Monthly Archives: February 2016

Jerome Hodge, Jr.

Jerome Hodge, Jr.

Peacefully on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, Jerome Hodge, Jr., passed away, with his family by his side. Friends may unite with the family on Friday, March 4, from 10 am until of service 11:30 am at the Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Road in Waldorf, MD. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery in...
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Chesapeake Beach Man Arrested for the Sexual Abuse of a Nine-Year-Old Girl

Chesapeake Beach Man Arrested for the Sexual Abuse of a Nine-Year-Old Girl

On February 18, 2016, the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Chesapeake Beach, for the report of a sex offense. The complainant, stated her nine-year-old daughter, woke her up at 6:45 a.m., stating she woke up to someone licking her private area. The child advised she looked up when she was awoken by the...
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Pantless St. Mary’s College Student Arrested for Assault and Indecent Exposure at College Dormitory

Pantless St. Mary’s College Student Arrested for Assault and Indecent Exposure at College Dormitory

On Saturday, February 13, 2016, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Prince George Hall College Dormitory in St. Mary’s College to assist Public Safety with an adult male who appeared to be under the influence of unknown drugs. Upon arrival, police made contact with James Thomas Foster, 19 of...
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Register Now for National Weather Service’s SKYWARN Tropical Class

Register Now for National Weather Service’s SKYWARN Tropical Class

The St. Mary’s County Department of Emergency Services & Technology is hosting a SKYWARN – Tropical training session on Thursday, May 5, 2016 from 6 – 9 p.m. in the commissioners meeting room inside the Chesapeake Building. The address is 41770 Baldridge Street in Leonardtown. Many Americans feel the effects of severe weather every year. To...
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The Write Stuff: Writing Workshop for Tweens and Teens at Calvert Library Prince Frederick

The Write Stuff: Writing Workshop for Tweens and Teens at Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Want to be a writer when you grow up but don’t know where to begin? During spring break, Calvert Library is hosting an interactive creative writing workshop to help get you started on the path to publication. On Thursday, March 24 from 2:00-4:00 pm, acclaimed young adult authors Jessica Spotswood and J.C. Lillis will...
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‘Angel of the Battlefield’ visits John Hanson Middle School

‘Angel of the Battlefield’ visits John Hanson Middle School

Seventh graders at John Hanson Middle School learned (almost) firsthand how the life of an intensely shy woman unfolded, leading to her being called the “bravest woman in America.” Mary Ann Jung, an actress and historical interpreter, performed two shows as Clara Barton — schoolteacher, Civil War battlefield nurse, founder of the American Red...
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Winter Concert Series Ends with Another Award Winning Band, The Boxcars

Winter Concert Series Ends with Another Award Winning Band, The Boxcars

Award winning Bluegrass band, The Boxcars, will be making a return performance to the American Legion Post 238 in Hughesville, MD on Sunday March 20, 2016. The show starts at 2:00 pm with special guest Josh Grigsby & County Line opening the show. The doors open at Noon and tickets are “still”, the best...
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National Weather Service has Issued a Tornado Watch Until 11:00 p.m.

National Weather Service has Issued a Tornado Watch Until 11:00 p.m.

TORNADO WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11:00 p.m.est FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS MARYLAND COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE ANNE ARUNDEL BALTIMORE CALVERT CAROLINE CARROLL CECIL CHARLES FREDERICK HARFORD HOWAR KENT MONTGOMERY PRINCE GEORGES QUEEN ANNE`S ST. MARYS
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National Weather Service Has Issued a Weather Alert for Parts of Southern Maryland

National Weather Service Has Issued a Weather Alert for Parts of Southern Maryland

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 226 PM EST WED FEB 24 2016 ANZ530>543-DCZ001-MDZ011-013-014-016>018-508-VAZ052>057-251330- CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND MD- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM...
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Wednesday’s Pet is ARNOLD

Wednesday’s Pet is ARNOLD

Wednesday’s Pet for 2/24/2016 ARNOLD Featured Pet: Arnold Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Poodle Sex: Male Size: Small (9 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $295.00 (See Procedures on Rescue’s site)
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La Plata Police Department Warns Public of Jury Duty Scam

La Plata Police Department Warns Public of Jury Duty Scam

La Plata Police Department has received complaints of con-artists calling local citizens and demanding immediate payment for missing federal jury duty and if the payment/personal information is not given over the phone the caller threatens to have the victim arrested. These con-artists frequently prey upon elderly citizens. Please share this alert and talk with...
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Johns Hopkins Radiothon Cranks Up Over $1 Million in Donations

Johns Hopkins Radiothon Cranks Up Over $1 Million in Donations

It takes a team to make things happen and employees, volunteers, families, sponsors and Foundation 4 Heroes did just that. Hopkins is one of the premier hospitals in the country and has been able to raise over $19 million since their first Radiothon in 1989. At the helm again was The Mix 106.5. With...
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Two St. Mary’s County Men Charged with Altering Their Urine Tests While in Jail

Two St. Mary’s County Men Charged with Altering Their Urine Tests While in Jail

On Thursday, February 4, 2016 at approximately 3:15 p.m. Deputy B. Fennessey of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Responded to the St. Mary’s County Adult Detention Center for a report of two altered drug tests. Upon arrival, Deputy Fennessey made contact with Correctional Officer Gogul who stated he removed Mark Alvey, 24 of Lexington Park,...
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Prince George’s County Police Department Arrests Four Suspects in Camp Springs Homicide

Prince George’s County Police Department Arrests Four Suspects in Camp Springs Homicide

The Prince George’s County Police Department has now arrested four suspects in connection with a fatal shooting in Camp Springs in January. The suspects are 28-year-old Brandon Dominique Carroll of the 500 block of Wilson Bridge Drive in Oxon Hill, 20-year-old Deaunzae Hamlin of the 6100 block of Surrey Square Lane in District Heights,...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Thefts from Vehicles in Huntingtown

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Thefts from Vehicles in Huntingtown

The Huntingtown area has been experiencing stolen vehicles and thefts from vehicles. The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Bureau is working vigorously to identify those responsible in the thefts. Please make sure you are locking your vehicles and removing all valuables within the vehicles. Detective Quinn has been assigned this investigation, and requests...
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Mary E. Robinson, 98

Mary E. Robinson, 98

Mary E. Robinson, 98, of Leonardtown, Maryland, passed away peacefully on February 20, 2016 at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, Virginia. She was born on July 2, 1917 in Baltimore, MD to the late Raymond Insley and Helen Insley. Mary was a devoted wife and loving mother. She was employed as a dental technician...
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Mattie Reedy

Mattie Reedy

On Tuesday, February 16, 2016, Mattie Reedy, departed this earthly life. Friends and family will unite on Thursday, February 25, 2016 from 10 am until time of service 11 am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD. Interment immediately following service at Quantico National Cemetery.
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Joseph Duane Seeley, 84

Joseph Duane Seeley, 84

Joseph Duane Seeley, 84, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away February 17, 2016 at his residence. Born May 16, 1931 in Corbin, Kentucky he was the son of Orland Craft Seeley and Lucy Victoria Mooney Seeley. Having travelled the world while serving in the United States Air Force, he retired as a Senior Master Sergeant....
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James Samuel Winters, Sr., 76

James Samuel Winters, Sr., 76

James Samuel Winters, Sr., more affectionately known as “Boy”, was born on April 24, 1939 to the late Joseph and Elizabeth Spears Winters of Mechanicsville, Maryland. Jesus called “Boy” to his heavenly home on Sunday, February 21, 2016 at approximately 7:50 in the evening while a patient at the St. Mary’s County Hospice House...
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Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office Corporal Arrested for First Degree Assault

Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office Corporal Arrested for First Degree Assault

On Monday, February 15, 2016, Charles County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to Prince Edward Drive in White Plains for the report of a domestic assault. Upon arrival police made contact with the victim which stated her husband, Daniel Rodriguez Bahena, 52, of White Plains is a police officer with the Prince George’s County Sheriff’s...
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Restaurants Will Cut Sugary Drinks from Kids’ Menus Senate Bill Says

Restaurants Will Cut Sugary Drinks from Kids’ Menus Senate Bill Says

Maryland lawmakers are looking to ban soda, sports drinks and other sugary beverages from among the choices in restaurants’ pre-set kids meal packages. “All the choices are still on the table but this is the time to level the playing field and make the healthy choice the easy and affordable choice,” Sugar Free Kids...
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Robert Ray “Bob” Miller, 90

Robert Ray “Bob” Miller, 90

Robert Ray “Bob” Miller, 90 of Solomons, MD passed away peacefully on February 19, 2016 in Solomons, MD. He was born on May 11, 1925 in Cleveland, TN to the late Minnie Yoder Miller and Fred L. Miller. He was the loving husband to Augusta Woolford Miller whom he married on June 26, 1947...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report for 2/23/2016

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report for 2/23/2016

2-12-2016 – Possession – Deputy D. Potter responded to the McKay’s in Hollywood, for the report of a female slumped over the steering wheel of a car. Deputy Potter made contact with the suspect, Melissa Jill Mirfield, age 28, of Hollywood, who appeared to be under the influence. Potter asked Mirfield to step out...
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Airline Pilot Encourages Employees to Lift Off and Soar

Airline Pilot Encourages Employees to Lift Off and Soar

Dream big, be prepared and you’ll fly to new heights. That was the message airline pilot Stephanie Grant imparted to 375 employees at a Black History Month event held here Feb. 4. Referencing the four forces of flight — lift, thrust, drag and weight — Grant advised, “The most critical phase of flight is...
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Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad Announces its Bluegrass Festival Fundraiser

Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad Announces its Bluegrass Festival Fundraiser

Sister Sadie, a groundbreaking, 5 member, all-female, super band will be bringing there show to the annual Hollywood Rescue Squad Bluegrass Festival on Saturday April 2, 2016 at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds. Gates open at 11 am and the show starts at Noon. Sister Sadie is a straight ahead bluegrass band comprised of...
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