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Sally Shipley

BERLIN – Sally Palmer Shipley, 41, died Dec. 9, 2010 at her home. She was born in Salisbury to Rollie and Roberta Willis Palmer. Sally worked for Atlantic Dental as a patient coordinator and helped out at Angelo’s Restaurant.  She also sat with patients at Atlantic General Hospital. Sally was a member of Hope with… Read more »

Berlin to Drop Ball on New Year's Eve

BERLIN – One of the last things that will happen in town this year is the inauguration of an event unlike any of the others to be experiences on the Eastern Shore for New Year’s Eve. What’s ironic about the plan is that it grew out of the notion that Berlin might be well served… Read more »

Local Leaders Learn Lessons from Local Management Board

BERLIN – The Local Management Board held an educational event at Worcester County Youth and Family Services Monday afternoon aimed at educating their local and state representatives about the LMB’s mission, programs and progress.  The plan was to hold a lunch event after the election as a way to reach out to the various people… Read more »

Town Opts Out of Fire Sprinkler Regs

BERLIN – Over the objections of the fire prevention industry, the Town Council enacted legislation exempting the town from regulations that would require new construction of single family homes to include fire sprinklers.  They elected not to exempt duplexes from the International Residential Building Code regulations that become law on Jan. 1. John Kotowski, representing… Read more »

New license requirements for Maryland anglers go into effect Jan. 1

ANNAPOLIS – Effective Jan. 1 anglers who fish in Maryland will see significant changes to sportfishing license requirements. Enacted by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), many of these changes are being implemented to allow the State to comply with Federal law calling for a national database of saltwater anglers. “Marylanders are blessed with… Read more »

Youth Indoor Soccer and Basketball Leagues to Start in January

SNOW HILL – Youth Indoor Soccer and Basketball Leagues return to the Worcester County Recreation Center (WCRC) in Snow Hill January. The soccer league is open to children ages 3 through grade 8, and the basketball league is open to children in kindergarten through grade 8.  For all youth recreational leagues, emphasis is placed on… Read more »

AGH Announces Two New Board of Director Members

    BERLIN – Atlantic General Hospital recently appointed the following new members to the board of directors: *Michael S. Guerrieri, Guerrieri Venture Partnership L.P., is also on the foundation boards at Salisbury University, Peninsula Regional Medical Center, and Wor-Wic Community College, as well as supporter of the Wellness Community.  Michael, who grew up in… Read more »

Health Department Warns of Inspection Scam

BISHOPVILLE – The Worcester County Health Department warns local businesses about scammers pretending to be health department inspectors. WCHD recently received reports of callers identifying themselves as local health inspectors and attempting to schedule inspections at local restaurants.  The callers are attempting to use business information fraudulently. The health department issues the following reminders to… Read more »

Spicy Chicken Wings with a Touch of Vietnamese Influence

“Cooking is messy, dirty work.  The work involves bare hands, sticky fingers, licks of this and that, whacks on fleshy lumps, hissing lids and miscellaneous smells.  It is also dangerous, the basic tools being either very sharp or very hot.” So wrote Michael Symons, an Australian food historian a dozen years ago when delving into… Read more »

Managing Your Waistline While Quitting Smoking

BERLIN – As if fighting off mood-altering cravings wasn’t difficult enough, many people who quit smoking have to deal with the possibility or even the reality of weight gain related to quitting. Although the average gain is about 10 pounds many people experience an even more significant increase weight, which can be a quitting-deterrent and… Read more »