Cedar Chapel Special School Performs “Disney Review”

In April, students from Cedar Chapel Special School gave a musical performance entitled “Disney Review” in conjunction with “Celebrating the Arts.” Several Disney tunes from past and present were paired with fun dance steps prepared by Cedar Chapel Art and Music teacher Mary Beth Lampman. Brandon Price, Brandon Gordy and Ariel Godwin were the highlighted soloists for the program. Above, Lampman accepts flowers from Gordy after the performance.

Worcester County Mock Trial

Worcester County Mock Trial teams celebrated Law Day by participating in a county-wide competition on April 24 at the Worcester County Court House in Snow Hill. Students assumed the roles of attorneys and witnesses in a mock trial. Local attorneys judged the students’ performance. Elyssia Cardenas, left, of Stephen Decatur High School, was selected as best witness. In a first-ever … Continue reading

Proprietor Maintains Creative Balance With Nightly Offerings

OCEAN CITY – Often noted for its eclectic, casual fine dining atmosphere, Marlin Moon Grille has developed into one of the area’s favorite restaurants over the past nine years, promising classical dishes with a unique twist. Marlin Moon Grille owner Gary Beach debuted the restaurant nine years ago as the Reel Inn Grille. After two seasons of what Beach deemed … Continue reading

Tuesday, April 29 – Students Observe Pre-Prom Message

BERLIN – Members of Stephen Decatur High School’s Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) recently held two mock accidents, one for juniors and one for seniors, on April 24 and 25. These pre-prom exercises were conducted to vividly demonstrate the harmful and often fatal effects of poor choices, such as drinking and driving. In the enactment, the accident scene was created … Continue reading

Democratic Women’s Club

Delegate Norman Conway was a guest speaker at the monthly Democratic Women’s Club meeting held last month in Ocean Pines. Pictured, from left, are Arlene Page, President, Democratic Women’s Club; Norman Conway, Maryland State Delegate for district 38B; Kathy Muncy, Vice President, Democratic Women’s Club; and Jean Louis, President, Democratic Club of Worcester County.

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) has awarded a $1,000 technical mini-grant to Agape in Berlin to purchase two computer workstations for the nonprofit organization’s office. Pictured, from left, are Nikki Grant, Agape Board member; Eloise Henry-Gordy, Agape Board Member and Education Committee Chair; Jack Burbage, benefactor and friend of Agape; Leigh Sandifer, Agape President; Spicer Bell, CFES … Continue reading

Hospitality Sales and Marketing Partnership

Laura McCray and Veronica Donaldson of the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Partnership of the Ocean City Convention and Visitors Bureau present a $1,000 scholarship check to Brandon Hook of Berlin, a hotel-motel-restaurant management (HMR) student at Wor-Wic Community College, as Ricardo H. Aragon, instructor of culinary arts at Wor-Wic, looks on. The partnership provides funds each year for a scholarship … Continue reading

It’s Smart To Invest In Five Categories These Days

BERLIN – The best minds on Wall Street generally agree: Global markets will continue to be unsettled throughout 2008. The ongoing uncertainty has naturally made some investors skittish.  But there’s a flip side to market volatility: Just as many of the market leaders of the past several years have slipped, a new group is emerging. “Leaders going into a period … Continue reading

Things I Like

Working the ‘Springfest Buffet’ That The Hobbit is back open Taking my dogs to a bank drive-thru A seal perched on a dock The Wii bowling game The smell and look of Lilac trees A house with a big porch Watching people walk the Boardwalk Warm apple pie with vanilla ice cream Sunshine when it’s supposed to rain Leaving the … Continue reading