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Oleksa “Alex” Ilczuk

SALISBURY – Oleksa “Alex” Ilczuk, of Salisbury, passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2011 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center. He was 77 years old.  He was born in the small village of Kluky, Ukraine, the only child of Ivan and Anna Ilczuk on May 2, 1933. World War II brought major changes to the Ukraine… Read more »

William “Bill” Lewis Sr.

BISHOPVILLE – William Daniel Lewis Sr. “Bill”, age 78, died Sunday April 3, 2011 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. Born in Girdletree, he was the son of the late Eba Daniel Lewis and Ethel Virginia Tarr Lewis He was preceded in death by his wife Sarah Elizabeth Lewis in 1999. He is survived by his… Read more »

Robert A. Fisher

BERLIN – Robert Avery Fisher, age 80, died Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at his home in Berlin. Born in Greenbackville, Va., he was the son of the late William Adolf Fisher and Ruby Frances Kelly.  He was raised by his late grandparents, William Avery Kelley and Mattie Kelley. He is survived by his son Robert… Read more »

Roberta Ann Boscia

 OCEAN PINES – Roberta Ann Boscia, age 57, died peacefully at her home on Monday, April 4, 2011. Born in Philadelphia she was the daughter of John J. Duffy, Jr. and the late Mary Alice Nolan Duffy. She is survived by her husband Leonard D. Boscia.  Mrs. Boscia had worked for many years as a… Read more »

LeAnn Rimes, B-52s to Perform at Freeman Stage this Summer

FENWICK, Del. — As they prepare to kick of their fourth season organizers for the Freeman Stage at Bayside announced that for the first time they were able to secure performances by two national acts for the summer season. Michelle Freeman, president and chair of the The Joshua M. Freeman Foundation, said she was pleased… Read more »

Berlin Coffee House Celebrates 2nd Anniversary

BERLIN — After two years of ups and downs, Peggy Hagy and her son Jason have learned a little about running a coffee house but a lot about their customer base. Last week as the Berlin Coffee House prepared to celebrate its second anniversary and to begin its third tourist season, the Jason reflected on… Read more »

JAG to hold Fundraiser

Wine Tasting The Atlantic General Hospital Junior Auxiliary Group is planning a wine tasting event 6-8 p.m. Monday, April 18 at Costa Ventosa Vineyard and Winery in Whaleyville. Local artist Kristin Mallery Hooks will be displaying her photograph collection “Hearts Happen,” most recently displayed at the Globe in Berlin.  This event is open to the… Read more »

County Hears pros and Cons of Natural Gas Switch

The Price of Gas Likely cost by appliance for converting to natural gas, according to the engineers engaged by Eastern Shore Gas: Range: $85 50 gallon hot water tank: $1,100 Furnace (80,000 and 100,000 BTU): $120 Furnace (120,000 BTU): $400 Dryer: $85 Patio heater: $70 Gas logs: $85 House piping: $2,000 Swimming pool heater: $349… Read more »

Suplee Receives Coveted Culinary President’s Medallion

OCEAN PINES – Chef Paul Suplee of Ocean Pines was the recipient of a prestigious “president’s medallion” from The American Culinary Federation. Suplee received the award during the federation’s 2011 Northeast Regional Conference held at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel in Columbus, Ohio from March 20-23. “Our final recipient is a chef instructor, food writer… Read more »

Local woman wins Camaro at Casino at Ocean Downs

BERLIN – Brandi Zirckel hadn’t even really wanted the Camaro she won last week at the Casino at Ocean Downs, but she was certainly willing to take it. “We all joined just for fun, the boys really wanted the Camaro,” she said. “The Boys” are the guys in her group of friends who’ve been casino… Read more »