Decatur Athletes Recognized by Peers

 Stephen Decatur hung a banner of a different sort last week when the Bayside Conference Sportsmanship Award banner was raised in a prominent place in the school’s main lobby. Representatives of nine of the other Bayside Conference schools granted the award to Decatur’s outstanding student-athletes for their continued sportsmanship in the spirit of high school… Read more »

Business Burglarized

Business Burglarized

Business BurglarizedBISHOPVILLE – Two Bishopville residents were arrested on burglary, theft and forgery charges this week after allegedly breaking into a heating and air conditioning business and stealing a safe before trying to pass the business’s checks at local stores.During the early morning hours on Monday, Worcester County Sheriff’s deputies responded to First Service Heating… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Trimper’s LegacyEditor:Granville Trimper, the long-time steward of Ocean City’s most iconic amusement destination has left us. All who are familiar with Ocean City’s history know that it really began when Granville’s grandparents established their amusement park in what is now Old Ocean City.In these troubled times of ours, this I know: that Ocean City’s memory… Read more »

A Vote Against Slots

A Vote Against Slots

A Vote Against SlotsWith Question 2 on their ballot next Tuesday, Maryland voters will finally decide whether the state will add slots to its existing forms of gambling. We say vote against it.If slots are approved at the numerous sites including the Ocean Downs racetrack, the impact on this area will be significant.There’s no question… Read more »

A Week In Business

A Week In Business

Hileman Names Top AgentBERLIN – Bethany Drew was recently named Hileman Real Estate’s top agent for September in both listings and sales. She is licensed in Maryland, Delaware and Virginia and been named top agent of the tear three times.Community Makes DonationOCEAN VIEW, Del. – Millville By The Sea, Delaware’s largest master planned community, has… Read more »

My Thoughts

My Thoughts

Politics is a nasty game and Insider has to wonder how Obama and McCain sleep at night these days. They, along with their respective campaign folks, are so busy slurring accusations at each other in the hopes something will stick their heads should be spinning off. They have their entire lives, as well as their… Read more »

We Remember Those Who Have Passed

We Remember Those Who Have Passed

Granville Daniel TrimperOCEAN CITY – Granville Daniel Trimper died Monday, Oct. 27, 2008 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. He was 79. Born Feb. 9, 1929, he was the son of the late Pearl Sullivan and Granville Christopher Trimper. He was the last remaining grandson of German immigrant Daniel Trimper, who in 1890 founded Windsor… Read more »

Three Estate Planning Strategies

Three Estate Planning Strategies

OCEAN CITY – If there is a silver lining to the current slump in equities, it may be this: Taken in conjunction with low interest rates, these temporarily reduced asset values are helping make a number of smart estate planning opportunities possible. “This is a good time to pursue gifting strategies to the next generation,”… Read more »