Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

The local version of “No Slots In Maryland” campaign was stepped up a notch this week to time with the Maryland Association of Counties convention. On Monday, the Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association issued a press release reiterating its stance on the issue with businessmen Buddy Jenkins of Jolly Roger fame and Dr. Lenny Berger, known… Read more »

We Remember Those Who Have Passed

We Remember Those Who Have Passed

Sheila CrokerBERLIN – Sheila Croker, age 49, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007 at her home in Ocean Pines. Born in Dorchester, Mass., she was the daughter of the late John McHugh. She is survived by her mother, Mary Sweeney McHugh of Berlin; her husband, Ron Croker; a daughter, Melissa Mc Manus and her husband Ryan;… Read more »

Shots Fired In Berlin Community

Shots Fired In Berlin Community

BERLIN – A Berlin man faces first-degree assault and other charges this week after firing a shot during an altercation in the Decatur Farms community last weekend.Last Saturday, Berlin Police officers responded to Decatur Farms in the area of Schooner Lane for a report of shots fired. The investigation revealed Joseph Milo, DeAndre Gordon and… Read more »

Council Supportive Of Room Tax Hike Proposal

OCEAN CITY – With a declining tourism trend evident and competition increasing for the vacation dollar, a local business organization has proposed a room tax increase program that would significantly increase the amount of money the resort can spend annually on advertising.After several attempts by the Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association (OCHMRA) to obtain further funding… Read more »

The Democratic Women’s Club

The Democratic Women’s Club will sponsor a Military Bridge afternoon Sunday, Oct. 28, at the Ocean Pines Country Club beginning at 1:30 p.m. The cost is $25 per person. Tables of four are suggested but individuals are invited and will be grouped with other individual players. For reservations contact Pam Mitchell at 410-641-7480. Above, planning… Read more »

Wal-Mart

Tracy Peters from Wal-Mart in Berlin recently presented a $1,000 donation to the Worcester County Developmental Center, Inc. (WCDC). This was a Wal-Mart Good Works match for the first annual golf tournament held to support the center’s mission to provide opportunities to adults with developmental and physical disabilities. Pictured, from left, are Cecil Tull III,… Read more »

Calvin B. Taylor Banking Company

Calvin B. Taylor Banking Company has announced a $10,000 pledge toward the Delmarva Discovery Center in Pocomoke City. Presenting the first of four installments are Baxter Brasure, manager of the Pocomoke Branch, and Barry Laws, manager of the Snow Hill office, to Discovery Center Director Bryan Garrett and President Barbara Tull. Submitted Photos

My Thoughts

My Thoughts

The old guy likes his sports, particularly baseball, golf and college football. He’s not too queer over basketball, tennis, hockey, water polo, lacrosse, soccer and all those others you find on the sports channels late at night. While flipping back and forth last Sunday afternoon during commercials of the Orioles game and the golf tournament,… Read more »