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No Injuries Reported After Plane Crash in Calvert County Early Saturday Morning

No Injuries Reported After Plane Crash in Calvert County Early Saturday Morning

On Saturday, October 12, 2019, at approximately 10:00 a.m., fire and rescue personnel from Calvert and St. Mary’s County responded to 865 Crystal Rock Road in Lusby, for the reported plane crash. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single engine, two seat aircraft off the runway and into the woods. Firefighters reported the...
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VIDEO: Four Injured After Multi-Vehicle Crash in California

VIDEO: Four Injured After Multi-Vehicle Crash in California

On Thursday, October 10, 2019, at approximately 5:30 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and First Colony Boulevard in California, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find three vehicles in the Southbound lanes in a rear-end style collision....
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Walk, Run, Roll or Fly to the Race 4 Heroes 5K on, Saturday, October 12, 2019

Walk, Run, Roll or Fly to the Race 4 Heroes 5K on, Saturday, October 12, 2019

Please join us on October 12th for Race 4 Heroes. After the race we will hand out awards, but like last year, we will honor some local children and give them gifts as well as a local veteran who will be receiving our largest gift ever!!! This gives attendees a chance to witness the...
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Maryland Health Department Confirms First Flu Cases; Urges All Marylanders to Get Flu Shots

Maryland Health Department Confirms First Flu Cases; Urges All Marylanders to Get Flu Shots

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) urges Marylanders to get vaccinated against influenza, as the flu season has already begun, with 11 laboratory confirmed cases identified since September 1. The majority of the cases so far have been subtyped as influenza A (H3N2), with a few classified as influenza B. The vaccine protects against...
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Chaney Enterprises Foundation Fund Continues Generous Support of CSM Workforce Pathway Programs with $25,000 Grant

Chaney Enterprises Foundation Fund Continues Generous Support of CSM Workforce Pathway Programs with $25,000 Grant

The Chaney Enterprises Foundation Fund awarded the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) $25,000 in scholarships for students who want to enter the workforce as pre-apprentices or earn a certified Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). To support this effort, a CSM Chaney Enterprises Workforce Pathway Program has been established that will map out the student’s course...
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27-Year-Old Lusby Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

27-Year-Old Lusby Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

On Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at approximately 9:05 a.m., deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the area of northbound MD Route 4 just south of MD Route 765 (HG Trueman Road north entrance) in Lusby, for a report of a single vehicle collision. Upon arrival,...
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College of Southern Maryland Month of October, 2019 Calendar Event List

College of Southern Maryland Month of October, 2019 Calendar Event List

CSM Hawk Feeder Food Drive. The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) will hold a Hawk Feeder Food Drive during the month of October. Donation boxes to collect non-perishable food items to assist students who lack reliable access to sufficient quantities of food will be set up at three of the CSM campuses. Items being...
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One Transported to Area Trauma Center After Serious Crash in Owings

One Transported to Area Trauma Center After Serious Crash in Owings

On Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at approximately 6:15 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Route 4 & Mt Harmony Road in Owings, for the reported motor vehicle accident with one vehicle into a pole. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway, with the driver...
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Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Vehicle Fire After Motor Vehicle Accident in Lothian

Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Vehicle Fire After Motor Vehicle Accident in Lothian

On Sunday, October 6, 2019, at 2:05 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Route 4 and Upper Pindell Road in Lothian, for the reported motor vehicle accident with one vehicle on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and into the woods...
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CSM Foundation’s 28th Annual Golf Classic Raises More Than $80,000 for Student Success Event Honors Danny Williams with New Scholarship

CSM Foundation’s 28th Annual Golf Classic Raises More Than $80,000 for Student Success Event Honors Danny Williams with New Scholarship

The 28th annual College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Foundation Golf Classic presented by Marrick Homes and popular Sip and Swing raised more than $80,000 for CSM scholarships and programs. Through the years, the annual signature event, held at the Swan Point Yacht and Country Club, has raised more than $1 million for student success...
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UPDATE: State Fire Marshal Investigating House Fire in Waldorf That Injured Eleven Fire Fighters

UPDATE: State Fire Marshal Investigating House Fire in Waldorf That Injured Eleven Fire Fighters

UPDATE 10/5/2019 @ 3:30 A.M.: On Friday, October 4, 2019, at approximately 4:50 p.m, firefighters from Waldorf and surrounding departments responded to 10386 Chamberlin Court East in Waldorf, for the reported structure fire. The incident is not suspicious in nature, and the cause is under investigation by the Office of the State Fire Marshal. The...
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Authorities Recover Body of Adult Male that Jumped From Thomas Johnson Bridge

Authorities Recover Body of Adult Male that Jumped From Thomas Johnson Bridge

On Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at approximately 3:10 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel from St. Mary’s County and Calvert County responded to the Thomas Johnson Bridge, for a water rescue. At approximately 3:00 a.m., NAS Patuxent River called Maryland State Police in Calvert County advising they found a vehicle running on the top...
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State Fire Marshal Haunted House Safety Guidelines To Look Out For This Halloween

State Fire Marshal Haunted House Safety Guidelines To Look Out For This Halloween

Many Marylanders will enjoy a variety special amusement buildings to celebrate Halloween this October. It is important to keep in mind that these structures have unique fire safety requirements in order to create an enjoyable and safe environment for everyone. “Smoke machines, dim lighting, cramped corridors, and loud noises can create true terror for...
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Launch of Thomas V. “Mike” Miller Jr., Center for Leadership at CSM, Foundation Raises Nearly $300,000 toward $500,000 Goal for Generation of Leaders

Launch of Thomas V. “Mike” Miller Jr., Center for Leadership at CSM, Foundation Raises Nearly $300,000 toward $500,000 Goal for Generation of Leaders

Saluting a legacy of Maryland leadership and decades of strong support of higher education, the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Foundation raised nearly $300,000 to establish the Thomas V. “Mike” Miller Jr. Center for Leadership at CSM during a festive and celebratory evening of music, great food and accolades for Miller at the Running...
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Couple Passed Out at Stop Sign Arrested for Possession of Heroin and Crack Cocaine

Couple Passed Out at Stop Sign Arrested for Possession of Heroin and Crack Cocaine

On September 27, 2019 Deputy Gilmore and Deputy Wood conducted a welfare check in the area of Breezy Point Road and Blue Heron Drive in Chesapeake Beach. A citizen advised there were two individuals asleep in the vehicle while stopped at the stop sign. Upon making contact with the occupants, Kelly Lynn Emmell, 29,...
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See Some of the New Maryland Laws That Go Into Effect Today

See Some of the New Maryland Laws That Go Into Effect Today

Hundreds of Maryland laws are going into effect today, Tuesday, October 1, 2019, spanning subjects from criminal justice reform to election law to medical cannabis. A generous number of the bills fall under the subjects of criminal justice and health. Senate Bill 707, which passed in the 2018 legislative session but is going into...
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Fire at Running Hare Vineyard Causes More Than 2.5 Million in Damages in Prince Frederick, Cause Still Under Investigation

Fire at Running Hare Vineyard Causes More Than 2.5 Million in Damages in Prince Frederick, Cause Still Under Investigation

UPDATE: On Monday, September 30, 2019, at approximately 6:05 a.m., firefighters responded to 150 Adelina Road in Prince Frederick, for the reported smoke investigation. Crews arrived on the scene to find a 1-story structure fully engulfed. The owner is Michael Scarborough. The estimated loss of structure is deemed to be $200,000 and contents over...
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Leonardtown Woman and her Husband Claim $50,000 Scratch-off Prize

Leonardtown Woman and her Husband Claim $50,000 Scratch-off Prize

Her tears started to flow when a grateful Leonardtown player entered the Maryland Lottery Winner’s Circle on Thursday when she heard the welcoming applause and cheers of Lottery employees. The 53-year-old was still floating on clouds after scratching off a $50,000 win on the DEAL OR NO DEAL™ game the day before. The St....
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Alcohol Contributing Factor in Head-on Collision on Thomas Johnson Bridge

Alcohol Contributing Factor in Head-on Collision on Thomas Johnson Bridge

On September 27, 2019 at approximately 7:50 p.m., deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported head-on collision involving three vehicles on top of the Thomas Johnson Bridge in Solomons. Preliminary investigation revealed, a 1989 Volvo operated by Raymond Jones Sr., 51 of Lexington Park, was traveling South on Route 4...
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The Department of Recreation and Parks Offering Lifeguard Training Course in October in Lexington Park

The Department of Recreation and Parks Offering Lifeguard Training Course in October in Lexington Park

The Department of Recreation and Parks will be holding a lifeguard training course at the Great Mills Pool. Learn how to effectively prevent and respond to water emergencies with this American Red Cross lifeguard training. Courses are designed to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to respond to a variety of scenarios in...
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Calvert Hospice Selected as Beneficiary of the Giant Food Community Bag Program for the Month of October

Calvert Hospice Selected as Beneficiary of the Giant Food Community Bag Program for the Month of October

Calvert Hospice has been selected as a beneficiary of the Giant Food Community Bag Program for the month of October. The Giant Food Community Bag Program, which launched in July 2019, is a reusable bag program that facilitates community support with the goal to make a difference in the communities where shoppers live and...
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On October 1st, the Statewide Sales Age Increases to 21 for all Tobacco Products in Maryland

On October 1st, the Statewide Sales Age Increases to 21 for all Tobacco Products in Maryland

Effective October 1, 2019, the statewide sales age increases to 21 for all tobacco products, including electronic smoking devices (e-cigarettes, vapes, pod-based devices such as JUUL and their e-liquids, and component parts and accessories). Important changes impacting tobacco sales: There is no “grandfather,” phase-in, or grace period​ for individuals who are 18 years of age prior to...
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Planning to Travel Abroad? Get Your Passport at the Calvert Library in Prince Frederick

Planning to Travel Abroad? Get Your Passport at the Calvert Library in Prince Frederick

Prepare for upcoming travel and apply for your U.S. Passport today at Calvert Library Prince Frederick. As a convenience to the community, Calvert Library is now a State Department-approved passport acceptance facility. While there, you can pick up books and other materials about your destination. You can even download the library’s Mango Languages learning...
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State Fire Marshal Investigating Early Morning House Fire in Huntingtown Where Two Firefighters Were Injured

State Fire Marshal Investigating Early Morning House Fire in Huntingtown Where Two Firefighters Were Injured

On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at approximately 5:30 a.m., firefighters from Huntingtown, Prince Frederick, Dunkirk, St. Leonard and surrounding departments responded to Queensberry Drive in Huntingtown, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a two-story single family residence with fire showing from the roof and rear of the house....
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Cozzens Construction Fundraiser Raises Over $60,000 for Calvert Hospice

Cozzens Construction Fundraiser Raises Over $60,000 for Calvert Hospice

Four years ago, Jerry and Joy Cozzens of Cozzens Construction held a small fundraising event for Calvert Hospice featuring an Eagles tribute band, the Long Run, at their home. Each year, the event grew in popularity and in proceeds. In 2018 the event outgrew their home and took place at Running Hare Vineyard, yielding...
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