In today’s technology driven and STEM-oriented society, Stephen Decatur High School wants to be sure that the value of the social sciences is not forgotten. Forty-five students were honored and inducted into the new Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society. Students gained admission by earning a 3.5 grade point average in both the discipline… Read more »
William Miller Shoop, Jr.OCEAN CITY — William Miller Shoop, Jr., age 79 of Ocean City, passed away peacefully on Nov. 2, 2019 at the Capital Caring Adler Center in Aldie, Va. He wasborn on Aug. 29, 1940, to the late William Shoop, Sr. and Mary Dietrick Shoop.Bill’s prize possessions were his faith, wife and his… Read more »
Disorderly Conduct ArrestOCEAN CITY — An Ocean City man was arrested on disorderly conduct and other charges last week after allegedly confronting Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officers following a fight near a bar.Last Saturday, OCPD officers responded to a reported fight that was previously active but had since de-escalated near a bar on 8th… Read more »
Stephen Decatur High School sophomore Emma Sperry (cheer) and junior Kellen Catrino (soccer) were named Premier Driving School Athletes of the Month. While Catrino racked up seven goals in Bayside soccer play, Sperry’s cheer squad earned first place and a bid to the national championship at the Kick Off Classic competition. Also pictured are Assistant Principal… Read more »
Ocean City Elementary School celebrated Red Ribbon Week last month. Red Ribbon Week is an alcohol, tobacco and drug prevention awareness campaign observed annually. Each day, students, faculty and staff show their school spirit by dressing in a fun theme. Pictured, from left, during “Team Up Against Drugs” day were fourth graders Trevor Lehman, Trent… Read more »
Bank of Delmarva held a ribbon cutting last week to launch its new Coin Plus program at the bank’s Park Place Plaza branch in West Ocean City. The program allows customers to place orders for cash and coins in the demonstrations chosen. The money is then loaded into a secure box in the Coins Plus… Read more »
After hearing a presentation on the organization, First Presbyterian Church of Ocean City Pastor Dan McKenty presented Hope 4 Recovery House’s Tish Ottey with a $2,500 donation from the New Castle Presbytery Ignite Grant. Deacon Sarah Dypsky also provided Iris bulbs from church gardens for the men to plant at Hope 4 Recovery house.
Stephen Decatur High School students Chalea Brittingham, D’Ajah Smith, Billy King and Mandi McCready attended the inaugural Maryland Teacher of the Year conference in Linthicum. The students are prospective teachers and members of the school’s Future Educators of America Club.
Local Hotel Worker Charged In Knife ThreatOCEAN CITY — An Ocean City man was arrested on first-degree assault and other charges last weekend after allegedly threatening a co-worker with a knife at a midtown hotel.Around 6:15 p.m. last Thursday, an Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officer was dispatched to a hotel at 66th Street for… Read more »