Slots Is Taking Easy Way OutEditor:I am writing in response to Mr. Jacobs’ letter expressing his opinion that Ocean City is no longer a family resort and needs to focus on becoming an East Coast Las Vegas. He is not the first person to point out the amount of bars and clubs in Ocean City… Read more »
Tuesday could be a big day as far as the future direction of the Board of County Commissioners in Snow Hill is concerned. Tradition has it that a vote will be held at next week’s meeting to determine whether Commission President Jim Purnell and Vice President Louise Gulyas will retain their respective posts.The time has… Read more »
Last week’s Arts Night in Berlin confirmed there’s nothing like the arts to bring a diverse group of people together. All the merchants in town dressed up their shops beautifully and stayed open late to greet the crowds. The event seemed to be an overall success, even though the crowds were down compared to last… Read more »
OCEAN CITY – A Salisbury man was arrested early on Thanksgiving morning after throwing a concrete block at a police car while two Ocean City police officers were attempting to make a DUI arrest.Two officers were attempting to arrest a man early last Thursday morning in the area of 16th Street and Baltimore Ave. The… Read more »
John Curtis Barchus, Sr.BERLIN – John Curtis Barchus, Sr. of Cape May, N.J., formerly of Ocean City, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 25.Barchus was a commercial fisherman. He loved the water, fishing, science fiction and cooking.He was raised by his grandparents, Paige and Stella Bowden of Perryville, who predeceased him. He was also predeceased by… Read more »
Local Girl Scout Troop 724 would like to thank all those who participated in its Thanksgiving Food Drive. Pictured is Girl Scout Ashley Atkins with brother Brian who along with Troop 724 collected over 250 food items from the Glen Riddle and Oyster Harbor area. The food was distributed to needy families in Worcester County.
Students who attended Project Outreach and their parents were all invited back to Buckingham Elementary School last month. Parents and their children learned many fun and exciting reading strategies. They also had an opportunity to work with their children on lap top computers while navigating through many different reading websites. Pictured above are Michelle Henry,… Read more »
Seventh graders from Pocomoke Middle School have been supporting the Kenya Connect program as their service-learning project. Kenya Connect puts kids in the United States in touch with students in Kenya through a pen pal program. As part of their service project, these students raised $270 to benefit Kenyan schools. Pictured, back from left, Christopher… Read more »
Kindergarten students in Christine Lieb’s class at Ocean City Elementary School are pictured conducting graphing activities in small groups and discussing the range and mode of their data.
The children in Sheri Brueckner’s kindergarten class at Ocean City Elementary School gave descriptive speeches for their parents and classmates on Friday, Nov. 16, during American Education Week. Above, Spiro Papasava describes how he broke a board in half and got a different color belt in karate.