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Alzheimer’s Association Invites Prince George’s County Residents To Walk To End Alzheimer’s On September 25

[McLean, VA] September 21, 2021 – More than 400 Prince George’s County residents and their families and friends will unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Prince George’s County on Saturday, September 25 at the National Harbor in Oxon Hill. Prince George’s […]

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Gigantic Cavity in Space Sheds New Light on How Stars Form

Astronomers analyzing 3D maps of the shapes and sizes of nearby molecular clouds have discovered a gigantic cavity in space. The sphere-shaped void, described today in then Astrophysical Journal (ApJ) Letters, spans about 150 parsecs—nearly 500 light years—and is located on the sky among the constellations Perseus and Taurus. The research team, which is based […]

Posted inOutdoor Recreation

MDOT And Partners Host Walktober To Promote Pedestrian Safety, Access, And Health

HANOVER, MD – The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) is partnering with agencies, nonprofits, and communities across Maryland to host the second annual Walktober, a monthlong celebration with activities and virtual events promoting the state’s official exercise: walking. Walktober 2021 includes the seventh annual Walk Maryland Day on October 6, as well as several local events and […]

Posted inSchools

SMCPS announces Administrative appointment

LEONARDTOWN, MD – Superintendent of Schools, Dr. J. Scott Smith, announces the administrative appointment made by the Board of Education at its meeting of September 22, 2021. The Board appointed Ms. Christine Jewett as Supervisor of Accounting, Auditing, and Procurement, in the Department of Fiscal Services.  Ms. Jewett holds a Bachelor’s Degree from LaSalle University.  She […]

Posted inFederal Government

Historically shortchanged, tribes would get conservation aid under bipartisan bill

WASHINGTON – The Walker River Paiute Tribe, located in Schurz, Nevada, is not bear country. But because of the wildfires ravaging California, these animals are escaping to new and safer habitats, some of which lie within Indian territory. The federal government historically has given comparatively little conservation funding to tribal lands, so suddenly having to […]

Posted inCollege

No. 3 St. Mary’s College Men’s Soccer Nipped by No. 22 Johns Hopkins

BALTIMORE, Md. – In their first game as the third-ranked team in Division III, the St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s soccer team came up a goal shy of remaining unbeaten for a ninth straight contest. No. 22 Johns Hopkins University (4-0-2) used three second-half goals to overcome a 1-0 deficit and hand the Seahawks (8-1-0) […]

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CDL Testing Appointments Still Available for Bus Drivers’ Day at the MVA

GLEN BURNIE, MD (September 23, 2021) – The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) is reminding bus driver trainees of the many CDL testing appointments that are still available for Bus Drivers’ Day? at the MVA on September 25, 2021. Last week, Governor Larry Hogan directed MDOT MVA to take steps to make sure school bus […]

Posted inHospitals

Governor Hogan Announces Steps to Increase Nursing Workforce Statewide

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the state is taking additional steps to increase nursing personnel, providing hospitals with maximum flexibility to mitigate staffing shortages. “This week, Maryland reported the nation’s lowest COVID-19 case rate, and we continue to withstand the Delta variant surge better than just about any other state,” said Governor Hogan. […]