All aboard the Perryville Railroad Museum in the MARC train station. The museum is open on Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is free.
They have a working HO model layout of the Perryville WYE, numerous railroad artifacts on display, railroad history literature available and a photo gallery of the Pennsylvania and B&O railroads and historic pictures. Come on down a see them.
Havre de Grace Chapter No. 27 Order of the Eastern Star will have a flapjack fundraiser breakfast on Aug 24 from 8 - 10 a.m. at Applebee's, 991 Beards Hill Road, Aberdeen. Cost $7 per adult and $3 children. Call Diane Smith for tickets at 410-939-2754.
The 50th anniversary of the Havre de Grace Art Show will be celebrated Friday Aug. 16 from 5 - 9 featuring the Rumba Club, a Latin jazz group. Wine and beer will be available for sale. Aug. 17 and 18 from 10 a.m. come out and enjoy arts and crafts, entertainment, food and children's activities. This event is sponsored by the Soroptimist International of Havre de Grace. For more information call 410-939-9342 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Check out the web at hdgartshow.org.
Belated anniversary wishes are sent to Pat and Bill Dula on celebrating their 39th wedding anniversary on July 21.
Sheila Funk is sent birthday wishes on her Aug. 8. birthday.
Chris Ward is wished a very happy Aug. 8 birthday.
Ross and Joanne Eck are sent anniversary wishes on their Aug. 1 anniversary.
Paul and Elizabeth Barton are wished a happy anniversary on Aug. 2.
Happy birthday on Aug. 4 and thinking of you wishes to Ginger Eastridge.
Sue Hornbarger is sent a very happy Aug. 4 birthday greeting.
Happy birthday to my Aunt Barb Phillips on her Aug. 4 birthday.
Get well wishes to Christy Ward after her surgical procedure.
Sally Marley, formerly of Perryville now residing in State College, Pa., is sent happy birthday wishes on her Aug. 6 birthday.
Happy third birthday to Grayson Jacub Roland son of Lexa and Jimmy Roland and grandson of Jim and Joanne Roland.
Happy birthday to Bette Bowen on her Aug. 5 birthday. Bette is serving the Grand Chapter of Maryland Order of the Eastern Star as Worthy Grand Matron this year.
The girls of the OWC send birthday wishes to Diane McGrillis on Aug. 8. Have a great day from Gail Ashby, Kathy Collette, Patty Chernick, Joanne Roland and Bev Southall.
Get well wishes and thinking of you wishes go to Debbie Raynovich, Cheryl Simms, Frankie Garland, Doris Hess, Meryl McLaughlin, Ralph Speakman, Betty McFadden, Betty and Jim Fayer, Bo Sinclair, Georgia Gransky, Helen Wood Bagley, Frances Riale, Marianne and Tom Pryer, Toby Harvie, June Peddicord, Gertrude Fassell, Dona and Andy Larkins, Bonnie Wagner, Ray Trott, Cheryl Simms, Debbie Raynovich, Ethel Dill, Pastor Henry Schaefer, Terry Thurman, Leslie Dissek, Stephen Pyle, Vicki Snyder, Bobby Steward, Nancy Quinn, Adam Zeller, Sandy Brooks, Janet and Pastor Neale Wirtanen, Gisela Knapp, Kit Harris, Sharon Todd, Margaret Gosweiler, Wayne Erickson, Pauline Gosweiler, Ed Illick, Rosemary Ronning, June Gangel, Joe Pacifico, Dennis Bolen, Herb Southall, Mary Lou Southall, Bonnie Donoho, and Peggy Scholl.
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Remember this: We live in the land of the free because of the brave! Thank a soldier today!
Today in history per the Cecil County Almanac: On Aug. 2 in 1851 the Odd Fellows Hall in Rising Sun was dedicated.
Important Dates is U.S. history: the first successful Atlas ICBM was tested in 1958.