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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 »

Fresh Seafood and Vegetables Come to Life in Greek Salad

Intimidation in the kitchen could very well be the primary reason that many people shy away from cooking from scratch. I can’t blame anyone for that. As a culture, we have shied away from what used to be the central nervous system of a home. After many studies from top universities, the prevalent thought is… Read more »

Patricia Mary Messick

NEWARK – Patricia Mary Messick, age 77, died Monday, Feb. 28, 2011 at her home in Newark. Born in Salisbury she was the daughter of the late William Tawes and Irene Causey Tawes. She is survived by her husband Arthur A. Messick. Patricia was a member of Kingdom Hall in Berlin where she had special… Read more »

Jeannette V. Miracle

SALISBURY – Jeannette Veronica Miracle, age 88, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2011 at Atria Assisted Living in Salisbury. Born in Brentwood, she was the daughter of the late John and Magdelyn Ivey Ehrmantraut. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Herbert Benson Miracle. Also preceding her in death was a daughter, Barbara Jean… Read more »

Vera LePage

OCEAN PINES – Vera LePage, age 81, died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011 at the Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Frackville, Pa., she was the daughter of the late John Hollowaty and Mae Dutka Hollowaty. She was preceded in death by her husband John Albert LePage in 2008. Mrs. LePage is survived by her… Read more »

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 »