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Guinness confirms record for juggler Cascading Carlos


By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Nov. 30, 2017) “Cascading Carlos” Mir recently added another hyphenate to his long list as a performer and entertainer – Guinness World Record holder. On Nov. 7, Mir received an email confirming that his diabolo throw of 78 feet 5 inches at the Holiday Inn on 66th Street in Ocean… Read more »

Mayor Morrison hospitalized

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(Nov. 30, 2017) Pocomoke Mayor Bruce Morrison underwent emergency surgery for a brain aneurysm on Wednesday after reportedly losing consciousness earlier that day. Town officials said Morrison was rushed from his home by ambulance to Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury at about 2:30 a.m. Doctors at the hospital diagnosed Morrison with a brain aneurysm… Read more »

Carozza will run against Mathias for Md. Senate

By Katie Tabeling, Staff Writer (Nov. 23, 2017) Delegate Mary Beth Carozza (R-38C) believes that her next calling is a place in the Maryland Senate and she’s challenging incumbent Sen. Jim Mathias (D-38) in the 2018 election to get there. “For real and lasting change, Gov. (Larry) Hogan needs more team players in the Maryland… Read more »

Park committee has first meeting

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Nov. 23, 2017) Ten of the 11 members of the newly formed Berlin Falls Park Advisory Committee met for the first time Thursday night to discuss how the group would work towards recommendations for future developments. Mayor Gee Williams and project coordinator David Deutsch addressed the group, and Town Administrator… Read more »

Fit and trimmed, Berlin’s tree goes up in downtown

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Nov. 23, 2017) About a dozen volunteers gathered at the Atlantic Hotel in Berlin last Thursday to decorate the town Christmas tree, which was installed two days earlier by the town public works crews. “The Atlantic Hotel is a beautiful backdrop,” Economic and Community Development Director Ivy Wells said. “It’s… Read more »

More treats than tricks for Berlin Halloween

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor  (Nov. 2, 2017) Halloween night in downtown Berlin was a success, judging by the thousands of costumed children who descended on the downtown, accompanied by thousands more adults. Hundreds of Disney princesses, Wonder Women, and Power Rangers of all colors and sizes stood in line for a haunted house at… Read more »

Area cemeteries as old as America

By Brian Gilliland, Associate Editor (Oct. 26, 2017) Generally speaking, the lower shore was farming country back in the colonial days, and family members whose time had come were buried on their land — usually on the high ground, to prevent the rain and flooding from disturbing the departed. Several area churches date back well… Read more »

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 »

Former Director Brett Hill facing another lawsuit

Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Oct. 12, 2017) A second lawsuit has been filed against former Ocean Pines Association Director Brett Hill. Hill is facing a lawsuit filed last month by a senior advisor to his former company, FTS Fiber, that alleges Hill failed to repay the balance of an $80,000 loan. Hill resigned as CEO… Read more »