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Capital Improvement Plan for schools stagnant

SNOW HILL – Given lack of projected funding availability the Worcester County Board of Education’s annual Capital Improvement Plan remained unchanged for the fifth year in a row, according to Superintendent Dr. Jon Andes.  In a brief presentation Andes also thanked Commissioners Linda Busick and Bobby Cowger – both of whom will be replaced by… Read more »

Bayside Gazette changes website

We’ve just debuted our new website but there’s still some work to be done. Please stick with us as we work it out. If you have suggestions or are having trouble using the site contact Tony Russo tonyrusso@baysidegazette.com. Meanwhile, we look forward to continuing to improve the site in the coming weeks.

Students learn life lessons from veterans

BERLIN – Last week teachers and students of Stephen Decatur Middle School held two days of Veterans Day events aimed at improving the students’ knowledge, not only of the types of people who serve, but also the types of service there are. In planning the event, physical education teacher Mindy Bankert surveyed the students to… Read more »

Town of Ocean City recognizes retiring employees

OCEAN CITY – The town of Ocean City paid tribute to four employees who have recently retired at the Oct. 12 work session. The Mayor and City Council recognized each employee with a proclamation.  Lance E. Collins retired July 31 after 26 years of service as a Firefighter/Paramedic in the career division of the Ocean… Read more »

It’s magic touring with Disney Live

SALISBURY – Proportionately, it’s easier to make it as a rock star than as a magician so when Brad Ross found a steady gig at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, N.J., right out of college it was a job with which he was pretty happy. Ross was captivated by the magician’s performance at his… Read more »

Knowing when quitting smoking is more than a choice

OCEAN PINES – Karen L’Hussier is one member of the Smoking Cessation Support Group sponsored by the Worcester County Health Department who has occupied both categories of would-be quitters – those who’d like to quit and those who absolutely must.  The first time L’Hussier tried to quit was about three years ago. She did it… Read more »

Salmon croquettes with cooked carrots, collards, and kale

The leaves are raked for the first time in three years, the grass has been mowed perhaps a month or so overdue and the chores are done. That doesn’t happen very often around these parts, so I am fairly pleased with myself. On the flip side, I am exhausted, and the last thing that I… Read more »

Remembering the fallen

OCEAN PINES — Last year, Members of the Worcester County Veterans Memorial Foundation (WCVMF) engaged in their first real participation in the Wreaths Across America although many of them had been participating in the program for longer than that. WCVMF secretary, Marie Gilmore helped to organize the drive that places nearly 300 wreaths on the… Read more »

No winners yet in State Senate and State’s Attorney races

BERLIN – The two most closely contested races in this year’s Mid-term Election appear as if they’ll remain so with more than 1,000 potential District 38 State Senate votes outstanding because of provisional, second round absentee, and military votes. District 38 covers Worcester, < ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags"> Somerset and Wicomico counties…. Read more »

Show your support for veterans

OCEAN PINES – Last year, members of the Worcester County Veterans Memorial Foundation (WCVMF) engaged in their first real participation in the Wreaths Across America program, although many of them had been participating in the program for longer than that. WCVMF secretary Marie Gilmore helped to organize the drive that places nearly 300 wreaths on… Read more »