FROM THE HERALD
Within the next few weeks, you will be able to get a beer with your wings at Four Seas.
On Wednesday, January 27, the Cecil County Liquor Board approved a request from the owners for a Class B liquor license which allows for on site only liquor sales.
No one spoke in favor or against the application.
After a few years of pie making, the Perryville Lions Club is becoming known for their sweet side.
For the third time, the club is creating cheesecake-like pies just in time for Valentine's Day. They will make and sell the pies in about two weeks.
"People now ask about them (the pies)," said Perryville Lions Secretary Peggy Morrison. Read more…
If something's been "needling" you, the Rising Sun Arts Alliance has the cure.
And it's not acupuncture.
The arts alliance will host its first ever Sit n' Stitch on Saturday, February 13. The event will be held at Martin's Cafe from 1-3 p.m. Read more…
Garrett Frock had what it takes to earn the title of Geography Bee champion for Rising Sun Middle School.
Frock, an eighth grader, bested 14 of the school's map masters to collect the title last Thursday morning. The event began with 15 students, all of whom had taken in class tests to qualify, sitting on a stage in the cafeteria. They then were quizzed by Principal Rick Edwards. Read more…
There's a lot going on at Wildcat Point, the newest power generation facility just north of Conowingo.
Rick McWhorter, vice president of operations and asset management, introduced Brian Heinbaugh, who has been hired as the plant general manager for Wildcat Point, to the county council members last week. McWhorter also reviewed the project history, shared the community impact, and more.
The facility, which is a non-profit, is expected to be up and running June 1, 2017. "That is 16 months away. And we are on schedule," said McWhorter. Read more…
A year ago, organizers of the Elkton's Own Antique Roadshow event opted to allow the people to decide if the event would continue.
And it is. Read more…
FROM THE CHRONICLE
By the time the first customers arrived, members of the Solanco Girls Softball Association had been working in the Hoffman Building's kitchen for eight hours.
That's how long it took them to make about 500 quarts of pot pie.
Most of the quarts went home with the purchasers.
"A good portion are for takeout," said event co-chair Michelle Sexton. Read more...
One devoted group of small boys manages to turn every theme into a vehicle.
"No matter what the theme, they make cars," Quarryville Library's youth services director Randi Kennedy said last Thursday night as she set up for the monthly Lego night. Read more...
Dick Humphreys believes it helped him recover from two bouts of Lyme disease without debilitating and potentially deadly kidney complications.
Humphreys, who has been coping with diabetes for decades, is a frequent user of the sauna on his Colerain Township property. Read more...
For more than three years, Matthew Kirchoff has run the department that feeds about 4,000 Solanco students every day.
Now he's also responsible for getting them to school in the morning and taking them home in the afternoon.
Kirchoff was appointed to his new post on January 1.
He assumed the additional responsibilities after Jason McClune resigned as transportation director to become Providence Township's roadmaster.
Sometimes, knitting is a solitary craft.
But not on Thursday evenings.
That's when a group of knitters, experienced and novice alike, gather in the meeting room at the Quarryville Library to share their art.
The informal group began meeting eight or nine years ago, member Debby Joy said last week.
"A bunch of knitters said they needed to get together and knit. That's how it started," Joy said. "We enjoy the camaraderie." Read more...