FROM THE HERALD
Those who live in Charlestown are getting the opportunity to voice their opinion on the town's new project.
In July, the town paid $395,000 for the 5.2 acre parcel formerly known as the Avalon Yacht Basin Marina. The land includes buildings - a former store, a shop, and bathrooms. Read more…
Eat pie for the arts.
Now through October 9, downtown business Your Personal Chef, is supporting the arts in Rising Sun with a sweet fundraiser. Anyone who calls and orders a homemade pumpkin or apple pie from the business between now and Friday, October 9, a portion of the proceeds will be donated back to the Rising Sun Arts Council. Read more…
Cecil County Executive Tari Moore announced today she will not be running again for the office of County Executive.
“After great deal of thought and prayer, I know clearly God has a different direction He has intended for me after 2016.” Moore said in a press release. “Although I’m not sure what that path will be at this time, I’m excited for what is in store.”
When the eighth graders from Rising Sun Middle School head to the Civil War Reenactment and living history lessons on Friday, October 23, they will see one of their classmates at work.
Sarah Farrington, a RSMS eighth grader, has been reenacting the Civil War for as long as she can remember.
"I've been doing it almost all my life," said Farrington.
Mike Dixon was showing students around recently.
Some were learning where they live - in Elkton.
Crews from Hunt Valley Construction were out in Perryville Park recently putting in what's sure to be a crowd pleaser.
There's a building boom along the Route 40 corridor in Elkton.
Within the coming months, at least three businesses will set up shop. Read more…
When the North East community gets a new library it won't be the "Taj Mahal".
But it will cost many millions.
That's what Cecil County Public Library Director Denise Davis told county officials recently. Read more…
FROM THE CHRONICLE
When she was battling cancer, Lynn Witmer had the support of family, friends, and her faith.
Now she's helping support a camp that works with young cancer patients.
Witmer, who lives on Truce Rd., is using this year to raise money for Celebration for Life, a nonprofit based in the Southern End. The nonprofit is, in turn, helping fund Camp Can Do, a two-week summer program for young cancer patients and their siblings. Read more...
As he approaches his 90th birthday, Bob Book is sure of one thing - he isn't ready to retire.
He's already tried that and he didn't like it.
Book, who ran a shoe repair and sales shop on Quarryville's E. State St. for decades, sold the building 15 years ago.
"I decided I would retire in 2000," he said last week, "but I soon found sitting around wasn't for me." Read more...
Solanco’s JV football team lost 13-12 to visiting L-S on Monday afternoon, September 28.
It's a fundraising tradition almost as old as volunteer fire companies.
Firefighters stand near an intersection and ask passing drivers and pedestrians to fill a fire boot with donations.
Quarryville firefighters did just that on Friday night, July 29. Standing at the intersection of State and 4th streets, they raised $4,000 in two and a half hours.
The annual Kevin Regan Memorial Run was held at George A. Smith Middle School on Saturday morning, September 26.
The run is for elementary and middle school students who live in the Solanco School District.
Members of the district’s cross country team help with the event.
Pictured are kids in the race for kindergarteners.
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