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Donations Appreciated Editor: I would like to personally thank all of the angels who contributed so generously to Coastal Hospice’s annual “Be an Angel” fundraiser. Our wonderful supporters — 1,156 of them — contributed nearly $91,000 to help fund the charity care we provide. Last year, Coastal Hospice cared for 1,096 patients and families in… Read more »

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Post-Holiday Appreciation Editor: Mrs. Claus and I would like to thank everyone who made our visit so enjoyable this year. We wish especially to thank the following folks. First, we wish to thank all the children who came to visit us at the pizza party at Community Church and at the Ocean Pines tree lighting… Read more »

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Joel Colton Was Key Part Of J/R’s Editor: (Editor’s Note: In response to last week’s press release, “End Of An Era In Ocean City For J/R’s, Owner Jack Hubberman,” the family of Joel Colton, the co-founder, wished to respond regarding the history of the restaurant.) I remember very clearly when my father told me he was… Read more »

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Safety Efforts Paying Off Editor: The figures recently publicized by the Ocean City Police Department on pedestrian injuries and fatality statistics for Ocean City is a sure sign that the Town of Ocean City is on the right track with efforts thus far. Since the implementation of Ocean City’s “Walk Smart Campaign,” which was introduced a few years ago, the many… Read more »

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Blessed By Support Editor: This letter is being written to express our sincere appreciation and thanks to the Berlin, Selbyville and Ocean City community and businesses that supported the Stevenson United Methodist Church Christmas Bazaar and Silent Auction that was held on Dec. 5 in Berlin. We are so blessed to live in an area… Read more »

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Thanksgiving Dinner Continuing To Grow Editor: Thirty-six years ago, my father, Pastor Terry Davis, had an idea to prepare a meal on Thanksgiving for the entire community. He believed Thanksgiving was a holiday where no one should be alone or be hungry. So he submitted the idea to the Ocean City Baptist Church. In 1979, OCBC… Read more »

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Valuable Discourse Heard In Fenwick Editor: I write this letter to the community of Fenwick Island and the council that represents it. In the last year, there has been increasing volume coming from residents of our beautiful town on the border of Maryland and Delaware. Issues have risen that are causing the voices of many of… Read more »

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Volunteers Key To Special Olympics event Editor: On Nov. 1, 2015, Special Olympics Maryland hosted our annual State Soccer Championships, welcoming over 200 athletes from across the state competing in both traditional and unified soccer games, as well as an individual skills competition for our player development athletes. Our staff, athletes, coaches and families had the… Read more »

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Feeling Unappreciated Editor: I have been coming to Ocean City now for about 30 years, and after 30 years of absolutely enjoying your resort town, I’m insulted. I come to your fabulous town about six times a year. Two of them are for the classic car weekends, which for me are always Thursday through Sunday,… Read more »

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November Hospice Month Editor: This November, as we mark National Hospice Month, Coastal Hospice is grateful to serve the four counties on Maryland’s Lower Eastern Shore, where there is such a strong spirit of generosity. It has been 35 years since a small group of dedicated people came together to create Coastal Hospice. And in… Read more »