Berlin Intermediate School

Berlin Intermediate School recently held an "All about Attitude – Good Sports Day." Students and staff showed off their good sport/good character by dressing up in their favorite sports gear. BIS has been previously recognized as an Character Education School of the Year. Pictured, from left, are Christian Rodriquez, Eric Bonola, Alejandro Gomez, Socretes Sanchez Roja and Max Euler.

Stephen Decatur High School

Stephen Decatur High School’s Connections Club has established a Junior Red Cross Club named Decatur Lifesavers. The club directors are Alison Sappington and Patti Miller, board members of the Lower Shore Red Cross and parents of kids at Decatur. Clubs advisors are Laurie Chetelet, Ryan Chowder, Jason Konyar and Rick Cawtheren. Above, new club members are pictured with the advisors. … Continue reading

Wednesday, October 31 – Officials Confirm Anti-Slots Stance In Md.

OCEAN CITY – The Mayor and Council took a firm stance against slots at a work session Tuesday afternoon, with a majority vote to vehemently oppose slots in Maryland. After a presentation from the Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant-Association (OCHMRA) and the Greater Ocean City Chamber of Commerce, the City Council took a vote and officially adopted a position on the contentious … Continue reading

Adapting To Changing Times Key To Company’s Longevity

OCEAN CITY – For nearly 50 years, Causal Designs Unique Furnishings, a family owned and operated business, has been providing aesthetically pleasing furniture and home designs for the lower Eastern Shore. Buyer and designer Terry Ludlam Bell sat down with The Dispatch to discuss the ins and outs of the furniture business and the changes the company has seen over … Continue reading

My Thoughts

Halloween is not a holiday, despite what retailers try to make you believe. During his monthly shopping trip the other week, the old guy noticed there are just as many aisles devoted to Halloween stuff as there are when Christmas decorations and the like are put out. It’s quite the scam actually. Lots of money is made on Halloween. There’s … Continue reading

What’s Your Sign?

ARIES (March 21 to April 19): Your honesty continues to impress everyone who needs reassurance about a project. But be careful you don’t lose patience with those who are still not ready to act. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20): Pushing others too hard to do things your way could cause resentment and raise more doubts. Instead, take more time … Continue reading

A Week In Business

International Workforce Conference Planned OCEAN CITY – Business owners and managers are invited to attend the International Student Workforce Conference for Employers sponsored by Congressman Wayne T. Gilchrest, Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association (OCHMRA) and the Ocean City Quality of Life Task Force for Seasonal Employees on Monday, Nov. 5 at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. … Continue reading

Things We Like

My husband playing the piano while I fix supper Cafe´ Au Lait in a real cup and saucer Making a small pot of vegetable soup Hanging out laundered clothes in the sunshine Watching our grown-up children happily conversing with one another Receiving a wake-up tap on the nose from our old cat Picking up the New York Times in the … Continue reading