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CONTENTS
ON THE COVER 14
Calvert County native and Patuxent H.S. graduate Victoria Fratz

LOCAL NEWS 3
COPS & COURTS 7
COMMUNITY9 LOCAL 4
Two counties, two decisions for the TJ Bridge

FEATURE14
SPORTS15
ENTERTAINMENT16
FUN & GAMES 16 COMMUNITY 9 SPORTS 15
Everyone enjoyed the Farm to Table Breakfast Wannabe sailors invited to Solomons
OBITUARIES 17
COMMUNITY CALENDAR 20 “I AM STARTING TO GET A
SENIOR CALENDAR 21 LITTLE IMPATIENT.”
COMMISSIONER MIKE HART ON THE LACK OF
PROGRESS FOR THE GOV. THOMAS JOHNSON BRIDGE
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Thursday, March 28, 2019 The Calvert County Times Local News 3

Planners Forward Comprehensive Plan Update


Ball Now in County Commissioners’ Court
By Dick Myers form. But that was a plan that had ear- the planning commission and that flow
Editor lier been approved by the planning com- of citizen response wasn’t cut off un-
mission with just one dissenting vote til the commission officially closed the
The update of the Calvert County – Toohey. record just before the vote to send the
Comprehensive Plan is now officially in What was known as the third draft of document to the commissioners.
the hands of the Board of County Com- the conprehensive plan update that went At the public hearing less than a half
missioners (BOCC). The planning com- to the public hearing was the culmina- dozen people who testified showed even
mission at its March 20 meeting voted tion of more than two years of intense some support for the plan. The bulk of
to forward the controversial document to work by the commission, planning staff the opposition centered around fears the
the commissioners. The decision came and the consultants hired to craft it. plan will allow for too much additional violation charges against member Ma-
on a 4-2 vote, with John Toohey and Rob Judging from the majority of the more development with expanded town cen- ria Buehler to the Ethics Commission,
Reed opposing and Chair  Greg Kernan than three dozen comments from the ter boundaries. And there were multiple which after review reprimanded her.
abstaining (he only votes to break a tie). packed house at the Calvert Pines Senior speakers who felt the plan should not Buehler’s father, former county com-
The decision came with no discussion Center in Prince Frederick, they felt the proceed until completion of a transpor- missioner Pat Buehler, also was men-
less than a month after a public hearing planners still had some work to do. tation plan and town centers shouldn’t tioned in the Ethics Commission deci-
at which dozens of citizens expressed It has been reported that more than be expanded until work is done on the sion. He was in the audience at the March
concerns about the plan in its current 1,000 comments had been received by individual town center master plans, so 20 meeting and Jones took notice of his
citizens there have a say. presence, adding, “I stand shoulder to

Town Councilman Enters


The opposition has coalesced around shoulder with Maria Buehler, Mark Wil-
the organization called Keep Calvert lis and every county employee.” Jones
Country, but their website has been si- said Buehler and her father and planning

Plea in Felony Case


lent so far on the planning commission director Willis were treated unfairly by
decision. the plan opponents.
The motion to forward the third draft “They didn’t deserve this,” Jones said,
Cumbo Will Receive Probation Before Judgment to the commissioners was made by Vice
Chairman Steve Jones, who normally is
adding that Pat Buehler was “a good
man.”
not one of the more vocal members. But The county commissioners will now
By Dick Myers after the vote he used the occasion to deliberate on the plan and eventually
Editor blast the plan opponents, and particular- hold their own public hearing.
ly those responsible for bringing ethics
Chesapeake Beach Town Council- dickmyers@countytimes.net
man Stewart Cumbo has entered a plea
to charges brought by the State Pros-
ecutor’s Office for violating Maryland’s
wire intercept laws, a felony which car-
ries a potential 5-10-year jail sentence.
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a former Maryland State police officer “I have accepted full responsibility for Old Bay Sausage Amish Country Butter
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TJ Bridge Still Calvert’s Number One Road Priority


St. Mary’s Takes Bridge Off List
By Dick Myers But, not any more. Realizing that there
Editor would likely never be a replacement for
the aging span that connects St. Mary’s
At a recent staff meeting County and Calvert counties in the foreseeable
Commissioner Steve Weems wondered future, the St. Mary’s County Commis-
out loud whether the replacement of the sioners shifted their focus on transpor-
Gov. Thomas Johnson Bridge should tation priorities to clearing up the inter-
continue to be the county’s No. 1 trans- section at Route 5 and Great Mills Road.
portation priority. That is a traffic bottleneck for commut- On the same day that the discussion ment by showing the county’s willing-
Later in the day, during the commis- ers to Patuxent River Naval Air Station. in St. Mary’s occurred, the Calvert com- ness to accept it.
sioners regular meeting, Weems ex- They voted unanimously to send a let- missioners noted the importance of the Weems suggested that sections may be
plained: “What I was conveying was a ter to the State Highway Administration bridge to many residents who live in needed instead of the whole route, with
manifestation of the frustration of noth- outlining their new priorities at their Calvert and work in St. Mary’s and have an emphasis on the town centers, like
ing happening.” Weems said he still sup- March 19 business meeting. to fight the traffic twice a day. Commis- Huntingtown and Dunkirk.
ported the bridge being the top priority in “If the Secretary of Transportation sioner Mike Hart said, “It is a safety is- The commissioners asked Director
the annual letter the commissioners send [Pete Rahn] says it’s not going to happen, sue.” He added, “The state says it isn’t a of Planning and Zoning Mark Willis
to the Secretary of the Maryland Depart- it’s not going to happen,” said St. Mary’s priority. I am starting to get a little in- to tweak their letter to reflect those two
ment of Transportation, although he said Commissioner Todd Morgan. patient,” expressing Weems’ frustration. changes.
maybe the emphasis should be shifted to St. Mary’s Commissioner Eric Colvin The commissioners did decide to The Tri-County Council annually
getting the work done on Route 4 in St. said: “Everybody realizes the impor- tweak the annual letter to the state in sends a letter as well listing the top re-
Mary’s County, which is considered part tance of that bridge. “But making the two ways. They decided to highlight the gional priorities. Calvert wants the
of the overall bridge project. Great Mills intersection the No. 1 prior- recent state plan for improving Route bridge to also be the top regional priori-
Although the bridge has been the ity is a big deal.” 231. And they also decided to soften the ty. Despite the St. Mary’s downgrade, the
county’s and region’s first priority for Commissioner Mike Hewitt said much letter’s mention of long-range widening bridge still remains the top regional pri-
years, there still is no money for it in the would depend on freshman Del. Brian of Route 4 from Prince Frederick to the ority, according to a council spokesman.
state budget and because of its cost its Crosby’s ability to ensure funding was Anne Arundel County line. Reporter Guy Leonard contributed to
chances appear farther and farther from included in the state capital improve- Earlier in the meeting, during public this story.
reality. ment budget to work on the beleaguered comment time, David Fleury of Breezy
Calvert and St. Mary’s have been intersection at the end of the Great Mills Point said the language could open up dickmyers@countytimers.net &
lockstep in their ranking of the bridge. Road corridor the floodgates of anticipated develop- guyleonard@countytimes.net

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Thursday, March 28, 2019 The Calvert County Times Local News 5

School Board Tackles Racial Discrimination


By Dick Myers what they are able to take in and comprehend.” Director Dr. Sandy Walker said, “If you look at the
Editor Workman said Second Step is at every grades level. bullying form, the definition of bullying is threaten-
“There was at least one unit that can be applied to un- ing, repetitive, negative behavior. So repetitive is part
On the heels of the Big Conversation on racial eq- derstanding differences, understanding different per- of that. What I think is that we’ve lost our focus on the
uity in the schools, the Calvert County Public Schools spectives, being calm, being kind, character education.” discrimination piece of this because it’s all bundled up
(CCPS) staff and the school board are beginning to Workman added, “And then as you go up through the together,”
bore into the subject. Part of that is a revision of the grades, social justice and social standards are integrat- Beach Elementary School Principal Dr. Michael
language of the code of conduct in the CCPS policies. ed in different curriculum.” Shisler said as a white man it was difficult for him to
During a wide-ranging, hour plus discussion of the sub- Roof said, “I think there were a lot of things that understand what blacks go through every day. He said,
ject at the school board’s March 21 meeting, Director of are occurring in our schools that do not get reported. “My friends who are black say it goes on multiple times
Student Services Kim Roof said of that policy review Whether students don’t know how to, whether they’re every day. I’m also of a mind that we can’t policy our
“This year it seems to have been a little different to afraid to, whether they don’t want to because they’re way out of this issue.”
the point where we felt as if we were getting ready to not comfortable. I’m not really sure. But we just didn’t Calvert High School Principal Dr. Steven Lucas said,
prepare for this and even during the course of school feel like we are getting to the masses of our students “I think Dr, Shisler hit on the key thing and that’s the
year that maybe we weren’t doing a very good job of to really explain to them what is acceptable behavior relationships and it does start in the classroom because
presenting to the students what our expectations were when it comes to the tolerance and the understanding about 90 percent of everything we do starts with the
of them, of how we expected them to treat one another.” of their peers.” classroom teachers.”
At the beginning of the discussion Board of Educa- During the discussion, board member Bill Phalen He said at Calvert they’ve started “a monthly advi-
tion President Dawn Balinski said, “It’s an unfortunate said it was difficult for him to get a handle on the prob- sory program that’s completely student led and we re-
fact that incidents of hate speech and discriminatory lem without data. But member Panela Cousins, who is cruited student volunteers to come in and we adopted
behavior are increasing in the public realm in general, African-American, said often the situation is obvious: a program that each month is different, like this month
but also in schools. As a board, we’ve asked to hear “When the child has been called a racial slur, for ex- is love your neighbor and another month might’ve been
about what’s happening in our school system because ample the “N” word is used, then that’s pretty blatant. based on appreciating your fellow classmate.”
we want not only to start the conversation across our You can’t get more blatant than that. So, in that regard, Cousins said, “I feel like it’s a culture that’s been
entire system about how we’re handling these types of what’s taking so long to investigate it?” adopted. Not maybe deliberately, but it’s a culture that
incidents as they happen, but also, we want to know that Cousins added, “That’s my rub, that we’re not swiftly exists that until we deliberately, intentionally deal with
Calvert County Public Schools are being proactive and addressing it when it happens. It should not (need for it is going to continue. And we’re going to be a phe-
intentional in eradicating such behavior. Our number 1 there to) be evidence of it happening 25 times.” She nomenal school system from the 10,000-foot level be-
job as a school system is to ensure the safety of children added, “So for me it’s enough and we need to denounce cause of the academic performance of a small echelon
in our buildings. We believe that we can make good it from the top down.” of students. But then students that are impacted, special
progress in this area by keeping discriminatory behav- Cousins said, “It’s already happening. It’s been hap- needs, socioeconomic groups are still being impacted.
ior out of our schools. “ pening in all the schools on school buses and parents We’re not dealing with it.”
Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Diane Work- have been saying it to me for years. And I think with New board member Inez Claggett, who is also Af-
man said the issue is introduced to students as early as the implementation, we have the policy, right? We have rican-American, said, “We do need to call this thing
Pre-K and kindergarten. She said the school system had procedures, we have code of conduct. So, I think we a thing,” referring to racial discrimination, noting that
instituted a program called “Second Step.” She said at have the minimum required documentation to support everyone should know it when they see it.
the early ages they don’t necessarily deal with cultural it.”
diversity. “We start with handling name calling. We It was noted that incidents of racial discrimination dickmyers@countytimes.net
have to think what is age-appropriate for students and are reported on the same form as bullying. Diversity

Former Commissioner Doug Parran Passes Away


By Dick Myers
Editor

Former Calvert County Commissioner John Douglas


“Doug” Parran (66), died March 22 after a long illness.
Parran was elected for one tern in 1998 after two un-
successful attempts. He then was defeated in 2002 by
Jerry Clark, now a state delegate. He ran an unsuccess-
ful campaign as an Independent in 2006.
Parran served on a majority Republican board that
included David Hale, Linda Kelley, Barbara Stinnett
and Bobby Swann. Swann remembered Parran for what
he is most known for in the community -- his photog-
raphy skills.
His obituary says, “Recognizing the cultural shift in
the county, he felt it was important to document every-
day events and honed his videography skills recording
parades, car shows, concerts and events throughout the
Calvert County and beyond. Notably, he created a video
compilation for presidential candidate, Bob Dole.  As
well, his creative mind conceived and built one of the
first on-line social dating platforms long before they be- Doug Parran (seated at right) with his commissioner board: (seated) Bobby Swann and Linda Kelley and (standing) David Hale
came popular.” and Barbara Stinnett.
“He was a valuable member of the board,” Swann
that was emerging at the tine in Calvert County, as were Interment will follow in the family plot at the church. 
said, noting that as a newcomer to public life it took
most of that board. Afterwards, fellowship, music and food will be shared
him a while to get the hang of things, which is not un-
Parran passed away at the Burnett Calvert Hospice at Adam’s Rib on Route 4.
usual for anyone in that position.
House on Sixes Road in Prince Frederick. For a complete obituary see page 17 of this issue.
“He was very interesting in his work with the board.
Family and friends are invited to attend historic
I enjoyed working with him,” Swann said, agreeing that
Christ Church on Broome’s Island Road, in Port Re- dickmyers@countytimes.net
Parran at times could be somewhat of a maverick.
public for an 11 a.m. service on Friday, March 29th.
Parran was an advocate for controlling the growth
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Chesapeake Beach Celebrates 125 Years


Year-Long Festivities Begin April 6
day trips by railway and steamboats
like “The Dixie” and “The Dreamland.”
Only 28 miles from Washington, D.C.,
people with more leisure time would
flock to Chesapeake Beach for the cool
breezes and salt water.
“Overnight visitors could stay in the
luxurious Belvedere Hotel, which was
built about 1900. It was located on the
north side of 17th Street overlooking the
bay before it was destroyed by a fire on
March 30, 1923. The resort consisted of a
boardwalk over the water and a pleasant
By Dick Myers cated at 31st Street and Bayside Road). contribution to development along the park and picnicking area on the nearby
Editor Chaney’s Restaurant (formerly located at Bay and especially the Town of Chesa- land. On the boardwalk, one could find
the site of today’s Mamma Lucia By The peake Beach. Tickets will be available at a bandstand, performing bears, games
This year the Town of Chesapeake Bay) and Camp Theodore Roosevelt (a Town Hall for this event. of chance, a carousel, casino, theaters,
Beach is celebrating its 125th birthday. former Boy Scouts summer camp). On Saturday, September 14 from noon and many restaurants.  A roller coaster,
On Saturday April 6, 4-6 p.m., at the Governor Larry Hogan and State to 5 p.m., the Third Annual Taste the called “The Great Derby,” was con-
town hall the actual date of incorpora- Senator Mike Miller have been invited Beaches will take place and there will structed over the boardwalk about 1900
tion will be commemorated. It was of- to join in the festivities. Free appetizers be a special ceremony during this free and operated until the late 1920’s.
ficially April 3, 1784. will be provided by Mamma Lucia By event to mark the 125th Anniversary “The Chesapeake Beach Railway
At the celebration there will be a run- The Bay and refreshments will be pro- along with dozens of local vendors, food brought people to the two-beach town
ning slide show of the history of the vided by the town. providers and entertainment MC’d by lo- until 1935 when bankruptcy forced the
town from its inception to today present- Then on Saturday, June 15, 7- 9 p.m., cal musician John Luskey. railway to close down its operations.
ed by Joan Kilmon, branch manager of the Steamboat Landing Tour aboard According to the town’s website, “The Seaside Park opened in 1930 and all the
the Twin Beaches Library. the Miss Lizzy will take place. On the Town of Chesapeake Beach began as amusements were moved to land. In the
The Bayside History Museum will moonlight cruise Dr. Ralph Eshelman the dream of developers of the late 19th late 1940s the management of the Park
provide pictures from its archives show- will narrate the history of steamboats century who planned a grand resort on once again changed and so did the name;
ing Stinnett’s Restaurant (formerly lo- cruising up and down the Bay and their the shores of the Chesapeake Bay. The the park would be known as Chesapeake
State of Maryland granted a charter to Beach Amusement Park until it finally
the Washington and Chesapeake Beach closed in 1972.
Railway Company in 1891, and in “The neighboring towns of Chesa-
1894 the W&CBR was granted a char- peake Beach and North Beach grew up
ter to incorporate the Town of Chesa- together in conjunction with the resort.
peake Beach. The grand schemes of the Both towns supported popular bayside
W&CBR were never to be implemented, activities and entertainment as well as
however. A new company, the Chesa- shops. For many years the fire hall for
peake Beach Railway Company, took up both communities was located in North
the idea in 1896. This company complet- Beach while the public school was in
ed the railway, and on June 9, 1900, the Chesapeake Beach. Seasonal and year-
resort staged its grand opening. As the round homes were built in both com-
years progressed, the adjacent communi- munities, and the population of the area

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Workshops Scheduled for Transportation Plan


The Calvert County Department of Planning & Zoning is holding three pub-
Calvert County has many “Hometown Heroes” lic workshops as part of an effort to update the Calvert County Transportation
Plan. The process will set a vision to integrate multimodal transportation plan-
We all know one, a volunteer, a mentor, ning with land use, historic preservation, open space and community facilities. 
a community leader, a first responder, The first workshop on Tuesday, April 2, will feature a review of the plan
and a discussion of current county transportation conditions with transporta-
a good neighbor, a big brother tion plan consultants Sabra & Associates. Small group exercises will prioritize
or sister, a leader in specific locations of concern and explore potential solutions by considering
cost, environmental impacts and overall community benefit. The event will be
the classroom or church. held at Calvert Middle School, 655 Chesapeake Blvd., Prince Frederick, from
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Throughout 2019 the County Times will feature Additional public workshops are scheduled for Monday, May 6 and Tuesday,
stories of Calvert’s “Hometown Heroes.” June 4, with topics to be identified closer to the workshop dates. The Depart-
ment of Planning & Zoning will seek public input following the release of the
To shine a spotlight on your hero email their name first draft of the new plan.
Visit www.CalvertCountyMd.gov/TransportationPlan for details about the
& contact info to aldailey@countytimes.net transportation plan process or to view the current transportation plan.
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Thursday, March 28, 2019 The Calvert County Times Cops & Courts 7

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Blotter


Burglary: 19-14984 Theft: 19-15349 On March 12th, 2019 Deputy Mason she was charged with Failure to Obey
On March 14th, 2019 Deputy O’Donnell On March 16th, 2019 Deputy Flynt and DFC Mohler responded to Fair- Reasonable/Lawful Order and Trespass:
responded to Chesapeake Ave in St. responded to Game Stop in Dunkirk ground Road in Prince Frederick for Private Property.
Leonard for the report of a burglary. for the report of a theft. The complain- the report of an individual with a war-
The complainant advised sometime be- ant stated at approximately noon an rant. Upon arrival, Deputies Mason and On March 15th, 2019 Deputy Sampson
tween March 12th at 7:00 am and March unknown black male and an unknown Mohler observed the wanted individual conducted a traffic stop in the Fox Run
14th at 4:23 pm, an unknown suspect(s) black female entered the store together in a parking lot. The suspect, Lemuel Shopping Center located in Prince Fred-
entered their residence and stole several where they were both seen placing items Mckinley Mackall Jr. (35), advised erick. Upon making contact with the
prescription narcotics as well as a black inside a purse and down their pants. Both deputies he was unaware of the pend- driver, Nicole Fant (33), Deputy Samp-
house phone that had a value of $30. suspects exited the store without paying ing arrest warrant. DFC Mohler asked son observed her slurred speech and
for items. The approximate value of sto- Mackall if he had any weapons on him slow movements as well as green residue
Burglary: 19-15046 len items is $53. and Mackall advised he had a pistol in her right nostril. A search of the ve-
On March 14th, 2019 Deputy Gott re- in his pants pocket. DFC Mohler and hicle revealed a purse containing a pill
sponded to H.G. Trueman Road in Lusby ARRESTS: Deputy Mason were able to retrieve the grinder with various shades of pill pow-
for the report of a burglary. Deputy Gott On March 12th, 2019 Deputy Ridgely unloaded handgun from his pants pocket der to include green, orange and white.
made contact with the complainant who was dispatched to the area of Stamper without incident. Mackall was placed Located throughout the vehicle were
stated they returned home from their Court in Prince Frederick for the report under arrest and transported to the Cal- several prescription bottles with sev-
neighbor’s house and caught a glimpse of a subject under the influence and pos- vert County Detention Center where he eral pills missing, based on the dosage
of an unknown male with long, dark, sibly in possession of a stolen handgun. was charged with Handgun on Person, statements versus when it was originally
shoulder length hair running down their After canvassing the area with nega- Illegal Possession of a Regulated Fire- filled. Fant was arrested and transported
hallway. The suspect fled after being tive results, Sergeant Naecker observed arm, and Firearm Possession with Felo- to the Calvert County Detention Center.
caught and ran into the wooded area be- an abandoned house on Tubman Drive ny Conviction. While at the Detention Center, a second-
hind the residence. in Prince Frederick. Sergeant Naecker ary search was conducted and Fant was
and Corporal Morgan made entry into On March 14th, 2019 Deputy Wilder found to be in possession of a folded $1
Theft: 19-15125 the house and located the suspect, Dru responded to Shore Acres Way in Prince bill with suspected pill residue. Fant was
On March 15th, 2019 Deputy Ander- Mathew Maguire (20), sleeping on a Frederick for the report of a trespasser. charged with CDS: Possession Not Mari-
son responded to The Spot Thrift Store couch. Maguire was placed under arrest The complainant advised that the sus- juana, CDS: Possession Paraphernalia,
in St. Leonard for the report of a theft. and transported to the Calvert County pect had returned to the residence af- and Possession of CDS While Confined/
The complainant advised sometime be- Detention Center where he was charged ter being told an hour prior by Deputy Detained.
tween 5 pm on March 14th and 9:30 am with Burglary- 4th Degree – Dwelling. Wilder she was not welcome there. Dep-
on March 15th, an unknown suspect(s) uty Wilder placed Valerie Mason (67)
stole a black leather jacket with an esti- under arrest and transported her to the
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Thursday, March 28, 2019 The Calvert County Times In Our Community 9

Calvert’s Breakfast Bounty Maryland Day Celebrated

The serving line at the Calvert County Farm Bureau’s annual Farm to Table Breakfast March
23 at the Calvert County Fairgrounds.

Ryan Kile of Barstow Elementary School was the Calvert County Flag bearer during the Maryland Day
celebration March 23 at Historic St. Mary’s City.

Parks Return to Normal Summer Hours


and amenities. Park hours are posted
at the entrance of each county park or
available online. Visit Calvert County
parks and take advantage of the many
features offered including playgrounds,
basketball and tennis courts, baseball
fields and picnic areas. 
Learn more about the Department of
Parks & Recreation and its comprehen-
The Calvert County Department of
sive program of recreational activities
Parks & Recreation announces that all
offered in community centers, aquatic
parks returned to their normal summer
facilities, the public schools and the
hours Saturday, March 16, 2019. 
county parks by visiting online at Cal-
Sheriff Mike Evans was just one of many public officials to partake of the bounty provided at The summer hours of operation for
vertCountyMd.gov/ParksandRecreation. 
the annual Farm to Table Breakfast at the Calvert County Fairgrounds. Dunkirk District Park, Hallowing Point
Park and Cove Point Park are 8:30 a.m.
Press Release from
to 11 p.m., through mid-November. Oth-
Calvert County Government
er park hours will vary based on location

Help Welcome New Kittens at


Linda L. Kelley Animal Shelter
The Linda L. Kelley Animal Shel-
ter is holding a kitten shower to pre-
pare for litters of kittens to be born in
spring. The event will be held Satur-
day, March 30 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at
the Linda L. Kelley Animal Shelter lo-
cated at 5055 Hallowing Point Road in
Prince Frederick.  
The shelter is taking donations of
kitten milk replacer, kitten baby bot- animal shelter, visit CalvertCountyA-
tles, canned food, non-clumping cat nimalShelter.com or contact the shelter
litter, heating pads, blankets/towels, directly at 410-535-7387. 
pet wipes and more. A full list of ac-
cepted items is available at www.Cal- Press Release from
vertCountyAnimalShelter.com/shower.   Calvert County Government
Even the young ones enjoyed the meal.
For more information on the county’s
10 In Our Community The Calvert County Times Thursday, March 28, 2019

New Family of Extinct Dolphins Named chaic dolphin named Yaquinacetus mea- American tribe formerly living in that
di is approximately 22 million years old, region), that flows into the Pacific Ocean
and lived long before modern dolphins a few kilometers north of the locality
or porpoises appeared in the oceans. where the skull was discovered, and ce-
Although not closely related, the skull tus, whale in Latin. In addition, meadi
of the ancient Yaquinacetus is similar (the name of the new species) honors Dr.
in size and shape to that of the living James G. Mead (Figure 3, Curator Emer-
spinner dolphin (Stenella longirostris). itus of marine mammals in the Division
In life, Yaquinacetus would have been of Mammals at the Smithsonian Institu-
about 8’ long (Figure 2). Its skull was tion) for his life-long work studying and
equipped with approximately 160 point- describing the anatomy and ecology of
ed teeth - useful for hunting slippery fish whales and dolphins.
Figure 2. Life restoration of Yaquinacetus
or squid. Yaquinacetus is represented by meadi. By Tim Scheirer, Calvert Marine
The new dolphin’s family name is
only a single specimen. Imagine, of all Museum. “Squaloziphiidae”, because some of
the millions or billions of individuals their cranial features are reminiscent to
of this kind of dolphin that ever existed, This publication is the result of col- those in modern beaked whales (family
this one Smithsonian specimen is the laboration between the Royal Belgian Ziphiidae). This makes the dedication of
Figure 1. Yaquinacetus meadi, a new genus
only one of its kind known to science. Institute of Natural Sciences (Brussels, the new species to Dr. Mead even more
and species of archaic dolphin about 22
million years old from coastal Oregon. A. We don’t know how far and wide its Belgium), the Calvert Marine Museum relevant. Indeed, Dr. Mead’s principle
Restoration of the skull and lower jaw in a habitat ranged, nor how long it lived on (Solomons, Maryland, U.S.A), Museums research interest is beaked whales, on
left lateral view. B. Photo of the skull (USNM Earth, or if it had any descendants; but Victoria (Melbourne, Australia), and the which he has published numerous scien-
214705) in dorsal view. C. Restoration of the we know that it existed. National Museum of Natural History, tific works, including contributions to the
skull in dorsal view. Scale bar is 10 cm long What we can say for sure is that the Smithsonian Institution (Washington, description of several new living species
(approximately 4 inches long). skull of Yaquinacetus is sufficiently D.C., U.S.A.). (an outstanding achievement for a spe-
different from other known archaic How the new dolphin got its name: Ya- cialist of such large marine mammals).
A single nearly complete skull of a dolphins that together with one other quinacetus, a combination of Yaquina,
mysterious fossil dolphin (Figure 1) was extinct dolphin, Squaloziphius emlongi for the Yaquina River (and the Native Press Release from CMM
collected by the late fossil-finder ex- (also known from only a single speci-
traordinaire Doug Emlong (1942–1980)

American Legion Post


men collected by and named in honor of
in March of 1969 from coastal Oregon Doug Emlong) from the early Miocene
(Lincoln County), south of the Yaquina epoch of Washington State, they com-

Donates to Meals on Wheels


River. Remarkably, this skull remained prise a new family of toothed whales, the
unstudied for nearly 50 years until a Squaloziphiidae. It is very exciting that a
team of fossil dolphin enthusiasts from
Post 206 Makes Fundraising Contribution
completely new family of dolphins has
Belgium, the United States, and Austra- been named based on these exceeding-
lia “rediscovered” it in the vast collec- ly rare fossils. We expect that there are
tions of the National Museum of Natural other fossil squaloziphiid dolphins out
History (The Smithsonian Institution). there or hiding in museum collections
Fortunately, this beautiful skull repre- just waiting to be found. These discov-
senting a new family, genus, and species eries confirm the northeastern Pacific
of extinct dolphin has now been brought as a center of diversification for several
to light. Consequently, our knowledge of groups of archaic dolphins during the
the remarkable diversity of extinct dol- late Oligocene - early Miocene (i.e. 25 –
phins continues to increase. This new ar- 20 million years ago).

Pet
OF THE WEEK
American Legion Stallings-Williams
Post 206 on March 11 donated $1,000
to Calvert Meals on Wheels at their
monthly board meeting. The check was
presented to the CMOW Board by Fred
vert County Office on Aging. This office
delivers meals to designated locations for
driver pickup, is the central contact point
for new clients, and distributes monthly
menus. CMOW is a United Way Agency
MEET CARMEN Bumgarner, American Legion Stall-
ings-Williams Post 206 Historian and
and participates in the Maryland Chari-
ties and Combined Federal Campaigns.
Carmen is an ambassador of our
CMOW Board Member, on behalf of About American Legion Stallings-
working cat program. Does your Post 206 Commander, Les Griffith. The Williams Post 206
home or business have a problem money was raised through fundraising The Stallings-Williams American Le-
with rodents? Get yourself the best efforts, including karaoke, breakfasts, gion Post 206, located in Chesapeake
exterminator from the Linda L. Kelley dinners, dances and golf tournaments. Beach, is Calvert County’s largest Post.
Working Cat Program. These cats, although not suited for a The Post routinely supports projects Since its beginning in 1946, the Post has
such as CMOW to make a difference in hosted Memorial and Veterans Day ser-
typical home environment, will be a valued employee! Your
the community. vices, decorated the graves of all known
pest population will dramatically decrease and you’ll save a About CMOW veterans at local cemeteries, hosted an-
life in the process. Carmen’s adoption fee will be waived for a Calvert Meals on Wheels mission is nual Flag Day events, and supported ac-
qualified adopter! to help homebound citizens who have tive duty military, Veterans, and Veteran
difficulties preparing meals to live more families. The Post also awards collegiate
The Linda L. Kelley Animal Shelter is located at 5055 Hallowing Point Road in
Prince Frederick. We are open for adoptions Tuesday through Saturday.
independently. CMOW delivers a meal scholarships and financially support
For more information about this week’s Pet of the Week and a smile five days a week. CMOW many community projects and National
or any of our other adoptable pets please check out our is a volunteer organization governed American Legion Veteran and youth
website www.calvertcountyanimalshelter.com or give by a Board of Directors. In addition to programs.
us a call at 410-535-PETS (7387). Please follow us on our drivers who deliver noontime meals, vol-
Facebook Page @ Calvert County Animal Shelter and unteer route coordinators manage eight Press Release from Stallings-Williams
Instagram @CalvertCountyAnimalShelter. delivery routes throughout the county. American Legion Post 206
CMOW works very closely with the Cal-
Thursday, March 28, 2019 The Calvert County Times 11
The Knowledge from 12,000 Dental Implants Placed
Leads Marylanders to Healthier Smiles
BY: JEFF TOMCSIK replace the root with my root; and my O’Roark: The life expectancy of a nation is very comparable to the price
Research Reporter root is made out of titanium. Titanium fixed bridge can be anywhere from ten of the three unit bridge. This amplifies
General dentist, Wayne L. O’Roark is has the incredible capacity to stimulate to fifteen years. On the other hand, since the fact that the value of replacing that
one of the leading providers of compre- the bone to not only grow around it but you’ve not replaced the root the bone tooth with a root replacement, not only
hensive implant dentistry in Maryland. tobond to it. Once youhave integration, underneath will continue to deteriorate. does not involve adjacent teeth but it is
He is a clinical graduate instructor at the and bone biology requires ninety days If the bridge is lost or one of the abut- comparable to the cost of a three unit
dental school at the University of Mary- for that to occur, you have a platform ments (teeth that hold the bridge) is lost bridge. I consider that as a number one
land. He is a Diplomate in both the on which to build teeth or a tooth. This or damaged then your problem gets big- advantage of doing the implant over the
American Board of Oral Implantology keeps the bone in function and helps to ger. In the case of the root replacement, bridge.
and the International Congress of Oral prevents loss of bone. I have implants that have been in func- Tomcsik: I see a lot of ads for perio-
Implantologists. He has dedicated the Tomcsik: Why replace a tooth with an tion for well over thirty years. dontists, oral surgeons, general dentist
past two decades to placing and restor- implant rather than a bridge? Tomcsik: So those people don’t have that all claim to place implants. How
ing implants. Dr. O’Roark has success- bone retention problems. The implant is does one decide who to go to if they
fully placed well over 12,000 implants O’Roark: Conventional dentistry says, enough support to keep the bone from need to get an implant?
since focusing his practice on this area when you have a missing tooth, you put
disappearing?
of dentistry. Since 2006 he has been a cap on each tooth on either side of the O’Roark: You can ask for referrals from
practicing out of Tidewater Dental in open space and form a bridge over the O’Roark: It’s not so much that the im- your friends and family. You can ask
Lexington Park, Maryland and Tidewa- gap where the missing tooth was. Well, plant is a support for the bone. Bone your general dentist for a referral or you
ter Dental Solomons Island, Maryland. in order to do this you must cut each doesn’t like to be put out to pasture. It can go to The American Board of Oral
healthy tooth down so that a prosthetic doesn’t like to have nothing to do. And Implantology. They are the premiere
Tomcsik: How did you get your start in crown can fit over the existing teeth on when its function has been taken away source for finding highly experienced
Implant Dentistry? each side of the space. You than have from it, it will disappear. And it will dis- doctors doing implants. They will list
O’Roark: Early on, when I got out of a fixed prosthetic bridge attached to appear rather dramatically. With an im- for you the board certified doctors doing
school I realized that the traditional each cap, filling the gap. So you’ve now plant the bone remains in function and implants today. It’s important to know
prosthetics were not very good and I had involved two more teeth in the problem has the potential to last indefinitely. The the specialist cannot do the restorative
the opportunity to listen to a lecture by area by cutting them down to support first implant I ever put in place in 1971, work, whereas the general dentist that
one of the leaders in implant dentistry. the bridge. So what happens if one of remained in function, in the patients restricts their practice to specializing in
From that I did extensive studying and the teeth used in making the bridge mouth until she passed away in about implants will place the implant and re-
incorporated implants in my general fails? Now the bridge fails and you have 2004. I will not put a timeframe on how store the prosthetics for the implants.
two missing teeth. long they’ll last because they literally
practice. I had experience in removable
have the potential to last indefinitely. Tomcsik: So when a specialist provides
partial dentures, full dentures, crowns Tomcsik: So what you’re saying is you a quote, they are just quoting the root
and bridges but I found none of them now have two healthy teeth that you are Tomcsik: When you talk about put- replacement or implant and not the
satisfied the need for replacement of a compromising to fill the space of the ting an implant into the jaw bone that tooth replacement or crown?
missing tooth or missing teeth, whether one missing tooth… sounds like a pretty elaborate surgery.
that be one tooth, a section of teeth, or O’Roark: That is largely true. That’s a
O’Roark: Exactly. Now that’s not Can you elaborate on that? very good point. If you get a quotation
a whole arch of teeth. The point is, it
is important for these teeth and roots wrong, but you must keep in mind that O’Roark: Actually, the surgery to place from a specialist you must make sure
to be replaced to prevent bone loss. If those teeth are being compromised and the implant is very nominal. It’s rela- that he is being clear that the price he is
you take the function away from bone if something should go wrong with ei- tively painless. I operate under local giving you is for the implant and not the
by extracting a tooth, and you do noth- ther of those teeth supporting the bridge anesthesia and oral presedation if you prosthetic part. One of the things that I
ing about it, you will lose bone and it you will lose the bridge too and now wish. If I put the root replacement in have tried to do is restricting my prac-
will continue for a significant amount your problem is larger. this morning, you can go back to work tice to placing implants and providing
this afternoon. There will be no stitches. the prosthetics for about 15 years now
of time. If I can put that root back and Tomcsik: So letmeunderstand some- There is virtually no swelling. There’s and have incorporated into my general
keep the bone in function we will pre- thing. In a single tooth replacement
serve the bone very nicely. you’ve given me two options. One is a generally no pain. There’s no bleeding practice for at least 35 years now. The
and the procedure is quite innocuous. important thing is that the continuity
Tomcsik: What are you replacing the single root replacement called an im- from the implant through the placement
root with? plant with a crown that integrates into Tomcsik: The other major concern I
of the prosthetic is all done by the same
the system. The other option is a bridge imagine people having about implant person. There is a lot to be said for that
O’Roark: Most people don’t have a where you’ve cut two teeth and you’ve dentistry is the cost. How does that com-
good idea about what an implant is. So bridged the gap between them with just pare toother options? because I can design your implant place-
I like to call them root replacements. a crown with no root replacement. Give ment to accept the prosthetic results that
When you lose or remove a tooth you O’Roark: The simplest thing to do is we want as an end result, especially in
me, if you will, a ten year prognosis of
remove the crown, which is the part you the patient in both scenarios. What does compare one missing tooth implant to complex cases.
see and the root which is under the gum a three unit bridge as discussed earlier.
the patient look like in scenario 1 and
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14 Feature The Calvert County Times Thursday, March 28, 2019

Calvert Native Makes Her First Movie


Next Up: A Film in Southern Maryland
By Dick Myers completely down in the dumps. It actually felt like, now
Editor that basically all my stuff was ruined in the fire. I don’t
have a place to live. I have family and friends. I was per-
Calvert County native and Patuxent High School grad- fectly fine. I felt very content, but I was like, okay, I’ve
uate Victoria Fratz is well on her way to making a mark been wanting to make a transition here for a while any-
on the Hollywood film industry. Her production compa- way, so why don’t I try and move somewhere else.”
ny Social House Films, which she co-founded with her Show business was in the back of her mind. “I think
boyfriend Aaron Fradkin, recently released a feature- that was very present there. Growing up, I had never had
length film called “Electric Love,” which has been criti- any clue as to how to make a living in the entertainment
cally acclaimed at film festivals and now is available on business. And so that was what always prevented me
several digital platforms including Amazon and iTunes. from strongly pursuing it.”
Fratz, 31, hopes to bring the success she has had in So, it started very slowly. “I was like a marketing con-
Hollywood home soon to Southern Maryland. sultant. I was picking up gigs here and there consulting
Her path to Hollywood was a circuitous one pushed for different companies, but on the side, it was like, let
along by a confluence of three bad breaks at virtually the me start taking acting classes, let me start working on
same time. After graduating from Towson University, my social media and let me start short shooting these
she was living in Baltimore and doing brand develop- little videos. And so, I started just dipping my toe and
ment for a start-up company which downsized, putting became more and more comfortable until I started to see
her out of a job. She came home to Lusby for Thanks- a path on where I could actually make a living and com-
giving and while there a fire in a neighboring house in pletely be in filmmaking.” Victoria Fratz
Baltimore caused extensive damage to her rental unit and She went to an audition for a rapper, WizKidz music either a new fan or just a new viewer and a little bit of
she lost everything. And, then someone ran into her car video and that’s where she met Fradkin, her boyfriend money coming in from that rental. So, I really liked that
and totaled it. and co-producer. “I really liked his work. I looked at his option because it’s just helps; there’s so much content out
It was time for a change and a time for her to pursue work online before I went into the audition and I had a there. So, the fact that you are able to get in someone’s
her dream that had a show business underpinning to it. short film strip that I was looking for a director for.” home, I think that that’s a great option.”
So, she picked Los Angeles over New York and Miami They started working together. “I messaged him and Electric Love, she said, is about online dating in Los
and headed west, not knowing anyone there. we set a meeting and he mentioned that he needed a Angeles and follows Adam and Emma. They met on so-
Fratz clearly remembers when she got the movie bug. producer for an upcoming short film he was doing, and cial media, she explained. “They’re in, during the begin-
She was 11 and she has it all on DVD, a family trip to we had talked a lot about our professional abilities and ning, passion and excitement of a new relationship, but
Alabama. “It was a giant camcorder, the one that’s over so he brought me on as a producer and really started to also the miscommunication and drama that comes with
the shoulder. I was playing around with the video cam- just redirect skills that I had already had and show me liking someone very quickly without paying attention to
era; I didn’t have any editing software.” So, she had to do where those could fit as a producer. Here’s how you do a red flags along the way. And then we also explore their
everything in sequence. She started experimenting, pan- call sheet, here’s how you assemble, here’s how you hire friends.”
ning around. “It kind of set the scene of where we were. crew. So, he was really the mentor for getting me started The cast included some “really talented acting
And then I see my grandfather in the back and I’d go up in this path.” friends.” And one of those cast members was that shy
to him and I say, ‘how hot is it out here?’ So, we have a At that point Fradkin was working on a draft of Elec- girl from Calvert County, who plays a cameo role as the
little bit more of the setting being described.” tric Love. And, she would tell him, “I don’t think that best friend of the leading man.
She added, “So, I would say like at a very young age the girls would do this then. And I don’t think that the She said she thought it was a relatively small role un-
I was already trying to perform and that’s once I got a roommates are talking like this. And so, then he would til she heard from her father, grandfather and uncle, all
camera in my hand. Before that I was always putting on just move his laptop over to me and say, “Well here, you independently, who messaged, “I didn’t realize you had
little performances for my family. Little plays in the liv- write something for the girls’ sides. “ such a big role in it.”
ing room, with zero stage fright growing up.” And that’s how the collaboration developed that be- Fratz and Fradkin are working on writing their next
Fratz started school at Our Lady Star of the Sea in came Electric Love, which in a sense tells the story of project. She explained: “As soon as I really became a
Solomons, then on to Southern Middle School, Calver- Victoria and Aaron’s dating relationship evolved. “We professional filmmaker, the first thing I wanted to do
ton and then graduated from Patuxent in 2005. Her fa- just became a team.” is go back to my hometown and make something great
ther Jimmy works at Dominion and her mother Laura is About the decision for independent production, she there because it’s just so beautiful.” They hope to begin
a guidance counselor. explained, “When we were writing we knew what mon- filming here this summer, although several things need
While at Calverton her mother enrolled her in sum- ey we had. We had a certain budget, and as we started to fall into place first.
mer theater camp. “Those were great programs. I always reaching out to different crew members and other mem- “I hate to say anything is absolutely happening until
thought their theater program was fantastic there. And bers of the team, we realized that we could make the basically I’m there. It’s every intention I have that this
then also my writing teacher. Mr. Price is the director movie within that budget. Trust me, we would love to go is the big goal of 2019 and I almost always just hit my
over at Patuxent.” to a studio and have those meetings. But first of all, we goals. So, fingers crossed that we’re there filming this
But she never performed in school. “I was worried I didn’t know anyone who we could really get the script in movie and it’s going to be great.”
wasn’t going to make the cut, or I wasn’t going to be cool front of to actually make progress. And then even if we What’s it about? “The story is a drama. It’s kind of like
enough. I was too nervous to go and audition.” That con- did that, we wanted to make a movie that was a little bit a nice coming of age tale about a girl who’s becoming
tinued to be the case at College of Southern Maryland of like we’d written it. We spent all this time, let’s make it the person that she wants to be and overcoming some ob-
and then on to Towson, where she majored in mass com- as opposed to let’s go take meetings and have somebody stacles. When we get there, I’m looking forward to call-
munications studies and communication studies. “So, I tell us when we can make it.” ing on the businesses that I always remained friends with
did a double concentration in PR and advertising,” she Once the movie was finished, they had some friends and hopefully I can include locals. We want to include
explained. put them in touch with Gravitas Industries, a distribu- local actors, local workers, local businesses, everything
She did build her confidence up while at Townson tor, which came highly recommended for independent because it’s really what adds a lot of magic to projects
being a Red Bull energy drink ambassador. She said, producers. like this.”
“That was always a really good way to keep a little bit She explained the process begins with getting as many Where does she see her career going in five years?
of creativity in there and being confident and talking presales as possible from everyone they can contact. “I would say that my strongest passion is producing.
to strangers or just speaking to people, it kind of builds Then it’s released either theatrically or in an on-demand I really, really love the job of being a producer and so
confidence.” mode, as Electric Love is now available. that’s what I’m working on every single day. I also love
After retelling her early pre-Hollywood resume, she She admitted there was still more prestige in a theater writing. I just can’t help myself. I love to jump in front of
noted: “Every single lesson I learned, every job I worked release. But she added, “I think that on-demand is a fan- the camera every now and do a role here and there. It’s
absolutely is vital for every day of me being a successful tastic option because it really helps you immediately get something that I’d like to just keep my hand in and it’s
producer here.” into the home of millions upon millions of people and so much fun.”
About that negative trifecta that prompted her move they can on an easygoing Thursday, Friday night decide
to Los Angeles, she said, “I felt annoyed, but I didn’t feel to just watch your movie and then there you go. You have dickmyers@countytimes.net
Thursday, March 28, 2019 The Calvert County Times Sports 15

Wanna’ Be Sailors and Boaters


Invited to Open House in Solomons
Alvey Flawless In
Potomac Season Opener
Quade Scores in Limited LM Feature

Members and guests mingle during the 2018 Crew Listing Party at SMSA in Solomons. 
This year’s Crew Listing Party is this Saturday from 4 - 6pm.  Southern Maryland Sailing Darren Alvey wired the field to score in the 16-lap Street Stock feature, Greg
Association, SpinSheet Magazine, Buck Distributing, and MUSTO Apparel are the sponsors. his first win of the season in last Sat- Morgan came out on top in a wild finish
urday nights 20-lap RUSH Crate Late in the 15-lap Hobby Stock feature with
By Tim Flaherty Model main at Potomac Speedway. The Stephen Suite scoring a convincing win
Staff Writer win for Alvey, came in his trusty Alvey in the nightcap 15-lap U-Car main.    
Brothers Farm Rocket no.30, and would
SpinSheet Magazine, a sailing publi- be the 8th of his career with the RUSH RUSH Crate Late Model feature
cation based in Annapolis, started host- Crates.  finish
ing an annual “crew listing” party in an Alvey and class rookie Jeremy Pilker- 1. Darren Alvey 2. Logan Roberson 3.
Annapolis boatyard back in 1996, the ton brought the field to green with Alvey Chuck Bowie 4. Austin Bussler 5. Brad
first full year of SpinSheet’s existence. booming into the race lead as the field Rigdon 6. Ben Bowie 7. Megan Mann
The original idea was to help local boat scattered off turn two. As Alvey lead, 8. Jeremy Pilkerton 9. Jonathan Raley
owners find racing crew for the active fifth starting Logan Roberson emerged 10. Dale Hollidge 11. Donny Tepper
sailing scene in that city. The idea grew in second and went after Alvey. Two 12. Harry Shipe III 13. Carl Vaughn 14.
and grew. late race cautions bunched the field and Ronnie Martin Jr. (DNS)
SpinSheet Publisher Mary Ewenson
Spinsheet now sponsors four annual introduces a sailing panel to the audience
gave Roberson an opportunity, however
Crew Listing Parties, including in Sol- at last year’s Crew Listing Party at Southern he was no match as Alvey drove to the Limited Late Model feature finish
omons. For the seventh year in a row, Maryland Sailing Association.  This year’s win by three car lengths at the finish. 1. Derick Quade 2. Tyler Emory 3.
Southern Maryland Sailing Association event is this Saturday  from 4 - 6pm “After the last practice session we found Billy Tucker 4. Jonny Oliver 5. Dale
will host and co-sponsor the SpinSheet something on the car we didn’t like and Murphy 6. Matt Tarbox 7. Todd Plum-
“Learn-to-sail for all age groups, small the boys worked hard all week to get it mer 8. Sam Archer 9. Richard Culver 10.
Solomons Crew Listing Party present-
boat racing, big boat racing, cruising fixed.” Alvey stated post race. “It’s great Brandon Long
ed by Miller Lite this Saturday, March
just for fun, high school sailing. The to get a win on opening day and a big
30th, at 4pm at the SMSA Clubhouse on
Crew Listing Party enables us to have thanks to all our crew and sponsors this Street Stock feature finish
Solomons Island.
a festive open house where people can win is for them.” Roberson held tough 1. Marty Hanbury 2. Mike Raleigh 3.
“The whole idea is to get people on
come by and ask questions and meet new for second, defending track champion Paul Jones 4. Matt Randall 5. John Bal-
the water,” says SpinSheet Associate
friends. It give SMSA a chance to re- Chuck Bowie was third, Austin Bussler lou DNS-Deuce Wright, Ed Pope Jr. 
Publisher Chris Charbonneau. “There’s
cruit new crew for our boats and recruit produced a career-best finish with fourth
no experience necessary, just come out
new members.” and Brad Rigdon would complete the Hobby Stock feature finish
and meet boat owners.” Charbonneau
At least two boats and their skippers top-five. Heats went to Chuck Bowie and 1. Greg Morgan 2. Jonathan Knott
stressed the event isn’t just geared to rac-
will be stationed at the end of the SMSA Dale Hollidge.  3. Hilton Pickeral 4. Mikey Latham 5.
ing. “We want people to come out and
dock on Saturday for quick tours and Derick Quade scored a flag to flag win Stevie Gingery 6. Dave Adams 7. Chris
meet cruising skippers, too. If you are
Q&A with experienced sailors to answer in the companion 20-lap Limited Late Cooke 8. Buddy Dunagan 9. Kyle Ran-
really competitive, come on out. If you
questions and make new sailors feel at Model headliner. Quade shot from the dall 10. Colin Long 11. Kyle Nelson 12.
are looking for a laid-back boat to crew
home. pole and would lead the duration scoring Robbie Kramer 13. Ray Bucci 14. Billy
with, we’ve got people for you to meet
Saturday’s Crew Listing Party will his 14th career division win aboard his Crouse
as well.”
also feature a panel discussion with boat Black Diamond no.74. «It always helps
There will be free heavy hors
skippers and crew members that will be to start up front, but we had a great race U-Car feature finish
d’oeuvres, and SMSA will have its bar -
moderated by Charbonneau. car tonight.» Quade stated in victory 1.Stephen Suite 2. Cody Stamp 3. Bil-
with reasonably priced beverages - open
MUSTO, a sailing apparel company, lane. «The new surface will take some ly Smith 4. Ben Pirner 5. Justin Knight
for what is billed as an “open house”
is a sponsor of the crew listing series. getting used to, but it sure is good getting 6. Larry Lamb 7. Dominic King 8. Ryan
event. Sponsoring and hosting the party
Similar parties are held in Annapolis, a win early in the season.» Defending Quade 9. Owen Lacey 10. Tim Steele 11.
is an opportunity to promote the organi-
Baltimore, and Hampton, VA. Register- track champion Tyler Emory was second Logan Aldeman 12. Mackenzie Smith
zation and its learn-to-sail opportunities
ing in advance for a party is not neces- with Billy Tucker, Jonny Oliver and Dale 13. Stephanie Homberg 14. Joey Suite
to a wide community. The club hosts a
sary, but it does automatically enter you Murphy rounding out the top-five. Heats 15. Brad Saylor 
popular summer kids sailing camp, as
in drawings for MUSTO shoes and a went Brandon Long and Dale Murphy.
well as offering adult learn-to-sail week-
pricey MUSTO sailing jacket. Go to In support class action Marty
ends to new members, all at an afford- Doug Watson
https://www.spinsheet.com/crew-parties Hanbury, at 73 years young, took the win
able price compared to belonging to a Potomac Speedway
to register for the Southern Maryland
traditional yacht club. Weekly racing is
Sailing Association event.
held in both large and small boats, and
The local beverage sponsor of the Sol-
there is a complete schedule of cruising
events offered through SMSA.
omons Crew Listing Party is Buck Dis-
tributing of Upper Marlboro, distributor
% LOCAL COMMUNITY NEWS
SERVING CALVERT COUNTY
“We have something here for just
of Miller Lite Beer.
about everybody,” SMSA Commodore
Jim Whited told The County Times.
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n A
Fu& G ME there
41. Ridicules
12. Space station
14. Gene
4. Former CIA
S Southern Maryland Film
Festival Coming in August
In the past the SMDFF has been held
43. Allied Powers vs. Central 19. Satisfy
Powers 23. Livid
5. Global health group
in various locations throughout Leonar-
45. Produce 24. It comes after “et”
47. Ancient kingdom near 25. More (Spanish)
Dead Sea
49. Hebrew unit of liquid
26. Electronic data processing
27. Buffer solution to separate
6. Male given name dtown, along with two smaller fests in
capacity
50. Type of sword
DNA and RNA
28. Primate
7. Opposite of right Indian Head and North Beach.  Com-
55. “Sin City” actress
56. Female reproductive cells
29. Scattered
34. Evergreen tree
8. Open Payment Initiative mittee Secretary and Sponsorship Coor-
57. Afflicted
59. One point north of
35. What engaged couples
will say 9. Desert plants dinator Heather Husk says that the Com-
northeast
60. Garland
36. Barbie’s friend
37. Midway between south 10. A bird that cannot fly mittee is grateful for the support they re-
61. Spiritual leader
62. Negative
and southeast
39. A position from which 11. Off-Broadway theater ceived early on from the Commissioners
63. Tooth caregiver
64. Cheek
progress can be made
40. Showed up award of Leonardtown, St. Mary’s County Arts
CLUES DOWN
41. Insecticide
42. Type of milk 12. Lump of clay Council, and the local business commu-
CLUES ACROSS 17. Type of horse 1. Form of “to be” 44. Verandas
13. Barbie’s pal nity of the Tri-County area. “As the rep-
The Steering Committee for the South-
45. Annoyingly talkative
utation of the Festival has grown, more
1. Sacred bull (Egyptian 18. Volcanic craters 2. A hand has one
3. Thought 46. Abba __, Israeli politician

PUZZLE SOLUTIONS
myth.) 20. Type of graph (abbr.) 47. “Heat” director 16. Seldom ern Maryland Film Festival (SMDFF) is local businesses are eager to lend their
5. One-time European money 21. Supporters 4. Physical body LAST WEEK’S
5. Removes 48. Plant genus
8. Disfigure 22. North and South are two
18. Noses excited to announce that they are revis- support,” she adds. 
6. One who perpetrates 51. Swiss river
11. Polish city 25. Spread 52. Prejudice
wrongdoing
ing their date and revamping their ven-
13. Move quickly on foot 30. Adjusted
14. Landlocked West African 31. Vietnamese offensive 7. Make one
8. Kate and Rooney are two
53. Actor Idris
54. Freedom fighters (slang)
22. Denotes past Former Event Coordinator for the
ue for 2019.  This year the Festival will
country 32. Nazi architect
15. Used in aromatherapy 33. Nigerian peoples 9. __ Ladd, “Shane” actor
10. Makes fun of
58. Criticize
23. Selling at specially Commissioners of Leonardtown, Maria
be held  the weekend of August 23rd  in
16. The greatest of all time 38. When you hope to get
reduced prices Fleming, continues to volunteer with the
24. __ Claus a single, indoor, air-conditioned loca- Steering Committee, citing that mov-
25. Comes before two tion: Lexington Exchange Movies 12 in ing the Film Festival to a single indoor
27. Fencing swords California. location will simplify logistics for the
28. Nocturnal rodent “It’s an incredible opportunity for our SMDFF team as well as the attendees.
CLUES ACROSS 34. Skin problem
29. Chinese revolutionary filmmakers to see their movies with a Bill Stea and Alex David, the technical
1. Joint 35. Type of music live audience on a full size screen,” says masterminds behind the film festival,
30. Electronic counter-
37. Intestinal pouches SMDFF Operations Manager Theresa are pleased that the theater has equip-
6. A group of countries in countermeasures
38. Eight Wood.  According to Wood, one of the ment that can handle multiple formats of
special alliance 31. Enjoyable movie theatre employees approached the
39. Emerald Isle digital movies, which may increase the
10. Stone 33. Villain Festival Committee with the possibility
40. Interpret characters number and quality of submissions.
14. Move with a splashing
41. Abandon
35. Discussed of showing movies on the big screen. “To The SMDFF Steering Committee will
sound 36. Waterfall (Scottish) our amazement David Campbell, general be accepting movie submissions until
43. Felines
15. Can be fixed 37. Old television part manager, and RC Theatres graciously of- July 1st, 2019. Filmmakers interested
45. Energy and enthusiasm fered to be our screening venue sponsor
17. Giving human (abbr.) in submitting their movies to the event
characteristics to the 46. Resembles a pouch
39. Roughly chipped flint for this year, providing us an exclusive, should review procedures and guidelines
nonhuman 47. Relating to sense of
42. Helps change channels dedicated screening room for the entire on the website at  smdff.org. Questions
19. Other side of yang smell
43. __ Sagan, astronomer day of the event at Lexington Exchange for the committee can be submitted via
(Chinese) 49. Swiss river Movies 12.” email to SMDfilmfest@gmail.com.
44. Cooling unit
50. Bradley Int’l Airport

Newtowne Players Present Neil


20. Consume 46. Uttered words
21. Gave it a go 53. __ __ __ __ yonder
47. Small integers
57. Tarred and ___

Simon’s Brighton Beach Memories


22. One point north of due 48. Type of data
east 58. Boyish
49. Inspired
23. Fat used to make 59. This (Spanish)
50. France’s first Jewish PM
puddings 60. Male parent The Newtowne Players will pres- middle-class Brooklyn walk-up. Eugene
51. Famed sci-fi novel
24. Turfs 61. Lounge chair ent Neil Simon’s Broadway hit comedy Jerome, standing in for the author, is the
52. Body parts “Brighton Beach Memoirs” from March narrator and central character. Dreaming
26. Not awake 53. Nigerian City 29 to April 14. Performances will be of baseball and girls, Eugene must cope
29. Not nice CLUES DOWN 54. Amount of time Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m., with Sun- with the mundane existence of his family
31. Frighten 1. Sports award 55. Coloring material day matinees at 3:30 p.m. life: his formidable mother, overworked
32. Political action 2. Monetary unit of Angola 56. Type of constrictor snake The play will be presented at the Three father, and worldly older brother Stanley.
committee 3. Some animals live here Notch Theatre, 21744 South Coral Drive, Throw into the mix his widowed Aunt
LexingtonPark, MD 20653. Tickets are Blanche, her two young (but rapidly ag-
$15 for adults; $12 for seniors, students ing) daughters and you have a recipe for
and military; and $10 for children age 12 hilarity, served up Simon-style. This bit-
and under. Thursdays only, all seats are tersweet memoir evocatively captures
$10. All tickets may be purchased online the life of a struggling Jewish household
at www.newtowneplayers.org, or by call- where, as his father states, “if you didn’t
ing 301-737-5447. have a problem, you wouldn’t be living
“Brighton Beach Memoirs” is Neil here.”​
Simon’s autobiographical portrait of
the writer as a young teen in 1937 liv- Press Release from Newtowne Players
ing with his family in a crowded, lower

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In Remembrance
The Calvert 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
jenicoster@countytimes.net after noon on Mondays may run in the following week’s edition.

William Raymond 11:00 service on Friday, March 29th. In-


ternment will follow in the family plot
rell; two sons Chason Thomas Harrell
and Ethan Pierce Harrell; and daughter
“Bill” McCarthy at the church.  Afterwards, fellowship, Emily Rose Harrell.
music and food will be shared at Adam’s At the age of 14, Rosemary met the
Rib on Route 4. love of her life, Mason, on Christmas
In lieu of flowers contributions in morning and they went through life in-
Doug’s memory to Calvert Hospice, P.O. separable. In her youth, Rosemary en-
Box 838, Prince Frederick would be ap- joyed all things outdoors – from time
preciated. They served him well. on the beach, sunbathing on the boat,
Rosemary D. Harrell, 57, of Prince and exploring historic sites. She enjoyed
Frederick, MD passed away on March reading outside on warm sunny days,
21, 2019 in Prince Frederick, MD. honey buns for breakfast, sitting by the
pool with friends, and most of all spend-
Rosemary Dornan ing time with her husband and children.
Rosemary was a devoted mother and a
Harrell loving wife, sister, daughter and friend.
The family will receive relatives and
William Raymond “Bill” McCarthy, friends on Thursday, March 28th, 2019
80, of Leonardtown passed away March from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Rausch
between Maryland and California, all Funeral Homes in Port Republic, MD. 
23, 2019 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center. the while maintaining close ties to the
He was born October 20, 1938 in Wash- A funeral service will follow at 12 noon
friends and families in both locations. with Pastor Floyd Grissom officiating.
ington, D.C. to Dennis J. and Nellie L. The third generation in his family to
(Sparshott) McCarthy. Bill was raised in Interment will follow in  Chesapeake
attend Charlotte Hall Military Acad- Highlands in Port Republic, Maryland.
D.C. and joined the United States Army, emy in Charlotte Hall, Doug’s education
following high school. He was employed continued through diligent self-study in
as a maintenance supervisor for various areas about which he was most passion- JoAnn Adams
housing and apartment complexes. Bill ate: Technology, vintage cars and music.
was a people person who enjoyed fish- Some will remember his aptitude at re-
ing, music, playing harmonica, dancing pairing early VCRs while he stayed at
and socializing. the family’s farm in St Leonard. He also
Bill was preceded in death by his participated in the operations of the fam-
wife Joyce Marie McCarthy in 2008 ily’s transportation business: Maryland
and siblings Donald, Joe, Bob, Pat and Bus Line and Parran Limousines. Rosemary Dornan Harrell, a long time
Mary Ann McCarthy. He is survived by Recognizing the cultural shift in the resident of Calvert County, was wel-
his stepdaughter Angela Lin “Angie” county, he felt it was important to docu- comed into Heaven’s Glory on March
Dowell and husband Jeff of Hollywood, ment everyday events and honed his vid- 21, 2019 at age 57. She bore her affliction
grandchildren Alyssa and Jeffrey Dow- eography skills recording parades, car with fortitude, grace, courage and re-
ell, sister Geraldine Reszczynski, broth- shows, concerts and events throughout mained, until the end, a pillar of strength
er John McCarthy, as well as numerous the Calvert County and beyond. Nota- for all who knew her. Her devotion to her
nieces and nephews. bly, he created a video compilation for family and firm belief and trust in God’s
Visitation will be Friday, March 29, once Presidential Candidate, Bob Dole.  Son, Jesus Christ, supported her in her
2019, 10-11 a.m.at Rausch Funeral As well, his creative mind conceived and time of struggle and ultimately gave her
Home-Owings, 8325 Mt. Harmony built one of the first on-line social dat- peace.
Lane, Owings, MD 20736. Funeral ing platforms long before they became Born September 21, 1961 in Glasgow,
Service will follow at 11 at the funeral popular. Scotland. She immigrated with her
home. In 1998, he was elected as County family in 1967 at a young age aboard
Burial will be at Southern Memorial JoAnn Adams, 79, a longtime resi-
Commissioner and served during a time the U.S.S. United States and became a
Gardens, 10155 Ward Road, Dunkirk, dent of Chesapeake Beach passed away
of tremendous growth and change in the proud citizen of this country. She was
MD 20754. March 20, 2019. JoAnn was born May 6,
county until 2002. He greatly appreci- the daughter of Elizabeth Dornan and
Memorial contributions may be made 1939 in Cumberland to Frank Leroy and
ated the opportunity to serve the people the late James Dornan.
to St. Mary’s Nursing Center, 21585 Pea- Kathryn Florence (Skipper) Cranford.
of Calvert County and worked very hard She is survived by her beloved hus-
body Street, Leonardtown, MD 20650; She was raised in Cumberland and grad-
to serve them to the best of his ability. band of 36 years Mason Thomas Har-
301-475-8000; https://www.smnci.org/ Despite his dwindling health, he re-
mained determined to stay in touch with
John Douglas his community of friends in Southern
California. In August of 2018, to the
“Doug” Parran amazement of his doctors, he galva- Now Offering...
In the stillness before dawn on Friday, nized the strength to return to welcome
March 22, 2019, John Douglas “Doug” the newest grandchild in his best friend’s RAUSCH CREMATORY P.A.
Parran peacefully passed from this life family, in Oceanside, California.
to the next. His unwavering faith in Jesus John Douglas was preceded in death Calvert County’s
Christ supported him through his long by his sister Linda, and his parents. He ONLY On-site Crematory
ordeal and was an inspiration to all those is survived by his older brother, Thomas
who loved and cared for him. He spent Parran lll of St. Leonard, and his first
the last 3 months of his life at the Burnett cousins:  Anne Parran Sledge of Lusby, Where Heritage and Life are celebrated.
Calvert Hospice House on Sixes Road in Edward Sledge of Baltimore, Elizabeth
Prince Frederick. They provided pallia- Wagner Kirkley of Charleston, South Serving Calvert, Anne Arundel, St. Mary’s, and Prince George’s Counties
tive care and his close circle of family Carolina, and Robert Bond Wagner of
and caregivers insured   that during his Silver Spring, MD and their families Lusby Owings Port Republic
final weeks, he was never alone. and children. 20 American Ln. 8325 Mount Harmony Ln. 4405 Broomes Island Rd.
Born October 21, 1952 in Washing- Family and friends are invited to at- 410-326-9400 410-257-6181 410-586-0520
ton D.C., to Thomas Parran Jr. and Ad- tend historic Christ Church on Broome’s
die Marie Bonner, he spent his early life Island Road, in Port Republic for an www.RauschFuneralHomes.com
18 Obituaries The Calvert County Times Thursday, March 28, 2019

uated from Fort Hill High School. After She touched the lives of many people Canebrake, WV to Morgan and Lovie tional Capital Lutheran Teachers Con-
graduating, JoAnn moved to Washing- and will be greatly missed by those who (Gibson) Whittaker. Jerry was raised ference; chairman of the Southeastern
ton, D.C. and worked for C&P Telephone knew her. in Amonate, VA in coal mining camps. District Teachers Conference; and chair-
Company and in the accounting depart- JoAnn was preceded in death by her He moved to Washington, D.C. with his man of the Southeaster District Commit-
ment at Peoples Drug. After moving to parents and a brother Gary Lee Cran- family when he was 14. Jerry was em- tee on School Improvement.
Chesapeake Beach in 1965, JoAnn was ford. She is survived by son Robert L. ployed as a truck driver with HD Supply, Norm and Marie were blessed with
employed by the Calvert County Board Brown and wife Connie of South Ster- delivering construction materials. He five children: Gail, Randall, Robert, Da-
of Education as a Teachers Aid at the ling, PA, daughter Leslie Brown An- married Norma Lynne Weakley on May vid and Donald.
North Beach Annex and Beach Elemen- drecs and husband Kevin of Edgewater, 25, 1996 and they lived in Huntingtown. After retirement, Norm and Marie
tary Schools. She later was employed in grandsons Edward Condit Beall and wife Jerry enjoyed fishing, camping, boating built a house in St. Leonard, Maryland.
the Accounting Department of Safeway Gina, Aleksander Joseph Andrecs and and working in the yard. In June 2017, they moved to an apartment
Stores and was an office manager for Bradan Frank Andrecs, brother Donald Jerry is survived by his wife Norma at Asbury Solomons.  During their time
Cleary Construction. Cranford of Santa Monica, CA and niec- Lynne Whittaker of Huntingtown, step- in Southern Maryland, they were active
Fulfilling her dream to work with es Stephanie and Stacey Cranford. She is daughters Virginia Meadows and hus- members of First Lutheran Church, Hun-
those that needed assistance, JoAnn later also survived many dear friends and Red band Alan of Huntingtown and Dawn tingtown, Maryland.
worked for the Arc of Southern Mary- Hat members Maggie McLaughlin, Vera Ohanessian and husband Aris of Harri- Norm is survived by his wife Marie,
land and most recently was the Director Wilkerson, Sandy Lubbes, Patsy Mitch- sonburg, VA and grandchildren Robert, five children, seven grandchildren and
of On Our Own of Calvert, a wellness ell, Mary Ann Pearson, Grace James, Steven and Tyler Meadows and Calla eight great-grandchildren.
and recovery center in Prince Frederick. Jean Pounds and Cathy Leufler, as well Ohanessian. Visitation will be Saturday, March
JoAnn had a lifetime commitment to the as the staff and consumers of On Our Memorial contributions may be made 30, 2019, 10-11 a.m. mat First Lutheran
youth of Calvert County, especially in Own of Calvert. to American Heart Association, 217 E. Church of Calvert County, 6300 South-
the Twin Beaches; she was both a Girl Memorial contributions may be made Redwood Street, 11th Floor, Baltimore, ern Maryland Boulevard, Huntingtown,
Scout Leader and Cub Scout Den Moth- to On Our Own of Calvert, 24 Solomons MD 21202; Link: https://www.heart.org/ MD 20639. Memorial Servicem will fol-
er. In 1967 she founded the Chesapeake Island Road South, Prince Frederick, Funeral arrangements were made by low at 11 a.m. at the church.
Beach Police and Recreation Club, the MD 20678; 410-535-7576; Link: https:// Rausch Funeral Home. Interment will be Saturday, March
first of it’s kind in the Twin Beach area. onourownm 30, 2019, 2 p.m. at Middleham Chapel
She later founded the Twin Beach Ma-
jorette and Drum Corps, Legionette
Funeral arrangements were made by
Rausch Funeral Home. Norman  A. Hoerauf Cemetery, 10210 H.G. Trueman Road.,
Lusby, MD 20657.
Majorette and Drums Corps and DajaVu Memorial contributions may be
Color Guard.
She was a member of Mt. Harmony Jerry Allen Whittaker made to First Lutheran Church of Cal-
vert Countym 6300 Southern Maryland
United Methodist Church, The Red Hats Boulevard, Huntingtown, MD 20639
Society, Maryland Originals Fife and or Lutheran Hour Ministries, 660 Ma-
Drum Corps and The American Origi- son Ridge Center Drive, St. Louis, MO
nals Fife and Drums Corps. JoAnn loved 63141.
to travel, as there usually was a packed Funeral arrangements were made by
bag ready at a moments notice. She trav- Rausch Funeral Home.
eled around the country and Europe per-
forming with the Fife and Drum Corps.
She also enjoyed many adventures with Mary Ellen Renke
her family, Red Hat ladies, and friends
traveling the US, Caribbean and Europe.
JoAnn was a member of the American
Legion Auxiliary Unit 206, Chesa- Norman  A. Hoerauf, 88, of Solomons,
peake Beach, MD and the Woman of the MD passed away on March 19, 2019 in
Moose, Chapter 653, Woodbridge, VA. Baltimore, MD.
In 2009 JoAnn was the recipient of the Norman  was born in Bay City, Michi-
Calvert County You are Beautiful Award gan. He began dating Marie Schmidt
and in 2010 she received the Maryland when they were 16 years old, and they
Governor’s Volunteer Service Award for married July 12, 1952.
her unending dedication to her Commu- Jerry Allen Whittaker, 74, of Hun- Norm graduated from Concordia
nity. JoAnn had a huge heart and loved tingtown passed away March 19, 2019. Teachers College, River Forest, Illinois
reaching out and helping those in need.  He was born September 30, 1944 in with a Bachelor of Science Degree in
education in 1953 and earned a Master’s
Degree in Education Administration
from the University of Michigan in 1959.
From 1953 – 1956, Norm worked
in Grand Rapids, Michigan, first as a
teacher at Immanuel Lutheran School Mary Ellen Renke, 62, of Chesapeake
then as a teaching principal at Redeemer Beach, MD passed away on Monday
Congregation Christian Day School.  In March 18, 2019 at Calvert Health Medi-
Lynda J. Striegel 1956, he became a teaching principal at cal Center in Prince Frederick, MD. She
REVOCABLE LIVING TRUSTS • BUSINESS LAW Redeemer Lutheran School, Baltimore, was born on October 27, 1956 to Mar-
Maryland, where he worked for eight vin August and Alverta Juanita (Chaney)
WILLS • PROBATE ADMINISTRATION
years. In 1964, he moved to Hyattsville, Tulgetske. Mary Ellen was raised in Cal-
POWERS OF ATTORNEY • LIVING WILLS Maryland, as Principal of Concordia Lu- vert County and attended public schools.
SPECIAL NEEDS TRUSTS FOR DISABLED INDIVIDUALS theran School, where he served for the She had a wonderful childhood. She
Lyn speaks to many groups regarding Estate Planning & would next 30 years. Norm retired from the married Kenneth Renke and they had
be happy to speak to yours. Lyn also offers complimentary teaching ministry in August 1994. a beautiful baby boy named Kenneth
Estate Planning Classes the Third Wednesday of Each Month During his professional life, Norm Renke Jr. on November 25, 1994.  Mary
at 11AM at 8906 Bay Avenue • North Beach, MD 20714. served as a member and chairman of the Ellen worked for The American Legion,
board for Christian Education for the Dash-In, Rod N Reel, Roland’s grocery
301-855-2246 • www.legalstriegel.com Southeastern District, Lutheran Church store and Trader’s. Through the many
Missouri Synod; chairman of the Na- jobs she held over the years she met a
Thursday, March 28, 2019 The Calvert County Times Obituaries 19

lot of wonderful people who loved and 26 years. After retiring, she spent many sail. She also enjoyed gardening, travel- Washell, Gaynell (Michael) Deinert, and
adored her. In her leisure, she loved to go hours volunteering at Jefferson Patter- ing, antiquing, and collecting Shenango Gretchen Schweitzer; ten loving grand-
to the beach, to dance and go to parties, son Park and Battle Creek Nature Center China. She was an active member of the children and four great-grandchildren.
She loved to sit around with friends and until she moved to Laurel, DE in 2007. community and a volunteer at the One A Memorial Service officiated by Rev.
chatting about life. She enjoyed walk- Viola enjoyed reading, watching Perry Room Schoolhouse. Fritzie also was a Walter Beaudwin will be held on Mon-
ing on the boardwalk in North beach Mason, and lighthouses. Her most loved member of St. Paul United Methodist day, April 1, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at St.
and she loved eating crabs! Mary loved place to sit and read was out in her sun- Church. Paul United Methodist Church, 11000
to spend time with her family, She loved room watching nature as the sun shined Fritzie is preceded in death by her par- H.G. Trueman Road, Lusby, MD 20657.
and adored her two sisters Barbara and in. She loved being surrounded by her ents, her brother, John Snyder, and her A reception will follow in the activity
Gloria (Jeannie) who she has now joined family and friends especially her grand- husband, Robert Zidow. She is survived center.
in Heaven. Mary had only one son Lil’ children. Her kindness and generosity by her two sisters, Louise Snyder and Condolences to the family may be
Kenny whom she loved so much. She were one of a kind. Everyone she met Patricia Snyder, and brother, Joseph Sny- made at www.rauschfuneralhomes.com.
could talk about him for hours. Anyone could feel her loving, compassionate, der; her three daughters, Heidi (Jason)
she ever met heard about Lil’ Kenny, she and giving heart through her smile and

Remembering Harry Hughes


carried his pictures in her wallet (all of laughter.
them) from the time he was born until he She will forever be in our hearts and
graduated high school, the love she had truly loved and missed by many.
for him was unconditional. Mary also The family will receive friends on To the Editor: Governor Hughes to launch the Chesapeake
had so many nieces and nephews. She Saturday, March 30, 2019, from 10 – The passing of Governor Harry Hughes Bay program. If seven counties could work
enjoyed spending time with her great- 11 am at the Rausch Funeral Home, 20 and the outpouring of tributes for him   in together with the State to clean up the Patux-
great niece Aalayah Jones who brought American Lane, Lusby, MD. A Celebra- recent days bring back a flood of good ent River, he reasoned, why couldn’t the six
such love and light to her life. She was tion of Life Service will be offered at 11 memories. I am reflecting on how much the states in the Chesapeake Bay watershed do
opportunity to work with him meant to me the same?
loved by so many and will be greatly am with Chaplain Bill Miller officiating. as the newly appointed 31-year-old Execu- In these early years I also worked with
missed. Interment will be private. In lieu of flow- tive Director of the Tri-County Council for Governor Hughes to organize the events
Funeral arrangements were made by ers, the family request contributions to Southern Maryland, nearly forty years ago. celebrating Maryland’s 350th Anniversary
Rausch Funeral Home. be made to either, Jefferson Patterson During my first week on the job I met Gov- in 1984—seizing a strategic opportunity
Park, 10115 Mackall Rd., St. Leonard, ernor Hughes at a gathering in Nanjemoy in to share the heritage of our region of the
Viola Verna Willey MD 20685 or Battle Creek Cypress
Swamp Sanctuary, c/o Courthouse, 175
October of 1980, the last month of that year’s
Presidential campaign, and attended a break-
State  and it’s beauty with all Marylanders,
and the residents of nearby metropolitan
Main St., Prince Frederick, MD 20678. fast meeting with him and local elected of- areas. Hundreds of thousands made their
To leave the family a condolence please ficials in Solomons a few days later.  first trip to Southern Maryland during the
visit www.rauschfuneralhomes.com. As a young person still in the early years Anniversary.
of my career in public service I thought it Hughes had a big impact in other ways.
was remarkable to find myself having a con- He was Maryland’s first Secretary of Trans-
Frances “Fritzie” versation with the Governor of Maryland—
twice in one week. I had spent six years as
portation, and in that role pulled together the
State’s previously independent administra-
Gay Zidow deputy director of the regional council in To- tive fiefdoms of highway, transit, aviation,
ledo but had never met or even seen the Gov- port, toll authority, and MVA into one de-
ernor of Ohio. So the first thing that struck partment under one Secretary—combining
me about Harry Hughes was how accessible previously independent streams of revenue
he was—and willing to engage and listen into a Transportation Trust Fund. In a testa-
carefully to ideas on their merits. I never re- ment to his character and integrity, Hughes
call a gauntlet of handlers or a façade of self- resigned in 1977 as Secretary of MDOT after
importance surrounding Governor Hughes. an attempt to force him to award a major con-
Hughes paid attention to Southern Mary- tract for subway construction in Baltimore to
land and was a frequent visitor. He had a politically connected firm, instead of the
forged lasting friendships in the Maryland most qualified firm submitting the low bid
Viola Verna Willey, age 88 of Laurel, Senate with two of our most important re- on the project. The nearly 50-year tradition
DE passed away at her granddaughter’s gional leaders—J. Frank Raley, Jr. of St. of consultation, collaboration, transparency
home in Lusby, MD on March 18, 2019, Mary’s County and John Thomas Parran of and accountability between MDOT and the
surrounded by her loving family. She Charles County, both mentors of mine. To- State’s counties began with Harry Hughes’
was born in Randolph, ME on April 24, gether, with very different personalities and leadership as Maryland’s first Transportation
1930, and is the daughter of the late Dor- styles of governing, they changed Southern Secretary.
othy Caton and Lester Mallory. Viola Maryland history, ending the slot machine After the disillusionment and pervasive
Frances “Fritzie” Gay Zidow, 77, of era which had retarded the region’s econom- distrust of government in the aftermath
was preceded in death by her son, James
Lusby Maryland, passed away peace- ic growth, developing modern institutions of Vietnam and Watergate, and the stain
R Willey Sr., granddaughter, Lisa Wil- of higher education, establishing the Tri- on Maryland’s reputation left by Spiro T.
fully on Saturday, March 16th, 2019.
ley Dougherty, seven brothers, and two County Council to push for State action on Agnew and Marvin Mandel, Governor
She was born August 10, 1941, in New
sisters. the region’s priorities, building infrastructure Harry Hughes was the leader of character
Castle, PA to the late Clarence and Gay
She is survived by her daughter, Ali- like the Thomas Johnson Bridge to bind our and integrity we needed to restore the honor
(Anderson) Snyder. She was a gradu-
cia O’Dell and husband Curtis of Lusby, counties closer together, strengthening the of our State. Money, fame and power held
ate from New Castle High School and
MD; daughter in law, Judy Willey of region’s naval bases at Patuxent River and no dominion over him. His leadership style
went on to receive her master’s degree in Indian Head, and working to restore water embodied the classic virtues of self-control
Bethel, DE; grandchildren, Carl O’Dell
Special Education from Slippery Rock quality in our rivers and Bay. and steady temperament. It was a privilege to
of Lusby, MD, James R Willey Jr. of Ow-
University. I realize now the unique opportunity I had know him and work with him. 
ings, MD, Sherri Bussler and husband
Fritzie was a retired teacher from to work with the Governor on some of our No one could have predicted the election
William of Bethel, DE, Tabatha Willey
Patuxent High School. She devoted her- important regional initiatives, early in the of Harry Hughes in 1978. At critical mo-
of Lusby, MD, Misty Maag of Catons- steady transformation of Southern Maryland ments throughout American history, when
self to providing for her family’s future
ville, MD, and Jamie Willey of Bethel, during the 1980s, from one of the least com- the need has been greatest, the hand of provi-
and inspired her children and grandchil-
DE, step-grandson, Larry Woodruff of petitive regions in the State to one of the most dence has defied the odds and given us such
dren to pursue success in education and
Norway, ME; many nieces, nephews, dynamic and prosperous.  leaders. May fortune smile on us again in the
hard work. She was a loving and caring
and great-grandchildren. She is also sur- Hughes put me on the newly created years to come.
sister, mother, grandmother, and friend.
vived by sisters, Anna Harper of KS and Patuxent River Commission, where I served
She loved her family more than words for 14 years with Calvert County Commis-
Priscilla Simington of ME. Gary V. Howdge
could describe. She loved being sur- sioner and State Senator Bernie Fowler, and
Viola started working at a young age President
rounded by her family, as well as spend- participated in the historic Patuxent Char-
and retired in 1993 from the Federal Regional Policy Advisors
ing time with friends. Her passion was rette in 1981. The success of the Commis-
Government. She loved being a Night White Plains, MD
always to be on the water, and to learn to sion’s advocacy for the River helped inspire
Librarian at Crossland High School for
20 Calendars The Calvert County Times Thursday, March 28, 2019

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

Kitten Shower of screech owls. Gain experience to


ONGOING www.calvertmarinemuseum.com
Linda L. Kelley Animal Shelter, 5055 handle them on your own. For ages 15+.
Spring into Fashion Hallowing Point Road, Prince Frederick 410-535-5327. CypressSwamp@calvert-
Free Mixed Wood Northeast Community Center, Chesa- 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM countymd.gov
The Calvert County Department of peake Beach The shelter is taking donations of kit-
Public Works, Solid Waste Division, of- 7:00 - 9:00 PM ten supplies to prepare for the litters of Transportation Plan Workshop
fers free mixed wood to Calvert County 1st Annual Spring Fashion Show! kittens to be born in spring. A full list Calvert Middle School Cafeteria, 655
businesses and residents. Available for Watch or show off your impeccable of accepted items at: www.Calvert- Chesapeake Blvd., Prince Frederick
pick up Monday through Friday at the fashion sense. For ages 11-17. Register. CountyAnimalShelter.com /shower. 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Appeal Landfill, 401 Sweetwater Road, 410-535-1600 ext. 8210 or 410-257-2554 410-535-7387. Review plans and studies conducted
Lusby. Info: call 410-326-0210 or visit over the past decade and transporta-
www.calvertcountymd.gov/recycle. TBT Zumba Gold-Toning Glow Basketball - Middle School tion conditions that exist today. Partici-
Sunderland Elementary School, 150C Edition pate to prioritize specific locations of
Broad Perspective Jones Rd. Northeast Community Center, Chesa- concern and potential solutions. www.
A Photographers’ Show. Eclectic 7:00 - 8:00 PM peake Beach co.cal.md.us/index.aspx?nid=2408
styles and visions! A symphony of na- The Zumba party you love at your 8:00 - 10:00 AM
ture, Americana, wildlife, abstracts, own pace with a total body workout An epic evening for ninth-12th grad- Tiny Bubbles Mentoring
and digital photographic art. Show runs using light weights to shake up those ers. Rims and basketballs light up. Mu- Chesapeake Biological Laboratory,
through April 7. Wed-Sun, 11:00 AM - muscles. All fitness levels welcome. No sic, pizza and drink. $5. Solomons,
5:00 PM. calvART Gallery, Prince Fred- experience necessary. Register. Calvert 410-257-2554. Calvert County Parks 7:00 - 8:00 PM
erick Shopping Center. 410-535-9252 County Parks & Recreation. 410-535- & Recreation. 410-535-1600 x8200. For community college STEM stu-
1600 x8200 dents. At this public Science for Citi-
Rise Up! Motown Night zens seminar, Dr. Lapham will discuss
A Teen Art Exhibit showcasing the American Legion Post 206, Chesa- a program to encourage students to get
talent, creativity and perspective of to- Friday, March 29 peake Beach involved in STEM. Free. Seating first-
day’s teens. Exhibit runs through April 7:30 - 11:30 PM come, first-served. www.umces.edu/cbl/
14. Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts The Sons of the American Legion science-citizens
Spring Dinner Stallings-Williams Post host music by
Center, Dowell Road, Solomons. Middleham & St. Peter’s Episco- DJ Stephen Varney. $10 includes draft Zumba Toning Tuesday
pal Church, 10210 HG Trueman Road, beer and sodas. Tickets at the door. Mt. Hope Community Ctr., 104 Push-
UPCOMING Lusby
6:30 - 9:00 PM
Public welcome. 410-257-9878. www. aw Station Rd., Sunderland
ALPost206.org 7:00 - 8:00 PM
Appetizers 6:30. Sit-down dinner If you love to dance, this fitness class
Certain Souls 7:00. Main course Surf & Turf. Wine/ is for you. No experience necessary.
The Twin Beach Players will be pre-
senting this collection of eight mono-
Beer included. Silent Auction. Live En-
tertainment. Minimum donation $65/
Monday, April 1 Register. Calvert County Parks & Rec-
reation. 410-535-1600 x8200.
logues written by playwright Ken Ja- person. Advance purchase required:
worowski directed by Jeff Larsen. These 410-326-4948 Sweet Frog Night
monologues take us down an all too fa-
miliar path we seem to face in life. Adult Teen Takeover
Sweet Frog, Prince Frederick
4:00 - 9:00 PM Wednesday, April 3
language and content. Limited seating. Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Benefit the animals at the Linda L.
Reservations: www.twinbeachplayers. Center, 13470 Dowell Road, Solomons Kelley Animal Shelter. National Walking Day
org/tickets. April 5, 6,12 and 13 at 8:00 7:00 - 10:00 PM National Heart Assoc. & Calvert
PM. April 7 and 14 at 3:00 PM. Boys & A free event for high school teens. County Parks & Recreation (CCPR)
Girls Club, 9021 Dayton Avenue, North High School Teens Only! No parents. Tuesday, Apr 2 Take a 30-minute walk with a friend.
Beach. 410-610-2157 No siblings. 410-326-4640, www.an- Wear comfortable clothes and drink
nmariegarden.org plenty of water. Email a picture of you
Animal Care Training
Backyard Buffers and your peers walking to sports@cal-
Battle Creek Cypress Swamp, 2880
Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources vertcountymd.gov
and Calvert Master Gardeners are of- Saturday, March 30 Grays Road, Prince Frederick
9:00 - 11:00 AM
and CCPR will upload it on Facebook!
fering free tree seedlings to help im- Calvert Stewards volunteer oppor-
prove water quality in Calvert County. Get to Know St. Leonard Creek
Mulch Sale tunity. Learn to clean cages, feed the
Residents can choose from two mixes Flag Pond,1525 Flag Pond Parkway,
Huntingtown High School animals and handle them. For ages 10+.
of trees and shrubs. Requests must be Lusby
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM 410-535-5327. CypressSwamp@cal-
received by April 10. Liz Laher, email 6:00 - 8:00 PM
EZ-Carry 2 cubic foot bags shred- vertcountymd.gov
llaher @umd.edu. 410-535-3662 Learn about the health of St. Leonard
ded hardwood mulch —black, red, Creek and how you can make a differ-
brown, and natural. Ready for deliv- Fitness Mania
ence! Relax, connect with community
Mt. Hope Community Center, 104
Thursday, March 28 ery or pick-up. Delivery for 15 bags or
more within HHS district. HHS Band— Pushaw Station Road, Sunderland
members, and engage in a little trivia!
Snacks provided. Free event. Regis-
Marching Hurricanes. Leave voicemail 10:00 - 11:00 AM
tration required: app.etapestry.com/
Where the River Meets the Bay 443-550-8833. Bring the children and their friends
onlineforms/AmericanChestnutLand-
Calvert Marine Museum, Harms for exercise set to upbeat music. Obsta-
Trust/friendsofstleonardcreek-1.html.
Gallery, Spring Craft & Vendor Fair cle course is fun and not too challenging
410-414-3400
Solomons St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 25 for everyone involved. Free. 410-535-
7:00 PM Church St., Prince Frederick 1600, x8220
The Long Road to Chesapeake Bay 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Clean Waters: History, Tough Issues Support the Therapeutic Summer Day Screech Owl Care and Training
and Recent Successes. Presented by Dr. Camp at Barstow Acres Children’s Cen- Battle Creek Cypress Swamp, 2880
Walt Boynton. The first in a series ex- ter. Lunches available for sale, bake sale Grays Road, Prince Frederick
ploring the history and natural environ- table, and raffles. Email baccoutreach@ 1:30 - 3:30 PM
ment of the unique and colorful region gmail.com. Calvert Stewards volunteer opportu-
in which we reside. Free. 410-326-2042. nity. Learn about the care and handling
Thursday, March 28, 2019 The Calvert County Times Calendars 21

Events
YoungatHeart
For more information & to register for events visit http://calvertlibrary.info

301-855-1862.
Thursday, March 28
JobSource Mobile Career Center. 1:00-
3:00pm. Stop by to visit the JobSource
Tuesday, April 2
Mobile Career Center for your job search Writers by the Bay @ the Library. By Office of Aging Staff
needs! Get job counseling and résumé 7:00-8:30pm. Looking for a writers’
help, search for jobs and connect with group? All writers and would-be writers AARP Tax-Aide Program
Southern Maryland JobSource. No regis- are welcome to come for critique & ca- Certified Tax-Aide Counselors
tration. Calvert Library Southern Branch, maraderie. Calvert Library Prince Fred- will be available Monday, Febru-
13920 H. G. Trueman Road, Solomons, erick, 850 Costley Way, 410-535-0291 or ary 4 through Friday, April 12, 2019
410-326-5289. 301-855-1862. to prepare individual federal and Calvert Pines Senior
state tax returns at no cost or low- Center (CPSC)
“I Can” series: The Trades. 6:30- Prepare for Investing: Getting Your to-moderate income senior citizens The 2-4-U band and The Vocal
8:00pm. Women can have any career. Financial House in Order. 7:00-8:30pm. aged 50-plus. You do not have to be Vessels will be with us, Friday, April
Middle and high school young women are Learn to track expenses, estimate cash an AARP member. All individuals 12, 12:30 p.m.
invited to come meet women in non-tra- flow, trim expenses, manage debt, start on the return must be present and Join us for a discussion about Es-
ditional careers, learn about their career an emergency fund, set financial goals provide identification (SSN card and sential Oils, Thursday, April 11, 11
path and ask questions. Co-sponsored by and know your net worth. Please reg- photo ID). Senior centers will begin a.m.
Calvert Commission for Women and Ca- ister. Calvert Library Prince Freder- taking calls Monday, January 28.
reer and Technology Academy. Calvert ick, 850 Costley Way, 410-535-0291 or Please call for more information. North Beach Senior Center
Library Prince Frederick, 850 Costley 301-855-1862. Calvert Pines, 410-535-4606, North (NBSC)
Way, 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862. Beach, 410-257-2549, Southern Join us for an education program
Wednesday, April 3 Pines, 410-586-2748. that offers older adults the opportu-
Friday, March 29 How to Get SSI & Medical Assistance, Legal Aid
nity to check how well their personal
vehicles fit them. Schedule your ap-
On Pins & Needles. 1:00-4:00pm. Go to Work..and Live to Tell About It. Attorney services are available by pointment to meet with the CarFit
Bring your quilting, needlework, knit- 6:30-8:30pm. If you have a son or daugh- appointment for those aged 60-plus technicians for a 20 minute check
ting, crocheting, or other project for an ter with a disability who is applying for regarding SSI, benefit denials, dis- to ensure your vehicle is comfort-
afternoon of conversation and shared or receiving Supplemental Security In- ability payments, Social Security able and safe, Thursday, April 4, 10
creativity. Calvert Library Prince Fred- come (SSI) benefits, you probably have and SSI overpayments, debtor and a.m. This event is a co-sponsored by
erick, 850 Costley Way, 410-535-0291 or lots of questions, such as: Who is eligible consumer problems, advance direc- AAA and AARP.
301-855-1862. for SSI? What are the financial limits? tives, and tenant issues. A Legal Aid Learn about Uber, Lyft, other
How much should my child receive? attorney rotates on a schedule be- transportation options, and apps for
How can I make sure my child gets the
Saturday, March 30 maximum benefit? What medical benefit
tween the three senior centers. Call the elderly and how to use them, Fri-
the specific center for an appoint- day, April 5, 11 a.m.
Garden Smarter: Bad Bugs: Con- will my child get with SSI? How do we ment. Appointments are taken be-
trol Them Without Chemicals. 10:00- apply for SSI, and what are some tips to tween 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., Thursday,
11:30am. Less than 10% of insects are get approved more quickly? How do we Southern Pines Senior
March 7 at Southern Pines Senior Center (SPSC)
truly harmful and destructive. Learn appeal if we are denied? How does paid Center and Thursday, April 11 at
who their natural predators – the Good work affect SSI? How do “work incen- The Calvert Health Mobile Unit
Calvert Pines Senior Center. will be visiting us Monday, April
Guys – are and how you can entice them tives” help protect SSI when you work?
to your garden. Calvert Library Prince What is Social Security Disability, how 1, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Have your blood
Frederick, 850 Costley Way, 410-535- do you get it, and how does work affect
Living Well with Diabetes pressure taken and medical ques-
The Calvert County Office on Ag- tions answered.
0291 or 301-855-1862. it? This workshop will answer all these
ing will host a Living Well with Dia- Join us for line dancing, Wednes-
questions and more. In partnership with
betes class on Mondays, beginning day, April 3 and 10, 10 a.m.
Money Smart Week: Financial Plan- ParentConnections and Calvert County
April 15, at Southern Pines Senior
ning. 2:00-3:00pm. Join Lyn Striegel and Health Department. Presented by Mi-
Center. This free class will help you
Calvert Library to discuss the need for chael Dalto with High Note Consulting.
manage your condition. Call 410-
financial planning. Lyn will also present Please register. Calvert Library Prince
535-5400. Ext. 357 to register.
her book, “LIVE SECURE: Financial Frederick, 850 Costley Way, 410-535-
Planning for Women and the Men Who 0291 or 301-855-1862.
Love Them.” Calvert Library Prince
Frederick, 850 Costley Way, 410-535- Thursday, April 4
0291 or 301-855-1862.
Teen Movie Club! 6:00-8:00pm.
Watch a movie about a Yeti who believes
Eating Together Menu
Monday, April 1 that smallfoot really exists! Watch a cool
Dyslexia for a Day Simulation. 6:30- movie, hang out with your friends! Cal- Monday, April 1
Beef Stew, Tossed salad w/Dressing, Thursday, April 4
8:30pm. It is likely you have a friend vert Library Prince Frederick, 850 Cost- Sweet & Sour Pork over Brown
or family member with dyslexia. Have ley Way, 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862. Broccoli, Yeast Roll, Pineapple
Rice, Lima Bean Soup, Spinach,
you ever thought about the challenges California Blend, Dinner Roll,
they face daily? Come experience five Code Name 3.6. 6:30-7:30pm. For 3rd- Tuesday, April 2 Pineapple
simulations that will let you experience 6th grade eyes only! 3rd – 6th grade stu- 5-Spice Chicken, Parslied New
what it is like to have dyslexia. This is a dents are invited to this series of events Potatoes, Zucchini & Tomatoes.
repeat of our February dyslexia simula- which uses plenty of hands-on activities Dinner Roll, Apricots Friday, April 5
Tuna Fish Sandwich, Lettuce &
tion. “I think this experience has given to have fun with reading! Each month
me a whole new level of understanding we will explore a new theme and intro- Wednesday, April 3 Tomato Slices, Coleslaw, Pickled
Spaghetti w/Meat Sauce, Tossed Beets, Citrus Fruit Cup
of what my son experiences every day. duce a great chapter book on the topic.
And, I definitely think I will be much No advanced preparation is needed and Salad w/Dressing, Italian Bread,
more patient with him and just realiz- a snack will be provided. This month’s Baked Apple Slices
ing how hard he is working.” - Kathleen, topic: Wish Upon a Tree. Please register. Lunches are served to seniors, aged 60-plus, and their spouses through Title IIIC of
parent. Registration requested but not Calvert Library Twin Beaches Branch, the Older Americans Act. Suggested donation is $3. To make or cancel a reservation call:
required. Calvert Library Prince Fred- 3819 Harbor Road, Chesapeake Beach, Calvert Pines Senior Center at 410-535-4606, North Beach Senior Center at 410-257-2549,
or Southern Pines Senior Center at 410-586-2748. Lunches are subject to change.
erick, 850 Costley Way, 410-535-0291 or 410-257-2411.
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