What’s Your Sign?

What’s Your Sign?

ARIES (March 21 to April 19): You need to be certain that all the right conditions are in place before you take that first step. It can’t hurt to listen to good advice from those who have your best interests at heart.TAURUS (April 20 to May 20): Be careful not to get involved in other… Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

Hilarious is the only way to describe how my Saturday mornings have been of late.Three weeks ago, my oldest son, Beckett, began his first organized “sporting” activity, Little Kickers, and it’s been quite enjoyable for the entire family.By its name, the obvious deduction is it’s a soccer program. However, as those parents whose kids have… Read more »

Robbery, Beating Suspect Nabbed

Robbery, Beating Suspect Nabbed

BERLIN – Worcester County Bureau of Investigation detectives last week made an arrest of a suspect responsible for the beating and robbery of a Berlin convenience store owner as he locked up his business in December.Around 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 6, an unknown suspect assaulted and robbed the owner of the Uncle Willie’s convenience store… Read more »

Honors System Makes Sense For County Students

Honors System Makes Sense For County Students

The Worcester County Board of Education will likely next month alter the way it distinguishes students, and the change is a good thing for local students.Currently, each county high school recognizes a Valedictorian and a Salutatorian. These are the students with the highest cumulative grade point averages (GPA). Many other students are honored at graduations… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Perplexing CommentsEditor:Joe Kroart, what’s with the rabid dog act? Your criticism of the motivation behind Michael James’ letter was downright nasty. Why would you be so surprised that James’s opinions agree with a number of elected official’s opinions regarding child sex offenders? The similar views that James and these others expressed are shared by many… Read more »

Will It Be A Watershed Year?

Will It Be A Watershed Year?

OCEAN CITY – In the first quarter of 2009, many investors thought the economy couldn’t get much worse. But then came the rest of the year — in which the economy saw marked improvement, including a dramatic stock market surge and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s announcement in September that “the recession is very likely… Read more »