January 20, 2017

CSM’s Wolfe Is Coach of the Year


The head coach of College of Southern Maryland’s volleyball team, Ashley Wolfe, has been recognized by the Maryland Junior Athletic Conference as a Coach of the Year for 2016.

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Plein Air Festival Earns $3,000 for Art Scholarship

Plein Air Festival

As artists were capturing Southern Maryland scenes in the fall at the Solomons Plein Air Festival, presented by Avian, patrons were buying their favorites pieces of artwork. Proceeds from those sales have been given to six community organizations, including a $3,000 donation to the College of Southern Maryland Foundation for the Dennis Lake Smith Art Scholarship.

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Three MedStar Board Members Stepping Down


MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital is extending its thanks and appreciation to three members of its board of directors, who are stepping down from their positions after years of dedicated volunteer service.

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Hoyer: Much of MLK’s Dream Remains Unfulfilled

MLK's Dream

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer will deliver remarks at three events Monday, Jan. 16, honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Water Temp Falls, ‘Thickens’ Local Creeks


The Cap’n harkens back, again, to lore from Clyde Evans, Chesapeake waterman extraordinaire.

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Math Circle Meets Jan. 14 at Library

Math Circle Meets Jan. 14 at Library

Southern Maryland Math Circle will hold its next session from 10 am to noon Jan. 14, 2017, at the Lexington Park Library. 

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Generous Gift Boosts Robotics Team

Robotics Team Margaret Brent MS

Thanks to The Patuxent Partnership members, AVIAN LLC and RPI Group, Margaret Brent Middle School’s robotics team has new robotics equipment … and just in time for this year’s VEX IQ challenge.

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Commission for Women Seeks Best and Brightest

Commission for Women

The St. Mary’s County Commission for Women is looking for the county’s best and brightest women. The commission is seeking nominations for the Woman of the Year, an award that recognizes a woman for her charitable and civic service to the community.

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K9 Cooper Retires From Sheriff’s Office

K9 Cooper

A respected member of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office has handed in his badge for a life of relaxation, rest, and rabbit-chasing. K9 Cooper, a bloodhound who has become well-known in St. Mary’s County, retired in November.

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Davis Named Hoyer Press Secretary

pay parity press secretary

Annaliese Davis has been named Maryland press secretary for 5th District Congressman Steny H. Hoyer’s office.

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