October 18, 2018

  • Job Gains

    September Report Shows Job Gains

    The September 2018 jobs reports shows the unemployment rate declined to 3.7 percent and the economy added 134,000 jobs.

  • Volunteer Fair

    Volunteer Fair Nov. 1 at North Point

    A Volunteer Fair, hosted by the Nonprofit Institute at the College of Southern Maryland and the North Point High School PTSO, will be held Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, in the North Point gymnasium.

  • drones

    Drones Change the Battlefield & Bases

    Drones are already changing the battlefield and impacting US strategy. Increased robotic controls of drones will likely also reduce the human footprint of counterinsurgency as the technology advances.

  • Frankenstein

    Frankenstein Comes to CSM Children’s Theatre

    The Children’s Theatre at the College of Southern Maryland is ready to present the perfect show for Halloween. The Southern Maryland community’s young actors will perform “Frankenstein” at 7 pm Oct. 25 and 26 and 2 and 7 pm Oct. 27.

  • Fire and Rescue Institute

    Hoyer Visits Fire and Rescue Institute

    Congressman Steny H. Hoyer took a tour of the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute of the University of Maryland. While he was at the institute, Congressman Hoyer was able to meet with firefighters, EMT personnel, and instructors. He also took a tour of the facility and was able to see the equipment used to train fire and emergency services personnel.

Leader Exclusives

St. George Island

Who’s Who on St. George Island/Camp Merreylande

Camp Merryelande, long a vacation haven for summer visitors and fishermen is still a resort for the whole family on the every-changing sands of St. George Island. Who’s Who of St. George Island captures a piece of its ongoing history.

log canoe

Loker Sails Log Canoe to Blessing of the Fleet

Maryland Delegate District 29A Candidate Robbie Loker sailed into St. Mary’s County’s 2018 Blessing of the Fleet aboard what is surely the first Tilghman-style Chesapeake Bay sailing log canoe built this century. Well, technically, the Eve was trailered through the parade.

From The Captain……Oyster Season Begins

“Oyster season in the months with R” used to be the norm, but conservation efforts and disease have dictated some changes to that meme. September was dropped out of the season decades ago. Oyster season began Oct. 1.

Pathways

TPP Establishes CSM Pathways Scholarship

College of Southern Maryland received a large gift from The Patuxent Partnership. The group recently presented $10,000 to the CSM Foundation to establish a TPP Pathways Scholarship Fund for students who are interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity or science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields.

Art & Lifestyle

"Wait Until Dark"

Newtowne Players Present Wait Until Dark

Oct 5, 2018

The Newtowne Players will be presenting “Wait Until Dark,” written by Frederick Knott, Oct. 5 through 21, 2018, at the Three Notch Theatre, located at 21744 South Coral Drive in Lexington Park.

Vendors Sought for Bluegrass for Hospice

Tickets Available for Bluegrass for Hospice

Sep 29, 2018

There’s still time to reserve a vendor spot and to grab early-reserve ticket prices for Bluegrass for Hospice-2018 on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, held at its traditional venue, Flat Iron Farm in Great Mills, Maryland, from noon until 8 pm.