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Courier The January 28, 2015 Volume 17Number 22 Home Delivery If you live in Ocean Pines and would like The Courier delivered free to your home each Wednesday morning, please just give us a call. 4106416695 Subscribe free to the digital Courier at delmarvacourier.com AARP to meet The next meeting for AARP will be February 2 at the Community Center in Ocean Pines. Social time begins at 930 a.m. and the meeting begins at 10 a.m. This months speaker will be Mona Tinaza from Chesapeake Hearing C

Page 2 The Courier January 28, 2015 D.A. Kozma Jewelers 4102137505 410524GOLD at our new address on Route 611 at Route 50 in the Food Lion Shopping Center wants to BUY your Gold, Silver Coins D.A. Kozma JEWELERS Pictured L to R Nobie Violante Public Works, Sonya Bounds Recreation and Parks, Dan Healy Ocean Pines Fire Department, Eddie Wells Ocean Pines Public Works, Sharon Puser president of the Pineeer Craft Club, Dave Massey Ocean Pines Police Chief, and Mary Adair past president Veterans

January 28, 2015 The Courier Page 3 AARP Offers Free Tax Preparation with free EFiling AARP is once again offering free tax preparation for this years tax season starting February 2. Services will be available at locations in Ocean Pines on Mondays and Saturdays Ocean City on Thursdays and Saturdays and, Pocomoke on Friday as needed. Free Efiling of your taxes is available. Appointments will be taken on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. No messages. If there is no answer then you will need to call

Page 4 The Courier January 28, 2015 The Perspective Courier Independently Owned P.O. Box 1326 Ocean Pines, MD 21811 4106416695 fax 4106416688 thecourierdelmarvacourier.com www.delmarvacourier.com Chip Bertino PublisherEditor chipbertinodelmarvacourier.com TET anniversary to be honored By Sarge Garlitz On January 31, 2008, the 40th anniversary of the TET Offense of the Vietnam War was recognized and those who fought in this victory were honored. The TET 40 Wreath made by Rosie Garlitz was pl

Janaury 28, 2015 The Courier Page 5 Its the little things In a relationship its often the small, shared experiences that are the most indelible. Because each relationship is different so are the experiences and the reasons theyre memorable father, every once in awhile Ill remember an episode with Gramps that I hadnt thought of in years. The memories will strike out of the blue. Ill be doing something with my granddaughter and Bam a fond memory will bubble up from the fathomable depths. We have

Page 6 The Courier January 28, 2015 Pet portrait event to benefit Humane Society Pet lovers have the opportunity to see their pets immortalized in art during Pet Portrait Saturday at the Ocean City Center for the Arts. The event will take place on Saturday, February 7 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the art center on 94th St. in Ocean City. Half of the proceeds from the portrait fees will go to benefit the Worcester County Humane Society, a local nokill shelter. The event is part of the February Pet

January 28, 2015 The Courier Page 7 Flu season affects PRMC visitation policy This flu season is shaping up to be one of the worst on record. The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene now classifies the flu as widespread and at a high intensity level. In Delaware, the flu rate is running almost 10 times higher than a year ago. At Peninsula Regional Medical Center PRMC, there have been 121 positive flu tests this year alone compared to just 80 in all of 20132014s flu season. The 26 co

Page 8 The Courier January 28, 2015 Just Good Business ... Continental Cycles By Jean Marx When you think of businesses in the hightechnology industry, the bicycle industry doesnt immediately come to mind. However, Continental Cycles owner Joe Marx can attest in his 35 years of experience that todays bikes with their hydraulic brakes and suspension systems are comparable to working on a motorcycle and can be as complex as a computer. With two stores in Ocean City and in Ocean Pines, Joe is pro

January 28, 2015 The Courier Page 9 Groundhog facts Every February 2, people across the country anxiously await the groundhogs weather forecast. Should the groundhog see his shadow, it is six more weeks of winter. If the shadow goes unseen, spring will arrive ahead of schedule. For some, Groundhog Day is the only time a person actually lays eyes on the animal doing the prognosticating. But theres more to groundhogs than their ability to forecast the weather. Groundhogs do little in that burrow

Page 10 The Courier January 28, 2015 Heart healthy During a recent Health Literacy Unit, Ocean City Elementary ACROSS 1. Licenses TV stations 4. Wornout horse 7. Expire 10. Winglike structure 11. Supplement with difficulty 12. Confederate soldier 13. Attempter 15. All persons of the earth 16. Vertical position 19. Live longer than 21. Showing keen interest 23. Old Spanish currency units 24. Ingested by sniffing 25. A narrow path or road 26. Old Tokyo 27. Bound map collections 30. Deliquium 35.

January 28, 2015 The Courier Page 11 Prototype Students in Mrs. Windy Phillips first grade class at Ocean City Elementary participated in a STEM Science Technology Engineering Mathematics unit. They created prototypes for a new Route 50 inlet bridge. Pictured are student engineers Elijah Isett and Brody Kendall putting the finishing touches on their bridge prototype. Falls dont have to a part of aging By Dawn Denton, RN Falls are the number one cause of injury and hospital visits due to traum

Page 12 The Courier January 28, 2015 CLASSIFIEDS Display Ads 15 per column inch Deadline 5 p.m. Friday Prepayment required. Cash or check accepted 4106416695 Fax 4106416688 P.O. Box 1326 Ocean Pines, MD 21811 ANNOUNCEMENTS SUPPORT our service members, veterans and their families in their time of need. For more information visit the Fisher House website at www.fisherhouse.org Advertising supported by this publication EMPLOYMENT The path to your dream job begins with a college degree. Education

January 28, 2015 The Courier Page 13 open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 4106415433. When submitting items for the calendar please include the event name, date, where held, time and a little about the event. Items being considered for the calendar need to be in by noon on Friday. Email to thecourierdelmarvacourier.com Diakonia Thrift Shop Used to be Mine offers clothing, furniture, household items and more. Proceeds benefit Diakonia shelter and pantry. Located at Rte. 611 and Sunset Ave. Open 10 4. Cal

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January 28, 2015 The Courier Page 15 Honors to law enforcement officers In honor of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, the students in Yetive Delaneys class at Worcester Prep wrote thank you notes to Maryland law enforcement men and women. Row 1, lr Claire Windrow, Lebby Becker, Emma Crivella, Hunter Simons, Ryan Mann, Ashling Marshall, Sam Menendez, and Sage Tunnell back Colin Savage, Andrea Rilling, Jackson Hershey, William Mumford, Jack Schell, Case Tilghman, Caleb Collins, Loni Wede

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