Under the leadership of Health Department Prevention Director Marty Pusey (front row, second from left), on March 12, 2015 at the Restaurant at Lighthouse Sound, members of the Worcester County Drug and Alcohol Council, area police agencies and elected officials recognized bar and restaurant owners who, during random compliance checks, refused to sell alcohol to minors.
The General Levin Winder Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently paid tribute to Rozelle Purnell Handy, who formed the Friendly Library, which was a precursor to the Berlin Library Association and the Worcester County Library System. Pictured above, from left, displaying the award certificates are Chapter Regent Barbara May, Marion Chambers, American History Chairperson Joan Chambers and … Continue reading
The County Commissioners presented a proclamation recognizing March 8-14 as Girl Scouting Week and March 12 as Girl Scouts of the USA Day to Girl Scout Leader Anna Foultz to mark the 103rd anniversary of the organization.
Rina Thaler, executive director of the Ocean City Center for the Arts, presents Danielle Cordrey of Perdue with $415 to benefit the American Cancer Society and Village of Hope. The donation comes from money raised during painting and pottery fundraisers held by the Art League of Ocean City at the Ocean City Center for the Arts.
The Worcester County Commissioners presented a commendation to Beth Gismondi last week following 18 years of service to the community as a member of the Worcester County Board of Zoning Appeals. The commissioners recognized Gismondi for her willingness to assist others, her initiative to educate herself on various land use issues, and her tenacity to understand the whole picture by … Continue reading
Shara Smith from Verizon Wireless of Ocean Pines recently donated school supplies to Edward Reid, guidance counselor, for needy students at Showell Elementary School
The Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting ceremony for Comcast Spotlight to commemorate its new location in West Ocean City. Pictured, from left, are Alison McCarty, BB&T Bank; Steven Taylor, Worcester Youth & Family Counseling; Sherrie Lassahn, Ocean Pines Chamber; Jennifer Antonelli, Comcast; Tricia Seitz, Comcast Account Executive; Patricia Ilczuk-LaVanceau, Comcast Account Executive; Deb Travers, Comcast Sales Manager; Susan … Continue reading
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore awarded $2,000 from the Help Your Neighbor Fund to Help and Outreach Point of Entry (H.O.P.E.) for the Community Emergency Shelter Project (CESP). The funds will assist in providing food and supplies necessary to sustain a safe and warm place for the church shelter guests. The CESP is a cold weather shelter program … Continue reading
The Ocean City Development Corporation was selected as a 2015 award recipient for its Façade Improvement Program through the Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission. As of February 2015, a total of 165 buildings have been renovated using the OCDC Façade Improvement Program in downtown Ocean City south of 17th Street. There are currently eight additional façade projects underway. Pictured receiving the … Continue reading
The craft and gift shop located opposite the Ocean Pines Community Center will re-open for shoppers on Saturday, March 14. The shop is run by members of the Pine’eer Craft Club and has been closed for the winter. The opening will feature the latest creations by members of the club. Hours are every Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m, and every Sunday, … Continue reading