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Rain, winds don't hamper Port wine festival

Downpours and gusty winds at the end of the day put a slight damper on the otherwise perfect sunny day Saturday for the Port Deposit Wine and Food Festival. Held in Marina Park at the south end of town, the festival featured wines from local vineyards and foods provided by Laurrapin Grille. The park, though prone to flooding, was in great shape and the festival-goers enjoyed the day along the river.

It's great to see Maggie Jackson out and about. Her adventure started with a head-on collision on May 18, a trip in an ambulance, a flight in a Medevac helicopter, a week's stay at shock trauma, a month's stay at RiverWalk Rehab and a two-month recuperation at her brother's home in Harford County.

Much sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Beverly Izzo of Laurel as she passed away last week after a long illness. Special condolences to her son, Larry Izzo, and his family of Conowingo and to daughter, Joanne Izzo Hanyok, and her family of North East.

Sept. 12 was a special day for the Gibson family. On that day, Christine "Bug" Gibson was born in 1993 while four years later, sister Elizabeth "Lizzie" Gibson made her appearance in 1997. Some sisters share a bedroom; these sisters share a birthdate.

Michael Nastick, Havre de Grace, adds a year to his age today (Sept. 14).

Good Shepherd Catholic School, 800 Aiken Ave., Perryville, will hold its 3rd Annual Crab Feast on Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. in Cifaldo Hall. Watch the Ravens-Eagles on big screen TVs while enjoying crabs, pit beef, fried chicken, corn on the cob, crab bisque and much more all catered by The Wellwood. Call the school, 410-642-6265, for tickets or information.

Golfers, read on…the Good Shepherd Parish Annual Golf tournament will be held on Monday, Sept. 17 with registration starting at 8 a.m. and the shotgun start at 9 a.m. at Furnace Bay Golf Course, 79 Chesapeake View Road, Perryville. Call the school for more information.

The Bainbridge Museum will be open each weekend until the middle of December. The museum's current fundraiser is Tastefully Simple. Leave your order and payment when you visit the museum in September. Stop by on Saturdays or Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m.

The Paw Paw Museum's next open date will be Sept. 23 from 1 to 5 p.m.

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