During their September 7, 2021 meeting, the Worcester County Commissioners honored Budget Officer Kathy Whited, who will retire later this month following a 23-year career with Worcester County Government (WCG). She is pictured above with a commendation from the county presented by Commissioner Chip Bertino. Whited began her career as an accounting clerk in the… Read more »
The Sons of the American Legion Squad 166 held the drawing for the raffle of an all-day fishing trip and $400 gift card this month. The trip was for six fishermen on the Wrecker Sportfishing Vessel with Captain Jeremy. Captain Jeremy and SAL Commander Joe Verdura pulled the ticket out of the wheel and announced… Read more »
The Ocean City-Berlin Rotary Club recently installed new member Jennifer Bodnar into the Club. Pictured, from left, are Immediate Past President Cliff Berg, Past District Governor Bill Ferguson, Bodnar and Club President Brian Shockley. The Club meets every other Wednesday at the Residence Inn, in the Marriott Hotel.
The Ocean City-Berlin Rotary Club presented scholarships to four Worcester County high school students. Pictured, from left, are Steve Gragert, Scholarship Committee; Nancy Bradford, Scholarship Chair; scholarship students Maeve Donahue, Trent Ortega, Joseph Serpe and Silas Cascio; and Rotary Club President Cliff Berg.
Mary Ellen CropperNEWARK — Mary Ellen Cropper, age 96, died on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021.Born in Berlin, she was the daughter of the late Carl L. and Grace Ellen (Rayne) Wells. She was preceded in death by husband William G. Cropper in 2009, brother CarlWilliam Wells, and son-in-law Presley L. “Andy” Hayes. Surviving are her… Read more »
The Worcester County Commissioners joined with Kristen Tremblay, Worcester County zoning administrator and co-coordinator for the county’s 2021 United Way campaign, front left, and Pamela Gregory, executive director of United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore, to recognize Sept. 13-17, as United Way Week in Worcester County. The commissioners and county staff will take part… Read more »
American Legion Post 166 has sworn in its new slate of officers and executive committee for 2021-2022. Returning as Commander of the Post was Tom Wengert. Other officers sworn in were Pat Sharkey, First Vice Commander; Bob Paul, Second Vice Commander; John Bussard, Adjutant; George Barstis, Finance Officer; Jack Hyle, Judge Advocate; Ben Dawson, Chaplain;… Read more »
Donald A. HastingsOCEAN CITY — Donald A. Hastings, 85, of Ocean City, passed away on Aug. 31, 2021 after a brief illness with pancreatic cancer. Hastings was born on April 1, 1936, son ofthe late Edgar C. and Jessie A. Hastings of Uniontown, Pa.Don was a graduate of Uniontown High School. He earned his BA… Read more »