Schools Show Support For Youth Suicide Prevention

NEWARK – The Worcester County Board of Education has bestowed its blessing upon a private youth suicide prevention program begun by two bereaved mothers.“We are both survivor moms. Both of our sons died from suicide,” Kelly Green, co-founder of the Delmarva Chapter of the international Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program, told the board Tuesday.Green explained… Read more »

Officials Dedicate New Wor-Wic Center

BERLIN – Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown and other state and local dignitaries joined Wor-Wic Community College board members, employees, students and friends for ribbon cutting and dedication ceremonies for the new Workforce Development Center at the college campus on the corner of Route 50 and Walston Switch Road in Salisbury. Brown talked to the… Read more »

Ocean City Puts A Wrap On Summer Camp Program

BERLIN – The Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department said goodbye recently to another successful summer camp season. With children visiting from Ohio, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and all across Maryland, the 2007 summer camp season proved that Ocean City Recreation and Parks has what it takes to entertain children from ages… Read more »

Horseshoe Crab Habits Detailed

BERLIN – A horseshoe crab habitat survey begun this year showed that spawning horseshoe crabs preferred Skimmer Island and the southwest tip of Ocean City, according to a volunteer survey conducted in May and June.“Volunteers go out every night at the evening high tide around the new moon and full moon of May and June,”… Read more »

Gateway Grand Marks ‘Topping Out’

OCEAN CITY – The Gateway Grand hosted a “Topping Out” party last Friday at the project’s construction site located on the oceanfront at 48th Street. With its construction process more than half complete, The Gateway Grand has entered the home stretch toward its projected summer 2008 completion.“Topping Out” is a traditional celebration within the real… Read more »

Ethanol Plant Disposal Pitched

SNOW HILL – The ethanol plant planned in Somerset County might provide a novel ways of disposing of treated wastewater effluent for one Worcester County treatment plant, Commissioner Virgil Shockley suggested this week.Pocomoke City currently deposits roughly 750,000 gallons per day of treated wastewater into the Pocomoke River. Shockley suggested that this effluent be pumped… Read more »