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By BRIAN SULLIAM | June 19, 1994
When I was a kid, I occasionally got into mischief.One Halloween, we filled balloons with water and threw them at buses.In the fourth grade, a friend and I selectively edited the teacher's schedule on the blackboard so that our class was to have lunch at 10 a.m. -- and not have reading at all.These pranks were annoying to the adults -- particularly those who were hit by the water balloons -- but they didn't do permanent damage and weren't terribly destructive.The...
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Sports Digest | June 23, 2013
        Fishing Deale's Schmitt wins EverStart on Potomac Bryan Schmitt of Deale won the EverStart Series Northern Division tournament on the Potomac River on Saturday. Schmitt won with a three-day weigh-in total of 52 pounds, 8 ounces with 15 bass. His third-day weigh-in was 16 pounds, 2 ounces. Schmitt was awarded $37,554 for his victory, which he attributed to a grassy area on the Potomac that he recently found using his depth finder. College tournament: Shippensburg University's team won the college portion of the competition.
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NEWS
December 13, 1990
A 32-year-old man was killed yesterday afternoon when his car was struck head-on by a Mercedes-Benz that crossed the center line of Piscataway Road in Clinton, Prince George's County police reported.Killed in the crash was Donald W. Overby, 32, of Mechanicsville in St. Mary's County. Police said Mr. Overby was driving a 1987 Oldsmobile east on Piscataway Road about 2:40 p.m. when the westbound 1989 Mercedes crossed the center line and collided with his car.The driver of the Mercedes, Carolyn DeVaughn, 35, of Clinton, was in critical condition at Southern Maryland Hospital.
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By Raven L. Hill, The Baltimore Sun | July 17, 2011
State police have identified the victims of a glider crash near St. Mary's Regional Airport in Southern Maryland. James Michael Dayton, 55, from Mechanicsville, was killed in the plane crash, and Nicholas John Mirales, 53, from Prince Frederick, was taken to Prince George's County Shock Trauma Center, according to police. National Transportation Safety Board spokesman Peter Knudson says the Slingsby 49B glider crashed into trees Friday afternoon shortly after takeoff when it became disconnected from its towing plane.
NEWS
By Sherry Graham and Sherry Graham,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | March 25, 1997
IMAGINE BEING ABLE to visit several areas of the world in one evening.Students at Mechanicsville Elementary School and their families enjoyed a whirlwind tour in a multicultural event, "Around the World in 80 Minutes," Friday evening."
NEWS
September 16, 1994
Also in the Howard County section, the picture of people voting was incorrectly identified. In the photograph, election worker Patsy Gotschall talked to Keith Brigance of Gamber at the Mechanicsville Elementary School.The Sun regrets the errors.
NEWS
September 11, 2007
Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Emmart, 78, Mechanicsville, MD died September 8, 2007 in Leonardtown, MD. Born November 30, 1928 in Baltimore, MD she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Catherine "Haas" Golderman. She was preceded in death by her siblings Louis and Edna Golderman. She was a graduate of Notre Dame High School, Class of 1946. A Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at 11:00 AM at Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Baltimore, MD. Contributions may be made to: Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 15, Mechanicsville, MD 20609 and/or the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 1889, La Plata, MD 20646.
NEWS
February 21, 2004
On February 20, 2004, of Mechanicsville, MD, LAWRENCE DAWSON JARBOE beloved husband of the late Lois B. Jarboe, loving father of Laura E. Drury, Mary J. Conaghan, David D., George S., William Richard and Joseph P. Jarboe, brother of Barbara Mc Donagh, Joseph M. Jarboe the late Ella M. Bowling and Paul Jarboe. Also survived by 18 grandchildren and one great-grandchildren. Friends receive on Sunday, February 22, from 1 to 4 P. M with Prayers at 3 P. M at the Brinsfield Echols Funeral Home, 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD. Mass of Christian Burial 10 A.M, Monday, February 23, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Mechanicsville, MD. Interment Queen of Peace Cemetery, Mechanicsville, MD. Contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, POB 625, Leonardtown, MD, 20650 or OPIS Center at St. Mary's Hospital, POB 572, Leonardtown, MD and ACTS (A community that shares)
NEWS
May 5, 2005
FRANCIS CLEMENS "Dutch" BRAHLER, 98, of Mechanicsville, MD died May 3, 2005 at his residence. Born July 16, 1906 in Washington, DC. Mr. Brahler is survived by his children, Joan Turner and Ann Brahler of Mechanicsville, MD and Cathy Adolf of Baltimore, MD. The family will receive friends in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD on May 5, 2005 from 5 to 8 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on May 6, 2005 in St. Francis De...
NEWS
November 14, 1994
FIRE* Gamber: Gamber and Sykesville investigated a smoke detector sounding in the kitchen area of Mechanicsville Elementary School, in the 3800 block of Sykesville Road, at 12:53 p.m. Friday. The alarm was from a malfunctioning smoke detector, according to school officials. Units were out for 15 minutes.* Sykesville: Sykesville and Gamber investigated the report of a fire alarm in a building in the 1400 block of Progress Way at 5:27 p.m. Thursday. Units were out for 15 minutes.
BUSINESS
By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | May 19, 2010
A 40-year-old Mechanicsville man has been indicted by a Prince George's County grand jury on counterfeiting charges after allegedly altering a journeyman's license to get a job with a heating and air conditioning contractor, the state Department of Labor Licensing and Regulation and the Prince George's County State's Attorney's office said Wednesday. Stoney Lamont Worsley was charged with two felonies: common law counterfeiting and common law uttering, or showing a forged document with the intent to defraud.
NEWS
November 20, 2007
Charles Gillis "Max" Maxwell, a retired Western Electric Corp. machine operator, died of a stroke Friday at a Hanover, Va., hospital. The former Dundalk resident was 62. Mr. Maxwell was born and raised in Baltimore and graduated from Our Lady of Lourdes Parochial School. He served with a Marine Corps infantry unit in Vietnam from 1963 to 1967. He attained the rank of corporal, and his decorations included the Marine Corps Rifle Sharpshooters Badge. After being discharged from the Marine Corps, he joined Western Electric's Point Breeze plant, where he worked as a quality-control inspector until transferring to the Hanover, Va., plant in 1983.
NEWS
September 11, 2007
Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Emmart, 78, Mechanicsville, MD died September 8, 2007 in Leonardtown, MD. Born November 30, 1928 in Baltimore, MD she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Catherine "Haas" Golderman. She was preceded in death by her siblings Louis and Edna Golderman. She was a graduate of Notre Dame High School, Class of 1946. A Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at 11:00 AM at Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Baltimore, MD. Contributions may be made to: Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 15, Mechanicsville, MD 20609 and/or the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 1889, La Plata, MD 20646.
NEWS
By Arin Gencer and Arin Gencer,Sun Reporter | June 17, 2007
Fourth-graders at Gamber's Mechanicsville Elementary are the first group in the Carroll County school system to report a 100 percent pass rate on the reading and math tests of the Maryland School Assessment, according to results released from the State Department of Education. "Obviously, we're very, very proud of the staff and students," said the school's principal, Robin Townsend. "If one grade can do it, our hope is third and fifth can, also." Test scores rose at schools throughout the county, with slight decreases only in fifth-grade reading and third-grade math.
NEWS
By JULIE SCHARPER | June 25, 2006
Memorial services for Heathe N. Craig, an Army staff sergeant who was killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan on Wednesday, will be held tomorrow in Pennsylvania, his grandfather said. Craig, 28, was trying to rescue Pfc. Brian J. Bradbury from enemy fire when a mechanical failure caused his helicopter to crash, according to the Department of Defense. Bradbury, 22, of St. Joseph, Mo., also died. Although military records list Craig's address as Severn, he did not reside there, said his grandfather Daniel Sloan of Mechanicsville, Va. The address belonged to an uncle who no longer lives in Maryland.
NEWS
May 5, 2005
FRANCIS CLEMENS "Dutch" BRAHLER, 98, of Mechanicsville, MD died May 3, 2005 at his residence. Born July 16, 1906 in Washington, DC. Mr. Brahler is survived by his children, Joan Turner and Ann Brahler of Mechanicsville, MD and Cathy Adolf of Baltimore, MD. The family will receive friends in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD on May 5, 2005 from 5 to 8 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on May 6, 2005 in St. Francis De...
NEWS
November 20, 2007
Charles Gillis "Max" Maxwell, a retired Western Electric Corp. machine operator, died of a stroke Friday at a Hanover, Va., hospital. The former Dundalk resident was 62. Mr. Maxwell was born and raised in Baltimore and graduated from Our Lady of Lourdes Parochial School. He served with a Marine Corps infantry unit in Vietnam from 1963 to 1967. He attained the rank of corporal, and his decorations included the Marine Corps Rifle Sharpshooters Badge. After being discharged from the Marine Corps, he joined Western Electric's Point Breeze plant, where he worked as a quality-control inspector until transferring to the Hanover, Va., plant in 1983.
NEWS
December 17, 2003
On Sunday, December 14, 2003, survived by his wife, Lois Ann Wood Leicht, four daughters, Joyce Petrovich of Baltimore, MD, Deborah Shepherd of Leonardtown, MD, Brenda Cusic of Avenue, MD, and Shari Modlin of Mechanicsville, MD, two sons Larry Leicht of Baltimore, MD, and Richard Pilkerton of Conway, SC, two brothers, Gilbert Leicht and Kenneth Leicht of Baltimore, MD, one sister, Lorraine Keegan of Hanover, P.A., 18 grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren....
NEWS
February 21, 2004
On February 20, 2004, of Mechanicsville, MD, LAWRENCE DAWSON JARBOE beloved husband of the late Lois B. Jarboe, loving father of Laura E. Drury, Mary J. Conaghan, David D., George S., William Richard and Joseph P. Jarboe, brother of Barbara Mc Donagh, Joseph M. Jarboe the late Ella M. Bowling and Paul Jarboe. Also survived by 18 grandchildren and one great-grandchildren. Friends receive on Sunday, February 22, from 1 to 4 P. M with Prayers at 3 P. M at the Brinsfield Echols Funeral Home, 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD. Mass of Christian Burial 10 A.M, Monday, February 23, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Mechanicsville, MD. Interment Queen of Peace Cemetery, Mechanicsville, MD. Contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, POB 625, Leonardtown, MD, 20650 or OPIS Center at St. Mary's Hospital, POB 572, Leonardtown, MD and ACTS (A community that shares)
NEWS
December 17, 2003
On Sunday, December 14, 2003, survived by his wife, Lois Ann Wood Leicht, four daughters, Joyce Petrovich of Baltimore, MD, Deborah Shepherd of Leonardtown, MD, Brenda Cusic of Avenue, MD, and Shari Modlin of Mechanicsville, MD, two sons Larry Leicht of Baltimore, MD, and Richard Pilkerton of Conway, SC, two brothers, Gilbert Leicht and Kenneth Leicht of Baltimore, MD, one sister, Lorraine Keegan of Hanover, P.A., 18 grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren....
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