Things I Like

Driving around the morning after a storm Claire Danes in “Homeland” The relief of the power coming on after an outage My sons and dogs playing together The sweet sound of a sump pump doing its thing When change is good A sunny day after a few rainy ones Biking on Edgewater Ave. Fresh raw… Read more »

Advice When Taking Control Of Your Old 401(k) … Rolling Over Assets Comes With Some Decisions

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OCEAN CITY — When you change jobs, you have plenty to manage: the physical move, the new boss, altered assignments and responsibilities. The last thing you’re likely to think about is the money left in your previous employer’s 401(k) plan. In fact, according to research firm Cerulli Associates, more than one-third of all 401(k) balances,… Read more »

What’s Your Sign?

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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… Read more »

NEW FOR FRIDAY: Ocean City Keeping Close Eye On Sandy, Nor’easter Effects

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OCEAN CITY — As Hurricane Sandy continues to plod north today, Ocean City and the entire mid-Atlantic region continue to be in the bulls eye for most landfall projections, likely sometime Sunday or early Monday.< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"> The rare late October hurricane on Friday continued to move north of the… Read more »

Ad Agency Reviews ‘Summer Of Thanks’ Campaign

OCEAN CITY – Ocean City’s tourism department and its partners are looking for ideas on Ocean City’s marketing campaign for next summer. This week the Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association held its season-wrap up meeting with its members and Ocean City’s advertising firm, MGH. OCHMRA Executive Director Susan Jones said this summer the trends confirmed visitors… Read more »

Berlin Presented Sustainable Award

BERLIN — Though initially announced last spring, it wasn’t until this week that Berlin officially received the first ever Sustainable Maryland Certified Award (SMC). This isn’t just the first time that Berlin has won the award; it is the first time that any of the 157 municipalities in the state have been certified sustainable by… Read more »