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Volunteer Award

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MORGAN PILZ/ BAYSIDE GAZETTE Tom Sholtis was named the Volunteer of the Year during the annual Berlin Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet hosted by owner John Fager at the Atlantic Hotel in Berlin on Feb. 12.

‘Roo Yoga

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MORGAN PILZ/BAYSIDE GAZETTE Rachel Azejzak, the mobile crew manager for Barn Hill Preserve of Delaware, holds 8-month- old joey Mac during the Kangaroo Yoga session held at the Eastern Shore Healing Arts Center in Berlin on Jan. 25, which raised more than $1,700 for the Bushfire Wildlife Rescue and Support.

Penguin Swim modified for covid

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By Josh Kim, Staff Writer (Dec. 24, 2020) Join the Atlantic General Hospital Foundation for an icy dip in the Atlantic Ocean on New Year’s Day for the foundation’s 27th annual Penguin Swim fundraiser event. “It’s a great opportunity for everyone to wash away 2020, while honoring and supporting the healthcare heroes in our community,”… Read more »

Berlin mural part of Ten Thousand Flowers Project

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By Ally Lanasa, Staff Writer (Dec. 24, 2020) The Berlin Art and Entertainment Committee joined artist Tim Gibson to create a community mural inside the Berlin branch of the Worcester County Library as part of the Ten Thousand Flowers Project. Gibson, 25, established the Ten Thousand Flowers Project in 2018 in his hometown of Perkasie,… Read more »

Nativity scene at SonRise Church and MBS

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By Ally Lanasa, Staff Writer *Update: The live Nativity scene at SonRise Church has been rescheduled for Monday from 6-8 p.m. due to inclement weather on Sunday.* (Dec. 17, 2020) The Berlin campus of SonRise Church has incorporated covid-19 safety protocols in its live Nativity this year by making the Sunday, 6-8 p.m. presentation a drive-through… Read more »

Fire co. adds day to Santa’s annual Berlin area tour

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St. Nick’s ride-through will  need both Sat. and Sun. By Ally Lanasa, Staff Writer (Dec. 17, 2020) The Berlin Fire Company is expanding its annual Santa escort to a two-day event this weekend in town. Fire Company President David Fitzgerald said the tour with Santa will cover the company’s entire fire coverage district on Saturday and… Read more »

Windmill Creek promotes walking

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By Ally Lanasa, Staff Writer (Dec. 10, 2020) Windmill Creek Vineyard and Winery, 11206 Worcester Highway in Berlin, is hosting “Unstuff The Fluff Holiday Fitness Walk Challenge” until Feb. 1 to encourage residents to lose unwanted pounds after the winter festivities. “I usually get out of shape every year around this time,” said Barry Mariner,… Read more »

Student collects holiday cards for military overseas

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By Ally Lanasa, Staff Writer (Dec. 10, 2020) MaryAnn Catherine Rutzler, the current Pure International Young Miss Eastern Shore, is spreading holiday cheer near and far this year. The 13-year-old from Newark serves as the recording secretary and “Diamond Girl” for Project Sparkle On, an outreach program that inspires youth to get involved through kindness… Read more »

Berlin museum gets grant for oral histories

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By Ally Lanasa, Staff Writer (Dec. 10, 2020) The Calvin B. Taylor House Museum, 208 N. Main St. in Berlin, received a $2,500 grant from Beach to Bay Heritage Area to create a new collection of oral histories about the lives of people in Berlin. “Basically, it’s what people’s … experiences in Berlin are, whether… Read more »

Berlin offers month of holiday activities

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By Ally Lanasa, Staff Writer (Dec. 3, 2020) As the most wonderful time of the year approaches, the town of Berlin, businesses and organizations have planned holiday activities for families. This Thursday is Men’s Holiday Shop Night in downtown Berlin from 5-8 p.m. Merchants will help men find the gifts they need this year, then… Read more »