August 24, 2016

Searching the Bay for Sunken Aircraft

sunken aircraft at Pax River

The search for sunken aircraft from NAS Patuxent River continues in the Chesapeake Bay.

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CSM Twilight Series Ends 10th Season

Twilight

The 10th season of the College of Southern Maryland’s Twilight Performance Series has come to an end. For another year audiences were captivated by Chautauqua’s historical portrayals of 20th-century composer Duke Ellington, poet Gwendolyn Brooks, and novelist Ernest Hemingway, as well as musical and theatrical performances.

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CSM Night at Blue Crabs Stadium

Blue Crabs

College of Southern Maryland alumni and friends are invited to a special night watching the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs starting at 6:30 pm Aug. 26, 2016, at Regency Furniture Stadium’s picnic area at 11765 St. Linus Drive in Waldorf.

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Healthy Eating Team Meeting Planned

healthy eating

The Healthy Eating and Active Living Action Team will meet 1 to 2 pm Aug. 24 in Leonardtown.

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Celebrating Aviation’s Importance in St. Mary’s

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South Pacific Ocean (June 17, 2004) Ð Aviation BoatswainÕs Mate 2nd Class Rodney Larkins, from Sacramento, Calif., lands an Argentine Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King helicopter containing Distinguished Visitors (DV) on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The Sea King is used as an anti-submarine warfare and search and rescue (SAR) helicopter. Reagan is currently circumnavigating South America to her new homeport of San Diego, Calif. U.S. Navy photo by PhotographerÕs Mate Airman Konstandinos Goumenidis (RELEASED)

National Aviation Day is celebrated Aug. 19 each year to honor the nation’s history and development of the aviation industry. St. Mary’s County has much to celebrate.

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Slagle Earns Chamber Scholarship for CSM

College of Southern Maryland

William T. “Tyler” Slagle, 17, of Faulkner is the recipient of the 2016-17 Charles County Chamber of Commerce Scholarship established with the College of Southern Maryland Foundation. Slagle will attend CSM to pursue studies in business administration.

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Neighborhoods Must Limit Water Use

water use

Two St. Mary’s County neighborhoods have been placed under Level I water restrictions by the St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission and must limit their water use.

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Insects ‘Invade’ for Annmarie Exhibit

Insects at Annmarie Garden

Until Aug. 28, Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Art Center in Solomons will celebrate our six-legged friends in all their glory with an exhibit called “Swarm: Invasion of the Insects.”

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Four Stars Debate Military Readiness

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      Commander, U.S. Army Europe Gen. Carter Ham appears before the Senate Armed Services Committee regarding the findings of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Comprehensive Working Group report on Dec. 2, 2010.  Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen and Department of Defense General Counsel Jeh C. Johnson appeared before the committee regarding the findings of the survey.  DoD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley, U.S. Navy.  (Released)

Retired generals Carter Ham and David Petraeus share different views on military readiness.

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Day of Caring Kicks Off With Breakfast

Day of Caring

Get ready to kick off the 2016 United Way of St. Mary’s County Day of Caring at the Campaign Kick-Off Breakfast. This year’s Day of Caring is scheduled for Sept. 9, 2016, and the day will begin with breakfast at the Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center in Leonardtown, MD.

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