(Sept. 25, 2020) The newly designed and constructed Cambria Hotel sitting on the site of the former Cropper concrete plant, just north of the Route 50 bridge, is open to visitors.
(Aug. 21, 2020) This week, 80 years ago, the German Luftwaffe was completing Phase Two of its aerial assault on Britain’s island nation. Phase Three would begin shortly.
(Sept. 4, 2020) The Worcester County Commissioners named Laraine Buck as the new emergency management planner within Worcester County Emergency Services.
(Aug. 7, 2020) The Worcester County Commissioners named Michelle Carmean as the new enterprise fund controller.
(Aug. 7, 2020) The Worcester County Commissioners named Jennifer Keener as the new deputy director of Development Review and Permitting.
(July 10, 2020) The American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians has named Dr. Kathleen M. Henley its 2020 Young Osteopathic Physician of the Year.
(July 3, 2020) Nancy Reither of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage was named one of America’s most productive sales associates as a part of REAL Trends + Tom Ferry America’s Best Real Estate Professionals, a ranking report produced by REAL Trends and Tom Ferry International.
(July 3, 2020) At the start of 2020, the U.S. economy was generally healthy with record low unemployment and strong consumer confidence. But amid the covid-19 pandemic and ongoing uncertainty, unemployment soared, the economy slowed and consumer confidence declined sharply.
(July 3, 2020) Farmers and small business owners impacted by the current health pandemic will be eligible to apply for grant funds through the Workforce Back to Business COVID-19 Assistance Grant Program.
(June 26, 2020) Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association, Worcester County Tourism, OC Economic Development Committee and University of Maryland Eastern Shore Hotel & Restaurant Management Department recently announced a partnership to purchase licensing for “Back to Work Training P…
(May 15, 2020) During its May 6 virtual meeting, the following members were elected by the Ocean City Development Corporation membership to the Board of Directors.
(May 29, 2020) The Worcester County Commissioners named Jessica Wilson as the new assistant finance officer.
(May 22, 2020) Taking into consideration the safety of his fellow citizens and employees and continuing to follow social distancing guidelines, Mike’s Flooring and Design Center, previously known as Mike’s Carpet Connection, is safely “open for business and here to serve you” as always.
(May 22, 2020) Jennifer Owens has joined the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore as office coordinator.
(April 17, 2020) The Worcester County Commissioners named Weston Young as the new assistant chief administrative officer. He will step into his new role with Worcester County Government on April 30.
(March 27, 2020) Steve and Dawne Pappas of The Original Greene Turtle on 116th Street in Ocean City, recently presented a $15,000 check to the American Cancer Society.
(March 27, 2020) Atlantic General Hospital announced recently it has been named a 2020 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health.
(March 20, 2020) With a partnership between Hardwire, LLC and Assateague Island Alliance (AIA), the National Park Service will have an additional layer of bulletproof protection when on duty.
(March 20, 2020) Up to $35,000 in grant funding is available to aid nonprofit programs designated for Lower Shore women and girls.
(March 20, 2020) Atlantic General Hospital and Health System has recruited a number of advanced practice providers – certified nurse practitioners and physician assistants – to the Eastern Shore in recent months as part of its efforts to improve access to health care for a growing population.
(March 13, 2020) More than $100,000 was raised in support of this year’s Hal Glick Distinguished Service Award Gala, to be distributed amongst local charities.
***Update: Gov. Larry Hogan announced Wednesday afternoon that four new cases of coronavirus had been confirmed, bringing the total to 12. One patient's case will be handled by the state of Montana, as she is a part-time resident there.
(March 6, 2020) The annual Ocean City Spring Trade Expo will take place Sunday, March 8, and Monday, March 9, at the 40th Street convention center, featuring hundreds of businesses offering the latest products and services.
(March 6, 2020) Perdue Farms recently joined the Maryland Food Bank in unveiling the organization’s newest addition to its arsenal of programs focused on ending hunger in Maryland: the Mobile Market.
(Feb. 28, 2020) Residents and visitors can experience an interactive, hands-on experience at the new Xfinity by Comcast store on 83rd Street, which celebrated with a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, Feb. 24.
(Feb. 21, 2020) The 46th annual Ocean City Spring Trade Expo will take place Sunday, March 8 and Monday, March 9, at the 40th Street convention center.
(Feb. 21, 2020) Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services welcomes Dr. Jennifer Leggour as its new executive director.
(Feb. 21, 2020) Since she was a child, Tammy Clarke knew she wanted to work in a hair salon by the beach, but she never thought she would come to run her own shop in downtown Ocean City.
(Feb. 14, 2020) Local realtor and entrepreneur Michael Nolen is taking advantage of the national opportunity zone program, and the Ocean City Development Corporation hopes to see more investors follow suit.
(Feb. 14, 2020) Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services welcomes new CASA Director Jerrona Smith.
(Feb. 14, 2020) The Art League of Ocean City announces its new board of directors for 2020 and welcomes new member, Maryellen Rosenblit.
(Feb. 14, 2020) The Greater Ocean City Chamber of Commerce will hold its 13th annual Business Marketplace Expo on Thursday, Feb. 20, at The Grand Hotel & Spa on the Boardwalk at 21st Street.
(Feb. 7, 2020) Worcester County GOLD (Giving Other Lives Dignity), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, recently announced its board of directors elected officers for 2020.
(Feb. 7, 2020) The Greater Ocean City Chamber of Commerce will hold its 13th annual Business Marketplace Expo on Thursday, Feb. 20, at The Grand Hotel & Spa on the Boardwalk at 21st Street.
Business donates goods to veteran-based or charitable organizations in Worcester
(Jan. 31, 2020) Lower Shore education foundations received more than $230,000 through The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore’s Spark campaign.
(Jan. 31, 2020) The Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Department will give area residents an opportunity to learn how to protect themselves from identity theft at a free seminar on Wednesday, Feb. 5 from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Ocean Pines Community Center, located at 235 Ocean Parkway.
(Jan. 24, 2020) The Coastal Association of Realtors (Coastal) recently announced that it has awarded $6,000 in grants to local charities through the Coastal Realtors Foundation.
(Jan. 24, 2020) Atlantic General Hospital officials have announced that Dr. Matthew Morris has joined the organization’s senior leadership to serve as vice president of patient care services/chief nursing officer.
(Jan. 24, 2020) The Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce will hold its first Community Expo at the Ocean Pines Community Center on April 25, from 9 a.m. to noon.
(Jan. 24, 2020) Veronique Diriker, Ph.D., CFRE has joined the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore as chief strategy officer.
(Jan. 17, 2020) Michael Franklin, president and chief executive officer of Atlantic General Hospital, has completed Leadership Maryland, a professional development program dedicated to building a better Maryland by harnessing the strength of its local business and community leaders.
(Jan. 17, 2020) After a stellar 2019 season, Ocean City Tourism Commission continues to pursue its fourth strategic goal of expanding tourism and discussed how to do so on Monday, Jan. 13.
(Jan. 17, 2020) Ocean City must ready itself for a huge change, as the ban on the sale or the distribution of expanded polystyrene, commonly known as styrofoam, food service products in Maryland takes effect on July 1.
(Jan. 10, 2020) Worcester County Tourism and area partners took home an award during the 39th annual Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit in November.
(Jan. 10, 2020) Atlantic General Hospital recently presented the DAISY Lifetime Achievement Award to Colleen Wareing, MS, BSN, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, vice president of patient care services.
(Dec. 20, 2019) The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore recently announced that Ed Barber, Dean Lewis and David Mitchell have joined its board of directors.
(Dec. 13, 2019) Among the state-based regulations that affect all 45 Maryland hospitals is their performance under the Quality-Based Reimbursement program administered by the Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission.
(Dec. 6, 2019) The Coastal Association of Realtors (Coastal) installed its 2019-2020 Board of Directors at a recent ceremony at The Embers Restaurant in Ocean City.
(Dec. 6, 2019) Atlantic General Hospital has announced that its John H. “Jack” Burbage, Jr. Regional Cancer Care Center has been named a 2019 Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey.
(Nov. 29, 2019) The American Heart Association recently announced the results of its 2019 Workplace Health Achievement Index, and Atlantic General Hospital achieved Silver Level recognition for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace.