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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 »

Worcester County Arts Council seeks project applicants

BERLIN–The Worcester County Arts Council Grants Review Committee is seeking applicants for local art projects to be held in Worcester County between Jan. 1, 2014 through June 30, 2014. Proposed project must be sponsored or presented by a not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization and be open to the public. Grant amount requested must be matched one-for-one by… Read more »

Bliss featured artist at Arts Council gallery during Oct

BERLIN– During the month of October, The Worcester County Arts Council Gallery will feature an exhibit by local artist and the Arts Council’s member, Kenny Bliss.  The exhibit will be on display through October. Kenny Bliss creates his work through diverse mediums such as painting with pulp, sculpting clay, and carving masterful pumpkins. His unique… Read more »

Furnace Town will continue to offer interpretive program

SNOW HILL— Harrison Senior Living, with locations in Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania, is supporting The Spinner’s House located at Furnace Town in Snow Hill. Through supporters such as Harrison House of Snow Hill and John B. Parsons Assisted Living, Furnace Town is able to continue telling the story of the Nassawango Iron Furnace. The interpretive… Read more »