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(Sept. 25, 2020) As you take a walk along the beach next week you won’t see the familiar white lifeguard stands. The Beach Patrol will officially end the 2020 guarding season this Sunday, Sept 27.

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(Sept. 25, 2020) Perhaps now more than ever do Worcester County residents need a sense of community and support. That is why organizers of the annual Ocean City Out of the Darkness Walk have pushed forward with an event this year, extending it throughout the week and making most of it virtual. 

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(Sept. 18, 2020) In step with numerous events this year, Believe in Tomorrow Children’s Foundation will hold a virtual 5K fundraiser. 

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(Sept. 18, 2020) In the spring of 1940, the storm clouds of war were hovering over Europe. After the German conquest of Poland, the previous fall, a “Phony War” was being waged as France and Britain stood by waiting for a Nazi attack.

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(Sept. 18, 2020) The covid-19 Grinch might not steal Christmas this year, but it has caused the cancellation of one of Berlin’s signature Christmas events — the annual parade, which draws throngs of spectators from the area.

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(Sept. 11, 2020) Although Labor Day marks the traditional end of the summer season and begins what the Ocean City Beach Patrol refers to as “fall guarding,” I assure you that there will be a lot of beautiful sunny beach days ahead, well into the fall.

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(Sept. 11, 2020) The Grace Center for Maternal and Women’s Health is hosting a fundraiser, “Motherhood Walk,” in Stephen Decatur Park on Tripoli Street in Berlin on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon.

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(Sept. 11, 2020) There will be no motorcycle parade or public memorial service this Sept. 11, however, the Red Knights, Maryland Chapter 3 will trudge forward and hold a private service to continue its legacy of commemorating the thousands of lives lost that day.  

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(Sept. 4, 2020) The third annual Pickleball Pink Ribbon Classic scheduled for Oct. 2 at the Manklin Meadows Sports Complex in Ocean Pines will take place as planned but without spectators.

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(Sept. 4, 2020) Looking to maintain their musical edge as covid-19 health restrictions limit social interactions, the Delmarva Chorus has adapted to a virtual format for weekly practice sessions.

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(Sept. 4, 2020) This week, 80 years ago, Romanian general, Ion Victor Antonescu, became prime minister of the Kingdom of Romania. Not bad considering that only a few weeks prior, the general had been an involuntary guest of the king, Carol II. Within a day of naming the general prime ministe…

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(Aug. 28, 2020) Jimmy Charles, national recording artist and Ocean City native, was named Nashville Industry Music Awards Male Country Artist of the Year, and he also won Song of the Year with “Never Had a Bad Day.”

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(Aug. 28, 2020) This week, 80 years ago, the result of the Second Vienna Award was announced. Although this award resolved little, it arose from one of the treaties imposed upon the defeated countries after World War I.

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(Aug. 28, 2020) Resort residents and visitors may have heard the familiar roar of Jeep engines this week, as the 11th annual Ocean City Jeep Week kicked off on Thursday and will continue through Sunday.  

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(Aug. 28, 2020) After a lifetime immersed in community activities, culminating with two terms on the Ocean Pines Board followed by three terms as Worcester County Commissioner, Judy Boggs, 80, was named Woman of the Year last week by her former elected body.

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(Aug. 28, 2020) Looking to provide family-friendly entertainment options during the covid-19 pandemic, the Community Church at Ocean Pines has launched “Outdoor Movie Nights” on Fridays through the end of September.

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(Aug. 28, 2020) The Kiwanis Club of Ocean Pines-Ocean City’s latest fundraising effort, a 2021 pick-three lottery campaign, is off to a brisk start with roughly 20 percent of tickets gone in under a month.

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(Aug. 21, 2020) Seeking creative means to raise money during the covid-19 pandemic, the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City is working with Charity Dudley of Mobile Hair Services to provide open-air haircuts next Saturday with all proceeds to support community projects.

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(Aug. 21, 2020) Since opening by appointment for limited services last Monday in Ocean Pines and Pocomoke, the Worcester County Library this week doubled the number of branches involved, while continuing to monitor pandemic trends.

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(Aug. 21, 2020) After dedicating the past five years as a volunteer coach for youth soccer programs in Ocean Pines, Eric Benson was honored last week with the annual Sam Wilkerson Award.

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(Aug. 21, 2020) This week, 80 years ago, the German Luftwaffe was completing Phase Two of its aerial assault on Britain’s island nation. Phase Three would begin shortly.

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(Aug. 21, 2020) This is the time of the year when patrons will visit the beach and could possibly be entertained by the formation of tide pools.

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(Aug. 14, 2020) Maryland native, Karen Cody, recently debuted her first children’s book, “Bella the Blue Crab,” under the pseudonym A.G. Vlahos, centered around Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay.