Family Concerns Led to Janusz' Pullback on Commissioner Race

May 3, 2010

  Joe Janusz worked for the past four years to position himself for another run for Cecil County Commissioner, taking a seat on the county Planning Commission, joining the local Democratic Club leadership and networking with local community groups. At the age of 31, Janusz seemed well positioned for a credible candidacy for the...
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EXCLUSIVE: Janusz to Withdraw from Cecil Commissioner's Race; Lockhart Likely to Run Again

April 29, 2010

  The Cecil Times has learned that Democrat Joe Janusz is expected to withdraw as a Democratic candidate for  the 3rd District Cecil County Commissioner seat in this year’s election.    Informed sources tell us that Janusz, a current member of the county’s Planning Commission, will issue a letter in the next few days...
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Bill Manlove Files Against Smigiel for Delegate

April 7, 2010

    It will be a battle between a man of few words and a man whose words never end when former Cecil County Commissioners Board President William (Bill) Manlove, of Earleville, files as a Democrat to run against incumbent Republican Michael Smigiel for the 36th District Delegate seat. Manlove will file his candidate and...
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Carl Roberts Creates Campaign $ Committee; Expected to Run Against Tome

March 1, 2010

   Former Cecil County Schools Superintendent Carl Roberts has created a campaign fundraising committee, according to online state election records, but has not yet formally declared his expected candidacy for the 4th District County Commissioner seat currently held by Democrat Wayne Tome.    Dr. Roberts, who served as the schools chief from 1996 until his retirement...
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Assault Cases Dropped Against Two Deputies

February 9, 2010

   Separate assault cases against two Cecil County Sheriff’s Deputies have been dropped, according to court records. In addition, a civil suit filed by the deputies against Sheriff Barry Janney– challenging their assignments to  menial, non-law enforcement duties pending the outcome of their criminal cases– has been dismissed.    Gregory D. Passwaters,  of Earleville, a veteran...
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Cecil Commissioner Race: Mullin Bankrolls Zeauskas

February 1, 2010

   In Cecil County, political history often repeats itself, with a few twists and turns.  So it was with surprise, but not shock, that we saw that Cecil County Commissioner James Mullin (R-1st)–with many other “AKA” names  on state campaign finance records– is the chief funder of the campaign of Republican political newcomer Chris Zeauskas,...
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Sutton for Cecil Sheriff: Lots of $ In, Lots Out

January 26, 2010

   Chris Sutton, the announced Democratic candidate for Cecil County Sheriff, had a banner year for fundraising but ended up with just $8,718 in cash on hand going into this election season. That won’t go far in a potential general election re-match against incumbent Republican Sheriff Barry Janney, one of the most successful fundraisers...
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Slater for Cecil Sheriff: GOP Challenger is Poor

January 25, 2010

  Dan Slater, a Republican challenger in this year’s GOP primary to incumbent Cecil County Sheriff Barry Janney, is working hard but having little real success in his fundraising efforts, according to state election records.    State documents show that Slater has raised a total of $5,965, while spending $4,813 on the usual printing, bumper...
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Upcoming News: Cecil Sheriff Race, Kent Co. 36 Delegate Race

January 25, 2010

UPCOMING NEWS:   Just to let our Cecil Times readers know what we are working on:  — State Delegate Mary Roe Walkup (R-36)  has done no fundraising, despite the fact that she is facing serious opposition in the Republican primary and a credible Democratic challenger in the general election. –In Cecil County’s Sheriff’s race,...
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Del. Richard Sossi: Fundraising Success–But For Which Seat?

January 22, 2010

     Del. Richard Sossi (R-36-Queen Anne’s County) has indeed been “fundraising like mad,” as the Cecil Times reported on Twitter recently, and new campaign finance reports show that this early in Campaign 2010, Sossi has raised as much as he reported in his 2006 pre-general election campaign for Delegate. But this time, the unanswered question...
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Food Aid Rising in Cecil County: 11% Get Help

January 3, 2010

  Federal food stamps are now used by about 11 percent of  Cecil County residents, up from about 10 percent of county residents just a few months ago, according to state data. The indicators show the impact of the recession is still growing in Cecil County, even as some economic forecasters project that the economy...
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Email Subscriptions to Cecil Times Now Available

December 24, 2009

   You can now sign up for email subscriptions to The Cecil Times and receive automatic notification of updates to the blog.  See the email subscription link on the right column and sign up. You will receive an email requesting that you confirm your subscription by clicking on  a link in that email.   ...
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REP. KRATOVIL: Your 24-cents worth– an Incumbent's advantage

December 14, 2009

   Rep. Frank Kratovil (D-1st) has spent nearly $83,000 in taxpayer money to send out newsletter mailings to constituents this year, at  per household costs of 24-cents, according to a Cecil Times search of voluminous Clerk of the House documents.  It is a perfectly legal, and even routine, expenditure by sitting House members but...
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CENSUS: Cecil County Women–Smarter but Poorer?

November 1, 2009

  Cecil County women are better educated than men in the county but they earn significantly less money from their jobs than less-educated men, according to new three-year data issued this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.   The discrepancies in income are not easily explained by the cliched notions that women work part-time,...
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Getting Older in Cecil: More Seniors Need Services

September 28, 2009

   The new U.S. Census Bureau “American Community Survey” finds that in 2008, 11.1 percent of Cecil County residents were age 65 or over.  But longer term state projections estimate the senior population will more than double and reach about 15.3 percent of the county’s overall population by 2030.   Cecil County needs to start planning now for the...
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ALAN McCARTHY for COUNTY EXEC

*THANK YOU, CECIL COUNTY VOTERS!

* I am grateful for your support and I heard your voices on issues that concern you. I will work hard to create jobs, expand economic development, back our law enforcement officers in the fight against crime and drugs, and support strong schools..

*We will work together to make Cecil County "The Best It Can Be."

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

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