In 1994 the Wicomico High School Class of 1963 established the Wi-Hi ’63 Scholarship Fund at the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore. Over the past 24 years, they have raised over $56,000 for the endowment and distributed $20,000 in scholarships to graduates of Wicomico High School. This year’s recipients are Jared Sullivan, attending Shenandoah… Read more »
Mary Virginia Fisher SmithBERLIN — Mary Virginia Fisher Smith, 82, went home to be with the Lord on August 12, 2018.She was born in Hurlock to the late Dewey and Delma Fisher. For 58 years, she was married to her high school sweetheart B.G. (Billy) Smith. They lived on their family farm in the St…. Read more »
Representatives of the Maryland Coastal Bays Program were guest speakers at the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean City-Ocean Pines meeting this month. Pictured, from left, are Maryland Coastal Bays Executive Director Frank Piorko, Maryland Coastal Bays Education Coordinator Liz Vander Clute and Kiwanis Club President Ralph Chinn.
Sunset Grille’s annual Pink Party – in honor of Hope Palmer — donated $3,200 of the proceeds from the event in 2017 to the Atlantic General Campaign for the Future. Palmer is a local cancer survivor who has now been seven years cancer free. Sunset Grille, along with Ocean 98.1 FM Radio, D3 Corp, HMRA,… Read more »
The Bank of Ocean City recently held a Shred-It day open to the community benefiting Diakonia in West Ocean City. The effort helped raised $780 in cash and over 20 cases of canned food. Pictured are Diakonia Executive Director Claudia Nagle and Bank of Ocean City Vice President Earl Conley. Submitted Photos
Ocean City Jeep Club Board members recently presented Leanora Dillon, education curator at the Salisbury Zoo, with a $500 check. Thanks go to the club members who made it possible by their generous donations during Visit the Zoo Day organized by the Ocean City Jeep Club. Pictured, from left, are Patty Locke (treasurer), Leanora Dillon… Read more »
A resident of Smith Island, Maryland is making waves as the first islander to attend an Ivy League university. Laura Marsh will be attending Princeton University this fall. Marsh is also the first Smith Island resident to graduate as valedictorian of Crisfield High School. Marsh was awarded the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore’s Purnell… Read more »
Spencer Keith StephensWEST OCEAN CITY — Spencer Keith Stephens, 48, died peacefully Aug. 7, 2018, after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer.Spencer was born in Salisbury Md. He had a wonderful childhood growing up with his large family on the Wicomico River and at Green Hill Yacht and Cuontry Club where he developed his lifetime… Read more »