Monthly Archives: March 2013

Hoyer Joins in Calling for Action in Sudan

Hoyer Joins World Parliamentarians in Calling for Action to “Stop the Horror” in Sudan Today, Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer joined a global coalition of 98 politicians from the United States, United Kingdom and Australia calling for urgent action to address the humanitarian crisis in the Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile regions of Sudan. Mr....
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Hoyer Joining 13th Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage

House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) will join Members of Congress for the Faith & Politics Institute’s 13th Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage, Friday, March 1st through Sunday, March 3rd, 2013. This year, the 3-day tour visiting Birmingham, the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Montgomery, and Selma, Alabama will honor the 150th anniversary of...
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What Are My Old Books Worth?

What Are My Old Books Worth?

What Are My Old Books Worth? Valuing Your Books Program Calvert Library, Fairview Branch Have you ever wondered if your old books are rare, or if they’re worth something? Are you afraid to do anything with that box of old books? Join Calvert Library Fairview Branch for a workshop with information and resources to...
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Three Arrested for Indian Head Dwelling Blaze

Three Arrested for Indian Head Dwelling Blaze

An intensive investigation by the Office of the State Fire Marshal has resulted in three men being arrested for an 8:53 pm dwelling fire that caused approximately $150,000 in damages to a two-story dwelling on December 10, 2012 at 4620 Strauss Avenue in Indian Head. Approximately 45 firefighters from Bryans Road, Potomac Heights, Accokeek,...
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2013 Spring/Summer Trips & Tours Announced

2013 Spring/Summer Trips & Tours Announced

The Charles County Department of Community Services offers many trips and tours throughout the calendar year-bus trips, overnight trips, and “Fly Away” trips in which you travel to far away destinations such as the British landscapes. Upcoming Trips and Tours (All Ages): New York City on your Own – Date: Saturday, May 18. Registration...
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Teenager to be Charged with Making Threats and Disturbing School Activities

Teenager to be Charged with Making Threats and Disturbing School Activities

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office will be charging a 14-year-old girl today with making threats against teachers and students at North Point High School. Earlier this week, investigators received a tip that a video had surfaced on the Internet showing an unknown girl making threats against specific teachers and students. Cpl. C. Cusmano –...
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BOCC to Hold Town Hall Meetings in March

The Charles County Commissioners invite the public to attend March town hall meetings as scheduled below. The purpose of the Commissioners’ town hall meetings is to take questions from those in attendance and to discuss items of importance to the citizens and the community. Candice Quinn Kelly, Commissioner President Thursday, March 14, 2013, 6...
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CSM Basketball Team Heads to Regional Tournament

CSM Basketball Team Heads to Regional Tournament

The College of Southern Maryland No. 10 seeded men’s basketball team is heading to the Region XX Tournament-Division 2 at Hagerstown Community College to face No. 7 seeded Garrett College. The teams play at 4 p.m. on March 1. The CSM Hawks faced the Lakers during the regular season, winning 69-61. In that game,...
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Charles County Eateries Encouraged to Participate

The Charles County Government Office of Tourism invites local eating establishments to participate in Celebrate Charles: Restaurant Week. This exciting, first-time event will take place April 1-7. Celebrate Charles: Restaurant Week is an opportunity for diners to experience Charles County’s unique culinary scene. This event will accommodate everything from casual, pub-style restaurants and carry-out...
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Commissioners to Host Public Forum

Commissioners to Host Public Forum

The Board of County Commissioners for St. Mary’s County will hold its next public forum on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. The forum will take place in the commissioners’ meeting room inside the Chesapeake Building on the Government Center campus, at 41770 Baldridge Street in Leonardtown. Citizens are encouraged to attend and...
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Speaker Boehner on Sequestration

If President Obama Is Serious About Replacing His Sequester, He’ll Stop Campaigning & Urge His Democratic-Controlled Senate to Act. At a press conference with Republican leaders, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) urged President Obama to stop campaigning on the effects of his sequester and start calling on his Democratic-led Senate to actually pass a...
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Jennifer Lynn Olson, 31

Jennifer Lynn Olson, 31

Jennifer Lynn Olson, 31, of Great Mills was peacefully called to her heavenly home, Feb. 25. She was born on July 15, 1981 in Leonardtown to Glenn Olson of California, and Janet Lee (Potts) Olson of Lexington Park. She was the loving and devoted mother of Ashley Lynn (6) and Brooke Tyler Hayden (4)....
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Martha Ann Farmer Jordan, 95

Martha Ann Farmer Jordan, 95

Martha Ann Farmer Jordan, 95 of Lexington Park died Feb. 26 at Chesapeake Shores Nursing Center. Born July 10, 1917 in Pulaski, VA, she was the daughter of the late Herbert Twitt Farmer and Florence Rosa (Bowman) Farmer and grew up on several farms in Virginia. Martha married Raymond Matthew Jordan in 1940 and...
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George Allen Barnes, 86

George Allen Barnes, 86

George Allen Barnes, 86, of Lexington Park died Feb. 27 at his home in Lexington Park surrounded by his loving family. Born July 30, 1926 in Coeburn, Virginia, he was the son of the late Earl Barnes and Flossie Hazel Moore Barnes. In 1935 George moved to St. Mary’s County. He married his beloved wife,...
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Reserve Tickets Now for Women’s History Month Banquet

Barbara Bell, retired Navy captain and the first female program manager at NAVAIR, to deliver keynote address “Women Inspiring Innovation through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics” is the theme of this year’s St. Mary’s County Commission for Women annual dinner banquet, on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at 6 p.m. at the...
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Arts Alliance Presents 21 Local Artists

Arts Alliance Presents 21 Local Artists

Waldorf West Library Gallery Exhibit The Charles County Arts Alliance (CCAA) presents an exhibit of local artists at the Waldorf West Library Galleries. The exhibit will be held from February – June 2013, with a special meet-the-artists reception scheduled for May 4, 3:00 pm. The galleries are located in the new Waldorf West Library,...
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Five Good Reasons to E-file Your Tax Return

By Robert Askey If you haven’t tried IRS e-file before, now is the time. Most taxpayers – more than 80 percent – file electronically. The IRS has processed more than 1 billion individual tax returns safely and securely since the nationwide debut of electronic filing. Accurate and Complete. E-file is the best way to...
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