‘Phat Mann’ Takes Mid-Atlantic 500

OCEAN CITY- After nearly a week of dreary weather and less than stellar fishing action, the 2007 Mid-Atlantic $500,000 tournament, hosted jointly by Cape May, N.J. and Ocean City, finished with a flourish with a whopping 92-pound white marlin weighed at Sunset Marina taking the event’s top prize on the last day.The tournament began last… Read more »

OC Indoor Lax Coaches Needed

OCEAN CITY- The Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department is looking for volunteer coaches for its upcoming boys’ indoor box lacrosse league, which gets underway next week.The league is open to male players of all abilities in grades 1-8 and is broken down into three divisions based on age. Practices and games will be held… Read more »

49th Labor Day Tourney Underway

OCEAN CITY- While it may lack the glamour and high payouts of the White Marlin Open, the Ocean City Marlin Club’s 49th Annual Labor Day White Marlin Tournament, which got underway this morning, does not lack the history or prestige.Called the “granddaddy” of the resort area fishing tournaments, the Marlin Club’s annual Labor Day tournament… Read more »

We Remember Those Who Have Passed

David Harold AdamsBERLIN – David Harold Adams, age 48, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007 at Atlantic General Hospital. Born in Haddon Heights, N.J., he was the son of the late Jean Ennis. He is survived by cousins James Rogers, Donald Rogers, Billy Rogers and Bobby Wilkerson.Adams attended Milton Hershey School for Boys. He was a… Read more »

My Thoughts

Insider read the other day where a young-timer/newspaper columnist named Kevin Cowherd had the same thoughts as the old guy on the ridiculous erective dysfunction ads being aired on television. The columnist talked about a commercial the old guy has never seen. It involves a group of old-timers singing about the joys of having a… Read more »

Local Students Study On Broadway

Local high school students Chelsea Thaler, right, Ocean City, of Worcester Preparatory School, and Alex Stamnas, left, Ocean Pines, of Stephen Decatur High School, recently returned from New York, where they participated in a week-long intensive workshop on Broadway. The program, called Broadway Artists Alliance, is run by top Broadway industry members including actors, directors… Read more »

The Delmarva Discovery Center

The Delmarva Discovery Center in Pocomoke City hosted an open house last week to introduce the community to the renovated facility, which seeks to serve as a source of learning and discovery through the preservation of cultural and natural heritage. Above, Brian Garrett, executive director of the Delmarva Discovery Center, is pictured Delegate Jim Mathias…. Read more »

Maryland Coastal Bays Foundation

Sharing a passion for protecting the environment, the Truitt Family recently made a generous donation of $2,500 to the Maryland Coastal Bays Foundation. The funds will be used to protect and manage the bays and help reinvigorate the Coastal Bays Environmental Education Program. Pictured, from left, are Libby Truitt, Mike Truitt, Dave Blazer, Executive Director… Read more »

A Week In Business

Stroke Center Earns TitleBERLIN – Atlantic General Hospital’s Stroke Center received official designation this week from the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) as a Primary Stroke Center. This designation means that Atlantic General has met the requirements put forth by the American Stroke Association (ASA), MIEMSS and the Joint Commission to optimize… Read more »