Students From Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School Participate In Annual Walkathon

Students from Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School recently participated in their annual Walkathon fundraiser. This event, sponsored by Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School’s Home and School Association, promotes health and fitness school-wide for students ranging in grades from Pre-K 3 through Eighth grade. Over $18,000 was raised this year to benefit the school. Top fundraisers were MaryAnn and MadaLynne Rutzler.

Neil Beahan Accepts Delaware State Middle Level Principal Of The Year Award

Neil Beahan, principal of the Southern Delaware School of the Arts in Selbyville, Del., is shown accepting his Delaware State Middle Level Principal of the Year Award from NASSP Director JoAnne Bartoletti and President G.A. Buie at the Principal of the Year Institute in Washington Sept. 9. Beahan is a 33-year veteran educator for the Indian River School District and … Continue reading

Annual Darkness Walk In Ocean City Raises $40K

OCEAN CITY — The sun shone last month on over 500 participants on the Ocean City Boardwalk for the 3rd Annual Out of the Darkness Walk, a fundraising event facilitated by the Worcester County Health Department, to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and the Jesse Klump Memorial Fund. The event raised over $40,000. Opening the event, State Senator … Continue reading

September Police Activity Jumps, But Year-To-Date Crime Down 2%

OCEAN CITY – While the month of September reflected numerous increases in categories of crime, the overall crime rate in Ocean City remains down from 2013. According to the report, September’s total calls for service, including traffic stops, business checks and assistance to citizens, totaled 9,140, which is a 1-percent decrease from September 2013 when there were 9,232 calls for … Continue reading

County Satisfied With Rural Legacy Grant Awards

SNOW HILL — While only receiving about half of the total funding requested, the Worcester County Commission is chalking up Rural Legacy Area (RLA) grant awards as a win this year, as the $1.6 million received should be more than enough to purchase several easements in the county. Considering how thin total RLA funding was spread in Maryland, the $1.6 … Continue reading

Worcester County Humane Society To Hold Open House

BERLIN — In conjunction with Adopt-A-Shelter Dog month, the Worcester County Humane Society will be holding an Open House on Saturday, Oct. 25 from noon-2 p.m. Members of the local and visiting community are invited to come see all of the sweet dogs and cats that are available for adoption. There will be light refreshments served, T-shirts and magnets for … Continue reading

Berlin Approves Emergency Notification System

BERLIN — Berlin officials this week approved the purchase of a mass notification system to alert residents of a wide variety of emergencies from pending severe weather to power outages. The Berlin Mayor and Council on Tuesday approved the purchase of the Code Red mass notification system, a multi-tiered communication system that will alert residents via text, phone message or … Continue reading