Monthly Archives: October 2013

Hoyer on Senate Manufacturing Jobs Initiative

House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on Senate Democrats’ Manufacturing Jobs for America initiative: “Congress has a responsibility to take action to help America’s private sector create jobs and compete in a changing global marketplace, and I am glad Democratic Senators, led by Senator Chris Coons, have launched...
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AA County Police Prepare Residents for Safe Halloween

AA County Police Prepare Residents for Safe Halloween

The Anne Arundel County Police Department will be providing additional patrols in preparation of and during Halloween activities taking place throughout the county to deter criminal activity and help ensure that citizens have a safe Halloween. Residents can expect a visible police presence in the form of T.P.U. (Tactical Patrol Unit) officers, available Bike...
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Meet All Three Republican Candidates For Governor

The Southern Maryland GOP Central Committees invites you to meet, hear, and question the three declared Republican Candidates for Governor – David Craig, Ron George, and Charles Lollar – November 7, 6:30 pm, at Lenny’s Restaurant, Three Notch Road, California. The $10 admission (at door or by Paypal) includes light refreshments and cash bar....
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Parthenia Willa Smith

Parthenia Willa Smith passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2013. Family will unite with friends for visitation at 11 am until time of service at 12 noon on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 12880 Point Lookout Road, Scotland, MD 20687. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens, 22020 Chancellors...
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Carol J. (Milkowski) McDonagh

Carol J. (Milkowski) McDonagh

Carol J. (Milkowski) McDonagh was called home on October 26, 2013. She was born April 24, 1933 and preceded in death by her parents Clem and Betty Milkowski and her brother Gerald Milkowski. Carol is survived by five children, Kevin, Michael, Anna Marie, William and Mary (Peterson) as well as eight grandchildren. Carol’s sense...
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Don Henry Harriman, 69

Don Henry Harriman, 69

Don Henry Harriman, 69 of Charlotte Hall, MD, died Sunday, October 27, 2013 in Lynchburg, VA. Born May 22, 1944 in Masontown, West Virginia to the late Henry Forman Harriman and the late Helen O. Pell. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, gardening, wood working, helping friends and family, and volunteering. Don is survived by...
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David Robert Beall, Jr., 41

David Robert Beall, Jr., 41

David Robert Beall, Jr., 41 of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 in Mechanicsville. He was born October 22, 1972 in Cheverly, MD. He was the son of David Robert Beall, Sr. and Barbara Lee Walker Johnson. David was an Officer with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. He was a member...
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Legends & Lore Tour at Sotterley Plantation

Legends & Lore Tour  Friday, November 8th   6:00 pm &  8:00 pm. Storytelling at its finest, this presentation will bring out the storyteller in you! With three centuries of people living on this site, has many exciting and entertaining stories that have been passed on over the years. Ghosts and spirits? Well of course!...
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Girls’ Soccer Team Raise Funds for Cancer

Girls’ Soccer Team Raise Funds for Cancer

The Calverton School Girls’ Varsity Soccer Team unveiled the funds they raised for Susan G. Komen – an annual fundraiser for the girls. Beloved Calverton teacher, and soon-to-be cancer survivor, Susan Dice accepted the check on behalf of the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The check unveiling took place at a soccer clinic for Lower...
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Wednesday’s Pet is Caine

Wednesday’s Pet is Caine

Wednesday’s Pet for 10/30/13 is Caine Featured Pet: Caine Rescue Group: Second Hope Rescue Breed: Pit Terrier Mix Sex: Male Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 Caine is a beautiful 1.5 year old hearing impaired white Pit Terrier Mix. He is friendly, playful, outgoing and curious. He behaves...
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North Point Freshmen & JV Football

Freshmen & JV Football Thursday October 31, 2013 Game times for Freshmen and JV football on Thursday are as follows: Freshmen at Northern   4:30 Junior Varsity HOME vs. LaPlata    4:30
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Loaded Handgun, Cash, Phones, Vehicle, and a Pound and a Half of Marijuana Seized in Charles County

Loaded Handgun, Cash, Phones, Vehicle, and a Pound and a Half of Marijuana Seized in Charles County

On Monday, October 28, at approximately 3:00 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office were called to a hotel in the 3700 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for possible drug activity. When officers arrived, a strong odor of marijuana was emanating in the hallway, directly outside a room. Officer S. Chandler stationed...
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AA County Detectives Looking for Suspect Involved in Assault/Theft

AA County Detectives Looking for Suspect Involved in Assault/Theft

Detectives are looking for a suspect involved in a theft & assault Tuesday afternoon in Selby. On October 29, 2013, at approximately 4:30 pm, officers from the Southern District responded to a residence in the 900 block of Holly Avenue in Edgewater for a report of a theft. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the...
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Learn About State and County-Level Initiatives for Seniors

Attend the November 14 Senior Summit to Learn About State and County-Level Initiatives for Seniors The 2013 Charles County Senior Summit will be held Thursday, November 14 at the Clark Senior Center (1210 Charles Street, La Plata) from 10 am to noon. Commissioner Vice President Reuben B. Collins, II (District 3) will welcome the...
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Calvert County’s 2013 Toys for Tots Campaign Kicks Off

Calvert County’s 2013 Toys for Tots Campaign Kicks Off

Friday, November 1, 2013 and organizers are counting on community donations to help more than 1,000 local children in need this year. You can contribute to your local Toys for Tots campaign in several ways. You can donate a toy at one of the local toy drop locations, host a Toys for Tots event...
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Auto Fire Under Investigation by Fire Marshal

Auto Fire Under Investigation by Fire Marshal

On October 29, 2013 at 11:39 pm at the Potomac Heights Pump Station, 5080 General Smallwood Drive, Indian Head, a neighbor called 911 to report an automobile fire. The Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department responded. The fire started in the passenger compartment. The 2002 Honda Accord was reported stolen from Prince George’s County on...
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North Point Volleyball Playoffs Are Here!

The  first round opponent is Annapolis High School. The game is at North Point High School on Friday November 1, 2013  at 4:30 pm.  
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Single Vehicle Accident in California

Single Vehicle Accident in California

On Tuesday, October 29, at approximately 8:00pm., fire and rescue personnel from Hollywood, Lexington Park, and Bay District responded to a  motor vehicle accident on Route 4 near the base of the Governor Thomas Johnson Bridge on the St. Mary’s County side. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle into a guardrail,...
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BOCC Adopts NACo Dental Discount Card for Residents

BOCC Adopts NACo Dental Discount Card for Residents

On Tuesday, October 22, 2013, The Calvert Board of County Commissioners was given a presentation on NACo Dental Discount Card Program. The Affordable Care Act does not cover dental services for adults so this will be a big help in saving 5% to 50% on dental services. In addition to saving money on routine...
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Halloween in the Garden Attracts Thousands

Halloween in the Garden Attracts Thousands

Annmarie Garden was alive with the sights and sounds of Halloween. Everywhere, young and old alike, were in costume. Some were homemade, some were store bought, but they all were great. Babies in strollers or being carried by the parents were no exception. Some brought their own pumpkins to haul their treats in while...
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Maryland State Police Arrests and Warrant Services for St. Mary’s County

Maryland State Police Arrests and Warrant Services for St. Mary’s County

Warrant Service – On Friday, October 18, 2013 at 10:18 am, Tpr B. Weber served a Bench Warrant on Christopher Mark Steger, 37, of Mechanicsville. The warrant was issued by the District Court of St. Mary’s County with an original charge of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol Per Se on September 13, 2013....
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Police in Charles County Seek Identity of Robbery Suspect

Police in Charles County Seek Identity of Robbery Suspect

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the identity of a man wanted in connection with the robbery of a store. On Oct. 15 at 10:50 p.m., a lone male entered the Bryantown Store in the 6400 block of Leonardtown Road in Bryantown. He approached a clerk, showed a handgun and demanded money. The clerk...
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Problem with ObamaCare Isn’t Just the Website

Boehner: “Problem with ObamaCare Isn’t Just the Website, It’s the Whole Law” At a press conference with Republican leaders today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) emphasized that the problems with the president’s health care law go far beyond the website, citing higher premiums, canceled policies, and small business’ reluctance to hire as just a...
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Obama Said I Could Keep My Doctor

But Millions of Americans Are Losing Current Policies “Carney admits some Americans will lose existing plans under health-care law” (Washington Post) “Obama admin. knew millions could not keep their health insurance” (NBC News) “CBS News has learned more than two million Americans have been told they cannot renew their current insurance policies — more...
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Hoyer on the Passing of Former Congressman Ike Skelton

House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the passing of Ike Skelton, former Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee: “I was very saddened to learn of the passing of my friend, Ike Skelton. He was an extraordinary American, and I had the privilege of serving alongside him in...
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