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Berlin’s Ta Da bids ‘auf wiedersehen’ after Oktoberfest

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Oct. 19, 2017) Downtown Berlin was flooded over the weekend, not with rain, but with throngs of visitors during a highly successful Oktoberfest celebration. At one end of Main Street, Fin’s Ale House and Raw Bar held an all-you-can-eat Oystoberfest, with Philadelphia-based Pet Cheetah performing cover songs ranging from The… Read more »

Indivisible won’t divide Washington

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Oct. 19, 2017) Members of Indivisible Worcester MD reiterated during a meeting Tuesday night they would not bring a planned Halloween night demonstration to Washington Street in Berlin, where trick-or-treating is expected to draw upwards of 2,000 children. Just over a dozen people attended the meeting at a South Point… Read more »

Bid adieu to sugar bombs, Cap’n Crunch

By Paul Suplee, MBA, CEC, PC-3 Sometimes, and it’s not very often, I get convinced to go to the gym by someone. I’ve never really been a “gym person,” rather finding solace in a good paddle, a swim, a good session of surfing, skateboarding or god forbid, running. I truly loathe running – and we’re… Read more »

­­Final meeting for 100+ Women Who Care

By Kara Hallissey, Staff Writer (Oct. 12, 2017) The 100+ Women Who Care on the Shore charity will have its final meeting of the year on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at Sisters in Berlin on Main Street. Women interested in donating $100 to a worthy charity are encouraged to attend. The doors open at 5 p.m…. Read more »

Historical Society annual fundraiser returns to resort

(Oct. 12, 2017) The Worcester County Historical Society is planning its annual fall dinner for Sunday, Oct. 22, at 1 p.m. at the Dunes Manor Hotel on 28th Street in Ocean City. The guest speaker at the dinner will be Mindie Burgoyne, an author and leader of ghost tours. Burgoyne will share some of the… Read more »

Second Friday art sale, Oct. 13

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Oct. 12, 2017) The Berlin Arts and Entertainment Committee will have an art sale and fundraiser in conjunction with the monthly 2nd Friday art stroll this week. Paintings, prints and sculptures will be among the works on display at the Berlin Welcome Center on 14 South Main Street. The cost… Read more »

DiFebo’s Restaurant opens up third location

By Kara Hallissey, Staff Writer (Oct. 12, 2017) DiFebo’s Italian Restaurant, a staple in Bethany and Rehoboth beach towns, is slated to open a third location by the end of October, taking over the spot previously occupied by Siculi Italian Kitchen on 104 North Main Street in Berlin. Owners Lisa DiFebo-Osias and Jeff Osias are excited… Read more »

Pines resident wins gold in Delaware Senior Olympics

By Kara Hallissey, Staff Writer (Oct. 12, 2017) Ocean Pines resident Joe Schneider, 91, took home a gold medal in the 50-yard backstroke event during the Delaware Senior Olympics, last Friday in Dover. “I was pleased and it was a good experience,” said Schneider, who only learned how to swim six months ago. “It was… Read more »

Thanks to those who supported Berlin Cruisers

Editor, The Berlin Cruiser Committee would like to thank the Town of Berlin for their usual excellent support of our semi-annual Cruisers event. We would like to especially thank Jane Kreiter and Wendell Purnell and the entire public works crew, the Berlin Electric Department, Berlin Police Department and Sharon Timmons for posting our “no parking”… Read more »

Maintaining expectations

The newly appointed Berlin Falls Park Advisory Committee has a great opportunity and a tough assignment. The opportunity, obviously, is to guide the creation of a real recreational jewel for the town. The tough assignment: help manage the public’s expectations. Even though developing practical ideas and recommendations for the mayor and council to consider will… Read more »