The Parke at Ocean Pines celebrated its annual Gala at the Clarion Resort Hotel in Ocean City on May 31. One of the highlights of the evening was the 50/50 drawing won by Jane Simcock, who received half of the cash, with the other 50 percent to benefit the charity of her choice. By the… Read more »
Charles L. “Roy” TrageserBERLIN – Charles L. “Roy” Trageser, 79, of Berlin, and formerly of Baltimore died at his home on June 15, 2008 after a short battle with cancer.Trageser is survived by his wife of 39 years, Patricia L. Trageser (Murray). In addition to his wife he is survived by a son, Roy Trageser,… Read more »
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded a $10,000 grant to Worcester County Public Schools’ Adult Education division to fund an instructional program aimed at teaching English to adults from foreign countries. Partnering with the school system in this effort are Ocean City’s Council for Educational Travel, USA (CET USA) and St. Mary’s Holy Savior Catholic… Read more »
Volunteers at the Shepherd’s Nook at the Community Church sorted and packed over 70 bags of clothing for the people in Appalachia. The clothing will be taken to Kentucky by the youth mission team of Community Church and distributed by the resource centers at schools in the Magoffin County area. Pictured are LouAnn Trummel, Joleen… Read more »
The new officers for 2008-2009 of the Ocean City Lioness Club were recently installed at their June meeting. They were President Faye Cathell, Vice President Diane Powell, Treasurer Tina Austin, Recording Secretary Bonnie Robertson, Corresponding Secretary Joan Grimes and Directors Joan Strang, Linda Schissler and Jackie Sheppard.
Lillian TetaBERLIN – Lillian Teta, age 89, a long time resident of Troy, NY, Ocean City and Gull Creek Senior Living Center in Berlin, died on Friday, June 6, 2008 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin.Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late Lee Summers Moran and Sara Kogler Moran. She was preceded… Read more »
The Worcester County Commission for Women sponsored the annual McGuffey Bookworm Program on Monday, June 2. The Worcester County Commission for Women purchases book bags and books for summer reading for all Worcester County students in grades kindergarten through three. Students promised to read their books, take good care of them and to share them… Read more »
Ocean City Elementary School was the first school in the state to achieve 100 percent proficiency in mathematics and reading, as measured by the 2007 Maryland School Assessment (MSA). The accomplishment has sparked the interest of educators across the state, as well as in the United States Department of Education (USDE). Ed Cashman, center, Region… Read more »
Jeff Thaler, left, presents a pewter tray from the congregation of Temple Bat Yam, a Reform Jewish Temple in Berlin, to Joyce Klein for her 13 years of service as treasurer during the annual meeting.
Michael H. Mitchell Jr.BERLIN – Michael H. Mitchell Jr., 19, of Berlin, died Thursday, May 29, 2008 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin.Born in Salisbury, he was the son of Michael H. Mitchell Sr. and step-mother, Marie Palmer and Tamera Wilkerson Mitchell and step-father, Robert Colflesh.He was an avid bow hunter, he enjoyed hunting, fishing,… Read more »