Stroke Center Earns Gold Seal

SALISBURY — Following a recent rigorous and extensive on-site evaluation, and demonstrating compliance with nationally developed standards for stroke care, the Primary Stroke Center at Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC) has earned The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for certification as a Primary Stroke Center.PRMC is one of 17 hospitals in the state of… Read more »

Assateague Discounts For June

ASSATEAGUE — Assateague State Park officials this week announced reduced price day-use area admission from Monday through Friday throughout the month of June.Day-use admission at the Assateague State Park will be discounted to $2 for Maryland residents and $3 for out-of-state visitors on Monday-Friday throughout the month of June. The Maryland Park Service is encouraging… Read more »

Council Differs On Health Insurance Changes

OCEAN CITY – Discussions on town employee medical coverage at this week’s Mayor and City Council meeting had tempers flaring, as the council tossed around drastic proposals in changing employee health benefits.The town’s current health coverage for employees includes medical, prescription, dental and vision. This coverage will remain but exactly how much the town will… Read more »

Council Differs On Health Insurance Changes

OCEAN CITY – Discussions on town employee medical coverage at this week’s Mayor and City Council meeting had tempers flaring, as the council tossed around drastic proposals in changing employee health benefits.The town’s current health coverage for employees includes medical, prescription, dental and vision. This coverage will remain but exactly how much the town will… Read more »

Things I Like

A burger with a couple different kinds of cheese melted on topMy kids’ excitement for bathsThe feeling after a hair cutSmell of my wife’s hairThose change counting machines at the bankCalling Berlin homeActress Dakota Fanning Everything bagelsSmell of leather furnitureGetting in a clean carA smooth flight

Tournament to Honor Late Coach

SNOW HILL- The late Allen Miller, long-time Snow Hill High School teacher and coach who passed away unexpectedly last fall, will be honored with a first-ever memorial golf tournament in his name next month.Miller, a teacher and coach at Snow Hill High for two decades, passed away of an apparent heart attack last September, leaving… Read more »

New Bank CEO Named

BERLIN – Hampton Roads Bankshares, Inc., the holding company for Bank of Hampton Roads and Shore Bank, announced this week Shore Bank has named W. Thomas Mears its president and chief executive officer.  Mears brings over 20 years of banking experience in markets on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and surrounding areas. He joins Shore… Read more »

Things I Like

Telling my son a storySoft pillowsWhen the dishwasher is emptyWalking through Dick’s Sporting GoodsDuke-UNC hoops gamesSleeping on sheets fresh from the dryerA kid that can take a fallSound of sneakers on a gym floorRed wine after a long dayNot needing to wear a jacketPausing live television

What’s Your Sign?

ARIES (March 21 to April 19): The week promises a calmer aspect. Although there might be some lingering effects of a recent job problem, things should continue to ease up. Also expect a change in a home-based situation.TAURUS (April 20 to May 20): If you feel uneasy about a colleague’s suggestion, it might be that… Read more »