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years ago this week officials and dignitaries launched beach replenishment with little plastic buckets. PAGE 9A
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PUBLIC RESPONSE MIXED AT HEARING ON SCHOOL FUNDS While some plead for more spending, others tell commissioners not so fast NANCY POWELL ■ Staff Writer (May 10, 2013) As expected, most of the 36 people who spoke during Tuesday’s public hearing at Stephen Decatur High School on Worcester County’s requested budget for the upcoming fiscal year favored money for schools. Representatives of each public school asked the Worcester County Commissioners to grant the request of the county Board of Education for $76.39 million for its fiscal year 2014 operating budget. That
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(May 10, 2013) Ocean City Council continued to take a beating during the public comments section of this week’s meeting over its budget decision to install more paid parking meters around town, particularly on 146th and 131st Streets, where parties from both locations accused the city of making secretive decisions
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Wilson asked for salary increases, a 1 percent cost-of -living increase, a 5 percent increase for health insurance, $30,000 to increase broadband capacity and $400,000 for items, including computer tablets. Continuing the request for money for education was a stream of parents of students in the county’s public schools. Vicky Layman of Snow Hill pressed for salary increases for teachers. ‘You don’t get to be No. 1 with an average salary,” Layman said. “Teachers do deserve an increase.” Layman was so much in favor of higher salaries for teachers that she said, “I don’t oppose a tax increase to get them there.” Nita Holliman of Pocomoke was also strongly in favor of the Board of Education’s requested budget. “Come up with the money,” Holliman told the commissioners. “I’ll get a third job if I have to.” Several parents lauded their children’s teachers for instilling in them a love for learning and for spending time with them individually. A few, such as Krystal Baker of Bishopville, singled out Cedar Chapel Special School in Snow Hill, whose students are devel-
opmentally challenged. Her autistic son, she said, had thrived at the school. Some speakers opposed the Board of Education’s request for $76.39 million for its operating budget. That was a major change from past years, when virtually no one spoke about the board’s requested budget. Attendees at some meetings of the Worcester County Commissioners had voiced displeasure with the requested budget and they were told they were welcome to speak during the public hearing. “The Board of Education budget should remain as it is and not be increased,” said Ocean Pines resident Carol Frazier. She and some other speakers opposed an increase in salary for teachers. Although they are deserving, Leigh Williams of Berlin said, there is no money for the raises and they are already “quite blessed” to be at the high end of the pay scale in the county. Kellee Kennett of Ocean Pines told the commissioners it was “time to sharpen pencils” and there is a need to cut back. The starting salary for teachers in Worcester County, she said, is $42,222 and she asked the commissioners to cut the requested budget to an amount lower than the current approved budget. Stephen Decatur High School senior
Jonathan Phippin said the county “can only go for the best teachers and the best curriculum.” He said he loves the teachers and the school environment, but the schools “have lackluster technology programs.” Phippin, who loves the drama program at Stephen Decatur, praised the arts, but lamented some old equipment. “The lights break constantly,” as the lights dimmed, almost on cue while he spoke. The light board, he said, is at least 20 years old and sometimes the stage curtains must be worked by hand. “Without the arts, our school system would be nowhere near what it is now,” Phippin said. Church advised Phippin to run for the seat of Commissioner Louise Gulyas, who will be retiring after the next election. Although comments about the requested budget of the Board of Education dominated the discussion, a few people spoke about other requested budgets. Ocean City resident Ellie Diegelmann asked the commissioners to take note of the requested budget of the State’s Attorney’s Office, which asks for $1.17 million, which is $16,387 less than its current approved budget of $1.19 million.
“They’re bending over backwards,” Diegelmann said. She is also opposed to having law enforcement officers in schools because, she said, it is cost-prohibitive. Harold Scrimgeour of Stockton said Worcester is a business-unfriendly county and he wants the business community to be involved in the permit process, which he says is too slow. He wants a special commission established to expedite agricultural permitting. Kennett, who spoke against raises for teachers, also said she is opposed to the request for $18,000 for a part-time social media employee for the Tourism Department. “It’s kind of a waste of money,” she said. The commissioners have scheduled budget work sessions on Tuesday, May 14, and Tuesday, May 22. If needed, another work session will be held Tuesday, May 28, before the commissioners pass the fiscal year 2014 budget on Tuesday, June 4. Estimated revenues for fiscal year 2014 are $166.75 million, but requested expenditures are $174.13, leaving a shortfall of $7.3 million, which the commissioners must reconcile through reductions in expenditures, creating additional revenues or a combination of both.
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Owner says city is punishing restaurant for success via parking Continued from Page 1A
â€œTo be told by [City Engineer] Terry McGean that â€˜Iâ€™m not responsible for what goes on behind closed doorsâ€™ is not what I wanted to hear,â€? said Crab Bag owner Nolan Graves. McGean said later this week that was not, in his recollection, what he had said. â€œI told Nolan that I presented a number of different alternatives [for parking] to the council, including the ones I thought were the simplest to do, such as 146th, 142nd, his street, 59th, 60th, and a lot of others,â€? McGean said. He had not, McGean said, implied that there were any back-room deals, only that the ultimate decision lay with the council, not himself. However, the exact reason why the council pulled the parking trigger on some streets and not others is likely to be an ongoing debate. When the decision was made last month, it was mentioned that Graves already had plans to expand his restaurant â€“ and add a considerable amount of onsite parking, reducing street demand â€“ following this season. Council members took this as a sign that parking could be introduced there with less wallet-related trauma and an easier period of adjustment. However what the city apparently saw as an opportunity, Graves sees as unjust punishment for doing well. If growing
oneâ€™s business means that the city is going to co-opt you for parking revenue, Graves alleged, the resort is creating a dis-incentive for success. â€œTargeting it financially because of that is wrong, and itâ€™s going to cause problems elsewhere â€Ś if itâ€™s going to creep into every successful business,â€? he said. Graves also objected to the suggestion
â€“ frequently made by city officials â€“ that paid, timed parking would help business in commercial areas by encouraging customer turnover. â€œI donâ€™t need to encourage turnover at a restaurant. When theyâ€™re done, theyâ€™ll leave,â€? Graves said. He also pointed out that the city had floated the same concept for the parking lot at the convention center, but decided
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The view to the northwest from the Ocean Place condominium shows the layout of 146th Street. Condo residents have objected the cityâ€™s plan to install parking meters on the street, alleging that spaces necessary for their units are being unfairly targeted because they abut the Delaware line.
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City stands by street selections Blessing of Combines, Aug. 3 Continued from Page 4A
dominium on 146th continued to press council on similar concerns, namely that paid parking would discourage full use of their building. “When friends or relatives come visit us, they park on the street,” said condominium association head Ron Deacon. “Now they’ll say, ‘We don’t want to pay all the money, why don’t you come see us?’” The condominium has parking spaces assigned to units through their deed covenant. “It’s very clear that we have one or two spaces, and that’s the way it is, and it can’t be changed,” Deacon said. “If you go to other condos like ours one or two or three streets away, they don’t have that problem.” But the city reiterated that 146th would be less affected because it has residents on only one side of the street – the other side of the street is in Delaware.
“The reason that any other street in town was not picked was that they were residential on both sides,” said Councilman Joe Mitrecic. “That was the theory behind the streets picked.” “There are 62 spaces on 145th that also abut the Ocean Place property,” said Mayor Rick Meehan. “I think that was the consideration that there are spaces that are there and will always be there [for residents.]” However, Ocean Place owners remained skeptical of the council’s procedure in making the decision. “The way we found out about this was in the breach, not directly,” said owner Michael Feen, who lives most of the year in Howard County. “When something like this is done in Howard County, notices – big plaques, even – are put up on the street.” “I think you made some good points about giving notice,” Meehan conceded.
CLARIFICATION In last week’s issue of Ocean City Today, it was reported that a letter from Gold’s Gym owners Richard and Tammy China sent to the mayor and City Council concerning workout equipment at Northside Park had been sent to the paper for publication. It was not. The letter was given to the paper by other sources. Mr. China told the paper that the word “clash” used in a headline to describe his position versus the city’s was inappropriate because there was no clash. He said he was expressing his opinion to the council without an expectation of a reply.
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City officials begin long-range plans for demographic changes Transition from baby boomers to “eco-gen” could alter landscape ZACK HOOPES ■ Staff Writer (May 10, 2013) The Town of Ocean City’s upcoming planning processes may seek to address what is largely known, but not often discussed, to be the resorts next big long-term hurdle – the demographic change brought on by the close of the baby boomer generation. The city’s Director of Planning and Community Development, Matt Margotta, expounded on the topic this week after he spoke on the issue at the Ocean City Development Corporation’s annual
meeting last Wednesday. “The baby boomers are going into retirement age. Their kids - what is often called the eco-generation – typically don’t seek the exact same stuff,” Margotta said. “We need to be looking at what the community needs to be like to attract the next couple age sets.” Thirty percent of Ocean City’s population is over 65 – although this number only represents the 7,102 legal residents that lived in the resort as of the last census. Millions more come to visit each year, and are the decisive factor in the resort’s economy. But what Ocean City has successfully offered in the past may not have an indefinite shelf life. “That market is still going to exist, and that demand still exists mainly in the baby boomers who grew up here with their families,” Margotta said. “But it’s
not a self-correcting problem. The folks that value that kind of thing are not showing up in future generations.” However, even if the city acknowledges that its historic base of visitors is gradually aging out, it’s another question entirely to determine what their replacements will want in terms of a resort community. “This isn’t a matter of census data – it’s studying the values of the different generations,” Margotta said. “Our partners would be the receivers of the vacationers, those businesses that could actually gather data. Its’ not just here in the ivory tower of government.” Margotta, along with a number of city staff and business leaders, are currently working on applying the resort’s downtown district for the state’s Sustainable Community designation, which would
open up additional funding opportunities. One of the things he often hears from businesses and residents, Margotta said, is that the town’s future lies in a broader base of year-round attractions. “Having a residential, year-round situation would make it more or less a selfsustaining community,” Margotta said. “People moving here are not going to need 20 t-shirt shops. It’s going to impact the development pattern – you can’t just turn a condo into an office building.” City Tourism Director Donna Abbot said that the direction of the city’s outside marketing is likely to stay in the same target as it has long been – families, ages 25-49, with a household income over $50,000. But as the tastes of people in that bracket change, what aspect of itself the city markets may shift. “On a sunny summer day, when I was younger, everyone was one the beach,” Abbott said. “There was literally no traffic on Coastal Highway. Yes, there’s still lots of people on the beach, but there are also people out looking to go kayaking, or golfing, or whatever activity, and I think the market has adjusted to that and will continue to.”
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City to form subcommittee for potential skate park solution Annual passes comprise bulk of attendance; some object to insurance denial ZACK HOOPES ■ Staff Writer (May 10, 2013) Local skateboard enthusiasts will likely be on ice until the end of the summer, as the City Council decided this week to form an exploratory committee to study the controversial service reductions imposed on the Ocean Bowl Skate Park, but stopped short of restoring funding for the slashed hours. Debate is likely to continue, however, as the city’s own attendance records show that year-round pass holders constitute the bulk of the park’s business. “I would ask that we leave [the skate park] as closing in the budget, but do a summer study … and make a determination in the fall,” Councilman Joe Mitrecic suggested at this week’s session. Mitrecic’s idea was endorsed by five votes, with Councilman Brent Ashley opposed and Councilwoman Margaret Pillas absent. Ashley said he objected to
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Insurance coverage would add to expense of keeping schedule Skate park logged 10,000 visits in 2012, 80 percent from annual pass holders Continued from Page 7A
insurance liability. Early this year, the city indicated that it would be facing a considerable financial and personnel crunch from the federal Affordable Care Act, popularly known as “Obamacare.” The law will require, as of January 2014, that any employer with 50 or more employees provide health insurance to any worker who is considered to be full-time and non-seasonal. Under the ACA, the definition of such an employee is one who is “reasonably expected” to work 30 or more hours per week. The IRS has advised employers that any employee who works a total of 1,560 hours or more in 2013 – i.e., 30 hours for 52 weeks – will thus have a reasonable expectation of getting insurance for 2014, unless they work less than four months. The Town of Ocean City already offers health insurance to what it considers to be full-time year-round employees. But what the town sees as full-time is no longer what the federal government sees as full-time. To get around this, city department
are annual pass holders. “I think something has to be said here about the skate park employees.” But if the city were to maintain the park’s service with the same pool of employees, most of whom give skate lessons and provide other skilled services, it would be looking at providing at least three additional insurance policies. The city’s share of employee premiums run several thousand dollars per individual and upwards of $15,000 for family coverage, according to a breakdown provided by city Human Resources Director Wayne Evans. What the city – or the yet-to-beformed skate park subcommittee – may find, however, is that the key to keeping the park solvent is in year-round business. Although some members of City Council have previously maintained that the park would not lose that many annual pass holders due to winter closures – and that the city Recreation and Parks Department’s own revenue loss estimates were over-stated – others have challenged this assertion. “You will lose the income from the year-round pass holders if you close the park for a good chunk of the year,” Debi Cook said. Many local skaters, including Durkin, have maintained that the appeal of a winter activity is what drives
heads have been instructed to use “management initiatives” to keep uninsured employees’ hours under the 1,560 limit, in order to skirt around having to add them to its insurance pool. The city identified 40 employees who worked close to or over the annual limit last year and are on track to do so again this year. Three of these employees work at the Ocean Bowl, and thus their hours will be drastically scaled back in the coming budget year in order to avoid providing them with insurance, an motive that has not sat well with some. “The employees there [at the Ocean Bowl] work really hard without benefits,” said Debi Cook, who identified herself at the council session as having several family members with annual skate park passes. “To my knowledge, there’s no other employee who has worked for the town for over 20 years and gets no benefits,” Cook said, referring to Skate Park Manager Dave Messick, who has run the facility for two decades as a part-time employee, even though city records indicate he worked far beyond what would be considered a full-time schedule. “The kids that are working there now under his [Messick’s] tutelage are doing well just as he always has,” said Anne Cook, who said her husband and son
the annual pass sales, which constitute the bulk of the park’s visitorship. By the city’s own numbers, this appears to be correct. According to Susan Petito, assistant director of Recreation and Parks, the Ocean Bowl received 10,000 visits in 2012. Skaters are recorded each day they enter the park, even if they are pass holders. Altogether, 1,017 single-day weekday admissions were purchased last year, as well as 537 weekend single-day admissions. These cost $12 and $15, respectively. Unlimited week-long passes cost $42, of which 56 were purchased. The skate park had 237 annual pass holders last year at a cost of $60 for city residents and $110 for non-residents. Even assuming that weekly pass holders came to the park all seven days, the total number of possible visits by weekly and single-day attendees is still under 2,000, meaning that 80 percent of the facility’s business comes from annual members. Given their typically heavy use, the price of an annual pass would seem quite low. “The annual pass is generally considered to be a really good deal,” Petito said. “The rates for single days are already fairly steep. If we were to look into raising rates, it would probably be the annual passes.”
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Ocean City’s beach replenishment now a quarter-century old Historic initiative turns 25 as Corps prepares to do full 900k yards this fall ZACK HOOPES ■ Staff Writer (May 10, 2013) Getting someone to hand something over to you they don’t want to give up can be difficult, even more so when the benefit you have to offer in return isn’t immediate. It’s even more difficult still when this long-term benefit involves environmental decay or natural disasters that may or may not happen. Frankly, in 1986, giving up one’s property rights to the government in order to save the sand on the beach was likely about as reasonable a prospect as the plot from Star Trek IV – the one where they go back in time and rescue the whales. The movie, incidentally, was released that year. Yet, after only a year and a half of coaxing and pleading, public easements had been acquired across all nine miles of Ocean City’s beach. And on May 10, 1988 – exactly 25 years ago today – the city’s beach replenishment program began. It is a program that will continue this fall with a full 900,000 cubic yards of sand being dredged back onto the resort’s main attraction.
“We were in the middle of a nor’easter,” Nancy Howard recalled about the fateful day. Howard was a project manager for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, tasked with coordinating a project that reached across state, federal, and local lines. A resort resident, she would later go on to a long career on City Council. “We had this lovely ceremony all set up with the dredge – it was out at sea, ready to pump the sand,” Howard said. “But the seas were so bad from the storm that they couldn’t hook the line up to the beach. So, at the last minute, I run across the street to Rose’s and buy a bunch of cheap plastic buckets. We had all these dignitaries just grab up a bucket of sand and that was the start of beach replenishment.” The concept of beach replenishment was, and is, simple. In order to protect it-
self from violent weather, the resort needs a broad beach that can absorb water impact and stand up to a considerable amount of erosion. To make the beach wider, one simply pumps sand from the bottom of the ocean floor up onto the shoreline. When it washes back out to sea, you pump it back again. To make the beach even tougher, you add dunes at the rear of the high water mark to break the waves. By the mid-1980s, however, few places in the United States had embarked on such a project on a large scale. One exception was Miami, which would serve as a model for Ocean City and other beaches in the years after it was begun. What triggered Ocean City’s project was Hurricane Gloria, which caused considerable damage to the resort in 1985.
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After the hit, the state decided to start looking at doing its own beach expansion in Ocean City. The hardest part of doing such a project in the resort was not – contrary to what one would expect – actually moving the sand. From the beginning of the endeavor, it was assumed that the federal government would provide support via the Army Corps of Engineers, one of the few organizations in the world with the equipment and manpower to actually make oceans into land. “It had been talked about for a while. A previous city council had gone to Florida to see the project down there first hand. But what we really needed was the feds to pay for it,” Howard said. What was more difficult, however, was securing the rights to do a public capital
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“Whether they owned the dune or the whole beach, it was a big easement over their property,” Cathell said. ”But they wouldn’t have the piece of property anyway without beach replenishment, at least not for very long.” Beside the logic of nature, Cathell and Howard had something else on their side – they were locals. “The Department of General Services had sent three men down from Baltimore, and they were the first ones in the office the state set up on 81st Street to go get the easements,” Cathell recalled. “I don’t believe they got one easement. So, finally, the DNR said, ‘This isn’t the way to do it.’” “They talked to Fish Powell, the mayor at the time, and they agreed that the correct way would be to get a couple of locals. Fish picked Nancy, and Nancy hired me.” The biggest obstacle was the inherent paranoia of property owners who were reluctant to give their rights to the government for a highly ambitious project of limited precedent. “There were just some people who were leery of the government doing anything,” Cathell said. “I would say 85 percent were probably fine with the idea, at least.” “There were a few that we actually threatened to sue or take to court, but they all kind of came around eventually,” Howard said. “A lot of people had it in
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The dune line created by replenishment is supposed to erode as it did here, but it prevents the ocean from going farther inland.
their minds that we were building wall 18 feet above their units.” Although the dunes were, by specification, 18 feet high, this was measured from the lowest mean level of the ocean. Since the city’s roads had been built up in previous years to slope the island westward, many oceanfront units were higher than their residents believed. “I would say, ‘Go out during low tide.
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began at the doorstep of the houses.” Eventually, easements were gained from all 284 oceanfront parcels, many of which were large condominiums with voting boards and associations that drug the proceedings out until the spring of 1988. The initial phase of the project widened the beach and was done without federal funding. Two years later, the dunes and the seawall, which that protects the Boardwalk, were built, with the bulk of the money coming from Washington. Re-dredging is scheduled every four years, but has occasionally been moved up if the beach needs it, according to City Engineer Terry McGean. A replenishment was scheduled for 2014, but was moved up to this fall because of additional wear from Hurricane Sandy. “This one will be a little different, because the material lost due to the storm will, I believe, be paid for under a different funding mechanism and will be paid for 100 percent by the federal government,” McGean said. The federal government typically foots half the bill, with the state taking another quarter and the final quarter being split by the county and city, out of a trust fund that local governments pay into annually. Despite the considerable expense – roughly $100 million dollars for the initial widening, dune and seawall construction,
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“We knew, even then, that in 20 years there are going to be people coming to Ocean City who don’t know it without the dunes,” NANCY HOWARD former project manager for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources during the first phase of beach replenishment and the six replenishments since – the project is estimated to have saved $330 million in property damage. That number, McGean’s latest figures show, does not include projected damage from Hurricane Sandy this past October. Today, the city is fast approaching a demographic “donut hole” of people who remember with fondness the city’s pre-replenishment landscape. On one end, Cathell remarked that those who were around for the 1962 nor’easter that essentially wiped the city out were largely enthusiastic about the change. “I remember being one of the first people allowed back on the beach in ’62, riding with my father because he owned the local newspaper,” Cathell said. “I still have, embedded in my memory, the vision of
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Possible county job could involve posting on social media sites one who actively uses social media, Worcester County Commissioner Judy Boggs said during Tuesday’s meeting when Tourism Director Lisa Challenger talked about her proposal to hire someone to work part-time to promote the county and all that it has to offer. Social media, Challenger said, “is an increasingly important part of business marketing.” Web sites, once so popular as advertising sites, now need to be supplemented by social media sites, she said. “People are not on our Web sites anymore,” she said. “They’re on social
Part-time position would require frequent online updates to promote Wor. NANCY POWELL ■ Staff Writer (May 10, 2013) A possible new county position could involve spending time each day posting tidbits on Facebook, videos on YouTube and pictures on Instagram. “It sounds like a dream job” for some-
and other community members who invest their time, talents and care to connect with youth and children and provide them with the support they need to grow and thrive.
WORCESTER COUNTY BRIEFS NANCY POWELL ■ Staff Writer (May 10, 2013) The Worcester County Commissioners discussed the following topics and took the following actions during their Tuesday, May 7, meeting.
Proclamation The commissioners issued a proclamation recognizing May as National Foster Care Month, a time to acknowledge foster parents, mentors, child welfare professionals
Commendation The commissioners presented a commendation to Tom and Alaina Leimbach, the 2013 Worcester County Foster Parents of the Year. The Leimbachs, the commendation states, bring support and stability back into the lives of foster children during times of crises. Continued on Page 15A
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sure, she said Tuesday. “I do think this is a very important step for us,” she said. “It’s where everybody is.” The part-time employee should be an excellent writer, a quick thinker and a witty conversationalist, according to Challenger. They should also have a fanatical passion for blogging and be able to experiment with new ways to use social media. She estimated the part time pay to be about $18,000. Challenger said the new hire, if approved in the fiscal year 2014 budget, would not work in the Tourism Department office in Snow Hill, but would work from home. Commissioner Madison Bunting questioned how she would know how many hours the social media employee would be working. Challenger said it could be possible to require the person to post a minimum number of times on the sites. They could set up a number of tweets for Twitter, a number of postings for Facebook and a number of photos for Instagram. She also said she would meet with the person on a regular basis. “I think it would be easy to determine if they were working,” Challenger said. Boggs seem to think more details should be worked out. “I think it’s a work in progress,” she said.
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The commissioners approved required Critical Area afforestation of approximately 52,500 square feet as part of the construction of the Mystic Harbour wastewater treatment plant. The mitigation site will be at the countyowned property on Langmaid Road, which is considered ideal because it is the proper size, it is completely located within the Critical Area and is accessible for future site monitoring. Any invasive plant species will be removed to allow the site to regenerate naturally. The project’s progress will be tracked for several years.
Housing grant update The commissioners approved a request from Jo Ellen Bynum, housing rehabilitation coordinator, to apply for an amendment to the existing Community Development Block Grant for an additional $100,000 for the rehabilitation of nine additional homes and a time extension of one year. Worcester County received a $300,000 Community Development Block Grant for the rehabilitation of 18 owner-occupied homes for county residents with low to moderate incomes. The grant term ends June 30 and at that time all 18 projects will have been completed or are under way.
Fee increase The commissioners approved fee increases for the review of sediment and erosion control plans. Those fees have not been increased in 11 years, but costs have increased due to new regulations enacted by the Maryland Department of the Environment.
Briddletown drilling The commissioners approved the request of Public Works Director John Tustin to waive the formal bidding process and accept the $19,240 bid of Spring Construction for part of the work for the waterline interconnection between the Briddletown Service Area and the Town of Berlin. The work involves drilling a waterline under
Kitt’s Branch. On March 25, one bid was opened for the waterline interconnection. That bid was rejected because it was well above the funding allocated for the project. The work to be done by Spring Construction is the largest portion of the work. The commissioners’ approval is contingent on the Town of Berlin formally agreeing to pay half the cost.
ing a shortfall of $51,465.39, plus the remaining 25 percent of the deductible.
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The commissioners accepted the $194,826.96 bid of Rehak’s Contracting to repair the Public Landing pier, which was severely damaged during Hurricane Sandy in late October. That company recently completed the final phase of the reconstruction of the Ocean City Boardwalk. LGIT will contribute $130,861.57 as an insurance settlement toward the project and it is anticipated that FEMA will provide $18,750, or 75 percent of LGIT’s $25,000 deductible, leav-
The commissioners approved the recommendation of Recycling Manager Ron Taylor to establish a fee to pick up Pocomoke City’s cans for the recycling of newspaper and cardboard. The county has been servicing the cans, which are located within town limits, at no cost for at least 18 years. The $150 fee per trip would recover the cost of fuel, manpower and other costs of operating the collection vehicle. The Town of Berlin pays the county a fee of $125 per trip to service its recycling cans.
Vehicles needed The commissioners approved a bid packet for the purchase of five standard sedans for the county Health Department. Acceptable models include the Chevrolet Cruze, Dodge Caliber and Ford Focus.
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Nuisance abatement The commissioners declared a property on Sheephouse Road near Pocomoke to be a public nuisance. The property contains a collection of household trash, rubbish and junk and its grass has grown to a height of more than 1 foot.
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Project runs out of gas, will shut down NANCY POWELL ■ Staff Writer (May 7, 2013) A project to create energy from trash at the Worcester County landfill has run out of gas. “I bring you some rather disappointing news,” Public Works Director John Tustin told the Worcester County Commissioners during their meeting Tuesday. The methane gas-to-energy facility opened in 2008 to high expectations that failed to materialize, largely due to Ocean City’s decision in 2009 to have its solid waste hauled to a waste-toenergy facility in Chester, Pa. When Ocean City took its trash to the county landfill, there was a “full stream of waste,” Tustin said. After the pullout, estimated rates of gas generated fell and the project was no longer viable, he said. Before diverting its trash, Ocean City provided approximately 40 percent of all of the waste taken to the county landfill. That trash was needed for the methane gas to energy project in Worcester County. “You don’t have the gas there to produce electricity,” Commissioner Virgil Shockley said. The county’s loss was a gain for the Pennsylvania facility, Covanta,
which needed Ocean City’s trash so it would have enough to burn to convert to energy. Ocean City’s decision to have its trash go north meant the county missed out not only on that trash, but on the money the resort paid to deposit its trash at the landfill near Snow Hill. In 2008, the town paid nearly $1.5 million to the county in tipping fees. Worcester County Renewable Energy LLC, the entity owning the project at the landfill, will cease operations June 30 and will remove its generators, said Tustin, who lamented the end of the environmentally friendly project. “It was really a model partnership,” he said. Circumstances, however, made it fall by the wayside. “Unfortunately, numbers at this time just don’t work,” Mark Cropper, attorney for Worcester County Renewable Energy LLC, said. Cropper also said the company “recognizes the county has been good stewards of the environment.” Cropper and Tustin said only two options were available to keep the operation continuing. In the first option, as allowed in the gas rights agreement, the county could purchase the facility
at fair market value, estimated to be $965,000, and continue to operate or contract to operate it. In the second option, the county could purchase and install all materials necessary to construct the methane gas collection system at an estimated cost of $500,000 and then continue to have Worcester County Renewable Energy operate the facility at no cost to the county. Under that scenario, however, the company has asked the county to waive the current $25,000 per year gas rights payment to the county. So, the first option would cost about $965,000 and the second option would cost about $500,000. If the county chose the second option, however, it would take an estimated six years to see any return on its investment. Bud Church, president of the county commissioners, had said it was a major decision that would need “a lot of discussion,” but Commissioner Madison Bunting said the commissioners should make a decision that day. Attorney Sonny Bloxom’s opinion was like Bunting’s. “When a boat is sinking, at some point you let it sink,” Bloxom said. The commissioners voted to let the sinking ship sink.
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(May 10, 2013) The Worcester County Commissioners were noncommittal Tuesday after a presentation seeking funds for the renovation of the former Mason’s Opera House in Snow Hill. The request will be considered as they finalize the budget for fiscal year 2014.
Bud Church, president of county commissioners, advised Snow Hill Mayor Charles Dorman and other members of a committee to seek funding ideas from Pocomoke residents who were involved in the renovation of the Mar-Va Theater several years ago. Dorman said they expect to “try all avenues of funding.” Obtaining that funding would be easier “if I can say the county commissioners are supporting us.” The group is in the process of creating a foundation and is applying for tax-exempt status to encourage donations. Dorman said the Opera House, after renovation, will be known as the Arts and
Wor. county jail receives award Recognition for achieving 100 percent compliance during recent inspection (May 10, 2013) The Worcester County Commissioners announced last week that the Worcester County Jail received a “Recognition of Achievement Award” from the Maryland Commission on Correctional Standards (MCCS) for achieving 100 percent compliance with Maryland
regulations during a recent inspection. This is the 11th consecutive inspection period in which the Worcester County Jail earned this award, a distinction few other correctional facilities can boast. County officials also recognized the diligence and professionalism of Warden Garry Mumford and his staff. Inspections are conducted every three years by the Maryland Commission on Correctional Standards. Because of the cooperative efforts of the team, the See JAIL on Page 19A
Education Center. The goal is to encourage tourism and economic development. He and committee members would like the commissioners to fund approximately $200,000 to stabilize the building and to replace its roof. The estimated cost for the complete rehabilitation is from $1.5 million to $2 million. Committee member Wendy Myers said the group wants to “protect our heritage” and wants to strengthen the community and families. To reach those goals, they would like for the building, located at the intersection of Market and Washington streets across from the courthouse, to be used for the arts, political and community groups and for historical interest. Artistic endeavors could include theater events, poetry readings, dinner theaters, National Public Radio programs and as a site for theater groups to perform. To cater to political and community interests, the building could be “a place to have town meetings and community forums,” Myers said. To cater to historic interests, it could be used to provide information about Worcester County and Snow Hill, be a link to the Tourism Department, house town artifacts and be used as a museum. It could also be used for educational purposes and after-school activities.
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Bayscape mini-grants deadline extended to May 22, in OC Program is available to all resort homeowners and condo associations (May 10, 2013) The Town of Ocean City is extending the deadline to May 22 for the Bayscape Planting Program, which offers native plants to homeowners to build a “bayscape garden” on their property. Residents and property owners who want to save time and money on their yards, while improving water quality and habitat for wildlife, are can plant a “Bayscape” garden. Bayscapes use native plants to provide habitat for local and migratory animals, improve water quality, and reduce the need for chemical pesticides and herbicides. In addition, this approach to offers greater visual interest than lawn, reduces the time and expense of mowing, watering, fertilizing and treating lawn and garden areas. The 2013 Bayscape Planting Program is available to all homeowners or condominium associations within the corporate
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Two projects that changed everything It’s difficult to find two single projects that have had more of an impact on the coastal area than the beach replenishment project, launched 25 years ago this week, and Atlantic General Hospital, which opened 20 years ago on May 21. As former beach replenishment coordinator Nancy Howard said in this week’s story on that undertaking, many current residents and visitors have no recollection of what the area was like before that project was instituted. The same applies to Atlantic General, the origins of which also predate the arrival of a large segment of the coastal population. That is only to be expected as time passes and memories fade, but the sad part of that circumstance is that fewer people exist who know how much effort went into bringing these two life-changing endeavors to fruition. In both cases, extensive public discussions and debates of just the concepts, much less any actual plans, took place, as advocates explained, cajoled and defended their beliefs that these undertakings were not just desirable, but were critical to the public’s well being. Only after that did the hard work begin, with the prospect of success often seeming just out of reach. It was only through the persistence and dedication of proponents from here and elsewhere that both beach replenishment and Atlantic General Hospital came to be. Many of those who played central roles in these exceptionally demanding tasks might be forgotten by now, or it is difficult to comprehend what their efforts entailed because so much time has passed. An appreciation for what these people did to make these projects happen, however, is easy enough to produce. All anyone has to do is to imagine what this area would be like if beach replenishment and the hospital were never here at all.
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Writer supports violinist on Bdwk. Editor: George Bernard Shaw once lamented: “What a pity that youth is wasted on the young.” One could paraphrase Shaw and note: “What a pity that the governance of beautiful, idyllic Ocean City is wasted by its philistine, if not clownish leaders.” Their current mischief is banning a violinist from performing as he has for twenty years on the Boardwalk (Nancy Powell’s “ACLU claims ... performer’s rights violated” April 19). While I suspect that the city’s officials and the police cheerfully entrusted to perform classical music drag nets do not know Mozart from Michael Jackson, it is a pity that their mean spirited absurdity makes the rest of us look like some two bit backwater resort sucking up to tourist dollars. The fact that the cacophony of the motorcycle crowd with their metal salad bowls on their heads and their tattooed, if not bearded, ladies in tow is welcomed along with the jalopy bunch and who knows how many other racket
makers is astonishing. Not since poor Mayor [Harry] Kelley (may his fully clothed body rest in peace) 30 years ago tried to ban males from walking off the Boardwalk without shirts have the city fathers made such fools of themselves. Let our distinguished violinist play and tell our officials to find something else to fiddle with! H. L. Goldstein Towson, MD
Free parking streets will start to disappear Editor, One of the most important rights in our democratic government is to have transparency when public policy decisions are made. During the Ocean City Council discussion to start paid parking on 146th Street, Council President Lloyd Martin said that since this issue has come up, a number of individuals have told him that they want paid parking in front of their condominium buildings. I call on Council President Martin to publicly identify, not the name of these individuals, but the name of the condominiums that have mem-
bers who are requesting paid parking in front of their condominium buildings. In addition, I give Mayor Rick Meehan credit for thinking ahead on how to have more paid parking on Ocean City streets. In arguing for the paid parking on 146th Street, the mayor currently pointed out that there are 62 free parking spaces on 145th Street. Of course, the mayor aptly neglected to point out that, when the individuals who use to park on 146th Street for free, start to park on 145th Street, the 62 spaces will quickly become inadequate for those people who currently park on 145th Street. But then the mayor, with support of the council’s tax and spend majority, will come forward with a solution — to install paid parking on 145th Street. And so the free parking streets will start to disappear. Little by little the council majority, with the support of the mayor, will obtain Councilman Dennis Dare’s persistent goal to have paid parking on every ocean block from the inlet to the Delaware state line. V. Joann Holden Baltimore
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By Stewart Dobson MARK FRITSCHLE GROUP ANNUAL AWARDS I’m not much on what they call social media, which is to say that I don’t care what other people are doing as long as they aren’t doing it to me. No offense to the people who have invited me to their Twitter accounts, but I really don’t need up-to-the-minute updates telling me where you are and what you’re up to, unless, of course, your message says, “I’m currently stealing your car.” I have also noted that the key syllable in Twitter is “twit,” which I can only assume refers to anyone who enjoys watching the ripples of others in the shallow end of the communications pool. Admittedly, my outlook would change swiftly were I to receive a tweet from Sofia Vergarra saying, “Swimming, misplaced suit, bring Diet Pepsi and small towel.” My guess, however, is the odds of that happening are about the same as receiving a short electronic note from Queen Victoria that says, “112 years have passed and I remain deceased.” In addition to my disaffection for this twit business, I also, apparently, belong to the 57 percent of the male population that does not use Facebook. I have nothing against Facebook, but I prefer to bore others in person. It’s much more rewarding to see the yawn, rather than to suspect it. And that is the problem with Facebook and the host of other personal bulletin boards on the Internet. So much is out there, that you might as well be a cough in the audience during an Irish step dancing competition. You would have to post something spectacular — “Here’s a picture of me at a secret warfare facility being carried away screaming by a flock of genetically engineered drone/chickadees” — to stand out in the crowd. Besides, I find it strange that most people would shrink in horror at the thought of tucking flyers about themselves under the wiper blades of every car in the mall parking lot, yet have no problem revealing much more to everyone and anyone in the connected universe. It doesn’t make sense. In the interest of full disclosure, however, I have to admit that I do have a profile on Linkedin.com. So far, I have just 126 connections and, from what I understand, the idea is to gain as many connections as possible so that your profile will look like you are well-connected and, therefore, worth connecting to. So please, visit me at linkedin.com and sign up now. I need the attention.
Grant, Mark and Lora Fritschle and Ed Wehnert presented 38 awards to support staff and sales associates during the Mark Fritschle Group – Condominium Realty’s annual awards celebration at Buxy’s Salty Dog Saloon on 28th Street. The support staff awards were for length of service and for the superior service that has helped make the company such a success. Joanna Bunting was awarded the Sunshine Award for her warm and welcoming personality as she greets the company’s customers and clients each day. Terry Littleton was recognized for her many years of outstanding service. The sales associate awards were for 2012 settled sales and new listings. Wayne Phillips received an award for his sales and willingness to help other agents. Kevin Decker was No. 1 in sales and in new listings. Sheri E. Smith received the award for having the most units sold.
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Unseasonably cool temps blamed for drop in Springfest visitors Annual spring celebration drew more than 97,000 guests despite conditions LISA CAPITELLI ■ Assistant Editor (May 10, 2013) Organizers attribute windy conditions and cool temperatures to a decline in turnout for the 2013 Springfest celebration, last weekend at the inlet parking lot. “The temperature was seasonably colder and we had high winds all four days,” said Tom Shuster, director of the Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department. The temperature was in the low 50s during the day and much colder once the sun went down. The four-day festival, which traditionally kicks off the start of the resort’s summer season, drew 97,021 visitors to the inlet parking lot to hear live music, shop for arts and crafts and sample an array of food. That was approximately an 8 percent drop from last year, when 106,321 guests attended. The temperature, in the middle to upper 60s, was much milder for the 2012 festival, Shuster said. An estimated 11,537 people came to the festival on opening day last Thurs-
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Visitors to Springfest, held May 2-5, in the Ocean City inlet parking lot, enjoy some food on Sunday afternoon.
day, while 23,133 visited on Friday. On Saturday, approximately 45,971 people stopped by the Springfest grounds. On the final day of the festival, last Sunday, 16,380 came through the gate. “Overall, we thought the numbers weren’t bad, considering the weather,” Shuster said. The five-year festival attendance average is 100,311. Approximately 180 artisans, in addi-
tion to commercial vendors, were on hand selling various merchandise. “Springfest was great. I had a wonderful show and was pleased about how many of my regular customers were at the festival,” said New Jersey resident Gail Paolino. “Customers were cold, but all were having a good time.” Paolino has been hand-painting clothing since 1982. She has participated
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Plans for â€œThe Viewâ€? condominiums on 57th Street â€“ the first new condo design in the resort for more than six years â€“ feature under-building parking with four floors. There are three, three-bedroom condos on each floor.
(May 10, 2013) Ocean Cityâ€™s Planning and Zoning Commission this week approved plans for a new condominium on 57th Street, which the projectâ€™s backers estimate to be the first new condominium project in the resort in more than six years. â€œItâ€™s kind of historic. Itâ€™s a feel-good for the market,â€? said Jeff Thaler, whose firm, Atlantic Planning, Development, and Design, is running the project. Thaler is also a partner in the company that is financing the condominium. â€œFor us, itâ€™s a good test market. Weâ€™re not going on the line for 30 units, or for 50 units, like we used to,â€? Thaler said. The project already has pre-sale commitments from three buyers. The building will be five stories, with parking on the ground level and four floors above, each with three, three-bedroom units. It will be located on the south side of 57th Street, bayadjacent, and directly to the west of the Maui Golf mini golf course. The lot is currently occupied by a single-story home and garage that have been unoccupied for several years. The building will be situated slightly diagonally on the lot, with balconies facing southwest. Because of the stateâ€™s â€œcritical areasâ€? policy regarding wetlands, the site has additional setback requirements that increase with the size of the lot.
â€œI did speak with [city Environmental Engineer] Gail Blazer, and she was confident that we could move forward with the site plans contingent upon the final delineation of those lines by the state,â€? Assistant Director of Planning and Community Development R. Blaine Smith told the commission. Although the city, in recent months, has allowed the reinstatement of plans for condominium projects that were designed before the economic downturn but were never built, Thalerâ€™s project will be the first completely new venture in recent years. But even a relatively modest building is still a significant departure in a market that has been stagnant since before the economic slump of 2008. That impact of that slowdown is still reverberating in the resort real estate industry. According to data from the Coastal Association of Realtors, the resort had 937 condominium units actively on the market at the end of March, down from 1,163 at the same time last year. Of those, 161 units have been sold through March of this year, versus 173 through the same period last year. â€œIf you talk to a lot of the Realtors, theyâ€™re all saying the same thing, that thereâ€™s nothing out there thatâ€™s new to sell,â€? Thaler said. â€œPeople keep coming into their office and they have this same stuff from 2001, 2002, even the newest stuff they have on the market is 2005.â€? Despite the volume, sales data also indicates that the turnover on units begins to drop sharply past the $300,000 price point bracket. â€œThe market is just not there or a million dollar condo,â€? Thaler said. â€œThe market right now is in the $300,000 to $500,000 range.â€?
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Con man pleads guilty to assaulting woman, burglary NANCY POWELL ■ Staff Writer (May 10, 2013) A pre-sentence investigation was ordered last week for a 40year-old con man who lived in a lavish, multi-million dollar house in West Ocean City, although he neither owned it nor rented in. He was a squatter. Theodore Brandon Barrett Jr. of Selbyville, Del., lived in the house with his girlfriend, who believed him when he told her he owned it. Not only did he not own the house, he had taken prospective clients on tours of the house and told them that his company, Beachside Builders in Fenwick Island, had constructed it. On April 5, 2011, Barrett and his girlfriend argued about finances and he assaulted her by tackling her. The assault caused her hip to break, but Barrett would not allow her to call for help. He held her against her will for several hours until she was able to contact a friend by sending a text message when Barrett went downstairs. When Worcester County deputies went to the house, Barrett denied anything was wrong, but they heard the woman crying for help. They detained Barrett and located the woman, who was so badly injured that paramedics had to use a ladder truck from the Ocean City Fire Department to extract her from the third floor through a window. More than two years later, the woman
continues to endure pain. In Circuit Court in Snow Hill on May 1, Barrett pleaded guilty to first-degree assault, the assault on his girlfriend. Two physicians, including the admitting physician at a hospital emergency room, were expected to testify about the woman’s serious injuries if the case had gone to trial. Barrett also pleaded guilty to fourthdegree burglary for entering the house and living there without permission. In exchange for the two guilty pleas, charges of second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, false imprisonment, making a false statement to an officer, two charges of first-degree burglary and two charges of third-degree burglary were not prosecuted. Judge Thomas C. Groton III ordered the pre-sentence investigation, which is to be completed within 45 days. In August 2011, Barrett was sentenced to four years in prison, followed by one year of probation, after being convicted after a three-day trial in June 2011 in Delaware Superior Court. He was found guilty of all charges on which he had been indicted: three counts of felony theft by false pretenses, one court of attempted felony theft by false pretense and one count of offering a false instrument for filing. That case was about Barrett taking a couple on a tour of the West Ocean City house he pretended to own in order to
persuade them to hire him to renovate their house in South Bethany in 2009. He told them his company had built the house. Suitably impressed, the couple agreed to hire him for their major renovation project, and Barrett falsified documents related to required permits for the job. The victims filed a complaint with the Delaware Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Unit against Barrett in October 2010 after becoming dismayed at the slow pace of his work. Barrett had completed only about $15,000 to $20,000 worth of work. They had paid him more than $90,000. The investigation determined that Barrett never owned the home, which was built by another company. In addition to the prison sentence, Superior Court Judge T. Henley Graves ordered Barrett to pay more than $100,000 to the victims, including $93,998 in restitution and more than $6,500 for legal fees and other expenses. That case was investigated and prosecuted by the Delaware Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Unit. “This fraudster learned the hard way that crime doesn’t pay,” Attorney General Beau Biden said at the time. “Our Consumer Protection Unit is working hard to protect Delawareans from dishonest businesspersons who betray their victims’ trust to make a quick buck.”
Ocean City police charged a 38-yearold Rosedale man on April 28 with three counts of having a concealed deadly weapon. A police officer on the Boardwalk at Dorchester Street at about 2:10 a.m. saw a partially concealed sheath knife protruding from the waistband Roger Holloway of Roger Delano Holloway. Police recovered a large “Bowie-style” knife that was concealed under Holloway’s shirt and pants waistband. After arresting Holloway, police found a second concealed fixed blade knife, an automatic-opening folding knife and a set of metal knuckles. Police then charged him with violating Ocean City’s ordinance about carrying martial arts weapons.
Fall from window A 14-year-old girl was flown to Shock Trauma at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore after falling from a third-story window May 4. According to Ocean City police, several juveniles were drinking alcoholic beverages at a party at a 52nd Street Continued on Page 27A
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POLICE BRIEFS Continued from Page 26A residence. At about 11:30 p.m., the girl tried to leave the unit through a third story window and fell. She was conscious and alert, but disoriented, when police arrived. Paramedics treated her at the scene. She was then flown to Baltimore by the Maryland State Police helicopter as a precaution. She was later released to her parents. Foul play is not suspected in the incident. Police are not releasing the name of the victim or other juveniles involved, but they said the girl was a county resident. Findings of the incident will be forwarded to Worcester County Social Services for further investigation.
Burglaries The Worcester County Bureau of Investigation is investigating two residential burglaries. The first was at 10:30 a.m. April 30, when the Worcester County Sheriffâ€™s Office responded to the area of Brantley Road near Pocomoke for a reported burglary in progress. A person or persons forced entry into the residence, when the owner was not at home, and stole several items. The second incident occurred that same day when deputies responded to the area of Shockley Road near Snow Hill for a reported burglary. After returning to the residence, the homeowner had observed that several
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Senior citizens warned about ‘relative’ phone scam Prepare for spring storms
(May 10, 2013) Scammers pretending to be a relative in trouble are scamming senior citizens, according to the Ocean City Police Department and Worcester County Sheriff’s Office. Typically, the scammer will call the victim and claim to be their grandchild, child, niece or nephew, depending on what level of information they have about the family. The scammer tells the victim that they are in trouble. Sometimes, they say they have been arrested and are in jail and need help. In some cases, another scammer will claim to be a lawyer, a bail bondsman, a deputy or a jail official to convince the victim that the scam is legitimate.
The scammer then asks for credit card information or money, sent to a Western Union office out of the area, in order to get them out of jail or whatever harmful situation the scam presents. Ocean City police said scammers are using family knowledge, often learned from the Internet, to make the scam more convincing. Also, unlike most scams, the scammer does not have a foreign accent, but the voice often does not resemble the voice of the family member supposedly in trouble. Police remind citizens to never wire money to strangers or someone they have not met in person. Request to wire
money are red flag signs that it’s a fraud. Anyone who gets such a call should contact another family member, a trusted friend or their local police department so they can help evaluate the situation and try to contact the loved one. If people are told that a family member of loved one is in legal trouble, it is wise to verify this information by contacting other family members or law enforcement. People who believe they have been targets or victims of a scam or who have noticed unauthorized activity on any of their financial accounts should contact their financial institution and report the issue to their local law enforcement agency.
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Hospital marks 20 years in biz. Atlantic General opened on May 21, 1993, six weeks ahead of schedule STEWART DOBSON â– Editor SHEILA R. CHERRY â– Associate Editor/Bayside Gazette
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(May 10, 2013) Twenty years ago on May 21, the long and tortuous path to establish a community hospital in Worcester County came to fruition. The opening of Atlantic General Hospital on that Friday saw long-time proponents, political figures, volunteers and business people gather to witness the culmination of years of politicking, planning, fundraising and, eventually, building the areaâ€™s first acute care facility. It was a triumphant moment made possible by an exceptionally determined group of citizens, especially considering that the effort to give the county its own hospital dates back to 1945. That was when more than 60 members and guests of the Lions Club attended a dinner meeting at the Atlantic Hotel to announce $105,025 in pledges to the War Memorial Worcester County Hospital campaign. But that and subsequent attempts to build a hospital failed for a variety of reasons until early in the 1990s, when the Worcester County Commissioners created a citizens group to pursue this goal once again. Members of this assembly came from every area of the coastal community: lawyers, doctors, business people, volunteers, builders, Realtors, retirees, nurses, restaurateurs, teachers and politicians. The difference then was that all the elements necessary to make Atlantic General Hospital happen came together at the right moment â€” the dedication of the citizens group, the support of local governments, the generosity of the public and the intervention of a powerful ally at the state level, then Gov. William Donald Schaefer. Altogether, the public donated some $4 million to the cause, while governments contributed $12.5 million. AGH volunteers, with the help of friends from across the state, also hacked their way through a jungle of regulations in order to receive permission to build. From blurry concept to blueprints to a fully functioning facility, AGH has continued to grow over the past two decades, not just in the numbers of people served or the size of its staff, but technologically as well. The hospital, which serves more than 117,000 patients per year from Selbyville, Del. to Pocomoke, has made electronic medical records integration one of its strategic initiatives and improving the quality of its services a core principle. See ATLANTIC on Page 31A
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Atlantic General serves more than 17,000 patients per year Continued from Page 30
President and CEO Michael Franklin said at the hospital’s anniversary banquet on May 2, that part of the celebration was to commemorate “the good quality work that people do here.” He told the audience of roughly 150 employees, executives and dignitaries that the staff at AGH performed “some of the best quality care you can find anywhere.” Franklin was keen to highlight technological advances that he said had helped shorten anesthesia, antibiotics and emergency care wait times, improve quality and efficiency of medical and surgical care, and expedite the healing of wounds. But he also said that the evolving
focus of the hospital was to minimize the need for acute care in the first place. “If you need us, we are here,” he said. “But we are going to help you to not need us.” To that end, Franklin recognized several staff members whose diligence had allowed the hospital to achieve major improvements in infection control and pharmaceutical safety. Jane Hwa-Huang, received the “Patient Safety Ambassador Award,” which is presented each quarter to staff members who have identified and reported a potential patient safety risk. Franklin said Haw-Huang and two of her interns, University of Maryland Eastern Shore pharmacy students Mike Geesaman and See HOSPITAL on Page 32A
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Hospital opened with 30 physicians; now has approximately 200 Continued from Page 31A
Bangura Sarian, identified an error in the pharmacy computer system that would have allowed patients to receive a duplicate of a particular medication. “Because of their diligence in identifying and reporting the problem, the hospital is able to avoid such potential errors in the future,” Franklin said. He also recognized the Housekeeping Department staff, whose work has led to a major increase in the satisfaction level of patients and whose clean-down techniques in hospital rooms had helped the facility to decrease the likelihood of hospital borne infections. Hugh Cropper, chairman of the Quality Committee, said “Every contribution of every employee makes a difference for the quality of service we provide.” Franklin also expressed his appreciation for the hospital’s 360 volunteers, who he said provided services worth a value of $600,000 annually. Melanie Pursel, executive director of the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce, was on hand to present Franklin with a certificate of excellence for the hospital’s 20 years of providing service to the community. John H. “Jack” Burbage, Jr., chairman of the AGH board of Trustees, called AGH, “The best small hospital in the United States.” He said he was proud to be a part of it and remarked that when
the institution had opened it was “under budget and on time.” AGH began as a 62-bed hospital and remains so today, but many of expansions and improvements have been instituted over the years, the latest of which is an expanded and renovated cafeteria. Ten years ago, the original small emergency room was expanded when the hospital added 33,000 square feet of space. In 2008, the AGH campus gained the 42,000 square-foot James G. Barrett Medical Office Building with space for the Atlantic Endoscopy Center, The Atlantic General Hospital Wound Care Center and other healthcare services. But back in the early 1990s, as those initial advocates organized in pursuit of what everyone knew, but would not acknowledge, was a long shot, they could not have envisioned what their efforts would bring about. While the community has contributed millions of dollars to the hospital, the return on that investment goes beyond the major improvement in health care. That $27 million project, which opened with a staff of fewer than 30 physicians and 200 employees, went on to become an economic engine as one of the coastal area’s largest employers, with nearly 200 physicians, 800 employees and an annual payroll of more than $30 million.
Members of the Atlantic General Hospital fundraising committee mark the occasion of having reached their goal. On the committee, from left, Dr. Frank Townsend, Nancy Lynch Berger, Worcester County Commissioner James G. Barrett and the hospital’s first CEO William Donatelli.
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With OCBP out, model block may be abbreviated Eastern third of target area could stay in private hands after price impasse ZACK HOOPES â– Staff Writer (May 10, 2013) Despite the major step taken with the probable relocation of the Ocean City Beach Patrol headquarters, downtown Ocean Cityâ€™s long-awaited â€œmodel blockâ€? project may actually end up being more of a â€œmodel three-fifths of a block.â€? â€œIt may not be a full block,â€? Ocean City Development Corporation Executive Director Glenn Irwin said this week. â€œRight now, I would say that the city owns probably about 60 to 65 percent of that whole block.â€? â€œIf we canâ€™t purchase all the property on the block, for whatever reason, weâ€™re trying to work with the city to package the properties the city does have under its name for a future project.â€? As originally conceived roughly a decade ago, the cityâ€™s model block project would consist of the city gradually acquiring an entire block of under-utilized or under-developed downtown land. The city, with the assistance of the publicly backed OCDC,
would then market that assembled parcel to a developer with specific stipulations that the site be built to the cityâ€™s overall design, namely, a mixeduse project that would help spark downtown reinvestment and vibrancy. The target block for such an endeavor has been space bordered by Baltimore and Philadelphia Avenues on the east and west and Dorchester and Somerset Streets on the north and south. The block contains what used to be, prior to 1993, the Ocean City Police Departmentâ€™s headquarters. When the OCPD moved to the public safety building at 65th Street, the space was occupied by the Ocean City Beach Patrol. Last week, however, the City Council approved funding to go forward with designing a new OCBP headquarters, to be located a block north of the current building, which is in serious disrepair. This will free up a large chunk of the block. The city also owns three other buildings to the east of the current OCBP facility, which are managed by OCDC as housing for seasonal city workers. These could be vacated as well, though, if a project were to come through. However, the rest of the block is privately owned, although some of it is
for sale, including Hallâ€™s Pioneer Hotel, on the corner of Somerset and Baltimore, and the house to the west of it. After several rounds of back-andforth this winter, however, the city appears to have made little headway on a deal with the Hall family. â€œThe town has approached the Halls, and the Halls have approached the town several times,â€? said former City Councilman Joe Hall, whose father has owned the parcel for decades. â€œWe were far apart on an offer that we could agree on,â€? Hall said. â€œThe offer made by the town was substantially below the assessed value.â€? However, glimmers of a real estate recovery mean that OCDC may soon be comfortable with the city pulling the trigger without the entire block. â€œWe knew it was going to be a slow process,â€? Irwin said. â€œBut the economic times are approaching. It may be the role of the developer, if he can negotiate with these owners to get a bigger piece of the block, and possibly offer a better price than the city.â€? â€œThe concept of model block was kind of skewed to say we had to have the whole block, which we donâ€™t,â€? Irwin said. â€œThe attractiveness was that the developer could come into these properties that were ready to build on.â€?
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OCDC holds annual meeting, award recognitions ZACK HOOPES ■ Staff Writer (May 10, 2013) The Ocean City Development Corporation held its annual meeting last Wednesday night at Shenanigan’s Irish Pub & Grille on the Boardwalk, entertaining a packed crowd of public officials and business leaders while recognizing its most important contributors and success stories. “Without your help and continued support, we would not survive,” said OCDC President Bob Givarz. OCDC is a non-profit organization, funded via public grants and private fundraising, that finances urban redevelopment in downtown Ocean City. The organization offers several programs, most notably its façade improvement initiative, which provides partial funding for property owners to renovate the exteriors of aging buildings and improve their streetscapes. To date, Givarz said, OCDC has financed 138 façade projects, with another eight under way, representing more than $4.7 million dollars of pub-
Walter and Susan Madigosky at 102 South Philadelphia Avenue. Individual awards were given to Town of Ocean City Public Works Director Hal Adkins, for his assistance with a number of public projects, as well as to former OCDC President and outgoing board of directors member Greg Shockley. “When I first started, there were all these guys who had kept the town running for so long, and it was an opportunity to learn from them,” Shockley said. “There were so many great people on that board, and there still are.” City Manager David Recor, who began his career in Ocean City less than a year ago, and Planning and Community Development Director Matt Margotta, who started in January, spoke on their first impressions of the resort. “When I came here,” Margotta remarked, “I found a lot of knowledge on the public and private side. The private side is what really surprised me, and another thing that makes Ocean City unique. That level of experience and interest isn’t common other places.”
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Former attorney guilty of theft NANCY POWELL ■ Staff Writer (May 10, 2013) A former West Ocean City attorney was sentenced Wednesday to two years in jail after a jury found her guilty of four counts of theft. Allison Elizabeth Novelli was disbarred Oct. 9, because of the misuse of funds entrusted to her by her real estate title company. In Circuit Court in Snow Hill, Judge Dale Cathell granted the motion of defense attorney Michael Farlow for judgment of acquittal on four embezzlement counts and the single bad check count. The four remaining counts of theft from $1,000 to less than $10,000 went to the jury, which deliberated for slightly more than one hour because returning the guilty verdicts. Judge Cathell, who retired from the Court of Appeals, sentenced Novelli to two years in jail, with all but one year suspended, to be followed by one year of unsupervised probation. He also ordered restitution to be paid during her probation period.
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OBITUARIES Albert P. Costa OCEAN PINES — Albert Paul Costa, 78, died on Thursday, May 2, 2013, at his home. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Denny and Concetta Barbetti Costa. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Patricia May Costa, and children, Jeffrey Costa and his wife, Kathleen, of Bel Air, Md., Cynthia “Cindy” Costa-Bingel and her husband, Howard, of Dundalk, Md., and Susan Slowikowski and her husband, Frank, of Kill Devil Hill, N.C. Also surviving is a sister, Marie Dackerman of Hanover, Pa., and several nieces and nephews. He leaves eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, Stella J. Wilson and Matthew Clemens Napp. He was preceded in death by a son, George Comer Jr. Mr. Costa had worked as an estimator in the Engineering Division of Bethlehem Steel Company. He was a member of the Community Church at Ocean Pines, and a former member of the Sons of Italy and the Ocean City Elks Club. A funeral service was held Sunday, May 5, at the Community Church at Ocean Pines. The Rev. Bill Sterling officiated. Inurnment followed at the Garden at the Pines. A donation in his memory may be made to the Community Church at Ocean Pines, 11227 Racetrack Road, Berlin, MD 21811, or Life Raft Group, 155 Route 46 West, Suite 202, Wayne, N.J. 07470. Letters of condolence may be sent to the family online at www.burbagefuneralhome.com. Jerry Edward Powell OCEAN PINES — Jerry Edward Powell, 81, died Thursday, May 2, 2013, at his home. Born in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late Clarence Edward Robert Powell and Ethel Marguerite Boswell. He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise, in 2012. He is survived by his son, Glenn Norman Powell of Sacramento, Calif., and his daughter, Lisa Ellen Powell of Re-
ston, Va. Also surviving are three grandchildren, John Wesley Powell, Charles Ray Durbin V and Daniel Edward Kates; two nieces, Pamela Powell McWhirt and Patricia Powell Westcott; and a multi-
tude of friends. Mr. Powell was a graduate of Eastern High School in Washington, D.C. After serving in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1953, he attended the University of Maryland and then began his lifelong career as a mechanical engineer. He was a lay leader of the Community Church at Ocean Pines, a board member of the Kiwanis Club, belonged to the Ocean Pines Boat Club, and was a committed volunteer at the Berlin Senior Center serving Meals on Wheels in the Berlin community. In 2008, he was the recipient of the Worcester County “Maryland’s Most Beautiful People” Volunteer Award. He was known for his witty sense of humor and his charming good looks. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 17, at the Community Church at Ocean Pines. The Rev. Bill Sterling will officiate. Inurnment will be in the Gardens of the Pines Columbarium. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kiwanis Foundation, c/o Mark Page, 8 Sandy Circle, Ocean Pines, Md. 21811. Letters of condolence may be sent to the family online at www.burbagefuneralhome.com. Dolores Flynn OCEAN CITY — Dolores Flynn, 74, died Friday, May 3, 2013, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. Born in New York City, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Salvatore Dalli and Catherine Law Dalli. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, William S. Flynn; sons, William “Bill” Christopher Flynn and his wife, Patti, of Brooklyn, N.Y, Dr. David Joseph Flynn and his wife, Teresa, of Staten Is-
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land, N.Y.; and daughter, Kathy Susan Palmer and her husband, Allan, of Hampstead, Md. She also leaves eight grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Flynn had been Dolores Flynn a devoted wife, beloved mother, grandmother and homemaker. She was a member of Autism Speaks and St. Jude Children’s Center. She had attended Holy Savior Catholic Church. She had worked for the Town of Ocean City Transportation Finance Office. A Mass of Christian burial was held Monday, May 6, at Holy Savior Catholic Church on 17th Street in Ocean City. The Rev. Stanislao Esposito officiated. In lieu of flowers, a donation in her memory may be made to Autism Speaks “in honor of Daniel Flynn,” 1060 State Road, second floor, Princeton, N.J. 08540, or St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, Tenn. 38148. Letters of condolence may be sent to the family online at www.burbagefuneralhome.com. Howard Robert Lauer OCEAN PINES — Howard Robert Lauer, 80, of Ocean Pines, died Friday, May 3, 2013, at his home. Born in Kirkwood, Mo., he was the son of the late Theodore E. Lauer and Lolita Posey Rambo. He was preceded in death by a brother, Ted E. Lauer Jr., in 2012. He is survived by his wife, Beverly Ann Olson Lauer; a son, Bruce Alan Lauer of Coatesville, Pa; daughters, Lynn M. Totoro and her husband, John, of Sewell, N.J., and Trish Lauer and her husband, Gary Hudson, of Riverside, Ala.; a brother, Bruce Lauer of Sarasota, Fla.; grandchildren, Jessie, Joshua and Kristin, Tara and Bob; and a greatgrandson, Devon. Mr. Lauer began his career in sales with Fuller Brush in 1953. He retired as general manager of direct operations for North America after 27 years with A.W. Chesterton Company. He was a U.S. Army Korean War veteran, serving from 1949 to 1951. He was a member of the Community Church at Ocean Pines and of Naples Heritage Golf
and Country Club in Naples, Fla., where he served as a member of the board and as president. A memorial service was held May 8, at the Community Church at Ocean Pines. The Rev. Bill Sterling officiated. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802. Letters of condolence may be sent to the family online at www.burbagefuneralhome.com. Myrtle A. Jackson BERLIN — Myrtle Anne Patey Jackson, 85, died Monday, May 6, 2013, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. Born in Willards, she was the daughter of the late John Daniel Patey and Mary Pearl Phillips Patey. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Emory Jackson, in 2003. Surviving is her daughter, Geneva J. Peters of Berlin, and her sons, Daniel E. Jackson and his wife, Kim, of Berlin, and George R Jackson and his beloved companion, Donna, and her son, William, of Newark, Md. She was adored grandmother to George “Joey” Jackson and his wife, Carrie, of Millsboro, Del., and John David Peters and his wife, Irena, of Elkridge, Md.; and great-grandchildren, Cassidy Jackson, Carrissa Jackson, Alexander Sherrell Peters and Sara and Abby Morells. Also surviving is a sister, Irene Bradford of Newark; a sister-inlaw, Elizabeth Patey of Willards; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother, Elwood Patey. Mrs. Jackson attended Trinity Methodist Church in Newark, Md., and served on the Worcester County Board of Elections for many years. She enjoyed playing the slot machines, bingo, antiques and being a homemaker. A funeral service was held Thursday, May 9, at Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. The Rev. Dr. Olin Shockley officiated. Interment followed in Riverside Cemetery. A donation in her memory may be made to Berlin Volunteer Fire Company, 214 N. Main St., Berlin, MD 21811, or Boggs-Disharoon American Legion, Post #123, 10111 Old Ocean City Blvd., Berlin, MD 21811. Letters of condolence may be sent to the family online at www.burbagefuneralhome.com. Fax 410-213-2151
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LISA CAPITELLI ■ Assistant Editor (May 10, 2013) The Stephen Decatur girls’ lacrosse team squeaked out a 7-6 victory over the Parkside Rams last Friday in Salisbury to finish the regular season with a 10-2 record. The Lady Seahawks grabbed the Decatur Coach early lead, 3-0, but the Bob Musitano Rams fought back to gain a 4-3 advantage. At halftime, Decatur led 5-4. The visiting Decatur squad increased its lead to 7-5 in the second half, but Parkside cut it to one goal with about eight minutes to play. “Then we just held the ball. We ran a ton of time off the clock,” Decatur Coach Bob Musitano said. “It was a game of controlling the ball right off the draw. We got the first three draws and the first three goals.” Captain Annie Brown and Eileen Hayman, both seniors, each scored two goals. Sophomore Blair Yesko, junior Layla Fowler (one assist) and senior captain Ashley Trice (one assist) each had a goal. Senior goalie Skylar Siegfried stopped seven Parkside shots. “It was a good game. The teams are well matched,” Musitano said. The victory earned Decatur a spot in the Bayside Conference championship game. The Seahawks were set to face-off against the Queen Anne’s Lions at County Stadium in Salisbury on Tuesday, but the game was canceled because of rain and flooding. May 7 was the final day to play conference matches before the regional tournament begins, so Queen Anne’s and Decatur were declared coBayside champs. Decatur received the No. 2 See LADY on Page 40A
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Stephen Decatur senior Amanda Parsons swings away during last Friday’s game against Parkside in Berlin. Parsons had two hits in Decatur’s 9-1 win. (Below) Senior captain Jessica Iacona struck out seven and allowed five hits.
PREPPED FOR PLAYOFFS Decatur softball squad ready for post-season competition LISA CAPITELLI ■ Assistant Editor (May 10, 2013) The Stephen Decatur softball team played three games in four days to wrap up regular season competition, as the playoffs were set to get under way May 9. The Lady Seahawks Decatur Coach earned one win and lost Don Howard two in their final three outings. The Parkside Rams visited Berlin last Friday to face Decatur. Seahawks Coach Don Howard was pleased with his players’ performance in the 9-1 victory. “We played pretty well,” he said. Senior captain Jessica Iacona threw a complete game. She struck out seven and allowed five hits. Junior Taylor Black went 3-for-4 with three runs
scored. Seniors Amanda Parsons and Keeley Marks each had two hits. The following day, Decatur traveled to Salisbury to battle the James M. Bennett Clippers. The Seahawks scored two runs in the first
inning, but they couldn’t hold on as the Clippers came back to win 3-2. “Pitching was that good on both sides. We had four hits and Bennett had six,” Howard said. “We didn’t hit See HOWARD on Page 40A
A 50k, 50 mile and 100k Century non-competitive ride is set for Saturday. Event proceeds will benefit educational and scholarship programs for the Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum and Rotary Club of Snow Hill. Having no mountains, hills or traffic to contend with, this is the perfect ride for a novice cyclist, families or those wanting to achieve century goals. The ride will start and end at Furnace Town in Snow Hill. Online registration ends May 10. Registration the day of the event will begin at 7 a.m. The cost is $45 for adults, $35 for students. Included will be snacks and breaks along the route, route maps, specific rider number, T-shirt (for first 150 registered) and a one-day pass into Furnace Town. All cyclists will enjoy a picnic lunch and complimentary beverages after the ride. For more information, visit www.ironfurnacefifty.org
Teams welcomed for Chamber Cup The Greater Ocean Chamber of Commerce will host its 26th annual OC Chamber Cup Golf Tournament, May 14, at the Ocean City Golf Newport Bay course. Registration fee is $200 per golfer or $800 per team, which includes golf, goodie bag, barbecue lunch, on-course beverages and an awards reception. Singles, twosomes and foursomes are welcome. Prizes include sets of irons, drivers, putters, Maui Jim sunglasses and golf shoes. Silent auction items include golf collectables, Ray Lewis and Joe Flacco Super Bowl memorabilia, watches, trips and gift baskets. There is a $10,000 hole-in-one sponsored by Mid-Atlantic Marketing and D3 Corp and a Mercedes Benz hole-in-one sponsored by Pohanka Mercedes of Salisbury. In addition, there is a hole-in-one for a golf vacation, as well as one for a set of clubs. The 2013 sponsors are Macky’s, PNC Bank, Fenwick Inn, Comcast Spotlight, Miller Lite, Coors Light, D3 Corp, Mid-Atlantic Marketing, The Bank of Delmarva, PRMC, Pohanka Mercedes Benz, Mann Properties, Avon and Alaska Stand. For more information, contact event director Lisa Dennis at 410213-0144 ext. 104 or email@example.com.
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MAY 10, 2013
Worcester tennis teams geared up for May 10 ESIAC tourney LISA CAPITELLI ■ Assistant Editor
Chesapeake Martial Arts Tournament Team members, from left, are Drew Leto, Carl Echols, Nolan Kelley, Olivia Kelley, Solomon David, Mathew Burns.
Martial arts team earns awards (May 10, 2013) The Chesapeake Martial Arts Tournament Team traveled to Pennsylvania on April 13, to compete in the Delaware County Karate Championships. Team members competed in both sparring and forms against some of the most elite teams on the East Coast. Mathew Burns, Solomon David, Nolan Kelley and Olivia Kelley all earned bronze medals in sparring. Kelley also won silver and Burns received bronze in forms.
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(May 10, 2013) The Worcester Prep tennis teams’ final match of the regular season was cut short Monday due to rain in Princess Anne. Only the second singles match was completed in the girls’ competition. Prep junior Hannah Esham won 8-1. The Washington Jaguars forfeited the second doubles match to Worcester. Sophomore Tatjana Kondraschow was up 6-1 in her first singles match when rain started to fall and the competition was suspended. Prep senior captain Tommy Thornett got his first singles match in and won 81. Chase Schmehling, a junior, took his match 8-3. Washington forfeited its doubles matches to Worcester. “We were hoping to build momentum going into the conference tournament [May 10] and I only hope with the uncertain weather this week that we can regroup and recapture that momentum,” Prep boys’ Coach Keith Coleman said Tuesday. Worcester, the Sts. Peter & Paul Sabres, Gunston Day Herons and Salisbury School Dragons are set to compete in the Eastern Shore Independent Ath-
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Seahawks to host Easton today in East Regional quarterfinals LISA CAPITELLI ■ Assistant Editor (May 10, 2013) The Stephen Decatur boys’ lacrosse team finished the regular season on a high note, with a 13-8 victory over the Parkside Rams last Friday in Berlin. Decatur Coach Scott Lathroum was pleased with the Seahawks’ performance, as the boys led 5-2 at the end of the first quarter. The home team went into the halftime break on top 9-2. “We played very well. Our offense was very good and the defense giving up
only two goals in the first half was excellent,” Lathroum said. “The boys worked really hard and they deserved it.” Senior captain Andrew Ternahan scored five goals and had two assists. Sophomore Corey Gwin netted three goals and senior Riley McCabe scored twice and had an assist. Senior captain Brooks Gilbert stopped 13 Rams’ shots in goal for Decatur. “We have some momentum and a lot of confidence,” Lathroum said. The victory earned Decatur a spot in Tuesday’s Bayside Conference champi-
onship game alongside the Kent Island Buccaneers at County Stadium in Salisbury. The Seahawks anxiously anticipated a rematch with the Bucs after losing to the squad 10-7 on March 26. Unfortunately, the game was cancelled because of rain and flooding, so Decatur and Kent Island were declared co-Bayside champions. “We were really looking forward to it. They were ready to play,” Lathroum said. “It’s become a grudge match [games between Decatur and Kent Island].”
The two teams will most likely meet in the 3A-2A East Regional tournament. Decatur earned a first-round bye and the No. 2 seed in the District VIII Sectional portion of the east bracket. Kent Island received the No. 1 seed. The Seahawks will host the No. 3 Easton Warriors at 5 p.m. today, Friday. “We can’t take anything for granted. We just need to take one game at a time,” Lathroum said. “They’re working hard in practice and we’re ready to do some damage Friday.” If Decatur wins, the team could play Kent Island on Monday.
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Howard ‘shocked, but pleased’ about Seahawks’No.2 seeding cona and allowed one run, two hits and the ball very well. We only had four hits struck out four. Decatur (14-4) received the No. 2 seed and three of them were in the first inand a first-round bye in the 3A East Rening.” Iacona allowed six hits and struck out gional tournament bracket. The Seahawks will host the five in seven inwinner of Thursnings. day’s game beAfter taking off “We’re looking forward tween the No. 7 Sunday, the Seato the playoffs. We’re in a good Reservoir Gators hawks were back and No. 10 Hamon the road Monframe of mind even though mond Golden day to battle the we lost the last few games, Bears on Monday Indian River Indiand our focus is good.” at 4 p.m. ans in their final Howard said he match of the seaDECATUR COACH DON HOWARD was “shocked, but son. Decatur lost of the Lady Seahawks, who will battle the Reservoir pleased” to have 9-2. Gators or the Hammond Golden Bears on Monday the No. 2 seed as “We just didn’t several teams had hit the ball very well again,” Honearly identical records. ward said. “They “We’re looking forward to the playwere a better team than what we faced all year, which is good to see going into offs. We’re in a good frame of mind even though we lost the last few games, and the playoffs.” Iacona started on the mound. In three our focus is good,” he said. “I think we’re and one-third innings she allowed six on the good side of the draw. We’ve seen hits, eight runs, walked three and struck most of the teams on our side of the out four. Junior Beth Laque relieved Ia- bracket before.” Continued from Page 37A
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“Our girls are ready [for playoffs],” Musitano said. “I was really pleased with them after the Parkside game.” The winner will advance to Monday’s East Sectional semifinals and play either top-seeded Queen Anne’s or the No. 7 Northeast (Anne Arundel) Eagles. Decatur fell to a loaded Queen Anne’s team, 13-8, on April 10.
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Seahawks battle Salisbury rivals LISA CAPITELLI ■ Assistant Editor (May 10, 2013) The Stephen Decatur Seahawks faced off against their Salisbury rivals, the Parkside Rams and James M. Bennett Clippers, in the finals two tennis matches of the regular season. Last Friday, the Seahawks traveled to Salisbury to battle the Rams. The Lady Seahawks pulled out a 4-3 victory. Senior Tori Whigham won her second singles match 8-5. Juniors Charlotte Petsche and Ashley DePaul also claimed an 8-5 victory, at first doubles. And Valerie Petsche and Annie James, both juniors, took their second doubles match 8-4. Each team had three wins with one match to play. Senior Libby Withers topped her fifth singles opponent 8-2 to secure the Decatur victory. “Libby probably played her best match of the year,” said Decatur Coach Jamie Greenwood. “Our doubles teams played really well. I was really proud of them.” The Decatur boys’ team fell to Parkside 5-2. Senior Logan Simpson edged out his fifth singles opponent 8-6. Senior Steve Redner and junior Tyler AnSee DISTRICT on Page 42A
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Worcester boys’ lax team wins fifth consecutive ESIAC title fender Michael Brittingham, who the coach said had his best game of the season, freshman short stick defensive midfielder Ross Dickerson and goalie Wade Walter. The freshman goalie stopped seven Dragons’ shots. “I thought we did well,” Gates said. “Last week was one of the toughest weeks I’ve had at Worcester, but to see the way the kids responded was great.” Last Tuesday, the Mallards poor performance led to a 10-8 loss to Indian River. The next day, the boys’ played well and gave it their all but fell short against Wilmington Friends, 12-9. A few days later, the Prep squad came out flat against St. Andrews on May 3, and lost 10-6. In addition to the ESIAC, the Mallards are also in the Metro Independent Lacrosse League’s east division this year. Since the same teams are in the MILL and ESIAC playoffs, Tuesday’s game was also the MILL quarterfinals. The win advanced Worcester to Wednesday’s MILL semifinals. The Berlin team traveled to the Annapolis area to battle the Calverton Cougars, but lost 18-6.
Mallards outscore Sby. Dragons 13-3 to capture championship trophy LISA CAPITELLI ■ Assistant Editor (May 10, 2013) The Worcester Prep boys’ lacrosse team captured its fifth consecutive Eastern Shore Independent Athletic Conference championship trophy on Tuesday, topping the Salisbury School Dragons 13-3 in the tournament finals. The Mallards led 3-1 after the first quarter and went into the break ahead 5-2 on their field in Berlin. At the end of the third quarter, the home team has boosted its advantage 9-3. “We scored a couple goals early in the third quarter and we took off from there,” said Prep Coach Kevin Gates. Senior captain Harrison Brennan scored five goals and had an assist. Freshman Wyatt Richins chipped in with four goals. Gates praised their performances along with the play of freshman de-
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gelo outscored their second doubles competition 8-3. “It was 2-2 going in to the final matches, so we were right there with them,” said Decatur Coach Steve Berquist. Only the Decatur girls’ squad competed on Monday against Bennett. The teams were going head-to-head for a spot in the Bayside Conference championship match against the top north school, the Easton Warriors. C. Petsche and DePaul trailed 5-2 in their first doubles match, but fought back and the contest went into a tiebreaker set. The Decatur pair won 7-3. V. Petsche and James were victorious 8-5 at second doubles. Whigham, who was playing with a sore knee, fell behind 5-1 in her third singles match, but she persevered and won 9-7. The score was tied 3-3 with the first singles match under way. Seahawks’ senior Emmalee Murrell led 6-5 when the match was postponed because of
darkness. It was scheduled to be completed Thursday (after press time). The winning team will face Easton for the conference championship title. (Match day and time had yet to be determined as of Thursday morning.) “Overall, I was happy with their play,” Greenwood said of the Seahawks. “Everything was close. Unfortunately, the game scores are not always [indicative] of the matches.” Eight players will represent Decatur during the District VIII two-day tournament, May 16-17, in Cambridge. Senior Madison Pope will compete in girls’ singles action, while Whigham has partnered with senior Lexi Ashton for doubles. Murrell and senior Tim VanVonno have teamed up to battle for the mixed doubles title. Junior John Niedfeldt will take the court in boys’ singles competition. Seniors Joe Iacona and Jon Hastings will work together to capture the doubles trophy.
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Clippers,Ramstake down Seahawks to end regular season LISA CAPITELLI ■ Assistant Editor (May 10, 2013) The Stephen Decatur baseball team wrapped up regular season competition with losses to the Parkside Rams and James M. Bennett Clippers, but the Seahawks are looking ahead to the 3A East Regional tournament. Last Friday, the Rams came to Berlin to play the Seahawks. In the bottom of the fourth inning, with junior Chase Coursey on third base and sophomore Justin Meekins on second, Jacob Hickman’s sacrifice fly to right field drove Coursey home to give Decatur the 1-0 lead. In the top of the fifth, Parkside tallied three runs to pull ahead. The Seahawks had opportunities to score with the bases loaded in the bottom of the sixth. The Rams got a forced out at home for Decatur’s first out of the inning. The Seahawks failed to produce offensively, leaving runners stranded. Parkside held on for a 3-1 victory. Sophomore Grant Donahue threw six innings. He struck out seven and allowed six hits. Sophomore Sean Colgan took over in the seventh inning, where he walked one and held Parkside to no hits. Meekins had two of Decatur’s three hits. “We didn’t cash in when we needed to,” said Decatur Coach Rich Ferro. “Even though we didn’t hit and we lost, I thought we played OK. We played very well defensively.” On Monday, Bennett scored a run in the third inning, but Decatur answered in the fourth. The score was tied 1-1 in Salisbury as the game went into extra innings. The Clippers scored in the bottom of the eighth to win 2-1. Colgan started on the mound and in five innings he allowed four hits, struck out two and walked two. Junior Andrew Borradaile threw the final three innings. He struck out one and allowed a hit. Decatur (13-5) was awarded the No. 3 seed and a first-round bye in the 3A East Region tournament bracket. “They’re trying to get better every day,” Ferro said. “Parkside and Bennett is who we need to face going into the playoffs. Hopefully, those tough games helped get them prepared [for the post season].” The Seahawks will host the winner of today’s game between the No. 6 Mt. Hebron Vikings and the No. 11 Annapolis Panthers, on Monday at 4 p.m. in Berlin.
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HEALTHYALTERNATIVE The Greenhouse features full deli, baked goods, smoothies, fresh juices, vegetarian, vegan and raw foods, among other items
New legislation will affect real estate industry LAUREN BUNTING ■ Contributing Writer (May 10, 2013) There were numerous real estate-related bills signed into law last week in Annapolis. With topics ranging from affordable housing to real estate contracts to forest conservation, these laws will enact changes that affect both industry professionals and the general public who own houses and/or property. Below is a full list of the real estate-related bills signed into law provided by the Maryland Association of Realtors:
LISA CAPITELLI ■ Assistant Editor (May 10, 2013) Nancy Bolt was a general building contractor for 19 years, but the dream of opening her own eatery was “20 years in the making.” Now was the right time for a career change, she said Monday while sitting inside her new business, The Greenhouse, located at 1503 Philadelphia Ave. in Ocean City. “Everything has a time and a place,” Bolt said. “This location was the right fit.” A unit in the shopping center between 15th and 16th streets became available and she took over the space on March 6. After some renovations, which included painting, new electric and plumbing, refinishing the floors and building the kitchen area, Bolt opened The Greenhouse on April 27, and business has been booming. “It’s going well so far. I’m so stoked,” she said. “We’ve had a lot of repeat business.” Bolt wants to offer customers a healthy alternative and fresh menu options. Everything is made to order. Every morning she seasons chicken, stuffs it with apples and roasts it. She then hand-pulls the meat for her homemade chicken salad, which is a family recipe. Bolt’s shrimp macaroni salad is also a family recipe. She makes her own cole slaw and macaroni salad and most of the salad dressings, as well. “I want to make everything fresh. That way, I know there’s no preservatives,” she said. “If I can buy organic, I do. It’s important to me to have as fresh as possible.” Breakfast items include sandwiches with egg, cheese and choice of meat, as well as smoked salmon, oatmeal, honey infused yogurt and homemade granola. The Greenhouse sand-
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Nancy Bolt, pictured with her daughter, Brandi, opened The Greenhouse on April 27. Located in the shopping center between 15th and 16th streets in Ocean City, The Greenhouse offers Boars Head meats and cheeses, smoothies, fresh juices, vegetarian, vegan and raw foods, among other items.
wiches and subs feature Boars Head meats and cheeses. Some of the sandwich choices include Italian coldcut, turkey bacon and avocado, Reuben, Rachel, chicken, turkey, shrimp or seafood salad and veggie. An assortment of breads and wraps, including gluten free and raw options, are available. Bolt said she plans to start baking her own bread in the near future. A selection of vegetarian, vegan and raw foods will be featured daily, based on the availability of the freshest ingredients. “Anything I can make vegetarian or vegan I do,” Bolt said. A variety of salads, such as Caesar, garden, spinach and kale, are included on the menu. When the kale salad is ordered, Bolt will massage the leaves because the process makes the kale taste sweeter. Smoothies are made to order and an array of fruit is available. Bolt uses almond
milk or juice as a base for the smoothies. Oranges, grapefruits and pineapples are squeezed for fresh juices. Vegetables, such as carrots, celery, cucumber, beets and spinach are put through the juicer for the drinks, which are also prepared to order. Some combinations have been suggested. Customers can add wheat grass, hemp protein, peanut butter (PB2) or chia seed to their juices. “This is the way I’ve eaten for years. So many people say they’d love to eat [healthier], now they can come here and get home-cooked, fresh food,” she said. “I like my food to be good and super fresh. I’m not going to serve anything I wouldn’t have in my home.” Diet and regular Snow Balls frozen treats are available. Bolt can also make the ices with agave nectar. Bolt said she can accom-
modate customers with dietary needs and restrictions and food allergies. She is very conscious not to cross contaminate. She has color-coded cutlery and kitchenware. She even runs things through the dish washer in a special order. Anything with a meat product is washed last. Several tables are set up inside the deli for customers. Once the weather gets warmer, outside seating will be available. Daily specials can be found on The Greenhouse Facebook page. The eatery is open 8 a.m to 5 p.m. daily. The Greenhouse will stay open until 8 p.m. starting Memorial Day weekend. Catering is also available. Delivery will be offered in a few weeks. The Greenhouse will be open year-round. Bolt has applied for a carryout beer and wine license and plans to offer basic beer and wine, craft brews and gluten free options.
■ HB 785/SB 375 – Commercial Law – Maryland Credit Services Businesses Act – Scope STATUS: PASSED – Effective Oct. 1 Clarifies that licensed real estate associate brokers and salespersons are not required to obtain a credit services license in order to provide real estate brokerage services. Only real estate brokers had been exempted from the original law thus potentially exposing agents to regulation when assisting a homeowner who is at risk of foreclosure.
AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND TAXES ■ HB 88/SB 199 – Real Property – Refinance Mortgage – Priority over Junior Liens STATUS: PASSED – Effective Oct. 1 Authorizes homeowners to refinance a first mortgage without obtaining permission from the lender that funded a home equity loan or second mortgage. The bill applies to current mortgages as long as the refinancing occurs after the effective date. ■ HB 235 – Property Tax – Valuation of Residential Real Property Database STATUS: PASSED – Effective Oct. 1 Requires the State Department of Assessments and Taxation See LEGISLATION on Page 45A
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Legislation affects industry professionals and property owners REAL ESTATE REPORT Continued from Page 44A (SDAT) to maintain an accessible database on its website providing information related to a property’s square footage, bathrooms, and the date of the initial assessment of new improvements. n HB 263/SB 144 – Property Tax Credit – Historically and Architecturally Valuable Property STATUS: PASSED – Effective June 1, applicable to tax years after June 30 Authorizes local governments to increase from 10 to 25 percent the tax credit for the
restoration or preservation of a historic or architecturally valuable property. n HB 695 – Homeowner’s Insurance – AntiConcurrent Causation Clause – Prohibited STATUS: PASSED –Effective for all policies issued, delivered or renewed on or after Oct. 1, 2013 Requires an insurer to provide a clear notice to a consumer regarding an anti-concurrent coverage (ACC) clause in policies. An ACC clause provides that if loss is caused by both covered and non-covered events, the loss claim will not be paid.
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Ott, O’Malley and Brennan top agents Broker Dr. Carl E. Ortman of RE/MAX Premier Properties has announced that, for the second consecutive month, Marlene Ott is the company’s the top producer for listings and sales. Ott works in the Ocean Pines Marlene Ott office. Edie Brennan and Mary Ann O’Malley of the Ocean City office were the respective winners for top producers for that office.
Fotini Moschonas joins Pohanka Berlin resident Fotini Moschonas, has joined the ranks of Mercedes Benz of Salisbury as an outside sales consultant and special events coordinator. “It is my dream to live by the sea and do what I love the most,” she said. Moschonas will showcase the dealF. Moschonas ership at many area events, including the upcoming Ocean City Chamber Golf Tournament and the Berlin Cruisers.
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n HB 706 – Natural Resources Forest Preservation Act of 2013 STATUS: PASSED – Effective Oct. 1 Establishes a 40 percent goal for forest
canopy in Maryland but does not mandate a compliance timetable. The bill also directs the Department of Natural Resources to create a forest resource inventory, and to provide technical assistance and guidance to local governments. The bill provides some limited exemptions from the act for activities related to stream restorations and projects in high growth areas with significant impervious surfaces.
PROPERTY MANAGEMENT n HB 1279/SB 902 – Statewide Building Codes – Maryland Accessibility Code STATUS: PASSED – Effective Oct. 1 Gives tenants a private right of action against a building owner if the building does not meet accessibility requirements. The bill does not change a tenant’s current right to sue under the Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act
of 1973. Before initiating a lawsuit, a tenant must give a building owner 30 days to propose a compliance plan.
COMMERCIAL n HB 1209/SB 436 – Recordation Taxes – Exemptions STATUS: PASSED – Effective July 1 Revises legislation passed last year that imposed recordation taxes on Indemnity Deeds of Trust (IDOTs). Specifically, the bill increases the trigger for the recordation tax from $1 million to $3 million; clarifies that a series of loans falling below the trigger amounts can be aggregated to determine the trigger level; and clarifies that the refinancing of an IDOT is not taxable. — Lauren Bunting is a member of the Coastal Association of Realtors and a licensed REALTOR® with Bunting Realty, Inc. in Berlin.
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Herb and Judy Schoellkopf, center, are joined by friends, family and some former and current employees.
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May 4 was a special day for Ocean City resident Herb Schoellkopf. Not only was last Saturday his 92nd birthday, but the “guru of miniature golf” also celebrated Old Pro Golf’s 50th anniversary in the resort with friends, family and a number of former and current employees. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., guests could play a game of miniature golf for 50 cents at the Old Pro Golf 136th Street indoor Safari Village and outdoor Caribbean Pirates themed courses. Light refreshments were served during a party later that afternoon.
(Clockwise from above) Herb and Judy’s grandson, Brin Schoellkopf, walks on a tightrope during the festivities. The 16-year-old who lives in Vermont, is a member of Circus Smirkus, the No. 1 youth performing circus in the country. Herb and Judy Schoellkopf hold hands as they dance. Mike Beatty (aka “DJ Batman”), a former Old Pro Golf employee, plays music during the party. His is pictured with his wife, Cindy. A special cake was created by WalMart’s bakery to commemorate the event.
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American Cancer Society’s annual overnight event supports all walks of life: those who have lost, those who are battling and those who have conquered
LISA CAPITELLI ■ Assistant Editor (May 10, 2013) The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life is an annual all-night walk and gathering that brings together hundreds — if not thousands — of people to celebrate survivorship, remember loved ones who lost their battle with cancer and show support to those currently fighting the disease. The 2013 North Worcester County Relay For Life is scheduled to take place this evening, May 10, at Frontier Town Campground, located off Route 611 in West Ocean City. “First and foremost, it’s a fundraiser. The funding provides education, advocacy, research and patient services in our community,” said co-chairwoman Dawn Hodge. “It’s also a time for teams to celebrate their fundraising efforts.” The theme for the all-night party is “Heroes of Hope … We Save Lives … Every Cancer, Every Community, Every Day.” Each team, which typically includes between eight and 15 people, will have its own campsite that members can decorate to represent the theme. A new lap this year will honor local heroes such as fire personnel, paramedics, police officers, nurses and doctors, among others. “We have so many heroes in this
Jean “Bean” Keagle, left, and Kathy McDaniel participate in the ceremonial first lap of the night, the Survivors’ Lap, during the 2012 North Worcester County Relay For Life at Frontier Town Campground in West Ocean City. The overnight event drew 51 teams (approximately 400 participants, including 108 survivors) and brought in $140,000 (net) for the American Cancer Society. (At left) Joe and Sheryl Mitrecic walk around the track during the 2012 event.
community we want to recognize,” Hodge said. Teams may still register for a campsite. Registration begins at 4 p.m. today, Friday. Individuals are also invited to participate. The goal for 2013 is to have 60 teams and 125 survivors participate, and to generate $165,000. According to www.relayforlife.org/northworcester, more than $96,000 had been raised as of Monday afternoon and 55
teams (approximately 337 people) had signed up for the event, which will begin tonight at 6 p.m. and continue until 6 a.m. Saturday morning. This year, participants will have until Dec. 31, to submit their final donations. Hodge encourages all participants to continue their fundraising efforts throughout the summer, fall and winter. During the 12-hour fundraiser, memSee CANCER on Page 12B
Bicyclists take on 140 miles in two days for MoveableFeast LISA CAPITELLI ■ Assistant Editor (May 10, 2013) The annual Ride for the Feast — a two-day, 140-mile biking event through Maryland — will begin in Ocean City again this year. Bicyclists helping to raise money for Moveable Feast, a nonprofit organization that provides free, nutritious meals to people living with HIV/ AIDS or breast cancer, will start their weekend journey in the resort and head toward Baltimore. This is the third consecutive year the ride will kick off in Ocean City. “The ride is hard, but we make it fun and we have a good time,” said Ted Blankenship, director of development for Moveable Feast. As a Maryland-based organization, Moveable Feast serves clients in Baltimore and its five surrounding counties, as well as areas along the Eastern Shore, including Ocean City. The 140 miles represent the farthest distance the organization travels to serve its clients. Riders are asked to raise a minimum of $1,300, which is the cost of feeding one client for a full year. One hundred percent of what riders contribute will go directly to client services. A record 200 riders participated in 2012, helping to raise $500,000 for the organization. The participation record has been broken this year as 235 riders signed up for the 11th annual ride, set for Saturday. Of that number, 150 riders have participated before. “It’s grown every year. We’re very fortunate people support us so much,” Blankenship said. “People do it for Moveable See ORGANIZATION on Page 4B
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Annual White Marlin Festival,Crab Soup Cookoff set for Saturday LISA CAPITELLI ■ Assistant Editor
Somerset Street in downtown Ocean City was buzzing with activity during the Downtown Association’s 2012 White Marlin Festival and Crab Soup Cookoff. This year’s event is set for Saturday, May 11, from noon to 3 p.m.
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Feast. They love our mission and they love the work we do.” Blankenship said the goal this year is to raise $500,000. As of Tuesday, the amount of donations totaled more than 446,000, according to the event Web site, www.rideforthefeast.org. “When it’s all done, we expect to go over $500,000,” Blankenship said. “We’re just excited and we’re hoping for good weather.” Riders, led by a police escort, will leave at 7:30 a.m. Saturday from Third Street and the Boardwalk, head across the Route 50 bridge and out of Ocean City. They will travel 100 miles, cycling along the country roads of the Eastern Shore and ending at Chesapeake College in Wye Mills. Riders will have maps with turn-by-turn directions and the roads are also marked with arrows to help lead the way. Pit stops with food, beverages, medical assistance and bike technical support will be located every 15-20 miles. On Sunday morning, the group will be bused across the Bay Bridge before they get on their bikes again for a 40-mile ride from Annapolis back to Moveable Feast’s headquarters in downtown Baltimore. There, a celebration and an awards ceremony will take place. In 2012, Moveable Feast delivered 574,445 meals to 978 sick neighbors in
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Participants gather for a photo during the 2012 Ride for the Feast — a two-day, 140-mile biking event through Maryland to raise money for Moveable Feast, a nonprofit organization that provides free, nutritious meals to people living with HIV/AIDS or breast cancer.
their homes, 2,311 people in shelters or drop-in centers and 121 dependent children (18 and younger). All of the meals, which cater to clients’ dietary needs, are prepared fresh in the organization’s kitchen. Moveable Feast also provides groceries and nutritional counseling as well as a transportation service for clients to attend their medical appointments. The organization provided 2,150 nu-
tritional counseling sessions for 471 chronically ill people, 4,826 door-todoor trips to medical appointments for 127 Baltimore City residents living with HIV/AIDS and two 12-week culinary training sessions for 18 underemployed neighbors. In total, 3,434 men and women were served last year. For additional information about the 11th annual Ride for the Feast, visit www.rideforthefeast.org.
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APPEARING LIVE 19TH HOLE BAR & GRILL 9636 Stephen Decatur Highway West Ocean City 410-213-9204 May 10: Aaron Howell, 6-10 p.m. May 11: Melissa Alesi, 6-10 p.m. ADOLFO’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT 13th Street and the Boardwalk in the Beach Plaza Hotel 410-289-4001 May 10: Rhonda Apple and Dale Britt BAMBOO LOUNGE In the Carousel Hotel 118th Street and the ocean 410-524-1000 May 10: Only Better, 7-11 p.m. BJ’S ON THE WATER 75th Street and the bay 410-524-7575 May 10: Chest Pains, 9 p.m. May 11: Eddie, 9 p.m. May 15: 2 Guys & A Mama, 5-8 p.m. CAPTAIN’S TABLE 15th St. & Baltimore Ave. 410-289-7192 www.captainstableoc.com Every Saturday: Phil Perdue on Piano
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FAGER’S ISLAND 60th Street and the bay 410-524-5500 May 10: Steve Ports, 5 p.m.; DJ Hook, 9 p.m.; Mike LeCompt Band, 10 p.m. to close May 11: Steve Ports, 5 p.m.; DJ Groove, 9 p.m.; Jumper, 10 p.m. to close May 12: Jazz Brunch w/ Everett Spells, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Bryan Clark, 6-9 p.m. May 13: Deck Party w/Kevin Poole Band, 5:30 p.m.; DJ Rob Cee, 9 p.m. to close; Hot Sauce Sandwich, 10 p.m.
CARIBBEAN BAR & GRILL Just off the Boardwalk at Second Street, above the Plim Plaza 410-289-0837 May 10: Moveable Feast, 7:30-11:30 p.m. May 11: Ginger Duo, 1-5 p.m.; Davis Holiday, 7:30-11:30 p.m.
Aaron Howell COCONUTS BEACH BAR & GRILL 37th Street oceanfront 410-289-6846 May 10: John LaMere, 4-8 p.m. May 11: Randy Lee & the Saltwater Cowboys, 4-8 p.m. May 12: Aaron Howell, 2-6 p.m. COTTAGE CAFÉ Route 1, Bethany Beach, Del. 302-539-8710 May 10: DJ Bump, 5-8 p.m. May 14: Pub Party Trivia w/DJ Bump, 6-9 p.m.
GALAXY 66 66th Street, bayside 410-723-6762 May 10: Philly George, 8 p.m. to midnight May 11: Time Police, 4-8 p.m.; DJ Rob Cee, 8 p.m. to midnight HARBORSIDE BAR & GRILL 12841 S. Harbor Road West Ocean City 410-213-1846 May 10: Ladies Night w/DJ Billy T, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. May 11: Simple Truth, 2-6 p.m.; DJ Jeremy, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. May 12: Opposite Directions, 2-6 p.m.; DJ Billy T/DJ Bigler, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. May 16: Opposite Directions, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Every Wednesday: Texas Hold’em Poker, 7 p.m. May 10: Bobby Burns, 4 p.m.; Lowercase Blues, 9 p.m. May 11: Bobby Burns, 4 p.m.; Carla & Mike Acoustic, 9 p.m. Dave Sherman HARPOON HANNA’S Route 54 and the bay Fenwick Island, Del. 800-227-0525 302-539-3095 Every Friday: Dave Hawkins, 7-11 p.m. Every Saturday: Dave Sherman, 7-11 p.m. Every Tuesday: Team Trivia, 7 p.m. Every Thursday: Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament, 7 p.m.
Bobby Burns HIGH STAKES Route 54, Fenwick Island, Del. 302-537-6971 Every Sunday: Bingo, 2 p.m. Every Monday: Team Trivia w/DJ Ted, 7 p.m.
HOUSE OF WELSH 1106 Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island, Del. 888-666-0728 302-541-0728 Every Friday-Sunday: Jam Session, 4-6 p.m.; Tony Vega, 6-10 p.m. Every Monday: DJ Norm, 6-9 p.m. Every Wednesday: DJ Norm, 6-9 p.m. JOHNNY’S PIZZA & PUB 56th Street, bayside 410-524-7499 May 10: Witches Brew, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. May 11: Colosel Fossil, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. OCEAN CLUB NIGHTCLUB In the Horizons Restaurant In the Clarion Fontainebleau Hotel 101st Street and the ocean 410-524-3535 May 10-11: On The Edge, 9 p.m. OCEAN PINES YACHT CLUB Mumford’s Landing Road 410-641-7501 May 10: Wes Davis Duo
May 11: Kevin Poole May 14: Dinner & A Show Night w/Bryan Clark SCHOONER’S RESTAURANT In the Princess Royale 91st Street and the ocean 410-524-7777 Every Friday and Saturday: Harry O, 7-11 p.m. SEACRETS 49th Street and the bay 410-524-4900 May 10: Full Circle, 5-9 p.m.; Anthem, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.; Total Whiteout, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. May 11: Jim Long Band, 5-9 p.m.; Anthem, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.; Ultrafuze, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. May 12: Big Bang Baby, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. May 13: Nature’s Child, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. May 14: Green Line Inbound, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. May 15: Nature’s Child, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. May 16: Lucky Dub, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. SMITTY MCGEE’S Route 54 West Fenwick Island, Del. 302-436-4716 Every Thursday and Friday: Randy Lee Ashcraft & the Saltwater Cowboys, 8 p.m. May 11: Ginger Band, 8 p.m.
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Volunteers Jim Hamlin, above left, and Mike Sevier welcome guests. (Left) Hooper’s Kitchen Manager Justin Keller carves meat for attendees.
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Hooper’s staff taking care of guests, from left, Kirsten Gann, Morgan Messick, Michele Dunn and Katie Campbell.
KENTUCKY DERBY FUNDRAISER More than 100 tickets were purchased for the inaugural Kentucky Derby fundraiser for Believe in Tomorrow Children’s Foundation Beach Respite Housing Program at Hooper’s Crabhouse, located at the foot of the Route 50 bridge in West Ocean City, last Saturday. Televisions were set up for the event, which took place in a tent in Hooper’s parking lot, for guests to watch the 139th annual Kentucky Derby and pick the winning horse for the chance to take home prizes. An assortment of food was provided by Hooper’s and Sweet Disposition donated desserts. In addition, there was music, a trivia competition, 50/50 raffle and contests for the best hats. For the children, there were games, crafts and a magic show. Children also had the opportunity to pet and feed two horses. “It did well for the first time. Everybody had a blast,” said Wayne Littleton, coordinator for the Believe in Tomorrow Children Foundation Beach Respite Housing Program. “I think we’ll make it an annual event.” The program provides critically ill children and their families a much-needed getaway to the beach from the everyday stresses of a child’s medical illness.The resort facilities include a four-unit apartment building on 66th Street; a house on the bay at 28th Street — the first respite house in the country to focus on the needs of military pediatrics — and a townhouse in Fenwick Island, Del.
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The Meenan family, above, participate in some crafts. (Left) Wayne Littleton, coordinator for the Believe in Tomorrow Children’s Foundation Beach Respite Housing Program, left, and providing the music, John Rittenhouse Jr.
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tina, Phillips, Pickles Pub, Pour House, Quickies, Seacrets and The Shrimp Boat. “This year there was a lot of interest [from restaurants],” Aydelotte said. “I’m very pleased.” From noon to 3 p.m., visitors may sample the crab soups and choose their favorite. Tasters can vote in two soup categories: white and red. In 2012, Mother’s Cantina took top honors in the white crab soup division, and Hall’s won the red category. This is the third year Mother’s Cantina has competed. The cream of crab soup they will offer at the festival is the same served in the restaurant, said Neely James, owner of the restaurant with her husband, Ryan. “Ryan and I are passionate about using fresh, local ingredients, which we feel is what takes our food flavors to the next level. We are also members of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources True Blue Program, which means our customers know they’re getting delicious local Maryland crab in all of the crab dishes we serve,” she said. “We participate in the Crab Soup Cookoff because the proceeds directly benefit the Downtown Association in their efforts to improve the quality of life for our community.” Joe Hall, owner of Hall’s Family Restaurant, has entered a soup in the
Representing Mother’s Cantina, located on 28th Street in Ocean City, during the 2012 Crab Soup Cookoff are owners Ryan and Neely James, above. (Left) And offering soup samples from Hall’s Restaurant, on 59th Street, from left, are Carlos Herrera, Joe Hall and Brent Ashley.
contest since the event’s inception. It is the same soup offered at the restaurant. “What sets our soup apart from the rest is the amount of different ingredients we use. The mixture of veggies, okra, sweet shoepeg corn, carrots and celery, then comes the spices — Old Bay, of course, white wine, thyme, garlic and much more,” Hall said. “It makes a party in your mouth. Each time you take a bite, you can pick up on another flavor. It’s a symphony of flavors.” Hall’s has placed six times, taking first
in the red soup division twice. “My dad is a founding member of the Downtown Association so anything that helps downtown we are going to be part of it,” Hall said. The festival is free to attend; however, the cost to sample the soups is $12. The chefs who have the top three recipes in each category will receive a crystal award. In addition to the Cookoff, the Downtown Association fundraiser will feature face painting, crafts, Sherman the Shore-
bird, Capt. Phil the Crab and music by DJ Bigler. The band Sweet Harmony will also perform. T-shirts, beer, soda and water will be available for purchase. Several organizations will have exhibits on display, including the Ocean City Beach Patrol, Life-Saving Station Museum, Coast Guard, Town Cats, Downtown Association, Play It Safe, Susan G. Komen and the Children’s Miracle Network of Johns Hopkins Hospital. For more information, call 410-2891413, or Aydelotte at 410-262-5911 or visit www.downtownassociation.net.
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FIELD TRIP TO AUTUMN GROVE STABLES Students in Grace Mitchell’s afternoon pre-kindergarten class at Ocean City Elementary School recently visited Autumn Grove Stables in Berlin, where they had the opportunity to ride and groom horses, and take a hayride. Students were also given a lesson from a farrier, who demonstrated and explained how to maintain the hooves of the horse. Pictured are Sonya Bounds, Stephanie Florez-Cruz, Kirby Bounds, Kaitlyn Hitchens, Rodrigo Ramirez, Madyson Long and Carol McGuire.
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DINING GUIDE ■ CREDIT CARDS: V-Visa, MC-Master Card, AEAmerican Express, DIS-Discover ■ PRICE RANGE: $, $$, $$$ ________________________________ ■ 19TH HOLE BAR & GRILLE, 9936 Stephen Decatur Highway, West Ocean City 410-2139204 / $-$$ / V-MC-AE-DIS / Reservations accepted / Children’s menu / Full bar / Casual and family-friendly, featuring great American cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner at affordable prices. Open seven days a week, yearround. Happy hour daily, 3-7 p.m. Entertainment Friday through Sunday. ■ 32 PALM, 32nd Street, in the Hilton Suites, Ocean City 410-289-2525 / www.ocmdrestaurants. com / $$ / V-MC-AE-DIS / Reservations accepted / Children’s menu / Full bar / Western Caribbean cuisine, Eastern Shore favorites, gourmet and tasty liquid desserts. ■ ADOLFO’S, 13th Street, on the Boardwalk, Ocean City 410-289-4001 / www.ocadolfos.com / $$ / V-MC-AE / Reservations accepted / Children’s menu / Full bar / Northern and southern Italian dishes, prepared fresh daily. Quiet, intimate atmosphere for couples, room for large families or choose to enjoy our outside seating with views of the ocean. ■ BJ’S ON THE WATER, 75th Street, Ocean City 410-524-7575 / www.bjsonthewater.com / $-$$ / V-MC-AE-DIS / No reservations required / Children’s menu / Full bar / Open year-round. Entire dining menu served 11 a.m. to 1:30 a.m., seven days a week. Daily specials, daily duck feeding. Entertainment every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. No cover. Available for parties and banquets. Indoor and outdoor dining. ■ BLUE FISH JAPANESE & CHINESE RESTAURANT AND SUSHI BAR, 94th Street, Ocean City 410-524-3983 / www.bluefishoc.com / $$$ / V-MC-AE-DIS / Reservations accepted / Full bar / Japanese and Chinese restaurant and sushi bar with beer, wine and cocktails. Dine in, take out and delivery available. Open MondayFriday, 11:30 a.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon. ■ CAPTAIN’S TABLE RESTAURANT, 15th Street and the Boardwalk, Ocean City 410289-7192 / www.captainstableoc.com / $$$$$ / V-MC-AE-DIS / Reservations accepted / Children’s menu / Full bar / Family-owned, serving fine seafood, steaks and poultry on the third floor of the Courtyard by Marriott. Open 7 days a week, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. ■ DUFFY’S TAVERN, 130th Street, Montego Bay Shopping Center, Ocean City 410-2501449 / $ / V-MC-AE-DIS / No reservations required / Children’s menu / Full bar / Unique Irish tavern serving the best steaks, seafood and over-stuffed sandwiches. A local’s favorite with authentic Irish specialities, including shepard’s pie and corned beef and cabbage. Outdoor seating available. Open for lunch and dinner. ■ FAGER’S ISLAND RESTAURANT & BAR, 60th Street on the bay, Ocean City 410-5245500 / www.fagers.com / $$-$$$ / V-MC-AEDIS / Reservations accepted in the dining room only / Children’s menu / Full bar / Upscale restaurant on the bay. Casual fine dining, fresh fish, prime rib and seafood. Lighter fare menu served on our decks or inside. ■ FENWICK CRAB HOUSE, 100 Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island, Del. 302-539-2500 /
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www.crabcakeexpress.com / $-$$ / V-MC-AEDIS / No reservations required / Children’s menu / Full bar / Carry-out available. Casual dining. Open for lunch and dinner. Big crabs are our specialty. Perfect crabcakes are our passion. Seven different fish served 15 different ways! Great local seafood, good times and good service is our mission. ■ FRESCO’S, 82nd Street, Ocean City 410524-8202 / www.ocfrescos.com / $-$$ / V-MCAE-DIS / No reservations required / Children’s menu / Full bar / On the bay, serving seafood, steaks and pasta in an intimate atmosphere. Reservations highly recommended. ■ GALAXY 66 BAR & GRILLE, 66th Street, Ocean City 410-723-6762 / $$-$$$ / V-M-AEDIS / Reservations accepted / Full bar / Contemporary restaurant offering light fare and full entrees. Award- winning wine list, signature drinks and cocktails. ■ GIUSEPPE O’LEARY, Sunset Avenue, West Ocean City 410-213-2868 / www.submarinaoc.com / $-$$ / V-MC-AE-DIS / No reservations required / Full bar / Featuring homemade Italian cuisine in a cozy atmosphere. Open yearround. Happy hour food and drink specials Monday-Friday, 4-7 p.m. ■ GREENE TURTLE NORTH, 116th Street, Ocean City 410-723-2120 / www.thegreeneturtle.com / $$ / V-MC-AE-DIS / No reservations required / Children’s menu / Full bar / The Turtle, est. 1976, is an Ocean City tradition with a friendly staff, great food and something for everyone! Menu favorites are homemade crab cakes, kids’ menu, salads, burgers, wings and more! Featuring weekday lunch specials and happy hour, 50 high-def flat screen TVs, game room, gift shop, carry out, party trays, nightly drink specials, Keno, MD lottery, DJs with dance floor. Open 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., year-round. ■ HARBORSIDE BAR & GRILL, 12841 S. Harbor Road, West Ocean City 410-213-1846 / www.ocharborside.com / $$ / V-MC-AE-DIS / No reservations required / Children’s menu / Full bar / Open seven days a week, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Casual waterfront dining serving seafood, steaks, sandwiches, salads, wraps and pasta. Home of the “Original Orange Crush.” Entertainment Thursday through Sunday. ■ HARPOON HANNA’S RESTAURANT & BAR, Route 54 and the bay, Fenwick Island, Del. www.harpoonhannasrestaurant.com / $$ / VMC-AE-DIS / No reservations required / Children’s menu / Full bar / Casual waterfront restaurant serving lunch, dinner. Fresh fish, seafood, steaks, sandwiches and all-you-caneat Alaskan crab legs. Open year-round. ■ HEMINGWAY’S AT THE CORAL REEF, 17th Street, in the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, Ocean City 410-289-2612 / www.ocmdrestaurants.com / $$$ / V-MC-AE-DIS / Reservations accepted / Children’s menu / Full bar / Elegant dining room, Floridian/island-style cuisine. Seafood, tropical salsas, grilled steaks, pork chops, grilled pineapple, banana fritters, entree salads. ■ HIGH STAKES BAR & GRILL, Route 54, Fenwick Island, Del. 302-537-6971 / $-$$ / V-MAE-DIS / No reservations required / Carry-out available / Full bar / Casual dining, daily happy hour and daily food specials. Live entertainment. ■ HOOTERS, three Ocean City locations: 123rd Street, Ocean City 410-250-7081, Fifth Street,
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No reservations required / Children’s menu / Full bar / The original Phillips, serving the finest seafood since 1956. Complete with all-you-caneat seafood buffet, a la carte menu and carryout counter. Daily early bird specials and plenty of free parking. ■ PONZETTI’S PIZZA, 144th Street, Ocean City www.ponzettispizza.com / $ / MC / No reservations required / Children’s menu / Full bar / Italian dinners, subs and homemade pizza. Happy hour Monday through Friday, 3-6 p.m. Sports bar, live music on weekends. Light fare served till 1 a.m. Carry out available. ■ POPEYE’S LOUISIANA KITCHEN, Route 50, West Ocean City 443-664-2105 / $ / V-MC / No reservations required / Children’s menu / Family restaurant. Eat-in, carry out or drive-thru. Open seven days, year-round. Every Tuesday, two-piece chicken for 99 cents. Every Wednesday, free kids meal with purchase of combo. ■ REFLECTIONS RESTAURANT, 67th Street, in the Holiday Inn Oceanfront, Ocean City 410-524-5252 / www.ocmdrestaurants.com / $$$ / V-MC-AE-DIS / Reservations accepted / Children’s menu / Full bar / Tableside flambé dining. Casually elegant, cuisine prepared tableside in the European tradition. Private dining rooms. Eclectic chef’s specials accompanied by an award-winning wine list. ■ SEACRETS, 49th Street, Ocean City 410524-4900 / www.seacrets.com / $$ / V-MC-AEDIS / No reservations required / Children’s menu / Full bar / Island atmosphere. Soups, salads, Jamaican jerk chicken, appetizers, sandwiches, paninis, pizza and fresh seafood. ■ SMITTY McGEE’S, 37234 Lighthouse Road, West Fenwick Island, Del. 302-436-4716 / www.smittymcgees.com / $$ / V-MC-AE-DIS / No reservations required / No children’s menu / Full bar / Casual. Big menu, including hot wings and drinks. ■ THE COTTAGE CAFE, Route 1 (across from Sea Colony), Bethany Beach, Del. 302-5398710 / www.cottagecafe.com / $, $$ / V-MC-AE / No reservations required / Children’s menu / Full bar / Seafood, kids’ menu, happy hour specials. Lunch and dinner daily. Breakfast buffet on weekends. ■ THE STERLING SEAFOOD GRILL & OYSTER BAR, 67th Street, in the Holiday Inn Oceanfront, Ocean City 410-524-5252 / www.ocmdrestaurants.com / $$ / V-MC-AE-DIS / Reservations accepted / Children’s menu / Full bar / Fabulous raw bar serving the freshest raw oysters and clams, steamed shrimp, crab legs, mussels and oyster stew, made to order. “Fresh off the grill” items include rockfish, tuna, mahi mahi and salmon. Happy hour specials daily, 46 p.m. ■ WHISKERS PUB, 120th Street, OC Square, Ocean City 410-524-2609 / www.whiskerspub.com / $ / V-MC-AE-DIS / No reservations required / Children’s menu / Full bar / Old World saloon-type feel, Whisker’s is famous for its Certified Angus® burgers and delicious casual fare, as well as its entertaining atmosphere and photo lined walls of famous and infamous “whiskers.” Enjoy flat screen TVs to watch your favorite sports. Open year-round, 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m., serving lunch and dinner daily. Happy hour every day 4-7 p.m. Nightly food specials.
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May full of activities at art center (May 10, 2013) There’s much happening at the Ocean City Center for the Arts on 94th Street. As word of the new, much larger facility spreads throughout the area, its schedule of classes, exhibits and other events continues to grow. The Center for the Arts, home to the Art League of Ocean City, kicked off May with a reception for the judged exhibition, “Landscapes.” This exhibit of paintings and photography is sponsored by the American Legion. Featured in the galleria this month is the “Fiber Arts, Decorative and Wearable” exhibit. Artists contributing to this exhibit include Betsy Harrison with batiks, weaving by Deborah Lewish Idema, fire talk quilts by Barbara Warden and fiber/basketry by Heidi Weitzel. In addition, the members’ spotlight gallery will showcase Jim Adcock, who is known for his paintings of local scenes and iconic images. The OC Center for the Arts features a new artist in residence each month. Showcased this month is fiber artist Monika Lilley. Her work includes felting and knitted items, both wearable and decorative. In addition to showcasing her own work, Lilley will teach a series of fiber classes during the month. The classes are available to both adults and kids. No experience is necessary and all
materials will be supplied. “Through everything, my goal is for children and adults to enjoy an amazing art while taking part in continuing a legacy,” she said. “It’s more than just creating something beautiful and unique. It’s a way to continue our world’s traditions.” Those who visit the OC Center for the Arts this month will have an opportunity to view “Notice Deficit-Listening to the World Around You,” a collection of photographs by University of Maryland Easter Shore students Lauren Ritter and Mia Blend. There are also the ongoing artist displays with handmade pottery by Erik Hertz, original watercolor paintings by Dorothy Harrison Braun and fine art paintings by Faith Lord. Also, the Art League will continue to accept bids for “Atlantic Light,” an original oil painting by Peter Cosby. The painting, valued at $6,000, was donated to help raise funds for the ALOC scholarship program. The minimum bid is $2,500 with minimum increments of $100. The auction will close at 4 p.m. on May 31. The Ocean City Center for the Arts, located at 502 94th St., is open daily with gallery hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information on classes or events, visit www.artleagueofoceancity.org or call 410-524-9433.
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bers of each team will take turns walking laps around the campground track. Hundreds of walkers will participate and help to raise money for cancer research, awareness, advocacy, patient services and educational programs in the area. In 2012, 51 teams (approximately 400 people), including 108 survivors, took part in the race, helping to raise $140,000 (net) for the organization. During the past 15 years, North Worcester Countyâ€™s Relay has donated approximately $1.6 million to the American Cancer Society. The 2013 Relay for Life will officially begin with an opening ceremony at 6 p.m. Cancer survivors will walk the cere-
monial first lap of the night, the Survivorsâ€™ Lap. A reception for cancer survivors will follow. Survivors will be joined by their caregivers and supporters for the second lap of the evening. â€œHeroes of Hopeâ€? will be the third lap. Team captains will walk the fourth lap. In honor of Motherâ€™s Day, the fifth lap of the night will be dedicated to moms. Themes for some of the other laps include â€œRoad to Recoveryâ€? (a race around the track in a â€œboxâ€? car), â€œMan to Man Lapâ€? (prostate cancer awareness), â€œLook Good Feel Better Lap (wear a wig and dress),â€? â€œFruit & Fiber Lap,â€? â€œNurses Pink Lapâ€? (wear pink and breast cancer awareness attire), â€œSLIP, SLAP, SLOP Wrap Lapâ€? (lifeguard relay, pass the noodle) and â€œJingle Bell Lap.â€?
The final walk around the track will be the â€œHappy Birthday Lapâ€? because the American Cancer Society believes a world with less cancer is a world with more birthdays. Other activities scheduled throughout the night include a silent auction, scavenger hunt, talent show, BINGO, Zumba and Minute To Win It games. Many of the teams will also hold fundraisers throughout the evening. The Luminary Ceremony of Remembrance will take place at 8:15 p.m. Luminaria, which will line the track illuminating the night, will be available to purchase from 4-7:30 p.m. Bags cost $10, and tiki torches $25. Participants are invited to light candles in memory of, or in honor of, a loved one.
The â€œFight Back Ceremonyâ€? will follow at 8:45 p.m., led by Pastor Tina Whaley of Bates United Methodist Church in Snow Hill. The closing ceremonies will take place at 6 a.m. Saturday morning. For more information, contact Jill Elliott or Dawn Hodge at firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or 410-4308131, 443-497-1198 or visit www.relayforlife.org/northworcester. People may also search Relay For Life North Worcester County Maryland on Facebook. Approximately four million people participate annually in Relay for Life in more than 5,200 communities. Relay takes place not only in the United States, but in more than 20 countries as well.
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Mother’s Day brings back memories of daughter’s treasured gift FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Writer will never forget meeting with president DEBORAH LEE WALKER ■ Contributing Writer (May 10, 2013) Let us wind back the hands of time. I must warn you this might be quite a workout. The year is 1988 and a summation of events helps refresh one’s memory. The summer Olympics are being held in Seoul, South Korea. Australia celebrates its bicentennial. A Libyan terrorist bomb explodes on Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing all 259 on board and 11 on the ground. Finally, the United States shuttle program resumes 2 1/2 years
after the Challenger disaster. The year of 1988 was also the last full year President Ronald Reagan was in office. I admired him tremendously and hoped someday to meet him. At that time, I was living with my parents in Washington, D.C. Life was good and was about to get better. Mother was taking me to the White House for a glorious Christmas party, where I would meet and have my picture taken with the President and First Lady. Mother prepped me for the legendary meeting — an appointee whispers your name into the president’s ear so he can address you by name; you will only have a few seconds for this “keep-
sake moment.” A much-needed glass of chardonnay was on the menu as I meticulously primped and prepped for the grand introduction. My make-up had to be flawless and my attire stunning for the red carpet reception. I knew I would make quite an impression on the famous couple. As I proudly came down the steps and anticipated accolades of bravo from my parents, my mother emphatically declared that I was not going to the White House wearing that particular “upper garment.” Pleading my cause turned out to be fruitless. I did the only thing a devastated daughter could do — I stormed up the stairs crying hysterically and proclaimed that I was not attending the event. To my surprise, my father laughed. I guess when you are the only
male in a house of females, you get used to the boiling pot of emotions. Eventually mother came upstairs in a reduced mode and handed me a scarf. Drape this around your shoulders and your outfit will be appropriate. World War III was averted. Mother was able to obtain a pass that allowed us to park at the White House. Police armed with massive ammunition and vicious dogs are a terrifying experience; every inch of the car is searched thoroughly. Once it was determined that my mother and I were not a threat to national security, we were allowed to enter the White House. Marines in white gloves guided us to the entrance of the ballroom. The winter wonderland glittered in spectacular décor; speechless takes on new meaning. See GRILLING on Page 15B
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Grilling vegetables adds extra kick to simple salsa recipe Continued from Page 14B
Food fit for a king is an understatement. Hollywood move over, entertaining has mushroomed beyond my wildest dreams. Star struck and starved, I indulged to the fullest degree. All of a sudden, mother informed me it was time to stand in line to meet the President and First Lady. I was surprised by how quickly the procession of people was moving. I started to hyperventilate and standing on my 5-inch heels was becoming a major feat. “Please, God, do not let me upchuck when I have my moment of fame,” I thought. Everything was happening so fast. The next thing I knew, my mother was in the spotlight and all I saw were flashes from the cameras. Then, from nowhere, a hand gently nudged me forward. I do not recollect the minute details, but I do remember grabbing President Reagan’s hand and shaking it like there was no tomorrow. Eight years of awe were condensed in 10 seconds. Then the unthinkable happened — President Reagan motioned for the pageantry to stop. There I was, chatting with the President and First Lady; it was very clear they were touched by my sincere veneration. Raw emotions cannot be displayed unless they are from the heart. As I joined my mother, I could see the reflection of joy in her eyes. Mom, thank you so much for that opportunity. I will never forget that day. Mothers and daughters have a very special bond that is eternal. I love you and hope you have a wonderful Mother’s Day. Mother loves salsa. Taking a simple dish and elevating it to new heights is the sign of an innovative chef. Simply grill red onions, garlic, jalapenos, yellow peppers and Roma tomatoes. Cool vegetables on a cooling rack underlined with paper towels. The liquid from the vegetables will diminish the flavor of the dish. Chop vegetables in various sizes, this adds to the texture of the salsa. Add limejuice, a splash of extravirgin olive oil, fresh cilantro, kosher salt and fresh ground pepper. Carefully toss ingredients and serve with tortilla chips. Secret Ingredient: Motherhood. “Mothers hold their children’s hand for a short while, but their hearts forever” … Unknown.
Worcester museums to take part in worldwide celebration (May 10, 2013) On Saturday, May 18, the museums of Worcester County will join thousands of museums around the world in celebrating International Museum Day, an opportunity to encourage awareness of the roles museums play in their communities. The worldwide effort was first organized in 1977, by the International Council of Museums. Last year, 32,000 museums in 129 countries participated in International Museum Day. The theme for 2013 is “Museums: memory + creativity = social change.” “Reconciling their traditional mission of preservation with cultivation of the creativity necessary for renewal and visitor growth is the evolution that museums are striving for,” said ICOM General Director Julien Anfruns, “with the firm conviction that their presence and their actions can change society in a constructive manner.” Museums in Worcester County will be open on May 18, and some will be offering free admission or special activities. These include: n Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum, Ocean City: Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission and appearance by Choo Choo Blue from the B&O Railroad Museum. For information, call 410289-4991. n Historic St. Martin’s, Berlin: Tour grounds and 18th century church by candlelight, 5-8 p.m. Featuring archi-
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tectural design plans of David Quillin, AIA, for a future comfort station, gift shop, interpretive space and amphitheater. For information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. n Calvin B. Taylor House Museum, Berlin: Open 1-4 p.m. Free admission. For information, call 410-6411019. n Julia A. Purnell Museum, Snow Hill: Open 1-4 p.m. Free admission. For information, call 410-632-0515. n Costen House Museum, Pocomoke City: Open 1-4 p.m. Free admission. For information, call 410-957-9371. n Delmarva Discovery Center, Pocomoke City: Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Free admission for Armed Forces members. For information, call 410-957-9933. n Rackliffe House, Assateague: Open 1-4 p.m. For information, call 443614-0261. n Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum, Snow Hill: Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Archeology dig from 1-4 p.m. Fee applies, so call to pre-register. For information, call 410-632-2032. n Sturgis One Room School, Pocomoke City: Open 1-4 p.m. For information, call 410-957-1913. For more information on activities at individual museums, contact the museum directly or visit www.worcestermuseums.org.
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Beach Boys tickets available now (May 10, 2013) Tickets for the Beach Boys, who will perform in Ocean City on Saturday, Sept. 21, are now on sale. The concert will be part of the resort’s annual Sunfest event, slated for Sept. 19-22, at the inlet parking lot. Tickets range from $30-$59. Since their first song debuted in 1961, the Beach Boys have continued to create and perform with the same bold imagination and style that has defined their explosive 50-year career. And now in 2013, their 2003 Capitol Records release, “Sounds of Summer,” and its 2007
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Worcester Prep freshman Devin Hammond, left, and eighth-grader Keegan Pando are the Worcester County winners in the 2013 Optimist International Oratorical Competition. Pando was also the winner of the Eastern Shore competition and represented the region in the Maryland competition. Both Hammond and Pando excel in academics, athletics and extracurricular activities. Hammond is the daughter of Mark and Aimee Hammond of Berlin; Pando is the son of Dr. Jose and Catherine Pando of Lewes, Del.
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WORCESTER PREPARATORY SCHOOL 2013 PROM COURT
SDHS VISITS PORTABLE LABORATORY Stephen Decatur High School sophomores Rosa Celozzi and Brooke Davis test local water samples for the bacteria Enterococci in the University of Maryland’s biology laboratory bus. For several days last month, Stephen Decatur science classes had the opportunity to conduct experiments in the high technological traveling facility.
During the 2013 prom, hosted by the class of 2014 at the Rehoboth Beach County Club, students at Worcester Preparatory School selected their prom court. Pictured, from left, are Junior Princess Libby Truitt of Bishopville; Junior Prince Jack Pedigo of Lewes, Del.; Senior Princess Tierney Loeser of Dagsboro, Del.; Senior Prince Scott Gee of Millsboro, Del.; Prom Queen Katie Lawrence of Salisbury; and Prom King Harrison Brennan of Salisbury.
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NURSERY RHYME DAY AT OCES Pre-kindergarten classes at Ocean City Elementary School recently celebrated Nursery Rhyme Day, when students dressed up and used props to act out their favorite rhyme. Pictured are Kain Crossett, Evan Schreier, Caleb Loring, Sam Elman, Ethan Meyer and Brody Kendall, who acted out nursery rhymes “Fe Fi Fo Fum,” “Peter Piper,” “Little Boy Blue,” “Hey Diddle Diddle,” “Baa Baa Black Sheep” and “Hickory Dickory Dock.”
Worcester Preparatory School has inducted new members into the William E. Esham Jr. Cum Laude Society, an organization designed to honor academic achievement in secondary schools for the purpose of promoting excellence, justice and honor. Schools that are members of Cum Laude induct a small percentage of their junior and senior classes into the society. Those selected for this honor posed with cum laude induction speaker Dr. Kenneth J. Smith, Chair-Department of Accounting & Legal Studies, Franklin P. Perdue School of Business, Salisbury University. They are, from left, Kathryn Lawrence, Michael Durkin, Brad Mullen, Claire Stickler, Razaak Eniola, Madeline Pilchard, Scott Gee, Alissa Talbert and Lane Spangler.
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Artists sought for annual plein air event in OC (May 10, 2013) The Art League of Ocean City is seeking artists for its annual “Plein Air Paint Out,” set for Aug. 811, during the heart of the resort town’s tourist season. Artists will paint at the beach, on the Boardwalk, bayside and in the Ocean City and West Ocean City harbors from dawn to dusk. An opening reception will be held for the artists Thursday, Aug. 8, at the new Ocean City Center for the Arts, 502 94th St., where well-known artist Kirk McBride will present a plein air painting demonstration.
On Saturday, Aug. 10, the judging, awarding of cash prizes and a wet paint sale will also be held at the Art Center beginning with a ticketed Patron Preview event. A downtown quick draw competition is scheduled for Sunday morning. Art created during the plein air event will be displayed at the OC Center for the Arts throughout September; an opening reception is set for Sept. 6. Artists interested in participating may register online at www.artleagueofoceancity.org or by contacting the Art League of Ocean City at 410-524-9433 or
email@example.com. The Art League of Ocean City is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing the visual arts to the community through education, exhibits, scholarship programs and public service projects. Financial support comes primarily through membership dues from individuals and corporate sponsors. Funding is also provided by the Worcester County Arts Council, Maryland State Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts, organizations dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive.
Artist Tara Funk Grim paints in the West Ocean City harbor during the 2012 Plein Air Paint Out, sponsored by the Art League of Ocean City.
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ESA MID-ATLANTIC REGIONAL SURFING CHAMPIONSHIPS â€” Amateur surfing competition for all age groups. Competitors from Delaware, Maryland, Virgina, South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia. Contest headquarters on 48th Street in Ocean City. Info: Michelle Sommers, executive director, Eastern Surfing Association, 410-251-8583 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ESA MID-ATLANTIC REGIONAL SURFING CHAMPIONSHIPS â€” Amateur surfing competition for all age groups. Competitors from Delaware, Maryland, Virgina, South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia. Contest headquarters on 48th Street in Ocean City. Info: Michelle Sommers, executive director, Eastern Surfing Association, 410-251-8583 or email@example.com.
â€˜A NIGHT AT THE MOVIESâ€™ PERFORMANCE â€” First Presbyterian Church, 1301 Philadelphia Ave., Ocean City, 7 p.m. Featuring the Worcester Chorale performing a variety of popular songs from the cinema. Tickets cost $10. Free refreshments served. Info: 410-208-4707.
WHITE MARLIN FESTIVAL CRAB SOUP COOKOFF â€” Somerset Plaza, Somerset Street, Ocean City, noon to 3 p.m. Clowns, face painting, exhibits by local organizations and a crab soup cookoff with local professional chefs competing. Cost is $12 per person to sample all soups and vote. Music by DJ Bigler and Sweet Harmony. Info: 410-289-1413, www.downtownassociation.net or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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On April 27, the Worcester County Commission for Women sponsored a Suddenly Single workshop, â€œThe Next Step: Turning Dreams into Reality,â€? with presenter Jami Vlachos, a certified personal and professional coach. Pictured with Vlachos, center, are Suddenly Single committee members, from left, Lou Etta McClaflin, Lynne McAllorum, Beverly Thomas, Mary Kay Allgood, Kay Gibbons and Diane McGraw.
CRABCAKE DINNER â€” Stevenson United Methodist Church, 123 N. Main St., Berlin, 4-7 p.m. Crabcake sandwich and a drink for $6.95. Crabcake platter for $9.95, includes crabcake sandwich, garden salad, choice of two sides and a drink. Eat in or carry out. Bake sale table available. Info: Kathy Davis, 443235-6761.
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GOLF TOURNAMENT â€” The Bay Club, 9122 Libertytown Road, Berlin. Registration begins
at 8 a.m., shotgun start at 9 a.m. Lunch and awards immediately following golf. Cost is $85 per player or $300 per team and includes golf, cart, breakfast and lunch. Proceeds benefit The Cricket Center. Registration: Wendy Myers, 410-641-0097, Ext. 4204.
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OUT&ABOUT Continued from Page 23B RIDE FOR THE FEAST â€” Cyclists gather on the Boardwalk at Third Street to begin ride at 7:30 a.m. This two-day, 140-mile bicycle event benefits Moveable Feast. Info: Ted Blankenship, 410-375-8993 or www.feastoftheeast.com.
PANCAKE BREAKFAST â€” VFW, Post 8296, 104 66th St., bayside in Ocean City, 8-11 a.m. A $5 donation for all-you-can-eat pancakes or 2-2-2, two eggs, two pancakes and two bacon slices, includes coffee and juice. Bloody Marys cost $3. Info: 410-524-8196.
FAMILY GAME DAY â€” Pocomoke library, 301 Market St., 9 a.m. to noon. All ages can enjoy those classic board games. Info: 410-9570878. 5TH ANNUAL POKER RUN â€” Sponsored by Ocean City Fraternal Order of Police. Registration at Hooters, 123rd Street, Ocean City, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Cost is $20 per hand. Proceeds benefit â€œHome of the Brave.â€? Discounted food and drinks at each stop. All bikes must return to Hooters. There will be 50/50 raffle and additional card draw. Info: Joe Lotito: FOP10pokerrun@gmail.com. For those coming from out of town, there are rooms available at the Carousel Hotel for $50 per night, contact Robin Latinville, 410-520-2223 or email@example.com. WALK FOR ANIMALS: CAUSE FOR PAWS Humane Society of Wicomico County, 5130 Citation Drive, Salisbury, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine. Featuring vendors, refreshments, raffles, as well as, pet costume and other contests at 11 a.m., followed by Wicomico County Sheriffâ€™s Office K-9 demonstrations and Salisbury Kennel Club agility and training demonstrations. Info: Kayla Christiano, firstname.lastname@example.org or David Fitzger-
OCEAN PINES ANGLERS CLUB MEETING Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 9:30 a.m. Tony Frederich, executive director of Coastal Conservation Association, will discuss recent Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council decision on flounder quota sharing between NY and NJ and whether they need excess numbers from MD, DE and VA because they overfished their quota, as well as other legislative issues. All welcome. Info: Jack Barnes, 410-641-7662.
TOP FUNDRAISER Summer Brenner of Ocean City was recognized by the Worcester County Humane Society as the top fundraiser in the 12-and-younger category during the 14th annual Board Walkin for Pets event, held April 27, on the Boardwalk. Approximately 250 people walked a dog during the Worcester County Humane Society event, which raised more than $30,000 for the West Ocean City shelter. Brenner is pictured with her 7-year-old St. Bernard, Duchess, a former shelter dog.
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plants or herbs to put into a pot, add a bow and a clever coastal decoration made by the kids, to take home to Mom. Info: 410-6291538 or www.ActForBays.org. WORLD FAIR TRADE DAY â€” Made By Hand, Route 1, York Beach Mall, South Bethany Beach, Del., noon to 5 p.m. Celebrate International Cooperative Fair Trade with drinks, chocolates and foods from around the world.
IRON FURNACE 50K, 50 MILE AND 100K CENTURY FUN RIDE â€” The ride starts and ends at Furnace Town, Snow Hill. Early online registration til May 10. Walk up registration the day of the event beginning at 7 a.m. Registration fee is $45 for adults and $35 for students and includes ride, snacks and breaks along the route, route maps, specific rider number, Tshirt (for first 150 to register) and one-day pass into Furnace Town. Following the ride, cyclists invited to picnic lunch and complimentary beverages (beer for adults). Details and registration: www.ironfurnacefifty.org. Benefits educational and scholarship programs for the Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum and the Rotary Club of Snow Hill.
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SUNDAY, MAY 12 ESA MID-ATLANTIC REGIONAL SURFING CHAMPIONSHIPS — Amateur surfing competition for all age groups. Competitors from Delaware, Maryland, Virgina, South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia. Contest headquarters on 48th Street in Ocean City. Info: Michelle Sommers, executive director, Eastern Surfing Association, 410-251-8583 or firstname.lastname@example.org. DELAWARE VOLLEYBALL ACADEMY SPRINGFEST TOURNAMENT — Northside Park, 200 125th St., in Ocean City. Facility usage: East Gym, West Gym. Info: 410-2500125. GOSPEL CONCERT — Friendship United Methodist Church, 10537 Friendship Road, Berlin, 10 a.m. Featuring “The Nelons.” No tickets required, but a love offering will be taken. Info: 410-641-2578.
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FRIENDS OF THE OCEAN PINES LIBRARY MEETING — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10 a.m. Refreshments at 9:30 a.m. Doug Phillips, marketing manager for Freeman Stage in Selbyville, Del., will talk about the history of Freeman Stage, this season’s programs, and future plans for Freeman. He will also distribute programs for the coming season. All are welcome. Info: 410-208-4014. Continued on Page 26B
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TUESDAY, MAY 14 YOUNG AND RESTLESS — Berlin library, 220 N. Main St., 10:30 a.m. Creative science, art and music activities for ages 3-5 years. Planting with the Worcester County Garden Club. Dress for a mess. Call ahead to reserve your place: 410-641-0650. BOREDOM BUSTERS — Pocomoke library, 301 Market St., 4 p.m. Nature and science fun for ages 6-12 years. Info: 410-957-0878. STEPPING ON WORKSHOP — Temple Bat Yam, Berlin, 10 a.m. to noon. Stepping On is a well-researched falls prevention program. This free workshop meets for seven weeks (April 9May 21). Pre-registration is necessary by calling Dawn Denton, 410-641-9268 or firstname.lastname@example.org. YOGA — James G. Barrett Medical Office Building, rotunda, 10231 Old Ocean City Boulevard, Berlin, 5:30-6:45 p.m. All levels welcome. Cost is $72 for eight sessions or $10 drop-in fee for first time. Info: Georgette Rhoads, 410-6419734 or email@example.com.
LIONS CLUB SUPPORTS OC CENTER FOR THE ARTS Ocean City Lions Club President Cindy Malament, left, presents a check for $1,000 to Rina Thaler, executive director of the Ocean City Center for the Arts. The donation was made during a recent Lions Club meeting, where Thaler discussed the 50-year history of the Ocean City Art League and how the Center for the Arts evolved.
BIKE RIDE BIKE TRIP — Ocean Pines Boat Club will take a bike ride on the Rehoboth-toLewis Junction and Breakwater Trail. A group lunch will follow at Big Fish Grill in Rehoboth, Del. RSVP for lunch to Dick or Marie Hannah, 410-208-2955. Guests are wel-
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WEDNESDAY, MAY 15 STORY TIME — Pocomoke library, 301 Market St., 10:30 a.m. Stories, rhymes, finger plays, music and crafts for children 2-5 years old. Info: 410-957-0878. PLAY TIME — Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway, 10:30 a.m. Parents and children, ages infants to 5 years, explore educational toys together in an interactive, free play program. Info: 410-524-1818. HYPERTENSION CLINICS — Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital and takes place at Walgreen’s, Bethany Beach, Del., 10 a.m. to noon and at Walgreen’s, Selbyville, Del., 1-3 p.m. Free blood pressure screening and health information. Info: Dawn Denton, 410-641-9268. WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY SEMINAR — Atlantic Bariatrics Center, Berlin Main Place Complex, 9956 N. Main St., Berlin, 5-6 p.m. Receive information about the lap band and gastric sleeve weight loss procedures. Pre-register: 410-641-3960. TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY MEETING — Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway, Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. TOPS is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. It meets weekly. Info: 302-436-3682. BINGO — Every Wednesday at Ocean City Elks
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OUT&ABOUT Lodge 2645, 138th Street across from Fenwick Inn. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., games start 6:30 p.m. A $1,000 jackpot available, food, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. No one under 18 years allowed in the hall during bingo. Info: 410-250-2645. DELMARVA HAND DANCING CLUB â€” Meets every Wednesday at Peakyâ€™s Rooftop Restaurant & Bar, 13801 Coastal Highway, Ocean City. Beginner and intermediate lessons, 5:306:30 p.m., followed by dancing 6:30-9:30 p.m. Jitterbug, swing, cha-cha to the sounds of the â€™50s, â€™60s and Carolina beach music. All are welcome. Discounted food and drink prices. Info: 302-337-3638. SUICIDE GRIEVERSâ€™ SUPPORT GROUP â€” Meets the third Wednesday of each month at the Worcester County Health Department, 9730 Healthway Drive, Berlin, 6 p.m. Open to anyone who has lost a loved a friend or loved one to suicide. Free of charge. Info: 410-6290164 or www.jessespaddle.org. OCEAN PINES BOAT CLUB MEMBER MEETING â€” Ocean Pines Recreation & Parks Department, Assateague Room, 239 Ocean Parkway. Social time at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7:15 p.m. Speaker is Nikki Fisher, terminal manager, Cape May-Lewes Ferry. Guests welcome.
THURSDAY, MAY 16 CRUISINâ€™ OCEAN CITY â€” Various car shows at
the Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway and the downtown Inlet parking lot, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and various citywide locations. Featuring more than 3,200 hot rods, customs, classics, street machines, muscle cars and more. Live entertainment, celebrity guests, special attractions and boardwalk parades. Manufacturers vendor midway will feature some of the countryâ€™s top national names held at the inlet parking lot, Thursday through Sunday. Convention center will host vendors selling automotive merchandise along with arts, crafts, jewelry, T-shirts plus lots of other specialty items, inside and outside. Hot Rod and Custom Car Auction preview begins at 9 a.m., with the auction beginning at noon, Thursday and Friday. General admission, good at all locations, costs $10 for adults and free to children 13 and younger with an adult. Info: www.cruisinoceancity.com or 410-798-6304. STORY TIME â€” Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10:30 a.m. Stories, rhymes, finger plays, music and crafts for children 2-5 years old. Info: 410-208-4014. PLAY TIME â€” Snow Hill library, 307 N. Washington St., 10:30 a.m. Parents and children, ages infants to five years, explore educational toys together in an interactive, free play program. Info: 410-632-3495. LIVING WELL WORKSHOP â€” Ocean Pines Community Center, 239 Ocean Parkway, Thursdays, May 2 through June 6, 9-11:30 a.m. Free, six-week workshop that teaches how to live a quality life with chronic disease. Continued on Page 28B
RWWC WELCOMES HOWELL Worcester County Volunteer Service Manager Cyndy Howell addressed members of the Republican Women of Worcester County during their general meeting on Thursday, April 25, atÂ Ristorante AntipastiÂ in Ocean City.Â Her topic was energizing the spirit. Pictured with Howell is Lou Ann Trummel, RWWC first vice president.
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OUT&ABOUT Continued from Page 27B Chronic conditions include diabetes, arthritis, depression asthma, bronchitis, pain, heart disease or any condition that hinders you. Contact: Laura Small, 410-629-6820. ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL 20TH ANNUAL ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION — 11206 Woodside Drive, Berlin, 6:30-9 p.m. For information or to inquire about sponsorships, contact the AGH Foundation office at 410-641-9858 or firstname.lastname@example.org. PINE’EER CRAFT CRAFT CLUB OF OCEAN PINES MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, 9:45 a.m. Following the business meeting, members will create a hanging lantern for the cost of $3. Take a pair of pliers. All residents of Ocean Pines as well as surrounding communities are invited to attend. Refreshments provided. To reserve kits: Olive, 410-208-6687. BEACH SINGLES — Every Thursday, Beach Singles 45-Plus meets for happy hour at Harpoon Hanna’s, Route 54 and the bay, Fenwick Island, Del., 4 p.m. Info: Arlene, 302-4369577; Kate, 410-524-0649; or Dianne, 302541-4642.
KIWANIS SUPPORTS SDHS KEY CLUB FOR CONFERENCE Roy Foreman, Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City liaison to the Stephen Decatur High School Key Club, accepts a check for $550 from the club’s president, Barb Peletier, to send two Key Club delegates to their upcoming convention. The recipients are Alexia Murcia, incoming president for the 2013-14 year, and Brittaney Therres, incoming vice president. The conference is in Washington, D.C.
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ONGOING EVENTS ‘PAINT BERLIN’ - A PLEIN AIR EVENT — Artists will have an opportunity to network, exhibit and sell their artwork as well as compete for cash prizes, Sept. 19-21. “Wet Paint” sale and exhibit at the Atlantic Hotel. Children’s workshop also planned. Registration open to experienced and novice painters, 18 years and older, limited to 50 artists. Artist registration fee is $30; after July 1, $35. Registration deadline is July 31. Register: www.worcestercountyartscouncil.org or 410641-0809. HELP FOR VETERANS — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, third Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Michelle Licata, a representative from the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs, is on hand to help veterans (of any conflict) with whatever help they need in navigating available VA programs, need special assistance, etc. Info: Licata, 410-713-3482. OCEAN CITY RESTAURANT WEEK — For two weeks, May 5-19, participating restaurants create special fixed-price menus. No passes, tickets or coupons required. Info: Hotel-MotelRestaurant Association: 800-626-2326, Ext. 2 or www.oceancityrestaurantweek.com. PINE’EER CRAFT AND GIFT SHOP OPEN — Pine’eer Craft and Gift Shop, White Horse Park, 239 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines. Shop will be open May 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26, June 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Shop features handcrafted home decor, jewelry and fashion accessories created by members of the Pine’eer Craft Club.
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Bayside Resort Golf Club is now hiring. Great pay at a Beautiful Resort Location!
SeCurIty SuPervISOr Must have customer service and communication skills and be a team player. Minimum one year experience required. Must be willing to work all shifts.
Food & Beverage at The Cove Bar & Grille SERVERS • BARTENDERS • HOSTS BUSSERS • COOKS • DISHWASHERS POOL CONCESSIONS • BEVERAGE CART ATTENDANTS Please apply in person at The Cove from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
Carousel Resort Hotel & Condominiums 11700 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842
31806 Lakeview Drive; Selbyville, DE 19975 302-436-3200 Matt, Carol or Robbie
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Come Join Our Winning Team!
Rental Agent Full-Time Licensed, needed year round. Send resume to P.O. Box 3273, Ocean City, MD 21843
Now hiring sales reps and promo models for weekend work. Paid travel, $100 a day + bonuses. J-1 welcome. Experienced sales managers for travel also needed for PT/FT salaried position. Please call 443-291-7651
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LIFEGUARDS Starting pay is $11/hour. KAYAK ATTENDANTS Kayak, paddle board, and nature knowledge a plus! GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTOR
Please call 302-436-3550 ext. 1 for more information or stop by the Sun Ridge Tennis & Recreation Center at
31381 Forsythia Drive; Selbyville, DE 19975 Come Join Our Winning Team!
CONDOMINIuM OffICe ASSIStANt Assist Condo Assn. Manager in two-person office. Must have excellent communication skills, customer service, clerical, computer & basic bookkeeping skills required. Prior office and/or clerical experience preferred. Email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by and complete an application at the front desk. We require satisfactory pre-employment drug testing and background check.
Carousel Resort Hotel & Condominiums 11700 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842
Owned and Operated by NRT LLC
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Berlin - 2BR/1BA Condo w/Patio - $950/mo. + $65 water & sewer. Call Bunting Realty 410-641-3313
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Y/R, Ocean Pines, 3BR/2BAFT, W/D, carport, new carpet, screened porch, golf course lot. $1000/mo. + $1000 sec dep. 302-245-1664
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Pino’s Pizza DRIvERS WANTED Open weekends now, fulltime starting May 17th. Need 3 more drivers to round a 6 person driving crew for a very busy summer. $5 an hour plus TIPS taken home nightly. 410-422-4780
Golf, Golf, Golf - Golf Magazine Promotion looking for sales people to work at local golf courses. P/T or F/T. Must enjoy being outdoors and talking to people. $10/hr. + commission. Women & Seniors encouraged. Nikki 856-9124136. Y/R Experienced Restaurant Servers, P/T P.M. Cook, P/T A.M. Bussers, Seasonal Room Attendants in Housekeeping Dept. & Nighttime Hotel Laundry Person. Please apply in person, Dunes Manor, 2800 Baltimore Ave., Ocean City, MD 410-289-1100
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Rental Agent/Office Help Detail oriented people able to multi-task needed. Weekends required. Seasonal full-time positions. Exp. preferred. Submit resume to Holiday Real Estate. Fax: 410-524-7055 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Located in the Holiday Inn Suites Immediate Openings
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Line Cooks Please Apply in Person
Full Charge Bookkeeper F/T w/Benefits Apply in person Mon. thru Thursday, 10am-2pm at Golden Sands 10900 Coastal Highway
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Please apply online at: www.delmarvadd.com
Applications or resumes will not be accepted thru Email or fax.
Yearly • Weekly • Seasonal Maryland
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Now Hiring - All Positions Servers, Cooks, Counter/Phone Help & Delivery Drivers Apply in person, Wednesday 5601 Coastal Hwy. (Bayside) 11-2pm
Seasonal Rental - Sleeps 6. Bayshore Dr. Cute and Clean. $11,800/season from May to Sept. Call Ann 443-359-9863 Lic. Agent.
Upscale Mid-town Office Space in O.C. for Lease.
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Flexible floor plan. From 650 to 5,150 sq. ft. Call Brian 443-880-2225
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Yearly & Seasonal Rentals We Welcome Pets 7700 Coastal Hwy 410-524-7700 www.holidayoc.com
Two Family Yard Sale-Sat., May 11th, 8am-12pm. Rain date Sat., May 18th. Lots of toys, Avon products & household items. 5436 Pine St., Snow Hill.
Please Apply in Person
Cleaning and Light Maintenance Seasonal position may expand to year-round. Weekends and reliable transportation required. Submit resume to Holiday Real Estate. Fax: 410-524-7055 Email: email@example.com
SUMMER RENTAL, Emerson House, 68th & Coastal Hwy. 1BR/1BA - sleeps 4, Oceanblock. Call Tamara at 443365-6169 after 5pm.
Waiters Needed Apply in person Mon.-Thurs. 11-3. PGN Crabhouse, 29th & Coastal Hwy.
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Overnight Box Truck Driver Wanted
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ROOMMATES ROOMMATES Roommates Wanted - 2 rooms in Bishopville. Call Tina 443-727-9021.
W/OPTION RENT RENT W/OPTION TO TO BUY BUY Nurse Looking To Rent preferably w/option to buy single family home. Prefer WOC on water. Must allow dog. 703-622-5181
ESTATE REAL REAL ESTATE Holiday Harbor Waterfront lot - No HOA, No city taxes. $79,000. Call Howard Martin Realty 410-352-5555 Keenwick Sound home on lake, built 2003, remodeled 2012. Enviably large double Master bedroom w/FP. $399,000. Call Howard Martin Realty 410-352-5555 New Price - $149,000 - 3BR Home, just outside of OC. Liveable but needs updating. Call Howard Martin Realty 410-352-5555
COMMERCIAL COMMERCIAL Units Available Rt. 50 in West Ocean City 1800 sq. ft. Office/Retail Space 1728 sq. ft. Office/Retail Space 1574 sq. ft. Office/Retail Space 2211 sq. ft. Office/Retail Space Call 443-497-4200
Berlin Office/Retail Space For Lease 800-3200 sq. ft. For more info.
Single Family Mobile Starting at $675 Single Family Townhome Starting at $1495 Condos Starting at $975 Office Space w/immediate availability, reception area & private office w/view. Plenty of customer parking in a great Ocean Pines location! Rent includes all CAM, trash removal, water & sewer. $695/mo.
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30’ Boat Slip for rent - Ocean Pines, MD - Pines Pt. Marina. Water, elec., seawall protection. $1500/season. Call Bill 410-446-5615.
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Legal Notices Covahey, Boozer, Devan, & Dore, P.A. 11350 McCormick Road, Executive Plaza III, Suite 200 Hunt Valley, MD 21031 (443) 541-8600
SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEES’ SALE OF REAL PROPERTY KNOWN AS NO. 10213 GERMANTOWN ROAD BERLIN, MD 21811 CASE NUMBER 23-C-11-001731 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a Deed of Trust from Barry N. Duffy, Jr. recorded among the Land Records of Worcester County in Liber 5275, folio 207, and Declaration of Substitution of Trustees recorded among the aforementioned Land Records substituting Thomas P. Dore, Mark S. Devan, Gerard F. Miles, Jr., Shannon Menapace, and Erin Gloth as Substituted Trustees, the Substituted Trustees will offer for sale at public auction, at the Courthouse Door, Snow Hill, Maryland on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 11:00 AM: All that lot of ground and the improvements thereon situate in Worcester County, State of Maryland, as described in the Deed of Trust recorded among the Land Records of Worcester County, in Liber 5275, folio 207, also being further described in a Deed recorded among the Land Records of Worcester County in Liber 5150, folio 551. The improvements thereon consist of a dwelling. The property will be sold in “AS IS” condition, subject to any existing building violations, restrictions and agreements of record. Neither the Substituted Trustees nor their respective agents, successors or assigns make any representations or warranties, either expressed or implied with respect to the property. The Substituted Trustees shall convey insurable title. TERMS OF THE SALE: A deposit in a form acceptable to the Substituted Trustee in the amount of $9,000.00 will be required of the purchaser, other than the Holder of the Note or its assigns, at the time and place of sale. Unless the purchaser is the Holder of the Note or its assigns, the balance of the purchase price shall be paid immediately with available funds within twenty (20) days of the final ratification of the sale by the Circuit Court for Worcester County. Time is of the essence. The purchaser, other than the Holder of the Note or its assigns, shall pay interest at the rate of 5.50000% per annum on the unpaid portion of the purchase price from the date of sale to date of settlement. Real property taxes and assessments shall be adjusted to the date of sale and assumed thereafter by the purchaser. Ground rent, water and/or sewer charges public or private, if any, shall be adjusted to the date of sale and assumed thereafter by the purchaser. Cost of all documentary stamps and transfer taxes shall be paid by the purchaser. Purchaser shall have the responsibility of obtaining possession of the property.
In the event settlement is delayed for any reason , there shall be no abatement of interest. If the purchaser defaults, the entire deposit is forfeited. The Substituted Trustees shall resell the property at the risk and expense of the defaulting purchaser. The defaulting purchaser shall be liable for the payment of any deficiency in the purchase price, all costs and expenses of both sales, attorney fees, all other charges due, and incidental and consequential damages. In the event the Substituted Trustees do not convey title for any reason, purchaser`s sole remedy is return of the deposit. The Substituted Trustees shall have the right to terminate this contract in the event the Holder or its Servicer has entered into any agreement with, or accepted funds from, the mortgagor. Upon termination of the contract, Purchaser`s sole remedy shall be return of the deposit. Thomas P. Dore, Mark S. Devan, Gerard F. Miles, Jr., Shannon Menapace, and Erin Gloth, Substituted Trustees Tidewater Auctions, LLC (410) 825-2900 www.tidewaterauctions.com OCD-5/9/3t __________________________________ BWW Law Group, LLC 4520 East West Highway, Suite 200 Bethesda, MD 20814 (301) 961-6555
SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEES’ SALE OF REAL PROPERTY AND ANY IMPROVEMENTS THEREON 11302 BACK CREEK RD. BISHOPVILLE, MD 21813 Under a power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust from Boyd Richard Cox and Sandra E. Cox dated March 5, 2008 and recorded in Liber 5077, Folio 435 among the Land Records of Worcester Co., MD, with an original principal balance of $291,203.00 and an original interest rate of 4.37500% default having occurred under the terms thereof, the Sub. Trustees will sell at public auction at the Circuit Court for Worcester Co., at the Court House Door, One W. Market St., Snow Hill, MD 21863, on MAY 24, 2013 AT 2:00 PM ALL THAT FEE-SIMPLE LOT OF GROUND, together with any buildings or improvements thereon situated in Worcester Co., MD and more fully described in the aforesaid Deed of Trust. The property, and any improvements thereon, will be sold in an “as is” condition and subject to conditions, restrictions and agreements of record affecting the same, if any, and with no warranty of any kind. Terms of Sale: A deposit of $29,000 in cash, cashiers check or certified check is required at time of sale. Balance of the purchase price, together with interest on the unpaid purchase money at the current rate contained
in the Deed of Trust Note from the date of sale to the date funds are received by the Sub. Trustees, payable in cash within ten days of final ratification of the sale by the Circuit Court. There will be no abatement of interest due from the purchaser in the event additional funds are tendered before settlement. TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE FOR THE PURCHASER. Adjustment of current real property taxes will be made as of the date of sale and thereafter assumed by the purchaser. All past due property taxes paid by the purchaser. All other public and/or private charges or assessments, including water/sewer charges, ground rent, whether incurred prior to or after the sale to be paid by the purchaser. All transfer taxes shall be paid by the Purchaser. Purchaser shall pay all applicable agricultural tax, if any. Purchaser is responsible for obtaining physical possession of the property, and assumes risk of loss or damage to the property from the date of sale. The sale is subject to post-sale audit of the status of the loan with the loan servicer including, but not limited to, determination of whether the borrower entered into any repayment agreement, reinstated or paid off the loan prior to the sale. In any such event, this sale shall be null and void, and the Purchaser’s sole remedy, in law or equity, shall be the return of the deposit without interest. If purchaser fails to settle within 10 days of ratification, the Sub. Trustees may file a motion to resell the property. If Purchaser defaults under these terms, deposit shall be forfeited. The Sub. Trustees may then resell the property at the risk and cost of the defaulting purchaser. The defaulted purchaser shall not be entitled to any surplus proceeds resulting from said resale even if such surplus results from improvements to the property by said defaulted purchaser. If Sub. Trustees are unable to convey either insurable or marketable title, or if ratification of the sale is denied by the Circuit Court for any reason, the Purchaser’s sole remedy, at law or equity, is the return of the deposit without interest. Howard N. Bierman, Jacob Geesing, Carrie M. Ward, David W. Simpson, Jr., Substitute Trustees OCD-5/9/3t __________________________________ Covahey, Boozer, Devan, & Dore, P.A. 11350 McCormick Road, Executive Plaza III, Suite 200 Hunt Valley, MD 21031 (443) 541-8600
SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEES’ SALE OF REAL PROPERTY KNOWN AS NO. 12807 TOWNSEND ROAD OCEAN CITY, MD 21842 CASE NUMBER 23-C-11-000696 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a Deed of Trust from Clifford Cropper Bradford and Tracey S. Bradford recorded among the Land Records of Worcester County in Liber 4706, folio 306, and Declaration of Substitution of
Trustees recorded among the aforementioned Land Records substituting Thomas P. Dore, Mark S. Devan, Gerard F. Miles, Jr., Shannon Menapace, Erin Gloth, and Renee Dyson as Substituted Trustees, the Substituted Trustees will offer for sale at public auction, at the Courthouse Door, Snow Hill, Maryland on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 11:00 AM: All that lot of ground and the improvements thereon situate in Worcester County, State of Maryland, as described in the Deed of Trust recorded among the Land Records of Worcester County, in Liber 4706, folio 306, also being further described in a Deed recorded among the Land Records of Worcester County in Liber 1164, folio 588. The improvements thereon consist of a dwelling. The property will be sold in “AS IS” condition, subject to any existing building violations, restrictions and agreements of record. Neither the Substituted Trustees nor their respective agents, successors or assigns make any representations or warranties, either expressed or implied with respect to the property. The Substituted Trustees shall convey insurable title. TERMS OF THE SALE: A deposit in a form acceptable to the Substituted Trustee in the amount of $16,000.00 will be required of the purchaser, other than the Holder of the Note or its assigns, at the time and place of sale. Unless the purchaser is the Holder of the Note or its assigns, the balance of the purchase price shall be paid immediately with available funds within twenty (20) days of the final ratification of the sale by the Circuit Court for Worcester County. Time is of the essence. The purchaser, other than the Holder of the Note or its assigns, shall pay interest at the rate of 6.62500% per annum on the unpaid portion of the purchase price from the date of sale to date of settlement. Real property taxes and assessments shall be adjusted to the date of sale and assumed thereafter by the purchaser. Ground rent, water and/or sewer charges public or private, if any, shall be adjusted to the date of sale and assumed thereafter by the purchaser. Cost of all documentary stamps and transfer taxes shall be paid by the purchaser. Purchaser shall have the responsibility of obtaining possession of the property. In the event settlement is delayed for any reason , there shall be no abatement of interest. If the purchaser defaults, the entire deposit is forfeited. The Substituted Trustees shall resell the property at the risk and expense of the defaulting purchaser. The defaulting purchaser shall be liable for the payment of any deficiency in the purchase price, all costs and expenses of both sales, attorney fees, all other charges due, and incidental and consequential damages. In the event the Substituted Trustees do not convey title for any reason, purchaser`s sole remedy is return of the deposit. The Substituted Trustees shall have the right to terminate this contract in the event the Holder or its Servicer has entered into any agreement with, or accepted
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Legal Notices funds from, the mortgagor. Upon termination of the contract, Purchaser`s sole remedy shall be return of the deposit. Thomas P. Dore, Mark S. Devan, Gerard F. Miles, Jr., Shannon Menapace, Erin Gloth, and Renee Dyson, Substituted Trustees Tidewater Auctions, LLC (410) 825-2900 www.tidewaterauctions.com OCD-5/2/3t __________________________________ Rosenberg & Associates, LLC 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 750 Bethesda, Maryland 20814 (301) 907-8000 www.rosenberg-assoc.com
SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEES’ SALE OF IMPROVED REAL PROPERTY 105 120TH ST., UNIT #179B OCEAN CITY, MD 21842 Under a power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust from Kimberly A. Brookshire and Jeffrey M. Brookshire, dated December 18, 2007 and recorded in Liber 5048, folio 630 among the Land Records of Worcester Co., MD, default having occurred under the terms thereof, the Sub. Trustees will sell at public auction at the Circuit Court for Worcester Co., at the Court House Door, One W. Market St., Snow Hill, MD 21863, on MAY 10, 2013 AT 2:20 PM ALL THAT FEE-SIMPLE LOT OF GROUND, together with the buildings and improvements thereon situated in Worcester Co., MD and described as Unit No 179 in Building B-14, Phase XII, in the Clud of Ocean Villas II Condominium, Tax ID #10288282 and more fully described in the aforesaid Deed of Trust. The property, which is improved by a dwelling, will be sold in an “as is” condition and subject to conditions, restrictions and agreements of record affecting the same, if any, and with no warranty of any kind. Terms of Sale: A deposit of $25,000 by cash or certified check. Balance of the purchase price to be paid in cash within ten days of final ratification of sale by the Circuit Court for Worcester Co. Interest to be paid on the unpaid purchase money at the rate pursuant to the Deed of Trust Note from the date of sale to the date funds are received in the office of the Sub. Trustees. There will be no abatement of interest in the event additional funds are tendered before settlement or if settlement is delayed for any reason. The noteholder shall not be obligated to pay interest if it is the purchaser. TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE FOR THE PURCHASER. Adjustment of all real property taxes, including agricultural taxes, if applicable, and any and all public and/or private charges or assessments, including water/sewer charges and ground rent, to be adjusted to date of sale and thereafter assumed by purchaser. Condominium fees and/or homeowners association dues, if any,
shall be assumed by the purchaser from the date of sale forward. Cost of all documentary stamps, transfer taxes and settlement expenses shall be borne by the purchaser. Purchaser shall be responsible for obtaining physical possession of the property. Purchaser assumes the risk of loss or damage to the property from the date of sale forward. Additional terms to be announced at the time of sale. If the Sub. Trustees are unable to convey good and marketable title, the purchaser’s sole remedy in law and equity shall be limited to a refund of the deposit without interest. If the purchaser fails to go to settlement, the deposit shall be forfeited, to the Trustees for application against all expenses, attorney’s fees and the full commission on the sale price of the above-scheduled foreclosure sale. In the event of default, all expenses of this sale (including attorney’s fees and the full commission on the gross sale price of this sale) shall be charged against and paid out of the forfeited deposit. The Trustees may then re-advertise and resell the property at the risk and expense of the defaulting purchaser or may avail themselves of any legal or equitable remedies against the defaulting purchaser without reselling the property. In the event of a resale, the defaulting purchaser shall not be entitled to receive the surplus, if any, even if such surplus results from improvements to the property by said defaulting purchaser and the defaulting purchaser shall be liable to the Trustees and secured party for reasonable attorney’s fees and expenses incurred in connection with all litigation involving the Property or the proceeds of the resale. Trustees’ file number 28734. Diane S. Rosenberg, Mark D. Meyer, John A. Ansell, III, Stephanie Montgomery, Kenneth Savitz, Substitute Trustees ALEX COOPER AUCTS., INC. 908 YORK RD., TOWSON, MD 21204 410-828-4838 www.alexcooper.com OCD-4/25/3t __________________________________ Covahey, Boozer, Devan, & Dore, P.A. 11350 McCormick Road, Executive Plaza III, Suite 200 Hunt Valley, MD 21031 (443) 541-8600
SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEES’ SALE OF REAL PROPERTY KNOWN AS NO. 5 FRANKLIN SQUARE, UNIT A-5 BERLIN, MD 21811 CASE NUMBER 23-C-12-001232 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a Deed of Trust from Branden K. Hall recorded among the Land Records of Worcester County in Liber 5178, folio 149, and Declaration of Substitution of Trustees recorded among the aforementioned Land Records substituting Thomas P. Dore, Mark S. Devan, Gerard F. Miles, Jr., Shannon Menapace, Erin Gloth, and Christine Drexel as Substituted Trustees, the Substituted
Trustees will offer for sale at public auction, at the Courthouse Door, Snow Hill, Maryland on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 11:00 AM: All that lot of ground and the improvements thereon situate in Worcester County, State of Maryland, as described in the Deed of Trust recorded among the Land Records of Worcester County, in Liber 5178, folio 149, also being further described in a Deed recorded among the Land Records of Worcester County in Liber 2843, folio 369. The improvements thereon consist of a dwelling. The property will be sold in “AS IS” condition, subject to any existing building violations, restrictions and agreements of record. Neither the Substituted Trustees nor their respective agents, successors or assigns make any representations or warranties, either expressed or implied with respect to the property. The Substituted Trustees shall convey insurable title. TERMS OF THE SALE: A deposit in a form acceptable to the Substituted Trustee in the amount of $18,000.00 will be required of the purchaser, other than the Holder of the Note or its assigns, at the time and place of sale. Unless the purchaser is the Holder of the Note or its assigns, the balance of the purchase price shall be paid immediately with available funds within twenty (20) days of the final ratification of the sale by the Circuit Court for Worcester County. Time is of the essence. The purchaser, other than the Holder of the Note or its assigns, shall pay interest at the rate of 5.50000% per annum on the unpaid portion of the purchase price from the date of sale to date of settlement. Real property taxes and assessments shall be adjusted to the date of sale and assumed thereafter by the purchaser. Ground rent, water and/or sewer charges public or private, if any, shall be adjusted to the date of sale and assumed thereafter by the purchaser. Cost of all documentary stamps and transfer taxes shall be paid by the purchaser. Purchaser shall have the responsibility of obtaining possession of the property. In the event settlement is delayed for any reason , there shall be no abatement of interest. If the purchaser defaults, the entire deposit is forfeited. The Substituted Trustees shall resell the property at the risk and expense of the defaulting purchaser. The defaulting purchaser shall be liable for the payment of any deficiency in the purchase price, all costs and expenses of both sales, attorney fees, all other charges due, and incidental and consequential damages. In the event the Substituted Trustees do not convey title for any reason, purchaser`s sole remedy is return of the deposit. The Substituted Trustees shall have the right to terminate this contract in the event the Holder or its Servicer has entered into any agreement with, or accepted funds from, the mortgagor. Upon termination of the contract, Purchaser`s sole remedy shall be return of the deposit. Thomas P. Dore, Mark S. Devan, Gerard F. Miles, Jr., Shannon
Menapace, Erin Gloth, and Christine Drexel, Substituted Trustees Tidewater Auctions, LLC (410) 825-2900 www.tidewaterauctions.com OCD-5/2/3t __________________________________ McCabe, Weisberg & Conway, LLC 312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 800 Laurel, Maryland 20707 www.mwc-law.com
SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEES’ SALE OF IMPROVED REAL PROPERTY 90 WINDJAMMER RD. BERLIN, MD 21811 Under a power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust from Nancy McKenzie and Paulo McKenzie, dated January 4, 2007 and recorded in Liber 4854, folio 638 among the Land Records of Worcester Co., MD, default having occurred under the terms thereof and at the request of the parties secured thereby, the undersigned Substitute Trustees will offer for sale at public auction at the Circuit Court for Worcester Co., at the Court House Door, One W. Market St., Snow Hill, MD 21863, on MAY 20, 2013 AT 2:40 PM ALL THAT FEE-SIMPLE LOT OF GROUND AND THE IMPROVEMENTS THEREON situated in Worcester Co., Maryland and more fully described in the aforesaid Deed of Trust. The property is improved by a dwelling. The property will be sold in an “as is” condition and subject to conditions, restrictions, easements, encumbrances and agreements of record affecting the subject property, if any, and with no warranty of any kind. Terms of Sale: A deposit in the form of cashier’s or certified check, or in such other form as the Substitute Trustees may determine, at their sole discretion, for $22,000 at the time of sale. If the noteholder and/or servicer is the successful bidder, the deposit requirement is waived. Balance of the purchase price is to be paid within fifteen (15) days of the final ratification of the sale by the Circuit Court for Worcester Co., Maryland. Interest is to be paid on the unpaid purchase price at the rate of 8% per annum from date of sale to the date the funds are received in the office of the Substitute Trustees, if the property is purchased by an entity other than the noteholder and/or servicer. If payment of the balance does not occur within fifteen days of ratification, the deposit will be forfeited and the property will be resold at the risk and cost of the defaulting purchaser. There will be no abatement of interest due from the purchaser in the event settlement is delayed for any reason. Taxes, ground rent, water rent, and all other public charges and assessments payable on an annual basis, including sanitary and/or metropolitan district charges to be adjusted for the current year to the date of sale, and assumed thereafter by the purchaser.
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SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEES’ SALE OF REAL PROPERTY AND ANY IMPROVEMENTS THEREON 37 NOTTINGHAM LA. OCEAN PINES A/R/T/A BERLIN, MD 21811 Under a power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust from Carson E. Baxter and Jean C. Baxter dated October 19, 2005 and recorded in Liber 4580, Folio 706 among the Land Records of Worcester Co., MD, with an original principal balance of $258,948.00 and an original interest rate of 1.62% default having occurred under the terms thereof, the Sub. Trustees will sell at public auction at the Circuit Court for Worcester Co., at the Court House Door, One W. Market St., Snow Hill, MD 21863, on MAY 22, 2013 AT 2:00 PM ALL THAT LEASEHOLD LOT OF GROUND, together with any buildings or improvements thereon situated in Worcester Co., MD and more fully described in the aforesaid Deed of Trust. The property will be sold subject to an annual ground rent of $96. The property, and any improvements thereon, will be sold in an “as is” condition and subject to conditions, restrictions and agreements of record affecting the same, if any, and with no warranty of any kind. Terms of Sale: A deposit of $14,000 in cash, cashiers check or certified check is required at time of sale. Bal-
ance of the purchase price, together with interest on the unpaid purchase money at the current rate contained in the Deed of Trust Note from the date of sale to the date funds are received by the Sub. Trustees, payable in cash within ten days of final ratification of the sale by the Circuit Court. There will be no abatement of interest due from the purchaser in the event additional funds are tendered before settlement. TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE FOR THE PURCHASER. Adjustment of current real property taxes will be made as of the date of sale and thereafter assumed by the purchaser. All past due property taxes paid by the purchaser. All other public and/or private charges or assessments, including water/sewer charges, ground rent, whether incurred prior to or after the sale to be paid by the purchaser. All transfer taxes shall be paid by the Purchaser. Purchaser shall pay all applicable agricultural tax, if any. Purchaser is responsible for obtaining physical possession of the property, and assumes risk of loss or damage to the property from the date of sale. The sale is subject to post-sale audit of the status of the loan with the loan servicer including, but not limited to, determination of whether the borrower entered into any repayment agreement, reinstated or paid off the loan prior to the sale. In any such event, this sale shall be null and void, and the Purchaser’s sole remedy, in law or equity, shall be the return of the deposit without interest. If purchaser fails to settle within 10 days of ratification, the Sub. Trustees may file a motion to resell the property. If Purchaser defaults under these terms, deposit shall be forfeited. The Sub. Trustees may then resell the property at the risk and cost of the defaulting purchaser. The defaulted purchaser shall not be entitled to any surplus proceeds resulting from said resale even if such surplus results from improvements to the property by said defaulted purchaser. If Sub. Trustees are unable to convey either insurable or marketable title, or if ratification of the sale is denied by the Circuit Court for any reason, the Purchaser’s sole remedy, at law or equity, is the return of the deposit without interest. Howard N. Bierman, Jacob Geesing, Carrie M. Ward, David W. Simpson, Jr., Substitute Trustees OCD-5/2/3t __________________________________ BWW Law Group, LLC 4520 East West Highway, Suite 200 Bethesda, MD 20814 (301) 961-6555
SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEES’ SALE OF REAL PROPERTY AND ANY IMPROVEMENTS THEREON 14105 SAILING RD. OCEAN CITY, MD 21842 Under a power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust from Francis J. Bees, Jr. dated July 24, 2007 and recorded in Liber 4977, Folio 159 among the Land Records of Worcester
Co., MD, with an original principal balance of $484,500.00 and an original interest rate of 1.19% default having occurred under the terms thereof, the Sub. Trustees will sell at public auction at the Circuit Court for Worcester Co., at the Court House Door, One W. Market St., Snow Hill, MD 21863, on
remedy, at law or equity, is the return of the deposit without interest. Howard N. Bierman, Jacob Geesing, Carrie M. Ward, Pratima Lele, Tayyaba C. Monto, Joshua Coleman, David W. Simpson, Substitute Trustees OCD-5/2/3t __________________________________
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ALL THAT FEE-SIMPLE LOT OF GROUND, together with any buildings or improvements thereon situated in Worcester Co., MD and more fully described in the aforesaid Deed of Trust. The property, and any improvements thereon, will be sold in an “as is” condition and subject to conditions, restrictions and agreements of record affecting the same, if any, and with no warranty of any kind. Terms of Sale: A deposit of $48,000 in cash, cashiers check or certified check is required at time of sale. Balance of the purchase price, together with interest on the unpaid purchase money at the current rate contained in the Deed of Trust Note from the date of sale to the date funds are received by the Sub. Trustees, payable in cash within ten days of final ratification of the sale by the Circuit Court. There will be no abatement of interest due from the purchaser in the event additional funds are tendered before settlement. TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE FOR THE PURCHASER. Adjustment of current real property taxes will be made as of the date of sale and thereafter assumed by the purchaser. All past due property taxes paid by the purchaser. All other public and/or private charges or assessments, including water/sewer charges, ground rent, whether incurred prior to or after the sale to be paid by the purchaser. All transfer taxes shall be paid by the Purchaser. Purchaser shall pay all applicable agricultural tax, if any. Purchaser is responsible for obtaining physical possession of the property, and assumes risk of loss or damage to the property from the date of sale. The sale is subject to post-sale audit of the status of the loan with the loan servicer including, but not limited to, determination of whether the borrower entered into any repayment agreement, reinstated or paid off the loan prior to the sale. In any such event, this sale shall be null and void, and the Purchaser’s sole remedy, in law or equity, shall be the return of the deposit without interest. If purchaser fails to settle within 10 days of ratification, the Sub. Trustees may file a motion to resell the property. If Purchaser defaults under these terms, deposit shall be forfeited. The Sub. Trustees may then resell the property at the risk and cost of the defaulting purchaser. The defaulted purchaser shall not be entitled to any surplus proceeds resulting from said resale even if such surplus results from improvements to the property by said defaulted purchaser. If Sub. Trustees are unable to convey either insurable or marketable title, or if ratification of the sale is denied by the Circuit Court for any reason, the Purchaser’s sole
SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEES’ SALE OF REAL PROPERTY AND ANY IMPROVEMENTS THEREON 309 BAY SHORE DR., UNIT #6 OCEAN CITY, MD 21842 Under a power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust from Rebecca F. Rotman dated January 4, 2005 and recorded in Liber 4623, Folio 333 among the Land Records of Worcester Co., MD, with an original principal balance of $144,000.00 and an original interest rate of 7.0000% default having occurred under the terms thereof, the Sub. Trustees will sell at public auction at the Circuit Court for Worcester Co., at the Court House Door, One W. Market St., Snow Hill, MD 21863, on MAY 22, 2013 AT 2:30 PM ALL THAT FEE-SIMPLE LOT OF GROUND, together with any buildings or improvements thereon situated in Worcester Co., MD and described as Condominium Unit Number 6 in the “Bell Claire Condominium” and more fully described in the aforesaid Deed of Trust. The property, and any improvements thereon, will be sold in an “as is” condition and subject to conditions, restrictions and agreements of record affecting the same, if any, and with no warranty of any kind. Terms of Sale: A deposit of $18,000 in cash, cashiers check or certified check is required at time of sale. Balance of the purchase price, together with interest on the unpaid purchase money at the current rate contained in the Deed of Trust Note from the date of sale to the date funds are received by the Sub. Trustees, payable in cash within ten days of final ratification of the sale by the Circuit Court. There will be no abatement of interest due from the purchaser in the event additional funds are tendered before settlement. TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE FOR THE PURCHASER. Adjustment of current real property taxes will be made as of the date of sale and thereafter assumed by the purchaser. All past due property taxes paid by the purchaser. All other public and/or private charges or assessments, including water/sewer charges, ground rent, whether incurred prior to or after the sale to be paid by the purchaser. All transfer taxes shall be paid by the Purchaser. Purchaser shall pay all applicable agricultural tax, if any. Purchaser is responsible for obtaining physical
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SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEES’ SALE OF REAL PROPERTY AND ANY IMPROVEMENTS THEREON 248 OCEAN PKWY. OCEAN PINES A/R/T/A BERLIN, MD 21811 Under a power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust from Yvonne M. Flint and Brian W. Flint dated April 7, 2004 and recorded in Liber 4115, Folio 20 among the Land Records of Worcester Co., MD, with an original principal balance of $167,000.00 and an original interest rate of 3.875% default having occurred under the terms thereof, the Sub. Trustees will sell at public auction at the Circuit Court for Worcester Co., at the Court House Door, One W. Market St., Snow Hill, MD 21863, on MAY 22, 2013 AT 2:40 PM ALL THAT FEE-SIMPLE LOT OF GROUND, together with any buildings or improvements thereon situated in Worcester Co., MD and more fully described in the aforesaid Deed of Trust. The property, and any improvements thereon, will be sold in an “as is” condition and subject to conditions, restrictions and agreements of record affecting the same, if any, and with no warranty of any kind. Terms of Sale: A deposit of $18,000 in cash, cashiers check or certified
check is required at time of sale. Balance of the purchase price, together with interest on the unpaid purchase money at the current rate contained in the Deed of Trust Note from the date of sale to the date funds are received by the Sub. Trustees, payable in cash within ten days of final ratification of the sale by the Circuit Court. There will be no abatement of interest due from the purchaser in the event additional funds are tendered before settlement. TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE FOR THE PURCHASER. Adjustment of current real property taxes will be made as of the date of sale and thereafter assumed by the purchaser. All past due property taxes paid by the purchaser. All other public and/or private charges or assessments, including water/sewer charges, ground rent, whether incurred prior to or after the sale to be paid by the purchaser. All transfer taxes shall be paid by the Purchaser. Purchaser shall pay all applicable agricultural tax, if any. Purchaser is responsible for obtaining physical possession of the property, and assumes risk of loss or damage to the property from the date of sale. The sale is subject to post-sale audit of the status of the loan with the loan servicer including, but not limited to, determination of whether the borrower entered into any repayment agreement, reinstated or paid off the loan prior to the sale. In any such event, this sale shall be null and void, and the Purchaser’s sole remedy, in law or equity, shall be the return of the deposit without interest. If purchaser fails to settle within 10 days of ratification, the Sub. Trustees may file a motion to resell the property. If Purchaser defaults under these terms, deposit shall be forfeited. The Sub. Trustees may then resell the property at the risk and cost of the defaulting purchaser. The defaulted purchaser shall not be entitled to any surplus proceeds resulting from said resale even if such surplus results from improvements to the property by said defaulted purchaser. If Sub. Trustees are unable to convey either insurable or marketable title, or if ratification of the sale is denied by the Circuit Court for any reason, the Purchaser’s sole remedy, at law or equity, is the return of the deposit without interest. Howard N. Bierman, Jacob Geesing, Carrie M. Ward, Pratima Lele, Tayyaba C. Monto, Joshua Coleman, David W. Simpson, Substitute Trustees OCD-5/2/3t __________________________________ WORCESTER COUNTY MARYLAND OFFICE OF THE TREASURER GOVERNMENT CENTER 1 WEST MARKET STREET, ROOM 1105 SNOW HILL, MD 21863
TAX SALE OF PROPERTIES LOCATED IN WORCESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND State and County taxes for the 2011 tax levy (and prior years) by the County Commissioners of Worcester County and/or delinquent water,
sewer, and assessment charges on the properties hereinafter described being due and in arrears and unpaid, and in order to compel the payment of the same, together with interest thereon and costs attending the proceeding, as provided by law, by virtue of the power and authority vested in me as Treasurer, Finance Officer, and Collector of State and County taxes for Worcester County, Maryland, as provided by the Acts of the General Assembly of Maryland, the undersigned Treasurer, Finance Officer and Collector, aforesaid, will sell at public auction to the highest bidder the following properties. This public auction will be held at the Worcester Government Center, County Commissioners Meeting Room, Room 1101, 1 West Market Street, in Snow Hill, Worcester County, Maryland on FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2013 AT THE HOUR OF 10:00 A.M. LIST OF PROPERTIES Item 1 Account 10083486 Assessed to 7204 Coastal LLC Described as Improvements Lot 8 Block 40 50’ X 102’ East Side Coastal Highway Plat Oceanbay City Deed Reference 3333/0313 Assessed Value $528,300 Taxes Due $38,666.95 Item 2 Account 02021943 Assessed to Ames Maurice L Sr Described as Improvements Lot 2 - 13,802 Square Feet Stevens Road Subdivision Plat of Oscar K & Viola F Blake Deed Reference 5326/0071 Assessed Value $63,500 Taxes Due $2,468.73 Item 3 Account 02031353 Assessed to Ames Sarah Described as Improvements Lot 3 - 5,019.01 Square Feet 216 South Ross Street H Williams Subdivision Deed Reference 5411/0319 Assessed Value $37,300 Taxes Due $1,450.15 Item 4 Account 01034189 Assessed to Ardis Elton D & Blanche C/O Chas & Susan Overholt Described as 16 Acres Back Land On Pocomoke River North East of Pocomoke Deed Reference 0035/0384 Assessed Value $12,000 Taxes Due $231.24 Item 5 Account 03000508 Assessed to Armstrong Bobbie L Described as Improvements 6,837.86 Square Feet South Side Duncan Crossing Road Plat of Bobbie L Armstrong Deed Reference 0340/0485 Assessed Value $80,000 Taxes Due $2,539.44 Item 6 Account 10204216 Assessed to Arndt William Described as Improvements Unit 506 Z between 134th & 135th Streets Breakaway East Condominium Deed Reference 2563/0135 Assessed Value $197,000 Taxes Due $6,433.08 Item 7 Account 02017520 Assessed to Askew Yvonne D & Denise R Baine Described as Improvements 40’ X 96.8’ X 38.67’ X 80.20’ 402 West Market Street Snow Hill Deed Reference 3041/0021 Assessed Value $41,700 Taxes Due $1,264.63 Item 8 Account 02017539 Assessed to Askew Yvonne D & Denise R Baine Described as approximately 42 1/2’ X 70’ West Market Street Snow Hill Deed Reference 3041/0021 Assessed Value $15,700 Taxes Due $610.37 Item 9 Account 02017547 Assessed to Askew Yvonne D & Denise R Baine Described as approximately 45’ X 70’ 404 West Market Street Snow Hill
Deed Reference 3041/0021 Assessed Value $15,900 Taxes Due $618.15 Item 10 Account 10026814 Assessed to AWS 450 Limited Partnership Described as Improvements 40,497 Square Feet West Side Philadelphia Avenue between Plat High Water Line Survey Deed Reference 2242/0390 Assessed Value $4,914,100 Taxes Due $142,319.22 Item 11 Account 02016028 Assessed to Ayres Lorraine Purnell Described as Improvements 32’ X 210’ Hawk Lot 420 Dighton Avenue Deed Reference 2468/0100 Assessed Value $51,600 Taxes Due $2,006.08 Item 12 Account 02006936 Assessed to Ballard Artie H & Elizabeth W Described as Improvements Lot 18 Block 1 Section 1 West Side Market Street 35,184 Square Feet Plat Castle Hill Estates Deed Reference 0465/0536 Assessed Value $95,600 Taxes Due $1,831.01 Item 13 Account 03095649 Assessed to Bankers Development LLC Described as 30.47 Acres Remaining Phases Roadways Parking Club House Resubdivision Plat The Point Deed Reference 2745/0065 Assessed Value $152,300 Taxes Due $14,422.63 Item 14 Account 10299446 Assessed to Barker Thomas L & Julia M Barker Described as Improvements Unit 7 32nd Street Macshane Park Condominium Deed Reference 4205/0241 Assessed Value $160,000 Taxes Due $4,987.38 Item 15 Account 01020412 Assessed to Barnes Ellen Duncan & Isaac Hecht & Mercantile Safe Deposit & Trust Described as 68’ X 72’ South Side 500 Laurel & Fifth Streets Deed Reference 1617/0253 Assessed Value $9,000 Taxes Due $347.31 Item 16 Account 03009130 Assessed to The Beach Club Limited Partnership Described as 7.182 Acres Deer Park Road North of Berlin Deed Reference 3740/0173 Assessed Value $127,100 Taxes Due $15,317.72 Item 17 Account 03010414 Assessed to The Beach Club Limited Partnership Described as 34.148 Acres Deer Park Road Deer Park Road Right of Way Survey Deed Reference 3740/0173 Assessed Value $154,100 Taxes Due $2,969.45 Item 18 Account 01020358 Assessed to Belote Sherwood Described as Improvements Lot 22 East Side Short Street Plat Atkinsons Addition Deed Reference 2852/0438 Assessed Value $78,800 Taxes Due $4,241.56 Item 19 Account 01022989 Assessed to Bernstein Michael R & Carole A Described as Improvements 2 Lots West Side Sixth & Oxford Streets Pocomoke Deed Reference 0938/0399 Assessed Value $136,267 Taxes Due $5,244.29 Item 20 Account 10129486 Assessed to Bickel Jeffrey G & Lorena M Described as Improvements Unit C Building 1 Newport Bay Drive Balmoral Cove V Condominium Deed Reference 3182/0348 Assessed Value $161,900 Taxes Due $5,583.96 Item 21 Account 01029568 Assessed to Bishop Dorothy H & John Patrick Munzer & Kathleen Helen Munzer Described as Improvements Part Lots 11 & 12 Block D 1 Central Avenue Revised Plat Lynnhaven Development Deed Reference 5276/0279 Assessed
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Legal Notices Value $204,300 Taxes Due $7,584.77 Item 22 Account 01032313 Assessed to Bishop Rose Lee Described as Improvements Lot 5 Block B Section 3 60’ X 90.8’ - 9th Street Plat Pocomoke Village Deed Reference 1166/0352 Assessed Value $76,900 Taxes Due $2,967.55 Item 23 Account 05000068 Assessed to Bivens Letitia Rodnay Described as Improvements 17.19 Acres North Side Morris Road South of Selbyville Deed Reference 5128/0184 Assessed Value $117,900 Taxes Due $1,826.85 Item 24 Account 01001280 Assessed to Blount Allen B Jr & Mirian B Golden Described as 105’ X 105’ West Side Unionville Cedar Hall Road Deed Reference 0655/0736 Assessed Value $15,700 Taxes Due $302.53 Item 25 Account 10725976 Assessed to Blowe Judy L Described as Improvements Boat Slip #4 Osprey Road Osprey Way Condominium Deed Reference 4526/0441 Assessed Value $15,000 Taxes Due $434.42 Item 26 Account 03007529 Assessed to Blue Edward & Essie Mae For Life Described as Improvements 116’ X 223’ North Side Griffin Road Near Georgetown Road Deed Reference 0182/0387 Assessed Value $87,400 Taxes Due $989.35 Item 27 Account 10018862 Assessed to Boehm Robin P Described as 35,179 Square Feet West Side Lewis Road Sinepuxent Deed Reference 3626/0393 Assessed Value $54,400 Taxes Due $1,105.27 Item 28 Account 10237807 Assessed to Boehm Robin P Described as Improvements Unit C-101 142nd Street Wedgewood Condominium Deed Reference 2760/0223 Assessed Value $99,000 Taxes Due $3,668.57 Item 29 Account 01018523 Assessed to Bowen Colleen L Described as Improvements Parcel 2 - 3,090 Square Feet West Side 100 Front Street Pocomoke Deed Reference 4231/0710 Assessed Value $68,700 Taxes Due $2,651.10 Item 30 Account 10058317 Assessed to Boyer Ryan E & Janet Boyer Described as Improvements Unit 5 Z Eagle Drive Bayshore Condominium Deed Reference 3764/0353 Assessed Value $103,300 Taxes Due $3,359.61 Item 31 Account 10215552 Assessed to Boyer Ryan E & Janet Boyer Described as Improvements Unit 5 Osprey Road Osprey Way Condominium Deed Reference 4369/0382 Assessed Value $246,000 Taxes Due $7,603.50 Item 32 Account 03071669 Assessed to Byers Meredith C & Patricia M Byers Described as Improvements Lot B-07-031 - 11,047 Square Feet Briarcrest Drive Plat Ocean Pines Section 7 Deed Reference 4764/0049 Assessed Value $256,100 Taxes Due $1,790.29 Item 33 Account 10042151 Assessed to Calin Barbu & Ilona Described as Improvements Unit 508 between 18th & 19th Streets Ocean Hideaway Condominium Deed Reference 0394/0142 Assessed Value $332,800 Taxes Due $12,011.43 Item 34 Account 10055652 Assessed to Calis Joseph F Described as Improvements Lot 209B Bay Shore Drive Bay Shore Estates Deed Reference 2080/0003 Assessed Value $335,900 Taxes Due $5,906.47
Item 35 Account 01027689 Assessed to Cane Honiss Jr & Miriam J Cane Described as Improvements 76’ X 110’ East Side Fourth Street Pocomoke Deed Reference 4484/0344 Assessed Value $59,500 Taxes Due $2,296.08 Item 36 Account 10401666 Assessed to Caprarola Joseph Jr & Joan E Described as Improvements Boat Slip #7 South Heron Drive Harbour Club Condominium Deed Reference 1701/0489 Assessed Value $15,000 Taxes Due $434.42 Item 37 Account 01017519 Assessed to Captain Investments III LLC Described as 28 1/2’ X 78’ South Side Market Street Booth Restaurant Deed Reference 4653/0115 Assessed Value $22,600 Taxes Due $872.11 Item 38 Account 01017780 Assessed to Captain Investments III LLC Described as Improvements 14’ X 78’ South Side Market Street between Front Street & Clarke Deed Reference 4653/0119 Assessed Value $86,100 Taxes Due $3,322.56 Item 39 Account 01017861 Assessed to Captain Investments LLC Described as Improvements 44 1/2’ X 76.57’ Market Street 39.30’ X 43.90’ Willow Deed Reference 5702/0319 Assessed Value $230,200 Taxes Due $8,809.10 Item 40 Account 03129594 Assessed to Capuano Michael J Described as Improvements Lot 33 Harlan Trace Road Terns Landing Deed Reference 1867/0353 Assessed Value $827,700 Taxes Due $9,672.72 Item 41 Account 01021761 Assessed to Carlton Harvey Described as Improvements Lot 1 12,238 Square Feet South Side 612 Walnut Street Plat Survey Gary & William Outten Deed Reference 4209/0587 Assessed Value $91,000 Taxes Due $3,256.51 Item 42 Account 10006368 Assessed to Carmody Michael F & Alison W Described as Improvements Lot 26 Block 19 Section A South Side Selsey Road Cape Isle of Wight Deed Reference 2564/0014 Assessed Value $462,200 Taxes Due $8,403.06 Item 43 Account 10015308 Assessed to Carmody Michael F & Alison W Described as Improvements Lot 2 Block A 40’ X 140’ Lot 9 Block A 40’ X 150’ Plat Ocean City Deed Reference 2212/0218 Assessed Value $186,900 Taxes Due $4,887.93 Item 44 Account 10015316 Assessed to Carmody Michael F & Alison W Described as Lot 1 Block A 60’ X 140’ Lot 8 Block A 60’ X 150’ Plat Ocean City Deed Reference 2212/0218 Assessed Value $130,700 Taxes Due $2,677.57 Item 45 Account 10049210 Assessed to Cassidy Joan Described as Improvements Unit 6 28th Street Waldorf Condominium Deed Reference 3705/0199 Assessed Value $186,000 Taxes Due $6,285.71 Item 46 Account 10184754 Assessed to Classic Contemporary Designs Inc Described as Improvements Unit 1B Building 1 Sand Dune & North Ocean Roads Tiburon Condominium Deed Reference 1010/0156 Assessed Value $142,600 Taxes Due $4,434.66 Item 47 Account 10379628 Assessed to Collins Herbert W & Donna M Described as Improvements Boat Slip #12 123rd Street Sunset Lagoon Condominium Deed Reference 1611/0448
Assessed Value $15,000 Taxes Due $434.42 Item 48 Account 10031362 Assessed to Commercial Associates LLC Described as Improvements Unit 406 Atlantic Avenue & 3rd Street Polynesian Condominium Deed Reference 4431/0001 Assessed Value $229,600 Taxes Due $7,491.92 Item 49 Account 03164691 Assessed to Conestabile Anne Marie Described as Improvements Unit 201 Building 2 East Side William Street Jamestown Place Condominium Deed Reference 4395/0652 Assessed Value $189,200 Taxes Due $6,692.67 Item 50 Account 01015842 Assessed to Cox Ronald E Described as Improvements 60’ X 200’ West Side 808 Second Street Pocomoke Deed Reference 5408/0422 Assessed Value $45,700 Taxes Due $1,763.53 Item 51 Account 03070255 Assessed to Crecelius Lloyd J Jr Described as Improvements Lot B-06-480 10,044 Square Feet Admiral Drive Plat Ocean Pines Section 6 Deed Reference 4243/0001 Assessed Value $156,100 Taxes Due $3,633.48 Item 52 Account 01001582 Assessed to Cropper Exturs Described as Improvements 4 Acres South Side McMichael Avenue Southwest of Pocomoke Deed Reference 0070/0152 Assessed Value $27,200 Taxes Due $624.93 Item 53 Account 01035452 Assessed to Cropper Kelli N Described as Improvements Lot 22 White Oaks Lane White Oaks Subdivision Deed Reference 5158/0125 Assessed Value $253,900 Taxes Due $10,030.30 Item 54 Account 02007223 Assessed to Dale Archie L Described as Improvements 8 Acres Near West Side Route-113 South of Snow Hill Deed Reference 1550/0568 Assessed Value $110,700 Taxes Due $1,832.96 Item 55 Account 02000512 Assessed to Dale Ollie Described as Improvements 3.66 Acres East Side Shockley Road North of Snow Hill Deed Reference 0149/0154 Assessed Value $96,700 Taxes Due $1,701.16 Item 56 Account 10001331 Assessed to Daly Kevin & Lorraine Daly Described as Improvements Lot 21 Block 9 Section A 57.82’ X 125’ Plat Cape Isle of Wight Deed Reference 4898/0279 Assessed Value $266,000 Taxes Due $2,051.12 Item 57 Account 10169224 Assessed to Dartnell William H Described as Improvements Unit 204 South Side 139th Street Tradewinds Condominium Deed Reference 0434/0136 Assessed Value $190,200 Taxes Due $6,292.05 Item 58 Account 10251729 Assessed to David Helen & Robert Described as Improvements Par 4A - 4.18 Acres South Point Road Division 4 Land of Helen S Putney Deed Reference 2719/0078 Assessed Value $599,400 Taxes Due $8,712.25 Item 59 Account 03123499 Assessed to Dezarn Gloria B Described as Improvements Lot 35 14,827 Square Feet Mill Road Plat Gull Creek Estates Deed Reference 1696/0250 Assessed Value $220,600 Taxes Due $5,820.80 Item 60 Account 10734592 Assessed to Dodds David C Described as Improvements Boat Slip #F101 53rd
Street Bayspot Condominium Deed Reference 2260/0406 Assessed Value $15,000 Taxes Due $434.42 Item 61 Account 03146731 Assessed to Donaway Keith Allen & Brenda Gale Described as Improvements Lot 1 2 Acres South Side Blueberry Road M Donaway Minor Subdivision Deed Reference 2876/0158 Assessed Value $117,100 Taxes Due $1,700.27 Item 62 Account 10390087 Assessed to Donlon Dennis D & Nancy G Donlon Described as Improvements Unit 103 122nd Street & Assawoman Drive Ocean Break Condominium Deed Reference 4039/0373 Assessed Value $296,200 Taxes Due $11,073.83 Item 63 Account 01016539 Assessed to Drawbridge Villas LLC Described as Future Phases 2.88 Acres Riverside Drive Drawbridge Villas Phase Plan Deed Reference 4529/0017 Assessed Value $53,700 Taxes Due $2,922.34 Item 64 Account 01046977 Assessed to Drawbridge Villas LLC Described as Improvements Unit 101 B 3 Riverside Drive Drawbridge Villas Condominium Phase 1 Deed Reference 4529/0017 Assessed Value $100,000 Taxes Due $4,547.60 Item 65 Account 01046985 Assessed to Drawbridge Villas LLC Described as Improvements Unit 102 B 3 Riverside Drive Drawbridge Villas Condominium Phase 1 Deed Reference 4529/0017 Assessed Value $110,000 Taxes Due $4,881.28 Item 66 Account 01046993 Assessed to Drawbridge Villas LLC Described as Improvements Unit 103 B 3 Riverside Drive Drawbridge Villas Condominium Phase 1 Deed Reference 4529/0017 Assessed Value $100,000 Taxes Due $4,152.98 Item 67 Account 01047000 Assessed to Drawbridge Villas LLC Described as Improvements Unit 201 B 3 Riverside Drive Drawbridge Villas Condominium Phase 1 Deed Reference 4529/0017 Assessed Value $90,000 Taxes Due $4,343.54 Item 68 Account 01047019 Assessed to Drawbridge Villas LLC Described as Improvements Unit 202 B 3 Riverside Drive Drawbridge Villas Condominium Phase 1 Deed Reference 4529/0017 Assessed Value $90,000 Taxes Due $3,948.92 Item 69 Account 01047027 Assessed to Drawbridge Villas LLC Described as Improvements Unit 301 B 3 Riverside Drive Drawbridge Villas Condominium Phase 1 Deed Reference 4529/0017 Assessed Value $90,000 Taxes Due $3,948.92 Item 70 Account 01047035 Assessed to Drawbridge Villas LLC Described as Improvements Unit 302 B 3 Riverside Drive Drawbridge Villas Condominium Phase 1 Deed Reference 4529/0017 Assessed Value $90,000 Taxes Due $3,948.92 Item 71 Account 02010178 Assessed to Dukes Doris M & Jenny D Hall Joint Tenants Described as Lots 7 & 8 Public Landing On Bay Plat E M Jones Property Deed Reference 0066/0555 Assessed Value $47,900 Taxes Due $923.02 Item 72 Account 03064158 Assessed to Duque Alex & Alma Duque Described as Improvements Lot G-01137A 10,109 Square Feet Newport Drive Revised Plat Ocean Pines Sec-
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Legal Notices tion 1 Deed Reference 4448/0289 Assessed Value $383,300 Taxes Due $2,972.64 Item 73 Account 05000475 Assessed to Dyer John & Sarah Described as Improvements 100’ X 330’ South Side Line Hotel Road South of Selbyville Deed Reference 0187/0324 Assessed Value $104,800 Taxes Due $1,114.77 Item 74 Account 10715954 Assessed to Dypsky Bonnie G & Michael W Cady Described as Improvements Unit F-20 Phase 5 North Side Route 611 Teal Marsh Commercial Condominium Deed Reference 5560/0181 Assessed Value $175,000 Taxes Due $3,060.83 Item 75 Account 03082059 Assessed to Esender Susan Described as Improvements Lot W-11-088 7,675 Square Feet Boston Drive Plat Ocean Pines Section 11 Deed Reference 1323/0456 Assessed Value $163,000 Taxes Due $2,028.21 Item 76 Account 03012360 Assessed to Evans Kevin J T/A Planted Pleasures Described as Improvements 2.67 Acres Racetrack Road Northeast of Berlin Deed Reference 3730/0501 Assessed Value $162,600 Taxes Due $3,234.03 Item 77 Account 01009613 Assessed to Evans Roger F & Gail C Described as Improvements 100’ X 100’ X 1200’ Northeast Side Route-13 South of Pocomoke Deed Reference 1614/0360 Assessed Value $200,200 Taxes Due $3,958.56 Item 78 Account 01009621 Assessed to Evans Roger F & Gail C Described as Improvements 2 Acres East Side Ocean Highway South of Pocomoke Deed Reference 1614/0360 Assessed Value $153,300 Taxes Due $2,597.63 Item 79 Account 10031818 Assessed to Fannin Elmer & Mary Ann Fannin Described as Improvements Unit 402 Atlantic Avenue & 4th Street El Capitan Condominium Deed Reference 3568/0213 Assessed Value $328,100 Taxes Due $11,395.60 Item 80 Account 01023853 Assessed to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp Described as 89.5’ X 173.17’ X 89’ X 174.75’ South Side Market & 7th Streets Deed Reference 5576/0349 Assessed Value $37,000 Taxes Due $1,427.82 Item 81 Account 03004848 Assessed to Fiedler George D Described as Improvements Lot 1 - 2.13 Acres East Side Worcester Highway Bluewater Botanical Deed Reference 4415/0132 Assessed Value $194,300 Taxes Due $3,844.89 Item 82 Account 01020897 Assessed to Finney James Randolph Described as Improvements 40’ X 80’ West Side 724 Sixth Street & Fifth Avenue Deed Reference 1739/0369 Assessed Value $29,000 Taxes Due $1,119.10 Item 83 Account 03085732 Assessed to Flint Brian W & Yvonne M Described as Improvements Lot B-01055 7,700 Square Feet, Ocean Parkway Plat Ocean Pines Section 1 Deed Reference 2895/0107 Assessed Value $147,800 Taxes Due $2,390.87 Item 84 Account 03161854 Assessed to France Martin A & Michele P France Described as Improvements Unit 104 Building 29 River Run Lane River Run Condominium Deed Reference 4060/0270 Assessed Value $286,200 Taxes Due $1,748.03
Item 85 Account 10070651 Assessed to Frederick Donald L & Steven L Bulmer Described as Improvements Unit 335 N B Beach Highway Wight Bay Condominium Deed Reference 4161/0241 Assessed Value $149,500 Taxes Due $5,072.18 Item 86 Account 10301394 Assessed to Frick Gary & Robert Described as Improvements Unit 10C Sunset Avenue Plat Meyer’s Siding Condominium Phase 1 Deed Reference 1230/0581 Assessed Value $110,000 Taxes Due $2,244.39 Item 87 Account 10301408 Assessed to Frick Gary & Robert Frick Described as Improvements Unit 11C Sunset Avenue Plat Meyer’s Siding Condominium Phase 1 Deed Reference 2087/0252 Assessed Value $110,000 Taxes Due $2,244.39 Item 88 Account 10019133 Assessed to Fuller Edith D & Fuller Telia P Described as Improvements 2 Acres West Side Lewis Road Sinepuxent Deed Reference 0009/0445 Assessed Value $85,600 Taxes Due $4,661.95 Item 89 Account 10148162 Assessed to Gasner Larry L Described as Improvements Unit T-601 Beach Highway Carousel Center Condominium Deed Reference 2182/0236 Assessed Value $414,200 Taxes Due $13,923.20 Item 90 Account 10019680 Assessed to Gillin Mary Jeanette Massey & Shawn Gillin & Marie Gillin Described as Improvements 46 1/2 Acres Corner of Sinepuxent & Lewis Roads Deed Reference 4533/0655 Assessed Value $465,100 Taxes Due $7,752.04 Item 91 Account 10076927 Assessed to Goggin James F Described as Improvements Unit 16 63rd Street Ground Rent Lazy Whale Condominium Deed Reference 1728/0375 Assessed Value $109,600 Taxes Due $3,525.26 Item 92 Account 10110270 Assessed to Grabarck R Doyle Described as Improvements Lot 23 West Side Point Lookout Road Plat Caine Keys II Extended Deed Reference 1712/0025 Assessed Value $707,700 Taxes Due $22,328.49 Item 93 Account 03119599 Assessed to Graham Boyette L & Helena Revocable Trust Described as Improvements Lot 204 Phase 1 Section 3 Timberline Circle Plat White Horse Park Deed Reference 4885/0489 Assessed Value $77,700 Taxes Due $1,497.23 Item 94 Account 03056473 Assessed to Grisbach Joseph A & Dorothalea M Described as Improvements Lot B09-456 10,066 Square Feet Martinique Circle Plat Ocean Pines Section 9 Deed Reference 0726/0078 Assessed Value $160,500 Taxes Due $3,087.71 Item 95 Account 01020463 Assessed to Haggag Essam Described as Improvements Lot 24 - 40’ X 80’ Southeast Side 715 Short Street Plat Atkinsons Addition Deed Reference 5570/0233 Assessed Value $45,600 Taxes Due $1,759.68 Item 96 Account 03021246 Assessed to Hall Randolph Freddie Jr For Life Described as Improvements Lot X East Side Germantown Road Southeast of Berlin Deed Reference 5554/0232 Assessed Value $63,400 Taxes Due $1,322.49 Item 97 Account 01002104 Assessed
to Harmon Willie R & Mary Ann S Described as 2 Acres South Side Unionville Road Southwest of Pocomoke Deed Reference 0240/0241 Assessed Value $16,700 Taxes Due $321.80 Item 98 Account 01002112 Assessed to Harmon Willie R & Mary Ann S Described as Improvements Lot X South Side Unionville Road Southwest of Pocomoke Deed Reference 0240/0239 Assessed Value $50,100 Taxes Due $1,039.44 Item 99 Account 02038986 Assessed to Heimer Michael & Jennifer Heimer Described as Lot 4 - 2.08 Acres North West Side Truitts Landing Minor Subdivision Holland Land Company Deed Reference 4856/0593 Assessed Value $57,100 Taxes Due $1,100.29 Item 100 Account 03005755 Assessed to Heirs LLC Described as Improvements Lot 1 - 16.96 Acres South Side Peerless Road North of St Martins Deed Reference 4472/0452 Assessed Value $235,700 Taxes Due $4,778.30 Item 101 Account 03170284 Assessed to Heirs LLC Described as Lot 2 - 2.42 Acres South Side Peerless Road Minor Subdivision Lands of Heirs LLC Deed Reference 4472/0452 Assessed Value $77,800 Taxes Due $1,578.98 Item 102 Account 03170292 Assessed to Heirs LLC Described as Lot 3 - 2.00 Acres South Side Peerless Road Minor Subdivision Lands of Heirs LLC Deed Reference 4472/0452 Assessed Value $92,000 Taxes Due $1,852.60 Item 103 Account 03170306 Assessed to Heirs LLC Described as Lot 4 - 2.00 Acres South Side Peerless Road Minor Subdivision Lands of Heirs LLC Deed Reference 4472/0452 Assessed Value $82,000 Taxes Due $1,659.91 Item 104 Account 02013398 Assessed to Hemingway RPH Holdings LLC Described as Improvements Approximately 717’ X 190’ Public Landing East Side Bayside Road Deed Reference 5514/0254 Assessed Value $880,900 Taxes Due $17,031.93 Item 105 Account 10018188 Assessed to Hemingway RPH Holdings LLC Described as 5.35 Acres East Side Route-611 Southwest Ocean City Deed Reference 5514/0254 Assessed Value $566,700 Taxes Due $10,726.34 Item 106 Account 10034418 Assessed to Hickman Jason Described as Improvements Part Lot 7 Block 22N Kubit Cottage Plat Sinepuxent Beach Deed Reference 3947/0173 Assessed Value $149,000 Taxes Due $4,989.96 Item 107 Account 08001650 Assessed to Hilltop Farms Inc Described as Improvements 35,215 Square Feet Onley Road Per Unrecorded Survey Plat Hilltop Farms Deed Reference 4281/0226 Assessed Value $107,600 Taxes Due $2,174.20 Item 108 Account 01021400 Assessed to Holden Gregory T & Vera L Described as Improvements 60’ X 120.4’ 509 Cedar Street Pocomoke Deed Reference 0623/0536 Assessed Value $61,000 Taxes Due $2,936.08 Item 109 Account 10011590 Assessed to Holder Mark Thomas Described as 19.169 Acres Near East
Side Holly Grove Road Deed Reference 4105/0044 Assessed Value $95,653 Taxes Due $1,796.95 Item 110 Account 10357659 Assessed to Holland Bruce A Described as Improvements Unit 15 Building B North Side Anchor Chain Road Harbor Lights Condominium Deed Reference 5496/0143 Assessed Value $151,800 Taxes Due $5,611.67 Item 111 Account 01000411 Assessed to Holland Carolyn & Russell Described as 105’ X 105’ North Side Route-113 Willow Grove Deed Reference 0111/0285 Assessed Value $34,900 Taxes Due $672.52 Item 112 Account 03060209 Assessed to Holman Thomas J Described as Lot B-11-257 7,650 Square Feet Ocean Parkway Plat Ocean Pines Section 11 Deed Reference 0722/0507 Assessed Value $67,800 Taxes Due $1,763.89 Item 113 Account 10297265 Assessed to Hopewell Promotions Inc Described as Improvements Unit 3 139th Street Starlight Bay Condominium Deed Reference 3461/0097 Assessed Value $440,000 Taxes Due $13,612.05 Item 114 Account 02020718 Assessed to Horne Arlester Jr Described as Improvements 77.5’ X 95’ 203 Mumford Street Snow Hill Deed Reference 5108/0542 Assessed Value $71,100 Taxes Due $2,033.09 Item 115 Account 03077837 Assessed to Hubbard Daniel J & Marian D Hubbard Described as Improvements Lot B-06-539 9,750 Square Feet Moby Dick Drive Plat Ocean Pines Sec 6 Deed Reference 5351/0463 Assessed Value $127,000 Taxes Due $2,447.24 Item 116 Account 02006146 Assessed to Hudson Hermetta O & Alphonso K Hudson Described as Improvements Lot 6 - 1.28 Acres Near East Side Route-113 Plat Blake Subdivision Deed Reference 4929/0598 Assessed Value $110,000 Taxes Due $2,118.68 Item 117 Account 02021250 Assessed to Hudson Thelma Described as Improvements 78.75’ X 260’ 108 East Martin Street Snow Hill Deed Reference 2159/0102 Assessed Value $100,600 Taxes Due $8,568.24 Item 118 Account 03128407 Assessed to Hudson Victoria P Described as Lot 4 - 8.5 Acres South Side Georgetown Road Northeast of Berlin Deed Reference 1623/0430 Assessed Value $101,500 Taxes Due $2,012.86 Item 119 Account 03040410 Assessed to Huntsberry Timothy E Described as Improvements Lot B-09-249 13,741 Square Feet Ocean Parkway Plat Ocean Pines Section 9 Deed Reference 3084/0242 Assessed Value $141,200 Taxes Due $2,930.48 Item 120 Account 10030641 Assessed to Inn Town LLC Described as Part Lot 14 Block 16 South Side Third Street Ocean City Deed Reference 4947/0626 Assessed Value $236,200 Taxes Due $7,163.03 Item 121 Account 01040049 Assessed to Island Developers Newtowne Square LLC Described as Improvements Lot 2 Phase 4 - 1.31 Acres North Side Old Snow Hill Road Newtowne Square Subdivision Deed Reference 3095/0516 Assessed Value $474,900 Taxes Due $32,272.30
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Legal Notices Item 122 Account 10018870 Assessed to Island Enterprises LLC Described as 2 Acres West Side Lewis Road Southwest of Ocean City Deed Reference 4071/0131 Assessed Value $57,500 Taxes Due $1,165.00 Item 123 Account 10431824 Assessed to J & V Co of OC LLC Described as Improvements Unit 8 Building B East Side St Louis Avenue Parrot Bay Condominium Deed Reference 5054/0637 Assessed Value $131,700 Taxes Due $3,704.36 Item 124 Account 10749247 Assessed to J & V Co of OC LLC Described as Improvements Unit 13 Building C East Side St Louis Avenue Parrot Bay Condominium Deed Reference 4656/0617 Assessed Value $134,900 Taxes Due $4,380.24 Item 125 Account 10749379 Assessed to J & V Co of OC LLC Described as Improvements Unit 24 Building F East Side St Louis Avenue Parrot Bay Condominium Deed Reference 4656/0617 Assessed Value $129,600 Taxes Due $3,608.17 Item 126 Account 10749522 Assessed to J & V Co of OC LLC Described as Improvements Unit 38 Building O East Side St Louis Avenue Parrot Bay Condominium Deed Reference 4656/0617 Assessed Value $110,800 Taxes Due $3,065.19 Item 127 Account 10749530 Assessed to J & V Co of OC LLC Described as Improvements Unit 39 Building O East Side St Louis Avenue Parrot Bay Condominium Deed Reference 4656/0617 Assessed Value $110,800 Taxes Due $3,065.19 Item 128 Account 10431786 Assessed to J&V Co of OC LLC Described as Improvements Unit 6 Building A East Side St Louis Avenue Parrot Bay Condominium Deed Reference 5046/0536 Assessed Value $131,000 Taxes Due $3,704.36 Item 129 Account 10431816 Assessed to J&V Co of OC LLC Described as Improvements Unit 7 Building B East Side St Louis Avenue Parrot Bay Condominium Deed Reference 4986/0414 Assessed Value $124,700 Taxes Due $3,504.97 Item 130 Account 10754755 Assessed to J&V Co of OC LLC Described as Improvements Unit 401 Baltimore Avenue Inn Town Motel Condominium Deed Reference 4953/0269 Assessed Value $52,700 Taxes Due $1,646.47 Item 131 Account 10755832 Assessed to J&V Co of OC LLC Described as Improvements Unit 37 St Louis Avenue Parrot Lagoon Miami Beach Motel Condominium Deed Reference 4961/0628 Assessed Value $83,200 Taxes Due $2,531.10 Item 132 Account 10755840 Assessed to J&V Co of OC LLC Described as Improvements Unit 38 St Louis Avenue Parrot Lagoon Miami Beach Motel Condominium Deed Reference 4961/0628 Assessed Value $84,200 Taxes Due $2,564.43 Item 133 Account 10761719 Assessed to J&V Co of OC LLC Described as Improvements Unit E St Louis Avenue Hitch Condominium Deed Reference 5049/0348 Assessed Value $54,000 Taxes Due $1,763.07 Item 134 Account 10761727 Assessed to J&V Co of OC LLC Described as Improvements Unit F St
Louis Avenue Hitch Condominium Deed Reference 5049/0348 Assessed Value $43,000 Taxes Due $1,397.85 Item 135 Account 02009455 Assessed to Jackson Willie Jo Jr & Mary A & Vandella A Jackson Described as Improvements 5.926 Acres South Side Public Landing Road East of Snow Hill Deed Reference 1897/0472 Assessed Value $167,700 Taxes Due $2,940.69 Item 136 Account 02009897 Assessed to Jackson Willie Joe Jr & Mary A & Vandella A Jackson Described as 14.35 Acres Mt Wesley East Side Public Landing Road East of Snow Hill Deed Reference 3030/0112 Assessed Value $53,700 Taxes Due $1,034.77 Item 137 Account 03103064 Assessed to Jeffery James A III Described as Improvements Lot B-10-1165 8,741 Square Feet Robin Hood Trail Plat Ocean Pines Section 10 Deed Reference 4236/0404 Assessed Value $159,500 Taxes Due $1,822.99 Item 138 Account 10267943 Assessed to Johnson Horace J & Betty A Described as Improvements Unit 311A 311 13th Street Royal Palm Townhouse Condominium Deed Reference 3155/0447 Assessed Value $127,600 Taxes Due $3,793.97 Item 139 Account 01027778 Assessed to Johnson Robert Michael Described as Part Lot 5 45’ X 76.3’ 508 Moore Street Deed Reference 5001/0230 Assessed Value $16,300 Taxes Due $1,380.21 Item 140 Account 03132331 Assessed to Jones Richard Glenn Described as Improvements Lot 2 - 2 Acres South Side Adkins Road Minor Subdivision Edwin & Rosalee Jones Plat Deed Reference 2360/0460 Assessed Value $210,200 Taxes Due $2,908.91 Item 141 Account 01015605 Assessed to Justice Anglea & Licurtis G Whitney Described as Improvements 70’ X 140’ South Side 108 Oak Street Pocomoke Deed Reference 4889/0528 Assessed Value $43,400 Taxes Due $1,674.79 Item 142 Account 01032380 Assessed to Kaluzienski Walter S Described as Improvements Lot 7 Block A Section 1 60’ X 100’ X 40.29’ X 40.23’ X 135’ Plat Pocomoke Village Deed Reference 4205/0710 Assessed Value $73,700 Taxes Due $2,844.04 Item 143 Account 03125750 Assessed to Keeney Pamela E & Keeney T Randall Described as Improvements Lot 373 Seahawk Lane White Horse Park Phase 3 Deed Reference 5298/0433 Assessed Value $103,500 Taxes Due $1,994.40 Item 144 Account 01005294 Assessed to Kinard Tina Mason Described as Improvements 185’ X 369’ Northwest Side Route-113 Northeast of Pocomoke Deed Reference 4032/0142 Assessed Value $77,500 Taxes Due $1,374.67 Item 145 Account 05009111 Assessed to Kitchens Earl L & Robert L Kitchens Described as Improvements 7.80 Acres South Side St Martins Neck Revised Lands G Kitchens & J Taylor Deed Reference 4686/0118 Assessed Value $50,800 Taxes Due $1,079.70 Item 146 Account 03003825 As-
sessed to Knarf Properties LLC Described as 3.17 Acres North Side Fooks Road B Armstrong Property Survey Deed Reference 5376/0298 Assessed Value $61,800 Taxes Due $1,190.87 Item 147 Account 10212979 Assessed to Knowles Sheridan B Described as Improvements Lot 17 North 32nd Extended Plat Runaway Bay II Deed Reference 2354/0451 Assessed Value $412,400 Taxes Due $13,694.66 Item 148 Account 03028313 Assessed to Koenig Henry A & Julia W Described as Improvements Lot 2 17,427 Square Feet 414 South Main Street Mabel Davis Trusteed Subdvision Deed Reference 2225/0199 Assessed Value $171,900 Taxes Due $5,080.81 Item 149 Account 10131634 Assessed to Kostack Joseph R & Janice E Kostack Described as Improvements Unit 11 Jamestown Road Watergate Condominium Deed Reference 3737/0121 Assessed Value $182,500 Taxes Due $6,058.46 Item 150 Account 10729548 Assessed to Kostack Joseph R & Janice E Kostack Described as Improvements Boat Slip #11 Jamestown Road Watergate Condominium Deed Reference 3737/0121 Assessed Value $10,000 Taxes Due $289.62 Item 151 Account 03141055 Assessed to Kreczmer Robert F & Soni E Kreczmer Described as Improvements Unit 213 Phase I Z Yacht Club Drive Marina Village Condominium Association Inc Deed Reference 4936/0482 Assessed Value $169,900 Taxes Due $1,090.46 Item 152 Account 03107612 Assessed to Lake View Crossing LLC Described as Improvements Lot 2 Parcel A Manklin Meadows Manklin Creek Road Plat Ocean Pines Plaza Deed Reference 5012/0219 Assessed Value $428,900 Taxes Due $8,579.60 Item 153 Account 10086841 Assessed to Landmark Group Inc Described as Improvements Lot 13 Part of Lot 12 Block 108 between 75th & 76th Streets Plat Oceanbay City Deed Reference 4293/0035 Assessed Value $262,200 Taxes Due $8,426.51 Item 154 Account 10086868 Assessed to Landmark Group Inc Described as Improvements Lot 14 Block 108 between 75th & 76th Streets Plat Oceanbay City Deed Reference 4293/0035 Assessed Value $465,300 Taxes Due $14,890.82 Item 155 Account 01029363 Assessed to Lankford Winfield R & Alice G Described as Improvements Parcel 2 - 110’ X 150’ X 130.1’ X 151.35’ West Side Route-359 Pocomoke Deed Reference 0101/0222 Assessed Value $54,300 Taxes Due $894.77 Item 156 Account 10156432 Assessed to Laprade John C & Rona Foote Described as Improvements Unit 306 between 128th & 129th Streets Sea Harbor Condominium Deed Reference 2136/0077 Assessed Value $67,600 Taxes Due $2,522.96 Item 157 Account 03021858 Assessed to Lee Anna E For Life Described as Improvements 1.39 Acres West Side Germantown Road Boundary Line Adjustment between Land Lee E Deed Reference 1075/0163 Assessed Value $73,000 Taxes Due
$830.71 Item 158 Account 10027381 Assessed to Lerner Gary Zachary & Teresa M Described as Improvements Lot 148 South Side 203 Dorchester Street Plat Ocean City Deed Reference 3250/0154 Assessed Value $561,300 Taxes Due $16,120.55 Item 159 Account 03008770 Assessed to Liran Joseph Described as Improvements 2.7 Acres Northwest Side Route-113 North of Berlin Deed Reference 5503/0130 Assessed Value $321,400 Taxes Due $6,351.05 Item 160 Account 03000125 Assessed to Littleton Horace W Jr & Carmetah L Murray & D W Wilkerson & Others Described as 0.4 Acres West Side Sheppard Crossing Road North of Whaleysville Deed Reference 2236/0261 Assessed Value $43,200 Taxes Due $832.44 Item 161 Account 03156834 Assessed to Lloyd, Bertram T Trustee Described as Improvements Lot 392 - 5,610 Square Feet Easton Avenue Phase 5 Parke Ocean Pines Section 16 Deed Reference 4286/0201 Assessed Value $249,700 Taxes Due $2,940.05 Item 162 Account 04001702 Assessed to Lockwood Sylvester L Described as Improvements Lots In Blocks A, C, F, H, & J Patey Woods Road Newark Deed Reference 0510/0145 Assessed Value $84,000 Taxes Due $2,690.48 Item 163 Account 10150876 Assessed to Lyons Nancy E & Ralph Hyde Described as Improvements Unit 3-B 122nd Street Mirabella Condominium Deed Reference 3020/0323 Assessed Value $112,300 Taxes Due $3,671.83 Item 164 Account 10057973 Assessed to Martin Charles A & Deborah J Gervais Described as Improvements Apartment 4 Stage 3 Lark Lane Golden Gate Condominium Deed Reference 1618/0001 Assessed Value $130,900 Taxes Due $4,237.15 Item 165 Account 10252539 Assessed to Marzec Ronald A & Tina L Marzec Described as Improvements Unit 303 Eagle Drive Eagle’s Landing Condominium Deed Reference 4354/0501 Assessed Value $108,000 Taxes Due $3,302.95 Item 166 Account 01038400 Assessed to Mason Brothers Limitted Liability Company Described as 15 Acres Future Section 2 Jenkins Orchard Plat Deed Reference 2061/0400 Assessed Value $15,000 Taxes Due $578.84 Item 167 Account 01026305 Assessed to Mason Carlton W Described as Improvements Lot 6 Block A 60’ X 145’ 1405 Market Street Plat Small Bull & Dryden Deed Reference 5491/0340 Assessed Value $90,000 Taxes Due $3,473.06 Item 168 Account 10019656 Assessed to Massadin Clementine S C/O Charlene H Hannah Described as Improvements 1.0123 Acres East Side Lewis Road Southwest of Ocean City Deed Reference 0301/0061 Assessed Value $116,600 Taxes Due $4,242.65 Item 169 Account 02020009 Assessed to Mays Richard Described as Improvements 50’ X 94’ 420 Covington Street Snow Hill Deed Reference 4981/0011 Assessed Value $46,900
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Legal Notices Taxes Due $4,254.09 Item 170 Account 10181585 Assessed to Mazzaglia Rose Mary & Alfio & Joel & Josephine Veliz Described as Improvements Unit 12A Building 2 Sand Dune & North Ocean Roads Tiburon Condominium Deed Reference 3229/0394 Assessed Value $143,600 Taxes Due $4,464.91 Item 171 Account 10719437 Assessed to McArthur Neil B & Betty H Described as Improvements Boat Slip #123D Newport Bay Drive Bayshore Estates North 1 Condominium Deed Reference 0672/0021 Assessed Value $15,000 Taxes Due $434.42 Item 172 Account 03013456 Assessed to McDowell Christie Lin Described as Improvements Lot 5 200’ X 218’ Plat HB Acres Section 1 Deed Reference 2423/0180 Assessed Value $111,100 Taxes Due $1,964.14 Item 173 Account 03039641 Assessed to McMahon Paschal & Madeline McMahon Described as Improvements Lot B-03-316 - 11,371 Square Feet Sandyhook Road Plat Ocean Pines Section 3 Deed Reference 4828/0373 Assessed Value $134,600 Taxes Due $2,584.30 Item 174 Account 10027020 Assessed to Melkumyan Tigran Described as Improvements Commercial Unit South Side Somerset Street Bel Mare Condominium Deed Reference 5410/0371 Assessed Value $336,500 Taxes Due $9,745.52 Item 175 Account 10721571 Assessed to Michaud Cynthia J Described as Improvements Boat Slip #2 Osprey Road Crab Cove Condominium Deed Reference 4933/0236 Assessed Value $15,000 Taxes Due $673.41 Item 176 Account 02000415 Assessed to Milbourne Henrietta Described as Improvements Lot 19,761 Square Feet East Side Shockley Road North of Snow Hill Deed Reference 2825/0343 Assessed Value $114,600 Taxes Due $1,747.26 Item 177 Account 02018799 Assessed to Miller Claude Bruce & Carolyn Miller Described as Improvements 52’ X 119.33’ X 52’ X 120.4’ - 119 North Collins Street Snow Hill Deed Reference 4406/0147 Assessed Value $76,200 Taxes Due $2,631.40 Item 178 Account 03018202 Assessed to Miller Paul E Jr & Michelle S Described as Improvements 1.3 Acres South Side Evans Road West of Berlin Deed Reference 4695/0026 Assessed Value $175,400 Taxes Due $3,492.10 Item 179 Account 07000715 Assessed to Mills Robert E III Described as Improvements 19.5 Acres Browns Luck North Side McGrath Road Deed Reference 4353/0596 Assessed Value $175,000 Taxes Due $3,640.56 Item 180 Account 01020927 Assessed to Mills Steven Jr Described as Improvements 50’ X 116’ X 50’ X 120’ - 603 Young Street Pocomoke Deed Reference 4898/0232 Assessed Value $33,100 Taxes Due $1,898.77 Item 181 Account 02038684 Assessed to ML Ames Construction LLC Described as Lot 9 - 8,835 Square Feet Morgan Run Morgan’s Purchase Plat Deed Reference 5050/0596 Assessed Value $32,100 Taxes Due
$1,247.96 Item 182 Account 02038692 Assessed to ML Ames Construction LLC Described as Improvements Lot 10 8,050 Square Feet Morgan Run Morgan’s Purchase Plat Deed Reference 5050/0596 Assessed Value $202,000 Taxes Due $7,853.28 Item 183 Account 02038706 Assessed to ML Ames Construction LLC Described as Lot 11 - 8,013 Square Feet Morgan Run Morgan’s Purchase Plat Deed Reference 5050/0596 Assessed Value $32,000 Taxes Due $1,244.09 Item 184 Account 02038714 Assessed to ML Ames Construction LLC Described as Lot 12 - 7,968 Square Feet Morgan Run Morgan’s Purchase Plat Deed Reference 5050/0596 Assessed Value $32,000 Taxes Due $1,244.09 Item 185 Account 02038722 Assessed to ML Ames Construction LLC Described as Lot 13 - 7,922 Square Feet Morgan Run Morgan’s Purchase Plat Deed Reference 5050/0596 Assessed Value $32,000 Taxes Due $1,244.09 Item 186 Account 02038757 Assessed to ML Ames Construction LLC Described as Lot 16 - 8,660 Square Feet Morgan Run Morgan’s Purchase Plat Deed Reference 5050/0596 Assessed Value $32,000 Taxes Due $1,244.09 Item 187 Account 03008649 Assessed to Monogram Development LLC Described as 99.6 Acres Main Street North of Berlin Deed Reference 3756/0413 Assessed Value $163,900 Taxes Due $6,023.45 Item 188 Account 03008657 Assessed to Monogram Development LLC Described as 58.47 Acres Main Street North of Berlin Deed Reference 3756/0413 Assessed Value $133,100 Taxes Due $4,776.63 Item 189 Account 03015157 Assessed to Monogram Development LLC Described as Estimated 2 Acres North Side Route-50 North of Berlin Deed Reference 3756/0413 Assessed Value $87,000 Taxes Due $3,092.26 Item 190 Account 03025594 Assessed to Monogram Development LLC Described as Improvements 85.06 Acres North Side Route-50 Line Adjustment J & H Taylor Plat Deed Reference 4462/0459 Assessed Value $158,500 Taxes Due $5,606.71 Item 191 Account 03016056 Assessed to Morris Donald Hilton Described as Improvements 42,879 Square Feet West Side Stephen Decatur High School Road Boundary Survey W/ 5106/228 Deed Reference 5106/0228 Assessed Value $183,400 Taxes Due $3,634.84 Item 192 Account 03009696 Assessed to Morris Donald Hilton & Donald Hilton Morris Jr Described as Improvements Parcel 1 .942 Acres North Side Georgetown Road Minor Subdivision A Pitts Deed Reference 5106/0225 Assessed Value $118,700 Taxes Due $2,388.10 Item 193 Account 03169871 Assessed to MPB LLC Described as Improvements Unit 101 North Side Broad Street Midtown Professional Building Condominium Deed Reference 2901/0319 Assessed Value $362,400 Taxes Due $11,666.60 Item 194 Account 03169901 As-
sessed to MPB LLC Described as Improvements Unit 103 North Side Broad Street Midtown Professional Building Condominium Deed Reference 2901/0319 Assessed Value $142,733 Taxes Due $4,594.40 Item 195 Account 03169928 Assessed to MPB LLC Described as Improvements Unit 104 North Side Broad Street Midtown Professional Building Condominium Deed Reference 2901/0319 Assessed Value $142,733 Taxes Due $4,594.40 Item 196 Account 03169936 Assessed to MPB LLC Described as Improvements Unit 105 North Side Broad Street Midtown Professional Building Condominium Deed Reference 2901/0319 Assessed Value $142,733 Taxes Due $4,594.40 Item 197 Account 03169952 Assessed to MPB LLC Described as Improvements Unit 202 North Side Broad Street Midtown Professional Building Condominium Deed Reference 2901/0319 Assessed Value $294,900 Taxes Due $9,493.52 Item 198 Account 03169987 Assessed to MPB LLC Described as Improvements Unit 205 North Side Broad Street Midtown Professional Building Condominium Deed Reference 2901/0319 Assessed Value $78,933 Taxes Due $2,541.10 Item 199 Account 10205778 Assessed to North James L Jr & Jerrye M Described as Improvements Lot 196A North Side 94th Street Resubdivision of Lot 196 Bayside Keys Deed Reference 0773/0205 Assessed Value $293,100 Taxes Due $9,240.91 Item 200 Account 10439302 Assessed to Nowalk Properties LLC Described as Improvements Unit-3 Rusty Anchor Road Nowalk To The Canal Condominium Deed Reference 3606/0485 Assessed Value $255,100 Taxes Due $8,857.77 Item 201 Account 10034558 Assessed to O C Palm Beach LLC Described as Improvements Lot P1 Block 35 West Side Philadelphia Avenue SVH 219/38 Resubdivision Lot O&P Deed Reference 4191/0536 Assessed Value $355,600 Taxes Due $10,389.62 Item 202 Account 10034574 Assessed to O C Palm Beach LLC Described as Improvements Lots J, K, L Block 35 West Side Philadelphia Avenue Plat Bay Heights Deed Reference 4191/0536 Assessed Value $1,346,100 Taxes Due $38,984.95 Item 203 Account 03086348 Assessed to Oberheitman Ali & Stephonie Described as Improvements Lot B-03-258 10,752 Square Feet Ocean Parkway Plat Ocean Pines Section 3 Deed Reference 1388/0532 Assessed Value $130,500 Taxes Due $2,472.30 Item 204 Account 10763185 Assessed to OC Bay Breeze II LLC Described as Improvements Unit 73 St Louis Avenue Bay Breeze 2 Condominium Deed Reference 4993/0175 Assessed Value $114,200 Taxes Due $4,011.83 Item 205 Account 10136180 Assessed to Onal Hatice R & Mustafa Described as Improvements Unit 904 Coastal Highway Irene Condominium Deed Reference 0490/0288 Assessed Value $359,900 Taxes Due $11,078.76 Item 206 Account 10723698 As-
sessed to Patrick David Allen Jr & Terri Lynn Egan Described as Improvements Boat Slip 24 North Side Route 50 Man O War Lane Glenriddle Marina Deed Reference 5007/0134 Assessed Value $22,000 Taxes Due $423.93 Item 207 Account 03131882 Assessed to Patterson Robert H & Deborah A Patterson Described as Improvements Lot 2 - 5.04 Acres East Side Worcester Highway Family Tree Garden Deed Reference 3886/0075 Assessed Value $366,400 Taxes Due $7,281.18 Item 208 Account 03104079 Assessed to Pecora Patricia F Described as Improvements Lot B-10-1155 7,667 Square Feet Robin Hood Trail Plat Ocean Pines Section 10 Deed Reference 3851/0261 Assessed Value $160,200 Taxes Due $3,074.47 Item 209 Account 10751136 Assessed to Pefok Omolola F & Daniel Y Pefok Described as Improvements Unit 12 Parcel B Landings Boulevard 307 Bayside At The Landings Condominium Deed Reference 4847/0171 Assessed Value $255,000 Taxes Due $2,781.64 Item 210 Account 02005298 Assessed to Peterson Jon K & Linda A Described as Lot B - 7.81 Acres East Side Disharoon Road Amendment To Lot B Plat Deed Reference 2689/0137 Assessed Value $68,600 Taxes Due $1,321.90 Item 211 Account 01023403 Assessed to Peton Ellen Described as Improvements 63’ X 200’ South Side 412 Linden Avenue Pocomoke Deed Reference 3187/0291 Assessed Value $62,700 Taxes Due $5,170.84 Item 212 Account 10355745 Assessed to Pflieger John H Jr & Robert W & Mary Helen Eiden Described as Improvements Unit 204 Building A Phase 1 South Heron Drive Baywatch II Condominium Deed Reference 5127/0594 Assessed Value $292,000 Taxes Due $9,436.29 Item 213 Account 01035541 Assessed to Phebus Michael L Described as Lot 31 White Oaks Lane White Oaks Subdivision Deed Reference 4084/0168 Assessed Value $56,100 Taxes Due $2,994.90 Item 214 Account 01035568 Assessed to Phebus Michael L Described as Lot 32 White Oaks Lane White Oaks Subdivision Deed Reference 4084/0168 Assessed Value $56,100 Taxes Due $2,995.59 Item 215 Account 05019532 Assessed to Pletcher Scott G & Julie M Described as Improvements Lot 4 1.33 Acres South Side Back Creek Road Steen Associates Minor Subdivision Deed Reference 2308/0032 Assessed Value $174,100 Taxes Due $2,182.30 Item 216 Account 01016156 Assessed to Pocomoke City LLC Described as Improvements Par 2 - 35’ X 162.51’ East Side 813 2nd Street Plat W Ballard Miles Deed Reference 5656/0248 Assessed Value $60,800 Taxes Due $2,346.26 Item 217 Account 01016369 Assessed to Pocomoke City LLC Described as Improvements 48.5’ X 230’ X 48.5’ X 220 South Side 218 Laurel Street Pocomoke Deed Reference 5656/0255 Assessed Value $43,000 Taxes Due $1,659.35
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Legal Notices Item 218 Account 01020447 Assessed to Pocomoke City LLC Described as Improvements 57’ X 108’ 512 Young X Short Streets Pocomoke Deed Reference 5656/0242 Assessed Value $92,000 Taxes Due $3,550.24 Item 219 Account 01023276 Assessed to Pocomoke City LLC Described as Improvements 44’ X 140’ North Side 429 Oxford Street Pocomoke Deed Reference 5656/0261 Assessed Value $45,000 Taxes Due $1,736.53 Item 220 Account 01023284 Assessed to Pocomoke City LLC Described as Improvements 44’ X 140’ North Side 427 Oxford Street Pocomoke Deed Reference 5656/0267 Assessed Value $45,000 Taxes Due $1,736.53 Item 221 Account 10255953 Assessed to Polun Nelson M Described as Improvements Unit 7 Building 1 Phase 1 57th Street Sunset Landing Condominium Deed Reference 1004/0077 Assessed Value $199,400 Taxes Due $6,012.89 Item 222 Account 10256046 Assessed to Polun Nelson M Described as Improvements Unit 14 Building 1 Phase 1 57th Street Sunset Landing Condominium Deed Reference 1004/0084 Assessed Value $199,400 Taxes Due $6,012.89 Item 223 Account 10060400 Assessed to Poskus Vincent V & Sara J Described as Improvements Unit B105 Lark Lane And Eagle Drive Summer Winds Condominium Deed Reference 1865/0379 Assessed Value $106,900 Taxes Due $3,635.37 Item 224 Account 03149099 Assessed to Pritchard Daniel & Maria Licht Described as Improvements Lot 9 - 9,178.5 Square Feet Mumfords Landing Road Colonial Village Section 18C-2 Deed Reference 5026/0437 Assessed Value $246,500 Taxes Due $2,922.87 Item 225 Account 10030463 Assessed to Puglisi Orazio Jr Sole Tenant & Maria Puglisi Described as Improvements Part Lot 7 Block 3N North Side 6 Second Street Ocean City Deed Reference 2788/0114 Assessed Value $863,000 Taxes Due $24,933.82 Item 226 Account 03015904 Assessed to Purnell Cynthia Described as Improvements Lot North Side Route 376 Berlin To Lewis Store Deed Reference 1433/0304 Assessed Value $112,900 Taxes Due $1,375.55 Item 227 Account 03017354 Assessed to Quillen Irvin Described as 3.21 Acres Flower Street Northeast of Berlin Deed Reference 0002/0257 Assessed Value $72,400 Taxes Due $1,395.13 Item 228 Account 10002524 Assessed to Randazzo Dominic N & Paul Randazzo Described as Improvements 60’ X 150’ West Side Cape Isle of Wight Road Deed Reference 5388/0061 Assessed Value $209,500 Taxes Due $1,862.35 Item 229 Account 03029832 Assessed to Reagan Michael & Laura Reagan Described as Improvements 62’ X 178’ North Side 107 Pitts Street Berlin Deed Reference 5090/0112 Assessed Value $130,700 Taxes Due $4,623.32 Item 230 Account 10019095 Assessed to Rindal Marcus B & Rindal
Eric A Described as Improvements Approximately 100’ X 200’ West Side Stephen Decatur Road Deed Reference 5649/0298 Assessed Value $148,600 Taxes Due $2,964.26 Item 231 Account 10263956 Assessed to Ross Stephen M & Nina M Sedule-Ross Described as Improvements Unit 31 Building 3 Phase 2 between 57th & 58th Streets Sunset Landing Condominium Deed Reference 1966/0025 Assessed Value $202,500 Taxes Due $6,692.00 Item 232 Account 03092631 Assessed to Ruell Michael P & Carol F Ruell Described as Improvements Lot W-04-614 9,210 Square Feet Sundial Circle Plat Ocean Pines Section 4 Deed Reference 4456/0251 Assessed Value $294,500 Taxes Due $2,086.79 Item 233 Account 10376297 Assessed to Rutledge Michael J & David J Laubach Described as Lot 25 - 1.16 Acres West Side Route-611 Plat Land of Paul T Scott Deed Reference 4367/0560 Assessed Value $228,300 Taxes Due $4,237.83 Item 234 Account 10389631 Assessed to Rutledge Michael J & David J Laubach Described as Lot 24A 17,742 Square Feet East Side Stephen Decatur Road Lot 24 Boundary Line Adjustment Plat Deed Reference 4368/0664 Assessed Value $197,100 Taxes Due $3,505.39 Item 235 Account 10715482 Assessed to Rutledge Michael J & David J Laubach Described as Improvements Unit 12621-5 Phase 1 Sunset Avenue Bayside Professional Center Deed Reference 4342/0334 Assessed Value $120,000 Taxes Due $2,312.35 Item 236 Account 05003849 Assessed to Sadler George David & Sherry M Described as Improvements 13 Acres Near South Side Bishop Road West of Bishop Deed Reference 1264/0026 Assessed Value $208,600 Taxes Due $3,655.46 Item 237 Account 10146372 Assessed to Sales Mahmoud & Migdalia Sales Described as Improvements Unit T-1601 Beach Highway Carousel Center Condominium Deed Reference 5510/0055 Assessed Value $414,200 Taxes Due $14,210.69 Item 238 Account 03134490 Assessed to Sandifer Leigh A Described as Improvements Lot 8A - 10,152 Square Feet Upshur Lane Block F Boundary Line Adjustments Burley Height Deed Reference 2937/0070 Assessed Value $183,500 Taxes Due $3,704.60 Item 239 Account 03137252 Assessed to Scarlett John T & Linda Stine Described as Lot 27 - 15,309 Square Feet Piedmont Court Whitetail Sanctuary Section 15B Deed Reference 4735/0203 Assessed Value $98,600 Taxes Due $2,952.61 Item 240 Account 10226066 Assessed to Schellhardt David J & Theresa A Schellhardt Described as Improvements Unit 27 72nd Street Seaway Condominium Deed Reference 4343/0538 Assessed Value $235,100 Taxes Due $6,765.29 Item 241 Account 10439132 Assessed to Schipper Annie Described as Improvements Unit 9708D Phase 8 Village Lane Ocean Village Old Bridge Deed Reference 4931/0370 Assessed Value $216,000 Taxes Due $4,381.99
Item 242 Account 10041791 Assessed to Schmidt Robert H & Theresa A Cavallucci-Schmidt Described as Improvements Unit 12 Philadelphia Avenue Harbor House Condominium Deed Reference 2716/0281 Assessed Value $121,700 Taxes Due $3,970.98 Item 243 Account 03152502 Assessed to Schrenk Thomas L Described as Improvements Boat Slip #A17 Yacht Club Drive Pines Point Marina A Condominium Deed Reference 2746/0536 Assessed Value $24,000 Taxes Due $462.47 Item 244 Account 10275733 Assessed to Schroding Henry L & Georgia L Described as Improvements Unit 107 Bayview Lane Crab Cove On The Bay Condominium Deed Reference 3242/0348 Assessed Value $221,300 Taxes Due $7,137.99 Item 245 Account 10038170 Assessed to Scott Charlotte Irene Moodie Described as Improvements Unit 13 1226 Edgewater Avenue Royal Palm Townhouse Condominium Deed Reference 2449/0473 Assessed Value $143,300 Taxes Due $4,384.52 Item 246 Account 10367077 Assessed to Scott Charlotte Irene Moodie Described as Improvements Unit 23B 1246 Edgewater Avenue Royal Palm Townhouse Condominium Deed Reference 2449/0464 Assessed Value $127,600 Taxes Due $3,793.97 Item 247 Account 07001053 Assessed to Scott Theresa A Described as Improvements Lot 2 - 9.51 Acres St Lukes Road Minor Subdivision Theresa A Scott Deed Reference 3270/0001 Assessed Value $69,700 Taxes Due $1,795.00 Item 248 Account 07001061 Assessed to Scott Theresa A Described as Improvements 35 Acres St Lukes Road West of Snow Hill Deed Reference 3270/0001 Assessed Value $60,800 Taxes Due $1,272.40 Item 249 Account 03103447 Assessed to Serembus Edward Kenneth Sr Described as Improvements Lot B-10-704 9,000 Square Feet Juniper Court Plat Ocean Pines Section 10 Deed Reference 2586/0489 Assessed Value $190,500 Taxes Due $3,277.41 Item 250 Account 05019311 Assessed to Sharmel LLC Described as Lot 4 - 5.92 Acres Route-113 & Shingle Landing Road Hudson Farm Subdivision Deed Reference 5551/0312 Assessed Value $209,200 Taxes Due $4,031.19 Item 251 Account 01006053 Assessed to Sharpley Rodney K Sr & Robin A Described as Improvements 5.00 Acres Buck Harbor Road Boundary Plat Muir Enterprises Inc Deed Reference 3272/0420 Assessed Value $217,600 Taxes Due $4,275.08 Item 252 Account 10720753 Assessed to Singh Karamjeet Singh Harbhajan Described as Improvements Boat Slip #12 Bay Shore Drive Captains Quarter North 12 Condominium Deed Reference 5694/0305 Assessed Value $20,000 Taxes Due $574.40 Item 253 Account 03086283 Assessed to Smith Despina Stephanos For Life Described as Improvements Lot B-07-139 - 9,750 Square Feet Bramblewood Drive Plat Ocean Pines
Section 7 Deed Reference 2873/0584 Assessed Value $132,400 Taxes Due $2,946.63 Item 254 Account 01003054 Assessed to Smith Elmer J & Elsie M Described as Improvements 197’ X 147’ West Side Unionville Road Southwest of Pocomoke Deed Reference 0658/0425 Assessed Value $18,600 Taxes Due $459.22 Item 255 Account 08004250 Assessed to Smith George T Jr & Dana Lynn Described as Improvements Lot West Side of Route 12 Stockton Deed Reference 2217/0461 Assessed Value $57,100 Taxes Due $1,201.09 Item 256 Account 03111377 Assessed to Smith Patrick J & Elizabeth A Smith Described as Improvements Lot B-10-202 18,132 Square Feet Evergreen Court Plat Ocean Pines Section 10 Deed Reference 5100/0168 Assessed Value $210,500 Taxes Due $1,833.72 Item 257 Account 03017591 Assessed to Snead George Thomas & Purnell Priscilla Described as Improvements 1.1 Acres Flower Street Northeast of Berlin Deed Reference 1237/0576 Assessed Value $109,400 Taxes Due $803.86 Item 258 Account 10178142 Assessed to Snyder Frank J & Eugene R Snyder Described as Improvements Lot 16 Block 18 Section 1D Fiesta Road Plat Caine Woods Deed Reference 1851/0335 Assessed Value $190,500 Taxes Due $5,908.23 Item 259 Account 03096335 Assessed to Somers Stuart Described as Improvements Lot B-10-1114 10,503 Square Feet Sassafras Lane Plat Ocean Pines Section 10 Deed Reference 4953/0681 Assessed Value $181,000 Taxes Due $3,708.08 Item 260 Account 05021650 Assessed to Sovereign Edwin P III Described as Improvements Lot 4 - 3.00 Acres South Side St Martins Neck Road For Conservation Plat G Marvin Steen Deed Reference 3608/0229 Assessed Value $174,200 Taxes Due $1,937.73 Item 261 Account 03014649 Assessed to Spencer Judy & Martesha M Spencer Described as Improvements 1 1/2 Acres Near South Side Flower Street Near Pitts Bridge Deed Reference 5438/0188 Assessed Value $101,000 Taxes Due $1,869.06 Item 262 Account 01018302 Assessed to Stewart Mary Described as Improvements 60’ X 110’ North Side 203 Walnut Street Pocomoke Deed Reference 5032/0313 Assessed Value $89,000 Taxes Due $3,207.08 Item 263 Account 03052206 Assessed to Stewart, William E Jr & Kelli R Stewart Described as Improvements Lot B-11-122 7,970 Square Feet Goucester Road Plat Ocean Pines Section 11 Deed Reference 4651/0074 Assessed Value $219,300 Taxes Due $1,787.96 Item 264 Account 03059316 Assessed to Stokely Luther Guy Described as Improvements Lot B-08-073 - 10,967 Square Feet Admiral Avenue Plat Ocean Pines Section 8 Deed Reference 3849/0065 Assessed Value $208,000 Taxes Due $3,089.85 Item 265 Account 10722039 Assessed to Stouch Charles E Described as Improvements Boat Slip #4 Bay Shore Drive Crab Harbor Condo-
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Legal Notices minium Deed Reference 5659/0001 Assessed Value $15,000 Taxes Due $430.41 Item 266 Account 01003143 Assessed to Sturgis Robert L & Delores E Described as Improvements 100’ X 200’ North Side Unionville Road Southwest of Pocomoke Deed Reference 0408/0239 Assessed Value $77,900 Taxes Due $1,587.81 Item 267 Account 10406463 Assessed to Sturm John J & Virginia B For Life Described as Improvements Boat Slip #17 Plover Drive Old Port Cove West Condominium Deed Reference 0830/0091 Assessed Value $15,000 Taxes Due $434.42 Item 268 Account 10359058 Assessed to Sullins Christopher D Described as Improvements Lot 19 Block 6 Madison Avenue Glen Acres Subdivision 2 Deed Reference 2228/0418 Assessed Value $415,727 Taxes Due $1,946.98 Item 269 Account 02006928 Assessed to Summerfield At Snow Hill Community Partnership LLC Described as Improvements 19.28 Acres Parcel A East Side Route-394 Deed Reference 5395/0048 Assessed Value $420,700 Taxes Due $16,355.79 Item 270 Account 02006960 Assessed to Summerfield At Snow Hill Community Partnership LLC Described as 224.58 Acres Dighton Road Snow Hill Deed Reference 5395/0048 Assessed Value $42,100 Taxes Due $1,636.73 Item 271 Account 02007355 Assessed to Summerfield At Snow Hill Community Partnership LLC Described as Improvements 25 Acres East Side Route 394 & South Side Castle Hill Road Deed Reference 5395/0048 Assessed Value $253,200 Taxes Due $9,843.80 Item 272 Account 02007460 Assessed to Summerfield At Snow Hill Community Partnership LLC Described as 87.73 Acres West Side Route-394 Land Adjustment Andrew & N Denny Deed Reference 5395/0048 Assessed Value $228,400 Taxes Due $8,879.64 Item 273 Account 02007568 Assessed to Summerfield At Snow Hill Community Partnership LLC Described as 48.45 Acres West Side Route-394 South of Snow Hill Deed Reference 5395/0048 Assessed Value $149,900 Taxes Due $5,827.76 Item 274 Account 02007592 Assessed to Summerfield At Snow Hill Community Partnership LLC Described as 10.333 Acres East Side Route-394 South Side Castle Hill Road Deed Reference 5395/0048 Assessed Value $73,600 Taxes Due $2,861.39 Item 275 Account 02007630 Assessed to Summerfield At Snow Hill Community Partnership LLC Described as Improvements 252.75 Acres Part Pilchard Farm East Side Route-394 Deed Reference 5395/0048 Assessed Value $626,100 Taxes Due $24,442.07 Item 276 Account 02007649 Assessed to Summerfield At Snow Hill Community Partnership LLC Described as 49 Acres East Side Route394 South of Snow Hill Deed Reference 5395/0048 Assessed Value $161,000 Taxes Due $6,259.30 Item 277 Account 02007754 As-
sessed to Summerfield At Snow Hill Community Partnership LLC Described as Improvements 244’ X 216’ Southeast Side Market Street South of Snow Hill Deed Reference 5395/0048 Assessed Value $117,400 Taxes Due $4,564.24 Item 278 Account 02008289 Assessed to Summerfield At Snow Hill Community Partnership LLC Described as Improvements 31.13 Acres West Side Market Street Survey Lands J & M Waters Deed Reference 5395/0048 Assessed Value $154,400 Taxes Due $6,002.71 Item 279 Account 02008327 Assessed to Summerfield At Snow Hill Community Partnership LLC Described as Improvements 4.867 Acres Southeast Side 394 South of Snow Hill Deed Reference 5395/0048 Assessed Value $141,900 Taxes Due $5,516.74 Item 280 Account 02011387 Assessed to Summerfield At Snow Hill Community Partnership LLC Described as Improvements 76.04 Acres Northeast Side Castle Hill Road South of Snow Hill Deed Reference 5395/0048 Assessed Value $243,800 Taxes Due $9,478.36 Item 281 Account 02027925 Assessed to Summerfield At Snow Hill Community Partnership LLC Described as Improvements 2 Acres Part Pilchard Farm East Side Route-394 Deed Reference 5395/0048 Assessed Value $176,200 Taxes Due $3,395.30 Item 282 Account 02032082 Assessed to Summerfield At Snow Hill Community Partnership LLC Described as Improvements Lot 1 - 3.17 Acres West Side Route-394 Minor Subdivision Andrew & Nina Denny Deed Reference 5395/0048 Assessed Value $108,300 Taxes Due $4,210.45 Item 283 Account 02038900 Assessed to Summerfield At Snow Hill Community Partnership LLC Described as 69.85 Acres North Side Castle Hill Road South of Snow Hill Deed Reference 5395/0048 Assessed Value $34,900 Taxes Due $1,356.84 Item 284 Account 01046187 Assessed to Suntrust Bank Described as 9.71 Acres North Side Colona Road Minor Subdivision M D Maizel Et Al Deed Reference 5584/0095 Assessed Value $61,400 Taxes Due $1,183.15 Item 285 Account 10311373 Assessed to Talbott Patricia Described as Improvements Lot 10 Block D 4,799 Square Feet Whale Drive Mystic Harbour Section 1 Deed Reference 2889/0164 Assessed Value $170,400 Taxes Due $3,031.24 Item 286 Account 01022970 Assessed to Taylor Kevin E Described as Improvements 60’ X 160’ East Side 109 Fourth Street Pocomoke Deed Reference 4136/0003 Assessed Value $63,700 Taxes Due $2,364.90 Item 287 Account 01023683 Assessed to Taylor Leonard Described as Improvements 119’ X 88’ X 74’ X 57’ South Side 426 Linden Avenue Pocomoke Deed Reference 4879/0701 Assessed Value $45,700 Taxes Due $1,763.53 Item 288 Account 10312337 Assessed to Terry Scott & Maelynn Terry Described as Improvements Lot 98 Block G 6,506 Square Feet Sunset Drive Mystic Harbour Section 2 Deed Reference 4222/0393 Assessed Value
$180,300 Taxes Due $3,430.52 Item 289 Account 03135438 Assessed to Todd Martha L Described as Improvements 32,445 Square Feet North Side Libertytown Road Lands of Omar & June Todd Deed Reference 2174/0031 Assessed Value $111,200 Taxes Due $2,243.57 Item 290 Account 10003024 Assessed to Todd William Bryan Jr & Elizabeth Ann & William B Sr & Sarah F Todd Described as Improvements Lot 7 & Part Lot 8 Block 20 Section B North Side Salisbury Road Plat Cape Isle of Wight Deed Reference 3690/0093 Assessed Value $156,500 Taxes Due $3,406.33 Item 291 Account 10426561 Assessed to Top View LLC Described as Improvements 21.43 Acres East Side Stephen Decatur Highway Southwest of Ocean City Deed Reference 3939/0412 Assessed Value $220,937 Taxes Due $4,108.10 Item 292 Account 01021648 Assessed to Topping Ella D Described as 68’ X 32’ North Side 605 Laurel Street Pocomoke Deed Reference 5393/0472 Assessed Value $13,000 Taxes Due $501.66 Item 293 Account 01027727 Assessed to Topping Ella D Described as 50’ X 80’ West Side 806 Fifth Street Pocomoke Deed Reference 5393/0472 Assessed Value $19,000 Taxes Due $733.20 Item 294 Account 05001277 Assessed to Townsend Family LLC Described as 12.35 Acres Near South Side Morris Road South of Selbyville Deed Reference 2454/0282 Assessed Value $60,700 Taxes Due $1,169.66 Item 295 Account 03023508 Assessed to Truitt Myrtle Anne For Life Described as Improvements 6.18 Acres North Side Beaverdam Creek Road Minor Subdivision Myrtle A Truitt Deed Reference 2170/0211 Assessed Value $465,500 Taxes Due $15,661.82 Item 296 Account 03171620 Assessed to Truitt Myrtle Anne For Life Described as Lot 1 - 7.34 Acres North Side Beaverdam Creek Road Minor Subdivision Myrtle A Truitt Deed Reference 2170/0211 Assessed Value $100,300 Taxes Due $4,531.85 Item 297 Account 03023516 Assessed to Truitt Wayne E & Della A Described as Improvements 14 Acres West Side Hayes Landing Road South of Berlin Deed Reference 0659/0245 Assessed Value $323,000 Taxes Due $5,227.48 Item 298 Account 01043358 Assessed to Tucker Homes LLC Described as Lot 39 - 3,663 Square Feet Morgans Court Butler’s Village Townhouse Deed Reference 4165/0374 Assessed Value $13,500 Taxes Due $520.96 Item 299 Account 01043447 Assessed to Tucker Homes LLC Described as Lot 11 - 2,771 Square Feet Logans Lane Butler’s Village Townhouse Deed Reference 4165/0374 Assessed Value $13,200 Taxes Due $509.37 Item 300 Account 01043455 Assessed to Tucker Homes LLC Described as Lot 6 - 6,103 Square Feet Haleys Way Butler’s Village Townhouse Deed Reference 4165/0374 Assessed Value $18,700 Taxes Due $721.62
Item 301 Account 01043498 Assessed to Tucker Homes LLC Described as Lot 12 - 2,693 Square Feet Logans Lane Butler’s Village Townhouse Deed Reference 4165/0374 Assessed Value $13,200 Taxes Due $509.37 Item 302 Account 01043765 Assessed to Tucker Homes LLC Described as Future Phase 3.99 Acres Haleys Way Butler’s Village Townhouse Deed Reference 4165/0374 Assessed Value $45,900 Taxes Due $1,771.26 Item 303 Account 01043838 Assessed to Tucker Homes LLC Described as Lot 54 - 9,414 Square Feet Haleys Way Butler’s Village Townhouse Deed Reference 4165/0374 Assessed Value $18,800 Taxes Due $725.49 Item 304 Account 08004668 Assessed to Ulrich Sandra Described as Improvements Lot George Island Landing Road Stockton Deed Reference 4805/0046 Assessed Value $57,800 Taxes Due $2,067.93 Item 305 Account 02008254 Assessed to Washington James C & Katherine C Described as Improvements approximately 203.70’ X 117.50’ Northeast Side Route-12 West of Snow Hill Deed Reference 1949/0480 Assessed Value $64,503 Taxes Due $5,512.84 Item 306 Account 05001455 Assessed to Waters Morris H For Life Described as Improvements 79 3/5’ X 94 1/2’ North Side Line Hotel Road South of Selbyville Deed Reference 4283/0006 Assessed Value $58,700 Taxes Due $1,084.34 Item 307 Account 05016851 Assessed to Webb Joshua Burton Sr & Mary Lou Described as Improvements Lot 1 - 5.31 Acres Northside Shavox Church Road Property Line Adjustment C Uhrig & F Lynch Plat Deed Reference 2063/0004 Assessed Value $219,000 Taxes Due $4,058.29 Item 308 Account 10071542 Assessed to Weinkam Kathryn A Described as Improvements Unit 201 51st Street 51 East Condominium Deed Reference 3057/0487 Assessed Value $197,900 Taxes Due $6,770.99 Item 309 Account 10121493 Assessed to Weinstein J Louis & D Dusta Ebersberger Described as Improvements Unit 1705 Beach Highway Quay Condominium Deed Reference 1284/0233 Assessed Value $243,100 Taxes Due $8,188.07 Item 310 Account 10729823 Assessed to Westerside Kenneth E & Linda J Westerside Described as Improvements Boat Slip #4 Mooring Road Windsong Townhouse Condominium Deed Reference 4679/0041 Assessed Value $15,000 Taxes Due $434.42 Item 311 Account 10030978 Assessed to Wheeler Edward N Described as Improvements Unit 405 Atlantic Avenue & 3rd Street Ground Rent Polynesian Condominium Deed Reference 4702/0738 Assessed Value $229,600 Taxes Due $7,491.92 Item 312 Account 05003539 Assessed to Williams David G & Angel Described as Improvements 1 Acre East Side Ebenezer Road Northeast of Whaleyville Deed Reference 0180/0449 Assessed Value $87,700
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Legal Notices Taxes Due $1,689.93 Item 313 Account 05011329 Assessed to Williams Harvey B Jr Described as Improvements 2.86 Acres Shingle Landing Road Revised Harvey Williams Jr Plat Deed Reference 0924/0383 Assessed Value $272,300 Taxes Due $2,854.42 Item 314 Account 05001498 Assessed to Wise Robert W & Preston & James E & William C & Margaret E Described as Improvements 3.92 Acres South Side Line Road North of Bishopville Deed Reference 0046/0261 Assessed Value $104,700 Taxes Due $2,118.32 Item 315 Account 10052823 Assessed to Woolley Robert V Jr & Rose A Woolley Described as Improvements Unit 202 36th Street Eldorado Condominium Deed Reference 4487/0732 Assessed Value $116,700 Taxes Due $4,015.64 Item 316 Account 03055582 Assessed to Wootten Bonnie J Described as Improvements Lot B-09-549 - 10,117 Square Feet Crest Haven Drive Plat Ocean Pines Section 9 Deed Reference 3487/0136 Assessed Value $183,500 Taxes Due $4,624.33 Item 317 Account 10381800 Assessed to Yadwisinczak Anthony E & Maureen Described as Improvements Boat Slip 65 South Heron Drive Baywatch III Condominium Deed Reference 2970/0334 Assessed Value $15,000 Taxes Due $690.86 Item 318 Account 10723833 Assessed to Yang Living Trust Described as Improvements Boatslip 37 Northside Route 50 Man O War Lane Glenriddle Marina Deed Reference 5232/0391 Assessed Value $20,000 Taxes Due $385.39 Item 319 Account 10019060 Assessed to Yee Ming F & Cynthia C Described as Improvements Lot 54 Section A Hastings Drive Plat Snug Harbor Deed Reference 4627/0014 Assessed Value $246,200 Taxes Due $2,643.77 Item 320 Account 10378990 Assessed to Yentzer Rodney L & Nancy Yentzer Described as Improvements Boat Slip 123 14th Street & Bay Harbour Island Condominium Deed Reference 3890/0362 Assessed Value $20,000 Taxes Due $579.23 Item 321 Account 10230268 Assessed to Yurcisin Paula E Described as Improvements Unit 311 between 40th & 41st Streets Ocean Point No. 2 Condominium Deed Reference 1726/0327 Assessed Value $107,800 Taxes Due $3,514.56 Item 322 Account 10079519 Assessed to Zeke’s World LLC Described as Improvements Lots 21, 22, 23 Block 117 South Side 67th Street Isle of Wight Deed Reference 5088/0736 Assessed Value $1,436,400 Taxes Due $43,788.69 TERMS OF SALE All bidders must register. Registration for the sale begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends promptly at 10:00 a.m., at which time the sale shall commence, unless extended by the Treasurer. Proper identification for individuals and proof of existence for legal entities shall be required for all registrants. In order to bid, an individual or entity must be registered. Cash or good check acceptable to
Treasurer on the day of sale shall be tendered by 3:00 P.M. on date of sale after the last item is sold. It shall be in the amount of taxes due including expenses of sale (attorney, auctioneer, advertising and miscellaneous) plus any high bid premium. A receipt will then be issued by the Treasurer. A tax sale certificate will be provided by mail to the tax sale purchaser within thirty days of the date of the sale. These properties are offered for sale “AS IS”, at the risk of the purchasers and neither the undersigned nor any other party makes any warranties or representations whatsoever either expressed or implied, of any kind or character, with respect to the properties or the title thereto. In the event a tax sale certificate is issued and then voided by the Treasurer, through no fault of the buyer, only a refund of amounts actually paid on day of sale shall be made and shall be the Treasurer’s sole liability and limit thereon. Properties are listed and sold based upon information provided by the State Department of Assessments and Taxation, which is in no way represented to be accurate or correct. The sale, the premises, and the properties are, to the extent provided by law, subject to any and all title defects, claims, liens, encumbrances, covenants, conditions, restrictions, easements, rights-of-way and matters of records. In the event of mistake, defective title, description or nonexistence of property, no refund shall be given. Bidders should be well versed in the law regarding tax sales and should investigate the properties and titles thereto prior to purchase or bid. Competent legal advice should be sought by prospective bidders prior to the sale. No legal advice shall be given by the County Attorney, Treasurer, or staff. Bidders representing legal entities are limited to one bidder per property sold. Bidding shall be conducted in accordance with procedures announced by the Treasurer or his agent at the sale. All costs in connection with the foreclosure of the right of redemption and all other title costs are at the expense of the purchaser or purchasers. All taxes and fees and other impositions including, without limitation, the following: transfer tax, agricultural transfer tax, recordation tax, and recording costs required will likewise be at the expense of the purchaser or purchasers. Terms of sale shall be complied with as determined by the Treasurer, who shall be the sole judge of such. These requirements are directory as to the Treasurer and not mandatory. They may be altered by the Treasurer at his sole discretion in the interests of justice, fairness, and efficiency or other good and valid reason. HIGH BID PREMIUM Notice is hereby given that the Treasurer has established a high bid premium, pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, Tax Property Article, Section 14-817(b)(2). The high bid premium will be due in full and paid along with all taxes, interest, and costs of sale on the date of the sale. The high bid premium shall be equal
to 20% of the amount by which the highest bid exceeds 40% of the property’s full cash value as assessed. In the case of an agricultural use assessment it shall be twenty percent (20%) of an appropriate value determined by the Treasurer. 100% of the property’s assessed value is shown in each item of this advertisement. The high bid premium shall be calculated and determined by the Treasurer whose decision shall be final. The high bid premium shall not earn interest and shall only be refunded in accordance with Annotated Code of Maryland, Tax Property Article Section 14817(b)(2). PROPERTIES LISTED HEREIN, ON WHICH TAXES ARE PAID PRIOR TO DATE OF SALE WILL NOT BE SOLD. HAROLD L. HIGGINS TREASURER AND FINANCE OFFICER FOR WORCESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND AND COLLECTOR OF STATE AND COUNTY TAXES FOR WORCESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND OCD-4/25/4t __________________________________ J. HARRISON PHILLIPS III ESQ 115-72ND STREET OCEAN CITY, MD 21842
NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE TO UNKNOWN HEIRS Estate No. 15129 TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE ESTATE OF VIRGINIA REYNOLDS PHILLIPS Notice is given that Amanda Phillips Tull, 12547 Blueberry Road, Whaleyville, MD 21872, was on April 19, 2013 appointed Personal Representative of the estate of Virginia Reynolds Phillips who died on March 1, 2013, with a will. Further information can be obtained by reviewing the estate file in the office of the Register of Wills or by contacting the personal representative or the attorney. All persons having any objection to the appointment (or to the probate of the decedent’s will) shall file their objections with the Register of Wills on or before the 19th day of October, 2013. Any person having a claim against the decedent must present the claim to the undersigned personal representative or file it with the Register of Wills with a copy to the undersigned on or before the earlier of the following dates: (1) Six months from the date of the decedent’s death, except if the decedent died before October 1, 1992, nine months from the date of the decedent’s death; or (2) Two months after the personal representative mails or otherwise delivers to the creditor a copy of this published notice or other written notice, notifying the creditor that the claim will be barred unless the creditor presents the claims within two months from the mailing or other delivery of the notice. A claim not presented or filed on or before that date,
or any extension provided by law, is unenforceable thereafter. Claim forms may be obtained from the Register of Wills. Amanda Phillips Tull Personal Representative True Test Copy Charlotte K. Cathell Register of Wills Worcester County Room 102 - Court House One W. Market Street Snow Hill, MD 21863-1074 Name of newspaper designated by personal representative: Ocean City Digest Date of publication: April 25, 2013 OCD-4/25/3t __________________________________ Covahey, Boozer, Devan, & Dore, P.A., Attorneys 11350 McCormick Road Executive Plaza III, Suite 200 Hunt Valley, MD 21031 (443) 541-8600 Thomas P. Dore, et al as Substituted Trustees VS. Livio Cristiani IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR WORCESTER COUNTY CASE NO. 23-C-12-000260
NOTICE Notice is hereby given this 15th day of April, 2013, by the Circuit Court for Worcester County that the sale of the property being described in the above-mentioned proceeding, known as 202 32nd Street, Unit #201, Ocean City, MD 21842, made and reported by Thomas P. Dore, Mark S. Devan, Gerard F. Miles, Jr., Shannon Menapace, and Erin Gloth, Substituted Trustees, be ratified and confirmed, unless cause to the contrary be shown on or before the 20th day of May, 2013, provided that a copy of this Notice be inserted in some newspaper in Worcester County once in each of three successive weeks on or before the 13th day of May, 2013. The Report states the amount of sale to be $50,000.00. Stephen V. Hales Clerk of the Circuit Court for Worcester County True Copy Test: Stephen V. Hales Clerk of the Circuit Court Worcester County, Md. OCD-4/25/3t __________________________________ Covahey, Boozer, Devan, & Dore, P.A., Attorneys 11350 McCormick Road Executive Plaza III, Suite 200 Hunt Valley, MD 21031 (443) 541-8600 Thomas P. Dore, et al as Substituted Trustees VS. Cathy E. Hale IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR WORCESTER COUNTY CASE NO. 23-C-12-001259
NOTICE Notice is hereby given this 17th day of April, 2013, by the Circuit Court for Worcester County that the sale of the property being described in
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Legal Notices the above-mentioned proceeding, known as 12903 Horn Island Drive, Ocean City, MD 21842, made and reported by Thomas P. Dore, Mark S. Devan, Gerard F. Miles, Jr., Shannon Menapace, Erin Gloth, and Christine Drexel, Substituted Trustees, be ratified and confirmed, unless cause to the contrary be shown on or before the 20th day of May, 2013, provided that a copy of this Notice be inserted in some newspaper in Worcester County once in each of three successive weeks on or before the 13th day of May, 2013. The Report states the amount of sale to be $210,000.00. Stephen V. Hales Clerk of the Circuit Court for Worcester County True Copy Test: Stephen V. Hales Clerk of the Circuit Court Worcester County, Md. OCD-4/25/3t __________________________________
Day, By Todd Hays, 1205 Gardener Road, Hunt Valley, Maryland 21030; Wayne Odachowski, 3333 Velvet Valley Drive, West Friendship, MD 21794; Kevin Decker, 10989 Griffin Road, Berlin, Maryland 21811. For: The Lazy Lizard, LLC For the premises known as and located at: T/A: de Lazy Lizard, Boardwalk 405 North Boardwalk Ocean City, Maryland 21842 There will be a public hearing on the application in the Board Room, Room 1102 in the Government Center, Snow Hill, Maryland, on: May 15, 2013 @ 1:35 P.M. The Board welcomes written or oral comment at said public hearing from any interested party. WORCESTER COUNTY BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS OCD-5/2/2t __________________________________
OF APPLICATION FOR ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSE Application has been made by the Undersigned for a Class “B” BEERWINE-LIQUOR License, 7 Day, By Gordon Brooks Trimper, 12604 Whisper Trace Drive, Ocean City, MD 21842. For: Windsor Resorts, LLC For the premises known as and located at: T/A: Sandy Bottoms 709 South Atlantic Avenue Ocean City, Maryland 21842 There will be a public hearing on the application in the Board Room, Room 1102 in the Government Center, Snow Hill, Maryland, on: May 15, 2013 @ 1:50 P.M. The Board welcomes written or oral comment at said public hearing from any interested party. WORCESTER COUNTY BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS OCD-5/2/2t __________________________________
OF APPLICATION FOR ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSE Application has been made by the Undersigned for a new license and a Request to Designate as Multiple License #2. Application for a Class “B” BEER-WINE-LIQUOR License, 7 Day, By Todd Hays, 1205 Gardener Road, Hunt Valley, Maryland 21030; Wayne Odachowski, 3333 Velvet Valley Drive, West Friendship, MD 21794; Kevin Decker, 10989 Griffin Road, Berlin, Maryland 21811. For: The Lazy Lizard, LLC For the premises known as and located at: T/A: Lazy Lizard Brew Pub 25 Philadelphia Avenue Ocean City, Maryland 21842 There will be a public hearing on the application in the Board Room, Room 1102 in the Government Center, Snow Hill, Maryland, on: May 15, 2013 @ 1:20 P.M. The Board welcomes written or oral comment at said public hearing from any interested party. WORCESTER COUNTY BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS OCD-5/2/2t __________________________________
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSE Application has been made by the Undersigned for a Class “B” BEERWINE-LIQUOR License, 7 Day, By Mark Francis Stearns, 102 South Main Street, Berlin, Maryland 21811; Laura Ann Stearns, 102 South Main Street, Berlin, Maryland 21811. For: M.F. Stearns, LLC For the premises known as and located at: T/A: Duck Dive Grill 409 Atlantic Avenue Ocean City, Maryland 21842 There will be a public hearing on the application in the Board Room, Room 1102 in the Government Center, Snow Hill, Maryland, on: May 15, 2013 @ 2:00 P.M. The Board welcomes written or oral comment at said public hearing from any interested party. WORCESTER COUNTY BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS OCD-5/2/2t __________________________________
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSE Application has been made by the Undersigned for the transfer of location for a Class “D” BEER-WINELIQUOR License, 7 Day, By Rita B. O’Neill, 11617 Gum Point Road, Berlin, Maryland 21811. For: Rita O’Neill Enterprises, Inc. For the premises known as and located at: T/A: Rita’s World of Wine Beer & Spirits 11007 Manklin Creek, Unit #8 Berlin, Maryland 21811 Formerly located at: 11007 Manklin Creek, Unit #5, Berlin, MD 21811 There will be a public hearing on the application in the Board Room, Room 1102 in the Government Center, Snow Hill, Maryland, on: May 15, 2013 @ 2:15 P.M. The Board welcomes written or oral comment at said public hearing from any interested party. WORCESTER COUNTY BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS OCD-5/2/2t __________________________________
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSE Application has been made by the Undersigned for the Transfer of Class “B” BEER-WINE-LIQUOR License, 7 Day, By Steve Douglas Hoffman, 12526 Fleetway Drive, Ocean City, MD 21842; Michael James Horsey, 12522 Salisbury Road, Ocean City, Maryland 21842. For: Double H Holdings, Inc. For the premises known as and located at: T/A: 28th Street Pit and Pub 2706 Philadelphia Ave. Ocean City, Maryland 21842 Formerly: Booty’s Bar & Grill, Inc. There will be a public hearing on the application in the Board Room, Room 1102 in the Government Center, Snow Hill, Maryland, on: May 15, 2013 @ 2:25 P.M. The Board welcomes written or oral comment at said public hearing from any interested party. WORCESTER COUNTY BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS OCD-5/2/2t __________________________________
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSE Application has been made by the Undersigned for a Class “B” BEERWINE-LIQUOR License, 7 Day, By Eric Ernest Emerson, 101 Harbeth Drive, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15237; Jennifer Nicole Emerson, 101 Harbeth Drive, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15237; William Connell, 55 Duck Cove Circle, Berlin, Maryland 21811. For: Mamas, LLC For the premises known as and located at: T/A: Bahama Mamas
33rd Street Coastal Highway Ocean City, Maryalnd 21842 There will be a public hearing on the application in the Board Room, Room 1102 in the Government Center, Snow Hill, Maryland, on: May 15, 2013 @ 2:35 P.M. The Board welcomes written or oral comment at said public hearing from any interested party. WORCESTER COUNTY BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS OCD-5/2/2t __________________________________
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSE Application has been made by the Undersigned for a Class “B” BEERWINE-LIQUOR License, 7 Day, By Richard Joseph Vach, Jr, 12504 Whisper Trace Dr., Ocean City, MD 21842. For: Windsor Resorts, LLC For the premises known as and located at: T/A: Longboard Cafe 67th Bayside, Bldg. C, Town Center Ocean City, Maryland 21842 There will be a public hearing on the application in the Board Room, Room 1102 in the Government Center, Snow Hill, Maryland, on: May 15, 2013 @ 2:45 P.M. The Board welcomes written or oral comment at said public hearing from any interested party. WORCESTER COUNTY BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS OCD-5/2/2t __________________________________ BWW Law Group, LLC 4520 East West Highway, Suite 200 Bethesda, MD 20814 (301) 961-6555 Carrie M. Ward, et al. 4520 East West Highway, Suite 200 Bethesda, MD 20814 Substitute Trustees Plaintiffs vs. MARCIA W. WOODWARD WILLIAM J. WOODWARD 122 Upshur Lane Berlin, MD 21811 Defendant(s) IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR WORCESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND Case No. 23-C-12-001510
NOTICE Notice is hereby given this 16th day of April, 2013, by the Circuit Court for Worcester County, Maryland, that the sale of the property mentioned in these proceedings and described as 122 Upshur Lane, Berlin, MD 21811, made and reported by the Substitute Trustee, will be RATIFIED AND CONFIRMED, unless cause to the contrary thereof be shown on or before the 20th day of May, 2013, provided a copy of this NOTICE be inserted in some weekly newspaper printed in said County, once in each of three successive weeks before the 13th day of May, 2013. The report states the purchase price at the Foreclosure sale to be $170,000.00.
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Legal Notices Stephen V. Hales Clerk, Circuit Court for Worcester County, Maryland True Copy Test: Stephen V. Hales Clerk of the Circuit Court Worcester County, Md. OCD-4/25/3t __________________________________ BWW Law Group, LLC 4520 East West Highway, Suite 200 Bethesda, MD 20814 (301) 961-6555 Carrie M. Ward, et al. 4520 East West Highway, Suite 200 Bethesda, MD 20814 Substitute Trustees Plaintiffs vs. DANIEL E. CLAYLAND 12341 Southhampton Drive arta Lot 46, Southhampton Drive Bishopville, MD 21813 Defendant(s) IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR WORCESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND Case No. 23-C-13-000118
NOTICE Notice is hereby given this 16th day of April, 2013, by the Circuit Court for Worcester County, Maryland, that the sale of the property mentioned in these proceedings and described as 12341 Southhampton Drive, arta Lot 46, Southhampton Drive, Bishopville, MD 21813, made and reported by the Substitute Trustee, will be RATIFIED AND CONFIRMED, unless cause to the contrary thereof be shown on or before the 20th day of May, 2013, provided a copy of this NOTICE be inserted in some weekly newspaper printed in said County, once in each of three successive weeks before the 13th day of May, 2013. The report states the purchase price at the Foreclosure sale to be $250,750.00. Stephen V. Hales Clerk, Circuit Court for Worcester County, Maryland True Copy Test: Stephen V. Hales Clerk of the Circuit Court Worcester County, Md. OCD-4/25/3t __________________________________ BWW Law Group, LLC 4520 East West Highway, Suite 200 Bethesda, MD 20814 (301) 961-6555 Carrie M. Ward, et al. 4520 East West Highway, Suite 200 Bethesda, MD 20814 Substitute Trustees Plaintiffs vs. MARTHA J. CLARK 233 South Washington Street ARTA 233 Washington Street Snow Hill, MD 21863 Defendant(s) IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR WORCESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND Case No. 23-C-13-000107
NOTICE Notice is hereby given this 16th day of April, 2013, by the Circuit
Court for Worcester County, Maryland, that the sale of the property mentioned in these proceedings and described as 233 South Washington Street, ARTA 233 Washington Street, Snow Hill, MD 21863, made and reported by the Substitute Trustee, will be RATIFIED AND CONFIRMED, unless cause to the contrary thereof be shown on or before the 20th day of May, 2013, provided a copy of this NOTICE be inserted in some weekly newspaper printed in said County, once in each of three successive weeks before the 13th day of May, 2013. The report states the purchase price at the Foreclosure sale to be $100,000.00. Stephen V. Hales Clerk, Circuit Court for Worcester County, Maryland True Copy Test: Stephen V. Hales Clerk of the Circuit Court Worcester County, Md. OCD-4/25/3t __________________________________ JAMES E. CLUBB JR, ESQ 108 N. 8TH ST. OCEAN CITY, MD 21842
NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF APPOINTMENT OF FOREIGN PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE ESTATE NO. 15134 NOTICE IS GIVEN that the Circuit Court of Caroline County, Va., appointed Deeta Gail Kittrell Henry, 5396 Gladewright Dr., Centreville, VA 20120 as the Executrix of the Estate of Clarence Ray Kittrell who died on November 06, 2012 domiciled in Virgina, USA. The Maryland resident agent for service of process is James E. Clubb Jr. whose address is 108 8th Street, Ocean City, MD 21842. At the time of death, the decedent owned real or leasehold property in the following Maryland counties: Worcester County. All persons having claims against the decedent must file their claims with the Register of Wills for Worcester County with a copy to the foreign personal representative on or before the earlier of the following dates: (1) Six months from the date of the decedent’s death, except if the decedent died before October 1, 1992, nine months from the date of the decedent’s death; or (2) Two months after the foreign personal representative mails or delivers to the creditor a copy of this published notice or other written notice, notifying the creditor that the claim will be barred unless the creditor presents the claim within two months from the mailing or other delivery of the notice. Claims filed after that date or after a date extended by law will be barred. Deeta Gail Kittrell Henry Foreign Personal Representative Charlotte K. Cathell Register of Wills Room 102 - Court House One W. Market Street Snow Hill, MD 21863-1074 Name of newspaper designated by personal representative: Ocean City Digest
TOWN OF FENWICK ISLAND
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS The Town of Fenwick Island, Delaware is advertising for bids for the Construction of an American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accessible Kayak Launch Facility. Sealed bids will be received by the Town Manager of Fenwick Island until 3:00 p.m., local time, on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at the Office of the Town Manager, Fenwick Island Town Hall, 800 Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island, Delaware 19944, at which time they will be opened, read and recorded. The work involves the furnishing of all labor, materials, transportation, tools, and equipment, necessary for the complete and satisfactory construction of a boat ramp and pier as shown in and required by Contract Documents. Bidding Documents may be obtained during normal business hours from the Office of the Town Manager, Fenwick Island Town Hall, at the above address or online at http://fenwickisland.delaware.gov/DocumentCenter/. In addition, a pre-bid meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 3:00 p.m., local time, at the Office of the Town Manager, Fenwick Island Town Hall. Attendance at this meeting is optional for all prospective bidders. Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope and shall be marked clearly as follows: Sealed Bid – Proposal for ADA Kayak Launch Facility. Requirements for a 5% Bid Bond, 100% Performance Bond, 100% Payment Bond and Maintenance Bond, and Contractor’s Insurance are included in the Bid Documents. Each Bidder must deposit with his/her Bid, security, in the amount, form and subject to the conditions provided in the Bid Documents. The Town of Fenwick Island reserves the right to reject any or all bids, and to make such award as appears most advantageous to the Town. The Town of Fenwick Island is an Equal Opportunity Employer. OCD-4/25/4t Date of first publication: May 02, 2013 OCD-5/2/3t __________________________________ TOWN OF BERLIN
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING May 13, 2013 CITIZEN PARTICIPATION COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT The Town of Berlin will conduct a Citizen Participation Public Hearing regarding Community Development Block Grant for the following purposes: 1. To offer the opportunity to comment on two previously approved projects: a. Five Mile Branch Spray Site Project b. William Street Public Restroom Renovations Project 2. To review an application for Community Development Block Grant funds for a project in the Town of Berlin: Hudson Branch at Flower/Showell Street Stormwater Project. The Town of Berlin proposes to submit application to the State on or before the 2013 deadline for this project. The hearing will be held at the Berlin Town Hall, Mayor and Council Chambers during the course of the Regular Mayor and Council Meeting at 7:00 PM on Monday, April 22, 2013. Citizens will be furnished with information including but not limited to: 1. For the two existing projects: • The progress of the projects to date; • The budget of the project to date and anticipated 2. For the proposed projects: • The amount of CDBG funds ex-
pected to be made available for the current fiscal year; • The range of activities that may be undertaken with CDBG funds; • The estimated amount of the CDBG funds proposed to be used for activities that will meet the national objective of benefit to low and moderate income persons; and • Proposed CDBG activities likely to result in displacement and the unit of general local government’s anti-displacement and relocation plans required under 24 CFR 42.325 The Maryland Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program is a federally sponsored program designed to assist units of general local government with activities directed toward neighborhood and housing revitalization, economic development, and improved community facilities and services. Maryland’s CDBG Program is administered by the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), in close cooperation with the Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED). The Maryland CDBG Program reflects the State’s economic and community development priorities and provides public funds for activities which meet one of the following national objectives, in accordance with the Housing Community Development Act of 1974, as amended: 1. Give maximum feasible priority to activities which will benefit low and moderate income persons and households having an income equal to or less than the Section 8 lower income limits established by HUD; 2. Aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight; 3. Meet other community development needs of an urgent nature, or that are an immediate threat to community health and welfare.
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Legal Notices The State of Maryland’s allocation of Federal Funds for Fiscal Year 14 is estimated to be $6,406,781.00. Efforts will be made to accommodate the disabled and non-English speaking residents with five days’ advance notice to Mary Bohlen, Deputy Town Administrator, 410-641-4314. Wm. Gee Williams, Mayor OCD-5/2/2t __________________________________
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AMENDMENT TO WORCESTER COUNTY WATER AND SEWERAGE PLAN TO INCREASE THE OCEAN PINES WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT DISCHARGE FROM 2.5 TO 2.6 MILLION GALLONS PER DAY (MGD) OCEAN PINES SANITARY SERVICE AREA WORCESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND The Worcester County Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider proposed amendments to the Worcester County Comprehensive Water and Sewerage Plan (the Plan) filed by the Worcester County Department of Public Works on behalf of the County Commissioners of Worcester
County, Maryland. The proposed amendment seeks to increase the Ocean Pines Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) from 2.5 million gallons per day (MGD) to 2.6 MGD. The current nutrient allocation in the existing discharge permit is adequate to accommodate the proposed increase in flow with no physical improvements necessary to the WWTP. Furthermore, no changes are planned at this time to the approved S-1 planning area of the Ocean Pines Sanitary Service Area. The Worcester County Planning Commission reviewed the proposed Water and Sewerage Plan amendment at its meeting of April 4, 2013 and found it to be consistent with the Comprehensive Plan for Worcester County, Maryland. The public hearing on this application will be held on TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013 at 10:30 A.M. in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Room 1101 Government Center One West Market Street, Snow Hill, Maryland 21863 The case file for the application may be reviewed at the Department of Environmental Programs, Room 1201 (2nd Floor) - Worcester County Government Center, Snow Hill, Mary-
land 21863 between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:30 P.M., Monday through Friday (except holidays). Interested parties may also call 410-632-1220, extension 1601. THE WORCESTER COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OCD-5/2/2t __________________________________ BWW Law Group, LLC 4520 East West Highway, Suite 200 Bethesda, MD 20814 (301) 961-6555 Carrie M. Ward, et al. 4520 East West Highway, Suite 200 Bethesda, MD 20814 Substitute Trustees Plaintiffs vs. RICHARD S. LYNARD SHEILA L. LYNARD 11700 Coastal Highway, unit # 909 Ocean City, MD 21842 Defendant(s) IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR WORCESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND Case No. 23-C-13-000360
NOTICE Notice is hereby given this 16th day of April, 2013, by the Circuit Court for Worcester County, Maryland, that the sale of the property mentioned in these proceedings and described as 11700 Coastal Highway, Unit # 909, Ocean City, MD 21842, made and reported by the Substitute Trustee, will be RATIFIED AND CONFIRMED, unless cause to the contrary thereof be shown on or before the 20th day of May, 2013, provided a copy of this NOTICE be inserted in some weekly newspaper printed in said County, once in each of three successive weeks before the 13th day of May, 2013. The report states the purchase price at the Foreclosure sale to be $391,000.00. Stephen V. Hales Clerk, Circuit Court for Worcester County, Maryland True Copy Test: Stephen V. Hales Clerk of the Circuit Court Worcester County, Md. OCD-4/25/3t __________________________________ Cohn, Goldberg & Deutsch, LLC Attorneys at Law 600 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 208 Towson, MD 21201 410-296-2660 File #: 438549
OCEAN CITY TODAY Legal Advertising Call T E R RY BURRIER 410-723-6397 Fax: 410-723-6511 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org DEADLINE: MONDAY, 5 P.M.
Edward S. Cohn Stephen N. Goldberg Richard E. Solomon Richard J. Rogers David W. Simpson, Jr. 600 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 208 Towson, MD 21204 Substitute Trustees Plaintiffs v. Alfred J. Szczerbicki, Personal Representative for the Estate of Catherine T. Rinaman 102 Martinique Circle Ocean Pines, MD 21811 Defendant
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR WORCESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND Case No. 23-C-12-000392
NOTICE Notice is hereby given this 22nd day of April, 2013, by the Circuit Court for Worcester County, that the sale of the property mentioned in these proceedings, made and reported, will be ratified and confirmed, unless cause to the contrary thereof be shown on or before the 27th day of May, 2013, provided a copy of this notice be published in a newspaper of general circulation in Worcester County, once in each of three successive weeks before the 20th day of May, 2013. The Report of Sale states the amount of the foreclosure sale price to be $105,000.00. The property sold herein is known as 102 Martinique Circle, Ocean Pines, MD 21811. Stephen V. Hales Clerk of the Circuit Court Worcester County, Maryland True Copy Test: Stephen V. Hales Clerk of the Circuit Court Worcester County, Md. OCD-5/2/3t __________________________________ Rosenberg & Associates, LLC 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 750 Bethesda, Maryland 20814 (301) 907-8000 Diane S. Rosenberg Mark D. Meyer John A. Ansell, III Stephanie Montgomery Kenneth Savitz 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 750 Bethesda, Maryland 20814 Substitute Trustees Plaintiff(s) v. Gary L. Brittingham a/k/a Gary L. Brittingham, Jr. Jamie L. Brittingham 224 Morgan’s Court Pocomoke City, MD 21851 Defendant(s) IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR WORCESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND Case No. 23C12001560
NOTICE Notice is hereby given this 30th day of April, 2013, by the Circuit Court for Worcester County, Maryland, that the sale of 224 Morgan’s Court, Pocomoke City, MD 21851, made and reported, will be ratified and confirmed, unless cause to the contrary thereof be shown on or before the 3rd day of June, 2013, provided a copy of this notice be inserted in a weekly newspaper printed in said County, once in each of three successive weeks before the 27th day of May, 2013. The Report of Sale states the amount of the foreclosure sale price to be $74,700.00. Stephen V. Hales Clerk of the Circuit Court Worcester County, MD True Copy Test: Stephen V. Hales Clerk of the Circuit Court Worcester County, Md. OCD-5/9/3t __________________________________
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