Princess Anne Elementary School recently contributed over $4,800 to United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore as part of the Somerset County Board of Education Campaign. A significant amount of the contribution totaling over $3,100 came from creative student-led fundraisers such as United Way Wednesday Casual Days, a Community Scavenger Hunt, “Kiss the Pig” Penny Wars and even duct taping the principal to the wall. Students are pictured getting ready to go on the scavenger hunt.
Summer of 1975 Volume XXI Edition VI Issue Highlights • This week’s Resorter Girl was 22-year-old Diane Simpson, an Ocean City resident who spent the summer of 1975 working as a cocktail waitress at the Sand Bar, where her husband, Ken, worked as a bartender. • At the new Sea Colony in Bethany Beach, two- and three-bedroom condominiums were priced beginning … Continue reading
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) awarded a $2,200 Community Needs Grant to the Delmarva Discovery Center to support culturally diverse family events at the Museum, including a Waterman’s Festival held in December. Pictured above are Heather Towers, Program Officer, Community Foundation with Stacey Weisner, Executive Director, Delmarva Discovery Center, and the Ship’s Company Chanteymen’s Singers. The Delmarva … Continue reading
BERLIN – Fans of Assateague Island National Seashore will have a chance to show their support in 2015 through the purchase of vintage notecards reprinted in honor of the park’s 50th anniversary. In January, vintage notecards featuring scenes from throughout the island will go on sale to benefit the national park, which was established in 1965. The cards are reprints … Continue reading
Members of the Stephen Decatur High School National Honor Society recently presented Believe in Tomorrow Children’s Foundation Coordinator Wayne Littleton with $1,500. The SDHS NHS has a decade long tradition of giving to Believe in Tomorrow and has donated more than $15,000 since 2005. Pictured, back, are Principal Tom Zimmer, Michaela Mitchell, Jake Lathroum, Conor May, NHS President Jake Gaddis, … Continue reading
Life with a special needs child is challenging. It’s frustrating, demanding and exhausting at times, but it can also be equally unique and special in many instances. One thing Carson’s disabilities, which include lack of speech and major developmental delays, among other things, has done is force us to live day to day. With a special needs child, such as … Continue reading
BERLIN – The Berlin Fire Company has opted not to move forward with a plan to limit the hours the town fire siren would sound. Although Berlin Fire Company (BFC) officials approached the town in July and said they wanted to stop sounding the fire siren located atop town hall during the overnight hours, BFC President David Fitzgerald said this … Continue reading
BERLIN — Residents and visitors are invited to join the Assateague Coastal Trust (ACT) at 1 p.m. on Jan. 1 at Assateague Island State Park for the 35th Annual Ilia Fehrer/Judy Johnson New Year’s Day Beach Walk. This year’s walk launches the year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Assateague Island National Seashore. ACT’s founders, as part … Continue reading
Some of Worcester’s seniors having fun after the school’s Grades 6-12 Christmas Choral Concert on Dec. 11 were, front, Mark Wilson; second row, Amanda Gabriel, Mikalah Potvin, Jenny Rosales, Will Pedigo, Molly Soule´ and Tatjana Kondrashow; and, back, Jarad Godwin, Mattie Maull, Raphael DeJesus, Caroline Lewes, Gracie Riley, Fiona Reid, Carolyn Dorey, Emmi Shockley, Shelby Laws and Paige Evans.
American Legion Riders Post #166 Co-Director Ed Hansen presents one of three checks to Worcester County Sheriff’s K-9 officers for ballistic vests for their K-9 partners. The Sons of American Legion Post #166 and the Ladies Auxiliary of Legion Post #166 in Ocean City also matched donations for all 3 K-9s.