E-cy­cle old elec­tron­ics at two county lo­ca­tions

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Re­cy­cle your old TV, com­puter equip­ment and other elec­tron­ics at an e-cy­cling event. County lo­ca­tions for elec­tron­ics re­cy­cling will be held at High Point High School on Satur­day, Nov. 5, and at Sur­rattsville High School on Satur­day, Dec. 3.

High Point High is at 3601 Pow­der Mill Road in Beltsville. Sur­rattsville High is at 6101 Gar­den Drive in Clin­ton. Hours at both events are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine.

This e-cy­cling is free and open to all Prince Ge­orge’s County res­i­dents.

Mur­der in Up­per Marl­boro, 1893

Den­nis Camp­bell has a new book out, “Re­demp­tion at Up­per Marl­boro,” de­scribed as “a non­fic­tion ac­count of a late 19th cen­tury Mary­land mur­der and a se­ries of in­trigu­ing af­ter­math events. It’s also the story about the ru­ral farm­ing com­mu­nity, its so­cial val­ues and the un­so­phis­ti­cated na­ture of life in a serene South­ern Mary­land small town.”

To pur­chase a copy, write Den­nis Camp­bell, 5340 Majesty Lane, St. Leonard, MD 20685. The cost is $25. By the way, Den­nis is also the au­thor of “Jour­ney Through Time, A Pic­to­rial His­tory of the Prince Ge­orge’s County Po­lice Depart­ment,” pub­lished in 1991 when he was a lieu­tenant with the PGCPD.

Com­ing up

Day­light Sav­ings Time ends

Elec­tion Day. At last!

Morn­ing­side Town Meet­ing, 7 p.m. at the Town Hall

Sky­line Ci­ti­zens Meet­ing, 7 p.m. at the Morn­ing­side Fire House

Thanks­giv­ing Day

Open house at McNa­mara

Bishop McNa­mara High School in­vites the public — par­tic­u­larly par­ents and prospec­tive stu­dents — to its an­nual Open House, where they’ll have a chance to tour and ask ques­tions.

Vis­i­tors can learn about McNa­mara’s Con­cur­rent Col­lege En­roll­ment Pro­gram; the 163 cour­ses of­fered, in­clud­ing 17 ad­vanced place­ment, and cour­ses in such fields as Amer­i­can Sign Lan­guage, broad­cast jour­nal­ism, anatomy and phys­i­ol­ogy, AP psy­chol­ogy, AP stu­dio art and so much more.

McNa­mara is at 6800 Marl­boro Pike in Forestville. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-735-8401.

Sur­ratt House seeks vol­un­teers

Be a part of keep­ing his­tory alive and en­joy meet­ing and learn­ing from vis­i­tors who come from all points of the globe.

The Sur­ratt House Mu­seum in Clin­ton is send­ing out a plea for vol­un­teers, es­pe­cially to give tours of this his­toric house. Help is also needed in the vis­i­tors’ cen­ter. They ask for a com­mit­ment of only one, 4-hour shift each month.

Guides will be given ex­ten­sive train­ing on the his­tory of the times and the Sur­ratts. They will be asked to pro­vide their own pe­riod-cor­rect out­fit (fi­nan­cial as­sis­tance will be pro­vided). Those who work in the vis­i­tors’ cen­ter are asked to wear ap­pro­pri­ate “civil­ian at­tire” of the 21st cen­tury to greet vis­i­tors, sell tick­ets and gift shop items.

For in­for­ma­tion, con­tact the Sur­ratt So­ci­ety at 301868-1121.

Chang­ing land­scape

The Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land has a new 74-acre Re­gional Hugh­esville Cam­pus, an­tic­i­pated to open in the spring of next year.

A huge Eco­nomic De­vel­op­ment In­cen­tive Fund deal may re­turn Iver­son Mall (now known as the Shops at Iver­son) to its for­mer glory. How many of you re­mem­ber how ex­cit­ing it was back in the 1960s when Iver­son Mall opened, the first of its kind in the Metro area?

Med­Star Promp­tCare fa­cil­i­ties have two new lo­ca­tions: Promp­tCare Wal­dorf, 3064 Wal­dorf Mar­ket Place (301-9325960). Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mon­day through Fri­day; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. week­ends. Promp­tCare Char­lotte Hall (301-2901499), 37767 Mar­ket Drive. Hours: 3 p.m. to 11 p.m., Mon­day through Fri­day; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. week­ends.

Morn­ing­side Mem­o­ries: 1986

Mayor Jerry Glaub­itz was em­cee for Morn­ing­side’s an­nual Hal­loween party Oct. 31 at Foulois Mid­dle School. About 25 kids won cos­tume awards, too many to list. But adult cos­tume awards went to Rachael Fisher, Lawrence Bipera, Den­nis Sea­man and Tad Blan­chard.

Prizes for best-carved jack-o-lanterns were awarded for: scari­est, Mary Wag­goner; pret­ti­est, Misty Much­more; fun­ni­est, Asa Knox; and most cre­ative, Emma Witczak.

Grand­son of for­mer Morn­ing­side Coun­cil­man dies

Wil­liam David “Billy” Gil­martin, 33, grand­son of Morn­ing­side Coun­cil­man Wil­liam J. “Bill” Gil­martin, Sr., who served on the Council from 1956 to 1964 died Sept. 10. Years ago Bill and Alice lived with their large fam­ily on Wood­land Road be­fore mov­ing to Auth Vil­lage.

Billy was born in Clin­ton to Wil­liam Gil­martin Jr. and L. Diane Win­free and grew up in Owings and Ch­e­sa­peake Beach. Af­ter North­ern High School, he be­came an elec­tri­cian with Local 26 IBEW. He was a mem­ber of the Stalling Wil­liams Post 206 Sons of the Amer­i­can Le­gion, and was an ar­dent sup­porter of the Redskins, Ori­oles and Wash­ing­ton Cap­i­tals.

He was pre­ceded in death by his brother Ryan. Sur­vivors in­clude his par­ents and sis­ters Erin, Shan­non and Me­gan. Ser­vices were at Rausch Fu­neral Home with burial at Res­ur­rec­tion Ceme­tery.


Happy birth­day to Bella Cordero, Nov. 4; Bran­don Wood and Bob El­borne, Nov. 5; Steve Call, Linda Beatty and Den­nis Waby, Nov. 6; Davey Capps, Jr., Nov. 9.

Happy an­niver­sary to Al and Deb­bie Cal­li­son, Nov. 4; John and Dineen Whip­ple, their 41st on Nov. 8; Becky and Dave Capps, their 53rd on Nov. 9; and Roseann and Franny Rohan, their 53rd on Nov. 9.

And a spe­cial greet­ing to V.F.W. Post 9619, Morn­ing­side, on their 69th an­niver­sary Nov. 4. I sus­pect there’ll be a re­ally big cel­e­bra­tion next Nov. 4 when they turn 70.

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