Staley Named Ocean City Citizen Of Year

OCEAN CITY – Long-time local resident and community activist John Staley has joined a long list of distinguished winners when it was announced this week he will be honored later this month with the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce’s 2007 Citizen of the Year award.The Chamber of Commerce several years ago established the outstanding Citizen… Read more »

ODEC Pulls Out Of Deal, Ending Utility Deal Saga

BERLIN – The sale of Berlin’s electric system is dead.The months-long saga ended Monday night when the Berlin Town Council voted unanimously to discontinue negotiations for the controversial sale of the power plant and distribution system.Old Dominion Electric Cooperative’s (ODEC) decision to back out of the deal over environmental issues at the Berlin power plant… Read more »

Voice From The Readers

A Matter Of ChoiceEditor:Living in Baltimore 60 odd years then moving to Ocean City and walking the Boardwalk passing shops showing bikinis, towels, T-shirts, bathing suits and other attire in the windows displaying same, now adult shops are a thing of concern. Shucks, “The Block” was the thing. Only it was called adult entertainment. They… Read more »

Decatur Falls to Bennett, 12-8

BERLIN- Paybacks were in order for the Bennett girls softball team this week when the Clippers outlasted Decatur, 12-8, on Tuesday one week after falling to the Seahawks, 11-6, in extra innings.Decatur has won and lost games in all sorts of different ways this season, including tight pitching duels and slugfests, but when it comes… Read more »

Mallards Sink Vikings 13-1 to Get Back to .500

BERLIN- Worcester Prep’s men’s varsity lacrosse team thumped visiting Cambridge, 13-1, in its home opener on Tuesday to erase any lingering doubts from a tough weekend at a holiday tournament in Baltimore last Saturday.The Mallards opened the regular season with a resounding 16-1 win over Salisbury School last Thursday before hitting the road for an… Read more »

Seahawks Thrash Clippers, 17-3

Seahawks Thrash Clippers, 17-3

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s men’s varsity lacrosse team rebounded from its first loss of the season last week, thumping host Bennett, 17-3, on Tuesday to improve to 3-1 on the season. Ben Kelleher scored six goals to lead Decatur in the 17-3 romp over the Clippers on Tuesday, while Logan West, Nick Hogan and Paul Kramer… Read more »

We Remember Those Who Have Pasted

Walter Pilachowski Jr.SELBYVILLE – Walter “Walt” Pilachowski, Jr., 58, formerly of Baltimore, died Tuesday, April 3, 2007 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Walter M. and Dorothy Beckman Pilachowski. He is survived by his wife, Linda Pilachowski of Selbyville, Del.; two sons, Shane Pilachowski of… Read more »