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ON THE COVER 15
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LOCAL NEWS 3

COPS & COURTS 9

COMMUNITY 11 COMMUNITY 11
Lusby woman honored at CBL
FEATURE 15

SPORTS 16

EDUCATION 17

ENTERTAINMENT 22 EDUCATION 17 ENTERTAINMENT 22


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Revised Paid Paramedic Plan Adopted


Compromise Will Provide 24/7 Service
By Dick Myers Tim Hayden had to squeeze out an addi- Mills added, “I think it takes more pride Hutchins, Shannon said, “When you were
Editor tional $500,000 in revenue to pay for the for me to sit up here and ask you guys for the in the state police, you remember when
revised plan. help that we need. The citizens need it and they were going to work night shift, most of
The Calvert County Board of County At the start of the special meeting, Direc- they deserve it. I just can’t guarantee that an them are at home sleeping. They’re prepar-
Commissioners (BOCC) after two previous tor of Public Safety Jacqueline Vaughn pre- ambulance will come out in North Beach.” ing, getting ready, mentally getting ready for
modifications, has approved a plan for the sented a plan with 15 staffers at three duty Deputy Chief of the Solomons Volunteer that game that’s going to happen tonight.”
rollout of paid paramedics to supplement stations for 10-hour daily coverage. That Rescue Squad and Fire Department Joe Hutchins had advocated for the 10-hour
the county’s current all-volunteer emer- plan received no traction from the several Ford called the county geographically chal- shift plan to cover the busiest times. He said
gency medical services. Under the plan 25 volunteer representatives who spoke, still lenged, with Solomons bearing the brunt that worked for police agencies.
paid emergency medical technicians will be insisting that the original plan with 38 staff of that. He said units can be on the street Katy Hassler of the Fire, Rescue and
hired for 24/7 coverage. was the best compromise and the one that for more than two hours transporting to the EMS Commission told the commissioners,
The staffing plan was a compromise had been hammered out in two years of hospital. “We take a beating on that,” he “The system is very, very strong. It’s time to
settled upon at a special June 3 BOCC meetings by a workgroup headed by Billy quipped. ask for help. We are tired.”
meeting that came at the 11th hour just be- Freesland, chairman of the Fire, Rescue and Ford said, “We do run about a third of the At the conclusion of the presentation by
fore the BOCC adopted the county’s Fiscal EMS Commission. calls in the county. We were probably the the volunteers, Hutchins said, “What we’re
Year 2020 budget the next day (see separate Freesland said, “There was a five- year leader in asking for help because we recog- trying to find is what’s doable to start with
story). It supplanted the proposal presented period from 2013 to 2018 that we had de- nize that coming up here asking for help is and then evaluate it as we move forward.”
by the commissioners at their budget hear- creased volunteer participation. The volun- kind of a shot to our pride. However, what He said part of the transition is the as-
ing last month that reduced the plan to 12 teers are not coming out like they used to. the right thing is, is what’s right for your similation of the paid personnel into the vol-
paid staff and just 10-hour coverage at two If we get a volunteer, we might keep them community, what’s right for your citizens.” unteer system. He said it will take manage-
locations (north and south). for a couple of years.” He said the increased Chris Shannon, chief of the Calvert Ad- ment to accomplish. But he added, “I think
The BOCC proposal had significantly training requirements are a deterrent. He vanced Life Support paramedic unit, said with proper management and your guys’
reduced the plan in the staff-recommended added, “This is not just related to Calvert his unit has difficulty staffing at night, with assistance, this is very doable. It’s the right
budget, which was the one preferred by the county, it’s nationwide. The volunteer pools as many as 50 percent coming from outside thing to do.”
county’s emergency services volunteers, are just not there anymore.” the county to get the practice. He said most The BOCC then quickly and unanimous-
who came out in force to oppose the com- North Beach Volunteer Fire Department people are busy during the day with their ly adopted the revised plan with hiring of 25
missioners’ plan. The staff-recommended Chief Chris Mills said, “Over the last sev- jobs and other chores. “What they’re not do- paid paramedics to take place in the second
budget called for 38 paid paramedics. eral years being at North Beach and seeing ing is sleeping and getting rested to come in quarter of the fiscal year.
The plan eventually unanimously, chosen the response times and the units not able tonight and run a 14-hour shift.”
effects savings by not making the hiring to get out on calls has affected me tremen- Addressing his remarks to former Mary- dickmyers@countytimes.net
until three months into the fiscal year and dously. It’s significant. It is significant that land State Police commandant and now
delaying some equipment purchases. Still, our citizens get the care and the help they County Commissioner President Tim
in the end Director of Budget and Finance need.”

Commissioners Approve Fiscal Year 2020 Budget


Income, Property Tax Rates Stay the Same Bowen's Grocery
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By Dick Myers Those monies could presumably be avail- The Charm and Quality of the Past with the Convenience and Variety of Today
Editor able in future years.
Commissioner Mike Hart noted that USDA Choice Beef
The Calvert County Board of County the discussion of the paid paramedics had “Our Own” Freshly Ground Chuck
Commissioners has approved a $312.9 mil- raised the prospect of a fire tax like what
lion operating budget for Fiscal Year 2020 other counties do. “I am not pushing the “Our Own” Frozen Hamburger Patties
that begins July 1 of this year. The budget panic button by any means,” he said about Steaks • Roasting Pigs
holds the line on both property and income the budget decision.
tax rates. It is $15 million more than the cur- Hance responded that he may not be Boar's Head Deli Meats & Cheeses
rent budget. pushing the panic button, but “the yellow FULL LINE OF GROCERIES, MEATS, PRODUCE
At the June 4 commissioners’ meeting, light is on.”
the vote was 4-1 with Commissioner Buddy
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Before the final budget decision, in ad-
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nance Tim Hayden told Hance that almost Calvert County Election Board.
two-thirds of the revenue growth was from Elections Administrator Gail Hatfield Grillers • Bacon • Scrapple • More Hershey’s “BEST”
the Dominion Payment in Lieu of Taxes explained the extra money was needed for Cakes • Pies • Breads
(PILOT). He said that would increase by staff and materials to implement the legis-
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$2 million in the next fiscal year but would
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latively mandated voter registration at the
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start to level off in subsequent years. polls on election day. She called it “an un-
Hayden said that no more than $5 mil- funded mandate.” Half Gallons - 30 Flavors
lion more would be available in Fiscal Year
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In a memo to the BOCC, Hayden said, Pints • Ice Cream Cakes
2021 before taxes had to be raised. “The primary focus of this budget remains Cream Puffs • Fry Pies
Hance said that the revenue to support the funding our schools. School funding makes Chocolate Eclairs • More J.O. Brand Seafood Seasonings
budget wouldn’t be there somewhere down up 47 percent of the General Fund operat- Crab Mallets • Pickin' Knives
the road. “The EMS issue is just the tip of
the iceberg,” Hance said, pointing out the
ing budget and 30 percent of the six-year
Capital Projects budget. Board of Education Full Service Deli Crab Table Covers • More
decision to begin funding paid paramedics funding is set at the level agreed to in the
(see separate story). funding formula, amounting to $130.6 mil- WINE • COLD BEER ICE - BAGS • BLOCKS
County Administrator Terry Shannon lion for operations.” Hayden said the fund-
pointed out that $10 million in the new bud- ing formula has one more year left before it EXCHANGEABLE PROPANE TANKS
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Chief Hartwell Says He Followed ‘Chain of Command’


Firing Upheld, Brother Resigns in Protest
By Dick Myers well said Curry told him two people ap- ing. At that meeting Hartwell’s brother
Editor plied and he would not be getting the job. George Hartwell, a retired Navy com-
Hartwell told The County Times in a mander and Huntingtown High School
Northern High School Navy Junior Re- June 3 interview that he has thus conclud- NJROTC instructor, spoke on his brother’s
serve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) ed that the outpouring of community sup- behalf. Brandon Hartwell said his brother
instructor Brandon Hartwell got the news port would not succeed and that his next has resigned in protest.
directly from School Superintendent Dr. course of action was to hire a lawyer. He is During the meeting Curry stated that
Daniel Curry. Hartwell, a retired Navy contemplating suit against the school sys- Chief Hartwell had not followed the prop-
chief petty officer, had reapplied for the tem for his firing. er appeal procedure, saying, “you would Chief Brandon Hartwell in a U.S. Navy photo.
job after being notified by Northern High Support for Hartwell was overwhelm- think that people with military experience
School Principal Stephen Williams that ing (almost 30 people spoke) at a Calvert would understand chain of command.” NJROTRC instructor in Calvert County.
his contract would not be renewed. Hart- County Board of Education May 30 meet- Hartwell said the comment when he “Family means everything to me,” he said
heard it was like a figurative “bullet to the about the gravity of moving away from
face.” He said he in fact did appeal the de- them to take the position.
Southern Maryland Oils cision to Principal Williams and then to
the school system’s Human Resources De-
Hartwell said he would not only be fil-
ing suit for himself but also for those left
partment, at which a representative of the behind at Northern, saying that other fac-
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by the statement.” guard at the 2019 graduation at Showplace
Chief Hartwell said he left his wife Arena.
and children behind in Virginia Beach
to follow in his brother’s footsteps as an dickmyers@countytimes.net
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Sell it - Buy it Town Center Expansions Reviewed


By Dick Myers the comprehensive plan and would occur
at Editor during the revision of the Prince Freder-
ick Town Center Master Plan. It would add
The Calvert County Board of County several employment zones, the College
Commissioners (BOCC) continues to plow of Southern Maryland, Barstow Elemen-
Real Estate │ Business & Inventory │ Personal Property/Estates through the proposed revision to the coun- tary School, county facilities including the
│ Farm Equipment & Machinery │ Livestock │ Storage Units │ ty’s comprehensive plan. At the conclusion jail and residential areas in the Knolls and
Benefits/Fundraisers │ Certified Personal Property Appraiser of a second two-hour work session at their Yardley Hills.
EXCITING FUN ● FAST ● EFFICIENT ● June 4 meeting, the BOCC decided to hold The commissioners unanimously agreed
Grocery
EXCITING Auction – Hughesville VFD one more work session before finalizing to continue with that scheme.
their version of the rewrite. They will then There was, however, disagreement on
Hughesville, MD – SAT – June 8th @ 5 pm go to public hearing sometime this summer. how to proceed with the Huntingtown
State law says if the commissioners don’t Town Center, so that decision was deferred
Large Multi-Estates Public Auction act within 90 days of their public hearing until the next work session.
on the planning commission version of the Commissioner Mike Hart, for one,
2010 Hyundai Tucson (approx. 47,000 miles); Tiger Oak Player Piano (Nice!); Oak Hall rewrite, then that automatically goes into ef- wanted to expand what the planning com-
Tree; Roseville; Vintage Oak Ice Box; Wicker Patio Furniture; Tiger Oak Buffet/Side fect. But the state law also allows for one mission approved to include the east side of
Board; Sumphonion Music Box; Butcher Block Kitchen Island; Noratake China; Hummel 60-day extension. Since it looks like the the Routes 2/4 and Cox Road intersection.
Collection; Gustav Becker Wall Clocks & Others; Flat Screen TVs; Pepsi-Cola & other commissioners will miss the 90-day dead- Others wanted to keep it as the planners de-
Advertising Signs/Items; John Deere Pedal Tractor; Dining, Bedroom & Living Room line, they voted to take advantage of the ex- cided, with just adding Huntingtown High
Furniture; Tools; Antiques/Collectibles; Much More! tra 60 days. School.
Saturday, June 15th & 4 pm The bulk of the work session was con- The planning commission had originally
sumed with reviewing the proposals for the voted to add the intersection properties but
Westfield Farm Arena town centers, including some expansions later changed their minds to just include the
26689 Laurel Grove Rd - Mechanicsville, MD of those town centers. The outcome was high school.
“Hot Diggidy Dog Day” to leave Dunkirk, Owings, Prince Freder- As to the Lusby and Solomons town cen-
One Free Hot Dog to each registered bidder, while supplies last. ick and St. Leonard essentially the way the ters, Hart insisted there would be no “Slus-
NOTE: Due to the large number of items being offered at this auction - planning commission recommended. by.” The planning commission proposal
we will be selling with more than one auctioneer at a time! The Prince Frederick plan calls for ex- had expanded both Lusby and Solomons so
pansion in two phases. The first phase, they abutted each other. The commissioners
which would be with the adoption of the resolved to have some space between them.
A Southern Maryland Professional Auction Company revised comprehensive plan, would add the Director of Planning and Zoning Mark
residential districts of Symphony Woods Willis said he would develop language to
www.FarrellAuctionService.com and Calvert Towne. accomplish the commissioners’ desire to
The second phase would come after the keep the town centers distinct.
301.904.3402 completion of the transportation plan and
also the zoning ordinance to implement dickmyers@countytimes.net
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Northern Student Nominated for


Congress of Future Medical Leaders
Camryn Beaver, a Sophomore at acles; be inspired by fellow teen medi-
Northern High School of Owings, MD cal science prodigies; and learn about
will be a Delegate to the Congress of Fu- cutting-edge advances and the future in
ture Medical Leaders in Lowell, MA on medicine and medical technology.
June 23-25, 2019. “This is a crucial time in America
The congress is an honors-only pro- when we need more doctors and medical
gram for high school students who want scientists who are even better prepared
to become physicians or go into medical for a future that is changing exponen-
research fields. The purpose of this event tially,” said Richard Rossi, Founder,
is to honor, inspire, motivate and direct National Academy of Future Physicians
the top students in the country who as- and Medical Scientists. “Focused, bright
pire to be physicians or medical scien- and determined students like Camryn
tists, to stay true to their dream and, af- Beaver are our future and she deserves
ter the event, to provide a path, plan and all the mentoring and guidance we can
resources to help them reach their goal. give her.”
Camryn ‘s nomination letter was The Academy offers free services and
signed by Dr. Mario Capecchi, winner programs to students who want to be
of the Nobel Prize in Medicine and the physicians or go into medical science.
Science Director of the National Acad- Some of the services and programs the
emy of Future Physicians and Medical Academy offers are online social net-
Scientists to represent Northern High works through which future doctors and
School based on her academic achieve- medical scientists can communicate; op-
ment, leadership potential and determi- portunities for students to be guided and
nation to serve humanity in the field of mentored by physicians and medical stu-
medicine. dents; and communications for parents
Carolyn’s mother, Mika Cross said and students on college acceptance and
the family moved to Calvert two years finances, skills acquisition, internships,
ago from Charles County. She said they career guidance and much more.
have been impressed with the quality The National Academy of Future
of education her daughter has received Physicians and Medical Scientists was Camryn Beaver
since arriving at Northern. Cross said founded on the belief that we must iden-
Carolyn’s guidance counselor Casey tify prospective medical talent at the
Buffenbarger has helped her enroll in a earliest possible age and help these stu-
Bio Medical Science class next semester, dents acquire the necessary experience
which is in her field of interest. and skills to take them to the doorstep of
In addition to pursuing her budding this vital career. Based in Washington,
medical career at Northern, Carolyn is D.C. and with offices in Boston, MA, the
on the school basketball team and also Academy was chartered as a nonparti-
plays with the Maryland’s Finest AAU san, taxpaying institution to help address
Travel Basketball Team as a power for- this crisis by working to identify, en-
ward and center. courage and mentor students who wish
During the three-day Congress, Cam- to devote their lives to the service of hu-
ryn Beaver will join students from across manity as physicians, medical scientists.
the country and hear Nobel Laureates For more information visit www.Fu-
and National Medal of Science Winners tureDocs.com or call 617-307-7425.
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Elected Officials Hail Progress on Potomac Sanctuary


The National Oceanic and Atmo- ners for Mallows Bay-Potomac River
spheric Administration (NOAA) en- National Marine Sanctuary, the Nation-
tered their Final Environmental Impact al Marine Sanctuary Foundation, and
Statement (FEIS) and Final Manage- the dedicated volunteers who have been
ment Plan for the designation of the focused on protecting Mallows Bay
Mallows Bay-Potomac River National and expanding public accessibility of
Marine Sanctuary in Charles County a unique national historical landmark.
into the Federal Register on May 31. This designation will help protect Mal-
Mallows Bay is set to be the first na- lows Bay for future generations, spur
tional marine sanctuary in the state’s tourism, and support local jobs and the
history. economy. Nearby residents, historic
Republican Maryland Gov. Larry Ho- preservationists, conservationists, local
gan, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer and business owners and state leaders long
U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris have been united in their support for es-
Van Hollen (all D-MD) praised the de- tablishing a National Marine Sanctuary
cision in separate press releases. in Maryland’s Mallows Bay,” said the
“Today, we are taking a very impor- lawmakers.
tant step forward in the historic Mal- Mallows Bay-Potomac River is a
lows Bay-Potomac River National Ma- 14-square mile area of the tidal Potomac
rine Sanctuary designation,” Governor River, adjacent to Charles County, Md.
Larry Hogan said. “This continues our Nearly 200 vessels spanning from the
commitment to skilled stewardship, and Revolutionary War through the pres-
puts us on a path to make this national ent are found in the area, including the cance, NOAA, the State of Maryland, making and signed Memorandum of
treasure a marine sanctuary this fall. I remains of the largest “Ghost Fleet” of and Charles County would manage the Agreement to be posted to the Fed-
want to thank NOAA and Charles Coun- World War I wooden steamships built national marine sanctuary jointly.  eral Register, which is anticipated on
ty for working with us to craft a respon- for the U.S. Emergency Fleet, which are The FEIS will contain the environ- or around July 8. Once the Final Rule-
sible agreement to protect our history, listed on the National Register of His- mental impact statement, sanctuary making is posted, that will begin a 45-
and boating and fishing opportunities.” toric Places.  Mallows Bay is largely management plan, draft Memorandum day review by both the governor and
“Mallows Bay sits on the Potomac undeveloped and has been identified as of Agreement for joint management of Congress.
River only 30 miles downstream from one of the most ecologically valuable the sanctuary, and the draft Rulemak- For more information, please visit
our nation’s capital and is known for natural areas in Maryland, providing ing. The posting signals the intention by dnr.maryland.gov/mallowsbay.
its diverse collection of historic ship- important habitat for fish and wildlife, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric
wrecks, recreational opportunities, and including rare, threatened, and endan- Administration to designate the sanctu- Press Releases from Office of
scenic beauty,” Maryland Department gered species. Mallows Bay-Potomac ary by the end of 2019. Gov. Larry Hogan and MSD
of Natural Resources Secretary Jeannie River was nominated by former Gov- The next step is for the Final Rule- Congressional Delegation
Haddaway-Riccio said. “We are incred- ernor Martin O’Malley in September

Student Debt Plan Launched


ibly excited that this unique Maryland 2014 and was endorsed by a diverse co-
treasure is on its way to becoming the alition of local, state, regional and na-
first national marine sanctuary in the tional groups. 

for State Employees


State of Maryland, and the first new According to NOAA, the authority
designation in more than two decades, for natural resource management will
which will allow us to preserve the his- remain with the State of Maryland and
tory and majesty of Mallows Bay.” the Potomac River Fisheries Commis- Governor Larry Hogan today an- children’s student loans may also qualify
We are thankful to NOAA, the Part- sion. Due to the area’s historical signifi- nounced the launch of SmartWork, an for this benefit, for children age 25 and
important component of the administra- younger.
tion’s overall college affordability and The explosion in student loan debt in
student debt relief package. The gover- the last 20 years is unprecedented. Stu-

Pet
nor introduced  SmartWork in 2018  as dent loan debt now totals $1.6 trillion,
part of a comprehensive series of initia- which has recently surpassed credit
tives to make a college education more card debt in volume. With nearly 60%
affordable and provide relief to Mary- of Maryland college students graduating
landers burdened by student debt. The with student debt, averaging more than
OF THE WEEK SmartWork component for state em- $27,000 per student, this massive debt
ployees is now being launched following is preventing Marylanders from buying
MEET HOMMER completion of negotiations with the state
employee unions.
homes and investing in their retirement.
Effective immediately, eligible state
Homer came to us 9 weeks ago as “Our administration is doing every- employees will be able to download an
a stray, but has made it clear that he thing we can to ensure that all Mary- application and other documents verify-
would like a home to call his own. He is a big boy, with landers have access to a college educa- ing school(s) attended and loan payments
a beautiful coat and panther like features. Homer is also tion, which includes making college as that have been made by the employee
affordable and accessible as possible,” during the repayment interval. The state
a very sweet boy that craves attention from everyone said Governor Hogan. “This innova- expects demand to be robust and is pre-
he meets! If you have room in your heart and home for tive program will provide many of our paring for a large volume of applications.
this handsome boy, come on in and meet him today! hardworking state employees relief from The maximum benefit is $20,000 over
As our Pet of the Week Homer’s adoption fee has been the high levels of college debt that many a ten-year period. The initiative is ad-
families face.” ministered by the Office of Personnel
waived for all qualified adopters. SmartWork’s Student Loan Repay- Services and Benefits of the Department
The Linda L. Kelley Animal Shelter is located at 5055 Hallowing Point Road in ment Plan (SLRP) will offer Maryland of Budget and Management. Additional
Prince Frederick. We are open for adoptions Tuesday through Saturday. For more state employees working in specified information can be found at https://dbm.
information about this week’s Pet of the Week or any of shortage areas—such as nurses, cor- maryland.gov/employees/Pages/Smart-
our other adoptable pets please check out our website rectional officers, police, and IT work- Work.aspx
www.calvertcountyanimalshelter.com or give us a call at
410-535-PETS (7387). Please follow us on our Facebook
ers—the opportunity to receive state
Page @ Calvert County Animal Shelter and Instagram assistance with student loan debt. Cur- Press Release from
@ CalvertCountyAnimalShelter. rent state employees in eligible job clas- Office of Gov. Larry Hogan
sifications who are paying down their
Thursday, June 6, 2019 The Calvert County Times Cops & Courts 9

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Blotter


During the week of May 20 – May 26 report of a theft. The manager advised While making contact with the driver,
deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s an unknown female bypassed all points Ollie Rupert Collier (75), Deputy
Office responded to 1,562 calls for ser- of sale and exited the store without pay-
vice throughout the community. ing for the merchandise. The female was
stopped by management and the items
Burglary: 19-28422 were retrieved, totaling $193.18.
On May 22, 2019 Deputy Rzepkowski
responded to Ponds Wood Road, Hun- ARRESTS:
tingtown for the report of a burglary. On May 21, 2019 Deputy Anderson
The complainant advised sometime be- conducted a traffic stop in the area of
tween March and May 22nd an unknown Main Street and Wilson Court in Prince
suspect(s) made entry into the residence Frederick. While making contact with
through a window, however, nothing the driver, Daniel Joel James Buckmire
inside was disturbed. The approximate der arrest for impaired driving. A search
value of damaged property to the resi- of her person revealed a cut straw with a
dence is $80. tan powdery residue inside. A search of Flynt noticed the odor of raw marijuana
Burglary: 19-28695 the vehicle revealed two more cut straws, emanating from the vehicle. As Deputy
On May 23, 2019 Deputy Rzepkowski Oxycodone, Xanax, Suboxone and a Flynt opened the driver’s door, Collier
responded to Welchpoole Court, Dunkirk large amount of suspected heroin. Abner stepped out and kept his hand behind
for the report of a theft. The complainant was transported to the Calvert County his back as if he was concealing some-
advised sometime between May 16th and Detention Center where she was charged thing. Collier pulled away from Deputy
May 23rd an unknown suspect(s) stole his with CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana, Flynt and continued to resist until he was
2005 Polaris Sportsman ATV from his CDS: Possession of Paraphernalia and placed in handcuffs. Collier was placed
shed. The approximate value of stolen multiple traffic citations for driving un- under arrest and transported to the Cal-
property is $6,000. der the influence. vert County Detention Center where he
Damaged Property: 19-29002 On May 24, 2019 Deputy Flynt con- was charged with Resisting/Interfering
On May 24, 2019 Deputy Freeland ducted a traffic stop on Southern Mary- with Arrest as well as Obstructing &
responded to Maple Way, Lusby for the (21), Deputy Anderson noticed a strong land Blvd at Cortland Lane in Dunkirk. Hindering.
report of damaged property. The com- odor of marijuana emanating from the

St. Leonard House Fire


plainant advised his truck was damaged vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed
by juveniles who play basketball at the a baggie of suspected marijuana in the
end of his driveway. The approximate driver’s side rear door panel as well as

Under Investigation
value of damage to the truck is $1,500. a cut straw with a white powdery resi-
Theft: 19-28861 due inside, which the driver stated was
On May 24, 2019 Deputy Bowlan re- Oxymorphone. Buckmire was placed
sponded to Cattle Drive Lane, Lusby for under arrest and transported to the Cal-
the report of a theft. The complainant vert County Detention Center where he
advised sometime between 3:00 AM and was charged with CDS: Possession of By Guy Leonard
6:45 AM an unknown suspect(s) broke Marijuana > 10 grams, CDS: Possession- Staff Writer
the front passenger side window of his Not Marijuana and CDS: Possession of
vehicle and stole his wallet from inside. Paraphernalia. A fire that destroyed a single-family
The approximate value of stolen and On May 21, 2019 Deputy Payne re- dwelling in St. Leonard on Memorial
damaged property is $400. sponded to Marcellas Drive, Owings for Day is still under investigation by state
Theft: 19-28999 the report of a disorderly subject. Com- fire marshals office investigators but the
On May 24, 2019 Deputy Spalding re- plainants advised that they came home preliminary cause of the fire has been
sponded to Catalina Drive, Lusby for the to find items destroyed and Louis Ed- ruled as incendiary.
report of a theft. The complainant ad- ward Harrod (24) alone in the house. The fire on Lloyd Bowen Road was re-
vised her dog’s medication was suppos- ported shortly after 10p.m. on May 27 by
edly delivered on May 17th at 8:00 PM, a neighbor of the homeowner, fire mar-
however, when she checked the mailbox shal reports stated.
There were no smoke alarms or sprin-
the medication was not there. The total The fire was set in the front door of
klers in the home, fire marshals reported.
amount of stolen property is $67.48. the home, fire marshals stated, and took
There were no injuries as a result of
Theft: 19-29121 50 firefighters 40 minutes to get under
the fire; the entire loss of the home was
On May 25, 2019 Deputy Ridgely re- control.
calculated at $115,000.
sponded to the Sheriff’s Office for the The primary responder was the St.
report of a purse that was stolen from Leonard Volunteer Fire Department but
guyleonard@countytimes.net
Buckets Sports Bar in Lusby. The com- units from St. Mary’s also responded to
plainant advised an unknown suspect(s) the blaze.

Maryland State Police Report


stole the purse from a bench outside
around 2:00 AM that morning. The
purse and its contents are worth approxi-
mately $1,500. Harrod damaged a bay window, a TV, a
Theft: 19-29190 bedroom door, a kitchen table and chairs, Fleeing & Eluding and Failure to to step out of the vehicle and failed to
On May 25, 2019 Deputy Barger re- adding up to approximately $2,200. Har- Obey Lawful Order: On 5/30/19 at comply. TFC Harrod then opened the
sponded to Lafayette Drive, Owings for rod was placed under arrest and trans- 2:26 pm, Trooper First Class Stull locat- driver’s side door and removed the driv-
the report of a theft. The complainant ported to the Calvert County Detention ed the lookout vehicle from a hit and run er. The driver failed to put the vehicle
advised sometime between 2:00 PM and Center where he was charged with Mali- accident previously called out by Calvert in park and it then rolled forward and
5:00 PM an unknown suspect(s) stole an cious Destruction of Property > $1,000. Control Center on southbound Rt. 4. The struck TFC Harrod’s vehicle. Justin GL
Xbox One video game and a 1926 Peace On May 22, 2019 Deputy Mohler con- vehicle turned onto Plum Point Road Brown, 29 of Huntingtown was arrested
silver dollar from his mailbox. The total ducted a traffic stop in the parking lot and continued to travel on Plum Point and incarcerated at the Calvert County
value of stolen property is $36. of Griffin’s Flooring America in Prince Rd. and failing to stop even after TFC Detention Center.
Theft: 19-29381 Frederick. The driver, Dawn Marie Ab- Stull had activated lights and siren. TFC
On May 26, 2019 Deputy Flynt re- ner (55), admitted to being under the Harrod arrived to assist and the vehicle Press Release from
sponded to Giant in Dunkirk for the influence of Percocet and was placed un- eventually stopped on the shoulder of the MSP Barrack U – Prince Frederick
road. The driver was repeatedly ordered
10 The Calvert County Times Thursday, June 6, 2019
Thursday, June 6, 2019 The Calvert County Times In Our Community 11

Lusby Woman Honored by Center Students Showcase Talent for


for Environmental Science CalvertHealth Breast Care Center

CalvertHealth Spotlight Music Series performers (front) Levi Shaw, Asadrian Hudson and
Wyatt Garrett, (back) Braxton Gibbons, LaNea Jordan, Krissy Dube, LaTrice Jordan, Nathan
Callahan, Alyssa Melton, Emily Moler, Sarah Dudley and Demetri Bedel.
Mamma Lucia restaurant on May 20 Proceeds from the Spotlight Music
hosted the CalvertHealth Foundation Series help to provide support Calver-
Spotlight Series to support the Sheldon tHealth’s breast center.  The first of its
E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care. The kind in Southern Maryland, The Shel-
audience was entertained by top talents don E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care
from Calvert and Huntingtown high gives local women access to an expe-
schools and Demetri Bedel, Band Direc- rienced team of breast health experts
tor at Calvert High School. Foundation and the most sophisticated technology
From left to right: UMCES President Peter Goodwin, Graduate Student Council Chair Board Trustee Dr. Ramona Crowley- available today. In one comfortable and
Christina Goethel, Faculty Mentorship Awardee Laura Lapham, Graduate Student Drew Goldberg produced the show which convenient location, our experts provide
Hobbs, and Chesapeake Biological Laboratory Director Tom Miller. (Photo by Cheryl Nemazie) raised more than $3,700 for the Sheldon comprehensive and coordinated care-
E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care at from outreach and screening to diag-
Laura Lapham, Associate Professor at the University of Maryland Center for CalvertHealth. nosis, treatment and survivorship. The
Environmental Science’s  Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, was awarded the Patrons attend the musical series for dedicated space to see and treat patients
second annual Outstanding Faculty Mentorship Award by graduate students. variety of reasons; the most prevalent makes it easy for physicians involved in
Graduate Student Council Chair Christina Goethel and Graduate Student Drew being support of the Sheldon E. Gold- the management of breast disease (gen-
Hobbs shared the award that recognizes faculty for their commitment to students berg Center for Breast Care and to ex- eral and plastic surgeons, radiologists
beyond the classroom at UMCES’ Commencement exercises on May 23. perience wonderful entertainment right and pathologists as well as medical and
“Dr. Lapham has made mentoring a top priority in her program, and has em- here in Calvert County. radiation oncologists) to consult with
ployed unique opportunities to mentor both within UMCES and externally by Director Ramona Crowley Goldberg each other about a patient’s treatment.
bringing various aged students into the UMCES community,” said Christina remarked, “This is a way to celebrate my The show was dedicated to the memo-
Goethel, chair of the Graduate Student Council at the University of Maryland late husband’s good work and to embrace ry of the late Dr. Sheldon Goldberg who
Center for Environmental Science. my deep love for music and for teaching helped to establish the Sheldon E. Gold-
Lapham  is an aquatic biogeochemist with a focus on aquatic gas exchange, students. It has been an honor to work berg Center for Breast Care, and the late
particularly methane emissions in environments including the Chesapeake Bay, with such talented and upstanding high Robin Henshaw who was the creator of
freshwater Arctic lakes, and hydrocarbon seeps in the Gulf of Mexico. During school musicians. Each of them could the series after Dr. Goldberg’s death in
her eight years at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, not be more gracious and selfless with 2011.
she has made mentoring a top priority in her program, including mentoring two the giving of their time and talents for
high school interns, seven National Science Foundation Research Experience for the benefit of others, and most especial- Press Release from
Undergraduates program students, two undergraduate interns, and three com- ly, those who are served by our county’s CalvertHealth
munity college students. Breast Center.”
She has been awarded two Changing the Face of Stem grants to support the
Tiny Bubbles Mentoring Project, a hands-on research experience for STEM stu-
dents that she created at the College of Southern Maryland as part of an effort Nominations Sought for Outstanding Child Advocates
to change the face of science by advancing interest in first-year students at the Calvert Collaborative for Children and for family/child friendly policies and
College of Southern Maryland. Youth, Inc. (3CY) honors local “Cham- programs, strengthened families, pro-
Students who nominated Lapham for the award commented: “Laura has real- pions for Children” is recognizing exem- moted safe communities, or increased
istically laid out the challenges of balancing work and home. For me as a young plary child advocates in Calvert County. economic opportunities for children and
female scientist, it is great to have a mentor who is both a successful mother Honorees are chosen from the nomina- families.
and scientist,”’ and “Simply put, Laura makes science fun even in the face of tions we receive for the following four 4. Closing the Achievement Gap:
difficulty and adversity, and she makes it a priority to aid her students in their categories: given to an educator, community leader,
education and scientific development.” 1.  Educational Opportunities: given volunteer or group who is involved in
“For me as a young female scientist, it is great to have a mentor who is both a to an educator, community leader, vol- activities that are helping to close the
successful mother and scientist. Despite the craziness of having energetic young unteer, or group who has increased edu- achievement gap for students in our
children, she is a highly successful scientist and who continues to make an im- cational opportunities for children and community.
pact in her field of methane biogeochemistry, having published 21 papers in the families. 4. Youth: Given to a young person (21
past 10 years! In addition to all of that, she is our greatest champion, helping us 2.  Healthy Children: given to a pro- years or younger) who has demonstrated
to overcome our challenges and celebrating with us when we succeed.” fessional, community leader, volunteer, exemplary courage creativity, leader-
Lapham earned her Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill or group who has advocated for fam- ship, and commitment.
and a B.S. from Florida State University. ily/child friendly policies and programs, 3CY is currently accepting nomina-
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science leads the way promoted children’s physical and emo- tions for the 2019 awards. Nomination
toward better management of Maryland’s natural resources and the protection tional health, prevented child abuse, or forms can be found at www.calvertkids.
and restoration of the Chesapeake Bay. From a network of laboratories located improved the well-being of children and org. Nominations are due May 3, 2019.
across the state, UMCES scientists provide sound evidence and advice to help families. Contact 3CY at 410-414-8300 or
state and national leaders manage the environment, and prepare future scientists 3.  Strong Families: Given to a par- calvertkids@outlook.com for more
to meet the global challenges of the 21st century. www.umces.edu ent, caregiver (including grandparents information.
and foster parents), community leader,
Press Release from CBL volunteer, or group who has advocated Press Release from 3CY
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Hemp Could Be Next Cash Crop

By Guy Leonard Leavitt said he feels there could be a future for the smaller scale, just one-to-two acre plots.
Staff Writer growing of commercial hemp in the county. The large plots could be harvested more easily with
He said the farm bureau supports ways for farmers to combine equipment, while the smaller plots of just an
Since the federal government has removed hemp, a diversify production, although he said he is not aware acre or more would require more intensive hands-on
cousin of the marijuana plant, from a list of restricted at this time of any specific interest in Calvert for grow- labor; the sort used to pick and process tobacco years
crops interest has grown in several states, including ing hemp. ago before the nationwide tobacco buyout.
Maryland, as a possible replacement for tobacco, the Calvert County Commissioner Earl “Buddy” Hance Local production, and its profitability, lies in the
state’s traditional cash crop. served as Maryland’s agriculture secretary from 2009 ability to create products ready to bring to market;
While hemp has many uses such as a basis for bio- to 2015. He said of Calvert’s involvement in hemp pro- that means processing the hemp locally to extract the
fuels and as a fiber-bearing plant that can be used in duction: “We’re just trying to figure it out. When I was CBD substance, said Andrew Ristvey with the Univer-
clothing and other items, it’s most valued product is at the department, Colorado and Tennessee had passed sity of Maryland’s College of Agriculture and Natural
cannabidiol (CBD), which is an oil extracted from the some legislation allowing growing of hemp. They were Resources.
plant that has medicinal properties. struggling with it because of the connection to mari- “Growers will probably maximize their profits if
It is currently being sold freely in Maryland as a pain juana and all the regulations and requirements, trying they work in the context of a value-added idea,” Rist-
reliever and even to reduce seizures in certain cases. to figure out how to regulate it. At that time, it was very vey told The County Times, adding that working on
The Maryland Farm Bureau states also that hemp preliminary.” small, concentrated plots solely to extract the CBD oil
seed is high in both protein and fats, which could make Hance said hemp production is different from what for sale seemed to be the way forward for local growers,
it a viable alternative to soy products currently used as farmers faced with tobacco: “Yeah, completely, be- particularly with competition from around the nation
animal feed. cause it’s harvested by mechanical means. You can ei- growing.
“The market for CBD oil has gone crazy,” said Ben ther combine it, or you can let it go to seed and you can “We’re behind the 8 ball,” Ristvey said. “We started
Beale, senior agriculture agent with the University of use a combine and harvest the seed. You’ve cut it sort late.”
Maryland’s Cooperative Extension in Leonardtown. of like a hay crop.” While a regional processing facility, which does not
“The hemp movement started in Kentucky and then Hance said he doesn’t know of any farmers in Calvert yet exist, would help a nascent hemp industry in the
moved to Tennessee and Virginia as an alternative to who are participating in the experimental program with region, growers could start on their own.
tobacco. the University of Maryland. Ristvsey said growers could begin the extraction pro-
“There’s a lot of interest.” “We have a tremendous problem with deer in the cess on their own using either a method involving car-
Legislation recently passed in Maryland allows county; we’ll just have to wait and see,” Hance added. bon dioxide or alcohol.
farmers to grow the crop if they partner with a state Charlie Cox of Spider Hall Farm reminds everyone Perhaps the most significant question about growing
university or college conducting research on the plant that farming is still the county’s largest industry. “It’s hemp here remains unanswered.
for industrial growth purposes. absolutely a business,” he said. Cox observed that the “We need to find out how well the crop grows in
There are currently 13 farmers who have successful- decision about whether Calvert County farmers would Maryland,” Ristvey said.
ly applied to be a part of the University of Maryland’s leap into a new business would consider such return- James Raley, a member of the St. Mary’s County
pilot program, with one in St. Mary’s County. on-investment factors as the potential need to purchase farm bureau and board member of the state organiza-
The names of those farmers are being kept confiden- a new combine or other equipment. tion, said local farmers were interested but wary about
tial, Beale said. Cox said that labor is still a big impediment to get- hemp’s future in Maryland.
Agricultural officials said similar programs were ting into a new crop. Labor issues led most farmers to “It’s in the experimental stage right now,” Raley said.
underway with Salisbury State and Morgan State choose the tobacco buyout. Cox said perhaps the hemp “It’s a new crop.
universities. seeds could be harvested by combine for their oil but “We’re not sure about it’s nutrient requirements or
Under the current rules, hemp plants must have less harvesting the leaves for other uses could also be labor what pests its vulnerable to.”
than a .3 percent concentration of tetrahydrocannabinol intensive. Hemp has not been cleared for pesticide use in Mary-
(THC) which is the substance in marijuana that causes Though there has been significant interest in the lo- land, according to the Maryland Cooperative Extension.
the narcotic high when smoked or otherwise imbibed. cal St. Mary’s farming community, Beale said, there “Once it’s out of the research phase the next hurdle
“Any more than that and the entire crop has to be is already significant mounting competition around the will be harvesting and processing,” Raley said. “We’ll
destroyed,” Beale said. nation to both grow and process hemp for its precious have to see if we can use a machine versus labor by
He added that the research being conducted on the CBD oil. hand.”
plant will help determine the optimum conditions for “The entire US is looking at hemp,” Beale said. “And There are many variables, Beale said, but hemp could
producing CBD oil from the plant; a certain amount of there are still questions like what is the feasibility of still be a viable money maker for local farmers.
environmental stress on the plant can lead to increased this crop, what’s the profitability? “It’s not at all mainstream yet,” Beale said. “But
production of the THC substance. “We just don’t know that. We don’t have well defined there’s potential.”
This makes growing hemp in Maryland a risky prop- markets at this time.”
osition, he said, with the threat of crop destruction if Beale said hemp production for its fiber would take guyleonard@countytimes.net
too much THC is present. between 300 to 400-acre plots, large for local farms. Editor Dick Myers contributed to this story
President of the Calvert County Farm Bureau Jason But CBD oil production could take place on a vastly
16 Sports The Calvert County Times Thursday, June 6, 2019

The Tackle Box Fishing Report Archer Doubles in Potomac


By Ken and Linda Lamb
Limited Late Models
Lear Scores Career First in RUSH Crates
Contributing Writers

The Patuxent opened for rockfish last


Saturday and trollers found the fish in
good numbers and size. Many boaters
trolling small to mid-sized bucktails
found the stripers eager to bite from
Sheridan Point to the mouth of Cuckold
Creek, The fish are in the edges of the
drop offs and oyster bars and most are
about 20 inches with some close to 30
inches. White lures seem to be most
productive. There were rockish caught
by surf casters at Myrtle Point Beach.
The Potomac has good rockfish from
Point Lookout to the 301 bridge for troll- Sam Archer drove to his second win contest.
ers and chummers. The rock piles off of the season in last Friday nights 20-lap Limited Late Model feature finish
Tall Timbers have been consistent in Limited Late headliner at Potomac Speed- 1. Sam Archer 2. Derick Quade 3. Tyler
catches of mostly keeper rockfish. The way. The win for Archer, steering his fam- Emory 4. Brandon Long 5. Dale Murphy 6.
St. Mary’s River had some catches of ily owned MasterSbilt no.36, would be his Billy Tucker 7. Jonny Oliver 8. Todd Plum-
smaller stripers with the ratio so keep- overall 19th career feature win at Potomac. mer 9. Richard Culver
ers to throwbacks about four to one. Archer darted from the pole to the lead
Don Haggard with a hefty catfish from Hog
Chummers are setting up chumlines off Point in the mouth of the Patuxent.
and would eventually pace all 20-circuits, RUSH Crate Late Model feature
St, George Island with success. There but would have to hold off current point finish
are some bigger fish hanging around the a hook baited with fresh alewife. leader and 8th starting Derick Quade to 1. Kyle Lear 2. Jeremy Pilkerton 3. Dar-
steep drop at Cornfield Point. We are still awaiting croaker and spot. score the win. “This car was on a rail to- ren Alvey 4. Chuck Bowie 5. Megan Mann
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Thursday, June 6, 2019 The Calvert County Times Education 17

Calvert Students Earn STEM Group Highlighted


Maryland Seal of Biliteracy in National Magazine
Twenty-seven Calvert County students
have earned the Maryland Seal of Bilit-
eracy by demonstrating a high level of
proficiency in listening, speaking, read-
ing, and writing in one or more languag-
es in addition to English. 
Dr. Daniel D. Curry, superintendent,
said, “We recognize that students who
speak more than one language have an
advantage when they graduate and be-
gin a career or higher education. Some
of these students are native speakers
Huntingtown High
of other languages who have mastered
Carlos Balazs, Spanish
English, and some have learned a world
Gabriella Smith, Spanish
language in our schools. We are proud of
all of them and look forward to seeing
Northern High
them wear their medals at graduation.”
Jenna Carpenter, Spanish
To be awarded the Seal of Biliteracy,
Joseph Crunkleton, Spanish The Calvert County Chapter of the with other local organizations to
students must earn high scores on both
Kendall Dent, Spanish National Society of Black Engineers present the event.
the English Language Arts portion of
Sarah Donaldson, Spanish (NSBE) continues to shine. The 2019 • A Makers Fair, which encouraged
the Maryland Comprehensive Assess-
Logan Douglas, Spanish NSBE Convention magazine highlights creativity in innovation. Nearly 40
ment Program (MCAP) and on either
Mae Howlin, Spanish the chapter and its accomplishments. chapter members worked in teams
an Advanced Placement exam or an-
Jenna Mehls, Spanish The 2019 convention held in De- to come up with solutions to a wide
other world language assessment that is
Gabriel Mignardi, Spanish troit, MI on March 27-31, featured sev- range of challenges that could be
aligned to the American Council on the
Viena Rachel Osorio, Spanish eral competitive events, 5 of which this solved by engineers. Teams select-
Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACT-
Haylee Plaudis, Spanish group competed in:  The Whirl Winds, ed materials from an assortment of
FL) proficiency guidelines.
Victoria Plaudis, Spanish Wind Energy team; Next Generation items to build a prototype. Each team
The students who earned the Seal of
Samantha Plumley, Spanish Calvert Cruisers, Ten80 radio-controlled presented its solutions and answered
Biliteracy and their language of profi-
Jenna Smith, Spanish car team; Math Counts, Math πrates; questions about its proposed designs.
ciency are:
Hannah Zwick, Spanish TMAL, Divide and Conquer; and FIRST Judges awarded prizes to the top
Calvert High Lego Jr League, Moon Legends, Inc. teams.
Patuxent High Since conception in 2013, the chapter
Chinar Beknazarova, Turkmen
Sabrina Rodriguez, Spanish has achieved numerous awards and in Engineering Diversity
Jessica Misiorek, Spanish
Shivang Parekhji, Gujarati 2018 won their second consecutive Na- • A speakers’ series and hands-on ac-
Additional students may qualify for tional Chapter of the Year from among tivities. One session included speak-
Maaz Rahman, Urdu
the Seal of Biliteracy when Advanced 145 NSBE Jr. Chapters. Recognized as ers from Exelon Corporation, who
Umar Shah, Urdu
Placement scores are received in early the Region II NSBE Jr. Chapter of the provided insights into nuclear en-
Susana Soriano, Spanish
July. Year and the National NSBE Jr. Chapter gineering careers for C.A.S.H. stu-
Paola Sotomayor Vegilla, Spanish
Heydi Vasquez Saenz, Spanish of the Year in 2017, C.A.S.H. NSBE Jr. dents, many of whom are familiar
Press Release from CCPS has continued to maintain a high level of with Exelon’s Calvert Cliffs Nuclear
Gabrielle Vicmudo, Tagalog
JingJing Xu, Chinese member engagement and community in- Power Plant nearby.
volvement, resulting in recognition with
Mt. Harmony Elementary Named the same honors in 2018. The chapter
received its latest awards during the Na-
Community Involvement
• Support of a local nonprofit, Cal-

Sustainable Green School tional Society of Black Engineers’ 44th


Annual Convention in Pittsburgh, Penn-
sylvania, in March of last year.
vert Collaborative for Children and
Youth (3CY) in a number of events.
C.A.S.H. NSBE Jr. participated in
Calvert County Public Schools an- The program is aligned with Chesapeake
The chapter activities for NSBE’s two 3CY Creative Resources Ex-
nounces that Mt. Harmony Elementary Bay Watershed Agreement 2014 goals and
2017–18 program year spanned several pos, which raise awareness of edu-
School has earned the status of Maryland supports environmental literacy gradua-
pillars: STEM engagement and engi- cational activities available to youth
Sustainable Green School by the Maryland tion requirements, as established by the
neering diversity, community involve- in the community, sharing informa-
Association for Environmental and Out- Maryland State Department of Education.
ment and cultural engagement. tion about the chapter and the learn-
door Education for the 2018-2019 school Energy and Environmental Special-
STEM Engagement ing opportunities available through
year. ist Sheila Stevens said, “CCPS continues
• Participation in NSBE’s Region II its competitions. C.A.S.H. also par-
Dr. Daniel D. Curry, superintendent, to maintain a 100% success rate, with all
Fall Terror Zone Summit and Region ticipated in the 3CY Tree of Angels
said,” Thanks to our dedicated staff and schools being certified as Maryland Green
II Fall Regional Conference, with Book Drive by donating 394 new and
students who make this a priority, Calvert Schools. Of our 24 schools that are certi-
C.A.S.H. teams in multiple compe- gently used books during the 2017
County is a healthier place to live.” fied as Maryland Green Schools, this year
titions: the Ten80 Student Racing Thanksgiving holiday.
After previously earning the status of MHES makes the twelfth school that
Challenge (high school and middle
Green School, Mt. Harmony was approved has attained sustainable status. Only 72
school level), MATHCOUNTS and Cultural Engagement
to be a Maryland Sustainable Green schools in the state of Maryland have at-
Try-Math-A-Lon. • Sponsorship of a visit for chap-
School, having demonstrated and docu- tained the sustainable level, and I am proud
• A Black History Month event in ter members to the International
mented a continuous effort to integrate that CCPS represents nearly 20% of those
February 2018 featuring Christine Civil Rights Center and Museum in
environmental management practices, elite schools. The success is owed to the
Darden, Ph.D., profiled in Hidden Greensboro, NC, in conjunction with
environmental education curriculum, pro- dedicated administration, teaching staff,
Figures, is a retired NASA mathema- NSBE’s Region II Fall Regional Con-
fessional development opportunities, and support staff, students, and community
tician and aerospace engineer, as the ference. The visit was educational for
community engagement into their daily partners. Additional support is provided by
keynote speaker. The Black History the group and highlighted the impact
operations for the past fourteen years. the Departments of Instruction and School
Month event emphasized the con- that students had on the U.S. civil
The Maryland Green School Program Facilities. This accomplishment is a testa-
tributions of African Americans to rights movement.
encourages educational opportunities for ment that CCPS is moving towards a sus-
STEM, was open to the community
preK-12 schools that increase the students’ tainable future.”
and was well-attended by students Press Release from Calvert County
awareness and understanding of environ-
and adults, with 167 participants in Chapter of NSBE
mental relationships that have an impact Press Release from CCPS
total. C.A.S.H. NSBE Jr. partnered
on public health and the local community.
18 Education The Calvert County Times Thursday, June 6, 2019

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Grayson Ray Lewis Kaelyn Marie Paitsel Kierra Danielle Stevens Rachael Jayne Yocum
Alessa Reina Locke Taylor Marie Parker Emily Rose Stickley Andrew Stephen Younkers
Kory Charleston Loveless Kaitlyn Jennifer Parks Zoe Elizabeth Stone Hannah Diane Zwick
Hannah Abigail Lunczynski Johnna Reese Parlett Ethan Kent Stringham
20 Education The Calvert County Times Thursday, June 6, 2019

Patuxent High School


Michael Andrew Callaway Jr Daiyon Nyeam Gardner Jason Paul Jett Jr
Jordan Xavion Capra Alysa Kassidy Lynn Gately Eddie Richard Jewett
Sarah Ann Carentz Savannah Sandell Gearhart Carter Dwayne Johns
Douglas Aaron Chance Jr Jacob Henry Gill Timothy Jacob Jones
Olivia Edith Chase Chauncey Marsalle Goff II Jacob Jeffrey Keifline
Joshua Scott Clutts Jacob Coy Grabill Angelo Christopher Keller
Chase Thomas Alderman Elysia Aubrey Cooper Matthew Ryan Grabis Matthew Wyatt Kennedy
Daniel Robert Alston Justin Shawn Crawford Bethany Miller Graves Jesse Nathaniel Kern
Brandon Troy Anderson Jaden Rae Crim Griffin Charles Gray Kaila Madisen Kerns
Gabriela Ester Atkins Andi May Curtis Jacob Michael Greaves Zoey Rynell King
Mikaela Breann Badeaux-Hamm Destiny Marie Cusic Nigel Maliek Green Nathan David Kistler
Victoria Elizabeth Bard Nathan Andrew Davis Stephen Christopher Groff Nathanael Aaron Knull
Daniel Gregory Bardroff-Gillentine Tazman Armonie-Dewanye Davis Elijah Orlando Gross Camden Brian Koch
Jayla Simone Batts Evan Luvere Deahl Abbigail Lynn Grosskurth Kole Jessup Koerper
Jalen Malik Bembry Joshua Albert DeGuzman Becca Pearl Hall Jacob Thomas Kuney
Rylan Christopher Bender Mackenzie Anne Dinopoulos Britney Le Hang Olivia Ann Kuss
Noah Anjou-Lakiebb Bibb Jr Hunter James Dixon Whitney Amber Harris Gabriel Allinson Lacouture
Katelynn Nicole Bissonette Stephanie Dakota Dixon Alexandra Marie Hart William Reese Lazer
Emily Kristin Blasy Christian Douglas Dolecki Noah James Hartle Chad Michael Leo
Mara Hope Blaylock Brianna Marie Eells Alexandra Jewel Heist Michael Ryan Leonard Luz
Matthew Grant Bott U-Nique’ Kyree Elliott Afton Susannah Henrichsen Ariana Levice Ostos
Austin Tyler Bowen Dezmon Ra’cel Estep Mackenzie Marie Hoffman Robert James Lopez
Cayla Morgan Bromwell Aylin Alexandra Estrada Mya Kennedy Hollenczer Georgia Anne Louers
Emalee Ireane Brooks Rachel Elise Evans Gavin Thomas Hood Connor Wyatt Lunick
Joshua Michael Brooks Christopher Wayne Fenwick Sterling Adison Humphrey Grace Elizabeth MacDonald
Andrew David Brown Ryan Hawkes Fitzgerald Fiske Destiny Mulan Faithlin Hunter Matthew Joseph Mackall
Briana Beyonce Brown Meghan Lee Fletcher Julia Grace Illar Jakob Hunter Madura
Makayla Sade Brown Karla Elizabeth Flores Calero Charlie Edward Irons Charlotte Marie Marchek
Tadeke Isaac Brown Matthew Ian Foppiano Matthew Russell Jablonski Shelsea Felice McCray
Dalton Jeffrey Bruce Jaden Cameron Forbes Camille Andrea Jackson Sabrina Marie McGuigan
Chylie Marie Burns Austin David Fredlund Emily Jo Jackson Sarah Elizabeth McLaughlin
JaQuez Lamone Butler Amber Nicole Fulton Rayne Dominique Jackson Logan Chase Miller
Areli Calderon Tovar Daejon Imanie Gantt Mackenzie Lynn Jedrey Tyler Blaine Mocca
Aaron James Callan Dale Earnhardt Garber De’Angelo Lee Jefferson Kristina Alisa-Ann Moore

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Graduating Class of 2019


Mackenzi Miller Moran Lila Rose Ramon Colby Clark Snyder Jaqueline Renee Wakefield
Miles Chaney Morlock Jasmine Michelle Reid Chloe McKenzie South K’Teya Jhaunne Wallace
Lea Marie Moronta Michaela Tiani Richardson Jared Christopher Squires Izabella Maria Lourdes Wallen
Ethan William Morrison Mitchell Henry Richman Abigal Kristin Stabler Liberty Gail Washell
Kayleigh May Murphy Caleb Alexander Roach Liam Andrew Stack Chase William Watkins
Dylan Thomas Myers Curtis Scott Robey Joseph Ryan Stewart Tyson Jacob Watts
Isabella Marie Neel Sabrina Elaine Rodriguez De’Amani Aaliyah Stone Amari Nicole Weems
Skuyler Steven Nero Joshua Chase Roper Anna Maureen Strauss Taylor Jordan Welch
Amber Marie O’Brien Kathryn Audrey Ryon Rondelle Allan Taylor Alanna Victoria White
Olivia Katherine O’Dell Mailinh Jade Saafir Donovan Michael Terrell Noah Alexander Wills
Nileasy Ladine Ortiz Rivera Joshua Richard Sanchez Jack Nicholas Thomas Jr Carolyn Reagan Wilson
Jake Robert Padilla Pfeiffer Nikita Schenk Jervonta Leon Thomas Ryleigh Elaine Wilson
Colby James Papanicolas Kendra Michelle Scruggs Ashton Nicohlas Thompson Angel Marie Windsor
Byron Alonzo Parker Jr Kylie Mae Sears Catherine Torney Emilee Paige Wolfe
Roger Eric Payne Jr Harold Loyd Seymore IV William Henry Torres II Bernard Wood Jr
Anthony Tyler Pennifill Alexis Brooke Shannon Jolie Elizabeth Trice Liam Jasmine Danielle Wood
Todd Charles Perrin Mykyle Craig Shymansky James Trudo Mathew Logan Woodward
Madison Alexis Pickens Brianna Pauline Slattery Danica Nicole Uhler Myla Sharon Young
Robert David Portillo Alisha Louise Sleeper Nathan Patrick Urnosky Camryn Olivia Youngblood
Nathan David Poteet Sierra Lynn Smirnoff Christian Alexander Urrutia Peyton Ellis Youngblood
Jacqueline Rae Potter Benjamin McLean Smith Eugene Elvin Vasquez Ward Jeda MarieYurko
Xristina Bianca Quirozhernandez Tyrese Dominick AnthonySmith Antoinette Caroline Verta

Calverton School
Graduating Class of 2019
James Hunter Anderson David John Huston Hakey Jr. Armaan Sadeghi
Mary Madison Atkisson Kai John-Blunch Seo Chaehyun
Au Ying Tung Daniel Alexander Jones Keira Susan Shoup
Erin Mackensie Bodmer Ko Jou-Hsuan Sin Sau Wai
Cao Kailiang Kwan Yeuk Lam Cole Harrison Smith
Madeline Renee Carrino Joseph Cheyney Lare Thadeus Socrates Triandos
Erica Simone Chancellor Christopher Vincent Lennon Ryleigh Elizabeth Weber
Cheng Ziqian Li Zhijun Benjamin Hanson Weimer
Alyssa Nicole Der-Graux Liu Wei Yang Aichu
Ashley Lynn Ehrmantraut Cole Nicholas Manos Yuan Zeqian
Joshua Scott Gallatin Victoria Eileen Matthews Zhao Luji
Henry Pearce Griffin Toyosi Ivan Isememe Osemobor
William Bradley Holt III Eleanor Yeats Rothera
22 Entertainment The Calvert County Times Thursday, June 6, 2019

n A
Fu& G ME S Annemarie Garden Hosts
Acoustic Music Assembly
Musicians & non-musicians alike are invited
there 12. Space station
41. Ridicules 14. Gene
43. Allied Powers vs. Central 19. Satisfy CLUES DOWN
Powers 23. Livid
45. Produce 24. It comes after “et”
47. Ancient kingdom near 25. More (Spanish) 1. Resembling apes
Dead Sea 26. Electronic data processing
49. Hebrew unit of liquid
capacity
27. Buffer solution to separate
DNA and RNA
2. Famed TV host Sullivan
50. Type of sword
55. “Sin City” actress
28. Primate
29. Scattered
3. Rare Hawaiian geese
56. Female reproductive cells
57. Afflicted
34. Evergreen tree
35. What engaged couples 4. Convicted traitor
59. One point north of will say
northeast 36. Barbie’s friend 5. Make into leather
60. Garland 37. Midway between south
61. Spiritual leader and southeast 6. Urge to do something
62. Negative 39. A position from which
63. Tooth caregiver
64. Cheek
progress can be made
40. Showed up
7. Small town in Spain
CLUES DOWN
41. Insecticide
42. Type of milk
8. They promote products
CLUES ACROSS 17. Type of horse 1. Form of “to be”
2. A hand has one
44. Verandas
45. Annoyingly talkative 9. Small Eurasian deer
1. Sacred bull (Egyptian 18. Volcanic craters 46. Abba __, Israeli politician
3. Thought
10. Ancient people
PUZZLE SOLUTIONS
myth.) 20. Type of graph (abbr.) 47. “Heat” director
5. One-time European money 21. Supporters 4. Physical body
5. Removes 48. Plant genus LAST WEEK’S
8. Disfigure
11. Polish city
22. North and South are two
25. Spread 6. One who perpetrates 51. Swiss river 11. The Volunteer State
wrongdoing 52. Prejudice
13. Move quickly on foot
14. Landlocked West African
30. Adjusted
31. Vietnamese offensive 7. Make one 53. Actor Idris
54. Freedom fighters (slang)
12. Academic term
country 32. Nazi architect 8. Kate and Rooney are two
15. Used in aromatherapy 33. Nigerian peoples 9. __ Ladd, “Shane” actor
10. Makes fun of
58. Criticize 13. Natives of Alberta,
16. The greatest of all time 38. When you hope to get
Canada
15. Cause to become insane
18. Feed
21. Crime organization
CLUES ACROSS 43. Supply to excess 24. Acrobatic feats
44. Pie _ __ mode 26. Car mechanics group
1. Ancient Rome had one 27. Mustachioed actor Elliott
7. Engagement rings tend 45. Dash
47. You sometimes pardon it 30. Inquired
to have them 32. S. Korean industrial city
13. Not the leader 48. Catch doing something
wrong 35. Member of the cuckoo
14. Decorated family
16. Morning 51. A constellation’s second Music lovers come together at the Southern Maryland Acoustic Music Assembly.
star 37. Test for high schoolers
17. The Garden State 38. Some nights are these
19. __, myself and I 53. Famed French painter of The public is invited to the 4th Annual tary, $3 for youth; kids 5 & under are
dancers 39. Helps you stay organized Southern Maryland Acoustic Music As- free. The event is co-hosted by Annma-
20. Gets up 42. Cool! sembly (SMAMA) to take place Satur- rie Garden and Calvert Library. For ad-
22. Type of meal 55. Engines do it
56. Chemically inactive 43. Genus containing pigs day, June 8, 1:00-9:00pm at Annmarie ditional information call 410-326-4640.
23. Cavalry sword 46. An opinion at odds Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solo-
25. Proclaims 58. Moved quickly on foot mons, Maryland. The music-filled event EVENT SCHEDULE
59. Threaten persistently 47. Types of bears
26. Historic places 49. Smartphones give them will begin with afternoon song circles
28. They go into space 60. Commercial and acoustic jamming from 1:00-4:30pm 1:00-4:30pm - Song Circles &
61. Listen without the 50. Nobel physicist Hans throughout the Garden. Musicians and Jamming
29. Hostelry 52. Where rock stars work
speaker’s knowledge non-musicians alike are invited to come *On-going Jamming - for those
30. Peter’s last name
64. Rhodium 54. Your car needs it and play or just listen. Song circles in- who want to continue jamming past
31. Necessary for syrup 55. Dutch name for Ypres clude all musical genres and all abilities, the scheduled time, there are plenty of
65. Caregivers to kids
33. Kids’ channel 57. Go after so bring your preferred instruments and/ rooms!
67. Highly ornamented
34. Take upon oneself 59. Cold wind or your favorite songs to share – or just
36. A bog 69. Real, fixed property come to listen. In the evening, enjoy a 4:30-5:30pm - Dinner service
62. Examines animals
38. Small cavities in a gland 70. Brains BBQ dinner and concert featuring quint- Order your BBQ dinner (or veggie
63. Popular island alcohol
40. Grand Theft Auto vehicle essential Southern Maryland bluegrass, option) in advance to ensure your place
66. Northeast vintage pop & jazz standards, and rug- - and enjoy a discount on dinner and ad-
41. More vigorous 68. Indicates position ged Americana music with performanc- mission! Visit www.annmariegarden.
es by: Justus 2, The Domes, and David org to learn more about the dinner.
Norris & The Bad Examples. After the
concert, stay for a traditional community 5:00-7:00pm - Evening Concert fea-
LAST WEEK’S PUZZLE SOLUTIONS ON PAGE 27

dancing led by caller DeLaura Padovan turing quintessential Southern Maryland


& The Bushwood Mill Band. SMAMA bluegrass, vintage pop & jazz standards,
is an opportunity to play, sing, dance, and rugged Americana music with per-
and enjoy different kinds of music – and formances by: Justus 2, The Domes, and
to meet other musicians from Southern David Norris & The Bad Examples
Maryland and beyond. Come for part
– or all day! Attendees will have the 7:00-9:00pm – Traditional Commu-
chance to win fun door prizes courtesy nity Dance – beginners welcome!
of our event sponsors. With caller DeLaura Padovan and the
SMAMA is family-friendly, and is Bushwood Mill Band
open to all ages, abilities, and acoustic
genres. Activities will be held inside SMAMA is presented by Annmarie
and outside taking full advantage of the Sculpture Garden & Arts Center and
beautiful venue. In the event of rain, all Calvert Library. The event is open to all
activities will be moved indoors. Light ages, abilities, and acoustic genres, and
snacks, drinks, wine, and beer will be is family-friendly. For additional infor-
available throughout the day. A BBQ mation, email jruff@calvertlibrary.info
dinner (with vegetarian options) will be or call 410-326-4640.
served in the evening. To make a dinner
reservation, visit www.annmariegarden. Press Release from Annmarie
org. Event admission, good for all day, Sculpture Garden & Arts Center
is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors & mili-
Thursday, June 6, 2019 The Calvert County Times Obituaries 23

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.

Kathleen A. “Kathy” Thien 1914, in Philadelphia, PA. He was adopted as Gladys (Dyke) Gatlin. ton. He is survived by his daughter Diane
a young boy by Nellie A. (Brumbaugh) Dyke A Celebration of Life service will be held Kavounis (George) and son Richard Liming
Kathleen A. and Hosmer R. Dyke. He was the loving hus- on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at 11 a.m. in the (Fiona Chen); 6 grandchildren: Shelley Nun-
“Kathy” Thien, band to Barbara Williams Dyke whom he Asbury Solomons Auditorium, 11100 As- ley, Cindy Coleman (Keith), Drew Kavou-
75, of Chesapeake married on March 17, 1951, in Ft. Myers, VA. bury Circle, Solomons, MD 20688 with Rev. nis, Nick Kavounis, Theodore Liming, Leo
Beach, MD passed Kermit grew up in Los Angeles, CA, and Charles Harrell officiating. Interment will Liming, and six great-grandchildren: Kasey
away May 26, 2019 went on to graduate from the United States take place at Arlington National Cemetery at Coleman (Ashley), Lyle Coleman (Nicole),
at Calvert Health Military Academy, West Point, in 1940. a later date. Matthew Coleman, Nolan Coleman, Rachel
Medical Center. During his 22 year career in the military, he In lieu of flowers, the family asks for con- Nunley and Damien Kavounis.
She was born to served first in the Army Air Corp and then tributions to be made to the United State Visitation will be Thursday, June 6, 2019,
Esther (Aucelli) the United States Air Force, flying more Military Academy “Long Gray Line Fund”, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 -p.m. at Rausch Funeral
and Florenze Fio- than 40 different planes at that time. Dur- www.westpointaog.org/waystogive or the Home-Owings, 8325 Mt. Harmony Lane,
relli on May 10, 1944 in Bronx, NY where ing WWII, Kermit was Commander of Air Benevolent Fund at Asbury Solomons. To Owings, MD 20736. Funeral service will fol-
she lived until moving to Long Island at the Defense Sectors in Africa, Sardinia, South leave the family a condolence please visit low at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
age of six. She later lived with her family in France, and Italy. Following the war, he was www.rauschfuneralhomes.com. Burial will be at MD Veterans Ceme-
Jacksonville and Tampa, FL, Tucson, AZ, stationed at the Pentagon, and at AF bases in tery-Cheltenham, 11301 Crain Highway,
and Long Beach, CA. She married Nicho-
las Favata April 1, 1967, and they later were
Canada, Missouri (Richards-Gebaur AFB), Donald Richard Cheltenham, MD 20623
and Colorado (Ent AFB). Throughout his
divorced. In 1981 Kathy began a residential “Pap” Liming
cleaning service, Kathy’s Cleaners, in Rome,
post-war military service, he was actively in-
volved with The North American Aerospace
John Joseph Cooper
Donald Rich-
NY. She married Frederick “Fred” Thien on Defense Command (NORAD). Following John Joseph
ard “Pap” Liming,
June 16, 1988, and they lived in Rome un- his military career, Kermit became Director Cooper, 53, of Port
94, of Chesapeake
til moving to Chesapeake Beach in 2010. of Operations at Rockwell International until Republic passed
Beach, MD passed
Kathy was a member of St. John the Bap- his retirement at which time he and Bobbe away May 24,
away on May 19,
tist Catholic Church in Rome. In her leisure moved to Calvert Co., MD. 2019. He was born
2019 at Calvert
time she loved shopping, animals, especially Kermit had many interests, a sharp wit February 17, 1966
Health Medical
horses and dogs, and spending time with her and he was a natural-born leader. He was an in Cheverly to
Center in Prince
grandsons. expert marksman and won countless awards Sharon Anderson
Frederick, MD.
Kathy was preceded in death by her par- as a member of various pistol teams (includ- and Joseph Meri-
Born August 18,
ents and a brother John Limone. She is sur- ing at West Point). He was always an active dith Cooper. John
1924 in Wash-
vived by her husband Fred, her daughter member and leader of the community as- was raised in Up-
ington, DC., he
Christine E. Favata, grandsons Cody N. Fa- sociations where the family lived, most re- per Marlboro and graduated from Frederick
was the son of the late Oscar Dewey Lim-
vata and Trevor Kistner-Favata, all of Chesa- cently in McLean and Lusby. Kermit was es- Douglass High School. He was employed
ing and Esther (Mehlfelt) Liming. He en-
peake Beach, and a brother Frank Limone. pecially passionate about his involvement in as a union electrician with Local Union 26
joyed spending childhood summers with his
Memorial contributions may be made to West Point alumni affairs and was President and worked for the Prince George’s County
grandparents in Colonial Beach, VA. In 1943
Racing For Home, Inc.,m DeCarli Eques- of his class (Class of ’40) for many years. In Government Office of Services. John en-
he joined the Navy and served in the 67th
trian Center, 189 Sadds Mill Road Ellington, May 2018, Kermit led the alumni parade as joyed fishing, boating, gardening and spend-
Naval Construction Battalion (SeaBees) in
CT 06029; Link: https://decarliequestrian- the oldest living USMA graduate. Kermit ing time with his family, especially his
the South Pacific on Tinian Island and Eni-
center.com and Bobbe were also long-time members grandchildren.
wetok. Don married Margaret Theresa Lowe
Funeral arrangements were made by and very active with their beloved Solomon’s John is survived by his children Rebecca
in 1948 and they were together for 61 years
Rausch Funeral Home. Island Yacht Club, forging many lasting Armour and husband John of Port Republic,
until her passing in 2009. Don was a High-
friendships in their senior years. way Engineer for the DC Highway Adminis- Lauren Sylver and husband Jesse of Lusby
Colonel Kermit Robert Dyke, Kermit was a loving husband, father, and tration for 35 years. He was incredibly hard- and Megan Cooper of Prince Frederick, 4
USAF, Ret grandfather. Family gatherings were very working and coached many championship grandchildren, mother Sharon Anderson
important to him and he provided wonderful little league teams, and his truck was full of Rendon, brother Daniel Cooper and girl-
Kermit Rob- friend Dawn Lawson.
opportunities for family members to enjoy kids who didn’t have a ride to practice and
ert Dyke, 104 of A Memorial Service will be Tuesday, June
each other and stay connected. needed only be ready when he came by. He
Solomons, MD, 11 at 1 p.m., at Rausch Funeral Home-Ow-
Kermit is survived by his children, Kermit was a leader, very outgoing, and helped fami-
formerly of Lusby, ings, 8325 Mt. Harmony Lane, Owings, MD
R. Dyke, Jr. (Marty) of Westfield, NJ, Rob- ly, friends, colleagues, and neighbors with all
MD, and McLean, 20736. Interment will be private.
ert L. Dyke of Afton, VA, Patricia D. Miller manner of projects and endeavors, large and
VA, passed away
(Jeff) of Durango, CO, and Joanne C. Astin small. He loved the outdoors, fishing, crab-
peacefully on May
(Bill) of Mechanicsville, VA; nine grand- bing, gardening, and growing beautiful flow-
29, 2019, in Solo-
children and seven great-grandchildren. He ers and plants, both outdoors and indoors.
mons, MD. He was
was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Donald was preceded in death by his wife
born on August 22,
daughter Laurel (Dyke) Phillips, and sister, Margaret and eldest daughter Joanne Wal-

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Community Calendar
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Game and Go Fridays dancing at 8:00. $15 person includes soft Yoga with Frannie
UPCOMING Northeast Community Center, 4075 drinks or draft beer and light munch- Corbin Pavilion, Calvert Marine Mu-
Gordon Stinnett Ave., Chesapeake ies. Info: 410-257-9878. Reservations: seum, Solomons
Robin Hood Beach Lbloyer@verizon.net http://post206.le- 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Presented by the Twin Beach Players, Time for a quick game of pool or ping gionsites.com/ All experience levels welcome! Tues-
June 14-23, Fridays and Saturdays at pong. Stop by and get your game on! day nights, through August 27! Bring
8:00 PM; Sunday matinees at 3:00 PM. Fridays in June, July and August. 410- your yoga mat, water bottle and hand
535-1600 ext. 8210 Sunday, June 9 towel. $10/class, cash or check. 410-326-
The Calvert Amateur Radio Asso- 2042. calvertmarinemuseum.com
ciation (CARA) Friday Night Farmers’ Market,
Patuxent River Wade-In
National Amateur Radio Relay Classic Car Cruise-In and Art Fair Bingo
Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum,
League Field Day. Noon, Saturday, June North Beach, Bay Avenue, 3rd - 7th North Beach VFD, Rt. 261, Chesa-
10515 Mackall Road, St. Leonard
22, until Noon Sunday, June 24 at the Street peake Beach
1:00 PM
Drum Point Clubhouse, 465 Overlook 6:00-9:00 PM! 6:00 PM
Bernie Fowler dons his white sneak-
Drive, Lusby. CARA invites everyone Join friends and neighbors and sup-
ers and overalls and wades into the
for amateur radio demonstrations and port your local first responders. Games
to learn how to use amateur (ham) radio Saturday, June 8 water to see how far he gets before his
sneakers disappear in the murky water.
at 7:30. Food and drinks for purchase.
equipment, discover proper techniques Jackpot - possible prize $1000.
The Sneaker Index is our cultural yard-
in practicing emergency response, and End Hunger Dragon Boat Races stick for the river’s health. Free.
how much fun amateur radio can be. Sons of the American Legion
North Beach Boardwalk 410-586-8501. www.jefpat.org
Info/confirm a visit, go to k3cal.org or Meeting
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
just join us at the Drum Point Clubhouse American Legion, Chesapeake Beach
16-person crews race boats just off
Moon Light Cruise on the Miss
shore. All day party w/street perform- Monday, June 10 7:00 PM
All Members of the Sons of the
ers, food, craft vendors, and activities.
Lizzy American Legion Stallings Williams
w w w. e n d h u n g e r c a l v e r t . o r g /
Saturday, June l5, 7:00-9:00 PM. Rod Movie Mondays Post 206 are encouraged to participate
dragonboat
n’ Reel Dock, 4165 Mears Ave., Chesa- Northeast Community Center, 4075 in the monthly meeting at in the Upper
peake Beach. Dr. Ralph Eshelman, spe- Gordon Stinnett Ave., Chesapeake Level Meeting Hall. Commander Ward,
Yard Sale
cialist in maritime history of the Chesa- Beach 410-610-7217. www.ALPost206.org
North Beach VFD, Rt. 260, Chesa-
peake Bay, will talk about many inter- Visit Mondays during the summer
peake Beach
esting things about the Bay. $32 person. and catch a flick to beat the heat and cool
Tickets online at chesapeakebeachmd.
8:00 AM - Noon
Hosted by the North Beach VFD
you down. 410-535-1600 ext. 8210 Wednesday, June 12
gov or at Town Hall 410-257-2230. Auxiliary 2nd Saturday each month
Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla
thru October. Reserve table in advance. Kid Fit
Meeting
$15, two/$25. Diana, 410-231-1775, after Southern Community Center, 20 Ap-
ONGOING 5:00.
Solomon’s Volunteer Fire Depart-
peal Lane, Lusby
ment
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Glory Days of Bayside History Southern Maryland Acoustic Music Hoop games and Relays. Ages 6-12
United States Coast Guard Flotilla
Bayside History Museum, 4025 4th Assembly years. Free.
23-02 monthly meeting discussing rec-
St., North Beach Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts 410-586-1101
reational boating safety, boating educa-
1:00 - 4:00, Wednesday-Sunday Center, Dowell Rd., Solomons
tion and other topics of a nautical theme.
Threads of families, activities and 1:00 - 10:30 PM Planning Your Future Seminar
Prospective members are welcome to
places over the past 130 years presented A day of song circles and acoustic Series
stop in and see what we are all about.
in a quilt of fun, tradition and culture. jamming, followed by an evening con- Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons
410-610-5970. www.baysidehistory- cert, dinner, and contra dancing. Bring 2:00 – 3:00 PM
museum.org your preferred instruments and/or your
favorite songs to the afternoon song cir- Tuesday, June 11 Wills & Estate Planning presented
by Amy Lorenzini, Esq. of Cumberland
cles—or just come to listen! & Erly, LLC. Free; pre-registration re-
Thursday, June 6 1:00-4:30: Song Circles & Jamming. Topsy Turvy Toddlers quired. Contact Pam Paterson, CMM
4:30-5:00: Dinner. BBQ dinner res- Harriet E. Brown Community Cen- Director of Philanthropy, at 410-326-
ervation: annmariegarden.wufoo.com/ ter, 901 Dares Beach Road, Prince 2042 ext. 13 or Pamela.Paterson@cal-
D-Day forms/southern-maryland-acoustic-mu- Frederick vertcountymd.gov.
June 6, 1944 sic-assembly-2019/ 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Allied Forces invasion of the Nazi for- 5:00-7:00: Evening Concert Jam with Non-structured activity to encourage
tified coast of France’s Normandy. three bands: Justus 2, The Domes, Da- ages 1-5 to interact freely and have fun! Thursday, June 13
vid Norris & The Bad Examples. Moon bounce and more! 410-535-7080
7:00-9:00: Traditional Community
Friday, June 7 Dance. Sea Squirts
Community Cash Mob at the Mu-
seum Store
Family friendly event open to all ages Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons
Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons
First Free Friday and abilities. Food, drink, wine/beer 10:15 - 10:45 AM
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons available. Come for part- or all day! This month’s theme is Mommas and
The Community Cash Mob mob the
5:00 – 8:00 PM Annmarie Members free; Adults $5, Babies of the Bay. Free drop-in program
Museum Store! A group of employees
The museum is open and free to the Seniors $4, Military $4, Youth $3, kids for ages 18 months to 3 years and their
coming together at a local business to
public. Entertainment provided by the 5 & under free. 410-326-4640. www.an- caregivers. Space is limited; if the ses-
spend money and shop local. Communi-
Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition, start- nmariegarden.org sion is full, another program will be of-
ty Bank of the Chesapeake giving out a
ing at 6:00 in the Harms Gallery. The fered at 11 a.m. Also, Thursday, June 13;
limited number of vouchers to shoppers
Drum Point Lighthouse and Museum Country Dance and Wednesday, June 19. 410-326-2042.
towards their purchase. 410-326-2042.
Store will be open. 410-326-2042. cal- American Legion Stallings-Williams calvertmarinemuseum.com
calvertmarinemuseum.com
vertmarinemuseum.com Post 206, Chesapeake Beach
7:00 - 12:00 PM
Upper level Ballroom. Teachers avail-
able for instruction 7:00 followed by
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Teen Movie Club! 6:00-8:00pm.


Watch this oldie but goodie movie about
Events
For more information & to register for events visit http://calvertlibrary.info

Thursday, June 6 Monday, June 10


JobSource Mobile Career Center.
1:00-4:00pm. Stop by to visit the Job-
YoungatHeart By Office of Aging Staff
a group of kids that call tehmselves The Source Mobile Career Center for your
Goonies. Enjoy the movie and hang job search needs! Get job counseling and Red, White and Blue Picnic Calvert Pines Senior Center
out with your friends! Calvert Library résumé help, search for jobs and connect Seniors are welcome to join us as Join us for a 911 Presentation by a
Prince Frederick, 850 Costley Way, 410- with Southern Maryland JobSource. No we celebrate Flag Day at the Calvert member of our county’s Emergency
535-0291 or 301-855-1862. registration. Calvert Library Fairview County Fairgrounds, Wednesday, Communications Team, Tuesday,
Branch, Rt. 4 and Chaneyville Road, June 12, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. There will June 11, 11 a.m.
be games, prizes, food and live music Calvert Pines Senior Center will
Friday, June 7 Owings, 410-257-2101.
from Entertainer Jimi Simon! Must be open Wednesday, June 12. Ser-
JobSource Mobile Career Center. pre-register for lunch at one of our vices will be available. No exercise
1:00-4:00pm. Stop by to visit the Job- Tuesday, June 11 senior centers in person or by phone. class or lunch.
Source Mobile Career Center for your Flying Needles. 6:00-9:00pm. Knit- Registration ends Thursday, June Enjoy a musical flashback with
job search needs! Get job counseling and ting, crocheting and portable craft- 6. Limited transportation available. American Soul: The Music of Mo-
résumé help, search for jobs and connect ing group open to anyone wanting Hope you can join us! Don’t forget to town, Friday, June 21, 12:30 p.m.
with Southern Maryland JobSource. to join in and share talents, crafting wear your red, white, and blue! There will be singing, dancing and a
No registration. Calvert Library Twin time or learn a new skill. No registra- choir. The youth choir will be singing
Beaches Branch, 3819 Harbor Road, tion. Calvert Library Southern Branch, June 14 is World Elder Abuse popular songs.
Chesapeake Beach, 410-257-2411. 13920 H. G. Trueman Road, Solomons, Awareness Day
410-326-5289. Elder abuse is a significant public North Beach Senior Center
Saturday, June 8 health problem. Each year, hundreds The North Beach Senior Center

Poets’ Circle. 9:00-11:00am. Begin- Wednesday, June 12 of thousands of adults over the age of
60 are abused, neglected, or finan-
will be closed on Wednesday, June
12 for the Red, White & Blue Picnic
ner or big-time, confident or compulsive, DLLR Veteran Assistance. 9:00- cially exploited. Join us Friday, June at the Calvert County Fairgrounds.
stuck or star-lit! All are welcome. Expect 11:00am. Representative from DLLR 14, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.at the Calvert Pines Celebrate Father’s Day with us by
a friendly session of discussion, editing Disabled Veteran Outreach Program will Senior Center for interactive work- enjoying a delicious root beer float,
and support. Bring 5 copies of what you be available from 9-11 am to meet with shops. Limited space is available. To Friday, June 14, 12:30 p.m.
want to work on or just yourself. Please veterans seeking employment. Registra- pre-register please contact Patrice Take a look back with a blast from
register. Calvert Library Prince Freder- tion encouraged, but not required. Cal- Brooks at 443-550-6947 or email the past with 1970’s Music Videos
ick, 850 Costley Way, 410-535-0291 or vert Library Prince Frederick, 850 Cost- Patrice.Brooks@maryland.gov. Pre- with Kathy, Wednesday, June 19, 11
301-855-1862. ley Way, 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862. registration check-in at 8:30 a.m. a.m.
Continental breakfast and box lunch
On the Go - Hillwood Estate, Mu- JobSource Mobile Career Center. for pre-registered participants only. Southern Pines Senior Center
seum & Gardens. 10:00-4:00pm. Char- 1:00-4:00pm. Stop by to visit the Job- A Father’s Day Pool Tournament is
ter bus leaves Sunderland Park’n Ride Source Mobile Career Center for your Intergenerational Summer being held Tuesday, June 11, 9 a.m.
promptly at 10am for Hillwood Estate job search needs! Get job counseling and Day Camp Ages 5-11 Enjoy a continental breakfast and
in Washington, DC. Hillwood, the grand résumé help, search for jobs and connect Grandparents and their elementary afternoon snacks. Pre-registration
estate of Post Cereal heiress Marjorie with Southern Maryland JobSource. No aged grandchildren are welcome to required.
Merriweather Post, featuring extensive registration. Calvert Library Prince join us for our annual summer camp, The Southern Pines Senior Center
gardens, a world renowned collection Frederick, 850 Costley Way, 410-535- July 8 – 12, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Calvert will be closed on Wednesday, June
of Russian and French decorative arts, 0291 or 301-855-1862. Pines Senior Center. Arts and crafts, 12 for the Red, White & Blue Picnic
and special exhibitions. Tickets are $35 games, public safety, a magic show, at the Calvert County Fairgrounds.
and include guided mansion tour and Memoirs & Creative Writing Work- and reptiles to see! $50 per grandpar- Calling all musicians! Bring your
bus fee. Tickets must be paid in cash or shop. 2:00-3:30pm. Join author and edi- ent/grandchild. $25 each additional instruments and join us for an Open
check when registering at any Calvert tor Elisavietta Ritchie as she encourages person. Call Ed Sullivan at 410-535- Jam Session, Wednesday, June 19,
Library. Guests are encouraged to bring the art of creative memoir writing. Bring 4606 for more information. 1 p.m. Celebrate World Music Day
a packed lunch to enjoy in the gardens, 6 double-spaced copies of your work, with us.
a limited selection of food is also avail- 500-800 words, to discuss and share
able for purchase on site. Registration with the group. Calvert Library Prince
is required. Sorry, no refunds. Calvert Frederick, 850 Costley Way, 410-535-

Eating Together Menu


Library Prince Frederick, 850 Costley 0291 or 301-855-1862.
Way, 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

Southern Maryland Acoustic Music


Thursday, June 13
Assembly (Annmarie Gardens). 1:00- Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support. Monday, June 10
7:00-8:30pm. Get tips and support from Pork Roast, Gravy, Baked Sweet Thursday, June 13
9:00pm. Join us for a day of song circles Meatloaf, Gravy, Mashed
and acoustic jamming, followed by an other caregivers. Facilitated by Jean- Potato, Cabbage, Lima Beans,
Dinner Roll, Strawberries Potatoes, Spinach, Dinner Roll,
evening concert, dinner, and contra nette Findley & JC Hooker. Please reg-
Mandarin Oranges
dancing. Bring your preferred instru- ister. Calvert Library Prince Freder-
ments and/or your favorite songs to the ick, 850 Costley Way, 410-535-0291 or Tuesday, June 11
afternoon song circles – or just come 301-855-1862. Fish Patty on a Bun w/Tartar Friday, June 14
Sauce, Green Beans, Banana Turkey, Gravy, Baked Potato
to listen! In the evening, dinner will be
On Pins & Needles. 1:00-4:00pm. w/Sour Cream, Carrots, Bread,
available along with music. The evening
Bring your quilting, needlework, knit- Wednesday, June 12 Applesauce
contra dance will feature a live band and
caller (beginners welcome!). Entry fee ting, crocheting, or other project for an Hot Dog on a Bun, Coleslaw,
required. See website for details. Calvert afternoon of conversation and shared Potato Wedges, Cubed Watermelon,
Library Southern Branch at Anne Marie creativity. Calvert Library Prince Fred- Pound Cake w/Cherry Topping &
Gardens, 410-326-5289. erick, 850 Costley Way, 410-535-0291 or Whipped Cream
301-855-1862. Lunches are served to seniors, aged 60-plus, and their spouses through Title IIIC of
the Older Americans Act. Suggested donation is $3. To make or cancel a reservation call:
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.
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