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St. Mary’s County College Student Arrested After Punching Two Public Safety Officers in Their Faces

St. Mary’s County College Student Arrested After Punching Two Public Safety Officers in Their Faces

On Sunday, November 24, 2018, Deputy A. Budd, from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, responded to the St. Mary’s County College, to assist College Public Safety Officers, after they had activated an emergency button on their radio. An Investigation determined officers Douglas Sprouse and Nicholas Landrum were assaulted by Corey James Squibb, 18,...
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Commissioners of St. Mary’s County Sign Memorandum of Cooperation with Pärnu to Form Sister Counties

Commissioners of St. Mary’s County Sign Memorandum of Cooperation with Pärnu to Form Sister Counties

On Tuesday, December 3, 2019, during their regular business meeting, the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Chairman of the Maryland Estonia Exchange Council, Tovi Tagamets, to enter into a partnership of sister counties between St. Mary’s County and the Association of Local Authority Pärnu County, Estonia. According...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Man Shot in Waldorf

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Man Shot in Waldorf

On December 3, 2019, at approximately 5:50 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 12000 block of Ell Lane in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they located an adult male with a gunshot wound to his arm. He was transported to an area hospital where...
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Concerts, Auditions and a Scholarship Resource Fair Mark a Busy December for College of Southern Maryland

Concerts, Auditions and a Scholarship Resource Fair Mark a Busy December for College of Southern Maryland

CSM Chorale and Barbershop Concert. 8 p.m., Dec. 5. College of Southern Maryland (CSM), La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center (FA Building), Brad and Linda Gottfried Theater, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. The CSM Chorale and Chamber Choir with the Southern Mix Barbershop Chorus will perform. $10 adults, $8 seniors/military with ID/youth of high school...
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Notice of Public Meeting: St. Clement’s Shores Water System Replacement Project

Notice of Public Meeting: St. Clement’s Shores Water System Replacement Project

In accordance with Section 113-5 of the Code of St. Mary’s County, the St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission (MetCom) will hold a Public Meeting to notify and inform the community regarding the proposed St. Clements Shores Water System Replacement Phase 2 Project No.: 2151WL. This project is MetCom’s second phase of the St. Clements...
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Emma Lee “LeeLee” Massey, 42

Emma Lee “LeeLee” Massey, 42

Emma Lee “LeeLee” Massey, 42, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 23, 2019. She was born on June 20, 1977 in Leonardtown, Maryland to Edward Ernest Bowles of Compton, MD. and Barbara Lee (Tennyson) Lacey of Bushwood, MD. LeeLee was a joyful and loving woman. With a smile that would light...
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Joseph “Jay” Warren Smith, Sr., 50

Joseph “Jay” Warren Smith, Sr., 50

Joseph “Jay” Warren Smith, Sr., 50, of Morganza, MD passed away on November 30, 2019. Born in Leonardtown, MD on January 23, 1969, he was the son of James Ralph Smith, Sr. and Mary Phyllis Guy. Jay graduated from Leonardtown High School in 1988. He began his career in appliance repair after graduation at...
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Joyce Townshend Bowling, 87

Joyce Townshend Bowling, age 87, of Solomons, MD passed away on November 20, 2019 at her home. She was born in Baltimore City, MD on March 2, 1932 to the late William Ewing Townshend and the late Lula Grace Martin Townshend Burroughs. Joyce was a loving, caring and faithful woman. She began her 38-year...
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Linda Mae Ching-Swarey, 73

Linda Mae Ching-Swarey, 73

Linda Mae Ching-Swarey, 73 of Hollywood, MD passed away on November 27, 2019 at her residence. Born March 11, 1946 in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of John Richard Knott, Sr, of Hollywood, MD and the late Virginia Helen Knott. Linda was the loving wife of the late Israel Zook Swarey, Jr. whom...
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Ernest Ludwig Bernhardt, 91

Ernest Ludwig Bernhardt, 91

Ernest Ludwig Bernhardt, 91, of Owings passed away November 22, 2019 surrounded by family. He was born January 26, 1928 in Washington, D.C. to James A. and Florence Lenora (Norton) Bernhardt. He was employed with the Department of the Navy Chesapeake Division and as a construction manager with the Small Business Administration, retiring in...
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Valerie Schultz Eagen

Valerie Schultz Eagen

Valerie Schultz Eagen was born in Washington, D.C. on October 24, 1947 and passed away at home in Prince Frederick, MD on October 26, 2019 Valerie was the daughter of the late Dr. George N. Schultz and Grace Dibitetto Schultz. She is survived by her husband of 49 years Francis C. Eagen, Jr, her...
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Martin William Sincell, 104

Martin William Sincell, 104

Martin William Sincell, 104, of Chesapeake Beach died November 22, 2019, at his residence. He was born May 29, 1915, in Washington D.C. where he was raised by his parents Chas and Ella Sincell. Martin graduated from Roosevelt High School. He was employed as a Salesman at White Westinghouse. He married June Avis Sincell...
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James Willard “Jimmy” DiCarlo, 70

James Willard “Jimmy” DiCarlo, 70

James Willard “Jimmy” DiCarlo, 70, of North Beach passed away November 18, 2019. Born to Joseph Angelo and Frances Louise (Carey) DiCarlo. Most of his childhood he lived in Berwyn Heights MD. Jimmy attended St. Hugh’s Elementary and Greenbelt Junior High in Greenbelt MD. He graduated from High Point High in Belstville, MD in...
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Eileen Marie Gallo, 78

Eileen Marie Gallo, 78

Eileen Marie Gallo, age 78, passed away peacefully November 21, 2019. She was born June 26, 1941 in Newark, New Jersey to John and Anna Klein. For 48 years, she was married to the love of her life, Victor J. Gallo. Victor preceded her in death in 2016. Eileen was an incredible cook, who...
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Edmond “Ed” “Kenny” Kenneth Greene, 83

Edmond “Ed” “Kenny” Kenneth Greene, 83

Edmond “Ed” “Kenny” Kenneth Greene, 83 of Martinsburg, WV passed away on November 19, 2019 at his daughter’s residence. Ed was born on March 31, 1936 in Mansfield, WV to the late Kenneth B. Greene and Mary Josephine McVicker Greene. Ed married his loving wife, Frances Ann (Carter) Greene on June 19, 1959. They...
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Volunteers Respond to Shed Fire in Mechanicsville

Volunteers Respond to Shed Fire in Mechanicsville

On Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at approximately 2:50 p.m., firefighters from Mechanicsville, Seventh District, Leonardtown, and Hollywood responded to the 27000 block of Erin Drive in Mechanicsville, for the reported structure on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a small shed fully engulfed in flames with the surrounding area and woods on...
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Call for Nominations: Women’s History Month Banquet Awards 2020

Call for Nominations: Women’s History Month Banquet Awards 2020

The St. Mary’s County Commission for Women (CFW) is excited to announce that nominations are open for the 2020 Woman of the Year and Tomorrow’s Woman Awards. All nominees will be honored at the Women’s History Month Banquet Thursday, March 19, 2020, at the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall in Lexington Park,...
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Noise Advisory – Low-Level Aircraft Testing Scheduled at Webster Field from December 5 to 6, and December 9 to December 13

Noise Advisory – Low-Level Aircraft Testing Scheduled at Webster Field from December 5 to 6, and December 9 to December 13

Communities surrounding Webster Outlying Field are advised that fixed wing aircraft testing events involving low-level approaches to the airfield are scheduled to occur December 5 and 6, and December 9 through December 13, 2019 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. As with all operations, NAS Patuxent River takes precautions to lessen...
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Two Injured After Two Motor Vehicle Accidents in California

Two Injured After Two Motor Vehicle Accidents in California

On Sunday, December 1, 2019, at approximately 8:25 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Chancellors Run Road and Military Lane in Great Mills, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one vehicle overturned. Crews arrived on the scene to find two motor vehicles accidents in the area of...
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No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Strikes House in Chaptico

No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Strikes House in Chaptico

On Monday, December 2, 2019, at approximately 10:45 p.m., firefighters and police responded to 24900 Maddox Road in Chaptico, for the motor vehicle accident involving a structure. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and into a residence. The residence is vacant, and no injuries were reported. All...
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One Injured After Vehicle Strikes Park Hall Post Office

One Injured After Vehicle Strikes Park Hall Post Office

On Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at approximately 3:05 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the Park Hall Post Office located at 18400 Point Lookout Road in Park Hall, for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a structure. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle in the parking lot, with...
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UPDATE: Police Believe Alcohol to be a Factor in Motor Vehicle Accident That Killed 50-Year-Old Morganza Man

UPDATE: Police Believe Alcohol to be a Factor in Motor Vehicle Accident That Killed 50-Year-Old Morganza Man

UPDATE 12/3/2019 – MSP Press Release: Kyle Nelson, 32, of Mechanicsville, was flown by Trooper 7 to Prince George’s Hospital. Charges are pending the outcome of the investigation. The preliminary investigation indicates Nelson, who was operating a 2010 Chevrolet Express, crossed the center line into oncoming traffic. Police believe that shortly before 11:00 p.m,...
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UPDATE: State Police Investigating Daytime Home Invasion/Armed Robbery in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE: State Police Investigating Daytime Home Invasion/Armed Robbery in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE: The armed robbery is now being investigated as a home invasion. The suspects forced open front door of the complex and then a door to the residence before entering the apartment. Once inside the suspects demanded specific items from the home and stole a large amount of cash. It appears the suspects knew...
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D.C. Felon Sentenced to 33 Years in Federal Prison for Committing Two Armed Robberies in Prince George’s County

D.C. Felon Sentenced to 33 Years in Federal Prison for Committing Two Armed Robberies in Prince George’s County

U.S. District Judge George J. Hazel today sentenced Ronnell Francis Lewis, a/k/a Punkin, age 46, of Washington, D.C., to 33 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release on federal charged related to Lewis’s participation in two armed robberies. On July 3, 2019, after a seven-day trial, a federal jury convicted...
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Harold E. Jordan, 59

Harold E. Jordan, 59

On Wednesday, November 27, Harold E. Jordan, 59, of Upper Marlboro, MD passed away at Veterans Medical Center in Washington, DC. He was born on October 15, 1960 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Leonardtown, MD in St. Mary’s County. He was the son of the late John C. Jordan, Sr. and Ethel G. Jordan. He...
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