Showell Elementary dedicated a Spirit Day to the Spirit of Giving under the leadership of early intervention teacher Dawn O’Hara. Students dressed in school colors and brought in a new unwrapped toy for the Sheriff’s Christmas Toys for Tots mission. The children also brought in canned goods and a stuffed animal to sit and learn… Read more »
SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) club members from Berlin Intermediate School placed “Do Not Drink and Drive” tags on Christmas trees at a variety of stands in the Berlin area. They are hoping that this promotes good decision making this holiday season. Above, student Cory Campbell is pictured.
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.
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.
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 »
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.
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.
The Ocean City Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary held its Christmas luncheon at Phillips by the Sea. The auxiliary donated baby gifts to Worcester GOLD Director Debbie Cole to help fill the baby pantry. Pictured is Marlyn Pietruska, Auxiliary Chairwoman Bertha Huettner and Cole. Submitted Photos
OCEAN CITY – An Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officer arrested and charged with driving under the influence last week after a holiday party was terminated by Chief Bernadette DiPino on Monday following an administrative hearing.OCPD Officer Wilbur Thomas Jesson was arrested early last Wednesday morning in Delaware when his car left the roadway along… Read more »
BERLIN – The scrap-tire walking and jogging path long intended for Stephen Decatur Park should begin construction this spring, the Berlin Town Council learned last week.The five-foot wide path will be laid out around the park, stretching six-tenths of a mile and will accommodate walkers and joggers. Bicyclists will be asked not to use the… Read more »