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American Legion and Scouts lay to rest nearly 1,600 flags

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By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (Nov. 28, 2019) Around 1,600 American flags were retired in a ceremony conducted by the American Legion and Scouts of America at the Worcester County Veterans Memorial in Ocean Pines last Saturday. The Boy Scouts of Troop 261, Cub Scouts of Pack 261 and Girl Scouts of Troop 621 properly… Read more »

New Stephen Decatur food pantry

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By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (Nov. 29, 2019) Counselors and teachers at Stephen Decatur High School who were concerned that some students may not be getting enough to eat, opened a food pantry last Friday to help alleviate that problem. Organized by Curricular Resource Teacher Nikki Billetdeaux and Counselor Lauren Sharkey, the food pantry will… Read more »

Thanksgiving dinners offered by local churches and organizations

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By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (Nov. 21, 2019) Area residents and guests can skip the tedious process of making Thanksgiving dinner and instead, enjoy a full holiday meal prepared by one of two local churches next Thursday, or, donate to various churches and organizations throughout the county. For the 41st year, the Ocean City Baptist… Read more »

Flag retirement rescheduled for this Saturday at 9 a.m.

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By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (Nov. 22, 2019) Strong winds last Saturday forced the flag retirement ceremony hosted by the American Legion and Scouts of America to be rescheduled for this Saturday, Nov. 23. The Boy Scouts of Troop 261, Cub Scouts of Pack 261 and Girl Scouts of Troop 621 will properly discard hundreds… Read more »

ThanksKitten run, Turkey Day Trash Trot activities

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By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (Nov. 22, 2019) Runners can sign up for the third annual ThanksKitten Trot and second annual Trash Trot, which offer healthy ways to get active before and after Thanksgiving dinner indulgences. The ThanksKitten Run will take place at the Ocean Pines South Gate Pond Trail, Thursday, Nov. 28, starting at… Read more »

Nationwide mural project descends on Berlin

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By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (Nov. 7, 2019) Artist Tim Gibson drove into Berlin last week on a floral bus with one purpose in mind: painting a mural as part of his Ten Thousand Flowers Project. Gibson, 24, of Perkasie, Pennsylvania, began his mural-painting journey in June 2018, and started the Ten Thousand Flowers Project tour… Read more »

Frenes sign off at Victorian Charm

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By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (Nov. 7, 2019) Steve and Debbie Frene will soon say goodbye to Victorian Charm as they prepare to sell their shop on Main Street. “We’re one of the few remaining links to old Berlin,” Steve said.  Debbie opened Victorian Charm on 100 N. Main St. in the 1990s with the help… Read more »

Local youth signs Bronze Ambassadorship

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By Elizabeth Bonin, Staff Writer (Nov. 7, 2019) Thirteen-year-old Chloe Paddack believed her parents when they told her she that would never own a horse. That is, until Chloe started competing and winning equestrian competitions called “eventing,” which is a riding triathlon of sorts. Two months ago, they surprised Chloe by buying Rosie, the horse they… Read more »

Bark for Life at Windmill Creek this Sunday

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By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (Nov. 1, 2019) Animal lovers and their pets can help raise money for cancer research during the third annual Bark for Life, this Sunday from 3-5 p.m. at Windmill Creek Vineyard and Winery, located at 11206 Worcester Highway in Berlin. Bark for Life is co-organized by Stephen Decatur High School’s… Read more »

Bunk Mann publishes second book about OC

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By Josh Kim, Staff Writer (Oct. 31, 2019) The western wall of Hunter “Bunk” Mann’s living room is covered from ceiling to floor with history books. “I put them up when journalists come over,” Mann joked. Despite a long, fulfilling career in the insurance industry, Mann said his dream — if he could go back in… Read more »