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One woman’s prescription for cancer: talk about it 

Cheri Stambaugh

By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Sept. 29, 2023) Talking was the key to recovering from endometrial (uterine) cancer for Cheri Stambaugh. She was diagnosed with cancer in March at 73 years old. Her husband passed away seven years ago, so she was by herself having to deal with the big “C.”  Or so she thought. At… Read more »

Rick Farr assumes OPA presidency

Rick Farr

Position seemed unlikely back when he was suing  to validate his candidacy By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Sept. 21, 2023) Ocean Pines Association’s new president, Rick Farr, has come a long way since his rocky election to the board of directors in 2021, when he was disqualified because the property in which he lived was held… Read more »

Fiddlers convention cancelled due to weather

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By Stewart Dobson, Editor (Sept. 21, 2023) In 2020, it was the coronavirus. In 2023, the most likely cause of the cancelation of the Berlin Fiddlers Convention is nimbostratus. Those would be the heavy storm clouds that deliver prolonged rain,  which is what the National Weather Service is predicting locally for Friday night and  Saturday in… Read more »

Stallion Studio City runs final race 


By Remy Andersen, Staff Writer (Sept. 14, 2023) It’s the end of an era for a well-seasoned standardbred trotter. Studio City finished up his final race at Ocean Downs Casino in Ocean Pines late last month, his position known in racing terms as “up the field.” Although not winning, it was a glorious, celebrated occasion by… Read more »

Hail Mary Pass on Heron Park Fails

Heron Park Palmer and Sandy Gillis

Knerr said to agree on deal but then moved to scuttle it By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Sept. 14, 2023) There was a glimmer of hope that the Heron Park development proposal by Palmer Gillis of Coastal Ventures Properties (CVP) might still be possible, but that hope died Monday night when Councilman Jay Knerr demanded Gillis… Read more »

Ocean Pines new board hosts Sept. 9 organization meeting

Ocean Pines

(Sept. 7, 2023) Materials for the Sept. 9 Ocean Pines Association Board Organization meeting are now available online for anyone who plans to attend.  According to a news release, the meeting will be held as an in-person and virtual hybrid, with seating available in the Clubhouse Meeting Room on 100 Clubhouse Drive. The meeting is… Read more »