October 24, 2016

Air Expo 2016 Show Will Go On

Air Expo

Despite the absence of the Blue Angels, the Patuxent River Naval Air Station Air Expo 2016 will be held as planned on Oct. 29 and 30, and there will be lots to see and experience.

Learn to Be a Weather Spotter


The best way to gather data about severe weather is by getting help from every citizen, and on Nov. 7, 2016, the St. Mary’s County Department of Emergency Services & Technology will host SKYWARN winter storm training for volunteers who want to help. The session will be held in the Chesapeake Building on the Governmental Center Campus in Leonardtown at 41770 Baldridge St.

County to Create Business Incubator

business incubator

Using seed money from the Maryland Technology Development Corporation, the St. Mary’s County commissioners are taking the first step toward creating a business incubator in the county.

Red Cross Blood Donation Opportunities

Blood donation

The American Red Cross is holding blood donation opportunities in October in Southern Maryland.

Coherent Technology Services, Inc. Wins C-130T Contract

Coherent Technology Services

Significant Task Order Award Recognizes CTSi’s aviation expertise in CNS/ATM for C-130T

Deputies Deliver Backpacks of Love


There are thousands of possible circumstances that could lead to a child being placed in foster care, but every case has one thing in common: the children are scared, and they need love and understanding. To show that someone is always thinking of them, some St. Mary’s County organizations have teamed up to provide “Backpacks of Love” to children: backpacks that are filled with essential gender- and age-specific items.

Calvert Cliffs Siren Test: Noon Oct. 3

Calvert Cliffs

The full-cycle test includes a three-minute activation of all sirens within the 10-mile area around Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant at noon Oct. 3.

Elections Board Will Lead Accuracy Demo

elections board

The St. Mary’s County Board of Elections will conduct a Public Logic and Accuracy Demonstration on the DS200 Ballot Scanner and the Express Vote voting units at 10 am Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, in Lexington Park.

Young Marines, Sheriff’s Office Working Together

Young Marines

Two organizations that actively work to improve the lives of young people and reduce crime in the county have come together to form a partnership, doubling their efforts to create better lives for teens in St. Mary’s County. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and the Southern Maryland Young Marines have found a way to combine their efforts.

Players Present ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’

Newtowne Players

Watch the 1920s roar again on Sept. 30 when The Newtowne Players begin a run of “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” at Three Notch Theatre at 21744 South Coral Drive in Lexington Park.