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Dive-in Easter Egg hunt at Pines pool Friday, March 23

(March 22, 2018) Dozens of young divers and snorkelers, age 11 and under, are expected to wade into the indoor heated pool in Ocean Pines on Friday, March 23 in search of prizes during the community’s annual Easter Egg-stravaganza Dive and Pool Party. “Who knew the Easter Bunny likes to swim? Well, he does,” said… Read more »

‘Algonquest’ cycling event debuts in Pocomoke

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (March 22, 2018) Cycling enthusiasts can ride the newest trail in the Pocomoke Forest during a new three-day bicycling event, Algonquest, March 23-25. The Algonquin trail, which connects Worcester and Wicomico counties, begins at the Foster trailhead and ends 12.5 miles away at Milburn Landing Campground. Friday and Saturday rides… Read more »

Kathy Hill named crafter of month

(March 22, 2018) The Pine’eer Craft Club recognizes Kathy Hill as its crafter for March. Hill currently lives in Sykesville, Maryland with her husband. They are part-time residents of Ocean Pines. She is a high school Family and Consumer Sciences teacher at Winters Mill High School in Westminster. As a hobby, Hill started a business… Read more »

April 16 deadline for arts council grant applications

Berlin nonprofit will award funding for local projects to be held July 1-Dec. 31 (March 22, 2018) The Worcester County Arts Council Grants Review Committee is seeking applicants for local art projects to be held in Worcester County between July 1 and Dec. 31. Organizations holding art projects and activities year-around or in both of… Read more »

Reservations open for Taste of Finer Things on April 11

Event, at Harrison’s Harbor Watch, will benefit Stansell House of Coastal Hospice (March 22, 2018) The annual Taste of Finer Things will take place on Wednesday, April 11 at 6:30 p.m. at Harrison’s Harbor Watch in Ocean City, and reservations are now being accepted. The event benefits the campaign to build The Macky & Pam… Read more »

A&E Committee had busy year of benefitting Berlin

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (March 15, 2018) Members of the Berlin Arts and Entertainment Committee presented the committee’s annual report to the Town Council Monday night, showing off activities that benefitted both the downtown and the greater Berlin community. Committee Secretary Stephanie Fowler said the group oversaw monthly 2nd Friday art strolls and outdoor… Read more »

Brews Up moves downtown, leaves Berlin for Snow Hill

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor March 15, 2018) Following Toy Town Antiques by about a year, beer- and wine-making business Brews Up recently moved from Berlin to downtown Snow Hill. Tony Hilligoss started the shop five years ago on Route 113 and later settled on Old Ocean City Boulevard in Berlin. The store is now… Read more »

Pocomoke Fire Co. hosts Boat and Cash Bash

Second annual fundraiser to up ticket limit, raffle off money and Carolina skiff (March 15, 2018) The Pocomoke City Volunteer Fire Company will host its second annual Boat and Cash Bash on Saturday, March 24. The event has become the fire company’s major fundraising event and helps ensure the organization is equipped to provide adequate… Read more »

Nominations open for annual Jesse Klump scholarship

(March 15, 2018) The Jesse Klump Memorial Fund has announced the terms of its 2018 scholarship, and the nomination process has begun. The ninth annual scholarship has a potential value of $15,000 – $3,750 per year renewable for up to four years. “We grant a scholarship each year to a member of the graduating class… Read more »

Minority Scholarship accepting applications

Fund open to area students interested in health care, education or STEM careers (March 15, 2018) The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore is accepting applications for the Hazel Minority Scholarship. The Hazel Minority Scholarship requires applicants to be minority residents of Wicomico, Worcester or Somerset counties who are interested in pursuing a career in… Read more »