New acquisitions were received at the August meeting of the Port Deposit Heritage Corporation, including newspaper clippings, brochures, photo albums and other memorabilia. In June, acting curator George Maldeis accepted JTI diplomas and photos from the estate of Mildred Benjamin. The museum is open on the second and fourth Sundays of each month from 1 to 5 p.m. from May through October and is at 98 N. Main St. in Port.
It's finally here! Make plans to visit the Bainbridge Museum Saturday, 1 and 5 p.m., for the 2nd Annual Bainbridge Day. Maybe take a tour of the former naval base or board the Coast Guard vessel tied up at the docks at Lee's Landing waterfront restaurant. View the displays and take a gander at the Navy Boat 166 Float from Lancaster. The museum is in the historical Bank Building, 6 S. Main St.
No chicken barbecue was served Saturday – the firemen and women from Water Witch Fire Company enjoyed their annual summer picnic that day at House 2. The next dinner will be served starting at 1 p.m. on Sept. 13.
Kathy Heaton and her crew of ladies from the VFW Post 8185 prepared dinner for the Perry Point veterans Sunday. Following the dinner, Shirley Mackey entertained the men and women by leading them in country line-dancing.
Happy birthday wishes are sent to Phyllis Hopkins, Perryville, as she celebrated on Aug. 9.
Catherine Creswell, Burlin Road, subtracted a year from her age on Aug. 10 and Adele Ferrante, Perryville, blew out 96 candles on Aug. 11.
Rick and I celebrated our 42nd wedding anniversary on Aug. 12.
Former First Lady of Port - Kim Flayhart of South Main Street – celebrated her big day on Aug. 14 as did Karen Sice Sadler, Honeysuckle Drive.
Steve Gibson, Barton Road, and Frannie Kapral of Colora both enjoyed birthday greetings on Aug. 15.
Carrie and Joel McCall of Conowingo celebrated their wedding anniversary on Aug. 15.
Congratulations to Josh Schweers, a member of Hopewell United Methodist Church, as well as a member of the church-sponsored Boy Scout Troop on his recent achievement of Eagle Scout. Josh's Eagle Scout project was to replace the church's two signs with new maintenance-free materials. One sign is in the Hopewell Church parking lot and the other sign sits on the corner of Hopewell Road and Jacob Tome Highway. Way to go, Josh!