Monthly Archives: December 2020

Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department 2020 Santa Run Schedule

Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department 2020 Santa Run Schedule

We would like to announce to the Citizens of our Community the schedule for our Annual Santa Run. This year we will be bringing Santa around to the Hollywood Community on one of our Fire Engines. We plan on starting this Friday, December 4th. Our plan is to have Santa around the community on...
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No Injuries Reported After Dunkirk Fire Apparatus is Struck by a Vehicle While on Scene of Medical Emergency

No Injuries Reported After Dunkirk Fire Apparatus is Struck by a Vehicle While on Scene of Medical Emergency

On Thursday, December 3, 2020, at 4:49 a.m., firefighters and emergency medical personnel responded in Brush 5, and Ambulance 59 for a priority 1 medical call in the 7200 block of Southern Maryland Boulevard (Route 4). During the incident, Brush 5 provided barrier protection for the safety of the crew and patient onboard Ambulance...
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No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Strikes Leonardtown Post Office

No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Strikes Leonardtown Post Office

On Thursday, December 3, 2020, at approximately 12:50 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the Leonardtown Post Office located at 22735 Washington Street and Fenwick Street in Leonardtown, for the motor vehicle collision involving a structure. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle struck the building and two vehicles...
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Thursday, December 3, 2020: Maryland Reports 2,044 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

Thursday, December 3, 2020: Maryland Reports 2,044 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

As  of Thursday, December 3, 2020, Maryland reports 205,399 COVID-19 cases and 4,606 deaths. An increase of 2,044 cases and 48 deaths over 24 hours, and 8,648 total patients have been released from isolation. There are 1,573 total COVID-19 hospitalizations, a decrees of 5 from yesterday. COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases...
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Hit and Run in Great Mills Kills Puppy and Sends Male Pedestrian to Trauma Center

Hit and Run in Great Mills Kills Puppy and Sends Male Pedestrian to Trauma Center

On Tuesday, December 1, 2020, at approximately 5:45 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Great Mills Road, in the area of Jay Dee Court, in Great Mills, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian and an animal. Crews arrived on the scene to find a puppy and adult male in...
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Bowling Alley Employees Beaten After Asking Patrons to Wear Face Masks, Police Searching for Multiple Suspects

Bowling Alley Employees Beaten After Asking Patrons to Wear Face Masks, Police Searching for Multiple Suspects

On November 28, 2020 at approximately 7:15 p.m., officers responded for an assault at the Bowl America located at 7155 Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie. The male victim, who is a manager at the bowling alley, asked several male patrons to leave because they were refusing to wear face masks, which is a safety...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Helps Feed the Hungry for Thanksgiving

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Helps Feed the Hungry for Thanksgiving

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office provided assistance last week to the Feed St. Mary’s Food Bank in providing meals to those who need support during the holidays. On Friday, Sheriff’s Office Deputies picked up turkeys and distributed them to households in need. Working with the Maryland Food Bank and Feed St. Mary’s in...
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Anne Arundel County Police Investigating Triple Shooting That Leaves One Dead After Football Game in Severn

Anne Arundel County Police Investigating Triple Shooting That Leaves One Dead After Football Game  in Severn

On Thursday, November 26, 2020, at approximately 1:39 p.m., Anne Arundel County Police Western District officers responded to the area of Meade Village Road and Meade Village Circle in Severn for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they located two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Injuries appear to be life threatening and...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Wanted Wednesday: Melissa Schrae Bowen, wanted for Violation of Probation – Murder

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Wanted Wednesday: Melissa Schrae Bowen, wanted for Violation of Probation – Murder

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Melissa Schrae Bowen. Bowen is wanted for Violation of Probation- Murder. Anyone with information in regards to Bowen is asked to please contact the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office at (410) 535-2800 and or DFC Chip Ward at (443) 532-0603, Sgt Phillip Foote at (443)...
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Charles County to Test Early Warning Devices and Sirens on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

Charles County to Test Early Warning Devices and Sirens on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

The Town of La Plata will test early warning devices/sirens on December 5, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Testing is done twice per year in early May and early December. The testing lasts about a half hour. The tests consist of both siren alerts and audible notifications. The tests are conducted in conjunction with the...
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Wednesday, December 2, 2020: Maryland Reports 2,220 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

Wednesday, December 2, 2020: Maryland Reports 2,220 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

As  of Wednesday, December 2, 2020, Maryland reports 203,355 COVID-19 cases and 4,558 deaths. An increase of 2,220 cases and 42 deaths over 24 hours, and 8,648 total patients have been released from isolation. There are 1,578 total COVID-19 hospitalizations, a decrees of 5 from yesterday. Governor Larry Hogan Launched ‘MarylandMedNow’ to Staff Up...
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Maryland Reports Early Deer Season 2020 Results

Maryland Reports Early Deer Season 2020 Results

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced today that hunters harvested 19,571 deer during the early portion of the archery and muzzleloader seasons. The harvest was a 7% decrease from last year’s official harvest of 21,098 deer for the same period. The early season harvest decline was attributed to warmer weather during muzzleloader season,...
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Waldorf Man in Total Shock after Big Lottery Win

Waldorf Man in Total Shock after Big Lottery Win

A lucky Charles County resident is still experiencing happiness, shock and disbelief after seeing one of his least favorite scratch-off games deliver his biggest Maryland Lottery win. The Waldorf man discovered a $100,000 top prize on the Bingo X10 scratch-off. The 57-year-old found his lucky instant ticket at 7-Eleven #11534 located at 2129 Defense...
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Governor Hogan Mobilizes Medical Staffing Surge to Fight COVID-19, Support Public Health Infrastructure

Governor Hogan Mobilizes Medical Staffing Surge to Fight COVID-19, Support Public Health Infrastructure

As the State of Maryland continues to fight COVID-19, Governor Larry Hogan today announced a series of actions to mobilize a medical staffing surge to save lives and prevent overburdening the state’s healthcare system. “The current surge is not only increasing the burden on our healthcare system and filling available hospital beds, but it...
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MedStar Health Acquires Righttime Medical Care, Network of Urgent Care to Expand Across Maryland

MedStar Health Acquires Righttime Medical Care, Network of Urgent Care to Expand Across Maryland

Effective December 1, 2020 MedStar Health has acquired Righttime Medical Care, a provider of urgent care services to patients in Maryland for the past 30 years. The acquisition brings 19 additional urgent care centers, including the HeadFirst clinics for sports injury and concussion care, and approximately 300 associates into the MedStar Health system. These...
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Barbara Ann Gillam Fetterhoff, 91

Barbara Ann Gillam Fetterhoff, 91, of Solomons, Md died at Asbury Solomons Health Care Center on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. The family wishes to thank the entire team at Asbury Solomons, A Homemade Plan, and Calvert Hospice, who cared for Barbara during her last year with breast cancer and heart issues. She was born...
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Sandra Lee Glockler Keyser, 82

Sandra Lee Glockler Keyser, 82

Sandra Lee Glockler Keyser, 82 of Port Republic, MD, died on Monday, November 23, 2020 at her home in Kenwood Beach. She was born on January 19, 1938 in Washington, DC to Walter and Rae Glockler. She married Vincent Keyser on Aug 5, 1963 (57 years of marriage), he survives her. Also surviving are...
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Local Southern Maryland Businesses and Organizations Design Oven to Kill COVID and Assist Front Line Health Care Workers

Local Southern Maryland Businesses and Organizations Design Oven to Kill COVID and Assist Front Line Health Care Workers

A heat sanitization box designed and developed by entrepreneurs at TechPort, UAS Business Incubator and Community Innovation Hub of Southern Maryland, to assist frontline health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic by making personal protective equipment (PPE) reusable was instrumental in yesterday’s announcement on Dry Heat by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)....
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity Suspects in Charlotte Hall Tractor Supply Theft

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity Suspects in Charlotte Hall Tractor Supply Theft

On Monday, November 30, 2020 at 7:15 p.m., the suspects walked into the Charlotte Hall Tractor Supply store and each of them picked up a boxed Dewalt corded chop saw. They then left the store without paying for the saws and were last seen departing in a white SUV. Anyone with information about the...
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Tuesday, December 1, 2020: Maryland Reports 2,765 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

Tuesday, December 1, 2020: Maryland Reports 2,765 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

As  of Tuesday, December 1, 2020, Maryland reports 201,135 COVID-19 cases and 4,516 deaths. An increase of 2,765 cases and 30 deaths over 24 hours. There are 1,583 total COVID-19 hospitalizations, an increase of 56 over yesterday. Today at 4 p.m.,  Governor Larry Hogan will hold a press conference to provide updates on our...
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St. Mary’s County Planning for COVID-19 Mass Vaccination

St. Mary’s County Planning for COVID-19 Mass Vaccination

In anticipation of a COVID-19 vaccine, the St. Mary’s County Health Department (SMCHD) is coordinating with local partners to ensure a safe and orderly plan for distribution, particularly for vulnerable and at-risk populations. In alignment with the State of Maryland’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan, St. Mary’s County will follow a phased approach, initially prioritizing populations...
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