Things I Like


Lynne Lockhart’s art
Halloween in Berlin
A pleasant experience at a doctor’s office
Handcarved pumkins
The original CSI
An old salt with a young soul
An amateur photographer with a great eye
A newly painted room
The Aflac commercial with the goat
Parents sporting college stickers on their vehicles
Kirk McBride’s art 

Atlantic/Smith, Cropper & Deeley

The employees of Atlantic/Smith, Cropper & Deeley participated in the Lee National Denim Day on Friday, Oct. 5. Each year millions of people come together nationwide to wear denim and donate $5.This is one of the largest single-day fundraisers, raising more than $66 million in the past 11 years for breast cancer.

Volunteers in Mission Team of Community Church at Ocean Pines

Friends and supporters joined at Carrabba’s in West Ocean City for an Italian feast hosted by Adam Osborne and the staff of Carrabba’s Italian Grill. The luncheon was a fundraiser for the Volunteers in Mission Team of Community Church at Ocean Pines. The group will travel to Mississippi in January to repair homes that remain damaged from Hurricane Katrina. Above, … Continue reading

American Cancer Society

Dr. Lawrence Michnick, middle, and Dr. Geoffrey Robbins, right, owners of Atlantic Dental Cosmetic & Family Dentistry in West Ocean City, present a check for $2,500 to Stephanie Meehan, chairperson of the Holiday Wrappings Committee. The donation will aid in the crusade against cancer and directly benefit the American Cancer Society’s annual “Holiday Wrappings” Luncheon, which will be held on … Continue reading

Online Banking Can Streamline Daily Business

BERLIN – Changing banks or even banking processes can be a serious decision for small businesses. A disruption of any kind in a company’s cash flow can have a significant impact on its operations; however, with the many benefits of online business banking today, the move to cyberspace can prove worthwhile. Online business banking can deliver two things to small … Continue reading

Monday, October 29 – Youth Golf Tourney Rescheduled

BERLIN – The third annual Swing For Youth Golf Open was postponed on Saturday due to heavy rain leaving the greens at Eagles Landing under puddles. For the second year in a row, heavy rain and high winds have caused tournament officials to postpone the much-anticipated event.  “Its disappointing that we have had to postpone the event for the past … Continue reading

Ideas Floated For Assawoman Restoration Plan

SHOWELL – Although the Assawoman Bay watershed has not yet been assigned a pollution limit, county planners are hard at work on a watershed restoration action plan (WRAP). At a public meeting this week, Worcester County planners reviewed 13 Best Management Practices (BMPs) intended to reduce nutrient loading on the bay. “Our analysis included a whole lot of BMPs,” said … Continue reading

Decatur Helps Dev. Center

OCEAN CITY – Stephen Decatur High School presented a check to the Worcester County Developmental Center on Tuesday, a donation reflecting a school-wide effort to raise funds for the facility that burned down in September. Twenty different groups or organizations at Stephen Decatur High School (SDHS) rallied for the cause over the last few weeks, raising $5,100 in just four … Continue reading