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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Big party season in full swing in Aberdeen

    It's the beginning of a new season and party time is in full swing! Aberdeen High School alumni groups have gathered for dinner and socializing. The Class of 1956 had some 40 graduates from near and far on Sept. 14, to exchange old stories, and new ones,...
  • Muriel Frances Gerdom, of Bel Air, celebrated her 100th birthday Sept. 9

    Muriel Frances Gerdom was born on Sept. 9, 1912 in Highlands, N.J. She moved to Havre de Grace in 1919. Her family was one of the first families to make the move from Sandy Hook Proving Ground in New Jersey to Aberdeen Proving Ground, where her father...
  • Which Maryland restaurant crab cakes are 'True Blue'?

    Which Maryland restaurant crab cakes are 'True Blue'?
    More than 50 restaurants have signed onto the Maryland's 'True Blue' certification program and marketing campaign. Launched this spring by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, the 'True Blue' certification program allows restaurants serving DNR-...
  • Harford and Cecil tourism projects benefit from heritage grants

    Harford and Cecil tourism projects benefit from heritage grants
    Five tourism projects along the Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway in Harford and Cecil counties have secured nearly $198,000 in matching grants from the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority. The town of Port Deposit in Cecil County will use $36,500 to...
  • Tome Memorial UM hosts revival next week

    Get ready for the Port Christian Church Tent Revival, sponsored by Tome Memorial United Methodist Church, 100 N. Main St, from Aug. 12 through 18 at 7 p.m. each evening. Look for the tent in between the church, Nesbitt Hall, and the Paw Paw Museum and...
  • Traffic: Accident on I-695 outer loop near Route 295

    Traffic: Accident on I-695 outer loop near Route 295
    As of 9 a.m. Wednesday, traffic was slow on I-695 outer loop near Route 295, due to an accident. Accidents were slowing traffic at Cold Spring Lane and York Road in Baltimore City, Route 222 and Route 275 in Port Deposit, Roxbury Mill Road at Route 97...
  • Merry Christmas!

    We've had the annual Christmas parade and tree lighting in Bel Air and the similar Christmas Street and parade celebrations in Aberdeen and Havre de Grace, which drew their usual hardy crowds seeking early December doses of holiday cheer. Festivals of...