What are YOU doing? The July weather is great, many 90-plus degree days, some rain and heavy winds.

William Eugene “Bill” “Gene” Hay Sr., of District Heights, who served with the Marines during the Korean War, died June 4. After leaving the Marines, he spent his working years at Western Electric. He was active in his District Heights community where he was city commissioner and, later, may…

For several days, weeks and months people have been at home together. Families have had to unite, work, play, eat, whatever with each other because of the current circumstances — coronavirus. Parents could not go to work. Children could not go to school. They were “housed” at home. There wer…

In his Letter to the Town of Morningside, Mayor Benn Cann writes, “We all want to get back to the monthly events that you so much enjoy. However, out of an abundance of caution, the Council and I have decided to cancel all 4th of July festivities.

Councilwoman Monique Anderson-Walker attended the unveiling and tour of the STAAT ModTM, or strategic, temporary, acuity-adaptable treatment, the new prefabricated ICU wing at Adventist HealthCare Fort Washington Medical Center, and emailed me about it.

When will it end? When will we be able to get rides on public transportation vehicles? When will offices be opened, electricity turned on, phones working, heat or air conditioners working, making it comfortable to be at work? What about the school children? Will this closing end or will it c…

I loved the comics (“the funnies”) when I was a kid. I’ll bet you did, too. “Orphan Annie,” “Dick Tracy,” “Li’l Abner,” “Gasoline Alley,” “Terry and the Pirates,” “Steve Canyon,” “Blondie,” I loved them all.

Are you staying at home? Are you helping with your children’s needs — school work, lunch food, exercise, fun time — just being person in the children’s new way to spend Monday to Friday from 9 a.m to 3 p.m.? And, what about your new time at home — no getting out of the bed before dawn, getti…

John R. Butler, 96, who lived for 75 years on Morgan Road in Morningside, died April 24. He was residing at Charlotte Hall Veteran’s Home, in St. Mary’s County, where he contracted COVID-19 and later succumbed to the disease.

The weather is getting warmer and daylight is longer. The month of May is almost over. Yes, June will be here real soon.

Here is a poem which was written many years ago by my sister, Lenois C. Jackson. She was born, raised and educated in the Washington, D.C., school system before she moved to Maryland. Her employment was in Maryland. Later, she moved to Texas to be with her family members who moved there earl…

I hadn’t been out of my house in two months. So, donning my mask, and driving my car (something else I hadn’t done in two months), with daughter Kathleen there just in case, I ventured to Clinton.

May, the fifth month of the calendar year, has 31 days with some special days for just to remember some special events and happenings for the month. There are days which we commemorate or celebrate a special event. Some holidays are days when we are home from work, and special days days whic…

Don Young of Camp Springs turns 98 on May 5. His daughter, Donna, scheduled a Zoom meeting with the family in Puerto Rico and his son’s family in Massachusetts so they can sing happy birthday to him. There may be 33 family members participating.

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