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Thursday, June 27, 2019 The County Times Local News 3

Library Director Denies Reaching Out for Drag Queen Event

By Guy Leonard RSVPs for the event led to concerns over
Staff Writer violating fire safety capacity rules and
the move to rent the room to control the
The controversial Drag Queen Story number of participants.
Hour went ahead June 23 at Lexington McGuire told The County Times this
Park Library with both supporters of the week anyone from the public could have
event and protestors largely demonstrat- attended but had to RSVP first; the or-
ing peacefully, though one Leonardtown ganizers rented the room, she confirmed.
man was arrested for disrupting the event “There were security concerns around
and allegedly frightening the large num- the protests,” McGuire said.
ber of children in the room set aside for
the event.
Ashley Kyle Morgan, 41, has since
been released on his own recognizance
and library director Michael Blackwell
has called his alleged actions “totally
“He scared children,” Blackwell told 6th Annual
The County Times in a Tuesday phone
But Blackwell said parents who were
concerned about the event, and whether

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the library supported it despite saying it
was an independent effort by non-profits
Southern Maryland Area Secular Hu-
manists and PFLAG of Leonardtown,
perhaps had reason to be.
This was due to a blog post to the
American Library Association’s (ALA) 20 lb. Cases
web site two years ago by a St. Mary’s
County Library system employee on SHIPMENTS
ways to include messages supporting the
LGBTQ community in the library’s daily JULY 4 & 18
That employee still works for the li-
brary system, Blackwell said, and is a
Drag Queens who read to children at Lexington Park Library June 23. Photo by Ceandra Scott. PLACE YOUR
children’s librarian.
“I understand if they read this that
site has led to changes in policy as to
what library employees can post, Black-
appeared to have fun during the brief
story time. ORDER NOW!
there would be some concern,” the li- well said. Books that were read included “Free
brary director said. “The policy has been changed so that To Be Incredible Me” by local author
The blog post, given to The County any articles published need to be re- Joelle-Elizabeth Retener, “This Day in
Times by community activist Georgia viewed by the administration and have a June” by Gayle Pitman and “Neither” by
Kijesky, an opponent of such events be- disclaimer attached to them.” Arlie Anderson.
ing held at the library, contained the The disclaimer was to ensure the read- Children also participated in crafts
name of the employee. er understood that posts were opinions and face painting activities as well; most
The name had since been removed and did not reflect the values or policies seemed happy to attend.
from the blog post in the weeks leading of the system, Blackwell said. Blackwell confirmed that the two non-
up to the Drag Queen Story Hour. The policy was not meant to restrict profits eventually rented the space, mak-
In the post the local library employee employee opinions, though. ing it a private event.
advocates ways to “sneakily fit stuff in “We want to stand up for people’s right Samantha McGuire, president of the Marvin Steiner
current programs.” to say what they think,” Blackwell said. Washington Area Secular Humanists 23905 Hollywood Rd.
“So you’re not doing Drag Queen Sto- That the name of the employee was re- (WASH), which supported the event, had
rytime (yet), but you’re probably doing moved from the blog post in recent weeks said in the week prior to the event that it Hollywood, MD 20636
Regular Old Storytime, right?” part of was due to a discussion between the em- would be free and open to the public. 301-373-4530
the post reads. “Try to ‘sneak’ inclusive ployee and the ALA, Blackwell said. Blackwell said the sheer number of
messages into your current programs. “That was not a decision made by the
“For instance, if you’re reading a book St. Mary’s County Library,” he said.
about a Mama bear and a Papa bear, may- The blog post was written on the em-
be when you read it you just change it to ployees own time, Blackwell said, and
be about [two] Papa bears!” did not reflect the policies of the library.
Blackwell said he did not know about Commissioner Eric Colvin, who spoke
the employee’s post until two weeks out against the Drag Queen Story Hour
before the event, but its revelation led days before it occurred, said the blog post
to him discussing its contents with the disturbed him.
employee. “It’s always unacceptable for any hid-
He said it was not the policy of the li- den agenda to be promoted during a chil-
brary system to change the reading of any dren’s story hour,” Colvin said.
book or text to suit a particular agenda. Blackwell said that no one in the li-
“That’s not happening here at St. brary system or on the Board of Library
Mary’s County libraries,” Blackwell Trustees acted to bring the Drag Queen
said. “It does not reflect what is going on Story Hour to St. Mary’s.
at our library. “We did not reach out to these groups,”
“We don’t change genders in texts; we Blackwell said. “We did not encourage
want to respect authors and what they this event.”
wrote.” The event drew about 75 participants,
The blog post from 2017 on the ALA including about 30 or more children, who
4 Local News The County Times Thursday, June 27, 2019

Fenwick Street Book, Music Store Needs a Buyer

By Guy Leonard “You won’t get rich,” he said. “But I
Staff Writer love passing on the knowledge and ideas
in books.”
After 16 years in business, Joe Or- His small but densely packed shop
lando, owner of Fenwick Street Used on Fenwick Street in Leonardtown has
Books and Music is retiring. about 20,000 used books of all sorts in-
Orlando, who is also stepping down as cluding long-play records and music on
president of the Leonardtown Business compact disc.
Association this month, said he does not “I love doing it,” he said of purveying
want to retire but injuries sustained to books and music. “I don’t want it to die.”
his back after a 30-year career of teach- He quoted fantasy writer Neil Gaiman
ing dance across the globe are forcing on the importance of bookstores in
him to. tightly-knit communities.
“I taught jazz dancing and that’s “A town isn’t a town without a book-
something you can’t sit down and teach store,” he quoted.
someone,” he said. “You have to get up Staying in business so long hasn’t
and show them.” been easy.
He said he made the decision with “You listen to your customers,” Or-
sadness but is looking for a buyer for his lando said, adding that demand is fueled
business with the will and the skill to by avid book readers. “People finish
keep it a success. a book and they have to have another;
He’s already received six offers and it’s hard, you have to constantly refresh
is investigating a seventh, Orlando told your stock. Joe Orlando is putting Fenwick Street Used Books and Music up for sale
The County Times. “Our biggest competition is not other
“This is my second retirement,” Or-
lando said. “When I would teach dance
bookstores, it’s Amazon.”
Leonardtown itself has been a party County Reaches Out For
Opinions on Innovation District
around the world, I’d visit bookstores.” to his success and he said he is proud to
That sparked his interest in someday have helped it grow and prosper.
owning his own and despite the chal- “We’re lucky we have so many local
lenges of entrepreneurship in a rapidly customers and tourists,” Orlando said.
changing world of media he’s managed “We have something special here.”
to earn a decent living in used books and

Bennett Wilson, outgoing deputy director of the Department of Economic Development,

gathers community opinions on the proposed airport innovation district.

By Guy Leonard The innovation district that begins

Staff Writer here, could not be exactly like any other
in the country, he said.
Citizen, business and government “This is not a cookie cutter approach,”
stakeholders came out in strength Tues- said Aulestria.
day night to talk about their hopes for a Chris Kaselemis, director of the coun-
new innovation district centered around ty’s Department of Economic Develop-
Repair, Refinishing, Antique the high-technology work being done at
the St. Mary’s County Airport environs.
ment, said the breakout sessions gath-
ered a great deal of input on the vision
The county plans to find ways to in- for the district.
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with its much-increased hangar space,
“We have most of the assets in place,”
Kaselemis said. “What we don’t have is
the University System of Maryland at a vision for the innovation district and
Southern Maryland, the system’s UAS what it will look like and how we’ll con-
Test Site and business incubator known nect the assets.
as Tech Port to spur innovation and job “And the connections are the most
growth. critical part.”
About 60 stakeholders took part in A significant part of the thinking be-
breakout sessions where they expressed hind the innovation district is getting
what they would want to see as part of members from different parts of the
an innovation district on Airport Road, work force there to meet and discuss
from better amenities to more transpor- ideas for new technologies and products.
tation options. Commissioner Todd Morgan, who
Eric Aulestria, an architect with Torti also attended, said vision sessions like
Gallas and Partners, who are working the one held on June 25 were important
on formulating the innovation district, for the district’s success, particularly in
said the idea was to transform an em- attracting the newer generation of the
ployment area into something more at- work force.
tractive and comfortable. “We have to think about how to at-
“This is very much a rediscovery of tract millennials and how to keep mil-
urban, walkable areas,” Aulestria said. lennials,” Morgan said.
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Thursday, June 27, 2019 The County Times Local News 5

Suspect in Great Mills Shooting Charged

By Guy Leonard Willenborg said detectives were not were eight people at the time.
Staff Writer even sure if the homes that sustained Police also found one other bullet hole
damage from gunfire were the actual in a nearby residence, also on Mojave
A defendant from Prince George's targets; court papers stated witnesses Drive.
County has been charged with first saw a black male firing in the direction When deputies arrested Harrington
degree assault and other counts in St. of the homes that were struck. after he fled the stopped suspect vehicle
Mary’s County District Court for al- According to court papers police at the end of the chase he admitted to the
legedly opening fire in a Great Mills found numerous shell casings left by the shooting on Mojave Drive using a Glock
neighborhood. discharging of a semi-automatic pistol handgun, according to court documents.
Vincent Levay Harrington, 18, of as well as two bullet holes in the side of
Bowie was arrested after a brief vehicle a Mojave Drive residence in which there
chase with St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s
Office deputies on June 18, the day of
the shooting on Mojave Drive, after
they were able to identify a vehicle he
had been driving in, a red Ford Explorer
sport-utility vehicle. Artisan Show
That same vehicle, which had been
reported stolen from Prince George’s
County, also had license tags that were
Vincent Lavey Harrington
at Mary’s Hope
from another vehicle, a Nissan, court pa-
pers stated. Investigation Division, said Harrington
on Church Cove St. Inigoes
Police were able to view the suspected
vehicle using multiple surveillance im-
had visited St. Mary’s multiple times
and that the shooting stemmed from a
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Sheriff’s deputies arrested two men

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turned out to be a small amount of cash.
Anthony Albern Rice, 18, and Kyjuan
Tyrese Bush, 17, have both been charged
with armed robbery and use of a firearm
in the commission of a felony as well as
other charges stemming from the June 19
According to applications for state-
ments of charges against the two men, Kyjuan Tyrese Bush
a taxi driven by Derrick Blackmon was
dispatched to Drayden Road when two mother could provide a $100 bill for
unknown men got in his vehicle and Blackmon, when he said he didn’t have
asked to be taken to Colombia Commons the change to accept a $100 bill one of
in Lexington Park. them produced an “Uzi-style” handgun
with an extended magazine, according
to charging documents, and demanded
Blackmon told police that the suspect
holding the gun threatened to shoot him
if he didn’t hand over what money he had.
The victim told police the pair took
what he believed to be about $30 from
When police showed the two suspects
in a photo lineup to Blackmon he identi-
fied both Rice and Bush as the suspects
who had robbed him at gunpoint.
Blackmon additionally identified Bush
as the one who held him at gunpoint,
Anthony Albern Rice Jr. charging documents stated.
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Bailey said in his talk to the group He admitted he doesn’t know too
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State Leaders Hail Peace Cross Decision

Supreme Court Says War Memorial Can Stay
By Dick Myers came before us and made the ultimate
Editor sacrifice—will stand tall and proud for
the ages.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled June “I was honored to help lead this fight
20 that the Peace Cross in Bladensburg on behalf of our veterans, and I am
may remain. A lower court had issued proud that Marylanders and Americans
an opinion that the Prince George’s will be able to visit the Peace Cross in
County war memorial on public land Bladensburg for years to come.”
violated the U.S. Constitution’s separa- Sen. Miller (D: Calvert, Charles,
tion of church and state, saying the cross Prince George’s) has been a long-time
was a Christian symbol. student of Maryland history and a strong
But the Supreme Court noted the his- supporter of retaining the Peace Cross.
toric nature of the Peace Cross, having He said, “I am grateful today for the Su-
been erected between 1919 and 1925 preme Court ruling which will preserve
to honor WW I soldiers who gave their this important monument and recog-
lives. The court cited the fact that cross- nize its significance to Prince George’s
es were generally recognized symbols at County and our state.
that time of ways to honor war dead, “I am grateful to the Senators who
The majority opinion said, “The cross joined me in filing an Amicus Brief in
does not offend The Constitution.” support of the Peace Cross and appreci-
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Sen- ate both Governor Hogan and Attorney
ate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller General Frosh’s bipartisan support of
praised the decision. this effort as well.”
Hogan said, “This is a great victory The American Legion was among the
after we fought tirelessly to keep the groups who provided legal assistance.
Peace Cross standing in recognition A lawyer representing the American
of the valor, endurance, courage, and Legion called the opinion “a landmark
devotion of our World War I veterans. decision for religious liberty.”
Today’s ruling ensures that this memo-
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Thursday, June 27, 2019 The County Times Cops & Courts 11

Wanted: Richard Alvin Nolan Maryland State Police

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s
Office is seeking the whereabouts
of Richard Alvin Nolan, 31 of no
Crime Suppression Report
fixed address. Nolan is wanted
for escape after absconding from
a drug rehabilitation center in
Nolan is a black male, 5’ 10”
tall, weighing 195 pounds with
brown eyes.
Anyone with information about
Nolan’s whereabouts is asked
to contact Detective Cpl. Me- On Thursday, June 20, 2019, Troop- lation of Probation-Resisting Arrest
lissa Hulse at 301-475-4200, ext. ers from the Leonardtown Barrack and Robert Lee Driggers, 53 of Lexington
*1996 or email melissa.hulse@ investigators from the Maryland State Park, MD for FTA-2nd Degree Assault Police Gun Enforcement Unit and MSP & Malicious Destruction of Property
Citizens may remain anony- K-9 team worked a crime suppression Mary Alice Spence-Best, 43 of Mechan-
mous and contact Crime Solvers initiative in Lexington Park, St. Mary’s icsville, MD for FTA-Driving Unin-
at 301-475-3333, or text a tip to County, Maryland. The initiative fo- sured Vehicle Thomas Emanuel Gross,
“TIP239” plus their message to cused on Lexington Park due to a recent 33 of Lexington Park, MD for FTA-
“CRIMES” (274637). Through increase in criminal activity and was Driving without Required License Vin-
the Crime Solvers Program tip- supported by the Governor’s Office of cent Lavey Harrington, 18 of Lexington
sters are eligible for an award of Crime Control & Prevention (GOCCP) Park, MD for Failure to stop after unat-
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Sheriff’s Office on Twitter @ arrests, (4) drug arrests and (3) driving sa Jean Smith, 34 of Great Mills, MD
firstsheriff Richard Alvin Nolan under the influence arrests. Sandra Denise Briscoe, 42 of Lexington
Warrants Served: Callie Anne Whit- Park
ney, 20 of Leonardtown, MD for Vio-

Legal Notice
The 2018 Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) will be available July 1st to Town resi-
dents and the public at the town office, 22670 Washington St. Leonardtown, MD between
the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. and at the Leonardtown Post Office, 22735 Wash-
ington Street and is also available online at under Town
Government, Water Quality Reports.

Legal Notice


CASE NO.: C-18-FM-17-000521

To all persons interested in the Petition For A Specific Transaction Without
Appointment Of A Guardian of James L. Gilliam:

Notice is given that an Amended Petition For Specific Transaction Without

Appointment Of Guardian has been filed in the Circuit Court for St. Mary’s Coun-
ty to authorize Christyne Ivey, a/k/a Christyne Gilliam, to liquidate an annuity
policy and CD which is soley owned by James L. Gilliam, a resident of Charlotte
Hall Veterans’ Home, Charlotte Hall, Mayland.

All persons having any objection to this Petition shall file a Response with
the Circuit Court for St. Mary’s County within thirty (30) days of this Notice being
published. Failure to file a Response by that date may result in the granting of the
relief being sought.

Debra J. Burch,
Clerk of Court for
St. Mary’s County Maryland

June 27, 2019

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Thursday, June 27, 2019 The County Times Cops & Courts 13

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report

Assault: On June 19, 2019, Depu- tention and Rehabilitation Center in bags of marijuana and cocaine. David suspect vehicle was stopped. Sequoia
ty Benjamin Raley responded to the Leonardtown and charged with Sec- Dawayne Gatlin Jr., 22 of Chelten- Nicole Hamilton, 22 of California,
43800 block of Drum Cliff Road in ond-Degree Assault. Case # 35198-19 ham, was arrested, transported to the
Hollywood for the report of an as- St. Mary’s County Detention and Re-
sault. The victim advised that Melissa CDS Possession Intent to Distrib- habilitation Center and charged with
Lynch Freeman, 37 of Hollywood, ute: On June 19, 2019, Sheriff’s depu- CDS Possession with Intent to Dis-
ties responded to the area of Rodine tribute (Cocaine) and CDS Possession
Way in Lexington Park for the report with Intent to Distribute (Marijuana)
by Deputy Benjamin Luffey. Case #

was in the driver’s seat. During the

consent search of the vehicle, a loaded
9 mm handgun was found under the
driver’s seat. Hamilton was arrested,
transported to the St. Mary’s County
threw a Yeti-type cup at the victim. Detention and Rehabilitation Center
The victim advised that Freeman then and charged with Reckless Endanger-
grabbed the victim by the neck caus- of a disturbance. The occupants of a ment, Loaded Handgun in Vehicle and
ing visible scratches on both sides of vehicle identified as part of the distur- Loaded Handgun in Vehicle: Dur- Firearm/Drug Traffic Crime by DFC
the neck. Freeman was arrested, trans- bance were taken into custody and a ing the disturbance call at Rodine Way Dale Smith. Case # 35202-19
ported to the St. Mary’s County De- search of the vehicle located numerous in Lexington Park on June 19, 2019, a

The County Times Fisheries Com
is one of the
mission in Financia

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Local News
The County Times

as well as the other

lantic Coastal states.
It has operated since
At- taxpayer money
Thursday, June 28,

and federal grants.

The report pointed
ects, both oyster

out a pair of proj-

Thursday, June 28,

Governor Hogan Ann


Kirwan Commission ounces $18.6 Mil. for

Education Initiatives Recommendations,
The County Times
Local News 11

best methods for

1958 and controls preservation project
the that cost the s, Career and Techn
licensing of comm
commission $400,0
00. ical
Programs, Teacher Educational Gran
and recreational fishers This took a heavy
sions operating funds on the commis-
Scholarships, and ts, Before and After School
and anglers alike. School Safety Fund
appreciate, accord they did not fully
Gover nor Larry
The commission ing to the audit.
is based in Coloni According to Hogan today an- academic program offered before
Beach, Va. al sion diverted the report the commis- nounced $18.6 mil- after the school day, or in summ
revenues from all er
oyster lion in new educa- a school with a high concentration for

advertising my
The audit found licenses, surcha
that identification rges inspection taxes and of
the commission increa tags to these project tion funding to go students in kindergarten through
s. eighth
ingly cannot operats- The audit chided toward a series living in poverty
e expend ing so much on
the commission for of behind academ and at risk of falling
without spending one portion of initiatives, includ ic requirements,
out of fisheries - with $500,000 along
its reserve accoun preser vation at the expens ing recommenda for the recruitment,
ts and all else. e of - train-
it does little to regula Photo courtesy of tions from Mary- ing, and ongoing development of
te new
its own spending. “While the preser
vation of the oyster
Office of Govern
or land’s Commission teachers.

events – it is also the

“During fiscal 2017, population is important, concen Hogan’s website
. on Innovation and An additional $4.9
million will
the commission all funding efforts
used gard for other in this area withou Excellence in Edu- used by the Interagency Commission be
$80,000 in cash restric areas of responsibility re- t cation, known as School Constr uction On
ed for future projectt- the need for funds for ongoing and sion. While the Comm Kirwan Commis- statewide faciliti (IAC) to conduct
Potomac River Fisherie adminis- ission will present es assessment.
s Commission to cover operating s trative operations could result its final findings
and The governor also
ex- ability to remain in the in- at the end of 2018, recommendations ditional $1.8 authorized an
By Guy Leonard penses when there
was the audit stated. a viable going concer n,” this funding reflect million in the curren ad-
preliminary recom s t fis-
Staff Writer no operating cash mendations made cal year for need-based scholarships

best source for me

in tenuous financi avail- Concu earlier this year. through the Maryl
al condition, a report able,” the report stated. rrently, the audit found the and
from state’s Office mission had proble com- “Every child in Maryl Commission (MHE Higher Education
of Legislative Audits “As
The Potomac River states. the commission had of June 30, 2017, counting for all ms recording and ac- cess to a world-class and deserves ac- C).
sion, which is charge Fisheries Commis- not
reserve for these funds. reimbursed the tion; it did not
of its financial transac In addition to the
d with the preserva- The commission coordi - less of what neighb education, regard- Kirwan recom funding for
tion and oversight nates
of the fishery shared regulations between the Marylafisheries “At the end of fiscal
have accoun
with adequate knowle ting personnel orhood they happe mendations, Hogan the
by both Maryland to grow up in,” said n released $40 also
and Virginia, is still partment of Natural Resources nd De- commission’s deficit for year 2017, the ing standards to do dge of account-
“That’s why our adminGover nor Hogan. funding that had n in school safety
Virginia Marine Resou and the restricted funds so, according to the been restricted by
rces Commission totaled approximately $145,000, an report. vided record fundin istration has pro- legislature in the

to catch up on all J
g the budget. This
crease of $55,000
over the fiscal year
in- The commission does
not for four years in a row for K-12 education includes: $23.5 funding
even have a millio
2016 deficit.” secure location where
it stores the back- mitted to innovative and has been com- capital improv n for safety-related
The report stated ups to its servers, and outside-the-box ements; $10.6 millio
the according to the audit, education strategies, grants to local school n in
erated at a loss of $84,00commission op- which makes and our ACCESS such as P-TEC H system s to en-
demonstrating an 0 for fiscal 2017, them “subject to damag
destruction or loss.” e, Initiative. These new hance school safety; $3 million
investments are yet for the
with a positive cash
“inability to operat
e The commission respon another way we are Maryland Center for School Safety
balanc giving our studen operations, includ ’s
47729 The commission’s e.” ded to the au- ts even more opport ing 13 new positio
revenues decreased dit saying it had heeded the advice given

the local news and

nities to learn, grow, u- $2.5 million ns;
from $815,685 in fiscal and was searching and thrive.” to help with newly
2016 to $790,589 for ways to correct The new funding school safety evalua required

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in fiscal 2017; the proble ms. the mission initiatives for Kirwa n Com- for Hate Crime tions; and $1 millio
comm School Safety Grants n
revenues from license ission gets its includes:
$2.5 million for an .
but also from Marylas and surcharges guyleonard@county early literacy pro- “Keeping our kids
safe is one of our
nd and Virginia gram, providing additio most impor tant
atBuy it at jobs,” said Gover
port to eligible studen nal reading sup- Hogan. “This nor Sell It,
past session we enacte

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14 In Our Community The County Times Thursday, June 27, 2019

Results Released for Potomac Cleanup

This past April, the Alice Ferguson 60 million plastic bot-
Foundation and dozens of partners cel- tles end up in landfills
ebrated the 31st Annual Potomac River and incinerators every
Watershed Cleanup. More than 300 day – a total of about 22
trash cleanup events occurred through- billion last year.” Vol-
out the Potomac River Watershed, in- unteers participating in
cluding events in Maryland, the District the Foundation’s flag-
of Columbia, Virginia & West Virginia. ship Piscataway Park
Site coordinators from 286 of the 318 Cleanup on April 13th
registered cleanups around the water- collected 71 bags full
shed captured and reported their cleanup of single-use beverage
data, and for 2019 we collected 376,933 containers with an es-
pounds of trash - a whopping 30,000 timated 50 single-use
more pounds than the 2018 cleanups! beverage containers in
Cleanup volunteers contribute citi- each bag - the majority
zen science data that includes the total of which were plastic
pounds of trash removed and a count water bottles.
of the common trash items they collect. The Potomac River
That data is aggregated by the Alice Fer- provides the drinking
guson Foundation’s Trash Free Potomac water for 80% of the
Watershed Initiative and serves as a data residents within the wa-
point for advocates promoting waste-re- tershed. Rising global to collect over 7 million pounds of trash once again for a cleaner watershed at the
duction legislation, including the plastic awareness of the immediate threat of and prevent it from entering the Po- 32nd Annual Potomac River Watershed
bag fees and the Styrofoam ban. plastic pollution has activated volun- tomac River. Cleanup on April 18th, 2020.
This year, the cleanup’s focus was on teers locally to be thinking and mobiliz- The Potomac River Watershed The Alice Ferguson Foundation’s
single-use beverage containers includ- ing to protect and maintain the beauty Cleanup is an awe-inspiring event with educational programs unite students,
ing plastic bottles, glass bottles, and of our region’s waterways. Since 1989, more than 300 cleanup events planned educators, park rangers, communities,
aluminum cans. According to the Con- the annual Potomac River Cleanup has throughout the watershed during Earth regional organizations, and government
tainer Recycling Institute, “more than engaged more than 150,000 volunteers Month. Com- agencies throughout the Washington,

New App Allows Commuter Bus Tracking

munity lead- D.C. metropolitan area to promote the
ers, non- environmental sustainability of the Po-
profits, re- tomac River watershed.
Attention commuter bus riders! Transit app has you covered. The gional stake-
You can now track your bus in real- Transit app is free and available on holders, and Press Release from
time by using the Transit app. The both Apple and Android devices. volu nteer s Alice Ferguson Foundation
Transit app provides real-time bus To learn more, visit will partner
location information and predicts jFjN50uGlD4. Download the app
arrival times for every Commuter today and know where your bus is NAACP and St. Inie’s Coffee
hosts Friday Night In The Park
Bus in the region. at all times! #MDOTInnovates
Whether you’re coming from
Kent Island, Charlotte Hall, St.
Leonard, Frederick, Columbia, or
from Baltimore or Washington
DC, real-time information in the
Press Release from Maryland
Transit Administration on June 28 - Free Admission
simply checking on your ride out The National Association for the Advancement of Col-
ored People (NAACP), St. Mary’s County Branch 7025
and St. Inie’s Coffee invites the entire community to the
first ever “Friday Night In The Park”. The event will be
held at John G. Lancaster Park in Lexington Park, MD
from 6-9PM and is free of charge. There will be a variety
of games and activities, refreshments , a dj and dance
floor, Zumba fitness classes, open courts for basketball
and soccer and a mobile video game station featuring a
NBA 2K Tournament.
“It’s all about offering the community a fun and safe
place to connect. It’s a party to kick off the summer.
We’re extremely excited about all the fitness activities
and I’m challenging everyone to bring their skills to
the courts, fields and video game station”, said NAACP
President, William ‘BJ’ Hall.
St. Inie’s Coffee is a nearby business and partner for
‘Friday Night In The Park’. Catherine Grube, owner of
St. Inie’s Coffee, added, “this truly is a family night out
with activities for everyone from toddlers to adults. We
hope folks will bring lawn chairs and enjoy the beauty of
the park and socialize.”
Special thanks to the following businesses for offering
prizes and giveaways : AMC Lexington Park 6 Theater,
Mission BBQ, Top of the Line Barbershop, Beauty by
Monnie, Captain Save a Weave and Rick’s Stylz. Their
support and sponsorship for this community event is
greatly appreciated.

St. Mary’s County NAACP Press Release

Thursday, June 27, 2019 The County Times 15

Straight Talk on Straight Teeth

BY: JEFF TOMCSIK to cut effectively or efficiently. If the news is that orthodontics may be a of the time to other safe orthodontic
Orthodontic braces and clear align- bend in the one blade is toward the solution to these problems, and a options.
ers such as Invisalign® are not just other, it would cause the blades to straighter, more beautiful smile is a Finally, with Invisalign® technolo-
for straightening teeth and mak- scrape each other, making cutting bonus to the treatment, not the rea- gy, your dentist can take a scan of
ing your smile look better. In fact, difficult. More importantly to note, son for the treatment. your mouth and show you virtually
a highly trained and skilled dentist the blades scraping each other slow- If you’re like most adults, the what your results will look like, from
will use orthodontic treatment to ly destroy the cutting surface of both thought of braces is unnerving. the improved esthetics of your smile
improve the function of the teeth blades. Years in metal brackets and sharp profile to the benefits of improving
which will result in a healthier, lon- These same principles can be ap- wires is no-one’s idea of a good time. any occlusion issues that may be
ger-lasting smile. While good look- plied to your teeth. In any area of If these thoughts are keeping you causing damage to your teeth.
ing teeth are attractive, the purpose the mouth where your opposing away from approaching your dentist The next time you go to your den-
of your teeth is to chew food. When teeth do not meet when you per- about a straighter, more beautiful, tist, ask them if they are Invisalign®
teeth are misaligned, they can slow- form a chewing motion (meaning better functioning, healthier smile, certified. Ask them if they can pro-
ly damage opposing teeth during the there is a space between the top consider a clear aligner option such vide a virtual, digital smile make-
chewing process. When they are in and opposing-bottom tooth in any as Invisalign®. Invisalign® is a over with the use of an iTero® scan-
proper alignment, teeth break down area of your mouth when your jaw clear, removeable retainer that may ner so that you can see your likely
the food they are chewing without is closed), like the scissor in the first achieve the same results as tradition- outcome. Also ask them if you have
damaging each other. scenario, it is rendered ineffective in al braces in less time. any occlusion issues during chewing
To help illustrate the point, think the chewing process. On the other The fact that aligners are remove- and if orthodontics is right for you.
of a well working pair of scissors. hand, if there are any teeth that are able means you can take them out
colliding with their opposing teeth, One of the biggest barriers to get-
When in good alignment the two whenever you eat. This makes eat- ting orthodontic treatment dentists
blades come together and meet at a they are likely causing trauma to ing more comfortable and cleaner
each other and slowly wearing down hear the most is that it costs too
very precise point that makes them as you will not have to worry about much. Before you allow money to
excellent at cutting paper. On the the enamel surface and eventually food particles being stuck in your
the tooth structure. This will like- get between you and a healthy, beau-
other hand, imagine one of the braces. They also allow you to eas- tiful smile, think about the amount
scissor blades had a slight bend or ly lead to greater risk of decay and ily clean your teeth, where braces
eventually risk the tooth’s overall vi- of money you spent on your last car.
a ding in the metal. This imperfec- with wires make flossing and thor- That car will likely not be in your
tion would surely affect the scissor’s tality. ough brushing more difficult. The life ten years from now. The cost of
ability to cut as well as when it was in Many people who have ongoing material used by Invisalign® is by braces or Invisalign® is a fraction of
perfect alignment. If the one blade problems with decay or pain de- far superior to all other aligners on the cost of that car, and the results
is bent away from the other, there spite their efforts to keep their teeth the market. Not only is it the most will last you a lifetime!
will be a gap between the points of clean, might be suffering from mal- invisible, it is also the fastest work-
contact that cause the cutting action. occlusion issues that are causing the ing material, meaning you will reach
The result would likely be a failure ongoing dental problems. The good your desired outcome in a fraction

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Local Church Holds Soccer Camp

Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church Pastor Josh Olson is a big soccer fan and he converted
his love of the sport and of Christ into a popular soccer camp held this year at Southern
Middle School. Church members were assisted at the by camp high school students from
Wisconsin, the pastor’s wife Rachel’s alma mater.

Hollywood Navy Veteran Receives

Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran in Lusby held its annual soccer camp June 17-21 at Southern
Father’s Day Ramp From Patuxent Habitat
Middle School. Eighty-eight young people from St. Mary’s and Calvert attended the camp. Patuxent Habitat’s Veteran Critical to help give back to this deserving group.
Repair program and Christmas in April Patuxent Habitat for Humanity believes:
Calvert County once again partnered to- Everyone especially our veterans deserve
gether to build a ramp for Mr. Ed Flynn. a decent place to live, with the dignity they
Mr. Flynn is a Vietnam Veteran and has have earned by serving us!
mobility issues that have led to him using The Patuxent Habitat for Humanity
a scooter to get in and out of his home. On Veteran Critical Repair Program is de-
the Friday before Father’s Day, June 14th signed to repair homes for military veter-
several volunteers from both organiza- ans and their families. The program will
tions and Exelon Militaries Actively Con- assist with repairs identified in Habitat’s
nected (EMAC) worked alongside each Critical Home Repair guidelines that may
other to make this happen! This was the vary from roof repair and structural wall
second ramp being done simultaneously repairs to installing wheel chair ramps and
Prompt, Personalized, Professional on this day. Mr. Flynn’s need was brought remodeling bathrooms to be easily used
to our attention from the local chapter of by veterans with disabilities. If you would
$10 WALK IN NAIL TRIMS the Disabled American Veterans Orga- like to donate or volunteer for veteran
nization Chapter #26 (D.A.V.). Funding programs please call Laurie at 301-863-
for this ramp was possible through The 6227x16 or email laurie@patuxenthabitat.
301-769-2363 Harry and Jeannette Weinberg Founda-
tion Grant. We are always in need of vol-
org for more information.

25741 Three Notch Rd. • Hollywood MD unteers from professional (plumbers, roof- Patuxent Habitat For
ers, carpenters etc.) to those who just want Humanity Press Release

Film Makers Looking for Support

Two Friends, a short film being pro-
duced jointly by Love Life, Live Vegan
and Tarbro Arts has launched a Kick-
starter campaign to raise $2800 in 28
days. The fundraising efforts will cover
writing, planning, filming, editing/post-
MEET DIAMOND production, and distribution.
The film is being written by Rebecca
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend! Burnett and features a thought-provok-
Everybody loves a precious gem! ing, and comical, story about a man and
Hi, my name is Diamond and I can be his beloved pet dog. Local actors Nicho-
YOUR BRILLIANT BEST FRIEND. My las Wood and Collin Pastorius will be
favorite thing to do is hang out with family. the lead actors, and Andrew Heller (ac-
I'm always up for going for a walk, just being a couch potato, or tive duty US Navy) is slated as Cinema-
playing in the backyard. I LIKE KIDS, OTHER DOGS AND CATS! I'm tographer. Producer, Taryn Brown says
SUPER SMART, I know some commands and I even let you know “we really want to make something that
when I need to go outside! As you can see, I have many amazing both makes people laugh, and also con-
"facets" to my personality. Take a good look at my ADORABLE tains a powerful message about compas-
FACE and run on down to TCAS to BE MY MIRACLE! When you sion for animals.”
choose to adopt from TCAS you are literally saving a life. Funding for the film is all or nothing
PLEASE CHOOSE ME! And, remember, if there is room in the heart, there via Kickstarter, and there are many dif- Please visit to
is room in the house. ferent levels of backing the project. Op- become a backer before the July 10th
Come meet me and the wonderful gang at Tri-County tions start as low as $15 and extend to deadline in order to support arts and en-
Animal Shelter (6707 Animal Shelter Road, Hughesville) $250. Many perks are included within tertainment made proudly in St. Mary’s
or call 301-932-1713 for more information. To see more the different tiers of funding, such as County, Maryland.
of my amazing friends available for adoption, “like” us a digital download of the film, hand Contact Info:
on Facebook @ Tri-County Animal Shelter Southern MD. painted art, behind the scenes clips, and
a plant-based cookbook.
The County Times 17

July 4th
Thursday, June 27, 2019

Ent ert ain m e n t

Guide Pull Out Guide




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County Residents Have More

Beach Front for Summer Fun
By Guy Leonard the Shannon Farm property, south of Patuxent River
Staff Writer Naval Air Station in Lexington Park but it has yet to be
developed at all, Shepherd said.
St. Mary’s County has the most waterfront in the If developed for more beachfront access, Shannon
entire state but much of its is privately held and not Farms would encompass an additional 212 acres of
accessible by the general public; but this is the second public water access as the county’s fourth public beach.
summer that county residents will have access to a new “Our public access to beaches is an issue,” he told
public beach. The County Times. “We understand that and that’s
what we and the [county] commissioners are working
Even with the addition of Snow Hill, which still
has few amenities for visiting families, the available
beachfront for county residents or non-county visitors
is just 2,700 feet between all three county-owned pub-
lic beaches.
That figure equates to just over half of a mile.
Memorial Day weekend attendance numbers for
Snow Hill are still growing, however, Shepherd said.
On that Saturday there were 153 visitors but that
more than doubled to 341 visitors by Sunday; by Mon-
day, Memorial Day, there were 296 visitors to the Me-
chanicsville site. relatively new park has not kept pace with the per-
Though more centrally located in St.Mary’s than ei- ceived demand.
ther Myrtle Point or Elms Beach the visitation to the Shepherd said it could be due to its less obvious loca-
tion and that it is less established than the other parks;
Myrtle Point opened for operations 40 years ago.
“Sandgates, that’s just not a popular road,” Shepherd
said. “People always ask: ‘Where’s Sandgates?’”
Memorial Day weekend traffic at the older beaches
was far higher.
But Arthur Shepherd, director of the county’s Rec- For Elms Beach, which is also south of the naval air
reation and Parks Department said the Snow Hill Park station, there were 271 on that Saturday but the number
in Mechanicsville, located on South Sandgates Road, increased sharply to 599 on Sunday. By Monday there
has yet to reach its potential as a beach front vacation were 428 visitors there, according to data from the rec-
destination. reation and parks department.
In the entire county there are only two other public At Myrtle Point there were 248 visitors on the first
beach fronts operating, Myrtle Point and Elms Beach. day with attendance increasing to 678 by Sunday;
“It’s a hidden gem,” Shepherd said of Snow Hill, by Monday attendance had reached its peak to 701
recently purchased by the county for the express pur- visitors.
pose of increasing public access to the water. “We’re at Snow Hill Park comprises 163 acres of rural, wood-
about 100 people a day on weekends.” ed area with open green space that fronts beaches on
On the weekend of June 15 there were just 117 visi- the Patuxent River.
tors to Snow Hill Park and 130 visitors on Sunday. The county purchased the land in March of 2017 but
“That’s not a match for Myrtle Point or Elms Beach,” is has few amenities.
Shepherd said. “That’s what makes it a hidden gem.” There are no playgrounds for children and there is
The county has funded a master plan for the devel- only one pavilion available with eight picnic tables and
opment of another piece of property it has purchased,


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a common grill.
There are also no trails for hiking as of yet, according to the county’s recreation
and parks website.
Only portable restrooms and limited parking spaces are available; there are also
no sporting or multipurpose fields available.
Visitors must swim at their own risk as there are no lifeguards available.
Shepherd said the buildings on the property, abandoned residential structures
with little to no historic value, are set for demolition but there could be evidence of
older structures under the ground at the site.
This means archaeological surveys will be needed at Snow Hill before more de-
velopment can proceed, he said.
That development of amenities could begin in either 2023 or 2024 if the Com-
missioners of St. Mary’s County include funding in the future capital construction
improvement budget.
“There’s a beauty of Snow Hill with beachfront on the Patuxent River,” Shepherd
said. “It has a lot of opportunity for family gatherings and beach front access that
otherwise couldn’t be obtained.”
County residents can also access the beach at Point Lookout State Park but it's a
state-owned property.
Another fun St. Mary’s summer activity, eating steamed hard crab, also appears
to have a good start to the season, according to local crab house retailers.
“It’s been a good year,” said Elaine Copsey, co-owner of Capt. Leonard’s Seafood
in Mechanicsville of the crabbing season so far. “We’re
hoping for what everybody else is hoping for, that’s there’s

plenty of crabs.”
Copsey, who has been in business at Capt. Leonard’s
for 32 years, said supplies of hard crab have been plentiful
and demand is always high.
The state reported that this year’s dredge survey of the

Crab House
Chesapeake Bay showed the crab population had grown
by an estimated 60 percent over last year to a total fishery
of about 594 million crabs.
Prices are still high, though with dining room crabs go-
ing for $55 per dozen of No. 1 males and the same priced

& Marina
at $45 for takeout at Capt. Leonard’s, Copsey said.
She said the crab season is shaping up to be “wonderful.”
Last summer saw heavy rains in the region, which
reduced restaurant drive-up and walk-in foot traffic at
Seabreeze Restaurant in Sandgates, said co-owner Betty
Ann Quade.
But this summer seems better with much less rain and
sunnier skies that brings out customers.
“So far it’s been a pretty good season,” Quade said. “It’s 3748 Harbor Rd
been good weather for us.
“And the crabs are good, we’re getting local crabs in Chesapeake Beach MD 20732
that are a good size for this time of year.” Still there were
a few shortages around the time of Memorial Day and Fa-
ther’s Day, when the demand can be high for hard crabs,
she said.
“I don’t think there as plentiful as predicted,” Quade
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Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron

Patuxent River
Naval Air Station Ne
to Receive “Fat Albert” Replacement
The Navy announced award of the Naval Flight aircraft, the UK MOD was divesting of an American
Demonstration Squadron’s new “Fat Albert,” the Blue made, C-130J; aircraft allowing us to acquire a suitable
Angels’ logistics cargo plane, June 13. replacement aircraft at a major cost savings.”
Scheduled for delivery in spring 2020, the $29.7 In March 2018, PMA-207 received congressional
million contract was awarded to the United Kingdom approval to proceed with acquisition of the UK MOD
Ministry of Defence (UK MOD) for a divested C-130J C-130J with funding from Foreign Military Sales
Super Hercules. Cost savings associated with acquisi- proceeds.
tion of the used aircraft and other airworthiness re- The last dedicated Fat Albert, a C-130T Hercules,
quirements is approximately $50 million less than the retired May 2019 and now serves as a ground-based
cost of a new aircraft. training platform in Fort Worth, Texas. Naval Flight
“This is a win-win for the U.S. Navy and the United Demonstration Squadron will continue flying Navy or
Kingdom Ministry of Defence,” said Capt. Steven Nas- Marine Corps C-130 Hercules assets until the replace- The Blue Angels practice over Pensicola. (Navy Flight
sau, PMA-207 program manager. “Just as the Navy ment aircraft is complete. Demonstration Squadron photo)
recognized the imminent need to replace the Fat Albert

Marine Corps Receives Final RQ-21A Blackjack UAS

A U.S. Marine places the starter into an RQ-21A Blackjack during a recent Weapons and Tactics Instructor course at Canon Air Defense Complex in Yuma, Az. U.S. Marine Corp photo by
Lance Cpl. Auburne Johnson)
The Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical Un- system in March completing the squadron deliveries. sure Blackjack remains a critical intelligence, surveil-
manned Aircraft Systems Program Office (PMA-263) This closes out the Marine Corps’ total order of 21 lance, and reconnaissance capability that’s relevant for
delivered the final RQ-21A Blackjack system to the Blackjack UAS. the warfighter.”
Marines at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry “As we wrap up the production phase of the RQ-21A Lt. Col. Russell Strange, Medium UAS lead, said the
Point, North Carolina, June 12. program for the Marine Corps and Navy, we have also program will also seek to add capability to the system
The final system will be used as a training asset been transitioning to continued sustainment for the and grow the customer base for foreign military sales.
for the Fleet Readiness Detachment (FRD) at MCAS fleet to include platform and payload capability im- “Increased capability will include work on command
Cherry Point. VMU-2, also located at MCAS Cherry provements,” said PMA-263 Program Manager Col. and control, communication systems, avionics, optics,
Point, will maintain the system. John Neville. “While it’s a normal shift in the life of laser designation, and payloads,” Strange said.
Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron (VMU) any program, we maintain our focus on system readi-
3, located in Hawaii, received their fourth and final ness, affordability, and capability improvements to en-
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28 The County Times Thursday, June 27, 2019

Understanding Your Credit Rating

Your Deductible
Deductible Defined deductible. Raising the deductible
A deductible is an amount of money to more than $1,000 can save on the
that you yourself are responsible for cost of the policy.
paying toward an insured loss. When Of course, remember that in the
a disaster strikes your home or you event of loss you’ll be responsible
have a car accident, the amount of for the deductible, so make sure that What exactly is “credit”? When Under the Fair Credit Reporting
the deductible is subtracted, or “de- you’re comfortable with the amount. you obtain a credit card or a loan Act, you are protected if there is in-
ducted,” from your claim payment. from a bank, you are borrowing accurate information on your credit
Hurricane and Special Deductibles money. The credit card company report. You are entitled to receive
Deductibles are the way in which a Wind/hail and hurricanes are cov- or the bank charges you interest to your credit report annually without
risk is shared between you, the poli- ered by standard homeowners insur- borrow the money. You are expected charge. You will have to pay a fee to
cyholder, and your insurer. General- ance; flood policies are purchased repay the money you have borrowed get your credit report from the three
ly speaking the larger the deductible, separately by homeowners and with the interest. If you repay on reporting bureaus, but it is worth
the less you pay in premiums for an earthquake can be purchased as an time, you have indicated you are a doing that to make sure you have
insurance policy. option on Farmers Homeowners In- trustworthy borrower and you will a chance to correct or dispute any
A deductible can be either a specific surance policies. But each of these be deemed worthy of borrowing items on that credit report that can
dollar amount or a percentage of disasters has their own deductible more money at better interest rates hurt your credit status. If you find
the total amount of insurance on a rules. If you’re in an area that’s high than others. any such items, send a letter to each
policy. The amount is established by risk for one of these natural disas- Why does this matter? Because one of the credit bureaus disputing
the terms of your coverage and can ters, understand how much of a de- for some large items that we pur- the item or explaining it—even if
be found on the declarations page of ductible you’ll need to pay if a catas- chase, like a car or a house, most of the credit bureau keeps the item
standard homeowners and auto in- trophe strikes. us cannot pay the full amount for on your report, they are required to
surance policies. Hurricane deductibles. Special de- the item up front with cash. We will indicate it has been disputed by you
How Deductibles Work ductibles may apply for homeowners have to buy the item on credit. That and that can mean the difference to
insurance claims when the cause of means that everyone needs a credit a potential lender reading your re-
For dollar amount deductibles, a spe- rating in order to be able to borrow port. Do not stop writing the credit
cific amount would come off the top damage is attributable to a hurri-
cane. Whether a hurricane deduct- money if they have to. bureaus until you see the item cor-
of your claim payment. Obtaining credit is especially im- rected in your credit report.
ible applies to a claim depends on
For example, if your policy states a the specific “trigger” selected by the portant for women. Too often, older If you learn you have a low credit
$500 deductible, and your insurer insurance company. These triggers woman do not have a credit history score, how can you repair your cred-
has determined that you have an in- vary by insurer and usually apply separate from that of their spouses. it right now?
sured loss worth $10,000, you would when the National Weather Service Unfortunately, when the spouse Get a copy of your credit report
receive a claims check for $9,500. (NWS) officially names a tropical dies, the woman may have no credit and correct it. It is common to find
storm, declares a hurricane watch history to rely upon to obtain credit. errors on your credit report so check
Percentage deductibles generally To protect themselves, women need it thoroughly and send letters cor-
only apply to homeowners poli- or warning, or defines a hurricane’s
intensity in terms of wind speed. to establish their own credit his- recting any errors to the three credit
cies and are calculated based on a tory. This is done by obtaining a reporting companies.
percentage of the home’s insured Hurricane deductibles are generally
higher than other homeowners pol- credit card, making small purchases Set up payment reminders to
value. So if your house is insured and paying off the credit card each make sure you pay your bills on
for $100,000 (schedule A) and your icy deductibles and usually take the
form of a percentage of the policy month. Over time, a credit history time. Late payments are the most
insurance policy has a 2 percent de- will be established. common source of low credit scores.
ductible, $2,000 would be deducted limits.
How do you get a credit rating? Even if you have been paying late,
from any claim payment. In the Wind/hail deductibles work in a Your payment history is reported to make sure you pay on time and keep
event of the $10,000 insurance loss, similar way to hurricane deductibles three credit bureaus. TransUnion, to the payment schedule so that the
you would be paid $8,000. In the and are most common in places that Equifax and Experian are the three most recent payments are timely.
event of a $25,000 loss, your claim typically experience severe wind- major credit reporting companies. Reduce the amount of installment
check would be $23,000. Note that storms and hail. Wind/hail deduct- If you have ever had debt you have and credit card debt you owe. Stop
with auto insurance or a homeown- ibles are most commonly paid in paid off on time, like credit card using all of your credit cards—use
ers policy, the deductible applies percentages, typically from 1 to 5 debt or mortgage debt, the three ma- just one. Then, make a plan to pay
each time you file a claim. percent. jor credit reporting companies have off all your credit cards. Pay off the
Raising Your Deductible Can Save If you choose a high quality insurer a file on you—not only that, they credit cards charging the highest
Money like Farmers Insurance you are able have given you a “credit score.” interest first. It takes time and can
One way to save money on a home- to choose one flat deductible in St. Every thirty days, each one of your be painful but it is certainly worth
owners or auto insurance policy is Mary’s and Calvert counties. This creditors sends an update to the doing.
to raise the deductible so, if you’re helps to take the guess work out of three credit reporting agencies and I understand Experian (and prob-
shopping for insurance, ask about your deductibles and ensures you your credit report is updated. If you ably all of the credit rating agencies)
the options for deductibles when are covered for the same deductible have paid your bills late, your will is offering to upgrade your credit
comparing policies. whether Southern Maryland has a create a negative credit report. A when you show regular payments on
hurricane or hail storm. Ask your bankruptcy will remain as a nega- utility bills. This sounds good—try
Increasing the dollar deductible from insurance provider for a deductible tive on your report for ten years. it.
$200 to $500 on your auto insurance review and be sure to ask questions Your credit profile and your credit Join us for a discussion of this and
can reduce collision and comprehen- about deductible situations you don’t score are constantly being updated other matters on the third Wednes-
sive coverage premium costs. Going understand. based on information the credit re- day of every month at 11am at our
to a $1,000 deductible may save you porting companies receive. It is office at 8906 Bay Avenue in North
even more. critical that you know what is in Beach. Call 301-855-2246 to reserve
Most homeowners and renters insur- By Alyssa Schmidt your credit report—not just with your spot.
ers offer a minimum $500 or $1,000 Riverside Farmers Insurance one credit bureau, but with all three.
Special to the County Times By Lyn Striegel
Thursday, June 27, 2019 The County Times Education 29

Hoyer Announces Appointments

to Service Academies
Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD- • Renee Nosko, St. Mary’s County
05) has announced the names of 14 Fifth • William Rentz, Anne Arundel
District students appointed to the Unit- County
ed States Service Academies. The stu- • Jonathan Simmons, Prince George’s
dents, nominated by Congressman Hoy- County

“Too Many Colors!”

er, have accepted offers to the Air Force  
Academy, the Naval Academy, and the U.S. Military Academy at West
Military Academy at West Point. All of Point
the service academies require a nomi- • Charles Burkes, St. Mary’s County
nation from an authorized nominating • John Eckhardt, Anne Arundel
source. This afternoon, Congressman County Why is it that I can help anyone pick mat colors for a custom framing
Hoyer hosted a reception honoring the • Christoper “CJ” Holmes, Charles order, but in 18 years in this house I still cannot pick a color of paint I like
nominated students at the Library of County for our bedroom walls. Every room in this house, except for our bedroom
Congress in Washington; 12 of the 14 • Luke McLaren, Prince George’s and the office where I am typing, has been repainted, and I still love all
students attended. County the colors. I would estimate that I have brought home over 200 paint chips
“I was pleased to recognize these out- • Nathaniel Smith, Prince George’s from every hardware store and home center in a 50 mile radius. I tape all
standing students today and congratu- County the paint chips up and watch how they look throughout the day. The prob-
late them on their achievements,” said • Kevin Ruthemeyer, Prince George’s lem is every chip looks dull and dreary in the bedroom, since there is not
Congressman Hoyer. “Each student here County much natural lighting with all the trees out back. The only chip that ever
today has already shown dedication and looks good is cream or a creamy yellow which I love, however I would re-
desire to serve their nation, and I look U.S. Merchant Marine Academy ally love one of those dreamy roses and corals, or soft purplish tones. The
forward to what the future has in store • Joseph Vita, Anne Arundel County room is small (you know how the standard split foyers are) so the medium
for each and everyone one of them. I was tones would make the room look smaller, I think.
honored to nominate them, and I wish U.S. Coast Guard Academy At present, the
them well in their future endeavors.”  • Maxwell Van Rees, Calvert County room is a fairly light
Additionally, Congressman Hoyer blue gray, known in
announced the winners of the Army Six additional students, who received picture frame mat-
Congressional ROTC scholarship. The appointments from other sources but ting as Bar Harbor
scholarship allows Members of Con- live in the Fifth District, attended to- Gray. Bar Harbor
gress to nominate up to five candidates day’s reception: Gray was very pop-
who were not offered an appointment • Joshua Bowman, Prince George’s ular in the 80s and
to a military service academy.  Two County - U.S. Naval Academy I used it a lot then
students from the Fifth District were • Ryan Conway, St. Mary’s County - too. The frame shop
awarded the scholarship this year, and U.S. Naval Academy interior I worked at
were in attendance today – Megan Zegel • Jasmine Forbes, Charles County - in the 80s – 90s was
from Anne Arundel County and Julia U.S. Naval Academy entirely based on
Markland from Calvert County.  • Andrew McCorison, Calvert Coun- Bar Harbor Gray,
The following Fifth District students ty - U.S. Naval Academy as was my bosses’
received appointments: • Zachary Shieh, Prince George’s house. I have had
  County - U.S. Naval Academy enough of this color…forever. I am not a blue person anyway, though I do
U.S. Air Force Academy • Mason Nunn, Charles County - U.S. like denim and periwinkle blues.
• Niyah Martinez, Charles County Military Academy at West Point  What to do? I know that white and cream would make the room seem
  larger (maybe). They just seem to harsh to me. The look appeals to me in
U.S. Naval Academy Press Release from all the magazines, but I don’t think I could live with it. One reason is be-
• Eloisa Chubb, St. Mary’s County Office of Rep. Steny Hoyer cause I like shabby chic white furniture, so it would be too much white. We
• Margaret Foulkes, Calvert County don’t have the shabby chic bedroom furniture yet.
Maybe if I took a picture of the bedroom, printed it, then I could put mats
Schools, Library Partner for Lunch and Learn around it and see what I liked. I don’t know. It may just stay Bar Harbor
Gray for another few years. Every time we think that this is it that we’ll
St. Mary’s brary will be serving meals. Students finally get to redo the bedroom, something has happened to set us back.
County Pub- and their families may visit the library Hopefully we are okay this time.
lic Schools’ from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. to receive a Maybe I could go back to lime green on the walls like my bedroom was
(SMCPS) nutritious box lunch. in the 60s. I loved that color. My husband had said he wouldn’t mind a
Judy Cen- On Monday to Thursday, during the green…Hmmm, I wonder how much he likes the color lime? I did think
ter and Food weeks of July 8-August 8, the SMCPS’ once that mixing areas of periwinkle blue and lime green might be neat,
and Nutrition Judy Center Lunch and Learn will op- though that could be a combination that would induce more insomnia for
Services an- erate at Lexington Park Elementary me. I still love the romantic cottage look and think I always will. I love
nounce its free summer meals program School from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and roses, soft pinks, ruffles, shabby chic, and sheer textiles which is amazing
in partnership with the St. Mary’s Coun- at Greenview Knolls Elementary School to me since I was such a Tom Boy growing up. Even then, deep down, I did
ty Library and a grant from the United from 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Children love all that I just mentioned above.
States Department of Agriculture. Stu- and a parent or guardian may visit either A big regret I have is losing track of a 60s era white vanity I had when
dents and their families will be able to site for a nutritious meal and a fun learn- I was little. I have no idea when or where it went. It was the type that had
access a free and nutritious meal for 12 ing activity provided by a Judy Center the flat top where the mirror would lift up and you had cubbies for all
weeks, Monday-Friday during the sum- partner. On Fridays, schools will be your make-up. I wasn’t allowed to wear make-up that young, so I have no
mer. Student meals are free of charge. closed but families may receive a meal memory of what I stored in the cubbies and drawers, probably Barbie ac-
Adults may eat for a minimal fee of at the Lexington Park Library during cessories and Lincoln Logs. One day I am going to find another and buy it.
$4.00, and financial support is avail- the weeks of July 12-August 9 from I suppose it will have to go in my workshop since there is sure no room in
able for adults who need assistance. De- 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. our bedroom. Well, I will look forward to suggestions from you about what
tails about the Judy Center’s Lunch and For more information or to make a I should do – I’ll also be waiting for all those in favor of lime.
Learn program and Lunch at the Library contribution, please contact the Judy
are included below. Center at 301-863- 4068. To each new day’s adventure, Shelby
On Monday to Friday, during the Please send your comments or ideas to:
weeks of June 17-July 5, and August Press Release from
12-August 30, the Lexington Park Li- St. Mary’s County Public Schools
30 Entertainment The County Times Thursday, June 27, 2019

n A
Fu& G ME S Art Share Series Features
Photography of Jazz Greats
Works of Robert H. McNeill Showcased
there 12. Space station
41. Ridicules 14. Gene
43. Allied Powers vs. Central
19. Satisfy
23. Livid
3. Chemical and ammo
45. Produce
47. Ancient kingdom near
24. It comes after “et”
25. More (Spanish)
Dead Sea
49. Hebrew unit of liquid
26. Electronic data processing
27. Buffer solution to separate
4. Footsteps
capacity DNA and RNA 5. The Palmetto State
50. Type of sword
55. “Sin City” actress
28. Primate
29. Scattered 6. Books have lots of
56. Female reproductive cells
57. Afflicted
34. Evergreen tree
35. What engaged couples them
59. One point north of
will say
36. Barbie’s friend 7. Diverse Israeli city
60. Garland
61. Spiritual leader
37. Midway between south
and southeast 8. It’s mightier than the
62. Negative
63. Tooth caregiver
39. A position from which
progress can be made sword
64. Cheek 40. Showed up
41. Insecticide 9. Confines
1. Form of “to be”
42. Type of milk
44. Verandas 10. First month of the
1. Sacred bull (Egyptian
17. Type of horse
18. Volcanic craters 2. A hand has one
3. Thought
45. Annoyingly talkative
46. Abba __, Israeli politician
Jewish ecclesiastical year
5. One-time European money
20. Type of graph (abbr.)
21. Supporters 4. Physical body
5. Removes
47. “Heat” director
48. Plant genus
11. Idaho’s highest peak
8. Disfigure
11. Polish city
22. North and South are two
25. Spread 6. One who perpetrates
51. Swiss river
52. Prejudice
12. Prevents from seeing
13. Move quickly on foot
14. Landlocked West African
30. Adjusted
31. Vietnamese offensive 7. Make one
8. Kate and Rooney are two
53. Actor Idris
54. Freedom fighters (slang)
14. Determine time
15. Used in aromatherapy
32. Nazi architect
33. Nigerian peoples 9. __ Ladd, “Shane” actor
10. Makes fun of
58. Criticize 17. Father children
16. The greatest of all time 38. When you hope to get
20. Tab on a key ring
21. Dog genus
23. Peter’s last name
25. Request
26. Walk heavily
CLUES ACROSS department store 27. Allowances
41. Portray precisely 29. English football squad
1. Stores 30. Fish-eating aquatic
6. Worthless 44. Thick piece of
something mammals
entertainment 32. South Pacific island
9. Where scientists work 45. Period between
eclipses region
13. Pretty flower 34. Unaccounted for
14. A way to act 46. Indicates near
48. Investment account 35. Small taste of whiskey
15. Double-reed 37. Ventilated
instrument 49. England, Scotland, N.
Ireland, and Wales (abbr.) 40. Helps little firms
16. Type of acid 42. One of means
17. Famed astronomer 51. Beak
52. Void of skill 43. Fencing swords
18. Smooth, shiny fabric 47. Inches per minute
19. Profited from 54. Walked back and forth
56. A display of passion (abbr.)
21. Secret clique 49. Turn upside down
22. Infections 60. Geological times
61. Type of restaurant 50. S. African semi desert
23. Crony 52. Dutch names of Ypres
24. Teens go here every 62. Spacious
63. Edible seaweed 53. Instruct
day (abbr.) 55. Oily freshwater fish
25. Suitable 64. Utah city
65. Tropical tree 56. Italian river
28. Fresh Price of __ Air 57. Sneaker giant
29. Ancient city of Egypt 66. Nervous tissue
compound 58. The men who man a
31. Basketball move ship
33. Polished 67. Body part
68. Muscles and tendons 59. Some need glasses
36. There’s a north and a 61. Body part Robert H. McNeill
south CLUES DOWN 65. Indicates position
38. Egg of a louse Join St. Mary’s County Arts Council of his era.
39. Once-ubiquitous 1. Draw out wool for the next Art Share Series presenta- After serving three years in the U.S.
2. Give someone a job tion on First Friday, July 5th from 5:30- Army, Mr. McNeill returned to Wash-
6:30 p.m. County resident, Susan Mc- ington and created “McNeill News
Neill will be giving an insightful pre- Photo Service”. Commissioned by the
sentation about her father’s life and his United Negro College Fund, he com-

work. Robert H. McNeill (1917-2005), piled over a thousand black-and-white

a renowned freelance and later a U.S. images chronicling postwar education
State Department photographer, cap- programs for veterans in addition to the
tured striking images ranging from ev- wide variety of other photograhs he took
eryday life to celebrated special events. in early post-war period.
All photographs will be on display for Come meet Susan on July 5th and
the month of July and will feature im- hear about her father’s amazing career
ages of pre and post WWII legendary and the stories behind his photographs.
jazz musicians. Free event, doors will open at 5 PM at
Robert McNeill’s interest in the visual 22660 Washington St., Leonardtown,
arts was sparked during high school; MD (first floor of the Leonardtown Arts
at the age of eighteen his first photo, of Center). A door prize drawing will be
Olympic gold medalist Jesse Owens, held at 6:30 PM, must be present to win.
was published in five Washington, D.C. For additional info call 240-309-4061,
newspapers. McNeill studied at the New email or visit www.
York Institute of Photography, worked To learn more
as a photographic consultant to the about our featured artist visit www.
WPA Federal Writers Project, and trav-
eled extensively throughout the nearby
areas. His images often captured the Press Release from
rich heritage of many African-American St. Mary’s County Arts Council
neighborhoods, venues, and institutions
Thursday, June 27, 2019 The County Times Sports 31

Fishing Report
A Memorable Pirate
By Ronald N. Guy Jr.
Contributing Writer

In the wake of recent columns, the requests for “more sports” have
swelled and have risen in there, shall we say, passion. I get it. When you
pay to see the Rolling Stones, you expect to hear them play “Satisfaction”.
A few deeper cuts are fine, but hits better dominate the set list. Or using a
more humble and appropriate comparison for this column, when you order
a grilled hot dog, it better arrive in charred glory. And so, here comes your
grilled summer dog, in word form - sports with a side of nuthin’. Simple.
Classic. The people have spoken.
To stoke the fires of inspiration, this bleacher bum went mobile, taking a
road trip in search new life and new civilizations, or at least different lives
and different civilizations. What I found, at the confluence of three rivers,
was also the confluence of two right fielders, a powerful message about
what resonates across generations and this column.
One of my favorite baseball players never suited up for my favorite team
- the Orioles in my youth, the Nationals since arriving/returning to D.C. I Ken Lamb found perch in a creek off the Patuxent
never even saw him play. He died, tragically and far too soon, in a plane
crash on December 31, 1972 while delivering aid to earthquake victims in
Roberto Clemente was 38 years old.
Clemente played 18 seasons for the Pittsburgh Pirates. His baseball re-
sume - 15-time All-Star, 12 Gold Gloves, four batting titles, a World Series
and league MVP award, and election to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1973
– speak to his all-around game and exceptional career. The year following
his death, Topps issued an iconic 1973 Clemente card that captures his en-
tire career statistics, including exactly 3,000 hits, the last of which was re-
corded in his final at bat. It is a must-have for any collector. As for his HOF
induction the year after his death, the traditional five-year waiting period
was waived, in part because of Clemente’s baseball accomplishments but
also as a sign of respect for a man who died doing what he devoted much of
his personal time to – humanitarian endeavors.
In a recent visit to Pittsburgh, Clemente’s legacy was still omnipresent
– the “three rivers” city is adorned with a Clemente museum and statute,
and a street and bridge bearing his name. That Clemente is still so revered
nearly 50 years after his last game, is a testament to his baseball excellence;
it is a more powerful statement about how Clemente lived his life.
While pondering Clemente’s greatness at the confluence of the Ohio, Al-
legheny and Monongahela Rivers, I couldn’t help but think of Bryce Harp-
er, a modern-era right fielder and recent recipient of a $330M contract.
Admittedly, it is an unfair comparison. Harper isn’t and likely won’t ever
be the player Clemente was. One hit for average, played hard, was among
the best defensive outfielders ever and recorded a fair superior and more
consistent Wins-Above-Replacement (Clemente); the other basically just
hits bombs and has built a fame-based brand loosely connected to success- Eric Risdan shows off catfish caught from Bushwood Pier
ful baseball (Harper).
I found Clemente’s sustained stature in Pittsburgh reassuring, both be- It was a good week fishing as the day.   These speedy fish are coming to
cause society is sometimes more fascinated by players like Harper and not weekend weather was perfect and the the ship’s channel near you.  Where
those of more substance, and because Clemente didn’t get lost in a city flush catfish and perch were eager to bite.   there are spanish the bull reds and cobia
with HOF players across multiple sports. Instead, he feels like the most Rockfish were also active in the rivers are on their trail.
important athlete in the city’s history. But why did Clemente rise above the and bay taking trolled lures and pleasing White perch, spot and croaker are
likes of Honus Wagner, Mario Lemieux and the legion of Steelers greats? lure casters and shore fishermen.   The in the Patuxent from Sandy Point to
With all due respect to those other Pittsburgh icons, Clemente memory re- stripers were a bit finicky when lazy Sotterly.  Hawk’s Nest at the mouth of
mains so strong because he best represents the admired and elusive (in all tides caused by Friday’s high winds  Cuckold’s Creek is hot  There are all
humans, not just athletes) coexistence of professional and personal excel- made clean water hard to find, but there three at the Three Legged and at Drum
lence. Baseball was only part of Clemente’s story; his humanitarian work was still a good bite. Point.  Spot were caught at Second
was his true legacy. As Maya Angelou once said, “People will forget what Cobia  are causing excitement for Beach near Little Cove Point.
you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how trollers using sugical eels, chummers, Snake head are biting up the Po-
you made them feel.” Roberto Clemente made the people of Pittsburgh and and those live-lining eels.  The cobia tomac, Patuxent, the head waters of the
world feel a little better about baseball and the arc of human history. As a are still below Point lookout, but they St. Mary’s River.  Allen’s Fresh, and
short trip to Pittsburgh proved, that clearly has not been forgotten. are nearing Windmill Point and Smith Chaptico Bay, and that is just where we
Point.   have had reports.  The snake head are
Send comments to Spanish mackerel were caught by lure takers, fierce fighters and a deli-
trollers using small Drone Spoons and cacy to eat.  What is not to like. Oh,  all
planer rigs at Windmill Point on Sun- right, they are ugly, but nobody’s perfect.
32 Obituaries The County Times Thursday, June 27, 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.

Anthony Guy Miranda his honorable discharge as Lieutenant nephews. He was preceded in death by gitte), of Milford, MI, Terri Kelleher
in 1980. While in the Navy he served his parents and three brothers, Bobby, (Donal), of Galway, Ireland, Lt. Cody
as a Weapons Officer and was awarded Guy, and Fred Miranda. Smith (Shaine), of Newport, RI, Gar-
the National Defense Medal and the Memorial contributions (to include rett Smith, of Lexington Park, MD, and
Good Conduct Medal. One of his fond- blood donations) may be made to the Carson Smith (Nick Minucci), of Cali-
est memories was serving on the USS American Red Cross, Southern Mary- fornia, MD; sister, Tracy Hatfield (Ed),
Ethan Allen while stationed in Hawaii. land Chapter, 80 West Street, Suite A, of Augusta, GA, and 11 grandchildren.
After serving in the military, he worked Annapolis, MD 21401, or the main of- He was preceded in death by his parents
in the field of Nuclear Engineering and fice at P.O. Box 37839, Boone, IA 50037- and brother Andrew Rice Smith.
Project Management for BGE Constel- 0839, or the American Heart Asso- Memorial contributions may be made
lation Energy for nearly 20 years. He en- ciation, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O.
joyed the game of golf, bowling, horse- 23058-5216. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-9917.
shoes, traveling with his wife, watching Condolences to the family may be Condolences to the family may be
his children play sports, spending time made at made at
with his grandchildren, and rooting for Arrangements by the Brinsfield Fu- Arrangements by the Brinsfield Fu-
the New York Yankees and Washington neral Home, P.A. neral Home, P.A.
Redskins. One of his greatest passions
Anthony Guy Miranda, 69, of Leon- was to donate blood for the mission and
ardtown, MD passed away on June 18, success of the American Red Cross. He John Edward Smith Sylvia Alvey
2019 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic
Anthony (Tony) was born on June Church in Leonardtown.
7, 1950 in Warren, Ohio to the late Tony is survived by his wife, Betty;
Frank Miranda and Rose Marie (Wolfe) daughters, Lindsey Metcalf, of MD
Miranda. and Michelle Skinner (Devin), of MD;
Tony married the love of his life, Betty brothers, Frank Miranda, of OH, Greg
Kay Miranda on March 5, 1977 in Win- Miranda, of FL; sisters, Debbie Curl
ter Park, FL. They spent 42 wonderful (George), of OH, Linda Miranda, of OH,
years together. Tony attended Carnegie Rose Noble, of OH, Sandy Armentrout,
Mellon University and Vanderbilt Uni- of WI, and Nancy Lyman, of OH; four
versity where he was a member of the grandchildren (Izzy, Emmett, Avry, and
ATO National Fraternity. Tony proudly Leia) and many cousins, nieces, and
served in the U.S. Navy from 1971 until
Sylvia “Jean” Alvey, 79, of Leonar-
dtown, MD passed away on June 21,
2019 at home with family by her side.
Jean was born at home on November
15, 1939 to the late Mary Eva Hazel Al-
vey and James Leach Alvey of Leonar-
dtown, MD. In addition to her parents
John Edward Smith, 75, of Great she was preceded in death by her brother
Mills, MD passed away on June 20, Leonard Jackson Alvey and great great
2019 at home surrounded by his loving nephew Calvin Oliver Emmart. She
family. is survived by her aunt Mary Cusic of
John was born on April 10, 1944 in Compton, MD, sister in law Lois Ann
West Palm Beach, FL to the late 1st Alvey of Leonardtown, MD , four nieces
Lieutenant, Philip Linden Smith and and nephews Ronald Stephen Alvey, Sr.
Louise (Bowery) Smith. (Denise) of Avenue, MD, Anne Marie
John served in the U.S. Army from Alvey of California, MD, Barbara Jean
April of 1964 until his honorable dis- Emmart (Mike) of Mechanicsville, MD
charge as 1st Lieutenant in July of 1968. , Edward Wayne Alvey of Hollywood,
While in the military he qualified for MD, 8 great nieces and nephews, and 12
the most elite branch of the Army, the great great nieces and nephews.
Green Berets Special Forces and earned Following graduation from St. Mary’s
numerous awards including – The Academy in 1957 Jean worked at the
Bronze Star Medal, National Defense Frist National Bank of St. Mary’s in
Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Leonardtown, MD for 7 years in the
Vietnam Campaign Medal, Combat In- bookkeeping department. In 1964,
fantryman Badge, Parachutist Badge, she joined the FBI as a fingerprint ex-
Purple Heart, Sharpshooter Badge, aminer and retired in 1994 as a Su-
and the Air Medal. After his discharge pervisory Fingerprint Examiner.
from the military he enrolled in Vir- Jean led a “truly contented” generous
ginia Tech, earning a bachelor’s degree life, enjoying her work, traveling the
in Aerospace and Oceanographic Engi- east coast with great friends from Flor-
neering and worked at Pax River Naval ida to Canada and especially enjoyed
Air Station for 42 years. John was a New England in the fall. Her hobbies in-
member of the Fleet Reserve Associa- cluded woodworking, painting, crochet-
tion Branch 93. He married his loving ing, crabbing, and spending time with
wife, Kathleen Renee Cecil on Novem- family.
ber 23, 1988 in Leonardtown, MD. They Jean was always available to friends
spent 30 wonderful years together. and family to drive them to and from
John is survived by his wife, Kath- shopping, medical appointments, the
leen; children, Matthew Smith (Bri- airport or whatever they needed.
Thursday, June 27, 2019 The County Times Obituaries 33

She crocheted countless afghans for MD. She was the daughter of the late would always threaten to move in with on October 30, 1941 in Leonardtown,
the nursing home, purchased boxes of Jimmy & Phiney Cusic of Hollywood, her brother Larry. MD. He was the loving son of the late
food and toiletries for Helping Hands, MD. She is survived by her son Timmy. A Graveside Service will be held on Zach Thompson and Catherine Rus-
was the unofficial photographer at any She is also survived by her siblings Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 9:00 AM sell Thompson. James is survived by
event she attended, helped friends, and Larry Cusic (Marcia) of Omaha, NB, in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery Hol- his children Teri L. Morgan and Caro-
neighbors by cutting their grass, and Jane Heir (Mickey) of Vermont, Kevin lywood, MD. Serving as pallbearers line Middleton both of Avenue, MD,
shared her eternal optimism with every- Cusic (Charlene) of Hollywood, MD. will be Timmy Mattingly, Kevin Cusic, 13 grandchildren and 3 great grand-
one she met. Deceased siblings are sister Stephanie Larry Cusic, Christopher Cusic, Jamie children. As well as his brother David
The family will receive friends on (Floyd) Abell and brother Andy Cusic. Buzzell and Philip Cusic. Thompson. He was preceded in death
Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 10:00 to She is survived by her nieces, neph- Contributions may be made to the by his daughter Lisa Elaine Quade.
11:00 AM in the Mattingley-Gardiner ews, and great nephews who she just Hollywood Vol. Rescue Squad P.O. Box
Funeral Home Leonardtown, MD where loved dearly. She had special friends, 79 Hollywood, MD and Hospice of St.
a Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 especially Pattie Joy who was her side- Mary’s P.O. Box 625 Leonardtown, MD. Charles E. Dotson, Jr.
AM in the Funeral Home Chapel. Inter- kick. She had relatives that she always
ment will be private. had good times with. Her favorite say-
ing was Dear God, Put your hand on James Howard Thompson
the Shoulder and one over my mouth.
Jo Allen Cusic Mattingly Jo Allen was known to all as Momma
Jo, which her nephew Christopher
named her. Sometimes she often won-
dered if anyone really knew her name.
In 1983, she helped form the Hollywood
Rescue Squad Auxiliary which she was
a member of for 35 years. The Aux. be-
came part of her adopted family and she
had so much respect for the Volunteers
at the Rescue Squad.
She was employed by C&C Plumbing
& Septic, in Hollywood, Maryland for
23 Years, which was started by her par- Charles E. Dotson, Jr. “Charlie”, 76,
ents and owned by her brother, Kevin. of Lanham, MD passed away Sunday,
She retired on December 31, 2016. June 9th, 2019, at Bickford Assisted Liv-
Reading, gambling, and putting to- ing, Spotsylvania, VA.

Who’s Your Her

Jo Allen Cusic Mattingly died on June gether flower arrangements were her James Howard Thompson,77, of He was born on November 30, 1942
20, 2019 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on joy! Her favorite places to go were Ocean Abell, MD passed away in Avenue, in Leonardtown, MD to the late Charles
September 23, 1947 in Leonardtown, City, Vermont, and Nebraska where she MD on June 19, 2019. He was born E. Dotson, Sr. and Elizabeth Aileen

Who’s Your Hero?

St. Mary’s County has many “Hometown Heroes”
We all know one, a volunteer, a mentor, a community
leader, a first responder, a good neighbor, a big brother
or sister, a leader in the classroom or church.
Throughout 2019 the County Times will feature
stories of St. Mary’s County “Hometown Heroes.”

To shine a spotlight
on your hero email
their name & contact info to

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Johnson. Arundel County, MD 819 Ritchie Hwy. 1984. Together they celebrated 35 Joseph is survived by his children,
Charlie was a physics teacher at Bow- Suite 2000, Server Park, MD 21146 years of marriage. He was a devoted Betty Ann Stone and her husband, Fran-
ie High School for 24 years and one year husband, father, grandfather, and great cis, Mary Jo VanMeter and her husband,
at Great Mills High School. During his Condolences to the family made be grandfather. Sonny, Jimmy Gray and his wife, Con-
teaching years, he was also a general made at He is survived by his three loving nie, Linda Bender and her husband,
contractor, and started Dotson Builders. Arrangements are being made by daughters, Abigail Williams (Dante), Jimmy, Debbie Radcliff and her hus-
He had many interests: gardening, danc- Brinsfield Funeral Home & Crematory, Patricia Hall (Robert) and Joyce Sims band, Robbie and Roger Gray and his
ing, and flying small planes among oth- P.A. (Joseph). wife, Roxanna; 14 grandchildren and 23
ers. He enjoyed doing charitable work A Celebration of John’s life will be great-grandchildren; his sister, Mary Jo-
for Habitat for Humanity and Rebuilding held on Monday, July 1st at 11:00 AM, at sephine Farrell of Brandywine, MD; his
Together, Anne Arundel County, MD. John William Bray First Baptist Church of Waldorf, 10045 brother, Billy Gray of St Leonard, MD.
He enjoyed improving people’s lives and Bunker Hill Road, Waldorf, MD 20603. He was preceded in death by his wife
never lost his passion for teaching. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be of 61 years, Dorothy Elizabeth Cook-
Charlie touched so many lives work- made in John’s name to St Mary’s Nurs- sey Gray whom he married on Decem-
ing on projects for his relatives and cus- ing and Rehabilitation Center in Leon- ber 3, 1949; brothers, Lawrence Leroy
tomers who became like family, never ardtown, MD. Gray, James Leonard Gray, Francis El-
losing touch with fellow teachers and Condolences to the family may be mer Gray; sisters, Maude Adell Combs,
friends from his home place. Making made at Margaret Ann DeMarr, Lucy Ann Gray
new friends wherever he went; he even and Pearl Mae Crutchfield.
won the hearts of his caretakers at Bick- Online condolences may be made at:
ford in the brief time he was there. He Joseph Martin Gray
will be missed by many, but none as Arrangements by the Brinsfield Fu-
much as his family. neral Home & Crematory, P.A., Char-
He is survived by his daughter Angela lotte Hall, MD.
Helwig (Alan) and son Kenneth Dotson,
along with his first wife Mary Louise. Percy Eugene Bradshaw, Sr.
He is also survived by his second wife’s
daughter, Linda Riley (Rick), and sons, John William Bray, 76, of Mechanics-
Patrick Flannery (Lori), David Moor- ville, MD, passed away in Leonardtown,
man (Regina) and Tony Moorman (Jes- MD on June 12, 2019. John was born to
sica). He has 23 grandchildren and 47 the late Edwin Bray and the late Ruth
great-grandchildren. Charlie is also sur- Havener Bray on December 15, 1942 in
vived by siblings Shirley A. Bowles Washington, DC.
(Tom) of Leonardtown, MD; Wayne J. John worked as a Machinist for the
Dotson (Barbara) of Mechanicsville, U.S. Census Bureau, retiring in 1987.
MD; Mary Helen DeLay (Terry) of Me- He was an artist who enjoyed creating
chanicsville, MD; and ten (10) nieces figures and dioramas depicting the Civil
and nephews. War and World Wars I & II; history of Joseph Martin Gray, 90, of Mechanic-
Along with his parents, Charlie was the American West; and assorted hu- sville, MD died June 20, 2019 in LaPla-
preceded in death by Linda, his second morous scenes. He won numerous First ta, MD. Born June 08, 1929 in Leonar-
wife, her sons Howard and Samuel, and Place Awards and Best of Show Awards dtown, MD, he was the son of the late
his grandsons, A. Stephen Helwig, Jr. when he entered his work in shows in Martin Goddard Gray and the late Jose-
and Christopher (KID) W. Moorman. MD, VA, NC, and PA. Some of his phine Quade Gray.
The family will receive friends on Fri- Percy Eugene Bradshaw, Sr., 83, of
work is displayed in the Pax River Na- Joseph worked for Pepco before re-
day, July 12, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. and a Mechanicsville, MD, passed away in
val Museum and in the military museum tiring in 1995. He loved the outdoors
Memorial Service conducted by Deacon Baltimore, MD on June 14, 2019. Percy
in Newberg, MD. He was a member of from working the tobacco fields in his
Joe Lloyd, will be heard at 11:00 a.m. at was born to the late Silas Fairfax Brad-
the Southern Maryland Scale Modelers younger days, to gardening, cookouts
Brinsfield Funeral Home, 30195 Three shaw and the late Jennie Virginia Brown
Club. John also enjoyed reading and with family, and anything involving the
Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622. on May 14, 1936.
watching cowboy movies and classic water; being on his boat, fishing and
Interment will be private. Percy proudly served in the US Army
TV western shows. crabbing. He will be missed by many
Family request memorial contribu- from January 25, 1955 to June 6, 1956
John married Shirley DeFontes in but none more than his family.
tions to Rebuilding Together Anne and worked as a Mechanic in the auto-

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motive industry. He was a member of ther of nineteen grandchildren and had CO, he was the son of Richard and Bar-
the American Legion and enjoyed lis- three great-grandchildren. He is preced- bara Cook of Hollywood, MD.
tening to bluegrass music, fishing and ed in death by his parents. Wayne was a graduate of Surrattsville
working on cars. Condolences to the family may be High School and St. Mary’s College of
Percy is survived by his sons: Percy made at MD. He taught for several years for St.
E. Bradshaw, Jr., Joseph E. Bradshaw, Arrangements by the Brinsfield Fu- Mary’s County Public Schools before
James R. Bradshaw, Anthony E. Brad- neral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD. opening Cook’s Liquors in Park Hall
shaw, Charles Bradshaw; daughters, with his brother, David.
Joyce L. Brown, Linda D. Abbott and Wayne Wayne was an accomplished basket-
step-son, Jimmy Flynt. Also surviv- ball and tennis player, and an avid sup-
ing are his brother, Thomas Bradshaw Christopher Cook porter of the St. Mary’s College Ath-
and sister, Mary Bradshaw; 22 grand- letic Program. He enjoyed attending and
children and 29 great grandchildren. In cheering on his four sons’ various ath-
addition to his parents, he is preceded letic events from youth leagues through
in death by his siblings, Robert Brad- Meredith married Wilma Guardiana college. He coached a variety of youth
shaw, Sr., Stanley Bradshaw, Franklin on May 5, 1993 in the Philippines. He sports and served on the St. Mary’s
Bradshaw, Patsy Bradshaw, Margaret was enlisted in the Army and served is Youth Lacrosse Board of Directors.
Bradshaw, Florence Bradshaw and great time until his honorable discharge. After In addition to his parents, Wayne is
granddaughter, Kayla Renee’ Kiley. his honorable discharge from the Army survived by four sons: Garrett (Lauren),
Condolences to the family may be he went to work as a floor installer. of Washington, DC; Blaine, of Rocka-
made at He is survived by his twelve children way Beach, NY; Taylor (Katrine), of
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Fu- Cheryl Johnson (Robert) of Bushwood, Hollywood, MD; Mason, of Austin, TX;
neral Home & Crematory, P.A., Char- MD, Judith Agravante (Nerio) of Cali- four grandchildren: Carter, Hudson, Vi-
lotte Hall, MD. fornia, MD, Jane Balutvtang (Art) of the olet, Olyn; as well as his brothers: Wes-
Philippines, David Baugher (Melody) of ley, of Mechanicsville, MD; Ronald, of
Bushwood, MD, Meridith Baugher, Jr of Solomons, MD; Richard, of Ft. Lauder-
Meredith Glen Baugher Lexington Park, MD, Michael Baugh- dale; and one sister, Carolyn Matzerath,
Meredith Glen Baugher, 83 of Bush- er (Cassie) of Bushwood, MD, Frank of St. Leonard, MD. He was preceded in
wood, MD passed away on June 15, Baugher (Cyndi) of California, Rowel death by one brother, David.
2019 at MedStar Washington Hospital Toting of Bushwood, MD, Rogelio Tot- Wayne Christopher Cook of Hol- Donations can be made in the mem-
Center. He was born on May 16, 1936 to ing (Emmy) of Bushwood, MD, Harold lywood, MD, passed away on June 19, ory of Wayne to the St. Mary’s County
Gideon Baugher and Edith Virginia Fox Toting (Lindy) of Lexington Park, MD, 2019 in Washington, DC. He was 65 Special Olympics. Send to Kirk Degler,
in Rockbridge, VA. Billy Baugher of Prince Frederick, MD years old. 28625 Flora Corner Road, Mechanics-
and Don Baugher. He was the grandfa- Born on April 22, 1954, in Aurora, ville, MD 20659.


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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.

Hollywood VFD 11th Annual Fire-

ONGOING Friday, June 28 works Display Extravaganza Wednesday, July 3
Art Kids Classes Park Place Toastmasters Club Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Blood Drive
St. Clement’s Island Museum Art Church of the Ascension, 21641 Great 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, 25500
Kids join local artists for a variety of art Mills Road, Lexington Park Parking opens at 4:30PM. Music pro- Point Lookout Road, Leonardtown
classes during the summer. Young art- 12:00 - 1:00 PM vided by Stars in Bars. Carnival Rides 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
ists expand their understanding of art Visit to find out how we can help you and Games. $5 Armbands. Food and In coordination with the American
and history while learning to sketch, develop your speaking, listening, and Drinks for purchase. Special appear- Red Cross in the Outpatient Pavilion.
paint and sculpt. Designed for ages 7-17. leadership skills in a non-threatening ance by the "Magic Man" Reggie Rice Come to the pavilion lobby to check in.
Classes 12:00-3:00 PM. Pre-registra- environment! & Keegan Zimmerman US Special Info/sign up, call Health Connections at
tion required. $3 per child. Materials Olympics Gold Medal Winner. Accept- 301-475-6019.
provided. Info/register, Christina Bar- Queen of Hearts ing donations for parking. NO PETS OR
bour, 301-769-4723. Brass Rail Sports Bar, 20331 Point COOLERS. Story and Craft Time at the
Lookout Rd., Great Mills Plantation
“The Best Little Whorehouse in 4:00 - 7:00 PM Elks Texas Hold’em Tournament Godiah Spray Tobacco Plantation,
Texas” Ticket sales begin at 4:00 and end at St Mary’s County Elks Lodge, 45779 47621 Old Cove Road, St. Mary’s City
New Towne Players, Three Notch 6:50. $1. Drawing takes place at 7:00. Fire Department Lane, Lexington Park 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Theatre, 21744 South Coral Drive, Lex- Proceeds go to the Archangel Scholar- 6:00 PM A new bi-weekly summer program
ington Park ship Foundation in support of St. Mi- $80 Buy in = 12,000 chips. designed for children ages 3-5 and an
8:00 PM Thursdays, Fridays, Satur- chael’s School. Food and drink available for purchase. accompanying adult. Stories, crafts and
days; 3:30 PM Sundays Questions: James Dean 240-577-0828, outdoor activities. $4 child ($3 Friends
Through July 21 Hip-Hop Dance Master Class Email: members) and one accompanying adult
A happy-go-lucky view of small-town 22715 Washington Street Suite #1, visits free. Rain or shine. 240-895-4980
vice and statewide political side-step- Leonardtown Monday, July 1 or email
ping. $18 adults; $15 seniors, students 5:30 PM CABS
and military. Purchase tickets online: Old and new school Hip-Hop dance Garvey Senior Center, Leonardtown Farmer’s Market – “On the Road, or call warm-ups, body toning, technical drills, 6:00 PM Again!”
301-737-5447. and extended combinations/routines. Companions and Buddies for Singles Cedar Lane Senior Living Community,
Tennis shoes or sneakers recommended adult social group of friends. Every 22680 Cedar Lane Court, Leonardtown
for this Advanced Beginner level class. 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Monday except Holidays. $15/year; no
$15. 18 and up (or with permission from dues first four visits. 240-794-8033. Wednesdays through September
instructor). Register at 25th. Fresh in-season produce, eggs, lo-
Chopticon High School Class of
cal honey, and more.
​ iver Concert Series
R Elks Hold’em BountyTournament
Planning is underway for the fifty (50)
The Townhouse Greens, St. Mary’s St Mary’s County Elks Lodge, 45779 Earth, Wind & Fire: LIVE!
year class reunion on June 6, 2020 at
College, 47645 College Drive Fire Department Lane, Lexington Park PNC Waterside Pavilion, Calvert Ma-
the Old Breton Inn, Leonardtown. Re-
7:00 PM 7:00 - 11:00 PM rine Museum, Solomons
quest you provide your email and home
Open at 5:00. The Art of Dance. Fea- $25 Buy in = 6,000 chips. $5 add-on 6:00 - 10:00 PM
address information to the Communica-
turing music of Les Sylphides. Ballet = 1,500 chips and raffle drawing. Food An evening with the legendary music
tion Committee at princesshouse4u@
Caliente with the Chesapeake Orches- and drink available for purchase. group. Whether it’s the funky and in-, jacobmike1@verizon.
tra. Music of Chopin, Arvo Pärt, and Questions: James Dean 240-577- fectious, “Let’s Groove” to the timeless
net, and View the
others. 0828, Email: dance classics. $38-$86. 410-326-2042,
Chopticon High School Class of 1970
Facebook Page for further details.
Saturday, June 29 Tuesday, July 2
The Hollywood Volunteer Fire De- Contemporary Dance for Adult Thursday, July 4
partment’s annual carnival will be held Beginners Texas Road House, California Independence Day
Friday–Sunday, July 5-7 and again July Evolve Yoga + Wellness, 23415 Three 5:00 - 9:00 PM
11-15 beginning at 7:00 each night. Notch Road, #2004, California 10% of bill goes to 2nd District Vol- 4th of July Parade
Food, rides, and games. Unlimited rides 12:30 - 3:00 PM unteer Fire & Rescue Squad. Home- Lighthouse Road, Piney Point
$10/night, or purchased separately. Free Emphasis on mind/body/soul connec- made baked goods for sale. Info: Robin, 10:00 AM
nightly prizes (must be present to win). tion in approach to movement design 301-737-4366(H) or 240-577-0270(C). To the Piney Point Lighthouse where
Owned and operated by HVFD. ATM and awareness. $20. 18 and up (or with judging will take place. An excited com-
on site. Visit permission from the instructor). Regis- American Legion Post 221 Meeting munity ready to celebrate the good old
ter at 21690 Colton Point Road, Avenue USA on Lighthouse Road. Enjoy the Pa-
Local Film Makers 6:00 - 7:00 PM rade! 301-247-6522
The Southern Maryland Film Fes- Quade’s Store Boating Scavenger All active duty personnel and veter-
tival is seeking films produced in St. Hunt ans join for the monthly meeting. Meet- Solomons Fireworks
Mary’s, Calvert, & Charles County for 2:00 PM ing conducted with the Auxiliary Unit Solomons, 9:15 PM
their August event at the R/C Lexington Proceeds for the Seventh District Res- for the installation of officers. Visit Celebrate Independence Day with
Exchange Movies 12 in California. Visit cue Squad. Info: Trisha, 301-769-3214 or e-mail al- fireworks over the Patuxent. for info. Dead- 301-884-4071.
line to submit is July 1! Purse and Bag Bingo
Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Scouting BSA
Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival Department Various Locations
July 12-14. Tickets and hotel packages 5:00 - 9:00 PM 8:00 AM
are now available! “A Soulful Summer Doors open at 5:00 games start at 6:00. Scouting BSA has programs for boys
Serenade,” jazz, seafood and stunning Advance tickets/reservations: Sherry, and girls from Kindergarten up to 20
waterside views for jazz enthusiasts! 240-925-6141. Proceeds benefit the Me- years of age. With over 70 units between
Special Friday concert and Sunday jazz chanicsville Vol. Fire Department. St. Mary’s, Calvert and Charles County,
brunches and activities in downtown there may be one close to you. bob.da-
Historic Leonardtown in addition to the
Saturday festival at St. Clement’s Island
Museum. https://potomacjazzandsea-
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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; Eric Colvin; Todd B. Morgan; John E. O’Connor; and the Department of Aging & Human Services

be covering if you qualify and sharing filled with seashells at the Northern Se- ing up on July 25! Tickets are available
Mamma Mia at the newest app for iPhone. To sign up nior Activity Center on Thursday, July now for $10. Dance to the music of fa-
Toby’s Dinner Theater for this free presentation, please visit 11, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. It’s stylish and vorite DJ Mean Gene; enjoy a feast fit
The Department of Aging & Human the signup table or call 301-475-4200, beachy vibe will be the highlight of any for a tropical island party and wear your
Services will host a trip to Toby’s Din- 73103. summer shindig. The vase stands at 6.5” favorite tropical garb (we’ll supply the
ner Theater on Wednesday, Aug. 7, to tall is 2.75” across. Floral foam is used lei). Most important of all- bring your
see Mamma Mia. Fall in love with this
feel good story of a mother, a daughter,
Luncheon with at the top of the arrangement to allow for best party mood! A limited number of
foliage to drape down the sides. Please tickets will be available on a first come,
and three possible dads! This delight- Tommy Alvey & Friends note that this arrangement may be top- first served basis. Stop by the reception
ful musical features the timeless hits by Join us as Tommy Alvey & Friends heavy. It is advised that participants desk during regular hours to get your
ABBA and is sure to have you dancing performs for the Garvey Senior Activity bring a tall container for transport. The ticket. Questions? Call 301-475-4200,
in the aisles. The cost of this trip is $98 Center on Thursday, July 11. They will cost is $20 and is due at sign up. Space is ext. 71658.
and covers ticket to the show, lunch buf- be playing a selection of bluegrass and limited. To sign up and pay in advance,
fet, transportation on a spacious motor old-time country. Lunch will be served
coach, driver gratuity, and snacks for at 12 p.m. and the performance will
please visit the front desk. For more in- Brain.e.ology
formation call 301-475-4200, ext. 73103. This class will be at the Garvey Se-
the return trip. The bus will depart from begin at 12:30 p.m. The lunch menu is
apple juice, pulled pork sandwich, deli nior Activity Center on Tuesdays start-
the Garvey Senior Activity Center at 8
a.m. and the Northern Senior Activity roll, coleslaw, corn and cantaloupe. Cost Midsummer Celebration- Bring ing July 16-Aug. 20, at 1:30 p.m. at the
Garvey Senior Activity Center. Losing
Center at 8:45 a.m. and will return at ap- for lunch is a donation for those ages 60 the Grandkids memory or cognitive ability is a tremen-
proximately 5:15 p.m. to Northern and and above and $6 for those under the age The Midsummer Celebration will be
of 60. Call 301-475-4200, ext. 71050, to dous fear but there is growing evidence
5:45 p.m. to Garvey. Payment is due at held at the Loffler Senior Activity Cen-
learn more or to make reservations. that cognitive ability can be maintained
sign up to secure your spot for the trip. ter on Wednesday, July 17, from 12:30 or even improved to the end of life!
Please let staff know at sign up if you to 2 p.m. This party is for you and your Brain-e-ology is designed to:
need any seating or special accommo- Skin Cancer Screening grandchildren to celebrate together. It • dispel the limiting myths of memory
dations. For more information contact Appointments are available for a free features a sundae bar from Sweet Frog, loss and aging
Rachel Mowatt by phone at 301-475- skin cancer screening at the Loffler Se- Karaoke by Scarlet Plus Entertainment, • give participants a better under-
4200, ext. 73103, or by email at Rachel. nior Activity Center on Thursday, July as well as opportunities to be creative. standing of how their brain works. 11. The free screenings will be offered Cost is $5 for adults and free for chil- • give participants the tools to incor-
until 1 p.m. If you would like to take dren age 12 and under (Maximum 5 free porate brain fitness activities into
ClearCaptions Presentation: advantage of this opportunity, call 301- children tickets per paying adult). This their daily lives
475-4200, ext. 71658. party is limited to 100 people and tickets
New Phone and iPhone App are required for every attendee. Stop by
• create open minds
There will be a presentation on the More than 90% of participants report
new, free Ensemble ClearCaptions Hurricane Shelly the Loffler Center to get your tickets be- that they feel like they have more con-
fore they are all gone. For more informa-
phone by Rupali Dewan Tetrick, Title Fresh Floral Arrangement tion call 301-475-4200, ext. 71658.
trol over future memory loss after tak-
IV Americans with Disabilities Act This is the only hurricane you will ing this program! There is no fee for this
(ADA) Specialist, at the Northern Se- want this season! Celebrate the spirit program. Class size is limited so regis-
nior Activity Center on Wednesday, July of summer by making a fresh floral ar- Luau Tickets Now Available ter early. To make reservations call 301-
10, from 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. She will also rangement on top of a hurricane vase The Loffler Luau, one of our most 475-4200, ext. 71050.
memorable summer traditions, is com-

the program. Feel free to bring a picnic lunch in case

you get hungry! It's a rain or shine event. Siblings
Preschool Astronomy Explorers
Lexington Park Library will hold Preschool As-
welcome; no registration required.
tronomy Explorers on Thursday, July 11 from 3 - 4
p.m. Let's learn about outer space! We'll explore or-
Library Closed for Independence Day biting planets and twinkling stars with fun books,
All three locations of the St. Mary’s County Li- stellar crafts, and hands-on activities. For ages 3-6
brary will be closed on Thursday, July 4 in obser- with their caregivers. Registration required.
vance of Independence Day. All locations will be
Reptile Wonders Summer Performance open regular business hours on Friday, July 5.
Tiny Terrarium
The St. Mary’s County Library will host Reptile Charlotte Hall Library will hold Tiny Terarriums
Wonders for two performances as part of the Sum- Luis Garay Percussion on Thursday, July 11 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Beautify
mer Professional Performance series. Reptile Won-
ders will perform Monday, July 1 from 10:30 – 11:30 Duo Summer Performance your space! We're making mini gardens in recycled
The St. Mary’s County Library will host Luis Ga- jars. All materials included. Ages 13-18.
a.m. at Leonardtown Elementary School, and then at
Lexington Park Library from 2 – 3 p.m. Meet real, ray Percussion Duo for two performances as part of
live reptiles from all around the world, and learn the Summer Professional Performance series. Luis TV Trivia Night
about these unique and amazing animals. All ages; Garay Percussion Duo will perform Wednesday, July Lexington Park Library will hold TV Trivia Night
no registration. 10 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at Margaret Brent Middle on Thursday, July 11 from 6 – 7 p.m. Come test your
School, and then at Leonardtown Elementary School knowledge of popular TV shows at team trivia night.
from 2 – 3 p.m. Experience the drums, xylophone, This month's theme is sitcoms. Ages 18 and up. No
Storytime at Greenwell State Park and many more traditional instruments as we dance registration required.
St. Mary’s County Library will host a storytime to the beats of Latin America and the Caribbean.
at Greenwell State Park (25420 Rosedale Manor Ln, This show is LOUD, interactive, and tons of fun for
Hollywood, MD 20636) on Saturday, July 6 from 10 all ages. Come ready to join in the performance and
LEGO Block Party
– 10:30 a.m. Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities for Lexington Park Library will hold LEGO Block
experience music like you never have before! No
children ages 2-5 with their adult caregivers. Since Party on Friday, July 12 from 2 - 4 p.m. We sup-
the barn will be open to guests on this day, be sure ply the "bricks," you bring the imagination! Come
to check out all the friendly horses and goats after and build something amazing with our thousands of
LEGO and Duplo pieces. All ages/Family.
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