Monthly Archives: July 2015

James “Jim” Anthony Bostwick, 68

James “Jim” Anthony Bostwick, 68

James “Jim” Anthony Bostwick, 68 of Hollywood, MD passed away on June 28, 2015 in Washington, DC. Born on June 26, 1947 in Washington, DC, he was the son of the late Mary Bostwick and Clarence Bostwick. Jim was the loving husband of the late Patricia Bostwick, and who preceded him in death on...
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Maryland Natural Resources Police Seizes Another Alligator, Charges Prince George’s Owner

Maryland Natural Resources Police Seizes Another Alligator, Charges Prince George’s Owner

For the second time in less than two weeks, Maryland Natural Resources Police officers seized an illegally owned alligator, this time in Prince George’s County. Tyjuan Brian Hopkins, 41, of Suitland was charged Sunday with possessing a dangerous animal. After being issued a citation, he was held for an outstanding arrest warrant on an...
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Decision to Buy ‘Mistake’ Scratch-off Leads to $30,000 Lottery Win for Mechanicsville Man

Decision to Buy ‘Mistake’ Scratch-off Leads to $30,000 Lottery Win for Mechanicsville Man

A Mechanicsville man was downright ecstatic to discover that a Bonus Crossword scratch-off he bought even though it was No. 68, not No. 67, was in reality the perfect ticket for him. That $3 scratch-off delivered the game’s $30,000 top prize! The lucky “mistake” occurred when loyal Lottery player James Bradford went to Waldorf...
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Winola Jean Moore, 89

Winola Jean Moore, 89

Winola Jean Moore, 89 of Prince Frederick, MD passed away on June 30, 2015 at her home in Prince Frederick, MD. She was born on January 30, 1926 in Jefferson, NC to the late Calvin Wesley and Ennis Lyle Eldreth. Winola retired from Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland where she worked as an Administrative Bookkeeper....
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Wednesday’s Pet is Aliyah

Wednesday’s Pet is Aliyah

Wednesday’s Pet for 7/01/2015 is Aliyah Featured Pet: Aliyah Rescue Group: St. Mary’s Animal Welfare League (SMAWL) Breed: Miniature Pincher/Dachshund Sex: Female Size: Small (12 lbs) Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $200.00 Aliyah is a sweet 2 year old, mixed pup.  She gets along well with other dogs, but would do...
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Reminder – Last Fish Free Day in Maryland is July 4

Reminder – Last Fish Free Day in Maryland is July 4

Everyone is encouraged to grab a rod, get outside and take advantage of Maryland’s excellent angling opportunities during free fishing days June 6, June 13 and July 4. No license or trout stamp is required to recreationally fish in state waters on these days. Maryland also features 23 unique license-free fishing areas, where anglers...
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Weather Couldn’t Dampen Spirits at Price of Freedom Music Fest

Weather Couldn’t Dampen Spirits at Price of Freedom Music Fest

Mother Nature tried to wash out the Price of Freedom Music Fest last weekend, but her efforts proved something else instead: Community is thicker than water. The fourth annual festival, hosted by the 7th District Optimist Club and sponsored by several local businesses including major sponsor Winegardner Auto Group, took place Friday and Saturday,...
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Walk Smart if You’re Visiting Ocean City this Weekend

Walk Smart if You’re Visiting Ocean City this Weekend

As the Town of Ocean City prepares for the July 4th holiday and a busy beach weekend, State and local partners joined together to remind visitors and residents to: Walk Smart, Bike Smart and Drive Smart.  Maryland Department of Transportation Deputy Secretary Dennis R. Schrader joined Ocean City Mayor Richard W. Meehan, Ocean City...
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Credit Rating Firm Helps State Validate Welfare Recipients

Credit Rating Firm Helps State Validate Welfare Recipients

State auditors hope to find less potential for fraud in their next audit of the Maryland Department of Human Resources, which recently partnered with an online credit bureau to validate that people receiving government assistance actually qualify. In 2011, Human Resources entered into a contract with Equifax, one of the three major credit rating...
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