September 24, 2017

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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Message from the Cap’n…Change of Seasons

change of seasons

Message from the Cap’n is a compilation of fishing advice, waterman and weather insights, Chesapeake lore, and ordinary malarkey from the folks who keep their feet wet in the Potomac and St. Mary’s rivers. Today’s message is about the transition from summer into fall on the Chesapeake.

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St. Mary’s Airport Open House Oct. 7

Airport Open House

There will be something for everyone at the St. Mary’s Airport Open House from 10 am to 4 pm Oct. 7, 2017 — demonstrations and displays of airplanes and drones; STEM activities, robotics, a kids corner with balsa airplane races, food from Linda’s On the Go, and more.

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BHAT Panel Tackles Suicide Prevention

suicide

The Behavioral Health Action Team has scheduled a panel discussion on suicide prevention from 6 to 8 pm Thursday, Sept. 28, at the Daugherty-Palmer Commons at St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

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5th-Graders Bring Robotics for All

5th-Graders Bring Robotics for All

What began as a research project by a group of Ridge Elementary School fifth-graders is now a countywide STEM initiative making robotics available to all 18 St. Mary’s County public elementary schools.

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Message From the Captain Aug. 2017

message from the captain

Chesapeake Bay migrant birds are packing up and some are heading out as the autumn approaches, which also means the fish are hitting. The Cap’n reports on the details here.

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MetCom Internship Program Enjoys Success

MetCom Internship Program

Five interns have been spending their time outside of class getting real-world experience in the working world at the St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission.

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Two Mid-Atlantic Ophthalmology Practices Merge

Two Mid-Atlantic Ophthalmology Practices Merge

Whitten Laser Eye — with locations in Charlotte Hall, Richmond, and Washington, DC — announced its merger with Chesapeake Eye Care and Laser Center of Annapolis.

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It’s Our River, Take 2: Why Should We Give It to Virginia?

It's Our River

In a 2001 SlackWater interview, Walter Dorsey talks about the legislative battle in Annapolis over the Potomac River Compact of 1958. “I think the Compact is probably one of the worst things that’s ever happened to Maryland,” he said at the time.

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Tech Transfer: SoMd on Front Line of Military’s Latest Battle

tech transfer

The Pax Partnership’s “Identifying Solutions to Warfighter Challenges Through Technology and Innovation” conference highlighted aspects of transferring technology into and out of the military environment, while exhibitors offered information and demonstrations.

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