Brian Lockhart

Schneckenburger Vows to Kill County Contracts, Grants to Hire, Aid Illegal Immigrants; Stats Show ‘Problem’ Minimal Here, Adviser has Political Baggage

April 12, 2016

A CECIL TIMES SPECIAL REPORT NEWS ANALYSIS/ COMMENTARY Cecil County Councilor Dan Schneckenburger, a candidate for County Executive in the upcoming Republican primary, is proposing to kill county contracts or grants with businesses or non-profits employing or aiding “undocumented workers,” tapping into a politically popular national anti-immigrant theme in the Donald Trump campaign for...
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Theater Review: Curtain Falls on Cecil County Council Impasse; Moore to Pick Successor, Sends ‘Tier’ Map to State

December 19, 2012

News Analysis It was almost like watching the Elkton version of “Sunset Boulevard” — the classic movie in which forgotten silent film star Norma Desmond pathetically declares, “Mr. DeMille, I’m ready for my close-up”– when the new Cecil County Council held its last formal session of the year Tuesday. Deadlocked again, the Council abdicated...
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Cecil County Council: McCarthy Campaign gets Patriots’ $; Bailey Absent in Dist. 1

November 2, 2012

Fundraising for candidates in the District 1 County Council race is much like the campaign itself: Dr. Alan McCarthy, a Republican, is actively engaged while his Democratic rival, Pamela Bailey, is largely absent. McCarthy, a Chesapeake City veterinarian and businessman making his first run for countywide office, has raised a total of $22,546. Cumulatively,...
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Cecil County Golf Course Creates “Disco;” Politically Connected Bittersweet Faces Liquor Review

January 2, 2012

When is a Cecil County golf course a disco and what do late night live music and dancing have to do with playing 18 holes on the grassy links in the sunshine? That was the issue before the Cecil County Board of License Commissioners (liquor board) recently as the three-member panel reviewed the troubled...
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Cecil County Politics: Business, Bipartisan Leaders Seek Reform of Current Commissioners’ Board

December 8, 2011

There wasn’t a “Smipkin” in sight Wednesday night when a new business-oriented political action committee held its first official meeting in Elkton to organize a campaign against the current ruling majority of the Cecil County Commissioners. But there was a standing-room-only crowd of nearly 300 people, a bipartisan turnout of business owners, current and...
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ALAN McCARTHY for COUNTY EXEC

*CECIL COUNTY voters, I need your support in the upcoming November general election, to move our county to a new path for better jobs, economic opportunity and improvements in our quality of life.

*PLEASE join me in a PIG ROAST fundraiser on Oct. 9, 2016, from 1-4p.m. at 1009 Wilson Rd., Rising Sun, (behind Ramsay Ford). TICKETS: $35 adults, kids under 12 FREE.

* RSVP: Call 410-398-7082 /strong>

(Auth: Friends of Alan McCarthy, Roger Owens, Treas.)