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Scharle kayaked around Delmarva Peninsula

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It took Ocean Pines woman 11 yrs. to achieve her goal, just short of 40th birthday By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Nov. 9, 2023) It took 11 years, but she did it. Laura Scharle paddled 600 miles around the entire Delmarva Peninsula. That includes nearly the entire coast of Delaware from Delaware City, down the Eastern… Read more »

Council passes motions on pickleball, events, fire funds

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By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Oct. 19, 2023) The Berlin Council passed four motions regarding tennis courts, 2024 events for the town and the Taylor House Museum and a re-allocation of funding for the Berlin Fire Company. The council approved a motion to allow We Heart Berlin, a non-profit organization, to raise money for agreed-upon projects… Read more »

Proper disposal of fishing line critical to wildlife safety

Patty Gamby

By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Oct. 19,2023) Many people love to fish in the various ponds in Ocean Pines, but sometimes fishing line can get caught in trees or just left on the ground by careless anglers. During a recent fishing tournament, two birds were injured after they got caught up in the monofilament fishing lines. One… Read more »

Sierra Club helps people adopt zero waste lifestyle

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By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Oct. 12,2023) The Sierra Club of the Eastern Shore is trying to move the public toward a “zero waste lifestyle” by encouraging people to make personal changes, according to Cindy Dillon, who chairs the lower Eastern Shore chapter of the environmental organization “We talk to citizens about the R’s: refuse,… Read more »

Racquet director returns

Tim Johnson

Johnson resigns but GM smooths over problems By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Oct. 12, 2023) Tim Johnson, the Ocean Pines Association racquet sports manager who arrived in April and jump-started the racquet sports community by offering lessons, tournaments and lots of positive energy, resigned unexpectedly last week, with no notice. And now, he’s back … with… Read more »