Monthly Archives: October 2021

Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland Hosting 10th Annual Southern Maryland Hiring Event on Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland Hosting 10th Annual Southern Maryland Hiring Event on Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Job seekers, and public and private sector organizations are invited to attend the events. Businesses will be conducting interviews and hiring for immediate openings. TCCSMD anticipates that 50 local businesses will attend the event. “Local businesses are eager to hire immediately, and this annual event hopes to bridge the gap between local businesses and...
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Overnight Work on Thomas Johnson Bridge Expected to be Complete by October 22

Overnight Work on Thomas Johnson Bridge Expected to be Complete by October 22

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will begin repairing potholes and replacing fencing along the MD 4 (Governor Thomas Johnson) Bridge at the Calvert/St. Mary’s County line starting Monday, October 11. This is routine maintenance work that will take place overnight, 9 p.m. through 5 a.m. Sunday nights through Friday...
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Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward for Identity of Suspects in Robbery at Beauty Store

Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward for Identity of Suspects in Robbery at Beauty Store

On Tuesday, September 28, 2021, shortly after 5:00 p.m., a group of females entered a beauty supply business in the 3000 block of Waldorf Market Place and attempted to steal a significant amount of merchandise. As they ran out of the store, one of the suspects sprayed pepper spray at employees who were trying...
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Department of Recreation and Parks Seeks Citizens Input for Snow Hill Park Master Planning

Department of Recreation and Parks Seeks Citizens Input for Snow Hill Park Master Planning

The Department of Recreation and Parks will hold a public meeting Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. at the Hollywood Recreation Center, 24400 Mervell Dean Road in Hollywood. The purpose of the meeting is to review the final concept plan and gather community input for the master plan for Snow Hill Park. Attendees...
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St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – October 5, 2021

St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup –  October 5, 2021

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County held their regular business meeting Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, in the Chesapeake Building in Leonardtown and acknowledged four significant milestones with Proclamations. The Commissioners proclaimed National 4-H Week, National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Case Management Recognition Week and National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The Commission on People with...
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Former Executive Director of Maryland Environmental Service Facing Federal and State Charges for Allegedly Fraudulently Obtaining More Than $276,731 From His Employer, and State Felony Violations of the Maryland Wiretap Statute

Former Executive Director of Maryland Environmental Service Facing Federal and State Charges for Allegedly Fraudulently Obtaining More Than $276,731 From His Employer, and State Felony Violations of the Maryland Wiretap Statute

As a result of a collaborative investigation, today a federal grand jury returned an indictment, and a state criminal information has been filed, charging Roy C. McGrath, age 52, of Naples, Florida, for allegedly fraudulently obtaining funds from Maryland Environmental Service corporation. The criminal information also alleges that McGrath illegally recorded private conversations with...
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MDOT MVA’s Highway Safety Office Partners with NHTSA for Operation Crash Reduction

MDOT MVA’s Highway Safety Office Partners with NHTSA for Operation Crash Reduction

Many Marylanders will take to the roads during the upcoming long weekend in search of fall adventures. Nationwide from 2015 to 2019, October was the most dangerous month on America’s roads, accounting for more fatal crashes than any other month. To help drivers and passengers remember the importance following the rules of the road,...
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Police Requesting Assistance in Locating Two Dirt Bikes Stolen from Mechanicsville Residence

Police Requesting Assistance in Locating Two Dirt Bikes Stolen from Mechanicsville Residence

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to recover the two motorcycles pictured and the identity of the person or persons responsible for the theft. The motorcycles, along with two dirt bike helmets were taken from the front porch of the victim’s home at the 27100 block of Morganza Turner Road in Mechanicsville...
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7 Ways to Tell If You Need to Replace Your Furnace

7 Ways to Tell If You Need to Replace Your Furnace

Your furnace has served you well for however long you have had it. Sure, you might have had some ups and downs, and there might have been times when the furnace needed repair or some attention. For the most part, though, it has been able to do the job of keeping your home comfortable...
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Geraldine Patricia Hall

Geraldine Patricia Hall

Blessed are they who mourn for they shall be comforted. Matthew 5:4 Geraldine Patricia Hall, affectionally called Geraline, was born on April 25, 1966, and departed this life on September 25, 2021, at Doctor’s Community Hospital in Lanham, Maryland, after a brief illness. Geraldine was the seventh of ten children born to the late...
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Brooks Leigh Buckler, 20

Brooks Leigh Buckler, 20

Brooks Leigh Buckler, 20, of Aquasco, MD, passed away in a motorcycle accident on Friday, October 1, 2021 in Waldorf, MD. Brooks was born on October 5, 2000 to David Harry Buckler and Mary Louise (Gray) Buckler of Aquasco, MD. He was a 2019 graduate of Gwynn Park High School. After graduation, he began...
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Mary Thelma Kinports (Naunie), 92

Mary Thelma Kinports (Naunie), 92

Mary Thelma Kinports (Naunie), 92, of Hollywood, MD passed away on September 24, 2021, at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD with her loving family at her side. She was born November 02, 1928, in Croom, Maryland, to the late Roy Hall and Cora Thompson. On October 12, 1956, Mary married the love...
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Ann Forsman, 94

Ann Forsman, 94

Ann Forsman, 94, of Solomons, MD (formerly of Piney Point, MD) passed away on October 3, 2021 at Asbury Solomons with her husband of 64 years by her side. Born on January 20, 1927 in Scranton, PA, she is the daughter of the late Thomas Joseph Manley and Mabel Quinnan Manley. Ann entered the...
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Christopher “Chris” Donald Jorgenson, 48

Christopher “Chris” Donald Jorgenson, 48

Christopher “Chris” Donald Jorgenson, 48, of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at his residence. Born on October 26, 1972, in Minnesota he is the son of the late, Gloria Woodhams and Clinton Woodhams currently residing in California State. Chris proudly joined the United States Navy in December, 1990 and...
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Marian Lillian Nichols, 88

Marian Lillian Nichols, 88

Marian Lillian Nichols, 88, of Charlotte Hall, Maryland, passed away unexpectedly September 28, 2021 at the Charles Reginal Medical Center in La Plata, Maryland. She was born August 24, 1933 in King George, Virginia to the late Henry Marvin Owens and Lillian Bernice Owens “Heflin”. She was one (1) of seven (7) children. Marian...
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Patricia Anne Ramey, 81

Patricia Anne Ramey, 81

Patricia Anne Ramey, 81, of Mechanicsville, MD born August 29, 1940 in Lenoir, NC to Raymond and Inez Keller, passed away peacefully on September 28, 2021 in the comfort of her home.  Her caregivers Sylvia Baker, Carol Bowles, Chartise Jackson and Karen Thomas provided Pat with exemplary care and went above and beyond to...
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Joseph Anthony (Tony) Baden

Joseph Anthony (Tony) Baden

Joseph Anthony (Tony) Baden, businessman and farmer, who for 37 years owned and operated the Lexington Park, St Mary’s County, MD Rod N’ Reel, died suddenly Sept. 29 of pulmonary embolism complications during surgery for a DVT (deep venous thrombosis, a blood clot in his leg) at Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital in Richmond,...
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James Lee Dufour, Sr., “Pappy”, 71

James Lee Dufour, Sr., “Pappy”, 71

James Lee Dufour, Sr., “Pappy”, 71, of Lexington Park, MD, passed away on September 28, 2021. Born on June 25, 1950 in Laurel, MD, he was the son of the late Doris May Engles and the late Raymond Wilfred Dufour. James is survived by his longtime companion, Donna Marllett, children Penny Lynn Alvey of...
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Juanita Lorraine Modlin, 92

Juanita Lorraine Modlin, 92

Juanita Lorraine Modlin, 92, of Patuxent Beach, California, MD, passed away on September 23, 2021 in Solomons, MD. Born on January 11, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Philip Briscoe Thompson and Daisy Jones Thompson. Juanita was the loving wife of the late Ernie Lee Modlin, whom she married on March 7,...
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Patrol Officers Apprehend Suspect After Robbery in Waldorf

Patrol Officers Apprehend Suspect After Robbery in Waldorf

On Sunday, October 3, 2021, at 11:05 p.m., officers responded to the 3300 block of Leonardtown Road in Waldorf, for the report of a robbery. A preliminary investigation showed the suspect approached the victim, who was standing in the parking lot of a business, and pushed him to the ground. The suspect then forcibly...
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Two Chesapeake Beach Men Arrested for Possession of PCP in Owings

Two Chesapeake Beach Men Arrested for Possession of PCP in Owings

On September 28, 2021, Deputy W. McDowell of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the area of Rt. 260 and Horace Ward Road in Owings. Upon making contact with the driver and passenger a strong and overwhelming ammonia like odor (suspected Schedule I Phencyclidine) was emitting from the vehicle. A...
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Police Arrests Two Waldorf Men and Recover Two Firearms After Traffic Stop

Police Arrests Two Waldorf Men and Recover Two Firearms After Traffic Stop

On Sunday, October 3, at 2:27 a.m., patrol officers were in the area of Leonardtown Road near Smallwood Drive when they heard what sounded like gunfire. As they went to investigate the area, three officers were stopped at a red traffic signal at the Old Washington Road and Smallwood Drive intersection when a silver...
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Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash in Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash in Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police is investigating a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run crash that occurred Sunday evening in Prince George’s County. On Sunday, October 3, 2021, shortly after 7:20 p.m., troopers from the Maryland State Police Forestville Barrack responded to a report of a pedestrian being struck at eastbound Central Avenue west of Campus Way in Upper...
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Maryland State Police Arrest Anne Arundel County Man for Sexual Solicitation of a Minor

Maryland State Police Arrest Anne Arundel County Man for Sexual Solicitation of a Minor

Maryland State Police arrested a man on Friday, October 1, 2021, on charges he solicited sex from an undercover trooper who was posing as a child over the Internet in Anne Arundel County. Juwell Rae-Kwon Jackson, 25, of Randallstown, is charged with one count of sexual solicitation of a minor. He was transported to...
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Volunteers Sought for Boards, Commissions and Committees in St. Mary’s County

Volunteers Sought for Boards, Commissions and Committees in St. Mary’s County

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County is inviting interested citizens to volunteer their time to the community by serving on various Boards, Committees and Commissions. The county’s website provides detailed descriptions of the various boards and the membership application at https://www.stmarysmd.com/boards/. Applications must include a resume and be submitted no later than Nov. 19,...
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