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Courier The March 4, 2015 Volume 19 Number 27 Subscribe free to the digital Courier at delmarvacourier.com Basic boating course offered Learn about our local Ocean City waters safely navigating and piloting on our local waters. Learn how to tie nautical knots and brush up on your general boating knowledge. Perhaps you are starting out in boating, or coming back to it, the boating course is a great chance to get practical boating knowledge and advice from Coast Guard Auxiliary Instructors. On h

Page 2 The Courier March 4, 2015 Health Dept. offers free grocery store tours It is a little late for a New Years resolution but it is always a good time to focus on your health. In recognition of National Nutrition Month this March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is once again conducting a nutrition education campaign and encouraging everyone to Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle. In celebration of National Nutrition Month, the Worcester County Health Department will be sponsoring free, Gro

March 4, 2015 The Courier Page 3 Raptor Demo Team to perform at air show The OC Air Show will host three headline acts all in the same year as the U.S. Air Force F22 Raptor Demo Team joins the best line up ever to be assembled in the eight year history of the OC Air Show. The event will take place June 1314 in Ocean City, Maryland. The F22 Raptor is Americas superfighter and the only operational fifthgeneration fighter aircraft in the world today. Its combination of stealth, supercruise, thrust

Page 4 The Courier March 4, 2015 The Courier Independently Owned P.O. Box 1326 Ocean Pines, MD 21811 4106416695 fax 4106416688 thecourierdelmarvacourier.com www.delmarvacourier.com Chip Bertino PublisherEditor chipbertinodelmarvacourier.com CERT training ensures preparedness By Dale Collins Have you ever had to evacuate a fire scene Use a fire extinguisher Give CPR Operate an Automatic External Defibrillator AED Provide first aid to a heart attack or stroke victim Communicate germane informa

March 4, 2015 The Courier Page 5 Cycles, temperatures and loads There was a time when the extent of knowledge I had about laundering clothes included putting them in the hamper and within a few days finding them clean, folded and put away neatly in the appropriate drawer. It was that simple. Oh, the good old days she has multiple laundry baskets into which she throws similar clothes. She may have five or six baskets. I would say she is a sorting expert. When I first started separating clothes,

Page 6 The Courier March 4, 2015 Navy Reserve celebrates centennial The Navy Reserve will marked its centennial anniversary on Tuesday, March 3 with a series of events starting in Washington DC and continuing at installations around the country during the year. The events will highlight the history of the Navy Reserve and the remarkable contributions Reserve Sailors have made to the nations security. Our Centennial commemoration is a truly once in a lifetime opportunity to highlight the Reserve

March 4, 2015 The Courier Page 7 I Love to Cook by Bev Wisch It is a good time of year to clean out the freezer. If you are like me, I have half loaves of bread and rolls that I always plan to use. So I gathered them and made a delicious bread pudding. I had so much that the birds got a nice treat on top of the snow. Ed took the bread out in the yard and almost got attacked by the birds they were so hungry. Any vegetables that are left I try to use as spring is just around the corner and I will

Page 8 The Courier March 4, 2015 Mental health to be held In an effort to combat the stigma that too often surrounds the topic of mental health, the Worcester County Health Department WCHD will be hosting a conference in Ocean City this March as part of an ongoing Mental Health Know the Facts, No Stigma, campaign. Know the Facts will feature seminars on how to break down barriers when talking about mental illness, the impact of bullying, veteran and LGBT issues and more. Speakers will include e

March 4, 2015 The Courier Page 9 House of Delegates Session Highlights Delegate Mary Beth Carozza, 38C Governor Hogan Releases Updated Phosphorus Management Tool PMT Regulations On Monday, February 23, Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference to unveil the Administrations version of the Phosphorus Management Tool PMT regulations that was pulled from the Maryland Register on January 21. The revised regulations represent a compromise between all interested parties. Maryland Farm Bureau Presid

Page 10 The Courier March 4, 2015 Eyes on the Skies Growth and development of the galaxies By Douglas Hemmick, Ph.D. The month of March marks the transition from winter to spring and there are corresponding changes in the night skies. Over the course of the month the sun sets later, with an abrupt change occurring on March 8 when Daylight Saving Time takes effect. The astronomy concept for March is the transformation and maturing of the galaxies. Prior to about 1929, astronomers were aware of o

March 4, 2015 The Courier Page 11 carozza from page 9 eyes from page 10 collisions and astronomers assert that the Milky Way will merge with Andromeda in another five billion years. For stargazers peering outside, the early evening sky will once again be dominated by the planet Venus, blazing over the southwest horizon. Look for Venus as early as 6 p.m. just after sunset. Alert viewers can The Courier welcomes letters for publication. Preference is given to letters addressing community and cou

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March 4, 2015 The Courier Page 15 How to avoid growing bored in retirement From the moment young men and women first walk into the office for their first day as a working professional until the day they officially retire, the notion of planning for retirement is never far from their minds. But when the day to hang up the briefcase and donate all those business suits arrives, some retirees wonder what to do next. Some retirees know exactly how they will spend their days when they no longer have

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