We love a good “Local kid done good” story.
There’s a level of pride an entire community can take in seeing someone who grew up here move on to new challenges in life and excel. Here at the paper, we love seeing people we covered when they were younger excel in whatever endeavor they have taken on as adults or college students.
And we saw a cool story this week.
It’s simple, but it’s not.
Annual CROPwalk set for this weekend
Sussex County Planning & Zoning Commissioners Bob Wheatley and Rodney Smith met with members of the Shore Democrats organization last week, and Wheatley made a particularly compelling remark during the discussion.
According to a recent story on abcnews.com, a Sacramento woman recently ate three 72-ounce steak dinners in about 20 minutes during a food challenge held at The Big Texan Steak Ranch in Amarillo, Texas.
Ocean View is a small, quaint town. This is a natural progression of the years and population growth. The fact that it is a nice place to live, and increasingly so in the last three years, is because elected officials have worked hard to ensure that the Town remains fiscally responsible, that we listen to what the residents want but we make our decisions based on what is best for the long-term good of the Town and avoid kneejerk reactions to momentarily hot topics.
The chill is beginning to leave the air, kayakers are more and more prevalent on our local waterways and seemingly everybody is sniffling and sneezing from allergies.
Yes, spring has certainly arrived.
When we stop learning, we stop growing.
Those are valued words that have bounced around my scattered brain for years now, though I can’t remember if I was gifted them by a parent, a teacher or a creepy dude in a trench coat I once encountered by some poorly-lit docks. Regardless, they have stuck with me, and I’ve noticed over the years that the more I learn, the more I realize how ignorant I truly am.
Ocean View voters will have a decision to make when they head to the polls this Saturday. Four candidates — Carol Bodine, Jon Debuchananne, Kent Liddle and Don Walsh — are all running for the council’s District 4 seat. District 4 largely consists of Wedgefield, Avon Park, Bear Trap and Fairway Village.
Well, it seems as if there’s a little more clarity now in regards to the 2016 presidential election.
Easter weekend is now upon us, and aside from the obvious religious implications of the holiday, there is also the realization that another busy season is soon upon us.
Anybody who has been in a relationship has been there.
There has been a lot of discussion throughout the country over the past few decades regarding “The War on Drugs.”
According to scientific research (Editor’s Note: There is absolutely no “scientific” or “research” to what I’m about to say), those two words are used more frequently in the month of March than any other time during the year.
Peanuts have been in the news a lot these days. The incidence of peanut allergies has doubled in the last 10 years, now at about 1 to 2 percent of young children.
Who doesn’t love a good pioneer story?
Well, this story struck me deep in the cockles of my fear zone.
This Saturday marks the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in Ocean City, Md., along with countless other celebrations throughout the region designed around revelers who either wish to make it down to the beach from other locales, or simply need a day of rest after celebrating before resuming their regular day-to-day schedule.
So, you remember that scene in the movie?
Those of us who have been around the area for a while remember when controversy and strong feelings surrounded the proposed Bear Trap Dunes project in Ocean View.
Reader: Bilingual candidates needed
There has been a lot of talk lately about award presentations and the esteemed “red carpet.”
And while that has made for great theater in Hollywood and other locations, this community held perhaps its best awards event of the year last week — the 11th Annual Joshua M. Freeman Valor Awards, presented by the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce.
There aren’t many things that genuinely frighten me.