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Middle-class migrants help produce 'Good' food

BERLIN — Kapri Grant and Hannah Klein are the oddest June Bugs you are likely to meet. Before hitting the Boardwalk for the evening, they spend the day weeding and doing other farm chores as a way of earning their keep. They are obviously bored and tired but resigned to finish their contract before moving… Read more »

WYFCS camp a huge hit

BERLIN —Monday’s rain forced a bit of change in plans for the kids participating in the Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services (WYFCS) day camp, but they still found plenty of indoor activities to make their first day of camp enjoyable. The camp is the first major youth event run by the WYFCS as part… Read more »

The Tale of Willit

OCEAN PINES — Willit the Sandpiper, once the mascot of Showell Elementary School, could return to his (or her) former glory if the Worcester County Board of Education proceeds with his creator’s wishes. That creator would be Wilda Stroh, who opened Showell Elementary School in 1976 as its first principal. The new school, of course,… Read more »

Historical tourism

POCOMOKE — To call “Worcester County Then and Now” a pictorial history fails to get at the fact that the book is more a tour of a place that no longer exists than a collection of photographs and facts. Compiled by mother-in-law, daughter-in-law team Norma Miles and Robin Chandler-Miles, the book is the result of… Read more »

Bringing Bikes To The Beach

WHALEYVILLE — Oasis owner Bobby Riccio has never been able to relax and let the patrons come pouring in through the door. Since he purchased the Old Ocean City Boulevard business four years ago, he’s constantly worked to create and maintain a regular customer base. But more than that, he’s insinuated himself into the business… Read more »

Berlin's 16th Spring Celebration

BERLIN — This weekend Berlin will host its 16th Annual Spring Celebration. Sponsored by the Berlin Chamber of commerce, the Spring Celebration has come to represent the official end of winter for many and the first in a line if street fairs and festivals that take the town all the way through summer. It would… Read more »

Locals to Compete in Pork in the Park

POWELLVILLE — Three local men will be going just short of whole hog when they make their first foray into competitive cooking this weekend at the Pork in the Park Festival in Winterplace Park this weekend. Danny Morris, team spokesperson for the Station 7 Smoke Eaters team said they decided to enter in every category… Read more »

LeAnn Rimes, B-52s to Perform at Freeman Stage this Summer

FENWICK, Del. — As they prepare to kick of their fourth season organizers for the Freeman Stage at Bayside announced that for the first time they were able to secure performances by two national acts for the summer season. Michelle Freeman, president and chair of the The Joshua M. Freeman Foundation, said she was pleased… Read more »

JAG to hold Fundraiser

Wine Tasting The Atlantic General Hospital Junior Auxiliary Group is planning a wine tasting event 6-8 p.m. Monday, April 18 at Costa Ventosa Vineyard and Winery in Whaleyville. Local artist Kristin Mallery Hooks will be displaying her photograph collection “Hearts Happen,” most recently displayed at the Globe in Berlin.  This event is open to the… Read more »

Eastern Shore musher hits the trail

OCEAN PINES – Kevin and Linda Powers are the opposite of snowbirds. For the last several years as the weather gets colder they move north for the chance to work out their husky team. The endgame has always been for Linda and the team to complete the 30 mile leg of the Can-Am Crown International… Read more »