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Donald Ellsworth Wilson, 90

Donald Ellsworth Wilson, 90

Donald Ellsworth Wilson, age 90, of Indian Head, Maryland, died October 9, 2019 at his residence with Hospice. Donald was the Director of Public Works Engineering for 36 years at the Naval Ordinance Station in Indian Head, Maryland. He was a long-time member of the Indian Head Lions Club, where he served in every...
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Dody Michelle Royer, 52

Dody Michelle Royer, 52

Dody Michelle Royer, 52, of Newburg, Maryland, passed away suddenly on October 6, 2019 at her home. Born on April 25, 1967 in Cheverly, Maryland, she was the daughter of James McConkey and the late Thelma McConkey. A homemaker and mom, Dody enjoyed cooking, listening to music, dancing, playing cards, flower arranging and being...
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Francis Eugene “Ike” Eickhoff, 92

Francis Eugene “Ike” Eickhoff, 92

Francis Eugene “Ike” Eickhoff, 92, passed away October 9, 2019 at his residence surrounded by family. He was born January 16, 1927 in Victoria Township, IL to Harvey Martin and Altha Mae (Johnson) Eickhoff. When Ike turned 17, he left high school and joined the United States Navy. He served aboard the USS Monticello,...
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Charles Edward “Ed” or “Pops” Green, Sr., 90

Charles Edward “Ed” or “Pops” Green, Sr., 90

Charles Edward “Ed” or “Pops” Green, Sr., 90, of Chesapeake Beach passed away October 10, 2019. He was born April 1, 1929 in Washington, D.C. to Cecil Guy and Beatrice (Hepner) Green. Ed was raised in Mt. Jackson, VA and moved to Washington, D.C. as a teenager. He enlisted in the United States Merchant...
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Vernon Wendell Garner, 96, USAF (Ret.)

Vernon Wendell Garner, 96, USAF (Ret.)

Vernon Wendell Garner, Lieutenant Colonel, USAF (Ret.) died at 96 of natural causes on October 1, 2019. He was born on his family’s farm near Dowell, MD, Aug 27, 1923. A 1940 Calvert (Md) HS graduate, he worked for the FBI for two years, then joined the US Army Air Corps in 1942. He...
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Dorothy Mae Jackson, 87

Dorothy Mae Jackson, 87

Dorothy Mae Jackson, 87, of Issue, MD passed away on October 8, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. Dorothy was born in Washington, DC on October 10, 1931 to the late Charles F. Fenwick and Elsie Mae Fenwick. She is survived by her husband, James S. Jackson; sons, James C. Jackson, Sr....
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Theresa May Packard, 71

Theresa May Packard, 71

Theresa May Packard, 71, of Newburg, MD passed away on October 8, 2019 at the University of MD Charles Regional Medical Center in LaPlata, MD. Born in Washington, DC on April 21, 1948 to the late Henry Prince and Elizabeth Prince, she is also preceded in death by her husband, James Packard; and brother,...
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Carl (Buzzy) Roger Breeden, 74

Carl (Buzzy) Roger Breeden, 74

Carl (Buzzy) Roger Breeden, 74, of Hughesville, MD passed on October 7, 2019 peacefully at his home. Carl was born on February 3, 1945 to the late Carl Breeden and Mary (Materia) Breeden in Washington, D.C. Buzzy worked in the automotive industry most of his adult life, from owning an auto parts yard, to...
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Bill Fisher, 67

Bill Fisher, 67

Bill Fisher, 67, of Colton’s point, MD passed away on October 9, 2019 at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C., after a short but heroic battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loving wife and brother and sister. He was born in New Brunswick, N.J. on April 4, 1952 to the late...
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St. Mary’s County Public Schools to Host Town Hall Meeting on Substance Abuse Prevention

St. Mary’s County Public Schools to Host Town Hall Meeting on Substance Abuse Prevention

Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, will be hosting Monthly Town Hall Meetings during the 2019-2020 school year. These conversational meetings will focus on topics that are important to the school system and community, meetings will be held at the Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center, 24005 Point Lookout Road, Leonardtown,...
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Dr. Mudd Elementary School Officially Rededicated After Recent Renovation and Expansion

Dr. Mudd Elementary School Officially Rededicated After Recent Renovation and Expansion

School system, county and state officials joined together on October 10, 2019, at the Dr. Samuel A. Mudd Elementary School to officially rededicate the school, which recently underwent a complete renovation and expansion. Dr. Mudd first opened in 1967 with about 45,000 square feet of space, a combined cafeteria and activity area, indoor courtyards...
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Prince George’s County Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Hit-and-Run in Brandywine

Prince George’s County Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Hit-and-Run in Brandywine

The Prince George’s County Police Department Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is actively investigating a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run that occurred on Wednesday. The victim is identified as 38-year-old John Gullickson of Accokeek. On October 9, 2019, at approximately 6:20 am, a 911 caller reported seeing an unresponsive man on the ground near the roadway...
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One Flown to Trauma Center After Rollover Crash in Waldorf

One Flown to Trauma Center After Rollover Crash in Waldorf

On Friday, October 11, 2019, at approximately 1:45 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Crain Highway and Pembrooke Square in Waldorf, for the motor vehicle accident with one vehicle overturned and one person ejected. Dispatchers advised all responding units they received multiple 911 calls stating a pick-up truck had...
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Man Flown to Trauma Center After Shooting in Lexington Park

Man Flown to Trauma Center After Shooting in Lexington Park

On Saturday, October 12, 2019, at approximately 3:35 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the 48000 block of Castaway Circle and Windward Circle in Lexington Park, for the reported shooting. Crews arrived on the scene to find a 40-year-old male with a single gunshot wound to the upper body, police advised the...
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Charles Henry Farrell, 89

Charles Henry Farrell, 89, of Avenue, Maryland passed away at St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown on October 10, 2019. Born on November 15, 1930 in Compton, Maryland he was the son to the late Noble Leonard Farrell and Mary Lillian Graves Farrell. Charles (“Charlie”) married Agnes Lorraine Hall, his “Doll” as he affectionately called...
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Small Fire at St. Mary’s College of Maryland Public Safety Office Extinguished by Firefighters

Small Fire at St. Mary’s College of Maryland Public Safety Office Extinguished by Firefighters

On Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at approximately 10:00 p.m., firefighters from Ridge, NAS Webster Field, and Bay District responded to 47455 Old State House Road in St. Mary’s City, for the reported commercial gas-leak. College Public Safety reported an odor of gas coming from the basement and believed it was coming the boiler, and...
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Firefighters Respond to School Bus Fire in Bushwood

Firefighters Respond to School Bus Fire in Bushwood

On Friday, October 11, 2019, at approximately 1:00 p.m., firefighters from the Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department responded to the Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department parking lot, for the reported commercial vehicle fire. Firefighters were on the scene at a fire prevention demonstration at the Dynard Elementary School they were alerted for the commercial...
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VIDEO: Three Injured After Suspected Impaired Driver Slams into The Green Door Tavern in Park Hall

VIDEO: Three Injured After Suspected Impaired Driver Slams into The Green Door Tavern in Park Hall

On Friday, October 11, 2019, at approximately 9:15 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the Green Door Tavern in Park Hall, for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a structure with one person trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle halfway into the building, with the single occupant...
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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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MetCom Reports 1,500 Gallons of Sewer Overflow on St. George Island

MetCom Reports 1,500 Gallons of Sewer Overflow on St. George Island

The St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission is reporting a sanitary sewer overflow that occurred on October 11, 2019 at 16668 Point Lookout Road. The sanitary sewer leak occurred as a result of a tidal surge and flooding on St. George Island. The total volume of the overflow is estimated to be about 1,500 gallons....
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VIDEO: Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Fully Engulfed Vehicle in Hollywood

VIDEO: Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Fully Engulfed Vehicle in Hollywood

On Thursday, October 10, 2019, at approximately 6:30 p.m., firefighters and police responded to the area of Three Notch Road and St. Johns Road in Hollywood, for the reported vehicle fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a Dodge Charger fully engulfed in flames, with the single occupant out of the vehicle. 6...
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Police in Charles County Arrest Three Men for Armed Robbery

Police in Charles County Arrest Three Men for Armed Robbery

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives arrested three men wanted in connection with an armed robbery that occurred on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, in Waldorf. In that case, a suspect entered a market in the 10900 block of Berry Road, displayed a gun and demanded money. During the robbery, the suspect fired a round, which struck...
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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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