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The County Times

Thursday, April 3, 2008

Inspired Raiders Silence Hurricanes

Seahawks Ranked No. 24 in Final Aicher’s Six-Goal Effort Sparks Leonardtown Division III Poll

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T.J. Jordan and the Seahawks finished their Cinderella season ranked 24th nationally among NCAA Division III colleges.

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Mike Hebb’s dominance in the face-off circle keyed the Raiders’ 15-9 victory over Huntingtown High School Thursday Night.

By Chris Stevens Staff Writer HUNTINGTOWN – Thursday Night’s boys’ lacrosse match at Huntingtown was more than just the SMAC opener for the Leonardtown Raiders, and more than just a game against the team who has beaten them in each of the last two seasons. The 15-9 victory was a tribute to a beloved member of the Raider family who the team has unfailingly rallied around. “Mike Hamlett, a former player of ours is in the hospital with a broken

neck,” said Raiders coach Matt Chew. “His sister is our team manager, his mom has been the team mom, so that was very important for us tonight, to assist his family.” With a member of their family heavily on their minds, the Raiders had extra incentive to hustle all game long as they did. For every goal, assist and ground ball the Raiders recorded Thursday, seven dollars would be donated to Michael Hamlett’s medical care, and Leonardtown (3-1 overall, 1-0 SMAC) did not disappoint. “Mike’s been like a big brother to

me, I’ve known him since I was a kid,” said senior Stephen Norris, who scored two goals in the win. “It’s only right that we came out as a unit and supported the Hamlett family and made some money for them. They deserve it.” “When you play Leonardtown lacrosse, you’re playing as a family,” said senior attacker Kenney Aicher. “It was important that we came out and gave our all for him.” Aside from the personal motivation, the Raiders have felt the crunch of losing to the Hurricanes once in each of the previous two years, including See Raiders Lacrosse page B-

Hornets Edge Braves Jackson Goes The Distance In Tight Victory

Sterling, Va. – To cap off an incredible season, the St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s basketball team received the program’s first-ever national ranking as the Seahawks finished No. 24 in the final Division III Top 25 released by D3hoops.com. This ranking is a testament to the Seahawks’ success during the 2007-08 campaign. For the first time in program history, SMCM made an appearance in the NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Tournament by clinching the Capital Athletic Conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. They captured the school’s second CAC Championship title as the fourth seed March 1 with an 82-72 triumph over No. 2-seed University See Seahawks Basketball page B-

St. Mary’s College Sports Briefs Assistant Coach Bill Ward Recognized by US SAILING As 2007 National Coach of the Year (St. Mary’s City, MD) March 24, 2008—US SAILING’s Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) recognized Bill Ward, assistant sailing coach at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, with the 2007 National Coach of the Year Award. The award is a part of the United States Olympic Committee’s (USOC) Coach Recognition Program, which highlights the accomplishments and contributions of coaches who train athletes at all levels of sport. As the assistant coach at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Ward was part of the coaching team that won three 2007 national championships. “Last year was an amazingly successful year for the College’s sailing teams and for me. It was a long battle with lots of obstacles, but we brought home the national championships in the sloop, team and women’s divisions,” Ward said. See Sports Briefs page B-

By Chris Stevens Staff Writer

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Chopticon’s Stephen Shorter swings at a pitch as Great Mills catcher Alex Mancil looks on.

MORGANZA – Great Mills baseball coach Steve Wolfe was very pleased with the Hornets’ 3-2 victory over Chopticon, and not just because they won. It was the way his young ball club responded to the late inning pressure-cooker that had the coach smiling from ear to ear. “We’re a really young team, and we are going to be in a lot of these 2-1, 3-2 ballgames all year,” Wolfe said. “For them to get a close win like this against a quality team like Chopticon, I couldn’t be happier.” Great Mills (1-1 on the season as well as in SMAC competition) starts just two seniors, catcher Alex Mancil (who con-

nected for three hits on the afternoon) and first baseman Brandon Gravelle. One of the young Hornets responsible for the close victory was junior pitcher Matt Jackson, who went the full seven innings, striking out eight Braves batters and walking just two. “Their pitcher single-handedly beat us today,” said Chopticon coach Steve Williams. “He had our guys all over the place.” “I just tried to throw first pitch strikes and come inside a couple of times,” Jackson said. Nearly as untouchable for Chopticon was Steven Shorter, who struck out five and walked three in six-plus innings of work. After the Hornets took a See Baseball page B-


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Thursday, April 3, 2008

Baseball Continued from page B-

Spring High School Sports Schedules 04/03/08-04/09/08 Baseball

Tuesday April 8th

Thursday April 3rd

Chopticon at Huntingtown, 6:30 p.m. Calvert at Leonardtown, 6:30 p.m. Bishop McNamara at St. Mary’s Ryken, 4:00 p.m.

St. Mary’s Ryken at Gonzaga, 4:00 p.m. Friday April 4th Patuxent at Chopticon, 4:30 p.m. Northern at Leonardtown, 4:30 p.m. Great Mills at Lackey, 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday April 9th

Saturday April 5th

Girls’ Lacrosse

Bishop O’Connell at St. Mary’s Ryken, 12:00 p.m.

Thursday April 3rd

Monday April 7th

Calvert at Chopticon, 4:00 p.m. Patuxent at Great Mills, 6:30 p.m.

McDonough at Chopticon, 4:30 p.m. Leonardtown at La Plata, 4:30 p.m. Great Mills at Patuxent, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday April 8th St. Mary’s Ryken at DeMatha, 4:30 p.m. Wednesday April 9th

St. Mary’s Ryken at Archbishop Carroll, 4:00 p.m.

Leonardtown at Mount de Sales Tournament, 10:30 a.m. St. Mary’s Ryken at Holy Child, 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday April 8th

Friday April 4th

Huntingtown at Chopticon, 4:00 p.m. Great Mills at St. Mary’s Ryken, 4:00 p.m.

Leonardtown at Calvert, 4:00 p.m. St. Mary’s Ryken at National Cathedral, 4:15 p.m.

Tennis Friday April 4th

St. Mary’s Ryken at Bishop Ireton, 12:00 p.m.

Chopticon at Patuxent, 4:00 p.m. Leonardtown at Northern, 4:00 p.m. Lackey at Great Mills, 4:00 p.m.

Monday April 7th

Monday April 7th

McDonough at Chopticon, 4:30 p.m. Leonardtown at La Plata, 4:30 p.m. Great Mills at Patuxent, 4:30 p.m. Paul VI at St. Mary’s Ryken, 3:30 p.m.

Chopticon at McDonough, 4:00 p.m. La Plata at Leonardtown, 4:00 p.m. Patuxent at Great Mills, 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday April 9th

Chopticon at Westlake, 4:00 p.m. Lackey at Leonardtown, 4:00 p.m. Great Mills at Huntingtown, 4 p.m.

Boys’ Lacrosse Thursday April 3rd Chopticon at Calvert, 6:30 p.m. Chesapeake at Leonardtown, 6:30 p.m. Great Mills at Patuxent, 6:30 p.m. Friday April 4th St. Mary’s Ryken at Gonzaga, 4:00 p.m.

from Great Mills, but they might have had two solid hits,” Williams said. “It’s tough when you can’t get through to the guys about pulling the ball. Great Mills put the ball in play, and that’s what you need to do to win.”

Saturday April 5th

Softball

Westlake at Chopticon, 4:30 p.m. Leonardtown at Lackey, 4:30 p.m. Huntingtown at Great Mills, 4:30 p.m.

when Chopticon started to get to him, he kept his concentration.” Williams was disappointed with the fact that the Hornets were doing what he expected his Braves to do against Jackson; hit to all fields. “Not taking anything away

St. Mary’s Ryken at Holy Cross, 4:00 p.m.

Monday April 7th

Saturday April 5th

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Matt Jackson’s complete game, eight-strikeout performance keyed the Hornets’ first win of the 2008 season.

Friday April 4th

Westlake at Chopticon, 4:30 p.m. Leonardtown at Lackey, 4:30 p.m. Huntingtown at Great Mills, 4:30 p.m.

Patuxent at Chopticon, 4:30 p.m. Northern at Leonardtown, 4:30 p.m. Great Mills at Lackey, 4:30 p.m. St. Mary’s Ryken at Bishop O’Connell, 4:00 p.m.

1-0 lead in the top half of the inning, Shorter worked his way out of several jams until Will Anderson singled home Gravelle in the sixth to give Great Mills what seemed to be an insurance run. However, the Braves rallied in the bottom half of the inning tying the game on a double steal. With Jackson ahead in the count on Charles Seifert with two outs, Tyler Summers broke for second base and Jackson tossed over to Gravelle, but before anyone could react, Chopticon senior Jason Villa scurried home uncontested and just like that, the game was tied at two. The Hornets came to bat in the top of the seventh, and Gravelle led off with a double, but after a couple of fly-outs, it looked like the Braves were going to strand him at third. That’s when Jackson came through at the plate. On a 12 count, he slapped a pitch towards Braves second baseman Michael Labanowski, who couldn’t field it cleanly. Gravelle raced home and the Hornets had the lead. “I know how to get up there and get a base hit, but I just wanted to make contact,” Jackson said. He then went out for the last half of the inning and worked his way out of another jam to close the game, stranding the tying run at third base. “Matt Jackson pitched a heck of a ball game,” Wolfe said. “Even

Wednesday April 9th

Track and Field Tuesday April 8th Leonardtown/Great Mills/ Northern/Thomas Stone at Great Mills, 4:00 p.m. Chopticon/Patuxent at North Point, 4:00 p.m. Wednesday April 9th St. Mary’s Ryken at Bishop McNamara, 4:00 p.m.

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Great Mills’ Matt Jackson swings at a pitch in Friday afternoon’s SMAC baseball game at Chopticon.

Sports Briefs Continued from page B- Sailing World has ranked the College’s coed and women’s sailing teams as number one in the country this month. “Next year,” Ward said, “I hope to continue to help the sailors I coach at St. Mary’s College and on the U.S. Sailing Team, Alpha Graphics, to achieve their ambitious goals.”

St. Mary’s (Md.) Women’s, Coed Sailing Teams Ranked No. 1 in the Country Palm Coast, Fla. – For the second consecutive ranking period in a row, both the St. Mary’s College of Maryland coed and women’s sailing teams top the rankings as determined by Sailing World’s coaches panel comprised of Michael Callahan (Georgetown), Ken Legler (Tufts), and Mike Segerblom (USC).

Seahawks Pick Up 7-2 Win at Goucher Towson, Md. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s tennis team rebounded nicely from yesterday’s shutout at York (Pa.) College with a 7-2 victory over former conference opponent, Goucher College, Sunday afternoon. Juniors Jeremy Butanis (Fallston, Md./Fallston) and Andrew MacLaughlin (Cambridge, Md./Cambridge-South Dorchester) and sophomore Sam Barton (Edgewater, Md./Key) all won their matches at singles and doubles.

The Seahawks will host No. 10 University of Mary Washington in Capital Athletic Conference action on Wednesday, April 2 at the Somerset Tennis Complex at 3:30.

Seahawks Drop Heartbreaking 3-2 Decision at Mary Washington Fredericksburg, Va. – The University of Mary Washington baseball team scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to post a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over St. Mary’s College of Maryland Sunday afternoon in a rescheduled Capital Athletic conference contest from March 7. With the win, the Eagles (17-6, 10-2 CAC) staked a 2-1 edge in the three-game series.

Seahawks Survive York (Pa.), 10-6 York, Pa. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s lacrosse team used a 3-0 fourth period to earn a 10-6 Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) victory at York (Pa.) College Saturday afternoon as the Seahawks won their fourth straight. York (6-5, 2-3 CAC) posted a 3-2 edge after the first 15 minutes of play as the Spartans overcame a 2-1 setback with back-to-back goals from Steve Roy and Chris Chappelle. The Seahawks (6-5, 4-1 CAC) responded in the second quarter with a 5-2 run to claim a 7-5 advantage at halftime. Attackmen Pat Oliphant (Chatham, N.J./Chatham) and Josh Hostetler (Clarksville, Md./ River Hill) and sophomore midfielder Ryan Alexander (Laurel, Md./Pallotti) each tallied a goal and an assist apiece in the run.


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Thursday, April 3, 2008

A View From The Bleachers A Mirror Doesn’t Distort By Ronald N. Guy Jr. Contributing Writer If you are old enough to remember when the National Hockey League was the fourth major professional sport, when it called Major League Baseball, the NBA and the NFL its peers, then you also remember Patrick

Roy (pronounced Whaaah for the hockey challenged). Roy was a dominant goalie who won 4 Stanley Cups; his first in 1986 as a 20-year-old with the storied Montreal Canadians and his last in 2001 as a grizzled veteran with the Colorado Avalanche. He is inarguably one of the greatest goalies in NHL history and

was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2006. Today, Roy spends his time with the Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) where he is head coach (in addition to owner and General Manager) and his oldest son Jonathan is, like his father, a goalie. Last week, Coach Roy had a front

Raiders Lacrosse Continued from page B- the last time the teams met in the 2007 regular season finale at Raider Stadium. Thursday night, with specialist Mike Hebb winning seemingly every face-off, the Raiders were able to use their championship experience and athleticism, along with several extra-man opportunities to open up an early 5-1 lead that Huntingtown never quite recovered from. “I would bet that half of their goals came from the man advantage,” said Hurricanes coach Rodger Ganley.

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Stephen Norris (left) scored two goals in the Raiders’ 15-9 win Thursday night.

“That was definitely their forte tonight.”

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Huntingtown’s Tommy George upends Leonardtown’s Stephen Norris in Thursday’s SMAC boys’ lacrosse match.

Spearheading the victory was Aicher, who scored six goals and handed out three assists, leading the way with his quickness around the net and accurate shot. “Last year against them was a heartbreaker,” Aicher said of the one-goal defeat last May. “It’s a relief to finally beat them on their home field.” Aside from Aicher’s sixgoal outburst, Igor Laray, Norris, Brian Dallaire and Nolan Stewart all added two goals and Brandon Lutz found the net for Leonardtown. Ryan Johnston scored three goals to lead Huntingtown, while Kelsey Baier-Anderson and Dave Rice scored two times each for the Hurricanes.

row seat to history repeating itself. Patrick Roy was an ornery, ultra-competitive player. It’s part of what made him great. He was never above putting a little wood (in the form of his goalie stick) into the back of an unsuspecting opponent’s legs or skating the length of the ice to brawl with the opposing goalie. As fans, we marveled at his goaltending skills and were puzzled by his willingness to instigate the ever popular “goalie fight”. Apparently, young Jonathan Roy was impressed by his father’s antics as well. Last week, during a Remparts game, Jonathan charged the opposing goalie, yanked off the lad’s mask and proceeded to punch the non-retaliatory opponent, as it appears in the video, until he got bored. As he skated off the ice, he signaled “I’m #1” to the crowd with something other than his index finger. It is alleged that papa Roy encouraged his son to inflict said carnage and cheered his efforts. Perhaps slightly misguided pride for one’s offspring? To be fair, this is a story because Patrick Roy was involved. And, it is a little unfair to single out Jonathan Roy, as there was a complete melee on the ice involving multiple participants from both teams. Jonathan “Smith” would have been just another player exhibiting boorish behavior. Nevertheless, for their efforts, the younger Roy received a 7 game suspension, the elder 5 games. Hockey’s culture can baffle the mind. On one hand, it is the only sport, other than fighting sports such as Mixed Martial Arts or Boxing, which tolerates fighting. Sure they hand out penalties when the goons of opposing teams “drop the gloves”. But bare-knuckled fistfights are still a “strategic” component of a team’s game plan. Conversely, it is my humble opinion that hockey gives us the quintessential show

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of sportsmanship. If you’ve never seen the end of a NHL playoff series, treat yourself this year. In short, after ruthlessly beating and banging on one another for between 4 and 7 games, the combatants form two long lines and, to a man, offer or humbly accept congratulations. So don’t let what happened with the Roy family last week soil your opinion of hockey. Likewise, don’t dismiss it as another unfortunate incident exclusive to hockey. It has broader application. Children unavoidably inherit their parent’s genes. They also watch their parents…keenly. No sponge can rival the absorbency of a child’s mind. From influential adults, children pick up mannerisms, phrases and most importantly for this situation, reactions to adverse situations. A plethora of outdoor sports, from high school lacrosse or baseball to county softball, will have many of us shuttling about the County over the next few months. Inevitably, there will be heated, highly competitive moments during those games when things don’t go so well for the home team. How will we as parents react? Pause before you do, because impressionable eyes are watching and minds are waiting to catalog another entry from mom or dad. I suspect young Jonathan Roy was watching his dad attentively during his professional career. He was watching his form on kick saves or wrist shots high to the glove side. He was also watching when dad fought Detroit Red Wings goalie’s Mike Vernon and Chris Osgood in successive years during the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Sadly, but not surprisingly, he re-enacted the scene last week in a junior hockey league game. Parents, think of Patrick Roy when you hit a lazy fly to left field, with your family looking on, at a key spot late in the game. Think of him when your child is on

the wrong end of a dubious call by a referee. Instead of slamming your bat and blurting an expletive or being another sad example of an overzealous parent chewing on a referee, aspire to use sports and such situations to teach a lesson about dealing with adversity. Give them an example of good competition and sportsmanship, of respect for the game and those who play it with you and against you. Handle yourself with class and maintain control of your emotions. Do that and there’s a good chance your mirror images, your kids, will conduct themselves similarly. Patrick Roy looked into a mirror last week, and when he watched his son beat up his counterpart and flip the crowd the bird, he saw himself. Overtime: Spring thaws and heightens the senses. The sight of green grass, smell of blooming flowers, feel of the warming sun and the taste of Southern Maryland seafood are unmistakable. What about the sounds of springs? Sports fans, close your eyes and listen, what do you hear? I hear the pop of leather as it corrals a spherical object traveling at a high velocity. I hear the crack of wood or ping of aluminum against said rapidly traveling stitched cowhide sphere. I hear the sound of a runner sliding into second base, dumping the opposing shortstop looking to “turn two”. I hear baseball. And this season will be like no other for Southern Maryland baseball fans. This past Sunday night the Washington Nationals successfully christened (with a 9th inning walk-off homerun by Ryan Zimmerman) Nationals Park in Washington, DC and the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, owned by Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson, will begin play at “The Big Crabpot” (Regency Furniture Stadium) in Waldorf. Get out there and enjoy our local teams and the national pastime.

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Mike Hebb makes his way upfield with the Hurricanes’ Kelsey Baier-Anderson giving chase.

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Leonardtown Midfielder Igor Laray heads downfield in Thursday night’s SMAC lacrosse match.

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The dust flew between SMAC Lacrosse Rivals and Leonardtown and Huntingtown Thursday night.

Seahawks Basketball Continued from page B- of Mary Washington at Mary Washington. The Seahawks took full advantage of their NCAA appearance, surviving the first two rounds of the NCAA tourney to advance to the “Sweet 16.” The Seahawks, who were not expected to escape the first round, notched upset victories over then eighth-ranked Guil-

ford College (89-77 at Guilford) and Widener University (83-74 at Guilford) in the first and second rounds, respectively. Guilford was originally projected to claim the NCAA national championship. SMCM continued its quest for the NCAA title in St. Louis where then No. 11. Washington University at St. Louis served as one of

four sectional hosts. The Seahawks suffered a tough 8273 setback at the hands of then 14th-ranked Millsaps College in the “Sweet 16.” With their 19-12 final overall record in 2007-08, the Seahawks set the school record for the most wins in a season since St. Mary’s became affiliated with NCAA Division III in the early 80’s. As an NAIA member, the Seahawks tallied 25 wins under former mentor, Ed Cole.


Thursday, April 3, 2008

SMECO Appoints Nominating Committee For 2008 Board of Directors Election Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative’s (SMECO’s) Board of Directors has appointed 10 members to the 2008 Nominating Committee scheduled to meet on Saturday, May 17, at the Co-op’s Hughesville Executive Building. This committee will select a slate of candidates for the five available Board seats up for election at SMECO’s Annual Meeting. The following Board seats will be up for election: one in Calvert County, one in Charles County, one in Prince George’s County, and two in St. Mary’s County. The 2008 Nominating Committee includes the following: • Calvert County: Terence N. Gibson, Prince Frederick; and Alyce Schwallenberg, Huntingtown. • Charles County: Wayne A. Bradfield, La Plata; Winston W. Burroughs, Sr., Waldorf; and William B. Young, Jr., Waldorf. • Prince George’s County: Manning Clagett, Accokeek; and Ernest H. Riess, Brandywine. • St. Mary’s County: Edith M. Bell, Chaptico; George A. Brown, Loveville; and Catherine Brenda Coates, Lexington Park. SMECO customer-members interested in being nominated should submit a resume to a member of the committee or mail it to SMECO, Attention: Joseph Densford, Board Attorney, 15045 Burnt Store Road, P.O. Box 1937, Hughesville, Maryland 20637. Resumes should be submitted by Monday, May 12, 2008. In addition to nominations made by the committee, any 15 or more SMECO members acting together may make other nominations by petition by Friday, June 27, 2008. Nominations will be posted in each See SMECO page B-

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

College of Southern Maryland employees were recognized for5 their contributions to the college and it’s success.

April is national Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and Walden/Sierra seeks to focus the public’s attention on this important issue. Sexual violence is a crime of epidemic proportions. It can affect anyone regardless of race, sex, age, religion or economic status. The Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault estimates that 683,000 women are forcibly raped each year in the United States. Yet, over half of all rapes are not reported to the police. In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the staff of Walden/Sierra encourages members of the community to speak out against sexual assault and remember that help is available to survivors. According to Kathleen O’Brien, Ph.D., Executive Director of Walden, “Crisis intervention and trauma

CSM Recognizes Staff, Faculty for Service, Triple Notch Innovation Awards

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The College of Southern Maryland recognized 18 employees who have made significant contributions to the college’s success during the past six months. At a reception March 25 at the La Plata Campus, employees were recognized for their accomplishments and actions in response to the college’s five principles of creativity, knowledge, integrity, partnership and respect. Part of the college’s Employee Recognition and Awards Program, the reception gives staff and faculty the opportunity to recognize their co-workers’ excellence. There are seven categories for the awards including Customer Service, College/Community Service, Leadership, Extra Mile, President’s, Professional Goal Attainment and Innovative Teaching. The awards are open to individuals, groups and teams. The Customer Service Award recognizes employees who have provided quality service and have ensured customer satisfaction. A team award was presented to Doug Kuykendall, Sherrise De Baugh and Tina EdmondsonBerry for their efforts in assisting an ill student at the Leonardtown Campus. The Extra Mile Award recognizes employees who have made significant contributions over an extended period of time. A team award was presented to Joan Shelley, Marge Coppola, Lindy Galbraith, Mike Baione, Perry Taylor, Butch Howard, John Wilson, Damanjit Singh, Don Posey, Craig Schmitt, Jim Rhodes, Thomas Smoot,

Ceremony

Albert Ricciardi, Francis Spriggs, Charlene Brown, Andrea Chisley, Michele Hawkins, John Yates, Jacqueline

The Newtowne Players (NTP) will hold its Annual Membership Meeting and Triple Notch Awards Ceremony on Saturday, April 12, 2008 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Three Notch Theatre on 21744 South Coral Drive in Lexington Park, Md. Volunteers, members and patrons of the theatre are encouraged to attend. The Annual Membership Meeting plays a vital role in keeping the community informed about NTP, selecting NTP leadership, and recognizing the hard work and talent of its members and volunteers. Membership is not required to attend; however, attendees must be an NTP member to vote for Executive Council candidates, be selected as an Executive Council member and/or win a Triple Notch Award. The evening will begin with

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See Triple Notch page B-

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend Beavan Selected Honors Martin Luther King’s As Teacher Of Legacy On 40th The Year Anniversary of His Death

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

“Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy: Remembering the Advocate and the Politician 40 Years Later” On the 40th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s assassination, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, former lieutenant governor of the State of Maryland, will give a public lecture at St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM). The lecture is on Friday, April 4 at 8 p.m., and is titled “Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy: Remembering the Advocate and the Politician 40 Years Later.” The talk will be in the Auerbach Auditorium at St. Mary’s Hall and is free and open to the public. A reception will follow in the Blackistone Room of Anne Arundel Hall. For more information, contact Michael Taber at (240) 895-4900. “In the midst of our own history-making presidential campaign, many of us wish that King and Bobby Kennedy were around to see it unfold,” said Michael Taber, the director of the College’s Paul H. Nitze Scholars Program, which is sponsoring Townsend’s visits. “They set in motion so much more than they knew.” This is Townsend’s fourth and final public lecture at SMCM as the Paul H. Nitze Senior Fellow for 2007-08. Her first lecture was based on her book, Failing America’s Faithful: How Today’s Churches Are Mixing God with Politics and Losing Their Way, See Townsend page B-

St. Mary’s County Public Schools announces the selection of Ms. Bonnie Beavan, a mathematics teacher at Spring Ridge Middle School, as its 2008-2009 Teacher of the Year. “Ms. Beavan is an extraordinary teacher who has changed the lives of many students,” said Dr. Michael J. Martirano, superintendent of schools. “She exudes care and compassion, is fully committed to the success of each one of her students, and finds a way to reach each one of them regardless of their academic level.” Ms. Beavan, who earned a Master of Arts degree in leadership in teaching from the College of Notre Dame in 2007, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in human studies from St. Mary’s College of Maryland in 2003, has served as a mathematics teacher at Spring Ridge Middle School since joining the school system in 2003. In conjunction with her teaching responsibilities, Ms. Beavan serves as a statistician and gym supervisor for St. Mary’s

County Recreation and Parks. Her experience also includes serving as a teaching intern, young life leader, substitute teacher, camp counselor, Sunday school teacher, and child care provider. “While her efforts are exceptional, Ms. Beavan’s results with students are phenomenal,” wrote Ms. Kathy Norton, assistant principal of Spring Ridge Middle School, in her letter of recommendation. “Her students’ quarterly benchmark assessments exceed all other math teachers in the county. Some of her students who began this year with basic (below average) scores are achieving advanced scores consistently. She not only has closed the achievement gap for our students, but outperformed all others on the Adequately Yearly Growth charts.” All county Teacher of the Year representatives will be honored by the Maryland State Board of Education during a meeting and luncheon on May 29, 2008, in Baltimore. Ms. Beavan will represent St. Mary’s County Public Schools as a candidate for Maryland Teacher of the See Beavan page B-


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Thursday, April 3, 2008

CSM Recognitions Continued from page B- Johnson and Thomas Dorsey for their efforts to set up the college’s first Maryland FIRST Tech Challenge Tournament, being held the next day, despite the college being closed for inclement weather. The College/Community Service Award recognizes substantial college and/or job-related volunteer services within the college or community. An individual award was awarded to Natalie Neill for her efforts in organizing the Clothesline project, which had CSM students designing and hanging color-coded T-shirts denoting acts of violence in which the victim’s gender, race or sexual orientation played a role; and for her organization and production of Eve Ensler’s play “The Vagina monologues,” which raised over a $1000 for the Calvert Crisis Center. The President’s Award is given to employees responsible for a project or a major accomplishment that supports

the college’s strategic plan or promotes the college’s initiatives and goals. An individual award was given to Jeff Tjiputra for his efforts in organizing two robotics competitions this year. The college’s Innovator, Professional Goal Attainment, Innovative Teaching and Leadership Awards were not presented this period. To view current career opportunities through CSM’s online application system, visit http://www.csmd.edu/ employment. For information about the college, call 301934-2251 or 301-934-7700.

Global Warming Arthur Viterito will presPerspectives and ent generally accepted and Friday Lecture Series: Global Warming Perspectives. April 18, 7 p.m., College of Southern Maryland, Leonardtown Campus, Building A Auditorium, 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown. In recognition of Earth Day, the College of Southern Maryland is hosting a discussion on global warming as part of its Friday Lecture Series. CSM professors Tom Russ

Awareness Month Continued from page B- counseling services can provide much-needed immediate support and resources. We are also available to provide longer-term counseling and assistance for family members and survivors of sexual assault fol-

Community Yard Sale MAY 17, 2008 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. 2nd District Fire Department & Rescue Squad, Valley Lee, MD Fund raising activity to support our local Fire Department and Rescue Squad. For more information, please call for Application and Reserve Space $10.00 please contact Darlene Johnson 240-434-1095 OR Georgia Wheeler 301-9941960. Sponsored by the 2nd District VFD&RS Auxiliary

alternative theories on climate science and why the planet is warming. Learn about the scientific, social and economic impact of global warming. Question and answer session to follow. Free. 301-934-7703 or 301-870-2309, Ext. 7703 for Charles County; 240-7255499, Ext. 7703 for St. Mary’s County or 443-550-6169, Ext. 7703 for Calvert County or visit www.csmd.edu.

MetCom Community Forums Scheduled In an effort to enhance communication between its customers and the general public, the St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission is announcing that it will begin holding community forums on a quarterly basis beginning on April 9, 2008. Subsequent forums will be held on July 9, 2008, October 8, 2008, January 7, 2009, and on the second Wednesday of each calendar quarter thereafter. The forums will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The community forum on April 9 will be held in the Board of County Com-

missioners Conference Room 14 of the St. Mary’s County Governmental Center, Leonardtown, Maryland. Locations of subsequent forums will be announced at a later date. The Metropolitan Commission encourages anyone who has a question or a comment about the operation of public water or sewer systems, customer service, fees and charges, or any other associated issue, to attend the public forums and participate.

SOMD Youth Day

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Southern Maryland Youth Day at St. John’s Church, Hollywood is on Saturday April 5th from 9:30 a.m.-10 p.m. This is an all day youth gathering to foster a deepening of faith through the Holy Spirit. The day is filled with games, prayer, speaker presentations, Christian bands and more. Please try to send a representative from the County Times to take pictures and experience the energy of the youth! Thank you! Date: April 5, 2008 Time: 9:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. Location: St. John’s Church, Hollywood

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lowing the initial trauma. At Walden we provide Help for Today; Hope for Tomorrow.” If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted, confidential help is available 24-hours a day, seven days a week through the Walden crisis hotline (301-863-6661).

SMCM Service Run 1st Annual SMCM Service Run to benefit St. Mary’s County Christmas in April Foundation and the Invisible Children campaign. Registration is $20 for community members, or $25 the day of the race. It will take place on Saturday April 12th at 8 a.m., and the 5 K course is through Historic St. Mary’s City.

SMECO office and mailed to each member with the Annual Meeting notice. SMECO’s Annual Meeting will be held Wednesday, August 27, 2008, at the Coop’s Hughesville headquarters. More than 1,500 members registered for last year’s meeting. This year, absentee mail-in voting will also be available to those customermembers who are unable to attend the meeting. Details will be published in the Coop’s monthly newsletter. Selection of the Nominating Committee members is in compliance with SMECO’s bylaws. For more information regarding the committee, nominations, and qualifications of directors, refer to Article IV, Sections 4.02 and 4.03, of SMECO’s bylaws. Bylaws may be obtained from any SMECO office.

All You Can Eat Breakfast Sunday, April 13, 2008 8 to 11 a.m. Valley Lee Fire House Valley Lee, MD $8.00 ADULTS, $4.00 CHILDREN AGES 512, CHILDREN UNDER 5 – FREE Sponsored (and prepared) by the 2nd District Fire Dept. & Rescue Squad Auxiliary For more information contact: Darlene Johnson at 240-434-1095.

Continued from page B- which was published in 2007. Her second lecture focused on the role of women in politics, and her belief that this is the “breakthrough century for women.” In her third appearance she discussed the campaign strategies of Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Reflecting on Townsend’s personal background and how it relates to her forthcoming talk, Taber said, “[She] was a teenager in that spring when King and then her father were assassinated. Yet she resolved even in those moments not to let bitterness drown out hope. When her father, Bobby Kennedy, informed a crowd on his presidential campaign trail in Indianapolis that King had been killed, the emotions were palpable. Yet among the many cities in which rioting broke out that night, there was calm in Indianapolis.”

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Annual Patuxent River Cleanup Patuxent River Cleanup at Myrtle Point Park The annual Patuxent River Cleanup, sponsored by the Friends of Myrtle Point Park, is scheduled for Saturday April 5th at Myrtle Point Park, 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Please, come to the picnic area where we will have a sign in sheet and you will be assigned an area to clean up, trash bags, buckets, and work gloves. It is advisable to wear sturdy work clothes and shoes. If you have a group interested in joining us, please contact us in advance at 410-3941300 or by e-mail at bobboxwell@hotmail.com.

Quit Smoking This Spring Health Department offers classes and Quit Coaches for support St. Mary’s County Health Department is changing things up a bit this Spring by providing two options for help with quitting smoking. Smoke Free for Life, the health department’s traditional smoking cessation program begins at Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad, Saturday, April 5. The second option, personal Quit Coaches, is available for those who prefer one-on-one support and would rather tailor their smoking cessation effort to their own schedule. Each method offers the same support for quitting by teaching about the benefits of quitting, how to quit, stress management, and secondhand smoke. Both methods are available free of charge. The Ridge program will consist of six weekly Saturday classes from 10 – 11 a.m. at the Resque Squad building. Program participants will be eligible to receive coupons for free Nicoderm ® patches. Pre-registration is required. The one-on-one sessions will begin Monday, April 7. Participants will meet with a Quit Coach for 30 minutes each week for 12 weeks. Appointments will be scheduled to take place between the hours of 1 and 7 p.m. on Mondays. Program participants will be eligible to receive free Chantix® with a written prescription from their doctor. You must be at least 18 years old and a resident of St. Mary’s County to attend these programs. For information and to register for either of these programs, call 301-475-4356. Each year, the College invites an accomplished writer, journalist, or other professional figure to be the Nitze Senior Fellow and to make several visits to the campus. Last year, David Sanger, New York Times chief correspondent for the White House, met with classes in political science, economics, and Nitze

Program seminars, and had a discussion with the staff of the College newspaper, The Point News, about careers in journalism. Previously, author Edward P. Jones had given public readings from his Pulitzer prize-winning novel, The Known World, and joined a panel discussion about why writers write.


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Recipes Slow Cooker Saucy Meatballs

Herbed Seafood Bruschetta

From kraftfoods.com

Ingredients 1 pkg. (6 oz.) STOVE TOP Stuffing Mix for Turkey 1-1/2 lb. lean ground beef 1 egg, lightly beaten 1/2-cup water 2 cups sliced mushrooms 2 medium green peppers, sliced (about 2 cups) 4 cups spaghetti sauce 1 pkg. (1 lb.) spaghetti 1/3 cup KRAFT 100% Grated Parmesan Cheese Directions 1. COMBINE stuffing mix, meat, egg and water. Shape into 1-inch balls. Place in slow cooker; top with mushrooms, peppers and spaghetti sauce. Cover with lid.

2. COOK on LOW for 6 to 8 hours (or on for HIGH 3 to 4 hours). 3. COOK spaghetti as directed on package; drain. Serve meatballs with sauce over spaghetti. Sprinkle with cheese.

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Ingredients 8 small new potatoes (3/4 lb.), about 1-1/2 inches in diameter 1/2-cup water 4 slices OSCAR MAYER Center Cut Bacon 2 Tbsp. KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing 1/2 cup KRAFT Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese

Add potatoes; cook 4 min. or until bottoms are golden brown. Meanwhile, crumble bacon. Turn potatoes over; sprinkle evenly with cheese and bacon. Cover skillet with lid. Cook an additional 2 min. or until cheese is melted.

Easy Peanut Butter & Chocolate Éclair Dessert

From kraftfoods.com

Ingredients 1-3/4 cups cold milk 1 pkg. (4-serving size) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding & Pie Filling 1/4-cup creamy peanut butter 1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed 24 HONEY MAID Honey Grahams 6 squares BAKER’S Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate 3 Tbsp. butter

crowaveable bowl on HIGH 2 min., stirring after 1 min. Stir until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended. Spread immediately over grahams. 3. REFRIGERATE at least 8 hours. Store leftovers in refrigerator.

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Ingredients 3 tablespoons canola oil 1 red bell pepper, julienned 1 green bell pepper, julienned 1 yellow bell pepper, julienned 1/2 cup red onion, julienned 1 cup thickly cut yellow squash (half-moon slices) 1 cup thickly cut zucchini (half-moon slices) 1 baby eggplant, cut into chunks 1 clove garlic, minced 1 to 2 tablespoons peeled and minced ginger 1/4 cup sesame oil 1/2 cup teriyaki sauce (average 2 grams sugar per serving) 1/2 cup canned straw mushrooms 3 cups sliced bok choy 2 cups fresh bean sprouts 1/3 cup sliced bamboo shoots 1-teaspoon garlic powder 1/2-teaspoon fresh ground black pepper 1/2-teaspoon kosher salt 1/8-teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional 1/2-cup snow peas

ring constantly, 1 at a time, add in the peppers and onions, followed by the squash, zucchini, eggplant, garlic, ginger, sesame oil, and teriyaki sauce. Cook for about 2 minutes and then add in the remaining ingredients and seasonings, except for the snow peas. Cook about 2 minutes more. Stir in snow peas when done and remove from heat. Serve immediately garnished with kimchee, if desired.

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From foodnetwork.com

Directions Start by preparing and cutting all the vegetables and measuring your ingredients so that they are ready to go. Once you begin stir-frying, it goes very quickly. In a wok or large sauté pan, heat canola oil over high heat to almost smoking. While stir-

Directions 1. POUR milk into large bowl. Add dry pudding mix. Beat with wire whisk 2 min. or until well blended. Add peanut butter; mix well. Gently stir in whipped topping. Layer onethird of the grahams and half of the pudding mixture in 13x9-inch dish, breaking grahams as necessary to fit. Repeat layers. Top with remaining grahams. 2. MICROWAVE chocolate and butter in mi-

inches from heat 1 to 3 minutes or until light golden brown; turn. Brush with remaining oil; sprinkle with pepper. Broil 1 to 3 minutes longer or until light golden brown. 3. Place seafood mixture in bowl. Arrange bowl and toasted baguette slices on serving platter.

Szechuan Vegetable Stir Fry

Directions 1. PLACE potatoes and water in 2-qt. microwaveable dish. Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH 10 min. or until potatoes are tender. Let stand 5 min. Meanwhile, cook bacon in large nonstick skillet on medium heat 8 to 10 min. or until crisp, turning frequently. Drain on paper towels. 2. DRAIN potatoes; place on work surface. Press each potato with bottom of small bowl or saucer to flatten to 1/2-inch thickness. 3. HEAT dressing in skillet on medium heat.

Ingredients 1 can (6 oz) crabmeat, drained, cartilage removed and flaked 1 can (4 to 4 1/2 oz) shrimp, drained, rinsed 2 medium plum (Roma) tomatoes, seeded, chopped (1/2 cup) 1/3 cup chopped sweet onion 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint leaves 1-tablespoon olive or vegetable oil 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic 1 loaf (1 lb) baguette French bread, cut into 36 slices 3 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil Freshly ground pepper to taste Directions 1. Mix all ingredients except baguette, 3 tablespoons oil and the pepper. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors but no longer than 24 hours. 2. Place baguette slices on cookie sheet. Brush with some of the 3 tablespoons oil; sprinkle with pepper. Broil with tops 4 to 6

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Wildlife Babies! Well, it’s about that time. Wildlife babies! Though they can be seen throughout the year, generally March to May is when they’re seen the most-and seem to cause the most problems. The two main questions when finding a young wild animal are: Do they need my help? Who do I call for help? The Tri-County Animal Shelter advises that the first thing to always keep mind is your own personal safety. Remember that certain animals, such as raccoons and foxes, can carry rabies. Do not handle these animals! Whether the animal is a raccoon, squirrel or bird, watch the baby from a safe distance to see if his parents are in the vicinity and caring for him. If the baby is in no danger and the parents are caring for him, it is often best to leave him alone. Mother rabbits feed their young only twice daily, at dawn and dusk. They are secretive so you are not likely to see them when they visit their nests. Baby rabbits leave the nest when they are the size of a man’s fist and are fully able to care for themselves. When wild rabbits are handled un-

necessarily or kept in captivity, they usually die. Deer leave their young hidden in the grass for several hours at a time while they look for food. They may be orphaned if they have been in the same spot for over 12 hours, look weak or ill, or if flies are buzzing around them. If you find a baby bird with little or no feathers under a tree and it doesn’t move much, look for its nest and return it. It is not true that the

Triple Notch Continued from page B- an overview of NTP’s 2007 accomplishments and a look ahead to the organization’s future. Members will be encouraged to participate in various subcommittees, and the Executive Council will present an updated version of NTP’s bylaws. NTP members will also elect four Executive Council members for a three-year term each. Members interested in serving on the Executive Council should

mother will desert the baby if a human touches it. If the baby bird has a lot of feathers and is hopping around, leave it! It’s called a fledgling and it’s learning how to fly. Mom and Dad are probably close by. If you come across a situation involving a wild animal and you need advice, contact the Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Hotline at 1-877-463-6497. If you find a sick or injured wild animal, contact St. Mary’s County Animal Control at (301) 475-8018.

contact Jessica Lively at 410394-3801 or volunteer@newtowneplayers.org no later than Friday, April 4 by 5 p.m. with a short description of their qualifications and any other relevant information. The second annual Triple Notch Awards Ceremony will follow the business portion of the meeting. Early March, a nomination panel selected the nominees for each category. All dues-paying NTP members can vote online at www. newtowneplayers.org from March 17, 2008 to April 5, 2008.


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REVOLUTION - A Tribute to the Beatles On Saturday, April 12, 8 p.m. at Great Mills High School the group called REVOLUTION will present a leading worldwide touring show that captures the Beatles with authentic instruments, costumes, a visual impact, sound and excitement that can only be described as incredible: The four-man group of Beatles impersonators delivers a concert than takes the audience time traveling through the 60’s. The concert showcases the Beatles’ greatest hits, featuring music from their historic appearances on “The Ed Sullivan Show”, their

appearance for the Queen of England and their movies, “A Hard Day’s Night” and “Help”, as well as tracks from their ground breaking albums like “Rubber Soul, Revolver, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Abbey Road & more.... Revolution takes on the personalities of the Beatles, while wearing slick, collarless suits, Beatle boots and mop tops. REVOLUTION transports audiences beyond the wigs and mere impersonations of most Beatle Acts. REVOLUTION captures the very essence of four young men whose music continues

to win the hearts of millions and whose melodies provided the soundtrack for an era. The show offers a great chance to relive--or to be introduced to-the music of one of the greatest rock n’roll groups of all time! The group hails from Hollywood and many stars - Tom Hanks, Tom Cruise, Steven Spielberg, and other top Hollywood celebrities have had “Revolution” perform in the privacy of their homes. They say the group is great. Royal Caribbewan Cruise Lines Director says “The concert of a lifetime! They’re absolutely out of this world!” And the presenters of this program this year have all said it is one of the best they have ever put on stage. GFWC Woman’s Club is sponsoring this program in

Veterans and Law Enforcement Golf Tournament CSM’s Veteran’s and Law Enforcement Golf Tournament. May 9, 7:30 a.m., Cedar Point Golf Course, NAS Patuxent River. The College of Southern Maryland Foundation hosts the 3rd Annual Veteran’s and Law Enforcement Golf Tournament. The tournament raises funds to support the Veteran’s Educational Endowment Fund, which provides scholarships to veterans of the armed services majoring in law enforcement, homeland security

or criminal justice at CSM. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. and shotgun starts follows at 9 a.m. Fee, which includes breakfast and lunch. For sponsorship information and/or registration forms, call 301-934-7647 or 301-870-2308, Ext. 7647 for Charles County; 240-725-5499, Ext. 7647 for St. Mary’s County; 443-550-6199, Ext. 7647 for Calvert County or visit www. csmd.edu/foundation/events/.

Social Security Benefits for Individuals with Disabilities St. Mary’s County Public Schools’ Partners for Success Resource Center for Families and Schools is sponsoring a free seminar entitled, Social Security Benefits for Individuals with Disabilities, on Thursday, April 17, 2008,

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Lexington Park Public Library located at 21677 FDR Blvd., Lexington Park, MD 20653. Ms. Tonya Gilchrist, a social security benefits specialist with Independence Now, will

be the guest speaker. Topics of discussion will include work incentive programs, medical benefits, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Registration for this free seminar is required. To register, please contact Ms. Susan Shannon at 301-863-4069 or email partnersforsuccess@ yahoo.com.

LIBRARY ANNOUNCEMENTS Dramatic Reading of Big Read presented Charles County Arts Alliance will present a costumed, dramatic staged reading of the play based on the book, A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines to conclude the Big Read. This free performance will be held Saturday evening, April 5, at 7:30 p.m. at College of Southern Maryland Leonardtown Campus. Winners of the Big Read Art, Essay and Poetry Contests will also be announced.

Master Gardeners offer drop-in plant clinics St. Mary’s County Master Gardeners will resume the plant clinics on the first and third Tuesdays at Lexington Park library and second and fourth Tuesdays at Leonardtown. Drop in and ask your gardening questions. Bring plant samples and/or photos.

Enjoy a book discussion Drop in and enjoy any of the following book discussions: Barbara Kingsolver’s book, Prodigal Summer, April 7, 7 p.m., Charlotte

Investigation leads to arrest for sex offense On 03/31/08, members of the St. Mary’s Bureau of Criminal Investigations conducted a sex offense investigation. The investigation revealed Steven Wayne Goldsmith, 18, of Mechanicsville allegedly committed a sex offense against a victim who suffers from autism. Goldsmith was apprehended and taken to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center.

Man arrested for strong arm robbery On March 29th at approximately 6 pm, Eduardo

Hall Library; David McCullough’s book, The Great Bridge; April 14, 6 p.m. Lexington Park Library; and Edith Wharton’s book, The Age of Innocence, April 17, 7 p.m. Leonardtown. Books are available at the library for checkout.

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting Teens, ages 12-18, are invited to join Teen Advisory Group (TAG) to have fun with other teens while helping to plan and carry out teen library programs and services, maintain the Library’s MySpace page, and select teen books. The next meetings will be April 10 at 5 p.m. at Charlotte Hall and 5:30 p.m. at Leonardtown. Local Artists Artwork on Display The artwork of local artist Tammy Vitale will be displayed at the Lexington Park Library Art Gallery through the end of April. Her work includes acrylics on canvas, mixed media and clay sculpture. Artists interested in displaying artwork at the library gallery should contact Candy Cummings at 301-8636693. www.stmalib.org

Alfonso Molina, 47, from Great Mills, entered the Rodeo Bravo Leon Mexican Restaurant located on North Shangri La Drive in Lexington Park. He approached an employee at the cash register, allegedly grabbed the employee and pushed her backwards. He then allegedly removed cash from the register and fled from the business. Police obtained a description of the suspect and his vehicle and St. Mary’s County BCI detectives were able to identify him as Molina. He turned himself in to BCI detectives on March 31st and was charged with robbery and second degree assault. Molina was incarcerated at the St. Mary’s County Detention Center.

Charged with first degree assault On March 29, 2008 deputies responded to Clifton’s in Clements for a report of an assault. Investigation revealed the victim sustained three deep lacerations on her arm. The lacerations were caused by a sharp object. The victim identified Amaris Lalita Ford, 18 of Lusby as the person who allegedly assaulted her. According to the victim, she and Ford have a history of altercations. Other witnesses on the scene also identified Ford as the victim’s attacker. Ford was not on the scene. Approximately one hour later Ford was located at Butler’s Place and Tavern

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Beaven Continued from page B- Year. This award will be announced at a banquet held in Baltimore on October 3, 2008. The Maryland Teacher of the Year will be presented with several prizes, will speak at numerous conferences and events, and will act as an advisor to the Maryland State Department of Education. The Maryland Teacher of the Year is also a candidate for National Teacher of the Year. its “2007-2008 Performing Arts Series with a grant from the St. Mary’s Arts Council. Ticket price is $25 ($15 for

students) and reservations can be made by calling 301-4753225 or 301--475-2797. Seating is reserved.

3 on 3 Basketball Tournaments CSM Hosts 3-on-3 Basketball Tournaments. April 19, 20; 26 & 27, 8 a.m., College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Physical Education Center, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. The CSM’s athletics program is sponsoring two 3on-3 Basketball Tournaments for male and female students, grades 6 through 12. Male tournament, April 19 &20. Female tournament, April 26 & 27. Sign-in begins

at 8 a.m. Play begins at 9 a.m. Individuals can also register to participate in the “Dunk Contest” and “3-Point Shot” competitions. Registration deadline April 12. Fee. Call 301-934-7761, 443-550-6199, 240-725-5499 or 301-8702309, Ext. 7761 or download registration forms at www. csmd.edu/athletics.

Spaghetti Dinner Our Lady of the Wayside Church in Chaptico will have a 70th Anniversary Spaghetti Dinner on Friday April 11th from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Loretto Hall at 37575 Chaptico Road. Prices-$10 –adults $5- children 6-12 and children 5 and under free. Menu includes spaghetti with meatballs, green beans, tossed salad, Italian bread, iced tea and desert. For more information email Brenda Russell at rsbrssll@AOL.COM or contact by phone at 301-373-2709.

Super Spring Basket Bingo The Southern Maryland Volunteer Fireman’s Association Campaign Committee will be hosting a Super Spring Basket Bingo on Friday, April 4, 2008 at the St. James Church Hall in St. James MD. Doors open at 6 p.m. and begin will begin at 7 p.m. Cost is $20 per person. Each person must have an admission ticket to enter. Children must have their own ticket and be accompanied by an adult. Refreshments will be available! Sorry no smoking! OVER 25 BASKETS & PRODUCTS TO

BE WON INCLUDING . . . Most baskets will include Liners and Protectors!!! This Bingo is in no way affiliated or endorsed by the Longaberger Company, though the prizes to be won are genuine Longaberger products. For more information, or to purchase advance tickets, call Becky Wathen at 301-872-5671. Come join the fun! Raffles!! 50/50!! Tables can be reserved for groups of six or more!

Sanford Concert Series presents pianist Aldo Ragone The Sanford Concert Series is pleased to present an evening of inspiring musical entertainment with the brilliant talent of pianist Aldo Ragone. This stirring performance will be held on Saturday evening April 26 at 7:30 p.m. Mr. Ragone has performed in concert in cities all across Europe and has won nineteen prizes in national and international piano competitions including five top prizes. He made his debut American performance in 2003 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage. Since then he has performed in concert halls across the country from Denver to Baltimore and to standing acclaim in the Baltimore Washington metropolitan area at a variety of venues similar

to St. Andrews including the Washington Arts Club, the Strathmore Hall Mansion, the Lyceum in Virginia and the Fairfax Town Hall Series. Mr. Ragone’s performances will range from Baroque to Modern pieces and will include works of Bach, Cimarosa and Respighi. The concert will be held at St. Andrew’s Church on Route 4 South in California, MD and will be followed by a reception in the parish hall where the audience has the opportunity to meet and talk with Mr. Ragone. Seating for this performance is limited, reservations are encouraged. To make your reservation, please contact Lyn Schramm at 301-862-9541. For information regarding future concerts please visit The

in Lexington Park, where she was arrested and charged with first degree assault

picious vehicle was attempting to leave. The vehicle was stopped. As deputies approached to identify the occupants, Senior Deputy First Class Todd Fleanor, observed the driver of the vehicle, Jerry Jerome Estep, Sr., 38, of California holding a screwdriver. A screwdriver is a common tool used to steal a vehicle. Fleanor asked the driver and passenger, Michael Lashawn Johnson, 20, of Lexington Park, to exit the vehicle. Narcotics K-9, Yanic conducted a scan of the suspicious vehicle and alerted to the passenger floorboard. A physical search of the same area by Moritz revealed three bags of suspected marijuana under the front passenger seat. Both Estep and Johnson were arrested and charged

Charged with marijuana possession On March 29, 2008 at approximately 12:21 a.m. Deputy First Class Keith Moritz received a call for an occupied suspicious vehicle on Rumsford Lane in California,. This area in California has recently been plagued with thefts and other suspicious types of activity. The original complainant of the call reported, he believed, the subjects in the suspicious vehicle were going to attempt to steal a car. As deputies were arriving to the area the sus-

Aldo Ragone

Sanford Concert Series web page at www.sanfordconccertseries.com. The concert is sponsored in part by a grant from the St. Mary’s County Arts Council.

with possession of a controlled dangerous substance.

Sex offender charged with failing to report address change On 03/27/08, members of the St. Mary’s Bureau of Criminal Investigations located Jason Emmerson Staley, 28, a convicted sex offender who had allegedly failed to notify this agency of a change of address. Staley of Lexington Park was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where he was charged with one count of failing to notify the registry of an address change.


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Hoofs to Know By Theresa Morr Have you ever tried walking around on your toenails? Eeeek! That would hurt your tootsies a whole bunch. But lots of animals walk around on their toenails all the time. Pigs, cows, horses, sheep, and goats do it. So do rhinos, hippos, giraffes, and other animals, too. And it doesn’t hurt them at all. How come? They’re ungulates! Unga who? Ungulates are mammals having hoofs (or hooves), which are hard, horny sheaths covering the toes. This hardened outer layer of growth is called keratin and it protects the animals when they run. Your toenails and fingernails are made out of the same stuff, too. Ungulates are also different from other animals because they walk by digitigrade locomotion, which is just a cool way of saying they walk on their toes. Long feet. The next time you go to the zoo, check out some ungulates, especially zebras and antelopes. Hoofed animals like these living on the plains of Africa with no place to hide have to run fast, and those long feet evolved over time help them to escape from hungry predators. Hoof’s who. Ungulates are divided into two main

groups, the even-toed and the odd-toed. The even-toed guys with cloven or divided hoofs are the largest group and include familiar animals like cattle, pigs, camels, antelopes, deer, hippos, and giraffes, among many others. The oddtoed guys with solid hoofs are a much smaller bunch – horses, zebras, tapirs, and rhinos. Why the difference? Well, hoofs are adapted to the ground the animal walks or runs on, whether it’s on the grassy plains of Africa, the desert, or in Farmer Jones’ barnyard. Knowing “hoof’s who” in the ungulate world is easy – just scope out the toes! Toe talk. Animals with one toe like horses and zebras are faster runners than animals with two toes. Pigs, deer, cattle, sheep, goats, and other two-toed ungulates walk better on soft or uneven surfaces. Rhinos and tapirs walk on three toes and hippos on four. You might be surprised to learn that camel hoofs are really splayed pads with toenails --- super cool for trekking through desert sands without sinking into it; and that elephants are classified as ungulates just because they walk on their tiptoes. The toes tell! “Barrels” on legs. Ungulates are basically vegetarians and some are also ruminants,

Sudoku like cows and deer. Ruminants have special stomachs that are divided into several compartments that act like fermentation vats. The bacteria in the compartments break down cellulose in plant material as it moves from one compartment to another. Now you know why these ungulates are big around the middle and why they’re always chewing their cuds---that’s regurgitated, partially digested food and Mother Nature’s way of helping her creatures digest their meals. To learn more stuff about ungulates, check out the really cool guide to the world’s hoofed mammals on www. ultimateungulate.com.

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Great condo for sale in Rosewood Section of Wildwood excellent shape 2 bedroom 1.5 bath seperate kitchen and dining area main bathroom has large laundry room washer and dryer are like new and stay with new owner and main bedroom has large walk in closet. Located on the walk in level means no steps to go up or down easy access in and out. Balcony and 1 reserved parking spot with plenty of extra parking for additional vehicles. Great neighbors and rosewood ct. is extremly quiet area. If interested Contact William Long 301-481-8798. Price: $185,000.

Beautiful 2 bedroom, ground floor condo, perfect for kids or pets, end unit facing the woods. Freshly painted, new carpet, excellent condition! Full size washer/dryer included. Good Price!! Price: $178,500. Call 301-481-0644.

Quiet Peaceful Wooded Location - 3 Bedroom / 2 Full Baths, Kitchen Pantry, Balcony Deck, Central Heat & Air Conditioning, New Paint & Carpet, ž Unfinished Basement! Lots Of Storage. Shed On Property. 3 Beaches (2 Bay / 1 Lake), + Play Grounds, Ball Field & Airport. Nice For Kids, Singles, Retirees, Investors ! Near NAS Pax River, Solomon’s Navy Rec. Ctr, Calvert Cliffs, Schools. Home Warranty, 2% Closing Help Plus 1/2 County Documents & State Transfer Tax with full price offers. Available Now ! Brokers Welcomed! Call Alan 410-610-7072 Or Karl 410-610-4088 To View This Excellent Opportunity. Price: $184,750. A quiet location near the street’s end, with water access to Kingston Creek. Home is well-kept with a beautiful custom kitchen and amazing covered deck. High efficiency heat pump with gas furnace. Amish-built children’s playset included. Convenient location minutes from shopping and Pax River. No home owner association and no fees. DirectTV antenna, Cable TV and Verizon DSL available. See more detail and photos at: http://KingstonCreekFSBO.blogspot.com/. Price: $310,000. Call Bill Darden 301.737.3299. Beautiful well kept 2 story home located in a great neighborhood. “Home Warranty�. This home includes 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, Formal DR and Formal LR, Eat-in kitchen, Family Room, Laundry Area, beautiful curb appeal. Basement is framed with rough-in for bathroom, just needs finishing touches by the new homeowner. Beautiful hardwood floors in Foyer and FM and the 2nd floor Landing. Steps leading up to the 2nd floor are also hardwood. Nine Foot Ceilings on the 1st Floor. Large Deck on back of house. Only 5 minutes from the Base. Price: $359,900. Call 240-538-5421. 2.32 acres with approved perc. Attractive, wooded building site with gently rolling land. Great private location near the site of the new Evergreen Elementary School. Price: $172,900. Call Ron Leonard 301-862-2300.

Motivated Seller! Recently painted, beautiful floor plan. Spacious 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath townhome. Large Living room and eat-in kitchen. Master Bedroom with full bath, walk-in closet and vaulted ceilings. Powder room on main level. Fenced rear yard, and patio to enjoy the outdoors. Attached shelved storage shed plus additional detached shed. Priced to sell, $7000 less than asking price of neighboring townhomes! Email seller for pictures! Realtors welcome, must provide lender letter. Appointments needed. Price: $208,000. Call Ed Williams 240-431-1650.

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REAL ESTATE RENTALS Lovely 3BR, 2BA condo with deck, large living room w/ Gas Fireplace and open floor plan. Great kitchen with plenty of cabinets. Lots of Room. Pool and tennis!! Must See! $1500/ month plus utilities. Call 410-326-4251. 2 bedroom, 1 bath basement apartment for rent in Lusby. It is ideal for 1 - 2 people (2nd bedroom does not have a window or closet). Apartment features it’s own private entrance around back of the home (separate from upstairs), large living room, modern kitchen with gas cooking, master bedroom with entrance to the bath from both bedrooms. Cute little pad for someone looking for a place of their own! Rent is $900 a month but that includes ALL utilities - electric, water, gas, basic cable & high speed wireless internet. Please email for more details or to set up a time to view! *Please note link below for email does not always work-please email directly to: Christina.Fischer@ Longandfoster.com Incredible Rambler! Super clean home. Corner lot with large yard with covered deck.Great for outdoor entertaining. All new Stove/Dishwasher / Washer and Dryer! New paint thru-out; new carpet & Tile floors; also beautiful refinished hardwood floors in Dinning room, Master bedroom and guest room. Kitchen has beautiful pine finished cabnets. Large workshop and additional storage shed. Local park with Tennis courts/ Basketball walking distance from the house. Located 5 minutes from gate 2 Patuxent River NAS. Pets will be considered. Price: $1400. 301-481-2074.

Spring Valley Apartments 46533 Valley Court 301-863-2239 (p) 301-863-6905 (f) springleasing@humphreycompanies.com Two bedrooms available 805-1103 Sq. ft. $893-$945 *1st month rent free * No application fee *limited time/units available Great 2 bedroom 1.5 bath Condo, 3rd level with balcony. Freshly painted with new full sized washer/dryer and dishwasher. All appliances stay with unit. Owner plans to steam clean carpet. Cable TV and Internet available. Open parking with plenty of space for extra vehicles. Association Dues include: garbage, snow removal, landscaping, and water. Close to a variety of shopping options and minutes from Pax River. If interested please contact Bill Henley at 301-752-7457. Price: $179,000. This home is in a 7 acre park like setting and has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and laundry on one floor. The 3600 sq ft. of living space, includes a large wood shop with 9 foot ceilings and upgraded electric. The wood stove has a large wood box with the lot supplying the needed wood to heat the home if desired. The electric bills are great. A tidal stream would allow access for small water craft without the tax impact. View pictures on www.chesapeakeplaces. com/house/ Pls call 301 872 5990 to view. Price: $349,500. Ready to move in. Ranch with a walk out basement, additional 600 sq ft unfinishe space for storage. Two car garage with remote, slate patio off the back along with 20x20 deck. Offering 7,000 towards closing. Price: $375,000. Call Michele Smith 240-298-6017.

APARTMENT RENTALS Newly refurbished 2 bedroom, 1 bath apartment located in Valley Lee. Eat-in kitchen, washer and dryer. Brand new wall-to-wall carpet and new floor coverings. No pets. No Lease required. Available immediately at $900 per month plus a $900 security deposit. Good credit required. Approximately 15 minutes from Pax River NAS, Lexington Park and Leonardtown. Call 301-475-5641 Day or 301863-5329 Evenings. Room available now to a single NON smoking professional who is reliable, clean, and courteous. No pets please. Room with privite bath, w/cable and electric. 410-414-8164. $600/month.

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Home health care person needed to help elderly dementia patient with normal daily activities. Needs assistance with bathing, dressing, toiletry etc. Person must be flexible on hours and lots of weekends are a must. Must be ready to work some long shifts as needed. Must be friendly, outgoing and caring. Must be able to pass a drug screen if asked. Contact Linda at 301-904-9316.

Spa Coordinator - Part time-10-15 hours per week including Saturdays, located in northern Calvert County. We are seeking a well rounded, likeable and upbeat person who understands how to make others feel special. Your terrific communication and organizational skills will come in handy daily. We need someone who isn’t afraid to get their hands dirty doing the daily housekeeping chores, while presenting a professional appearance. You need computer software and keyboard skills, and the ability to initiate action on your own; in short,a responsible individual. If you can remain serene while juggling phone and client needs then you may have a place to call home. Complete an application at our web site www.ariaspa.net or call us for an application-410.286.3030.

Medical Assistant – Eye Associates has immediate openings for ophthalmic techs to work with our ophthalmologists and optometrists in Prince Frederick and Upper Marlboro offices. Medical assisting background necessary. Optical/eye care experience helpful. We will provide training for the right candidates. Competitive compensation package. Please fax resume to 1-866-5598860. No calls please.

Entry-level position. Mid-size Law Firm in Upper Marlboro seeks Re c e p t io n i s t / Ty p i s t . Qualified candidate must demonstrate professional disposition and be able to perform efficiently in a fast-paced environment. Must be outgoing and dependable person who enjoys working with people. Excellent typing and transcription skills required. Prior office experience preferable. If interested, and for further information, call Cindy Parlett 301-952-1311. Raley’s Home Furnishings is looking for candidates for full time and part time employment for people who want to help clients purchase furniture and accessories. Absolutely must have a great attitude and a willingness to learn how to assist clients in their buying decisions. We offer paid sales training. Computer experience is helpful. Must love to help people make their homes beautiful. Please send email with resume to jobs@raleyshomefurnishings.com. Well established concrete products company needs indvidual to load boom trucks, deliver products & perform yard work. Great opportunity with excellent benefits. Some heavy lifting is involved. Need Class B with airbrake endorsement, a clean driving record and a current medical card. Applicant must demonstrate good people and communication skills, complete DOT and other required paperwork, complete detailed tasks with accuracy. Pre-employment drug screening and physical. Previous applicants need not apply. If interested, please call Karen at 410257-5249, resumes can be faxed to 410-257-1312 or emailed to baystarprecast@gmail.com We Need 6 Technican Assistants: Will Train. Be trained by a Master Ford Technican. Earn while you learn. Must be mechanically inclined, be able to follow directions completely. Be on time no excuses. Have a never give up attitude. Take pride in your work . Must be at least 18 years old, this is a full time position. No experience necessary, we will train you. We offer uniforms, paid vacations, 401k plan. Medical insurance. We are a strict no drugs dealership, and we proudly do random drug tests, so if you cannot pass the drug test please do not apply. Call Terry Gray now at 301475-3111 before the positions are filled , or stop by Leonardtown Ford 26322 Point Lookout Rd Leonardtown MD 20650.

Opportunities for compassionate caregivers, CNA’s, and GNA’s. We have openings in Calvert County. We are in need of responsible and reliable people for varying shift lengths (FT & PT). Only serious inquiries. Interested Applicants would need to apply in person, no phone calls.

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wanted with equipment hauling experience. Clean record & on-time dependability a must. Great pay with health & 401(k) benefits. Call 1-866-637-HAUL. LTM INC has an immediate opening for a Program Analyst for a NAVAIR customer. The successful applicant should have experience in supporting a highly active program office. Position requires knowledge of the DoD 5000 series of directives and experience in supporting acquisitions for NAVAIR. Knowledge of developing milestones, Microsoft Project files, Powerpoint, and Excell a must.. Must have excellent organizational and customer relation skills. Experience in procurement of electronic systems, CDRL tracking, and life cycle management required. LTM offers excellent benefits and is an equal opportunity employer. Call Joseph Johnston 410 326 4587. Local company looking for dedicated Salespeople. Openings available in various locations. Prior sales experience a plus but will train the right person. Interested candidates should email resumes to cwillett@ md.metrocast.net. Small business seeking administrative assistant with financial background for long term employment with advancement potential. Candidate should be proficient in Word, Excel and Power Point. Background as data analyst or statistical analysis a plus. NALCOMIS/DECKPLATE data and Avionics Maintenance background preferred. Travel required. Full or part time (w/flexible hours), Pay negotiable (based on education and experience). Please send resumes w/target salaries to purengineering@ gmail.com, subject Analyst Position.

            



125 bed Nursing facility seeks Part-time Physical Therapist, Part-time Occupational Therapist and a Part-time Physical Therapy Assistant to deliver quality therapy services upon physician referral and under the supervision of a discipline-specific therapist to maximize functional outcomes. 301-863-7244. Highly motivated, Self Starter. FT or PT Sales Representative needed ASAP. Get paid to lease credit card machines to businesses. Earnings unlimited. Potential for advancement. Work from home available. No experience needed, training available. Call Ms Brown at 301-638-9211 for an appointment to discuss the possibilities. After hours call 240-346-1974. Servers & Line Cooks. Waterfront restaurant. Competitive wages. Flexible hours. MUST BE 18 years old & well groomed appearance. MUST BE customer oriented & early for your shift! Experience not necessary - but helpful. Call for your interview today!! 301.994.2404 or 301.994.2288.

VEHICLES 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71. Features: $10,000 custom package includes cal hood, clear tail lights, custom dual exhaust, Winegardner Chevrolet custom dash, remote start, custom paint and 22’ wheels. Power Windows, Power Locks, Tilt Wheel, Remote Keyless Entry, AM/FM Stereo, 6 CD Player, Air Conditioning, Auto Climate Control, Dual Bucket Seats, Leather Power Driver & Passenger Seat, Power Sunroof, Roof Luggage Rack, Power Mirrors-Driver/Passenger, Side View Mirror Blinker Indicator, Fog Lights, Reading LampsFront, Running BoardsTubular, Towing Package, Step Bumper, Fender Flares, Air Bag – Driver/ Passenger, 4 Wheel Disc Brakes, On-Star System, Intermittent Wipers, Rear Wiper. $27,800. Call Bridget Johnson 301-399-5099. Ford Explorer for Sale as is. The body and interior in good condition. Driveable, but needs some mechanical work. Questions or to see Call 301-9943554 ask for Donny. 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee loaded with all the bells and whistles -leather, 4X4, sunroof, heated seats, auto dim mirrors, tow package, the list goes on.....Beautifully maintained and low mileage. Price: $17,000. Call Edward Faillace 240-925-4377. 2007 Nissan Maxima SE - Like new - 24,750 miles highway miles. Go to edmunds.com for standard equipment. Additional options include splash guards, power sunroof, bluetooth, power folding side mirrors, drivers seat with 2 position memory & power lumbar, heated & telescopic steering wheel with memory, auto entry/exit system, xenon HID headlights, rear sonar sensor, leather, 4-way passenger front seat, heated front seats, heated mirrors, Bose audio system with AM/FM/CD6 w/8 speakers, MP3 playback capability, RDS, spoiler, and XM radio. Detailer retail is $25,739 and private party is $23,931. Yours for only $23,500. Pictures available upon request. belindapooh @ comcast.net.

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1996 Harley Davidson. Softail Custom. Excellent shape and meticulously maintained. Engine upgrades include; Andrews EV-27 cam, Screaming Eagle ignition, Mikuni Carb and Vance & Hines Long Shot exhaust‌all performed by Southern Tier Harley in Binghamton New York. Custom HD saddle bags. Selling to acquire retirement property. Email for additional photos or call to see it. Everything motorcycle related goes with bike including 4 seat configurations, trickle charger, maintenance lift, detachable windshield and other cleaning/maintenance items. If interested, please email at GMChappie@ md.metrocast.net or call (240) 925-9034.

Tender Blessings Early Learning Place is located in the southern end Huntingtown just north of Prince Frederick. I have a BS Degree in Early Childhood Education with more than 25 years experience in the child care industry. I am MD State credentialed at level 6 and presently in the process of obtaining national accreditation. I follow a MD State Board of Education approved curriculum. 410-535-4445.

Come see this beautiful 883 Sportster Custom XL that has been garage kept and meticulously maintained. We have pictures available upon request. Make an offer! Price: $5900 OBO. The FZ-1 is a very powerful 1,000cc stripped down R-1 with no faring and a small windscreen. The ride is different and much more comfortable than a typical racing bike. You can choose to be upright or lay down. Google images to see it is flat seated like a BMW/Honda Nighthawk with plenty of room for bags. Ready to ride and well maintained by mature owner- never raced or wrecked. New battery last year otherwise all stock parts - no mods. Minor scratches/bungee wear. Call for photos and info - ask for Scott. 301373-8353. Price: $4500. 1966 Harley-Davidson Shovel-Head, Recently rebuilt 1973 motor, New starting system, Electric & kick start, Disk front brake, runs strong. This is a classic, old school Harley with loads of power and that unique Shovel-Head sound. $9,800 or best offer.

I currently have opening’s for age’s 2 and up. I’m a level three credentialed provider , a member of the calvert county daycare association , and senior staff qualified. I provide breakfast and 2 snacks. I have a wonderful daily program for the little one’s ages 2 thru 5. I have an awesome summer program. All children age’s 5 and up on weekly feild trips in the summer. We have lot’s of fun!!!! Plenty of TLC!!!! ( POC Vochers accepted!! ) Call today for an interview. Ask for Ms.Ebony @ 410-3260004 or 240-237-7148.

YARD SALES Saturday, April 5th. Multi-Family Yard Sale. Lots of families particia pting!!Furniture, household items, lawn & garden items, clothes, toys, collectibles!! You don’t want to miss this one!We will be set up by 8am!! From 235, turn onto Wildewood Blvd, make a right on Wildewood Parkway, go past the pool, past the retirement village, make a right on Dahlia Drive (aka Willow Creek), make 3rd left on Tallwood Rd, make 2nd right on Camellia Court.

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