Monthly Archives: April 2016

Huntingtown, Md. Native Serves aboard USS Bataan

Huntingtown, Md. Native Serves aboard USS Bataan

A 2010 Huntingtown High School graduate and Huntingtown, Maryland native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the amphibious assault ship, USS Bataan (LHD 5). Petty Officer 2nd Class Stephen Angell is a firecontrolman aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship operating out of Norfolk, Virginia. A Navy firecontrolman is responsible for maintaining the displays...
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New Leaders set off on a Career Development Journey

New Leaders set off on a Career Development Journey

More than 100 developing leaders kicked off the NAVAIR Journey Leadership Development Program (JLDP) orientation April 14. JLDP is part of NAVAIR’s ongoing commitment to leadership development and is intended to complement the senior-level NAVAIR Leadership Development Program. This new class brings the program to 317 civilian and military employees from every NAVAIR site...
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D’Esposito Named 2016 Fayrene Mattingly Auxilian of the Year

D’Esposito Named 2016 Fayrene Mattingly Auxilian of the Year

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital named Kay D’Esposito the 2016 Fayrene Mattingly Auxilian of the Year during its spring luncheon held Friday, April 8. The luncheon also commemorated the Auxiliary’s 100th year serving the hospital. As the Auxiliary’s president, Kay proudly represents the hospital auxiliary within the community, as well as at the Maryland Association...
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St. Mary’s County Bar Association 2016 Scholarship Application Is Now Available For Graduating Seniors

St. Mary’s County Bar Association 2016 Scholarship Application Is Now Available For Graduating Seniors

The St. Mary’s County Bar Association 2016 scholarship application is now available for graduating seniors. The St. Mary’s County Bar Association established a scholarship fund to reward a St. Mary’s County graduating high school senior who demonstrates meritorious achievements in high school by providing the graduating senior with a one-time scholarship to continue his...
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Catherine Delores Shelton Thompson, 98

Catherine Delores Shelton Thompson, 98

Catherine Delores Shelton Thompson was born February 22, 1918, in Leonardtown, Maryland and died April 27, 2016. She was the fourth of seven children born to John Robert Shelton and Mary (Marie) Henrietta Edelen Shelton. Catherine married Leroy Joseph Thompson on September 26, 1937. From this union, they were blessed with 13 “lovely children.”...
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Emma Jean Jackson, 86

Emma Jean Jackson, 86

Emma Jean Jackson, 86 of Leonardtown, MD, passed away on April 26, 2016. Family will unite with friends on Saturday, April 30, 2016 for service at 12 noon at Gospel Tabernacle of Prayer Church, 24516 Budds Creek Road, Clements, MD 20624. Interment immediately following at Heritage Memorial Cemetery, 13472 Poplar Hill Rd, Waldorf, MD...
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VIDEO – Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identities of Two Women Shoplifting

VIDEO – Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identities of Two Women Shoplifting

Charles County Sheriff’s officers are seeking the identities of two women who stole merchandise from Victoria’s Secret at the St. Charles Town Center. On April 27 at 8 p.m., the suspects entered the store and removed several items off of the front entrance rack and placed them in large bags. The suspects then fled...
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Household Hazardous Waste Collection for Charles County Residents Scheduled

Household Hazardous Waste Collection for Charles County Residents Scheduled

The Charles County Department of Public Works would like to remind citizens that the next household hazardous waste collection will be held on Saturday, May 7.  The household hazardous waste collection site is located in the parking lot of the Department of Public Works building, located at 10430 Audie Lane, off of Radio Station...
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Three St. Mary’s County Men Charged with Armed Robbery, Assault, Reckless Endangerment and use of a Firearm

Three St. Mary’s County Men Charged with Armed Robbery, Assault, Reckless Endangerment and use of a Firearm

On April 26, 2016, at approximately 10:18 pm, patrol officers from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Coronet Place in Lexington Park, for the report of shots fired at a residence. Patrol deputies responded to the residence, which was struck during the shooting, and located a victim with stab...
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Vice/Narcotics Arrests for St. Mary’s County 4/27/2016

Vice/Narcotics Arrests for St. Mary’s County 4/27/2016

Henry Clay Hinson III, 29 of Lexington Park, was in custody with the State of Maryland Department of Corrections for unrelated charges when he was served his Grand Jury indictment for “Distribution of Heroin” as well as various firearm violations. Michael Ray Anthony, 49 of Lexington Park, was arrested on an open indictment for...
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Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Trespassing and Shoplifting at Walmart

Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Trespassing and Shoplifting at Walmart

On Wednesday, April 13, 2016, Kristal Nicole Phares, age 28, of Lexington Park, attempted to steal merchandise from the Walmart in California. When approached by security, the suspect handed the items to the guard and fled on foot. A short time later, the suspect was located by Deputy T. Siciliano of the St. Mary’s...
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Woman Assaults Deputy in Lexington Park

Woman Assaults Deputy in Lexington Park

On Wednesday, April 13, 2016, Shuree Sinese Weems, age 35, of No Fixed Address, was placed under arrest by deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Lexington Park COPs unit for causing a disturbance at multiple locations throughout Lexington Park, while under the influence of suspected alcohol. During a search, the suspect pinched...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report 4/28/2016

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report 4/28/2016

The following is a sample of recent Charles County Sheriff’s Office investigations. For information about crimes not included in this report, visit CrimeReports.com and search by county, city, zip code or street address. THEFT FROM AUTO: Between April 25 and April 26, unknown suspect(s) broke into a car in the 11600 block of Marston...
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Chesapeake Highlands Memorial Gardens to Host Remembrance Ceremony

Chesapeake Highlands Memorial Gardens to Host Remembrance Ceremony

Join local EMS and Volunteer Firefighters in a remembrance ceremony honoring our fallen heroes on Saturday, May 21 at 10:00 a.m.. The event will be held at Chesapeake Highlands Memorial Gardens located at 3270 Broomes Island Rd. Port Republic, MD 20676. Light refreshments will follow. Direct all inquiries to 410-257-0544. www.chesapeakehighlands.com
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Calvert County Farmers Markets Feature Fresh Local Food, Products

Calvert County Farmers Markets Feature Fresh Local Food, Products

Eating fresh and eating local is made easy every spring with an abundance of fresh food from Calvert County’s farmers, agri-businesses and watermen. Calvert County’s four weekly farmers markets return the first week in May ready to display early harvests on the following schedule: • Tuesdays in Prince Frederick in the Calvert Memorial Hospital...
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Huntingtown, Native Serving Aboard Nuclear-Powered Submarine

Huntingtown, Native Serving Aboard Nuclear-Powered Submarine

A 2012 Huntingtown High School graduate and Huntingtown, Maryland native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard one of the world’s most advanced nuclear-powered fast attack submarines, USS Cheyenne. Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicholas Frostbutter is an electronics mate, nuclear serving aboard the Pearl Harbor-based submarine, one of 40 Los Angeles-class submarines making it...
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U.S. Naval Test Pilot School wins CNO Aviation Safety Award

U.S. Naval Test Pilot School wins CNO Aviation Safety Award

U.S. Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) won Navywide recognition for outstanding safety performance while instructing military pilots, flight officers and engineers in techniques for aircraft and aviation systems test and evaluation in 2015. Vice Adm. Paul Grosklags, commander, Naval Air Systems Command, and Rear Adm. Shane Gahagan, commander, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division,...
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Charles County Commissioners Proclaim April 22-28 as Pay It Forward Week

Charles County Commissioners Proclaim April 22-28 as Pay It Forward Week

On Tuesday, April 26, the Charles County Commissioners proclaimed April 22-28 as Pay It Forward Week in Charles County. The Commissioners encourage residents to observe this week with random and intentional acts of kindness that demonstrate and celebrate selfless giving. Together we can create positive change in our community and world – one good...
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Free Programs and Swim Day Available during Water Safety Month

Free Programs and Swim Day Available during Water Safety Month

In celebration of Water Safety Month, the Department of Community Services is offering free programs for residents and their families during the month of May. Free programs: “Do Your Part, Be Water Smart” American Red Cross Program CPR Party Swim Lesson Marathon During the month of May, residents who sign the Water Safety Month...
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Virginia Man Arrested for Possession of Concealed Weapon in Owings

Virginia Man Arrested for Possession of Concealed Weapon in Owings

On Thursday, April 21, 2016 at approximately 11:55 pm, Trooper First Class Lewis from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack stopped a vehicle on Route. 4 and Doris Drive in Owings for traffic violations. Ian P. Roche, 19 of Arlington, VA was found to be carrying a concealed weapon. Although he did have...
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Margaret Louise Kivlin “Possum”, 91

Margaret Louise Kivlin “Possum”, 91

Margaret Louise Kivlin “Possum”, 91, of Greenbelt, MD formerly from Bushwood, MD passed away on April 23, 2016 in Greenbelt, MD. Born on October 31, 1924, in Bushwood, MD she was the daughter of the late Pauline Frances Long and George Lancaster Lawrence. Possum was the loving wife of the late James Anthony Kivlin,...
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Mary Otelia Barnes, 67

Mary Otelia Barnes, 67

Mary Otelia Barnes, 67, of Lexington Park, MD, departed this earthly life surrounded by loved ones on April 23, 2016. Mary received her education in the St. Mary’s County public school system. She enjoyed a career as a cook for many years prior to serving as a Group Home Worker with Freedom Landing (now...
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Margaret C. (Dorsey) Tolson, 72

Margaret C. (Dorsey) Tolson, 72

Margaret C. (Dorsey) Tolson, 72, of La Plata, MD (formerly of Newburg, MD) transitioned to eternal life on Monday, April 25, 2016 at La Plata Center, Genesis HealthCare, La Plata, Maryland. Margaret was born in Newport, Maryland on June 13, 1943 to the late James Benjamin Dorsey and the late Mary Rebecca Dorsey Thomas....
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PNC Warren Winston (Moe) Fulks (USN, Ret.), 74

PNC Warren Winston (Moe) Fulks (USN, Ret.), 74

PNC Warren Winston (Moe) Fulks (USN, Ret.), 74, of Hollywood, MD, passed away on April 24, 2016 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s. He was born September 8, 1941 in Lynchburg, VA to the late Frank Carter Fulks and Margaret Falwell Fulks. In 1962, Moe proudly entered the United States Navy and dedicated 20...
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Olivia Lee Sepelak, 86

Olivia Lee Sepelak, 86

Olivia Lee Sepelak, 86, of Mechanicsville, passed away peacefully at her home on April 23, 2016. Born January 6, 1930 in Ahoskie, NC, to the late Bennie E. Casper and the late Vivian F. Harris Casper. In addition to her parents, Olivia was predeceased by her husband, George N. Sepelak; brother, Bennie Casper; sisters,...
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