May 26, 2024

State Leaders Serve Holiday Meals at Vets Home

Veterans Home

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore and Lt. Gov. Aruna Miller were joined by Rep. Steny H. Hoyer and other state leaders on a visit to the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home to serve Thanksgiving meals to residents.

Pentagon: No Evidence of Aliens in UFO Cases

UFO

The Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities was told last week that none of the more than 650 unexplained anomalous phenomena, or UAP, incidents under investigation since the Pentagon’s All-Domain Anomaly Resolution Office’s July 2022 inception were of an alien nature.

A Debut for Blue Angels’ 1st Female Pilot

Blue Angels

The US Navy’s Blue Angels demonstration team has its first female pilot — LT Amanda Lee. LT Lee flew her first public show earlier this month at the Naval Air Facility El Centro Air Show.

Reports of Abuse, Neglect Surface at Vets Home

Vets Home

Maryland lawmakers and advocates are concerned about reports of neglect and abuse of residents at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home, a disclosure that led the state to cancel its contract with HMR Maryland, the company that has managed the facility since 2002.

Local Realtors Spread Holiday Cheer

Realtors

The Southern Maryland Association of Realtors continued its tradition of spreading Christmas cheer to local seniors in care facilities.

Greenwell Offers Programs for Veterans

Greenwell

The Greenwell Foundation in Hollywood, MD, currently offers four programs for veterans: Horse Connection, Trail Rides, Kayaking, and Charter Boat Fishing.

Greenwell Foundation Has Programs for Vets

Greenwell

Being close to Naval Air Station Patuxent River puts the Greenwell Foundation in a position to reach out to local service members, both active and veterans alike, to offer nature-based therapeutic and recreational programming.

Walk-Up COVID-19 Testing in Lex Park

Walk-Up COVID Testing in Lex Park

Updates: Walk-up COVID-19 testing for St. Mary’s County residents will be offered in Lexington Park noon to 8 pm Wednesday, June 17. Business relief fund criteria changes.

Catapult Launch a Test, Not Hair-Raising Mishap

Videos, from two different angles, show a lowienergy catapult launch of an F-35C from an aircraft carrier, where it dips and is seen nearing the water. The sink was scary, said one observer, but it was part of the test plan.

Outdoor Dining, Other Activities to Resume; School Food Program Update

Event Updates

May 29 Updates: Outdoor Dining, Other Activities Resume in St. Mary’s; Update on School Food Program