“Jeans For Teens”

Berlin Intermediate School students are participating in the 4th Annual Aeropostale “Jeans for Teens” charity campaign. Students bring in old jeans and receive a 25% coupon towards a new pair of jeans. Students contributed 339 pairs of jeans that were delivered to Diakonia. Top Donator was Akira Smith, who donated 31 pairs. Bill Noah’s class… Read more »

AGH’s Major Gifts

Emergency Services Associates, the physician group that provides emergency medical care for Atlantic General Hospital, recently made the final $5,000 pledge payment for the $25,000 pledged to the Atlantic General Hospital Foundation Major Gifts Campaign. Above, Michael Franklin, left, CEO of Atlantic General Hospital, is pictured with Michael Dillard, Administrator for Emergency Services Associates, PA.

United Way Campaign

United Way Board Member and Worcester County Chair John Gaddis of the Worcester County Board of Education shows his support of the 2010 United Way Campaign, which is currently at 82% of its goal of $1.6 million.E.

Dispatch Goes To Salisbury

The Dispatch began circulating newspapers in Wicomico County last Friday, in addition to starting news coverage of the county as well. The expansion means the regional paper is now circulated in Worcester, Sussex and Wicomico counties. Above, Green is pictured last Friday morning with Dana and Craig Schury, owners of Pemberton Pharmacy, one of the… Read more »

SDHS Gives More Field House Thanks

Stephen Decatur High School Alumni Association Building Chair Ryan Bergey, left, presents a plaque to Sandpiper Plumbing co-owners Tom Kolarik, center, and Gill Simpson in appreciation of the firm’s donation of discounts for providing plumbing installation and related services for the building of the athletic field house at Stephen Decatur High School’s Seahawk Stadium. The… Read more »

Penguin Swim Donation

Michael Franklin, center, president and CEO of Atlantic General Hospital, and Patricia Ilczuk-Lavanceau, Chair of the AGH Penguin Swim, accept a check for $20,052.47 from Phil Houck, owner of Bull on the Beach. Over the past 17 years, Bull on the Beach has contributed a total of over $290,000 towards the Atlantic General Hospital Penguin… Read more »

Things I Like

Early buds on a treeDaytona 500 hooplaWhen friends win the boat show lotteryThat my kids are not picky eatersHow Coach Joe Paterno talksComing back from a trip with a tanWhen numbers make me smileA cigar with friendsCaptivating speakersAll the kids’ stuff at Pemberton PharmacyA crab cake sandwich with tartar

What To Do After Tuition Paid

OCEAN CITY — Writing that final check for your children’s college tuition should be enormously satisfying on several fronts. First and foremost, it means your youngest child is about to reach one of life’s important milestones. And with tuition alone running nearly $30,000 a year on average for a private college, it also means bidding… Read more »

We Remember Those We Have Lost

Kristi Foster< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office">BERLIN — Kristi Foster, 41, of Taneytown, formerly of Newark, passed away Friday, Feb. 18, 2011 at the Dove House in Westminster following a brief illness.  Born Sept. 20, 1969 in Wetminster, she was the daughter of Guy and Judy Miller of Westminster. She lived on the Eastern… Read more »

What’s Your Sign

ARIES (March 21 to April 19): Whatever decisions you’re faced with this week, rely on your strong Aries instincts, and base them on your honest feelings, not necessarily on what others might expect you to do.TAURUS (April 30 to May 20): Your sensitive Taurean spirit is pained by what you feel is an unwarranted attack… Read more »