Monthly Archives: September 2011

CSM Golf Classic Raises $42,000 for Scholarships

CSM Golf Classic Raises $42,000 for Scholarships

Community members from around Southern Maryland swung into action for a good cause in August—the College of Southern Maryland Foundation’s Platinum Anniversary Golf Classic at Swan Point Yacht and Country Club. “Over the past 20 years, this tournament has become a signature event for the college,” said CSM President Dr. Brad Gottfried. This year,...
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Local Fishing Report: Rockfish Galore

Local Fishing Report: Rockfish Galore

We have endured 30 days of earthquake, hurricane, tropical storm, eternal gloom, overcast and rain. Is there good news here? Yes! There are rockfish galore in the mouth of the Patuxent, up the Patuxent and in the Bay from Point No Point to Point Lookout. Rockfish are caught daily and at night at Myrtle...
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St. Mary’s County Police Blotter

St. Mary’s County Police Blotter

St. Mary’s County Police are investigating the following incidents: CDS Violation On September 23, 2011 James Devon Pixley, 21, of Leonardtown, was stopped by K-9 Corporal Todd Fleenor for operating an all terrain vehicle on the roadway.  Corporal Fleenor contacted Pixley and observed a plastic bag containing suspected marijuana next to Pixley on the...
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HVFD Open House Oct. 9

HVFD Open House Oct. 9

The Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department would like to invite the public to an Open House to be held at the station on Sunday, Oct. 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., in conjunction with National Fire Prevention Week. The firehouse is located at 24801 Three Notch Road, Hollywood, MD 20636. This year’s theme is “Protect Your...
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Spiggy & Friends to Host 18th Annual Children’s Charity Benefit Oct. 2

Spiggy & Friends to Host 18th Annual Children’s Charity Benefit Oct. 2

 For the 18th year in a row, Dave Spigler, aka, Spiggy Hogette, will be holding his annual “Spiggy & Friends” Children’s Charity Benefit here in Southern Maryland on Sunday, October 2, to raise needed funds for our sick children and their families. This popular party held each year at the American Legion Post 274...
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UPDATE: Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Park Hall

UPDATE: Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Park Hall

UPDATE: The pedestrian that was struck and killed along Route 5 in the area of Janeen Lane in Park Hall on Sept. 27, has been identified as Clinton W. Rankin Jr., 29 of Lexington Park. Investigation revealed Clinton Wayne Rankin was walking in the travel portion of northbound Maryland Route 5 in a very dark area and wearing dark...
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New Urgent Care Now Open

New Urgent Care Now Open

MyDoctor Urgent Care, a new state-of-the-art walk-in medical center, is now open at 177 Saint Patricks Drive, Suite 101, in Waldorf, Maryland; near the intersection of Smallwood and St. Patricks Drives, behind Saint Charles Towne Center. The center is the only community-based, comprehensive urgent care facility in Charles County. The spacious and modern facility...
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Commissioners Appoint Director of Planning & Growth Management

The Charles County Commissioners are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Peter Aluotto, of Valrico, Fla., as the director of the Planning & Growth Management Department.  Mr. Aluotto will begin work with Charles County Government on Monday, October 3, 2011. Mr. Aluotto is the former director of Planning & Growth Management for Hillsborough...
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Wildewood Gas Leak Affects School Dismissals

Wildewood Gas Leak Affects School Dismissals

 St. Mary’s County Public Schools has been notified by the Emergency Operations Center that Wildewood Parkway is closed between Wildewood Drive and Hickory Nut due to a gas leak. Students living in this area will be held at their schools until such time as the road is open and we are able to complete...
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Calvert Honors “Beautiful” People

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) honored 22 outstanding community volunteers during the county’s annual Calvert You Are Beautiful program September 20. Bill Stanton was named Volunteer of the Year for his years of work at Project ECHO, Calvert County’s homeless shelter. The Calvert You Are Beautiful nominees touched the lives of...
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Schools to Offer Flu Mist

Flu season is approaching, and school nurses are reminding parents that flu vaccinations are recommended for all children ages six months to 18 years. The Charles County Department of Health and Charles County Public Schools are offering the seasonal flu vaccine, in the form of nasal spray, to students in prekindergarten through fifth grade....
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Feline Frenzy: Come Adopt the “Purrfect” Pet for FREE

Feline Frenzy: Come Adopt the “Purrfect” Pet for FREE

Did you know that the Tri-County Animal Shelter receives on average more than 500 cats a month from the community? These cats are looking for a loving home to call their own. Visit the Tri-County Animal Shelter on any Thursday through Saturday in October to adopt a cat for free! If you are looking...
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Fit & Healthy St. Mary’s Photo Contest

From now until October 15, Fit & Healthy St. Mary’s invites you to “Show Us Your Moves.”  Take a photo of your family, friends or yourself enjoying a hike amongst the sight and sounds of nature, or at a calming Yoga class and you will have a chance to win one of six great...
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Cameron Sworn In as New President of Maryland Sheriff’s Association

Cameron Sworn In as New President of Maryland Sheriff’s Association

On September 14, 2011 at the Maryland Sheriffs’ and Chiefs’ of Police Annual Training Conference, St. Mary’s County Sheriff Timothy K. Cameron was sworn in as the new President of the Maryland Sheriff’s Association. “The Maryland Sheriffs’ Association’s mission is to develop, enhance, and promote the professionalism of Sheriff’s Offices; assure the highest standards...
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Women Detained for Theft at Wal-Mart

Women Detained for Theft at Wal-Mart

 On September 24, 2011 two females identified as Tyesha Navette Williams, 18 and Tania Latoya Knight, 21 both of Lexington Park, entered the Wal-Mart store located in California, Md. A loss prevention officer observed Williams and Knight placing merchandise into a pink gym bag.  The two women passed all points of purchase and exited...
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Raddatz Receives ‘Deputy of the Year’

Raddatz Receives ‘Deputy of the Year’

On September 14, 2011 at the Maryland Sheriff’s and Chief’s of Police Annual Training Conference, Detective Corporal William A. Raddatz received the Deputy Sheriff of the Year Award for Community Service from the Maryland Sheriff’s Association. Detective Corporal Raddatz was nominated for the Maryland Sheriff’s Award by Captain Terry Black.  Captain Black highlight’s Detective...
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Police Investigating Calvert Home Invasion

Police Investigating Calvert Home Invasion

On September 24, 2011 at approximately 10:37 p.m., the Calvert Control Center was contacted in reference to a home invasion that occurred in a basement apartment located on Mattapany Road in St. Leonard. Units from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office and Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack were subsequently dispatched to the scene at...
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Woman Jailed for Stabbing Man in Face

On Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 1:04 a.m., TFC J. S. Gibson responded to the 45000 block of Military Lane in California for a reported disturbance. Upon arrival, contact was made with a male complainant, 29, of Lexington Park who advised he was stabbed in the face by a female subject after being involved...
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SMAC High School Scoreboard Week 4

SMAC High School Scoreboard Week 4

The Leonardtown Raiders football team had gone nine games without the taste of victory and Thomas Stone had not won in 19 games so, something had to give on Thursday, Fair Night in St Marys County. The Raiders last win was against Thomas Stone early last season and had been outscored 347-42 during that...
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State Police Blotter- Prince Frederick

State Police Blotter- Prince Frederick

Maryland State Police in Prince Frederick are investigating the following incidents: Trespassing:  On 9/19/11 at 8:46 pm, Trooper First Class Merkelson responded to Project Echo in Prince Frederick for a trespassing complaint.  Brian C. Ingalls, 25 of Prince Frederick, was arrested and incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center. Theft:  On 9/20/11 at 10:53...
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State Police Blotter- Leonardtown

State Police Blotter- Leonardtown

Maryland State Police in Leonardtown are investigating the following incidents: Warrant Service – On Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 12:25pm, Tpr. S. M. Ditoto served an Arrest Warrant (T3-15139) on Holly Ruth Brown, 27, of an Unknown Fixed Address. The warrant was issued with an original charge of Theft Less Than $1000.00 by the...
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Calvert County Crime Report

Calvert County Crime Report

Juliette Elizabeth Leaman and Christopher Allen Gasch During the week of September 19 through September 25 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,523 calls for service throughout the community. The following incidents are being investigated: Destruction of Property  Someone smashed the driver’s side window of a vehicle parked outside a home on...
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UPDATE: Official Results In for 2011 Solomons Offshore Grand Prix

UPDATE: Official Results In for 2011 Solomons Offshore Grand Prix

UPDATE: Official Results fromt the 2011 Solomons Offshore Grand Prix are in! Check out the winners of the checkered flag! Congrats to all! Thunder on the Patuxent: Solomons Offshore Grand Prix On Sunday, Sept. 25, Solomons played host to the 2011 Solomons Offshore Grand Prix, as thousands of spectators lined the boardwalk, area beaches and...
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Man Charged with Burglary, Theft of Hotel Food

Man Charged with Burglary, Theft of Hotel Food

A 26-year-old-man from Niceville, FL was arrested after he was discovered having stolen food from the Solomons Holiday Inn on September 25 at 3:00 a.m. Calvert County Dep. R. Kampf responded to the call and found Colin Andrew Hayes sitting on a park bench in front of the hotel surrounded by various containers of...
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Growing Grapes for Wine Program: 2012 Grant Announced

The Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission (SMADC) is once again offering grants to farms in Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s counties to aid in the purchase of wine grape vines. These funds are being made available as a continuation of SMADC’s Growing Grapes for Wine Program which was established to...
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