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Francis E. Kunst

WILMINGTON, Del. – On Tuesday, March 1, 2011, Francis E. Kunst was reunited with his wife, Jeanne, on his journey home to the Lord. Born March 2, 1923, Fran was a WWII veteran, faithful Catholic, and an avid bingo player.   He is survived by his daughter, Karen Jordan and his three grandchildren, Jessica and… Read more »

Barbara Jane Desmond

OCEAN PINES – Barbara Jane Desmond, age 84, died Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at her home. Born in Bedford, Pa., she was the daughter of the late George Harold Morgart and Dorcas Marie Corle Morgart. She was preceded in death by her husband James Steven Desmond Jr. in 1986. Mrs. Desmond had attended Wilson Girl’s… Read more »

Katherine Schmoll Newman

OCEAN PINES – Katherine Schmoll Newman, age 98, died on Saturday, March 5, 2011 at the Berlin Nursing Home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard and her five sisters Thelma, Virginia, Dorothy, Grace and Hilda. She is survived by two daughters, Virginia Streckfus of Ocean Pines, Priscilla and her husband Albert Beachley of Ocean… Read more »

Worcester County Teacher of the Year to be named in April

NEWARK – Fourteen Worcester County Public School teachers are being honored as their school’s 2011 Teacher of the Year, each hoping to earn the top-title as the 2011 Worcester County Teacher of the Year.  “Teachers should be celebrated every day,” said Superintendent Dr. Jon Andes. “They hold the key to our future because they help… Read more »

‘Flight Time’ Races into Salisbury

SALISBURY – As if playing in front of millions of fans as a Harlem Globetrotter over the last 12 years wasn’t enough, Herb “Flight Time” Lang has captured the attention and imagination of millions in other ways as well. The Globetrotter was featured on a past season of CBS Television’s “The Amazing Race” and was… Read more »

Local Development Council Discusses uses for Slots Funds

SNOW HILL – Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan was elected chairman of the Local Development Council for Ocean Downs Video Lottery Facility (LDC) by acclamation at the council’s organizational meeting Monday. The committee is comprised of community, business and public safety members from the municipalities as well as the unincorporated areas of Worcester County. County… Read more »

Town Considers Disbanding BUC

BERLIN – The week the Town Council issued a statement saying the group would begin considering disbanding the Berlin Utility Commission. Over the next three town meetings the council will hear first and second readings on the issue and take public comment before making a final decision, but the intent of the move is clearly… Read more »

Students Enjoy the Art of Education at BIS

BERLIN – The point of encouraging kids to do art has as much to do with teaching them about traditional approaches, forms and the like as it has to do with helping them get comfortable with channeling a little inspiration into original work. Last weekend’s Berlin Intermediate School’s 11th Annual Art Fest event, themed Kaleidoscope… Read more »

The Power Lunch for The Tough Mudder in You

I’m training for a 12-mile mud run in mid-November in New Jersey, The Tough Mudder. Our team, Team Rickshaw, is raising money for the Wounded Warrior Project.  The run includes mud pits (very cold), icy cold water and mild electrocution, but it’s all in the name of helping those who serve us best but come… Read more »