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Thursday, October 4, 2007

Seahawks Fall Season Heats Up By Andrew Knowlton Staff Writer The fall sports season at Saint Mary’s College is heating up. Here is a team-by-team look at what the Seahawks have been up to since August.

Alex Baker of Great Mills, left, had all three of the Hornets goals in a loss to Thomas Stone Monday.

Cougars Win On the Road, 5-3 By Andrew Knowlton Staff Writer Thomas Stone’s girl’s soccer team scored three first half goals and added two in the second half to defeat Great Mills Monday night. But a hat-trick performance by Hornet senior captain Alex Baker sparked Great Mills during the second half, boosting the team’s confidence and proving that they can play with any team in the league. Baker says the team has evolved since the beginning of the season. “We went from losing to Leonardtown 10-0 and having no composure to playing like a team and playing more thoughtful soccer,” she said. Great Mills played Stone very evenly in the second half, matching their two goals and applying more pressure on the Cougars than they did in the first half. “I wonder, if we played the first half like we did in the second, if it would have been a different outcome,” Great Mills Head Coach

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Volleyball: The Seahawk’s volleyball team has been on a tear this fall season. The squad has only lost twice in 20 matches and is in first place in the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) with a perfect 3-0 record. Salisbury is close behind the ‘Hawks in conference standings with a 3-0 CAC record and an 18-5 season record. Most recently, the Seahawks swept a quad match they hosted on Saturday. SMC went 3-0, defeating Bryn Mawr, Mount St. Mary’s (N.Y.) and Goucher, all by a score of 3-0. Over those three matches, Saint Mary’s served up 45 aces, and setters Jenn Feldmann and Megan Graydon combined for 93 assists. The sweep in the quad match extended the ‘Hawks winning streak to five matches. Their last loss was Sept. 22 against Franklin & Marshall. The team’s longest streak this year was a seven match winning stretch that spanned from Sept. 1222. On Wednesday, the Seahawk’s hosted Wesley College in CAC action. Results from that match were unavailable when the County Times went to press. Following that match, SMC has a week break. They will play again Oct. 11 against Trinity (D.C.). Men’s Soccer: The men’s soc-

cer team is back on track with two consecutive wins, snapping a four game losing streak. The Seahawk’s latest win was a 3-1 victory over Hood College. Saturday afternoon, SMC recorded a 1-0 shutout over Villa Julie College on the road. On Sept. 26, SMC had a 4-1 win against Bridgewater (Va.). At 4-6 on the season and 2-2 in the conference, the ‘Hawks are in sixth place in the CAC. The Seahawks looked strong in the in over Hood, taking a 1-0 halftime lead thanks to a header by senior defender Mike Rohrs. Sophomore forward Chad Henry and senior forward Cyrus Albertson increased the lead to 3-0 in the second half. SMC out-shot the Blazers 35-11 throughout the game. The ‘Hawks returned to action Monday in a game against Hood College. Following a road game against York next Saturday, SMC has a three game home stretch. Field Hockey: The SMC field hockey has been tough to beat at home this season. Currently, the ‘Hawks are on a 10 game win streak in contests played in St. Mary’s City. On Saturday, the Seahawks defeated York College 2-0 to improve their record to 7-2 on the season and 4-1 in the conference. They haven’t lost since Sept. 17, when they suffered a 1-0 overtime setback against Lynchburg College. Against York Saturday, senior forward Marianne Wood scored SMC’s first goal at the 15:38 mark. The Seahawk’s out-shot York 7-1 in the first half. In the second See SMC Fall Sports page B-

Amy Herndon said. In the first half, Stone’s offense came out firing. The Cougars had a couple shots on goal and corner kick opportunities in the opening minutes, and 11 minutes into the first half, forward Sam Ondrejak, who also recorded a hat trick, scored on a long floater that Hornet keeper Shannon Barr managed to get just her fingertips on. Not long after that, Stone’s Katrina Saudy booted a long free kick into the right corner of the net from about 30 yards out to make it a 2-0 game. Barr made a couple great saves following that goal, but the Cougar’s offense continued to push, and forward Ashley Randall tapped in a goal, when a save by Barr came loose right in front of the net. “It was all about being in the right place at the right time,” said Thomas Stone Head Coach Andrew Prozig. Great Mills began to find its rhythm late in the second half, and See Cougars Soccer page B-

Wood Selected as CAC Field Hockey Player of the Week St. Mary’s City, Md. – Marianne Wood (Wakefield, Mass./Wakefield Memorial) becomes the second St. Mary’s College of Maryland field hockey player to be named the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) Field Hockey Player of the Week as Wood earned the honor for the week ending September 30. The other Seahawk to have picked up the honor is junior forward Emily Norris (Timonium, Md./Dulaney) who garnered the citation for the week ending September 16. In a pair of games this past week, the forward notched two goals and an assist in leading the Seahawks to victories over McDaniel College and conference foe, York (Pa.) College. Wood started off the week by giving St. Mary’s a 2-0 lead with her fifth goal of the season as the Hawks went on to hand McDaniel a 4-0 setback. She followed that up with a goal and an assist in the Seahawks’ 2-0 shutSee Player of the Week page B-

Photo Courtesy of Pam Janssen

The field hockey team at Great Mills is on a roll, shutting out their last four opponents to keep up their winning streak.

Hornets Keep on Winning Great Mills Varsity Field Hockey continues their winning streak by shutting out LaPlata High School 1-0 on Thursday, September 20th, as well as Chopticon High School 3-0 on September 25th. The Great mills Hornets started things off during the Chopticon game when mid-

fielder Gretchen Hafner drove a hard ball at the cage. From there, Junior forward Ryshell Butler was able to tip it in with 13:25 left in the first half.  With the clock at See Great Mills Field Hockey page B-


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Cougars Soccer Continued from page B- sophomore forward Nelka Caceres-Rivera had a great shot on goal, but Stone’s keeper made an equally great save. But with 4:30 to go, Caceres-Rivera got the ball again, and this time crossed it to Baker, who stopped 20 yards from the goal, spotted up, and blasted it into the left corner of the net. Though the Baker’s late first half goal brought life to the Hornets, Stone still managed to break through the Great Mills defense and score again with 25:00 to play in the game, making it 4-1. “When [Great Mills] scored at the end of the first half, we knew the next goal was going to be very important,” said Prozig. About five minutes later, Stone extended its lead to four goals, but the Hornets still didn’t give up. Herndon attributes much of her team’s resiliency to Baker’s hard work on the field. “Her hustle inspires everyone to never give up,” Herndon said. “No matter what the score is.” Down by four, freshman midfielder Hope Ironmonger found Baker on a corner kick pass. Baker headed the ball into the top of the net for her second goal. She originally created the corner kick opportunity by firing a long shot off the gloves of Stone’s keeper. With 7:35 remaining in the game, Baker broke free, chasing a long pass and facing no Cougar defenders except for the keeper. The goalkeeper sprinted at Baker, trying to take the ball from her feet, but Baker lobbed it just over the keeper and into the net. Unfortunately for the Hornets, who were coming on strong late in the game, the final whistle was blown just minutes later. According to Baker, the way the team played in the second half proves that the young squad is on the right path. “We have a lot of new people on the team and before, the new players were afraid to talk with the older players, but we’re moving that hurdle now,” she said. “We want more wins, and we know we can do it. We know we can put two halves together A group of Thomas Stone defenders swarm Great Mills senior midfielder Amy Hofmeister during their 5-3 win. and pull it out.”

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Thursday, October 4, 2007

In the Knowl By Andrew Knowlton Staff Writer

Farewell SMC Fall Sports Continued from page B- half, Wood assisted Mary Lyle Jeanes to give the ‘Hawks a 2-0 lead. The team traveled to Washington College Tuesday for a non-conference game. The Seahawks are currently in second place in the CAC, behind Salisbury (10-1 overall, 2-0 CAC). Women’s Soccer: The women’s soccer team is on a bit of a rough patch right now.

Great Mills Field Hockey Continued from page B- 22:31 in the second half, Butler found the back of the cage once again, with a nice assist from Senior forward Breanna Moore. Though Chip-

Hawk’s Defeat Frederick, 4-2 September 25, 2007 - On a warm, sunny fall afternoon, the CSM women’s soccer team defeated Frederick 4-2. Alison Pancotti had a hand in all four Hawk goals, scoring twice and assisting on the other two Hawk goals. CSM dominated play for most of the game, pressing the attack into the Frederick end, outshooting the Cougars 16-4 in the first half, and 28-5 for the game. Some brilliant goalkeeping by Cougar goalkeeper Mary Leatherman kept Frederick in the game, as she made several outstanding saves to keep the game scoreless for the first 30:00 of the game. Allison Pancotti finally broke the scoring drought, hitting a perfectly placed high arching shot over Leatherman from 10 feet out, after Ashley Simone’s corner kick, to put CSM

Writing this weekly column has been one of the most enjoyable and also difficult jobs I’ve had here at the County Times. Thinking of a different idea to fill this space with each week can sometimes be extremely tough, and other times, it can be extremely easy. This week was one of the easy ones. I am writing to say farewell and thank you to everyone who has made this year in St. Mary’s County a truly amazing and unforgettable experience. When I moved here almost a year ago from Silver Spring, I didn’t know a single person. It was an adventure. Now, I’ve decided to take on new challenges and move on. Another adventure awaits. I have truly enjoyed covering sports here in St. Mary’s County. And what a year it’s been! I’ve had the opportunity to witness several teams from the area win county, regional, conference and even a state championship. I’ve seen teams make history, like when Leonardtown won the girl’s state soccer championship, or

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when Ryken’s boy’s lacrosse team took down DeMatha to win its first Washington Catholic Athletic Conference title. Through some of the events I’ve covered, such as the Motocross of Nations last week, the skateboard tournament in Lexington Park about a month ago, and sailing events at St. Mary’s College I’ve been able to learn a lot about sports that I didn’t know much about before. Not only are the sports teams fantastic and exciting to watch, but also the athletes, coaches, fans and families couldn’t have been any more of a pleasure to work with. From day one, everyone has been so kind and welcoming. From the high school teams, to slow-pitch softball teams, to little league sports, to Saint Mary’s College, to club teams, everyone I’ve come across has been great. You’ve all made me feel like I’ve been a resident of St. Mary’s County my entire life. I’ve always held the belief sports can bring out the best in people, and this year at the County Times really just proved that to be true. Along with the great people of St. Mary’s County,

They have lost their last four games, falling to No. 18 Johns Hopkins 4-0, Elizabethtown 31, Villa Julie College 3-1, and Washington & Lee 2-0. Fortunately, the Seahawk’s won their three games before that, taking down Hood College, Gallaudet, and Methodist. They hold a record of 4-7-0 overall and 2-1-0 in the conference. The Seahawks have a chance to bounce back and end their losing streak Oct. 3 as they face Mary Washington in a CAC contest. Despite losing the last four, SMC is still in the mix. Only three teams (Salisbury, York and Mary Washington) have better records in the CAC.

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ticon fought hard to come back, the Hornets scored yet another goal with 11:37 left with an assist from Junior Hannah Morse, midfielder Kimmie Copeland slammed the ball in the goal to seal the deal. Goalie Breanna Janssen made it her fourth consecutive shutout of the season. All the girls are doing a real nice job and working hard for their wins.

CSM Volleyball Blitzes Baltimore

up 1-0. Less then three minutes later Pancotti gave the Hawks a 2-0 lead, as she received a pass from Colleen Loux and drilled a shot from 14 feet out. CSM went up 3-0 with 11:22 left in the half as Pancotti’s long centering pass from the side found Melinda Carty open in front of the left post, and Carty booted the ball home. Frederick (3-3, 0-2) got on the scoreboard with 8:21 to play, when Katie Seiforth scored after receiving a centering pass from Becky Spates, to make the score 3-1 at the half. CSM (5-2, 3-1) would have several scoring chances in the second half, but could only net one goal. Ashley Simone found net with 32:51 to play after receiving a crossing pass from Alison Pancotti, to give CSM a 4-1 lead. Ashley Polvi-Cross scored for the Cougars after receiving a pass from Katie Seiforth for the final 4-2 margin. The Hawks are off until next week, when they travel to Harford on Tuesday, Oct. 2, for another key MDJUCO contest.

Continued from page B- out of York.  Wood notched the game-winning goal at 15:38 and then had a hand in SMCM’s second goal of the contest.  With her three points against YCP, she became the school’s all-time leader in both goals scored (31) and points (71). The senior forward is currently tied for first on the team in goals (6), assists (3), and points (15).

October 1, 2007 - The CSM volleyball team defeated Baltimore 3-0, (30-8, 3014, 30-10) to improve to 15-5 overall, and remain undefeated in MDJUCO play with a perfect 5-0 mark. After falling behind in the first game 3-1, the Hawks scored 13 points in a row behind Brooke Martin’s serve to take a 14-3 lead. After Baltimore (0-7) scored a pair

I’ve met some other wonderful people thanks to this job, including sportswriter and columnist Washington Post Tony Kornheiser and several University of Maryland basketball players (Landon Milbourne and Greivis Vasquez) whom are likely to go professional. I also got to interview a local football player, Terry Cauley, who was signed by the Washington Redskins. All in all, it has just been a great year for me here, and once again, I’d like to thank everyone who made it possible. I wish all the student athletes, fans, coaches, and parents that I’ve met the best of luck in their future endeavors. Wherever the road decides to take me next, one thing is certain, I’ll always have a little bit of St. Mary’s County in me. Thank you and so long, Andrew

SMAC Football Scores Chopticon 24, Thomas Stone 21 Patuxent 35, Leonardtown 0 Westlake 57, Great Mills 8 La Plata 32, Calvert 27 Friendly 40, McDonough 0 Huntingtown 41, North Point 6 Lackey 30, Northern Calvert 13

Wood is currently tied for fourth in the CAC in both goals and goals per game (0.67), while being tied for fifth in both points and points per game (1.67).  She is also tied for sixth in assists and tied for eighth in assists per game (0.33)   Past CAC Field Hockey Player of the Week 9/3 – Jami Hassler, York (Pa.) 9/10 – Danielle Twilley, Salisbury 9/17 – Emily Norris, St. Mary’s (Md.) 9/24 – Danielle Vincent, Wesley

of points, CSM reeled off six more points on Tanee’ Holly’s serve to take command of the game 20-6. The Hawks would only allow two more points on the way to a 30-8 win. Becca Steinbach and Tanee’ Holly led the Hawks with several kills each, and Missy Chapman played strong defense on the backline. After sloppy play by both teams in the second game,

CSM clung to an early 87 lead. Julie McGaughran served an ace, and Alyssa Randles, Liberty McLean, and Mili Reynolds all had kills as the Hawks pulled ahead 21-12 on the way to a 30-14 victory in game two. In the final game, Samantha Thurman served five aces as the Hawks scored ten points on her serve and cruised to a 30-10 win to take the match. The Hawks will play at Anne Arundel on Wednesday before traveling to Rhode Island this weekend for the Rhode Island Tournament.


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COMMUNITY Thursday, October 4, 2007

Bayless Appointed New Dean of Students St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM) has appointed Laura Bayless, Ph.D., to the position of Dean of Students. Bayless comes to SMCM from Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia, where she was the Dean of Students. “I bring a commitment to undergraduate, liberal arts education and a focus on student learning to St. Mary’s College,” said Bayless. She also is dedicated to creating a seamless learning environment for students by collaboration between student affairs and the academic sectors of campus, as well as promoting appreciation for diversity to her work. Bayless added that she has enjoyed her first month on campus, “for its combination of direct student contact and the big-picture work of building systems that challenge, support, and serve students.” Bayless, who grew up in Kettering, Ohio, holds a doctorate in educational leadership and policy studies from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, where she worked as a graduate assistant in the Higher Education and Student Affairs Program. Bayless received a master of science degree in college student personnel services from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and comLaura Bayless, Ph. D., is appointed as the Dean of Students for St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

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Seasonal Trails Through Southern Maryland October Outings and Winter Holiday Ideas With the approach of autumn, local residents and visitors to the area begin to seek hayrides, corn mazes and pumpkin patches. In support of the season, October is declared “Trails Month” in Southern Maryland celebrating the farms, original arts and local hospitality of the area. Throughout the season special demonstrations, exhibits, shows, and more will be held across the region. Partner sites can be found through the “Southern Maryland Trails – Earth, Art and Imagination”, a comprehensive guide, featuring four scenic trails through Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s counties. The guidebook lists trail sites in sequence making it easy to plan outings that include a series of sites within the same area. Each route is plotted to expose travelers to the area’s most beautiful views and scenic roads. The information can be accessed by going to www.somdtrails.com or through guidebooks distributed across Southern Maryland (locations listed below). The trails effort is one of the many programs of the Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission (www.somarylandsogood.com) aimed at supporting the local rural economy and raising awareness of the richness and diversity of the region. “Whether it is wine tasting, climbing aboard a skipjack or touring a gallery, the Southern Maryland area offers something for everyone to appreciate and enjoy”, said Christine Bergmark, executive director. “Our trails effort is intended to encourage residents and visitors alike to explore Southern Maryland’s natural culture and heritage and discover the myriad of authentic experiences unique to this area.” In early November, the Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission, will be releasing the “Farms for the Holidays 2007” brochure. This popular mini-guide showcases farm products available during the holiday season including unique homemade, hand crafted gifts such as jams, jellies, savory vinegars and fragrant local honey. Scented soaps made from local goats milk or woolen scarves woven from local Alpaca wool See Seasonal Trails page B-

Michael Cain Named Director of Center for the Study of Democracy

On October 5th, Paul j. Yarowsky will be speaking on his research of what animals can be used to study Parkinson’s Disease.

What Animals Can Best Be Used To Study Parkinson’s Disease Paul Yarowsky Speaks On Oct. 5 What animals can be models for the study of Parkinson’s disease in humans? Paul J. Yarowsky, an associate professor in pharmacology and experimental therapeutics from the University of Maryland’s School of Medicine, will speak on his research on Friday, Oct. 5 at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. The lecture is at 2:40 p.m. in Schaefer Hall, Room 106. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, contact

Aileen Bailey at 240-8954338. “We are excited about Dr. Yarowsky’s presentation on a more natural model of the Parkinsonian Dementia Complex,” said Bailey, associate professor of psychology at SMCM. Yarowsky received his Ph.D. from George Washington University in 1976 and subsequently conducted research as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of MiSee Animal Study for Parkinson’s page B-

St. Mary’s College of Maryland has selected Michael Cain of Leonardtown, Maryland, to be the acting director of the College’s Center for the Study of Democracy. Cain has been a member of the faculty since 1999 and is currently chairman of the political science department. Maggie O’Brien, president of the College, said, “In the early stages of our planning for the Center, long before the first sponsored lecture or event that marks the Center’s activities today, Professor Cain was enthusiastically writing funding proposals that made possible the Center’s first five years. He’s been the most important secret asset in the mix: in fact, the Center might still be on the drawing board were it not for Professor Cain’s early enthusiasm and commitment. I’m particularly delighted that he will bring us much experience from his international work with U.S. Agency for International Development.” Cain received his bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Rutgers University and his Ph.D. in government and politics from the University of Maryland. He has taught political science and public policy at the University of Maryland, the University of Mississippi, and the University of Warsaw in Poland. His teaching and research has focused on ways to strengthen democratic participation and civic engagement of citizens. Cain brings over ten years of domestic and international political experience to this position. For the past two years he helped See Michael Cain page B-

Michael Cain is named as the acting director of St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Center of the Study of Democracy.


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Seasonal Trails Continued from page B- are also examples of the type of items featured. Additionally, many sites will be hosting special events on the first weekend of December as part of the Holiday Trails Celebration. Instead of shopping online or heading to the mall; the guide offers a creative alternative to holiday meals, gift giving and family outings. Both guides tell where to find the perfect Christmas tree, fragrant live or fresh-cut. Many farms offer fresh greenery including wreaths, garlands, swags and beautiful table centerpieces, or “make your own” farm craft workshops. There are also farm-hosted family events including live nativity scenes, horse carriage rides, or a fantasy trip to the North Pole. The “Farms for the Holidays 2007” can be found on www. somarylandsogood.com and at area destinations including The Royal Tea Room, LaPlata; Blue Wind Gourmet, California; St. Mary’s Welcome Center, Charlotte Hall; Wild Orchid Restaurant, Annapolis; Willow Oak Flower & Herb Farm, Severn; Cedar Hill Farm, Waldorf; Nick’s of Calvert, Prince Frederick; The Ice Cream Factory, Brandywine;, Accokeek Foundation, Accokeek; Serenity Farms, Benedict; Greenstreet Growers, Lothian or call 301.274.1922. “Southern Maryland Trails – Earth, Art and Imagination” guidebooks are available online at www.somdtrails.com or in welcome and visitors’ centers, at partner sites, and the following designated sites: Crain Memorial Visitors’ Center, Route 301; Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission, SMECO Building, Hughesville; The Dahlia House at Se-

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renity Farms, Benedict; The Royal Tea Room, LaPlata; Willow Oak Flower & Herb Farm, Severn; Cedar Hill Farm, Waldorf; Nick’s of Calvert, Prince Frederick; Blue Wind Gourmet, California; North End Gallery, Leonardtown; The Ice Cream Factory, Brandywine; Greenstreet Growers, Lothian; and the Accokeek Foundation, Accokeek. To find out more about participating, or to learn more about additional programs, contact the Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission, TriCounty Council for Southern Maryland, P. O. Box 745, Hughesville, MD 20637; phone: 301-274-1922; fax: 301-274-1924; email cbergmark@somarylandsogood.com; or visit these websites: www.somdtrails.com or www.somarylandsogood.com. Calendar Listing: Oct. 2007, Southern Maryland Trails Month-- activities at various sites in celebration of the Southern Maryland Trails in Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s counties. To find out more, contact the Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission, at 301-274-1922; www.somdtrails.com.

Animal Study for Parkinson’s Continued from page B- ami, City of Hope Medical Center, and at the National Institute of Mental Health. Parkinson’s disease is an incurable condition generally affecting older adults. The four main symptoms of Parkinson’s are tremors, stiff muscles, slow movement and problems with balance and walking. The actor Michael J. Fox suffers from this disease.

New SMCM Dean Continued from page B- pleted her bachelor of arts in speech communication/mass media from Denison University in Granville, Ohio. She has published in a variety of journals including College and University Media Review and Talking Stick and has made numerous presentations at national conferences. Currently,

Bayless is the chair of the American College Personnel Association’s Commission for Administrative Leadership. While at her previous appointment at Longwood University, Bayless also served as interim director of residential and commuter life and of the honor and judicial program.

Hollywood Volunteer Rescue LIBRARY ANNOUNCEMENTS Squad Auxiliary Ask a Master Gardener: Plant Clinic

Tuesday, October 9, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Leonardtown Library, 23250 Hollywood Rd, Leonardtown Drop in and ask a St. Mary’s County Master Gardener your gardening questions. Bring plant samples and/or photos. 301-475-2846 www.stmalib.org

Free Adult Computer Class— Introduction to Windows

Tuesday, October 9, 2 p.m., Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd, Lexington Park New computer users will be introduced to the basics of Windows. Free. Limited space.

Registration required. 301-863-8188. www. stmalib.org

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting

Thursday, October 11, 5 p.m., Charlotte Hall Library, 37600 New Market Rd, Charlotte Hall; 301-884-2211 5:30 p.m. Leonardtown Library, 23250 Hollywood Rd, Leonardtown; 301-475-2846 Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is open to teens, ages 12-18. Help plan and carry out teen library programs and services, maintain the Library’s MySpace page, and select teen books. Earn community service hours. www. stmalib.org

7 Ways to Adorn the Home With Autumn Color The beauty of autumn hues is perhaps only surpassed by the the grandeur of holiday lights and trimmings. But before you get set to deck your house in Christmas flair, transform it into an autumnal wonder in time for the month of November and your Thanksgiving feast. 1. Borrowing from the shades of nature is one of the easiest ways to transform interior and exterior into beautiful fall scapes. Take advantage of hardy mums in bold yellows, russets, and oranges to give flowerbeds a fall feel. Put a bunch of burgundy dahlias into a vase and surround it with fresh pears and pomegranates for an easy table centerpiece. 2. Reclaim your youth and get the kids involved in a fun project that can be used to display some fall foliage. Gather good specimens of fallen

leaves in bright autumn colors. Place a few leaves between two pieces of waxed paper and seal together with an iron set to a low temperature. Frame the artwork and display. 3. Wreaths aren’t just for the winter holidays. Wind evergreen boughs around a grapevine wreath and dot with small gourds and faux or real garlands of leaves. Hang on the front door or over the fireplace. 4. Autumn often evokes visions of forests and woodland retreats. Transform any home into a “cozy cabin” by mimicking some of the design styles. Place a checkered tablecloth on the kitchen or dining room table. Wooden ducks or bowls full of pine cones can add some country charm. Rustic wood accents from picture frames to gathered twigs placed in a vase also add to the

Michael Cain Continued from page B- organize professors in Maryland to serve as election judges in the state. He provided expert testimony to the House Ways and Means Committee in the Maryland House of Delegates on the administration of elections earlier this year. For over six years Cain served as a senior policy adviser to the U. S. Agency for International Development, providing technical advice to new democracies in Central Europe and Eurasia, including the states of Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Poland and Kazakhstan. He received fellowships from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies. During the past five years, Cain has been a frequent contributor to Center events. Since the founding of the Center in 2001, Cain has been deeply involved in securing external funding. He wrote the first external grant award received by the Center in 2002 from the Library of Congress Open World Leadership program. Cain was a principal author for the $500,000 National Endowment for the Humanities “We the People” challenge grant received by the Center in 2004. He has also helped develop the new “Democracy Studies” program at the College. “The Center for the Study of Democracy is an important part of Maryland’s political landscape,” said Cain. “It has made a real difference in educating people about political issues and their significance in our lives. I intend to continue the Center’s broad political engagement of students while encouraging the wider Maryland community to discuss pressing political issues facing our

appeal. 5. Even if you haven’t fired up your fireplace for the season, make sure it’s a focal point of the room. Place fall-colored candles right in the hearth and drape garland on the mantle. 6. Use gourds, fruit, and vegetables. Fresh fruit and seasonal items add easy color outdoors or inside. Orange pumpkins, speckled gourds, Indian corn, and even yellow squash can quickly put spots of color where you need it. Using fruit and vegetables is an inexpensive way to add impact to decor and centerpieces. 7. Spend a day gathering acorns and pine cones with the kids. Tie a ribbon onto the stems or one of the cone shoots and attach to a cardboard tag. Use these seasonal picks for place cards at your Thanksgiving table.

democracy.” This year the Center plans to host talks and forums on Latin American politics and immigration, the Iraq war, terrorism and the media, health care in Maryland and discussions on the form of local government in the state.

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WE NEED MEMBERS!! The regular monthly meeting of the Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad Auxiliary will be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2007, at 7:00 PM at the Rescue Squad building on Route 235. Anyone wishing to become a member of the Auxiliary is encouraged to attend. For more information, call 301-904-2095. The Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad Auxiliary

is sponsoring an All-YouCan-Eat Breakfast on October 14, 2007, from 7:30AM until 10:30AM at the Rescue Squad building on Route 235. The menu will be: Sausage Gravy and Biscuits, Sausage Links, Bacon, Scrambled Eggs, Fried Potatoes, Pancakes, Fruit Cocktail, Escalloped Apples, assorted juices, coffee, tea and hot chocolate. The cost will be adults: $8.00; children ages 6 to 12 years, $4.00 and

children 5 and under, free. The Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad and the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliaries are sponsoring a CRAFTS SHOW on November 18, 2007, from 10:00AM until 3:00PM at the Hollywood Firehouse on Route 235. Over 100 crafters. Food available. No Admission.

Southern Maryland Construction Firms Encouraged to Attend St. Mary’s College of Maryland and the State of Maryland offers opportunities to minority-owned businesses, including construction firms, to bid on state projects. The College will host a free Minority Business Program Workshop on Thursday, Oct. 11 from 9 a.m.12:30 p.m. Aspects of the state’s procurement of goods and services will be explained. Registrations will be taken up to Oct. 10. To RSVP, please contact Mindy Rorabacher at 240.8953312 or mjrorabacher@smcm.edu. The workshop is in Daugherty-Palmer Commons (DPC) on campus and refreshments will be offered. St. Mary’s College of Maryland encourages MBE firms to learn about opportunities to participate in construction work and the procurement of goods and services. The College’s MBE participation goal was increased from 14% to 25%, with sub-goals of 10% for female-owned firms and 7% for African-American owned firms. The agenda will cover St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s procurement process, how the state’s small & minority business program works for you (governor’s office of minority affairs), an overview of Mary-

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The County Times

Section B - 

Thursday, October 4, 2007

Community Healthy Living Recipes Speedy Breakfast Burritos

Bruschetta “Triscuit”

From kraftfoods.com

From kraftfoods.com

Ingredients

Ingredients

4 eggs 3 Tbsp. KRAFT Ranch Dressing 4 slices OSCAR MAYER Thin Sliced Smoked Ham, chopped 1/4 cup TACO BELL® HOME ORIGINALS® Thick ‘N Chunky Mild Salsa, divided 1/4 cup KRAFT Mexican Style Shredded Cheese, divided 2 TACO BELL® HOME ORIGINALS® Flour Tortillas

1 small tomato, finely chopped (about 1/2 cup) 1/4 cup KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Reduced Fat Mozzarella Cheese 3 Tbsp. sliced green onions 1 Tbsp. KRAFT Light Zesty Italian Reduced Fat Dressing 40 TRISCUIT Crackers 1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, 1/3 Less Fat than Cream Cheese, softened Directions

Directions 1. BEAT eggs and dressing with fork until well blended. Stir in ham and half each of the salsa and cheese. 2. POUR into nonstick skillet sprayed lightly with cooking spray. Cook on medium heat 2 to 3 min. or until egg mixture is set, stirring occasionally.

1. MIX tomatoes, cheese, onions and dressing. 2. SPREAD each cracker with about 1 tsp. of 3. SPOON half of the egg mixture onto each tortilla; roll up. Serve topped with the remaining cheese and salsa.

Dijon Tarragon Chicken Breast

From foodnetwork.com

Ingredients

Herb Roasted Turkey Breast

the Neufchatel cheese; top with 1 tsp. of the tomato mixture.

2 (14-ounce) cans chicken broth 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, 6 to 8 ounces 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons flour 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon or, 2 teaspoons dried Salt and freshly ground black pepper

From foodnetwork.com

Ingredients 1 (6 pound) bone-in turkey breast, halved, skin removed 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 garlic cloves, crushed 2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage leaves, or 1 teaspoon dried 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme leaves, or 1 teaspoon dried 2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary leaves, or 1 teaspoon dried 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Directions 1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. 2. Rinse the turkey breast and pat dry. In a small bowl combine the oil, garlic, herbs, salt and pepper and rub the mixture into the turkey breast. 3. Transfer to a roasting pan and roast until the juices run clear when pierced with fork and a thermometer inserted into thickest part of turkey registers 170 degrees F, 1 to 1 1/4 hours.

Directions 1. Bring 2 cans chicken broth to a boil. Add chicken to the broth, cover and reduce heat to simmer. 2. Poach chicken 12 minutes. Remove chicken to a plate and pour broth into a large measuring cup or batter bowl. 3. Return the pan to heat and add butter. When butter melts, add flour and cook, whisking with

4. Let rest, covered with foil, for 10 minutes before carving.

butter, 2 minutes. Slowly pour cooking liquid back into the pan, until appropriately thickened, combining with a whisk. 4. Stir in Dijon mustard and tarragon and season sauce with salt and pepper. Return chicken to the pan and coat with sauce. 5. Simmer 2 or 3 minutes to heat chicken back through and to combine flavors. Serve with rice pilaf, and roasted squash vegetable medley.

Glazed Spiced Pumpkin Bars

From eatbetteramerica.com

Ingredients

Mixed Berry Coffee Cake

From eatbetteramerica.com

Ingredients 1/3 cup packed brown sugar ½ cup buttermilk 2 tablespoons canola or soybean oil 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 egg 1 cup whole wheat flour ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 cup mixed berries, such as blueberries, raspberries and blackberries ¼ cup low-fat granola, slightly crushed Directions 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch or 9-inch round cake pan with cooking spray. 2. In large bowl, mix brown sugar, buttermilk, oil, vanilla and egg until smooth. Stir in

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flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt just until moistened. Gently fold in half of the berries. Spoon into pan. Sprinkle with remaining berries and the granola. 3. Bake 28 to 33 minutes or until golden brown and top springs back when touched in center. Cool in pan on cooling rack 10 minutes. Serve warm.

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Bars 2 cups Fiber One® original bran cereal ½ cup canola or vegetable oil ½ cup orange juice 1 can (15 oz) pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix) 2 eggs 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour 1 ½ cups granulated sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon ground ginger ¼ teaspoon salt 1 cup chopped walnuts Glaze 1 cup powdered sugar 4 to 6 teaspoons orange juice Directions 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray, or grease and flour 15x10x1-inch pan. Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and crush with rolling pin or meat mallet (or crush in food processor).

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2. In large bowl, beat oil, 1/2 cup orange juice, the pumpkin and eggs on low speed with electric mixer until well blended. Stir in cereal; let stand 10 minutes. 3. Beat in remaining bar ingredients except walnuts on low speed until well blended. Stir in walnuts. Spread evenly in pan. 4. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until top springs back when touched lightly in center. Cool completely, about 1 hour. 5. In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and enough orange juice for desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle over cooled bars. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 4 rows.

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The County Times

Thursday, October 4, 2007

Section B - 

Community Super Holiday Basket Bingo

Health Department Announces Fee Increases St. Mary’s County Health Department Environmental Health Services Division has adjusted fees charged to the public for processing permit applications and conducting inspections required when permits are issued. The adjustment, affecting all Environmental Health service areas, amounts to a six percent increase, and will be effective October 1. According to the county’s Health Officer William

B. Icenhower, MD, the increase is necessary to defray the cost of Environmental Health services that ensure protection of public health and the environment. The Board of County Commissioners as the Board of Health reviewed the fee adjustment and approved the rate hike at their September 18 meeting.

The following rates will be in effect October 1, 2007:

The SMVFA Campaign Committee will be hosting a Super Holiday Basket Bingo on November 2, 2007 at the St James Church Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m. Bingo begins at 7 p.m. Cost is $20 per person. Additional books may be purchased for $5 each. Packs of specials may be purchased

for an additional $5. Proceeds will benefit the SMVFA Campaign Committee. Every person entering the building must have an admission ticket to enter. Children must purchase their own ticket and be accompanied by an adult. Refreshments will be available. This is a non-smoking event.

Tables can be reserved for 6 or more people at 301-872-5671 or at BWathen@starpower. net. There will be a Basket Raffle and 50/50 Raffle. Come and join the fun!!

Critter Corner

Fee Schedule:

Is This The Best Time To Adopt A Pet?

Soils Evaluation (Perc Test)

$212.00

Septic System Inspection

$106.00

Record Plat Approval (Sewage Reserve Area/Per Lot)

$106.00

Site Plan Approval

Are you considering adding a pet to your family? Pets can be a wonderful addition to the family, but they are also a big responsibility. You need to be realistic about the time and financial commitment involved. You should also be clear about the reasons you want a pet, and who in the family will be responsible for the care and health of the pet. Keep in mind that the dog or cat you adopt today may be with you for the next ten to twenty years!

$80.00

Well Permits (Capped by State Law)

$160.00

Water Sample

$58.00

Burning Permits

$21.00

Trash Truck Inspection

$21.00

Private Pool Permit

$21.00

Public Pool Permit

$106.00

Addition Permit/Existing Dwelling Septic Installer License

Ask yourself how your pet would fit in if any of the following events were to occur in your home during the pet’s lifetime: • Marriage/Divorce • Pregnancy/new baby • Moving • Change in work status (family member gets a job or retires) • Change in work hours (longer hours, change in start time, more responsibility) • Limited free time • Financial concerns • Children leaving or moving back home • Care-taking responsibilities for elderly or ill family member • Other pets already in the home • Someone in the family with pet allergies. If these events have occurred within the past six months, or may occur within the next six months, you may want to postpone getting a pet until the dust settles. Should you decide that you are ready to add a pet to your family, please visit the Tri-County Animal Shelter. We have many wonderful animals just waiting for a great home. Our staff is ready to help you find the perfect match for your lifestyle.

$21.00 $106.00

Food Service Permit:

High Risk

$292.00

Moderate Risk

$159.00

Low Risk

$106.00

Temporary Food Permit

$42.00

Food Service Plan Review (New)

$212.00

Food Service Plan Review (Remodel)

$106.00

P lice Arrests for DWI On Sept. 28 Deputy Jeremy Green responded to Dockser Drive and Shoreview Drive in Golden Beach, for the report of a single vehicle accident. The investigation by Green revealed the driver, Charles A. Fisher, 21, of Mechanicsville was operating the vehicle allegedly under the influence of alcohol when he lost control and struck a utility pole. Fisher was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence, Driving While Impaired, Driving Under the Influence Per Se and Failure to Stop After a Property Damage Accident. He was transported to the detention center pending a bond hearing before the District Court Commissioner. On Oct. 2 St. Mary’s County Deputies from Squad III responded to Golden Beach for a report of suspicious activity. During a check of the area, DFC D. Milam initiated a traffic stop on Golden Beach Road and contacted the 16year-old driver. Milam determined the juvenile was operating the vehicle allegedly while under the influence of alcohol and placed the driver under arrest. A 15-year-old passenger was also determined to have been allegedly drinking alcohol and was issued an alcohol citation by Cpl. Mark Clark. Both juveniles were processed and released to the custody of their parents.

Arrested for marijuana possession On Oct. 2 Deputy Campbell responded to the area of Golden Beach, Mechanicsville, Maryland for a reported assault. During the investigation, Campbell contacted Joshua Lewis Crouch, 18, of Front Royal, Virginia on the roadside of Golden Beach Road. Crouch reported he was the victim of the assault, but was allegedly found to be in possession of marijuana. He was placed under arrest and transported to the detention center pending a bond hearing before the District Court Commissioner.

Arrested on bench warrants On Oct. 2 Deputy Boyer arrested Danielle Faye Wheatley 18, of Valley Lee on a District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear in court on alcohol related charges. She was transported to the detention center pending a bond hearing before the District Court Commissioner. On Oct. 1 Deputy Goff arrested Thomas Delano Bush, 60, of Leonardtown, Maryland on a District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear on drug related charges. He was transported to the detention center pending a bond hearing before the District Court Commissioner.

Construction contractor burglarized Sometime between Sept. 25 and Sept. 26 unknown suspect (s) entered the victim business, 3D Construction, located at 23087 Three Notch Road via a roof vent and stole two Dell lap top computers. Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact the Sheriff’s Office Crime Solvers Tip Line (301) 475-3333.

Inmate charged with assaulting detention center guard On Sept. 27 Deputy Jeremy Green responded to the detention center for a reported assault. Investigation revealed inmate Adair Kirk Scott, 21, of Great Mills allegedly assaulted Correctional Officer Bryan Long by pushing him in the chest. This inmate reportedly has assaulted staff previously. Scott was charged with Assault on Correctional Staff and taken for a hearing before the District Court Commissioner.

Arrests made in IHOP fight On Sept. 30 at 2:40 a.m. Deputy First Class M. Wor-

rey responded to the IHOP restaurant in Lexington Park for a disturbance. Upon arrival he noticed a large crowd in the parking lot. Several orders to disburse were given and ignored. A fight broke out between a group of females. DFC Worrey deployed pepper spray to disburse the crowd that was gathering around the altercation, which was effective. Three females involved in the physical altercation were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and transported to the Detention Center pending a hearing before the District Court Commissioner. 1) Sarah Louise Jordan, 28, of Frankford, Delaware 2) Katrina Marie Jordan 23, of Frankford, Delaware Denise 3) Lashawn Maddox 22, Great Mills

Vehicle stolen, search continues On Sept. 30 Deputy McCoy responded to Marshall Blvd in Lexington Park for a reported motor vehicle theft. Investigation revealed in the early morning hours that day the victim left her unlocked vehicle, a 2000 Pontiac Sunfire, in the parking lot of the ABC Lounge. When she returned to retrieve the vehicle at about noon later that day, the vehicle was gone. The vehicle was placed in NCIC and a broadcast was given. No suspect information exists and the investigation continues.

Indicted on drug charges Wayne Mitchell Thomas Jr., 27, of Abell, was arrested after being indicted by Bureau of Criminal Investigations Narcotics Detectives through the St. Mary’s County Grand Jury.  Suspect Thomas was charged with Possession With the Intent to Distribute, Possession of Cocaine and Conspiracy to Obtain Cocaine.  Another suspect in the conspiracy faces charges as well.  Suspect Thomas will have an arraignment before the Circuit Court. On September 28, 2007, Senior Deputy First Class Robert Russell arrested Robert Maurice Scriber, 34, of California, on a six-count Circuit Court Grand Jury Indictment.  The indictment was the result of a lengthy investigation by members of the Bureau of Criminal Investigations Narcotics Division. Scriber was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where he was held without bond. Bureau of Criminal Investigations Narcotics Detectives pursued an indictment against Louis Darnell Parker, 35, of California.  The two-count indictment for Possession of Cocaine and Possession With the Intent to Distribute Cocaine was served and a ”no bond” status was ordered. Terrence Ryan Warren, 23 of Welcome was arrested

after being indicted by Bureau of Criminal Investigations Narcotics Detectives.  Warren was served the one-count indictment charging with Possession of Cocaine With the Intent to Distribute.  He has posted bond and is awaiting trial.

Chase ensues after alleged beer theft On September 27, 2007, Deputy Anthony Whipkey responded to the McKay’s Store on Signature Lane in Lexington Park for the report of a theft.  Complainants at the business called police when they witnessed a white male suspect steal two 30-packs of beer and run from the business. Using his familiarity with the area, Whipkey exited his vehicle and proceeded down a dirt path where the suspect was last seen running. While on the path, Whipkey confronted the suspect, who was running with some of the stolen beer.  The suspect, identified as Jeffery Keith Reid, 40 of Lexington Park, was taken into custody and charged with Theft Under $100.


The County Times

Section B - 

Tailgating a Time Honored Football Tradition Over the years, football has gradually overcome baseball as America’s most-watched sport. Though baseball is still known as “America’s pastime,” football has become an integral part of many a family’s fall and winter weekends. Be it high school football under the lights on Friday nights or Saturday afternoons spent watching the alma mater take on a rival college or Sundays spent watching game after game after game, football is arguably the country’s sport of choice for the 21st Century. Perhaps more synonymous with football than even the pigskin itself is tailgating. Fans attending games love gathering in the parking lot both before and after the big game and sharing good food. Even if you’re not heading to the nearest stadium, football parties have become increasingly popular over the years, with food playing a big part in that popularity. Sports fan and award-winning food writer Debbie Moose is no stranger to this trend, as her new book “Fan Fare” (Harvard Common Press) offers both classic and innovative recipes for sporting cuisine, such as the following recipe for “Carolina Champions Shrimp Bowl.”

Carolina Champions Shrimp Bowl Serves 6 3 lemons, each cut in half 1 package crab boil-in-a-bag 2 pounds small red or new potatoes, unpeeled 1 medium-size yellow onion 3 large cloves garlic, crushed 3 tablespoons Old Bay seasoning 2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce 3 large or 4 small ears fresh corn, shucked and cleaned 11⁄2 pounds medium-size shrimp - melted butter, seafood cocktail sauce

1. Add the lemon halves and crab boil-in-a-bag to a large pot of water and bring to a boil. The pot needs to be big enough to hold all the ingredients, which you will add in stages; don’t overfill with water. 2. Cut the potatoes into quarters, making sure the pieces are roughly the same size. Cut the onion into quarters. 3. When the water comes to a boil, add the potatoes, onion, garlic, Old Bay, and hot pepper sauce. Cover, reduce the heat to medium, and simmer for about 10 minutes, or until a knife easily pierces the

Thursday, October 4, 2007

Games

Sudoku

potatoes. 4. Break the ears of corn into pieces about 3 inches long. Add the corn to the pot, return to a boil, and cook, uncovered, for about 1 minute. Add the shrimp and stir. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes, or until the shrimp turn pink and are cooked through; be careful not overcook. 5. Drain immediately in a large strainer. Discard the crab boil bag and lemon halves, and pour everything into a large serving bowl. Serve hot or warm, with melted butter, seafood cocktail sauce and lemon wedges, if desired.

Kids Corner

Here’s How It Works: Sudoku puzzles are formatted as a 9x9 grid, broken down into nine 3x3 boxes. To solve a sudoku, the numbers 1 through 9 must fill each row, column and box. Each number can appear only once in each row, column and box. You can figure out the order in which the numbers will appear by using the numeric clues already provided in the boxes. The more numbers you name, the easier it gets to solve the puzzle!

Crossword

CLUES ACROSS

Last Week’s Puzzle Solutions

1. Artist Chagall 5. Imminent danger 10. A group of islands in the S Pacific 11. Effeminate 13. Cosmetics applied to the face 14. Outcomes 15. The first game of the season 16. Tennis star Kournikova 17. Hospital surgical rooms 18. Manuscripts (abbr.) 19. Islands 21. Pool stick 22. Embroidered loop edgings on lace 24. The part of the skate that slides on the ice 26. Beauty parlour 27. Stone roof tiles 28. Ironic or sarcastic wit 29. Ends 30. Mechanical movement 31. Niches 32. Mythical king of Thebes 33. Lists of menu dishes 35. Finless fish 36. Triad 37. Words per minute

40. ___ Aviv: Israeli city 41. New Guinea monetary unit 42. Emperor Constantine IX Mono______ 45. Organisms such as humans 47. Process for gathering hay 48. Lockjaw 49. Wipe out magnetically recorded information 50. Fluid accumulation in tissues 51. Payment for the use of something

CLUES DOWN 1. Creates from raw material 2. After a prayer 3. Rake 4. Goat sign 5. Site of the famous Leaning Tower 6. A silver 5 franc piece 7. Settles 8. Enters uninvited 9. Leaseholders 10. Runs down 11. Sea eagles 12. Composes

13. Female parent 16. The 1st octave above the treble staff 20. Unit of loudness 22. A paved area adjoining a house 23. Ancient Troy 24. Nonchalant 25. Emits coherent radiation 26. A man-made orbiting object 27. Month 28. Shielded 29. An anxious feeling 30. A salt or ester of acetic acid 33. Classic board game 34. Coach Parseghian 36. Aromatic balsam used in medicine 37. Card game 38. Corn____: cornbread 39. Used as a food additive to enhance flavor 41. Source of the Blue Nile 43. Swiss river 44. Group of people related by blood or marriage 46. ___aroneck, NY 10543


Thursday October 4, 2007

CLASSIFIEDS

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ALL OFFERS CONSIDERED on this split foyer located on 3 acres in a well established neighborhood. No covenants, animals welcome! 4/5 bedroom/study combination, 3 full baths, formal living and dining room, large family room with fireplace wood stove, 6 ceiling fans, updated kitchen, washer/dryer/ freezer. All blinds, rods and drapes convey. Heatpump with oil backup. Outside full 18 x 36 in ground pool with chain link fence. All pool accessories and robotic vacuum. Wired pool utility building. Two wired workshops, wonderful for storage. 5+ cords cut and stacked firewood for several winters. LET’S TALK!!!!! Call (301)8842452. Price: $420,000.

Timeshare is located just minutes from many golf courses as well as Bush Gardens, Water Country and Williamsburg. It is located in a gated community with many ammenities. The points that we own with this timeshare are 94,500 which are deeded points. There are many ammenities which are included such as an indoor/outdoor pool, hot tubs, minature golf courses, game room, tennis courts and exercise room. This unit is fully furnished and has a full kitchen. If interested or for more information please call Jim or Wendy at 410-586-1521. Price: $8,000.

Large 5 acre lot in St. Mary’s City area. Land is perced and mostly flat with hardwoods and mountain laurel. Build the home of your dreams in this area so conviently located to employment and St. Mary’s College, yet so rich in history. No covenants or HOA fees. Call Donna Knott 301-994-1632. Price: $255,000. **OPEN HOUSE SEPTEMBER 29th, 10am5pm** Spacious and charming townhome located less than two miles from NAS Patuxent River with maintenance free aluminum siding and central air conditioning Fully finished walk out basement with half bath and tons of storage. New laminate flooring on main level, upgraded appliances in kitchen, deck off the kitchen. Move-in condition. Convenient location in the Westbury community. If interested, call Nancy Mueller 240-925-4329. Price: $253,000 Waterfront beach house FSBO. 2/3 bedrooms, remodled kitchen and 2 full baths. A sunroom with full view of the water. Large master bedroom with waterfront view. Updated pier and boat lift. Huge paved driveway with ample parking and carport. All this on the protected Trent Hall Creek. Call Susan Underwood with any questions if interested at 301-8840344. Price: $639,500.

REAL ESTATE RENTALS 225 sq. ft. office for $325.00 per month. 144 sq. ft. office for $275.00 per month. Two adjoining offices may be rented for $550.00 per month. On second floor of professional office building directly across the street from the Courthouse. All utilities (except phone) included. 225 sq. ft. space includes Direct TV. No lease required. No security deposit required. Immediate occupancy. Fax and copier available. If interested, please call John Weiner For more information, at 301-475-5641. Wanted to Rent: Mature professional couple with 6 horses and 2 dogs is seeking house and barn to rent in St. Marys County. Relocating to the county in October. Please contact Steve at 661-209-1922.

Water Community - 4 year young house located in quiet private community, some views of Patuxent River from front porch. House comes with rights to pier and boat ramp located within walking distance. In ground pool, fenced yard, shed for storage. Rambler NO Basement, No Smoking NO EXEPTIONS, Absolutely NO PETS NO EXCEPTIONS!!!! References Required!! Call me for mroe information at 410-610-8011. Price: $1800.

APARTMENT RENTALS

REAL ESTATE RENTALS Freshly painted 2 bedroom 1 bath, full kitchen, washer/dryer, 16’ x 20’ deck. Within walking distance to county park. Home is in water privileged community. No pets please. Home is attached to seperate dwelling. Call for more details (240) 298-0969. Price: $1100 utilities incl. New apartment - attached to single family home. Wheelchair accessable. Quiet niehgborhood. Water and Electric included. Call Donna Miles 301994-0391. Price: $1400. Water front rambler w/ 3 brs and large living rm for rent. The building is detached from main house. Landlord is not living in main house daily. The house was renovated 3 years ago but still in great shape. A handy tenant(s) is prefered for small fixups. $1200 per month, plus electricity. Available immediately. Call 301-529-9458.

APARTMENT RENTALS 2 rooms for rent in a spacious split level home. All utilitites included. High speed internet, digital cable, hbo, showtime, big screen tv, pool table, deck with bbq, full house privledges. Can be furnished or unfurnished. 301-9045829. $550. Single Professional Woman to share a beautiful home in a quiet neighborhood. New paint, new carpet and internet hook-up. Monthly utilities included, DirecTV included. No pets and no smoking. Short or Longterm lease available. For further details please contact Tommy Johnson at 301-904-6398 or 301-4757173. Price: $550. Looking for single male or female to rent room. $700.00\month covers rent and utilities. Cable in room, wireless internet, semi-furnished (Futon, TV w/Stand, Computer Desk, Chairs) Jacuzzi, Deck, Big screen TV in living room. 5 minutes from Pax River gate 1 in quiet neighborhood. If interested, please call Joe at 301-904-6043 with any questions or to take a look.

I have a 1-bedroom, one full bath and kitchen basement apartment with private entrance for rent. The basement apartment is located in Hickory Hills North subdivision, Great Mills, Maryland. It’s only 5 minutes from the navy base at Patuxent River and 10 minutes from St. Mary’s College. This is a very nice community which offers 2 swimming pools, fitness center, tennis courts, jogging trail, and clubhouse. The rent is $700.00 per month. No smokers or pets. Available Nov 1, 2007. If interested, please call Ken at 240237-0280 (plesae leave message). Pictures available upon request

HELP WANTED Great People. Real Opportunities. Eurest Dining Services at NAS Patuxent River, part of Compass Group, seeks individuals to fill the position of Food Service Worker. We offer competetive pay and benefits, including a Mon-Fri work schedule. Prior experience in food service preferred, but we will train the right person. Applicants may call 301-863-7534 to arrange an interview. EOE & AA Employer M/F/D/V. Immediate Opening for Bookkeeper/HRO. Local Propane Gas Company has an immediate opening for a Bookkeeper/Human Resource Officer. Candidate must be adept in the accounting field either possessing a bachelor degree in accounting or business management, or equivalent work experience with references required. Additionally, candidate must be computer savvy, organized, and possess A+ multitasking ability. The ideal candidate should be able to work in a team environment as well as independently. Call Sidonia Durham 301-862-1000. Zahniser’s Yachting Center in Solomons, MD is seeking a mature, responsible individual to greet customers, assist with docking of visiting yachts, and grounds upkeep around the marina. Saturdays, Sundays and some weekday afternoons if available. Experience preferred but not required. Call Terry Walters at 410-326-2166.

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HELP WANTED

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Promote and sell programming services and packages. Process customer work orders and payments both in person and by telephone. Resolve customer conflicts, including billing issues. Willing to work non-traditional hours, including Saturdays, and overtime as needed. High School diploma or equivalent required. Ability to communicate effectively and courteously on the telephone and with walk-in customers. Basic knowledge of office equipment including Windows, Microsoft Word and Excel programs. Previous sales experience preferred. MetroCast Communications is An Equal Opportunity Employer. If interested, please e-mail your resume to: jobs@ md.metrocast.net, or mail to; MetroCast Communications, 43920 Airport View Dr., Hollywood, MD 20636.

New Home Builder has opeing for contract administrator. Person must have advanced computer and organizational skills and a complete understanding of contracts for new homes. Position requires coordination of ratified contracts, pricing, selections and settlements. Candidate must also have knowledge of sales and marketing materials and reporting, etc. Fax resumes and salary requirements to Katie at 301-218-2208. Or you can also e-mail your resume to kstewart@chesapeakecustomhomes.com.

Cabinet Installer. Must have 2 years woodworking related experience with basic hand tools and an ability to communicate and provide customer satisfaction. A good driving record is a must. Call (301) 893-1605 and ask for Gretchin. We’re looking for a highly motivated individual to work full-time at the front desk scheduling appointments. You must be hardworking, dependable, detail oriented, have a pleasant phone voice and be a team player. If you think you have what it takes, then fax us your resume with salary requirements to (301) 893-0679. 2nd shift Pressmen needed for our busy print shop – applicants must have experience running Heidelberg, Sanden or Didde presses. Bindery Help also needed - must have experience with cutter/folder. Applicants with required experience can call our job hotline (301)855-1700, ext. 399 OR email resume to jobs@directmail.com. DirectMail.com is an equal opportunity employer - we offer an excellent benefits package, including 401K Plan. Cancer and Recovery Dept at Philip J. Bean Medical Center. Two positions available ASAP: RN/ LPN- Full Time Nursing Tech or Medical Asst- Full Time Must be Compassionate, Team Player and Flexible. 8AM- 4PM- No weekends required. Please call: Julie Slade- 301-373-7934 or fax: 301-373-6900.

Batching Systems, an 18-year old machinery manufacturer located in Prince Frederick, MD, is seeking a full charge Bookkeeper, proficient with maintaining all aspects of accounting. Must be familiar with office administration duties with 10+ years experience preferred. Salary commiserates with experience. Send resume to resume@ batchingsystems.com or fax to 410-414-8121 attention Human Resources. No phone calls accepted.

VEHICLES 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser. Car is in great shape. Non-smoker. Recent tires. Call or stop by. For mroe information, please call Dale Vallandingham 301-872-9032. Price: $8500.00 OBO. 1980 Ford F100. Price: $800. Body damage to front but lots of great parts: Classic Cragar Chrome Smoothie Wheels, 302 small block V8 engine with headers and dress up kit (not original motor), C6 automatic transmission, Brand new power steering box, Brand new starter. Lots of extras, will part out. For more information, call Joe or Tom at 301-373-4289. 2000 Dodge Neon. C ar is in good condition and reliable. The oil is changed every 3000 miles with synthetic blend.Brakes and tires are in good condition. It also has been lowered, cf hood, tinted tail lights and srt4 exhaust . All the stock peices will be included with the car.NEED CAR GONE ASAP! leaving for tech school this fall. For pics and more info please call 240-577-0206 or email me at ek2588@ hotmail.com. Price: 3500$ obo.

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VEHICLES 1997 Ford F-350 Diesel. This truck is in excellent condition , has custom made 12’ heavy duty metal flat bed with removable metal sides and heavy duty metal tool boxes. It has been garage kept and perfectly maintained. 51,456 actual miles and when you see the truck you will believe it. Truck comes Maryland Inspected and ready for the road. It is equipped with cold Air Conditioning, Automatic OD trans, power steering , power brakes, AM/FM radio and new radial tires. Truck runs and drives perfect . Please call 240 538 2475 for more info and test drive if seriously interested. Thanks. Price: $ 13,000 obo. 2002 Honda 300 EX. Very good condition 300 EX. All maintenance kept up and always cleaned after rides and kept inside. Less than 30 hours since new. Like any Honda this bike is very reliable and fun to ride. All reasonable offers considered. If interested, please call 301-325-1109 to view or set up a test ride. Price: $1,800.00 OBO. 1996 Ford escort. Runs good, passed MD inspection 1200 miles ago sept. of 06.Bought new car, must sell. Will have inspected. If interesed, please call Theodore Kotowski for mroe information at 301-769-2694. Price: $1000 OBO. 1996 Ford Explorer Sport. Wife has new minivan we do not need additional car. If interested call Steve 240-577-1883. Great deal. Vehicle runs great. Electric windows, power locks, cruise control. Make an offer. Price: $2500 OBO. Call for more information. 1986 Mustang GT. 5.0 Engine with 1.7 roller rockers, BBK shorty headers, H-pipe, Flowmaster exhaust, New Edelbrock RPM intake and Holly 650 carb, new Holly Blue fuel pump with regulator, 5 Speed with Pro 50 short shifter, new rear tires, new water pump and alternator, power windows and locks, 3” cowl hood, new hatchback, saleen wing, 5” autometer tach with shift light. Asking $4000 obo. Call (301)904-4487 for more information if interested.

2003 Harley Davidson Wide Glide 100th Anniversary Edition. Black in color. Lots of chrome, garage kept, samson big gun exhaust, drag handle bars. Paid $ 18,691 New have over $20,000 invested. Asking $ 13,500 OBO. If you would like to see pictures Email me hammettcw@ md.metrocast.net Or call me @ 301-373-2920. 2007 Yamaha R1, bike is brand new. no scratches. bike has less than 500 miles. If interested, and fore any more info, contact Andy at Cthermarinejr@gmail.com. Price: $9400 obo. 2007 Harley Street Bob FXDB for sale. 96 c.i., 6speed, fuel injected. This bike is completely stock, only 6000 miles. Have title in hand. Will email pictures if interested. Call Nick at 301-247-1307. Price: 12,500 o.b.o. 2006 Suzuki GS 500 for sale. $4000 OBO. 3500 miles. Never been laid down but has a few minor cosmetic flaws. joshua. r u p e r t @ ve r i z o n . n e t . (717) 348-2371

CHILD CARE I have 3 openings. I am CPR/First Aid cerftified. I have 101/2 years experience in Family Day Care. Smoke free enviroment. No pets. Daily hours are 7:00 am To 6:00 pm > SChool districts are Appeal & Patuxent Elementary. For rates and more information please call Kathie at 410-326-3993. I have 1 infant opening beginning November 12, 2007. I am located in Leonardtown off of Rt. 244. I have 20 years experience in Family daycare. Currently certified in CPR, First Aide and SIDS. My hours of operation are 7am-5pm. Age appropriate activities are provided, inside and outside, for all children. If you are looking for a safe, loving, family oriented environment for your child please call Annette at 301-475-5783. I currently have full or part time openings, as well as drop-in mommy helper openings. I am an experienced licensed child care provider with flexible hours and excellent rates. Please call anytime if you are in need of care for your little one 301-290-1576.

GENERAL MERCHANDISE I have merchandise that is like new it includes Babysrus Windsor Stroller and Travel System with Diaper Bag, Windsor Pack N Play Portable Playyard, Eddie Bauer Bouncette, Carry Sling, High Chair, Mobiles (2) types, Contour Changing pad w/ two covers, Super Maxipedic Mattress. If you are interested please call for prices at 301-9970840. Pictures upon request. Everything I have posted here was used for a year and somethings were hardly used at all. Dryer is a heavy duty Kenmore works well. Washer is in good shape works well, needed a bigger washer the only reason for a new one. 301373-6470. Price: $100. I have a all white desk with pink and white handles.Has three pull-out drawers.Part of the trim on top has come off but easily repaired.Cute for a little girls room. Price: $10. Please call Terry Landrum 240-434-2126 if interested. Technics Complete Stero System. Bought in 1993 Plays Excellent Don’t have room for it anymore. Includes manual, remote, Tuner,Amplifier,Graphic Equalizer,Cassette Deck and 5 compact disc changer. Comes with two tall floor speakers and cabinet. Can be plugged into dvd player for surround sound through TV. We can deliver if unable to haul yourself. Price: $200 O.B.O. If interested, please call Terry Landrum at 240-434-2126. Hotpoint 20.6 cf. Refrigerator white in color with icemaker $125.00 runs great 9 years old. Hotpoint Stove 9 years old white in color with self clean needs new surface light runs great. $50.00. or will take $170.00 for both. If intereseted, please contact Dee Baldwin at 301-290-0533.

YARD SALES The Lexington Park Lions Club will hold their Annual Yard Sale for their Scholarship Program on October 13, 2007. It will be held in the parking lot of the McKay’s Food and Drug Center on Great Mills Road, Rt. 246, in Lexington Park, Maryland from 7:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Stop by and check out the variety of items that will be on sale. All proceeds will go to the scholarship and community activities. Cash donations can be made at the yard sale.

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