OC Website Process Left No Other ChoiceIn a surprising turn of events, the Ocean City Mayor and Council voted 4-3 on Tuesday to award the redesign of the town’s website to its own advertising firm, MGH Advertising, rather than seek price quotes and design ideas from other agencies.About a month ago, members of the council… Read more »
Regarding this week’s website decision by Ocean City, what’s interesting to me is how the council may or may not have looked over a key part of its code in approving the $178,000 expenditure for the new website to MGH Advertising. Not wanting to make the proverbial mountain out of a molehill here, I called… Read more »
Mary Grace GriffinBERLIN – Mary Grace Griffin, 86, formerly of Ocean Pines, died on Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008, at the home of her daughter.She was the wife of Carroll “Griff ” Griffin, who died in February and with whom she celebrated 61 years of marriage. Born in Stamford, Conn., she was the daughter of the… Read more »
Stolen Wedding Ring RecoveredOCEAN PINES – A Millsboro man is in custody this week after Ocean Pines Police connected him with the theft of a wedding ring from a residence in the community in August.Ocean Pines Police this week arrested Marvin Lee Simpson, 53, after connecting him to the alleged theft of a $12,500 wedding… Read more »
OCEAN CITY – Though some might be upset with the process, the result ended up being the same as originally proposed: MGH Advertising will design Ocean City’s new website for approximately $178,000.After a surprising motion proposed at Tuesday’s work session by Councilman Doug Cymek that was quickly seconded by Councilwoman Mary Knight to go ahead… Read more »
Worcester Prep’s seventh grade students visited Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown. One of their tours was of the Godspeed, a replica of one of the three ships that sailed from England to America in 1607. Among the 50-plus students who attended were, front from left, Ben Clark, Chase Schmehling, Hannah Showell, Kyle Zarif, Meg Lingo, Libby… Read more »
Stephen Decatur High School recently took part in the 25th Annual Eastern Shore High School Math Competition. Seniors Kara Brower and Yunmin Ni and Junior Bonnie Eisenman represented the school. Ni placed second in the individual competition. Above, Eisenman, Ni and Brower work on math problems.
County Commissioner Judy Boggs visited Liz Glover’s third grade class at Ocean City Elementary during American Education Week. Boggs is pictured with student Hannah Stolba and Glover.
Windy Phillips’ first grade class at Ocean City Elementary School recently planted space-exposed cinnamon basil seeds that flew aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour on mission STS-118. Students are comparing the growth of the space-exposed seeds to seeds that have remained in climate-controlled conditions. Pictured, from left, are Kaela Gilligan, Cali Peters and Summer Vorsteg.
Worcester Prep SGA President Peter Buas talked to students at the school’s Thanksgiving Service. His message was to encourage everyone to give generously of funds and food so that many baskets for needy families would be ready for distribution during the holiday season. With Buas are Upper School Dean Nancy Decker and seniors Sarah Ann… Read more »