Students from Wicomico County recently inducted into the Alpha Nu Omicron chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Wor-Wic Community College are, above front row, from left, Nancy Faye Talbott of Delmar, Sarah Elizabeth Jackson of Hebron, Nathaniel A. Valdes of Pittsville, and Brooks Thomas Bowden and Stephanie Mae McMahon of Sharptown; and, back, Stephanie Auguste, Carolyn Bowland, Jason L. Brumfield, Staci Cahall, Lauren Fanielle Pascarella, Jeffrey Proctor, Holli J. Trice and Kellie Williams of Salisbury. Below, inductees from Worcester and Somerset counties were, front from left, Kirsten Arlene Hawkins of Berlin, Brady Wayne Cooling of Bishopville, Kelly Marie Cowger of Newark and Hanna Kucuk of Ocean City; and, back, Terry Fort of Whaleyville, Hannah Marie Atkins and Maghen Walterman of Crisfield, and Jenna Catherine Hands and Jasmine Turner of Princess Anne.
Several Stephen Decatur High School classes and clubs joined forces to support the troops with monetary donations nearing $500 and other donations that included clothing, food and toiletries. Students also made appreciation cards with inspirational messages. The campaign, led by junior Katie Bear, culminated with a presentation to the American Legion Synepuxent Post 166 on Veterans Day. Above, American Legion Rider … Continue reading
Stephen Decatur High School senior Brooke Elliot, right, was named the winner of the Poetry Out Loud competition held during American Education Week beating out 13 others with her theatrical poetry recitations. Elliot now advances to compete at the county level. Senior Sarah Hill (center) placed second and senior James Kvarda placed third.
This postcard image (circa 1909) shows an Ocean City of the time before paved streets and traffic jams. Photographed from the old water tower on Somerset Street the view looks east across Baltimore Avenue toward the ocean. The tall brick chimney in the foreground was part of the town’s electric power plant while the original Atlantic Hotel took up the … Continue reading
The Hurricane of 1933 created the Ocean City Inlet and separated the town from Assateague forever. Following the storm, the South Point Ferry was the only way for automobiles to reach Assateague Island and since the ferry could only carry a maximum of three cars, there was very little traffic. Assateague became a place for sportsmen to hunt and fish … Continue reading
Friday afternoons The feeling after a morning run When the Patriots lose Getting to watch an entire football game Dads taking their kids hunting A good news email No jacket required days How big cell phones used to be My sons trying new sports Old shoes that look new When random things bring back old memories
Summer of 1956 Volume II Edition 6 Issue Highlights Miss Amanda Esham was the featured beauty in Hess Apparel’s full-page ad. The ad read, “Miss Esham is a sure bet to win the state of “Miss Delmarva” when the Delmarva Chicken Festival takes place next June.” Mr. and Mrs. James D. Farlow welcomed guests to their Lackawanna Restaurant on Baltimore … Continue reading
Parenting is much more physical than I ever could have imagined. Maybe it’s because we have two boys that are just 16 months apart, but I must admit that come Monday morning my body is exhausted from a weekend of antics with my sons, who are now 5 and 4 years old. Consequently, Pam and I are always dealing with … Continue reading
The middle school grades at Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School are involved in the VEX robotics program, intended to introduce them to the world of robotics. This new initiative gets students involved in the collaborative building and programming of a robot that is manipulated to complete a task and eventually even participate in a classroom competition. Students pictured, from left, … Continue reading
First- and second-grade students at Snow Hill Elementary School were treated to a free book fair in October. Craig Birckhead-Morton organized the event and collected many books he had outgrown and donated them to the school. Above, Assistant Principal David Gell greets the generous student at the school entrance to help him with his donation of books.