Author Archives: Steve Atkinson

PotW: KCHS Basketball Season Begins

On December 5, 2017, the opening game of the 2017-18 season, introduced the new team. Continue reading

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18th Annual 4-H Toy Drive to Hold a Teddy Bear Toss at December 5, 2017 Basketball Game at KCHS

This past weekend I was talking with a couple of 4-H parents and they could hardly believe that it is now the 18th year for their annual Kent County 4H Toy Drive. The first drive began in 1998 when a group of 4-H’ers, in what is now the Junior Leadership Council, put together a service project that would help children. It was decided to do a Toy Drive. The following year it was a food drive. With the realization that there were many children in the county who didn’t receive toys on Christmas morning for the third year, and every year since, they have had a Toy Drive. In 2009 the 4-H partnered with the Lions Clubs of Kent County. Continue reading

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PotW: 4-H Toy Drive

It’s the time of the year for the 4-H to have their annual Toy Drive and they were at Fountain Park and in the Christmas Parade reminding everyone. Continue reading

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Chestertown’s Christmas Parade

It was a lovely November morning in Chestertown. The temperature began a bit brisk, but warmed up as the morning advanced to 10am, the time for the Annual Chestertown Christmas Parade.

Community Groups, Floats, Classic Cars and Marching Bands, along with the Chestertown Volunteer Fire Company ushered the Santa Claus, the wonderful Christmas Icon that all the children wanted to see. They were also treated to candy thrown to the crowd by many of the parade participants. Continue reading

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Santa Arrives in Chestertown

The Thanksgiving meal has turned into leftovers. The Black Friday shoppers are tired. The weather is cool, but not cold. The Community Marching Band is playing songs of the Christmas season. It must be time for Santa to arrive in Chestertown. Continue reading

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Kent Center’s 11th Annual Goosebump Jump

The water temperature was a brisk 52 degrees and the air temperature just a few degree cooler when Kent Center held their annual Goosebump Jump into the waters of the Sassafras at Betterton Beach. Continue reading

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