Daily Archives: June 27, 2014

Martirano hired to run West Virginia Schools

The Board of Education of St. Mary’s County announces that Dr. Michael J. Martirano, Superintendent of Schools, has accepted an offer to serve as the State Superintendent of Schools for the State of West Virginia, and will be departing from his position as Superintendent of the St. Mary’s County Public Schools effective this fall. Dr. Martirano has served as Superintendent of Schools for St. Mary’s County since July 2005, which makes him the longest serving superintendent in St. Mary’s County since 1978, and the longest current serving superintendent in the State of Maryland. During his tenure, Dr. Martirano has led the following academic achievements:

Hooker Patrol: not all pimps are nice guys; Germaine J. Wiggins busted for kidnapping, prostituion

Maryland State Police report that an Allegany County man was arrested yesterday in Cecil County on human trafficking and related charges after two women who had been traveling with him said they were being held against their will.

The suspect is identified as Germaine J. Wiggins, 34, who is also known to use the name Prince & Mack Luxury, of Frostburg, Md. He is charged with two counts each of human trafficking/benefit financially, human trafficking/explicit perform, prostitution, and kidnapping. He is being held in the Cecil County Detention Center without bond.

Maryland State Police arrest and charge three for robbing Talbot Bank in Trappe, Md.

(TRAPPE, MD) – According to the Maryland State Police, a cooperative Maryland State Police investigation involving local and federal law enforcement agencies has led to the arrests of three suspects who…

Chesapeake 1850

Ken Rossignol’s new series is off to a great start with Chesapeake 1850, the tale of Ethan Douglas from his days as a 10 year old cabin boy on his grandfather’s Chesapeake Bay steamship before the Civil War, through his rise to become a wealthy ship owner. The young boy witnesses everything from a hanging to hurricanes, to bloody Oyster Wars, and meets the love of his life and later marries her. The author does an excellent job of bringing history to life in an entertaining and captivating way that keeps you reading from start to finish.” — New York Times best-selling author Nick Russell