August 24, 2019

NAS Pax Issues Noise Advisory Until Aug. 9

Communities surrounding the Naval Air Station Patuxent River are advised that noise-generating testing events are scheduled to take place until Aug. 9, 2019, between the hours of 7:15 am to 10 pm.

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Staff Changes Announced in Hoyer’s Office

Staff Changes

Maryland’s 5th District Congressman Steny H. Hoyer has announced a number of staff changes in his office. 

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At CSM, Show Celebrated Art in All Forms

csm art show

A recent College of Southern Maryland art exhibit featured watercolors, drawings, and textiles created by 33 CSM students, alumni, faculty, and staff.

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$738B for DoD Not Enough, Says GOP

DoD

The nearly $1.4 trillion spending plan — which would prevent a government shutdown this fall and do away with the final two years of budget caps known as sequestration — includes about $738 billion for DoD in FY2020, a 3 percent increase from current year levels.

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Gratitude Can Reduce Caregiver Burnout

burnout

Helping to prevent the complicated issue of burnout by caregivers can be as simple as small gestures of gratitude, and MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown is helping to share that information with the public. 

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5th District Art Competition Winner Named

Art Competition

Chopticon High School senior Amber Fanelli has reason to celebrate. Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (Md.-5th) has announced Fanelli as the winner of the 2019 Fifth District Art Competition, winning for her piece titled “La Jolla Rocks.”

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Flight Hours Cut for Some Squadrons

Budget shortfalls are forcing the US Navy to cut flight hours for several squadrons on the East Coast. Maritime patrol squadrons, test pilots, and fleet air support units will all see a 10 percent cut.

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Snapping Turtles Abound in the Chesapeake

Snapping Turtles

Message From the Captain: More snapping turtles are coming to the Chesapeake Bay — Stay away from them!

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CSM to Provide Adult Education in Charles

Adult Education

The Maryland Department of Labor has expanded its partnership with the College of Southern Maryland. Effective July 1, CSM became the provider for adult education in Charles County.

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Turkey to US: Reverse Decision on F-35

Turkey has asked the US to reverse its decision to exclude that country from F-35 fighter jet program.

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