Collectors travel to Ohio for gathering [Port Deposit]

Congratulations and best wishes go out to Malita Larue and to Maguel Paul as they were united in marriage May 18. The reception was held at the VFW Post 8185 following the ceremony.

A carload of locals traveled to Ohio last weekend to attend the Collector's Club Gathering at the Longaberger Homestead. Stephanie Gibson from Conowingo, along with Anne Gibson and Maggie Jackson, of Port Deposit, visited sites in Dresden and Heath, while staying in Newark, Ohio.


The Navy Sea Chanters were sequestered along with the other military musical groups and had to cancel their concert at the Milburn Stone Theatre, North East, on May 18. The Cecil County Arts Council hopes to re-schedule the Chanters for a visit next year.

Mackenzie Cather enjoyed birthday wishes on May 18 while her brother Michael Cather added a year to his age on May 19.


Doug Atwell, of Perryville, celebrated his birthday on May 20.

The Ladies Auxiliary to the Water Witch Fire Company met on May 21 for their regular monthly meeting at Woodlawn Station. The Water Witch Fire Company ladies will gather in June with the other fire company auxiliaries at the Perryville Fire Hall for the quarterly County-Wide Auxiliary dinner meeting.

Keri Liberatore celebrated her big day on May 21 and Nicholas Powers blew out 12 candles on his birthday cake on May 23.

The Darlington Volunteer Fire Company will sponsor a car show on Sunday, May 26, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the fire station, 2600 Castleton Road.

Cecil County's Relay for Life will be at Elkton High School, James Street, Elkton on Friday, May 31, with opening ceremonies starting at 6 p.m. Entertainment and activities are scheduled throughout the evening with closing ceremonies at 6 a.m. on Saturday, June 1. The 37 teams have raised almost $50,000 toward the goal of $142,000.

FisherFolk, take heed: The seventh annual Rockfish Tournament will be held in Port Deposit on Saturday, June 1, from 5:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. with cash prizes for largest fish by weight. Entry fee is $50 and you may call 410-378-9367 to enter or for details.

This year's Sunfest, the annual town-wide street festival in Rising Sun, will be held on the first Saturday in June from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Darlington Volunteer Fire Company has scheduled an all-day scrapbooking event for Saturday, June 1, from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m.


Good Shepherd Catholic School, 800 Aiken Avenue, Perryville, will hold its 57th summer strawberry festival on Saturday, June 8, from noon until 6 p.m. on the school grounds. Spaghetti suppers will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. and there will be games, rides, raffles, vendors, pony rides, puppet show and music. Mark your calendars and plan to come! For more information go to

Darlington-Dublin VFW Post 10146, 3440 Conowingo Road in Street, will sponsor a dinner/dance on Saturday, June 8. Tickets are $l0 each and dinner is served at 6 p.m. with music following at 7 p.m.

The Paw Paw Museum, sponsored by the Port Deposit Heritage Corp. and located at 98 N. Main Street, will be open on the second Sunday of the month from May through October from 1 to 5 p.m. The Bainbridge Museum continues to open nearby every weekend from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays until December.