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Port Deposit

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  • People from afar for a homecoming in Port Deposit [Neighborhood column]

    Tome United Methodist Church held Homecoming Sunday, Nov. 10, with services at 11 a.m. Folks returned to Port from all over including Palma Gibson Johnson from Sun City, Calif., Gary Baker from Middleberg, Va.; Mary Carolyn Ryan from Salisbury, along with...
  • Boy Scout Troop 143 attend High Adventure Camp

    In August, Troop 143 went to Sea Base, a high adventure camp in the Florida Keys. Scouts took part in the out island adventure, going out on Big Munson Island to live for four days. They arrived at the Sea Base camp Saturday, Aug. 10 around midday and the...
  • College Lines

    WASHINGTON COLLEGE: Washington College in Chestertown has announced its dean's list for the spring 2013 semester. Dean's List students are recognized for their academic excellence and have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester....
  • Perryville residents report back on visits to Florida and Ohio [Perryville]

    Jayson and Sylvie Dickson recently returned from a trip to the Florida Keys where they enjoyed themselves by relaxing and checking out the local cuisine. Sally Powell enjoyed a week back home visiting with family in Dayton, Ohio. Also during the...
  • Neighbor hits van with lawnmower in Joppa [Harford police blotter]

    Aberdeen Joshua Eatman, 26, of the 900 block of Edmund Street, was charged Friday with second-degree escape. He was also arrested on two warrants in cases in which he was charged with driving while impaired by alcohol and driving with someone younger...
  • Shirley L. Meldrom, secretary

    Shirley L. Meldrom, secretary
    Shirley L. Meldrom, a former Baltimore Sun secretary who later became a Disney World sales associate, died Oct. 7 of liver failure at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. She was 82. The former Shirley Louise Smith was born and raised in Baltimore...
  • Police chase lead on Vi Ripken kidnapping to dead end

    Police chase lead on Vi Ripken kidnapping to dead end
    Detectives in Aberdeen received a tip they hoped would be their big break: A prisoner seeking leniency said he knew the man who abducted the mother of Orioles legend Cal Ripken Jr. But nearly nine months after the bizarre kidnapping, no suspect has been...
  • Port Deposit man gets 12 years for possessing child porn

    A 31-year-old Port Deposit man was sentenced last week to 12 years in federal prison for possessing child pornography. Michael Dean Ragan Jr.'s prison term will be followed by 35 years of supervised release and he will be required to register as a sex...
  • Havre de Grace Independence Celebration prize winners announced

    The following are results of awards from the 2013 Havre de Grace Independence Day Parade held on Saturday, July 6. Marching Units Best Color Guard First Place: S.A.L. Post 47 Second Place: Veterans of Foreign Wars Third Place: Yankee Rebels...
  • Cecil bingo club raises $10,000 for Ronald McDonald House [Port Deposit]

    On Monday, July 8, a group of 15 seniors from Conowingo, Rising Sun and Port Deposit traveled to Baltimore to visit the Ronald McDonald House on Lexington Street. The group, formed in 2006, meets every Monday morning – rain or shine – at the...
  • Port Deposit celebrates 200 years of varied history [Editorial]

    Situated at a geographic nexus, Port Deposit has seen its fortunes rise and fall and rise again over its 200 years as a town, largely thanks to its location. Like many river towns along the Susquehanna, it was established to deal with waterborne transit...