Index to Featured Articles in the Symphony Village Libretto

February 2006 + May 2006 through June 2018

 

CITIZENS EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAMS (CERT):

  CERT-- October 2015, April 2016, May 2016

  CERT and the Symphony Village Information Form -- April 2015

  CERT in Action – February 2010

  CERT Prepares for the 2018 Hurricane Season -- May 2018

  CERT Team -- December 2015

  CERT Training – July 2009 & December 2009

  Community Protection Against Terrorism --  October 2016

  Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFL) – July 2009

  Fire Extinguisher and Gas & Carbon Monoxide Alarms – August 2009

  Fire Up the Grill Safely This Summer -- June 2018

  Heimlich/CPR Clinic Highlights --March 2018

  Helicopter Emergency Services -- At Our Back Door! -- April 2017

  Homeowner Fire and General Safety – November 2009, December 2009, January 2010

  Hurricanes & Terrorism: What do they have in common? -- September 2016

  Holiday and Winter Precautions – December 2010

  It’s Vital To Know How To Shut-Off Your Utilities -- April 2018

  June Is National Safety Month -- June 2016

  Mock Drill – October 2010

  The Propane Heating Discussion – June 2009

  The Start of the Holiday Season: Thanksgiving -- November 2016

  Summertime Safety From SV CERT -- August 2016

  SV CERT is urging all neighbors to update their "File of Life" medical data -- July 2016

  Symphony Village Residents Become CERTs – June 2009

  Tips for July -- July 2017

  What is CERT? – January 2011

  What's on Your Plate? -- January 2017

  Why Wait for a Crisis? -- February 2017

CLEANING TIPS

  Shower Doors – February 2011

  Shower Stalls – January 2011

COMPUTER TIPS

  Favorites – March 2011

  File Backup – July 2011

  Make the Daily Bulletin and the SV Calendar Desktop Icons – September 2011

  Print Screen– February 2011

  System Restore – January 2011

DAY TRIPS

  Adkins Arboretum – May 2006

  Betterton Beach Park, Betterton – August 2007

  Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Cambridge –September 2007

  Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center -- February 2018

  "Eastern Shore Impressions" at the Chesapeake Exploration Center - August 2012

  Ferry Point Park, Grasonville – March 2011

  Millstream Park, Centreville – July 2007

  National Electronics Museum: A Day Trip For All Ages! -- February 2018

  Off the Beaten Path at the Beach - August 2012

  Pickering Creek Audubon Center, Easton – November 2007

  What is there to see and do in Queen Anne’s County? – May 2007

  Wye Grist Mill and Museum - September 2012

ENERGY COMMITTEE

  Alternative Electricity Suppliers – November 2009

  Changes to Our Clubhouse – February 2009

  Heat Cost Savings – Suggestions – December 2009

  Lamp Posts -- May 2013

  Propane and Winter Heating Season -- September 2014

  Reduce Electric Bills--Use An Alternate Supplier -- March 2013

  United Propane’s new terms and conditions – November 2009

 EXPLORING MARYLAND HERITAGE

  The Beginning – September 2008

  Chesapeake Exploration Center – February 2009

  “Kent Island, the First Landing” – November 2008

  The Maryland Flag – July 2009

  Mount Harmon – October 2009

  Walking Tour of Centreville – June 2009

GARDEN MAINTENANCE

  Celebrate Spring With Blue False Indigo -- June 2017

  City in a Garden -- August 2017

  Creating a Garden in a Common Area - June 2012

  Fall Harvest -- Winter Snow -- January 2018

  Fall/Spring Gardening Tip -- October 2016

  Fungus in Your Mulch – July 2008

  How Does Your Garden Grow? Integrated Pest Management – March 2009

  Is Your Garden Soil Healthy? -- April 2017

  Landscaping Committee -- June 2016

  Landscaping Diversity -- February 2017

  Lawn Watering Tips - April 2012

  Master Gardeners Offer Landscape Consultations -- October 2016

  Master Gardening – August 2008

  Mistaken Identity --October 2017

  Mosquito Control – June 2009

  Native Attraction -- March 2017

  September Beauties -- September 2017

  Time to Plant Spring Blooming Bulbs – October 2008

  The Winter Gardener -- January 2017

HOME MAINTENANCE

  Awnings – July 2006

  Do You Have Enough Insulation? – June 2008

  Energy Saving Ceiling Light - April 2012

  Fireplace – October 2006

  Front Door Colors De-Mystified – March 2009

  Getting Ready for Winter: Working With, Not Against, Nature – November 2009

  Help For a Cold Bathroom – March 2012

  Homeowner Windows - June 2012

  If Insulating, Purchase Materials by 12/31/2010 by Bob Offerman – November 2010

  Listen to Your Garage Door – May 2008

  Outdoor Water Shutoff – July 2010

  Power Failures Helpful Hints -- January 2013

  Preventing Birds from Nesting on Your Home - June 2012

  Protect Your Home - Whole House Surge Protector -- February 2013

  Remove Brown Stains on Vinyl Siding-- June 2013

  Screen Porches and Sun Rooms – February 2012

  Spring Cleaning – April 2007

  Spring Inspections -- March 2017

  Water Heater “Rotten Eggs Smell” – August 2008

  Water Meter Shutoff -- July 2016

  Winter Energy Saving Tips -- February 2014

  Winter Weather Tips – December 2011

MEET

  Bob Nilsson -- July 2017

  Camilla Gaines -- November 2016

  Dennis Sesplankis – December 2006

  From Farm to Village (Jean and Nicholas (Woody) Wood) -- June 2017

  Full Circle (Pete Sackrider) -- July 2017

  Jack Hennessey – January 2007

  Meet the Lifestyle Committee – September 2010

  Meet the Pool Service Operators – April 2010

  Meet the SV Management Team: Laura – June 2010

  Nancy Griffith – July 2011

  Phyllis and Dan Krpata – June 2011

  Publications and Communications Update – Meet the SV Press – January 2010

  Royce and Amy Holm – August 2011

  SV Outreach Committee – February 2010

  There’s a New Face at the Clubhouse!  -- November 2017

MISCELLANEOUS ARTICLES

  911 Flashing Security Light – February 2008

  A "3D Dream" Adventure -- May 2013

  A 90% Solar Eclipse Comes to Symphony Village -- August 2017

  Adopt-a-Pet – August 2011 & September 2011

  "Adopt a Shelf" -- October 2014

  Air and Space Museum -- March 2014

  Amazing Astronomy News, A New Star is Born -- February 2018

  The American Beech -- November 2016

  Animal Resource Foundation (ARF) – June 2006

  Another Travel Dilemma by Mary Ciesielski – August 2014

  The Armchair Astronomer -- March 2018

  Astronomy 101 -- April 2018, June 2018

  The Atlantic Hotel in Berlin Reopens – April 2009

  Backpacks for Kids – September 2010 & December 2011

  The Beaver by Jack Walsh – June 2011

  Bird Club -- April 2017

  Bob Caulk Remembers St. Michaels – July 2007

  Brush/Yard Waste Pick Up -- July 2013

  Car Donating is Easy (CARS) -- June 2017

  Cassini, A Twenty-Year Adventure  -- November 2017

  Catching Up With Galileo -- April 2017

  Centreville Farmer's Market -- June 2018

  Cert Canteen Project -- August 2013

  Clubhouse Coffee Bar -- June 2018

  Clubhouse Expansion -- March 2017

  Clubhouse Security -- April 2018

  Compilation Of Readings & Understandings Of An Astronaut's Thoughts During A Moon Launch -- March 2017

  Continuing our Celestial Sphere or Where in the Sky is that? -- May 2018

  Correct Operation of the Clubhouse's Main Front Door -- November 2012

  The Cosmic Perspective -- May 2017

  Covenants -- April 2016

  Critters Crazy About Pond #1 - May 2012

  Crossroads Community, Inc. -- November 2016

  Cruise Control Warning – February 2008

  Dining In --  October 2016 & February 2017

  Do You Have Frequently Asked Questions About Symphony Village? -- June 2018

  Do You Know What Sneakers Is? -- June 2017

  Do You Want To Be a Docent? -- March 2015

  Document Review Committee -- May 2018

  During The Downtown Construction, Where Can I Park? -- April 2018

  Every "Leaf Litter" Helps -- December 2016

  Exceptional Care Every Day – July 2006

  The Fall Skies—The Arm Chair Astronomer -- October 2017

  File of Life – November 2011

  The File of Life -- April 2015

  Free Installation of External Garage Door-Opener --  July 2016

  From Farm to [Symphony] Village – February 2006

  The Gingrich Train Display -- December 2015

  Going Wireless – Are You Safe? – November 2006

  Governance of the Symphony Village Homeowners Association -- November 2016

  Greetings From Iraq! – August 2006

  HOA Board of Directors (Symphony Village at Centreville Clubhouse Rules and Regulations) -- February 2016

  Hackerman-Patz House --May 2014

  The Halloween Bear Revisits Symphony Village -- November 2015

  Heart Attack Symptoms for Women -- January 2016

  How Will the State Treat Seniors This Year? by Muriel Cole – January 2010

  Help Centreville Become a Certified Community Wildlife Habitat - September 2012

  In Case of Emergency (ICE) – November 2007

  Institute for Adult Learning – January 2008

  The League of Women Voters of Queen Anne’s County – November 2009

  Local Farmers' Markets -- April 2014

  Looking To The Future: 2018-2035 -- January 2018

  The Making of the Mural at Jeff Davis Post -- October 2017

  Maryland Big Tree Program – April 2011

  Maryland EZPass Toll Plans -- November 2013

  Mystery Balloon – August 2010

  Neighbor-To-Neighbor -- May 2016 & October 2016

  New Coffee Bar at Clubhouse -- May 2015

  New P&C Webpage -- April 2017

  Ninja Bear Visits Symphony Village – November 2008

  "No Left Turns" -- June 2014

  Oscar Comes to Symphony Village – February 2007

  The Overview Effect  -- July 2017

  Pilgrim's Regress by Jack Walsh -- July 2014

  Publications & Communications -- March 2016, July 2017, May 2018, June 2018

  Queen Anne's County Bulk Trash Pick-Up - August 2012

  Queen Anne’s County Historical Society – July 2010

  Recognizing a Stroke – S. T. R. – May 2007

  Red-winged Blackbird -- August 2017

  Reflecting on Memories Over the Years -- January 2018

  Saving the Day -- September 2017

  Seniors on the M.O.V.E. – May 2008

  The "Shoremen's" Softball Team - July 2012

  Some General Guidelines on Selecting Astronomical Christmas Presents  -- December 2017

  SV Outreach Vehicle Donation Program -- "Car Donating Is Easy" -- November 2016

  SV’s Own Queen Victoria – August 2011

  Symphony Village Ash Trees -- In Danger! -- March 2017

  Symphony Village Astronomy Club  -- June 2017

  Taking the Mystery Out of Solar Power -- March 2014

   Talisman Therapeutic Riding -- October 2013

  Taxes – June 2007

  ‘Tis the Four-Letter Word Season – SNOW – December 2006

  Tornado! -- August 2017

  Town of Centreville New Parking Meter Ordinance – July 2011

  A Tribute to Ann Walsh – December 2008

  The Turkey Vulture – June 2007

  Violation of HOA Rules – July 2007

  Wanna Be a Docent? -- February 2015

  What To Do If Credit Cards Are Stolen – April 2008

  What/Where Shall We Visit This Week? -- April 2017

  Wheelchairs and Golf Carts on Public Roadways and Sidewalks – February 2008

  Yard Waste Pickup Observations -- August 2013

  Zinio -- January 2013

NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

   Arborist Brings Healthy Future to SV Trees -- April 2015

   The New Tree Planting -- January 2016

   Not a Beach Person?  -- June 2015

  Street Trees Now Have Room to Grow -- March 2016

OPERATIONS COMMITTEE

  2012 Irrigation Plan - April 2012

  2009 Operations Committee’s Initiatives and Accomplishments – January 2010

  Improve Energy Efficiency in the SV Clubhouse – April 2009

  Spotlight on Operations Committee -- December 2015

RAIN GARDENS

  Putting Your Rain Garden to Bed – November 2009

  Rain Garden Maintenance – October 2009

  Rain Garden News – June 2009

  Rain Garden Update – September 2009

 The River Plantation and Symphony Village – April 2009

  Where Does It All Go? “No Dumping----Drains to Corsica River” – September 2008

  Why Rain Gardens? -- September 2016

RESTAURANT REVIEWS

 208 Talbot -- March 2013

  4 Season’s Bistro -– October 2011

  Annie’s Paramount Steak & Seafood House– March 2011

  Basmati Restaurant -- February 2014

  Batter Up Grand Slam Dining – December 2010

  Bay Shore Steam Pot -- July 2015

  Bayard House – February 2012 & August 2015

  Bertucci's Restaurant -- October 2013

  Brian Boru Restaurant – February 2010

  Bridges Restaurant – August 2010 & February 2017

  Brio Tuscan Grill – December 2009

  Café Sado – March 2010

  Cantwell's Tavern --  October 2016

  Carmine’s NY Pizza Kitchen – November 2011

  Centreville Sauté – April 2010

  Chesapeake Gourmet Café – November 2009

  Colosseum Pizza – March 2012

  Commerce Street Bar and Grill -- December 2011

  Commerce Street Creamery -- October 2012

  Doc’s Riverside Grille -– July 2011

  Easton Diner -- August 2013

  El Jefe Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar -- December 2014

  Ellen's Coffee Shoppe --May 2013

  Fields of Heather Bakery - August 2012

  Fisherman's Inn Restaurant-- June 2012

  Frix's Fire Grill -- October 2014 & April 2017

  Georgie's Seafood and Grill -- December 2013

  Gordon Biersch -– September 2009

  Harry’s at the Goldsborough House -– May 2010

  Hemingway’s Restaurant– June 2011 & March 2017

  Higgy's Farm Market and Country Cafe -- July 2012

  Hot Off the Coals -- June 2013 &  December 2015

  J.R.'s Lemon Leaf Cafe -- April 2013

  Joe Breeze Coffee Shop -– August 2011

  Kitty Knight House -– September 2011

  Knoxie's Table at the Inn at the Chesapeake Beach Club -- April 2016

  Luisa's Cucina Italiana --- June 2015

  Luke's Grille -- March 2014

  Maria's Sicilian Ristorante and Cafe -- April 2012

  Market Street Public House -- July 2013

  Masthead at Pier Street Marina -- September 2016

  Miss Shirley's Cafe -- November 2016

  Molly's Restaurant -- April 2015

  New Beijing Kitchen -– May 2011

  New Canton Restaurant -- February 2013

  Nonna Maria's Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant -- November 2014

  O'Connor's Pub and Restaurant -- January 2015

  Osteria Alfredo -– August 2009

  Plaza Tapatia -- September 2012

  Queenstown Pizzeria -– February 2011

  Ram's Head Shore House -- December 2012

  Red Zone Pizzeria -- January 2012

  Riverhouse Restaurant -- May 2012

  Rustico Restaurant and Wine Bar -– November 2010

  Severn Inn -- September 2015

  Shells Yes! Crab Cake Company Restaurant & Bar -- January 2013

  The Soda Fountain at Hills – July 2010

  Sombrero Mexican Kitchen -- November 2012

  Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill -- November 2015

  Sugar Buns Airport Cafe Bakery & Catering -- September 2013

  Sugar Magnolia –- April 2011

  Suicide Bridge Restaurant -- February 2015

  Two Tree Restaurant -– January 2011

  Verna’s Breakfast -– October 2010

  Verna's Korner Country Kitchen -- November 2013

  VIN 909 Winecafe -- May 2017

SYMPHONY VILLAGE PETS

  Maintaining a People-Friendly/Pet-Friendly Community – January 2012

  Queen Anne’s County Animal Control Commission – July 2009

  Renew QAC Dog Licenses and Dog/Cat Microchipping Service – December 2011

  SV Pet Policy – February 2011

 SV Pet Sitting Co-op – December 2009

TRAVEL

  2013 Danube River Cruise by Tom Scull -- October 2013

  A Quiet Place to Write by John A. Lewis  -- December 2017

  Alaska by Brenda Stoltz – September 2007

  Alaskan Cruise by Kathryn Marchi – September 2009

  Amsterdam -- June2015 by Pat Fox -- July 2015

  Another Travel Dilemma by Mary Ciesielski – August 2014

  Antarctic Adventure Aboard the Star Princess by Ray & Carol Stevens – March & April 2010

  The California Coast by Brenda Stoltz -- April 2014

  The Canadian Rockies  by Ellen Norman – June 2008

  Colonial Williamsburg and The Grand Illumination by Brenda Stoltz – December 2010

  Colorado Springs by Karin Larsen – July 2010

  Costa Rica by Brenda Stoltz – September 2010

  Cruising to New England and Canada by Brenda Stoltz – November 2008

  Exploring Maryland Heritage by Eleanor Strietman – May 2009

  A Fall Weekend in the Mountains by Steve and Loretta Quigley – October 2009

  Fancy Meeting You in Vancouver! - September 2006

  Hidden Treasures in San Diego by Valerie Siegel – August 2007

  Hong Kong, Mainland China, Korea, and Japan by Bob and Debbie Hardy – May 2008

  Iceland Trip February 2015 by Pat & Howie Fox -- March 2015

  The Love’s Introduction to the People’s Republic of China by Sandee and Tom Love – June 2009

  Moose at Three O’clock! by Betty Gingerich – August 2008

  Motown Village Cruisers 2018 by Debi Wells -- March 2018

  My Great Misadventure by Charlie Scheck - September 2012

  New Mexico Travelogue by Carlene Cooke -- October 2014

  Niagara Falls and Cape Cod by Kay Blair – November 2007

  Our Trip to Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand by Betty & Larry Gingerich -- April 2013

  Our Trip to Normandy by Ray Goodmuth -- September 2014

  Our Western Adventure by Brenda Stoltz – December 2009

  Our Winter Train Adventure via Canadian Rail by Betty & Larry Gingerich – March 2011

  Panama Canal, Lima, and Machu Picchu by Carol Hodges - February 2009

  Phoenix, New Mexico by Karin Larsen – February 2011

  Pilgrim's Regress by Jack Walsh --- July 2014

  River Cruise in Europe  by Christa Fookes – September 2008

  Santa Fe, New Mexico by Karin Larsen – January 2011

  Skellig Michael, Scotland by Mary Ciesielski – August 2011

  So…What Does Happen in Vegas? by Pat Scheirer – October 2009

  Tales from “Down Under” by Nancie and Don Cameron – July 2009

  Trip to Antarctica by Bob & Debbie Hardy -- April 2017

  Trip to Patagonian Region of South America by Pat Fox -- April 2018

  The Vervet Monkey Trial by Nancie Cameron -- June 2013

  Villagers Visit the Big Apple by Brenda Stoltz- May 2012

  A Visit to Southern Africa -- November 2016

  West Virginia Weekend Getaway by John and Willie DiLaura – July 2008

  Wineries on Long Island, New York by Kathryn Marchi – November 2009

VOLUNTEERS IN ACTION

 The 5th Quarter – September 2007

  Ann Walsh – June 2006

  Anne Cassidy - Chesapeake Women’s Network – June 2008

  Arlyn Marshall – May 2007 & June 2010

  Bob Backer -- February 2016

  Brenda Kelly Stoltz - Volunteering at the National Aquarium in Baltimore – April 2007

  Camp New Dawn by Brenda Stoltz– January 2009

  Camp New Dawn Bereavement for Kids by Jack Walsh – September 2011

  Camp New Dawn - Volunteer "Buddies" Needed - July 2012

  Carlene Cooke - Planned Giving Office at the Foundation Fighting Blindness – November 2007

  Cass Smith – July 2009

  Cathy Olson -- October 2017

  Crafting Volunteers from the Village – March 2007

   Cycling to Find a Cure for Multiple Sclerosis – April 2009

  Cyndy Bourke – October 2007 & December 2007

  Dorothy Hamm – August 2006

  Ed Williams – July 2007

  Ellen Norman – August 2008

  Food Pantry at Our Mother of Sorrows Church – November 2009 & July 2010

  Four SV Cyclists Raise $1545 for MS – June 2009

  George Drake – October 2006

  Gil Hoffman – September 2006 & July 2008

  Habitat for Humanity – May 2009

  Harriett and Raymond Goodmuth – September 2008

  Have you met Captain Blood? – August 2009

  Helen Schultz – August 2007

  Here Come The "Judges" - May 2012

  Isabel Cusimano – March 2008

  Jack Hennessey: Community Blood Drive Coordinator of the Year – October 2010

  Jack Walsh -- February 2015

  Jeanne Novack – July 2008

  John Schultz – April 2008

  Keith Tennier – June 2007

  Life on the Sidelines with the “QACHS Chain Gang” – November 2009 & November 2011

  Margie Ferra – November 2006

  Marlene Tennier – January 2008

   Pampered Chef Party to Benefit SV Outreach – March 2011

  QAC Board of Elections – November 2008

  Recycling at the Clubhouse - July 2012

  Sue Hoffmann – July 2006

  Suzy Wishard and Irene Ferber - Outreach fundraiser events - April 2007

  Symphony Village Volunteers Deserve High Praise! -- January 2018

  Trail of Tears – Operation Cherokee Nation – George and Mary Drake – October 2008

  Volunteer in Action─Meet a Neighbor: Jinny Guy -- September 2017

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

  AAMC Volunteer Program -- April 2018

  Adkins Arboretum Offers Visitors And Volunteers Many Wonderful Programs -- March 2018

  American Cancer Society: Road to Recovery Program – April 2008

  Camp New Dawn – August 2009

  Centreville Rotary Club Impacting Our Community – December 2009

  Chesapeake Cats and Dogs – February 2010

  Comfort Seekers – June 2009

  Commemorating 1776 Veterans By Honoring Today's Veterans-- August 2016

  Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) – August 2008

  Crossroads Community, Inc. – April 2008 & November 2017

  Do You Volunteer with a Local Non-Profit Organization? -- August 2017

  Dog Walkers Needed – Caroline County Humane Society – August 2010

  Food Link – April 2008

  Hospice of Queen Anne’s – June 2008, October 2008, February 2009,  March 2012

  Legacy Institute for the Environment – December 2008

  Literacy Project Gets Underway at Crossroads Community, Inc. – November 2009

  Looking for a Volunteer Opportunity? -- May 2018

  The Master Gardener Program at Adkins Arboretum -- March 2018

  Meals on Wheels - September 2012

  Mentoring in Middle School – February 2009

  NAMI Kent and Queen Anne’s Affiliate -- February 2018

  The Queen Anne’s County Department of Animal Services – June 2010

  Sportfishermen’s Association Scholarship Foundation -- December 2017

  Storytime on Wheels-- January 2013

  Telephone Reassurance Service for County Seniors – March 2012

  Volunteer at the Resource Center with Haven Ministries -- February 2018

  Volunteer Opportunities (16 organizations) - August 2012

  Volunteer Opportunities (5 organizations) - September 2012

  Volunteer with Animal Services – February 2009