May 19, 2019

Pax River to Participate in Hurricane Exercise

Pax River to Participate in Hurricane Exercise

Naval Air Station Patuxent River will be joining other naval installations in the National Capital Region as they participate in the annual Hurricane Exercise/Citadel Gale 2019, also called HURREX/CG19, from April 15 to 26.

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Alexander Earns Golden Gloves Championship

Alexander Earns Golden Gloves Championship

Great Mills resident Devante “Quiet Storm” Alexander won a 2019 Washington Golden Gloves boxing championship in the 141-pound weight class on April 6.

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2nd Lex Park Mural Seeks Steady-Handed Artists

The CDC is seeking artists of all ages to help trace Lexington Park’s second major mural onto the side of WorkSpace at 46940 S. Shangri-La Drive. Tracing occurs at night, on scaffolding. Artists need a steady hand to trace the design onto the wall. Send an example of your work for a chance to join the transfer team.

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Minority Outreach Coalition Hosts Talk on Health

Minority Outreach Coalition

The Minority Outreach Coalition will host a Community Conversation on April 26, 2019, from 11 am to 1 pm at the St. Mary’s County Health Department.

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Japan’s 1st F-35 Crashes in Pacific

F-35 crashes

The jet was less than a year old with a total of 280 hours in the air; it had been aloft 28 minutes before contact was lost. This is the second F-35 to crash since the jet’s first flight in 2006 and could reignite concern about the F-35 having only one engine.

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Rogers Drive Extension Nears Construction

Rogers Dr

St. Mary ‘s CDC readies to issue a request for bids for construction of the extension of Rogers Drive from Missouri Avenue in Lexington Park to Willows Road.

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CSM Presents Barbershop Concert April 13

CSM Presents Barbershop Concert April 13

Barbershop chorus enthusiasts should mark their calendars for Saturday, April 13, 2019. The College of Southern Maryland will present its Barbershop Extravaganza at 4 pm.

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Navy’s Aviation Accidents Keep Rising

aviation accidents

Manned aviation accident deaths across the services continue to break records, but the steady six-year climb finally halted this year. Only the Navy did not improve in the total accident categories from 2017 to 2018 and is still 83 percent higher than in 2013.

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Hoyer: Paycheck Fairness Act Will Help Ensure Equal Pay for Equal Work

Equal Pay

April 2 was Equal Pay Day. On that day, the country recognizes the amount of time into the new year that women must work in order to earn, on average, what men earn the year prior for the same job.

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Family Tells Story of Fighting Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer

Most families expect to share many memories together. What they never plan to share, however, is a diagnosis of cancer — or pre-cancer, in the case of Janet Langley, who recently told her story of colorectal cancer in an article published by MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown.

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