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Doris C. Borowski

BERLIN – Doris Caroline Borowski, age 81, died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011 at Atlantic General Hospital. Born in Shamokin, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Elmer Roland Brown and Katherine Greager Brown.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Frank Borowski in 2004. She is survived by her daughters, Ramona Frances… Read more »

Lynda Diane Glacken

BISHOPVILLE – Lynda Diane Glacken, 63, died Feb. 23, 2011 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She was born in Baltimore to the late Charles and Dorothy Kepper Smith.  Lynda moved to the Eastern Shore in 1977 and devoted her life to taking care of children as a foster mother and daycare provider. She… Read more »

Jeffery Lynn Straight

OCEAN PINES – Jeffery Lynn Straight, 50, died on Feb. 26, 2011. He was born Dec. 24, 1960 in Fairmont, W.Va., to the late Eugene and Betty Sesse Straight. Jeff graduated from West Fairmont High School and worked at H.A. Dodge Jewelry in Fairmont. He then worked for Liljenqist and Beckstead Jewelers for 20 years…. Read more »

Rita Margaret Bosse

BERLIN – Rita Margaret Bosse, age 70, died Monday, Feb. 28, 2011 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. Born in Stamford, Conn., she was the daughter of the late Walter Heagney and Theresa Speh Heagney. She is survived by her husband Robert Bosse. Mrs. Bosse had worked for many years as a dietary supervisor… Read more »

Residents Want to Switch from Propane to Natural Gas

OCEAN PINES – In the era of political pressure coming to bear with relative ease, the notion of what can and can’t be done is more tied to will than ever before, or at least that’s what a loose configuration of Ocean Pines members and residents are hoping as they begin to try and pressure… Read more »

County not Getting a Square Deal from Annapolis

BERLIN – As part of her town meeting presentation, Judy Boggs invoked an Internet meme purportedly of Cicero’s rant against the dole and how to best rectify Rome’s financial troubles. Boggs said, that according to the famous Roman politician, “The budget should be balanced, the treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the… Read more »

Johns Premium Cigars to Hold Grand Opening March 11

  Where: 14 Broad Street, Berlin Phone: 410-513-4560 Hours: Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sunday noon-7 p.m. Grand opening 4 p.m. March 11.   BERLIN – The popular image of the cigar smoker has evolved from a symbol of decadence to a symbol of degradation to, and probably finally, symbol… Read more »

Student Determined to Win Poetry Out Loud

BERLIN – When Stephen Decatur High School student Jacqueline Saldana selected the poems that would eventually win both the local and countywide Poetry Out Loud contest, she hadn’t really counted on making it all the way through to the state competition. So when her name wasn’t called as a finalist in Baltimore last weekend, she… Read more »

OPA board approves $10 million budget

OCEAN PINES – The Ocean Pines Association board of directors succeeded in passing a budget that reduces the assessment increase by $10 while retaining the contributions to reserves. The $35 increase supports a $10 million budget that retains several of General Manager Bob Thompson’s revenue-driving plans while reducing or eliminating others. “It’s a long road… Read more »

Sports Core pool has re-opened

OCEAN PINES – Working nonstop with the Public Works Department, the aquatics staff has completed repairs to three ladders, an underwater light, acid- washed the pool and refilled it with 161,000 gallons of fresh water in less than 48 hours. Sports Core indoor pool is open daily 11 a.m.-10 p.m. for open swim. There is… Read more »