September 19, 2017

NAS Pax Issues Noise Advisory

F-35 strike fighter

Communities surrounding the Naval Air Station Patuxent River are advised that noise-generating testing events are scheduled to take place Sept. 15-22, 2017, between the hours of 8 and 10 am.

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Artsfest This Weekend at Annmarie Garden

ArtsFest This Weekend

Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Art Center will host its 24th annual ArtsFest this weekend — Sept. 16 and 17, 2017 — from 10 am to 5 pm.

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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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War Authorizations Will Not Be Repealed

rand paul

A bipartisan rejection of Sen. Rand Paul’s effort to repeal the war authorizations leading to US entry into Afghanistan and Iraq returns the Senate to consideration of other provisions in the defense authorization bill.

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Noise Advisory: Webster Field

Communities surrounding the Outlying Field Webster are advised that low-level tower fly-by testing events are scheduled to take place in the afternoons on Sept. 14 – 15, 2017.

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Phones Down at Hospital

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital’s phone system is currently, Sept. 13, 2017, not functioning due to a regional phone outage across Maryland, Virginia and DC, impacting the facility’s to make or receive call outside of the building. Hospital services have not been interrupted Updates will be announced when they occur.

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Science Fair Mentors Needed in St. Mary’s

science fair mentors

Volunteers are needed to help St. Mary’s County high school students with their science fair projects for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year.

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CSM Golf Classic Raises $89,000

Golf Classic

More than 250 golfers, supporters, students, and employees gathered to participate in the College of Southern Maryland Foundation’s 26th annual Golf Classic.

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FAA: Drones Hurricane Response ‘Landmark’

drone

The chief of the Federal Aviation Administration said, despite some problems during Hurricane Harvey in Houston, drone usage in responses to both Harvey and Irma would prove an evolutionary landmark for unmanned aviation.

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