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

Three Village Writers Publish Books

This month there were three newly published books authored by Dickeyville residents! New StreetCar Book (with section on Dickeyville by Mike Blair) In Mike’s words: Last year I received a call from Bernie Sachs asking if I could provide any documentation and/or pictures of the StreetCars

Dickeyville Fall Arts Festival

Written by Joan McCready Dickeyville is a village of artists. It was such a pleasure to showcase some of them and their work at Dickeyville’s first Fall Arts Festival, held during September 21-23rd, 2018. What a success it was! There was a wonderful sense of

Celebrating the 4th in Style

Dickeyvillians sure know how to celebrate in style! The “Summer Camp” themed July 4th was a fabulous long weekend filled with activities for young kids, big kids, new neighbors, long-timers, and previous residents who couldn’t resist coming back. Fun-Filled Weekend The action-packed event schedule included:

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