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Martin Henry Russell, 87

Martin Henry Russell, 87

Martin Henry Russell, 87, of Ridge, MD, passed away on March 20, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on August 3, 1929 in Chaptico, MD, he was the son of the late Rose Alice Suite Russell, and George Clayton Russell. Martin was the loving husband of Minnie Josephine Courtney Russell, whom he married on August...
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Linda Mae Pilkerton, 71

Linda Mae Pilkerton, 71

Linda Mae Pilkerton, 71 of Leonardtown, MD formerly from Valley Lee, MD passed away on March 20, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on February 1, 1946 in Drayden, MD, she was the daughter of the late Sara Perry Adams, and George Thomas Adams. Linda was the loving wife of the late James Rudolph Pilkerton...
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Rufus “Butch” Wilson O’Hara, 89

Rufus “Butch” Wilson O’Hara, 89

Rufus “Butch” Wilson O’Hara, 89, took the hand of our Lord in the early morning hours of Friday, March 17, 2017. To his grandchildren he was known as Pop Pop. For over 30 years he was a resident of Glen Burnie, MD and lived in Hollywood, MD for the last 20 years. Butch was...
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Glen Burnie Man Wins Huge Prize on Last Scratch-off on Roll

Glen Burnie Man Wins Huge Prize on Last Scratch-off on Roll

A Glen Burnie man who purchased the last $10 50x The Cash ticket on the roll is $50,000 richer today. Weeks after his win, Iobal Singh was still smiling when he claimed his prize at Lottery headquarters in Baltimore! Iobal and his brother were in 7-Eleven #11533 in Glen Burnie when the lucky winner...
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New Way to Plan Your Stay at Maryland State Parks

New Way to Plan Your Stay at Maryland State Parks

The Maryland Park Service’s reservation system is transitioning to a new website — parkreservations.maryland.gov — starting at 9 a.m. April 3, 2017. To allow for a smooth transition, the online reservation system will be unavailable from March 28 to April 2. During that time, existing park reservations will be transferred to the new system. Walk-in...
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Statement from Governor Larry Hogan on House Bill 1362

Statement from Governor Larry Hogan on House Bill 1362

Governor Larry Hogan tonight issued the following statement in response to the Maryland House of Delegates voting for final approval of House Bill 1362, which will directly interfere with the ability of state and local law enforcement to work and cooperate with federal law enforcement authorities: “The Maryland House of Delegates tonight passed an...
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Upcoming Clinics Offer Free Rabies Vaccinations for Pets

Upcoming Clinics Offer Free Rabies Vaccinations for Pets

The Calvert County Health Department is sponsoring rabies clinics in the coming weeks, offering free rabies vaccinations for county pets. The free clinics are scheduled as follows: • Saturday, April 8, Huntingtown High School, 4125 Solomons Island Road • Saturday, April 22, Patuxent High School, 12485 Southern Connector Blvd. Clinics will be held from...
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Shred Event Featuring Rain Barrel and Compost Workshops to be Held May 13

Shred Event Featuring Rain Barrel and Compost Workshops to be Held May 13

The Department of Public Works is hosting an environmental outreach event on Saturday, May 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Charles County Government Building parking lot (200 Baltimore Street, La Plata). Backyard composting and rain barrel workshops, as well as free document shredding are available. Advance registration for workshops is required....
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Discover Quest World War I Commemoration Highlights Mallows Bay

Discover Quest World War I Commemoration Highlights Mallows Bay

Travel back in time to World War I and experience interactive programs highlighting Mallows Bay at the Discover Quest: World War I Commemoration Weekend from Friday, April 21 to Sunday, April 23. The special event commemorates the 100th anniversary of the United States entering World War I. Program Schedule: Friday, April 21 College of...
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Navy Modernizes Tomahawk Weapons Control System

Navy Modernizes Tomahawk Weapons Control System

After more than a decade in service, the Navy recently delivered an upgraded Tactical Tomahawk Weapons Control System (TTWCS) to the fleet. The Tomahawk Weapons System Program Office (PMA-280) has maintained the system since 2004 with incremental updates, but to ensure future viability, more significant hardware and software modernization was required. “It is critical...
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Taste of Solomons to be Held this Saturday

Taste of Solomons to be Held this Saturday

The Solomons Business Association hosts the annual Taste of Solomons event usually from 11 am to 4 pm., this year the event will be held on March 25th, 2017. Restaurants and Shops Offer Tastes of Fine Food and Beverages New tastes abound in the historic Solomons Town Center as restaurants showcase selected food and beverages during...
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Commander, Navy Installations Command To Hold Change of Command

Commander, Navy Installations Command To Hold Change of Command

Vice Adm. Dixon R. Smith will be relieved by Vice Adm. Mary M. Jackson as Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) during a change of command ceremony to be held at the Washington Navy Yard, Admiral Leutze Park on Friday, March 31 at 10 a.m. Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. John Richardson, will be the...
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CSM Hawks Headed to Nationals

CSM Hawks Headed to Nationals

For the first time in the history of the College of Southern Maryland, the CSM Hawks have won the Region XX Division II Men’s Basketball Championship, held March 10-12 at Garrett College. CSM now advances to the NJCAA Division II National Championship, in Danville, Illinois, March 21-25. “This team had the right guys at...
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Berry’s STEMtastic Jaguars set to compete in world robotics event

Berry’s STEMtastic Jaguars set to compete in world robotics event

A robotics team from Berry Elementary School, the STEMtastic Jaguars, will represent Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) next month at the 2017 VEX Worlds – VEX IQ Challenge Elementary School Division competition. The team is one of only four Maryland elementary school teams that qualified to compete in the event, planned for April 23-25...
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William “Bill” Parker Cloyes, 95

William “Bill” Parker Cloyes, 95

William “Bill” Parker Cloyes passed away early on Friday, March 17, 2017, at his home in Maryland in the Asbury Solomons Island retirement community. His death was confirmed by his wife of 38 years, Dolores (Nelson) Cloyes. He was 95 years old. Bill Cloyes was born in Springfield, Massachusetts on December 8, 1921, in...
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CSM Robotics Team Qualifies for World Championship

CSM Robotics Team Qualifies for World Championship

For the fourth year in a row, the Talons, the College of Southern Maryland’s competitive robotics team, has qualified for the VEX-U World Championships. After qualifying at a March 10 tournament at Fairmont State University in Fairmont, West Virginia, the team now has a spot at the world championship April 19 to 22 in...
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Margaret “Betty” Elizabeth Mattingly Potts, 92

Margaret “Betty” Elizabeth Mattingly Potts, 92

Margaret “Betty” Elizabeth Mattingly Potts, 92, of Leonardtown, MD passed away surrounded by her loving family on March 13, 2017 in her residence in Leonardtown, MD. Born on December 17, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Agnes Gertrude Miles Mattingly and Charles Jenkins Mattingly, Sr. Betty was the loving wife of the...
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Warren Alexander Statesman, Sr. 85

Warren Alexander Statesman, Sr. 85

Warren Alexander Statesman, Sr. 85, of Valley Lee, MD passed away on March 11, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on June 22, 1931 in Valley Lee, MD he was the son of the late Mary Cutchember Statesman and Ellis Statesman. Warren was the loving husband of Priscilla Mae Statesman, whom he married in St....
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Dolores Mae Moore, 86

Dolores Mae Moore, 86

Dolores Mae Moore, 86, of Chaptico, MD passed away on March 16, 2017 at her home. Born on February 21, 1931, in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Forrest Wills and the late Anastacia Tomalavich Wills. Dolores worked at the Census Bureau and in doctor’s offices and was a homemaker. She...
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Mary Elizabeth Floyd “Betty” Bogie, 93

Mary Elizabeth Floyd “Betty” Bogie, 93

Mary Elizabeth Floyd “Betty” Bogie, 93, of Leonardtown, MD passed away March 16, 2017 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center in Leonardtown, MD surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 9, 1923 in Leonardtown, MD to the late Erich and Eleanor Miller Floyd. On February 19, 1949, Betty married her beloved husband, James...
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Joseph Andrew “Joe” Potanka, Jr., 70

Joseph Andrew “Joe” Potanka, Jr., 70

Joseph Andrew “Joe” Potanka, Jr., 70, of Hollywood, MD passed away March 15, 2017 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s with his loving family at his side. He was born November 22, 1946 in New Britain, CT to the late Jean and Joseph Potanka, Sr. Joe was many things to many people; a son,...
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Donald Francis Purdy, 75

Donald Francis Purdy, 75

Donald Francis Purdy, 75, of Somerset, PA (formerly of Hughesville, MD) passed away March 12, 2017 at Somerset Hospital in Somerset, PA, surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 29, 1941 in Washington, D.C. to the late Wilson Jerome Purdy and Catherine Teresa Magill. Donald was a dedicated employee of Giant Foods...
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Bonnie Gaye Burch, 72

Bonnie Gaye Burch, 72

Bonnie Gaye Burch, age 72 of La Plata, Maryland, died March 13, 2017 at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, Maryland. Bonnie was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. She was also a grandma who loved Elvis. She was the daughter of Lawrence Lincoln Lindsay and Leona...
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Roberta Jean Kieliger, 81

Roberta Jean Kieliger, 81

Roberta Jean Kieliger, age 81, of La Plata, MD, passed away March 14, 2017 at home from causes related to MDS, a long-term illness. She was born in Binghamton, NY in 1936 and is survived by her husband, Robert Kieliger; daughter, Cindy Beck; sisters, Mary Smith and Kathy Busick; grandson, David Beck; and great-grandchildren,...
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Abraham Meagher, 50

Abraham Meagher, 50

Our beloved Abraham Meagher, retired Senior Chief Petty Officer of the United States Navy, died 9 March 2017. He is survived by his loving wife Karen, his mother Mary; 5 siblings: Mary, Evelyn, Kenneth, Martha, and David; 5 nieces whom he loved as if they were his own daughters: Veronica, Mary, Maddy, Caroline, and...
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