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Ocean Pines Association, Sam’s Club partner to benefit fire dept.

 OCEAN PINES–Sam’s Club is partnering with the Ocean Pines Association to bring a special membership offer to benefit the Ocean Pines Volunteer Fire Department now through Dec. 20. In addition to offering benefits for new and renewing members, Sam’s will donate $5 of each membership fee to the Ocean Pines Volunteer Fire Department. The offer,… Read more »

Community Foundation board members announced

SALISBURY–The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore welcomes new members to its board of directors following a formal announcement at the Foundation’s annual meeting Nov.1, at The Fountains Conference Center in Salisbury. The new board members elected to serve a three-year term include: Andrew Kim is a certified public account and the Principal for Kim… Read more »

A horse named ‘Bailey’

BERLIN– Unsuspecting Binderiya Unter was visiting the Assateague Island Visitor Center with her classmates from Ellicott City when she was selected to randomly choose a winner from more than 200 entries in the Assateague Island Alliance Name That Horse contest.  Emma Sawch, 12, of Stamford, Conn. was chosen as the winner to provide this chestnut… Read more »

Stephen Decatur Park mural design contest deadline Dec. 2

BERLIN–The deadline for the Stephen Decatur Park Mural Contest is Monday, Dec. 2, at 5 p.m. Area students currently in grades 9-12 are invited to submit original artwork for the contest being run by the Berlin Parks Commission to replace the existing mural located behind the tennis courts. Once entries have been narrowed down, a… Read more »

Christmas festival in Pocomoke

POCOMOKE– The Christmas Arts and Craft Festival will take place Saturday, Nov. 23 at the Pocomoke Volunteer Fire Dept. Community Center, hosted by the Pocomoke Area Chamber of Commerce. Enjoy some pre-Black Friday shopping in a calm atmosphere. The community center at 1410 Market Street in Pocomoke is the location for this first-time event. Admission cost… Read more »

Groups partner to offer vets free medical transportation

LOWER SHORE–Nearly 19,000 veterans call the Lower Eastern Shore home. One of the challenges facing veterans in our rural community is a lack of easily accessible and affordable transportation to and from services offered at the Cambridge VA Outpatient Clinic. To help veterans overcome their transportation challenges, United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore and… Read more »

Tragic accident at notorious intersection spurs town to action

BERLIN—Residents and town officials were in unison in expressing frustration and lament over the tragic accident that occurred during the evening of Nov. 8, when two teenage brothers were struck by an unmarked police car at the intersection of Route 113 and Bay Street. Tymeir Deon’ta Montece Dennis, 16, and his brother Tyheim Bowen, 18,… Read more »

New OP Yacht Club kitchen redesign could prove costly

OCEAN PINES—The Ocean Pines association Board of Directors got a bit of a shock during their Nov. 6 work session—sticker shock, when General Manger Bob Thompson told them that equipment costs may have to be sharply increased because of the condition of equipment that was slated to be transferred from the old facility to the… Read more »

Studio features art created by students Friday, Saturday

OCEAN PINES–A studio of fine arts, Random Juxtaposition, will host its popular autumn Exhibit and Sale of student art on Friday, Nov. 15, from 7-10 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 16, from  11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The exhibit will feature the works of local children and adults, ages 5 – 105, who study with artist… Read more »

Investigation continues into fatal Berlin crash involving trooper

Maryland State Police continue to investigate the fatal collision in Berlin last Friday that occurred when two teenaged brothers crossed Route 113 into the path of a state trooper’s patrol car. The collision killed a 16-year-old boy and seriously injured his brother. The state trooper, Nicholas Hager, 21, was driving his unmarked police car on… Read more »