Happy Father’s Day to my husband Phil Holbrook Sr., father-in-law James C. Holbrook (Pop), and my son, Philip Jr. Pictured above is Pop with two of his grandsons, Philip and Zack, three of his great grandkids, and Philip’s fiancée Brandy. This was a very special day that will be remembered f…

Happy Birthday to my mom, Dorothy Sprout, of Elkton. She will turn 66 on June 17. She has two grandsons, Philip Jr. and Zack, whom she thinks the world of, along with three great grandkids. She does a lot for everyone, so on this day please give in return to her a big birthday wish. Hope you…

On Thursday, June 6, the Cecil County Board of Realtors presented a donation of $1,200 to the Plumpton Park Zoo. The money was raised through a crab raffle, whereby the board sold raffle tickets for a crab feast bundle containing two cases of Bud Light, 2 pounds of steamed shrimp and 1 bushe…

Courtney K Howard, of Colora, graduated from Trevecca Nazarene University on May 4. Howard earned a Bachelor of Science in social work. During the university’s 118th Commencement Convocation, Trevecca conferred more than 1,140 degrees. Richard Parrott, Trevecca professor of leadership studie…

The 43rd Fishing Rodeo and Picnic, sponsored by the Conowingo and Darlington Lions Clubs with the help of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, was another successful day at Susquehanna State Park in Havre de Grace on Saturday, June 8.

Megan Louise (née Rogers) and Paul William Logan, of Rising Sun, were joined in matrimony May 18, 2019, in Elkton.

On April 28, 1944, the Perryville Lions Club was chartered and sponsored by Rising Sun Lions Club. To celebrate their 75 years of service to Lions International, the town, and those in need of help, they held a ‘meet and greet’ with delicious food and comradeship with locals. Remember, they …

In May, the Perryville Lions Club welcomed Sally Warner, case worker of CASA (Court-Appointed Special Advocate of Cecil County). Their mission, in the court system, is to advocate for and support abused and neglected children. They achieve this mission through the work of specially trained v…

On Friday, June 7, the Perryville Middle School Leos, sponsored by the Perryville Lions Club, made a donation of $575 to the Cecil County Public Library’s Perryville Branch Library’s “Teen Zone.” Literacy is one of the initiatives that Lions and Leos support on a continuing basis. This year,…

McDaniel College awarded more than 350 bachelor’s degrees during the college’s 149th undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 25. Bachelor’s degree recipients included Kyle Andrew Savick, of Port Deposit, who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiology; and Elise Ehrentraud Wie…

Amber Lacilla, of Elkton, has been named to the Becker College Dean’s List for the spring 2019 semester. Lacilla is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in forensic science, criminalistics concentration. The Dean’s List recognizes all full-time students whose term GPA is 3.50 or higher with…

The Mt. Aviat Academy eighth-grade Class of 2019 graduated on Tuesday, June 4. The photo was taken at the grotto at the school. The grotto was built by Sr Jane Stanislaus before the high school opened, which is now the elementary school. It was completed in 1957 and has been used for kinderg…

NORTH EAST — Cecil College hosted the 2019 Departmental Awards Ceremony in the Milburn Stone Theatre on May 9 to honor graduating students who have excelled in their studies in a particular field. There were 19 students recognized by the faculty of the individual departments.

NORTH EAST — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford & Cecil Counties held their annual Cecil County Youth Celebration Dinner on May 22 at the North East Fire Company’s Upper Chesapeake Ballroom. A record number of guest were in attendance to honor Cecil County’s youth.

Over 650 students graduated from York College of Pennsylvania on May 18, including Christopher Farrow, of Earleville, who graduated with a Bachelor of Business Admin in marketing; Hannah Horsey of Elkton, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in accounting; Michaela Naughton of Elkton, wh…

NORTH EAST — Mother Nature provided a perfect evening to honor some of the brightest minds in the region on May 9, when 19 Cecil College students were inducted into the Alpha Alpha Theta Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society on the North East campus.

The Jerry Skrivanek VFW Post No. 8185 in Port Deposit marked Memorial Day with two ceremonies: the first at 10 a.m. May 26 at Harmony Chapel, where post leaders honor their namesake at his graveside each year; and the second at 11 a.m. at Memorial Park in town, where a marker thanks all serv…