June 20, 2024

Meet 29C Delegate Candidate Bill Bates

Meet Bill Bates, unning for St. Mary’s County Delegate, District 29C. Early voting is open in Maryland, election day is Nov. 8, 2022. Districts in Maryland have been changed since the 2020 General Election. Check the maps to see if your address changed districts too.

Congress Awaits Briefing on Airstrikes


The Biden administration is taking heat from Democratic lawmakers as they pressure the White House to provide a legal justification for the airstrikes against Iran-backed militia groups in Syria. Dems renew their push for a war powers overhaul.

MD Adjutant General: Always Recruiting

Adjutant General Gowen

Adjutant General of Maryland Maj. Gen. Timothy E. Gowen of Leonardtown is in charge of the Maryland Army National Guard, Maryland Air National Guard, Maryland Emergency Management Agency, and Maryland Defense Force. “It’s not your grandfather’s National Guard,” he says, recruiting for the Maryland National Guard.

Crosby Urges Early Vote Center, More Ballot Drop-Offs in Southern St. Mary’s


District 29B Del. Brian Crosby is urging the St. Mary’s County Board of Elections to provide an early voting center and more ballot drop-off locations in the southern part of the county. 

LSM Emerging Leaders Visit Sotterley

Emerging Leaders

Leadership Southern Maryland’s new Emerging Leaders Program Class of 2020 held its fourth of six program sessions last month at Historic Sotterley.

June 10 New Date for Bailey-Crosby Webinar

TPP Webinar

Join The Patuxent Partnership for a webinar at 9 am Wednesday, June 10, to hear what is happening in Southern Maryland from Sen. Jack Bailey and Del. Brian Crosby. The webinar had originally been planned June 4.

3-Part Webinar Series


A three-part webinar series is planned to begin June 9, 2020. Other sessions will be offered June 16 and July 14.

TPP Webinar to Feature Bailey, Crosby

TPP Webinar

Join The Patuxent Partnership for a webinar at 9 am Thursday, June 4, to hear about what is happening in Southern Maryland from Sen. Jack Bailey and Del. Brian Crosby regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pentagon Dismisses Criticism of F-35 Program

Morning Coffee is a robust blend of links to news around the internet concerning the Naval Air Station Patuxent River economic community. The opinions expressed here do not reflect opinions of the Leader’s owners or staff. Lt. Gen. Eric Fick took exception to recent criticism of the F-35 JSF program by SpaceX founder Elon Musk, reports Defense News. The Pentagon’s head of the F-35 Lightning II JPO countered Musk by saying that the jet will be relevant for decades to come. “I’m happy to see what comes next, be it manned or unmanned, but I think the F-35 is going…

Fly-In Market Back by Popular Demand

TPP Webinar

The Fly-In Farmers Market is back at the St. Mary’s County Regional Airport from 9 am to 1 pm Saturday, Feb. 15.