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Thursday, August 2, 2007

Rookies Win Big in DivisionI Game

Photo By Andrew Knowlton

Local Swimmers Compete in So. Md. League Championship Photo By Andrew Knowlton

Rookies pitcher Leanna Mayor releases the ball in her team’s 14-7 win over Budweiser Select Monday night.

By Andrew Knowlton Staff Writer Rookies coach Jamie Tennyson says he has been looking for wins against Division I teams in the St. Mary’s County Women’s Softball League all season long. Monday night at Chancellor’s Run, Tennyson got what he wished for, as his team upended Budweiser Select, 14-7. “I’ve been telling the girls all season long that the Rookies are a Division II team and we’re battling Division I teams all year,” Tennyson said. “We had a chance to pull it off tonight and we did.” See Rookie Win page B-

SMC Lacrosse Players Earn Academic Awards St. Mary’s City, MD – St. Mary’s College of Maryland women’s lacrosse players, Katy Perry (Hingham, Mass./Hingham) and Melissa Puzak (Arnold, Md./Broadneck), both earned a spot on the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Academic Honor Roll.  Perry and Puzak were two of 187 Division III women’s laSee Lacrosse Awards page B-

By Andrew Knowlton Staff Writer About 600 area swimmers competed in the 2007 Southern Maryland Swim League Invitational Championship at the Wildewood pool July 28. The meet began early Saturday, after the annual Carol Serb Award was given out to one member of each of the six teams that displays the best sportsmanship. The award recipients this year were Cameron Paul (Wildewood Marlins,) Jamie Branaman (Great Mills Tritons,) Taylor Ulrich (Breton Bay Sea Devils,) Daniel Kraft (Elks,) Brooke Prince (Swan Point Stingrays,) and

Devin Bohanan (Town Creek Sharks). The Carol Serb award is one of the highlights every year, according to Wildewood coach Robbie Davis. The names of the award winners are kept very secret each year to build up the excitement. “The kids don’t know who’s going to win the award, so it’s always a big surprise,” said Davis, who has coached the Wildewood squad for nine years. “The kids get excited to find out who’s going to get it.” Coaches pick one swimmer on their team to give the award to each year. Every team has its own criteria for the award, according to Susan ShanSee Swim Championship page B-

Ryken Rising: One School’s Journey to the Top in One of the Nation’s Best Athletic Conferences By Andrew Knowlton Staff Writer Just three years ago, the St. Mary’s Ryken Knights competed against other St. Mary’s County public schools such as Chopticon, Great Mills and Leonardtown in the Southern Maryland Athletic Conference (SMAC). When the regular season was over, the Braves, Hornets and Raiders went on to the playoffs with hopes and dreams of maybe winning a state title. The Knights, on the other hand, hung up their uniforms and put another season in the books. It’s not that the Knights didn’t make the cut, but because they were the only private school in a public school athletic conference, Ryken was not allowed to compete in the post-season. Today, Ryken is in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) -- one of the strongest athletic conferences in the nation -- and it hasn’t taken long for the Knights to establish themselves as one of the top teams in that conference. In a typical week, Ryken might go up against St. John’s College High School, Gonzaga College High School and DeMatha Catholic High School. All of these schools have had nationally ranked athletic teams in the past 10 years. DeMatha, most notably, has won 150 league titles

ing NBA and NFL players. Sports Illustrated recently ranked DeMatha the second best high school athletics program in the nation. For eight straight years, De-

Waldorf, Md. – Skanska USA Building Inc. will take part in today’s ground breaking ceremony for Regency Furniture Baseball Stadium, a sports facility the company is constructing. The stadium will be the future home of the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, a new professional baseball team that will play in an independent league unaffiliated with the National Baseball Association. Completion of the stadium is expected in May of 2008. Plans call for the stadium to seat about 3,000 fans,

See Ryken Rising page B-

See New Stadium page B-

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since 1957. In the last two years alone, the Stags won 12 conference championships and had eight nationally ranked teams. The wrestling has taken the WCAC title for the last 22 years. They are constantly produc-

Waldorf Celebrates Groundbreaking for Pro Baseball Team Stadium

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Sports Ryken Rising Continued from page B- Matha’s boys’ lacrosse team won the league title. Enter Ryken Risers. In 2007, St. Mary’s took down DeMatha with a 13-12 win in the conference championship after winning 19 straight games. Several Knight graduates from the 2007 squad are going on to play at top-notch Division I programs in the fall. The softball team also made history as they went on to the conference championship for the first time in school history. The Knight’s ace pitcher, Amanda Hanson, will be attending Mount St. Mary’s University on a full ride. The men’s basketball team had its best season in the conference in 2006-2007, going 16-11 and staying competitive against every team day in and day out. In January, the Knights took on DeMatha and lost by just three points in a home thriller. Star forward John Flowers, who led the team in scoring, will be playing basketball at West Virginia University in the fall. These are just a few examples of the strides St. Mary’s Ryken has made athletically in the WCAC. According to principal Rick Wood, the Knights have earned a reputation in the league as the team to look out for in the next few years. “We’ve gotten to be known as the ‘risers’ in the league,”

he said. “I think because we play in such a competitive league, we step up to the level of competition.” Because the Knights have the opportunity to take part in postseason play, athletes have higher goals and standards, Wood added. “The players really enjoy being able to play in championship games,” he said. “Also, playing in these post-season games gives them more exposure to play at the college level.” Other schools in the league are noticing that the Knights have quickly moved up the ranks. “Their program is moving up very, very rapidly,” said George Leftwich, Athletic Director at Archbishop Carroll High School, one of the twelve schools in the conference. Leftwich praised Danny Sancomb, coach of the boys’ basketball team and former athletic director. “Danny’s done a great job bringing them up with that. They’re in the hunt now,” added Leftwich. Sancomb recently took a different position at Ryken and gave up the Athletic Director’s role to Michael Vosburgh, who will also serve as an assistant coach for the new football team. Still, Sancomb will continue to coach the boys’ basketball team. “We look forward to

bringing [Vosburgh] on,” Wood said. “He’s coached college for many years and he also taught college courses. He basically taught AD’s to be AD’s, so he’s going to be a good addition to the staff.” As the Knights continue to move up the ranks, they also have plans to build their athletic program. Last season, Ryken expanded their number of teams by starting up a freshman football team. This year, they will also have a junior varsity team, and by 2008, they hope to have a varsity team with a full WCAC schedule. “We’ve had more participation than we ever imagined,” Wood said. “We thought about 30 boys would come out for the freshman team last year, but there were about 40. This year, close to 90 showed up, so it’s been very positive.” In its first season in the WCAC, the boys’ basketball team didn’t win a single game in conference play. Two years later, the Knights were handing out losses to some of Maryland, D.C. and Virginia’s top basketball teams. Wood hopes that the football team can have similar results. “I’m going to be very optimistic… we want to be very competitive,” he said. We aimed high in other sports and we achieved a lot of goals, and we want to aim high with the football program as well.”

Rookie Win Continued from page B- The Rookies came out of the gates hitting and didn’t let up until the final out was made. In the top of the first, the visiting Rookies jumped on the scoreboard with backto-back triples by Judi Tennyson and Heather Quade. Melanie Guy drove in Quade with single to put the Rookies up 2-0. The Rookies defense came up big all night as well, and they headed into the second inning without giving up a run. In the top of the second, they added to their lead with an RBI single by Judi Tennyson. Budweiser Select managed to keep the game close by driving in two runs in the bottom half of the second. Brenda Wolcott led off with a stand up triple, and was driven home on a single by Kristy Kyle. Lisa Quill later singled to center, driving in Karen Macrae. Budweiser Select then turned on their defensive game, forcing the Rookies into a three-up-three down third inning. Riding a wave of momentum, Budweiser Select took a short-lived lead in the bottom of the third. Kristine Mattingley got things sparked Budweiser Select with a two-out double to left, which was followed by a single from Abell, putting runners at the corners. Wolcott then knocked an RBI single, and Kyle hit a two RBI double, putting Budweiser Select up 6-3. Budweiser’s only lead of the game was quickly lost in the fourth inning, as the Rookie bats heated up again. Mindy Morris was walked to start off the inning, and then moved to third on a single by Edi Hood. April Tennyson then loaded the bases with a basehit of her own. With the top of the lineup coming up to bat, the Rookies were in good shape to take the lead back. The next batter, Stacey Hill was also walked, scoring a run. “Tonight wasn’t our best

Photo By Andrew Knowlton

A Budweiser Select player keeps her eye on the ball as she swings for the fences.

night pitching,” Budweiser Select coach George Delaney said. “If our pitcher throws two or three walks in a game, that’s a lot. Tonight she must have had about 10 walks.” As Budweiser struggled on the mound, the Rookies took advantage, adding two more runs on RBI singles from Leanna Mayor and Guy. Budweiser cut their deficit to one run in the bottom of the fourth, but the Rookies made their move and started pulling away in the top of the fifth. They tallied four runs to take an 11-6 lead. Amanda Bearden started the inning off with a single down the right field line, which was followed by a single from Morris. Bearden tagged up and moved to third on a deep fly ball, to put runners at the corners. April Tennyson and Hill hit consecutive singles, adding another run to the scoreboard. With the bases loaded, Mayor knocked in an RBI single and

Judi Tennyson got a two RBI double. The Rookies continued their strong defensive play for the remainder of the game as they managed to shake Budweiser Select off their heels. According to Jamie Tennyson, the key was playing staying focused on the fundamentals of the game. “The girls played fundamental softball,” he said. “They weren’t making any mistakes, they kept the ball in front of them and they just stuck to the basics of the game.” With two outs on them in the top of the sixth, the Rookies were still able to put two more runs on the board, with Hood, April Tennyson and Hill all contributing offensively. “We scored a lot of runs on two outs,” Jamie Tennyson said. “I think we had about six runs on two outs in the game. When you get those, that’s a big plus.” Jessica Guy drove in the Rookie’s last run of the game for the 14-7 final. The Rookies made several tough defensive plays -- a 6-4-3 double play and a line drive snag by Bearden -- toward the end of the game to keep Budweiser Select from coming back. “We played seven innings of softball tonight,” said Jamie Tennyson. “That was the key.” The Rookies improve to 11-8 with the win while Budweiser Select is 14-4. “We got in the mode tonight that we weren’t going to have to execute to beat them. We were just going to go in and win,” said Delaney. “But they’re a pretty decent team and they hit the ball well.” Both teams have four games remaining in the season. The Rookies will play all Division II teams as the season winds down.

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Budweiser Select tries to turn a double play in their loss to the Rookies Monday night at Chancellor’s Run Park.

Lacrosse Awards Continued from page B- crosse players named to the honor roll. Perry played in nine games with seven starts as her senior campaign was hindered by an ankle injury.  A team captain this season, she contributed 13 goals and an assist as well as 12 ground balls in those nine games.  Perry finished her Seahawk career with 98 points on 68 goals and 30 assists.  Academically, she graduated from St. Mary’s with a bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in environmental studies.  In 2007, Puzak posted

a 10.27 GAA as a 16-game starter for the Seahawks, earning All-Capital Athletic Conference Second Team honors. For her career, she finished with a 9.46 GAA in 49 games (31-18 record).  Puzak excelled in the classroom as she received the Maryland Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (MACDA) scholarship.   A two-sport athlete in field hockey and women’s lacrosse, Puzak was a mathematics major at St. Mary’s and was named to the Dean’s List all eight semesters.  A three-

year member of the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III National Academic Squad, she was a four-year member of the St. Mary’s 3.0 Club and was inducted into the Chi Alpha Sigma National College Athlete Honor Society in 2006 as a junior. A member of the Math Club and Student-Athlete Advisory Board (SAAB), Puzak earned the Mattie M. Key Award in Mathematics, which is selected by the mathematics department and is given to a student who is planning to teach math.  As a team, the Seahawks ended the 2007 campaign with an 8-8 mark.

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In the Knowl A Class Act in Keeping it Right By Andrew Knowlton Staff Writer These days, it seems like the only news coming from the sports world is bad news. Atlanta quarterback Michael Vick is in trouble with the law for his alleged involve-

ment in a huge dog-fighting ring. As I write this, Barry Bonds is one home run away from tying Hank Aaron’s all-time home run record, but everyone knows that the San Francisco slugger took steroids. The basketball world re-

Swim Championship Continued from page B- non, a Breton Bay parent representative, but every year the award has been given to a swimmer “who exemplifies sportsmanship and fair play at practice and at swim meets. The award speaks more to the type of person the swimmer is rather than to the type of athlete he or she is,” she said. This year, Davis chose Cameron Paul for his sportsmanship, team spirit, and overall effort, among other things. “He’s one of the leaders of our team and the boys look up to him,” Davis said of Paul. “He works hard at practice and he’s a role model for the younger boys.” Town Creek coach Laura Mancini gave the award to Devin Bohanan. “I wanted to recognize Devin because he always helps out and he always puts in his best effort,” Mancini said. “He never gives his sec-

ond best. He always goes 100 percent.” While team scores are not calculated at the end of the meet, the competition in the pool is at the highest level of the summer. The six teams have been competing against each other all summer in preparation for the championship meet. Each team competes against the other five teams twice, adding up to 12 dual meets. During the season, there is also one fun relay meet, one Coaches’ Age Group Meet (generally for beginning swimmers) and the Invitational, which is for swimmers that have competed in at least two events without getting disqualified. “It’s really great to see the kids who have worked hard all summer to come here and do well,” Davis said. Mancini added that the meet is also a great chance for her team to come together.

cently found out that one of the NBA’s referees was gambling on games that he officiated and intentionally made bad calls to affect the outcome of those games. Every year in the Tour de France, one of the stage winners gets busted for doping. Last year, it wasn’t just one “As long as the kids are having fun, that’s what it’s all about,” she said. Top finishers on each team are also awarded ribbons, another highlight of the meet, according to Mancini. “We give out a lot of ribbons and the kids get really excited about that. It’s a big confidence booster and they really enjoy it,” she said. The meet was broken up into five sessions: butterfly, backstroke, individual medley, freestyle, and breaststroke, which included several heats for different age groups, which range from five to 17. “We set two goals for the kids,” Davis said. “One of them is to get your best time in each event and the other is to win your heat, which is a big deal. If you win your heat, that means you’ve really competed well against the people around you.” This year’s meet had several record breaking performances, including five new records being set by Dean Pinno from the Town Creek Swim

stage winner, it was the overall winner, Floyd Landis. Nowadays, it’s about “keeping it real,” but whatever happened to “keeping it right?” Where did the dignity go? Where did all the good people go? Where did all the Cal Ripken’s go? Well, there’s only one Cal Ripken and there will only ever be one Cal Ripken. But maybe some of the athletes (and officials) that I’ve mentioned should look at the “Iron Man’s” career for some pointers. On Sunday, in Cooperstown, New York, Ripken and Tony Gwynn (an eight time batting champion) were inducted into the Hall of Fame in front of an estimated 75,000 people -- the largest crowd to ever attend induction day. 75,000 people!!! That’s about six times the attendance at a D.C. United game -- just to watch a couple old baseball players give speeches!?!

Section B -  Not exactly, Gwynn and Ripken are arguably two of the most classy and hard working guys to ever play the game of baseball. Ripken played 21 years in the league and didn’t miss a game for 16 consecutive seasons, setting a new record of 2,632 games played in a row. Talk about work ethic! “I always looked at it as showing up to work everyday,” he said in his speech. My prediction is, Ripken’s record will never be broken. It’s one of the few records that will never require an asterisk next to it. During Ripken’s 21 years in the league, there was never a single story in the news about Ripken getting a D.U.I, taking steroids, or fighting pitbulls. That’s because -- unlike many athletes these days -Ripken knew that, as a professional athlete, a lot of young eyes would be watching him.

In his speech at the Hall of Fame induction Sunday, Ripken said, “Whether we like it or not, as big leaguers, we are role models. The only question is, ‘Will it be positive or negative?’” This is a question that not enough athletes are asking themselves these days. Ripken is constantly digging into his pocket to make donations to research Lou Gehrig’s disease. Along with his brother, he formed the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation, which gives underprivileged children the chance to attend baseball camps. Cal Ripken gave his best effort on the field and he gives his best effort off the field. In his speech, Ripken also said, “We are the ambassadors for the future. We should all try to make this world a better place for the next generation.” Call me up when Barry Bonds says that.

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Winners of the 2007 Carol Serb Award pose with their plaques. From left to right: Cameron Paul, Wildewood Marlins; Jaime Branaman, Great Mills Tritons; Taylor Ulrich, Breton Bay Sea Devils; Carol S.; Daniel Kraft, Elks; Brooke Prince, Swan Point Stingrays; Devin Bohanan, Town Creek Sharks.

Team in the Boys 8 & Under category. Pinno, the younger brother of a second-team AllMet swimmer from Leonardtown (now at Towson,) broke records in the 25 yard backstroke, 25 yard freestyle, 25 yard butterfly, 25 m freestyle, and the 25 m butterfly. “I’ve been feeling good,” Pinno said. “My brother is a swimmer so I take all the credit off of him. I’ve been

swimming for five years. My favorite stroke is the butterfly but my best stroke is the freestyle.” Pinno’s teammate Chris Kahl also had a record breaking performance, winning the Boys 9-10 50 m freestyle in a time of 35.06. “I’m just happy,” Kahl said after the 50m freestyle. “If I get first in the 25m breaststroke, I’ll get all first

place ribbons. I’m pretty excited about the record, I’m used to getting first, so when I get second, it makes me work harder.” Two more records were set in the meet. Mairyn Branaman of the Triton Swim Team took first in the 50 yard freestyle and the 50 yard butterfly in the Girls 9-10 age group.

Leonardtown High School Edwards, Ironmonger, Wanner Get Second at Screwpile Regatta Fall 2007 Sports Tryouts Cheerleading Tryouts will be held on August 15th from 3p.m. to 6 p.m. in the school’s auxiliary gym. Cross Country Tryouts will be held on August 15th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on track. Field Hockey Tryouts will be held on August 15th from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at Leonardtown Middle School. Football Equipment issue will be held on August 6th at the following times: Seniors- 5 p.m. Juniors- 5:45 p.m. Sophomores- 6:30 p.m. Freshman- 7:15 p.m. *August 7th at 10 a.m. meet for individual equip-

ment readjustment. Tryouts will be held on August 15th from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Golf Tryouts will be held on August 15th at 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Breton Bay Country Club. Boys Soccer Tryouts will be held on August 15th from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the practice soccer fields. Girls Soccer Tryouts will be held on August 15th from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the practice soccer fields. Volleyball Tryouts will be held on August 15th: Varsity candidates only from 8 a.m.

to 11 a.m. and JV and Varsity Candidates from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the gymnasium. In order to tryout for a fall sport, students must have the following completed forms: 1. Current medical evaluation form properly completed by a physician/nurse practitioner. (Good for one year only). All students who are candidates for participation in interscholastic athletics are required to have an annual medical evaluation. 2. Completed Student Participation in Interscholastic Athletics Form (parent consent form)

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By Emily Finch Contributing Writer

with a maximum capacity of 6,000. “We’re eager to begin working on this facility,” said Thomas Huggins, Skanska’s Project Manager. “we’ve completed many stadium projects in the past, and it is always special to us to be part of a project that will bring fun and entertainment to a community, as well as boost its economy. The Blue Crabs will be a terrific addition to Waldorf for many years to come.” Skanska, one of the world’s leading construction groups, has built numerous stadiums and sporting arena projects throughout the U.S. Some of those include New Meadowlands Stadium, home of the NFL’s New York Giants and New York Jets; Reliant Stadium, home of the NFL’s Houston Texans; Philips Arena, home of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks and the NHL’s Atlanta Thrashers.

The fish in Southern Maryland are biting. Croaker and bluefish are in abundance in both the Patuxent and Potomac Rivers. Most croakers being caught are between 10-15 inches and are found at Three-Legged Bowie and around the naval base. Bluefish are weighing in at an average of five to six pounds from Cedar Point, Ship’s Channel and the Point Lookout pier. Trollers using smaller, lighter rigs are catching more Rockfish between Calvert Cliffs and the Gas Docks, but surfcasters are getting a good amount of bites from rocks off of Cedar Point Hollow and Goose Creek. Larger rockfish, some up to 30 inches, are being found at the mouth of Coan River and around St. George’s Island. Rocks are becoming a great catch this season but remember to read

the regulations on sizes and how many of which size can be taken home. Large-sized Flounder have been caught at Corn Harbor and Cedar Point. Ship’s Channel has also proved itself as a nice place for minnow drifters to catch flounders in excess of 20 inches. Meeting the regulation of 15 inches for flounder is not difficult this year but only two a day can be taken home by any one fisher. The Gas Docks and the entire Patuxent River are great places to fish for Spot. Half Pone Point, Little Cove Point and Cove Point are also producing plentiful spot for fishers. Although mostly smaller in size, regulation bass can always be caught at St. Mary’s Lake. Visit asp for fishing reports online by Ken Lamb of The Tackle Box (301-863-8151).

By Tim Flaherty SMSA Publicity Governor

St. Mary’s county had a good showing at last week’s Screwpile Lighthouse Challenge sailing regatta. The three-day event was sailed in breezy conditions July 22nd – 24th in the Chesapeake Bay between Cedar Point and Cove Point. “Screwpile”, as it is called by the sailors, is put on annually by the Solomons-based Southern Maryland Sailing Association for keel boats twenty-two feet in length and up. Quite a few of the locals actually forgo sailing in order to volunteer as race officials or work in other jobs supporting the event. However, several sailors who did compete made the local organization proud. John Edwards of California skippered his J-29 Rhumb Punch to a second place finish in he PHRF 7 class. Edwards and Rhumb Punch had their class in four straight Screwpiles leading up to last year. The boat also finished second-in-class in 2006. This year Rhumb Punch was grouped in the PHRF-7 handicap class with several Tripp 26’s, a lightweight boat known for its downwind surfing capabilities. App-arrent Tripp, a boat from Annapolis, narrowly beat Rhumb Punch in the final class standings. Edwards said strong winds throughout the regatta helped App-arrent Tripp. “They are very good, have good crew work. We just couldn’t keep them off our backs in a breeze,” he said, adding that a Tripp 26 surfs better in windy conditions than a J-29. Another St. Mary’s boat with a strong showing was Bob, a Colgate 26 captained by Mike Ironmonger of Dameron. Bob lost the competitive PHRF-9 class to Horizon from Alexandria, Va. Terry Wanner’s Iretsu finished second in the non-spinnaker division. Iretsu is a Beneteau First 42. Wanner lives in California. Little Lattitudes, an Antrim 27 sailed by Jeff and Donna Moore of Hollywood, missed a third-place finish in PHRF-5 by just a few points. A total of 117 boats actually made it to the starting line for the first race a week ago

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Linda and John Edwards of California, the owners of Rumb Punch, celebrate their boat’s second-place class finish at the 2007 Screwpile Lighthouse Challenge sailing regatta.

Sunday. About 100 of those craft came from out-of-town to compete, but at least two dozen boats had some St. Mary’s countians as crewmembers. The regatta was headquartered at the Solomons Holiday Inn Select, and for three nights the hotel hosted post-race parties and awards ceremonies. LG Raley of Hollywood is the event Chairman. “I’d say it was the best Screwpile ever,” Raley said after it was all over. “The Holiday Inn loved it so much, they want to do it again. We’ve already been invited back.” This year marked the 15th running of Screwpile. For the first 13 years, Zahniser’s Yachting Center in Solomons hosted the parties and awards ceremonies. By last year, the regatta had become too large for Zahniser’s to handle, and the party tent and awards were relegated to the Holiday Inn parking lot. This year the courtyard near the swimming pool was utilized. Complete race results can be found at

Meet the New Leonardtown Football Coach Come out to the Leonardtown Auditorium Wednesday, August 8 at 6:00 p.m. to meet Leonardtown’s new Head Football Coach, Anthony Pratley.

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COMMUNITY Thursday, August 2, 2007

Spanish Children’s Day at the St. Language Clement’s Island Museum Food Safety Class Offered Putting public safety first is the message of a safe food class being offered to the Spanish speaking population in southern Maryland by The Maryland Cooperative Extension and the St. Mary’s County Health Department. The class will be held Tuesday, August 7, 7 – 9 a.m., at Monterey Restaurant in San Souci Plaza, California, Md. The class, “Alimentando a la Comunidad en Forma Segura” or “Feeding the Community Safely,” will prepare food service facility owners and their employees to handle food safely and prevent food borne illness. In addition, individuals from organizations

that serve food to the public as part of a special event, such as church dinners and fundraisers, will also benefit from the class. A certificate of completion will be issued to each person who completes the course. A registration fee of $7 provides for class materials, a food thermometer, test strips and refreshments. Maryland Cooperative Extension programs are equal access programs. For more information in English call the Maryland Cooperative Extension, 301475-4482. Spanish translation is available upon request. Contact: Leslie Payne, Public Information Officer, 301-475-4318.

St. Mary’s County is hosting “Children’s Day” at the St. Clement’s Island Museum in Colton’s Point on Sat., Aug. 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will host exhibitors from other community organizations and agencies with valuable information and give-aways. There will be crafts, demnstrations, heritage games and free water taxi rides for children to visit St. Clement’s Island, the birthplace of Maryland. The 7th District Optimist Club will provide the Kiddie Tractor Pull, a boy’s and girl’s bike raffle and provide food at $.50 per item. The museum will offer free admission. The St. Clement’s Island Museum and grounds are handicap accessible. For more information please call the museum at 301769-2222 or visit the county’s website at www.stmarysmd. com/recreate/museums/index.asp.

“A New World”: “Under The Stars” Screening

All Creatures Great And Small By Brittany Hailer Contributing Writer

Join an “Under the Stars” screening of Terrence Malick’s “A New World” at Sotterley Plantation on Friday, August 3, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. to commemorate the 400-year anniversary of Capt. John Smith’s voyages on the Chesapeake. Set amidst the first encounter of European and Native American cultures during the founding of Jamestown, Virginia in 1607, this sweeping adventure stars Colin Farrell

as John Smith and Q’orianka Kilcher as Pocahontas. In Malick’s unique interpretation of the classic tale of Pocahontas and her relationships with adventurer John Smith and aristocrat John Rolfe, this woman’s remarkable journey of love lost and found takes her from Virginia’s pristine wilderness to England’s upper crust society, as we witness the dawn of a new America. The event will be held on the

front lawn of the Mansion (in inclement weather the event will be held in the Warehouse), and light refreshments will be served. Chairs will be provided, but blankets and folding chairs are also welcome. This Film, shown courtesy of the Environmental Film Festival and Flo Stone, will be held FREE OF CHARGE, but advance reservations are requested as seating is limited. Call 301-373-2280.

“I am the LONG one! I eat trees! I trample elephants! STAY AWAY FROM ME!”, kids shouted in the St. Paul’s Methodist Church on Monday. Why? Kathleen Jacobs. Her puppet show All Creatures Great and Small had both children and adults enthusiastic and eager to participate. By courtesy of the St. Mary’s County Library children of all ages had something positive and fun to do Monday afternoon. Families gathered in the church auditorium as Jacobs took on the role of different characters and animals throughout her performance. A few lucky audience members got to be apart of the show as well. Volunteers were given their own puppet to bring to life and become. (Even the parents gave a helping hand) It was obvious the effect Jacobs had on the audience; each child was thoroughly curious and cooperative as her storytelling unraveled. But who is this Kathleen

Jacobs? This imaginative woman has been entertaining audiences for over 20 years. She creates all her own puppets and at the end of the show gives tips to viewers on how they can do the same. As an award winning artist Jacobs has a lot to offer. She has preformed thousands of shows all over the east coast and continues creating new stories for new programs. What will this woman come up with next? But that isn’t all the St. Mary’s county Library has to offer. Throughout this summer ithas free performances

have been offered for all ages. From One step MagiCompany to That Yo-Yo Guy our library has been keeping us entertained. Next week (August 6th) General Foolishness is coming to town. This is a comedy production by Paul Hadfield, “The Funny Guy”. Why not stop buy for a good laugh for the whole family? Boredom can get the best of anybody during these hot months. To make sure our kids wandering minds are productive yet still amused check out what the library has to offer.

Pathways Implements National Practice to Improve Lives Of Adults With Mental Illnesses Pathways, a private, nonprofit organization based in St. Mary’s County that provides behavioral health services in Southern Maryland has implemented a nationally recognized model of practice with proven ability to improve the lives of adults with a mental illness. This initiative is part of a continuing effort to improve services to persons in need. The model, referred to as Illness Management and Recovery, or IMR, is one of six “evidencebased” practice models endorsed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. Evidence-based practices are those research has demonstrated to be effective. IMR is an approach that helps people set meaningful goals for themselves, acquire information and skills to develop more mastery over their psychiatric illness, and make progress toward their own personal recovery. Harry Cunningham, LICSW, Director of Con-

sultation and Education at The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester New Hampshire and a national consultant in the development and management of Evidence-Based Practices, was hired to conduct a two-day training for staff. Mr. Cunningham remarked that Pathways employees were “active and motivated” in learning a behavioral health care strategy that positions the agency as a leader with this model in the state of Maryland. One of the major characteristics that distinguish Illness Management and Recovery from other more traditional behavioral health practices is the strong message of hope and personal empowerment delivered to the person with the psychiatric illness. For additional information, please contact Donald Barber, Senior Program Director at 301-373-3065, ext. 207. If unavailable, contact Gerard McGloin, Executive Director at 301373-3065, ext. 203.

Scrapping for Soldiers Top Line Creations consultants across the United States have teamed up with to raise money for phone cards for soldiers. The Scrapping for Soldiers crop will be held September 8th at Titan Corporation in Lexington Park from 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. Fee is $40, which includes lunch, dinner, snacks, goodie bags, and prizes. Vendors will

be on site for shopping. There will be a silent auction to help raise additional money for the soldiers. The organization is looking for donations from the community for food and prizes. The more that is donated, the more they can send to Soldiers Angels to be used for the phone cards. Keeping in touch with family is very important for our soldiers and

it’s the least we can do for the sacrifices they are making for our freedom. Additional information on all the crops that are currently scheduled can be found on the website at www.scrappingforsoldiers. com. If interested in registering for this event, please contact or 301-290-0117.

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Community Artists & Crafters Invited to Participate in the 2nd Annual Fall Festival & A Taste of St. Mary’s

2007 Governor’s Cup Yacht Race Paired with mouth-watering food and live music, the biggest sailing party of the season is fast approaching, when the Governor’s Cup Yacht Race spills onto the shores of St. Mary’s College of Maryland in Southern Maryland with over 150 participating yachts. The College will host a throng of partygoers at the post-race bash on Saturday, August 4, beginning at noon. Dubbed “one of sailing’s 10 best parties” by Sailing World magazine, the celebration is on the campus waterfront and includes live entertainment, food and drink. There will be music from The Nautical Wheelers, a tropical rock band beginning at noon, and 25th Hour Band, classic rockers who take the stage at 7 p.m. There is a $5 fee for alcoholic beverage purchases. No coolers are allowed. The awards ceremony begins at 5 p.m. For more information, contact the SMCM events office at 240-895-3039 or visit the Web site at www.smcm. edu/govcup. The 2007 St. Mary’s College of Maryland Governor’s Cup Yacht Race is the oldest and longest overnight race on the Chesapeake Bay. It begins on Friday, Aug. 3 from the entrance of the Annapolis Harbor and finishes the next day on the shores of St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Completed registrations, along with a $75 registration fee, must be received at the College before July 27. From July 27 to August 1, the late registration fee will be $125. Forms are available online. Visit the Web site at www. or e-mail To submit registration forms, fax the form to 240-895-4484. For

questions about registration call 240-895-3039.Again, this year Maryland Special Olympics sailors will sail the race to raise awareness of the Special Olympics Maryland Sailing Program. Torre Meringolo, vice president for development of St. Mary’s College of Maryland, said, “This year we are looking to expanding the number of sailors from Special Olympics Maryland and continue to bring a new level of awareness to this event and the Special Olympics sailing program.” Special Olympics Maryland is a year-round sports organization dedicated

to providing quality sports training and competition opportunities to Maryland’s children and adults with intellectual disabilities and/or closely related development disabilities. Special Olympics Maryland currently serves 10,000 athletes statewide, and offers 28 sports, all at no cost to the athletes or their families. The Special Olympics sailors train at the college weekly, and the college hosts the annual Special Olympics Regatta for about 100 sailing teams. For more information about Special Olympics Maryland visit www.somd.

LIBRAry EVENTS Ask a Master Gardener: Plant Clinic

vices, maintain the Library’s MySpace page, and select teen books. 301-884-2211.

Tuesday, August 7, 11-1, Lexington Park Library Drop in and ask a St. Mary’s County Master Gardener your gardening questions. Bring plant samples and/or photos. Free. 301-863-8188

Library’s Summer Professional Performance – General Foolishness

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting

Thursday, August 9, 2 p.m., Charlotte Hall Library First meeting of Charlotte Hall Library’s Teen Advisory Group (TAG). TAG which is open to teens, ages 12-18, will help plan and carry out teen library programs and ser-

Monday, August 6 10 a.m. Charlotte Hall’s performance at White Marsh Elementary 12:30 p.m. Leonardtown Library’s at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church 3 p.m. Lexington Park Library Paul Hadfield, the Funny Guy, presents a zany comedy production of juggling, acrobatics, and music. This is the last performance of the summer. Free and for all ages. No

registration necessary.

Book Discussion Tuesday, August 7, 7 p.m., Charlotte Hall Library Discuss Kate Atkinson’s book, Case Histories. Free. No registration. 301-884-2211

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting

Friday, August 10, 9:30 a.m., Lexington Park Library First meeting of Lexington Park Library’s Teen Advisory Group (TAG). TAG which is open to teens, ages 12-18, will help plan and carry out teen library programs and services, maintain the Library’s MySpace page, and select teen books. 301-863-8188.

org or call 410-789-6677. St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s elite sailing team has won 12 national championships and produced more than 100 collegiate All-American sailors since 1991. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is ranked one of the best liberal arts colleges in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review. With roots going back to 1840, SMCM is the state’s only public honors college, offering the academic excellence of a top private college with the openness and affordability of public education.

The Greenwell Foundation seeks artists, crafters, and vendors to be a part of the 2nd Annual Fall Festival and A Taste of St. Mary’s on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007. Greenwell and the St. Mary’s County Chamber of Commerce have partnered to offer this combined event at Greenwell State Park in Hollywood, Md. Hundreds of people expected to attend this family-friendly event. Date: Saturday, October 27, 2007 Time: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Location: Greenwell State Park, Hollywood, Md, There will be two separate outdoor exhibit spaces -- one area is dedicated space for artisans and crafters to sell their own work and the other area is specifically for commercial

vendors (items purchased for resale). All exhibit spaces are 10’ by 10’ and cost $25 (artisans and crafters) - $35 (commercial vendors). Booth fees support the Greenwell Foundation, Inc. A variety of venues are included in this year’s event: -Crafter and artist exhibition area -A Taste of St. Mary’s – tasty offerings from regional restaurants -Children’s activities -Waterfront activities -Demonstrations and workshops -Live music -Stuffed ham cook-off Contact: Lynn Erwin, 240-434-3943, fallfestivalarts@greenwellfoundation. org.

FCR Meeting August 21st Feral Cat Relief (FCR) will hold its monthly meeting in the Public Library of Lexington Park on Tuesday, August 21 from 6-8 PM. All those interested in humanely reducing the stray and feral cat population are invited to attend. FCR needs volunteers who will help foster kittens, raise funds and work to educate the public to spay/neuter their cats. E-mail cpetty@ for more information.

2007 Charity Golf Tournament On Monday, July 23, 2007, representatives of Sabre Systems’ offices in Lexington Park presented the Hollywood Lions Club with a check for $5,000 to kick start the Club’s 2007 Charity Golf Tournament. This year, the Tournament will be held at Wicomico Shores Golf Course on Friday, September 7. Recognizing that its support of the Hollywood Lions annual tournament supports a variety of local charities, Sabre Systems’ President Phil Jaurigue has made it possible for his corporation to partner with the Club for eight consecutive years. In addition to contributing funds, Sabre Systems provides the Hollywood Lions with staff assistance for conducting the tournament. Any member of the community may be the beneficiary of the work of Hollywood Lions Club. Last year, funds raised through the sale of ad-

vertising went toward support of the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Dept., the Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad, Saint Mary’s Hospital Diabetes Program, the Center for Life Enrichment, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Hospice of St. Mary’s, Special Olympics, sponsorship of summer camp for a local deaf child, vision research, eye exams and glasses for the poor, St.

Mary’s Little League, St. Vincent de Paul Food Drive, St. Paul’s Soup Kitchen and more than twenty (20) other worthy causes. Information relative to advertising opportunities at the Hollywood Lions Charity Golf Tournament or membership in the Hollywood Lions Club is available from Dale Snell at 301-373-3812.

Critter Corner When Two Are Better Than One While we may pride ourselves on how we pamper our pets, we may be denying them what they need the most-companionship of one of their own species. Most feline behaviorists agree that cats generally lead happier, healthier lives if there is another cat in the household. Even if the cats never become best friends, just sharing the house with another living creature while you are away helps to break the monotony and loneliness. If the cats should become playmates, there is the added benefit of exercise and entertainment most needed by kittens and young adult cats. Many cases of playful aggression directed toward the owner, as well as various forms of household destruction, can be

prevented if the cat’s energies are focused on a playmate. Young males under two years old have an especially strong need for a buddy. Owners of rambunctious young cats may hesitate to take on another cat, but those that do are generally delighted to see how much the cats enjoy each other. This same theory applies to our canine friends as well. It’s been said that a dog needs a dog to be dog. Dogs love to roughhouse with each other, playing and play-biting. This reinforces lessons learned from their moms when they were puppies. It helps them to keep a “soft” mouth when playing so no one gets hurt. So if you have a dog or cat that seems lonely, and there is room in your home and your

Date: heart for another pet, you may want to consider adding a new member to your family. Our experienced staff at the TriCounty Animal Shelter will speak with you about the pet you already have at home, and make recommendations to help you find a suitable match. We will also offer suggestions on introducing the pets to each other to make the transition as smooth as possible. Visit us today to find a playmate for your furry best friend. We just might have what you both are looking for.



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Community Healthy Living Recipes Chuck Wagon Salad

mato, sliced

Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked wagon wheel pasta, 1 cup sliced, cooked lean sirloin, cold, 3/4 cup sliced onion, 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper, 2/3 cup barbecue sauce, 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard, 2 cups red leaf lettuce, rinsed and torn, 2 cups green leaf lettuce, rinsed and torn, 1 to-

Directions: Cook pasta in boiling water until al dente. Drain. In a medium mixing bowl, combine pasta, beef, onion, and green pepper. Mix well. Stir together barbecue sauce and prepared mustard, and mix into beef mixture. Serve beef mixture over mixed greens, and garnish

Oatmeal Cookie Snacks

1/2 cup goji berries or raisins, 1/2 cup chopped dates or apricots, 1 cup chopped walnuts or almonds (optional), 1 1/2 cups coconut, 3 cups old fashioned organic oats, 1/4 cup applesauce. Directions: Stir together dry ingredients (flour, salt, baking soda and spices). In a mixing bowl, beat butter and sugars. Add in honey, eggs and vanilla. Slowly add in dry mixture and beat together. Stir in oats, applesauce, coconut,

Ingredients: 2 cups whole wheat flour, 1/2 cup ground flax seed, 1 tsp. baking soda , 1 tsp. salt, 1 tsp. cinnamon . 1/2 tsp. nutmeg, 1/2 tsp. cardamom, 1/2 cup (1 stick) organic butter, room temperature, 1/2 cup natural cane sugar, 2 organic eggs, 1/2 cup honey, 1 tsp. vanilla extract, 1 small apple, peeled and chopped,

Moroccan-Rubbed Grilled Steak & Sweet Potatoes Ingredients: 1 teaspoon ground allspice, 1 teaspoon ground cumin, 1 teaspoon ground ginger, 1 teaspoon kosher salt, 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon , 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander, 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, 1 pound strip steak, trimmed of visible fat and cut into 4 portions, 2 medium sweet potatoes (about 1 pound total), peeled and very thinly sliced, 1 medium red onion, halved and very thinly sliced, 4 teaspoons canola oil , 1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest. Directions: Preheat grill to high. 2. Combine allspice,

cumin, ginger, salt, cinnamon, coriander and cayenne in a small bowl. Sprinkle steaks with 4 1/2 teaspoons of the spice mixture. Toss sweet potatoes and onion with canola oil, orange zest and the remaining spice mixture. 3. To make a packet, lay 2 24inch sheets of foil on top of each other (the double layers will help protect the ingredients from burning); generously coat the top piece with cooking spray. Spread half of the sweet potato mixture in the center of the foil in a thin layer. Bring the short ends of foil together, fold over and pinch to seal. Pinch the seams together along the sides to seal the packet. Repeat with two more sheets of foil and the remaining sweet potato mix-

Salsa Chicken Sandwiches

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Ingredients: 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 1/4 lb), 4 whole wheat buns, split, ¼ cup black bean dip, ¼ cup Muir Glen® organic garlic cilantro salsa, ½ cup shredded lettuce Directions: Set oven control to broil. Between pieces of plastic wrap or waxed pa-

Eggnog Trifle

fruit and nuts. Drop spoonfuls onto baking sheet. Bake 12-14 minutes at 350. Makes 2 dozen. From health.discovery. com.

ture. 4. Place the packets on the hottest part of the grill and cook, switching the packets’ positions on the grill halfway through cooking, 5 minutes per side. Place the steaks in the front or back and cook, turning once, about 3 to 4 minutes per side for medium-rare. Transfer the steaks to plates and let rest while the packets finish cooking. Open the packets (be careful of steam) and serve alongside the steak. From

per, place each chicken breast smooth side down; gently pound with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/4 inch thick. Place chicken on rack in broiler pan. Broil with tops 4 to 6 inches from heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning once (and adding buns, cut sides up, the last 3 to 4 minutes), until chicken is no longer pink in center and buns are lightly toasted. Spread bottom half of each bun with 1 tablespoon dip. Top each

Directions: Pour cold milk into large bowl. Add

pudding mix, 2 Tbsp. of the orange juice and nutmeg. Beat with wire whisk 1 minute. Gently stir in whipped topping. Slice cake horizontally into 4 layers. Sprinkle cake layers evenly with remaining 2 Tbsp. orange juice. Cut into 1-inch cubes. Place 1/2 of the cake cubes in bottom of 21/2-quart straight-sided bowl. Spoon 1/2 of the whipped topping mixture over cake cubes. Top with strawberries and almonds, reserving several for garnish, if desired. Layer remaining cake cubes and whipped topping mixture over strawberries. Top with

Smoked Turkey Salad with Goat Cheese & Walnuts

breast, cut in thin strips, 2 ounces goat cheese, crumbled (about 1/4 cup), 1/4 cup walnuts halves, toasted.

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard, 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, plus additional for seasoning, Freshly ground black pepper, 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, 5 cups mesclun salad greens (about 2 1/2 ounces), 1/4 fennel bulb, thinly sliced, 6 ounces sliced smoked turkey

Directions: Whisk the mustard, vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and pepper to taste in a small bowl. Gradually whisk in the oil, starting with a few drops and then adding the rest in a steady stream, to make a smooth, slightly thick dressing. Toss the salad greens with the fennel in a large bowl. Add the smoked turkey along

Ingredients: 1-1/4 cups cold fat free milk, 1 pkg. (4serving size) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Fat Free Sugar Free Instant Reduced Calorie Pudding & Pie Filling, 4 Tbsp. orange juice, divided, 1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg 1 tub (8 oz.) Cool Whip Lite Whipped Topping, thawed, 1 pkg. (13.6 oz.) fat free pound cake, 1/4 cup Planters Sliced Almonds, toasted, 3 cups halved strawberries.

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P lice Arrested for failure to appear On July 24, Michael Connell Bush, 37, of Lexington Park, was arrested on a Bench Warrant issued by the Circuit Court for St. Mary’s County for Failing to Appear in Court on the original charge of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Sergeant Philip Joseph was the arresting officer. On July 24, Christopher Logan Firestien, 37, was arrested on a Bench Warrant issued by the Circuit Court for St. Mary’s County for Failing to Appear in Court on the original charge of Failing to Pay Child Support.  Deputy Jeremy Green was the arresting officer. Steven Wayne Carter, 48, of Lexington Park, was arrested by Deputy Richard McCoy for Failure to Appear. Justin Michael Suite, 19, of Mechanicsville, was arrested by Deputy Jason Graves for Failure to Appear.  The warrant was through the District Court for Worcester County, Maryland. Brian Keith Brash, 33, of Broomes Island, was arrested for Failure to Appear in the Circuit Court.  The case is related to Child Support.

Arrested for DWI Kirby Lee Leiva, 23, of California, was arrested by Deputy Richard McCoy for Driving While Impaired. Roy Brown Loverin IV ,40, of Mechanicsville, was arrested by Deputy First Class Brian Connelly for Driving While Impaired. He is a repeat offender. Lisa Marie Juisto, 35, of Waldorf, was ar-

rested by Deputy Jason Graves for Driving While Impaired. She is a repeat offender.

Charged with assault Jeffery Scott Kreitzer, 49, Charlotte Hall, was charged on a Criminal Summons with Assault Second Degree. The incident occurred in Anne Arundel County.  The charges alleged that the victim suffered two black eyes and two of her front teeth knocked out as a result of the assault.  Deputy Christopher Byrd was the officer who served the Criminal Summons. Robert Eugene White, 42, of Great Mills, was charged on a Criminal Summons with Assault Second Degree by Deputy Robert Gill. Tifine Nicole Barner, 21, of Hollywood, was arrested after a fight outside a local bar. Deputy First Class Patrick Handy arrested Barner and charged her with Assault Second Degree and Disorderly Conduct.

Arrested for theft, scheme, and forgery LaKeisha Inez Mackall, 19, of Huntingtown, was arrested on an open Calvert County warrant for numerous charges to include Theft Scheme and Forgery. The warrant was served by Deputy Timothy White.

Arrested for violation of probation

Ilea Rose Rodgers, 22, of Hollywood, was arrested and charged with Violation of Probation. The warrant was through the Circuit Court of Calvert County and served by Deputy William Watters.

Charged for stealing a sign Deputy Sarah Lacey was on patrol in a Hollywood neighborhood and observed David Wayne Himes Jr., 19, of Hollywood, walking down the roadway with a street sign. Himes stole the sign for someone else who was returning to the State of Florida. He was charged and the sign was returned to St. Mary’s County Roads.

Stolen 4 wheeler under investigation On Monday, July 23, at 5:26 p.m., TFC Nims responded to a reported burglary and theft which occurred in the 45000 block of Shields Court in California. Contact was made with the male complainant, 23, of Lothian who advised unknown suspect(s) broke into the shed and stole his 2006 Kawasaki KFX-400 ATV 4 wheeler. The ATV is orange and black in color and has a Maryland International Raceway sticker on the left side. The investigation continues.

Burglary and theft of motor vehicle On Tuesday, July 24, at 5:11 p.m., Tpr. Shughart responded to the 38000 block of Pleasant View Drive in Charlotte Hall for

a reported burglary and theft of motor vehicle. Upon arrival, contact was made with the male complainant/victim of Charlotte Hall who advised someone burglarized his residence. The individual entered the residence taking the keys and stealing his 2006 Toyota Solara silver and black convertible bearing Maryland registration WV0295. The investigation is continuing.

Lengthy domestic dispute ends in arrest for assault On Tuesday, July 24, at 3:44 p.m., Tpr. Shughart responded to the 36000 block of West Lakeland Drive in Mechanicsville for a reported domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, contact was made with the female complainant, 19 of Mechanicsville who advised she had been in a domestic assault with Vencent Theodore Scott, 22, of Mechanicsville. Scott agreed to leave the residence. Investigation is continuing and charges are pending. At approximately 5:32 p.m., TFC Nims responded back to the residence for a reported domestic assault. Upon arrival, contact was made with the female complainant who advised Mr. Scott had assaulted her and threatened her life. Mr. Scott was arrested for domestic assault and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center pending a bond review. At approximately 9:13 p.m., Vencent Theodore Scott, 22, of Mechanicsville was arrested on an Arrest Warrant for 2nd Degree Assault which occurred earlier this date. The arrest was affected by Tpr. Shughart.

Initial stop for seatbelt violation reveals cocaine possession On Tuesday, July 24, at 10:02 p.m., TFC Linger initiated a traffic stop at Route 235 and Route 237 in California on a blue Dodge Neon as the driver was not restrained by his seat belt. Contact was made with the driver, Tramaine Eugene Young, 26, of Great Mills and a baggie of cocaine was observed in the vehicle. Mr. Young was arrested for possession of cocaine. A search incident to arrest revealed Mr. Young was also in possession of CDS paraphernalia with cocaine residue, a baggie of marijuana and a partially burnt marijuana cigarette. Mr. Young was charged accordingly and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center pending a bond review.

Arrested for failure to appear On July 15, at 5:05 p.m., William Hurley Hephner, 24, of Prince Frederick was arrested on a Bench Warrant for failing to appear in District Court on November 13, 2006 on charges of Driving an Uninsured Motor Vehicle. The arrest was affected by Tpr. Pilkerton.

On July 23, at 8:30 a.m., Theodore E. Kotowski, 47, of Avenue was arrested on a Bench Warrant for failing to appear in District Court on July 18, on charges of 2nd Degree Assault. The arrest was affected by TFC Quade On July 24, at 5:10 p.m., Christopher Logan Firestien, 37, of Avenue was arrested on a Bench Warrant for failing to appear in District Court on January 30, 2007 on charges of DUI/DWI. The arrest was affected by Tpr. Shughart.

Arrested for possession of marijuana On July 16, 2007, Deputy Michael Boyer was on patrol in the Lexington Park area when he observed a suspicious vehicle in the area of Midway Drive and Enterprise Drive. When Deputy Boyer stopped to investigate he identified the driver, Darrian Lorenzo Johnson, 20, of St. Inigoes.  A strong odor of burnt marijuana was coming from the vehicle.  A search of the vehicle was conducted and marijuana was located.  A juvenile was also in the vehicle in possession of an alcoholic beverage. Johnson was placed under arrest and the juvenile was charged and released to his parents.

On July 18, at 3:10 p.m., Fundador John Villanueva, 21, of Lexington Park was arrested on a Bench Warrant for failing to appear in District Court earlier this date on charges of 2nd Degree Assault. The arrest was affected by TFC Laney.

Sheriff’s Office Win Accreditation Emily Finch Contributing Writer The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is now nationally accredited by the country’s leading police certification agency. Sheriff Tim Cameron stood before a board of commissioners from the Commission for Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in Montreal in Quebec, Canada this past weekend. “Saturday morning we went before a panel of CALEA commissioners and Saturday night we were unanimously voted in,” said Cameron. The board reviewed reports performed by CALEA assessors earlier this year and interviewed Cameron about the sheriff’s department before voting. The reports were the result of an assessment that was completed this month. This included ride-alongs, public commentary, and staff interviews, among other things.

When a mock assessment was held in December of last year, Deputy Chief Kevin Simpson of the Hinsdale, Ill. Police Department was one of the CALEA assessors inspecting the sheriff’s department. Simpson said that “we were very impressed with the personnel of the department” and the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office looked promising in all other areas as well. Sheriff Cameron believes that this new certification makes the office more “transparent to the public” and it’s employees more accountable. “With CALEA accreditation, we have to adhere to a set of notable best practices and prove it. This makes every employee accountable because there is now only one set of standards for everyone to follow,” said Cameron. Having a single set of standards also makes it easier for the public to see and monitor what the sheriff’s office is doing and not doing, and how well they are doing it.

“These standards will help maximize how [the Sheriff’s Department] serves the public, in efficiency and effectiveness,” said Cameron By receiving CALEA certification, all members of the St. Mary’s County Sheriffs Office must maintain these high standards for the department and themselves. “The department is up for reaccredidation in three years,” said Cameron, and at that time CALEA will send more assessors to collect proofs. According to Cameron, proofs are gathered by performing another assessment “to make sure the department has been keeping everything in place and that we can prove it.” All in all, the CALEA accreditation means the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Department is one of the top police forces in the nation, and Cameron is optimistic that they can maintain that position in the future.

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Tips for Throwing a Restaurant Party Nearly everyone enjoys a good party. But few love cleaning up once the party’s over. This is one reason party hosts often choose restaurants as their party locales. The chance to leave the cleaning to someone else proves too enticing. But before throwing your next get-together at a nearby restaurant, consider the following tips: • Do your homework: Narrow down your list of potential locations and spend a day going to them and discussing party parameters with the restaurant managers. Such parameters include cost, possibility of renting a private room (or the entire restaurant, depending on party size), flexibility of menu (can items not on the menu be ordered in advance?), and arranging the date of the party. After these things have been discussed with each restaurant’s manager, you can make your de-

cision. (Note: If you’re having trouble finding a restaurant or getting recommendations from friends, consult a guidebook such as Zagat’s.) • Get things in writing: Ask the restaurant manager to put your eventual agreement in writing. Nothing can ruin a party like squabbling over the bill at the end of the night. With spelled-out contract, you’re sure to avoid any financial surprises. • Send invitations: Invitations are necessary for a number of reasons. First of all, before making an agreement with the restaurant manager you’ll need to know a head count for guests. The number can be a ballpark figure, but invitations with an RSVP date will make calculating that estimate all the easier. Another reason for invitations is they’ll help you establish a budget. For example, if 20 people will be attending but you’d planned

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on 40, you might be able to afford a fancier restaurant. However, if all 40 invitees plan to attend, you’ll need to consider that when shopping for a restaurant. • Consider the staff: Many restaurants include gratuity in the bill for larger parties. However, restaurant staff typically work very hard when handling a larger group. Feel free to add more to the gratuity for exceptional service.

Kids Corner

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1. Infected inflammation 10. Inspector Clouseau movie “The” 12. Any of several carangid fishes 14. A way to make possible 15. Expression of sorrow or pity 16. Fruit of the oak tree 17. Golfers tee shots 19. Radioactivity unit 20. You divide a number by it 22. Corpuscle count (abbr.) 24. Bird treat 25. A digital tape recording of sound 27. A bag-like structure 29. California think tank 30. Hill (Celtic) 32. Caviar 34. A very large body of water 36. Distilled from coal 38. Russian assembly 40. Old Austrian monetary unit (abbr.) 42. De_______: not

withdrawn 44. Cost, insurance, and freight (abbr.) 46. Employ for life 47. Ancient stone slab bearing markings 49. __ Hart, politician 50. Intones 51. Whine 52. Maritime radio 55. An unrefined quality


1. Article 2. Berkelium 3. A stalk of asparagus 4. Fourth sign of the zodiac 5. Buries 6. Featured performer 7. Leg bone 8. Snake-like fish 9. Physician’s title (abbr.) 10. Bullfighting maneuvers 11. Potato state (abbr.) 12. Cuts thin 13. Decayed areas in teeth

15. Sea catfish genus 17. Tooth caregiver (abbr.) 18. Grass farm product 21. Common rodent 23. Ohio’s state bird 26. A young child 28. High fashion designing and dressmaking 31. Knock 33. Abrasive mineral 35. Regional speech patterns 37. Decompose 39. Sweet fruit juice beverage 41. Hotel chain 43. Proceed without interruption 45. A broad horizontal band across a shield 47. One branch of orthodox Islam 48. Draws from 50. Chronicles, abbr. (Biblical) 51. Propyl (abbr.) 52. __ Johnson: a family co. 53. High school 54. Osmium

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Comfortable 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home in movein condition just minutes from NAS Patuxent River. Features separate living and dining areas, family room with gas operated brick fireplace, oversized 2-car garage, utility shed with work bench, level fenced-in back yard, and a spacious deck for entertaining. New energy efficient heat pump system installed summer 2004 (still under warranty). All appliances convey including washer and dryer. Freshly painted, new carpeting, and ready to be yours. Call for an appointment today! Chad and Crystal M. 301904-9039 or 301-9049069. Price: $295,000.

Your home awaits you! Location, location, location. This home is less than 10 miles to PAX NAS, shopping, dining, & medical, so is convenient to all you need! In addition it’s within walking distance of Mrytle Point State Park. Comfortable Multi-level home (2,800sqft) with 6/7 bedrooms, 2 Full baths (with room ready for 3rd). Main level features Formal Living (15x19), Formal Dining (12x19), Family Room (14x28), Office/workout room (14x14), bedrooms are of generous size, and garage/utility room (14x14). Improvements include: new well in 2005, new septic in 2002. Lot is .663 Acres, perfect for kids, pets, gardeners, or just enjoying your own peace and quiet! Lot is open and level yet surrounded by trees. Priced for a fast sale. This is For Sale By Owner, closing help or cash allowance for carpet/flooring ect. is available. Call Doug & Tam Powell @ 301-863-3832 (eves) 301-769-1775 (cell) for appointment. Thank you! Price: $349,000.

Large Maryland Manor style home sitting in the middle of 90 +/- acres of mature hardwood forest. Unfinished 2200 sq. ft. drive in basement. Large screened porch and two decks. This property is on the highest elevation in St. Mary’s county. Extensived tax incentives available to purchaser. Land is preserved for farming . Pictures available upon request. For more information or to get pictures emailed please contact me at: 301-475-2722.....240577-0879......rocky_rowland@hot Price: $899,000. For Sale by owner: Nine year old rambler in Mechanicsville on 2.65 acres of flat land, over half is wooded. House has been well taken care of, lots of storage, open floor plan, with three bedrooms, two full baths, master bath includes a whirlpool tub, master bedroom includes a 12x6 closet. Deck with handicapped ramp, screened gazebo, fenced backyard, two storage houses on property and two car attached garage. Lot is beautifully landscaped and located in an excellent neighborhood. If interested, please call 301-472-4951 for more information. Price: 385,000.

Nice 3 bed. 2 1/2 bath duplex/townhouse in St. Georges Hundred. Good condition, shows well. End unit all the way in the back of subdivision, fenced back yard. Freshly painted inside. Call 301-904-5504. Price: $244,900. Bright and scenic view from this newly constructed single level 1450 sq. ft.home w/open interior! Home features include: Two car garage, covered front porch, paved driveway, vinyl siding, heatpump/central HVAC, ceiling fans all rooms, double hung thermal windows, double door refrigerator (w/ice & water), smooth top stove and seperate utility room for the washer and dryer. Woodstove can also remain. Located on very quiet cul-de-sac. Call 410-394-1498. Price: $275,000.

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10803 Cheryl Turn, Waldorf

WALDORF, MD 10803 Cheryl Turn 5BR 4BA 3,148sf+/-. Built 2004. Approx .82ac lot. Taxes approx $3766 (‘07). Sun Valley Estates subdivision. See web for virtual tour. Opening Bid: $100,000 Inspections: 1-4pm Sun. Aug. 5th & 12th and 2hrs prior to sale.

NANJEMOY, MD - 2650 Port Tobacco Road 3BR 2BA 3,018sf+/-. Open floorplan, large eat-in kitchen with loads of cabinet and counter space. Built 2005. Approx 4.9ac lot. Opening Bid: $50,000 Inspections: 1-4pm Sun. Aug. 5th & 12th and 2hrs prior to sale.

Above properties sell: 8:00am, Fri., Aug. 17th at 10803 Cheryl Turn, Waldorf, MD 800.801.8003 Williams & Williams

Rent to Own: 3bdrm 2ba, New Kit, New Crpt, Ceramic Floors, Ceiling Fans throughout, Central Air, Brinks Sec. Sys, 1Acre with shed. We give you a credit of up to $400 a mth for a max of 2yrs, that’s $9,600* Is your landlord offering you anything like this? 5 miles from St. Mary’s College, 10 miles from Patuxent Naval Base. 48742 RL Owens Way St. Inigoes, MD 20684. Ask about August Special! Call (301) 641-3035

Nice basement apt. Pets ok 800.00 Per month util included.Please call 410 326 7179 for more info. Fully refurbished mobile home on private 3/4 acre partially wooded lot. Only a five minute walk from Community Beach. Was a three bedroom, now has two large bedrooms. This property has a large 10 by 30 foot screened porch and the inside has been fully refinished including all new carpet, new paint, new air conditioning (window units), new refrigerator, new kitchen counters and new stove. Includes a large 1.5 car garage shed with lots of storage. TV antenna on 20+ foot pole may save cable fee. Pets considered on case by case basis. If interested, please phone at 301-997-1280 for additional info. or to arrange showing. Price per month is $875.

ApArtment rentAls I am looking for a room/ apartment/basement for myself and my dog in the Southern Calvert or the Lexington Park and surrounding areas. I need to find a place as soon as dog is old and very well behaved. I’m willing to pay extra to have him...I work a lot and stay near work sometimes so Cosmo and I wouldn’t be home every night of the week. We are very quiet. If you can help please let me know...we are desperate! Thank you. Please contact Stephanie @ 301-247-3646 or email me @ X-large bedroom (30x13) with PRIVATE entrance, private full bath, walkin closet, satv, internet, pool access, deck (all inclusive) - all utilities included W&D - 20 minutes from Pax River. Pictures available upon request. One month security deposit required. Full House priviledges. Got to see it to really appreicate it. If interested, please call Michael Richardson 410-394-6553 for more information. Price per month is $700.





Custom home builder needs expierenced carpenters, must have own transportation and some tools required. Year round work, work in calvert & anne arundel counties, if you are dependable and have expierence please give Steve a call at 410286-7129, and leave a message.

Small Construction Company in Upper Marlboro is looking for a Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant to help with Payroll, AP Entry, Answering telephones, filing, HR, etc. Experienced in all aspects of Microsoft Office, and various types of accounting systems is a must, and Construction experience is a plus. We have 2 locations, one in Forestville/Upper Marlboro, and one in NE DC near Bladensburg Rd and New York Ave. This person will spend most of their time at the DC Office. Must be a self starter and highly motivated. Please call Grace @ 240765-0488 to schedule an interview, or fax your resume to 301-420-4880, or e-mail your resume to

1998 Chrysler Cirrus, For sale by owner. Great shape, runs good. Leather interior, custom CD player, sunroof, cold air, like new tires, no dents or dings. Pictures available upon request. $2,500 OBO. This was my wifes car and she took very good care of it. Words don’t do it justice. Call cell 904-710-7177.

This is a good van inside and outside. Has lots of new parts and repartsnew tires, new lights all around, new battery, new alternator, new water pump, new tow package, and all new wiring throughout. Needs tuneup and head gasket. No body damage, no rust, clear title. Call only if very interested. 301-9949115 or 240-298-1630. Price: $1000 OBO.

Experienced office manager/bookkeeper needed for fast-paced accounting and tax preparation offices located in Waldorf and Hughesville. Ideal candidate will have experience with all Microsoft office products including Excel, familiar with Peachtree, Quickbooks, and tax preparation software, as well as basic office management duties. Previous experience with financial statements, payroll, accounts payable/receiveables, a plus. Must be quick learner, self-starter, able to work independently and multitask. You must have your own transportation and be willing to travel locally, as well as to each office as needed. Call 301-274-2550.

Bella Salon & Spa in California Maryland is looking for an outstanding shampoo assistant to help in our very busy salon. We are looking for someone with excellent customer service skills and a hard work ethic. Please call Bob at 202-409-6450 to set up an interview.

St. Mary’s County Health Department “PROMOTE HEALTH” Community Health Nurse II Full time Bio-Terrorism Coordinator position in Communicable Disease Program

Send resume: St. Mary’s County Health Department PO Box 316 Leonardtown, MD 20650 Fax: 301-475-9425

State benefits include 11 paid Holidays, Annual, Sick & more

Closing Date: Open until Filled

Starting salary $49K


An opening is available for a St. Mary’s County School Bus Driver. Schools served are Greenview Knolls Elem, Esperanza Middle, and Hollywood Elem. Must be 21yrs old and have or be able to obtain a MD class “B” CDL license and be Certified by St. Mary’s Board of Education Transportation Dept. Job benefits include: Sign on Bonus will be considered for an already qualified candidate with good references. Paid Sick days, $14 or more hourly pay, Cash bonuses, Perfect job for a parent with children in public school, Earn money while they are not home, and their holiday’s are your holidays too. Their snow days are yours too. Earn extra $$ driving the bus for your child’s school sports activity and getting paid to be a spectator, great way for parents to go along with the team. Be qualified for unemployment insurance payments during summer break. for immediate consideration email resume to: kesslerbuslines@md.metrocast. net.

Looking for a carpenter for remodeling company with experience in commercial / residential. Must be reliable and with own transportation. Be willing to train the right person in all phases of remodeling! Call 410 4148002 for interview. We are looking for the right candidate to join our maintenance team to assist the maintenance manager. Will be responsible for executing maintenance request by diagnosing problems and making repairs in a timely manner. 2-3 years experience in apartment maintenance or related field. Basic appliance repair, plumbing, electrical and painting required. HVAC E.P.A. Certification Is A Must! Please email resumes to

2004 Nissan Sentra. Car is in great condition only has 50000 miles on it. I have only had it for about 3 months. it is a se-r spec. v which is the top of the line sentra for that year. Heat and A/C work great. Call Jack at 240-9253655. Price: $19,000 obo. 1980 Ford F100 will sell whole or for parts. 5.0L V8 with headers and dress up kit, C6 automatic transmission, new steering box and starter, diamond plate tool box, classic chrome smoothie wheels, body damage from accident to fender, grill and hood. $800.00 whole or call for parts prices. Call Joe at 301373-4289. Price: $800. 2005 Acura TL, automatic w/3.2 liter V-6, w/optional sport shift, black w/gray leather, 7.5” navigation screen w/CD/DVD audio 6-disc changer, blue tooth capable, XM satellite radio, dual heated/power/ memory seats, dual front and side impact airbags, moonroof, traction control, ABS, tilt wheel has audio/cruise controls, keyless entry/security, p/ steering, p/brakes, p/windows, p/locks, new tires, loaded, 76,600 highway miles, well maintained, good gas mileage, garaged, mint condition. Call 302-222-2425. Price: $18,000. 1977 Ford Thunderbird. Paint and Body in very good condition. Interior is in good condition. Vehicle runs and drives, all glass in good condition and tires in very good condition. Call 301-3749220. Price: $1500. 99’ Ford ranger 150,000 miles. New motor installed in 2000 only has 50,000 miles. 2WD reg cab short bed. Spray in bedliner, remote start, and toolbox. Hood and front bumper has dent. $2300 obo, call Chris at 301-904-4185.

2001 Ford Ranger Extended Cab XL. Great truck, bed liner, bed cover, sliding rear window, towing hitch, Must Sell! Come See! First person with cash gets it! Call William at 301-536-6713! Price: $6000 obo.

motorcycles 2000 Suzuki Savage LS 650. Low miles! Original owner, kept in garage - a few dings, hunter green with a white stripe, chrome wheels and exhaust. Call 301-751-5019. Price: $1700/ Best Offer. Harley Softail Custom. Runs excellent. Corbin seat. New pipes. Nice bike. Go to for pics. Call 202.437.6669. Price: $7950. 2006 Harley Davidson 883 Low. Mint condition rarely riden, never dropped Sportster. Garage Kept, 2 Keys, Alarm System, Warranty, 1550 miles, Screaming Eagle pipes. Comes with HD Helmet, HD gloves, HD Chaps, HD leather jacket. Price: $8000. Call 301-705-8990. 2006 Harley Davidson. 2006 Screamin Eagle VRod in immaculate condition. Only 1,800 miles. This is a Harley Davidson Factory CVO motorcycle with limited production. It is Mirage Orange Pearl, Silver and Black with the Screamin Eagle on the Air Box Cover. It is a beautiful bike!! It has the HD 1250CC Revolution Water Cooled engine. It is extremely fast for those loving speed! This bike is entirely chromed out with custom wheels and I have added the Sampson RipSaw Exhaust. It has been Race Tuned. For more details please call! 301-4810980. Price: $25,000.

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BOATS & MARINA San Juan 7.7 with full set of sails included (1 Main, 2 Jibs, 1 Genoa). 4 HP Outboard motor included. This is a cruiser/racer which would be perfect for Wednesday night racing. Could possibly include slip space until next April. Call 703-6087410. Price: 3500. 16’ Crestliner runabout. Great family boat newly refinished new carpet, walls, paint, windshield, and motor. Equipped with a 1990 48 hp evinrude this boat is great for skiing and tubing as well as fishing. It comes with depth finder and rod holders. Very well kept...boat motor and trailer $2000 obo please call Chris at 301-904-4185. 16ft Bayliner, trailer with volvo outdrive 470, 4cylinder motor not running. Boat needs work on interior. $600. Please call 301-769-3616. 14 Ft aluminum v bottom jon boat.. 3.3 Mercury motor , new paint , transom , water pump, 2 life vest and gas can . Trailer new tires , wheels, wheel bering , bering buddys , wiring , lights .Please call 301- 932- 7680. Price: $1100.

CHILD CARE Licensed family daycare to open Aug. 6, still has openings available for ages 2 & up for full time or before and after school care this coming school year. Sorry, infant spaces are now full. Located on Rt. 234, near Horseshoe Road, in the Banneker Elementary School disctrict. Reasonable rates and hours with breakfast, lunch and snacks provided. Toddler, Pre-school and school age crafts and learning activities offered in a loving, safe and educational environment. Please call 301-769-2378 or email shiningstars_ for more information or to schedule an interview. We have recently relocated to North Beach and are currently looking for a responsible teenager for occaisional baby sitting for our toddler. Weekends , occaisonal weeknights , and possibly a few weekday hours during the summer. Transportation provided. We will require a face to face interview. Please respond to this ad if you have a teenager that wants to earn some extra money by baby sitting. Thank you!! 443-964-8070.

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FArm, lAwn, & GArden Just in time for the fall. Billy Goat lawn vac. 5HP briggs-n-stratton engine. Comes with bagger. Self propelled. Runs good. Call 301-884-0635. Price: $100. Mac tool box: tech series. Blue with silver trim with ten drawers. Just got a month ago but I’m going out of this feild so I dont need it anymore. There are no scratches and still in brand new condition. Paid $3100.00 but only asking for $2500.00. VERY BIG! Still has MAC t-shirt, clock, wrist watch, drill bid accessories, but does not have a top. My loss, your gain. If interested call 240-4128135 and ask for luke. Wanted: a good condition 3 pt hitch Rotitiller for tractor please email or call 301-274-5698.. If you have one available. Price: Negotiable.

Beautiful diamond engagement ring set in two tone 14k gold, 1/6 carat t.w., size 10 (can be resized by jeweler) Paid $900. New in original box - never worn. Will sacrifice for $450 obo. E-mail or call 410-586-3642. Pack N Play with baby changer insert and music. Navy blue Like new folds up into carrying case. 301-904-8504

yArd sAles 8/04. Located in Academy Hills....From 7AM12PM Barbie Hotel, Barbie Dolls, GEO TRAX, and other toys, Children’s Art Desk, Girls Bike, Children’s Videos and DVDs Preschool Computer Games, Men and Women’s Clothing, Boys and Girls Clothing, and much more! From Rte 5 turn onto Rose Hill Drive. Take 3rd Right onto Sara Ann Court.

Retail Professionals McKay’s has immediate openings in Key Positions.

Cabinet Installer, will consider hiring the right person for a helper/trainee. Must have a clean driving record, non-smoker, Paid holidays and vacation. Contact Beautiful Kitchens 301-373-4880.

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Store Manager Requirements: • Familiarity with and experience in all phases of Grocery Store Management. • Great Customer Service and Communication skills. • Ability to provide Leadership and Team-Building in our store.

Pharmacist Requirements: • Current, valid Maryland License. • Great Customer Service and Communications skills. • Familiarity with retail pharmacy operations. • Flexibility for scheduling. • We are considering a Managing Pharmacist position for the company. • Part-time and/or Fill in candidents would also be considered and are welcome to apply.

Meat Cutter Requirements: • Retail Meat-cutting experience. • Good Customer Service skills. • Flexibility for scheduling.

Food Service Manager Requirements: • Familiarity with and experience in Deli/Bakery operations. • Good Customer Service and Communication skills. • Thorough knowledge of sanitation and food safety requirements. • Supervisory experience.

For more information, call Luann: 301-373-5848 Send resume to: P. O. Box 98 Hollywood, MD 20636 Or fax it to: 301-373-5338 McKay’s offers competitive pay rates and benefits; Health and Dental Insurance, 401(k), and more. We are an equal opportunity employer.

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Section B - 10

Thursday, August 2, 2007

CSM Release Dean’s List for Spring 2007 The College of Southern Maryland has released its Dean’s List for the Spring 2007 semester. Students may be named to the Dean’s List when they have completed 15, 30, 45, and 60 credits. Students on the Dean’s List have cumulative grade point averages of 3.5 or above.

Calvert County Barstow Karan Kontra Chesapeake Beach Mary Anderson Valerie Curran Norris Danielle Demarco Samantha Key Krista Marks Jo Proctor Theresa Williams Justin Wilson Dowell Lisa Dzialoski Dunkirk Christin Bourgeois Katherine Kidd Kelli Lorey Amanda Lummus Kristen Ostlund Huntingtown Tim Ancarrow Susan Bearns Tara Booth Jennifer Buck Jennifer Carnucci Kelly De Board Kelly Elliton Jessica Gaug Marci Gramstorff Danielle Harrington Shayne Kenny Gary Krichbaum Lori McClain Kristi Mitchell Jacquelyn Parsons Laura Petrillo Donna Pilkerton Jordan Remeniuk Elizabeth Sasscer Katherine Seminara Matthew Sienkiewicz Raphael Stottlemyer Susan Wood Lusby Shannon Alabi Trina Baker Timothy Baumgerdner Lisa Beckner Ute Borland Cory Brown Wendy Bunting Michael Conatser Kenneth Dehenzel Victoria Devereux Jessica Dukes Alison Gregus Angela Harkness Samantha Harrison Vicky Hunter Joelle Jordan Rachel Lake Gary Lyman Kelly MacDonald Sara Meyer Ilana Miller April Pavis Kary Pawlowski Nina Roth Courtney Shannon Christopher Troescher Patricia Urnosky Latasha Waul Donald Weldon Sean Wiseman Lisa Wissermann Thaddeus Wright North Beach Shannon Cady Nichole Helvey

Christi Johnson Linda Kersnick Amy Parker Jessica Selda Ashley Simonds Owings Jonathan Buttner Kelly Cooper Marisa Graves Jenna Hatfield Lauren Hicks Jennifer Jones O’Ryan Regidor-Case Jenna Senior Kevin Sincavage Brooke Steuart Port Republic Sharon Gross Matthew Tettimer Prince Frederick Stacey Carrico Kara Cretsinger Mandy Dougherty Sharon Eskins Donna Guy Lawrence Horsemen Tabitha Jones Eric Krouse Marilynn McNulty Charles Mills Amanda Morgan Melissa Murphy Wendy Rawlings Mark Roper Maureen Schriber Pamela Sheridan Saint Leonard Heather Butera Suzanne Carman Benjamin Dishong Michele Greene Susan Higgs Lorraine Joyner Jordan Lebar Rachel Morris Karen Murphy Julie Potter Jeremy Waddell Monica Wynn Solomons Sonya Boyle Valerie Forsyth Candlist Milcarzyk Michael Quinn

Charles County Brandywine Geneth Johnson Alexandria Kelley Michelle Menna Cheryl Pinkey Michelle Poisson William Watson Bryans Road Lisa Bennett Lawrence King Stephanie Kuhn Elizabeth Grenier William Hansley Christine Wilkin Bryantown Wanda Thomas Charlotte Hall Merritt Carter Kimberly Fullerton Marie Paz Stephani Roark Matthew Schultz Gregory Watson Kyle Willett Annette Wingo Stephanie Young Hughesville Christopher Barrows Krisztina Der Stephanie Gioia Michael Gregory Mary Humbert Cherish Perry Kristin Piaquadio Sandra Poinsett

Robert Scheydt David Welch Patricia Williams Katie VanSlyke Indian Head Nieda Billard Rebecca Conigliaro Dorothy McDonald Samantha Miles Elizabeth Moore Jessica Quintana-Blea Alexa Smith Bonnie Snyder Mallory Taylor Shannon Wedding Faulkner Terri Kahouk Brittany Potter Nicholas Potter La Plata Constance Anderson Sarah Anderson Mary Bivens Rebekah Bodamer Marie Bruno Betty Buttery Nancy Carey Donna Garner Katlin Goddard William Handy Serina Hoff Laura Hupp Janet Hutchinson Katie Irwin Christopher Jones Nancy Jones Lisa Laclair Stacey Langley Marianne Lee Kaitlin McBride Jay McKeown Maysa Miller Stephanie Morre Amanda Norris Jacquelyn Paul Martha Perla Bonnie Swanson Ryan Turner Anita Young Marbury Daniel Chaloux Loletta O’Brien Nanjemoy Lowry Phelps Amy Reed Newburg Amanda Andritz Carla Conner Catherine Coulby Anthony Hancock Christan Holmes Robin Long Pomfret Matthew Cox Ashley Kirby Stanley Riley Port Tobacco Stacie Bailey Christopher Bailey Elizabeth Johnson Mark Tewell Tara Weaver Swan Point Deborah Goodwin Waldorf Omowumi Adeyanju Tejas Amin Elizabeth Anderson Anthony Barrell Rosemond Bartels Glorimar Benson Susan Bingham Tara Blanton Kendra Bracey Elizabeth Brandkamp Stacie Bunker Wayne Buoy Theresa Call Andre Campbell Lana Cassidy-Archila Jennifer Christie

Rebecca Churchwell Amber Conway Dana Corbett Joseph Dahl Dominic Davis Jamie Davis Wendy Deal Jennifer Decker Giancarlo Dumenigo Kimberly Edwards Michelle Ellerbe Mary Estevez Edwin Ferrell Kyle Fleck Shari Flowers-Sweeney Geneva Garnett-Stewart Ndey Gaye Derek Gibson Veronica Gregory Ronald Hall Dynisha Harrison Melinda Hess Laverne Hicks Justina Howk Won Suk Jang Amanda Jose Morgan Key Sameer Khan Courtney Langley Samantha Lane Sheila LeClaire Robert Lemon Lee Anne Manley Michael Maynard Leslie McBroom Dorinda Mikels Eugene (Matt) Mitchell Ida Molock Angela Mori Akia Moses Brenda Murphy Marilin Musser Tim Myett Kevin Myirski Katrina Nathaniel Nicholas Parker Sidney Pennington Kevin Peregoy Sylvie Perez Catherine Potts Megan Prestridge Michele Proctor Danyele Rackey Mark Rapson Rosanne Roy Tina Rye Uzma Safdar Jennifer Short Rachel Smyth Salma Srour Salem Srour Marlies Stevens Stephen Stowers Timothy Strong Justin Tewksbury Crystal Thomas Yolanda Tolliver Frank Torres Valerie Trefry Penny Trusty Sarah Turner William Unkle Julia Waitt Rachel Wegand Heather White Donna Wilson Ashley Wilson Carol Wimbush Anne Zabel White Plains Amin Asemani Rachel Corrigan Nathan Franklin Michael Kovacs Karen Mayo Justin Penzenstadler Leigh Pogar Royshel Richardson

St. Mary’s County Avenue Patricia Hall Kenneth Pilkenton Bushwood Kristen Anthony Stacey Griffin

Elysa Montfort California Stephen Bell William Clements Shariann Cohey Brandon Dillow Margret Farrell Vito Ferrara Cardy Hughes Julie Koehler Tammie Kuss Elizabeth Lamb Brina Long Catherine Lucarelli Steven McPherson James Morrison Michael Wallace Heather Schrader Amber Shepard Michael Wallace Jeffrey Woodson Callaway Robert Bean Kirsten Coucoules Leslie Evans Michael Glynn John Heard Misty Knott John Link Tamara Spak Chaptico Starr Turner Clements Heather Gibson Tammy Russell Stacy Suite Mary Tennyson Compton Jeffrey Mead Dahlgren Katherine Kludt Drayden Amanda Berkin Great Mills Micheal Aughe Mary Birch Amber Cook Robert Crowley Dawna Diaz Michael Edomwonyi Jason Legestee Jaqualine Mendoza Ashley Merwin Russell Nelson Trang Nguyen Catherine Orr Rachel Roberts Elyse Silbert Hemangsinh Thakor Laura Thomas Cynthia Thompson Joshua Trumpower Megan Tyler Melvin Yost Hollywood Lauren Brown Katie Goldsborough Angela Grabis Rosanna Herman Cynthia Knight Melissa Mason Janet Richardson Deborah Settle Andrew Simmons Christine Taylor Sharon Triszczuk Leonardtown Amy Bledsoe Gregory Corrick Melissa Darland Alison Devine Rachel Emerson Ashley Evans Paul Gorman Todd Hatcher Robert Hayward Christopher Johnson Michael Kalnesy Michael Lawrence John Loss Tracy Lumpkins Deborah Mattingly Candace Mckay Allison Mehaffey

Kristine Overs Dace Raipala Caleb Redman Cynthia Richards Anna Samouris Abraham Thekkanattu Anna Whitney Lori Windsor Christina Yee Lexington Park Brittany Albert Allyssa Blackburn Pierre Bonguen Patricia Buck Trisha Butterworth Samantha Edwards Blake Fenske John Goldbach Sabine Grosz Robert Herbig Katrina Heston Li Hou Hui Huang Donna Jackman Daniel Janzen Kaitlin Jencso Kathleen Kaczmarek Mary Kessler Melissa Kress Shaunesta Marker Amanda McClary Renee McCreery My Nguyen Donald Reardon Joel Republica Rhonda Riche Janna Roberts Jamie Salanguit Trina Shipley Rachelle Shipman Lauren Smith Fawn Snellen Edward Stachyra Elwin Stanaland Jamie Stanley Katlyn Strain Michel Tristani April Tucker Rolland Van Meter Angela Van Meter Cecelia Warn Tammy Weiland

Ashly Tayman Shannon Van Kirk Eric Variz Stephen Whittaker Jennifer Wright Catherine York Patuxent River Leisa Barrett Marie Donovan Sabrina Fuentes Michelle Morrison Scott Tammaro Yessica Weaver Piney Point Vincent Bradley St. Inigoes Courtney Antermann St. Leonard Justine Colie Alicia Demarr Sunderland Brandie Buckner Jessica Plew Tall Timbers Kim Allan Mckenzie Bowes Paul Hurtt Valley Lee Matthew Hanson Jeffrey Saylor Kenneth Semans Diana Sydnor

Prince George’s County Accokeek Melanie Hallock Francisco Legaspi Frances Legaspi Chanelle Wilson Aquasco Justin Walt Bowie Denise Phillips

Loveville Sade Frederick

Camp Springs Erica Noble

Mechanicsville Paula Bertele David Boley Heather Buckler Leslie Caldwell Caroline Carrico Brenda Dale Kasey Diehl Michael Dixon Alyssa Fenwick Erica Finch Raeanna Garrow Christopher Gascon Kelly Goldsmith Kathryn Graham Claudia Guy Doug Hall Michelle Hare Milton Hein Crystal Hektoen Albert Hopkins Mary Hynson Kirstyn Indgjer Anjanette Jones-Smith Amanda Kerby Debra Kidwell Jessica Knott Angela Lucier Daniel Lundholm Jessica Malcom Katherine Mast Robert McGann Karla McKay Isabel McNutt Denise Meyer Brandi Morgan Sheldon Neuberger Virginia Newton Lynette Parks Daniel Ross Alex Rowan Patrick Russell Katlin Schoenbauer Michael Skrabacz John Supp Brian Taylor

Cheltenham Tameyka Williams Clinton Maegan Bennett Marikay Chaney Stephanie Chappell Fort Washington Katrina Tabb David Widener Charlena Young Hyattsville Jason Forbes Michellville Nora Coaxum Oxon Hill Gibran Abifadel For information call 301-934-7766 or 301870-3008, Ext. 7766 for Charles County; 240-7255499, Ext. 7766 for St. Mary’s County or 443550-6199, Ext. 7766 for Calvert County or visit The College of Southern Maryland is a regionally accredited community college that provides programs and services with a special focus on local workforce development to maintain and grow a healthy economy and community. CSM is the 2006 recipient of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce Partner in Business Award. For information call 301934-7766 or 301-870-3008, Ext. 7766 or visit www.

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