Local Resources


Hospice Care


Places of Worship


Lodging

Best Western
39 Elmwoods Road
North East, MD 21901
Tel: 410-287-5450 or 800-780-7235

Comfort Inn
Clarion Hotel One Center Drive
North East, MD 21901
Tel: 410-287-7100

Holiday Inn Express
101 Hotel Plaza 
North East, MD 21901
Tel: 401-287-0008 or 800-448-2296


Education

Cecil Community College

Cecil College is a community college in North East, Maryland, named for its location in Cecil County. Cecil Community College was founded in 1968 to meet the educational needs of Cecil County residents. On June 13, 2007, the Maryland Higher Education Commission voted to accept its petition to change its name to Cecil College.


Social Security

Social Security Information

Social Security Some of the deceased's family members may be able to receive Social Security benefits if the deceased person worked long enough under Social Security to quality for benefits. You should get in touch with Social Security as soon as you can to make sure the family receives all of the benefits to which it may be entitled. Please read the following information carefully to learn what benefits may be available. A one-time payment of $255 can be paid to the surviving spouse if he or she was living with the deceased; or, if living apart, was receiving certain Social Security benefits on the deceased's record. If there is no surviving spouse, the payment is made to a child who is eligible for benefits on the deceased's record in the month of death. Certain family members may be eligible to receive monthly benefits, including: •A widow or widower age 60 or older (age 50 or older if disabled); •A surviving spouse at any age who is caring for the deceased's child under age 16 or disabled; •An unmarried child of the deceased who is younger than age 18 (or age 18 or 19 if he or she is a full-time student in an elementary or secondary school); or age 18 or older with a disability that began before age 22; •Parents, age 62 or older, who were dependent on the deceased for at least half of their support; and •A surviving divorced spouse, under certain circumstances. The Social Security website is a valuable resource for information about all of Social Security's programs. There are a number of things you can do online. In addition to using the Social Security website, you can call them toll-free at 1-800-772-1213. Staff can answer specific questions from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. They can also provide information by automated phone service 24 hours a day. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, you may call the TTY number at 1-800-325-0778. 


Restaurants

Nauti-Goose
200 Cherry Street
North East, MD 21901
Tel: 410-287-7880


Pier 1 Restaurant
1 North Main Street
North East, MD 21901
Tel: 410-287-6599

Pier 1 Restaurant is a “family restaurant” and has proudly been family owned and operated since 1998.
Pier 1 is located in North East, Maryland, on the Upper Shore of the Chesapeake Bay. We are minutes from Rt. 40 and I-95 and a short drive from Delaware and Pennsylvania.


Port House Grill
15 North Main Street
North East, MD 21901

Port House Grill is a Benson family run restaurant, specializing in preparing food using the best, fresh, local ingredients we can find. We are well known for the high quality of all our food and our specialty; all lump, no filler, gluten free Crab Cakes and our melt in your mouth Filet Mignon Sandwiches. Open for lunch and dinner six days a week, we are a must stop if you are visiting or passing by the town of North East, MD. Join us as one of our family as you step in our door, watch us cook your food with passion in our open kitchen, and have a chef be the one to deliver your food to your table. 


Steak and Main
107 South Main Street
North East, MD 21901
Tel: 410-287-3512

Steak and Main has become the crowning star in the culinary world for restaurants between Philadelphia and Baltimore. A favorite for professional food critics and your everyday gastro-skeptic. 


The Black Pearl Surf and Turf Grill
2 South Main Street
North East, MD 21901
Tel: 443-877-6361

The Black Pearl Surf & Turf Grill is located in the beautiful town of North East Maryland We offer assorted seafood as well as steaks cooked to order and so much more Please view our complete menu With an open kitchen concept , Executive Chef and an amazing staff to serve you it is no surprise why locals rave about the cuisine.


unWined
472 North Mauldin Avenue 
North East, MD 21901 
Tel: 410-287-4300 

unWined is a family owned and operated local business. We love good wine and would love to share our wine knowledge with you. Hopefully we can help you to learn about and enjoy wine as much as we do. We especially try to find the hidden gems in the wine world that represent quality and value. If you are looking for a relaxing atmosphere where you can always count on a friendly welcome, you have found it at unWined!


Wellwood Club
523 Water Street
Charlestown, MD 21914

Located in Historic Charlestown, Maryland, The Wellwood is a convenient weekend or mid week getaway within 1 hour of Baltimore and Philadelphia, and 45 minutes from Wilmington. The Wellwood is ideal for: 

  • a delicious and quick weekday lunch; plus exciting weekday specials. 
  • an impressive business luncheon or dinner.
  • a chance to entertain family or friends with fine and casual dining. 
  • special occasions such as weddings, retirement parties, and reunions. 

29 South Main Street
North East, MD  21901
Tel: 410-287-3541

American (Traditional), Sandwiches, Seafood, Steakhouses and Vegetarian

Newspapers

Baltimore Sun
Death notices/announcements may be placed in the Baltimore Sun

Cecil Whig
Obituaries may be placed in the Cecil Whig

Delaware News Journal
Death notices/obituaries for the Delaware News Journal

Dundalk Eagle
Death notices/obituaries for the Dundalk Eagle

Rising Sun Herald
Obituaries in the Rising Sun Herald

The Aegis
Death notices/obituaries to be placed in the Aegis


Local Interest

Elk Neck Forest 

Elk Neck State Forest is 3,571 acres situated in central Cecil County consisting of four separate tracts of land. Elk Neck State Forest is open to the public for hunting, hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking. Shooting ranges for bow, hand gun, shotgun and rifle are also available to the public. Permits are accessed from a self-service honor system located at the Maintenance Complex. The forest supports a diverse habitat with mixed deciduous and evergreen trees and an understory of mountain laurel, azaleas and other native shrubs. Birdwatchers, including members of the Cecil County Bird Club, enjoy observing the forest's abundance of migratory birds.

Elk Neck State Park

Elk Neck State Park is located in Cecil County on a peninsula, formed by the Chesapeake Bay on the west and the Elk River on the east. The park boasts over 2,188 acres of varied landscapes including marshlands, heavily wooded areas, white clay cliffs, and beaches. Elk Neck opened to the public in the early 1940s with the purpose of providing recreation in the form of camping, swimming, fishing, boating, and hiking, all of which are still popular today.

Fair Hill NRMA

Fair Hill is a 5,656 acre Natural Resources Management Area, where multiple management practices are employed for the maximum use and protection of Maryland's natural resources. Bordered by Pennsylvania to the north and less than one half mile west of Delaware, Fair Hill is known for its pristine fields, woodlands and natural beauty. 

Milburn Stone Theater

Theater, music, dance and art are proudly brought to Cecil County by the Milburn Stone Theatre. The Milburn Stone is the leading performing arts theater serving the northeast region of Maryland, conveniently located off exit 100B of I-95. A comprehensive organization, the Milburn Stone is accountable for a variety of missions within the theater facility including college, community, and public activities. The Milburn Stone staff is responsible for assisting the College in presenting activities that require use of the theater and affords community organizations the opportunity to present their offerings in a quality rental facility. The theatre is named after the late actor, Milburn Stone, who starred as "Doc Adams" in the long running TV Western Gun Smoke. His wife and daughter have been long time benefactors of the theatre. 

Town of North East

Located at the head of the Northeast River, the Town has a rich history and is conveniently located for day trips to local points of interest.

Turkey Point Lighthouse

One Hundred and seventy eight years ago a small piece of ground was purchased to build a light station along the banks of the Chesapeake Bay. The original light tower and oil house that were once part of the Turkey Point Light Station remain prominent landmarks for area boaters, hikers and tourist. Turkey Point Lighthouse is located on four acres of ground easily accessed by land in the Elk Neck State Park , Cecil County, Maryland. The light tower is situated on a 100-foot bluff that overlooks the Elk and North East rivers in the upper Chesapeake Bay. 

Upper Bay Museum

The Upper Bay Museum, located at the foot of Walnut Street in North East, MD, houses a large collection of water related articles portraying the Heritage of the Upper Bay Area.The museum houses displays of hunting, boating and fishing artifacts native to the Upper Chesapeake Bay. Visitors can trace the history of the waterfowl hunter through exhibits of outlawed gunning rigs and skilfully carved decoys. They can also follow the progress of Bay boating and fishing with many displays of model boats, nets and one of the country’s best collections of marine engines. From the serious market waterfowl hunter to the hardy commercial fisherman, waterman of every description have shaped the culture of this region. The officers and members of the Upper Bay Museum invite you to join us where this heritage has been and continues to be preserved for future generations.

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