Open Water Swim Planned In OC

OCEAN CITY — Regional businesses and swimming enthusiasts are sponsoring an Open Water Swim in Ocean City this month to benefit the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Neuro Rehabilitation Program.  The event features one-mile, three-mile and nine-mile distances for qualifying swimmers of all ages Saturday, July 20, beginning at 10 a.m.“This is a wonderful opportunity for both… Read more »

Teaching With ‘Simple Machines’; Academy Students Learn ‘To Think For Themselves’

Teaching With ‘Simple Machines’; Academy Students Learn ‘To Think For Themselves’

BERLIN — Students in Worcester County learned this summer that the quickest solution isn’t always the best by building complex Rube Goldberg machines as part of their summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Academy.Starting with a basic device that sends a marble down several twists and turns, students must then add their own custom… Read more »

Seat Belt Use Credited For Saving Lives

Seat Belt Use Credited For Saving Lives

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City Police are crediting seat belt use for averting a potential tragedy during a Tuesday afternoon accident at the foot of the Route 50 bridge that resulted in four individuals being extracted from an overturned vehicle and taken to the hospital.Around 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Ocean City Police and Fire Department… Read more »

Liz Lind Editions Finds New Home In Showell

Liz Lind Editions Finds New Home In Showell

BERLIN — Tucked away in a quiet corner of Showell, the Liz Lind Editions art gallery features vibrant paintings influenced by the Eastern Shore, nature and Lind’s own imagination.Often whimsical and calming, Lind said that her style is the polar opposite of what people think of when they visualize a brooding artist.“I wouldn’t want to… Read more »

Annual Bathtub Races Return To Berlin Tonight

Annual Bathtub Races Return To Berlin Tonight

BERLIN – For 20 plus years, local businesses have been turning ordinary bathtubs into rolling works of art and during Berlin’s 2nd Friday Art Stroll on July 12 the Berlin Chamber of Commerce will once again host this popular event.The Berlin Bathtub Races have generated friendly, competitive energy for local businesses and excited anticipation for… Read more »

Things To Do Around Town

Every Saturday: Farmers’ Market 8 a.m.-noon, White Horse Park, Ocean Pines.Every Sunday: Morning Worship7:30 a.m., Boardwalk Worship, 4th St. & the Boardwalk (on the porch at Shen-anigans Irish Pub). 8:30 a.m., contemporary; 10 a.m., traditional, Atlantic Uni-ted Methodist Church, 105 4th St., O.C. For more information, 410-289-7430.Every Sunday: Morning Worship8 a.m. & 11 a.m., Traditional… Read more »

Giving Back While Getting Away

OCEAN CITY — Retired Americans are proving to be extremely generous, and their generosity extends far beyond money. They’re giving their time and experience in a very hands-on way to the causes they care most about. In fact, they have the highest volunteer rate of any age group — and any generation before them, according… Read more »