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Congratulations to the Perryville Boys Cross Country Team on winning the 1A championship.

Congratulations to the Perryville Football team he won their third straight regional final.

O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree. Well it is that time again folks. The annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony in the lot adjacent to Rodgers Tavern will be Dec.14 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. There will be caroling, along with crafts for sale and light refreshments; Santa also will be there.

A craft show with Santa is planned for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 7 at Principio United Methodist Church, 1511 Principio Furnace Road, Perryville. Grab the kids for a fun day with Santa. He has gifts for the children and you can get a picture taken with him. How about a family picture?

A secret Santa room will be open where kids can purchase a $1 gifts including gift bags for mom and dad. Have lunch while there: a hot dog or sloppy joes with chips and soda; soups, pies, breads. Eat in or take home for dinner. Last but not least, purchase gifts from area vendors. Call 410-642-3197 or 443-350-7961 for more information. Hope to see you there!

Perryville Lions Club members will be taking pictures of Santa with children, animals, parents, etc. at the Perryville Outlet Store 39 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 30 and Dec. 21. Please support your local Lions Club and get your memorable photo now. Donation is $5 each.

Calling all crafters to St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Aberdeen where they will hold a holiday bazaar Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. If you are interested in selling your crafts, call the St. Paul's office at 410-272-3111. This event is in conjunction with the Upper Chesapeake Chorus.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Aberdeen has announced a Christmas Concert by singer-songwriter Charlie Zahm on Dec. 7 starting at 7 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults. Children under 16 are free. For tickets, enclose payment and a self-addressed stamped envelope to: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 201 Mount Royal Avenue, Aberdeen MD 21001. Make checks to St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Refreshments will be available in Fellowship Hall following the performance. For more information, visit

There are two seats open for the Elks Atlantic City Bus Trip on Jan. 26-27. If interested, please call the Elks Club for Betty Hardin.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church will served at Martha's Meal on Dec. 5. The meal is served at Grove Presbyterian Church in Aberdeen from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Worthy Grand Matron Sister Bette Bowen and the Worthy Grand Patron Brother William Gunn and the Grand Officers of the Grand Chapter of Maryland Order of the Eastern Star visited Havre de Grace Chapter 27, OES at their annual Grand Visitation Meeting.

Special guests included Sister Wilma Thompson, Chairman of the Belmont Ball and Past Grand Matron of Maryland; Brother Jon A. Thompson, member of the Scottish Rite Charities Committee and Past Grand Patron of Maryland; nine Past Grand Matrons and Past Grand Patrons of Maryland; fifteen Grand Officers, 11 Grand Representatives of Maryland; five Deputy Grand Lecturers; eight Worthy Matrons and Worthy Patrons of other Chapters; 18 Past Matrons and Past Patrons of other Chapters; two visitors, 28 officers, members and honorary members of Havre de Grace.

Also greeted was Brother Tim Schupfer, who is the Worshipful Master of Cumberland Lodge. The chapter presented a program for the Worthy Grand Matron and Worthy Grand Patron with candles that were lit in conjunction with their station.

The WGM and WGP were presented with a Chapter gifts of candles and special greenery. They also received Honorary Memberships to Havre de Grace Chapter 27 and proclamations from the City of Havre de Grace singed by the mayor.

Reba Marie Grove is sent very happy birthday wishes from her Mom and Dad Chrissie and Greg Grove on her Dec. 1 birthday.

Hilda Brown will celebrate her birthday on Dec. 4.

Joe and Carol Goldburn are sent wishes for a very happy Dec. 8 anniversary.

Susie and Jimmy Glatts are send a very happy Nov. 30 anniversary wishes.

Bet wishes and congratulations to Werner and Margarete Eichhammer on their Nov. 30 anniversary.

Get well wishes to David Hall, who is recovering from Hand surgery.

Get well wishes to Pat Dula who is recovering from surgery.

Get well wishes and thinking of you wishes go to Debbie Raynovich, David Holley, Cal McMillion, Cheryl Simms, Gladys Watsic, David Holley, Mildred Martin, Cliff Voris, Eleanor Kight, Sharon Pryer, Ken McNeeley, Frankie Garland, Howard "Doc" Malin, Charles Schafer, Marianne Lilley, Dorothy Saunders, George Wilson, Mae Antonelli, 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, June Peddicord, Dona and Andy Larkins, Bonnie Wagner, Ethel Dill, Pastor Henry Schaefer, Terry Thurman, Leslie Dissek, Stephen Pyle, Vicki Snyder, Jeannie Brison, 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 and Mary Lou Southall, Bonnie Donoho, Peggy Scholl, Ben Caldwell, Michael Caldwell, Glynnis Perry, Paul Newcomer, Ginger Eastridge, Jeannie Bryson and Bonnie Plitcka.

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In Cecil County History on Nov. 28, 1866 the first railroad bridge over the Susquehanna River opened to traffic.

Today in U.S. history: Nov. 29 Admiral Richard Byrd led the first flight over the South Pole in 1929.

November 29th fun fact: its National Pickle Day!

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