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Grapefruit Salad with Candied Nuts and Ginger-Maple Dressing

At school, we are in the middle of a USDA-sponsored grant which emphasizes the importance of healthy food choices by the up and coming generations.  Hardly a boring task, it is an exciting challenge to be a part of. As many of us already know, our country is in poor health statistically.  I won’t stay… Read more »

OPA Board Still Ironing Out Next Year’s Budget

OCEAN PINES – After what board president Tom Terry said were more than 15 meetings on the matter the Ocean Pines Association board of directors decided they needed a few more before passing a budget for the coming fiscal year.  The board is expected to hold a conference call on Feb. 24 aimed at settling… Read more »

Man shot while trying to run down Sheriff's Deputy

BERLIN — A Delaware man is under Maryland State Police guard at a Baltimore hospital where he is being treated for wounds he sustained when he allegedly drove his truck at a Worcester County deputy sheriff after he was caught in the act of theft from a Berlin business last night.   The accused is… Read more »

SHA to perform bridge maintenance in Pocomoke starting Monday

POCOMOKE CITY – Starting Monday, the Maryland State Highway Administration will have crews on site weekdays at the Route 13 Business (Market Street) Bridge in Pocomoke City, Somerset County for routine bridge maintenance.  Between Monday, Feb. 14 and Friday, Feb. 25 crews will replace the brakes that operate the bridge’s movable span. SHA flagpersons will direct… Read more »

Brian Z. Rutter

OCEAN CITY – Brian Zane Rutter, age 70, passed away on Feb. 3, 2011 at Atlantic General Hospital. Born in Mount Union, Pa., he was the son of the late Earl and Gladys Lock Rutter.  He is survived by his wife, Linda L. Rutter, son Mark Rutter and his wife Dawn of Baltimore County, and a… Read more »

Rosalee B. Jones

BERLIN – Rosalee B. Jones, age 79, passed away on Friday, Feb. 4, 2011 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. Born in Wetipquin, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Anna Brown. She is survived by her beloved husband of 62 years, Edwin J. Jones. She had worked for many years at… Read more »

Elizabeth C. Grant

OCEAN CITY – Elizabeth C. Grant, age 55, died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011 at Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Virginia she was the daughter of Louise Angle Grant and the late Earl B. Grant. She had worked in sales for United Airlines for many years. Along with her mother, she is survived by… Read more »

Casino at Ocean Downs generates $3 million in one month

BERLIN – After paying out at least the legal minimum 87 percent per machine – some machines were set to a higher payout level according to Maryland Lottery officials – the gross revenue generated by the Casino at Ocean Downs exceeded $3 million in its first month of operations. Since its Jan. 4 opening the… Read more »

Home is Where the Heart is

BERLIN – At the end of July, Sarah Weiss was unemployed and she and her four children were homeless and getting a little bit desperate. Last week the five of them became Ocean Pines residents and neighbors, beneficiaries of a nearly perfect confluence of connections luck and communal goodwill. The turnaround is such that Weiss… Read more »

County to Abolish LCB

BERLIN – This week the Worcester County Board of Commissioners announced that they would be proposing state legislation disbanding the Worcester County Liquor Control Board (LCB) and replacing it with the Worcester County Department of Liquor Control. John Phoebus, attorney for the LCB, said that while the county has yet to release the details of… Read more »