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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 »

Local Student has Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience

BERLIN – My once-in-a-lifetime experience began on July 5 with almost a 24 hour plane ride with several stops in other African countries in order to reach my final destination – Malawi. Besides my dreams, I was carrying with me an amazing assortment of school supplies and sports equipment that had been donated graciously by… Read more »

The Palette Bistro and Bar

SNOW HILL – During the 10 days between hearing the Palette was available and taking day-to-day ownership of the establishment, Phillip Cropper generated an immense amount of interest in the eatery.  The Berlin resident was working as the pastry chef at the Atlantic Hotel in Berlin at the time and word that he intended to… Read more »

Roast leg of farm-raised venison with mirepoix

I must confess that sometimes it would be nice to live a bit closer to the D.C. museums or other parts of the city life that I miss on occasion. Now that the cold season is upon us, I have to get creative on how to keep my brain occupied, dreaming of world-class dining and… Read more »

Casino at Ocean Downs to open Jan. 4

BERLIN – As of Jan. 4 the games are on at The Casino at Ocean Downs. That Tuesday, Gov. Martin O’Malley and several state and local dignitaries will participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to help inaugurate the $45 million gaming facility on Route 589 in Berlin. The casino features more than 700 video lottery terminals… Read more »

Decatur wins season opener

BERLIN – Stephen Decatur started off its season with a solid win over Colonel Richardson on Tuesday night, 50-41. The Seahawks, which went 21-5 last season and won its first East Region title since 1992, lost not only a bunch of seniors from that team but also the head coach. Travis Lloyd stepped down after… Read more »

Dr. Harvey L. Saxton

BERLIN – Dr. Harvey L. Saxton, 83, died at home surrounded by his family Nov. 27, 2010. Harvey’s life was filled with many accomplishments among which include degrees: Ph.D from University of Connecticut, N.Y. Psychoanalytic Institute, Am. Institute for Psychotherapist and Psychoanalyst, International College of Prescribing Psychologists. Harvey completed an internship at Spring Grove, had… Read more »

Java Bay Café opens in Ocean Pines Yacht Club

OCEAN PINES – Looking around the recently-opened Java Bay Cafe at the Ocean Pines Yacht Club it is immediately apparent that Ocean Pines Association General Manager Bob Thompson is right to be proud of his team’s accomplishment in the facility’s new concept and operation.  The experience is improved just inside the Yacht Club entrance where… Read more »

New Options for Moving Violations in Maryland

BERLIN – Practical judicial innovation is pretty rare, and for good reasons. Unlike the private sector, government, and especially the judicial branch, have particular responsibilities that must be met regardless of cost. But a newly passed law enacted this week solves a fundamentally weak procedural problem while not significantly reducing a person’s right to a… Read more »

County Honors Civic Leader

SNOW HILL – The Worcester County Board of Commissioners were sworn in at a ceremony Tuesday morning and welcomed new commissioners Jim Bunting representing District 6 and Merrill W. Lockfaw Jr. representing District 1. The commissioners approved a request to honor recently deceased civic leader Tom Patton by renaming the road that leads past the… Read more »