Things I Like

Things I Like

A house nicely decorated for Christmas Driving by The Bonfire during the holidays Getting rid of a load of junk at the dump Hearing a howling wind from bed on a cold night My dogs lining up at the door first thing in the morning Wind chimes doing their thing off in the distance Jimmy… Read more »

Thing We Like

Thing We Like

A nice chardonnay in a Waterford Crystal glass A 101-degree hot tub on a 50-degree evening Candles, candles and more candles, all lit Spotless clean kitchen counters Sleeping with the heat on and windows open An empty trash can after the trash truck comes on Thursday Chicken noodle soup from the Minit Market Ordering a… Read more »

Ocean City Elementary

Lisa Brady’s second grade class won first place for their experimental project “Paper Power” in both the Ocean City Elementary School Science Fair and the Worcester County Science Fair. Pictured, back row, from left, are Matthew Ford, Caitlyn Roberts, Jesse Keen, Lizeth Flores, Logan Wilkins and Matthew Sobol; middle, Harry Heller, Ozzy Gulbranson, Emily Hurley,… Read more »

Berlin Intermediate School

Students in Mrs. Gwin’s fourth grade enrichment class at Berlin Intermediate School conduct an experiment trying to determine the “Mystery” powder. Fourth graders have been studying mysteries dealing with handwriting analysis, footprints and the sequencing of events. The class is pictured above.

Patti Hogan’s Third Grade

Patti Hogan’s third grade students have been writing and reading the directions on how to make people chow. Students then can give the chow away as a gift to a friend or a relative. Students pictured are Natalie Bunting and Ja’Lynn Ewell.

Berlin Intermediate School

SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) club members from Berlin Intermediate School placed “Do Not Drink and Drive” tags on Christmas trees at a variety of stands in the Berlin area. They are hoping that this promotes good decision making this holiday season. Above, student Cory Campbell is pictured.

Showell Elementary

Showell Elementary dedicated a Spirit Day to the Spirit of Giving under the leadership of early intervention teacher Dawn O’Hara. Students dressed in school colors and brought in a new unwrapped toy for the Sheriff’s Christmas Toys for Tots mission. The children also brought in canned goods and a stuffed animal to sit and learn… Read more »

Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School

Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School in Berlin participated in the 25th Annual Ocean City Parade and brought home the third place trophy. Second grade parents Ron Rodimak, Brendan Welch and Donnie Elder built their “Polar Express” train from scratch and recreated characters and symbols from the famous story. Pictured, from left, are Maggie Allison, Jimmy… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Going to brunch after church The Ray Pittman Project band Going through Winterfest on a cold night The annual carriage rides in Berlin Talking with Paul Corbett about Loyola College A young person with strong convictions Kids waiting for the school bus in the morning A snowflake on my black Lab’s face The sound of… Read more »