September 25, 2017

Who’s Who on St. George Island, Mary Gale Adams

St. George Island

Introducing the first installment to appear online of Mary Gale Adams’ “A Who’s Who of St. George Island,” a work called “a true oral history.” The 250-page compilation of stories, recipes, and home remedies was collected, written, typed, bound, and covered by Ms. Adams, herself a native of the St. George Island community.

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Access to Care Team Meets Oct. 10

cancer survivors

Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership’s Access to Care Action Team will meet from 3 to 4 pm Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, at Health Connections at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown.

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The Next JSF Question: Upgrade or Buy New?

next jsf

faced with a set of F-35s too limited to fly in combat, weighing whether to upgrade or buy new ones. Production of the fighter jets is projected to reach 130 per year by the end of 2018.

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NAWCAD’s Taylor to Speak in Dahlgren

Taylor to Speak in Dahlgren

The Patuxent Partnership will present Leslie Taylor, executive director of the Naval Air Warfare Center Division and deputy assistant commander for Test and Evaluation at NAVAIR, speaking from 8 to 9:30 am Wednesday, Sept. 27, at the University of Mary Washington in Dahlgren.

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Ribbon Cut on Lancaster Park Improvements

Lancaster Park

Now that major improvements have been made at John G. Lancaster Park in Lexington Park, a ribbon-cutting ceremony has been set Sept. 26 to celebrate.

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Voices of Maryland Women Heard at Forum

Voices of Maryland Women

Two women’s groups are working together to make sure the issues faced by Maryland women are given their due consideration. The Maryland Commission for Women and the St. Mary’s County Commission for Women are working together to create the Voices of Maryland Women Forum from 6 to 8 pm Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, in Leonardtown.

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Hospital Board Gains Five New Members

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital adds five members to its board of directors, a volunteer body dedicated to fulfilling the mission, vision, and values of the community hospital. The new members are Karen Garner, Micheline Lopez-Estrada, Rick Tepel, Krista Wall, and Vince Wittles.

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County: Please Remove Basketball Hoops

basketball hoops

Kids will soon be spending less time outdoors, and the St. Mary’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation is reminding residents that now is a good time to remove portable basketball hoops from public roadways.

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Behavioral Action Team Meets Oct. 13


The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership is planning a meeting of the Behavioral Health Action Team from 2 to 3:30 pm Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at the St. Mary’s County Health Department in Leonardtown. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital supports the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership.

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NAS Pax Issues Noise Advisory

Communities surrounding the NAS Patuxent River are advised that noise-generating night-time testing events are scheduled to take place Sept. 21 through 29, 2017. Test events are scheduled until 10 pm.

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