Category: Stories

  • Atlantic Physical Therapy Donates To Maryland And Delaware Food Banks

    Atlantic Physical Therapy, a family owned physical therapy company with nine clinics, donated $1,000 each to the Food Bank of Maryland and the Delaware Food Bank. Pictured, from left, are CEO Robert Hammond, Jr.; Michele Herold, APT representative; an…

  • Ocean City Elementary Holds Annual Humane Society Care For Pets Drive

    Ocean City Elementary School recently held its annual Worcester County Humane Society Care for Pets Drive. Although items were only collected for two weeks, students, faculty and staff received many donations of cat and dog food, toys, bedding, cleani…

  • Kiwanis Club Presents Scholarship To Gabrielle Izzett

    The Class of 2020 is graduating, but the COVID-19 pandemic has stopped official ceremonies, but not the awarding of Kiwanis Club scholarships. One of the scholarship was presented by Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City President, Roy Forema…

  • WPS Upper School Receives $500 Grant

    Cato, Inc. marketing representative Gordon Abercrombie (Worcester Preparatory School (WPS) ‘13, Furman University ’17, Clemson MBA ’19) presents a $500 ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program grant to the WPS Upper School, graciously…

  • Decatur Diner Provides Bagged Lunch To Call Centers & Fire Departments

    Ocean City Elementary fourth grade student Lily Rados assisted her father Matt Rados, co-owner of Decatur Diner, in providing bagged lunches to local 911 call centers and fire departments in Ocean City, West Ocean City Berlin, and Ocean Pines. Ov…

  • Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy Graduates 20 Officers

    Twenty-eight jail and correctional officers from Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset, Dorchester, Talbot and Caroline counties graduated in the 107th entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy (ESCJA) operated by Wor-Wic Community Col…

  • Pines Residents Purchase Family Meals For Police, Fire & EMS Personnel

    A group of about 40 Ocean Pines residents last week organized a collection to buy family meals from the Yacht Club for local police, fire and EMS personnel. The collective, affectionately known as the “Compound Group,” formed about two yea…

  • WGP Events Coordinator Addresses OC Lions

    Worcester Goes Purple (WGP) Events Coordinator Debbie Smullen spoke recently to the OC Lions Club. WGP is an awareness project to engage the community in preventing substance abuse and promoting healthy life choices.  Smullen is pictured wit…

  • OC Lions Induct Two New Members

    The OC Lions Club inducted two new members last month. Pictured, from left, are Lion Lou McWilliams, new members Charles Stooksbury and Danny Lewis and Past Ocean City Lions President Norm Cathell.
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  • Freestate Corvette Club Donates To Worcester County GOLD

    Jerry and Carol Apicella of the Freestate Corvette Club presented a check for $1,144 to Worcester County GOLD (Giving Other Lives Dignity). GOLD provides emergency financial aid and items to meet basic needs for Worcester County residents during criti…