SD High School Newspaper Members Attend Annual Columbia Scholastic Press Association Convention

Staff members of the Stephen Decatur High School newspaper, The Hawk, attended the annual Columbia Scholastic Press Association convention in New York City this month.  Pictured during a recent meeting were, standing seniors Ashley Hrebik and Michelle Rosinski, and seated,  senior Chief Editor Kelly Sullivan, Advisor Mary Berquist and junior Madelyn Beebe.

Worcester Prep Students Receive Poetry And Short Story Honors

Students at Worcester Prep who received honors for their writing of poetry and short stories in the 2012 Young Authors competition were, first row from left, Anna Dashiell and McKenzie Blake; second row, Padraig Loftus, Brenner Maull, Sierra Hall, Ava Schwartz, Caroline Savage, Lynde Pepper, Sandra Karsli, Claire Stickler and Victoria Lawrence; and third row, Taylor Campbell, Jenny Rosales, Aeyla … Continue reading

Business News Of The Week

Producer Recognized WILLARDS — Laura Deeley Bren, president of Atlantic/Smith, Cropper & Deeley, recently congratulated Gary Waldych as Top Property & Casualty Retention Producer for 2011 at the company’s annual awards banquet. Executive Promotion SALISBURY, Md. – BB&T has announced the promotion of Greg Tawes to area executive for the Lower Eastern Shore. Tawes succeeds Hunter Calloway as the market … Continue reading

NEW FOR TUESDAY: More Than 2.1 Million People Annually Visit Assateague National Seashore

BERLIN – A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that in 2010, the latest available year for statistics, the 2,106,090 visitors to Assateague Island National Seashore spent $142,650,000 at the Seashore and in communities near the park in Maryland and Virginia. That spending supported 2,141 jobs in the region. The Seashore was ranked among the top 20 parks nationwide … Continue reading

McCullough Donates 24-foot Pontoon Boat To Marylands Coastal Bays

Maryland Coastal Bays Program’s Sandi Smith, Montego Bay resident and environmental activist Vera McCullough and Sunset Marina’s Brian Tinkler are pictured above. McCullough donated a 24-foot Pontoon boat to the program, which will be housed at Sunset Marina. The boat will be used for such programs as horseshoe and water quality monitoring as well as a committee boat for upcoming … Continue reading

General Levin Winder Chapter Regent Pat Arata Attend Annual Workshop To Assist DAR Prospective Members

General Levin Winder Chapter Regent Pat Arata attended the annual workshop in Federalsburg designed to assist DAR prospective members in completing applications and to assist current members with further genealogical research. Pictured, from left, are Arata, coordinator Sue Brenchley and prospective member Carol Wanzer.