Monthly Archives: September 2011

Navy Baseball Team to Meet Air Force at Regency Stadium

Navy Baseball Team to Meet Air Force at Regency Stadium

The Navy baseball team will meet service-academy rival Air Force in an exhibition game on Friday, Sept. 30 at 6:15 p.m presented by CACI. The teams will play two seven inning exhibition games. The games will be played at Regency Furniture Stadium, home of the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs in Waldorf, Maryland. Tickets for...
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Cinema Cafe Presents a Classic Horror at Calvert Library

On Wednesday, October 2, 2011, join Calvert Library Prince Frederick as we present a classic horror/thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Based on Daphne duMaurier’s novelette, The Birds, it is a tale of nature gone awry, as the melodious sounds of birds turn to screams of horror when a small town is beset by violent...
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Sabre Systems, Inc., Welcomes New Vice President of Information Technology

Sabre Systems, Inc., a professional Information Technology (IT) and engineering services company with offices spanning the country, is pleased to announce the addition of Thomas (Tom) Dickson, the company’s new Vice President of IT.  In this capacity, Tom will be responsible for leading the corporate IT team and managing the overall corporate technology infrastructure,...
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DNR Licensed Tree Removal Service Providers Available Online

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has a list of all licensed tree-removal service providers in Maryland. You can search by Company, County, Last Name, or LTE Number. You can search the list online at http://dnr.state.md.us/forests/tree_expert_search.asp. All tree care professionals practicing in Maryland must obtain a license. Without a license, they may not practice...
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Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest

Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest

 On September 25, 2011 at 3:15 p.m., Trooper E. T. Reuschling of the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack, initiated a traffic stop on Chancellors Run Road in the area of Pegg Road for a traffic violation. Upon making contact with the passenger of the vehicle he identified himself as Kenneth Thomas Gunning, 55 of...
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Daughter Strikes Parents Vehicle in Two Car Collision

Daughter Strikes Parents Vehicle in Two Car Collision

 On Sunday, Sept. 25, at approximately 8:00 p.m., emergency authorities responded to the area of Pt. Lookout Rd and Villa Rd for a two-car collision. When first responders arrived, they discovered two involved vehicles approximately 125 yards apart, and one person entrapped in the Truck. A female in her 30’s driving a Buick Century...
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Championship Series Over for Blue Crabs

Championship Series Over for Blue Crabs

The Long Island Ducks overcame a 7-3 deficit as they defeated the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs 9-8 on Sunday afternoon at Regency Furniture Stadium in front of 1,854 patrons.  The victory gave the Ducks a 3-1 series win with advancement to the Atlantic League Championship Series beginning next week. Long Island got the game’s first...
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First Navy Trainer Flies on Biofuel

First Navy Trainer Flies on Biofuel

The Navy’s alternative energy program expanded Aug. 24 when a T-45 training aircraft completed a successful biofuel flight at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. The “Salty Dogs” of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 23 (VX-23) flew the high performance jet trainer on a biofuel mixture of petroleum based JP-5 jet fuel and plant based camelina....
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St. Mary’s Hospital Wins National Marketing Honor

St. Mary’s Hospital’s Marketing and Public Relations Department recently earned the nationally recognized Gold Aster Award for the hospital’s quarterly community newsletter, Healthy Living.  More than 90,000 Southern Maryland residents receive the publication that is intended to inform and educate the community about health and health services. This is the production team’s first-ever Gold...
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Trailer Fire on Summer Lane

Trailer Fire on Summer Lane

On 8/24/11 at 20:26 hours Company’s 3, 9, 6 & 7 were alerted to the 47500 block of Summer Lane for the reported working trailer fire. Engine 32, 33, 91, 93 Truck 3, Tower 9 and Squad 3 along with Chief 3 and Chief 3B responded with a total of 33 Volunteers.Engine 32, First...
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And the Fair Goes on …

And the Fair Goes on …

 Despite rains which went from a drizzle to a drenching at times, St. Mary’s County residents, young and old alike, enjoyed a great day at the fair. Smiling faces were the order of the day – on rides, at food stands exhibits and more. Check out Southern Maryland News Net’s pictures from the fair!...
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20 Year-Old Murdered in Lexington Park

20 Year-Old Murdered in Lexington Park

On August 24, 2011 at 11:38 P.M. police units responded to the area of Sell Drive, Lexington Park, Maryland for the report of a motor vehicle striking a tree.  Upon police arrival it was determined the operator of the vehicle, Deandre Agustus Hawkins, age 20, of Lexington Park had a gunshot wound in his upper torso.  Hawkins...
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SMECO Plans to Build Solar Project

SMECO Plans to Build Solar Project

On September 23, Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) announced plans to build a solar project in Hughesville on a 47-acre parcel near the Co-op’s new Engineering and Operations facility. SMECO worked with the National Renewables Cooperative Organization (NRCO) to distribute a request for proposals in March and received responses from 18 developers who submitted...
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October Events at Calvert Marine Museum

October Events at Calvert Marine Museum

October is outstanding at the Calvert Marine Museum with  activities, events, and programs all month long. Visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com for a complete listing. Saturday, October 1 – J.C. Lore Oyster House Experience Visit the J.C. Lore Oyster House and learn about oyster processing from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., from the dock...
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Crabs Championship Series Moved to Saturday

Crabs Championship Series Moved to Saturday

Friday night’s Game 3 between the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs and Long Island Ducks in the Liberty Division Championship Series has been postponed due to rain.  The series has now been pushed back a day as the Blue Crabs will host the Ducks in Game 3 on Saturday at 6:35, and Sunday at 2:05.  Game...
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Prepare to be Amazed at Bowles Farm

Prepare to be Amazed at Bowles Farm

Starting Saturday, Sept. 24, Bowles Farm once again opens its large corn maze and pumpkin festival; the largest such fun experience in Southern Maryland. However, unlike years past, Tommy and Tina Bowles are adding to the experience with the addition of a new and fun “Corm Maze Express and the Farmily Daughter’s Cupcake Shop...
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Pedestrian Struck and Killed

Pedestrian Struck and Killed

 On Sept. 22, at 9:58 a.m., fire and rescue units responded to southbound Rt. 301 south of Substation Road in Waldorf for report of a pedestrian struck. Upon arrival crews discovered a male pedestrian identified as Steven Chase Bollen, 25 of Waldorf, who had been struck by a vehicle. Investigation revealed Bollen was crossing...
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Weekend Nightlife Sept. 23- Sept. 25

Weekend Nightlife Sept. 23- Sept. 25

If you are looking forward to a night on the town in Southern Maryland, check out this weekend’s Nightlife HOT spots! On Tap for Friday, Sept. 23: Calvert  Ruddy Duck – Matt Garrett & Rusty Vera’s – One Louder Charles Gilligans-Full Steam Scotts II  – Ven Detta Murphys- Absinthe Green Turtle – Sam Grow...
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Blue Crabs Tied 1-1 in Championship Series

Blue Crabs Tied 1-1 in Championship Series

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs used clutch two-out hitting, and great relief pitching on Thursday night as they picked up an 8-6 win over the Long Island Ducks at Bethpage Ballpark. The win tied the best-of-five Liberty Division Championship Series at one game apiece. Southern Maryland started the scoring in the first. With no...
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Talk About Debris, Thanks Irene

Talk About Debris, Thanks Irene

 Ever wonder where all of Irene’s tree debris ended up? In Calvert County, the answer is the Appeal and Barstow Landfills. Ever since Irene roared through the area the Calvert Division of Solid Waste has worked ten different crews 10 to 12 hours a day for seven days a week to clear neighborhoods and rights of...
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11-Year-Old Suspect in Cobb Island Arson

11-Year-Old Suspect in Cobb Island Arson

St. Mary’s Fire Marshalls are investigating a case of arson in Charles County. Firefighters from Cobb Island responded to 18204 Piedmont Drive in Cobb Island on Sept. 22 at 7:30 p.m. for report of a fire. Crews arrived on the scene to discover the bed of a utility trailer on fire. Investigation revealed the...
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Local Meats Now Available

Calvert County is one of five counties participating in Southern Maryland Meats, a new agricultural program that promotes safe, humane, locally produced meats. Customers have the opportunity to purchase local meats through the Southern Maryland Meats program on three farms and at two farm stores in Calvert County. The county has also received grant...
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Maryland Approves Bridge Toll Increases

Maryland Approves Bridge Toll Increases

 The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Board approved a revised tolling plan Sept. 22, 2011 after considering substantial public comments received earlier this summer.  The plan is projected to generate approximately $90 million in its first full year to pay significant debt for rehabilitating MDTA’s aging bridges, tunnels and highways and for constructing additional highway capacity in...
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Congratulations to Sam Grow Band’s New Single ‘Let’s Make Love’

Congratulations to Sam Grow Band’s New Single ‘Let’s Make Love’

 Local artist, Sam Grow is a musician, singer, and songwriter whose soulful acoustic performances and emotionally crafted songs capture audiences of all ages. Born and raised in Southern Maryland, Grow’s powerful vocals and highly personal lyrics draw the audience into his songs as he tells stories of love, heartbreak, and his views on life in...
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UPDATE: Superchargers Showdown at MIR has been Postponed

UPDATE: Superchargers Showdown at MIR has been Postponed

UPDATE Sept. 23: The 26th Annual Snap-On Tools SuperChargers Showdown has been postponed to Friday and Saturday, October 21-22 due to the weather. With heavy rains expected today and an 80% chance of showers on Saturday, there would not be enough dry track time to get an event this size in. Superchargers Showdown Friday...
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