The General Levin Winder Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) annually sponsors an American History essay contest in area schools. Winners were invited to the Chapter’s luncheon meeting on Feb. 19 to read excerpts and receive their awards from American History Committee Chairman Joan Chambers. The winners were all from Worcester Prep. They were Hunter Gentry, fifth grade; Maximillian Taylor, sixth grade; Liam Hammond, seventh grade; and Brenner Maull, eighth grade. Pictured, front from left, are Taylor and Gentry; and, back, Katie (Kit) Matthews, DAR Regent, Maull, Hammond and Joan Chambers, Chairman, American History Committee.
The local Kiwanis Club for elementary school children at Buckingham Elementary School, known as K-Kids, is committed to community service projects. One of the latest was the Valentine Candy-Gram Fundraiser. Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines – Ocean City members donated the Tootsie POPS and helped the K-Kids tie red or pink ribbons onto the Tootsie POPS in preparation for K-Kids … Continue reading
Summer of 1960 Volume VI Edition 4 Issue Highlights Bernies on Baltimore Avenue was selling beach umbrellas for $7.95, beach chairs for $1.49 and surf mats for $4.95. Jarvis Realtor was announcing “Mallard Island Home Sites” on 15th Street and Teal Drive. Lots were priced $5,000 and up at this time. Managing Director Dr. Charles Purnell was … Continue reading
The Samoa and Mario’s were two of Ocean City’s most popular restaurants in the late 1960s. Located in Philadelphia Avenue between 22nd and 23rd streets, the Samoa moved two blocks north in 1969 and is now the location of a Sunsations store. Mario’s was a favorite of Ocean City’s locals and stayed open year-round serving some of the resort’s best … Continue reading
Each year the Worcester Preparatory School Alumni Association, together with the school’s Development Office, hosts a 100-Day Breakfast for seniors. This year’s speaker was Garvey Heiderman, a 2005 WPS graduate and a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. Picutred, front from left, are Sophia Tomaselli, Claire Dorey, Megan Kuczma, Sarah Freund, Lydia Pritchard, Ariella Anthony, Lorenzo De Jesus and Chris … Continue reading
Seeing someone playing golf in the snow (I just saw it Monday) Watching my 5-year-old cruise away from me on his bike Speeches from the heart Chocolate-covered fruit Testing my skills on Jeopardy every now and again Hearing a sea gull in Berlin A spicy tuna sushi roll The Boardwalk on warm winter … Continue reading
Sneaking up and scaring me when the opportunity arises is Beckett’s favorite new thing. Some sort of scare attempt is usually how we start the day around the house. Usually, I am up already and Beckett tries to quietly come downstairs and surprise me. Most of the time I hear him but fake that he scared me. There are other … Continue reading
Stephen Decatur High School seniors Samantha Quilter, Layla Fowler and Czarah Domingo served as directors during the recent Spring Activities Fair. The school offers over 30 extracurricular clubs and activities for its students and the fair showcases them.
Fourth through sixth grade students at Seaside Christian Academy were studying Ancient Greece the same time the Winter Olympics were being held. In honor of Greece, where the first Olympics were held, the students held a “Greek Olympics” of their own. Above, history students from Mrs. Neville’s class hold their shields while taking a break from the events.
Ocean City Elementary School’s Media Specialist Debbie Nuttle celebrated National Read Across America Day by sharing a Dr. Seuss story with Grace Mitchell’s morning Pre-Kindergarten class. Read Across America Day is a nationwide reading celebration that takes place annually on March 2, Dr. Seuss’s birthday.