STEM-ING: Inspiring Girls’ Career Choices

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Middle-school girls can try out science, tech, engineering and math careers May 3.

STEM Students Soar in Flight-Simulator Class

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Blue-skying about scientific possibilities has come down to earth for teens, thanks to the Pax River Flight Academy.

SMECO Alerts Customers to Avoid Scams


Bogus callers threaten disconnecting electric service and demand payment. Hang up and call SMECO. Don’t provide financial or account info to unauthorized callers.

Long-Term Joblessness Grows Despite More Jobs

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer

Hoyer pushes Make It In America legislation to provide business with tools to bring jobs back from overseas, increase exports, and invest in critical infrastructure and training.

Education is NAVAIR’s Life Blood

VADM David Dunaway

Sharing some knowledge across industry and military will enhance the region’s educational network already supporting the STEM programming NAVAIR needs, says VADM Dunaway.

PaxSpace: Building a ‘Makerspace’ in SoMd

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maltman23 @ describes itself as a “community center with tools.” Learn about the one developing in SoMD at PaxSpace’s open house, March 23, 11-5 in Hollywood, Maryland.

Greenwell Nominated for Maryland Horse-Park Plan


The Maryland Horse Industry Board put out a request for nominees earlier this year to build a Maryland Horse Park System. Greenwell is poised to join.

Cuts + Attrition Net Journeymen Jobs @ PAX

VADM David Dunaway

Jobs will be cut at PAX as military cost cuts continue, but attrition is expected to be much larger than reductions. VADM Dunaway expects PAX to remain in a hiring mode.

Now Is Not the Time to be Bashful

John Bohanan discusses Southern Maryland with federal and Navy officials.

Del. John Bohanan keeps the momentum going to leverage the NAS:PAX brain trust to make Southern Maryland a national technological hub.

New Rules Expected for Reverse Mortgages

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Want to liquidate investments, consolidate debt, establish a tax-free income stream, hire in-home health care, or modify your home to age in place? If you’re 62 or older, now is the time to consider a reverse mortgage.