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Get in the Operation Medicine Drop ACT

BERLIN — Just as it took a little time to get the word out about the ecological and environmental dangers of dumping unused paint, used motor oil and other toxics into the area landfills, it’s likely to take a little bit of effort and public awareness campaigns to  begin to eliminate the chemicals from discarded… Read more »

Diakonia Asks Berlin Council for Donations

BERLIN — As the mayor and council begin budget preparation and deliberations, representatives from Diakonia presented a video showcasing the charity’s good works and appealing to the council for a donation. Diakonia provides transitional housing for homeless people and families as well as providing a food bank and other social services type functions. Among their… Read more »

Get a Taste at Rita's World

BERLIN — If you haven’t been able to make it to one of Rita’s World of Beer, Wine, and Spirits’ weekly Friday wine tastings, no worries. Owner Rita O’Neill has arranged it so that whenever she’s open, there’s a tasting going on. O’Neill recently purchased a Wine Station by Napa Technologies that allows her to… Read more »

Seahawk Track Teams Win Again

BERLIN – The Stephen Decatur boys’ and girls’ track teams took top honors during the April 7 six-school meet at Seahawk Stadium in Berlin.  The Decatur boys’ squad scored 262 points to win the competition. Parkside was second with 123 points.  Seahawks who placed first in their events were Dan Cericola (200m, 23.2 seconds; 400m,… Read more »

Machado Ready to Lead Shorebirds

SALISBURY — This time last year Manny Machado was preparing for graduation as well as for the Major League Baseball draft. The high school standout was widely considered one of the top prospects in baseball before he even received his diploma but even he was surprised to be taken third overall by the Baltimore Orioles…. Read more »

Dennis Ray Bryant Sr.

WILLARDS – Dennis Ray Bryant Sr., age 76, died Monday, April 11, 2011 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. Born in Knoxville, Tenn., he was the son of the late William Lonnie Bryant and Nora Alice Frits Bryant. He is survived by his wife Patricia Bryant.  Mr. Bryant was a United States Air Force… 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 »

Grilled Tenderloin with Fried Tomato Slices

I am reminiscing on the New Year’s article on breaking down the beef tenderloin and despite the spotty weather I am determined to grill something.  Wiping the pollen off of the grill lid and scraping down the bars, shamefully left soiled since last winter, I prepare my fiery flame thrower for the first session of… Read more »

Antiques and Oddities at Coconut Bay Trading Company

BERLIN — Leslie Carson claims to be the most fortunate customer ever to set foot in one of Wes Miles’ shops. Miles has been in the trading business for decades and has operated shops selling the antiques and oddities he’s acquired on planet wide expeditions from Baltimore to Bali in Trading Companies he’s had in… Read more »

Broccoli, Asparagus and Kale soup

There an old saying to the effect that the tools don’t make the cook.  And while for the most part I agree with this, it is simply too obvious that the proper tools can make anyone’s job much easier. Nowhere is this truer than in the kitchen.  As I have been rambling about for seven… Read more »