‘Who Loves You Baby?’ Long-Time Buckingham Elementary Fixture Terry Smith Reflects On Final Days At School

Buckingham Elementary Assistant Principal Terry Smith has a collection in her office of all her former classes she led as a first-grade teacher.  Photo by Charlene Sharpe

BERLIN – Terry Smith was hurrying into the gym at Stephen Decatur High School when, above the sounds of the crowd gathered for a basketball game, she heard a phrase that stopped her in her tracks. “Who loves you baby?” called a voice from the top of the stands. It’s a sentence Smith knows well,… Read more »

Curing Our Coast: Community Rallies Together To Talk Drug Addiction; New Group Pledges To Remain Active With Sharp Focus

A former heroin addict, Corey Hassett, now a counselor at a recovery center in Florida, addressed a room full of citizens at Tuesday’s Worcester County Warriors Against Opiate Addiction group meeting. Photo by Bryan Russo

BERLIN — A community coming to grips with the harsh realities of heroin and opiate addiction came together in a big way on Tuesday night and became local warriors fighting side by side against America’s greatest epidemic. “I don’t want to hear about one more child dying from heroin abuse,” said Jackie Ball, one of… Read more »

UPDATE: More Details Emerge In Fatal Accident; Chief Issues Safety Message With Busy Weekend On Tap

Photo by Chris Parypa

OCEAN CITY — More details emerged on Friday on the horrific collision involving a motorcycle and a pick-up truck on Thursday afternoon that claimed the life of a Montgomery County man. At 12:08 p.m. on Thursday, a motorcycle traveling north on Coastal Highway at speeds estimated at around 100 mph collided with a Ford F-350… Read more »