Snow Hill Rotary Club President Dick Thompson, left, recently presented Pat Arata with the 2014-2015 Club Partner of the Year award for District 7630. Arata, spouse of club member Hal Arata, was nominated by the club for her consistent support of club activities.
Scotty Chaconas OCEAN CITY — Scotty Chaconas, originally from Chevy Chase, Washington D.C., died May 21 while in hospice care in Florida after a decade surviving a stroke that left her unable to communicate. Scotty raised her two children from her eight-year marriage to Nicholas C. Chaconas (since deceased) in Rockville, Md. As a single parent, she retired by her … Continue reading
Bob Givarz of the Alaska Stand presented proceeds from the sales of Bunk Mann’s Vanishing Ocean City book to the Ocean City Museum Society. The funds will aid the society in its mission to inspire and support the interpretation and appreciation of the cultural and natural history of Ocean City, Maryland, the Worcester County coastal region as well as the historical role … Continue reading
The 118th General Federation of Women’s Clubs Delaware State Federation of Women’s State Convention Convened last month and appointed its representatives. Pictured, from left, are Carolyn Forbes, GFWC Delaware State President Elect; Deen Meloro, GFWC Middle Atlantic Region President; Henrietta Belcher-Stack, 2014-2016 GFWC Delaware State President; and Marian St Clair, GFWC Second Vice President.
On April 21, Popeye’s Chicken in West Ocean City held a fund raising event to benefit Stephen Decatur High School’s Math Honor Society Mu Alpha Theta. Popeye’s owner Salah Hassanein presented a check to incoming president Caroline Dortenzo for $350. Also pictured is outgoing President Ali Beck presenting Salah with a group photo in appreciation. Pictured, from left, are Lydie … Continue reading
At the weekly meeting on May 27, Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City donated $500 to CASA. The guest speaker was Worcester Youth & Family Counseling Services Executive Director Steven Taylor, who accepted the check from Kiwanis Club President Carolyn Dryzga.
Helen Wiley, Coordinator of the Church Mouse Thrift Shop on behalf of St Paul’s Episcopal Church Outreach Commission, presented a donation to members of the National Association of Black Veterans, which recently started operating a van to transport veterans who lack transportation to visit various VA medical facilities for treatment.
On May 19, 2015 members of the Ocean City Power Squadron, a unit of the United States Power Squadrons, participated in the annual spring cleanup of Pintail Park in Ocean Pines. Pictured, first row from left, are Morton Brown, Raymond Calandra, Noreen Bergold, Jeanne Stiehl and Fredrick Stiehl; second row, John Wytrwal, Marjorie Calandra, William Sewell, James Rorke and Stuart … Continue reading
OCEAN PINES — Thomas Anthony Cetola, Sr., age 81, passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2015 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury. Born in Allentown, Pa., he was the son of the late Joseph and Jenny Tassoni Cetola. He is survived by his beloved wife, Mary Henry Cetola, and children, Thomas A. Cetola, Jr. and his wife Rebecca … Continue reading
Snow Hill High graduate Katie Cherrix was named the Jesse Klump Memorial Scholar at the school’s Graduate Awards Night. The scholarship, valued at $12,000, is given to a Snow Hill High senior who has demonstrated a high level of character and service to others. Pictured, from left, are Cherrix; Kim Klump, president of the Jesse Klump Memorial Fund; and Tara … Continue reading