Coleman Christmas Tourney Underway

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur and Worcester’s two other public high schools this week are competing in the annual John Coleman Christmas Tournament, which got underway last night and concludes today with games all over the county.The annual tournament, named for long-time Worcester County Public Schools Administrator John Coleman, has become one of the highlights of the… Read more »

Running for a Brighter Future 10K Next Week

BERLIN- The first significant event of the local running circuit in the new year, the Running for a Brighter Future 10K, is set for next Saturday, January 5, in and around the Newark area for the benefit of the Worcester County Developmental Center (WCDC).The Running for a Brighter Future 10K will begin next Saturday morning… Read more »

Boys Winter Basketball Action Continues

OCEAN CITY- The Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department’s boys winter basketball league continued last week with a full slate of games at Northside Park. The following are some of the highlights from recent games:(bullet) Park Place Jewelers 34- Fresco’s 32: Colton Edmunds led Park Place with 16 points. Brett Berquist scored 14 for Fresco’s,… Read more »

Beach Lacrosse Registration Now Open

BERLIN- The Beach Lacrosse Program is now holding player registration for the upcoming 2013 spring season.Beach Lacrosse will field several teams for both boys and girls on different levels including under-9, under-11, under-13 and under-15. For young players born in either 2006 or 2007, Beach Lacrosse is also offering its Scoopers program for both boys… Read more »

Decatur, Local Teams in Governor’s Cup

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s boys’ varsity basketball team, along with several other teams from the Bayside Conference, are competing this week in the 3rd Annual Governor’s Cup Holiday Basketball Tournament featuring the top teams from Maryland against some of Delaware’s best.For years, the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center in Salisbury has played host to holiday basketball… Read more »

Black Sea Bass Season to Re-Open

Black Sea Bass Season to Re-Open

OCEAN CITY- After abruptly closing the black sea fishery off the coast of Maryland in November, the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council last week issued some temporary relief for local anglers with a season set to begin on January 1, but long-term management plans for the species remain in doubt.In November, the MAFMC closed the black… Read more »

Tips For Talking To Elderly Parents About Money

Tips For Talking To Elderly Parents About Money

OCEAN CITY — For parents and their children, aging presents a host of financial issues — on everything from managing finances to preparing for medical costs. The longer these issues are ignored, the greater the chances your parents’ or grandparents’ most important family wishes will not be honored.Given the emotionally charged nature of the topic,… Read more »

Melee At McDonalds

Melee At McDonalds

BERLIN — One juvenile was arrested after a large fight at the McDonalds on Route 50 in Berlin last Thursday during which police had to use pepper spray to subdue the crowd.Shortly before 9 p.m. last Thursday, Berlin Police, along with Maryland State Police troopers and Worcester County Sheriff’s deputies, responded to the McDonalds on… Read more »

Worcester County Receives Government Finance Officers Association Certificate

Worcester County Receives Government Finance Officers Association Certificate

Worcester County Finance Officer Harold Higgins, center, displays a Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting, which the county received for its comprehensive annual financial report. With him are Enterprise Fund Controller Jennifer Swanton, Budget Accountant Kim Johnson, Budget Officer Kathy Whited; Commissioner Jim Bunting, Assistant Finance Officer Phil… Read more »