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Cecil County Life Summer 2017 edition

Jun 07, 2017 01:25PM ● Published by J. Chambless

For this issue of Cecil County Life, writer Lisa Fieldman profiles Todd Reid, the CEO and president of ReidSpeed Enterprises. Reid runs his own successful IT support business, but on weekends, he indulges his inner daredevil. You'll also meet Abigail McBride, who continues the family tradition of being an artist. Her grandmother was an illustrator and watercolorist, and her mother runs a successful gallery, so Abigail has spent her entire life surrounded by art. We profile Ellie Luther, who is a rider, trainer, and all-around horse enthusiast who grew up in Cecil County. We look at how volunteers play an important role in maintaining the 80 miles of trails stretching over 5,656 acres that are used by cyclists, walkers, fishermen, hunters and equestrians at the Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area. We tour the community of Crystal Beach Manor, a quiet, but thriving, pocket of recreation with a spectacular view of the Elk River. We explore the important work of the Alcohol & Drug Recovery Center at the Cecil County Health Department, which is helping show the light again to those who wish to see it. You'll also read about American Home and Hardware, one of the county's quintessential businesses, and how it has continually evolved through the decades. The photo essay explores Chesapeake City and challenges readers to identify as many locations as possible!

All along the Firetower - May 24 2017 1014AM

All along the Firetower

Meet Roger and Dawn Davis of Firetower Farm Brewery Read More » 

 

A vintage postcard for Crystal Beach Manor on the Elk River

A summer place

Crystal Beach Manor continues to beckon families Read More » 

 

A need for speed - May 30 2017 0137PM

A need for speed

Local motorsport enthusiast Todd Reid puts the pedal to the metal Read More » 

 

Passing Through on the CD Canal

Generations of light and color 

Abigail McBride, inspired by her grandmother's art and her mother's gallery, carries on a family tradition Read More » 

 

The pillars of recovery - May 24 2017 1019AM

The pillars of recovery

The Alcohol & Drug Recovery Center at the Cecil County Health Department is showing the light to those who wish to see it Read More » 

 

Fair Hills volunteers make a big difference - May 30 2017 0132PM

Fair Hill's volunteers make a big difference

'They are part of something bigger' Read More » 

 

Ellie Luther Rider trainer and all-around horse enthusiast - May 30 2017 0127PM

Ellie Luther: Rider, trainer, and all-around horse enthusiast

'I’ve been riding since before I could walk. I was born into it.” Read More » 

 

American Home and Hardware has continually evolved through the decades - May 30 2017 0141PM

American Home and Hardware has continually evolved through the decades

Business traces its roots to the Elkton Supply Company Read More » 

 

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