Monthly Archives: September 2018

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Serious Motor Vehicle Collision in Huntingtown

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Serious Motor Vehicle Collision in Huntingtown

On Monday, September 24, 2018, at approximately 11:46 a.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the area of Bowie shop Road and Reserve Drive in Huntingtown, for the report of a Vehicle Collision with injury. The preliminary investigation of the collision revealed a 1998 Ford...
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Governor Larry Hogan Announces Health Insurance Premium Rate Decreases

Governor Larry Hogan Announces Health Insurance Premium Rate Decreases

Governor Larry Hogan today announced approval of an average 13.2 percent premium rate decrease for individual health insurance plans with an effective date of January 1, 2019. These rates reflect the impact of Maryland’s 1332 State Innovation Waiver, which creates a State Reinsurance Program to help stabilize Maryland’s individual health insurance market and prevent...
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Aurelio Nepa, Jr. (Jay), Lt. Col., RET.

Aurelio Nepa, Jr. (Jay), Lt. Col., RET.

Aurelio Nepa, Jr. (Jay), Lt. Col., U.S. Airforce, Retired, died peacefully at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital, September 19, 2018, from complications of a stroke suffered in 2004. Born in Altoona, PA, March 4, 1931. Graduated from Penn State University, BS (Education) and American University, Washington, DC, Juris Doctor. After 24 years of service in...
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Treva Margaret (Kimble) Smith

Treva Margaret (Kimble) Smith

Treva Margaret (Kimble) Smith, of Seaford Delaware, formerly of Broomes Island, Maryland, passed away on September 20, 2018 at Penninsula Regional Hospital in Salisbury, MD. surrounded by love and her immediate family. Treva was born on February 21st 1943 in Upper Tract, West Virginia to the late Mary and Kenneth Kimble. She was a...
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Walter Edgar “Eddie” Coulby II, 31

Walter Edgar “Eddie” Coulby II, 31

Walter Edgar “Eddie” Coulby II, age 31 of Nanjemoy, Maryland, died September 18, 2018 in White Plains, Maryland. Eddie was a Stock Clerk for Walmart and a member of Maryland Point Baptist Church in Nanjemoy. He loved Ravens football and Orioles baseball, playing cards (especially poker), loved being with family (especially his sisters), and...
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Joseph Kendall “Kenny” Fryer IV, 35

Joseph Kendall “Kenny” Fryer IV, 35

Joseph Kendall “Kenny” Fryer IV, age 35 of Newburg, Maryland, died September 20, 2018. Kenny was an Electrician with Local 26 IBEW. He was the son of Joseph Kendall Fryer III and Carolyn Willingham Maguire. In addition to his mother, he is also survived by his wife, Caitlin E. Fryer. Friends received on Wednesday,...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Robbery in Lexington Park

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Robbery in Lexington Park

On Thursday, September 20, 2018, at approximately 2:20 a.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 21000 block of Mayfaire Lane in Lexington Park, for the report of a robbery. The victim advised while transporting the unknown suspect, the suspect assaulted the victim and stole the victim’s property; the suspect...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Assistance Identifying Mattress Thief

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Assistance Identifying Mattress Thief

On Saturday, September 15, 2018,  at  approximately 3:20 p.m., a black female pulled a handcart loaded with two mattresses out of the California Walmart store without paying for them. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect or this...
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Senate Passage of Opioid Legislation Includes Important Resources for Maryland

Senate Passage of Opioid Legislation Includes Important Resources for Maryland

U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) applauded the Senate’s passage of the bipartisan Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018, which will help address this public health epidemic and the ripple effects of the crisis on children, families, and communities. In addition, as a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senator Van Hollen helped secure...
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Waldorf Woman Charged with Assault, Home Invasion, Burglary, Reckless Endangerment and Child Neglect

Waldorf Woman Charged with Assault, Home Invasion, Burglary, Reckless Endangerment and Child Neglect

On September 18, 2018, at approximately 8:25 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to an apartment in the 3000 block of Gallery Place in Waldorf for the report of a woman armed with a knife and threatening people. Upon arrival, officers observed the suspect inside the apartment. She was taken into...
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Celebrate Halloween at ST. Charles Towne Center’s Mall-O-Ween & Boo-Fest

Celebrate Halloween at ST. Charles Towne Center’s Mall-O-Ween & Boo-Fest

Local families are invited to celebrate Halloween at St. Charles Towne Center’s Mall-O-Ween & Boo-Fest.  Come dressed in your favorite Halloween costume and enjoy four hours of family fun! Upon arrival, grab your entry bracelet and candy bag at the event entrance located on the lower level near the former Ruby Tuesday space (between...
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Waldorf Woman Wanted for Escape by St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

Waldorf Woman Wanted for Escape by St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Amanda Ellen Tucker, 31 of Waldorf. Tucker failed to return to a program she was court ordered to attend, and is currently wanted for Escape.  Tucker is 5’6” in height, weighs 150 pounds, and has blonde hair and hazel eyes. Anyone with information...
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New Regulations for Lawn Fertilizer Use to Take Effect in October

New Regulations for Lawn Fertilizer Use to Take Effect in October

The Maryland Department of Agriculture has announced that new regulations regarding the use of fertilizer products will take effect October 1 as a result of changes made to Maryland’s Lawn Fertilizer Law during the 2018 legislative session. The changes make regulations for organic fertilizer products consistent with those for synthetic products. Additionally, they give...
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Hoyer Hosts Discussion on Public Safety in Charles County

Hoyer Hosts Discussion on Public Safety in Charles County

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer joined Senator Chris Van Hollen  and local officials at a roundtable to discuss public safety needs and the opioid crisis in Charles County. “I thank Senator Van Hollen for organizing this important discussion on public safety today,” said Congressman Hoyer. “I appreciated hearing from local leaders, school administrators, clergy, law enforcement...
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Concert Pianist Brian Ganz Performs The Exotic Chopin “A Feast of Strange and Beautiful Miniatures”

Concert Pianist Brian Ganz Performs The Exotic Chopin “A Feast of Strange and Beautiful Miniatures”

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Musician-in-Residence Brian Ganz will resume his popular “PianoTalk” series on Tuesday, September 25 at noon in the Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall on the College campus. The program, entitled “The Exotic Chopin” and the first part of a two-part series called “Chopin: Spirit of Poland,” will explore Frédéric Chopin’s deep connection to his...
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ITF Team Nears Historic Testing with HMS Queen Elizabeth

ITF Team Nears Historic Testing with HMS Queen Elizabeth

The F-35 Patuxent River Integrated Test Force (ITF) is nearing another milestone as they prepare to embark two F-35Bs on board the United Kingdom’s newest aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth for First of Class Flight Trials (Fixed Wing), or FOCFT (FW), this fall. Nearly 200 ITF personnel—active duty U.S. and U.K. military, DOD civilians...
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Fall Foliage and Festival Report: Sept. 24, 2018

Fall Foliage and Festival Report: Sept. 24, 2018

Welcome to the Fall Foliage and Festival Report for Sept. 24, brought to you by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Soon the landscape will explode with vibrant colors of orange, red and yellow. Kids will be jumping into leaf piles you just raked and we’ll all “fall” back, setting clocks back an hour...
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St. Mary’s County Museums to begin Winter Hours October 1

St. Mary’s County Museums to begin Winter Hours October 1

Beginning October 1, the St. Clement’s Island Museum in Colton’s Point, Maryland and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park in Piney Point, Maryland, will switch to winter hours. From October 1, 2018 through March 24, 2019, the museums will be open daily, 12 – 4 p.m. For more information regarding the museums hours...
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Webster Field Annex Dye Tracer Study Rescheduled

Webster Field Annex Dye Tracer Study Rescheduled

Scientists and engineers from Maryland Department of the Environment’s (MDE), Shellfish Monitoring Program, together with staff from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Shellfish Sanitation Program will begin conducting a hydrographic dye dilution study beginning September 24, 2018.  The study was originally scheduled for earlier in September but was postponed due to inclement...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 9/24/2018 to 9/28/2018

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 9/24/2018 to 9/28/2018

During the week of September 24, to September 28 2018, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Leonardtown Rd. at Thomas Stone High School Marshall Corner Rd. at James Craik Elementary School Berry Rd. at Jenifer Elementary Piney Church Rd. at St. Charles High School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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UPDATE: Injured Retired St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Still Needs Your Help

UPDATE: Injured Retired St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Still Needs Your Help

Tim was involved in an unfortunate cycling accident that left him severely injured.  As a result, he was flown to Baltimore Shock Trauma Center /  intensive Care Unit in Baltimore for emergency treatment. 
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St. Mary’s County Commissioners Proclaim Hispanic Heritage Month

St. Mary’s County Commissioners Proclaim Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month serves as an opportunity to share both past and present cultural contributions of Hispanic-Americans. The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County proudly celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with a proclamation which acknowledges the theme “Hispanics: Our Endless Voice to Enhance our Traditions.” Hispanic Heritage Observations first began in 1968 under President Lyndon Johnson...
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Ralph Bishop Dickinson, 58

Ralph Bishop Dickinson, 58

Ralph Bishop Dickinson, age 58 of Welcome, Maryland, died September 14, 2018 at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, Maryland. Ralph was the owner/operator of Dickinson Lawn Care for 16 years and a member of Old Durham Episcopal Church in Ironsides, Maryland. He was also a member of the...
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Charles Johnson

Charles Johnson

Charles Johnson departed this earthly life on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. Family and friends will unite on Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 10:00 am until time of service 11:00 am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD.
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David Edward Galpern, 64

David Edward Galpern, 64, of Waldorf, Maryland, passed away on September 22, 2018. Born on December 29, 1953 in Wurzburg, Germany, he was the son of the late Annemarie Pichula Galpern and Edward Hyman Galpern. Dave worked with HVAC since age 17 and was a long-time technician with Ronco Mechanical in Clinton, Maryland. He...
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