Monthly Archives: October 2013

CSM’s Electrifying Evening Raises $68,000 for Scholarships

CSM’s Electrifying Evening Raises $68,000 for Scholarships

Guests attending the College of Southern Maryland’s Electrifying Evening of the Arts and Sciences Gala, October 19, experienced a charged atmosphere filled with music, dancing and fun as they raised funds for student scholarships. “The community really came together to open this wonderful new building on the Prince Frederick Campus and support scholarships for...
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North Point Team Spirit Packs

Order early as we will only be offering the sale until Nov 20. We would like all wrestlers to purchase the short and long sleeve shirt combination. This means that they can use this as their warm ups for the season. Order Early as this will not be offered again during the season. Click...
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Deacon George Herve L’Heureux, 81

Deacon George Herve L’Heureux, 81

Deacon George Herve L’Heureux, 81 of Avenue, MD died October 28, 2013 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Born November 6, 1931 in Windsor, Ontario Canada, he was the son of the late Herve Joseph L’Heureux and Jeannette Frances Blum. Deacon George was graduated from the second diaconate class in 1972. He just celebrated 40...
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Two Ryken Seniors Named National Merit Scholars

Two Ryken Seniors Named National Merit Scholars

St. Mary’s Ryken High School is proud to announce that two students have achieved Commended Student status in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Seniors Emily Grace of Great Mills and Clare Tennant of Hollywood earned Commended status, which means they are among the top 3% of more than 1.5 million high school students who...
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North Point Parent/Player Winter Pre-Season Meeting

THE 2013-2014 WINTER SPORTS SEASON IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER. TRYOUTS BEGIN ON NOVEMBER 15TH, AND ALL PROSPECTIVE STUDENT-ATHLETES MUST BE ELIGIBLE IN ORDER TO TRY OUT. THE PARENT/PLAYER PRE-SEASON “MEET THE COACH” MEETING WILL TAKE ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH, AT 6 PM. IF YOU PLAN TO TRY OUT FOR BASKETBALL, SWIMMING, WRESTLING, INDOOR...
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Steven Lee McCoy, 62

Steven Lee McCoy, 62

Steven Lee McCoy, 62 of St. Leonard, passed away October 23, 2013 at Calvert Memorial Hospital in Prince Frederick. He was born March 14, 1951 at Prince George’s Hospital in Cheverly to Carl D. and Margaret E. (McFadden) McCoy. Steven was raised in Seat Pleasant and attended public school. He was employed as a...
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Evelyn Elizabeth Turner, 75

Evelyn Elizabeth Turner, 75

Evelyn Elizabeth Turner, 75, of Prince Frederick, passed away October 26, 2013 at the Burnett-Calvert Hospice House. She was born February 11, 1938 in Floral Park, Long Island, NY to Vance Ralph and Alice Elizabeth (Ludlum) Collom. Evelyn was raised in Arlington, VA, where she attended school. Primarily a mother and homemaker, Evelyn also...
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AA County Updating Community Leaders Contact Info

The AA County Police Department Southern District is updating our community leader contact list. The Anne Arundel County Police Department Southern District is in the process of updating our community leader contact list. We use this list so that we are able to contact community leaders quickly & directly when problems/issues arise in your...
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CSM Hosts Saxophonist, Composer Kurtis Adams

CSM Hosts Saxophonist, Composer Kurtis Adams

Second Ward Virts Concert of the 2013-14 Season, November 10 The College of Southern Maryland continues the 2013-14 Ward Virts Concert series in its newest facility with award-winning jazz composer and saxophonist, Kurtis Adams at 3 pm, November 10 in the Multipurpose Room, Building B at the Prince Frederick Campus, 115 J. W. Williams...
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5K to Benefit Calvert Alliance Against Substance Abuse

5K to Benefit Calvert Alliance Against Substance Abuse

Step by Step 5K Fun Run/Walk A 5K Fun Run/Walk will be held on November 2, 2013, starting at the Calvert Marine Museum on Solomons Island. Registration and check-in is 8 am and race starts at 9 am. Registration fee is $25 in advance and $30 day of race. CAASA and CBRC members fee...
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Final Household Hazardous Waste Day Coming

Time is running out for citizens to safely clean out barns, basements, sheds, garages, medicine cabinets, storage areas under kitchen sinks, etc. of hazardous household materials. The final opportunity to discard potentially toxic/dangerous and hazardous household waste materials is this Saturday, November 2. Residents can drop off hazardous household materials at the St. Andrew’s...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrests, Summons, and Warrants

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrests, Summons, and Warrants

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the following incidents: On October 22, 2013, Deputy David Potter conducted a vehicle stop on Chancellor’s Run Road near Three Notch Road on a vehicle displaying registration plates issued to another vehicle. Deputy Potter’s investigation revealed the driver, Dennis Lajuan Swaringer Sr., 31, of Lexington Park,...
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Edwin Louis “Ed” Pott, 84

Edwin Louis “Ed” Pott, 84

Edwin Louis “Ed” Pott, 84 of Prince Frederick passed away October 25, 2013 at the Mandrin Inpatient Care Center in Harwood, MD. He was born March 16, 1929 in Baltimore to William W. and Evelyn Carolyn (Fuherer) Pott. Ed was raised in Baltimore and attended public schools. He enlisted in the United States Navy...
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Betty B. Peterkin, 91

Betty B. Peterkin, 91

Betty B. Peterkin, 91 of Solomons, MD formerly of Camp Springs, MD passed away on October 23, 2013 at the Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D. C. She was born on October 28, 1921 in Bloomington, IN to the late Ernest F. Brown and May Cherry Brown. Betty was a nutritionist with the U.S. Department...
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North Point Boys Basketball Try Out Information

We have over 100 student athletes participating in try-outs this year. I just want to give you some important information that you should know. We have discussions with our student athletes everyday but I don’t know if all the information is coming home. We will have a three day try out from November 15-18....
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Candlelight Vigil Held for Victims & Abusers of Domestic Violence

Candlelight Vigil Held for Victims & Abusers of Domestic Violence

On October 22, 2013, at 7 pm, the Crisis Intervention Center and the Calvert Commission for Women held a candlelight Vigil on the courthouse yard. A crowd of approximately 100 people gathered for the ceremony, remembering the victims of domestic violence. A prayer, led by Command Chaplain David Mohler, of the Calvert County Sheriff’s...
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Howard Allan Buckler, 81

Howard Allan Buckler, 81

Howard Allan Buckler, 81 of Mechanicsville, MD died on October 25, 2013 at his residence. Born December 13, 1931, in, MD he was the son of the late Joseph Gwynn Buckler and Dorothy Marian Wood Buckler. Howard was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County. On June 19, 1954, he married his beloved wife,...
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Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Quickly Extinguishes Car Fire

On Friday October 25, 2013, at 8:18am, the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department was alerted to the Victory Baptist Church off of Golden Beach Road for an auto on fire. While responding, they informed by dispatchers that they were taking numerous calls and that the vehicle was next to a building. The crews made quick...
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Daniel “Dan” Ignatius Hammett,83

Daniel “Dan” Ignatius Hammett,83

Daniel “Dan” Ignatius Hammett,83, of Waldorf, MD formerly from St. Mary’s County, MD passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family on October 27, 2013. Born on May 1, 1930 in Park Hall, MD, he was the son of the late Ignatius Abell and Ethel Marie Ridgell Hammett. Daniel is survived by...
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“Sovereign Citizen” Arrested on Great Mills Road

“Sovereign Citizen” Arrested on Great Mills Road

On Saturday, October 26, 2013, Deputy T. Teague responded to Cadillac Jacks on Great Mills Road for a disturbance. Teague was informed that Donte A. Moss, 33 of Lexington Park, was asked to leave the establishment due to his behavior and attempting to start multiple fights. Moss was again told numerous times to leave...
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Consumers Are Suffering From Sticker Shock

“Consumers are suffering from sticker shock; a major cross-section of previously insured Americans are finding out that their plans are changing to conform with Obamacare even though the president promised they wouldn’t…” (POLITICO) “Some health insurance gets pricier as Obamacare rolls out … ‘I just won’t have health insurance because I can’t pay this...
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Bongino on Healthcare Problems Causing Skyrocketing Rates

Imagine for a second that your 18-year-old neighbor drives a corvette, rarely obeys the speed limit, never stops at stop signs and has a penchant for texting and driving. Now, imagine that neighbor #2 drives a minivan, never drives above the speed limit and respects all traffic laws. Who do you think is going...
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Pot at the Workplace Sends Lexington Park Woman to Jail

Pot at the Workplace Sends Lexington Park Woman to Jail

On Friday, October 25, 2013, Deputy Krum and Deputy Wood of the Lexington Park COPs UNIT were conducting mountain bike patrol in St. Mary’s Square on Great Mills Road. They observed three female subjects standing in the back of the Executive Hair Salon. Deputies observed a suspected marijuana cigarette at their feet. During a...
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Lexington Park Arrests by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office COPs UNIT

Lexington Park Arrests by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office COPs UNIT

On October 25, 2013, Deputy Krum and Deputy Wood of the Lexington Park COPs UNIT were conducting mountain bike patrol in the area of Gooseneck Drive in the West Westbury Subdivision. The deputies observed a vehicle occupied by three subjects parked on the street and detected an odor of burnt marijuana emitting from the...
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Serious Motorcycle Collision in Golden Beach

On Friday, October 25, 2013, at 4:17pm, crews from the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department, and Rescue Squad were alerted to a serious motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle at the intersection of Golden Beach Road and Huntt Road. Rescue Engine 222 arrived on the scene confirming the location and reporting a subject laying in the roadway....
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