Monthly Archives: May 2013

Traffic Advisory for ZOOMA Women’s Race Series

On Saturday, June 1, 2013, the ZOOMA Women’s Race Series comes to the Annapolis area. This race is expected to draw approximately 3,000 participants who will be utilizing the below roadways/routes for this event. The race begins at Navy-Marine Corps Stadium at 7:00 a.m. and departs Annapolis City via MD Rt. 450 (Severn River Bridge) and continues north...
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The 28th Annual House and Garden Tour

The North Beach 28th Annual House and Garden Tour and Art Show will be held this Sunday, June 2nd from 1 to 5 pm. The tour begins at St. Anthony’s Church parking lot on Chesapeake Avenue, between 1st and 2nd Streets in North Beach. Parking is free and a free air-conditioned shuttle will be...
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Stone’s Lee named District 4 Athletic Director of the Year

Stone’s Lee named District 4 Athletic Director of the Year

The Maryland State Athletic Directors Association (MSADA) recently named Steven Lee, the athletic director at Thomas Stone High School, as the 2013 District 4 Athletic Director of the Year. Lee has been the athletic director at Stone for the past seven years, and has worked in the education field for more than 25 years....
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G.O.L.F. Sponsorship Program to be Part of Annual Tournament

Individuals can help families participate in Recreation & Parks programs The Scott Verbic Memorial Golf Tournament would like to announce the G.O.L.F Program – “Giving Opportunities to Local Families.” The program provides sponsorship opportunities for individuals and families to contribute to the Recreation & Parks Scholarship Fund. For just $25, you or your family...
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U.S. Marshals Holding National Jewelry Sale

U.S. Marshals Holding National Jewelry Sale

The U.S. Marshals Service is selling more than 300 lots of gold and silver bullion and coins, loose diamonds, fine jewelry and watches from federal crime cases nationwide in a live and Web simulcast auction Saturday at 10 a.m. PDT in Las Vegas and online at www.txauction.com. A preview will be held Friday from...
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CCSO Seeking Suspects Identity in Video

CCSO Seeking Suspects Identity in Video

SHERIFF’S OFFICE SEEKING SUSPECTS’ ID/CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD: The CCSO would like to identify the three males on the left side of the surveillance footage. One person is a white male wearing a bright blue sweat shirt, the other two subjects are black males wearing dark clothing. All three males are...
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FOUND – Dog – 5/30/13 – Charles County

FOUND – Dog – 5/30/13 – Charles County

Reddish Gold colored female Pomeranian. Approx. 4-5 years old. No collar. I took her to a local Vet to check for microchip, they said their scanner didn’t detect one. I found her on Trinity Church Rd. In Charlotte Hall, Md. On Tuesday May 28th. If you are the owner or know who the owner...
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Optimist Club Participates in Project Grad

The Optimist Club of Solomons will keep the grill hot as they provide food and non alcoholic beverages to the 2013 graduating Seniors of Patuxent High School in Lusby. This fun event, held June 6 at St. Mary’s College, is a great way to keep our graduating seniors safe while they celebrate. Congratulations and...
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Athletics Open House for Rising Freshmen

The eligibility process for athletics in Charles County high schools is rather complex, especially for newcomers and their parents. I’m hoping to help clear up some of the complexities of the process by holding an athletics open house here at North Point. The open house will allow us to review the process in detail,...
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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 Friday, May 24, 2013, at 8:30pm, Tpr. W. Couter served a Bench Warrant on Nickolas Alan Hurd, 22, of Waldorf. The warrant was issued by the District Court of St. Mary’s County with an original charge of Driving...
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Citizens Encouraged to Get Involved in Local Government

Current Vacancies for Commissioner-Appointed Boards, Committees & Commissions The Charles County Commissioners are seeking county residents to fill vacancies on the following boards, committees, and commissions: Adult Public Guardianship Review Board Agricultural Land Preservation Advisory Board Area Council on Aging Board of License Commissioners (Liquor Board) Board of Electrical Examiners Board of Social Services...
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Gala in the Garden! Le Bon Bayou

Gala in the Garden! Le Bon Bayou

Gala in the Garden! Le Bon Bayou Saturday, June 15th 2013 6:30 p.m. We have our 4th Annual Gala in the Garden coming up on June 15th, 2013! Participation in this important fundraiser allows us to continue our mission of preserving, researching, and interpreting our diverse cultures and environments and, importantly, to also serve...
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Scheduled Bridge Work for Harry Nice Bridge

Per Maryland Transportation Authority, every day from Sunday June 2nd, 2013 to Thursday June 6th, 2013 from the hours of 7 pm to 4 am, there will be scheduled bridge work that will take traffic down to one lane, and will alternate every 15 minutes.
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Ernest “Ernie” Lee Howard, 57

Ernest “Ernie” Lee Howard, 57

Ernest “Ernie” Lee Howard, 57, of Lehigh Acres, FL, formerly of Loveville, passed away on May 22 in Lehigh Acres, FL.  Born on August 13, 1955 in Washington, DC, he was the son of Lillian Marie Buckler Howard of Lehigh Acres, FL, and the late Erwin Cowles Howard, Jr. Ernie is survived by his...
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Michael Sylvester Nelson, Sr., 75

Michael Sylvester Nelson, Sr., 75

Michael Sylvester Nelson, Sr., 75, of Clements died on May 29 in Clements.  Born on August 19, 1937 in Clements, he was the fourth child of eleven to be born to the late Francis Parran Nelson, Sr., and Agnes Kathleen (Ryan) Nelson. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Elizabeth (Hill) Nelson; children, Michael...
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Local Optimist Club Award Scholarships

Local Optimist Club Award Scholarships

The Optimist Club of Solomons was pleased to award college scholarships of $1,500 each to Brittany Haw and Kyle Kackley of Patuxent High School in Lusby. Both students have been active in their community through service projects, church groups and activities through their school, including student council and NJROTC. Kyle and Brittany received glowing...
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Thomas Lee Campbell, 80

Thomas Lee Campbell, 80

Thomas Lee Campbell, 80 of Lexington Park, passed away on May 26 at Civista Hospital in La Plata. Lee was born on Nov. 19, 1932 in Pearson and was the oldest child of the late James Willis and Agnes Bernadine Chase Campbell. Lee attended Cardinal Gibbons School. He later served in the U.S. Army...
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Katherine S. Kattman, 93

Katherine S. Kattman, 93

Katherine (Kay) S. Kattman , formerly of Smithville, NJ, passed away May 25 at the age of 93. She was born on Jan. 10, 1920, in Vertes Boglar, Hungary, to the late Charles and Katherine Sepp, who brought her to the US as a child. Kay served her country in the Army Air Corps,...
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Excellence Synonymous with Mary Beth Klinger

Excellence Synonymous with Mary Beth Klinger

Recognized for Teaching Excellence. As Top 25 Woman Professor When it comes to academic excellence, Dr. Mary Beth Klinger is rated among the highest in her field. Not only has she been honored by her peers with the College of Southern Maryland’s Faculty Excellence Award, but also Klinger has been recognized by the Accreditation...
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CMH honors Physicians, Dentist for Community Service

CMH honors Physicians, Dentist for Community Service

Calvert Memorial Hospital recently recognized four local physicians and a dentist for their outstanding leadership and exceptional service to the community. The honorees were Dr. Chang Choi for his commitment to improving patient safety, Dr. Ronald Ross for his 33-year distinguished career in emergency medicine and Dr. Hyung Ryu for his outstanding work with...
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Its About Making Life Work & Expanding Opportunity

GOP Student Loan Fix About Making Life Work & Expanding Opportunity for Jobs “Student debt has become a pressing issue with many young people looking for jobs,” says CNN Money. That’s why Republicans passed the Smarter Solutions for Students Act last week – another common-sense part of the GOP jobs plan. This bill stops...
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Dan Bongino on “Members Only Government”

The recent spate of scandals is indicative of a trend line moving painfully in the direction of a “Members-Only” government. In over a decade within the ranks of the Secret Service, and many years in the White House, I was unfortunate enough to have been a witness to this system, which has become strictly...
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Free Sunset Concert Welcomes Blues Musician

The St. Charles Companies welcomes acclaimed blues musician, Anthony “Swamp Dog” Clark to the St. Charles lakefront stage on Friday May 31st for a free concert. Anthony Clark is a world class musician who has performed and recorded with some of the best local and national blues acts. He started out playing the drums...
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MDA News & Delmarva Chicken Festival

MDA News & Delmarva Chicken Festival

The State Soil Conservation Committee will hold its next meeting on Thursday, June 20, at 9:30 a.m. at the Maryland Department of Agriculture, 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis. The meeting is open to the public and will focus on soil conservation and water quality program implementation and policy development. Established in 1938, the...
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St. Mary’s County Building Authority Commission to Meet

A meeting of the St. Mary’s County Building Authority will be held on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. in the Board of County Commissioner’s Meeting Room. The meeting room is located inside the Chesapeake Building on the Governmental Center campus in Leonardtown, at 41770 Baldridge Street, Leonardtown.
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