Bingo Gang regular celebrates 95th birthday [Port Deposit]

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Well, summer is over, Labor Day picnics are done, and now on to the pleasant weather of Indian summer.

Ruth Moore, of Rising Sun, one of the Monday morning McDonald's Bingo Gang, celebrated her 95th birthday on Aug. 28. She enjoyed early birthday greetings on Monday, Aug. 26 while playing bingo that morning with her friends at the Rising Sun McDonald's.


Our son, Jason, and his wife, Angie, celebrated their 11th wedding anniversary on Sept. 1.

Congratulations to Bob and Jan Kuhs, South Main Street, as they celebrated their wedding anniversary on Sept. 1 as did Marie and Norman Bannon Jr., of Perryville. Marie and Norman celebrated 63 years of marriage! Holy cow!


The officers and board of directors of the Port Deposit Heritage Corp. met on Sept. 4 in the upstairs board room of the Paw Paw Building for their regular monthly meeting. The Paw Paw Museum, 98 North Main Street, will be open on Sunday, Sept. 8 and on Sunday, Sept. 22 from 1 to 5 p.m. each day.

Congratulations to Nellie and George Hipkins, Conowingo, as they celebrated their wedding anniversary on Sept. 5.

Speedy recovery to Fred Mott, of Conowingo, as he recently underwent bypass surgery at University of Maryland Hospital, Baltimore. According to wife Karen, Fred is doing well while recuperating slowly at home.

The Cecil County Relay for Life of North East is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 7 from noon until 8 p.m. at the North East United Methodist Church, 308 S. Main Street. As part of this year's Relay, a Cutest Baby Contest will be held that day from 1 to 3 p.m. on the main stage. To register your "cutest baby" contact Christian at 302-669-6318. There will be lots of fun games and activities for the entire family.

Darlington Volunteer Fire Company will sponsor an All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast on Sunday, Sept. 8 in their fire hall at 2600 Castleton Road. Stop by for a scrumptious meal from 8 a.m. until 11.

The Port Deposit Heritage Corporation will sponsor a basket and bag bingo on Saturday, Sept. 14, for their big annual fundraiser to support education, restoration and preservation efforts in our community. The bingo will be held at the Port Deposit VFW Post 8185, 520 Susquehanna River Road, and the doors will open at 5:30 with the games beginning at 7 p.m. All the prizes including the door prizes will be Longaberger or Vera Bradley products. The ticket price of $12 includes paper cards for 20 games and a chance on the door prizes. Raffle tickets, extra cards, and refreshments will be available for separate purchase. Call Anne at 410-378-3338 to reserve your spot. Proceeds will benefit the Port Deposit Heritage Corporation, which operates the Paw Paw Museum at 98 N. Main Street.

The 64th Annual Southern Lancaster County Community Fair will be held from Sept. 18 through 20. Entries and exhibits will be accepted from noon until 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 17. There will be lots of food and daily specials. Go to for details.

Good Shepherd School , 800 Aiken Avenue, Perryville, has scheduled their annual golf tournament for Sept. 23 at Furnace Bay Golf Course, Perryville, and their annual crab feast catered by the Wellwood for Sunday, Sept. 29. Call Good Shepherd School at 410-642-6265 to register your team, or to purchase tickets.


Make plans to attend Premier's Tribute to the Stars on Oct. 5th at the North East Fire Hall, 210 S. Mauldin Avenue, North East. The doors open at 4 p.m. and the show runs from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person now or $20 at the door. This is a fundraiser to benefit fallen firefighters. The show's multiple acts will bring you the sounds of Marty Robbins, Hank Sr., Buddy Holly, Frank Sinatra, Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, The 1956 Elvis and others. Call 410-299-2187 for tickets.

Word is out that the Ladies Auxiliary to the American Legion Post 135 in Perryville will sponsor an all-day bingo on Sunday, Oct. 6 at the post home, 300 Cherry Street, so hold that date and plan to attend.