Gloom, But Not Doom, in Cecil Housing Market

September 30, 2008

   It was nice to see the Whig write about housing foreclosures in Cecil County in Tuesday’s editions, focusing on a counselor who is working with families and their mortgage lenders to find solutions. We’ve been hearing about the foreclosure “crisis” nationally for quite some time so it was overdue for the Whig to...
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Angels and "Demons" in Cecil County

September 29, 2008

  It’s not every weekend that you get to meet some real-life angels in Cecil County. Unfortunately, it is all too common that we see or hear of some folks “demonizing” others with whom they have a disagreement.    The “angels” we met were the hundred or so people who came out for the...
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COMMENTARY: Mama Mia Maria (or Kilby's Apologist)

September 24, 2008

        It was worth missing family time and TV comedies to witness Maria Mastrippolito, a member of the Cecil County Board of Appeals, as she fumbled, stumbled and mumbled her advocacy for her neighbor, mentor and gal-pal, former Cecil County Commissioner Phyllis Kilby, at  Tuesday night’s (9/23/08) meeting of Cecil County Board of...
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UPDATE: Gilchrest says he's not REALLY endorsing Obama…

September 19, 2008

Rep. Wayne Gilchrest, R-1st, is backpedaling from his strongly positive comments on the Democratic Obama-Biden presidential ticket during a WYPR radio broadcast this week. Obama-Biden is a great ticket, and we need to break with past policies, according to Gilchrest, but that isn’t REALLY an endorsement. Funny how in this latest flipper-oo by Gilchrest...
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Gilchrest Backs Obama: Not his first party flip

September 18, 2008

Rep. Wayne Gilchrest, R-1st, who was defeated in the Republican primary, has declared his support for Democratic Sen. Barack Obama and VEEP running-mate Sen. Joe Biden in an interview with Baltimore public radio WYPR.  (Read the brief report here:  http://www.politickermd.com/danielreiter/3660/gilchrest-throws-support-behind-obama-biden It might seem like more of the same, since Gilchrest has endorsed Democrat Frank...
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