NEW FOR WEDNESDAY: Army Corps Finds Beach Fared ‘Better Than Expected’


OCEAN CITY – The sea wall on the Boardwalk, along with other storm protection measures, did better in Ocean City than the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ expected.< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"> On Tuesday Baltimore District commander Col. Trey Jordan visited Ocean City to conduct a preliminary assessment of the Atlantic Coast… Read more »

10th Anniversary Of Presidential Service Award For SD High School


This year marked the 10th anniversary of the Presidential Service Awards for Stephen Decatur High School and a total of 87 students received recognition. The program has three different distinctions —  bronze (100-174 hours of service), silver (175-249 hours of service), and gold (250+ hours of service). Above, Stephen Decatur High School Presidential Service Silver… Read more »

Klump Recognized For Distinctive Volunteer Efforts


Kim Klump, a local leader and advocate for suicide prevention, was recognized for her distinctive volunteer efforts and contributions to the community at the annual Maryland Rural Health Association Conference in Solomons Island last week. Klump received the 2012 Outstanding Rural Health Volunteer Award after being nominated by Worcester County Health Officer Debbie Goeller. Pictured,… Read more »

A Week In Business


Provider Gets Elite Honor SALISBURY – Peninsula Home Care, a licensed and certified home health service provider headquartered on the Lower Eastern Shore, announced it has been named to the Decision Health “2012 HomeCare Elite™.” HomeCare Elite is a compilation of the top-performing Medicare-certified home health agencies in the United States. This is the third… Read more »