April 27, 2018

MedStar Interventional Radiology Changes Lives

Interventional Radiology

For Mara Cutchember of Lexington Park, encountering the Interventional Radiology Department of MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown was life-changing. 

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MedStar Names Auxilian of the Year

Auxilian of the Year

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown has named volunteer Mary Hart the 2018 Fayrene Mattingly Auxilian of the Year. Ms. Hart is being honored for her incredible spirit, sense of responsibility, and her selflessness. 

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CSM Service Awards Recognize Faculty

CSM Service Awards

College of Southern Maryland recognized 83 employees who have reached significant milestones in their years of service during the annual CSM Service Awards on March 16. Two of the employees reached 30 years and five marked 25; altogether, the ceremony awarded 1,035 years of service.

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MedStar Helps to Treat Opioids’ Youngest Victims

Youngest Victims

Newborn babies are testing positive for opioids more frequently than ever, and MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown is working to keep up with the care needed by this epidemic’s youngest victims.

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Ruble Gets Accolades from Under Armour

Under Armour

Michelle Ruble of College of Southern Maryland has been named Athletic Director of the Year by Under Armour.

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Paddle for Heroes in June

Paddle for Heroes

Leonardtown Rotary Club has scheduled its second annual Paddle for Heroes Canoe, Kayak, and Paddleboard Race for June 9, 2018, with a rain date of June 23.

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Public Comment Invited on Lexington Park Plan

Public Comment

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County will be receiving Public Comment about proposed changes to the land use maps in the Lexington Park Development District Master Plan.

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Text to 9-1-1 Service Contract Approved

Text 9-1-1

The state of Maryland has approved a service contract with ComTech/TCS Telecommunications Corporation to provide Text to 9-1-1 service in the state.

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Make It In America Tour Visits Upper Midwest

Make It In America

House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer made his third Make It In America listening tour, traveling to the Upper Midwest in early April. The first stops were in Madison and then in Eau Claire, Wisc. The first two listening tours, held in November and February of last year, were in Las Vegas, Kansas City, Peoria, Pittsburgh, Toledo, and Indianapolis.

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SafeTALK Training Aims to Save Lives


Anyone 15 or older who wants to become a lifesaver can attend SafeTALK training, sponsored by the AFSP Maryland chapter and the St. Mary’s Health Department, with support from MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. The event is scheduled for 11 am to 2 pm April 21, 2018, at 21580 Peabody St. in Leonardtown, MD.

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