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Port's Tome School added to sites for annual River Sweep cleanup

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Good news! The 14th Annual Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway River Sweep will add a new site to the usual waterfront scouring. This year, The Tome School campus on the Bainbridge property, will benefit from the shoreline and roadside clean-up. The date is set for Saturday, April 26 in honor of Earth Day. Other River Sweep sites include locations in Havre de Grace, Port Deposit, Perryville and on Garrett Island. You can pre-register online through Wednesday, April 23 at or 410-457-2482.

Sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Cleo Brubaker as she passed away last month in Wisconsin. Condolences are sent out to her husband, Cliff, and family.


Happy birthday to Father Jay McKee, Perryville, as he celebrated on April 5. Marianne Farmer Bitner enjoyed birthday greetings on April 8 and Cindy Barton Wallace celebrated her big day on April 9. Sharon Jenkins adds a year today (April 11).

Bainbridge Museum Association secretary Carolyn Spencer advised that museum curator Joyce Linkey has set up a new display featuring Abram S. Wilson, veteran of World War I and World War II. Wilson is believed to have been born in New Jersey on April 9, 1900. He joined the Navy when he was 16, after lying about his age. Stop by and see the new exhibit. The Bainbridge Museum is at 6 S. Main St. in the historic Bank Building and is open year-round. The museum opens each Saturday and Sunday from 1 until 5 p.m.


Anne Gibson and Stephanie Gibson, officers of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Water Witch Fire Company, attended the LAMSFA Spring Conference in Stevensville Saturday. Nora Ryan of Perryville also attended, representing the Community Fire Company of Perryville. The attendees from North East Fire Company included Ruth Gonce, Linda and Ollie Slicer, Suzanne Barker and Penny Stewart.

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The Knights of Columbus Council 2002 will again sponsor a Lenten Fish Fry today at Good Shepherd School, 800 Aiken Ave., Perryville. Fish and shrimp dinners will be served from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The combination dinner is our favorite!

The Ladies Auxiliary to the American Legion Post 135 will hold a quarter auction today. The doors open at 6 p.m. and the auction will start at 7 p.m. The legion is at 300 Cherry St., Perryville. Vendors will include thirty-one bags, Scentsy, Cookie Lee, Slumber Party, Aunt Sassy's Glasses, Tastefully Simple and more. Call 410-642-2561 for more info. And don't forget that the ladies sponsor Monday night bingo each week in the American Legion hall.

Get ready for the Port Deposit VFW Post 8185 Spring Car Show Saturday at the post home, 520 Susquehanna River Road. The show starts at 10 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. Enjoy refreshments, door prizes and raffles. For information, call 410-642-2847. Proceeds benefit our veterans and the VFW's Adopt-A-Unit Program.

Water Witch Fire Company's first chicken barbecue of the season will be held at Woodlawn Station Saturday starting at 1 p.m. The firehouse is off Tome Highway and Abrahams Road. Enjoy!

A Theme Basket Bingo will be held Saturday at the Union United Methodist Church, 440 Union Church Road, Elkton. The doors will open at 3 p.m. and the games will begin at 4 p.m. The cost is $10 per person and additional cards will be available for separate purchase. The proceeds will benefit the Cecil County Relay for Life Team "One Life at a Time." Questions? You may call Donna, 443-907-2275.

The American Legion Post 194 Auxiliary, 338 E. Main St. in Rising Sun sponsors monthly Friday night dinners on the third Friday of each month from January until May. Come out and enjoy a meal for $10 and support the fundraising activities of the Auxiliary.

Hold the date: This year's Basket and Bag Bingo to benefit "Bethany's Angels" will be held on Saturday, May 10 at Good Shepherd School, 800 Aiken Ave., Perryville. This bingo is held on Mother's Day weekend and features basket fillers to please mothers of all ages. All prizes will be Longaberger and Vera Bradley products. Tickets are $15 per person and can be reserved by calling Anne, 410-378-3338. All proceeds will benefit the Cecil County Relay for Life and ultimately, the American Cancer Society.