In the spirit of the holiday giving season, first grade students at Ocean City Elementary School collected 123 brand new hats, scarves and pairs of mittens and gloves to be donated to the Ocean City Cold Weather Shelter. Pictured are first graders Gabriel Marin, Riley Sudol, Parker Kraeuter, Katherine Conway, Cecelia Diehlmann and John Crossett.
Assault, Malicious Destruction ChargesOCEAN CITY — A Pennsylvania man was arrested on assault and malicious destruction of property charges this week after allegedly head-butting his wife and smashing her cell phone during a domestic dispute in an uptown condo parking lot.Around 3 a.m. on Tuesday, Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officers responded to the Golden… Read more »
OCEAN PINES – A 12-year-old boy from Ocean Pines has written and published his first children’s book.Benjamin Brunori, author of “The Great Cat Sled Race,” takes readers through the adventures of a Chesapeake Bay retriever named Stormy and her journey to compete in a dog sled race using her five cats.“It’s about my dog Stormy,”… Read more »
OCEAN CITY — Despite threatened draconian cuts in the summer flounder quota by federal fisheries management officials earlier this fall, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) last week published size limit and creel limits for the state in 2017 reflecting no changes.National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries in December began soliciting public comments… Read more »
While we can appreciate the skepticism from many, last week’s op-ed from the leader of the National Aquarium on a proposed designation of the Baltimore Canyon as an Urban Marine Sanctuary was significant.Heading into the new year, this will be one of the major stories for the area. In an opinion piece headlined “Finding Common… Read more »
SALISBURY- Stephen Decatur’s unbeaten boys’ varsity basketball team withstood its first big test in the Governor’s Challenge holiday tournament this week, beating Bishop Sullivan, 68-52, on Tuesday in the opener.The highly-touted Decatur boys’ team entered the holiday break with a perfect 6-0 record after cruising through the first part of their regular season schedule. The… Read more »
It’s always amazing to me what gifts are the kids’ favorites each year.It’s not always what we expect.Carson’s choice has to be the miniature battleship, which is in reality about three feet long, with 12 planes from the current military age as well as years gone by. He loves it so much that on Tuesday… Read more »
Pictured with a car full of toys donated by Kiwanis members and supported by some club funds are Co-Chair Tom Southwell, club President Barb Peletier and Chair Dave Landis, whose wife Rita also shopped for the toys. About $700 worth of toys were delivered mostly to Worcester County GOLD in Snow Hill and some to Diakonia… Read more »
The Ocean Pines Pine’eer Craft Club held its annual Holiday Luncheon on Dec. 15 at the Captain’s Table Restaurant in Ocean City. New officers for the 2017 year were inducted. Pictured, from left, are Jane Wolnik, Barbara Stillwelll, Louise Lassiter, Linda Brindley, Sharon Puser, Lois Schultz, Jackie Kollar and Carole Quinto.
BERLIN – The people.That, Alan and Judi Jefferson say, is what got them hooked on camping. These days they’re regulars at campgrounds like Frontier Town and Tom’s Cove.“Camping people are the friendliest people on earth,” Judi Jefferson said. “I may not know their names but they know us by our dog and the site we… Read more »