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(April 19, 2019) Just ahead of Spring Restaurant Week and in preparation for the start of the hectic summer season, Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association members met last Thursday to install new officers.

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(April 19, 2019) The Wound Care Center at Atlantic General Hospital has been named a Center of Excellence for 2018 for the 10th consecutive year. 

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(April 12, 2019) The Maryland Patient Safety Center has named Atlantic General Hospital the recipient of the 2019 Minogue Award for Patient Safety Innovation for its success in decreasing hospital-acquired C-diff infections while also reducing isolation time.

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(April 12, 2019) In late February, the safe seniors outreach planning team at Atlantic General Hospital hosted a meeting to review best practice models associated with the care of high risk patients in their homes, using EMS personnel, pharmacists and providers who partner with local hospita…

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(April 12, 2019) The Atlantic General’s Junior Auxiliary Group presented a check to the hospital during its recent new member social at Marlin Moon restaurant in Ocean City as a pledge toward the Atlantic General Hospital Foundation’s Campaign for the Future.

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(April 5, 2019) Sandy Gillis, owner/operator of Creative Day Spa, and Palmer Gillis, founder and CEO of Gillis Gilkerson, as well as Trond and Linda Emberland, owners of Trond’s Pool Care, each donated $25,000 toward the Atlantic General Campaign for the Future.

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(March 15, 2019) Sandy Gillis, owner/operator of Creative Day Spa, and Palmer Gillis, founder and CEO of Gillis Gilkerson, as well as Trond and Linda Emberland, owners of Trond’s Pool Care, each donated $25,000 toward the Atlantic General Campaign for the Future.

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(March 8, 2019) Nancy Stewart, access department manager of Coastal Hospice, was recently recognized as a “Hospice Champion” by the Hospice Veteran-Partnership of Maryland for her dedication to the We Honor Veterans Program.

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(Feb. 22, 2019) A year into the legal medicinal marijuana business, Positive Energy and hi Tide dispensaries have experienced mainly positive feedback from customers and the public since opening in West Ocean City.

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(Feb. 22, 2019) Atlantic General Hospital Vascular Laboratory in Berlin, has been granted a three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission in Vascular Testing in the area(s) of Peripheral Arterial Testing, Peripheral Venous Testing and Extracranial Cerebrovasc…

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(Feb. 15, 2019) Back by popular demand, winner of “MasterChef” season 7, Shaun O’Neale, will entertain the audience with his charming personality and sharp culinary skills on both days of the 45th annual Ocean City Hotel & Restaurant Trade Expo.

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(Feb. 8, 2019) The Coastal Association of Realtors held its annual Bowling for Business Cards networking event and competition on Jan. 25, at SouthBound Alley in Salisbury.

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(Feb. 1, 2019) Robert Hammond, owner of Atlantic Physical Therapy, and his family donated $25,000 toward the Atlantic General Campaign for the Future.

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(Feb. 1, 2019) The success of the first two years of the 100+ Women Who Care on the Shore can be measured in many ways, one of which is the $20,100 that was raised by the average of 26 members who regularly attend the meetings. 

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(Jan. 25, 2019) Macky and Pam Stansell have been recognized as “Life Partners” for their donation of $100,000 to the Atlantic General Hospital Campaign for the Future.

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(Jan. 18, 2019) Atlantic General Hospital awarded the Team DAISY Award for excellence in nursing to the Emergency Department, during a recent presentation held in the Emergency Room of the hospital.

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(Jan. 18, 2019) Atlantic General Hospital recently announced the availability of genetic counseling services for individuals with a family history of cancer and for patients in treatment who are concerned about their family’s risk.

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(Jan. 18, 2019) “Beer Notes,” a craft beer-oriented radio program produced by Shore Craft Beer in collaboration with Delmarva Public Radio, Salisbury University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland, has been picked up for synd…

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(Dec. 21, 2018) During its annual retreat, Atlantic General Hospital’s Board of Trustees welcomed Jay Knerr, owner of The Kite Loft; W. Thomas Mears, market executive for Shore United Bank; and Chris Woodley, partner at the law firm Williams, Moore, Shockley & Harrison, LLP, as members.

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(Dec. 21, 2018) Harrison House of Snow Hill, a nursing and rehabilitation center that serves Snow Hill and surrounding communities, has decided to “pay it forward” during the winter months by helping out a handful of seniors with their utility bills.

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(Dec. 14, 2018) Atlantic General Hospital officials have announced plans for a new facility in Ocean Pines that will house a proposed surgery center in addition to primary and specialty care physician practices and other outpatient services. 

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(Dec. 14, 2018) During its annual Corporation meeting, Atlantic General Hospital’s Board of Trustees appointed a new chairman, Greg Shockley, who is the former treasurer of the board.

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(Dec. 14, 2018) In radio, hosts are usually heard but not seen. So, when five billboards showcasing the on-air talent at 91.3 WESM-FM went up across the Lower Shore late last month, reaction was swift.

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(Dec. 7, 2018) The Merry Sherwood Plantation recently reopened for event bookings under the direction of Ruth and Jim Arty, a couple who came to the Eastern Shore after retiring from the Baltimore area.

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(Nov. 30, 2018) The Town of Ocean City Department of Tourism recently teamed up with six Eastern Shore county tourism officials for a “Crab Tank on the Choptank” competition held live during the 38th annual Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit in Cambridge earlier this month.

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(Nov. 16, 2018) The Coastal Association of Realtors recognized its 2018 award winners during a special ceremony on Oct. 24, at Dunes Manor Hotel & Suites in Ocean City.

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(Nov. 9, 2018) The Coastal Association of Realtors, in partnership with the Maryland Coastal Bays Foundation, received a $2,100 Placemaking grant from the National Association of Realtors to help fund construction of a community garden at the new Berlin branch of the Worcester County Public …

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(Nov. 2, 2018) The Ocean Pines Association and Peninsula Regional Medical Center introduce the premiere of the Live Well Academy, a free year-long lecture series on a wide range of healthcare topics.

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(Nov. 2, 2018) NPR listeners may be familiar with “Bird Note,” a brief, factoid-filled segment carried by stations across the country that’s identifiable by its woodwind intro music and recordings of bird songs. The program claims about 1.7 million daily listeners, including those on social media. 

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(Oct. 26, 2018) The Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation donated $100,000 toward the Atlantic General Campaign for the Future.

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(Oct. 26, 2018) Habitat for Humanity of Worcester County has received a $40,000 grant from The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation for its upcoming single-family home build in Bishopville, this fall.

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(Oct. 19, 2018) When fire broke out in the new shop, Attics of My Life, in downtown Berlin on April 23, it shut down all business and traffic on Main Street for several hours. The lingering trauma of the destruction also shut down the shop’s owner, Ashley Abell, who couldn’t work for months.

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(Oct. 12, 2018) Gary and Pat Sauter donated $10,000 toward the Atlantic General Campaign for the Future this September in honor of their daughter, Aimee.