The South Portland Sentry

A Window on the Past

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By Kathryn DiPhilippo
South Portland Historical Society

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Things to Do

Friday, April 24

SMCC Senior Art Exhibition opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m., 3fish Gallery, 377 Cumberland Ave., Portland. Free and open to the public.

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2015 Summer Camp Directory

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Camp Marland Keeps Youth Moving, Learning and Exploring All Summer Long

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Lecture to focus on first stone cutter

The next Greater Portland Chapter of the Maine Genealogical Society meeting will be held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at LDS Church, 29 Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth. Ron Romano will speak about Bartlett Adams, stone cutter.

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STRIVE starts new chapter with project

STRIVE secured the funds to purchase the building at 28 Foden Road in November of 2014 and officials are now ready to embark on the next phase of the endeavor – a 16-week expansion project.

A groundbreaking was scheduled for this week.

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‘Chocolate Trail’ author to visit city

Congregation Bet Ha’am, a reform Jewish synagogue at 81 Westbrook St. in South Portland, will welcome Rabbi Deborah Prinz, author of “Jews on the Chocolate Trail” for the annual Bernstein Scholar-in-Residence program and book signing. The public is welcome to join the events on Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2,.

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Bibs available through charities

Runners still looking for a spot at the start line of the sold-out TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race can secure a bib from Good Shepherd Food Bank, the race’s 2015 race beneficiary, in exchange for fundraising.

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Congressman Chellie Pingree

Congressman Chellie Pingree announced that Portland International Jetport is getting a $917,000 FAA grant to plan for future growth.

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Cape teen earns Disney grant

Christie Gillies, a ninth-grade student from Cape Elizabeth has been awarded a Disney Friends for Change Youth Grant through Youth Service America. The grant will support Gillies in leading a community service project. Gillies is one of 125 children and teens across the country who were awarded grants to lead projects that make a positive, lasting change in the world.

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Register now for Run for Cash, June 27 in OOB

Registration is open for the 11th annual Captain Christopher S. Cash Memorial 5K/3 mile Walk, also known as the Run For Cash 5K, to be held Saturday, June 27 in Old Orchard Beach. Register at www.runforcash.org. The first 300 registrants receive a free T-shirt.

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