Classical Violinist Aspires To Teach As She Was Taught In Worcester County Schools, Towson University

Classical Violinist Aspires To Teach As She Was Taught In Worcester County Schools, Towson University

BERLIN – It had been nine years since Emily Cook had last played on the stage at Berlin Intermediate School and she sat head-and-shoulders about the other musicians. Cook played the BIS Spring Orchestra concert on May 30 with the same focus she dedicates to any performance.While Cook, a classical violinist, is principal second violin… Read more »

Berlin Apartment Complex Plans Pass Planning Commission In 4-3 Vote

Berlin Apartment Complex Plans Pass Planning Commission In 4-3 Vote

BERLIN –  A controversial apartment project is expected to move forward on Route 346 after receiving approval from the Berlin Planning Commission.After multiple meetings and lengthy discussion, the commission voted 4-3 Wednesday to approve changes to the Purnell Crossing planned unit development (PUD). The split vote came after several citizens voiced opposition to the project.“This… Read more »

Henry-Gordy Retiring After 40 Years In Public Education; She Plans To Become Methodist Pastor

Henry-Gordy Retiring After 40 Years In Public Education; She Plans To Become Methodist Pastor

NEWARK –  A local educator will retire this month after more than four decades of working to meet the needs of local students.Eloise Henry-Gordy, student services supervisor for Worcester County Public Schools, will officially end her 43-year career in education June 30.“There are two things people tell you about retirement,” Henry-Gordy said. “You know when… Read more »

City Watch Program, Hotel Cooperation Credited With Locating Stabbing Suspect

City Watch Program, Hotel Cooperation Credited With Locating Stabbing Suspect

OCEAN CITY — The city-wide surveillance camera system, social media and an alert hotel employee are being credited this week with the apprehension of a suspect wanted in connection with a double stabbing on the Boardwalk last weekend.Around 1:25 a.m. on Sunday, Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officers responded to a fight involving multiple people… Read more »

On 4th Taphouse Location In OC, Owner Zev Sibony: ‘Once They Are Here, They Will Want To Come Back’

On 4th Taphouse Location In OC, Owner Zev Sibony: ‘Once They Are Here, They Will Want To Come Back’

OCEAN CITY – Great atmosphere. Friendly service. Delicious food and drinks.That’s what owner and operator Zev Sibony said patrons can find at the new Taphouse Tavern.Located within the Bayside Plaza on 137th Street, Taphouse Tavern is the newest location of the Taphouse Bar & Grille brand.Since 2010, the Sibony family has grown the Taphouse brand… Read more »

Berlin Council Approves Budget With Tax, Fee Increases In 4-1 Vote

Berlin Council Approves Budget With Tax, Fee Increases In 4-1 Vote

BERLIN — Berlin officials approved a $15.2 million budget, highlighted by tax and rate increases for citizens, for the coming fiscal year.On Monday, the Berlin Town Council voted 4-1, with Councilman Zack Tyndall opposed, to approve the fiscal year 2020 budget. Mayor Gee Williams said the approved budget and the 18% percent property tax increase… Read more »

First Project SEARCH Interns Celebrated

First Project SEARCH Interns Celebrated

BERLIN – Community members this week honored the first class of Project SEARCH interns with an end-of-year celebration at Atlantic General Hospital.On Wednesday, families, community leaders and staff at Atlantic General Hospital (AGH) gathered to celebrate Worcester County’s first class of Project SEARCH interns. Project SEARCH is a national program created to help people with… Read more »