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Priestley-Fogle engagement announcement

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Priestley of Ocean City, Md., proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristie Hope Priestley, to Matthew Harrison Fogle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Fogle of Woodbine, Md. Kristie is a graduate of Stephen Decatur High School and Salisbury University, with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. She is a first grade teacher at Ocean City… Read more »

Home, Condo and Garden Show draws national vendors

OCEAN CITY – As both the housing market and the weather start to improve the attendance at this year’s Ocean City Home, Condo and Garden Show is expected to be among the best ever. Venders come from all over the country for the opportunity to showcase both their work and their wares. “It’s the biggest,… Read more »

Berlin announces planned power outages

From the Town of Berlin’s Facebook page:   Town of Berlin Maryland The Berlin Electric Department will be relocating seven existing utility poles to enable a new sidewalk to be installed from Showell Street to Henry Park on Flower Street. This work will require short duration scheduled outages to neighborhood electrical services during the relocation process…. Read more »

Robert W. Smith

OCEAN CITY – Robert Woodhall Smith, age 89, of Ocean City, formerly of Federalsburg, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2011. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Phillip Glenn Smith and Marion Haycroft Smith. He is survived by his wife Miriam Nichols Smith, whom he married on June 21, 1952, and by two… Read more »

Pot roast with roasted potatoes and turnips

One of the greatest challenges we face in our technical program is the short class times.  Following the county schedule, we have to make do with what we have. Recently, we entertained a local chapter of the Red Hat Ladies with my mother as the gracious hostess and it was time to break out one… Read more »

Group wants to bypass Liquor Control Board

SNOW HILL — The Worcester County Alliance for Fair Markets (WCAFM) is a business association formed with the aim of allowing liquor license holders to purchase beer, liquor and wine from wholesalers other than the Worcester County Liquor Control Board (LCB). Joe Moore, attorney for the WCAFM, testified before the Worcester County Commissioners seeking their… Read more »

Portrait photographer sets up shot on Sunset Avenue

WEST OCEAN CITY — When Pam and Garry Elliott decided they wanted to be the first people married in Ocean City in 2011 they put out a call to a photographer they were confident could do their wedding twice.  Photographer Lynda Gruber grew up in Ocean City but made her bones shooting models and television… Read more »

Downtown wall stabilized; Goobers still open

BERLIN — It was early December when Fred Fields, a subcontractor who often does work for local businessman Jack Burbage, got to work shoring up the wall in the property across from town hall. The work was the result of something Fields noticed during a regular inspection of the property and, as far as Fields… Read more »

Slots: Where does the money go?

BERLIN — While attendance has fluctuated at the Casino at Ocean Downs, the slots parlor is already emerging as a leisure destination for locals and, at the very least, a curiosity-satisfying stop for visitors. As the winter turns to spring then summer state lottery officials will be able to get a better estimate of the… Read more »

Maryland Wine Passports receive stamp of approval

WHALEYVILLE — In an effort to boost mutual tourism opportunities the Maryland Wineries Association has initiated a program to entice regular travelers to consider adding local winery visits to their itineraries. The Maryland Wine Passport is a book that looks just like a passport, with blank pages that can be stamped at each winery visited…. Read more »