OCEAN CITY – Local businesses are joining together to kick off the 1st Annual Jingle Bell Mingle event, and are offering specials to help raise awareness that shopping is still alive in Ocean City during the holidays. Jingle Bell Mingle will take place on Sunday, Dec. 8, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Start your… Read more »
OCEAN CITY- With the winter rockfish season kicking into high gear, the U.S. Coast Guard this week announced it will intensify its efforts to stop offshore poaching of Atlantic striped bass in federal waters. In an effort to ensure the health of the striped bass population, the Coast Guard is working with recreational and commercial… Read more »
BERLIN — After former Worcester Prep soccer standout Martin Sanchez accomplished just about everything a student-athlete could at the Berlin private school, he set his sights on the next challenge and ended up becoming a central figure in the resurgence of the Naval Academy soccer program for the last four years. Sanchez is on the… Read more »
OCEAN CITY — With many resort residents planning holiday travel or winter-shortening vacations, and thousands more using their beach property as second homes, the Ocean City Police Department has a residential security check program available to help ensure private property is protected, but it appears few are taking advantage of it. With the arrival of… Read more »
Several Stephen Decatur High School classes and clubs joined forces to support the troops with monetary donations nearing $500 and other donations that included clothing, food and toiletries. Students also made appreciation cards with inspirational messages. The campaign, led by junior Katie Bear, culminated with a presentation to the American Legion Synepuxent Post 166 on Veterans… Read more »
BERLIN — The 6th Annual Reindeer Run 5K, sponsored by Live Long Fitness, is set to return on Dec. 7 with an early morning start time through downtown Berlin. The annual race, which has become a fixture on the local holiday schedule since its inception five years ago, starts and finishes at the Atlantic Hotel… Read more »
BERLIN — The Assateague Coastal Trust invites local residents and visitors to start a new tradition during the holiday season of gift giving. On Tuesday, Dec. 3, the Assateague Coastal Trust is part of the 2nd Annual #GivingTuesday, a nationwide movement that harnesses the power of a unique blend of partners – charities, families, businesses… Read more »
Stephen Decatur High School senior Brooke Elliot, right, was named the winner of the Poetry Out Loud competition held during American Education Week beating out 13 others with her theatrical poetry recitations. Elliot now advances to compete at the county level. Senior Sarah Hill (center) placed second and senior James Kvarda placed third.
OCEAN CITY — While area residents mourn the loss of a pillar in the religious community, an ongoing investigation has confirmed a man entered an Ocean City church rectory on fire Tuesday morning. The three-alarm fire at the rectory of the St. Paul’s by the Sea Episcopal Church occurred Tuesday around 9:25 a.m. when Ocean… Read more »
Tom Tyndall, an Energy Conservation Specialist with Choptank Electric Cooperative, was the guest speaker at the Democratic Club of Worcester County meeting Nov. 7 in the Ocean Pines Community Center. Pictured, from left, are Democratic Club Secretary Dick Jacobs, Tyndall and Democratic Club substitute President Arlene Page.