74th Entrance-Level Class Of The Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy Graduates From Wor-Wic Community College

Lower Shore law enforcement officers who graduated in the 74th entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury are, front from left, Erica L. Brightbill, Kevin M. Carroll, Caitlin G. Gillum and Andrea L. Lewis of the Salisbury Police Department; and, back, Kasey L. Oppel, Louis K. Quarshie, Herney Tovar and Gregory … Continue reading

Edna Seward Of Ocean Pines Presented With Congratulatory Certificates From The Maryland General Assembly And Gov. Larry Hogan On Her 100th Birthday

On the occasion of her 100th birthday, Ocean Pines resident Edna Seward was presented two congratulatory certificates, one from the Maryland General Assembly and one from Gov. Larry Hogan. Delegate Mary Beth Carozza was on hand to present the certificates and to join in the celebration with family and friends. Submitted Photos

We Remember Those We Have Lost

Virginia Burbage Markham BERLIN — Gladys Virginia Chick Burbage Markham, 96, passed away peacefully on July 10, 2015. Born in Lynchburg, Va., she was the daughter of the late Allen Watson Chick and Georgia Nora Warriner Chick. She was preceded in death by her husbands, James Richard Burbage, Sr., in 1991, and George F. Markham, Jr., in 2009. Also preceding … Continue reading

Star Charities Holds Annual Western Night At Ocean Downs Racetrack Clubhouse

Star Charities founder/director Anna Foultz and her group of volunteers held their annual Western Night July 9 to a crowded group of cowboys and cowgirls at Ocean Downs Racetrack Clubhouse. Entertainment was provided by an Old West group from Frontier Town. Proceeds from this year’s event benefit Parkinson’s Disease research. Pictured, from left, Lex Gochnour, Nora Hetzlee, Ashley Scherer, Becca Cossaboom, Gavin … Continue reading

Mark Engberg Presents $5,000 Check To Easter Seals Camp Fairlee

Mark Engberg, right, presented a $5,000 check to Easter Seals Camp Fairlee to assist in the expansion and improvement of Camp Fairlee facilities. Pictured, from left, are Kenan J. Sklenar, Easter Seals President/CEO; Jamal Cannady, long-time Camp Fairlee participant; Erica Joseph, President of the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore; and Engberg, donor and member of the Easter Seals Eastern … Continue reading

Everson-Vargas Family Presents $12,186 Check To The Arts League Of Ocean City

The Everson~Vargas family presented a check for $12,186 to the Art League of Ocean City on Friday during July’s art opening night. The funds were raised during a benefit golf tournament held on June 29 at the Bay Golf Club, in memory of Betty Grace Vargas Everson, who was an active member and volunteer of the Art League. Family members … Continue reading

Coastal Association Of REALTORS® Donate Proceeds From 50/50 Raffle To Women Supporting Women

The proceeds from a 50/50 raffle held during the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) June Business Card Exchange were donated recently to the Worcester County chapter of Women Supporting Women. Above, from left, are CAR Vice President Linda Moran, Mary Henderson of the Worcester County chapter of Women Supporting Women and Pam Wadler and Julie Sadler of CAR’s 2015 Events … Continue reading

Community Church Of Ocean Pines Receives $500 Donation From Kiwanis Club To Support ASP Mission

For years, the Community Church of Ocean Pines has been sending workers from their congregation to states in the Appalachian region in support of the Appalachian Service Project (ASP), which helps to repair homes for those who cannot do it. On Saturday June 11, a contingent of 40-plus from the church will be leaving for North Carolina.  Kiwanian Phil Lassiter is pictured receiving … Continue reading