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OC Council To Weigh Cab Changes

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, June 17, 2021
OCEAN CITY – In a review of the town’s taxi medallion ordinance this week, a resort commission agreed to recommend maintaining its authority to revoke business licenses.On Monday, the Ocean City Police Commission voted unanimously to recommend the commission keep its powers for revoking taxicab business licenses.“Since the police commission has all the background, it... Read more » The post OC Council To Weigh Cab Changes appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast...READ POST.

Boardwalk Tram Drive Shortage A Focus As Bus Situation Improves

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, June 17, 2021
OCEAN CITY — While the critical shortage of municipal bus drivers to meet the demand eased somewhat this week, the shortage of Boardwalk tram drivers and conductors could be more acute.Last week, Mayor Rick Meehan called a special meeting of the Transportation Committee to address the critical shortage of municipal bus drivers that have curtailed... Read more » The post Boardwalk Tram Drive Shortage A Focus As Bus Situation Improves appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast...READ POST.

OCBP Alumni Of The Week, Andy Schmidt: The Adventure Of A Liftetime

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, June 17, 2021
(Editor’s Note: The following is a series on the men and women who have spent their summers protecting all those who came to Ocean City for fun and safe vacation.)OCEAN CITY — People join the Ocean City Beach Patrol for a variety of reasons. Some just want a memorable and fun job for the summer... Read more » The post OCBP Alumni Of The Week, Andy Schmidt: The Adventure Of A Liftetime appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Man Charged In Major Assault

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, June 17, 2021
OCEAN CITY — A Pennsylvania man was arrested on first-degree assault charges last week after alleging choking his girlfriend at a downtown hotel during a domestic incident.Around 3 a.m. last Wednesday, an Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officer responded to a hotel at 4th Street for a reported domestic dispute. Ocean City Communications advised a... Read more » The post Man Charged In Major Assault appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

ALOC Awards College Scholarships

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, June 17, 2021
OCEAN CITY — The Art League of Ocean City is celebrating 30 years of providing college scholarships, awarding 69 scholarships since 1991 to localstudents pursuing a college degree in the visual and performing arts.In 2021, seven students received scholarships, presented at a First Friday ceremony by Worcester County native and Broadway star Jennifer Wills, who... Read more » The post ALOC Awards College Scholarships appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch...READ POST.

Mayor, Senator Defend Ocean City Police’s Use Of Force; Local NAACP President Seeks Third-Party Investigation

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, June 17, 2021
OCEAN CITY — How much force is appropriate has been the subject of much debate nationally and the issue hit close to home this week.After a pair of incidents involving arrests on the Boardwalk over the last two weekends resulted in shortened videos circulating on social media, the Town of Ocean City and its police... Read more » The post Mayor, Senator Defend Ocean City Police’s Use Of Force; Local NAACP President Seeks Third-Party Investigation appeared first on News Ocean City...READ POST.

Ocean City In Early Stages Of Rebranding Process

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, June 17, 2021
OCEAN CITY — Ocean City’s new Tourism and Business Development Director Tom Perlozzo has hit the ground running in his first weeks on the job, including a rebranding presentation to tourism officials this week.Perlozzo was appointed to the newly-created position in April and began his official duties on June 1. On Tuesday, he updated the... Read more » The post Ocean City In Early Stages Of Rebranding Process appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

A School Year To Remember, Celebrate

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, June 17, 2021
Resilience, grit, commitment, perseverance and adversity.These are just a handful of words to sum up the 2020-21 school year for students, teachers, staff members and administrators.Rather than viewing it as a year to forget, although an understandable view for many who work in education, we prefer to think of it as a year to celebrate.... Read more » The post A School Year To Remember, Celebrate appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – June 18, 2021

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, June 17, 2021
Ocean City was thrust into the national spotlight this week, thanks to about 30 seconds of cell phone video capturing a police officer repeatedly knee thrusting an individual on the Boardwalk and another officer in a separate incident using a taser on a man with his hands up. After a week of irresponsible and sensational... Read more » The post Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – June 18, 2021 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

DiNardo Foundation Aims To Continue Helping Others

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, June 17, 2021
BERLIN – The heads of a local foundation are looking to expand their efforts in the coming year.In 2020, Joanie DiNardo and her three children – Greg, Madeline and Lilly – launched the Ignatius DiNardo Foundation in honor of patriarch Ignatius “Iggy” DiNardo, a local physician and hospitalist who passed away in December of 2019.Since... Read more » The post DiNardo Foundation Aims To Continue Helping Others appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast...READ POST.
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