In May, the annual Cecil County Veterans Honor Bus trip visited New York City due to the generosity of many donors. The bus was filled within two days of the trip’s announcement and all 55 seats were filled before departure May 10. Participants received a T-shirt and breakfast snack before b…

ELKTON — The Auxiliary of Union Hospital celebrated the conclusion of their 2018-2019 fundraising efforts at their annual luncheon held at the Schaefer’s Canal House.

Dr. Sara Martin Brackett, a 2009 graduate of Rising Sun High School, has earned her Doctor of Philosophy degree in chemistry from the University of Notre Dame/Indiana. Sara began her college education at Washington College and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in chemistry prior to beginn…

Lauren Ann (née Weisenfluh) and Daniel Stuart Obenshain, of Redwood City, Calf., were joined in matrimony on Aug. 3, 2019.

The Terumo Americas Holding Inc. Scholarship program, sponsored by Terumo Americas Holding, recently announced its 2019 scholarships. The scholarship program recognizes the children of Terumo employees who are enrolled or planning to enroll in a college, university or technical school progra…

NORTH EAST — It was an afternoon of smiles, cheers, and a few tears as the Cecil College’s School of Nursing honored the Class of 2019 during the annual pinning ceremony on the North East Campus.

Lane Townsend Schmidt, of North East, recently graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point, N.Y. Schmidt earned a Bachelor of Science degree and a commission in the U. S. armed forces. He also earned a Merchant Marine officer license, qualifying him to ser…

The scholarship was founded to remember Kermit DeBoard, a local history enthusiast, who was a founding member of the Round Table, a group interested in learning about and promoting local history in Cecil County. When DeBoard died, the Round Table disbanded and donated their remaining funds t…

DALLAS TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Misericordia University recently hosted rising high school juniors and seniors on campus for a series of six Career Exploration Camps that provide aspiring collegians an opportunity to experience and learn more about exciting professions and residential life on a colle…

Several auxiliary members from Cecil County attended the 2019 National VFW Convention in Orlando, Fla., last week including Dee Russo and Terry Dawson from Elkton Post 8175, Cathy Estep and Valerie Walls from Chesapeake City Post 7687, and Anne Gibson and Stephanie Gibson from Port Deposit P…

At the 154th commencement ceremonies at Frostburg State University in May, the following area residents were among the nearly 700 total candidates for degrees: Austin Bender, of North East, received a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering; Alexis Juergens, of Rising Sun, received a Bache…

Some 54 Cecil County students were named to the Dean’s List at Salisbury University for the spring 2019 semester. Chesapeake City-area residents include Tiffany Graham, Michael Lucatamo and Katherine Malin. Colora-area residents include Erika Dixon and Victoria Fultz. Elkton-area residents i…

In April and May 2019, Soroptimist International of Havre de Grace presented a total of $ 24,000 to 12 graduating seniors for outstanding academic achievements, three Live Your Dream award recipients, one Violet Richardson Award Recipient, one Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient, and four l…