Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland

The Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland recently visited the Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr. Senate Building in Annapolis to brief legislators on the organization’s agenda for the coming year and to tout its project in the last year. Above with State Senator Lowell Stoltzfus are Bozy Markiewicz, past president of the Worcester County Garden Club… Read more »

Ocean City Knights of Columbus

The Ocean City Knights of Columbus recently sponsored its yearly “Keep Christ in Christmas” Poster Contest with 166 students participating. The winners received a $50 savings bond presented by Rev. Richard Smith of St. Luke’s. The winning students were Alexis Martinenza, Anastasia Nosal and Madelyn Crimmins. They are pictured above with Chairman John McDermott and… Read more »

We Remember Those Who Have Passed

We Remember Those Who Have Passed

Raymond Davis Coates, Sr.BERLIN – Raymond Davis Coates, Sr., age 79, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury. Born in Berlin, he was the son of the late Charles H. and Violet Davis Coates. He was a graduate of The Mercersburg Academy, Washington & Lee University  and the Washington… Read more »

Ocean City Lions Club

The Ocean City Lions Club recently honored Lion Wayne Cannon with the prestigious “Lion of the Year” award in recognition of his outstanding service, loyalty and devotion to Lionism. The award was given to Cannon for his efforts in helping to establish the Ocean City-Berlin Leo Club at Stephen Decatur High School. The Leo Club… Read more »

Atlantic General Hospital Medical Staff

The medical staff at Atlantic General Hospital recently elected new officers for 2008-2009. From left: Edwin T. Castaneda, MD, FACP, chief of staff; Eric B. Bontempo, DO, vice-chief of staff; Thomas D. Beck, DO, chief, Department of Surgery; Jeffrey A. Matzoni, DO, Chief, department of medicine.

Headlines Salon Stylists

Rhonda Pilarski, Darla Ostrander, Amy Jones and Terri Hedges, stylists at Headlines Salon in Ocean Pines, recently completed an advanced education course. The four-day seninar was held Jan. 13-16 at the Tigi Academy in New York City.

We Remember Those Who Have Passed

Ann Burke Buzzerd DickenBERLIN – Ann Burke Buzzerd Dicken, 76, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008 at her home in Ocean City. Born in Cumberland, Md., she was the daughter of the late Charles and Helena Burke Buzzerd. She is survived by her beloved husband, Robert Samuel Dicken; three sons, Theodore Dicken and his wife Stephanie… Read more »

The Ocean Pines Garden Club

The Ocean Pines Garden Club recently held its January meeting at the Lighthouse Sound restaurant. The installation of the 2008 officers took place. They are, from left, Co-Vice President Margaret Lamphier, Co-Vice President Carolyn Henglein, Recording Secretary Carol Hornak, Outgoing President Ann Lutz, President-elect Darlene Musitano, Treasurer Barbara Ferger, and Corresponding Secretary Marian Bickerstaff.

Barrett Car Dealership Donation

The Barrett car dealerships recently made a donation to the Appalachia Service Project (ASP), a youth mission trip that helps to rebuild homes in the poverty-stricken areas of Appalachia. The local mission trip is sponsored by the Community Church at Ocean Pines and will send a group of youth and adults to Kentucky in June…. Read more »

Winterfest Gala Committee

The Winterfest Gala Committee presented the Delmarva Chefs Association with a check for $2,270 recently. Pictured, from left, are Gary Leach, Nancy Dofflemeyer, Phil Cropper, Michelle Myers and Tony Hilligos.