Good Shepherd School, 810 Aiken Ave. in Perryville, will have a Christmas Bazaar today (Friday) and Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. featuring a spaghetti dinner, Santa, basket wheel, live entertainment and much more. For more information call 410-642-6265.
Cecil County for Sandy Relief – join us in assisting the North Eastern Coast Recovery. Through Nov. 24, drop off new and gently used cooking supplies, cleaning supplies, housing supplies, blankets, clothing, gloves, coats, shoes as well as non-perishable food items and bottled water. Dropoff location is at the Perryville Outlet at Suite 24 (L.L. Bean) daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The drive is sponsored in part by Dottie Miller of Cloverly Farm, Coalition of Cecil County Chambers of Commerce, WXCY, Perryville Outlets, Martins Food, Cecil Whig, RNJ LLC, Amazing Grace Outreach Ministries and the Herald. For questions or additional information please contact Carol Brown at POC, 443-466-9582; Rob Jugler with AGOPM, 443-309-4845; or Math Roath with GPVCC, 443-350-6615.
Congratulations to Kelsey Glatts and her color guard and band mates "The Vanguards" on their second place finish in Hershey, Pa., state band championships.
Kelsey was also named Student of the Month at Sun Valley High School. She is the daughter of Jimmy and Susie Glatts. Their other daughter, Issi Glatts, is sent congratulations on being named Student of the Month at Northley Middle School.
Harmony Lodge on Tome Highway is hosting an all-you-can-eat breakfast Saturday, Dec. 8 from 7 to 10 a.m.
St. Paul's Lutheran Church will hold a Christmas Concert featuring Charlie Zahm on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale by calling 410-272-3111; $10 for adults and free for kids 16 and under.
Get well wishes and thinking of you wishes go to Bessie Fetterman, Thelma Frederick, Doris Hess, Meryl McLaughlin, Doris and Ralph Speakman, Betty McFadden, Frances Riale, Frank Whitecavage, Louise Fagan, Herb Southall, Bonnie Donoho, Peggy Scholl, Wilbur Scholl, Corine Yeagle, June Peddicord, Harriett Schmick, Arthur Holley, Gertrude Fassell, David Lake, Andy Larkins, Barbara Lucas, Bonnie Wagner, Carolyn Kulp, Randi Jenkins, Walt Clifford and Adam Zeller.
Jeremy and Leeann Johnson are sent congratulations wishes as they celebrate their first wedding anniversary on Nov. 18.
Belated birthday to Shirley Morse from her family back on Nov. 8. Love from parents Mary Lou and Herb Southall, and your brothers and sisters and our families, including Roger and I, Janet Southall, Joann and Casey Wilson, husband Don and son Donny Morse, Stephanie Ratcliff, and granddaughter Hannah Morse and Linda, Natalie and Jeffrey Barton and Ruth, Karl and Hannah Ventela and Roger and Sarah Southall.
Birthday wishes to Joann Wilson from her family on her Nov. 18 birthday, Love from parents Mary Lou and Herb Southall, and your brother and sisters and our families, including Roger and I, Janet Southall, Shirley, Don and Donny Morse and Linda, Natalie and Jeffrey Barton, Ruth, Karl and Hannah Ventela and Roger and Sarah Southall.
Peggy Jenkins, Libby Richardson and Courtney Bauer are sent Nov. 18 birthday wishes.
Delcina Creswell is sent Nov. 22 birthday wishes.
Chris and Ann Hovatter are sent anniversary wishes Nov. 20.
Jared Pryer is sent Nov. 23 birthday wishes from his grandparents, Marianne and Tom Pryer.
Hanna and Phillip Gomez enjoyed a weekend in Ocean City at the Holiday Inn Atrium. They strolled the boardwalk and enjoyed shopping at the Outlet Mall.
Sam and Janet Franks enjoyed a weekend in Lancaster Pa., spending money at the outlets.
OWC members Joanne Roland, Diane McGrillis and I send birthday wishes to our OWC friends – Nov. 3 to Patty Chernick; Nov. 7 to Gail Ashby and Nov. 24 to Kathy Collette.
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Remember this – We live in the land of the free – because of the brave!! Thank a soldier today!
Today in Cecil County history: Bohemia River Toll Bridge opened to traffic in 1867.
Today in U.S. history: Oklahoma became the 46th state in 1907.