Sunday, December 30, 2012

Davidsonville Home Sale

    Drew and Donna Sheckler sold their home at 2010 Cortland Rd. in Davidsonville to  to Sean Burke and Lauren Silvestri for  $710,000.

Madison Scott On Olympic Dev. Team

Madison Scott of Davidsonville was selected by the Maryland State Youth Soccer Association to be the goalie for the Maryland Olympic Development Program.
Scott is a goalie for Davidsonville Athletic Association’s team Extreme travel team of the Washington Area Girls Soccer league. She led her division this season, allowing only three goals against as team Extreme was the only team in the division that did not lose a game.
The process to become a member of the Maryland Olympic Development Program includes several tryouts for the top players in the state.
The Olympic Development Team will travel to compete in places like Williamsburg Va., Rhode Island, New Jersey and Delaware, as well as an international trip to Europe.
Scott recently attended goalie camp at the University of Maryland with Coach Laurie Peel, one of the nations top goalkeeping coaches. Scott carries a GPA of 4.0 and eventually hopes to play for South River High School.
Olympic Development Program identifies and develops youth players throughout the country to represent their state and regional associations. At the state association level, pools of players are identified in each eligible age group, and brought together as a team to develop their skill through training and competition. From the state pools and subsequent teams, players are identified for regional and national pools and teams. Maryland ODP teams are comprised of the best Maryland players in various age groups.

Sunday, December 16, 2012

House Fire On Davidsonville Rd.

    A man escaped a Gambrills home unharmed after it caught fire Saturday evening, county fire department officials said
    Firefighters called to a home in the 2500 block of Davidsonville Road at about 7:45 p.m. found heavy fire showing from the back of second floor, said Capt. Michael Pfaltzgraff, a county fire department spokesman.
    Due to the volume of the blaze, a second alarm was called, bringing in a total of 70 firefighters, including some from Annapolis and Prince George's County fire departments.  It took crews about 20 minutes to bring the fire under control.   One man was home at the time, but was not injured.
    The cause of the fire and damage estimates were not available Saturday.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

June Maxim Passes Away

    June T. Maxim, formerly of Davidsonville, died peacefully December 4 in Port Orange, FL surrounded by family. 
    The eldest of five, June was born January 7, 1929 to Howard and Dorothy Giles of Philadelphia, PA. Graduating from West Catholic Girls High, she married Robert J. Davidson in 1948. June wore a smile and carried her sewing or knitting projects with her. She was active in the Women's Gourmet and Garden Clubs of Bowie. June became a cashier at Belair Engineering, greeting all with a hello and helpful advice. This is where "Junebug" met her second husband, Edwin P. Maxim. Following retirement, June and Ed enjoyed traveling splitting their time between their Davidsonville home and Florida. 
    June is survived by her husband, Edwin; daughter, Marybeth Davidson and husband Mike Elwood; son Robert Davidson III, and granddaughters, Maggie, Jackie and Nikki Davidson; daughter, Terry Ann Davidson-Ertter and grandsons Kyle and Collin Ertter; son, Michael Davidson and wife Christine, and granddaughters, Rachel, Amanda, Moriah and Cara Davidson; Mark Davidson and wife Karen, and granddaughters, Shannon and Julia Davidson; sister-in-law, Betsy Giles of Wenonah, NJ; and sisters, Barbara Lewis and Nancy Willis both of Davis, NC.
    The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 15, at Holy Family Catholic Church, 826 W. Central Ave., Davidsonville, followed by a funeral mass at 11 a.m.  Interment at Lakemont Memorial Gardens.     Dougherty Funeral Home of Pasadena, MD is handling arrangements.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

"Bill" Robinson Passes Away

William M. "Bill" Robinson, 91, a 35-year resident of Davidsonville and Annapolis, died December 9 at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
He was born on June 12, 1921 in Washington, DC to the late Charles and Edith Robinson and attended George Washington University on an academic scholarship. Bill was a member of the U.S. Army 
Air Corps during World War II where he served as a gunner on B-29s in the Pacific theater. He flew over 29 missions and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, two Bronze Stars, two Bronze Clusters, the Air Medal and Good Conduct Medal. Bill retired from the FBI in 1976 after a 35-year career during which he led the National Crime Institute. 
He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, the Harbour Hills Yacht Club and American Legion. He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family.
Bill was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Catherine H. "Cherry" Robinson, who died in May of this year. 
He is survived by two sons, William (Janet) Jr. of Summerville, SC and James (Mary) of Davidsonville; sister, Mary R. Murphy of Annapolis; four grandchildren, Charles, Matthew and James Robinson and Kathryn (Brendan) Bellotte; two great-grandsons, Chase W. and Cooper J. Robinson; nephew, John Wade Koontz; and niece, Teresa Noland.
Friends are invited to Bill's Life Celebration from 9 a.m. until a Mass of Christian Burial is offered at 10:15 a.m., Thursday, December 13 at Holy Family Catholic Church, 826 W. Central Avenue, Davidson-ville. Interment private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church. 
An online guestbook is available at

Friday, December 7, 2012

Recent Home Sale on Birdsville Rd.

Recent home sales in Davidsonville include 3808 Birdsville Road, a 4 brm colonial, for  $700,000.

Casey Hesgard to Marry

    Anne Arundel County has issued a marriage license to  Casey James Hesgard, age 24, of Davidsonville, and  Shelley Rae Nicholson, age 28, of Annapolis.

Tank the Turtle In Davidsonville

    The Davidsonville Nursery has an unusual mascot.  It is a pet turtle that you can read about in the below listed article.  Or,  you can visit him at the Davidsonville Nursery on Riva Road.