Anna Foultz’s Star Charities held its latest fund raiser at the Ocean Pines Community Center Sept, 20 to raise funds to benefit Wounded Soldiers of Maryland. Pictured, from left, are Charles and Sharon Sorrentino, Worcester County Commissioner Judy Boggs, Anna Foultz, candidate for Maryland House of Delegates for District 38C Mary Beth Carozza, Senator Jim Mathias, Co-host Gilly Foultz and Emcee Larry Walton. Members of the Back Bay Strummers can be seen standing in the background with band leader Herb Crowe to the far left.
At the Aug. 14, weekly meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City, the guest speaker was Mary Yenney, Emergency Outreach Coordinator for the Community Church’s Emergency Outreach Program. Also pictured is speaker chair Graham Caldwell.
Daughters of the American Colonists (DAC) recently toured the Rackliffe House. Pictured, Rackliffe Trust President Joan Jenkins holds a plaque presented by the DAC. Pictured with Jenkins are Karen Bradley, Docent; Sue Mallory, Delaware State Regent; Wilma Jones; Irene Phillips, Hoornkill Chapter Regent; Theresa Bruner, National Vice President; and Melanie Merryweather.
OCEAN CITY – Mixed feelings remain over the Mayor and City Council reformatted meeting agendas. The Ocean City Mayor and Council have met on several occasions since the new public comment period and consent agenda format were approved. Last month, the council approved a couple of measures adjusting the format for the bi-weekly regular meetings, including moving the public comment … Continue reading
OCEAN CITY — The local area and the entire fishing community lost one of the great ones last week with the passing of iconic marine supply shop owner and fishing enthusiast Doug Ake. Ake passed away last Friday at his home at the age of 69 after battling illness. Four nearly four decades, Ake owned and operated Ake Marine at … Continue reading
SNOW HILL — Facing a roughly $7 million shortfall heading into budget season, most members of the Worcester County Commission say they want to wait until the end of the process before making decisions on whether or not county employees will receive another raise this year. However, Commissioner Jim Bunting revealed that his mind is already made up: he will … Continue reading
OCEAN CITY – The Mayor and City Council was torn this week between spending funds available in this fiscal year’s budget to purchase eight additional Tasers for the Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) or wait to prioritize expenditures when the budget picture clears. OCPD Captain Gregory Guiton came before the council, with Mayor Rick Meehan, Council President Lloyd Martin and … Continue reading
BERLIN — Three Salisbury residents were arrested on theft and theft scheme charges this week after local law enforcement officials were able to connect them to a series of thefts of flat-screen televisions, computers and other electronics from the Wal-Mart in Berlin totaling thousands of dollars. On Jan. 26, the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into the theft … Continue reading
OCEAN CITY – The Mayor and City Council challenged the county this week to step up its allocations in this year’s budget to support the Diakonia Foundation. According to the foundation’s website, for more than 30 years Diakonia has been helping individuals and families in Worcester County and on the Lower Shore by proving shelter, food, clothing and the resources … Continue reading
OCEAN CITY – A proposed parasailing operation’s potential economic benefit and the concerns of residents fighting it were weighed this week by the Planning and Zoning Commission. Joshua Farr, a certified United States Coast Guard (USCG) captain, approached the commission during a public hearing on Tuesday night in hopes of operating a parasailing business out of the lagoon located in … Continue reading