We Remember Those We Have Lost

William Thomas Gallagher BERLIN – William Thomas Gallagher, 80, died on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011 at his home in Berlin.Born in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Francis and Agnes McDonald Gallagher. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Barbara Ann Gallagher.
Gallagher was an Army Veteran and had served in the… Read more »

AGH’s Auxiliary Makes Big Donation

AGH’s Auxiliary Makes Big Donation

During its installation luncheon, Atlantic General Hospital’s Auxiliary, pictured above, donated $90,000 to Atlantic General Hospital. Pictured, from left, are Michael Franklin, president and CEO; Betty Franke, outgoing vice president; Kathleen Gibbons, outgoing recording secretary; Lavern Powell, outgoing corresponding secretary; and Harriet Johnson, past president.

Breast Cancer Center Receives Check

Breast Cancer Center Receives Check

American Legion Riders presented a check for $4425 to the staff of the Helen F. Graham Breast Cancer Center. Pictured, from left, are Nicholas J. Periling, center medical director; Buster Slaton; Dr. Diana Dickson, center associate medical director; Jimmy Kirkland; Rene Mullen, center director; Dr. Emily Penman; and John and Poppy Granite.

United Way Helps Life Crisis

United Way Helps Life Crisis

United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore recently presented the Life Crisis Center with $63,000 to support the MD 211/Crisis Hotline, a program providing crisis intervention and referral services across the Eastern Shore. Since 1983, the Life Crisis Center has received over $1.35 million in United Way funding. Pictured, from left, are Life Crisis Center… Read more »

SDHS Field House Thankful

SDHS Field House Thankful

Stephen Decatur High School Alumni Association Treasurer Ross Bergey, left, presents a plaque to Russell Finecey, right, owner of Finecey Masonry, in appreciation for his firm’s donation of discounts for materials and labor in the building of the athletic field house at Stephen Decatur High School’s Seahawk Stadium. The field house is now under construction… Read more »

Alliance Proposes Opt Out Measure For LCB’s Future

SNOW HILL – The story of Worcester County’s embattled Liquor Control Board (LCB) continued Tuesday when a group of licensees proposed amending county rules to allow “opting out” of the current monopoly on wholesale liquor distribution.Representing the Worcester Alliance for Fair Markets (WAFM), attorney Joe Moore addressed the County Commissioners on behalf of the collection… Read more »

Minimum Wage Of $10 Per Hour Pitched

BERLIN – A potential increase in Maryland’s minimum wage from the current $7.25 per hour to $10 per hour by 2013 could have a devastating effect on small businesses around the state struggling to stay afloat in the current economy, according to the area’s representatives in Annapolis, who said this week they would not likely… Read more »

Agencies Seeking Missing Md. Teens

OCEAN CITY – The Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) and law enforcement agencies across Maryland this week continue to look for a pair of Montgomery County teens reported missing last week and were believed to have been heading to the resort area.The Maryland Center for Missing Children and the National Center for Missing and Exploited… Read more »

County To Seek Federal Help With Eroding Shoreline

WEST OCEAN CITY – A dramatic increase in erosion along the area formerly known as “stinky beach” has prompted the County Commissioners to seek assistance from the federal government.Buck Mann, managing agent of Harbor Lights Condominium, came before the commissioners Tuesday to brief them on a recent spike in erosion levels along the condominium’s bayside… Read more »