You are on page 1of 32

Thursday, April 11, 2019 The County Times 1


County Times
St. Mary’s THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2019


Hollywood Volunteers;
Family On Call
2 The County Times Thursday, April 11, 2019

Members of the Hollywood Fire Department. 1st row (L to R) Jake Mahaffey, Tony Morris, Brian Wil-
liams. 2nd row (L to R) Mike Sullivan, Jason Sullivan, Tyler Insley, Chief Ricky Brady.



ON THE COVER 16 Leonardtown is considering increasing impact fees to pay for expansion of their wastewater treatment





Kids hunted for Easter Eggs at the county fair- Navy awards those who get grounded planes flying.
grounds over the weekend




Do You Feel Crabby When You Get

Your Insurance Bill In The Mail?

County Times
P.O. Box 250 • Hollywood, Maryland 20636
St. Mary’s County ● Calvert County
For staff listing and emails, see page 30

BRYANS ROAD Free InItIal ConsultatIon

LEONARDTOWN Give Us A Call The law offices of P.a. Hotchkiss & associates
You’ll Be Glad You Did. Providing Excellent Service For Over 20 Years
Auto Accidents
Burris’ Olde Towne Insurance Workers’ comp
• Divorce/Separation
AUTO • HOME • BUSINESS • LIFE • Support/Custody
• Domestic Violence
• DWI/MVA Hearings
301-475-3151 301-743-9000 Power of Attorney
Scan this “Times Code”
• Name Change • Adoption
WWW.DANBURRIS.COM with your smart phone
• Wills • Guardianship
(301) 932-7700 (301) 870-7111
ERIE INSURANCE GROUP 99 Smallwood Dr. Waldorf, MD • 206 Washignton Ave. LaPlata, MD
Thursday, April 11, 2019 The County Times Local News 3

County Dump Truck In Fatal Crash

By Guy Leonard the area of the crash;

Staff Writer though there was one
where the crew was
State police are investigating a fatal working on Chappe-

crash in which a county-owned dump lear Drive.
truck was involved but county officials Their preliminary
are refusing to talk about the incident or investigation, Russo
whether there were any safety precau- said, also found that COMMISSIONER MIKE HEWITT
tions in place at the time of the crash. the motorcycle came
State police are reporting that lo- to a stop because
cal government workers from the St. the dump truck also County State’s Attorney’s Office.
Mary’s County Department of Public stopped momentarily. “If there are any charges it would Deatrick said regarding not making any
Works and Transportation were in the Killed in the crash most likely be against the dump truck statements to the press. “We’re cooper-
Charlotte Hall area repairing sporadic was Chrystal Rae Rounds, 33, driver,” Russo said. ating fully with the investigation.”
potholes throughout a neighborhood of Charlotte Hall. She was transported John Deatrick, the county’s public County Administrator Dr. Rebecca
shortly before 11:30 a.m. April 9. The to University of Maryland Charles Re- works chief, said Wednesday morning Bridgett echoed Deatrick’s remarks and
driver of the dump truck, later identi- gional Medical Center where she was that he knew about the crash immediate- also declined comment as to the condi-
fied as John Lyon, 63, told police on the later pronounced deceased. Chrystal ly after it happened but did not know if tion of the site immediately before and
scene that while traveling on Mt. Wolf Rae Rounds was the rear passenger of a there were any safety precautions taken after the fatal crash.
Road, he passed Chappelear Drive and 2018 Honda MSX 125 Grom motorcycle that might have stopped the crash. Commissioner Mike Hewitt offered
noticed his crew working. involved in the crash. “I don’t know, I haven’t seen the re- his regrets for the family who lost one
He told police that he stopped the Her husband, Michael Rounds, 40, port,” Deatrick said, adding that he was of its members.
truck, checked the mirrors and drove was critically injured in the crash and in discussions during the call from The “It was a horrible accident,” Hewitt
in reverse to turn on Chappelear Drive was being treated at a regional hospital. County Times with an engineer in his said.
when the truck crashed into the motor- The passenger of the dump truck is office regarding FDR Boulevard. Calls to the county attorney’s office
cycle.  State police say the motorcycle identified as Robert Raley, 63, of Ridge. When asked in a subsequent inter- regarding any internal investigations of
was stopped behind the dump truck Neither Lyon nor Raley were injured view if he had traveled to the site of the the crash were not returned as of press
when the crash occurred. during the incident. crash to investigate the situation he said: time.
Elena Russo, spokesperson for Mary- State police said that the investiga- “I really can’t speak to it at this point.”
land State Police, said their investigation tion was continuing but that charges are “We’re holding off until we get the re-
showed there were no safety crews in pending a review with the St. Mary’s sults from the state police investigation,”



$800 OFF 2
• 23.9-hp (17.8-kW) Tier 4 diesel engine
• Quik-ParkTM Loader and AutoConnectTM THE POU
Drive-over deck compatible N D,
• Covered by a 6-year HALF OR
powertrain warranty* WHOLE



3025E COMPACT UTILITY TRACTOR • 37.3-hp (27.4-kW) liquid-cooled diesel engine
• 24.7-hp (18.4-kW) Tier 4 diesel engine • Quik-ParkTM Loader and AutoConnectTM
• Hydrostatic, 2-range transmission Drive-over Deck compatible
• Covered by a 6-year powertrain warranty* • Covered by a 6-year powertrain warranty*
0% APR FOR 60 MO.1 AND UP TO $1,500 OFF 1,2 0% APR FOR 60 MO.1 AND UP TO $1,500 OFF 1,2

17723 Three Notch Rd, Dameron, MD 20628
(1)Offer valid on qualifying purchases made between 1 February 2019 to 30 April 2019. Subject to approved installment credit with John Deere Financial, for consumer or commercial MON. - FRI. 6 A.M. - 8 P.M
use only. No down payment required. $16.67 per month for every $1,000 financed. Fixed rate of 0.0% APR for 60 months only. Taxes, freight, setup and delivery charges could increase
monthly payment. Available at participating U.S. dealers. Prices and models may vary by dealer. (2)Offer valid on qualifying purchases made between 1 February 2019 to 30 April 2019. SAT. 7 A.M. - 2 P.M. • SUN. 8 A.M. - 2 P.M.
$500 off implement bonus is in addition to low-rate financing and requires the purchase of two or more qualifying John Deere or Frontier implements. In addition to implement bonus
and low-rate financing, get $300 off 1025R Tractors, $1,000 off 3E Series Tractors and 2038R Series Tractors. Prices and models may vary by dealer. Some restrictions apply; other
special rates and terms may be available, so see your dealer for details and other financing options. Available at participating U.S. dealers. *All compact utility tractors purchased new
from an authorized John Deere dealer come standard with a 6-year/2,000-hour (whichever comes first) powertrain warranty. See the LIMITED WARRANTY FOR NEW JOHN DEERE
TURF AND UTILITY EQUIPMENT at dealer for details. John Deere, the leaping deer symbol, and green and yellow trade dress are trademarks of Deere & Company. CAR3X50329SME
4 Local News The County Times Thursday, April 11, 2019

It’s Spring Time

“Time To Grow Your Own”
County May Pursue
YMCA Partnership
Camelias 1 Gal.
ONLY Blueberry, Blackberry, Raspberry
Spring Blooming Size $ 12 88
ea. BUY GET 3 1 FREE

Rhododendron 3 GET Hosta

3 gal. size
4 FREE Albo Marginata & 1 Gal.
Hosta Undulata Size 5 ea.
Lowest priced rose is FREE

Now ScheduliNg For SpriNg iNStallatioN

call today to Schedule aN eStimate 800-451-1427

By Guy Leonard the county’s capital construction plan

Choose from pink, white
SAVE 20%Off Azaleas
Traditional and NewSAVE 20%Off Staff Writer in the latest budget documents.
Any Size At the meeting of the Commission-
and red flowering. Encore Varieties When you buy 3 or more
or Variety After Robbie Gill, the CEO of the ers of St. Mary’s County, following a
YMCA of the Chesapeake made pre- joint meeting with base officials, Com-
sentations about his organization to missioner Mike Hewitt made a motion
both Navy and county elected officials that county staff begin reaching out to
Tuesday they were so impressed about the YMCA of the Chesapeake and be-
what the YMCA could do for commu- gin the process of finding out what it
nities that they became enthusiastic would take to bring the organization
about bringing the first such organiza- here.
Fruit Tree BUY 3 GET 4
Tomato Plants ONLY tion to the region. The commissioners, four were in
Many varieties to choose. FREE Market packs of 4 plants $ 99
2 /pack
“A partnership between the Navy,
St. Mary’s County and the YMCA
attendance, voted unanimously to ap-
prove the motion.
Purchase our “Tree Planting Success Kit” for $21.98 per tree. is absolutely doable,” said Capt. Ja- The YMCA offers multiple pro-
Kit includes (1) Tree Stake Kit, (1) 3 cu. ft. bag of Mulch, son Hammond, commanding officer grams for youth and the community
(1) Bag of Leaf Gro Soil Conditioner, & (1) lb. Plant-tone Fertilizer at Patuxent River Naval Air Station. members at large including health and
Pick up the coupon at our store and get a $25 per tree credit “There are still a lot of details to work wellness activities, community assis-
at time of purchase of any Native Tree priced at $75 or more. out and we are not planning to provide tance programs, day camps, swim-
(NO MAIL IN REQUIRED). land or security, but I think this is a ming lessons and family activities.
*There is a list of qualifying trees on the
wonderful opportunity for partnership Community center supporters want
$ 25 Off The purchase
of one tree*
between the three organizations.”
Supporters of a new community cen-
many of these programs and more at
the new facility once it’s built.
ter for Lexington Park were thrilled at
From Our garden Shop the possibility of bringing the YMCA
to St. Mary’s County, since partnering
Marcia Greenberg, a member of
the group pressing for a new center,
praised the commissioners for their
Bayer All-in-One C&S Nuggets Shredded with them could provide a way for the willingness to explore the partnership.
Rose & Flower Care Berry Nuggets, Orange Hardwood Mulch group to raise funds to conduct vari- “It’s a day of thanks, gentlemen,”
Nuggets & 3 cu. ft. bag ous programs at the center. Greenberg said. “This is a stupendous
1 quart size Peanut The county government has allo- day for this county.
Nuggets cated funding for planning a 70,000- “There’s no downside to this.”
ONLY 10 square-foot community center at a lo-
24 88
$ 99
BAGS cation to be determined in Lexington
Park; the project is estimated to cost

FOR upwards of $16 million, according to
$4.99 ea. $

Wentworth Nursery
Prices Good Thru April 30th, 2019

Charlotte Hall
30315 Three Notch Rd,
Prince Frederick
1700 Solomon’s Island Rd,
5 minutes North of Hollywood
41170 Oakville Road
Charlotte Hall 20622 Prince Frederick 20678
301-884-5292 410-535-3664 Mechanicsville 20659
301-373-9245 • 800-451-1427 St. Mary’s
County Times
800-558-5292 1-866-535-3664

SPRING Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8-7, Sat. 8-6, Sun. 9-6 Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7:30-6, Sat. 7:30-5
Thursday, April 11, 2019 The County Times Local News 5

School System Uncertain of Van Hollen Encourages Students to Vote

Bus Driver Protest Impact By Guy Leonard
Staff Writer

By Guy Leonard the discussion at the county’s April 23 Sen. Chris Van Hollen asked St. Mary’s
Staff Writer public hearing on its own $259 million College of Maryland students to vote and
budget with proposed tax increases, in- actively encourage others their age to
St. Mary’s County Public Schools cluded more funding for contract bus vote.
officials are considering what conse- drivers. He said young people in the range of
quences will befall contract bus drivers “What’s included in the proposed 18 to 29 years old had a 40 to 50 percent Sen. Chris Van Hollen talks to students at
who refuse to pick up students on their budget is a three-percent increase and participation rate in times of a presiden- St. Mary's College about efforts to break
scheduled routes April 23. It has been that’s for hourly payments to contrac- tial election but that plummeted to be- down barriers to voting.
reported that some contract bus drivers tors,” Thompson told The County tween 20 and 30 percent during mid-term
will refuse to run their routes that day if elections. that their vote did not matter.
Times. “Contractors determine what He said the recent vote in the Senate,
their demands for higher wages are not their drivers are paid.” Van Hollen, a Democrat, said he and
met. others in Congress and the Senate were one of the last votes of Sen. John McCain,
One contract school bus driver, who a Republican, before he died, preserved
“That’s being discussed,” said schools agreed to speak on condition of ano- working to pass the “For The People”
transportation chief Jeff Thompson in a bill which would curb money’s influence the Affordable Care Act, also known as
nymity, said a petition had been cir- Obamacare, from being dismantled.
Wednesday interview regarding conse- culating since September of last year in politics, particularly money that is not
quences. “We expect contractors to do traceable to its donor, and expand access “It came down to one vote in the Sen-
asking for signatures to demand higher ate,” Van Hollen said. “Without all those
their due diligence on their routes that wages from the school system. to voting.
day. This would include same-day voting votes we gathered the Affordable Care
A letter had also been circulating Act would’ve gone away.”
“We don’t know [which] drivers are among contract bus drivers for the past registration and 15 days of early voting
planning to not drive that day.” nationwide. Van Hollen said other legislation pro-
two weeks attempting to gain signatures mulgated in the House of Representatives
Thompson said the school system was as to who would drive their routes on “It’s to refresh our democracy and break
heavily dependent on contract bus driv- down barriers to voting,” Van Hollen said that would likely never pass a Republi-
Apr. 23. can-controlled Senate included universal
ers to get children to school; there are “It’s not going to hurt the county,” the of the bill. “It’s to break down dark money
only 12 buses directly owned and fund- in politics; voters have the right to know background checks for gun ownership
driver said. “It’s going to jeopardize the and an act that would mandate equal pay
ed by the school system. bus contractors. who’s spending all that money.
There are 190 buses and routes run “There’s too much special interest for equal work.
“They have a contract with the county “Every vote counts,” Van Hollen
by contractors who pick up children all that says they have to put someone on money in politics.”
across the county. He said it was discouraging to see how said. “Please do everything you can to
that route.” participate.”
Thompson said the school system’s few people took advantage of the right to
proposed budget, which will be part of vote; he said people mistakenly believed

Sunday • April 14, 2019 • 12:30-4:30PM

Leonardtown Square & Wharf Park
Parking & Admission are FREE!

Come Join the Fun!

Repitle World, Inc. • $5 Waterman Boat Tours
Free Kayaking • Conversation Education
Reflexology • Tai Chi • Zumba • Live Music
Belly Dancing • Rescued Animals • Healthy Living
Hands-on Crafts & Activities • Pony Rides
Paddle Sport Demos • Fuel Alternatives
Home A/C Recycle Event
Come Join
Come the
Join Fun!
the Fun!
Reptile World,
ReptileWorld, Inc.
Inc. $5 Waterman
$5Waterman Boat
WatermanBoat Tours
Tours Free Kayaking
Inc. Reflexology
Reflexology Tai
Boat Tours
Chi Tours
TaiChi Live
Music Kayaking
Belly Dancing
Education Reflexology
Reflexology Tai
Chi Live
Music Belly
Rescued Animals
Animals Healthy Living
Healthy Living Hands-on Crafts
Hands-on and
Craftsand Activities
Rescued Animals
Animals Healthy
Living Hands-on
Hands-on Crafts
Pickleball Fuel
Fuel Alternatives
Alternatives Pony
Pony Rides
Rides Home
Home A/C
A/C Recycle
Recycle Event
Come Join the Fun! Pickleball
Pickleball Fuel
Pickleball FuelAlternatives
Fuel Alternatives Pony
Alternatives PonyRides
Pony Rides Home
Rides Home
Inc. $5 Waterman Boat Tours Free Kayaking
n Reflexology Tai Chi Live Music Belly Dancing
s Healthy Living Hands-on Crafts and Activities
Alternatives Pony Rides Home A/C Recycle Event

Free Kayaking
6 Local News The County Times Thursday, April 11, 2019

Leonardtown Moves On Increasing Impact Fees

By Guy Leonard
Staff Writer

The Leonardtown Town Council voted unanimously

Monday to take an ordinance to public hearing that
would significantly raise what the town charges in im-
pact fees for new construction.
The ordinance would raise the impact fee from
$1,800 to $3,000.
The public hearing is scheduled for May.
The need for the increase in impact fees, town of-
ficials have said, is to expand the capacity at the town’s Leonardtown is considering increasing impact fees to provide
Van Wert Wastewater Treatment Plant. for the expansion of its wastewater treatment plant.
The water and sewer capacity provided by the Town
THE REWARD OF BEING A the current Van Wert Lane facility currently processes
of Leonardtown’s wastewater treatment plant is ade-
513,000 gallons per day but that need will increase by
SOLDIER JUST GOT BETTER quate to serve the town’s needs now, a study from the
92 percent to 984,000 gallons per day by 2037.
engineering firm of GHD shows, but in 20 years the
Farmers Insurance believes that your courage and In other news Mayor Dan Burris announced that the
service to our nation should be rewarded. That’s why need for treatment capacity will almost double.
owner of the Ford dealership in the northern part of
we offer special preferred rates for soldiers. Your The study commissioned by the town, and reviewed
town on Route 5, Tom Kody of Kody Holdings, planned
bravery is appreciated! Contact a local Farmers agent at the town council’s regularly scheduled meeting,
to start saving today. to move that lot to merge with the one he plans to build
showed the town is currently using 2,415 equivalent
on Route 235 near the San Souci Shopping Center in
Call today for the savings you deserve! dwelling units (EDUs) or about the same amount of
Lexington Park.
water a single-family home would use in a day, to meet
301.842.7587 its needs for water and wastewater services.
This would create at least one business vacuum in the
Riverside Farmers Insurance town, but Burris reported that Kody Holdings, which
That number is projected to increase to 4,246 EDUs
Your Local Agent has also bought out the Winegardner Chevrolet, Buick
for water service based on projected growth rates in
and GMC storefront on the town square would be stay-
CALIFORNIA, MD 20619 Leonardtown, the study showed.
KBOBKOSKIE@FARMERSAGENT.COM ing put due to a prior-five year lease on the property. The study reports that the number of EDUs needed
“They’re not going anywhere anytime soon,” Burris
for wastewater, beyond just water usage, will increase
to 4,758 EDUs in 20 years.
According to the study an expansion to the waste-
water plant will be necessary to serve a growing town;

Animal Control Division Gets New Chief

By Guy Leonard
Staff Writer

Joy Wilson, the county’s new Animal

Control Supervisor, has big shoes to fill
and she knows it.
Her former supervisor for the past five
years, Tony Malaspina, died suddenly


last year much to the sadness of his many

DEPARTMENT SOCIAL HALL Wilson said she and others “adored”

Malaspina, and remembered him as a Joy WIlson is the county's new Animal
rare supervisor who always stood up for Control Supervisor
24801 THREE NOTCH ROAD • HOLLYWOOD • MD his employees.
job, many residents looked upon the
“And hopefully I can make him
SUNDAY, APRIL 14, 2019 proud,” Wilson told The County Times.
Though she has only been here for
Animal Control division as a “neces-
sary evil” which sometimes intervened

10 AM - 3 PM five years, Wilson, 50, has a strong

background in sheltering and helping
in how people took care of their animals
or even took them away in the case of
animal cruelty.
In Loudon County, Va. she started in
The tone she wants to set, though, is
one where residents can trust animal
animal sheltering and control in 2000
THE LADIES AUXILIARY WILL BE SELLING and worked for the Alexandria Animal
control specialists to educate them on the
REFRESHMENTS WHICH WILL INCLUDE STUFFED Welfare group which, while a non-profit
law regarding animal care.
When they receive complaints, Wilson
HAM SANDWICHES & CHICKEN SALAD SANDWICHES. entity, held the contract to conduct ani-
said, and go out to investigate them, they
mal control work for the entire city.
STUFFED HAM WILL ALSO BE FOR SALE BY THE POUND. “They taught me pretty much every-
often find that owners may not know
how to properly care for pets; they usu-
thing I know,” Wilson said during a busy
SPONSORED BY: Friday afternoon; animal control com-
ally want to correct any problems animal
plaints continually come into the office.
“We’re showing people we’re a posi-
DONATIONS OF NON-PERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS FOR THE They deal with all kinds of calls to
tive resource,” Wilson said. “If we can
ST. MARY’S HELPING HANDS FOOD PANTRY ARE WELCOME. wildlife in distress to missing or un-
help one person be successful, we’ve
leashed animals to animal cruelty; that’s
done our job.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT US the toughest part of the job.
“I couldn’t imagine doing anything
VIA EMAIL AT: CRAFTSHOW@HVFD7.COM “Animal cruelty is the one that hits
you the hardest on a daily basis,” Wilson
She said when she first came on the
The County Times
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Spring Sale Get your lawn equipment serviced early.
April 1-15 We offer local pickup & delivery of riding
mowers at nominal fee.

Hallmark Melissa
ornaments and Doug
Wooden Toys
on Sale!

Kamado Joe
Classic I Charcoal
18 in. W Red Grill
The Kamado that set a new high standard for
craftsmanship and innovation, Kamado Joe
Classic is the perfect size for typical backyard
grilling and smoking.


Friendly, Hardworking, Qualified Staff to help you with all your DIY needs!
Email: leon_ace1@
Email: charlotte_ace2@
Leonardtown Glass and Acrylic Sheet Cutting • Mower Special Order Services
Hardware Tune Ups & Servicing • Screen Repair 20 lb propane exchange
Keys Made (House & Auto) Specialty items for plumbing, welding,
Shops BAY
Breton Bay Computerized Paint Matching and air compressors AceTRIANGLE
30134 HardwareDR.
4084540845 Merchants LnLN.
Home & Garden Rental Equipment Galvanized, brass, and stainless steel CHARLOTTETriangle
30314 HALL, MDDr 20650
Leonardtown, MD 20650 In Store Lock Servicing nuts, bolts, and screws by the eaches Charlotte Hall, MD 20622
Blade Sharpening • Small Engine Repair Household and automotive supplies 301-884-0300
RENTAL 301-475-8799
Rental 301-475-8799 RENTAL 301-884-5393
Rental 301-884-5393
8 Local News The County Times Thursday, April 11, 2019

Airport Road to Close Great Mills Family Dental to Host

Free Dentistry Day April 13
Residents in the Great Mills commu-
nity and surrounding areas will have the
opportunity to receive free dental ser-
vices at Great Mills Family Dental on
Saturday, April 13.
Dr. Vincent Davis and team at Great
Mills Family Dental will be improving
the oral health of the community as part
of Free Dentistry Day, a day dedicated to
providing free dental care to the grow- traditional oral examinations.
ing number of Americans without dental “Dental health is a vital part of a per-
insurance. According to the U.S. Depart- son’s overall health,” said Dr. Davis.
ment of Health and Human Services, ap- “Through this event, we hope to edu-
proximately 108 million Americans are cate patients on the importance of dental
living without dental insurance. health and encourage them to adopt an
“We understand that many people in ongoing oral care regimen.”
our community and across the nation During Free Dentistry Day, a choice
haven’t been to the dentist for a long pe- of one free cleaning, fillings or extraction
riod of time. Some don’t understand the will be provided per patient on Saturday,
importance of dental health, but more of- April 13, between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. at
ten than not, they don’t have the financial 22329 Greenview Parkway in Great
Due to the replacement of a drain- one week, weather dependent. means,” said Dr. Davis. “This event is a
age pipe, Airport Road will close on or For additional information, please Mills. Patients will be accepted on a first-
great opportunity for us to share our time come, first-served basis. For more infor-
around Monday April 22, approximately contact the St. Mary’s County Depart- and resources with those less fortunate
500 feet west of MD Route 235 and 100 ment of Public Works & Transporta- mation, please call 301-862-2044 or visit
and give back to the community.”
feet west of the northern Wildewood tion at (301) 475-4200, or the St. Mary’s There is increasing evidence that links
Shopping Center entrance on Airport County Public Information Office at “It’s very gratifying to see the impact
oral health to overall health and well- that events like Free Dentistry Day can
Road. Changeable message signs and (301) 475-4200, Ext. *1340. being. The signs and symptoms of over
detour signs will be provided to route have on the life of a person. At the same
100 medical conditions, including diabe- time we’re changing their life, they’re
unfamiliar motorists around the closure. Press Release from tes, HIV/AIDS, Lou Gehrig’s disease and
Roads will be closed for approximately St. Mary’s County Government changing ours,” said Dr. Davis.
oral cancer may first be detected through

European Granite FREE




301-254-8906 ESTIMATE & KITCHEN DESIGN! 301-579-3905
o p o
H Deals!n
Thursday, April 11, 2019 The County Times 9


2/$20 2/$20 2/$25 2/$20



2/$20 $14.48 $16.48 2/$20

750 ML 750 ML 3 LITER 1.5 LITER



2/$23 $14.48 2/$28 2/$20

750 ML 750 ML 750 ML 1.5 LITER


P R I C E S E F F E C T I V E F R I D AY, A P R I L 5 T H R U T H U R S D AY, A P R I L 2 5 , 2 0 1 9
10 Local News The County Times Thursday, April 11, 2019

Sell it - Buy it State Mourns Passing of

at House Speaker Michael Busch
By Dick Myers
Real Estate │ Business & Inventory │ Personal Property/Estates A cloud hung over
│ Farm Equipment & Machinery │ Livestock │ Storage Units │ the final day of the 2019
Benefits/Fundraisers │ Certified Personal Property Appraiser Maryland General As-
Spring Flower Auction @ St. Leonard VFD sembly with the unex-
EXCITING pected passing the day
April 27th @ 4 pm before of Speaker of the
House Michael Busch of
Southern Maryland Anne Arundel County.
Spring Home, Lawn & Farm/Garden Auction Bush died at the Univer-
sity of Maryland Hospi-
Tack (Mostly New Items) - Spring Flowers - Bedding Plants - Combo
tal, where he had been
Planters - Mother’s Day Baskets - Handcrafted Quilts - Lawn/Garden admitted for pneumonia.
Items – Honda Generator – Pressure Washer & More Busch had received a
May 11th @ 4 pm liver transplant in 2017
Westfield Farm Arena & Auction Barn and apparently contract-
ed the pneumonia after a
26689 Laurel Grove Rd. – Mechanicsville, MD follow-up procedure for
the liver trans plant.
Busch, 72, was a col-
Grocery Auction – St. Michael’s School legiate football star who
Ridge, MD - May 18th @ 6 pm had been the longest
serving House speak-
er in the legislature’s
Busch’s death prompt-
A Southern Maryland Professional Auction Company ed an outpouring of re-
action from Maryland’s Michael Busch political establishment.
improve the health of the Chesapeake
His colleague on the Senate side, Presi-
Bay and its tributaries, and to ensure
301.904.3402 dent Thomas V. “Mike’ Miller, who
more families had access to opportuni-
himself is being treated for cancer, said,
ty. Mike also fought to ensure marriage
“My heart is broken for Mike Busch’s
equality in Maryland, and he worked to
family, the State of Maryland, and the
improve education and fund school con-
Speaker’s extended family - elected
struction throughout our state.
officials and staff that he has been a
“But more than his legislative accom-
mentor and coach to over his time in
plishments, Mike was a dear friend – to
public service. Mike has been a friend
me and to so many colleagues he served
for years and has led the state to new
with and mentored in the Maryland
heights of environmentalism and edu-
General Assembly. We will miss his
cation, while ensuring that a new gener-
counsel and his friendship deeply.
ation of leaders move our state forward.
“Today is a sad day for the city of An-
He was a true model of a State Delegate;
napolis, which he was so proud to serve,
he cared for every corner of the state,
and our entire State. My thoughts and
but never forgot about the people he was
prayers are with Cindy, Erin, and Me-
elected to represent. I will miss him as a
gan and the entire Busch family as well
friend and partner in state government
his colleagues, constituents, and staff.
and I join all the state in mourning his
As we reflect on his life and legacy, may
we continue to be guided by his spirit of
Rep Steny Hoyer said, “The state of
bipartisanship and service.”
Maryland lost a true champion today.
The Commissioners of St. Mary’s
Speaker Michael Busch served his state
County extend their sincerest condo-
with distinction and honor and fought
lences to the family of House Speaker
tirelessly for families throughout our
Michael Busch. Michael Busch passed
state. In an era of mean-spirited poli-
away on Sunday April 7, 2019 at age 72.
tics and irresponsible rhetoric, Speaker
“On behalf of the St. Mary’s County
Busch was an example of civility, com-
Commissioners, we express our deep-
passion, and fairness. I will personally
est condolences and ask God’s Blessing
miss him as a dear friend and a public
upon the Busch family,” said Commis-
servant of great integrity and honest
sioner President Randy Guy. “Michael
Busch will be remembered and missed.
“Mike’s passion for leadership was
He was the longest serving speaker of
born out of his career of teaching and
the House in Maryland History.”
coaching in Annapolis. To this day,
Per Governor Hogan’s request, ef-
he was affectionately referred to as
fective immediately, Maryland flags
‘Coach’ by his colleagues in the State
will fly at half-staff in honor of Speaker
House and was widely respected for his
Busch’s distinguished life and legacy
ability to reach across the aisle to get
until sunset on the day of interment.
things done.
As a matter of protocol, the St. Mary’s
“During his time in public service,
County Flag will fly at half-staff as well.
he led the charge to expand access to
health care for thousands of Maryland-
ers, to protect the oyster population and
Thursday, April 11, 2019 The County Times Cops & Courts 11

Legal Notice Legal Notice

In the Circuit Court for St. Mary’s County, Maryland In the Circuit Court for St. Mary’s County, Maryland

Case No.: C-18-FM-19-000271 Case No.: C-18-FM-19-000260

Notice (Adult) (DOM REL 61) Notice (Adult) (DOM REL 61)

The above Petitioner has filed a Petition for Change of Name in which The above Petitioner has filed a Petition for Change of Name in which
he/she seeks to change his/her name from James Thomas White to James Thom- he/she seeks to change his/her name from Kerry Elizabeth Thompson to Kerrie
as Dove. The petitioner is seeking a name change because: Elizabeth Thompson. The petitioner is seeking a name change because:
My mother’s last name is Dove. All my documents have Dove as my last name. I would like to correct the misspelling of my name on my birth certificate to the
Any person may file an objection to the Petition on or before the 19th name that is reflected on my school, employment, medical records, retirement
day of May, 2019. The objection must be supported by an affidavit and served and social security paperwork.
upon the Petitioner in accordance with Maryland Rule 1-321. Failure to file an Any person may file an objection to the Petition on or before the 15th
objection or affidavit within the time allowed may result in a judgment by default day of May, 2019. The objection must be supported by an affidavit and served
or the granting of the relief sought. upon the Petitioner in accordance with Maryland Rule 1-321. Failure to file an
objection or affidavit within the time allowed may result in a judgment by default
Debra J. Burch, or the granting of the relief sought.
Clerk of Court for
St. Mary’s County Maryland Debra J. Burch,
Clerk of Court for
April 11, 2019 St. Mary’s County Maryland

April 11, 2019

Legal Notice
Sealed bids for construction of the Leonardtown Floating Dock Project will be received
by the Town of Leonardtown (“Town”), c/o Mrs. Laschelle McKay, Town Administrator,
at the Town Hall at 22670 Washington Street, POB 1, Leonardtown, MD 20650 until
10:00 a.m. May 7, 2019. Said bids will then be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids
received after the designated date and time will not be accepted under any circumstances.
The Work is described in Bidding Documents prepared by GHD Inc. (“GHD”). In gener-
al, the Work consists of constructing approximately 1,600-2,300 square feet of modular
floating dock system off the existing public wharf on Breton Bay, complete with piles,
gangway, fire protection equipment, and accessories, in accordance with the Contract
Drawings and Specifications.
A pre bid conference will be held at 10:00 a.m. April 18, 2019 at the Town Hall at 22670
Washington Street, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Representatives from the Town and GHD
will be present to discuss the proposed project. Attendance by prospective bidders is
encouraged but not mandatory.
The issuing office for the bid documents is: Commissioners of Leonardtown, 22670
Washington Street, POB 1, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Bid documents can be reviewed at either Town Hall or at GHD Inc.16701 Melford Blvd.,
Suite 330, Bowie, MD 20715.
Digital sets of Bidding Documents may be purchased at the Issuing Office upon submis-
sion of a check or money order payable to Commissioners of Leonardtown in the amount
of $20. If mailing of documents is requested, it will be done at cost. No refunds will be
made for the return of Bidding Documents. Direct all questions regarding distribution
of Bidding Documents to Laschelle McKay, Town Administrator, 301-475-9791 or
Direct all questions regarding bidding documents to Jason VerNooy, GHD, Inc., 240-206-
6843 (phone) 240-206-6811 (fax) or Use subject heading for
all faxes and emails: Leonardtown Floating Dock.
No response will be given to questions received less than 7 days before the bid opening
Bidders are required to certify, under penalty of perjury, that bids have been prepared
without collusion with other bidders, subcontractors, suppliers, etc. This certification is
included with the Bidding Documents which each bidder must sign.
The Commissioners of Leonardtown reserve the right to reject any and all bids or propos-
als, and to accept any proposals deemed to be in the best interest of the Town.
By Authority:
Laschelle McKay, Town Administrator
April 5, 2019
12 The County Times Thursday, April 11, 2019




TUESDAY, APRIL 23 • 6:30 PM – 8 PM
Oak Wealth Partners is teaming up with the Baddour Law Firm to
provide an educational workshop on Retirement and Estate Planning.
Topics included will be investments, social security, execution
and funding of trusts or estate plans and more.

Oak Wealth Partners, Inc.

WWW.OAKWEALTHPARTNERS.COM • 301-327-5413 OR 301-327-5312

Thursday, April 11, 2019 The County Times Cops & Courts 13

Two Arrested on Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

Narcotics, Gun Charges
On April 4, 2019 at ap-
proximately 9:42 p.m.,
William James Cooper,
32 of no fixed address,
The St. Mary’s Coun- entered the Subway res-
ty Sheriff’s Office Vice taurant at Merchants
Narcotics Division be- Lane in Leonardtown.
gan an investigation in Cooper placed a knife to
January of 2019 into the neck of an employee
Sharon Artiago Mack- of the store and demand-
all, 40 of Lexington ed money. During the
Park, regarding his in- robbery, Cooper cut the
volvement in the dis- victim, which caused mi-
tribution of controlled nor injuries, before flee-
dangerous substances ing the area in a vehicle.
(CDS). A search and St. Mary’s County
seizure warrant was Sheriff’s Office patrol
obtained for Mack- Mackall Winters deputies located and
all and a residence in apprehended Cooper,
Mechanicsville. icsville, was located on • Loaded Handgun on who was processed and
On April 1, 2019, the scene in a vehicle Person charged at the St. Mary’s
members of the Vice and found to be in pos- Additional charges County Detention and
Narcotics Division as- session of a loaded are pending further re- Rehabilitation Center in
sisted by the Emer- handgun. view with States Attor- Leonardtown.
gency Services Team, Mackall was arrested ney Richard D. Fritz. Cooper was charged by
and additional support and charged with CDS: For official news and St. Mary’s County Crimi- Cooper
personnel, executed the Possess-Not Marijuana. information, follow the nal Investigations Divi-
search warrants. Mack- Winters was arrested St. Mary’s County Sher- sion Detectives with: • Robbery Mary’s County Detention
all was found to be in and charged with the iff’s Office on Twitter • First-Degree Assault • Theft: $100 to under and Rehabilitation Center
possession of suspected following: @firstsheriff. • S e c o n d - D e g r e e $1,500 and is awaiting an ap-
heroin. Wayne Darnell • Handgun on Person Assault Cooper is currently pearance before a District
Winters, 46 of Mechan- • Handgun in Vehicle • Armed Robbery incarcerated at the St. Court Commissioner.

Taylor Gas Company offers full service installation and repair for a
breadth of propane related systems.
The customer is our top priority here at Taylor Gas. We provide 24 hour
emergency service and deliveries to the Sourthern Maryland area.
Combining extensive training with 68 years of on-the-job experience,
you can be sure that you’ll be getting the best service available.
14 In Our Community The County Times Thursday, April 11, 2019

An Easter Egg Hunt for the Kids

Girls in the 5-year-old group quickly picked up all the eggs on the field at the St. Mary's
County Fairgrounds April 6.

The boys 5-year-old group goes after their share of easter eggs laid out for them at the
county's annual Easter Egg Hunt at the fairgrounds in Leonardtown.

Prompt, Personalized, Professional


25741 Three Notch Rd. • Hollywood MD

Dante is looking for
a family that wants
to play as much as he
does. He has a love for toys. He will
toss them in the air, fetch them and
carry them with him. Dante is a 4 year
old Australian Cattle Dog mix who is
waiting for you at the shelter.
Find out more about him at Tri-County Animal
Shelter (6707 Animal Shelter Road, Hughesville) or
call 301-932-1713. To see more animals available
for adoption, "like" us on Facebook @ Tri-County
Animal Shelter Southern MD.
Thursday, April 11, 2019 The County Times 15
16/20CT USA EXTRA LARGE SHRIMP .........................$9.98Lb.
26/30CT GULF LARGE SHRIMP ...................................$8.98Lb.

Seafood 31/40CT USA MEDIUM SHRIMP ..................................$7.98Lb.

U/15CT JUMBO ARGENTINE SHRIMP .........................$7.98Lb.
16/20CT EXTRA LARGE ARGENTINE SHRIMP ............$6.98Lb.

21/25CT LARGE ARGENTINE SHRIMP ........................$6.48Lb.
FRESH FISH BOARD 26/30CT LARGE SHRIMP ............................................. $6.98Lb.
41/50CT MEDIUM SHRIMP ..........................................$6.48Lb.
ATLANTIC SALMON FILLETS ...................................... $7.98Lb.
RAINBOW TROUT FILLETS ..........................................$6.98Lb.
FLOUNDER FILLETS .....................................................$8.98Lb.
PERCH FILLETS .............................................................$5.98Lb.
NORWEGIAN COD FILLETS..........................................$7.98Lb.
HADDOCK FILLETS ......................................................$8.98Lb. 16/20CT EXTRA LARGE SHRIMP .............................. $10.98Lb.
YELLOWFIN TUNA ..................................................... $11.98Lb. 41/50CT MEDIUM SHRIMP ..........................................$7.98Lb.
SWORDFISH FILLETS ................................................ $11.98Lb.
EAST COAST HALIBUT ............................................. $19.98Lb.
TILAPIA FILLETS ..........................................................$3.98Lb.
CATFISHFILLETS ..........................................................$4.98Lb. CRAB MEAT
ORANGE ROUGHY FILLETS ........................................$9.98Lb. VENEZUELA JUMBO LUMP (1-Lb.) .............................. $22.98
MAHI MAHI FILLETS ....................................................$8.98Lb. MARYLAND BACKFIN (1-Lb.)........................................ $26.98
PASTEURIZED LUMP (1-Lb.) ......................................... $16.98

SCALLOPS PASTEURIZED CLAW (1-Lb.) ......................................... $13.98

PHILLIPS LUMP (8-Oz.) ................................................. $12.98
10/20CT FRESH SEA SCALLOPS ............................... $13.98Lb.
10/20CT FROZEN DRY SCALLOPS (12-Oz. BAG).......... $11.98
BAY SCALLOPS (1-Lb. BAG) ............................................. $6.98 CRAB IN THE SHELL
FRESH STUFFED FISH 5/8CT LARGE SNOW CRAB CLUSTERS..................... $10.98Lb.
10 UP JUMBO SNOW CRAB CLUSTERS.................... $13.98Lb.
SPINACH & FETA STUFFED SALMON (8-Oz.) ............$4.98Ea. KING CRAB CLUSTERS .................................................15.98Lb.
SEAFOOD STUFFED SALMON (8-Oz.)....................... $4.98Ea.
SEAFOOD STUFFED TILAPIA (8-Oz.) .........................$2.98Ea.


OYSTERS IN THE SHELL ($.78Ea.) ............................. 12/$8.98
SALADS OF THE SEA SPREADS (7-Oz.).......................$3.98Ea. JOHNNY BLUE MUSSELS (2-LB. BAG)............................. $4.98
SMOKEY BACON CRAB LITTLE NECK CLAMS (16-PACK) ...................................... $5.98
CAJUN CRAB CHERRYSTONE CLAMS ($.78Ea.) .............................. 12/$8.98
SEAFOOD SALAD (10-Oz.) ...........................................$3.98Ea. LOBSTER
SEAFOOD SAUCES UP TO 4-OZ. LOBSTER TAILS ...................................... $5.98Ea.
9-OZ. JUMBO LOBSTER TAILS .................................. $12.98Ea.

COCKTAIL (9-Oz.) ............................................................... 2/$5

SMOKED SALMON 301-884-5636
FOPPEN SMOKED TOAST SLICES (8.8-Oz.) ............... $9.98Ea.
FOPPEN SMOKED LOIN (6-Oz.) ..................................$9.98Ea. 301-475-2531
16 On the Cover The County Times Thursday, April 11, 2019

Hollywood Fire Company

The Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department has a diverse group of members from firefighters of all ages to members who help with important administrative duties that ensure the company runs smoothly.

By Guy Leonard yards and get cars for training exercises as well.” for a fraction of their operating budget.
Staff Writer Prospective members must submit to background “We have to work hard with the fundraising,” Mat-
checks before being accepted for memberships; no fel- tingly said. “The fire tax does not pay our yearly
Richard “Ricky” Brady, chief of the Hollywood ons are allowed in the company’s ranks and potential budget.
Volunteer Fire Department, says there are about 100 members must be voted in by those actively serving. “We stress that when you become a member it’s not
active members in the company who answer fire and The screening process recently rejected a person just about firefighting.”
emergency calls along with 50 auxiliary and associate with a felony record who attempted to gain member- Company 7 has the advantage of an in-demand ban-
members who support the company’s mission; while ship; that same person had been turned out by another quet hall that is often rented out for weddings, sports-
he thinks they aren’t struggling for membership they fire company in St. Mary’s after their felony record men’s events and even professional wrestling shows;
could always use more help. was discovered. the Ladies Auxiliary has always provided a strong fun-
“It’s important for the community to know our “That’s immediately against our by-laws,” Brady draising effort but have outdone themselves this past
strengths and our weaknesses,” Brady, a paid fire- said of considering anyone for membership with a year, Mattingly said.
fighter in the District, said. “I’ll sum it up in our mem- criminal record. “They usually raise about $50,000 every year for
bership; we have a lot of members, but we never have Those who do gain membership must undergo state- us,” he said. “This year they gave us $75,000.”
enough.” mandated training, known as Firefighter I, before they It’s a testament to how much community support
Their roster numbers on paper may show that they can ride an apparatus and take part in operations on a goes out to the Hollywood volunteers.
don’t have a recruitment and retention problem, Brady fire ground. For an ever evolving fire service, the volunteers will
said, but many of those members have jobs during the The call schedule can be rigorous with the company likely need all of it and more.
day which makes them unavailable to respond to emer- responding to about 800 emergencies per year. “With the way the county has grown, people may
gency calls on a daily basis. Volunteers at Hollywood respond to all manner of not know we’re 100 percent volunteer,” Mattingly said.
Other weeks more people are available to respond emergencies, from fires to car crashes and serious “With the rising costs, for fire apparatus, gear and fuel
based on their personal schedules; it becomes more emergency medical calls that rescue squad volunteers the rates go up about 15 percent per year.”
than just a numbers issue and one of scheduling. also respond to. Insurance for volunteers injured while in the line
“We call it feast or famine,” Brady told The County “Significant [life-threatening] medical calls we re- of duty, essentially workmen’s compensation, is also
Times. spond to,” Brady said. “We have emergency gear on all costly.
Many members of the company respond to calls our apparatus.” “It’s not cheap but you need it,” Mattingly said.
from home on most days, Brady said, but still others Their presence on critical incidents other than fires Volunteering at Company 7 is much like working as
find the time to respond from the firehouse. is necessary for securing scenes where large numbers a family, Mattingly said.
“A lot of guys hang out,” Brady said. “We have a lot of people are present and even for clearing areas for “We can have a good time while we work,” he said.
of members here who are career firefighters.” evacuation of injured people by helicopter. “In 41 years I’ve met a lot of good people who’ve come
Though most of the active volunteers are men there The opioid crisis has added another layer of danger and gone.
are eight women firefighters who volunteer regularly, to an already stressful job, the Company 7 chief said, “We still have four active charter members who sit
Brady said. with firefighters responding to reverse overdoses with in our meetings.”
Some who serve work in counties as far away as Narcan and often coming close to being exposed to po- The company was started in 1957 with the firefight-
Anne Arundel, said Brady, which means that on their tentially lethal narcotics from the most casual physical ing engine being stored in a nearby barn until the com-
days off from shift work they are able to spend more contact. pany could move into a building that now houses a
significant amounts of time at the station making ready “We ran about 100 more medical local calls this past used car dealership on Route 235.
to answer calls for service. year (2018) than the year before,” Brady said. “That’s The current building was constructed in 1991 after
Brady estimated the scratch rate, the amount of calls due to the opioids.” much fundraising by the department; Mattingly said
they cannot respond to, is less than five percent a year. The job isn’t all danger and excitement, though. even then people were skeptical of a need for such a
“It’s all about timing,” he said. “We always need Volunteers also have to put in significant amounts large fire house, but they still supported the project.
folks; we struggle in the spring and summer times.” of time arranging the many community activities Brady said the firehouse retains its members despite
The atmosphere at the firehouse is often relaxed the company hosts each year including the fireworks all of the personal sacrifice required, even if they chose
but there is still plenty of activity, including clean- display for the 4th of July and their summer carnival, firefighting as a career, they still volunteer their time
ing, maintaining and checking that all apparatus are which are among their main fundraising efforts. when at home.
available for service; members who come to the station The Hollywood volunteers started their own fire- “It’s hours upon hours of training… it’s just their
awaiting calls are often training in either firefighting works program years ago when the county commis- dedication to come out and serve their community,”
on controlled burn exercises or life-saving methods of sioners cut the funding from the budget for the annual Brady said. “We’re professional volunteers.”
extracting crash victims from vehicles. show at the fairgrounds.
“We have space on the property where we have Bill Mattingly, a 41-year member of Company 7 and
training drills,” Brady said. “We go to the local scrap now its president, said the county fire tax only accounts
Thursday, April 11, 2019 The County Times On the Cover 17

y Serves the Community

. . . undeniable
access to the pulse
of Southern Maryland

Volunteer New Millennium

Firefighter John Gatton, Jr.
Jimmy Hayden • Realtor
Since 1981
23063 Three Notch Road
California, Maryland 20619
Business (301) 862-2169

22894 Three Notch Road Fax (301) 862-2179

Cell (301) 904-6939
California, MD
Each Office is Independently Owned and Operated.

Office: 301-863-2400
Cell: 240-925-1928

Homes for Heroes® has helped

27,173 heroes save $43,560,504
Your job is to help others. Our job is to help you. From your first day
on the job through retirement, when you’re ready to consider buying,
selling or refinancing a home we will help you get it done and save
you money. Thank you for all you do for the
clients of Olde Towne Insurance
We Guarantee the Most Hero Savings Agency & Erie Insurance Company
Among All National Programs
Most heroes save at least $2,400 when they buy or sell a home with
us. When you add up savings from real estate agents, loan officers,
title companies, home inspectors and other every day deals, the
savings is way beyond what you’ll get from other national programs.

Get Your Hero Burris’ Olde Towne Insurance

LEONARDTOWN 301-475-3151
BRYANS ROAD 301-743-9000
18 Education The County Times Thursday, April 11, 2019

Co me
Something for all from
Primitive to Yesteryear




Leonardtown Wharf


JUST RIGHT FOR MOTHERS, BRIDES, & GRADS! Artist • Crafters • Makers
SATURDAY, MAY 4 FROM 12 - 4 Local Handmade Products
Saturday • April 20th • 9 AM - 3 PM


Craft Guild Shop
A Co-op Shop of Locally Sourced Art & More!
10AM - 7PM
11AM - 5PM

outside flags,
OVER 35 INDOOR STORES, SHOPS, & SERVICES Open 7 new artists, new
“BRUDERGARTEN” Days A crafts. Stop
“BOTANIC” COFFEE SHOP & DELI 301-997-1644 •
WWW.SHEPHERDSOLDFIELD.COM 26005 Point Lookout Road • Leonardtown, MD 20650
LIKE US ON FACEBOOK @SHEPERD’S OLD FIELD MARKET Located Next to Maryland Antiques Center
Thursday, April 11, 2019 The County Times In Our Community 19

Hotrods and History Buy Local Challenge Seeks Vendors

 The Southern Maryland Agricultural
Development Commission (SMADC),
host the third Annual BLC Celebration
with Spider Hall Farm,” said Shelby Wat-
a division of the Tri-County Council for son-Hampton, SMADC’s director. “Ev-
Southern Maryland, is pleased to an- eryone is invited to come celebrate the
nounce that Spider Hall Farm, in Prince bounty of Maryland’s farms and produc-
Frederick, will be the host venue for the ers. It’s a evening that the whole family
3rd Annual Buy Local Challenge Cel- can enjoy; there’s food, fun and great ac-
ebration (BLC).  tivities for the kids.”
The annual celebration invites the gen- SMADC is now seeking Maryland
eral public to experience the bounty, the farms, wineries, distilleries, breweries,
food and the fun of Maryland’s farms. watermen/aquaculture, craftsmen and
The summer evening event will take artisans to attend as vendors. Vendor par-
place at Spider Hall Farm on Monday, ticipation is free, but space is subject to
July 29, 5-8 p.m., and will feature tastings availability and suitability. Ticket sales
and sales of local farm products, food for the general public will commence in
trucks, live music, and entertainment for May.
the whole family.  To apply to be a BLC Celebration
Spider Hall Farm is a family-owned vendor and event updates, information
and operated 362-acre  tobacco, corn and ticket sales, visit ‘Celebration Event
and grain farm that offers agritourism Info’ at, or
and educational events every Fall. The email:
The annual Coming Out Car Show put on by the Southern Knights Car Club brought hotrods farm also features a road-side store sell-
and historic cars from all over the region April 7. ing a wide variety of farm products from Press Release from SMADC
around the region. “We are excited to co-

Wheels to Wellness Helps Overcome Transportation Challenges

Helps the Elderly and Low-Income Get to Medical Appointments
Wheels to Wellness helps patients vert counties, with The Arc SoMD and from his or her home to the appoint- which 1,042 were one-way rides. Mile-
in need of roundtrip transportation TCLE acting as transportation provid- ment, and if needed, transported home. age costs were $67,983.
for non-emergency medical appoint- ers, while requests were controlled by The Wheels to Wellness project be- A 2014 study published by The Geron-
ments. Officially launched in August medical centers MedStar St. Mary’s gan as a way to address transportation tologist reported that 3.8 million Ameri-
2018, Wheels to Wellness began as an Hospital and CalvertHealth. challenges for elderly or low-income cans miss a medical appointment each
agreement among Tri-County Council The project works by combining populations, especially those who live year due to transportation issues. And
for Southern Maryland (TCCSMD), hospital and human service providers in rural communities. Wheels to Well- about 1 in 5 people miss non-emergency
The Arc Southern Maryland (The Arc to help people with disabilities or who ness offered 46 rides in its first month, appointments because patients could not
SoMD) and The Center for Life Enrich- are low-income find reliable transporta- and more than doubled the services by get to the appointment.
ment (TCLE). The program has provid- tion. Prior to the patient’s appointment, September 2018, with 120 rides.   To find out more about Wheels to
ed more than 1,000 trips in its first six hospital staff request a ride through the TCCSMD committed $60,000 for the Wellness, visit
months. “Ride Roundtrip” software program. projects to fund mileage rate charges,  
In 2018, TCCSMD, The Arc SoMD The Arc SoMD acts as the dispatcher while The Arc agreed to commit to Press Release from Tri-County
and TCLE entered into a partnership and accepts the ride and will either as- $100,000 for staffing costs, vehicle ex- Council for Southern Maryland
for the pilot program. The program sign it to The Arc SoMD or TCLE. The penses and other direct costs. By Janu-
was narrowed to St. Mary’s and Cal- day of the ride, the patient is transported ary 2019, 11,703.8 miles were driven, of
w s
20 PAX River The County Times

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Patuxent River
Naval Air Station

Naval Aviation’s New Aircraft-On-

Ground Cell Expedites Readiness
The day starts early for Cmdr. Jeff Brown and team
at the Aircraft-on-Ground (AOG) cell as they prepare
for their teleconference with squadrons from Strike
Fighter Wing Atlantic to check the status of short-term
down Navy and Marine Corps aircraft and determine
what is needed to get them flying again. They will
connect with Strike Fighter Wing Pacific later in the
Located at Commander, Naval Air Forces Atlantic
Fleet (CNAL) in Norfolk, Virginia, the newly formed
AOG is an element of the Naval Sustainment System
(NSS) model, implemented last fall, with a focus on
building long-term collaboration among naval avia-
tion stakeholders by bringing together experts from all
lines of support to quickly resolve constraints of short-
term down aircraft.
The concept has proven successful in the commer-
cial airline industry and naval aviation has already
started to see results.
“Bringing needed parts from Boeing and Northrop
Grumman, as well as those organically manufactured
by the FRCs, has returned 94 unique aircraft to mis-
sion-capable status since its inception in October,”
said Brown, from Commander, Fleet Readiness Center
(COMFRC) in Patuxent River, Maryland. “This not
only increases readiness immediately it will also have
positive ramifications for years to come.”
Brown sits before a large screen that lists each AOG
aircraft by BUNO. At the table with him are represen-
tatives from Naval Supply Systems Command (NAV-
SUP), Weapon Systems Support (WSS), Defense Lo-
gistics Agency (DLA), the Navy Type commanders
(TYCOM), along with engineers, data analysts and
industry partners.
Maintenance material control officers and master Cmdr. Jeff Brown and his Aircraft on Ground (AOG) team on one of the four daily calls, with Strike Fighter Wings Atlantic and
chiefs from each squadron are on the phone while Pacific to check the status of short-term down aircraft.
Brown leads the teleconference through the list of air-
craft, BUNO by BUNO, addressing each constraint reiterates who is responsible for which actions. but we know he is absolutely the person who should
and getting answers on the spot, in real time. He knows David Ferreira, director, Maintenance Operations be leading this effort,” Carpenter said. “At COMFRC,
the intricacies of each aircraft and who to go to for Center and deputy director for Aviation Material he had a birds-eye view of what it takes to produce
solutions. Readiness, noted that Brown is the right person to lead readiness in multiple aircraft communities across na-
“This problem-solving process occurs every day, the AOG. val aviation and uses that knowledge to empower his
several times a day at the AOG,” Brown said. “During “You talk about continuous process improvement team and focus on the tasks at hand.”
a recent spike in Door 68 discrepancies, we were able then you’re talking about everything Cmdr. Brown is Typically, there are 40 aircraft in-scope at AOG at
to spread multiple doors across four repair sites and get doing. He is full of energy and is all about the team.” any given time. To gain the attention of the AOG, the
the matter resolved in a matter of weeks. Otherwise The team-oriented atmosphere is apparent with aircraft must have flown in the last 160 days and must
they would have taken maybe six months to repair all every person in the room sharing the same goal and have less than 10 issues to be addressed. Exceptions
at one site.” willingness to take ownership if a constraint is their may be made for aircraft at risk of becoming long-term
His take-charge and amicable leadership styles are responsibility. down without AOG intervention or if the down aircraft
well received by the stakeholders on the phone and the The team also extends to COMFRC Headquarters limits the wing’s ability to conduct operations or meet
problem solvers around the table. Asking the status of a as Aviation Maintenance and Production (N42) direc- readiness standards.
component, he quickly gets answers or a way forward. tors, Tom Carpenter and Capt. Grady Duffey, interact “This is what’s needed to address and address
This is apparent as Brown asks, “How long will it regularly with Brown and provide entry points into the quickly the reason for the aircraft not flying,” said Fer-
take? Do you have the tracking information for that FRC sites, since they know which sites have the capa- reira. “AOG gets to the root of the problem and quickly
part?” while looking directly at the person responsible bility and capacity to respond to AOG requirements. solves it.”
so there is no question as to who has the action. He also “Cmdr. Brown is certainly missed at COMFRC HQ,
Thursday, April 11, 2019 The County Times Contributing Writers 21

FUNd-raising Cruises
for Non-Profits
The biggest challenge today for more. These details will be discussed
nonprofits is finding the money to with the travel agent when you orga-
complete their mission. Nonprofit nize the cruise.
organizations are among the faster

The Moon and Venus

Current Fundraising Cruise in
growing sectors in the US economy. Calvert County for Camp C.O.P.S
Presently, there over 1.4 million in There is a current fundraising
the United States that generate over cruise in Calvert County that helps
one trillion dollars. Nonprofits have support the Maryland State Police
There was no way I could write any-
a huge impact on our community and Prince Frederick Barrack’s Camp
thing last week, as I suffer like many
are making a difference in someone’s C.O.P.S c/o the Maryland Trooper’s
of you, with spring (and fall) allergies.
life every day. These organizations Foundation. This Carnival cruise will
This year has been the worst for me in
are all around us and you would be sail from Norfolk, VA on May 5, 2020
30 years I believe. You know the rou-
hard pressed to find anyone who has for a 4-night cruise to the Bahamas.
tine; you can’t do anything because
not been touched in some way by a Anyone in the community can go on
your nose is running, your eyes are
nonprofit organization. this cruise. Cabins with great prices
red and watery, and your brain is filled
For several years I was a board are being held until May 3, 2019. A
with cotton balls. I normally handwrite
member for Junior Achievement. We $300 deposit secures the booking and
my column first or have odd pages of
were responsible for finding several the final payment is due March 2020.
partial paragraphs all through my daily Photo courtesy of GlobalLightMinds.
fundraisers each year that would gen- Click on this link to get more infor-
notebook. Last week I had two paragraphs in the notebook, a sentence or two
erate the funds we needed to make the mation about this cruise.
on the back of an envelope, and half a sentence in this Word document. All
local program a success. JA’s purpose
the scraps of writing were scattered just like my thoughts. I have a hard time
is to inspire and prepare young people The money raised from this
putting coherent thoughts together on a normal basis as you know.
to succeed in a global economy. JA cruise will directly support Camp
I don’t know if anyone else is going through allergy attacks right now, but
reaches nearly 4.9 million students C.O.P.S. This camp is designed to
whatever is blooming, at least in our yard, is allergy pill, Excedrin Migraine,
each year in school classrooms in the bring a better understanding of law
and Prednisone resistant – yes, mutant, plague-like allergens are just what I
US. Our biggest challenge was find- enforcement activities to the youth
needed. So, I still had all the symptoms listed above but was also grouchy,
ing a unique fundraiser, “the next big of Calvert County and the camp is
edgy, and speeding. Felt like I was in college again - “NoDoz”ing for a big
thing” that would yield high profits, free to 100 middle-school children.
be risk-free, and run itself! We did not The camp will be staffed by law en-
You all know from over these last nearly 11 years of the column that my
know that fundraising with cruises forcement personnel and other adult
husband is not a morning person. I used to sing in the mornings and beg
were profitable, easy to manage, and volunteers.
him to wake up and see the sunrise with me, or I’d chirp and chatter away
fun to participate in.
about all sorts of things. He’s worn me down though…well somewhat. I still What type of business can profit
will sing, and chirp and chatter, but it is normally to myself. I did do all that Why are fundraising cruises from a fundraising cruise?
to crazy hound dog Mindy for her first two years here, and she would hap- successful? Any nonprofit organization who has
pily wag her tail and give kisses and nose bumps. But now even Mindy has The cruise industry is the fastest a 501c3 or 501c6 affiliation to be eligi-
been worn down, she stays in the bed for hours in the morning, long after growing segment of the travel indus- ble for this program. A “Fundraising
I’ve been up, and now…and now, long after my husband gets up. Yes, my try and everyone loves to travel! Each Cruise” is the perfect solution for all
husband. He has taken to waking up early, around 7 or 7:30…. well, early for year, 11 million people choose to go groups of any size. Organizations, big
him most mornings. Wasn’t this what I always wanted? Someone to share on a cruise vacation and most cruisers and small, along with churches, sports
the sunrise with me. Someone to have morning conversations with while we take another cruise within 12 months. programs, schools, youth groups, mis-
stared lovingly into each other’s eyes. Fundraising cruises require very sion trips, associations, etc., can earn
18 years ago, this would have been fine. Be careful what you wish for. little time or effort from your staff high profits with this risk-free fund-
Now my whole morning routine has been turned upside down. I was lik- other than promoting the cruise to its raising program.
ing my quiet mornings with tea and the news. I’d make my list for the day. members & friends. The travel agent
Mindy and I would have our time outside when she finally woke up, and handles all booking details for you How can your organization plan a
then Murder She Wrote at 9 a.m. Usually by the end of Murder, my morning and their services are free to the or- Fundraising Cruise?
meds would kick in and my joints (and mind) and I could really start our day. ganization. Anyone in the community 1-Contact your travel professional
Now, my husband and I have those morning conversations…and sometimes can go on the cruise and it helps your to set up a cruise and lock in cabin
heated debates over the news. He also reminds me of all the things I forgot to nonprofit raise money. It’s absolutely, prices for 60 days
do the day before. AND, there is no more Murder She Wrote, it’s the 3rd and risk-free and easy to organize. It’s a 2-Members of your organization
4th and 5th hour of the Today Show. Yes, I’ve got what I always wished for. WIN-WIN. get the word out with newsletters,
Maybe a second cup of tea would help. emails, website, and social media.
How much can your group raise 4-Members either call travel agent
Early last week about 6 a.m., in the glowing twilight before dawn, the last with a fundraising cruise?
sliver of crescent moon was visible with Venus as bright as I have ever seen or can sign up on a link that from a
For a four-night cruise, your non- website
her. I could not believe the beauty. My husband was waking long enough to profit could raise an estimated $6700.
go downstairs and tend the woodstove (6 a.m. is still way too early for him). 5-Travel Agency handles all book-
That amount would increase for a lon- ings, payments & details.
I said, “Honey, come here and look at the Moon and Venus quick before it ger cruise. A seven-night cruise could
gets too light out.” He replied, “What, do you think this is the first time I’ve 5-You receive a check for your or-
easily yield over $11k. ganization after the cruise has sailed.
been up this early to see the sunrise?” “Yes, but you really need to see this Carnival Cruise Lines donates a to-
one; each section of the bay window has a completely different, beautiful tal of $8 per cabin, per day for each Paradise Travel Team Dream Vaca-
view.” As he came over and stole a quick glance at the sight, he said sweetly, cabin booked. Paradise Travel Team tions is 5 -Star Google rated Travel
“I got that bay window just for you to see the sunrise every morning.” “Oh,” donates $20 for each cabin booked. Agency in Southern Maryland. A
I replied, “how did your first wife feel about you putting in this window for The cruise line also gives one berth full-service travel agency who is ex-
your future second wife?” He is such a smooth operator. (1/2 cabin) for every 8 cabins booked. perienced in planning cruises, family
You know I say all that in jest, I really am enjoying the early mornings This credit can be used for the group vacations, honeymoons & destination
with my husband, and I am grateful for all the love, all the fussing, and the organizer to sail for free. (Taxes & weddings, and organizes fundraising
banter we share. As it happens, the Moon and Venus are the perfect morning port fees not included), or this credit options for nonprofit organizations.
pair…and who wants a boring life anyway? can also be added to the funds raised. Website: www.ParadiseTravelTeam.
Some organizations sell raffle tickets com.
To each new day’s early adventure, Shelby for a free cruise to increase funds and By Jeneva Lucianetti,
Please send your comments or ideas to there are other opportunities before Owner & Vacation Specialist at or find me on Facebook. and during the cruise to raise even Dream Vacations
22 Obituaries The County Times Thursday, April 11, 2019

In Remembrance
The County Times runs complimentary obituaries as submitted by funeral homes
and readers. We run them in the order we receive them. Any submissions that come to after noon on Mondays may run in the following week’s edition.

Crystal Dawn Faulstich States Navy. He retired as a Senior Chief and Home, P.A. from 1973 to 1996. She taught nine years at
settled with his family in Lexington Park, Margaret Brent Middle School and another
Crystal Dawn
Faulstich, 34, of
Maryland, where he worked for the Depart-
ment of Defense as a civil servant with NA-
Maurice Patrick 13 years at Esperanza Middle School. She
was a loving mother, grandmother, mentor
Mecha n icsv ille, VAIR for 19 years. “Reese” Gray, Jr. and guide to many. Her hobbies included
MD earned her Ben was preceded in death by his parents, needlework, particularly croqueting and
Maurice Patrick
angel wings on Edward Vernon and Betty Cartwright. He is knitting, she had a vast collection of angels,
“Reese” Gray, Jr.,
Thursday, April 4, survived by his loving wife of over 50 years, and was an avid reader.
10, passed away
2019. Janatha Cartwright, brother Michael and She was a lifelong devote member of St.
on April 2, 2019
She was born wife Rose of Kansas, brother Tom of Okla- Michael’s Catholic Church, a 25 year mem-
at St. Mary’s Hos-
on January 6, 1985 homa, son Andrew (Hailey and Liliana) of ber of the Ladies of Charity, and the original
pital in Leonard-
in Leonardtown, Leonardtown, MD, and daughter Amy and director of the Religious Education Program
town, MD.
Maryland. She husband Jake Bachman (Caleb) of Pennsyl- for the church. She was also member of the
He was born on
was the daughter of Don and Dorothy Miller, vania, along with numerous nieces, neph- Secular Order of the Franciscans.
October 31, 2008
of Mechanicsville, MD. She was the loving ews, and cousins. In addition to family, Ben Mary is survived by her children: Susan
in Leonardtown,
wife of the late Raymond Faulstich Jr. that was blessed with a caretaker for the past 15 Elaine Burns of Joppa, MD; Thomas James
MD to Maurice P.
she lost in IRAQ on August 5, 2004. Ray months, Robyn Inks, who brought light and Kohut, Jr. (Lisa) of Leonardtown, MD, and
Gray Sr. and Marylynn Jefferies of Lexing-
was the love of Crystal’s life. laughter to he and Jan during a very difficult Christopher Patrick Kohut (Patti) of Mount
ton Park, MD.
She loved to sing and listen to country time. Holly, VT; her siblings: Frances Henrietta
Reese was a vibrant, athletic fourth grader
music. She loved frogs, gardening and be- Ben loved the military and trains. He was Cooksey, Joseph Bernard Cooper and Da-
attending Green Holly Elementary School.
ing outdoors attending to her gardens. Crys- a life-long model railroader. He traveled ex- vid Henry Cooper; her grandchildren: Mi-
He was an up and coming basketball star and
tal attended church at Encounter Christian tensively during his time in the Navy, with chelle Benser, Rebecca Jean Burns, Jennifer
played for the Wizards. He loved listening
Center. duty stations in Tennessee, Maryland, and Brown Perry, Hannah Hofmann, Ashleigh
to music and singing. He also enjoying play-
Crystal was the daughter-in-law of Ray Maine, while he served on multiple overseas Bouchard, Nicholas Kirby Kohut, Allison
ing video games and spending time with his
and Linda Faulstich, Sr. of Redgate, MD, deployments. Ben and Jan were together for Marie Kohut, Thomas James “TJ” Kohut,
siblings. He attended Church of the Naza-
granddaughter of Charles (Honky) John- over 50 years, having just celebrated their III, Claire Jorgenson; her great grandchil-
rene in Leonardtown, MD.
son of Hollywood, MD and Liz Goddard of 50th anniversary this past August. When he dren: Benjamin, Nathaniel, Savannah, Luca,
In addition to his mother, Marylynn Jef-
Leonardtown, MD and also the biological was unable to go out shopping and do things and Zane. In addition to her parents and
feries, Reese is also survived by his step-
daughter of Susan Wathen. She is survived to surprise her, Ben always found a way to husband, she is also preceded in death by her
father, Brian Jordan of Great Mills, MD;
by her siblings: Brian Morgan (Shannon) of make her feel special on holidays and her daughters, Pamela Jeanne Keller and Mary
his siblings: Trayvell Jefferies, Nataysjaa
San Antonio, TX, DJ Miller of Mechanic- birthday. Angela Postthumous; and her great grand-
Jordan, Leaire Jordan, Kye’vontay Jordan,
sville, MD, Justin Miller (Jen) of Mechan- The family will receive friends on Friday, daughter, Alyanna Nicole Shaulis.
Marquez Jordan, Markese Jordan, and Kha-
icsville, MD, Stacey Williams (Chris) of April 12, 2019 from 1:00 Pm to 2 Pm in the Family will receive friends on Saturday,
laya Hall; his grandfather, Omegar Jefferies
Colton’s Point, Melvin Wathen, Jr. of Penn- Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Leonar- April 13, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.,
of Lexington Park, MD and many aunts,
sylvania, Roger Wathen of Virginia and Da- dtown, MD. A Funeral Service will follow at with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated
uncles cousins, extended family and friends.
vid Dodge of Virginia. 2Pm with Pastor Calvin Colvin officiating. by Reverend Peter Giovanni at 12:00 p.m., at
Family will receive friends on Monday,
Crystal has a special companion, David Interment will be private. St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 16566 Three
April 15, 2019 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m., with
Quade. She will be missed by many aunts, In lieu of flowers, the family requests Notch Road, Ridge, MD 20680. Interment
a Funeral Service celebrated by Pastor Paul
uncles, nieces and nephews that loved to that you make a donation in Ben’s memory will follow in the church cemetery.
McPherson at 2:00 p.m., at Brinsfield Funer-
spend time and play with her. Crystal was to either the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Serving as pallbearers will be Thomas
al Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonar-
a beautiful soul that was loved and will be Parkinson’s Research, or to the Brunswick James Kohut, Jr., Thomas James “TJ” Kohut
dtown, MD 20650. Interment will follow at
missed by many. Naval Museum & Memorial Gardens in III, Nicholas Kirby Kohut, Bernard Ridgell,
Charles Memorial Gardens in Leonardtown,
Along with her husband, Raymond Faul- Brunswick, Maine. Bobby Cooper and Tommy Cooper.
stich, she was proceeded in death by her Arrangements provided by the Matting- Memorial contributions may be made to
Memorial contributions may be made to
brother Harrell Morgan, biological father, ley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A. Leonard- The Archangel Scholarship Foundation Cor-
Brinsfield Funeral Home to assist the family
Melvin Wathen, Sr. and aunt Rose Lawrence. town, MD. poration, P.O. Box 211, Ridge, MD 20680
with funeral costs.
Family will receive friends on Thursday, and the American Diabetes Association,
Condolences to the family may be made at
April 11, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
with a Prayers being heard at 7:00 p.m. at James Henry Goin 1701 North Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral
Brinsfield Funeral Home & Crematory, P.A., James Henry Condolences to the family may be made at
Home, P.A.
30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, Goin, 73, of Leon-
MD 20622. A Funeral Service will be held ardtown, MD Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral
on Friday, April 12, 2019 at 10:00 at St. John
Francis Regis Catholic Church, 43927 St.
passed away on
April 2, 2019 at St.
Mary Catherine Kohut Home, P.A.
Johns Road, Hollywood, MD 20636 with Mary’s Hospital Mary Catherine
internment immediately following in the with his family by Kohut, 84, of Scot- Theresa Ann McVerry
church cemetery. his side. land, MD passed
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting James was born away on April 5, Theresa Ann
that donations be made the Brinsfield Fu- on November 1, 2019 at St. Mary’s McVerry, 63 of
neral Home & Crematory, P.A., Post Office 1945 in Detroit, Nursing Center Mecha n icsv ille,
Box 128, Charlotte Hall, Maryland 20622 in MI to the late Carroll Lee Goin and Alice in Leonardtown, MD, died peace-
Crystal’s name. Louise (Unger) Goin. MD, with her lov- fully Friday
Condolences to the family may be made at James is survived by his wife, Patricia ing family at her March 22, 2019, “Patsy” Cooper Goin, children, Mary Al- side. after a sudden, and
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral ice Hatfield (Erik), of Baltimore, MD and She was born accelerated battle
Home & Crematory, P.A., Charlotte Hall, Judith Leppo (Erik), of Baltimore, MD; sib- June 9, 1934 in Scotland, MD to the late with Metastatic
MD. lings, Carol Louise Schuster, of MI, Marilyn Henry O. and Reba E. Ridgell Cooper. Liver Cancer.
Hurst, of FL, Shirley Gentile, of MI, Nan- Mary is a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s Born September
cy Restum, of MI, and Judi Baker, of FL; County. On November 21, 1951, she married 29, 1955 in Washington D.C., she was the
Ben Cartwright grandchildren, Tyler Anson Batts, Dylan her beloved husband, Thomas James Kohut, daughter of James Michael and Eleanor Ann
Thomas Hatfield, Ian James Leppo, and Sr. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Ridge, McVerry of Mechanicsville, MD.
Ben Cartwright In addition to Theresa’s parents, she is
Ryan Erik Leppo. In addition to his parents, MD. Together they celebrated over 43 won-
of Lexington Park, also survived by her children; Dennis Price
he was preceded in death by his sister, Lau- derful years of marriage before his passing.
Maryland passed (Crystal) of Valley Lee, MD, Jeffrey Price
rel Elaine Goin. She is a 1973 graduate of St. Mary’s College,
away at home on of Myrtle Beach, SC, sister Diane Maddox
Memorial contributions may be made to earning her teaching degree. She completed
April 7, 2019 af- of Mechanicsville, MD, and her four grand-
the Alzheimer’s Association, 10665 Stan- a post graduate certificate in Theology from
ter a long illness. children; Lacie Price, Lane Price, Brylee
haven Place, Suite 205D, White Plains, MD Trinity College. She began her long career
Ben served his Price, and Trevor Price.
20695. working at the post office in St. Mary’s
country proudly She was proceeded in death by her son
Condolences to the family may be made at City. After earning her degree in education
for 22 years, 9 Brian Robert Price. she taught for St. Mary’s County Board of
months, and 3 Theresa was of Catholic faith. She was
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Education as a dedicated and loving teacher
days in the United
Thursday, April 11, 2019 The County Times Obituaries 23

a loving mother, daughter, sister, and most Leonardtown, Adams (Bill Schultz), and many nieces and Herberg, Rikki Herberg, Günter Jenkins,
importantly a ‘Grandma’. One of her great- MD, to the late nephews. Maria is preceded in death by her Björn Jenkins, Colin V. Buttone, Samantha
est joys in life was planning family gather- James J. Drury sister Jennifer Walker. D. Buttone, Marissa M. Buttone and Hailey
ings, taking family photos, attending her and Carolyn Maria graduated from Geneseo Central K. Buttone. Also survived by his siblings,
grandchildren’s various school functions Swann Drury. She High School in 1980 and served in the Unit- Elizabeth Fluhart (Danny), Reinhold Her-
and sporting events throughout St. Mary’s was the youngest ed States Navy for 8 years. She enjoyed gar- berg (Patsy Harmeyer) and John Herberg as
County. Theresa especially love going to of 8 children. dening and was a collector of antiques and well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Myrtle Beach, SC for family vacations ev- Carol was a her sisters’ art. Richard Herberg possessed a fervent love of
ery summer. graduate of St. All services are private. God, family and country. His unselfish, dai-
Theresa retired December 31, 2011, after Mary’s College of Arrangements provided by Mattingley- ly mission was to protect all three. Among
31 years of federal service with the Depart- Maryland where Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A. Leonardtown, the passions for those things that he held
ment of Navy. she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in MD 20650. most sacred was the United States Marine
A grave site memorial service is being Elementary Education. On July 4, 1991, Corps. He retired after 23 ½ years, and con-
held on Monday April 22, at Saint Mary’s
Queen of Peace Cemetery in Helen, MD.
Carol married her husband, Troy Scott Ne-
vala, at SAYSF Bible Church, and together
LtCol Richard Herberg, Jr. tinued his love of flying as a 20-year pilot
for Air Logistics. Other passions included
The family is planning a summer Celebra- they celebrated over 27 wonderful years of LtCol Rich- veterans’ rights, education and service to his
tion of Life in Theresa fashion; a gathering marriage. She was the owner/operator of ard Herberg, Jr., fellow Americans. It was in these passions
of family and friends, enjoying family dish- TLC Daycare while her children were grow- USMC passed that he found the perfect mission in which
es and steamed crabs. ing up. She then returned to teaching at away on Friday, to dedicate the final years of his life to - The
The King’s Christian Academy, where she March 29, 2019 at Blackhawk Flight Foundation which pro-
taught Kindergarten through third grade. In the age of 75. He vides scholarships for children of wounded
Cindy Kruszewski Arnone the summer, she watched many of her stu- was preceded in military and law enforcement. Richard was
dents at “Camp Carol,” where they enjoyed death by his par- a founding member of the Blackhawk Flight
Cindy Krusze- ents, Richard Her- Foundation Board of Directors.
going to the pool and reading. As an avid
wski Arnone, 54 berg, Sr. and Elis-
reader she passed her love of reading onto The family has requested that anyone
of LaPlata, MD, abeth Beyer Her- wanting to make a donation, please con-
her daughters and many of her students. She
passed away on berg; his wife of 40 years, Catherine Huntt tribute to the BFF mission. This may be
also enjoyed taking cruises with her family
April 6, 2019, at Herberg and his son, Richard Herberg, III.  accomplished either by check, payable to
and taking trips in the RV to see her daugh-
her home sur- He is survived by his wife of eight years, the Blackhawk Flight Foundation, Inc., At-
ters in Mississippi and South Carolina. Her
rounded by her June S. Buttone Herberg; his children: Gar- tention B.J. Perrett, Executive Director, 300
greatest love was her family and the students
loving family. rett Herberg (Laura Lyons), Daniele Jenkins Oak Island Dr., Mandeville LA 70448, 985-
that she taught.
She was born on (Vincent), Mauricio Rodriguez (Jan Becker), 789-2746 or via the Blackhawk Flight Foun-
She had an amazing talent for cooking
June 27, 1964, in Larry J. Buttone, Jr. (Tammy Clakely) and dation’s PayPal donation link, http://www.
and made many home-cooked meals like her
Washington D.C. Bryant J. Buttone (Rona Antoy); a daughter- A hun-
mother before her. She always got up early
to Donald L. Davis, Sr. and Shirley Ann Da- in-law, Elizabeth Carriere Herberg; nine dred percent of all donations made will be
and fixed breakfast for her family. In addi-
vis. She was the fifth (5th) child of six (6) grandchildren: GiGi Herberg, Rebekah used for a scholarship that will be awarded
tion to her husband, Carol is also survived
by her daughters, Rebekah Strong (Levi) of
On July 16, 1994, Cindy married the love
Picayune, MS, and Rachel Nevala of Leon-
of her life David Thomas Arnone, Sr. at
ardtown, MD; her siblings: James P. Drury
Clinton Baptist Church and together they
(Laura) of Leonardtown, MD, Robert G.
celebrated over twenty-four (24) wonderful
Drury (Vicki) of Yorktown, VA, Jenkins
years of marriage.
P. Drury of Fort Leonardwood, MO, Mary
Cindy loved helping families find their
A. Peloquin (David) of Westminister, MD,
perfect homes. She was a Real Estate Agent
Mark A. Drury (Anita) of Mechanicsville,
for the past twenty (20) years, currently she
MD, David C. Drury (Nora) of Westminster,
was working with Remax One.
MD, and Catherine L. Clements (Tommy)
Cindy enjoyed being outside and was al-
of Leonardtown, MD; and many extended
ways happy to be working in her yard. She
family and friends. She is preceded in death
loved going to the beach with her family.
by her parents and her sister-in-law Deborah
Cindy loved looking for shells and sand fid-
Drury (Jenkins Drury).
dlers. Her favorite beach was Long Beach,
Memorial contributions may be made to
North Carolina.
the American Cancer Society, 405 Williams
Cindy was preceded in death by her fa-
Court, Suite 120, Baltimore, MD 21220 and
ther Donald L. Davis Sr. She is survived by
Hospice of St. Mary’s, P.O. Box 625, Leon-
her loving husband, David Thomas Arnone,
ardtown, MD 20650.
Sr., daughter, Sarah Ann Halfacre (Adam)
Condolences to the family may be made
of Charlottesville, VA, son , Stanly Joseph
Kruszewski V (Angie) of Waldorf, MD,
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral
daughter, Julia Desiree Arnone of Nashville,
Home, P.A.
TN and son, David Thomas Arnone, Jr. of
LaPlata, MD, her mother, Shirley Ann Davis
of Harrison, AR, her siblings: Deborah A.
Ellis (Fred) of Harrison, AR, William Ed- Maria Suzan Adams
ward Davis of Waldorf, MD, Judith Marie Maria Suzan
Unkle (Donnie) of Prince Frederick, MD, Adams, 57, of An Independent Family-Owned Funeral Home
Donald Lee Davis, Jr. (Cyndee) of Harrison, Lexington Park, Serving Southern Maryland for over 100 Years
AR and Suzanne Lee Rog (Matt) of Holly- MD, formerly
wood, MD. Cindy was blessed with five (5) of Geneseo, NY,
grandchildren. passed away on Michael K. Gardiner, C.F.S.P., C.P.C.
Condolences to the family may be made at April 2, 2019 at Funeral Director/President her home. Born on
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral March 26, 1962 in
Home & Crematory, P.A., Charlotte Hall, Urbana, IL she
MD. was the daughter
of the late Suzette C. Lenihan Adams and
Ralph Everett Adams. Maria was the loving Providing trusted service to the community for over 100 Years
Carol Lynn Nevala wife of Gordon Craig Meyer. She is survived 41590 Fenwick Street • P.O. Box 270 • Leonardtown, Maryland 20650
Carol Lynn Nevala, 48, of Leonardtown, by her daughter Katrina Atieh (Jay) of New
York, NY and her granddaughter Anna. She
MD, passed away on April 2, 2019, at her
is also survived by her siblings Lauren Ad-
home surrounded by her loving family.
ams, Joan Carlson (Skip), Catherine Cum-
She was born on December 27, 1970, in
mings (Keith), Ken Adams (Jill), Sue Ann
24 Obituaries The County Times Thursday, April 11, 2019

in Richard Herzberg’s honor for children to Washington Redskins, and especially kick- tive of Washington DC, he loved DC sports years. She devoted her retirement years to
attend the National Flight Academy’s STEM ing off the Baltimore Orioles’ Opening Day. and considered himself very fortunate to many volunteer pursuits, serving as a read-
Education Program, located at NAS in Pen- Jack was a colorful story teller and those have seen his Redskins win a few Super ing tutor with the St. Mary’s County Liter-
sacola, FL. close to him will cherish those memories Bowls and his Capitals finally lift the Stan- acy Council, driving for Meals on Wheels,
Semper Fi LtCol Herberg, job well done. of enjoying a cold drink while sitting on the ley Cup. Family members know that he will and working with Helping Hands Food Pan-
Arrangements provided by the Matting- porch looking out on Herring Creek. be using his position in the afterlife to help try and Hospice of St. Mary’s. She enjoyed
ley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A. Leonard- At Jack’s request there will be no funeral his beloved Nationals achieve success as traveling, tending her garden and spending
town, MD. service. However, masses may be offered well. When the Nats get there, we will all time with her family. She was an avid reader
for him at St. George Catholic Church in say “Thanks Dad.” and Scrabble player in her later years. She
Valley Lee, MD. He will forever be loved and missed by his was a wonderful example of living a life of
John Michael Hodges, Jr. Arrangements provided by the Matting- wife of over 52 years, Gayle, and his chil- faith and service, and a gentle and loving
ley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A. Leonard- dren Stacy (and husband Bill) Oosterink, presence in the lives of all who knew her.
Jack Hodges
town, MD. and Jack (and wife Susannah) Reynolds. Memorial contributions may be made to
passed away
His grandchildren, Ashley, Kylie, Maddie, the Perpetual Adoration Chapel Project at
peacefully at his
Bradley, Abigail, Lyndsey, Samantha, and St. John’s, Hospice of St. Mary’s and/or A
home on Herring
Creek surround- John H. Reynolds Jimmy, and his great-grandson Jake could Community That Shares (ACTS).
never have asked for a better “B-Dad.” Condolences to the family may be made at
ed by his loved It is with great
He was the much loved older brother
ones on April 2, sadness we an-
to Tommy (and wife Bonnie), Gary (and Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral
2019. Jack was nounce the pass-
wife Bobbe), and Eddie Reynolds, and he Home, P.A.
the son of the late ing of John H.
will be fondly remembered by his many
John and Rosine Reynolds at the
nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family
Hodges. He was Washington Hos-
preceded in death by his son-in-law, Chuck pital Center on and many good friends.  Sharon Marie Jorden
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that
Downs. He was the loving father to Marie Friday, March 29, Sharon Marie
you do what he would have done by making
Hodges McCrossen, Missy Hodges, Rosine 2019 at the age Jorden, 69, of St.
a difference at home. Please make a dona-
Hodges Downs, and Jackie Hodges Dvorak of 77. He joins Mary’s City, MD
tion in his name to your favorite local char-
and the proud grandfather to Edward Mc- his parents, John passed away on
ity, hug your loved ones tight, and smile ev-
Crossen, Sarah Dvorak and Brett Dvorak. “Jack” and Edna “Polly” Reynolds, his sister March 28, 2019
ery chance you are given.
He is survived by his endearing friend and Martha “Skip” Rose, and his brother Rich- at her home over-
Condolences to the family may be made at
devoted companion, Triggie Draper. He is ard Reynolds in a warm family reunion in looking Lucas
also survived by his sisters, Kay Owens, the afterlife.  Cove surrounded
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral
Virginia Hodges Diehm, Beth Freeman and Better known as “Jack” to his wife, broth- by her loving
Home, P.A.
Linda Tincher. ers, and friends, “Dad” to his kids, and “B- family.
Jack was a farmer’s son and grew up on Dad” to his grandchildren and great-grand- Sharon was
Hatchet Thicket Rd, attended Holy Angels son, he has left a legacy of how to be an or- Mary Catherine Mileto born on October 23, 1949 in Leonardtown,
School and served as an altar boy at Holy dinary guy and do it extraordinarily well. He Mary Cath- MD to the late Allan Edward Hammett and
Angels Church. Later in his childhood the loved his family above all other things and erine Mileto, 97, Helen Mackey Landis.
family farm grew, acquiring a large tract never turned down the opportunity to spend of Hollywood Sharon grew up in St. Mary’s county, at-
of land on Herring Creek in Valley Lee, time with them.  died March 30, tended Great Mills High School (graduating
MD. Jack attended Mount St. Joseph’s High He took great pride and joy in being a 2019, at her home. class of 1967) and later graduated from the
School in Baltimore, MD and was always fixer and maker of things, spending hours Born July 26, University of Maryland with a Bachelor’s
excited for those weekend train rides that out in his wood shop and emerging with 1921, in Hanover, degree. Sharon spent the majority of her
brought him back home to family, friends something  beautiful. He fixed items that Pa., she was the employment with defense contractor Wyle.
and chores on the farm. were broken and restored beauty to others daughter of the She started work for heritage company Veda
Jack was a special kind of man growing that had lost their shine. He then gave those late Louis Wil- in 1986 as an administrative assistant sup-
up with four sisters and then raising four things away to those he loved, and recipients liam Smith and porting Joint Tactical Information Distri-
daughters. He always gave of his “time”. are blessed to be surrounded by the fruits Frances Adams Smith. She was the wife bution System program integration to the
His patience, wisdom and unyielding abil- of his labor of love that will live on in his of Louis Anthony Mileto, whom she mar- E-2C aircraft. Over time, Sharon achieved
ity to listen were those strengths that made absence.  ried Oct 22, 1949, in Hanover. He preceded the position of Senior Contracts Manager
him such a great father. Jack loved his dog Jack spent over 40 years as a pressman her in death on March 28, 1987. She was of the Business Support Center managing
Pearle and found pleasure in his daily walks at the McArdle Printing Company, work- also preceded in death by twin sons, David a team of contract administrators. Prior to
with her along Hodges Lane. His daily walks ing alongside his brothers, son, son-in-law, and Gerard, who died in infancy in 1961. her retirement in 2013, Sharon commented
served to strengthen his faith and deepen his nephew and friends. Upon retirement he She is survived by her 10 children: Celeste that she felt privileged over the years to work
relationship with his Lord and Savior Jesus landed a fifteen-year-plus dream job in Mileto (Stewart) of Chestertown, Chris- with so many talented and wonderful cus-
Christ. His personality spoke for himself. the Office of Land Records for St. Mary’s topher Mileto of Atlanta, Karen Byrne tomers, co-workers and managers in support
Many will remember his fun-loving spirit County, as the token male in an office full (Dave) of New Britain, Pa., Mark Mileto of the warfighters.
including summer days boating on the wa- of smart, talented women whom he adored.  of La Plata, Frank Mileto (Sandra) of Mill- Sharon met her husband, Jim in Lexing-
ter, watching NASCAR, cheering on the A Hall of Fame athlete himself and a na- brook, Ala., Louis W. Mileto (Susan) of ton Park MD in 1964, and it was the start of
Leonardtown, Marianne Corrigan (Mike) a wonderful life together. Sharon and Jim
of Hollywood, Cecilia Sarlo (Ignazio) of were married November 18th, 1967 and cel-
California, Annette Morgan (Donnie) of ebrated their 51st wedding anniversary last
Hollywood and Michelle Parcel (Jim) of year. Sharon was a lifelong resident of St.
Franklin, Tenn. She is also survived by Mary’s county MD. Well-travelled, having
21 grandchildren, six great-grandchil- vacationed in Ireland, Italy, Mexico and the
dren and numerous nieces and nephews. Caribbean, Sharon loved St. Mary’s the best
Mrs. Mileto graduated from Central Catho- of all places. She often found peace walk-
Lynda J. Striegel lic High School in McSherrystown, PA.  She ing the shore of Elms Beach looking for sea
glass, or on the back porch of her home on
enlisted in the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps and
REVOCABLE LIVING TRUSTS • BUSINESS LAW received her training at Providence Hospital Lucas Cove. Sharon understood difficult
WILLS • PROBATE ADMINISTRATION in Washington, D.C. She served as a regis- times. When she became ill, she resolved
tered nurse until her marriage. When her to face it with determination and to find mo-
POWERS OF ATTORNEY • LIVING WILLS ments each day for happiness and humor.
SPECIAL NEEDS TRUSTS FOR DISABLED INDIVIDUALS children were grown, she returned to the
nursing profession until her retirement. Sharon loved life and family, friends and the
Lyn speaks to many groups regarding Estate Planning & would Mrs. Mileto was a loving wife, mother quiet joys of living close to nature.
and homemaker known for her cooking and She was preceded in death by her oldest
be happy to speak to yours. Lyn also offers complimentary son, James E. Jorden; brothers, Edward A.
Estate Planning Classes the Third Wednesday of Each Month baking skills. She was a woman of great
faith and a devoted, lifelong Catholic. She and G. Gibbons Hammett and niece Jessica
at 11AM at 8906 Bay Avenue • North Beach, MD 20714. Ayers. Sharon is survived by her husband,
was a parishioner of St. John Francis Regis
James Robert Jorden; her son, Michael A.
301-855-2246 • Church in Hollywood, where she served as
a lector and Eucharistic minister for many Jorden (Jeannette), of McDonough, GA; her
sister, Lynn R. Hammett (Freddie), of Ches-
Thursday, April 11, 2019 The County Times Obituaries 25

apeake, VA; grandchildren, Brandi Maloney Leonardtown, MD. MD, and Becky Daniels (Joe) of Hollywood, Ilo J. Richardson (Orrin) of Easton, MD and
(Edward), Jenna and Maria Jorden; and her Serving as pallbearers will be Dennis MD; and great grandchildren, Lana Guy and Victoria Kocinski of Lexington Park, MD,
great grandchildren, Ellie and Eva Maloney, Staff II, Richard Jenkins, Darnell Mason Caden Daniels. two grandchildren, Nicolina I. Kocinski of
and by much loved nieces, nephews, in-laws Jr., Daryl Mason, Timothy “TJ” Bock, and A Visitation will be held on Thursday, Farmville, VA and Alexander Paul Richard-
and friends. Keegan Wathen. April 11, 2019 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. with son of Easton, MD and many cousins and
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions Memorial contributions may be made to prayers at 6:00 p.m., at Brinsfield Funeral extended family.  
may be made to the American Cancer So- Burnett Calvert Hospice House, 4559 Sixes Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonard- A Chapel and Graveside Service will be
ciety Research Center, 405 Williams Court, Road, Prince Fredrick, MD 20678. town, MD 20650. Interment is private. held at Arlington National Cemetery at a
Ste. 120, Baltimore, MD 21220. Condolences to the family may be made at In lieu of flowers, donations may be made later date.
Condolences to the family may be made at to the Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Memorial contributions may be made to Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Squad, P.O. Box 339, Lexington Park, MD Lexington Park Rescue Squad, Post Office
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A. 20653. Box 339, Lexington Park, MD 20653.
Home, P.A. Condolences to the family may be made at Condolences to the family may be made at
Patricia Jones Regina C. Yannayon Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral
Home, P.A. Home, P.A.
Patricia “June” Regina C. Yan-
Jones, 86, of nayon, 84, of
Dunkirk, MD Lexington Park, Michael Peter “Mike” “Ski” Edward S. Ervin
(formerly of Piney Maryland passed Kocinski, Sr., USN Edward “Ed”
Point, MD) passed away on April 4, Sterling Ervin, of
2019. Petty Offi-
away on April 6, cer First Class Brogue, entered
2019 at Burnett Regina was in rest on Friday,
born on Septem- Michael Peter
Calvert Hospice “Mike” “Ski” Ko- March 29, 2019
House in Prince ber 11, 1934 to at 8:00 pm at his
the late Charles cinski, Sr., USN
Fredrick, MD with (Ret.), 67, of Great residence at the
her loving family M. Coleman and age of 80. He was
Cecelia J. Shea.  Regina had 9 siblings and Mills, MD passed
at her side. away on March 19, the husband of El-
She was born July 1, 1932 in Washington, she was the youngest.  She joined the Navy len Webster (Mat-
in 1953 and married Weldon A. Yannayon 2019 suddenly at
D.C. to the late James and Mary Verna Huff his home. tingly) Ervin.
Ryan. in 1954.  After marriage, she left the Navy He was born in
and stayed at home to raise her children.  Re- Mike was born
June was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s on June 18, 1951 in New York City, New Elkins, West Virginia on March 22, 1939
County.   She married John W. “Bubby” gina was later employed for over 20 years and was the son of the late Sterling Fur-
with the Federal Government and served in York to Rose Rudyk and the late Jerzy
Jones and celebrated many wonderful years Kocinski. man and Mildred Violet (Daniels) Ervin. He
of marriage before his passing in 1993.  She numerous positions at NAS Patuxent River, worked for Mid Atlantic Regional Carpen-
MD.  Other work positions took her to Se- In 1970 Mike enlisted in the United States
was employed many years in the food ser- Navy and proudly served his country until ters Union, located in Oxon, MD. Ed was a
vice industry until she retired.  She enjoyed attle, Washington and Omaha, Nebraska.  member of the Local Carpenter’s Union #
After retiring from the Federal Government, his retirement in 1992. During his service
playing cards, especially Pitch, watching he earned numerous awards and medals. 132. He enjoyed being by the water, fishing,
car races, playing the slots at the casinos, she moved to Wilmington, North Carolina, crabbing and tinkered with wood carving. 
where she spent about 20 years enjoying He was employed as a dedicated Avionics
and travelling to Maine.  Her family was Technician for the past 15 years with Dyn- Besides he wife, Ellen, he leaves a daugh-
her great love and she relished the time she the Wrightsville Beach and Wilmington, ter, Justina “Tina” A. Webb of Windsor, a
NC area.  She continued to work different Corp. On June 10, 1972 he married his be-
spent with them, especially her grandchil- loved wife, Elizabeth “Peggy” McMillian brother, Donald Ervin of Hollywood, MD,
dren.  She was a member of Adams United jobs while living in Wilmington.  She espe- two sisters, Nancy McLeod of Hollywood,
cially enjoyed providing child care to several in Ridgecrest, CA. Together they have cele-
Methodist Church in Lothian, MD.   brated over 46 wonderful years of marriage. MD, and Helen Thompson of Mechanics-
June is survived by her children: Darla working families in the Wilmington area.  ville, MD., along with numerous nieces and
Regina was a devout Catholic and stayed ac- Mike enjoyed traveling the world, and
Ridgell (Joe) of Ridge, MD, Robert Staff cruising the Caribbean. He was an avid nephews. He was preceded in death by his
(Melanie) of Lexington Park, MD, Dennis tive with the church.  She spent many years son, Edward “Chuckie” Ervin, Jr. in Febru-
teaching Sunday School at different Catho- reader of mysteries and spy adventures, one
Staff (Beth) of Dunkirk, MD, Karen Red- of his favorite authors being Tom Clancy. He ary of 1991 and a brother, Kenneth Ervin.
mon (Jerry) of Ridge, MD, Lou Mason (Dar- lic churches.  At her last job, she worked in There will be no viewing. Cremation will
the office at St. Stanislaus Church in Castle was a member of the Lexington Park Rescue
nell) of Lexington Park, MD; 16 grandchil- Squad from 2007-2015. Mike loved to be out take place with Burg Funeral Home, Inc.,
dren; 26 great grandchildren; and many ex- Hayne, NC, where she was also very active 134 W. Broadway, Red Lion. Services and
with Sunday School and Church events such on the water, fishing and crabbing. He was a
tended family and friends.  In addition to her very handy man to have around if you need- burial will be at the convenience of the fam-
parents and husband, she is also preceded in as the Annual Polish Festival.  ily, at a later date.
Regina was predeceased by her parents, ed any assistance. He was a wood-worker,
death by her daughter, Sandra K. Smith; her welder and amateur automotive mechanic. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be
siblings: Mary Vernette Souders, Paul Ryan, all of her brothers and sisters, and her daugh- offered to: American Diabetes Association,
ter, Julie C. Yannayon. She is survived by If Mike couldn’t fix it he had the equipment
Libby Barringer, Yvonne Kent, Earl Ryan for you to use as he collected tools. He was PO Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215.
and Dick Ryan; and her great granddaugh- her children, Timothy F. Yannayon (Leslie
Taylor) of Leonardtown, MD , C John Yan- a history buff. Mike was a great friend and
ter, Ahlona Mason.   will be missed by all. His wife, children and
Family will receive friends on Wednes- nayon (Rosedale) of Hollywood, MD,  and
Glen W. Yannayon (Jackie) of Mechanics- grandchildren were his greatest blessings in
day, April 17, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 his life and he loved every moment he was
p.m., with a Funeral Service celebrated ville, MD.  Regina is also survived by her
grandchildren, John Yannayon (Sara) of able to spend with them.  
by Pastor Marilyn Lewis at 12:00 p.m., at In addition to his beloved wife, he is also
Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Conway, SC; Bryan Yannayon of Abell,
MD;  Jason Yannayon (Nina)  of San Anto- survived by his children: Michael Peter Ko-
Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650.  Interment cinski, Jr. (Danielle) of  Leonardtown, MD,
will follow at Charles Memorial Gardens, nio, TX;  Lee Guy (Laura) of Leonardtown,


St. Mary’s

26 Entertainment The County Times Thursday, April 11, 2019

n A
Fu& G ME S Taste of Sotterley
Menus Announced
there 12. Space station
41. Ridicules 14. Gene
43. Allied Powers vs. Central 19. Satisfy 2. __kosh, near Lake
Powers 23. Livid
45. Produce 24. It comes after “et” Winnebago
47. Ancient kingdom near 25. More (Spanish)
Dead Sea
49. Hebrew unit of liquid
26. Electronic data processing
27. Buffer solution to separate
3. When you hope to get
50. Type of sword
28. Primate
55. “Sin City” actress
56. Female reproductive cells
29. Scattered
34. Evergreen tree
4. Woman who followed
57. Afflicted
59. One point north of
35. What engaged couples
will say Bacchus
60. Garland
36. Barbie’s friend
37. Midway between south 5. Cause to become
61. Spiritual leader and southeast
62. Negative 39. A position from which entangled
63. Tooth caregiver progress can be made
64. Cheek 40. Showed up 6. Green veggie
41. Insecticide
CLUES DOWN 42. Type of milk 7. Stiff bristles
1. Form of “to be” 44. Verandas
1. Sacred bull (Egyptian
17. Type of horse
18. Volcanic craters 2. A hand has one 45. Annoyingly talkative
46. Abba __, Israeli politician
8. Pass in Alps
3. Thought

5. One-time European money
20. Type of graph (abbr.)
21. Supporters 4. Physical body 47. “Heat” director
48. Plant genus
9. Atomic #81
8. Disfigure 22. North and South are two 5. Removes
11. Polish city 25. Spread 6. One who perpetrates
51. Swiss river
52. Prejudice
10. A sharp blow
13. Move quickly on foot 30. Adjusted
14. Landlocked West African 31. Vietnamese offensive 7. Make one
8. Kate and Rooney are two
53. Actor Idris
54. Freedom fighters (slang)
11. Bears engage in it
country 32. Nazi architect
15. Used in aromatherapy 33. Nigerian peoples 9. __ Ladd, “Shane” actor
10. Makes fun of
58. Criticize
13. Prevents progress
16. The greatest of all time 38. When you hope to get
15. Young boy
17. A way to go on
18. Not good
21. A ballet enthusiast
“A Taste of Sotterley” – a new event with Chocolate Truffles Victory.
23. Ad __ which directly supports their education- 10. Trues Java Head Stout served with
CLUES ACROSS 37. Della __, singer
24. Bar bill al programming is coming April 27, 2-5 Fresh Strawberries.
1. Often romantic 38. Informed upon
27. A genus of badgers p.m.
composition 40. Type of house
29. “No __!” Vino, Brews & Food for YOU! On WINE & FOOD PAIRINGS Menu:
5. Lunar term 41. Folk singer DiFranco
32. Get off your feet Saturday, April 27th, Sotterley’s 1703 1. Mana Sauvignon Blanc (Dry
10. California mountain 42. A baglike structure in a
34. Franklin was one Manor House, Historic Barn, and en- White)/Fresh Cantelope and Pineapple.
12. Spiral staircase pillars plant or animal tire breathtaking site will be the back- 2. Mortimore (Dry Sparkling)/Crusty
35. Removed
14. “Heat” director 44. Car mechanics group drop for an afternoon of delectable taste French Bread with Brie and Raspberry
36. Used to catch poachers
16. Tellurium 45. Belonging to us sensations! Preserves.
39. Hit lightly
18. Gateway (Arabic) 48. Pack neatly 3. Deloach Chardonnay Crusty French
40. Crony
19. No (Scottish) 50. Forming the bottom The menus for Beer and Food and Bread with a Garlic, Herbed Boursin.
43. Stroke
layer Wine and Food have been released. 4. Bodegas Breca Syrah-Grenache
20. Greek prophetess 44. One who obtains
52. How fast you’re going They are: (Dry Red)/Assorted Italian Olives.
22. A team’s best pitcher pleasure by inflicting pain BEER & FOOD PAIRINGS Menu: 5. Bouchard Aisne & Fils (Dry Red)/
23. Bard’s way of saying 53. Sea eagles
on others 1. Stella Artois served with Fresh Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Mini
“have” 55. Cool!
46. __ the ante Cantelope and Pineapple. Wraps.
25. Indigenous group of the 56. Military mailbox
47. Greek letter 2. Blue Point Toasted Lager served 6. Palagetto Chianti (Dry Red)/White
Philippines 57. Type of lawyer
49. “Wings” actor Steven with Crusty French Bread with Brie and Cheddar on Roasted Garlic, Pesto Cia-
26. Danish krone 58. Type of monk Raspberry Preserves. batta Bread.
51. Unhappy
27. Type of squad 63. Respect due to an 3. Ballast Point Sour Wench served 7. Yolo Malbec (Dry Red)/Rose and
54. Hair-like structure
28. Possesses ancestor with Crusty French Bread with a Garlic, Crown Stilton on Toasted Wheat Bread.
59. Pick up
30. Part of the face 65. Took to the sea Herbed Boursin. 8. Dontae Family Cabernet (Dry Red)/
60. Type of transportation
31. Very small amount of 66. Members of a Semitic 4. Elysian Space Dust served with As- Spanish Style Manchego over Whole
61. Worn with a suit
people sorted Italian Olives. Wheat Cracker.
time (abbr.) 62. Something similar to
67. A way to march 5. Troughs Nugget Nectar served with 9. Donati Family Cabernet/Chocolate
33. Churches have lots of another already referred to Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Mini Truffles
them CLUES DOWN 64. Farm state Wraps. 10. La Bustards Pinot Grigio/Fresh
35. Modern day “letter” 1. Political action committee 6. Rogue Dead Guy served with Strawberries.
White Cheddar on Roasted Garlic, Pesto
Ciabatta Bread. A $40 discounted price is available
7. New Belgium Fat Tire served with if purchased by April 21st. Cost will
Rose and Crown Stilton on Toasted be $50 at the door or $20 designated
Wheat Bread. driver ticket. Advance reservations are
8. Wicked Weed Napolean Complex required at
served with Spanish Style Manchego
over Whole Wheat Cracker. Press Release from Historic Sotterley
9. Victory Storm King Stout served


Thursday, April 11, 2019 The County Times Calendars 27

St. Mary’s Department of Aging & Human Services Garvey Loffler Senior Activity Center 301-475-4200, ext. 71658
Senior Activity Center, 301-475-4200, ext. 71050

Programs and Activities Northern Senior Activity Center, 301-475-4002, ext. 73101
Visit for the most up-to date information
Brought to you by the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County: James R. Guy, President; Michael L. Hewitt; Tom Jarboe; Todd B. Morgan; John E. O’Connor; and the Department of Aging & Human Services

ing 301-475-4200, ext. 71658, or stop by nigan, a sharecropper’s daughter from pal Tunnel Syndrome, Chronic Fatigue
Additional LIFE Tour: the reception desk. Kentucky, who in 1942 made her way to Syndrome, Congestion, Fibromyalgia,
Pax River Bird Walk the nation’s capital to begin a career in Frozen Shoulder, Headaches/Migraines,
Join bird photographer Dean Newman
for a morning of avian fun on Friday,
Master Gardener: Annual & journalism that eventually led her to the Plantar Fasciitis, and Repetitive Motion
White House. With Alone Atop the Hill, Injuries, Restless Leg Syndrome, Sci-
May 17, as we view the Spring migra- Perennial Gardening with Patricia Carol McCabe Booker has condensed atica/Piriformis Syndrome, Scoliosis,
tion of birds passing through the Naval Come join Master Gardener, Patricia Dunnigan’s 1974 self-published autobi- TMJ Syndrome, and more. The cost
Air Station to breeding territories fur- Armstrong, at the Garvey Senior Activ- ography to appeal to a general audience is $30, includes two therapeutic-grade
ther north. At this time of the year, birds ity Center on Wednesday, April 17, at 10 and has added scholarly annotations that balls and is due at signup. To sign up
are at their most colorful stage and are a.m. as she shows you how to make your provide historical context. Dunnigan’s and pay for this class in advance, please
easiest to see. This outing will have very spring garden vibrant with the use of an- dynamic story reveals her importance visit the front desk. For more informa-
little walking or physical exertion other nual and perennial flowers. The class is to the fields of journalism, women’s tion call 301-475-4200, ext. 73103.
than getting in and out of the van free! Call 301-475-4200, ext. 71050, to history, and the civil rights movement
multiple times. Bring binoculars as register for the class.
most birds are high in the trees and are
and creates a compelling portrait of a Spring Party at Loffler
ground-breaking American. Register to We still have a few tickets available
difficult to fully appreciate with the na- Reverse Mortgages attend this talk by calling 301-475-4200, for the Spring Diggity event, to be held
ked eye. The tour concludes with lunch Confused by the ads on TV? Not ext. 71658, or stop by the reception desk at the Loffler Senior Activity Center
at the Rivers Edge restaurant on the sure if a reverse mortgage is the right to sign up. Free. on Thursday, April 25. This party will
base. Tour departs from Loffler Senior move for you? Join Robbie Loker, Re- celebrate the joys of Spring! DJ Mean
Activity Center at 7:30 a.m. and returns
about 1 p.m. Advance registration and
verse Mortgage Consultant for a free
informational session at the Northern
Whole-Body Tension Relief Gene will provide the music and Per-
The Northern Senior Activity Center sonalized Touch Catering will prepare
payment of $22 is required. Register Senior Activity Center on Wednesday, will host a Whole-Body Tension Relief the meal - stuffed chicken breast with
at any of the senior activity centers in April 17, from 10-11 a.m. This presen- class on Tuesday, April 23, from 1-4 chicken gravy; garden salad, candied
the county. For more information call tation will review the basics about this p.m. Learn this easy, targeted, self-treat- sweet potatoes, country style green
Alice at 301-475-4200, ext. 71063. Tour government-insured mortgage program ment method that may give you drug- beans, fruit salad and coconut cake for
leaders are Bettie Broadhurst and Dean for homeowners age 62+. Space is lim- free pain relief that can be both imme- dessert. Ticket sales will be limited to
Newman. ited. To sign up for this presentation in diate and long lasting. Led by Judi Ly- 100, and the suggested donation is $10
advance, please visit the signup table or ons, learn to use simple soft tennis ball per person. For questions call 301-475-
Nutrition Education call 301-475-4200, ext. 73103. techniques that reduce or eliminate pain 4200, ext. 71658.
What’s the deal with all the dairy and improve the condition of muscles
alternative milks that are in the stores Author Visit: Carol McCabe and fascia to benefit posture, mobility, Softball
these days? Are there advantages of Booker: Alone Atop the Hill stability, range of motion, blood flow, Do you like to play ball? Are you
using plant-based milks? Are they as Carol McCabe Booker, author of Alone nerve function, and the immune sys- looking for a team to join? We have an
nutritious? Donna Taggert will answer Atop the Hill, will be at the Loffler Se- tem. This workshop addresses multiple opportunity for you! Come play softball
these questions and more at the Loff- nior Activity Center on Thursday, April issues and conditions from head to toe at Leonard Hall on Fridays at 10 a.m.
ler Senior Activity Center on Monday, 18, at 10 a.m. to discuss her book which and is tailored to participants’ specific starting Friday, April 26. Call 301-475-
April 15, at 10 a.m. at this free Nutrition tells the story of Alice Allison Dun- needs. Some conditions that benefit are 4200, ext. 71050, to learn more.
Education Presentation. Sign up by call- Arthritis & Joint Pain, Back Pain, Car-

snacks, Dungeons & Dragons, a mystery to solve, a

killer photo booth, and trivia. All ages are welcome.
Resumes and Interviews
Charlotte Hall Library will hold Resume and Inter-
But, please remember Stranger Things is full of spooky,
views on Thursday, April 25 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. A
creepy fun, and it may be too scary for little ones.
class on resumes from 10-12 and then on interviewing
from 1-3. Taught by a career counselor from the Wal-
Book Bites dorf office of DLLR. Registration required on www.
St. Mary’s County Library will host Book Bites at
Taphouse 1637 in California on Monday, April 22 from
Sweet Structures 6 – 7:30 p.m. Grab a bite and gab about books! Join us at
Leonardtown Library will hold Sweet Structures on Taphouse 1637 in California for a relaxed conversation Author Fair
Monday, April 15 from 2 – 3 p.m. Build skyscrapers, about what you've been reading. Share what you loved Lexington Park Library will host the Author Fair on
bridges, and domes out of sweet treats! With grapes, (or loathed) about the last book you read, gather new Saturday, April 27. From 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., come to-
marshmallows, and rice crispy treats you can build the recommendations from the rest of the group, and enjoy gether and learn with local and aspiring authors. Spend
most amazing feats of engineering you can imagine. the company of fellow bibliophiles. Visit taphouse1637. the day discovering new authors and learning how to
Designed with ages 6-12 in mind. Registration required com for directions and to see menu options available for get started in the writing industry. Authors include:
on purchase. Adults only. No registration. Simons Acquah, Theresa Ford, Jennifer Foxworthy,
Angela Harris, Nilma Jayaraman, Judy Kelly, Gary
Knight, Yvonne Medley, JR Rhine, and Leonard Wa-
Party in the Upside Down Itsy Bitsy Storytime then. No registration required. From 2 – 4 p.m., regis-
Lexington Park Library will hold a Party in the Up- Leonardtown Library will hold Itsy Bitsy Storytime
ter for Dare to Dream! Write a Book! workshop. Have
side down on Monday, April 15 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 26 from 10 – 10:30 a.m. A storytime
you ever wanted to write a book but thought it might be
Something strange is going on at the Lexington Park designed for a smaller group, but still filled with lots of
too hard or too expensive to publish? Now there is an
Library. We’re hosting a Stranger Things party and fun. If your little one finds our regular storytimes a little
easy way to self-publish using a FREE website. Explore
paying homage to all things ‘80s. Bring back that retro too overwhelming then this may be more their style.
easy steps to upload your book file, design a colorful
vibe by foraging through your local thrift shop for ‘80s Designed for ages 2-5 with their caregivers. Registra-
book cover, get an ISBN, revise, order books, upload to
clothing and memorabilia, and arrive dressed in cos- tion required on
Amazon, select sales channels, and upload for Kindle.
tume to receive a small prize. And, no Stranger Things Presented by Cindy Freland. Registration required.
party would be complete without waffles, ‘80s inspired
28 Calendars The County Times Thursday, April 11, 2019

Community Calendar To submit your event listing to go in our Community Calendar, please email
with the listing details by 12 p.m. on the Monday prior to our Thursday publication.

Pet Adoption
UPCOMING will present “Mother Tongue: A Poetry Reading by José
Cacayo Ballesteros.” May contain mature content. Free. Pepper’s Pet Pantry, Solomons Towne Center behind
7th Annual Walk, Run & Roll Open to the public. CVS
Register now for this April 27 event at Greenwell State 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Park! Proceeds from this family event support Bay Com- Lenten Seafood Dinner Dog and cat adoption with local Saint Mary’s and Cal-
munity Support Services’ mission to enrich the lives of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Lexington Park vert County animal rescue groups.
individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Dis- 4:00 - 7:00 PM
abilities. Fried Rockfish or Baked Haddock, $12. Fried or Corn Hole Benefit Tournament
Steamed Shrimp, $14. Fried Oysters, $15 includes corn- 7th District Optimist Field, Avenue
Annual John Polko Memorial Polish Dinner bread and two sides. Desserts available for purchase. 2:00 PM
St Francis Xavier Parish Hall. Leonardtown, MD 301-863-8144 Registration 2:00-2:45. Individual Tournament 3:00.
Knights of Columbus, St. Francis Xavier Council $25 person. Two member Team Tournament follows.
#10957 is having its annual John Polko Memorial Pol- Lenten Fish Dinner $40 team. No coolers; Food, drink, beer available to pur-
ish Dinner on Sunday, April 28, 2019, 4:00pm- 7:30 pm. St. George Catholic Church, Valley Lee chase Register, info: 240-925-6950
Price $15 Adults. $5.00 Children 10 and under. Menu: 4:00 - 6:30 PM
Kielbasa, Pierogi, Golabki, Kapusta z Kluski Beverages Catfish, pancit, mac&cheese and more. Hosted by the Walk & Talk: Environmental Justice
:Coffee,Tea Soda and Water. For additional Information Knights of Columbus. UCAC Interpretive Center (old Flattops), Coral Dr.,
call (240)434-1464 Lexington Park
Doofus 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons Walk the park, learn history of the area and discuss
ONGOING 7:00 PM racism, environment justice and our community. www.
The Maritime Performance Series presents a lively
Drive Thru Seafood Dinner old time band of two couples: Neal & Coleen Wal-
Third District Optimist Club is having a drive thru ters, and John & Heidi Cerrigione. Doors open at 6:00. Fantasy Night
seafood dinner every Friday starting now thru April 19 $20 online, $25 at the door. Mechanicsville VFD, 28165 Hills Club Road
starting at 4 PM, weather permitting. We will be set up 6:00 - 10:30 PM
in the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds parking lot in front Elks Texas Hold’em Tournament Sponsored by Optimist Club of Mechanicsville. $130
of the main gate. Dinner is $10 and will include fish fillet, St Mary’s County Elks Lodge, 45779 Fire Department includes Buffet Dinner for two; beer, wine, sodas & drink
shrimp, clam strips, fries, hush puppies, and applesauce. Lane, Lexington Park set-ups. Liquor BYOB. “DJ SkeeRolla.” Giveaways total
7:00 PM up to $7,600. Tickets on sale now!! Colleen, 240-298-
Summer Activities $60 Buy in. $5 add-on extra chips. Food and beverage 7706, or e-mail
Registration for St. Mary’s County Public Schools for purchase. James Dean 240-577-0828. Email: jdeanju-
Summer Activities is open now until Friday, May 31. Info SMTMD Contra Dance
and/or register, visit SMCPS’ Summer Activities page: Christ Church Parish Hall, Chaptico Twain Lecture 7:30 PM
Athletic and Recreation Center, Hill Commons Dr., St. Swing, promenade, and do-si-do to lively jigs, reels
Thursday, April 11 Mary’s College and waltzes. Beginners dance workshop 7:00. Dance
7:30 - 10:00 PM 7:30. $10.
Crab Pot Pitch Competition Comedian Roy Wood Jr. is the 13th lecturer for the
Pax River Naval Air Museum Annual Twain Lecture Series on American Humor and
6:00 PM Culture. $10. Doors open 7:00; seating is first come, first
Got a startup idea?! PITCH IT! Speed Round. Final served. Sunday, April 14
Round: Thursday, May 9 at the Calvert Marine Muse- Advance reservations required.
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
um. 1st place - $5,000 and a bushel of crabs. 2nd place twain-tickets.
2nd District Firehouse & Rescue Squad, Drayden
- $1,000 Road, Valley Lee
Snow White and the Seven Fairy Godmothers Sat. & Sun., April 13 & 14 8:00 - 11:00 AM
All-You-Can-Eat Home-Made-Home-Style menu.
Father Andrew White School Gym Pork Loin & Beef Sandwich Sale Adults - $10; Children 6-12 - $5; Children 5 & under
6:30 - 7:30 PM American Legion Post 221, 21690 Colton’s Point Rd free. Easter Egg Hunt if weather permits. 301-994-9999
A fun twist on an old classic! Doors open at 6:00. $5. (Rt. 242), Avenue
Concessions available. Also Friday, April 12. 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt
Sandwiches $7 each. Info 301-884-4071. St. Mary’s County Elks Lodge, 45779 Fire Department
Where the River Meets the Bay Lane, Lexington Park
Calvert Marine Museum, Harms Gallery, 9:00 AM - Noon
7:00 PM
Saturday, April 13 Join the Easter Bunny for all you can eat breakfast.
Adults $10. Children under 10, $8 includes Easter Egg
Anaconda’s Tail: The Civil War in Southern Mary- Free Dentistry Day
Hunt at 9:15 and 11:15. Bring own basket. Prizes to win.
land, presented by Don Shomette. Free. 410-326-2042 Great Mills Family Dental, 22329 Greenview Parkway
Pictures with the Easter Bunny. Bring your camera. 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Choice of one free cleaning, fillings or extraction pro-
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
vided. First-come, first-served basis. 301-862-2044 or
28165 Hills Club Road Mechanicsville
Friday, April 12 visit
9:00 - 11:30 AM
Park Place Toastmasters The Mechanicsville VFD Auxiliary provides a home
SoMD Decorative Painters
Church of the Ascension, 21641 Great Mills Road, cooked breakfast! Adults $10. Children 5-12, $5. Under
Immaculate Conception Church, 28297 Old Village
Lexington Park 4, free. Get a picture with the Easter Bunny! Proceeds
Rd., Mechanicsville
12:00 - 1:00 PM benefit the Mechanicsville Vol. Fire Dept. VISA, Mas-
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Develop your speaking, listening, and leadership skills terCard and Discover accepted.
Painting a Cordy D project, “Spring Flowers/3 Ways.”
in a non-threatening environment! Choose the design in acrylic, watercolor or colored pen-
Spring Craft Show
cil, Guests welcome; contact for supply info. Garnett Joy
Ballesteros’ Final Reading Hollywood VFD Firehouse, 24801 Three Notch Road
@ 301-884-2835 or email smdp.LearnToPaint@gmail.
Anne Arundel Hall, Blackistone Room 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
com to view the
2:45 - 3:45 PM Crafters from St. Mary’s Calvert, Charles, Harford,
St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s José Cacayo Balles- Montgomery, Prince George’s counties and from Vir-
teros, Steven Muller Distinguished Professor of the Arts ginia feature handcrafted items. Lunch items for sale.
and professor of international languages and cultures, Accepting non-perishable food items for the St. Mary’s
Thursday, April 11, 2019 The County Times Calendars 29

County Helping Hands Food Pantry. silience.” $5 ages 6 and up, per day. $45 Family Spring engage in the science of the past, with a modern twist.
Break Pass. Rain or Shine. Description of events and Hands-on demonstrations and activities. Open to all
Chicken Dinner tickets visit families. $5 age 5 and older with one accompanying
K.C. Hall, Ridge adult. $10 additional adult. Register or info, 240-895-
11:30 AM - 5:00 PM 4990 or email
$12 a dinner. Baked goods available. Monday, April 15
301-872-4641. St. Clement’s Island Art Kids
Legislative Debrief at St. Mary’s College of Mary-
St. Clement’s Island Museum
land Canceled
Community Easter Egg Hunt 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Maryland House of Delegates Speaker Michael Busch
Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 27108 Mt. Zion Exploring fine arts through a variety of artistic styles.
will lie in repose in the State House in Annapolis from
Church Rd Mechanicsville by Apple Basket Young artists, ages 7-17, expand their understanding of
1-7 p.m. on Monday, April 15 and from 8-10 a.m. on
12:00 - 2:00 PM art and learn to sketch, paint, draw, weave, sculpt and
Tuesday so that the public may pay their respects. Out
Easter Story, Pictures with the Easter Bunny, Crafts, more. $3 child. Pre-registration required. 301-769-2222.
of respect for Speaker Busch the Center for the Study
Face Painting, Lunch for purchase. Special section of Reservations fill up quickly. Classes held in June, July
of Democracy's annual legislative debrief scheduled for
eggs for children with food allergies. www.mtzionmech. and August.
April 15 at 5:30 p.m. has been canceled.
St. Mary’s County Camera Club
Bible Study
Earth Day Celebration Southern Maryland Higher Education Center, Build-
Leonardtown Library
Leonardtown ing 2
5:00 - 7:00 PM
12:30 - 4:30 PM 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Read and comment on the Gospel of John. Review
Attractions on the square and down by the wharf. Competition Night—Theme “Everyday things found
Chapter 1 and read Chapter 2. All are invited. Mike
Parking and admission free. 301-475-9791. Details, in your home.” Must be a paid member to participate.
Thompson, 301 373 8545., See rules on

Eyeglasses Collection
Leonardtown Square
Garvey Senior Center, Leonardtown
6:00 PM Wed. - Sun., April 17 - 21
12:30 - 4:30 PM
Companions and Buddies for Singles adult social “Stick Fly”
The Leonardtown Lions Club collects usable eyeglass-
group of friends. Every Monday except Holidays. $15/ Bruce Davis Theater, Montgomery Hall, St. Mary’s
es and hearing aids for recycling, as part of the Earth Day
year; no dues first four visits. 240-794-8033. CABSorg. College of Maryland campus
Celebration. 240-577-0029 April 17-20, 8:00 PM. April 21, 2:00 PM
St. Mary’s College presents Lydia R. Diamond’s com-
Folk Salad Fans
Science for Citizens edy-drama depiction of generational conflict among an
Leonardtown Square
Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, Solomons, affluent African American family and friends.
2:45 PM
7:00 - 8:00 PM An informal talk-back with cast, crew, and director
Reduce, Re-use, Recycle − at Leonardtown’s Earth
Embracing Uncertainty: From Scientist to Entrepre- follows the opening night performance. Refreshments
Day Celebration, Folk Salad will be playing on the
neur. Dr. Shahrestani discusses her journey from student provided.
square at 2:45. Bushmill Band is playing at 1:45.
to start-up founder. Free. First-come, first-seated. www. Reservations, email the Theater Box Office at boxof- or call 240-895-4243.
Mon. & Tues., April 15 & 16 Elks Hold’em Bounty Tournament
$6 Sale St Mary’s County Elks Lodge, 45779 Fire Department Thursday, April 18
MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Auxiliary Lane, Lexington Park
Maryland Archeology Month Lectures
Mon. 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, Tue. 7:00 AM-4:00 PM 7:00 - 11:00 PM
Visitor Center Auditorium, 18751 Hogaboom Lane
Main lobby, 25500 Point Lookout Road, Leonardtown. $25 Buy in. $5 add-on. Food and beverage for pur-
Historic St. Mary’s City host an evening of presenta-
New items and favorites priced at just $6! 301-475-6153 chase. James Dean 240-577-0828. Email: jdeanjunior@
tions from members of Historic St. Mary’s City Research
and Collections Department. Free and open to the pub-
Mon.-Fri., April 15 - 19 lic.240-895-4990. Visit

Spring Break at Sotterley Wednesday, April 17

Sotterley Plantation, Hollywood Homeschool Day
Site open 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Visitor Center, Historic St. Mary’s City
Family friendly educational activities that showcase 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
the theme “Building Bridges to Common Ground: Re- Old World, Modern World theme invites visitors to

Real Estate
Child Care
Vehicles General Merchandise CLASS.SOMD.COM
30 BusinessDIRECTORY The County Times Thursday, April 11, 2019

46924 Shangri-La Drive • Lexington Park, MD


Fax 301-884-2884

Cross, Wood
Cross, W & Wynkoop
And AssoCiAtes, inC.
and Associates, Inc. “Where Service Comes First”
Serving The Community Since 1994
28231 Three Notch Road, Suite 101 • Mechanicsville, MD 20659
301-884-5900 (office) • 301-934-4680 (office) • 301-884-0398 (fax)
Sales & Service
Group Health Insurance • Individual Market Health Insurance Farm Equipment • Machine Shop
Dental • &Vision
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS PLANNING Home & Industrial Engines • Welding
Life Insurance • Short & Long Term Disability

Payroll Services
Monday - Friday 7am-6pm
Julie E. Wynkoop
President Vice President
John F. Wood, Jr. 1970 Saturday 7am-4pm
Call 301-884-5900 • 301-934-4680 • Fax 301-884-0398 Closed for lunch everyday between 12-12:30pm •
27898 Point Lookout Road • Loveville, Md • 20656

Attention High School and College Students...

Looking for something to do this summer?

County Times
team is looking for
Apply NOW Send resume to
and let’s discuss the possibilities.
for Immediate Consideration 301.247.7611 |

The St. Mary’s County Times is a weekly newspaper providing news and information for
Publisher Thomas McKay
the residents of St. Mary’s County. The St. Mary’s County Times will be available on news-
Associate Publisher Eric McKay stands every Thursday. The paper is published by Southern Maryland Publishing Company,

General Manager which is responsible for the form, content, and policies of the newspaper. The St. Mary’s
Al Dailey County Times does not espouse any political belief or endorse any product or service in its

Advertising news coverage.

Jen Stotler
Tim Flaherty
To be considered for publication, articles and letters to the editor submitted must include the
Editor writer’s full name, address and daytime phone number. Submissions must be delivered by
Dick Myers
4 p.m. on the Monday prior to our Thursday publication to ensure placement for that week.
Graphic Designer After that deadline, the St. Mary’s County Times will make every attempt possible to publish
Jeni Coster

County Times
late content, but cannot guarantee so. Letters may be condensed/edited for clarity, although St. Mary’s
Staff Writer care is taken to preserve the core of the writer’s argument. Copyright in material submitted
Guy Leonard
to the newspaper and accepted for publication remains with the author, but the St. Mary’s
Contributing Writers County Times and its licensees may freely reproduce it in print, electronic or other forms. We
Laura Joyce, Ron Guy, Shelby Opperman, Dave Spigler are unable to acknowledge receipt of letters. The St. Mary’s County Times cannot guarantee P. O. Box 250 • Hollywood, MD 20636
that every letter or photo(s) submitted will be published, due to time or space constraints.
Thursday, April 11, 2019 The County Times ClassifiedADS 31
Tired of staring Cash Paid For Farm &
at a computer Construction Equipment
Call 301-536-6039
all day?
Now Hiring Lifeguards at the Chesapeake Beach
Water Park for our 2019 Season! Fast paced
environment, flexible hours, and the chance
to be part of an award-winning team!
All training done in-house.
Apply online now at

Southern Maryland Paints LLC

23976 Point Lookout Rd.
Would you like to help local business Leonardtown, MD 20650
owners with their marketing & advertising? 301-475-0448
If you are a self starter with a desire to
help local businesses grow their customer WOULD YOU LIKE TO PLACE A BUSINESS
base & increase profits send your resume OR CLASSIFIED AD IN OUR PAPER?

Join our Technical Recruiting Team

MIL dominates in the field of engineering-oriented support

that results in world-class solutions to government clients
in Southern Maryland and beyond.

Take advantage of:

> Executive Compensation > Flexible/Compressed Schedules
> Telework Opportunities > Medical & Retirement

Are you ready to succeed?

Our growing workforce offers you the opportunity to manage the full recruiting
lifecycle from sourcing to onboarding. So bring us your savvy skills and innovative
ideas and get ready to meet the MIL challenge!

Apply Today |

32 The County Times Thursday, April 11, 2019