OCFD Issues Frigid Weather Reminders

OCEAN CITY — With forecast temperatures dipping into the teens for much of the next week, the Ocean City Fire Department (OCFD) is hoping a little education and prevention will help stem the rash of broken pipe calls that typically follow.The OCFD this week issued a few helpful reminders on how to avoid frozen pipes… Read more »

OP To Kick Off 50th Anniversary Year With Sign Unveiling

OCEAN PINES – The Ocean Pines Association will mark its 50th anniversary with special events throughout 2018.Ocean Pines, the largest residential community in Worcester County, will kick off the year-long anniversary celebration by unveiling special 50th anniversary signs on Saturday, Jan. 6.“We just want to highlight the community,” said Jenny Cropper-Rines, head of the 50th… Read more »

Manganiello And Haas, SD High School Fall Stock Market Game State Champions

Manganiello And Haas, SD High School Fall Stock Market Game State Champions

Stephen Decatur High School seniors Justin Manganiello and Andrew Haas earned the title of Fall Stock Market Game state champions. Manganiello and Haas participated in the Economic Education Stock Market Challenge, which allows students to invest a virtual $100,000, while enrolled in business teacher Kurt Marx’s Consumer and Personal Finance course. The money savvy duo earned… Read more »

Decatur Swim Teams Rout Pocomoke

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity swim teams stayed on a major roll last week, sweeping county rival Pocomoke to finish the first half of the regular season unbeaten.The Decatur girls swept Pocomoke in all 11 events last week to top the Warriors, 135-20. The Decatur boys took 10 of 11 events from the Pocomoke boys and… Read more »

Cops And Courts – December 29, 2017

Cops And Courts – December 29, 2017

Three Days For ThreatOCEAN CITY — A Hagerstown man, charged with assault and arson threat in October after first allegedly assaulting his girlfriend during a domestic dispute and then threatening to “burn down the Public Safety Building with everyone in it,” pleaded guilty to malicious destruction of property last week and was sentenced to three… Read more »

Governor Fills Circuit Court Vacancies

BERLIN – Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday the appointments of Magistrate Mary M. Kent and Beau H. Oglesby to the Circuit Court for Worcester County.The governor made the appointments after reviewing applicants to and nominees from the judicial nominating commission. Magistrate Mary Kent is the first woman to be appointed to the Circuit Court for… Read more »