Team’s Top Tough Guy Honored

This year’s Atlantic Physical Therapy “Tough Guy of the Year” award went to senior Andrew Borradaile. Pictured, from left, are APT CEO Bob Hammond, Borradaile, APT President Bobby Hammond and Head Coach Bob Knox. Submitted Photo

BERLIN — Senior standout Andrew Borradaile last week was awarded the Stephen Decatur High School varsity football team’s “Tough Guy of the Year” award during an awards ceremony at Seacrets. Most of the accolades in football at any level are reserved for the glamour guys, the golden-armed quarterbacks and fleet-footed running backs who put points… Read more »

Berlin In Small Town Poll Running

BERLIN — While Berlin has been promoting itself as “Maryland’s Coolest Small Town,” for months, it could receive recognition as one of America’s coolest small towns this winter. “Berlin is now in the top 10 for Budget Travel’s, ‘Coolest Small Town in the Country,’” Mike Day, director of Economic and Community Development, told the Berlin… Read more »

6th Reindeer Run 5K Slated

BERLIN- The 6th Annual Reindeer Run 5K, sponsored by Live Long Fitness, is set to return on December 7 with an early morning start time through downtown Berlin. The annual race, which has become a fixture on the local holiday schedule since its inception five years ago, starts and finishes at the Atlantic Hotel with… Read more »

Things I Like

A personalized autograph in a book Hearty salads A fountain drink with crushed ice The first day after being sick Listening to my kids’ giggle sessions Memorable words of advice years later Being at bight football games An exhausted kid Torrey Smith A juicy clementine Bleu cheese on top of steak

School Board Hears Work-Based Learning Update

SNOW HILL — Work-Based Learning (WBL) programs in Worcester County were put under the spotlight at the November Board of Education with officials discussing the impact of the programs on students’ career readiness and how funding has evolved over the years. WBL is divided into five categories: Employment Experience Programs, Work Study Programs, Internship Programs,… Read more »

Holiday Wrappings Fashion Show, Luncheon Near

Pictured styling some fashions during last year’s Holiday Wrappings luncheon was Dara Pappas. File Photo

OCEAN CITY — The American Cancer Society (ACS) is celebrating two big milestones this year nationally and locally. The organization is marking its 100th year of existence in 2013 while in Ocean City the Holiday Wrappings Fashion Show and Luncheon turns 25 years old next month. Featuring raffles, auctions, food and fashion, Holiday Wrappings has… Read more »

Couple Awarded $1M In Verdict

SALISBURY — Two weeks after a similar accident in southern Worcester County had a comparitively happy ending, a Wicomico County jury last week awarded a couple injured in a motor vehicle collision with a large piece of farm equipment a $1 million-plus verdict. The Washington, D.C.-based Cochran Firm announced last week it had secured a… Read more »