Don Hartman, shown during the First Friday opening at the Ocean City Center for the Arts, won honorable mention for his bold, colorful painting in the Art League of Ocean City’s Annual Corporate Partner Juried Group Show.
The Worcester County Commissioners joined with representatives from the Worcester Commission on Aging (WorCOA) to celebrate the 19th Annual March for Meals Month, which highlights the importance of the Older Americans Act Nutrition Programs, both congregate and home-delivered, and raises awareness about the escalating problems regarding senior hunger and isolation.Pictured, front from left, are WorCOA… Read more »
Habitat for Humanity of Worcester County recently hosted the Hello Spring! Virtual 5K Family Fun Run/Walk from March 14-20. All funds raised will stay in Worcester county, supporting the mission of Habitat for Humanity. The safer-at-home practices during the pandemic have given many Americans a deeper appreciation of the importance of safe, affordable housing. Pictured,… Read more »
Ocean City Police Officer Amy Gutowski, right, was named Ocean City Police Officer of the Year 2020 at a presentation award at the Post March 24. At the event, 21 area first responders and 8 area first responder organizations were recognized for their service. Presenting the award to Gutowski is Emily Nock, president of Post… Read more »
Dorothy Juckett donated $5,000 to the Stansell House in memory of her late husband, G. Douglas Juckett. Juckett was a U.S. Army veteran and served on the Anne Arundel County police force for 30 years.When asked why she chose to give to the Stansell House, she said, ““Words cannot express my thanks and gratitude for… Read more »
In advance of his retirement, Berlin Public Works Superintendent Dave Wheaton, center, was honored by municipal officials this week. Wheaton, who stepped down April 1, has worked for the Town of Berlin since 2004. Pictured, from left, are Council members Jay Knerr and Troy Purnell, Wheaton, Mayor Zack Tyndall and Town Administrator Jeff Fleetwood.
Ocean City Museum Society President Nancy Howard recently spoke to the Ocean City Lions Club about the resort’s Life Saving Station Museum. Located on the boardwalk at the inlet, the historic building was built in 1891 as a life saving station and houses artifacts and displays about Ocean City’s history. Pictured, from left, are OC Lions… Read more »
Ocean City Elementary School recently celebrated Read Across America Day with the help of special guest readers. Andrese Foreman’s fourth grade students had the pleasure of having Senator Mary Beth Carozza visit their classroom via Zoom. Students interactively read a Dr. Seuss book with the her, followed by a question-and-answer session about her role and… Read more »
Caleb Foltz, junior vice commander of the VFW Meuse Post No. 194 and Auxiliary, Jack Lewis, former department commander, and Danny Stinson, commander, present a $3,000 check to Fred Howard, director of veterans services at Wor-Wic Community College. The VFW provides three $1,000 scholarships each year to three honorably-discharged combat veterans from Worcester, Wicomico or… Read more »