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(March 5, 2021) As part of the fifth annual Ocean City Film Festival, prop masters on Disney’s 2002 romantic fantasy and coming-of-age film, “Tuck Everlasting,” will live stream a free workshop about their Berlin experiences and their work in the film industry in and around Baltimore for mor…

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(Feb. 26, 2021) This week, 80 years ago, after a siege lasting more than a month, Free French troops, under the command of Col. Philippe François Marie Leclerc de Hauteclocque (“Leclerc”) finally captured Kufra, an oasis in the Sahara Desert that lies 530 miles south of Tobruk and the Medite…

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(Feb. 19, 2021) This week, 80 years ago, the Tirpitz, the second and last battleship of the Bismarck class, was commissioned. It was launched on April 1, 1939, and christened by Großadmiral (Grand Admiral) Alfred von Tirpitz’ daughter, Ilse von Hassel. Both the Tirpitz and the Bismarck were …

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(Feb. 19, 2021) Eleven students in the Worcester Technical High School welding program competed in the 2020 SkillsUSA welding contest on March 5, 2020, at the high school and received a total of $30,000 in scholarships to the Advanced Technology Institute in Virginia Beach.

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(Feb. 12, 2021) Eighty years ago today, German Gen. Erwin Rommel arrived in the Libyan capital of Tripoli. Before his departure from the North African shore, he would earn the sobriquet “The Desert Fox,” and the admiration of friend and foe alike.

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(Feb. 12, 2021) After adapting to largely online communications for coronavirus considerations last year, the Ocean Pines Garden Club is hoping to stage activities this spring following whatever safety restrictions remain in place.

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(Feb. 12, 2021) The Berlin Chamber of Commerce launched a Hearts for Heroes campaign to honor local heroes such as healthcare workers, teachers, grocery store clerks, firefighters, police, EMTs, food service and retail workers.

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(Jan. 22, 2021) This week, 80 years ago, the Australians continued their pursuit of the beaten Italian Tenth Army, now under the command of Lt.-Gen. Giuseppe Tellera, after capturing Tobruk.

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(Jan. 15, 2021) High school seniors – last year and this year – have missed out on many of the rites of passage that they look forward to, because of covid-19. So to boost the spirits of local 12th graders, the community has come together to support the “Adopt a Stephen Decatur Senior” campaign.

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(Jan. 8, 2021) Many observe the holiday season by putting up Christmas trees, setting up their menorahs or going to see light displays. Some members of the Ocean City community and visitors, however, greeted the season masked and socially distanced at the Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum.

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(Jan. 8, 2021) This week 80 years ago, after the 6th Australian Division, commanded by Gen. Iven Mackay, completed the capture of Libyan port of Bardia, it continued its westward advance and began the assault on the fortress of Tobruk.

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(Jan. 8, 2021) Guests seemed to enjoy the revamped Winterfest of Lights this year as 74,201 visited the displays at Northside Park on 125th Street.

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­(Jan. 8, 2021) Worcester Goes Purple and Worcester Warriors are conducting a shoe drive to raise funds to continue their fight against opioid addiction in the county.

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(Jan. 8, 2021) An outpouring of last-minute donations saved the day for four children who are being raised by their grandmother and weren’t going to receive Christmas gifts this year because of tight finances.

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In the midst of an extended visit to grandma’s house in Ocean Pines, Boy Scout Troop #763 member Christian Martin, 14, joined in from afar in November to support his Rockville-based associate’s “Scouting for Food” event and garnered donations for Sarah’s Pantry at the Community Church.

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Ocean City’s annual Winterfest of Lights opened on Nov. 19 at Northside Park on 125th Street as a walk-through event this year. Melissa and Claire, 10, Bechtel of Ocean City/West Chester, Pennsylvania, get their temperature checked by Kelley Green before entering the gift shop.

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Participating in the Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department’s Halloween “Spook Out” event in October at Northside Park on 125th Street, from left, are Ella, 8, and Scarlett West, 6, and Maddox, 5, and Preston Williamson, 9, of Ocean City. The annual event was held outdoors for the first …

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Rita and Bob Danhardt and Audreyanna Heinsinger, right, all of Berlin have Wizard of Oz-themed costumes for the “Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade,” part of the O.C.Toberfest free activities on the Boardwalk in Ocean City in October.

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More than 5,000 guests walked through the O.C.Toberfest Halloween beach maze with twists, turns, witches, scarecrows, ghouls, pirates and zombies set up on the beach at North Division Street in October.

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Birthday girl and breast cancer survivor, Jean “Bean” Keagle, of Ocean City, leads the inaugural Making Strides Against Breast Cancer car parade on the Boardwalk in October. Keagle was the top individual fund raiser, collecting $5,645. About 60 cars adorned with an assortment of pink decorat…

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The Ocean City Sunfest Kite Festival took place in October. Kites of all shapes and sizes flew above the beach between Third and Sixth streets throughout the weekend.

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Despite challenges presented by the novel coronavirus pandemic, members of the Red Knights Maryland Chapter 3 remained firm in their desire to commemorate the lives lost during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Rick Ketterman, left, holds a wreathe and leads Mike Fiazzo and Nick Lepore …