BERLIN- The Ocean City surfing community was well represented at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Surfing Championships in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico last weekend with four local surfers qualifying for the Eastern Surfing Association (ESA) “Beast of the East” championships in Hatteras next fall.Over 450 surfers from up and down the east coast from Delaware to Puerto Rico… Read more »
OCEAN CITY- The only thing the Ocean City golf community enjoys more than hitting the links is hitting the links for a good cause, and perhaps no better opportunity to do that presents itself on Monday, May 11, with the 2nd Annual Cancer Awareness Golf Tournament at the Links at Lighthouse Sound.This year’s event will… Read more »
BERLIN- The beat went on for Stephen Decatur’s girls’ varsity lacrosse team this week as the Seahawks routed a pair of tough Bayside Conference opponents to remain unbeaten on the season. The Seahawks beat Parkside, 13-7, last Friday and followed that up with an 11-6 win over Kent County on Monday to improve to 11-0… Read more »
Some more thoughts on the life and times of my son as he closes in on his first birthday this month.— He wants everything we have.There are some big changes going on around the house, as it seems whatever anyone has at any given moment my son must have. Whether it’s the TV remote, a… Read more »
WOC Burglary Suspects NabbedWEST OCEAN CITY – Two men were arrested on burglary charges after allegedly breaking into a West Ocean City convenience store and doughnut shop last week.On April 22, two men later identified as Shane William Lewis, 25, of Berlin, and Eric Steven Parkinson, 20, of Delmar, allegedly broke into the Marlin Market… Read more »
Emilie StraitOCEAN PINES – Emilie Strait, age 88, died on Sunday, April 26, 2009 at Salisbury Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Strait was born in Czechoslovakia. She was preceded in death by her husband Mathias Strait. Strait enjoyed playing cards, especially Pinocle.She is survived by a son, Berthold Strait and his wife Marilyn; two grandchildren, Darin… Read more »
Worcester Prep students in Physical Education teacher Carol Hartnett’s Freshman Advisory Group hosted a community service project to provide resources for PAWS 4 LIFE, a no-kill animal shelter program. In their campaign, the students collected cloth towels, paper towels, bleach, toys, trash bags and other items that could be of use in the shelter. Students… Read more »
Stephen Decatur High School’s National English Honor Society recently sponsored its second annual book drive. Pictured above are seniors Matt McKinley and Peter Andes sorting through books.
Jennifer Fohner’s pre-kindergarten classroom at Ocean City Elementary enjoyed having the extra help while creating dirt cups. Addy Rippin participated in Take Our Daughter’s and Son’s to Work Day, working along side her mother, Sandy Rippin, an Educational Assistant at Ocean City Elementary. With Addy Rippin are Milena Olerta, Anna Berges and Morgan Echols.
In observance of Arbor Day, Snow Hill Elementary School and the Worcester County Department of Recreation and Parks held a celebration at the school, featuring skits and songs performed by the second grade. Above are second graders Zachary Geesaman, Sarai Warrick, and Keegan Gould.