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Ekobo Pushes Seahawks Men’s Soccer Past Penn State Abington in Overtime

ABINGTON, Pa. – Senior forward Isaac Ekobo (Waldorf, Md./Thomas Stone) found the back of the net five minutes into extra time to lift the St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s soccer team to their fourth United East Conference victory on Saturday afternoon. St. Mary’s College (10-5-0, 4-1-0 UEC) handed Penn State Abington (4-6-3, 1-2-2 UEC) a […]

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Edwards Scores Twice as Seahawks Field Hockey Wins on Senior Day

ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. – Three straight wins. Three straight shutouts. The St. Mary’s College of Maryland field hockey team has yet to allow a goal in Atlantic East Conference competition as senior captain Sammi Edwards (Fallston, Md./John Carroll) scored a brace in a league win Saturday afternoon. The Seahawks (7-6, 3-0 AEC) posted a 5-0 […]

Posted inFishing

It’s Wild Oyster Season in Maryland, Time to Savor!

ANNAPOLIS, MD (Oct. 15, 2021) – Maryland’s Best Seafood—Maryland Department of Agriculture’s seafood marketing program—is encouraging Marylanders to enjoy local oysters throughout the fall and winter months, when wild-caught oysters are in peak season. Try them out with Chef Tony’s Fried Maryland Oyster recipe included below. “Our state is home to some of the most delicious […]

Posted inChesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay 2021 Young-of-Year Survey Results Announced

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced results of this year’s juvenile striped bass survey, which tracks the reproductive success of the iconic fish in the Chesapeake Bay. The 2021 young-of-year index is 3.2 which is slightly higher than last year but still below the long-term average of 11.4. The coastal striped bass population has […]

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Navy develops video series on open systems conformance testing to advance interoperability, affordability

NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md.– The Navy’s Air Combat Electronics program office (PMA-209) avionics architecture team is creating an instructional video series providing answers to frequently asked questions and other insights on the topic of open systems conformance testing. As part of the Navy’s broader initiative to enhance capability and increase affordability, increasing […]

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Lions and Tigers Continue To Recover From COVID-19 and First Vaccines Were Administered to Susceptible Species at Smithsonian’s National Zoo

UPDATE October 18, 2021: The lions and tigers who tested presumptive positive for COVID-19 at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo the week of Sept. 13 are recovering well. All lions and tigers are behaving, eating, and drinking normally. Primate keeper Erin Stromberg administers the Zoetis vaccine to 24-year-old Bornean orangutan Kyle. Photo credit: Becky Malinsky, Smithsonian’s […]

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Lusby man sentenced in Aug. 2021 Domestic Violence Case

Robert Harvey, Calvert County State’s Attorney, announced that Joseph Martin Blankenship, 36, of Lusby, was sentenced on October 15, 2021, to 10 years incarceration for the crime of second-degree assault.  Blankenship also received a 2-year consecutive sentence for a violation of probation.  The sentences, imposed by the Honorable Andrew S. Rappaport, were the maximum available […]

Posted inFood and Drink

Cloud Kitchen Packaging Tips: 3 Handy Tactics to Build Your Brand Through Packaging

The cloud kitchen sector has been booming ever since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. While the novel coronavirus disrupted the F&B industry, restauranteurs quickly pivoted and brainstormed new ways to continue their operations. If you’ve been contemplating starting your own virtual kitchen, there hasn’t been a better time to hop on the bandwagon. Cloud […]

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Hogan Announces $150 Million Initiative To Increase Support For Police, Victims Services

Gov. Larry Hogan Friday unveiled a $150 million initiative aimed at providing additional support for the state’s law enforcement agencies and victims of violent crime. “Our $150 million refund the police initiative will provide a desperately needed shot in the arm to our state and local police agencies. But there is far more work to […]