It's that time again to get your picture taken with Santa! He will be at the Perryville Outlet at Store 39 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Perryville Lions Club is offering you a visit with Santa and for $5 you may get a picture taken. Santa will be there Dec. 1, 8, 15 and 22. Merry Christmas!!!!
Harmony Lodge on Tome Highway will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast Saturday, Dec. 8 from 7 to 10 a.m.
Congratulations to the Perryville High School Band on its Maryland State Championship.
A Basket Bingo will be held on Nov. 30 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 20 Mount Royal Ave., in Aberdeen. This event is sponsored by Giving Back Hope. Doors open at 6 p.m., early bird at 6:45. Bingo begins at 7. Tickets are available by calling Brenda Conjour, 410-273-7332, or Gloria Williams, 410-273-1806. Food and drinks will be available. Bring a canned good and /or non-perishable food items for a bonus prize ticket.
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, kids 16 and under are free.
A Christmas shoppe will be featured at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 175 St. Mark's Church Road in Perryville, on Saturday, Dec. 1. The event features homemade soups, candies and cookies for sale. There will also be a luncheon. This event benefits family of Eric Andrews, who was struck by a truck while riding a bike in September.
Upper Chesapeake Chorus will hold a sale of crafts, Christmas items, baked goods, hot dogs, drinks and a children's shopping area on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Aberdeen Pictures with Santa will be taken from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Listen to Christmas a cappella singing while you shop.
My family and the Lehmans gathered to celebrate Thanksgiving at our home. Enjoying the festivities were Ruth, Karl and Hannah Ventela, Cindi and Carly Labant, Herb and Mary Lou Southall, Janet Southall, Joann Wilson (who flew in from Hollywood, Fla., and surprised the family) and Shirley and Don Morse.
John and Cynthia Grayson spent the Thanksgiving holiday with Cynthia's family, Jack and Stephanie Wilson in Pittsburgh.
Simon and Amanda Jackson enjoyed the long Thanksgiving holiday in the Poconos.
Phyllis Cunningham is sent a belated birthday wishes on Nov. 26.
Reba Grove is sent Dec. 1 birthday wishes and lots of love from her parents, Chrissie and Greg Grove, sister, Julia, and her grandparents, Doc and Peggy Scholl.
Hilda Brown and Aileen Squires are sent Dec. 4 birthday wishes
Joe and Carol Goldburn are sent happy Dec. 9 anniversary wishes.
Benny and Joan Biddle celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary at a surprise party hosted by their children, Sam and Helen Biddle and Lisa and Joseph Whitaker. More than 40 family members and friends celebrated the Biddles anniversary with a special video prepared by Sam and Lisa.
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, Lynn Schwizer, Marianne Pryer, Gail Ashby, Joann Wilson, Herb Southall, Bonnie Donoho, Peggy Scholl, Wilbur Scholl, Corine Yeagle, June Peddicord, Harriett Schmick, Arthur Holley, Gertrude Fassell, David and Mary Lake, Andy Larkins, Barbara Lucas, Bonnie Wagner, Carolyn Kulp, Brenda Aliff, Joan Elliott, Cheryl Simms, Ann Hillsman, Elbert Swiney, Randi Jenkins, Walt Clifford, Adam Zeller, Jake Bauer and Sandy Brooks.
Condolences are sent to the family of Susan Bollinger.
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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: The C&D; Canal was chartered by legislature in 1799.