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Berlin branch nears first anniversary in library

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By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (July 11, 2019) It’s been a year since the newly constructed Berlin branch of the Worcester County Library had its soft opening on July 10, and with the first anniversary of its official Aug. 7 ribbon cutting about to arrive, library officials are delighted with the reception it has received…. Read more »

‘Weirdos’ art show featured at Globe for Second Friday

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By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (July 11, 2019) Admirers of the arts can embrace their inner “weirdos” Friday evening during the second annual “Weirdos Like Us Collaborative Art Show” opening at the Globe. “For me, this is my favorite, because it’s weirdoes just like me, so I feel like I fit in pretty well,” artist… Read more »

Charity raising money for veterans


By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (July 4, 2019) Tickets are still available for the 22nd annual Country Western Night at the Ocean Downs Casino, Thursday, July 11. The event, which will start at 5 p.m., was created by 93-year-old Anna Foultz and hosted each year by Ocean Pines nonprofit Star Charities for the benefit of… Read more »

Berlin Police Department delivers groceries to seniors


By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (July 4, 2019) A small act of kindness apparently goes a long way for those in need. Several members of the Berlin Police Department have delivered bags of groceries to people unable to get to Stephenson United Methodist Church Spirit Kitchen and food bank on 123 N. Main St. in Berlin…. Read more »

Picnic planned prior to fireworks in Berlin


By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (July 4, 2019) Berlin residents and visitors can take advantage of the eve of the United States of America’s 243rd birthday with a picnic on the lawn at the Calvin B. Taylor House Museum. The second annual event will take place from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday on the museum’s lawn on… Read more »

Junior lifeguard program kicks off

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By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (July 4, 2019) Ocean Pines children can beat the summer heat while learning skills that can help them become a lifeguard with the junior lifeguard patrol program. Created in 2014, the program run by Operations Director Colby Phillips helps children as young as seven years old learn what they would… Read more »

Freedom 5K, carnival and fireworks, July 4


By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (July 4, 2019) Ocean Pines, like all communities in Worcester County, will celebrate Independence Day with a variety of activities. Here’s what Ocean Pines has scheduled for the July 4 holiday: Freedom 5K Ocean Pines will begin its July 4 celebration with its annual Freedom 5K run and walk. Families… Read more »

Berlin nursing home kicks off summer with fashion show

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By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (June 27, 2019) The first day of summer brought smiles to the faces of the residents of Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center as they took to the runway during a fashion show. “I must say you guys look absolutely fabulous,” said Activities Director Jo Davis.” I wish I could get… Read more »

Activities planned throughout Wor. for July 4


By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (June 28, 2019) From patriotic music to fireworks, games, a 5K run and a Declaration of Independence reading, Ocean City and surrounding communities offer many celebrations for Independence Day. Here are some activities planned throughout Worcester County: Ocean City: Uptown Fireworks: At Northside Park on 125th Street, a DJ will… Read more »

Berlin woman celebrates cancer milestone, attends CTCA conference

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By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (June 27, 2019) For June Lewis, a 67-year-old Berlin resident, her trip to the Cancer Treatment Centers of America’s Celebrate Life earlier this month was special. “It was just wonderful. It was just perfect,” Lewis said. “Everything was grand.” Lewis, a Stage IV lung cancer patient, was one of 100 people… Read more »