Moms Demand Action joined the Ocean City Women’s Day March to celebrate the 100 years of women’s suffrage in the U.S. A spokeswoman from the Eastern Shore, MD Moms Demand Action, Kady Everson, talked about the inextricable link between gun violence and intimate partner violence. The organization’s goal is to establish common-sense gun laws.
The Ocean Pines Players, coming off a successful and active 2019 season, held its annual meeting Jan. 11 and elected new officers and an expanded Board of Directors. Pictured, from left, are new officers Kathy Wiley, vice president; Steve Habeger, secretary, Mary Ellen Chilcoat, treasurer; and Jerry Gietka, president. Other board members include Carol Aikman,… Read more »
The Elks “Hoop Shoot” Free Throw Contest is the largest and most visible of the many youth activities sponsored by Elks’ lodges. Ocean Elks Lodge 2645’s Hoop Shoot was held this month at Worcester Prep and 47 children from various schools participated. Pictured are 33 volunteers including event chairman John Belzner and Lodge Exalted Ruler… Read more »
The Ocean City Lodge of the Sons and Daughters of Italy installed a new president and executive board at its January meeting. Pictured with the new board are newly installed President Vincent Mollicone and outgoing President Vito Potenza. Sons and Daughters of Italy Lodge 2474 is a Social and Cultural organization that meets monthly, except… Read more »
Bohdan MacukBERLIN — Bohdan Macuk (April 17, 1931-Jan. 16, 2020)) was born in what is today Western Ukraine in the village of Konyushky. There he lived with his family until World War II. In 1943, he and his family left theirvillage as refugees and later were incarcerated in a Nazi labor camp. The camp was… Read more »
Lawrence John Jock, Jr.OCEAN CITY — Lawrence John Jock, Jr., (affectionately known as Big Larry), age 58, of Ocean City, died suddenly on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.He was born in Camden, N.J. and was the son of Maureen (Kelly) Jock and the late Lawrence John Jock, Sr.Larry graduated from Kean University in Union, N.J. where… Read more »
Wor-Wic Community College recently held a graduation ceremony for area residents who earned their high school diplomas through the adult education services offered by the college. Participating in the ceremony were front, from left, Rose Cartwright, Norma Higginbotham, Evette King-Palmer and Teresa Mansfield of Salisbury; second row, Jennifer Raab and Megan Tinsmith of Delmar, Rochelle… Read more »
The Ocean City Lodge of the Sons and Daughters of Italy has awarded its 2019 Distinguished Citizens of the Year award to Sal and Mary Castorina of Frankford, Del. The couple was honored for years of significant contributions to the local community, including mentoring students, providing food for needy families and local food pantries and… Read more »