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New OP Yacht Club kitchen redesign could prove costly

OCEAN PINES—The Ocean Pines association Board of Directors got a bit of a shock during their Nov. 6 work session—sticker shock, when General Manger Bob Thompson told them that equipment costs may have to be sharply increased because of the condition of equipment that was slated to be transferred from the old facility to the… Read more »

Studio features art created by students Friday, Saturday

OCEAN PINES–A studio of fine arts, Random Juxtaposition, will host its popular autumn Exhibit and Sale of student art on Friday, Nov. 15, from 7-10 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 16, from  11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The exhibit will feature the works of local children and adults, ages 5 – 105, who study with artist… Read more »

Investigation continues into fatal Berlin crash involving trooper

Maryland State Police continue to investigate the fatal collision in Berlin last Friday that occurred when two teenaged brothers crossed Route 113 into the path of a state trooper’s patrol car. The collision killed a 16-year-old boy and seriously injured his brother. The state trooper, Nicholas Hager, 21, was driving his unmarked police car on… Read more »

Main Street Sweets raffles off 3-pound chocolate turkey

BERLIN—Forget the tryptophan crash. This Thanksgiving why not add a chocolate turkey to the family table? It’s nearly the size of traditional bird and there are no drumsticks to fight over. While it is unlikely that the Tom Turkey sitting in Main Street Sweets will receive a presidential, mayoral, or even familial pardon this season,… Read more »

Idle hands not an option at Worcester Youth and Family

BERLIN—Melanie Windsor, youth project coordinator for Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services, is in the process of encouraging the children who visit the center to use their creativity for philanthropic, as well as fun, purposes. Windsor outlined several “character building” projects and activities that would give the children’s playtime a service element that could allow… Read more »

Mediacom to hold town meeting

OCEAN PINES – Ocean Pines will host a town hall meeting with Mediacom representatives on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 6 p.m. at the Ocean Pines Community Center.   Members of the Mediacom team will be present including Glenn Bisogno, director of area operations, Mid-Atlantic system director of operations and Katie Brinsfield, administrative associate to Bisogno,… Read more »

OC Police Department warns area residents of recent scams

The Ocean City Police Department is warning citizens of a current telephone scam targeting local Delmarva Power customers, particularly businesses. The scammer will claim to be calling from the Delmarva Power “Disconnection Center.” The scammer will explain that the victim’s power would be shut off unless a past due balance was paid. Victims are then… Read more »

Decatur team places second in Shore-wide math competition

BERLIN—As they head into the homestretch for graduation next year, Stephen Decatur High School seniors Daniel Beck, Jake Eisenman and Gary Qian will leave a legacy of helping their alma mater move into the winning zone after placing second during the 30th annual Eastern Shore High School Mathematics Competition on Nov. 7. The team was… Read more »

Groups partner to offer vets free medical transportation

LOWER SHORE–Nearly 19,000 veterans call the Lower Eastern Shore home. One of the challenges facing veterans in our rural community is a lack of easily accessible and affordable transportation to and from services offered at the Cambridge VA Outpatient Clinic. To help veterans overcome their transportation challenges, United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore and… Read more »

Tragic accident at notorious intersection spurs town to action

BERLIN—Residents and town officials were in unison in expressing frustration and lament over the tragic accident that occurred during the evening of Nov. 8, when two teenage brothers were struck by an unmarked police car at the intersection of Route 113 and Bay Street. Tymeir Deon’ta Montece Dennis, 16, and his brother Tyheim Bowen, 18,… Read more »