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Rivertown Classic Schools Recognized With Safe Sports Awards  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

The presentation took place at the 2019 Rivertown Classic in January.



Rising Sun High Class of 2018 celebrates a new dawn  Cecil Daily

NORTH EAST — Rising Sun High School was treated to a beautiful setting sun as 286 members of the Class of 2018 graduated on Thursday evening on the ...



Hometown USA: A New Day Is Dawning for Rising Sun, Maryland  Agriculture.com

Executive Editor Betsy Freese returns to her hometown, Rising Sun, Maryland, to uncover the town's changes since she graduated from Rising Sun High School ...



Rising Sun High School First Marking Period Honor Roll  Cecil Daily

Grade 9 Distinguished Honor Roll. Hannah Baker, Jenna Bell, Anna Birney, Faith Brooks, Anna Carder, Rachel Chapman, Maria Consiglio, Ella Cost, Nathaniel ...



Rising Sun High School Third Marking Period Honor Roll  Cecil Daily

Grade 9 Distinguished Honor Roll. Mara Antognoli, Brietta Bishop, Sean Brady, Sarah Cervantes, Jacob Chapman, Eva Cook, Thomas Dymowski, Katie Gibson, ...



Cecil County School of Technology graduates 294 | Schools  Cecil Daily

NORTH EAST — The Cecil County School of Technology awarded certificates of completion to 294 students in 20 vocations Tuesday night in ceremonies held ...



Thomas “TJ” James McMillan  Cecil Daily

Thomas “TJ” James McMillan of Rising Sun, MD, age 22, passed away tragically on Friday, November 2, 2018. He was born in Lancaster, PA on July 20, 1996 to ...



CCPS shuffles four principals, 17 assistant principals | Schools  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — As the new school year approaches, Cecil County Public Schools students prepare to enter new grades and even new schools. But the students are ...



Rising Sun High musical draws controversy over religious themes  Cecil Whig

RISING SUN — A national organization is demanding Cecil County Public Schools cancel a school musical set to be performed this weekend because the ...



County schools participate in nationwide walkout on school safety  Cecil Whig

CECIL COUNTY — Cecil County Public School students were among the millions of students across the country who walked out of class Wednesday morning to ...



Rising Sun High grads give bittersweet goodbye to Gellrich  Cecil Whig

NORTH EAST — Rising Sun High School Principal Anne Gellrich gave her final graduation speech Thursday night at commencement exercises for the Class of ...



Conowingo man killed in crash with trash truck  Cecil Daily

CONOWINGO — A Conowingo man was killed in a Friday afternoon collision with a trash truck, according to police.



Gilpin Manor ready for first day of school  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — After crews worked feverishly all summer to complete construction on the new Gilpin Manor Elementary School, the building will be ready to open its ...



RSHS student banned for making 'veiled threats' about graduation  Cecil Whig

RISING SUN — A 17-year-old Rising Sun High School student has been banned from school grounds after making a “veiled threat” about graduation in a ...



Eugene “Mike” Mead Caffey III  Cecil Daily

Eugene “Mike” Mead Caffey III, of Port Deposit, MD, 71, passed away Tuesday, October 23, 2018. He was born on August 27, 1947 in Charlottesville, VA, to the ...



Cecil County's corollary sports program continues to grow  Cecil Whig

ELKTON —There was little room to navigate through the enthusiastic crowd of spectators, staff, local officials, coaches and students who packed the 32-lane ...



Rising Sun High student injured in school assault  Cecil Whig

Rising Sun — An ambulance transported a student from Rising Sun High School to Christiana Hospital in Delaware on Monday after a fellow pupil attacked him ...



Crash near Calvert sends three to hospitals  Cecil Daily

CALVERT — A crash involving two sport utility vehicles and a pickup truck near the recently opened Dollar General store sent three people to area hospitals ...



Rising Sun High teacher shocked by state Teacher of the Year win  Cecil Whig

Rhonda Holmes-Blankenship, an English teacher at Rising Sun High School, was named the 2012-13 Maryland Teacher of the Year at a gala reception Friday ...



Buckley promoted to CCPS associate superintendent  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — As Cecil County Public Schools prepares to say goodbye to Superintendent D'Ette Devine later this week and welcomes incoming Superintendent ...



Lynnette Dawn Brinton  Cecil Daily

Lynnette Dawn Brinton, 56, of North East, MD, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018 in the Suburban Community Hospital, Norristown, PA.



Clem Vaughan hired as new Rising Sun football coach  Cecil Whig

NORTH EAST — Rising Sun has a new football coach.



Cecil shuffles four principals, 17 assistant principals | News  MyEasternShoreMD

ELKTON — As the new school year approaches, Cecil County Public Schools students prepare to enter new grades and even new schools. But the students are ...



Dorian Vincent Rasnake  Cecil Whig

Dorian Vincent Rasnake, 31, of Elkton, MD, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at his home. Dorian was born in Newark, DE, ...



Cecil County hosting USA Basketball Open Court Program  Cecil Whig

NORTH EAST — In major cities across the country, USA Basketball's youth program Open Court has set up shop, delivering basketball lessons and ...



Calvert tourneys raise questions on balancing residents' needs  Cecil Daily

CALVERT — As Cecil County focuses its efforts on expanding Calvert Regional Park, county Parks and Recreation officials are faced with questions on how to ...



Missing Rising Sun teen found safe  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — A Rising Sun teenager who disappeared last week was located Wednesday night in Baltimore, according to police.



Rising Sun High senior class throws 'beach party' prank  Cecil Whig

Early Wednesday morning, a dump truck arrived at Rising Sun High School and dropped 18 tons of sand onto the rear parking lot.



School board approves uses for nearly $5 million in fund balance  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — The Cecil County Board of Education in a 4-1 decision Monday night voted to pull nearly $5 million from its fund balance to pay for five construction ...



CCPS, county sign agreement on turf field usage  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — Cecil County Public Schools and the Cecil County government signed off on an agreement Wednesday that streamlines the way the public will rent ...



Rising Sun Marching Band performs in Walt Disney World  Cecil Whig

RISING SUN — Students in the Rising Sun High School Marching Band had a fairytale ending to a year of hard work when they performed outside Cinderella ...



CCPS announces 10 principal moves in system | Schools  Cecil Whig

CECIL COUNTY — More than a third of the county's schools will have new leaders next school year as 10 schools — including two high schools — are slated to.



Elkton-area girl, Del. man injured in Rising Sun High accident  Newark Post

An Elkton-area teen and a Delaware man suffered injuries on Wednesday morning in what investigators are describing as a T-bone collision at an intersection ...



Rising Sun teen killed in Conowingo crash  Cecil Whig

CONOWINGO — A teen who graduated from Rising Sun High School earlier this month was killed Friday when he inadvertently touched a live wire, after the car ...



La Plata volleyball sweeps Rising Sun, headed to 2A state final  So Md News

COLLEGE PARK — Monday evening at the noisy, cozy confines of the University of Maryland's Ritchie Coliseum, the La Plata High School volleyball had to ...



Local coach with Ripken ties forms travel baseball team  Cecil Whig

Matt Backert, a Rising Sun graduate and the former director of Ripken Baseball Operations, has formed a travel baseball team for area youth. The Maryland ...



Aberdeen begins new year on gridiron; Chris Matlack now in charge  Baltimore Sun

When the Aberdeen Eagles varsity football team opened camp last week, a new face, but familiar face, was leading the charge. Chris Matlack, a 33-year old ...



CCPS announces two principal changes for next school year  Cecil Whig

CECIL COUNTY — One year after a principal shuffle that saw more than a third of the county's schools get new leaders, Cecil County Public Schools has ...



School bus crash injures two students, driver  Cecil Whig

COLORA — A crash involving a Cecil County Public Schools bus and a pickup truck at a Colora intersection Tuesday afternoon sent two students to an area ...



Jim Schulte takes over as Newark girls basketball coach  Newark Post

Jim Schulte is the new girls basketball head coach at Newark High, but neither the team nor the school is new to him.



Michael S. Ayers Sr.  Cecil Whig

Michael S. Ayers Sr., 60, of Wheeler Hill Rd., passed away Friday (March 3, 2017).



John Carroll student, Joshua Hamer, laid to rest  Baltimore Sun

A funeral *service* will be held Tuesday morning for Joshua "Josh" Evan Hamer, the John Carroll School student who died from injuries when a vehicle in which ...



Bo Manor High turf field tops parks budget request  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — To nurture the Cecil County Department of Parks and Recreation's blossoming local and regional success, County Executive Alan McCarthy's ...



Agents talk to students about parole, probation | Schools  Cecil Whig

RISING SUN — People often think of parole and probation officers as tough, authoritarian figures who are eager to send people back to prison. The reality is ...



Mattix on Matters: New beginning for local tattoo artist  Cecil Whig

While I was out and about . . . Justin Holcombe, a 2000 graduate of Rising Sun High School, has come home to establish his business and help his community.



20th St. Mary Anne's Garden Market could be 'biggest ever'  Cecil Whig

NORTH EAST — This weekend, garden-goers will have the opportunity to flock to St. Mary Anne's Episcopal Church for the 20th annual Garden Market.



School board leaders Branch, Wintersgill say goodbye | Schools  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — Cecil County Board of Education President Dawn Branch and Board Member Wendy Wintersgill participated in their final school board meeting ...



'Heathers' at Streetlamp Productions is a stunner  Cecil Whig

RISING SUN — High school is tough, but at Veronica Sawyer's Westerburg High School in “Heathers — The Musical,” you may end up dead, or laughing ...



Survey: Most Parents Say Children Have Good Mental Health, But It's A Growing Concern  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

The survey by Interact for Health asked parents to rate their own children's mental health.



Cecil NAACP promotes voting rights at 56th annual banquet  Cecil Daily

CHESAPEAKE CITY — When Laurabelle Hope helped found the Cecil County chapter of the NAACP in 1962, she was *fresh* out of college, but already she ...



Public hearing set for Calvert Regional Park land buy  Cecil Daily

NORTH EAST — County Parks and Recreation officials will be hosting a public hearing Tuesday night on the proposed purchase of 10.8 acres in North East, ...



New CCPL director reflects on career, future goals  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — For Morgan Miller, becoming the Cecil County Public Library director was both a job she was destined for and one she never dreamed she'd hold.



Neighbors express concerns over proposed chicken farm  Cecil Whig

RISING SUN — More than 100 people gathered at the American Legion on East Main Street on Monday night to voice their concerns about the pending ...



Dollenger named next tech school principal  Cecil Whig

CECIL COUNTY — School officials have named current Perryville High School assistant principal David Dollenger as the new Cecil County School of ...



Four county teams qualify for Destination Imagination Globals competition  Cecil Whig

CECIL COUNTY — Students on this year's county Destination Imagination teams found themselves seeing red, feeling blue and, in the end, winning gold.



Former Rising Sun pitcher Benjamin makes first collegiate start for Delaware  Cecil Whig

BEL AIR — While the rest of his teammates took to the dugout railing to watch the top of the first inning unfold, Cole Benjamin sat alone in the middle.



Comcast NBCuniversal Awards $110,000 In Scholarships To 101 Maryland High School Seniors  PR Newswire

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast NBCUniversal today announced that it has awarded approximately $110,000 in scholarships for the ...



Teen sentenced for molesting girl in his neighborhood  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — A North East-area teen who molested a girl in his neighborhood two years ago, when he was a 17-year-old high school student, received a two-year ...



Rising Sun town officials show support for police  Cecil Whig

RISING SUN — Back in October 1961, President John F. Kennedy signed a bill designating May 15 of every year as Peace Officers Memorial Day so this nation ...



Jimmy Hans Wild Foundation celebrates 10th anniversary  Cecil Whig

RISING SUN — When Jimmy Hans Wild died at 25 in 2007, his friends and family wanted to find a way to keep his memory alive and support the values.



APGFCU awards college scholarships to Cecil teens  Cecil Daily

Aberdeen Proving Ground Federal Credit Union (APGFCU) is proud to announce the winners of its annual STARSS college scholarship competition. This year ...



McMaster-Boegner  Cecil Whig

Kevin and Maureen McMaster, of Elkton, are excited to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katelin Rebecca McMaster, to Luke Gregory Boegner, ...



Cecil Eats: Granite Run Taproom brings craft-focused fare to Port Deposit  Cecil Whig

PORT DEPOSIT — This is not a town of gentle delicacies. To capture the historic river port's truest self, you have to find a way to navigate both the remarkable.



Janet R. Null | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Janet R. Null, age 96, formerly of Cochranville, passed away on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at the Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community. She was the ...



Mattix on Matters: Phys ed teacher opens fitness center  Cecil Whig

While I was out and about ... Dreams are starting to come true this year for one Cecil County Public School physical education teacher. David Blankenship, who ...



Little-Allen  Cecil Whig

Stacey Ann Little and Christopher Matthew Allen, both of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., are engaged to be married.



Find your school's 2018 ISTEP scores  Chalkbeat Indiana

Only half of Indiana's elementary and middle school students passed both English and math state ISTEP exams in 2018, results that have stubbornly held firm for ...



Couple charged in rape of disabled daughter  Cecil Whig

CECIL COUNTY — A married county couple is facing criminal charges after the husband allegedly raped his mentally challenged, adult stepdaughter while his ...



Harford's first baby of 2015, Everleigh Paige Couch, born to Rising Sun woman  Baltimore Sun

Deanna Cook wasn't making any wild plans for New Year's. She knew right where she would be: Getting ready to give birth to her second child.



Football, police communities honor 17-year-old Patterson Mill student at his funeral Saturday  Baltimore Sun

The community has been rallying around the family and classmates of 17-year-old Patterson Mill High School student Isaac Pfarr all week after his sudden death ...



Lori A. McDowell  Cecil Whig

Lori A. McDowell, 46, of Oxford, passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at her home.



Tyler Ray Hess  Cecil Whig

Tyler Ray Hess, age 19, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Sunday, December 28, 2014. He was born March 31, 1995 in Newark, DE to Tory Ray Hess and ...



Two county residents vying for Sophie Kerr Prize  Cecil Whig

CHESTERTOWN — Two Cecil County women have been named finalists for the prestigious Sophie Kerr Prize at Washington College.



County schools cafeteria workers train at scratch-cooking boot camp  Cecil Whig

When students return to Cecil County schools this fall, they'll probably notice a school lunch menu with a little more flavor in it thanks to a culinary boot camp ...



Cecil Marine waited decades to come home | Memorial Day 2016  Cecil Whig

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As a fine mist fell over the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, dozens of schoolchildren from around America scurried past the stark black ...



Thousands of schoolchildren take the plunge  WBAL Baltimore

The Polar Bear Cool School Plunge is a one-day event where students from 73 schools make good on their promise to take a dip in the chilly Chesapeake Bay ...



CCPS art show to open on Saturday | Schools  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — A wide array of art from county students will brighten the walls of the Cecil County Arts Council during the gray days of winter this month.



Cameron Yale & Jon Maier Jr.  Cecil Whig

Cameron Corinne Yale and Jon Michael Maier Jr., of Newark, Del., were joined in matrimony on May 20, 2017, during a ceremony at Hartefeld National Golf ...



Kelsea Ballerini To Join Kelly Clarkson On Tour  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

The ladies' tour will visit Indianapolis and Cincinnati in March 2019.



KCHS is 4th in Special Olympics state bocce tournament  My Eastern Shore

CHESTERTOWN — Kent County High School's unified bocce team of three Special Olympics athletes and two “partners” placed fourth, one spot out of the ...



Databurst From The 501st: 2nd – 8th May 2018  Fantha Tracks

It's time for the latest Databurst from the 501st, brought to us by Roqoo Depot.



Seniors honored by DCHF  Country 103.9 WRBI

Lawrenceburg, In. — The Dearborn County Hospital Foundation recognized 17 high school seniors at their annual scholarship banquet hosted by the Dearborn ...



Salisbury names Phi Eta Sigma freshmen  Cecil Whig

SALISBURY — Salisbury University recently announced those freshmen inducted into Phi Eta Sigma, the national freshman honor society. They include:



APGFCU awards $15K in scholarships | Business | cecildaily.com  Cecil Whig

ABERDEEN — Aberdeen Proving Ground Federal Credit Union is proud to announce the winners of its Annual College Scholarship Competition awarding ...



CCPS honors educators for 30-plus years of service  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — Those who know about math, English, field hockey, basketball and more, teach.



District 35A Delegate: Kevin Hornberger  Cecil Whig

NORTH EAST — Kevin Hornberger, a lifelong resident of Cecil County, is hoping to upset a 20-year member of the House of Delegates to represent Cecil ...



Find your school's 2017 ISTEP scores here  Chalkbeat Indiana

Use Chalkbeat's database to search for your school's individual results on Indiana's 2017 ISTEP for English, math and both tests. For more information about the ...



Sortable Table: 2014 A-F Letter Grades For Every Ind. School  Indiana Public Media

A sortable table of 2014 A-F grades for all Indiana schools.



PHOTOS: Rising Sun Little League Major baseball stays alive with win over Elkton  HeraldandChronicle.com

Rising Sun remained alive in the District 5 Major baseball tournament with a 14-3 victory over Elkton in four innings Tuesday night, July 10. Rising Sun scored ...



Rise 'N Grind will open in Rise 'N Sun  HeraldandChronicle.com

by Lisa Tome Contributing editor. Growing up, Angelina Vanderhoef delighted in making a perfectly prepared cup of coffee for her parents. Now, Vanderhoef ...



Taking on teen suicide prevention  HeraldandChronicle.com

by Lisa Tome Contributing editor. On January 31, with the parting words "I'm sorry, Mom" posted on social media, Daniel Carducci took his own life.



Historic Tome UMC closing September 30  HeraldandChronicle.com

by Lisa Tome Contributing editor. Episcopalian Bill Curry attended Tome Memorial United Methodist Church at two different stages of his life – weekly when he ...



Middle school gym class isn't what it used to be  HeraldandChronicle.com

by Lisa Tome Contributing editor. Decades ago, middle school gym class meant mandated one piece gym suits and showers following the physical activity.



PHOTO GALLERY: Three county wrestlers place at state tournament  HeraldandChronicle.com

Cecil County's Silas Filliaux, Hunter Zacerous, and Jarrett Hunter placed at the MPSSAA wrestling state tournament which concluded Monday at the Show Place ...



Port Deposit gearing up to deal with flood waters  HeraldandChronicle.com

Conowingo Dam will be opening between 22-27 spill gates by midnight. As of 11:40 a.m. Thursday, 20 gates are open. There will be a voluntary evacuation with ...



PHOTOS: Holiday basketball tournament title games  HeraldandChronicle.com

Photos from the title games of the 21st annual Cecil College Green -n- Gold Boys & Girls High School Holiday Basketball Tournament. GIRLS GOLD BRACKET



Rising Sun Middle School to put on 'Seussical Jr.'  HeraldandChronicle.com

by Lisa Tome Contributing editor. Rising Sun Middle School has never hosted its own school play. There's a first time for everything. And they aren't kicking back ...



A night for heroes; Cecil honors its own  HeraldandChronicle.com

by Lisa Tome Contributing editor. Kevin Vaughan couldn't possibly count the number of 911 calls he's taken in his 11 years of *service*. Vaughan, a dispatch ...



School Bus crash injures four  HeraldandChronicle.com

by Lisa Tome Contributing editor. Maryland State Police are on scene investigating a school bus crash which occurred earlier this morning, June 13, on Route ...



Garrett Frock is Rising Sun Middle's map master  HeraldandChronicle.com

by Lisa Tome Contributing editor. Garrett Frock had what it takes to earn the title of Geography Bee champion for Rising Sun Middle School. Frock, an eighth ...



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