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Cecil County Life Fall/Winter 2016 issue

Nov 09, 2016 08:34AM ● Published by J. Chambless

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Milburn Orchards is at its most beautiful in the fall, which is just one reason why thousands of people make it a destination during the golden months of September, October, and November. For this issue of Cecil County Life, we talked to Melinda Milburn Palmeri, one of the owners of this family business that traces its roots to 1902 and has been recognized as a Cecil County Business of the Year as well as an inductee into the Cecil County Business Hall of Fame. Also in this issue: Since 2002, Mitchell and Linda Dickinson have owned the Painted Sky Alpaca Farm in Earleville. We visited to learn more about the business of alpacas. We also talked to members of the Cecil County Bird Club about their efforts to keep an eye on migrating hawks, and to protect and advocate for birds in a variety of ways. We profile artist Sue Eyet, who takes bits of the past and gives them new life. We also talk to Kimberly and John Rodgers, who published their debut novel, “Mogul,” earlier this year. We explore the interesting history of St. Mary Anne's Church. The church in North East has roots in the 1700s, but is still a vibrant part of the community today. In the photo essay, “Where in North East, Charlestown, and Perryville?” readers are asked to test how well they know this area of Cecil County. We enjoy the opportunity to meet and talk with the people who help make Cecil County such a wonderful place to live and work

Milburn Orchards A family tradition in Cecil County - Oct 18 2016 0108PM

Milburn Orchards: A family tradition in Cecil County

Milburn is a destination for thousands of people who are looking for a unique farm experience. Read More » 

 

A history of faith - Oct 27 2016 0908AM

A history of faith

St. Mary Anne's Church has roots in the 1700s and is still a vibrant part of the community Read More » 

 

Birds of a feather - Nov 08 2016 0248PM

Birds of a feather

Cecil County Bird Club members keep an eye on migrating hawks Read More » 

 

Sue Eyet Im fascinated with the little objects of life Photo by Kenneth Jones

Finding a balance in life and art 

Sue Eyet takes bits of the past and gives them a new life Read More » 

 

Husband-and-wife writing team publishes debut novel - Oct 18 2016 0101PM

Husband-and-wife writing team publishes debut novel 

‘Mogul’ is the first book in a dystopian fiction trilogy that they’ve plotted out Read More » 

 

Partners in the future of the Chesapeake Bay - Nov 01 2016 0222PM

Partners in the future of the Chesapeake Bay

Exelon Generation, the owner of the Conowingo Dam, is helping to pave the way for the future of the Chesapeake Bay's ecosystem Read More » 

 

The sweet and soft treasures of the Painted Sky Alpaca Farm - Nov 01 2016 0208PM

The sweet and soft treasures of the Painted Sky Alpaca Farm

In 2002, Mitchell and Linda Dickinson purchased a 20-acre farm in Earleville...It's become the personification of a couple who wanted to change their lives for the better...and did Read More » 

 

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