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Chesapeake Life Center Offering Adult Grief Support Programs This Winter

Chesapeake Life Center Offering Adult Grief Support Programs This Winter

Chesapeake Life Center will offer a variety of grief support groups for adults that will be meeting in person and virtually in the new year. The following grief support groups will meet in person: Drop-In Grief Support Groups are open to anyone grieving. Groups offer participants an opportunity to share their feelings and obtain...
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Grief Support Groups Available for Free – First Responders Save Woman Who Jumped from Thomas Johnson Bridge

Grief Support Groups Available for Free – First Responders Save Woman Who Jumped from Thomas Johnson Bridge

Please, if you or anyone you know is battling depression and are considering suicide, reach out to someone. You are not in this alone. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline can be reached at 1-800-273-8255 or text HELLO to 741741, which is the Crisis Text Line. Both services are free and available 24 hours a...
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UM Charles Regional Medical Center Welcomes First Birth of 2023!

UM Charles Regional Medical Center Welcomes First Birth of 2023!

UM Charles Regional Medical Center’s first birth of 2023 was Harper Derrick Jackson, who was born to Diamond and Mike Jackson of White Plains at 8:14 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 3. While he was late as a first baby of the new year at the hospital, his birth was two weeks early, according to...
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Maryland State Police Arrest 21-Year-Old Man On Sextortion, Child Pornography Charges In Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police Arrest 21-Year-Old Man On Sextortion, Child Pornography Charges In Prince George’s County

Troopers arrested a Prince George’s County man on Thursday after a Maryland State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force investigation developed evidence of sextortion and possession and distribution of child pornography. The suspect is identified as Isaiah S. Poole, 21, of Suitland, Maryland. Poole is charged with seven counts of possession of child...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Multiple Reports of Shots Fired Over 24 Hour Period

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Multiple Reports of Shots Fired Over 24 Hour Period

On Thursday, January 12, 2023, at approximately 11:15 p.m., police responded to the area of Buck Hewitt Road and Victoria Circle in Great Mills, for reports of shots fired. At least 5 gunshots were heard in the area. A few minutes later at approximately 11:20 p.m., additional gunshots were reported in the area of...
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Marie Vallandingham Rowe, 88,

Marie Vallandingham Rowe, 88,

Marie Vallandingham Rowe, 88, of Clements MD peacefully passed away on January 10, 2023 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born on November 16, 1934 in Clements, MD, she was the daughter of Stephen Lawrence Vallandingham, Sr. and Julia Marie Bowles Vallandingham. She was a loving wife to John Imirie Rowe, who...
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Boyd Allen Shoemaker, “Shoe” 82,

Boyd Allen Shoemaker, “Shoe” 82,

Boyd Allen Shoemaker, “Shoe” 82, of Bushwood, MD, passed away on January 9, 2023 at his home. Born on April 16, 1940 in Olive Hill, KY, he was the son of the late Lillie Florence Horsley and the late Lonnie Otis Shoemaker. Boyd was the loving husband of Janet Shoemaker, whom he married on...
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AKC Paul Gustave Meinecke, USN (Ret.). 84,

AKC Paul Gustave Meinecke, USN (Ret.). 84,

AKC Paul Gustave Meinecke, USN (Ret.). 84, of Lexington Park, MD died on January 5, 2023 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s with his loving family at his side. He was born on February 21, 1938 in Gloversville, NY to the late Robert Paul Meinecke, Sr. and Paula Weber Meinecke. In 1955 at the...
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Sarah Elizabeth Ann Schulz, 44,

Sarah Elizabeth Ann Schulz, 44,

Sarah Elizabeth Ann Schulz, 44, of Leonardtown, Maryland passed away unexpectedly on December 27, 2022. She was born on November 22, 1978, in Essex County NY to Richard and Gail Schulz. Sarah worked for a federal contractor supporting NAS Patuxent River. She had a lifelong love for horses and riding.  She is survived by her beloved son, Benjamin Moritz, Brother and...
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Betty Jo “BJ” (Thompson) Waldron,

Betty Jo “BJ” (Thompson) Waldron,

Betty Jo “BJ” (Thompson) Waldron, 56, of Leonardtown, Md, passed away on January 07, 2023, at her home surrounded by loved ones. She was born in Front Royal, VA on July 29, 1966, to the late Woodrow Wilson Thompson and Helen Howard (Simons) Thompson. Growing up in Front Royal, BJ was always a go-getter....
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Eugene “Billy” Dudley Jones

Eugene “Billy” Dudley Jones

He will swallow up death forever, And the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces. The reproach of his people he will take away from all the Earth. For Jehovah himself has spoken it.” -Isaiah 25:8 The sun rose on July 2, 1951, in Prince Frederick, MD and set on...
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Rudi “John” Freitag, Jr., 75,

Rudi “John” Freitag, Jr., 75,

Rudi “John” Freitag, Jr., 75, of Scotland, MD passed away January 7, 2023 at his home. He was born on January 25, 1947 in Escondido, CA to the late Rudi John Freitag and Catherine O. Robbins Freitag. John started a career as a professional ceramic tile setter and installer working for his father. He...
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Virginia Elizabeth (Randall) Raulerson

Virginia Elizabeth (Randall) Raulerson

On Thursday, January 5, 2023, Virginia Elizabeth (Randall) Raulerson, passed away at the age of ninety-six. A caregiver to many, Virginia watched after her younger brother, children, nieces and nephews, grandchildren, and her great-granddaughter on occasion. Watching after the little ones of her family were some of her fondest memories, and Virginia left life-long...
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Sue Ann “Sue” Tuminaro, 79,

Sue Ann “Sue” Tuminaro, 79,

Sue Ann “Sue” Tuminaro, 79, of Lusby, MD and formerly of WV, passed away on January 8, 2023 at her residence. Born February 6, 1943 in DeRidder, LA, she was the daughter of the late Joe Caputo and Margaret Caputo. Sue graduated from Victory High School in 1962 and attended the College of Southern...
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Firefighters Respond to Back to Back Serious Motor Vehicle Collisions in Leonardtown in Under 40 Minutes

Firefighters Respond to Back to Back Serious Motor Vehicle Collisions in Leonardtown in Under 40 Minutes

On Friday, January 13, 2023, at approximately 1:13 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Newtowne Neck Road and No Name Lane in Leonardtown, for a motor vehicle collision reported serious with one trapped and unconscious. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles involved in a T-bone style...
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Convicted Drug Dealer Arrested for Impersonating a Police Officer and Assault in Lusby – Police Find Loaded Gun

Convicted Drug Dealer Arrested for Impersonating a Police Officer and Assault in Lusby – Police Find Loaded Gun

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was contacted in regards to a Facebook post where the post accused  Eddie Jewett of impersonating a police officer. The victim and his father made a Facebook post based off an incident which occurred on November 18, 2022. The victim stated the incident occurred as he was traveling Southbound...
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California Man Charged with Stealing Thousands of Dollars Worth of Bingo Tabs from a St. Mary’s County Charitable Organization

California Man Charged with Stealing Thousands of Dollars Worth of Bingo Tabs from a St. Mary’s County Charitable Organization

On September 1, 2022, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and members of the Emergency Services Team along with the Vice Narcotics Division assisted the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement unit with the execution of a search and seizure warrant in the 23400 block of Dahlia Court in California, MD. Once the residence...
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Prince George’s County Police Arrest 17-Year-Old for Murder at Largo Gas Station During Carjacking

Prince George’s County Police Arrest 17-Year-Old for Murder at Largo Gas Station During Carjacking

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit identified and charged a 17-year-old male from Upper Marlboro in connection with a fatal shooting at a gas station in Largo in December. The suspect is charged as an adult. He was taken into custody on Wednesday by the PGPD’s Fugitive Unit. On December 19, 2022,...
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Calmra Inc Sets Plans to Host Job Fair on January 17, 2023 in Laurel, Will Offer On-the-Spot Job Interviews

Calmra Inc Sets Plans to Host Job Fair on January 17, 2023 in Laurel, Will Offer On-the-Spot Job Interviews

Prince George’s County based non-profit Calmra announces plans to host a job fair on January 17, 2023 from 10:00 a.m., to 2:00 p.m. The hiring event will take place at Calmra’s main office, located at 14100 Laurel Park Drive, Laurel Maryland. On the spot job interviews will be offered for various full time and...
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Maryland Farm & Harvest Visits Anne Arundel, Howard, and Washington Counties During January 17, 2023 Episode

Maryland Farm & Harvest Visits Anne Arundel, Howard, and Washington Counties During January 17, 2023 Episode

Maryland Public Television’s (MPT) original series Maryland Farm & Harvest, now in its 10th anniversary season, will feature farms and locations in Anne Arundel, Howard, and Washington counties during an episode premiering on Tuesday, January 17. Maryland Farm & Harvest airs on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. on MPT-HD and online at mpt.org/livestream. Encore broadcasts...
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NAVSUP Pax Fuels Sailor Provides Life Saving Assistance in Lexington Park

NAVSUP Pax Fuels Sailor Provides Life Saving Assistance in Lexington Park

A member of Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center (NAVSUP FLC) Pax River Fuels Division assisted in the saving of a life Jan. 3 in Lexington Park when a library patron suddenly lost consciousness. Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Fuel) 1st Class Charles Osei Yeboah was in the St. Mary’s County Library Lexington Park Branch...
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MedStar Health Welcomes Two New Cardiology Specialists to MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center

MedStar Health Welcomes Two New Cardiology Specialists to MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center

Clinton, MD (January 12, 2023) – MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center recently welcomed two new MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute specialists to enhance cardiac services and care to patients throughout the southern Maryland region: Rania Kaoukis, MD, advanced heart failure specialist, and Nardos Temesgen, MD, interventional cardiologist. Access to Advanced Heart Failure Management Rania...
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MDOT SHA Beginning Traffic Barrier Replacement Project Along MD Route 2/4 in Calvert County

MDOT SHA Beginning Traffic Barrier Replacement Project Along MD Route 2/4 in Calvert County

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is installing new, upgraded traffic barriers along two sections of MD 2/4 (Solomons Island Road) in Calvert County. Starting next week, crews will work at locations along MD 2/4 between Old Field Lane and north of MD 765 (St. Leonard Road), as well as...
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University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Group Announces New Nurse Practitioner for Behavioral Health Practice

University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Group Announces New Nurse Practitioner for Behavioral Health Practice

January 11, 2023 – Gbemisola “Victoria” Adebayo, NP, recently joined the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Group – Behavioral Health practice and is currently accepting new patients at the La Plata mental health practice. Behavioral Health offers diagnosis, professional assistance, and medication management for various mental health conditions such as ADHD, anxiety disorders,...
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Charles County Youth Orchestra Annual Winter Concert – Sunday January 15, 2023 in Waldorf

Charles County Youth Orchestra Annual Winter Concert – Sunday January 15, 2023 in Waldorf

CCYO’s annual Winter Concert on Sunday January 15, will begin at 3:30 p.m. and will be held at Thomas Stone High School, 3785 Leonardtown Rd, Waldorf, MD. This concert is free and open to the public. Conducted by, Dennis Murphy, Prelude Strings; Teri Lazar, Encore Strings; Takako Mato, Encore Band, and Osman Kivrak, Charles...
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