Worcester Prep fifth grader Grace Baeurle was the winner in the Maryland Association of Realtors Fair Housing Competition during the 2013-2014 school year. Her excellent poster will be featured on the 2015 Maryland Realtors’ Association Calendar.
Stephen Decatur High School seniors Kailey Mihavetz, above, and Jenna Reimer, below, have been named Commended Scholars in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. They placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who took the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
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, 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
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
Students in Mrs. Collins’ class at Seaside Christian Academy got a close look at what a fire fighter wears as he explains how his equipment protects him from the smoke and flames of a fire.
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
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
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 — 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