Patti Hogan’s Third Grade

Patti Hogan’s third grade students have been writing and reading the directions on how to make people chow. Students then can give the chow away as a gift to a friend or a relative. Students pictured are Natalie Bunting and Ja’Lynn Ewell.

Berlin Intermediate School

Students in Mrs. Gwin’s fourth grade enrichment class at Berlin Intermediate School conduct an experiment trying to determine the “Mystery” powder. Fourth graders have been studying mysteries dealing with handwriting analysis, footprints and the sequencing of events. The class is pictured above.

Ocean City Elementary

Lisa Brady’s second grade class won first place for their experimental project “Paper Power” in both the Ocean City Elementary School Science Fair and the Worcester County Science Fair. Pictured, back row, from left, are Matthew Ford, Caitlyn Roberts, Jesse Keen, Lizeth Flores, Logan Wilkins and Matthew Sobol; middle, Harry Heller, Ozzy Gulbranson, Emily Hurley,… Read more »

Pinesteppers Square Dance Club

The Pinesteppers Square Dance Club met recently for a Holiday Pot Luck Supper prior to their weekly square dance workshop. The group meets every Wednesday at the Community Hall.   The Pinesteppers will begin a series of lessons for new dancers in January. For more information, contact President Joe Hunter at 410-208-6331.

Worcester County Democratic Women’s Club

The Worcester County Democratic Women’s Club members attended the United Democratic Women’s Clubs of Maryland, Inc. Convention at the Carousel Hotel in November. Pictured, seated from left, are Arlene Page and Barbara Bland; standing, from left, Ethel Hines, Dell Purnell, Joan Roache, Millie Ward, Pam Mitchel, Lavern Powell, Diana Gross, Jean Louis and Kathy Muncy.

Tyson Sewer Permit Extended Indefinitely

BERLIN – The Tyson chicken plant industrial wastewater discharge permit has been extended indefinitely, less than a week after a sewer plan amendment was held back because of the previous permit expiration date of August 2008.Now there is no procedural restriction on the Berlin sewer amendment, which was presented to the County Commissioners in early… Read more »

Town Seeks Additional Water Supply

SNOW HILL – Berlin’s bid to increase its water supply received a favorable recommendation last week when it was found consistent with the Worcester County Comprehensive Plan by the county planning commission.Town plans call for the addition of 1,600 water EDUs over the next 20 years, an increase of 400,000 gallons of water per day…. Read more »