Cook Named New Worcester School Board President

NEWARK – Jonathan Cook was selected this week to replace Bob Rothermel as president of the Worcester County Board of Education.The school board elected Cook president during its annual selection of officers after Rothermel announced his intention to relinquish the post. Longtime school board member Doug Dryden was chosen to serve as vice president.Cook was… Read more »

What’s Your Sign?

What’s Your Sign?

ARIES (March 21 to April 19): Single Lambs looking for romance could find Cupid especially accommodating this week. Paired partners also find their relationships benefiting from the chubby cherub’s attention.TAURUS (April 20 to May 20): Keep your keen Bull’s eye focused on your target, and shake off any attempt to turn your attention elsewhere. You… Read more »

Developmental Center’s Work Program Providing Key Support

Developmental Center’s Work Program Providing Key Support

NEWARK – In Pocomoke City, Bel-Art operates two manufacturing plants and employs more than 200 people. Those employees work full time, producing everything from pipettes and beakers to lab safety equipment.But they’re not the only ones responsible for keeping the company running.Staff credits a team from the Worcester County Developmental Center for the behind-the-scenes support… Read more »

Guilty Of Purse Snatching

Guilty Of Purse Snatching

OCEAN CITY — An Ocean City man arrested last July on robbery and assault charges after snatching a purse from a female at a farmer’s market before being caught and detained by quick-thinking witnesses was found guilty last week in Worcester County Circuit Court and was sentenced to eight years in jail.Just before noon last… Read more »

We Remember Those We Have Lost

Agnes Shoemaker QuesadaOCEAN CITY — Agnes Shoemaker Quesada, age 87, of Ocean City died Sunday, January 10, 2016 at Berlin Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Berlin. Mrs. Quesada was born in Georgetown and was the daughter of the late Lloyd and Mary (Joines) King.She was a homemaker and a member of Hebron United Methodist Church… Read more »

OC Applauds Tax Differential Study

OCEAN CITY — Worcester County officials this week signed off on an independent study to determine its own set of figures for Ocean City’s tax differential request, or tax setoffs to the resort for duplicated services.In early December, the Ocean City Mayor and Council once again submitted its tax differential request to Worcester officials in… Read more »