Police/Fire

Essex VFC announces passing of oldest life member

ESSEX, MD—The Essex Volunteer Fire Company on Friday morning announced the passing of their oldest life member, LeRoy “Jimmy” Ogle. Ogle was considered a pilar in the Essex community, joining the Rockaway Beach Volunteer Fire Company July 1st, 1953, thus giving him over 66 years of service. Ogle held many positions within the volunteer fire company, most notably Secretary. He …


Entertainment, Events, Family

Essex area 2019 tree lighting ceremony date announced

ESSEX, MD—An annual tradition continues this December in Essex. The Essex community’s annual tree lighting ceremony will be held from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 7. 2019. The event will be held at Back River United Methodist Church, located at 544 Back River Neck Road (21221). There will be music, holiday treats, and an appearance by Santa himself. …