Everything is more expensive these days than ever. And if it seems like there’s no relief in sight, that’s because there’s not. The world is becoming a very expensive place to live. The cost of everything is going up. Of course, there’s the obvious – gasoline, electric, cigarettes, cable, health insurance and taxes. Those will… Read more »
BERLIN – College was a place to learn and a time to grow. As the years pass, it becomes easier to realize what those years provided us and it’s only natural to want to return the favor. From creating scholarship funds to supporting teams or making cash donations to a school’s general fund, supporting your… Read more »
Nobody really likes it when taxes go up, not even those that lean farthest to the left.As the smoke literally cleared from the air of local establishments, and smokers were left out in the cold when the “Clean Air Act” goes into effect, the ones that haven’t quit cold turkey are twitching just as badly… Read more »
BERLIN – Raymond Davis Coates, Sr., age 79, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008 at CoastalHospice at the Lake in Salisbury. Born in Berlin, he was the son of the late Charles H. and Violet Davis Coates. He was a graduate of The Mercersburg Academy, Washington & Lee University and the Washington & Lee University School… Read more »
Bank PromotionsBERLIN – Raymond M. Thompson, President and C.E.O. of Calvin B. Taylor Banking Company has announced the following promotions.Barry Laws has been promoted to Loan and Business Development Officer for the Snow Hill and Pocomoke areas. Laws has been with the bank for 19 years as Branch Manager of the Snow Hill office. Laws… Read more »
Rhonda Pilarski, Darla Ostrander, Amy Jones and Terri Hedges, stylists at Headlines Salon in Ocean Pines, recently completed an advanced education course. The four-day seninar was held Jan. 13-16 at the Tigi Academy in New York City.
The medical staff at Atlantic General Hospital recently elected new officers for 2008-2009. From left: Edwin T. Castaneda, MD, FACP, chief of staff; Eric B. Bontempo, DO, vice-chief of staff; Thomas D. Beck, DO, chief, Department of Surgery; Jeffrey A. Matzoni, DO, Chief, department of medicine.
The Ocean City Lions Club recently honored Lion Wayne Cannon with the prestigious “Lion of the Year” award in recognition of his outstanding service, loyalty and devotion to Lionism. The award was given to Cannon for his efforts in helping to establish the Ocean City-Berlin Leo Club at Stephen Decatur High School. The Leo Club… Read more »
ARIES (March 21 to April 19): You might feel bolder as each new success falls into place. But caution is still advised through the end of the week. Until then, a step-by-step approach is best.TAURUS (April 20 to May 20): That cooperation you request could come at too high a price. Since few can beat… Read more »
The smell of caramel popcorn in the winter on the boardsExiting the New Jersey TurnpikeA worn-in sweatshirt with a hoodA comfortable pull-out couchTrying and liking wine I have never heard ofWedding anniversariesSeeing places I have visited depicted in moviesWalking the streets of New York CityOur new ‘Pets of the Month’People who have faith but don’t… Read more »