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CCPS announces Teacher of the Year nominees | Schools  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — Principals, parents and colleagues nominated 16 educators for Cecil County's annual Teacher of the Year honor.



What's Happening Calendar 3/29 | Misc.  Cecil Daily

Low-cost, local events happening this week. To be included, your event must be family friendly and take place in Cecil County as well as adjoining areas within ...



Elkton High grads challenged to make a difference in the world  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — As hundreds of family members and friends packed into the Elkton High School bleachers to cheer on the class of 2018 Friday night, Dorothy and ...



Elkton High School First Marking Period Honor Roll  Cecil Daily

Grade 9. Distinguished Honor Roll. Ashley Back-Entar, Anna Belong, Maria Blomquist, Kaylee Bowman, Alexis Bunk, Jessica Byersmith, Elizabeth Contreras, ...



Ask the Historical Society: EHS Class of 1902  Cecil Daily

Sometime in 1962, the Elkton High School Class of 1902 held a reunion. Do you have a photo of that?



Maryland high school gym teacher charged with animal cruelty in puppy's choking death  ABC15 Arizona

A Maryland school district is investigating after one of its gym teachers has been charged with animal cruelty in the strangling and beating death of a 4-month-old ...



Former CCPS teacher who killed puppy gets 6 months  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — A former Elkton High School physical education teacher received a six-month jail term Monday for fatally kicking a puppy named “Buck” that he ...



CCPS teacher guilty in police assault; gets 60 days in jail  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — An Elkton High School physical education teacher received a 60-day jail term Monday, after a jury concluded that he kicked a Cecil County Sheriff's ...



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 ...



Elkton High School Second Marking Period Honor Roll  Cecil Daily

Grade 9 Distinguished Honor Roll. Anna Belong, Maria Blomquist, Kaylee Bowman, Alexis Bunk, Jessica Byersmith, Elizabeth Contreras, Jacob Esterling, ...



Elkton High teacher charged with killing puppy  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — Investigators have filed a criminal charge against an Elkton High School teacher, after he allegedly kicked and strangled his ex-girlfriend's puppy to ...



Police: Threats made against Elkton High School deemed not valid  WBAL Baltimore

Police have determined that threats made Friday against Elkton High School were not valid.



Elkton set to face unbeaten Oakdale in state semifinals  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — For the second time in the past three years, the Golden Elks took the field at Elkton High School Stadium for a Thanksgiving Day walk-through.



Police determine EHS threat not credible  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — Police maintained a high profile at Elkton High School on Monday after it was referenced in threat of gun violence posted on social media, marking ...



Anchor Buick GMC, EHS football donate 375+ toys  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — Hundreds of families will have a brighter Christmas thanks to the efforts of the Elkton High School football team and the generosity of Anchor Buick ...



Teen basketball tourney set for Sat. in Elkton  Cecil Daily

ELKTON —The Cecil County Sheriff's Office will host its 2nd Annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tourney for teens on Saturday in the Elkton High School gymnasium, with ...



Lamb, of EHS, named 2018 CCPS Teacher of the Year  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — For Staci Lamb's students, reading the classics or completing writing assignments don't feel like work because laughter is plentiful in her classroom ...



Elkton High School Third Marking Period Honor Roll  Cecil Daily

Grade 9 Distinguished Honor Roll. Kayla Abosch, Kallie Adams, Ishmael Agui, Reece Berry, Riley Brady, Sarah Buskell, Austin Caricofe, Joshua Carr, Ava Cox, ...



Trio of Elkton players driven to uphold John Triplett's legacy  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — As the sun begins to set on Monday's frigid football practice taking place inside Elkton High School Stadium, freshman quarterback Jayden Triplett ...



Police: Elkton High threat 'not credible' | Schools  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — Police have determined that an Elkton High School student's social media post that contained a photo of a gun and the words “don't come to school ...



Police: Social media threat against EHS not credible  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — Police determined that a threat made on social media against Elkton High School was not credible and was in fact identical to a post made in March ...



Former Elkton standout Niles Scott earns rookie free agent deal with 49ers  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — It wasn't long ago that Elkton's Niles Scott could be seen chasing quarterbacks and bringing down ball carriers under the soft lights at Elkton High ...



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 ...



County Council District 2: Cody Kirk (D) | Elections  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — With a county council left open after Council President Joyce Bowlsbey chose to not seek re-election, political newcomer Cody Kirk believes he can ...



55+ Healthy Lifestyle Expo set for Aug. 9  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — The 16th annual 55+ Healthy Lifestyle Expo will take over Elkton High School on Thursday, Aug. 9, providing face-to-face contact with dozens of ...



EHS teacher named Md. Teacher of the Year finalist  Cecil Daily

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland State Department of Education named Elkton High School teacher Staci Lamb as a finalist for Maryland Teacher of the Year on ...



Elks aim to build on disappointing finish to 2017  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — The Elkton High School girls' soccer team looks to build on a disappointing finish in 2017 under the guidance of second-year head coach Shawn ...



Elkton High grads told to 'love who you are'  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — Smiles from graduates, family members and teachers met with a warm near-summer evening Friday, when Elkton High School held its graduation ...



Kiddie Academy named Elkton Small Business of the Year  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — For Wendy Burkley-Barry, being named the winner of Elkton's 2018 Small Business of the Year award is an honor that now runs in the family.



Ronald Steven Cimorose Sr.  Cecil Daily

Ronald Steven Cimorose Sr., 74, of Newark, DE, passed away on December 8, 2018. He was born on Feb. 10, 1944 in Elkton, MD, to the late Clemete Cimorose ...



State dismisses serial rape case against Elkton teen  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — Prosecutors have dropped their criminal case against Isiah Lavonte McCargo — a teen who had been jailed approximately one year and nine ...



Former CCPS teacher pleads guilty in animal cruelty case  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — A former Elkton High School physical education teacher is facing up to three years in prison and a $5000 fine, after accepting a plea deal in a ...



Elkton starts search for new commissioner  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — Mayor Rob Alt and the Board of Town Commissioners are turning their attention to filling the seat left vacant by the passing of Commissioner Mary Jo ...



Vigil remembers Elkton-area siblings killed in crash  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — James Howe stood on a grassy patch at the corner of Delaware Avenue and U.S. Route 40 (East Pulaski Highway) on Saturday night and, with tears ...



Cecil teens take drug prevention advocacy to Capitol Hill  Cecil Daily

WASHINGTON, D.C. — “Wait, you guys came up with the PSA ideas or you acted in them?” The question by U.S. Rep. Andy Harris's legislative director Timothy ...



Elkton High choir raising funds for Disney trip  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — The Elkton High School Chamber Choir has been invited to perform at Disney World, but they need help from the community to make the trip a ...



The many uses of the Elkton Armory  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — Recently, the Cecil Whig reported that the LTC James Victor McCool Armory, also known as the Elkton Armory, was declared “surplus property” by ...



Elkton's Niles Scott named to 49ers practice squad  Cecil Daily

The next chapter of Niles Scott's NFL career has begun.



Five Elkton High students charged in brawl after Feb. 28 basketball game in Harford County  Baltimore Sun

Five Elkton High School students have been charged in the brawl after a boys basketball game Feb. 28 at Harford Technical High School that left one Tech ...



Gym teacher accused of beating and choking 4-month-old puppy to death  KTRK-TV

A high school gym teacher is accused of beating a 4-month-old puppy and choking it to death.



Kelly Zimmerman steps down as Elkton athletic director to focus on family  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — Kelly Zimmerman announced today she is stepping down after two years as athletic director at Elkton High School to focus on her family.



Two sisters recall childhood in 1960s Elkton  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — To get a glimpse of what life was like at the time, the Historical Society of Cecil County recently interviewed two sisters, who were both teenagers ...



Elkton High Class of '84 helps member with rare cancer  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — Rising Sun-area resident Tim Pickeral is battling a rare and highly aggressive form of cancer that has devoured his right jawbone since he was ...



Head coach Fisher looks for turnaround in second season  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — Elkton High School boys' soccer coach RJ Fisher returns for his second season as he looks to turn around a program that struggled in it's first ...



Pastor W. Grant Nelson  Cecil Daily

William Grant Nelson, known as Grant, passed away peacefully at his home in Elkton, MD, on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, in his 85th year.



Show set to celebrate Elkton dance studio's long history  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — Cecil County residents Cathie Rees Lenhoff and Ruthie Rees Bilas performed a tap dance routine, “Sisters,” as part of a Bobbie Ann's Dance Studio ...



Former students, faculty reminisce about Gilpin Manor Elementary  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — Charles Campbell stood in a Gilpin Manor Elementary School hallway Tuesday night, looking to his right and then to his left, trying to get his ...



Elkton High teacher publishes book honoring Pearl Harbor hero  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — When Japanese forces descended upon Pearl Harbor and attacked the United States naval base on Dec. 7, 1941, U.S. Navy sailor Dorie Miller took ...



Former Elkton standout Niles Scott prepares for NFL Pro Day  Cecil Whig

PHILADELPHIA — NFL scouts were finding it hard to bypass Frostburg State University as the statistics, accolades and headlines began piling up for Bobcats ...



Ask the Historical Society: Kenmore High School  Cecil Whig

Do you have any information on the old Kenmore High School?



Elkton teen meets hero during special White House tour  Cecil Daily

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Professional athletes, movie stars and recording artists are the typical heroes of children and teens. But for Elkton resident Matthew ...



Kirk files for Elkton board, will continue council campaign  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — Democrat Cody Kirk will appear on two ballots this year, one for the District 2 county council seat and one for town commissioner.



Ask the Historical Society: EHS origins  Cecil Whig

Where was the first Elkton High School building? — Ashley Nunley, Elkton. The first public high school to be called Elkton High School actually began as Cecil ...



New Video of Md. High School Basketball Fight That Left 1 Injured  CBS Baltimore / WJZ

BEL AIR (WJZ)– WJZ has obtained video of a violent basketball brawl at a Maryland high school where at least one person was taken to the hospital.



Cecilton dedicates bench to longtime educator Rebecca Smith  Cecil Daily

CECILTON — In kicking off a new campaign to encourage locals to congregate more around town, officials couldn't have been more happy to see the scene at ...



Man with ties to Elkton linked to deadly Edgewood shootings  Cecil Whig

ELKTON – A gunman on the loose after allegedly shooting five people – killing three of them – at a business park in Edgewood on Wednesday morning has ...



Scott R. Viars  Cecil Daily

Scott Randal Viars was born on February 24, 1963, in Elkton, MD, to Ruth Runions Viars of Elkton, and the late Roy Green Viars, Sr. Scott passed away in ...



Elkton High teacher wins discussion-based learning award  Cecil Whig

ANNAPOLIS — Elkton High School teacher Larry Harris was named the Cynthia M. Barry Touchstones Teacher of the Year during a ceremony held Saturday at ...



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 board OKs budget with 5.2% county funding increase  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — The Cecil County Board of Education unanimously approved its fiscal year 2019 budget with minimal changes Monday night.



Cecil Junior Dance Troupe to perform 'Aladdin and the Magic Lamp'  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — A great story doesn't need any words, and no one knows that better than the Cecil Junior Dance Troupe as they prepare to perform “Aladdin and the ...



Seventies were a time of scandal, celebration  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — The grand opening and ribbon cutting for the Historical Society of Cecil County's new exhibit, “Historic Threads: 150 Years of Clothing, Accessories, ...



Q&A with Jacob Young, who plays in Elkton June 3  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — You probably wouldn't expect someone like Jacob Young to have ties to Cecil County. There aren't a great many Emmy Award winners among us.



Elkton police trying to find missing girl, 14  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — Investigators are trying to find a 14-year-old Elkton girl who has been missing since Friday, according to police.



VIDEO: One injured after large brawl at Maryland boys basketball game  USA TODAY High School Sports

An argument among players at a boys basketball in Maryland Tuesday night escalated into a fight among fans. According to a Facebook post from the Harford ...



Former BMX pro shares story of overcoming drug addiction  Cecil Whig

PERRYVILLE — As a senior in high school, Tony Hoffman was one of the top BMX amateur racers in the country and was slated to appear on the cover of.



Elkton Democrat announces run for county council  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — An Elkton Democrat has declared his candidacy for Cecil County's second council district, which includes the Town of Elkton and the surrounding ...



NAACP celebrates family at local heritage event  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — The Cecil County Branch of the NAACP hosted an event Saturday at the George Washington Carver Education Leadership Center on Booth Street ...



Police report sightings of missing Elkton girl, 14  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — There have been a couple of sightings of a 14-year-old Elkton girl who has been missing since Oct. 6 and “multiple apparent sightings,” according to ...



Plunkett-Bradley  Cecil Daily

Mary Beth Gallacher, of East Norwalk, Conn., and Tim Plunkett, of San Diego, Calif., are excited to announce the engagement of their daughter, Taylor Plunkett, ...



County seeks dozens of election judges  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — Are you retired or does your job give you Election Day off? Want to make some extra money on your day off?



Sheriff's Office retirement ceremony stirs emotion  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — Jeff Mackenzie knew there would be a final call ceremony for him Friday morning to mark his retirement from the Cecil County Sheriff's Office.



Golden Elks Showcase brings bands together  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — As the North East High School marching band prepared to take the field in Saturday's competition, the other Cecil County bands in attendance let ...



Elkton man gets 55 years in 'drugging' death of son, 4  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — An Elkton man received a maximum 55 years in prison sentences on Tuesday for convictions relating to the January death of his 4-year-old son, ...



Student newspapers give glimpse of teen life during WWII  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — In 1934, Elkton High School's newspaper became The Wapiti.



Weather Closings In Cecil County On March 2 2018  Patch.com

Weather Closings In Cecil County On March 2 - Perryville, MD - BREAKING: With high winds in the forecast, schools are dismissing early. See a list of closings ...



Mattix on Matters: Mexican restaurant opens in Elkton  Cecil Whig

While I was out and about . . . I stopped by Sabor Latino, a new Mexican eatery in the Village of Elkton shopping plaza on Route 40, last Friday to chat with the ...



Cecil County Executive Alan McCarthy charged with DUI  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — Cecil County Executive Alan J. McCarthy was arrested and charged with drunken driving and other traffic offenses late Thursday night after a traffic ...



Local author publishes book honoring Pearl Harbor hero  Newark Post

When Japanese forces descended on Pearl Harbor and attacked the United States naval base on Dec. 7, 1941, U.S. Navy cook Dorie Miller took hold of an ...



Biz Beat: Woody's Crab House celebrates 25 years  Cecil Whig

Happening this week around the county ... Woody's Crab House will celebrate 25 years in business this weekend with live music, food specials and giveaways ...



Lumbee Tribe member graduates West Point  The Robesonian

WEST POINT, N.Y. — A member of the Lumbee Tribe with ties to Robeson County graduated recently from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.



Weather Forces Cecil County Public Schools To Close Early Jan 8  Patch.com

Cecil County Schools Close Early On Monday, Jan. 8 - Perryville, MD - BREAKING: Cecil County Public Schools announced early dismissal times, as well as ...



William Alfred Marquess  Cecil Whig

William “Bill” A. Marquess, 47, of Fair Hill, MD passed away unexpectedly Thursday, February 9, 2017. Bill was the son of Norman E. and Wanda J. Marquess.



Purdie to headline chamber's business hall of fame gala  Cecil Whig

CHARLESTOWN — Although it's called the Cecil County Business Hall of Fame gala, this year's edition of the annual event won't be all business.



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.



Bobby Jones celebrates 50 years in pro baseball with friends, family  Cecil Whig

NORTH EAST — Bobby Jones has made a life for himself in Tulsa, Okla., and built a baseball family within the Texas Rangers organization, but when he ...



Ottis Allen Cline  Cecil Whig

Ottis Allen Cline, age 42, of Wilmington, DE, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.



CCPS announces school administration changes  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — At the close of every school year, Cecil County Public Schools staff realize that some change at the school administration level is inevitable.



Stanley's Newsstand: Where news, community came together  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — A fine cigar is one of life's guilty pleasures and Arthur Franklin Stanley learned the art of cigar making while working with his father, John Wood ...



Former Elkton wrestling state champ set to make pro MMA debut  Cecil Whig

In the town of Oxford, just five miles across the Pennsylvania border from Cecil County, Nick Willey, a former wrestling state champion, trains for his professional ...



Generations of service honored in Elkton Veterans Day ceremony  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — At the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, dozens of veterans and citizens alike gathered downtown to honor the *service* and ...



Teen rape defendant's mother, family friends deny charges  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — Michelle Hammond is the mother of Isiah Lavonte McCargo, a 16-year-old who stands accused of raping two women — one at knifepoint, the other ...



Father aims to raise PTSD awareness after losing son  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — John Webb Jr. has a thick folder full of letters telling him stories of the bravery and courage of his son, John Webb III.



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 ...



EHS teacher named state teacher of the year finalist  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — For Elkton High School social studies teacher Kelly O'Hara, this year's homecoming will be a little bit different than the more than dozen before it.



CCPS students head back to school  Cecil Whig

Summer vacation has ended, and it is time to get back to learning, seeing friends and adjusting to schedules, lockers, cafeteria, homework, sports and buses.



Hicks graduates from West Point Military Academy  Cecil Daily

Cadet Michelle Lena' Hicks, daughter of Ann Michelle and Charles Hicks V, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on May 26.



Robert (Mac) McCloskey: Oct. 2, 1938-March 5, 2018  South Whidbey Record

Robert Edmund (Mac) McCloskey, whose favorite saying was, “Every day is a holiday,” passed away peacefully on March 5, 2018.



Local SU students inducted into Phi Eta Sigma  Cecil Whig

Four Salisbury University students from Cecil County were recently accepted into Phi Eta Sigma, the national freshman honor society. They are Julie Broyles, ...



Former Elkton football teammates named captains at Frostburg  Cecil Whig

FROSTBURG — Pay close attention to the coin flip prior to Frostburg State University football games and you will see a pair of familiar players walking together ...



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