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Students Speak Poetry Out Loud

BERLIN – Jacqueline Saldana took the Poetry Out Loud contest her English class was holding just seriously enough to win it, but once she did she tapped into an aspect of her personality that surprised even her. So when she took the stage last week to win the right to represent Stephen Decatur High School… Read more »

Salmon croquettes with cooked carrots, collards, and kale

The leaves are raked for the first time in three years, the grass has been mowed perhaps a month or so overdue and the chores are done. That doesn’t happen very often around these parts, so I am fairly pleased with myself. On the flip side, I am exhausted, and the last thing that I… Read more »

Knowing when quitting smoking is more than a choice

OCEAN PINES – Karen L’Hussier is one member of the Smoking Cessation Support Group sponsored by the Worcester County Health Department who has occupied both categories of would-be quitters – those who’d like to quit and those who absolutely must.  The first time L’Hussier tried to quit was about three years ago. She did it… Read more »

It’s magic touring with Disney Live

SALISBURY – Proportionately, it’s easier to make it as a rock star than as a magician so when Brad Ross found a steady gig at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, N.J., right out of college it was a job with which he was pretty happy. Ross was captivated by the magician’s performance at his… Read more »

Town of Ocean City recognizes retiring employees

OCEAN CITY – The town of Ocean City paid tribute to four employees who have recently retired at the Oct. 12 work session. The Mayor and City Council recognized each employee with a proclamation.  Lance E. Collins retired July 31 after 26 years of service as a Firefighter/Paramedic in the career division of the Ocean… Read more »

Students learn life lessons from veterans

BERLIN – Last week teachers and students of Stephen Decatur Middle School held two days of Veterans Day events aimed at improving the students’ knowledge, not only of the types of people who serve, but also the types of service there are. In planning the event, physical education teacher Mindy Bankert surveyed the students to… Read more »

Bayside Gazette changes website

We’ve just debuted our new website but there’s still some work to be done. Please stick with us as we work it out. If you have suggestions or are having trouble using the site contact Tony Russo Meanwhile, we look forward to continuing to improve the site in the coming weeks.

Capital Improvement Plan for schools stagnant

SNOW HILL – Given lack of projected funding availability the Worcester County Board of Education’s annual Capital Improvement Plan remained unchanged for the fifth year in a row, according to Superintendent Dr. Jon Andes.  In a brief presentation Andes also thanked Commissioners Linda Busick and Bobby Cowger – both of whom will be replaced by… Read more »

Real organic poultry at Greenbranch Farm

SALISBURY – Ted Wycall is something of a revolutionary. Three years ago, due as much to his lack of confidence in the “big agriculture” business model as in response to both community and personal need, Wycall became one of the youngest organic farmers in the area.  This year he expanded on the sustainable model of… Read more »

Remembering the fallen

OCEAN PINES — Last year, Members of the Worcester County Veterans Memorial Foundation (WCVMF) engaged in their first real participation in the Wreaths Across America although many of them had been participating in the program for longer than that. WCVMF secretary, Marie Gilmore helped to organize the drive that places nearly 300 wreaths on the… Read more »