Third grade students from Showell Elementary used candy hearts to create growing patterns. Pictured, from left, are Ryder Ridout, Elizabeth Pivec, and Amiyah Rounds.
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.
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
For the month of February, the students at Seaside Christian Academy have been working towards their mission, "Jump Rope for Heart." The children had to raise funds for the American Heart Association in order to have the opportunity to jump rope. The children pictured above in second, third and fourth grades. Submitted Photos
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
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
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
American Legion Synepuxent Post 166 generously donated $500 to Worcester Youth and Family. Pictured are Tracy Hirsch, communications coordinator at Worcester Youth and Family, with John Granite.
Salah Hassanein, right, owner of Popeye’s Chicken in West Ocean City, recently presented a $120 check to Buckingham Elementary School Principal Roger Pacella, who plans to use the money for student incentives. The families from Buckingham Elementary School participated in the fundraiser. Also pictured is manager Brian Thumma.
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.