William Joseph ThomasOCEAN PINES – William Joseph Thomas, age 79, died on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin.Born in Pittsburgh, Pa. he was the son of the late Stanley Thomas and Rose Marie “Anna” Matesich Thomas.Thomas was a US Navy veteran retiring after 24 years of service having achieved rank QMC…. Read more »
Spearheading Worcester Prep’s 2008 Annual Christmas Bazaar scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 7 from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., are Events Coordinator Susan Beauchamp, left, and Christmas Bazaar Chairman Sheila Quillin.
Cedar Chapel Special School students recently collected non-perishable food items to donate to the Maryland Food Bank. Shown here are Michael Knight and Marcus Forno with this year’s donations.
Healing Hands Chiropractic in Berlin recently celebrated Patient Appreciation Days. Every year, as a way of giving back to the community, Healing Hands offers free treatments to their patients and in turn, the patients donate to a chosen charitable organization. This year the chosen organization is the Marine Corps Toys For Tots. Pictured, from left,… Read more »
The Democratic Women’s Club recently welcomed Clerk of Court Steve Hales as the guest speaker at its monthly meeting. Pictured, from left, are Arlene Page, club president, Halse and Kathy Muncy, club vice president. Hales gave a talk on how the court system works.
The Eastern Sussex Democrats recently celebrated the recent election results by recognizing all candidates who ran for office at a meeting. Pictured, front row, from left, are Board members Alice Hanke, Virginia Harmon,and Peter Schott. Back row, from left, are candidates Greg Fuller, Gary Downes, Joan Deaver, Senator Tom Carper, Helen Truitt, Pete Schwartzkopf and… Read more »
The Lower Shore Land Trust (LSLT) celebrated the organization’s first annual dinner meeting at Solstice in Berlin on Nov. 20. Above, members of the LSLT leadership accept a plaque recognizing a $4,000 grant from the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) to help support the establishment of a stewardship coordinator for the nonprofit organization…. Read more »
Diane Hammer of Monart, an art studio located in Ocean Pines at Manklin Station, provides art lessons for anyone seeking to learn more about art and drawing. During a presentation to the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City, Hammer detailed how she works with children from Worcester County GOLD, an organization the local Kiwanis Club… Read more »
Barbara J. DickeyOCEAN PINES – Barbara J. Dickey, 73, died on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury. Born in Colorado, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Victoria Gernazio Arrigo.Dickey had worked as an administrative assistant in special education with the school system. She was a member of… Read more »
The Village of Hope was one of two nonprofit organizations serving the Lower Shore that received the Community Foundation’s 2008 Henson Award of Excellence. The Village of Hope provides homeless women and children with transitional living facilities. Pictured, from left, are T.J. Maloney, board president; Rita Korman, administrative assistant; and Jessica Smith Harper, executive director…. Read more »