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Annual Blessing of the Combines in SH, Sat.

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By Alexis Yovanno, Intern (Aug. 2, 2019) Farmers and more than 2,000 festival goers will gather for the 21st annual Blessing of the Combines, this Saturday, on Bank, Washington and Green streets in Snow Hill. Each year during the event a blessing is bestowed upon the farmers for a safe and good harvest season. Attendees… Read more »

Berlin Little League All-Star teams chase regional titles

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By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (Aug. 1, 2019) Two Berlin Little League All-Star teams remain in contention for regional titles as they begin tournament play this weekend. 8-10 League: The 8-10 All-Star team hopes to continue its winning streak as the group prepares to play New Jersey on Sunday at 4 p.m. in Cranston, Rhode… Read more »

Berlin PD and youth club bond at Jolly Roger

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By Elizabeth Bonin, Staff writer (August 1, 2019) The Berlin Police Department treated 43 children of the Berlin Youth Club to an afternoon at the Jolly Roger Amusement Park on July 10. The day started with the Berlin police providing lunch for the kids and taking them to Baked Desserts for cookies. At Jolly Roger,… Read more »

Northern Worcester County farmer’s markets


By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (Aug. 1, 2019) Northern Worcester County farmer’s markets offer a wide variety of locally-grown fruits and vegetables, as well as other homemade goods multiple times a week. Berlin: The Berlin Farmer’s Market runs Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Pitts Street, next to Burley Inn Tavern. “We’re a… Read more »

Book signings for Cathell’s ‘Pete the Greek’

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By Elizabeth Bonin, Staff Writer (August 1, 2019) From selling Christmas trees, to buying and selling successful restaurants and night clubs, to creating Florida’s first “medical mall” to founding the White Marlin Open, Pete Boinis has accomplished enough for several lifetimes. His friend and attorney, Dale Cathell, a local author who has published four other… Read more »

Blume’s Balloon Roundup Contest underway


By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (July 26, 2019) Around 750 balloons have already been collected during the second annual Blume’s Balloon Roundup Contest, which began May 1 and will end on Sept. 20. Two young Berlin residents took an environmental issue and created a summer contest as a solution last year, as participants collected 1,392… Read more »

Berlin Peach Festival to hold baking contest

Peach pie

By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (July 25, 2019) Calling all bakers: culinary masters and novices alike can register to participate in a pie- baking contest set for next Saturday during the Berlin Peach Festival. The 11th annual event will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the lawn of the Calvin B. Taylor House… Read more »

Little League teams headed off to regionals

Intermediate one

By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (July 26, 2019) Three Berlin Little League All-Star teams continue to pursue regional titles, while another squad’s journey ended this week. Intermediate: The Berlin Intermediate team, comprised of boys ages 11-13, took on New Hampshire Little League in Dix Hills, New York, Friday, July 19, and won 14-6, in the… Read more »

Annual Great Pocomoke Fair kicks off today


Sara Nickoles, Intern (July 25, 2019) The annual Great Pocomoke Fair begins today, Thursday, and run through Saturday on Broad Street, featuring events for the entire family. Thursday the fair opens at 5 p.m. and kicks off with poultry and rabbit judging in the livestock barn. The main events of the night, the Little Miss… Read more »

Wor. SkillsUSA member wins silver

Piper Design Skills OCT

By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (July 18, 2019) Worcester Technical High School’s SkillsUSA team had much to celebrate after competing in the organization’s national championship last month in Louisville, Kentucky. Among the team members who placed in the top 10 was Piper Gooding. She won a silver medal in the middle school pin design competition. “Honestly,… Read more »