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Thursday, July 17, 2008

Local Team Wins Big At Bowles Farm

Clements Brown Comes From Behind To Win Two Races
By Chris Stevens Staff Writer With the Fourth Annual St. Marys County National Lawnmower Race being held at Bowles Farm in Clements, local pride was on the line for several participants, including Clements native Jason Brown. Brown, a member of the Party Time Racing Team, came from behind in both S/P class races to pick up the win and competed very well in the B/P classes, earning the respect of perennial B/P champion Jayson Mikula. Jayson said that [Friday night] was the hardest hes had to race in a long time, said Francis Guy of Guy Brothers Marine in Clements, also a member of the Party Time team. He feels that Jason is a highcaliber racer in the B/P class. Thats something coming from a national champion. Racers from nine different See Lawnmower Races page B-2

Stewart Rolls Seven

Kawasaki Rider Continues Unbeaten Motocross Season At Budds Creek
By Chris Stevens Staff Writer BUDDS CREEK Unbeaten and virtually untested in 2008, James Stewart of Haines City, Fla. picked up his seventh straight win to open the AMA Motocross season, rolling to victory in both moto events in the Monster Energy Budds Creek Motocross Nationals Sunday afternoon. The finals saw an 18-lap race of endurance in which Stewart outlasted all contenders by an average margin of 42 seconds to win for the third time, continuing his undefeated season as the scene shifts to New York next week. Ive just been getting good starts, focusing on my own deal and riding like I do at home, Stewart said of his practice time during the week translating to the tracks on the weekends. The unusual set-up of the track racing backwards instead of forward combined with the unexpected length of the races (30 minutes plus two laps) made fatigue a factor, but Stewart who has yet to lose even one moto this season - didnt falter. He even joked two more laps and we couldve thrown up lights and See Stewart page B-2

Ryan Villopoto jumps the finish line and celebrates his third career win at Budds Creek.

Photo By Chris Stevens

Lites on for Villopoto

Wins Third Race at Budds Creek, Maintains Points Lead
By Chris Stevens Staff Writer BUDDS CREEK Ryan Villopoto likes Budds Creek. So much so, that he has yet to lose even a moto event at the track. Villopoto, of Poulsbo, Wash., kept his points lead in the AMA Motocross Lites division with a two-moto win at Budds Creek Sunday afternoon. Ive been able to ride real good here the last three See Villopoto page B-3

Track Earns High Marks from Motocross Riders

Budds Creek a Racers Delight

Photo Courtesy of Tina Bowles

Riders come around a turn during the weekends St. Marys County Lawnmower Race at Bowles Farm in Clements.

Southern Maryland Osprey Tryouts Coming Up

The 2009 Sothern Maryland Ospreys Fast Pitch Softball Season is Just Around the corner! OSPREYS Tryouts will take place on the following dates at the following times: Ages 10U & 12U August 10, 2008 from 12 PM to 2 PM at John Lancaster Park; Ages 14U, 16U & 18U August 10, 2008 from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM at John Lancaster Park; Ages 10U & 12U August See Ospreys page B-3 By Chris Stevens Staff Writer BUDDS CREEK The heat and humidity notwithstanding, the condition of the motorcycle

Photo By Chris Stevens

Ryan Dungey, who cited Budds Creek as one of his four favorite tracks, heads around a turn Sunday.

track at Budds Creek drew high praise from several riders who were quick to cite the track as one of their favorites on the AMA Motocross circuit. The dirt was good all week, said Ryan See Budds Creek Track page B-2

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Continued from page B- called it a supercross race. With Stewart winning the overall championship at Budds Creek for the first time (becoming the first other than the retired Ricky Carmichael to do it in nine years), he continues to focus on the season one race at a time, not thinking too much about his sizzling start to the season. Ive never set perfection as my goal, he said. I just want to stay up, hit my lines, have fun and

well see what happens. Stewart (350 points) increased his overall lead in the standings over Kawasaki teammate Tim Ferry (245) to 105 points Sunday. Meanwhile Ferry, a 17-year veteran of the series, was engaged in an intriguing battle for the second-place spot on the podium with Andrew Short, who was a mere lad of nine years old when Ferry, of Largo, Fla., ran his first AMA race. I wanted to try to latch on to Timmy when he passed me, third-place finisher Short said of the final laps, but I didnt have the endurance.

Ferry was complimentary of the young challenger, noting Andrews tough to pass. For me, hes the hardest guy to get around. For Short (Smithville, Texas), just being on the podium for the second time after a rough start to the season was a plus, but he did believe that he could learn a handful of things from a veteran like Tim Ferry. Its hard to battle with the endurance Ferry has, Short said, but felt that he would learn to be smart like him, and learn to play his game a little bit.

Recreational and Youth League Sports Schedule 07/17-07/23/08

Indoor Co-Ed Soccer League A (All Games At Leonard Hall)
Thursday July 17th Dew Drop vs. Mean Machine, 7:30 p.m. Purple Haze vs. United FC, 8:15 p.m. Services, 4:30 p.m. Shockers at Harley Davidson, 6:00 p.m.

Lawnmower Races

St. Marys County Mens Slowpitch Softball League

Thursday July 17th Belden at Budweiser, 6:30 p.m. Tootski at Jager Bombs, 6:30 p.m. Back Road Inn at R&T, 6:30 p.m. Chaneys at Bombers, 6:30 p.m. SOMD Toyota at Bud Light, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday July 22nd Belden at Back Road Inn, 6:30 p.m. SOMD Toyota at Moose Lodge, 6:30 p.m. Bud Light at Chaneys, 6:30 p.m. Bombers at Budweiser, 6:30 p.m. R&T at Jager Bombs, 8:00 p.m.

Indoor Co-Ed Soccer League B (All Games At Leonard Hall)

Thursday July 17th The Mix vs. Old Crew, 6:00 p.m. V-22 vs. Michelob Ultra, 6:45 p.m. Green Door vs. Naranja, 9:00 p.m. Lightning vs. Turn Keys, 9:45 p.m. Lunatics vs. Giggity -Giggity, 10:30 p.m.

Mens Indoor Soccer League (All Games At St. Marys County Leonard Hall) Mens Over-40 Tuesday July 22nd Softball League
Blue vs. Boas, 6:00 p.m. Johnson vs. Shockers, 6:45 p.m. Farfrumscoron vs. Team Nefarious, 7:30 p.m. STX vs. Comets, 8:15 p.m. Thursday July 17th

as well as the entertainment factor. When Tommy [Bowles] puts on a show, he puts on a show, Bender, who finished second to Brown in Sundays S/P race said of the atContinued from page B- mosphere surrounding the main attraction. The track was great, they states, from as far north as Michiput up bigger hay bales around the gan to as far south as Florida, comtrack, the food was great. It was an peted in last weekends races, a St. awesome weekend. Marys County tradition for the last Tommy and Tina Bowles, the four summers. owners of the farm, graciously deIt might not take too much time ferred praised to the 7th District and effort to put together a racing Rescue Squad and other volunteers lawnmower, but there are many that helped to make the races a modifications that have to be made, success. Its just my family givas Francis Guy explained Tuesday ing back to community, Tommy Bowles says. Im just one wheel in this thing. Tina Bowles says that it takes a lot of effort to put together the races, which theyve hosted since its inception in 2005. We plan for the race in advance, have meetings once a month, and without our sponsors, it wouldnt be as successful, she says. The weekends events included a horse pulling event and entertainment provided by the United States Lawnmower Racing Association (USLMRA), which included a gentleman known as Doc, charged with the fun task of painting young race-goers hair a lovely shade of green. Even the moms who push their kids up to get painted, they get their hair painted also, Guy says with a laugh. For all the pomp and circumstance to go along with the great racing at Bowles Farm, Bender just has one problem. Its a shame we only get to use [the track] once a year, he said, a sentiment shared by many of the out-of-state teams that competed over the weekend. Francis Guy feels that is part of the charm of the County race. Photo Courtesy of Tina Bowles Weve got a good thunder with it, The action was fast and furious for the weekends National Lawnmower Race at Bowles he says, but we dont want to over Farm. do it. afternoon. A racing lawnmower is a not a stock lawnmower. The blades have to be taken off, we have to make the engine faster, and there is some internal work that has to be done to the engine. When all of the work is done, there are seven classes that racers take part in over the course of two days. Guy says that Party Time is not just limited to the Bowles Farm races, as theyve raced in events in North Carolina, Florida, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. Wally Bender of Bryantown (Charles County) was impressed with how well the track held up,

Womens Indoor Soccer League (All Games At Leonard Hall)

Tuesday July 22nd Black vs. Red Hots, 9:00 p.m. Blue Meanies vs. Beacons, 9:45 p.m.

Capt. Sams at Seabreeze Hobos at Clements Hole In The Wall at Tri County Aire Kennedy Trk at LAS Softball Andersons at Rita Bs

Budds Creek Track

Continued from page B- Dungey, the second place finisher in the Lites division finals. They build these little berms for us, its really nice. Great track, great turnout. [Budds Creek] is one of my four favorite tracks. AMA Motocross veteran Tim Ferry also enjoyed racing at Budds Creek, and wasnt fazed by the direction of the track being turned backwards, even though he admitted he prefers the first turn that heads in the original direction. I always like this track, said Ferry, who finished second to James Stewart in the Motocross finals Sunday afternoon. Its a good track and its manicured perfect. Stewart, who has yet to lose an event this season, was able to do some scouting during Saturdays amateur races to see where riders were pushing out and used that knowledge to his advantage the next day. I just thought the track had more open lines and that it was a little short, but it was pretty good, he said. Ryan Villopoto, winner of the Lites Division motos, has had a lot of success at Budds Creek and felt

there was an added element that made the track more to his liking. The dirt has a lot of sawdust in it, Villopoto said. Those little berms that they do build for us helped me find some real good lines on the outside. Ferry Has Nations on His Mind While Tim Ferry continues to stay in contention with James Stewart for first place in the AMA Motocross division, he also expressed a desire to be named to the final spot of the United States Nations team, a spot he had last year when the United States took the Motocross of Nations Championship at Budds Creek last summer. I think I would be the next best pick, Ferry said, nominating himself to replace the currently injured Mike Alessi on the Nations team this coming season. Its an honor to be among the three fastest riders from our own country, Ferry said of last years win. He added that he would not take Alessis opportunity away from him should he be able to return from various injuries (a broken rib and a bruised lung among them) later this season. If hes able to come back, so be it, Ferry said. Id hate to see him or anybody crash that way.

St. Marys County Womens Softball League

Monday July 21st Bud Light at Capt. Sams, 6:30 p.m. Just us at Knight Life, 6:30 p.m. Raleys Furniture vs. Rookies at Andersons Bar, 6:30 p.m. Xtreme vs. SWAT at Brass Rail, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday July 23rd

St. Marys County Young Mens Softball League

Friday July 18th Cryers at Shockers, 6:30 p.m. SC&F at A/C Moose, 6:30 p.m. Dew Drop Inn at Atlantic Screen Printing, 6:30 p.m. Saturday July 19th SC&F at Dew Drop Inn, 6:00 p.m. A/C Moose at Atlantic Screen Printing, 6:00 p.m. Sunday July 20th Cryers at Straight Cut Lawn

Raleys Furniture at Back Road Inn, 6:30 p.m. Bud Light vs. Xtreme at Chancellors Run Park, Field #2, 6:30 p.m. Coors Light vs. Just Us at Chancellors Run Park, Field #3, 6:30 p.m. Chesapeake Custom Embroidery at Capt. Sams, 6:30 p.m. Knight Life vs. Rookies at Andersons Bar, 6:30 p.m.

St. Marys County Young Mens Softball Standings

Division I
Cryers Shockers AA Harley Davidson Straight Cuts Lawn Service 13-4 9-7 7-9 2-17

Division II
Dew Drop Inn A/C Moose Atlantic Screen Printing SC&F 9-9 6-10 6-12 0-14

For all youth and rec. league coaches and officials, if you would like the scores and standings from your respective leagues to be published in the County Times, contact Chris Stevens at 301-373-4125 or at

St. Marys County Womens Softball League Standings

Division I
Bud Light Just Us Raleys Furniture Chesapeake Custom Embroidery 11-1 10-2 9-2 9-4

Division II
Rookies Capt. Sams Back Road Inn SWAT 8-4 5-4 7-7 2-9

Division III
Knight Life Xtreme Coors Light 2-9 1-11 0-11

Thursday, July 17, 2008

The County Times

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From The Sports Desk

Steroids Shoot Cynicism Into Torres Achievements
By Chris Stevens Staff Writer In this country, the old adage goes that one is innocent until proven guilty, and guilt must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. While this may be the case in courtrooms around the country, many people would apply the conviction before the trial in the sports world, especially in the case of Dara Torres. The spry 41 year-old Torres, who first qualified for the United States Olympic Swim team when one Chris Stevens was just a toddler, just set the world on fire at the U.S. qualifying tournament for this years Olympic games in Beijing, China and earned her fifth trip to the games two weeks ago. In what should be an amazing celebratory time for Dara, she instead is busy trying to deny rumors that she got her groove back by taking performance-enhancing drugs. There have been older athletes since the beginning of time that continued to perform well into their old age. A personal favorite, Satchel Paige (who may or may not have been born in 1906, no one knows for sure) was still mowing down Major League batters in the mid-1960s. The legendary Gordie Howe still remains the only National Hockey League player to see game action in five decades. Furthermore, The Chief, Robert Parish set the NBA record for most seasons played (21) and most games played (1,611) while playing a key role off the bench for the 1997 NBA Champion Chicago Bulls. Ah, but what do these aging athletes have in common that Dara Torres and other late bloomers dont? There was no cloud of suspicion hanging over the heads of Paige, Howe and Parish among others. Steroids didnt become a major issue in pro sports until somewhere in the early 1990s, when NFL players and performers in Vince McMahons World Wrestling Federation seemed to have consistent dates on Capitol Hill to testify before Congress about their alleged usage of the substance. With Barry Bonds breaking Hank Aarons long-standing Major League home-run record under said cloud over his head the past few seasons, no athletes who have vastly improved their performance

in advanced age, or young ones who come firing out of the gates for that matter, are safe from suspicion of performance enhancing drug (PED) use. Could it be unfair in some cases? Yes. In most cases? Probably not. The reason anyone who seems to be doing better than average in most sports is accused of PED usage is because many of their counterparts HAVE been proven guilty of the crime by drug tests. Who can forget former Oriole (sorry Os fans) Rafael Palmeiro with his best Smokey The Bear imitation proclaiming during those 2005 hearings that he never used steroids? Smokey had to be ashamed when word got out that Palmeiro actually failed a drug test around the same time he joined the 3,000-hit club later that season. Bonds, who has yet to find a job in the Major Leagues this season after 15 years of service with the San Francisco Giants (22 overall), faces quite a few federal perjury charges that stem from his testimony of never knowingly taking steroids. Along with other disgraced PED users like Marion Jones and Floyd Landis, its human nature to think that not a soul walking among the fields and tracks of America are achieving athletic supremacy with good, clean living. The obvious question to ask is when does it get to be too much? When can one say Okay, so maybe this person IS actually as good as advertised? One example that comes to mind immediately is Ryan

Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies (Why, yes. Yes I am a homer). Howard, a 6-foot-4, 260-pound mountain of a man from St. Louis, Mo., forced the Phils to trade the very popular Jim Thome to make room for him at first base. In the two and a half seasons since Thome (another husky Midwestern gentleman) was dealt to the Chicago White Sox, the New Big Man has not disappointed, slugging 130 home runs and winning the 2006 National League Most Valuable Player award. There were faint whispers once upon a time that Howard may have been juicing, but when people took notice that all the men his family (his father and his twin brother just to name a couple) were well over 6 feet tall and 200 pounds, the rumors subsided quickly, and his slugging prowess was rightfully chalked up to genetics and hard work. Albert Pujols of the St. Louis Cardinals has had arguably the best start to a career of any Major Leaguer ever, but even he, with 300 home runs and over 900 runs batted in at the ripe old age of 28, cant escape accusations of steroid and/or PED use. It certainly will not do Pujols any favors that his manager Tony LaRussa was charged with turning a blind eye to steroid use on his talented Oakland Athletics ball clubs by slugger-turned-whistle blower Jose Canseco in his scathing book, Juiced. Also, Pujols is on the same team with the same manager as another famed suspect in the far-reaching scandal Mark McGwire,

who was found to be using the steroid androstenedione during his 70-home run season 10 years ago. McGwire failed miserably to clear his name in the 2005 hearings when he said that he was not on Capitol Hill to talk about the past. In not talking about the past McGwire did irreparable damage to his reputation and his future, jeopardizing his Hall-Of-Fame enshrinement, which was thought to be a foregone conclusion when he retired in 2001. So what does this mean for Dara Torres? Unfortunately, until it comes out that shes passed her drug tests and that she really has worked hard to continue her 20-plus year run of success, she will be a target of criticism and accusations of steroid use. As is the case in many of lifes matters, you have two sides to consider what you want to believe and what you are forced to think. In the case of Dara Torres and several other outstanding athletes, almost everyone wants to believe they are indeed highquality, super-talented individuals who are naturally at the top of their game. However, as long as that steroid needle rears its ugly head, people will be convinced that athletes just inject themselves with greatness, rather than using the blood, sweat and tears formula for success. What do you think of this weeks From The Sports Desk? Contact Chris at chrisstevens@countytimes. net with your feedback.

Continued from page B- races, Villopoto, who upped his points lead over Ryan Dungey to 103 with the win, said of the track where he also raced in the Nations tournament last year. Villopotos strategy was born of patience, waiting to see which lanes would open up for him to pass riders and keep the lead. The last five laps, I was pretty much spent, so I was taking my time and looking for some lines, he explained. Villopoto, who now has 341 points in 2008, felt the fatigue factor came into play because of the backwards layout the track employed for this race, not to mention the 30 minutes plus two laps distance, which made for a much longer race than usual. I definitely would rather see 12 or 13 laps, he said. The track was kind of short, obviously that makes it harder, but we all had to race on the same track. Racing on the same track and joining Villopoto on the podium were Dungey (Belle Plaine, Minn.) and Brett Metcalfe (Murrieta, Calif.), who managed not only to finish second and third respectively on Sunday, but keep those same two positions behind Villopoto in the Lites Division points standings. Metcalfe (198 points on the year) raced most of the finals with a sore ankle, another injury in a long line for him, but he toughed it out and managed to finish in third. I was just being a baby

Photo By Chris Stevens

Trey Canard is on the heels of Adam Miller in a MotoX lites division race Sunday afternoon at Budds Creek.

about [the ankle], he said with a slight laugh. I popped it and I started fading out. I was in a lot of pain, but itll be alright. Metcalfe realizes that injuries are part of the game, but he is not happy about injuries to his ankle and shoulder this season. I cant do anything about it, no one likes it, but I just keep battling through, giving 100 percent and its awesome

to get a little reward, he said of finishing third on the day. Dungey, who had his own pain from an accident a few weeks ago, was able to overtake Metcalfe, Kyle Cunningham and Trey Canard to finish in second place. I was a little bit behind [Trey], he made a mistake and swapped, Dungey, now with 238 points on the season, explained of his ascent to second place. From then on, I just fo-

cused on getting in some good laps, because Ryan had a little lead. Villopoto held on to the lead, but not without some thinking involved. It depends on the situation, he said of his approach to taking a lead. I dont want to wait too long [to take the lead]. If it doesnt come to me right away, then I have to go get it.

Matthew Lemoine heads down hill in Sunday afternoons Motocross Lites division race.

Photo By Chris Stevens

Continued from page B- 17, 2008 from 12 PM to 2 PM at John Lancaster Park; Ages 14U, 16U & 18U August 17, 2008 from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM John Lancaster Park

Pitchers needed:
The 2009 Southern Maryland Ospreys have openings for pitchers on the 10U, 14U and 18U teams. For 2009, the Ospreys will start new 10U and 18U Ospreys Teams.

For more information or questions contact Jim Sewell at 301-904-1654 or visit the Southern Maryland Ospreys website at www.eteamz. com/SMOSPREYS.
Trey Canard comes around a turn Sunday afternoon at Budds Creek.
Photo By Chris Stevens

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Experts Weigh In On Identity Theft

Long Standing State Website May Tell Too Much
Andrea Shiell Staff Writer Those who have been pulled over or received any type of criminal, civil, or traffic citation in the state of Maryland may be surprised to learn that their name, address, Social Security number, birthday, and even their race are readily available for free at some state-run websites, and may be accessed by those with sinister intentions. The citations listed go back more than 30 years, and include records even for routine traffic stops that were ultimately dismissed, said Laura Baumgartner, Director of Public relations for LifeLock, a company that provides identity theft protection services. Its one-stop shopping, exclaimed Tami Nealy, Director of Communications for LifeLock. During her tenure with the company, she said she has seen a sharp increase in identity theft cases, particularly within the last few years. Theyre no longer putting your Social Security number on the site, she said, but she added that the old records still list Maryland drivers license numbers as Social Security numbers, and websites providing case information have not erased that information. Theyre not detracting that, its still there, she said. Signs that someone has fallen victim to identity theft vary, but there are several telltale signs that consumers should be aware of; bills and statements arriving late or not arriving at all could mean that someone has stolen mail or changed a persons address. Nealy said that there are as many as 45 million change-of-address requests filed each year, and companies do not have the resources to verify that each request is legitimate. Con-

SMCPS Implements Student Dress Code

St. Marys County Public Schools (SMCPS) has developed a Student Dress Code to support a safe and positive learning environment that is free of distractions and disruptions. There is a close relationship between student dress and student behavior. Therefore, proper dress is important to setting the pattern of school and social conduct. The Student Dress Code, to be implemented with the start of the 2008-2009 school year, states:

Clothing and Accessories in General

Clothing displaying or suggesting profanity; sexual activity through graphic images, words, or innuendos; weapons; drugs/alcohol or drug paraphernalia; violence; or tobacco products may not be worn. Clothing with identifiable gang/ crew representation or paraphernalia may not be worn. Suggestive or provocative clothing such as see-through clothing or shirts/blouses/dresses with low necklines which show cleavage may not be worn. Official St. Marys County Public Schools athletic uniforms may be allowed at the discretion of the coach. Student dress for mixers (informal dances) must be in compliance with the Student Dress Code.

Olivia Vote

River Concert Series

Mahlers revolutionary song-symphony, Das Lied von der Erde, featuring prize-winning opera star Jason Collins, tenor, and international opera performer Olivia Vote, mezzo soprano, will captivate audiences for the sumers should take notice if they begin to receive bills or charges for accounts that they do not have, if they receive credit cards or credit denials that they did not apply for, or if they are denied credit that their past spending should allow for. Other red flags include receiving notices of mail redirection requests that they did not apply for, receiving bills from companies they do not recognize, or in extreme cases, being arrested for crimes they did not commit. Nealy said that there are many things consumers can do, free of charge, to protect their identities. Consumers can set fraud alerts with all three credit bureaus so that their spending will be verified during transactions. For example, if a large amount is charged to one account, the owner of that account will receive a phone call verifying the See Identity Theft page B-7 final River Concert, July 25, at St. Marys College of Maryland (SMCM). The Chesapeake Orchestra, under See River Concert Series page B-5

Hats/Headdresses may only be See Dress Code page B-7

Master of Arts in Teaching Degree Awarded to 23 Candidates

Commencement Speaker Trustee Lawrence Leak Notes Grads Will Have Profound Impact On One of Americas Greatest Resources. Twenty-three newly minted teachers ready to bring fresh ideas to schools in Southern Maryland and other areas graduated June 28 with St. Marys College of Maryland (SMCM) Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) degrees. President Jane Margaret OBrien made opening remarks and presented the graduates with their degrees at the commencement ceremony in St. Marys Hall. Dr. Lawrence Leak gave the commencement address. Leak is a College trustee and recently retired chief academic officer of University of Maryland University College. He is also vice chairman of the Historic St. Marys City Commission. In noting that this is the second class of M.A.T. candidates to graduate, OBrien applauded the 2008 class, saying, I know you admire the faculty deeply. I know the expectations are very high, as is the academic rigor asked of you. She cited the commitment to service each of you have and praised those students who took the initiative to teach in a different environment in The Gambia and Australia. Leak opened his remarks by commenting that earning a graduate degree has been called one of the most significant life-changing milestones. He said of the graduates, As teachers you have a profound impact on one of Americas greatest resources, elementary and

Local Resident Recognized St. Clements Island by Jaycees History and Heritage Day
At the recent year-end convention of the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, held in Memphis, Tennessee, Melanie Pepper of Lexington Park, Maryland was recognized for her achievements and dedication to the Jaycees. The Jaycees are a leadership development organization for men and women 21-41 years of age and encourage leadership development through community service. There are currently 13 chapters in Maryland. Chapters are also located throughout the United States and in countries worldwide. ( Melanie is a life member of the Salisbury Jaycees, the Maryland Jaycees and Junior Chamber International. She also serves as President of the Salisbury Jaycees Foundation, Inc. For her contributions to the organization in 2007, Melanie was awarded the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, Dennis P. Hamilton Memorial Award, naming her one of the top State Vice Presidents in the U.S. Jaycees. Melanie served as Community Development Vice President for the Maryland Jaycees. In addition, Melanie was awarded the Bill Butler Memorial Award. This award recognizes an individual See Jaycees page B-5 Make plans now to attend the St. Clements Island History and Heritage Day on Saturday, July 19, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with free water taxi rides to the island from the St. Clements Island Museum pier in Coltons Point, MD. St. Clements Island is the site of the first colonial landing in Maryland dating back to 1634. It also hosted a lighthouse built in 1851 for over 100 years, a hotel and cottages for vacationers from Washington, D. C. who traveled there by steamboat, a farm and tomato cannery. Today, the island is a Maryland state park with picnic pavilion, picnic tables, grills, chemical toilet, walking trail and a 40-foot commemorative cross that honors the first Maryland colonists who founded the

secondary students in our schools. What you say and how you behave will leave lasting impressions on the students you teach. I know youve been trained well by an outstanding faculty. Leak also noted the benefits of holding a graduate degree in teaching in the state of Maryland, including eligibility for the states highest teaching license after only three years and six additional credits. According to Leak, focus on teaching at the state level has never been sharper, with the federal No Child Left Behind program calling needed attention to teacher credentials and student achievement, with renewed attention paid to elementary and secondary education. He emphasized that it is crucial that teachers set high academic expectations for students while providing multiple See Art Teaching Degrees page B-5

colony based on religious toleration. Just completed is the replica of the original lighthouse, which was once known as the Blackistone Island Lighthouse. The public is invited to visit St. Clements Island for an educational and entertaining experience through tours of the lighthouse, childrens heritage games, live music by Joe Norris, colonial history by costumed interpreter portraying Dr. Thomas Gerard, and expert on the role of the colonial militia. The St. Clements Island Museum will host the St. Marys County Master Gardeners who will offer a Black-eyed Susan seed give away as well as advice on how to grow them. A book signing by Pete Imirie, author of Touch the Wind, See St. Clements Island page B-5

Thursday, July 17, 2008

The County Times

Section B - 

River Concert Series

Continued from page B- the musical direction of Jeffrey Silberschlag, will also perform Samuel Coleridge-Taylors Overture to Hiawatha and the Maryland premiere of Jeffrey Mumfords Verdant and Shimmering Air. Details about the concert are on the River Concert Series Web site at or call 240-8952024. The free outdoor concerts overlook the St. Marys River and begin at 7 p.m., with grounds opening at 5 p.m.

Childrens Day
Saturday July 26 10 a.m. 3 p.m. Rain or shine Childrens Day at Historic Cecils Old Mill on Indian Bridge Rd, Great Mills MD Free Crafts, Free Games Food Available (Small fee). For more information call 310-994-1510

St. Clements Island

Continued from page B- will also be available. This book recounts Imiries years of growing up in St. Marys County and experiences on St. Clements Island. An early walking tour of the island will be available at 10:30 a.m. for the first 20 people who sign up. Water taxi departures begin at 11 a.m. and service is available for free on a firstcome, first-served basis. In the event of inclement weather, water taxi service will be canceled or discontinued after all passengers have returned from the Island. All are encouraged to visit the St. Clements Island Museum; however, there is a small charge for admission. Please call the museum at 301-769-2222 for directions, more information or log on to the Museum Division website at www.stmarysmd. com/recreate/museums.

Citizens Encouraged To Sign Up For Automatic Notification Of Weather Warnings

The Board of County Commissioners for St. Marys County has raised the bar in public safety by providing residents with CodeRED Weather Warnings at no cost. To receive automated tornado, flash flood, and severe weather warnings to your business, home or cell phone, please sign up today by logging on to Click on E-Gov, then click on Emergency Notification Sign Up. This notification system is fast and effective, said President Jack Russell, St. Marys County Board of County Commissioners. I encourage everyone to sign up for this service today. St. Marys County is one of the first municipalities in the country to provide this notification system for its residents. This information will remain completely private and will only be made available to notify you of critical situations. Citizens are urged to be aware and be prepared for weather emergencies, particularly for tornado events. If there is a tornado warning for any area in St. Marys County, the countys Emergency Communications staff will activate the Fire & Rescue Sirens with a Take Cover signal for Tornado Warnings. This signal lasts for 13 cycles and is significantly different from a fire or rescue call signal. This system is tested on the first Saturday of every month at noon. Other things you can do to prepare include: Familiarize yourself with the terms that are used to identify a tornado hazard. A tornado watch means a tornado is possible in your area. You should monitor NOAA Weather Radio local radio and television news outlets for the latest developments. A tornado warning is when a tornado is actually occurring; take shelter immediately. Determine in advance where you will take shelter in case of a tornado warning. Storm cellars or basements provide the best protection. If underground shelter is not available, go into an interior room or hallway on the lowest floor possible. In a high-rise building, go to a small interior room or hallway on the lowest floor possible. Stay away from windows, doors and outside walls. Go to the center of the room. Stay away from corners because they attract debris. A vehicle, trailer or mobile home does not provide good protection. Plan to go quickly to a building with a strong foundation, if possible. If shelter is not available, lie flat in a ditch or other low-lying area. Do not get under an overpass or bridge. You are safer in a low, flat location. Plan to stay in the shelter location until the danger has passed. Get a kit of emergency supplies. Store it in your shelter location. For more information contact the Department of Public Safety at 301-475-4200 x2124 or visit the countys website at www.stmarysmd. com/Emergencycomm.

Benefit for Hunter Dean Scott

Saturday July 19th 5 9 p.m. American Legion Post 274 11820 H.G. Trueman Road Lusby, MD. $20 entry fee/ children under 12 free. Cash Bar, 50/50 raffle, silent auction, magic show, and DJ. Donations can be made to the Hunter Dean Scott Foundation P.N.C. Bank Solomons.

Democratic Club Meeting

Jason Collins

The St. Marys Democratic Club will meet on Monday, July 21 at 7 p.m. at Petruzzis Restaurant in Wildonations and were able to outfit six K-9 teams with bullet and stab proof vests. For local project leadership, Melanie was awarded second place for Community Development projects, for her chairmanship of the 61st Annual Salisbury (MD) Jaycees Christmas parade, held in her hometown on the Eastern Shore. In addition to her Jaycee recognition, on April 5th, 2008, Melanie was presented with a Jefferson Award for Outstanding Public Service. She was recognized by WBOC TV in her hometown of Salisbury, Maryland. The Jefferson Awards were founded in 1972 by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis with Senator Robert Taft, Jr. and Sam Beard founded the American Institute for Public Service to create a Nobel Prize for public and community service. (www.

Continued from page B- whose project or programming benefited the correctional system. In 2007 Melanie chaired a statewide imitative to raise funds to purchase protective equipment for the working dogs for the Maryland Division of Corrections K-9 Unit. Through her efforts, the Maryland Jaycees collected over $9000.00 in

dewood Shopping Center. The guest speaker will be Denise Riley, Political Director for the Maryland and DC AFL-CIO. She will discuss the AFL-CIOs Turn Around America campaign developed to educate union members on issues that will affect them in the 2008 Election. Topics will include health care and the economy. Come early, grab dinner and enjoy pre-meeting discussion. Call Cindy at 301-737-7978.

Art Teaching Degrees

Continued from page B- opportunities, endless support and genuine encouragement. Students nurtured under these conditions rarely fall short. Paul Michael Christian, a resident of Lusby, Maryland, gave the student address. Noting that none of us got here alone, Christian thanked his professors, in particular Ardith Harle, assistant professor of educational studies, and Teresa Field, associate professor and department chair. Special appreciation was shown during the ceremony to Dallas Plugge Dean (60) for her establishment of the Dallas P. Dean Teacher-Education Award. She created the scholarship to encourage students to teach. Dean, who graduated from St. Marys Junior College and, in 1962, American University, taught fifth grade in the public schools her entire career. The $1,000 scholarship is awarded a M.A.T. student, based on need and meritorious achievement as decided by the Colleges Educational Studies Department. Christian is the 2008 scholarship recipient. Harle presented Dean with an award certificate and an angel pin in thanks for her long-standing support. James P. Muldoon, chairman of the St. Marys College Board of Trustees, introduced Leak, noting that he is known in the state as a leading expert in secondary education and was appointed to the prestigious position of assistant superintendent of the Maryland State Department of Education, with a particular focus on teacher certification and school accreditation. Leak graduated from SMCM with a degree in social science and education in 1976. He received a masters degree in 1981 and a doctorate in education in 1988 from the University of Maryland. At the University of Maryland University College he specialized in teacher preparation policy,

certification policy, and leadership development. Leak was involved with oversight of all the universitys academic programs; evaluation, research and grants; instructional support; and worldwide academic scheduling. He was also a member of the universitys executive committee.

The following students were awarded the M.A.T. degree:

Amanda Alonso-Valenteen, of Mercersburg, Pa. Jessica Marie Baker, of Gaithersburg, Md. Katherine Hemsley Barnes, of Wayne, Pa. Cali M. Chase, of Myersville, Md. Paul Christian, of Lusby, Md. Barry Erb, of Pottstown, Pa. Ashley Fussell, of Millersville, Md. Kendra Leigh Hildreth, of New Windsor, Md. Jessica Erin Jolliffe, of Hughesville, Md. Michelle Alice Mason, of Tall Timbers, Md. Clare Dudley McLean, of Arlington, Va. Melissa Karen Molitor, of Lexington Park, Md. Jeannie Elizabeth Monico, of Lusby, Md. Sharlitta Novella Myrick, of Upper Marlboro, Md. Samantha Elizabeth Parisi, of Island Heights, N.J. Melissa Autumn Puzak, of Arnold, Md. Gabrielle Michelle Sivak, of Lexington Park, Md. Kelly LaRose Rohacek, of Lusby, Md. Robert B. Schou, of Annapolis, Md. Jaclyn Michelle Summer, of Hampstead, Md. Vanessa Lyn Vizcarrondo, of Harwood, Md. Derek Drew Willard, of Leonardtown, Md. Shannon A. Williams, of Baltimore, Md.

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The County Times

Thursday, July 17, 2008

No Melt Sundae Pie
From Ingredients 15 OREO Cookies, crushed (about 1-1/2 cups crumbs) 3 Tbsp. butter, melted 1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed, divided 1 cup cold milk 1 pkg. (4-serving size) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding & Pie Filling 2 squares BAKERS Semi-Sweet Chocolate, melted 1/3 cup canned sweetened condensed milk Directions 1. MIX cookie crumbs and butter; press firmly onto bottom and up side of 9-inch pie plate. Reserve 1/2 cup of the whipped topping. Refrigerate until ready to use. 2. POUR milk into large bowl. Add dry pudding mix. Beat with wire whisk 2 min. or until well blended. Gently stir in remaining whipped topping. Spoon into crust. Mix melted chocolate and condensed milk until well blended. Spoon over pie. Cut through chocolate mixture several times with knife for marble effect. 3. FREEZE 6 hours or until firm. Remove pie from freezer 15 min. before serving. Let stand at room temperature to soften slightly. Top with the reserved whipped topping.

Sun-Dried Tomato & Garlic Dip

From Ingredients 1 tub (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese Spread 1/2 cup MIRACLE WHIP Dressing 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil, drained, chopped 2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh chives 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper Directions 1. MIX all ingredients until well blended. 2. SERVE with NABISCO Crackers and cutup fresh vegetables, if desired.

Zesty New Potato Salad

From Ingredients 2 lb. new potatoes, quartered 1/2 cup MIRACLE WHIP Light Dressing 2 green onions, sliced 4 tsp. GREY POUPON Savory Honey Mustard 2 tsp. honey 1/8 tsp. black pepper Directions 1. PLACE potatoes in large saucepan. Add enough water to completely cover potatoes. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 20 min. or until potatoes are tender. Drain. Rinse potatoes with cold water until cooled; drain. 2. MIX remaining ingredients in large bowl. Add potatoes; mix lightly. Cover. 3. REFRIGERATE several hours or until chilled.

Skillet Green Beans, Tomatoes and Bacon

From Ingredients 6 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon, cut into 1inch pieces 1 large onion, chopped 1 lb. fresh green beans, trimmed, cut into 11/2-inch pieces 1/2 cup chicken broth 1/4 tsp. pepper 4 medium plum tomatoes, chopped Directions 1. COOK bacon in large skillet on medium heat until crisp, stirring occasionally. Transfer bacon with slotted spoon to paper towels to drain, reserving drippings in skillet. 2. ADD onions to drippings in skillet; cook and stir 6 min. or until lightly browned. Add beans, broth and pepper; mix well. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover. Sim-

Sweet BBQ Chicken Kabobs

From Ingredients mer 40 min. or until beans are tender. 3. STIR in tomatoes; increase heat to mediumhigh. Cook 3 min. or until tomatoes are heated through. Transfer to serving dish. Sprinkle with bacon. Serve warm. 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces 2 cups 1-1/2-inch fresh pineapple chunks 1 each: red and green pepper, cut into 1-1/2inch chunks 1/2 cup KRAFT Original Barbecue Sauce 3 Tbsp. frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed Directions 1. PREHEAT grill to medium-high heat. Using eight long wooden skewers (two, side-by-

Fettuccine Carbonara
From Ingredients 1/2 lb. fettuccine, uncooked 1 cup frozen peas 1/4 cup PHILADELPHIA Light Cream Cheese Spread 1/4 cup KRAFT Light Classic Caesar Reduced Fat Dressing 1 Tbsp. flour 1 cup fat-free milk 1 pkg. (6 oz.) OSCAR MAYER Smoked Ham, cut into short strips 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 3 Tbsp. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese Directions 1. COOK pasta as directed on package, adding peas to the boiling water for the last 3 min.; drain. 2. MEANWHILE, beat cream cheese spread, dressing and flour in medium saucepan with wire whisk until well blended. Gradually

side, for each kabob), thread chicken alternately with pineapple and peppers onto skewers, to make four kabobs. 2. MIX barbecue sauce and juice concentrate; brush some of the sauce mixture onto kabobs. 3. GRILL 8 to 10 min. or until chicken is cooked through, turning and brushing occasionally with the remaining sauce mixture.

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Corn-Pepper Relish

From Ingredients 1 can (15 oz.) black beans, drained, rinsed 1 can (10 oz.) whole kernel corn, drained 1 red pepper, chopped 1 cup prepared GOOD SEASONS Italian Salad Dressing & Recipe Mix for Fat Free Dressing, divided 2 pork tenderloins (1-1/2 lb.) Directions 1. PREHEAT grill to medium heat. Mean-

add milk, stirring constantly until mixture is well blended. Add ham; cook on medium-low heat 5 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally. 3. DRAIN pasta mixture; return to saucepan. Add sauce mixture; mix lightly. Cook an additional 2 to 3 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Top with parsley and Parmesan cheese.

while, combine beans, corn, peppers and 1/2 cup of the dressing. 2. GRILL meat 12 to 15 min. or until cooked through (160F), turning occasionally and brushing with the remaining 1/2 cup dressing. 3. CUT meat into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Serve with the corn relish


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Community Comprehensive Plan Meetings Set for July

Citizens are encouraged to attend one of the five community meetings scheduled to discuss the St. Marys County Comprehensive Plan, which was adopted in 2002 and is titled, Quality of Life in St. Marys County A Strategy for the 21st Century. These open meetings will be Wed, July 9, 2008 at Lettie Dent Elementary School in Charlotte Hall; Thursday, July 10 at Seventh District Fire Department in Avenue; Wed, July 16 at Leonardtown Middle School; Wed, July 23 in the Lexington Park Library, and Thurs, July 31 at Ridge Elementary School. The meetings will all begin at 7 p.m. The July 9 meeting will be taped and broadcast on Channel 95. Check for a schedule. Comments on this plan and the process are also welcome by writing to the Board of County Commissioners at PO Box 653, Leonardtown, MD 20650 or by emailing State law requires that counties review their comprehensive plans at least every six years. The community meetings will be an important part of this review, and will be an opportunity for those who participate to help assess whether the County is on the correct course for development and preservation. Participants will help to identify what kind of future growth pattern will allow the County to best achieve its missions, and to determine what local government policies and actions would best achieve that growth pattern. All citizens are encouraged to review the current document. It is available at Click on Land Use Growth Management under the Services box. Then click on Comprehensive Planning. Then click on Comprehensive Plan. The Plan is used for guidance in making decisions such as Comprehensive Zoning, Zoning Text Amendments, the 2005 Land Preservation Parks and Recreation Plan, the 2006 Transportation Plan, and consideration of capital projects. Several recommendations contained in the current Plan have been accomplished. This planning process allows the community to recognize future needs and set forth new initiatives. The community meetings are an important part of updating this document. Please attend and offer your comments. Following the community meetings, the St. Marys Countys Planning Commission will hold a public hearing prior to its approval of the updated document. The Board of County Commissioners will also hold a public hearing before its approval of the revised document and the final approved plan will be submitted to the State of Maryland in 2009.

Dress Code
Continued from page B- worn indoors for religious or health reasons.

fingertips. Dress straps should be at least two (2) inches wide over the shoulder or covered by a sweater, jacket, or other shirt and in any case, strapless dresses may not be worn.

be worn.

Jewelry, belts, chains, and other accessories that may be used as or look like a weapon or create a significant disruption may not be worn. Studded accessories are not permitted. Parents and students are asked to be mindful of the school systems Student Dress Code when purchasing school clothing for the upcoming school year. In addition to being posted in the 2008-2009 St. Marys County Public Schools Student Handbook/School Calendar to be distributed to all students/parents in August 2008, the dress code will be posted on the school systems website at Any questions related to this dress code should be directed to your childs school or the St. Marys County Public Schools Department of Student Services at 301-4755511, Option 2.

Shirts and Blouses

Shirts and blouses should be continuous from the neckline to the waist of the pants/skirt/ skort. Shirt straps should be at least two (2) inches wide over the shoulder or covered by a sweater, jacket, or other shirt and in any case, strapless shirts/blouses may not be worn. The midriff area (front, back, and sides) must not be visible at any time even when seated. No undergarments should be exposed. Shirts having large armholes and neck holes, such as muscle shirts, may not be worn.

Pants and Shorts/ Skorts

Pants and shorts/skorts should be secured at waist: no sagging below waist to expose undergarments. Tights, stretch pants, leggings, and spandex body suits must be worn with clothing, which meets the skirt/dress directives. Shorts/skorts should be approximately one inch below the fingertips. Pajama pants may not be worn.

Shoes must be worn that are safe for all activities. Elementary school students must wear shoes that are secured behind the ankle. Shoes with wheels may not

Skirts and Dresses

Skirts, dresses, and spandex skirts should be approximately one (1) inch below the

Mr. Derby to perform Rhyme Time Jam
The next Professional Performance will be held on July 21 and will be Mr. Derbys Rhyme Time Jam, a totally interactive musical jam session for all ages. Charlotte Halls program will be at White Marsh Elementary at 10 a.m.; Leonardtowns will be at Leonard Hall Drill Center at 12:30 p.m.; and Lexington Parks will be at the library at 3 p.m. These free programs are made possible by a grant from St. Marys County Arts Council and matching funds from the Board of Library Trustees. ing bug websites and create a bug information booklet in this free one hour class. They can bring a bug in a secure container to identify online. Since space is limited, registration is required.

Identity Theft
Continued from page B- charge before the transaction is completed. You have to know that these fraud alerts expire every 90 days, said Nealy, but consumers can reissue the alerts as many times as they like. Federal law provides for

Teen writing workshop planned

A teen writing workshop with teen fiction author, Amber Lough is scheduled on August 18 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Lexington Park. To receive a critique of their work, teens need to drop off a writing sample to the library or email before August 1. Registration is required.

every consumers right to receive a free credit report every 12 months, which they can do by going to www. Websites like are not free, and they arent the ones you should go to, she said. Consumers can also opt out of direct mail association lists and pre-approved credit offers by calling 1-888-5-OPTOUT. This will not only decrease the amount of junk

mail they receive, but it may reduce the risk of personal information being accessed by hackers. Nealy said that the number one thing consumers can do is to check with the companies they provide personal information to, and to see what their procedures are for protecting clients identities. Just be vigilant and ask how they are taking care of that information, she said.

Teens invited to movie nights

The Leonardtown TAG (Teen Advisory Group) invites teens to the showing of the Indiana Jones trilogy. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom will be shown on July 24 and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade on August 7. Both start at 5:30 p.m. Lexington Park TAG will show the movie, I Am Legend, on July 29 at 4 p.m. Since the movie is PG-13, teens must be 13 years old or older to attend.

Not too late to join reading clubs

Its not too late for children, birth through teens, to sign up for the summer reading program which runs through August 9. Children register, read, and log their reading times to earn prizes. Read-to Me Club is for babies, birth to age two. Catch the Reading Bug is for preschoolers to 5th grade. Metamorphosis is for sixth graders and up.

Condition Of Bay Crabs Highlights CCA Md Patuxent River Chapter Meeting

Dr. Tom Miller, professor, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory (CBL) in Solomons, will highlight the Wednesday, July 23, meeting of the Coastal Conservation Association Maryland, Patuxent River Chapter, speaking on What Is Happening to Chesapeake Bay Crabs. The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the St. Marys County Elks Lodge #2092, 45779 Fire Department Lane, California. CBL conducts research on a range of basic and applied questions relating to the ecology and management of natural resources in the Chesapeake Bay and other areas. The meeting is free and open to the public. Food and beverages will be available for purchase beginning at 6 p.m. for those attending the meeting. There will also be a discussion of the Patuxent River Chapters Oyster Project, a raffle, and door prizes.

Families can enjoy Wii game nights

Families and gamers of all ages can play Guitar Hero and DDR on the librarys Wii at the free family game nights at Lexington Park on July 30 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and at Leonardtown on July 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Registration is requested.

Leonardtowns Book Discussion Group to celebrate 10th anniversary

The book discussion group at Leonardtown Library will be celebrating its 10th year anniversary on July 17 at 7 p.m. Dr. Robin Bates, English Professor at St. Marys College will lead the discussion of Cormac McCarthys book, No Country for Old Men. Sara Gruens book, Water for Elephants, will be discussed at Charlotte Hall on August 4 at 7 p.m. and Doris Kearns Goodwins book, Team of Rivals, will be discussed at Lexington Park on August 11 at 6 p.m.

Kids computer class explores websites

Children ages 8 and up will explore excit-

Rash of motor vehicle burglaries continues

From July 11 through July 13, 2008 the St. Marys County Sheriffs Office responded to 12 breaking, entering and thefts complaints from motor vehicles. Eight of the motor vehicle breaking and entering incidents occurred in the parking lots of various business in the California and Lexington Park areas. In eight of the thefts from the motor vehicles GPS (Global Postioning) systems were stolen. Sheriff Timothy K. Cameron cannot express enough the importance in removing all items of value from view when your vehicle is unattended. Cameron is also asking citizens to please be aware of their surroundings and report any suspicious activity. Anyone with information about these thefts from motor vehicle or any other crime is asked to call Crime Solvers at 301-475-3333.

Searches lead to suspected marijuana, smoking device

On July 11, 2008 Deputies McCoy and Safford responded to Valley Court in Lexington Park to investigate a report of possible controlled dangerous substance violations involving five male suspects. Upon arrival, four of the suspects fled into the wood line. An inspection of the area revealed numerous blunt cigars commonly used to smoke marijuana. McCoy made contact with William Ambrose Fenwick, 18, of Lexington Park and asked Fenwick if he could conduct a pat down of his person for weapons. Fenwick consented to the pat down. During the pat down McCoy felt a bulge consistent with the size and packaging of controlled dangerous substance in Fenwicks pocket. McCoy recovered a small bag containing suspected marijuana. Fenwick was arrested for possession of a controlled

dangerous substance. On July 12, 2008 Deputy Campbell responded to an area on New Market Turner Road in Charlotte Hall for a report of a person walking in the middle of the roadway. Upon arrival Campbell observed a subject, later identified as Jason Ryan Hancock, 24, of La Plata walking along the shoulder of the road. Campbell activated his emergency equipment and Hancock laid down in the thick brush along the roadway. Campbell ordered Hancock out of the brush and he complied. Campbell conducted a pat down of Hancock for weapons. During the pat down Campbell felt an object which appeared to be a smoking device in Hancocks pocket. The object was removed. It was a smoking device containing suspect marijuana residue. Hancock was arrested for possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of CDS paraphernalia.

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Thursday, July 17, 200

The Blue-footed Booby

By Theresa Morr
easy to tame, not too smart, and clumsy on land. Bluefooted boobies also hang out along the rocky western coasts of Central and South America and parts of southern California. Boobies live and nest in colonies among the rocks. But at sunrise, they fly out to sea in search of a meal. Although wobbly in their take-offs and landings, these guys are fantastic flyers once in the air. They are small fish and squid eaters and when spotting a school of, say, sardines or anchovies, the boobies become like streamlined torpedoes. They fold their wings back around their bodies and divebomb straight into the water at about 60 mph. Whew! And up they come with a fish dangling out of its long beak. Boobies have permanently closed nostrils for diving, so water up the nose isnt a problem for these guys. They just breathe through the corner of their mouth. Pretty awesome, huh? Both male and female boobies have blue webbed feet but males with the bluest feet are more in favor as prospective mates. The male booby tries to impress the female by flaunting his blue feet, along with performing an exaggerated high-stepping strut; spreading his wings; and presenting the female with nesting materials. After this brief courtship display, the birds dance together and point their bills toward the sky as the male spreads his wings once again and lets out a loud whistle. Its all part of Mother Natures mating ritual. Females lay two or three eggs and both parents take turns in incubating them. They also use their webbed feet to cover the young chicks to keep them warm. Blue-footed boobies are about the size of a goose and weigh around three to four pounds. They have white chests and throats; wings and feathers on their back are brownish; and their face is a greenish-blue with a large grey beak. These seabirds have a life span of about 17 years. For more cool stuff and pictures of blue-footed boobies, surf over to http://kids. And guess what? There are also brown and red-footed boobies, too! Check them out on the Internet.


Can you imagine having blue feet? Well, if you were a blue-footed booby and could talk, you might say, Hey dude, check out my fabulous blue feet! Blue-footed boobies are tropical seabirds with long wings, thick necks, and tapered tails. They are known mostly as Galapagos Island residents, where early explorers to this island off the coast of Ecuador found the birds. Their name comes from the Spanish word bobo meaning stupid fellow because the explorers found the birds

Kids Corner

Heres How It Works: Sudoku puzzles are formatted as a 9x9 grid, broken down into nine 3x3 boxes. To solve a sudoku, the numbers 1 through 9 must fill each row, column and box. Each number can appear only once in each row, column and box. You can figure out the order in which the numbers will appear by using the numeric clues already provided in the boxes. The more numbers you name, the easier it gets to solve the puzzle!


1. Licensed accountant 4. Oil production measure (abbr.) 7. An accountant certified by the state 10. Perceived with attention 12. Paddles 14. Radioactivity unit 15. Typical geese 17. Murres genus 18. G____le: wrestle with 19. Bills of fare 22. Having vision, not blind 23. Alternative musical passage 24. Formerly (archaic) 25. Surprise greatly 26. Japanese apricot tree 27. Reichsmark 28. VI 29. European swift genus 31. Article 32. Unit of time (abbr.) 33. Happy 35. Stage sceneries 37. Grandmothers

39. Military greeting 41. Lake Champlain fortication 45. Friends (French) 46. Undercover agent 47. Belonging to actress Moore 48. Mature female deer 49. Wan 50. Hyphen 51. The last part of a sequence 52. Pitch 53. A pig enclosure

Last Weeks Puzzle Solutions

1. Pessimistic investor 2. Force units 3. Leaseholder 4. Town (French) 5. ____trooper: soldier 6. Albanian river 7. Skulls 8. Native of New Guinea 9. Automatic Data Process-

ing System 11. Controlling influences 13. 1994 Skating champion Yuka 16. Increases a bet 18. Reorganized 20. Cause to become undone 21. Manuscripts (abbr.) 28. White collar compensation 29. Haffez al-_____, Syrian president 30. Skinned an orange 33. Shadow arm on a sundial 34. Digital audio tape 36. Leaf pores 38. ____lified: made easier 39. Derisive face 40. Strat_____: expert planner 41. Disappear slowly 42. Hair or wool or fur of an animal 43. Cor____: Toyota model 44. With fireplace residue

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Thursday July 17, 2008

TEL: 301-373-4125 FAX: 301-373-4128

4 Bdrm 2.5 Bath House Lusby. 2,300 square feet rambler with 2 story attached addition. Large master bedroom (20 x 32) with walk in closet. Large master bath with corner jacuzzi tub, separate shower and double sink. Laundry room off master bedroom with sliding glass doors into backyard. Open kitchen - dining room area. Double door refrigerator with ice/water dispenser, convection oven, dishwasher, central heat and ac. Speciality lighting, texturized paint, and new carpet. Upstairs room of 2 story addition has separate entrance and walk out balcony (originally designed as office space). Alarm system and intercom/speaker system from upstairs to front door. Wired for surround sound and HDTV. Level lot and 11x17 storage shed. Close to Pax River Base Solomons, schools and shopping. Monthly rent - $1,500 (does not include utilities) with $1,000 security deposit due at time of signing lease. Will also negotiate rent with option to buy if interested. Minimum lease 6 months. Available immediately. If interested, and for any further information, please contact by e-mail tntd4669@ or call 301290-0754 (eve./wknd) or 301-653-2271 (days). This quiet country home has a newly renovated kitchen with stainless appliances. All hardwood and tile flooring throughout. The 4 acre yard has plenty of room for pets and kids to play. Large trees shade the house and the yard is surrounded by mature forest. Located directly off 301 N. 30 min from D.C. and 45min to Pax River. Gas cooking, fireplace in Living room, High speed internet and direct TV Installed. Price: $1400. If interested, please call Daniel Evans at 240-682-1497 for more information and to set up a date for viewing. 1 1/2 year old, one-story home with Unfinished Basement for rent. Large Kitchen with Cherry Cabinets, granite countertops, Island and Pantry, Large Side by SIde refrigerator with ice dispenser/water on door, Ceramic Stove Top, Wall Oven, microwave and Dishwasher. Large MasterBedroom with Walk-in Closet, Masterbath with whirlpool tub, Separate shower and tile floors. Family room with gas fireplace. Living room has lots of glass. Dining room with chair railing, breakfast nook and laundry room. Hardwood floors and crown moulding throughout. 2+ car garage. 2000 sq.ft walkout unfinished basement. House sits on 1.5 wooded acres in a quiet neighborhood. Neighborhood is in the Leonardtown High School district. Home is only a 10 minute drive to Patuxent River Naval Air Station. Home will be available end of August, currently rented will need to set up an appointment with current renters to view. Please call (301)994-0980 for appointment or with questions. Pets are negotiable with a deposit. No Smokers Please. Price: $2100.

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Raymond World Inc. Seeking Individual to work as Secretary / Bookkeeping Accountant/Clerk & Sales Representative. Qualifications: Verbal/Written Communication Skills, Extremely Organized, Legal Background Helpful. Interested candidate should contact A large company, located in Hughesville, MD is seeking a part time administrative staff person to assist with filing and electronic document scanning. This is a great position for Moms who only want to work part time, or retirees looking for part time work! If interested, please fax resumes to 301-274-5075, attention Jackie or Pat.

Behavior Interventionist . We are looking for someone who has experience working with young children. You will work with licensed child care providers, both center and family, to create and implement behavior management strategies that assist providers in dealing with children who have challenging behaviors. A knowledge of early childhood (under the age of 7 years) mental health, developmental milestones, behavior management and at least one year experience working in a early childhood setting are required. Must have good writing skills. Bachelors degree or above in psych, social work or related field. If interested, please call iobhan Ponder 301-2900040, or email sponder@

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2000 Chrysler Sebring Convertible. Good condition. Mechanically sound, recently passed inspection. top has no leaks, tears, or rips. converting motor is in good condition. chrome rims, keyless entry, CD and Casette player, infinity sound system. will consider reasonable offers. Simply want to get rid of it. If interested, please call Frank at 301247-9962. Or email frankiemcd88@yahoo. com for pictures. $4500. 1994 Mazda B3000 Extended Cab Pick-Up. Starts and runs but needs work and paint. Good tires with full size spare. Makes a good work truck. Sliding rear window. Price: $600. 2001 Chevrolet 2500 HD. Price: $5500.00 or OBO. Good work truck for hauling trailer or to tow boat or camper. Has Allison Transmission. Has Prodigy brake controller. Call (301) 904-6733 or email 2005 Pontiac G6 . Bigger car needed to fit family needs.. This is a one owner car and has been taken care of very well. This has been a non smoker car. Has had all oil changes on time and all other needed maintaince. The tires have less then 8000 miles on them. Call 703-501-7105 for more information if interested. Price: $13,000 OBO. 2007 F350 Lariet, crew cab 4x4, dually, am, fm, cd, sirius, power sliding rear window, leather int, sunroof, heated seats. roll top bed cover, linex bed liner,16 k 5th wheel hitch,15800 miles, gargage kept, $31,500 obo. If interested, please email mclanesm@ 1995 Jeep Cherokee. This Jeep passed **Maryland Inspection** as of July 12, 2008. It is 4 wheel drive, 4 door, manuel, Red, air conditioning, heat, AM/ FM radio, tape player, power windows, power locks, $2,800 Kelley Blue Book, cruise control. If interested please call Bill at (301) 475-2365. Price: $2300 obo. 1979 El Cameno. Runs good, rebuilt engine from Auto Zone (low miles) Turbo 350 automatic trans, dual exaust, SS hood scoop, center line alum wheels, 4 new tires. $3200 obo. dolly@


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For Sale - 2007 HONDA SHADOW - AERO, just over 10K miles. Black & Silver, well maintained, never dropped, CLEAN bike, lots of chrome. Bike comes with leather back pack that mounts to sissy bar, chrome luggage rack, and windshield. Price: $5250. 240-925-0102. 1985 Suzuki Madura, 1200 CC. The bike is a sport touring bike with leather saddle bags. The bike is in very good condition, runs great and has great power. 301-4759596. Price: $1850 OBO. 2003 Honda Shadow Spirit 1100. Amazing gas savings with this bike. Windshield, luggage rack, saddle bags, sissy bar, owners and maintenance manuals, mustang seat, Vance and Hines exhaust. This bike runs great. Price: $4000. Call 410 394 6046. Mechanic Owned 2002 Heritage Soft Tail Harley Davidson, Has Detachable (Removable) Saddle Bags, Screaming Eagle Pipes,Fuel Injected, Highway Pegs, Extra Seat With Adjustable Backrest, New Hand Grips, ETC. Call Home 301-884-2161 and Leave Message For Information Or Email djmstroud@ Pictures Available Upon Request. Price: $13,500 OBO.

Ready for something special? Here at Traceys Tender Care your child will have the opportunity to experience crafts, learning activities, social games, science and nature projects, a computer center and so much more. While the summer time brings field trips and special outdoor activities, a preschool program is offered during the school year with your childs papers being sent home weekly for reinforcement and to keep you up to date on your childs progress. Call today to set up an interview for you and your child to come visit and see what we have to offer. 301-274-2743 or 240-508-2902. Home Daycare Provider in Huntingtown has openings for Before & After Care beginning August 18th 2008. Plum Point School District. Breakfast/Lunch/Snacks Hours: 6:30 am - 5:00 pm. Please call Kelly Minnigh 410.535.2064 for rates. St. Leonard Elementary School District- Loving daycare provider has openings for ages 2 and up. I provide Breakfast and lunch plus two healthy snacks. Your child will enjoy learning with our daily program including circle time, arts and crafts and indoor and outdoor play. Hours are 6:30-6:00. Call 410-474-9001 for more information.

Custom built all brick home situated on 1.3 acres with a breathtaking panoramic view of the river. Has open floor plan with five large bedrooms, 2.5 baths and attached two car garage. Master suite is on the main level with a deluxe bathroom and walk-in closet. Great room with cathedral ceilings and gas fireplace. Office, den, game room and lots of storage space. Custom kitchen with upgrades. Property has bulkhead, private pier with electric and water, boat lifts and boat house. Separate oversized work shop, swim spa and many more amenities. Call 301643-1681. $1,200,000. Beautiful 26 acre farm facing views of the Blue Ridge Mtns from your windows. Two story farmhouse. Upstairs logs still show in the bedrooms from this circa 1890s built home. Old fireplaces in bedrooms & livingroom. Updated in late 70s w/new kitchen, handicapped bath,oil furnace. Sunporch w/old cistern water pump-still works!! House still has alot of old antique features, wooden bedroom doors w/old latches, wide board walls, lovely stairway, small sideroom kitchen pantry,etc. Large yard, flower beds, garden area. Several outbuildings/large garage w/upstairs (great for workshop/studio, etc),barn and pond. House is very liveable..but would love some tender loving care. Beautiful views, close to town, but secluded and private. Move to the country, to relax, have a small business, B&B, room for the kids, or a small farm to begin as youve always wished for! Call 540-7435273. Price: $475,000. End Unit Townhouse conveniently located in Great Mills, MD minutes from NAS Pax River and Solomons Island. Outside is a covered porch that includes the private entrance and a fenced-in backyard with updated landscaping. Inside are two large bedrooms (each with full bath), dine-in kitchen, living room with wood-burning fireplace and built-in bookcase, basement with cellar door to backyard and a one car garage with private driveway. Included are a brand-new 13-SEER heat pump, washer and dryer and kitchen appliances. $239,900 (314) 985-0629 Wildewood Section 1 home on larger lot, with new heat pump, dual fuel stove (electric double oven and gas cook top). Three bedrooms plus study (which could be a fourth bedroom); family room with fireplace (w/ pellet stove insert) and custom built bookcases; new tile flooring for kitchen & breakfast nook; hard wood flooring in master bedroom and second floor hallway as well as throughout first floor. 6 panel doors on first floor. 12 x 16 Deck in rear. Large garage. 301-862-3353. $395,000.

Brand new 3 bedroom 2 1/2 bath 2 story home situated on a level lot, all electric appliances, high effiency heat pump system, bathrooms, kitchen& laundry room feature ceramic tile, buyer can still pick carpet. Home has cieling fans in all bedrooms and in family room, pre wired for catv and phones in all rooms, and exterior flood lighting. Lot has a seasonal waterview and is within minutes of local marina with boat ramp, house is priced to sell and buyer can work with my lender or thier own, builder is offering $6000 in closing help and house is priced well under appraised value at $296,000 new county assesment is $316,000. call 240-298-2877. This beautiful colonial is located on a 2 acre lot within the prestigious Hilton Ridge Estates. Beat the Leonardtown and Calvert traffic and save money on gas by purchasing this home that is located within 5 miles of Pax River NAS. This house has a beautiful lot that is backed to a wooded area that you would own all the back to a private road behind the property. This house boasts an oversize deck and a fenced in yard. The house has walk-in closets and oversized 5 1/4 baseboards, trim around all windows and a two car garage. The master bath has a soaking tub with separate shower. Ceiling fans in all bedrooms and the living room. Community amenities include play ground, basketball court, pavillion, grills and all lots are at least 2 acres. Please call 301-862-1427. Price: $377,000. Beautiful 4 bedroom 2 bath Colonial build in 2005 in Great Condition, Oak HW floors throughout. Except for carpet in bedrooms and ceramic tile in guest bath. Large MBR with WIC, soaking tub, sep shower with dual heads, marble flooring in MBA with large closet. Kitchen has granite counters, 42 cabinets, upgraded SS appliances recessed lighting. Formal LR and DR with ceiling fan. Beautiful 31ft long Deck on back off the FR, covered porch on front. Two car garage Ex-large parking, separate outside 30amp for RV and room for boat. Fenced in back yard, private wooded lot .69 acre, landscaping. Friendly neighborhood all with lg. lots, 10 x 12 shed and no HOA. Deeded access to the St Marys river. Close to NAS Pax River. Call 301-994-1966. Price: $425,000. Nice Updated Brick Townhome with Large Fenced yard. Eat in Kitchen, Dining Room, New Carpet, New Paint, Large Master Bedroom with 2 Closets, the 2 Smaller Bedrooms are 8x10 and 11x10, Almost New All Appliances, Full-Size Washer/Dryer, 2 Reserved Parking Spaces. 1 Mile From PAX River Base. Call 301-904-4764. Price: $159,900.

Really cute 1 bedroom apartment available July 20th. Apartment is almost new and has a stackable washer/dryer unit and a dishwasher. The rent in $950 per month for one person, $1000 for two and it INCLUDES electric, water, basic cable in bedroom and living room AND wireless internet. Located 25 minutes from PAX Navy Base, 45 minutes from Andrews Airforce Base. No dogs allowed. One year lease required. Please call 410-231-0942. 1BR 1BA lower half of house, utilities included (central air, gas heat, elec). 0.8 miles to Pax Gate 1. Private entry, very secluded and quiet neighborhood, surrounded by mature trees. Excellent closet storage, dressing room in addition to full bath. No smoking. No pets. Call Phyllis @301862-2938. Price: $750. Garden patio apartment nicely furnished in quiet neighborhood. All utilities included with cable hi-speed internet. Non smoking. Walk to restaurants. Suitable for 1 professional adult. Month to Month rental. Price: $1,200. If interested, please call Lin Gauchat at 410 326-1103. Apartment For Rent. Quite neighborhood, semi furnished, electric, cable included. 10 min to PAX River. Non smoker, no pets, single person. Price: $750. If interested, please call 301-994-0340. for more information Immediately seeking roommate! 4 miles from NAS PAX Gate 2. Renting out large (27x20) master bedroom with 2 walk-in closets, sitting area, and full bath with jacuzzi tub. Room can be furnished if needed. All utilities included....Gas, Electric, Phone (Not long distance), Satellite, Internet, Water, and Trash. Garage, Basement and Storage Shed Available. Looking for a professional individual to share my home with my 6 year old son and 10 month old dog. Communal kitchen with additional refrigerator in basement. Large back yard with privacy fence. Price: $750. If interested, and for more info, please call Rheanna Thomas at 240-925-0915.

As part of our expansion program a small company is looking for part time work from home account managers and sales representatives. It pays $4,000 a month plus benefits and takes only a little of your time. Please contact us for more details. Requirements: Should be computer literate, 2-3 hours access to the internet weekly, must be over 19 years old, and if youre interested and need more information please send email to starpoint_artgallery01@ Contact name: Mr. Stiga Stewart

Coordinator of Special Programs I. The Charles County Department of Health is seeking an individual to provide case management for families who have children with developmental delays. This position coordinates services for the child and family. Qualified applicants must possess the ability to interact and negotiate in a multi-discipline environment with agencies and families to determine how to best implement services that are based on the child/ familys needs and desires. Education: Qualified applicants must have a Bachelors degree in a human service field or a degree in another field may be substituted with experience working with the developmental disabilities population. Strong organizational and communication skills are necessary. Previous related work experience is helpful. This is a contractual position 16-40 hours per week with no benefits. For consideration of the above position, please submit state application to: Charles County Department of Health; PO BOX 1050; White Plains, MD 20695. OR, fax an application. Fax 301-934-4632. ATTN: Personnel Ad #09-007. STATE OF MARYLAND is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Immediate opening for Assistant Service Manager / Service Advisor. What slow down?? Loads of work, full time position available for highly motivated, customer friendly, computer literate individual. Full time position, full benefits, retirement, room for advancement, 3 weeks vacation, 1/2 of your medical insurance paid for. Very very talanted staff of Technicians. 7 out of 10 techs are A techs. If interested, please call Kevin Murray at 410535-1500 or email with any inquiries.

Administrator/Receptionist. Looking for dynamic person for parttime position in our Regional office, working Tuesday and Thursday from 9am -2pm. Must have great communication skills (both written and verbal). Email your resume for our review. Other full time sale positions are available as well. Copenhaver Asphalt Services, Inc. is a locally owned family business in St. Marys County for close to 30 years now. We are in search of a DEPENDABLE Class B CDL Driver for asphalt and local hauling . MUST have experience - salary dependable with experience level. Uniforms provided; Paid Holidays. If you are interested in this position; please contact our office immediately at 301-373-3430; 301-737-0909 or email your resume/information to Insurance agency opening soon in Southern Maryland is looking for energetic employees. We are looking for self motivated individuals that want to sell and be part of something new and exciting. Having your Maryland Property & Casualty and Life & Health Licenses is a plus. However, if you currently do not have these licenses and you are the right candidate we can assist you in that area. If interested in position, please email resumes to klemmert@


1994 SEA DOO Jet Ski TWIN CARB 650cc, 2 Stroke, 2-seater good condition. Runs great. Have a cover for ski, Have title, but no trailer Please call 410-326-4377 or nawcloggie@hotmail. com. Price: $1300.. 1990 Carolina Skiff 1650. Flat bottom with 20 HP Johnson - 2 stroke motor. Have life vests depth finder, new water pump, trailier has new springs and U bolts and bearing buddies on the hubs. Pictures available via email. Please contact for further information 301 2900861. Price: $1,500.

Custom-made Solid Cherry 9-gun Gun Cabinet. Beautiful, detailed craftsmanship. Hand crafted by gifted furniture maker. Solid Cherry. Holds 9 guns. Two lower cabinets with two removeable dovetail drawers. Natural finish, one of a kind. Must see to appreciate. If interested, please call 410-586-0044. Price: $300.

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Hampton Drew Dayton 27 Durham, North Carolina Laura Hart Weems 28 Durham North Carolina Jody Alan Yeatman 41 Hollywood, Maryland Kristen Marie Wright 31 Hollywood, Maryland Dean Patrick Gass 40 Leonardtown, Maryland Amy Marie Costanzo 34 Leonardtown, Maryland

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Anthony Keith Noll 46 Mechanicsville, Maryland Keli Renee Miller 41 Waldorf, Maryland Eric Paul Reiber 23 Baltimore, Maryland Katie Meredith Woods 24 Baltimore, Maryland

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William Henry Bowman 48 Lexington Park, Maryland Sharon Elaine Hebb 47 Lexington Park, Maryland Brent Allen Pritchard 23 Mechanicsville, Maryland Michelle Portacio Lepper 29 Mechanicsville, Maryland Ronald Gene French Leonardtown, Maryland Donna Michelle Lawson Leonardtown, Maryland 44 34

Steven Edward Colfack 24 North Beach, Maryland Shannon Leigh Cruz 24 North Beach, Maryland Dale Eugene Dyer 51 Lexington Park, Maryland Teresa Marie Law 48 Lexington Park, Maryland Timothy Daniel Johnson 20 Great Mills, Maryland Vivian Marie Ramos Dompenciel 18, Great Mills, Maryland John Wesley Lonkert, IV 28 Lexington Park, Maryland Julie Ann McInnes 28 Lexington Park, Maryland Michael Robert Mravca 26 Leonardtown, Maryland Gwendolyn Theresa Degentesh 28 Leonardtown, Maryland Behn Winslow Trader 22 Wilmington, Delaware Meghan Elizabeth

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Richard Kevin Boyd, Jr. 27 Fredericksburg, Virginia Valeriana Colon 24 Fredericksburg, Virginia Shawn Patrick Thompson, Sr. 32 California, Maryland Christina Rae Bowen 28 California, Maryland Aaron Mather Altieri Mechanicsville, Maryland Crystal Marie Wallace Mechanicsville, Maryland 32 30

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John Allen Bateman 41 Lexington Park, Maryland Helen Louann Porretti 41 Lexington Park, Maryland

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William Kenneth Trossbach 47 Lexington Park, Maryland Melissa Ann Midgett 37 Lexington Park, Maryland James Lorenzo Holt, Sr. 29 Loveville, Maryland Samulyn Erna Alisa Thomas 29 Loveville, Maryland

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Christopher Michael Steckowski 21 Great Mills, Maryland Angelina Dawn Greenwell 20 Great Mills, Maryland Jason Christopher Agamaite 36 Great Mills, Maryland Christie Lynn Nelson 30 Great Mills, Maryland

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John Wheeler Sharpless 24 Park Hall, Maryland Sarah Hunter Posey 26 Park Hall, Maryland

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