PERRYVILLE — Customers of Maryland’s toll facilities are invited to join the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police, MDTA staff and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves in participating in this year’s national Toys for Tots campaign. This is the 30th consecutive year MDTA Police have supp…

When Elkton High School was renovated several years ago, a collection of old school newspapers was donated to the Historical Society of Cecil County. A series of articles was written that detailed the content of these newspapers. In this week’s story, the articles have been condensed into on…

PERRYVILLE — The Perryville Lions Club held their annual Peace Poster Contest this year at Perryville Middle School. Then they invited the three winners to a meeting/dinner in their honor.

Happy Birthday to our son Zack Holbrook of Rising Sun. Zack turns 15 on November 29. His parents are Phil and Christine Holbrook. He has one sibling Philip Holbrook Jr. of Delaware. Zack’s grandparents are Dorothy Sorout of Elkton and James Holbrook (Pop). Hope you have an amazing day.

Q: What have Cecil County holiday traditions been over the years for Thanksgiving? Were there ever public events to commemorate the day in the county or its towns? Were there always tree lightings, markets, events, etc? What if any memorable things are in Cecil County’s past?

CHESAPEAKE CITY — The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla of Chesapeake City is celebrating 50 years in service, as it was chartered in 1968.

Wishing Chloe Dickens a Happy 7th Birthday! Love You So Much Chipmunk! Love Aunt Crystal & Uncle Randy, Brett & Jen, Pop Pop Dickens & Mom Mom Kathy, Mom Mom Dickens & Marie, and Aunt Ashley and Tim.

ELKTON — In the Roaring Twenties, Elkton’s “marriage mill” certainly put the town on the national radar. Because there was no waiting period between issuance of the marriage license and the performance of the wedding, couples from all over the Eastern seaboard flocked to Elkton for quickie w…

RISING SUN — During this season of giving thanks and sharing a bountiful harvest, a group of young soccer players are showing their philanthropic colors — and proving there’s much more to a team mentality than just matching uniforms.