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Girl Scouts going door-to-door to take cookie orders

MARYLAND–Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay started going door-to-door Jan. 11, taking orders for Girl Scout Cookies. This year, local Girl Scouts will offer six cookie varieties–Thin Mints, Samoas, Tagalongs, Trefoils, Do-si-dos and Savannah Smiles. All Girl Scout cookies cost $4 per box.    Cookie booth sales will begin on Friday, Feb. 14, at local… Read more »

Pine’eer Craft Club donates to organizations

OCEAN PINES–During the Dec. 19, installation of officers/holiday luncheon, Nancy Welsh, president of the Pine’eer Craft Club, presented checks totaling $5,000 to organizations of Ocean Pines. The membership of the Pine’eer Craft Club supports the Ocean Pines community from profits derived from its 2013 activities. The members voted to donate $5,000 to the community, to… Read more »

Activities for all ages available at Worcester County libraries

WORCESTER COUNTY–An assortment of programs for all ages are being offered at Worcester County libraries in January. Ocean City Branch: •Post-It Art Contest–all month: Submit a piece of art on a Post-It Note. Create work at home or visit the Ocean City branch on 100th Street where supplies will be available. Creations will be displayed… Read more »

Phillips’ home wins contest

OCEAN PINES – The Ocean Pines Association has announced the winners of its annual “Light up the Pines” outdoor display contest.   This year, area residents were given the chance to vote for all of the winners in the contest’s four categories. The home of Lee and Barb Phillips, located at 76 Ocean Parkway, received… Read more »

Community Briefs

Volunteer of the Year Stephen Decatur High School junior Jerred Johnson was named the SDHS Volunteer of the Year in the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program.  Sponsored by Prudential Financial and the National Association of Secondary School Principals, the awards recognize outstanding community service by young Americans. Johnson is now eligible for the… Read more »

Gull Creek Senior Living hosts first Idol competition

BERLIN—The house was rocking as Gull Creek Senior Living Community hosted its first Silver Stars Senior Idol Contest on Nov. 14. Truck driver Charley Davis took home the top prize of $500 with renditions of Kenny Rogers’ “You Don’t Need Me,” and Marvin Gaye’s and Tammi Tyrell’s “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.” Regina Yankalunas won… Read more »

Children’s Halloween-themed events planned throughout area

 MARYLAND–Children and families can celebrate Halloween with free activities in the area starting today, Oct. 25, and lasting into November.  From trick-or-treating to costume contests, pony rides, hayrides, games and more, these are some of the events taking place:   Berlin: • Frontier Town’s Haunted Trail through the Wicked Woods of the Western theme park… Read more »

Community Briefs

Rotary Club installs new member The Ocean City/Berlin Rotary Club recently installed new member Carl Smith. The Ocean City/Berlin Rotary Club meetings are held Wednesdays at 5:45 p.m. in the Captain’s Table Restaurant in the Courtyard by Marriott, 15th Street and the Boardwalk.   MBS Family Fall Festival Oct. 25  Get ready to fall into fun… Read more »

Worcester County Libraries to offer assortment of programs

WORCESTER COUNTY–Worcester County libraries will offer a variety of programs in October. During Play Time, parents and children ranging from infants to 5 years old will explore educational toys together in interactive free play. It is a great place to make new friends and learn new skills. Play Times are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1… Read more »