UPDATED: Positive COVID-19 Individuals In Worcester, Wicomico Counties Had ‘Close Contact’

UPDATED: Positive COVID-19 Individuals In Worcester, Wicomico Counties Had ‘Close Contact’

(This article has been updated at 6 p.m.)SNOW HILL –  County officials urged residents to stay calm as they shared details of Worcester County’s first COVID-19 case Thursday.In a press conference Thursday afternoon, Worcester County Health Department (WCHD) staff confirmed a Worcester County man in his 30s had tested positive, as had an out-of-town woman… Read more »

Worcester Tech Students Create Useful Assistive Device For Special Needs Students

Worcester Tech Students Create Useful Assistive Device For Special Needs Students

SNOW HILL –  A collaboration between two schools has resulted in a new tool for students with disabilities.On Friday, Worcester Technical High School senior Austin Cheynet presented Cedar Chapel Special School with a piece of equipment that will help students with disabilities try different sports.“It allows students with disabilities to play sports like baseball, golf… Read more »

Mallards’ Win Streak Halted At Five

BERLIN- Worcester Prep’s girls’ varsity basketball team’s early season winning streak was halted at five games this week with a 66-47 loss to Delmarva Christian on Monday.The Mallards had been red-hot to start the season, reeling off five straight wins starting with a 66-1 rout of St. Thomas More in the season opener, followed by… Read more »

Vulnerable Adult Task Force Forming

SNOW HILL — In an effort to better protect the community’s elderly citizens from becoming victims of crime and other issues, the Worcester County State’s Attorney’s Office is collaborating with local law enforcement agencies on the creation of a vulnerable adult task force.The elderly in the community are vulnerable to frauds, scams and other crimes… Read more »

Obituaries – November 8, 2019

Joseph H. MaycockBERLIN — Joseph Maycock, 86, of Berlin, passed away on Oct. 26, 2019, surrounded by his loving family at Coastal Hospice at The Lake in Salisbury.Born Jan. 6, 1933, he was the son of Joseph and Elizabeth Maycock.Joe served his country in the United States Army and later as a Nassau County Police… Read more »