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This week in OC: April 18-24, 2014

By: Anthony Towey on April 18th, 2014

Another April week has come and gone, meaning we are that much closer to the start of the summer season! This weekend, however, is all about spending quality time with family for the holiday- and we believe there is no better place to do so than …

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Brewery sent back to council for addition

By: Zack Hoopes on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) The series of hurdles facing the Ocean City Brewing Company continues to lengthen, as the business will have to go back to city council to gain approval for an eight-by-ten-foot chiller housing.

Although the addition is below…

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Eatery wants customers to smile

By: Clara Vaughn on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) JoAnn Mileski’s motto is, “You’re supposed to come to Ocean City with a smile on your face,” and she and her husband Jack stand testament to that.

The duo opened their Jack’s Lobster Rolls on Second Street April 1 and…

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County makes yet another school year modification

By: Clara Vaughn on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) With 10 school days lost to snow this winter, Worcester County Public Schools have had to make a series of changes to the 2013-2014 school calendar.

In what it hopes is the last of those adjustments, the county Board of Education…

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Lamb popular Easter holiday dish

By: OCsue on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) Tradition is a way of thinking, behaving, or doing something that has been used by a particular group for a long time. The custom of eating lamb on Easter has its roots in early Passover observances.

According to the biblical …

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Bill reinstates 50 2013 expired real estate provisions

By: OCsue on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) The National Association of Realtors issued a brief recently regarding the United States Senate Finance Committee agreement to a bipartisan bill to reinstate close to 50 tax provisions that expired at the end of 2013. As stated…

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From high school to heroin

By: Clara Vaughn on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) By his own admission, self-proclaimed drug addict Connor “Wes” Bresnahan is fuzzy on the details of what transpired as he plunged ever downward into a world of needles, theft, dealing and, ultimately, jail time.

Convicted…

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Pines man charged with OC hotel thefts

By: Nancy Powell on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) A 23-year-old Ocean Pines man was arrested last Friday after allegedly stealing from an Ocean City hotel less than a month after he was hired as a maintenance man there.

Cody Wayne Avery was hired March 27 to work at the mid-town…

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PUBLIC EYE 04/18/2014

By: OCsue on April 18th, 2014

 

We will donate newsletter

If, as the Ocean City mayor and council this week declared, no one reads anything in print anymore, why is it they get so upset when we write something they don’t like?

All I can think of is that someone from this…

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Man jailed for rape of pre-teen

By: Nancy Powell on April 18th, 2014

(April 11, 2014) A 22-year-old Pocomoke man was sentenced April 3 to 10 years in prison, with all but one year suspended for the rape of a pre-teen girl who became pregnant.

David Dewayne Dickerson, 22, of Pocomoke City, was charged with second-degree…

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Association thanks community for support

By: OCsue on April 18th, 2014

04/18/2014

Editor,

The Ocean City Downtown Association would like to thank all those who made our annual James Sapia Spaghetti Dinner on Sunday, April 6th such a success.

We must first thank all those who turned out to be with us, and Shenanigan’s…

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Employment opportunities available at resort Job Fair

By: Clara Vaughn on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) Whether they’re seeking a full-time job or a part-time summer gig, resort residents and visitors will find a host of options at Ocean City’s annual job fair tomorrow, April 19.

The 29th annual fair runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.…

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County potholes to be fixed with share of $10 million in funding

By: Nancy Powell on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) The Worcester County Commissioners on Tuesday welcomed the county’s portion of a one-time $10 million state grant to fix potholes and make other road repairs necessitated by this year’s extreme winter weather.

“We…

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Treating addiction as disease

By: OCsue on April 18th, 2014

04/18/2014

In this week’s Ocean City Today, we urge you to read the article entitled “High school to heroin,” and written by Stewart Dobson and Clara Vaughn. It is a story about one family’s gut-wrenching struggle with a son’s heroin…

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Variety of Easter activities planned

By: Clara Vaughn on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) From Easter egg hunts to sunrise services, Ocean City and the surrounding area will celebrate Easter with activities for the whole family this weekend.

Here are a few of the events taking place:

OCEAN CITY:

• Everyone is invited…

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Business Briefs 04/18/2014

By: OCsue on April 18th, 2014

Olds attends conference

Ernest W. Olds, AIA, vice president of Becker Morgan Group, recently attended the Fire Industry Equipment Research Organization Fire Station Symposium in Charlotte, N.C.

F.I.E.R.O. is a non-profit group with the…

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School Board discusses PARCC field testing

By: Clara Vaughn on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) In addition to approving a new version of the school calendar (see standalone story), the Worcester County Board of Education discussed the following during its April 15 meeting:

 

PARCC Field Testing:

With the full …

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Poor economy has impact on area recycling efforts

By: Nancy Powell on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) Recycling revenue dropped dramatically for Worcester County in fiscal year 2013, rebounded this fiscal year and is expected to drop just slightly in the coming fiscal year. During the same time period, the amount of recyclables…

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Decatur baseball team ‘in a groove’

By: Lisa Capitelli on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) The Stephen Decatur baseball team shut out the visiting North Caroline Bulldogs, 10-0, in five innings last Friday.

“Right from the get-go we were able to come out full throttle on [North Caroline],” said Decatur Assistant…

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Charles J. Elsner, Jr.

By: OCsue on April 18th, 2014

04/18/2014

Ocean Pines

Charles J. Elsner, Jr., of Ocean Pines passed away on April 2, 2014 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin.  He was 88 years old.

He was born on June 15, 1925 to the late Charles James and Alice Catherine Elsner in Baltimore.…

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Third graders go from students to teachers

By: Clara Vaughn on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) This school year, third-grade teacher at Showell Elmentary School Juliana Bobik has taken her students into Kristen Pike’s kindergarten classroom to lead lessons and share social skills.

The monthly meetings have not…

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Business Briefs 04/18/2014

By: OCsue on April 18th, 2014

Olds attends conference

Ernest W. Olds, AIA, vice president of Becker Morgan Group, recently attended the Fire Industry Equipment Research Organization Fire Station Symposium in Charlotte, N.C.

F.I.E.R.O. is a non-profit group with the…

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Surfers discover man’s body on Assateague area beach

By: Nancy Powell on April 18th, 2014

 

(April 18, 2104) Two surfers found the body of a man on the beach at Assateague Island National Seashore on Tuesday afternoon.

The surfers, from Baltimore, made the discovery at about 2:30 p.m. in the national park just north of the state…

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Calverton scores first goal of game, but WP earns win

By: Lisa Capitelli on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) The Calverton Cougars scored the first goal last Friday in Berlin, but the Worcester Prep girls’ lacrosse team turned up the intensity and prevailed, winning the game, 12-6.

“Calverton got the first goal on us. It’s …

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County rookie robotics team goes into fundraising frenzy

By: Clara Vaughn on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) After earning top honors at two regional competitions, Worcester County’s rookie robotics team is in a fundraising frenzy for an international contest next week.

Team Titanium-Wrecks, comprised of 19 high school students…

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From high school to heroin

By: Clara Vaughn on April 18th, 2014

By Publisher Stewart Dobson

(April 18, 2014) Heroin and prescription drug addiction is no longer the distant affair it used to be, when murky people fed their habits on the dim outskirts of society. That, at least, is how once it seemed in middle-class…

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School Board discusses PARCC field testing

By: Clara Vaughn on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) In addition to approving a new version of the school calendar (see standalone story), the Worcester County Board of Education discussed the following during its April 15 meeting:

 

PARCC Field Testing:

With the full …

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Retiring to Ocean City good move

By: OCsue on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) Are you ready for a little bit of deja vu? Whin at a throw back to the days of yore.

Students and local citizens out there walking for a good cause and the University of Maryland women’s basketball team making it all the way…

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Dispose of hazardous waste in county, Sat.

By: Nancy Powell on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) Worcester County residents may dispose of their unwanted electronics and household hazardous waste, including batteries, at the West Ocean City Park and Ride tomorrow, Saturday, but are advised to not put 9-volt batteries…

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Kerry Smith

By: OCsue on April 18th, 2014

04/18/2014

Ocean City

Kerry Smith, 50, died on March 31, 2014 from a massive heart attack.

Born in Chevy Chase, Md., he was the beloved son of Mary Therese Steinhoff who preceded him in death when he was a youngster. His grandparents, Mary Helene…

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Mallards go toe-to-toe with Dragons, but come up short

By: Lisa Capitelli on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) Despite his team falling to the Middleburg Academy Dragons of Virginia, 14-9, last Friday in Berlin, Worcester Prep boys’ lacrosse Coach Kevin Gates had only positive comments about the experience.

“Yes, it was a tough…

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Police briefs 04/18/2014

By: Nancy Powell on April 18th, 2014

Libertytown Road assault

A woman went to the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office on April 14 after being assaulted on Libertytown Road. Because of her injuries, she was taken to Atlantic General Hospital by ambulance.

Someone witnessed …

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Decatur boys’ lax team crushes KC and J.M. Bennett

By: Lisa Capitelli on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) Although it wasn’t their best performance, the Stephen Decatur boys’ lacrosse team still managed to pull out an 18-4 victory over the Kent County Trojans last Friday at Seahawk Stadium in Berlin.

The Seahawks netted seven…

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Dorothy Touhey

By: OCsue on April 18th, 2014

04/18/2014

Ocean Pines

Dorothy Touhey, age 100, passed away peacefully on Friday March 28, 2014 at her home in Ocean Pines with her loving daughters at her side.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late William H. Zundt and Margaret…

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County Briefs 04/18/2014

By: Nancy Powell on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) The Worcester County Commissioners discussed the following topics and took the following actions during their Tuesday, April 15, meeting.

Abuse prevention cited

The commissioners presented a proclamation declaring …

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Ginger Allen Hadder

By: OCsue on April 18th, 2014

04/18/2014

Showell

Ginger Allen Hadder, age 59, passed away peacefully on April 11, 2014 after a long valiant fight with cancer, with her loving family by her side.

Born in Salisbury, raised in Ocean City, she was the daughter of the late Robert…

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Craig Edwin Stearns

By: OCsue on April 18th, 2014

04/18/2014

Berlin

Craig Edwin Stearns, age 61, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin.

Born in Salisbury, he was the son of Rachel Pusey Stearns and the late Darrell Stearns. He is survived by his beloved wife of…

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Worcester Prep tennis teams get wins over Decatur

By: Lisa Capitelli on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) The Worcester Prep and Stephen Decatur tennis teams went head-to-head twice in less than a week and it was the Mallards who came out on top in both match-ups.

The squads first meeting of the season was last Friday. The girls play…

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Carroll Vernon Cline

By: OCsue on April 18th, 2014

04/18/2014

Ocean Pines

Carroll Vernon Cline “Vernon,” age 83, died on Tuesday April 8, 2014 at his home in Ocean Pines.

Born in Newport, Tenn., he was the son of the late Clay H. Cline and Sue Kate Holler Cline. He is survived by his companion…

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Fred Thomas Bishop

By: OCsue on April 18th, 2014

04/18/2014

Libertytown

Fred Thomas Bishop, age 95, died Monday April 7, 2014 at his home.

Born in Libertytown, he was the son of the late George Lee Bishop and Jeannie Elizabeth Bishop. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Lucy Ruth Bishop…

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Weed possession decriminalized by state legislature

By: Nancy Powell on April 18th, 2014

 

(April 18, 2014) When Gov. Martin O’Malley signed a bill into law Monday, Maryland became the 18th state in the country to decriminalize marijuana.

That removes the threat of jail for people possessing fewer than 10 grams of marijuana.…

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Measure removes interior limits on medical office business

By: Nancy Powell on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) The Worcester County Commissioners passed a bill Tuesday removing the limit on the number of businesses that may be in a medical office building in the neighborhood commercial district.

The current county code permits up …

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Charles A. Sitskorn Jr.

By: OCsue on April 18th, 2014

04/18/2014

On March 25, 2014 at the age of 47, Charles A. Sitskorn Jr. known to his family and friends as “Tony” entered life eternal. He was the beloved son of Charles A. Sitskorn Sr. and Nancy Sitskorn (nee Brittingham), loving brother …

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City will now be able to air sessions via FM frequencies

By: Zack Hoopes on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) In somewhat of a reverse progression, residents and visitors will soon be able to keep up with City Hall not just via TV and the internet, but over the good old-fashioned airwaves as well.

Bob Dimaio, Electronic Services Manager…

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OCDC code revision calls for trash, stormwater planning

By: Zack Hoopes on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) The Ocean City Development Corporation’s latest proposed revision of the city’s downtown design code, currently making its way through the Planning and Zoning Commission, would call for centralized plans for storm…

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City will charge for Play it Safe bus passes in ‘15

By: Zack Hoopes on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) Although it will not affect the program for the coming season, City Council voted unanimously at a budget hearing last week to begin charging $5 for week-long bus passes during the 2015 Play it Safe program.

Play it Safe, which…

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Council moves to cut BP PIO’s pay

By: Zack Hoopes on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) City leaders’ apparent acrimony toward the Ocean City Beach Patrol’s public relations function reached some level of compromise last week, as the council voted to cut the allocation for the position from $8,800 to an …

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City, NASA partnership with eye on Wallops considered

By: Zack Hoopes on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) A pitch by NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility to partner with the Town of Ocean City for rocket launch-based tourism met a warm reception from the city’s Tourism Commission this week.

“This would be a joint effort to promote…

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Now it’s time to wait for 30 days

By: Zack Hoopes on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) The Town of Ocean City has started the formal 30-day public input period for its proposed bus fare hike, which would see the elimination of the $1-per-boarding option and force all riders to purchase a $3 all-day pass.

As required…

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Market study to be done on OC streets–utilizing iPads

By: Zack Hoopes on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) Critical data gathering for the city’s upcoming strategic tourism plan will be done with a modernized version of the old-fashioned “feet on the street” method.

City officials this week pitched the idea of doing an in-person…

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Skate park saga ending

By: Zack Hoopes on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) Roughly a year after its fate was first called into question, the issue of cutbacks at the Ocean Bowl Skate Park seems on the verge of being put to rest.

“We’ll recommend to the council that it stays the way it is,” Councilman…

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City now back in budgetary black with parking boosts

By: Zack Hoopes on April 18th, 2014

(April 18, 2014) Following the problematic shortfall in the transportation fund earlier this month, the city is back in the budgetary black this week with an $85,000 surplus due to additional expense cuts and parking revenue boosts.

Although…

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Out & About:April 18-24, 2014

By: Anthony Towey on April 17th, 2014

FRI. April 18

EASTER ART & CRAFT FAIR AND KIDS’ FUN FAIR — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Art & Craft Show will feature exhibitors displaying unique handcrafted items including wearable…

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Appearing Live: April 18-24, 2014

By: Anthony Towey on April 17th, 2014

19TH HOLE BAR & GRILL
9636 Stephen Decatur Highway
West Ocean City
410-213-9204
April 18-19: Paul Brion, 7-10 p.m.

BJ’S ON THE WATER
75th Street and the bay
Ocean City
410-524-7575
April 18: Tranzfusion, 9 p.m.
April 19: Funk-O-Licious, 9…

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Join the Flock, Migrate to the Beach for Delmarva Birding Weekend

By: Anthony Towey on April 16th, 2014

Grab your binoculars, guide books, and checklists- Delmarva Birding Weekend returns for the 19th year, April 24-27, to celebrate the spring migration of thousands of birds. Delmarva Birding Weekend is organized by Worcester County Tourism

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Ocean City’s Restaurant Evolution

By: Hardcore Foodie on April 15th, 2014

Ocean City’s skyline and ocean front have changed dramatically since I started coming here as a teenager in the 70’s.  Old structures have come down and condos have gone up.  Gaps on the bayside and oceanfront have almost all been filled…

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Ocean City Birding Descriptions

By: Josh Barker on April 15th, 2014

Heading down to Ocean City, Md for Delmarva Birding Weekend or a trip to Assateague National Seashore and the surrounding areas for a peek at our magnificent migratory and indigenous birds? Below are defining characteristics and photos to…

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Vintage Automobiles to Cruise OC May 15-18

By: Josh Barker on April 15th, 2014

On the weekend of May 15th, the streets of Ocean City, Md will feel the rumble of over 3,500 Hot Rods, customs, classics, street machines, muscle cars, and more as the Cruisin’ Ocean City Car Show returns for 2014.  Now in it’s 24th year, …

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Windy waves

By: Brian Stoehr on April 15th, 2014

Its windy out there, but it could be fun for a few hours tomorrow!  Get out there!!

http://www.swellinfo.com/surf-forecast/ocean-city-maryland

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Surfers Healing 2014

By: Brian Stoehr on April 14th, 2014

Surfers Healing is one of my favorite events and its coming back to Ocean City on WEDNESDAY (not Thursday as usual)  AUGUST 13TH.  Mark your calenders! 

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New Season Brings New Starts, Fresh Faces

By: Anthony Towey on April 11th, 2014

Summer 2014 is almost upon us. Each new season in Ocean City, Md brings new opportunities for new businesses to leave their mark. This year, there are a number of new Ocean City restaurants and hotels who have worked hard all off-season to have…

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This Week in OC: April 11-17, 2014

By: Anthony Towey on April 11th, 2014

This weekend, Ocean City, Md is all about finding. From working to find a cure for cancer, to finding Easter eggs hidden around town, to finding great food, live music, and times with friends, whatever you’re looking for this weekend,…

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OC looks to be mobile technology current

By: Zack Hoopes on April 11th, 2014

(April 11, 2014) Tourists who expect their smartphones to be able to do everything on their vacation – save physically taking them to the beach – were a recurring theme at City Hall budget hearings this week, as elected officials pressed…

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Grilling clams adds new dimension of flavor

By: OCsue on April 11th, 2014

(April 11, 2014) Cooking seafood is not a culinary catechism; different ingredients and purpose intended play key roles in determining results. But before we can discuss the recipe, let us go back to basics. Knowledge incorporates confidence…

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Community Briefs 04/11/2014

By: OCsue on April 11th, 2014

Awards dinner

The Berlin Lions Club has announced that the 2013 Berlin Award recipient is Doug Parks. A dinner in his honor will be held at the Berlin Lions Den on Thursday, April 24. Cocktail hour will begin at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Keynote…

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Web site offers real estate investment starting tools

By: OCsue on April 11th, 2014

04/11/2014

Have you ever dreamed of delving into real estate investments but didn’t know how to get started? There is an online, free resource called BiggerPockets.com that offers real estate networking and information resource platforms,…

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PUBLIC EYE 04/11/2014

By: OCsue on April 11th, 2014

Please help him from himself

Dear Clothing Store Managers and Men’s Wear Department Heads:

This letter, which I wish to remain confidential, is to advise you that we are about to do our spring wardrobe shopping.

Unfortunately, the operative…

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Police beat 4-11-14

By: Nancy Powell on April 11th, 2014

Possess CDS

A 21-year-old Salisbury man was charged April 3 with possession of a controlled dangerous substance after police found a single Vyvanse capsule in his pocket.

Dionte Kenhy Polk was the passenger in a vehicle stopped on Third Street…

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Sheriff looking for further details on April 2 fatal crash

By: Nancy Powell on April 11th, 2014

(April 11, 2014) The Worcester County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information about the fatal crash that occurred April 2 on Lewis Road, which is off Route 611 near West Ocean City.

The two-vehicle collision occurred at about 6:25 p.m. near…

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County eyes jump starting motor coach tour amenity

By: Nancy Powell on April 11th, 2014

 

(April 11, 2014) Worcester County could return to offering motor coach tours.

The county ceased offering the motor coach tours in 2009 after Sharon DeMar Reilly, the director of the Department of Recreation and Parks, recommended …

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Save? Yes, but include saving lives

By: OCsue on April 11th, 2014

04/11/2014

Budget hearings at City Hall this past week became so misguided as to be almost farcical, which would be amusing if the well-being of the city’s employees, residents and visitors were not dependent on them.

Out of the plethora …

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Two men indicted in serious summer assault in OC

By: Nancy Powell on April 11th, 2014

 

(April 11, 2014) After months of investigation by law enforcement, the Worcester County Grand Jury indicted two men in connection with a brutal beating in Ocean City last summer

The grand jury indicted Wade William Korvin, 21, and Terrance…

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Try one year as suggested

By: OCsue on April 11th, 2014

04/11/2014

Editor,

I have been living in Ocean Pines for 20 years. I don’t remember the golf course ever being out of the red. I don’t play golf and about 95 percent of Ocean Pines property owners don’t play golf at Ocean Pines.

Over the past…

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Worcester Chorale stops singing

By: OCsue on April 11th, 2014

04/11/2014

Editor,

With a heavy heart, the Worcester Chorale bids farewell to our audience and to our community after nearly 40 years of singing.

Before we go, we want to thank publicly the Worcester County Arts Council, the Maryland State …

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Solid waste rates could increase

By: Nancy Powell on April 11th, 2014

 

(April 11, 2014) Worcester County property owners and residents who want to take their trash to either of the county’s homeowners convenience stations, formerly known as transfer stations, could be forking over more money for permits…

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County looking to replace leaky roof at Berlin Library

By: Nancy Powell on April 11th, 2014

 

(April 11, 2014) When it rains in Berlin, staff at the Worcester County Library go get buckets. Those buckets, six or seven of them, get placed on the floor beneath leaking areas of the slate shingled roof. Library staff and patrons walk…

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Nicholas Frank Scodari

By: OCsue on April 11th, 2014

04/11/2014

Berlin

Nicholas Frank Scodari, age 88, died on Friday, April 4, 2014 at his home in Berlin.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late Dominick Scodari and Genevieve Barone Scodari.  He is survived by his wife, Marion Micciulli…

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Arthur E. Myer

By: OCsue on April 11th, 2014

04/11/2014

Ocean City

Arthur E. Myer, 86, of Ocean City and formerly of Upper Marlboro, Md. died Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury.

He was born in Columbia Park, Md. and was the son of the late John C. and Margaret…

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John R. “Pete” Neal, Sr.

By: OCsue on April 11th, 2014

04/11/2014

Sebastian, Fla./Ocean City

John R. “Pete” Neal, Sr., 92, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 29, 2014.

Born in Baltimore, he was the son of the late William D. Neal, Sr.. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 58 …

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Walmart stalker of ladies’ room sought by police

By: Nancy Powell on April 11th, 2014

 

(April 11, 2104) Maryland State Police are looking for the man who used a cell phone to take pictures or a video of a woman in a bathroom stall at Walmart on April 3.

While the woman was in the stall, she saw a cell phone suddenly appear under…

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Leon James Zaleski

By: OCsue on April 11th, 2014

04/11/2014

Ocean Pines

Leon James Zaleski, 92, died on April 3, 2014 at Catered Living in Ocean Pines.

Born in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Adolph and Martha Polzin Zaleski. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary Elizabeth …

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Allan Maurice Ludlam

By: OCsue on April 11th, 2014

04/11/2014

Berlin

Allan Maurice Ludlam, 66, died on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury.

Born in Salisbury, he was the son of the late Maurice Ludlam and Ellen Townsend Ludlam. He is survived by his wife,…

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Barbara Ann Heemann

By: OCsue on April 11th, 2014

04/11/2014

Bishopville

Barbara Ann Heemann, 70, died peacefully on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury.

Born in Baltimore, “Ann” was the daughter of the late Frances and Barbara Krein Farmer. She is survived…

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Bruce Ashley Jenkins

By: OCsue on April 11th, 2014

04/11/2014

LaVale, Md.

Bruce Ashley Jenkins, 91, of LaVale, Md. passed away on Sunday March 30, 2014.

Born Nov. 9, 1922 in Scranton Pa., he was the son of the late N. Ashley and Ruth Taylor Jenkins. His wife of 47 years, Barbara Mumford Jenkins …

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Resort restaurateurs share gala spotlight

By: Clara Vaughn on April 11th, 2014

(April 11, 2014) Ocean City restaurateurs made more than a few trips to the stage at the Restaurant Association of Maryland’s annual Stars of the Industry gala in Cambridge on Sunday, where the resort took home four awards and had two inducted…

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Jury takes only 45 minutes to find PNC robber guilty

By: Nancy Powell on April 11th, 2014

(April 11, 2014) It took a jury just 45 minutes last week to find a Pennsylvania tattoo artist guilty of four charges related to last summer’s robbery of PNC Bank in West Ocean City. Dale Michael Mentzer, 35, of Newmanstown, will be sentenced…

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Howard Edward Dryden

By: OCsue on April 11th, 2014

04/11/2014

Newark

Howard Edward Dryden, 91, died peacefully at his home on Monday, March 31, 2014.

Born in Newark, Md. he was the son of the late Carl and Bertie Mitchell Dryden. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife and best friend of 62 …

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Charles J. Henry

By: OCsue on April 11th, 2014

04/11/2014

Millsboro, Del.

Charles J. Henry of Millsboro, Del. passed away on Sunday, March 30, 2014.  He was 77.

Mr. Henry was born in Berlin on Dec. 29, 1936 to the late Joseph E. and Anna H. Brittingham Henry. In addition to his parents, he …

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Business Briefs 04/11/2014

By: OCsue on April 11th, 2014

Frederick joins IMG

Diane Frederick has joined the staff of Insurance Management Group, Inc., an independent insurance agency located on 77th Street in Ocean City.

She joined IMG in February as a personal lines insurance advisor. She has …

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Payne nets eight goals in Prep team’s victory

By: Lisa Capitelli on April 11th, 2014

 

(April 11, 2014) Worcester Prep senior captain Luke Payne netted eight goals and had one assist to lead the boys’ lacrosse team to a 19-1 victory on the road over the Salisbury School Dragons Tuesday afternoon.

The Mallards tallied…

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Lady Seahawks dominate in 19-3 victory over Vikings

By: Lisa Capitelli on April 11th, 2014

(April 11, 2014) Senior Sammi Quilter tallied the Stephen Decatur girls’ lacrosse team’s first goal less than a minute into last Friday’s game on the road against the Cambridge Vikings.

“We got a goal off of the first draw at 36 seconds…

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Decatur baseball team gets come-from-behind victory

By: Lisa Capitelli on April 11th, 2014

(April 11, 2014) Trailing 4-0 to the James M. Bennett baseball team, the Stephen Decatur Seahawks didn’t give up as the boys fought back for an 11-4 come-from-behind victory last Friday in Salisbury.

Decatur Coach Rich Ferro said it wasn’t…

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Vetare recounts rise and fall of Kodak in book

By: Clara Vaughn on April 11th, 2014

(April 11, 2014) After two decades with the company, a local author recounts the rise and fall of Kodak from a behemoth in the photography industry into Chapter 11 bankruptcy in his first-person story “Kodak: You Should’a Been There.”…

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Lady Seahawks take second, five points behind Cambridge

By: Lisa Capitelli on April 11th, 2014

(April 11, 2014) The Stephen Decatur girls’ outdoor track team finished in second place, five points behind Cambridge, during the April 2 five-school meet at Seahawks Stadium in Berlin.

“I thought our girls did pretty well. Cambridge…

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Register today for annual Shamrock Shootout in May

By: Clara Vaughn on April 11th, 2014

(April 11, 2014) Registration closes today, Friday, April 11, for the second annual Shamrock Shootout, a golf tournament combining a love for the sport with Irish-themed fun, slated for May 6-7.

Proceeds from the $150 per person registration…

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Decatur boys’ squad earns 17-2 victory over Cambridge

By: Lisa Capitelli on April 11th, 2014

(April 11, 2014) Stephen Decatur boys’ lacrosse Coach Scott Lathroum was pleased with the Seahawks’ performance during last Friday’s game against the Cambridge Vikings in Berlin.

“I was very happy with the way we played. We seem …

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WP Mallards top Hillers, 18-5; shut out Dragons, 17-0

By: Lisa Capitelli on April 11th, 2014

(April 11, 2014) The Worcester Prep girls’ lacrosse team scored a total of 35 goals in its last two games and limited its opponents to just five.

Last Friday, the Prep squad took on the Tower Hill Hillers at Wesley College in Dover, Del. The Mallards…

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Lady Mallards get big victories over Dragons and Rams

By: Lisa Capitelli on April 11th, 2014

(April 11, 2014) The Worcester Prep tennis teams were too much for the Salisbury School Dragons to handle as the host Mallards won every match last Friday.

The girls competed at Worcester Prep in Berlin. Salisbury only had seven players so three…

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Wor. Tech students spark collaboration in U.S. classrooms

By: Clara Vaughn on April 11th, 2014

(April 11, 2014) A creative class project at Worcester Technical High School inspired collaboration in classrooms across the country when four Worcester students traveled to a Texas competition last month.

Rebecca Lederman, Chris Brown,…

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Komen Race for the Cure in OC

By: Clara Vaughn on April 11th, 2014

(April 11, 2014) Thousands will gather to support breast cancer research and raise awareness at the Susan G. Komen Foundation’s Race for the Cure in Ocean City this Sunday, April 13.

The event includes a timed 5K with awards as well as a 5K fun…

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