BERLIN — October marked National Suicide Prevention Month and the Jesse Klump Memorial Scholarship Fund announced the launch of the Worcester County Youth Suicide Awareness and Prevention Program with the selection of a program manager.Hope Hutira-Green will spearhead the fund’s efforts to teach the warning signs of youth at risk of becoming victims of suicide… Read more »
SALISBURY — A Salisbury cardiologist convicted in July by a federal jury on six counts of health care fraud was sentenced this month to eight years in prison and will be forced to pay nearly $600,000 in restitution to the victims.A federal jury in July convicted John R. McLean, 59, of Salisbury, on six healthcare… Read more »
BERLIN — Heavy demand at Berlin’s Burley Oak Brewery has owner Bryan Brushmiller increasing his capacity and eyeing operations that could begin carrying his product in the near future.“This is definitely the natural next step,” Brushmiller said last week when he added two more fermentation tanks to his operation.Of the tanks, he said, “This gives… Read more »
OCEAN CITY – This week a few unscheduled items were brought up by City Council members, including the big addition of the Vietnam Memorial at the Ocean City Municipal Airport.Councilwoman Margaret Pillas along with Mayor Rick Meehan announced the reveal of the Vietnam Memorial featuring a Huey helicopter now on display at the airport. The… Read more »
OCEAN CITY – Lower Shore Land Trust (LSLT) is changing up its fundraising efforts this year by hosting a bluegrass party to provide an escape from the holiday season and an opportunity to get to know the organization a little bit better.“Get Bluegrass” will be held on Dec. 10 at the Old Snow Hill Fire… Read more »
OCEAN CITY — The massive Boardwalk renovation project continued in earnest this week, despite the dismal weather and the mid-week holiday, and is nearly on track in terms of the schedule and remains under budget.In early October, the first phase of the complete reconstruction of Ocean City’s famous Boardwalk began with the demolition of the… Read more »
Courses CompletedOCEAN CITY — Bank of Ocean City President and CEO Wayne Benson and the Board of Directors have announced the completion of a rigorous 10-course advanced education seminar for two of its employees.Kim Mumford, Assistant Branch Manager of the Ocean Pines Branch, and Jason Parker, Branch Manager of the 59th Street Branch, completed an… Read more »
Stephen Decatur High School senior Cassandra Warford, center, was recognized by WBOC as a recipient of the Jefferson Award. Warford is pictured with Principal Lou Taylor and WBOC’s Lacee Griffith. The Jefferson Awards for Public Service provide recognition on a local and a national level to people who have provided extraordinary public and community service.