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  1. Benelli Takes Aim At 3-Gun Dominance With New Team Benelli & All-Star LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | AmmoLand

    ... snow geese-that would be compelling TV and extends the message across another market." About: Headquartered in Accokeek, MD, Benelli USA offers the largest selection of semi-automatic shotguns in the world, as well as a variety of fine products from ...


  2. Report: Pushing kindergartners to read may harm someRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Washington Post

    Brian Peyes-Mendez participates in a test with Kendra Sarris as kindergarten teachers assess students with new tests, on Oct. 30 in Accokeek, Md. The Common Core State Standards call for kindergartners to learn how to read, but a new report by early childhood experts says that forcing some kids to read before they are ready could be harmful.


  3. Patriots player hails from Ravens territoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | ABC2 Maryland

    While Mike Luzier hopes Maryland native and Patriots player, Kyle Arrington, has a good game, he'll be cheering for a Ravens win. This signed photo of Kyle Arrington hangs on the wall at Bryan's Road Tire and Auto Service in Arrington's hometown of Accokeek, Maryland.


  4. Prince George's County Animal WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | The Washington Post

    ... owner were reunited Dec. 12 after the owner paid a fee of $140 . Stray on enclosed deck: 16800 block, Holly Way, Accokeek, Dec. 11. A woman reported holding a stray dog on her enclosed deck. She said that she had called animal management the ...


  5. Deena-Marie Beresford | Prince George's LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Daily Record

    Prince George's County Memorial Library System has named Deena-Marie Beresford area manager-south. Beresford manages the Oxon Hill, Surratts-Clinton, Accokeek and Baden library branches.


  6. Accokeek nonprofit encourages holiday waste reductionRead the original story

    Monday Dec 29 |

    Scarves are often wrapped around necks, but one Accokeek-based nonprofit is encouraging residents to wrap them in a new way - around Christmas presents. Clara Elias, who manages the Trash Free Potomac Watershed Initiative for the Alice Ferguson Foundation, says scarves, newspaper, napkins or reusable bags are options for Prince George's County residents who want to cut down on wrapping paper waste this holiday season.


  7. Beretta USA Presents M9A3 Pistol To U.S. ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Daily Caller

    ... than the current M9, and will answer almost all of the Services' enhanced handgun requirements." Manufactured in Accokeek, Md., the M9 has been the standard issue sidearm of the U.S. Armed Forces since its adoption in 1985. In July 2014, Beretta ...


  8. Kyle Arrington explores amid different culturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 |

    ... [our parents] were thinking, getting us our own room," he said. The New England Patriots cornerback was raised in Accokeek, Md., just outside Washington, and went to college at Hofstra, on Long Island. We caught up with Arrington, 28, married, and ...


  9. Ex-Baltimore Transit Chief Pleads Guilty to Taking BribesRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Baltimore's former transit chief has pleaded guilty to bribery and money laundering charges. Federal prosecutors say 65-year-old Barry Robinson of Accokeek pleaded guilty Wednesday to offering to cancel debts for companies that advertised on the Charm City Circulator buses in exchange for cash.


  10. Why kindergarten teachers dona t want to give this test to their studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Brian Peyes-Mendez participates in a test with Kendra Sarris on Oct. 30, as kindergarten teachers assess students with new tests in Accokeek, Md. The state of Maryland has developed a new Common Core-aligned "kindergarten readiness assessment" for teachers to administer to young kids to see, rather obviously, if they are "ready" for kindergarten.


  11. Transit chief pleads guilty to taking $90K in bribesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    Baltimore's former transit chief could get up to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to bribery and money laundering charges. Federal prosecutors said Barry Robinson, 65, of Accokeek, pleaded guilty Wednesday to offering to cancel debts of companies advertising on the Charm City Circulator in exchange for a payoff, as well as to selling unused city property.


  12. Baltimore official who oversaw Circulator pleads guilty to accepting bribesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    A former city transportation official who ran the Charm City Circulator and water taxi programs pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges he took $90,000 in bribes. Barry Stephen Robinson, 65, of Accokeek, pleaded guilty to two counts of bribery, and one count of money laundering as part of a scheme he engaged in earlier this year while he was Chief of the Division of Transit and Marine Services of the Baltimore City Department of Transportation, according to prosecutors.


  13. Railsplitters ranked 8th, 10th in latest pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... knocking down 27 of 39 two-pointers, but it sputtered from outside the arc, going just 4-for-23. Gerel Simmons (Accokeek, Md.), Lorenza Ross (Savannah, Ga.) and Curtis McMillion (Fayetteville, N.C.) combined for 57 of the team's 78 points. After ...


  14. Tasha Smith's attorney threatens to sue disabled Md. veteran with PTSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 |

    ACCOKEEK, Md. The lawyer of a Hollywood actress has threatened to sue a disabled Maryland veteran who started her own charity.


  15. Sixteen-year-old expands Accokeek bakeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 |

    Breana “Bree” Britt, 16, of Accokeek, the owner and head baker at Bree's Sweet Treats, shows off her cupcakes at her bakery on June 18. Breana will showcase her desserts and recently expanded bakery during her grand “re-opening” event Dec. 13. Breana “Bree” Britt of Accokeek began baking at age 5 and started selling her desserts online at 12. Now, at 16, she's transformed her small storefront on Livingston Road into a full-fledged café. Breana opened her bakery, Bree's Sweet Treats, in February 2013 to handle the increasing demand for her cupcakes and cookies.


  16. Sixteen-Year-Old Entrepreneur to Celebrate Grand Reopening of...Read the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | PRWeb

    Bree's Sweet Treats, an old-fashioned bakery in Accokeek, MD, will celebrate its grand reopening on Dec. 13, 2014. The bakery, located at 15638 Livingston Road, is the brainchild of 16-year-old Breana "Bree" Britt, who started her business as an online operation in 2011 when she was only 12 years old.


  17. Prince George's aviation team finds man missing in woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Washington Post

    An Accokeek mother's worry turned into relief Sunday after Prince George's County police's aviation unit helped find her missing son who had wandered into the woods. Over the weekend the mother reported that her 31-year-old son who suffers from mental issues had been missing from their Maryland home for hours.


  18. No.10 Railsplitters knock off Cobras 79-71Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... Ga.) poured in 16 points with four assists on 6-of-17 shooting. Luquon Choice (Laurens, S.C.) and Gerel Simmons (Accokeek, Md.) added 11 points apiece, while Curtis McMillion (Fayetteville, N.C.) notched a double-double with 10 points and 10 ...


  19. Mentally Impaired Man Rescued From the WoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 |

    The mother contacted the Prince George's Police Department to help find her 31-year-old son on the night of Dec. 7. The PGPD reports that the Aviation Unit stepped in by loading the crew onto an Air 1 and heading toward the 16500 block of Addison Patent Lane in Accokeek.


  20. Railsplitters surviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... his season-high 22 points in LMU's 78-64 win over Ohio Midwestern on Wednesday. HARROGATE, Tenn. - Gerel Simmons (Accokeek, Md.) recorded a season-high 22 points to help the 10th-ranked Railsplitters (7-0) ward off the Ohio Midwestern Rams (0-7) ...


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