Ocean City Museum Society Loans Rare United States Life-Saving Service Tally Board To Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum
The Ocean City Museum Society announced the loan of a rare United States Life-Saving Service tally board circa 1880’s to the Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum, which is part of Delaware State Parks. The tally board was donated to the Ocean City Museum Society by Carl Schmidlapp III and is from the Parramore Island Life-Saving Station. It is now on exhibit at the Indian River Station as part of … READ MORE...READ POST.
OCEAN CITY- George Rush, the producer of “Ping Pong Summer,” announced on Wednesday the movie filmed in Ocean City will be heading to the big screen to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 18. This year’s festival will mark the world premiere of “Ping Pong Summer,” written and directed by Maryland native Michael Tully. The film is a coming-of-age story set in the summer of 1985, about … READ MORE...READ POST.
The Spell of Sleeping Beauty was presented for parents and students grades Pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade by the Sixth Grade Players at Worcester Preparatory School. English teachers Geneva Sampson and Susan Godwin directed the show along with Student Director Caroline Lewis. Pictured, first row from left, are Devin Wallace, Alec Burbage, Molly Pugh, Maddy Shanahan, Korina Gjikuria Abi Plylar, Hana Miller, Audrey Stearns, Kyra Marshall and Saylar McGuiness; second … READ MORE...READ POST.
SNOW HILL — Competitive salaries for educators and new instructional technology remain at the top of the wish list for parents of Worcester County Public School (WCPS) students this year. Parents were able to make their requests at the annual Board of Education public budget input meeting this week when the results of parental surveys were also shared. It came as no surprise that parents indicated funding for teacher … READ MORE...READ POST.
OCEAN CITY- The second annual Winterfest of Lights Jingle Bell Run is set for this Sunday, December 8 at Northside Park in Ocean City. The event takes place at Winterfest of Lights in Northside Park on 125th Street. The race takes runners through an animated course of dazzling lights and spectacular holiday displays. Participants dress in the holiday spirit and will receive an event T-shirt, hot chocolate and cookies … READ MORE...READ POST.
SALISBURY- A first look at Salisbury’s annual Draft Audit Report shows the city’s position improving over last year, though there are concerns over the complications that new audit standards could create in the future. It’s unusual for the audit process to be resolved this early in the year, which the Salisbury City Council took as a good sign. “This is the earliest in at least a decade,” noted councilmember … READ MORE...READ POST.
(The following is a reprint from February of 2011. The writer missed his deadline (or is on vacation).) Driving around with the kids can be quite entertaining these days, due largely to the element of surprising that’s always looming. What’s great is most of the time the kids are laughing at each other and that’s never a bad thing to see in the rearview mirror. What’s interesting is discovering … READ MORE...READ POST.
OCEAN CITY – Allegations from a critic of the new Performing Arts Center in Ocean City were repeatedly shot down again this week by city officials. Tony Christ, spokesperson for Ocean City Taxpayers for Social Justice (OCTSJ), approached the Mayor and City Council on Monday evening with two documents related to ongoing concerns of his over the construction of the new Performing Arts Center (PAC) at the Roland E. … READ MORE...READ POST.
SNOW HILL — A mistake was corrected this week when the name of Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Clyde Jackson Rawson was added to the World War II monument in Snow Hill just a few days before the anniversary of Pearl Harbor, the battle in which Rawson lost his life. Rawson was the first Worcester County resident to die in World War II but a clerical error kept him from … READ MORE...READ POST.
BERLIN- The 6th Annual Reindeer Run 5K, sponsored by Live Long Fitness, is set for tomorrow, December 7, with an early morning start time through downtown Berlin. The annual race, which has become a fixture on the local holiday schedule since its inception five years ago, starts and finishes at the Atlantic Hotel with the course winding its way through the heart of the downtown area. The course heads … READ MORE...READ POST.
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