A Week In Business – January 25, 2019

Atlantic General Hospital and Health System recently held an open house and ribbon cutting for the opening of Atlantic General Orthopedic Surgery, the practice of orthopedic surgeon Sean Hooker, MD. Hooker specializes in shoulder, hip and knee replacements, rotator cuff repairs and sports medicine procedures. Photo by Jeanette DeskiewiczxxDistillery HonoredOCEAN CITY — Seacrets Distilling Company… Read more »

A Week In Business – January 18, 2019

Innovator Award PresentedBERLIN — Atlantic General Hospital was recently recognized as a Health Quality Innovator of the Year for Maryland. The award was presented by Health Quality Innovators (HQI), an independent, non-profit consulting organization. The Health Quality Innovator Awards are HQI’s program for gathering and sharing the best evidence-based, practical methods for enhancing quality of… Read more »

A Week In Business – December 28, 2018

November Market RecapBERLIN – As winter sets in across the Lower Shore, the local housing market is experiencing its annual dip in activity, according to the latest numbers from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal).New residential settlements in November 2018 were down by 2.2 percent overall compared to the same time last year in Somerset,… Read more »

A Week In Business – December 21, 2018

New Trustees WelcomedBERLIN – At its annual retreat, Atlantic General Hospital’s Board of Trustees welcomed as members Jay Knerr, owner of The Kite Loft; Tom Mears, market executive for Shore United Bank; and Chris Woodley, partner at the law firm Williams, Moore, Shockley & Harrison, LLP.For Knerr, owner of The Kite Loft, giving back to… Read more »

A Week In Business – December 14, 2018

Board Members NamedBERLIN – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal) installed its 2018-2019 Board of Directors at a recent special ceremony at The Dunes Manor Hotel in Ocean City.Bernie Flax, a REALTOR® and broker of EXIT Realty At The Beach in Ocean Pines, was installed as president of the association’s board.“I’m looking forward to serving… Read more »

A Week In Business – December 7, 2018

HealthSouth Will Rebrand, Change NameSALISBURY – HealthSouth Chesapeake Rehabilitation Hospital, a 54-bed inpatient facility offering comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, will unveil its new name and brand as part of its company’s name change and rebranding initiative.Beginning Jan. 1, the inpatient rehabilitation hospital will be known as Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Salisbury.To celebrate… Read more »

A Week In Business – November 23, 2018

Monthly Market RecapBERLIN – Local housing market activity was unhindered by last month’s considerable mortgage rate increase, according to the latest numbers from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal).Residential settlements in October 2018 were up by 12.3 percent overall compared to the same time last year in Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester counties. Individually, settlements were… Read more »

A Week In Business – November 16, 2018

The one-year anniversary of OC Affordable Auto Repair, also known as Bridge Shell, located at 5 N. Philadelphia Avenue in downtown Ocean City, was celebrated last week with an official grand opening and ribbon cutting, coordinated by the Greater Ocean City Chamber of Commerce. Photo by Terri FrenchxxBank AnnouncementsOCEAN CITY – Reid Tingle, president and… Read more »

A Week In Business – November 9, 2018

New Doctor AnnouncedBERLIN – Dr. David Wanalista has joined Atlantic General Health System to provide rheumatologic care at Atlantic General Rheumatology in Berlin and Atlantic General Specialty Care in Ocean View, Del.Wanalista has 14 years of clinical experience in private practice and has also spent the last three years teaching the next generation of physicians… Read more »

A Week In Business – November 2, 2018

Annual Awards PresentedOCEAN CITY – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal) recognized its 2018 award winners during a special ceremony on Oct. 24 at Dunes Manor Hotel & Suites in Ocean City.Rick Proctor of Freedmont Mortgage in Ocean City received the Outstanding Affiliate Award. Proctor served this year as chair of the REALTORS® Political Action… Read more »