2017 at 10:15am at Maryland Veterans Cemetery Cheltenham, 11301 Crain Highway, Cheltenham, MD.
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William Thomas “Bill” Rose, 61

William Thomas “Bill” Rose, 61

William Thomas “Bill” Rose, 61, of Hollywood, MD passed away peacefully from this life into God’s arms on July 20, 2017, defeating the beast, cancer as he walked freely into God’s kingdom. He was born March 16, 1956 in Bristol, PA to the late Edward Rose and Madeline Barrett Rose. Bill was raised in...
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Ernest (Ernie) Eugene Bayne, 86

Ernest (Ernie) Eugene Bayne, 86

Ernest (Ernie) Eugene Bayne, 86, of Lothian, MD, formerly of Mt. Gilead, NC passed away at his residence on July 15, 2017. Ernie was born in Chester County, PA on June 9, 1931 and was adopted by the late Roy and Gladys Bayne. He served as a Corporal in the 24th Infantry Division of...
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James Michael “Jimmy” Lowe, 52

James Michael “Jimmy” Lowe, 52

James Michael “Jimmy” Lowe, 52, of Hollywood, MD passed away on July 15, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on July 21, 1964 in Leonardtown, MD to the late Gerard Robert Lowe and Patricia Mary Nolan Lowe. Jimmy was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County and a...
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Kyle William Jensen, 37

Kyle William Jensen, 37

Kyle William Jensen, 37, of Lexington Park, MD passed away on July 15, 2017 after a tragic accident. He was born February 19, 1980 in Davenport, IA to Colin William Jensen of Hollywood, MD and Vicki Lynn Capstaff. Kyle is a 1998 graduate of Leonardtown High School. He had been a semi-professional skate boarder....
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Deborah Michelle “Debbie” Dugan, 45

Deborah Michelle “Debbie” Dugan, 45

Deborah Michelle “Debbie” Dugan, 45, of Hollywood, MD passed away on July 16, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born October 20, 1971 in Blytheville, AR to John B. Fleming of Las Cruces, NM and Diana Garrett Huber of Hollywood, MD. Debbie graduated from Eastwood High School in 1990....
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Holly Anne Blankenship, 23

Holly Anne Blankenship, 23

Holly Anne Blankenship, 23, of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away on July 14, 2017. Born on July 21, 1993 in Clinton, MD, she is the daughter of Bryan Keith Blankenship and Deanne Marie Stoner Blankenship. Holly graduated from Chopticon High School in 2011. She received her A.A. from College of Southern Maryland and was completing...
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Joseph Ambrose Kelly Jr.

Joseph Ambrose Kelly Jr.

Joseph A. Kelly (Joe) passed away on July 14, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. Joe was born in West Warwick, Rhode Island on August 13, 1944 to Stacia (Blasik) and Joseph A. Kelly, Sr. He graduated from J.F. Deering High School in West Warwick and Johnson and Wales Business School in...
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