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Foultz hosting Girl Scout fundraiser at Carrabba’s


By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Jan. 24, 2019) Longtime Ocean Pines resident Anna Foultz, reportedly the oldest active Girl Scout in the United States, will host a fundraiser for the organization on Saturday, Feb. 23 at Carrabba’s Italian Grill in West Ocean City. For $15, guests will receive a choice of chicken cordon bleu, spaghetti and… Read more »

Delmarva Birding Weekend offers trips Fri. through Sun.


Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (Jan. 24, 2019) Birders can experience scenic surroundings while observing different wildfowl during the fourth annual winter Delmarva Birding Weekend. The event kicks off on Friday and runs through Sunday, Jan. 27, with trips in Maryland and Delaware. Several ventures are scheduled over the weekend. Each trip costs $25 per person with… Read more »

Local band ‘Yatra’ making noise in metal magazines


By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (Jan. 24, 2019) Dana Helmuth and his band, Yatra, released their first album, “Death Ritual,” in late December, featuring heavy rock and metal music, and it has already received rave reviews. Helmuth, the owner of Clearlight Studio in Berlin and a longtime Worcester County resident, has always been a fan of… Read more »

Art opening Friday to get ‘Surreal’


By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Jan. 10, 2019) The Berlin Arts and Entertainment Committee on Friday will present its fifth annual collaborative art show and fundraiser at the Globe from 6-9 p.m. Both the subject and the title of the show is “Surreal.” Committee Chairwoman Heather Layton said Brian Robertson, who co-organized the event, comes up… Read more »

Berlin Restaurant Week runs through Sunday


By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Jan. 10, 2019) Fifteen local restaurants are taking part in the 2019 Berlin Restaurant Week, which began on Monday and will continue through Sunday. The event began in 2016 to encourage patrons to try new eateries and to dine during the offseason, as restaurants offer special menus and discounts in an… Read more »

Berlin woman has rescued over 1,500 animals


By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (Jan. 3, 2019) Susanne Hoshino has rescued over 1,500 animals through her organization, Kindness Matters Rescue. She has spent the last eight years living by her motto, “working together we save them because every life matters.” Hoshino, a resident of Berlin since the 1980’s, has spent her life caring for animals… Read more »

Santa visits Cedar Chapel School


By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Jan. 3, 2019) A decades-long local holiday tradition continued last month, as Santa Claus and one of his top elves visited the Cedar Chapel Special School in Snow Hill to deliver presents to students. The school has 55 students between the ages of 3 and 21 with moderate to severe disabilities…. Read more »

Buckingham Elementary unveils new mural


By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Jan. 3, 2019) Just before going on Christmas break, students and faculty at Buckingham Elementary in Berlin unveiled a new mural at the school. Planning for the months-long project began last year and in October muralist Amanda Pellerin from the Baltimore based Young Audiences program began working with students to put… Read more »

New Year’s Eve celebrations in Berlin


By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Dec. 27, 2018) The busy Berlin events season – and calendar year – concludes with a New Year’s Eve celebration downtown on Wednesday, Dec. 31. Kicking things off from 5-6 p.m. is a special event for children and families that is timed to coincide with the New Year’s countdown in Berlin,… Read more »

Hundreds trek to ‘Other Side of the Tracks’ art show

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By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Dec. 20, 2018) Cold-weather art strolls in Berlin generally are not as well attended as their summertime counterparts, but that wasn’t the case last Friday when Jordan Pippin and Pete Mueller hosted a special 2nd Friday exhibition at Steel N Glory on Washington Street. The show featured a dozen artists, from… Read more »