Merry Christmas, Perryville!

Sunday, Dec. 29 is breakfast at the Havre de Grace Elks Lodge from 8 to 11 a.m. It's an all-you-can-eat waffle breakfast... waffles with various toppings, sausage links, juices, coffee and tea all for $6 per person.

Seth and Bonnie Porter enjoyed a brisk Sunday at Longwood Gardens, where they enjoyed the annual Christmas festival of lights.

Eleanor and Bill Currie took a two day trip to Lancaster, Pa., and hit all the outlet shops for their annual Christmas trek.


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Linda and Darryl Jones took an extended weekend trip to New York City to see the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall, the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center and made the rounds to all the big name department stores looking for Christmas bargains.

Happy birthday to Sheryl Peters from the Grand Family of 2012-2013 of the Order of the Eastern Star on her Dec. 21 birthday.

Carolyn Mitchell is sent birthday greetings on her Dec. 23 birthday.

Happy Dec. 23 birthday to Lois Wright.

Barb Hiob will celebrate her birthday on Dec. 26. Happy birthday, Barb.

Ann Guns is sent a very happy birthday wish on her Dec. 23 birthday.

Jackie Russell is sent birthday wishes from her husband, Steve, as she celebrates her big day on the 24th.

Ashley Barton is sent birthday love and wishes from Mom Mom and Pop Pop, Peggy and Wilbur Scholl, on her Dec. 26 birthday. Also wishes from her little sister, Reba, and her husband, Nate McKinzie; mom, Cheryl Whited; Aunt Bonnie and Uncle Doug Donoho and cousins Amy and Brendan.

Rosalie Month will celebrate a Dec. 26 birthday.

Get well wishes and thinking of you wishes go to Sharon Pryer, Ken McNeeley, Marianne Lilley, Doris Hess, Meryl McLaughlin, Ralph Speakman, Betty McFadden, Betty and Jim Fayer, Bo Sinclair, Georgia Gransky, Helen Wood Bagley, Frances Riale, Ethel Dill, Pastor Henry Schaefer, Terry Thurman, Leslie Dissek, Stephen Pyle, Vicki Snyder, Jeannie Brison, Adam Zeller, Sandy Brooks, Janet and Pastor Neale Wirtanen, Gisela Knapp, Kit Harris, Sharon Todd, Margaret Gosweiler, June Gangel, Joe Pacifico, Herb and Mary Lou Southall, Bonnie Donoho, Peggy Scholl, Wilbur Scholl, Ben Caldwell, Michael Caldwell, Pat Dula, Edwina Ewing and Ed Almony.

Thank you to all those who submit articles for the column. Keep those birthdays, anniversaries, special parties and celebrations, family functions, vacations and anything you want to see in print coming to me at pvnotes@verizon.net. And don't forget to mark the subject line "ARTICLE FOR THE RECORD."

Today in Cecil County history (actually Dec. 18), the first sheriff of Cecil County was elected by direct vote in 1776.

Today in U.S. history (actually Dec. 21), the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock in 1620.