Wednesday, April 16, 2014 9:05 AM
Published on: Wednesday, May 22, 2013
By Mary McHale
Memorial Day at American Legion, Resurrection Cemetery, & Rolling Thunder
Memorial Day Mass at Resurrection Cemetery, also in Clinton, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, honoring the loved ones buried there. Msgr. Barry Knestout will celebrate the Mass. Everyone is invited.
Meanwhile at the VFW in Morningside, Rolling Thunder will thunder in on Friday. The motorcycles will be arriving from all over the U.S. to participate in Memorial Day services at Arlington Cemetery and throughout the Metro area. The VFW will give them a good send-off with a spaghetti dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.
Angela Andress and Yvette Coley, teachers at Imagine Foundations at Morningside (formerly Morningside Elementary), were among the nominees for County Teacher of the Year.
Congratulations to the Eleanor Roosevelt High School softball team, the Raiders, on clinching the County 4A League title. They’ll face Glen Burnie in the state semifinals this week. I’m proud of granddaughter Claire Mudd, freshman left-fielder for the Raiders.
Xscape Theatres open in Brandywine
Posted on the building — which was Andrews Manor Theatre back in the 1960s — there is a sign announcing ShopSmart. Do you know what kind of business this is?
There was a hearing May 16 regarding the conversion of a warehouse into a school in Andrews Manor Shopping Center. The warehouse, I believe, is adjacent to the Have a Heart Ministry.
Strayer University has received approval for a preliminary plan of subdivision for a building on 5.4 acres at Auth Place and Brittania Way in Camp Springs.
A site plan has been approved for 208 multifamily residential units at 4500 Telfair Blvd., off Auth Way in the Chelsea East project.
Jacob and Sophia — again
The Social Security Administration’s website lists the top 1,000 baby names each year dating back to 1880 when John and Mary were each No. 1. Now, John is 28th on the list and Mary is 123rd.
May they rest in peace
Arthur Fridley, D.D.S., 60, a dentist with offices in Temple Hills, died in Annapolis on May 7. He had been a 10-year resident of Shady Side and previously of New Carrollton. He was past president of the Maryland State Dental Association, a member of the International College of Dentists and other dental organizations. He was a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus and a parishioner at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in West River. His wife Valerie; daughter, Stacey Rainbold; and a sister, Donna Lilly, survive him.