NORTH EAST — A tornado touched down in Elk Neck State Park a little after 7 p.m. Thursday, damaging trees and buildings in its path, according to the National Weather Service at Mt. Holly, N.J.

WILMINGTON, Del. — An Earleville woman who was under the influence of drugs and had a 2-year-old in her car at the time of a March 2018 head-on crash that killed a 73-year-old woman in Middletown, Del., has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and other related charges, according to prosecutors.

NORTH EAST — He builds large commercial parts used in industries all over Cecil County, but Mike Ayers was more interested recently in the thoughts of 11-year-old Katelynn Callaghan, a fan of his metal art.

CECIL COUNTY — A voice came over the intercom at Elkton Middle School at 1:15 p.m. Thursday, bidding adieu with, “Have a fun, safe and relaxing summer.”

CHARLESTOWN — Like the chemicals and forces at work in their show, Maryland Science Center science educators Hannah Dickmyer and Rachel Sweeney acted and reacted to one another throughout the science experiments they demonstrated during a June 6 assembly at Charlestown Elementary School.

ELKTON — County Executive Alan McCarthy will allow an amended bill establishing a trust to fund pension-like benefits for volunteer firefighters and paramedics to go into law without his signature, averting the chance of the county’s first veto under charter government.

RISING SUN — Representatives with the Maryland State Highway Administration recently walked the length of Main Street with town elected officials to see what drivers deal with every day.

CHESAPEAKE CITY — The town has two new councilmen after Ed O’Hara and Randy McLennan took their oaths of office Monday, after being appointed to open seats.

ELKTON — The Cecil County Finance Department collected more than $944,000 in delinquent property taxes last week during the annual tax sale.

ELKTON — Customers of Howard Bank who use the branch on Augustine Herman Highway will be getting a letter soon explaining that their local branch is closing in September.

ELKTON — When Christopher Dietterick failed to show up for a June 5 doctor appointment, his family became concerned.

ELKTON — A man was airlifted to a regional trauma hospital early Thursday morning after the car he was driving veered off an Elkton-area road and struck a tree, causing the vehicle to burst into flames, according to the Cecil County Sheriff’s Office.

RISING SUN — A man is facing an assault charge after he allegedly punched a driver in the face during what investigators categorized as a “road rage incident,” police reported.

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NORTH EAST — A sobriety checkpoint near North East on Friday night and bolstered patrols over the weekend resulted in the arrests of six motorists, according to Maryland State Police.

ANNAPOLIS — Cecil County was one of the top 10 counties in Maryland’s most recent turkey hunting season, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

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CHARLESTOWN — Approximately 10 women and their yoga instructor were at peace Saturday in the pavilion at Avalon Park overlooking the Northeast River, as they stretched their bodies this way and that way, sat still crossed-legged with their eyes closed and rested on their backs.

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NORTH EAST — Elkton-area residents Brionna Barrett, 6, and her sister, Arionna, 4, have a collection of children’s books, all of which they enjoy.

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CHESAPEAKE CITY — For the 157 graduates in the Bohemia Manor High School Class of 2019, Friday's commencement ceremony was a time to give thanks to those who helped support their journeys.

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NORTH EAST — Dana Adams was dealing with a whirlwind of emotions Friday night as she waited for her 18-year-old daughter, Karley McIlhatton, and approximately 225 other members of the Class of 2019 to parade into the packed North East High School football stadium to "Pomp and Circumstances."

ELKTON — Surveillance video and tips from people in the community helped investigators identify and arrest a man who allegedly stole a utility vehicle from the Cecil County Central Landfill after breaking into a building there, police reported Friday.