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Anna “Kate” Catherine Bean, 95

Anna “Kate” Catherine Bean, 95

Anna “Kate” Catherine Bean, 95 of Leonardtown, MD passed away on May 21, 2017 in Solomons, MD. Born July 14, 1921 in Wilmington, DE, she was the daughter of the late Julia Byrnes Maenner and Lawrence Maenner. “Kate” was the loving wife of the late Thomas Franklin Bean, whom she married on June 30,...
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Michael “Mikey” DeWayne Redman, 43

Michael “Mikey” DeWayne Redman,43, of Lexington Park, MD formerly from Callaway, MD, passed away on May 15, 2017 in Lexington Park, MD. Born on May 13, 1974, he was the son of Mabel Sharlene Redman of Lexington Park, MD, and William Michael Redman of Callaway, MD. Mikey is survived by his children: Savannah Nichole...
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Kuei-Chih Liao Chang

Kuei-Chih Liao Chang

Peacefully on Monday, May 22, 2017,Kuei-Chih Liao Chang departed this earthly life in Arlington, Virginia. Family and friends will unite on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601 from 10:00am until time of service 11:00am. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton, MD.
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James Randolph Woodland, 64

James Randolph Woodland, 64

James Randolph Woodland, 64 of Bushwood, MD (Longview Beach), passed away on May 21, 2017. Family and friends will unite on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 for visitation at 10:00 am until time of service at 11:00 a.m. at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD. Interment to follow at Heritage Memorial Cemetery,...
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Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 7 – Police Week Memorial Service

Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 7 – Police Week Memorial Service

On Thursday, May 18, the beautiful sound of bagpipes could be heard at the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 7, in Great Mills, as law enforcement officers and lodge members gathered to honor those who have given the ultimate sacrifice. FOP Vice President, Scott Ruest began the ceremony with opening remarks and the introduction...
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Police Investigating Fatal Collision in Clinton That Killed 17-Year-Old

Police Investigating Fatal Collision in Clinton That Killed 17-Year-Old

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is working to determine the cause of a fatal crash in Clinton. The victim is 17-year-old Norman White of Livingston Road in Clinton. On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at about 10:15 pm, patrol officers were called to Temple Hill Road at Woodelves Way...
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5th Annual Dragon Boat Festival is Back in North Beach

5th Annual Dragon Boat Festival is Back in North Beach

The Dragon Boats are BACK in North Beach as Calvert County officially kicks off the summer with the 5th Annual Dragon Boat Festival on Saturday June 10th from 9AM – 5PM in North Beach MD. That day, over 5,000 spectators will line the Boardwalk in North Beach to watch as 30 plus teams compete...
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MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital to Host Vendor Fair June 2

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital to Host Vendor Fair June 2

The MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital (MSMH) Auxiliary and Special Activities Committee (SAC) are hosting a Vendor Fair for independent sales representatives this Friday, June 2 (rain date June 9), from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. The new event is a co-fundraiser for the two committees open to both the public and hospital associates. When...
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Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration Memorial Day Closings

Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration Memorial Day Closings

The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) will close all offices on Monday, May 29, 2017 in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. All full-service Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program (VEIP) stations also will close. MVA’s ten self-service VEIP kiosks will remain open and are available 24/7. As part of Governor Hogan’s...
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22 Year-Old Bryans Road Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

22 Year-Old Bryans Road Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

On Monday, May 22, 2017 at 9:48 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to Olivers Shop Road between Route 6 and Wheatley Road for the report of a crash. A preliminary investigation revealed the driver of a Nissan sedan was travelling south on Olivers Shop Road when she lost control and...
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Adult Independence Program graduates celebrated

Adult Independence Program graduates celebrated

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) held its first official graduation ceremony of the 2016-17 school year on Friday, May 19 as school system staff and families celebrated eight graduates of the Adult Independence Program (AIP). Honored were Brandon Garner, Nathaniel Gilchrist, D’Armae Griffin, Thomas McKenzie, Michael Proctor, Devonte Smith, Mariah Viray and Dennis Weeden,...
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MVA Honored with Global Award on Driver’s License and Identification Card

MVA Honored with Global Award on Driver’s License and Identification Card

Maryland’s Driver’s License (DL) and Identification Card (ID) has recently been named the recipient of a 2017 Élan Award for Card Manufacturing Excellence. The award honors innovative card manufacturers, personalizers, issuers, and suppliers who support a commitment to design quality, technical innovation, and the future of the global card industry. “Residents, businesses, and law...
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Healthy & Safe Swimming Week

Healthy & Safe Swimming Week

National Healthy and Safe Swimming Week runs May 22-28, 2017, the week leading up to Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer. The Secretaries of Maryland’s Departments of Health and Mental Hygiene, the Environment and Natural Resources encourage all Marylanders to take note of swimming safety tips to ensure a safe and healthy swimming...
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Community Spirit and Superheroes Unite for A Day 4 Heroes

Community Spirit and Superheroes Unite for A Day 4 Heroes

Foundation 4 Heroes had their first fundraiser Saturday called, “A Day 4 Heroes” and the community embraced their idea and showed some wonderful support. Heroes from far and wide gathered for the event honoring our community’s real heroes who make a difference in St. Mary’s County. The weather was perfect, the food was good,...
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North Point Student Receives Northrop Grumman Scholarship

North Point Student Receives Northrop Grumman Scholarship

North Point High School senior Connor Staudmyer is preparing to graduate and plan for the future. As a student in the engineering program at North Point, he recently completed his senior project: a helmet impact sensor for use in athletics. “The helmet sensor can trigger an alert when an athlete is injured on the...
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Jeanne Teresa Drula, 89

Jeanne Teresa Drula, 89

Jeanne T. Drula passed away on May 17, 2017 at the age of 89. She is survived by her children, Marcella Drula-Johnston, Patricia A. Davis, Paul A. Drula and Nancy M. Bond; her grandchildren, James Bond, Matthew I. Feinberg, Christine Bond, Michael A. Feinberg, Anthony Drula, Nicholas Drula and Rebecca Davis; and several nieces...
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Lewis Norman Bridgett, 90

Lewis Norman Bridgett, 90

Lewis Norman Bridgett, 90, of Bel Alton, MD passed away on May 20, 2017 at the University of MD Charles Regional Center in LaPlata, MD. Born on June 22, 1926, the oldest child to the late Thornton K. Bridgett and Olive H. Bridgett, he is also predeceased by his wife, Ruby Edna Bridgett; brothers,...
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Frank Samuel Dye, Sr., 85

Frank Samuel Dye, Sr., 85

Frank Samuel Dye, Sr., 85, passed away May 21, 2017 at Southern Maryland Hospital in Clinton, MD. He was born April 9, 1932 in Raven, VA to Robey G. and Marjorie Alice (Keene) Dye. He was raised in Raven and after high school worked as a coal miner for ten years. He married Norma...
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Richard Albert Jenkins, 80

Richard Albert Jenkins, 80

Richard Albert Jenkins, 80, of Callaway, MD passed away on May 19, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born February 27, 1937 in College Park, MD to the late William L. Jenkins and Eunice A. Houchens Jenkins. In 1955 Richard proudly joined the United States Army and served as...
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William Eugene “Gene” Schroth, 73

William Eugene “Gene” Schroth, 73

William Eugene “Gene” Schroth of Mechanicsville, Maryland, died on Friday, May 19, 2017 at the St. Mary’s Hospice House in Callaway. He was 73 years old. As affectionately known as “Stroker”, Mr. Schroth was born on January 13, 1944 in Washington, DC to the late Ruth E. and William Conrad Schroth. Mr. Schroth served...
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James Patrick “J. J.” Johnson, 75

James Patrick “J. J.” Johnson, 75

James Patrick “J. J.” Johnson, 75, of Great Mills, MD passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. He was born on September 29, 1941 in La Plata, MD to the late Joseph Patrick Johnson and Mary Luvern Queen. J.J. enlisted in the United States Army and proudly served his country in Viet...
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Robert Walderzak, 79

Robert Walderzak, 79

Robert Walderzak of Forestville, Maryland, died on Friday, May 19, 2017 at Bridgepoint Hospital in Washington, DC. He was 79 years old Born on July 8, 1937 in Saginaw, Michigan, he was the son of the late Ida Mae George Walderzak and Waldemar William Walderzak. Mr. Walderzak served in the U. S. Air Force...
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Elizabeth Ann “Liz” Raymond, age 89

Elizabeth Ann “Liz” Raymond, age 89

Elizabeth Ann “Liz” Raymond, age 89, of La Plata, Maryland, died May 18, 2017 at Sagepoint Senior Living in La Plata, Maryland. Liz was born in La Plata, Maryland on August 4, 1927. She was the Valedictorian of her 1945 graduating class from Sacred Heart Catholic School. She was a lifelong member of Sacred...
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Elizabeth Dolgos Havrilla, 95

Elizabeth Dolgos Havrilla, 95

Elizabeth Dolgos Havrilla, 95 of La Plata, Maryland died May 17, 2017 in La Plata, Maryland. Born in East Conemaugh, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of John Dolgos and Barbara Molnar Dolgos. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Andy. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She...
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Nathalia Geraldine “Cella” “Sandy” Crosby, 95

Nathalia Geraldine “Cella” “Sandy” Crosby, 95

Nathalia Geraldine “Cella” “Sandy” Crosby, 95, of St. Inigoes, MD passed away Monday, May 15, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born November 28, 1921 in Allison Park, PA to the late Charles A. Sandman and Helen Catherine Russ. On November 7, 1941 Cella married her beloved husband, Paul...
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