OC Elementary Students “Growing Things”

Sophie Haines, Morgan Echols and Ryan Hall from Jennifer Fohner’s pre-lindergarten class at Ocean City Elementary School are planting their own grass seed. Students will spend three weeks taking care of their grass seed while making observations and predictions as part of the pre-kindergarten curriculum of “Growing Things.”

My Thoughts

My Thoughts

The old guy took his annual spring inspection tour of Ocean City’s beach Friday and all appears to be well. The beach is not the same as it was last year and that is as it should be. As is its nature, Ocean City’s oceanfront has reshaped, redesigned and recreated itself as if in preparation… Read more »

A Week in Business

A Week in Business

New OCHMRA Officers, Board Members InstalledOCEAN CITY – Paul Hartgen, CEO of the Restaurant Association of Maryland, installed last month the 2009-2010 Officers and Board of Directors of the Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association (OCHMRA) at Castaway’s. Approximately 150 members gathered for this annual ceremony. John Lewis of Talbot Inn/MR Ducks was installed as the new… Read more »

The New Reality Of College Savings

The New Reality Of College Savings

OCEAN CITY – In 2008, the total value of the money kept in college savings plans in the U.S. dropped 21 percent, to $88.5 billion from $111.9 billion, while the cost of tuition at a four-year public college rose by 5.7 percent. You don’t need an MBA to understand the significance of these facts placed… Read more »

Local Veterans Receive Volunteer Award

John Henglein is pictured accepting the Governor’s Service Award at a ceremony in Annapolis for volunteer work at the Worcester County Veterans Memorial at Ocean Pines.  Henglein represented his fellow volunteers Chairman John Henglein, US Navy; Al Bridgman, United States Coast Guard; Jim Coyne, US Air Force (recently replaced by William Bowers); Bill Lee, US Army; and… Read more »

Rare “Porthole” Portrait Donated to Worcester Prep

Dr. Fred Spurlock, center, head of Middle School, and Jan Calloway, right, Middle School history teacher, present an American flag and a full-size replica of Rembrandt Peale’s famous “porthole” portrait of George Washington to Dr. Barry Tull, Headmaster of Worcester Preparatory School. The Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association donated the portrait, one of only 1,000 in… Read more »