Monthly Archives: August 2019

SMECO Seeking Applications for 2020 Contribution for Local Organizations Working to End Opioid Crisis

SMECO Seeking Applications for 2020 Contribution for Local Organizations Working to End Opioid Crisis

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO), through its charitable foundation, is inviting local organizations that are working to end the opioid crisis in Southern Maryland to apply for the charitable funds that will be raised in 2020. As part of its commitment to the community, each year SMECO raises money for a different local charity....
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CSM Welcomes Students for the 2019 Fall Semester with a Busy September Calendar

CSM Welcomes Students for the 2019 Fall Semester with a Busy September Calendar

CSM Offers Walk-in Schedule for Advising, Career and Transfer Services. Aug. 5-Sept. 13. College of Southern Maryland (CSM); La Plata, Leonardtown and Prince Frederick campuses. CSM’s Office of Advising, Career and Transfer Services will observe an all-walk-in schedule to assist students from Aug. 5 through Sept. 13. There will be no appointments available during...
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CSM’s Michelle Ruble Becomes President of National Alliance of Two-Year College Athletic Administrators

CSM’s Michelle Ruble Becomes President of National Alliance of Two-Year College Athletic Administrators

The College of Southern Maryland’s Executive Director of Student Life and Athletics Michelle Ruble has been named the president of the National Alliance of Two-Year College Athletic Administrators (NATYCAA). Ruble has played a pivotal role in putting CSM’s athletes and athletic programs at the top of the leader boards in the region, state and...
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Shepherd’s Old Field Market Upcoming Events in October, 2019

Shepherd’s Old Field Market Upcoming Events in October, 2019

Brüdergarten at Shepherd’s Old Field Market is Southern Maryland‘s newest favorite hangout! Located just a block off the square in friendly Leonardtown, you’re sure to enjoy the fun, friendly atmosphere! Whether you’re looking for a place to grab a frosty beverage with your best bud or a place to hold your team function, “The...
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SMECO Warns Customers About Person Going Door to Door Claiming to be with SMECO

SMECO Warns Customers About Person Going Door to Door Claiming to be with SMECO

From time to time area residents will call or post something on social media about a person coming to their door claiming to be with SMECO. Sometimes they may say they’re taking a survey, or they might say SMECO is offering a rate reduction. Generally, they ask to see the customer’s SMECO bill. These...
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UPDATE: Police Still Seeking Information in Case Where 2 Dogs Were Found Decapitated in Mechanicsville – Reward Raised to $10,000

UPDATE: Police Still Seeking Information in Case Where 2 Dogs Were Found Decapitated in Mechanicsville – Reward Raised to $10,000

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – Press Release – UPDATE 8/23/2019: The St. Mary’s County Crime Solvers has received $10,000 in donations toward the reward for information and resolution of an animal cruelty case last month in Mechanicsville. The St. Mary’s County Crime Solvers Board of Directors thank the community for their generous donations...
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UPDATE: Man who Robbed Liquor Store in Lexington Park Also Robbed SunTrust Bank in California

UPDATE: Man who Robbed Liquor Store in Lexington Park Also Robbed SunTrust Bank in California

After searching the home of Corey Scott Angstadt, 51, of California, who was arrested earlier this week for the armed robbery of the Twist Wine and Spirits Store, in Lexington Park, police found evidence connecting him to another armed robbery. Police found items used in the robbery of the SunTrust Bank located on First...
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Jaime Ernesto Rivera, 79

Jaime Ernesto Rivera, 79

Jaime Ernesto Rivera, known to family and friends as Jim, went to be with Our Lord on August 16, 2019 after a ten-month battle with brain cancer. Jim was born September 5, 1939, in La Romana, Dominican Republic to Jaime and Leonora (Pierce) Rivera, making him both a citizen of the Dominican Republic and...
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Joan Groesbeeck Hatfield

Joan Groesbeeck Hatfield

Joan Groesbeeck Hatfield, July 8, 1939 to August 18, 2019. Writing an obituary for a woman as remarkable and complex as Joan Hatfield seems impossible. Her life is so much more than a list of her accomplishments and the people closest to her. It is hard to find the words needed to express how...
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Joan Patricia Rushing, 75

Joan Patricia Rushing, 75

Joan Patricia Rushing, 75, of Washington, D.C. passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019 in Waldorf, Maryland. Joan was born in Washington, D.C. to Nathaniel Gross and Mary V. Gross on November 5, 1943. She graduated from Eastern High School, class of 1962. Joan married her loving husband Herbert Rushing on February 10, 1965....
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Glenn Harrison Bliss, 59

Glenn Harrison Bliss, 59

Glenn Harrison Bliss, 59, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at St Mary’s Hospice House from complications affiliated with early on set dementia. His beloved wife of 32 years, Cindy was by his side. Glenn was born on July 1, 1960 in Tacoma Park, Maryland to George and Diane Bliss. Glenn was...
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Edward “Eddie” Seabrook Kenney, 81

Edward “Eddie” Seabrook Kenney, 81

Edward “Eddie” Seabrook Kenney, 81, of Waldorf, MD, died Monday, August 19, 2019 at University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in LaPlata, MD. He was born on April 8, 1938 in Suitland, Maryland to the late Seabrook and Jessie Kenney. Eddie met the love of his life and best friend, Elizabeth Ann Kenney,...
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Garland Lawson Coleman, 83

Garland Lawson Coleman, 83

Garland Lawson Coleman, 83, of Chaptico, MD passed away on Thursday, August 15, 2019, at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. after sustaining injuries in a motor vehicle accident. He was born on October 11, 1935 in Lynchburg, Virginia to the late Marcellus Coleman and Mary Lewis. Garland proudly served in the United...
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Mary Teresa Maher, 59

Mary Teresa Maher, 59

Mary Teresa Maher, 59, of Hilltown, PA, passed away on August 20th 2019 in Mechanicsville, MD. Mary was born in Philadelphia, PA to Charles and Teresa Maher on April 15th 1960. She attended Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Grade School, Lansdale Catholic High School, and later graduated from Chestnut Hill College with a...
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Jane Mathilda Gerber Samadi, 92

Jane Mathilda Gerber Samadi, 92

Jane Mathilda Gerber Samadi, 92, of East Amherst, NY, formerly of Hollywood, MD, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on June 29, 2019. She was born on April 5, 1927 in Arlington, VA to the late Edgar Herman Gerber and the late Eva White Springer Gerber. She was predeceased both by...
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Edwin “Ed” Wilson, 72

Edwin “Ed” Wilson, 72

Benjamin Edwin Wilson: Edwin “Ed” Wilson, 72, a life-long resident of Friendship, Maryland passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on August 17, 2019. He was born on September 14, 1946. Ed was one of three children born to the late John W. Wilson, Sr. & Eleanor Arundel Cunningham. He was raised...
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Samuel Julius “Sam or Sammy” Isenberg, 54

Samuel Julius “Sam or Sammy” Isenberg, 54

Samuel Julius “Sam or Sammy” Isenberg, 54, of North Beach passed away August 15, 2019. He was born September 28, 1964 in Prince Frederick to Elwood M. and Mary Mae (Skinner) Isenberg. Sam was raised in North Beach and attended Beach Elementary and Northern Middle and High Schools. Following high school, he attended the...
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Edward Shelling “Captain” Rudolph, Jr., 67

Edward Shelling “Captain” Rudolph, Jr., 67

Edward Shelling “Captain” Rudolph, Jr., 67, of Lusby, MD and formerly of Capital Heights, MD, passed away on August 21, 2019 at his residence. Born July 24, 1952 in Washington, DC he was the son of the late Edward S. Rudolph, Sr. and Helen (Gillespie) Rudolph. Edward graduated from Surrattsville High School in 1970....
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Sharon Genevieve Townend, 77

Sharon Genevieve Townend, 77, of Chesapeake Beach passed away August 22, 2019. She was born October 18, 1941 in Portage, PA to Peter and Genevieve (Bodenschatz) Robine. Sharon was raised in Portage, PA and graduated from Portage High School. She married Paul Townend on January 23, 1960 and they lived in East Pines, MD...
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Joyce Tillman

Joyce Tillman departed this earthly life on Thursday, August 8, 2019. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 10:00 am until time of service 12 noon at Evangel Cathedral, 13901 Central Ave, Upper Marlboro, MD. Interment is private.
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Ola Uka

On Thursday, July 18,2019, Ola Uka entered eternal rest. Family and friends will unite on Friday, August 30, 2019 from 12:00 pm until time of Service at 1:00 pm at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD. Interment will be at Heritage Memorial Cemetery.
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Mary Matthews

On Sunday, August 18,2019, Mary Matthews entered eternal rest. Family and friends will unite on Monday, August 26, 2019 from 10:00 am until time of Mass of Christian burial at 11:00 am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD.
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Theresa Hill

Peacefully on Friday, August 9, 2019, Theresa Hill departed this earthly life in College Park, MD. Family and friends will unite on Friday, August 23, 2019 from 11:00am until time of service 12:00pm at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment will follow service at Heritage Memorial Cemetery, Waldorf, MD.
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Constance Goodwin

Constance Goodwin departed this earthly life on Saturday, August 17, 2019. Family and friends will unite on Monday, August 26, 2019 from 10:00 am until time of service 11:00 at Tree of Life Christian Ministries, 9109 Piscataway Rd, Clinton, MD 20735. Interment will follow at Heritage Memorial Cemetery.
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Vincent Douglas Carter, 58

Vincent Douglas Carter, 58 of Washington, D.C., entered into eternal rest on August 18, 2019. Family and friends will unite on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 for visitation at 10:00 am until time of service at 11:00 am at Our Lady Queen of Peace 3800 Ely Place, Washington, D.C. Interment to follow at Cedar Hill...
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