Monthly Archives: April 2021

Grace Wennemar, 87

Grace Wennemar, 87

Grace Wennemar, 87, passed away on March 14, 2021 in Waldorf, MD. Grace was born on April 3, 1933 in Lound, England to the late Bertie George and Violet May Durrant. She was predeceased by her son, Stephen Storey; husband, Raymond K. Wennemar; brothers, Ernie and David; and sister, Ruth. She is survived by...
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Adoracion A. Cayanan, “Dorie”, 74

Adoracion A. Cayanan, “Dorie”, 74

Adoracion A. Cayanan, “Dorie”, 74, of Lexington Park, MD, formerly from the Philippines passed away on March, 27th, 2021 at her residence. Dorie was born on November 22nd, 1946 to the late Severo Acosta, and Francisca Z. Acosta in Batangas City, Philippines. Dorie is survived by her husband Florencio Cayanan whom she married on...
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Marieta Cruz, 69

Marieta Cruz, 69

Marieta Cruz, 69, of Waldorf Maryland, passed away on March 22, 2021 at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital after a long battle with cancer. She was born in the Philippines, on April 24, 1951, daughter of the late Aniceto Batulan Sr. and Gliceria Dollosa Batulan. She is widowed by her husband Norberto G. Cruz, survived...
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Cameron Jamal Williams

Cameron Jamal Williams

On Friday, March 26, 2021, Cameron Jamal Williams, of Accokeek, MD, departed this earthly life. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, April 10, 2021 from 10:00am until time of service 11:00am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment will be private.
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Marion Agnes Stewart

Marion Agnes Stewart

“God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved; God will help her when morning dawns.” Psalm 46:5 Marion Agnes Stewart, daughter of the late John Preston Ford and Mary Alberta (Jennifer) Ford was born on October 30, 1934 in Charlotte Hall, Maryland. On Sunday, March 21, 2021, Marion peacefully departed...
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Clinton Alphonso Rogers, Sr.

Clinton Alphonso Rogers, Sr.

Peacefully on Friday, March 19, 2021, Clinton Alphonso Rogers, Sr. departed this earthly life in Waldorf, MD. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, April 3, 2021 from 9:00am until time of service 11:00am at The House of Praise 5110 Nannie Helen Burroughs Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20019. Interment will follow at Heritage Memorial...
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Upper Marlboro Man Arrested on Drug and Gun Charges at Motel in St. Mary’s County

Upper Marlboro Man Arrested on Drug and Gun Charges at Motel in St. Mary’s County

On March 28, 2021 at approximately 12:00 p.m. troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded for a Disturbance and Trespassing complaint at the Super 8 Motel located on Three Notch Road, California. Upon arrival, contact was made with the manager who directed the troopers to a female in the lobby that was...
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Maryland Art Education Association (MAEA) Recognizes Five Charles County Art Teachers as Outstanding Educators

Maryland Art Education Association (MAEA) Recognizes Five Charles County Art Teachers as Outstanding Educators

Five Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) art teachers were recently recognized by the Maryland Art Education Association (MAEA) as outstanding educators. The association named three teachers as CCPS Career Art Educators of the Year. They are Kristina Blakeslee of Maurice J. McDonough High School; Christine Chinault of Malcolm Elementary School; and Gayle Kraus of...
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Governor Hogan Announces 75% of Marylanders 65 and Over Have Received COVID-19 Vaccines

Governor Hogan Announces 75% of Marylanders 65 and Over Have Received COVID-19 Vaccines

Governor Larry Hogan announced that, according to CDC data, Maryland has surpassed 75% of Marylanders 65 and older receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Maryland has arrived at this milestone at a faster rate than 30 other states. “We have placed Maryland’s seniors at the forefront of our statewide vaccination strategy,...
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Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office and FBI Baltimore Field Office Condemn Acts of Violence and Discrimination Against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Urge Reporting of Hate Crimes

Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office and FBI Baltimore Field Office Condemn Acts of Violence and Discrimination Against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Urge Reporting of Hate Crimes

Acting United States Attorney Jonathan F. Lenzner and Special Agent in Charge Jennifer C. Boone of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Baltimore Field Office today condemned bigotry and hatred against the Asian American and Pacific Islander community, and encouraged members of the public to report to law enforcement incidents of violence, threats and harassment....
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Celebrating Spring with the 23rd Annual Sotterley Garden Guild Plant Sale

Celebrating Spring with the 23rd Annual Sotterley Garden Guild Plant Sale

The popularity of this event continues to grow, and we invite you to revel in the wonders of springtime while supporting Sotterley’s beautiful gardens! The plant sale, sponsored by the Sotterley Garden Guild, will take place two days only – it is your chance to buy plants lovingly nurtured by the Sotterley gardeners. Have...
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MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Re-Opens Main Entrance to Patients

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Re-Opens Main Entrance to Patients

Beginning Wednesday, March, 31, 2021, the main entrance of MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital reopened to patients. The limited visitor policy is still in effect, and staff continue to screen individuals for COVID-19 symptoms. The Emergency Department entrance (pictured) returns for use only by those seeking emergency care and patients in active labor. During business...
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NAS Patuxent River Noise Advisory – FCLP Training Flights Scheduled for April 1, 2021, to April 30, 2021

NAS Patuxent River Noise Advisory – FCLP Training Flights Scheduled for April 1, 2021, to April 30, 2021

Communities surrounding the naval air station are advised that noise-generating testing events are scheduled to take place April 1, 2021, to April 30, 2021 from 8:00 a.m., to 6:00 p.m. Pilots at NAS PAX will be conducting Field Carrier Landing Practices (FCLPs). FCLPs are simulated carrier landings conducted to prepare the pilot to land...
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State Fire Marshal Investigating Large Workshop Fire in Mechanicsville

State Fire Marshal Investigating Large Workshop Fire in Mechanicsville

On Thursday, April 1, 2021, at approximately 12:50 a.m., firefighters from St. Mary’s and Charles County responded to 10185 Brookline Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported explosion with fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find fire showing from a one-story workshop that was approximately 100 x 100. Firefighters controlled the fire in under...
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