Congrats to Perryville High homecoming queen, king

Hello November!!

Congratulations to the newly crowned Homecoming Queen and King of Perryville High School. Megan Hall was crowed Homecoming Queen and the Caleb Stevens was crowned Homecoming King.


Tonight (Friday) there will be a Spaghetti and Wine Dinner at the Elks Lodge from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for $10 per person. This dinner benefits the Elks Christmas Basket Program. The public is welcome and a big thank you to all who come and support this wonderful project.

On Saturday there will be a basket bingo at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 201 Mt. Royal Avenue, Aberdeen. All prizes are handcrafter baskets that are crafted by the Deer Creek Basketry Guild. Doors open at noon with games starting at 1 p.m. Tickets available at the door, $15 each. Advance tickets are $12. For tickets or more information call 410-734-7906 or email


A Basket Bingo is also scheduled for Friday, Nov. 15 At the American Legion in Aberdeen. This event is sponsored by the Aberdeen High PTSA. Doors open at 6 p.m. with early bird at 6:50 and regular bingo at 7. Cost is $12 per ticket, $5 for extras. Tickets available by calling Brenda Conjour at 410-273-7332. Bring a canned good and/or non-perishable food item for bonus prize ticket.

Sunday is the all-you-can-eat breakfast at The Good Shepherd Catholic School. Breakfast is served from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The school is at 810 Aiken Ave. Cost is $7 for adults, $4 children from 6 to 12 and free for children under 5.

Calling all crafters to St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Aberdeen, where they will hold a holiday bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. If you are interested in selling your crafts call Becky at the St. Paul's office, 410-272-3111.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Aberdeen is pleased to announce a Christmas Concert by the world renowned singer-songwriter Charlie Zahm on Saturday, Dec. 7 starting at 7 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults. Children under 16 are free. For tickets, enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope to: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 201 Mount Royal Ave., Aberdeen MD 21001. Make checks to St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Refreshment available in Fellowship Hall following the performance. For more information on Charlie go to

Har-ce Cedarettes will hold a "Flapjack" Breakfast at Applebee's in Aberdeen on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 8 to 10 a.m. For tickets call Diane Smith, 410-939-2754.

All aboard the Perryville Railroad Museum in the MARC train station. The museum is open on Sundays from noon until 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 Pensy, B&O Railroad and other historical pictures. Come on down a see them. All aboard.

A Variety Quarter is scheduled Nov. 22 to benefit St. Paul's Women's Spring Retreat. Including homemade, handmade, gift cards, local merchants and vendors including Longaberger, Stampin' Up, Tastefully Simple and Mary Kay. Doors open at 6 p.m., auction starts at 7. Food and drinks will be available. Paddles are $2 each, maximum of two. To be held at the St. Paul's Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall. (201 Mt. Royal Ave., Aberdeen, MD) Bring a canned good and/or non-perishable for bonus prize ticket. Bring your quarters and have some fun!

Jake and Sammi King just returned from a trip to OC. It was a little cold but the weather wasn't important because they wanted a week of R & R. So they did the movies, went out to dinner and just pampered themselves.


Joanne and Adam Carter took a week and just traveled the I-95 corridor until they decided to stop in the Outer Banks. The enjoyed it so much they are going to do that trip again in the future.

Sally and Dale Ward held an open house in their new home in Perryville.

Happy anniversary to Jim and Debbie Graybeal as they celebrate on Nov. 1.

Happy 1st birthday to Hannah Lynn Morse on Nov. 1. She is the daughter of Donny Morse and Stephanie Ratcliff.

Happy birthday to Andrea Rock, Ruth Frank and Scott Smith as they celebrate on Nov. 2.

The ladies of the OWC (Joanne Roland, Diane McGrillis, Kathy Collette, Gail Ashby and I) send lots of love and birthday wishes to Patty Chernick as she celebrates her Nov. 3 birthday.


Peggy Dymond is wished a very happy Nov. 4 birthday.

Happy Nov. 6 birthday to Joan Pyle.

The Southall family, Herb, Mary Lou, Roger and I, Roger Jr. and Sarah and Janet, the Ventela family Ruth, Karl and Hannah, the Barton family, Linda, Natalie and Jeffrey send lots of love and birthday wishes to our daughter, sister and aunt Shirley Morse as she celebrates her birthday on Nov. 8.

Get well and thinking of you wishes go to Mabel Van Hart. From the officers and members of Havre de Grace Chapter 27 Order of the Eastern Star.

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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Nov. 1 is National Mole Day.

Today is Cecil County history –Cecil Manufacturing Company was formed to make textiles in 1794.

Saturday in U.S. history –North and South Dakota became the 39th and 40th states in the Union in 1889.