Category Archives: DCA News

Wrap Up: Inaugural Auchincloss Memorial Golf Day, July 2019

By David McCrae It’s widely known that the golf tournament element of the annual Dickeyville July 4th celebrations had been historically organized by our beloved unofficial Mayor of Dickeyville, Peter Auchincloss. After Peter’s tragic sudden passing in 2018, it was an automatic decision of the

Wrap Up: Spectacular July 4th Festivities

Fireworks, rain storms, friendship, trash wheel families, and more!  What can we say aside from THANK YOU to all our friends and neighbors for a most spectacular Fourth of July?! The five – yes five – days of celebration started strong with the loveliest riverside

Full Yoga by the Dam

Another peaceful session led by villager and certified yoga instructor, Krystal Wharton. Thanks also to Patricia LaNoue for hosting in her yard. Stay tuned for the next full moon session!  

Village Kids Lemonade Stand Fundraiser

Hello neighbors! This month, 7/14, the kids of Dickeyville hosted a lemonade stand to raise funds for immigrant families at the border. Donations went to a coalition of organizations helping with legal services and other forms of aid, including The Florence Project, ACLU, Kids in

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Sad Winter, Passing of Dickeyville residents

NB: Post extracted from TownCrier, written by Phoebe Hayes This Winter has seen some extraordinary losses in the community of Dickeyville. We lost several revered and remarkable Dickeyvillians in January and February. Reflections and obituaries are included here for each: Sam McCready left this earthly

Long-time villager, Jim Hawthorne, passes on January 26

NB: Post extracted from March 2019 TownCrier, written by Phoebe Hayes Dr. James (Jim) W. Hawthorne, was a retired clinical psychologist and long-time resident of Dickeyville. He was twice past president of the DCA. Born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, Jim was known to all as

Village Legend, Sam McCready leaves huge gap

NB: Post extracted from TownCrier “The village mourns and celebrates another legend – our sweet, inspiring, and dearly cherished Sam McCready has passed.” From DCA President Chris Wharton. From his son, Richard McCready: “The world has lost an amazing man, a poet, a playwright, an

Villager, Don Langenberg, has passed on

NB: The following article is taken directly from the Baltimore Sun on February 12. Written by Frederick N. Rasmussen Donald N. Langenberg, who as chancellor elevated University System of Maryland to ‘national eminence,’ dies Donald N. Langenberg, a career academic who during 12 years as

A Grieving Village….

The most difficult column to write is that of the passing of our dear friend, Peter Auchincloss, beloved husband of Lisa, father of Sara and Gabby, grandfather of Hattie, and son of Barbara “BJ.”  A better way is to include a link to Peter’s obituary in

Presidents’ Day March, Dickeyville-style..!

In the traditional supportive style of this village, a hardy band of Dickeyville patriots gathered, somewhat spontaneously, this past Monday on Presidents’ Day, to celebrate our new President. Not as some may assume, “the small-handed one” from a district south of Baltimore, but the celebrated