Berlin Lions Club Makes Donations To Berlin Fire Department And EMS

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At its regular meeting on June 5, the Berlin Lions Club made donations to the Berlin Fire Department and Berlin EMS service. On hand to receive a $1,000 donation was Berlin Fire Chief David Lewis and Berlin Fire Department President David Fitzgerald. Berlin EMS Captain Nancy Powell accepted a $500 donation for the ambulance service. Pictured, from left, are Powell, Lewis, Fitzgerald and Berlin Lions President Ray McCabe.

OP Boat Club Hosts Summer Picnic At White House Park

The Ocean Pines Boat club recently hosted a spectacular summer picnic for 187 members at the pavilion in White House Park, Ocean Pines. Frank Watkins, commodore of the club, coordinated the labor-intensive event, which utilized the work effort of over 30 volunteers who prepped the food, cooked, served, set up and cleaned up. Pictured are many of the volunteers. Submitted … Continue reading

Delmarva Power Utility Box Painted Under The OCDC Public Art Program

The latest Delmarva Power utility box has been painted under the OCDC Public Art Program on the north side of the Ocean City Library at 100th Street. Seth Nedrow, Library Assistant, came up with the idea to base the mural on the best-selling children’s book, “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom” by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault and illustrated by Lois … Continue reading

Jessica Beckstead, Worcester Prep Grad, Featured Speaker At Alma Mater’s Commencement Exercises

Jessica Beckstead, who graduated from Worcester Preparatory School in 2000, was the featured speaker at her alma mater’s 2014 Commencement Exercises. She is Managing Director of International Sales for FXCM, a global provider of foreign exchange trading and related services to retail and institutional customers worldwide. She is pictured with Headmaster Dr. Barry Tull

23rd Annual Worcester County Drug And Alcohol Abuse Council Awards Held At Worcester Technical High School

Terry Whitney of Social Services, Linda Green of Prevention Services and Larry Batis of the Ocean City Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Committee and Miriam Cane of Save the Youth and Tamara Mills of Worcester County Public Schools were recognized for excellence in the field of prevention during the 23rd annual Worcester County Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council awards reception … Continue reading

Local Law Enforcement Recognized For Excellence

Members of the local law enforcement community were recently recognized for excellence during the 23rd annual Worcester County Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council awards reception at Worcester Technical High School recently. Pictured, front from left, are Assistant State’s Attorneys William McDermott and Michael McCubbin, Worcester County Sheriff’s Deputy Allison Herrman and Assistant State’s Attorney Joaquin Cabrera; back, from left, Snow … Continue reading

Eric And Tim Shuster Participated In Pittsburgh Festival Of New Music Performance Of Inuksuit

Eric and Tim Shuster recently participated in the May 25 Pittsburgh Festival of New Music performance of Inuksuit, by composer John Luther Adams. Eric Shuster, who has a Master of Music Performance degree from Louisiana State University, is on the adjunct music faculty of Salisbury University, Wor-Wic Community College and Stephen Decatur High School. Tim Shuster is pursuing a Master … Continue reading

Greater Ocean City Chamber Of Commerce Foundation Awards Two Students With Eunice Q. Sorin Scholarships

The Greater Ocean City Chamber of Commerce Foundation recently awarded two students with Eunice Q. Sorin Scholarships for their scholastic ability, character, leadership and community commitment. The honorees were Emily Creasy, a graduate of James M. Bennett High School, and Thomas Buas, a graduate of Worcester Preparatory School. Pictured, above from left, are Melanie Pursel, Joni Waldych, Creasy, Mary Knight, … Continue reading