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OPA Board to Establish Concerns Committee

OCEAN PINES – In an effort to and more layers to their already impressive bureaucracy, the Ocean Pines board of directors voted last week to establish a concerns advisory committee to better address community concerns. Charlie DiAmonti, the first appointed chair of the committee said the move was late but welcome. “I’ve been going to… Read more »

Bayside Gazette Joins Ocean City Today Group

A deal completed today brought the Bayside Gazette under the umbrella of the Ocean City Today group of community newspapers. For the full story pick up this week’s edition of Ocean City Today. Also: This is totally not a joke.

April Fool’s Day Moved One Day Ahead

PRINCETON, N.J. – If you were planning a prank for April 1 the joke is on you, according to leading astro-historian Philip Johansson of Princeton University. Earlier this year, Johansson was among a handful of astro-historians who added “Ophiuchus” to the astrological chart, correcting a millennium-old miscalculation of the stars.  During the research, Johansson discovered… Read more »

Bath and Body Works Debuts New Lines

BERLIN — On the heels of the success of their “Gourmet” and “Woody” fragrance lines Bath and Body Works announced this week they will be releasing their “Home Cookin’” line. “Frankly, after the wild success of Mango Margarita we realized that if we put Bath and Body Works on the label, people will slather themselves… Read more »

New Legislation Allows Brewery; Disbands LCB

BERLIN – Legislation passed in Annapolis this week will enable two different entities and the people they hope to serve to get the most out of liquor laws. The first was an exemption of sorts for the Burley Oak Brewery that allows it to operate more like a pub without serving food. Under the former… Read more »

Frank Daniel Altobelli

BERLIN – Frank Daniel Altobelli, age 80, died peacefully at home in Monday, March 28, 2011.  Born in Pennsylvania he was the son of the late Thomas Altobelli and Domenica Repiti Altobelli. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn D. Altobelli. Mr. Altobelli had a very broad career. After working as an FBI Agent for… Read more »

Helen E. Pruitt

SALISBURY – Helen Elizabeth Davis, age 88, died Friday, March 25, 2011 at her home in Salisbury. Born in Snow Hill she was the daughter of the late Harry Daisey and Amanda Pruitt Daisey. She was preceded in death by her husband Virgil F. Davis Sr. in 1987. Mrs. Davis had been a devoted mother,… Read more »

Earl Gray Davis

BERLIN – Earl Gray Davis, age 88, died Sunday, March 27, 2011 at Atlantic General Hospital. Born in Berlin he was the son of the late John K. and Fronie Gray Davis. He was preceded in death by his wife Martha Owens Davis in 1987. Mr. Davis was a graduate of the University of Baltimore…. Read more »

Charles Joseph Buckheit

BERLIN – Charles Joseph Buckheit, age 78, passed away peacefully at his home on March 26, 2011. He was the son of the late Joseph Buckheit and Charlotte Steger Buckheit. Mr. Buckheit had worked as a police officer with the New York City Police Department having retired after 20 years of service. He spent 15… Read more »

Window issue still open

BERLIN – Town attorney David Gaskill updated the Town Council on his opinion of the town’s legal liability in the dispute over whether or not the Atlantic Hotel should be forced to remove windows installed without the blessing of the town historic commission. The original application by the hotel was denied by a 2-1 vote,… Read more »