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Just What Goes into James and Poplar Islands Re: Way Downstream … Vanishing islands to be restored from Baltimore Harbor dredging; Aug. 29-Sept. 5, 2019: www.bayweekly.com/node/50065  

Re: www.bayweekly.com/node/50062  

Re: www.bayweekly.com/node/49946 and www.bayweekly.com/node/50067  

Singing with Tom Wisner to ­Commemorate Maryland’s Old Line

      Had it not been for 400 men from Southern Maryland and the Eastern Shore, we might all be drinking our spot of tea every afternoon at 3pm with crumpets.      In August 1776, those Marylanders fought in the first and largest battle of the American Revolution on Brooklyn Heights in New York.
Charlotte Hall Vets Take a Fishing Trip
Where Captaining Dreams Come True
      Ten students graduated in May from Charter Captain Courses. They earned their certificates in the 12-week course taught by Captains Ken Daniel and Bill Tyndall of Cambridge. Graduation was held on the Dorothy Megan paddle wheeler at Suicide Bridge Restaurant.
A Little More Light on Lighthouses Re: Restoring a Landmark: After more than a century in the water, keeping Thomas Point alive is no easy task, ­www.bayweekly.com/node/49354 … and  Revisiting ­Lighthouses: Beyond nostalgia, these icons remind us of ­Poseidon’s power, www.bayweekly.com/node/49351  

Kids Learn Resiliently to Cope with Family Cancer

      Wellness House of Annapolis hosted its Eighth Annual Paint Your Rainbow Summer Camp in June for over 30 children affected by cancer in their families, through a loved one with the disease. We were joined by wonderful — and generous — local businesses who gave their time and resources for activities, including: • Therapeutic Song Writing with music therapist Sean Lane, Therapeutic Art with Artworks Studio, and Goat Yoga with Goat to be Zen Yoga.
Remembering Valerie Lester www.bayweekly.com/node/49440       Many thanks for your lovely July 11 editorial Women of Many Faces about my friend Val Lester. As you may remember, Val and I first knew each as young children, long ago, in Jamaica, BWI. Her parents and my parents were good friends, Val and I formed a lifetime friendship, she moved to Annapolis because of that friendship and our daughters are friends. 

Fort Smallwood Gets First Outdoor Lighthouse Display 

Since the Lighthouse Historical Placard program was established by the Chesapeake Chapter of the U.S. Lighthouse Society in 2016, 11 Indoor Lighthouse Historical Placards have been delivered throughout Maryland to help tell the story of local lighthouses.