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County Libraries Resume Normal Branch Operations

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
BERLIN – After a successful reopening, library officials say they are taking steps to resume normal branch operations.In March, the Worcester County Library reopened its five branches to the public in a limited capacity. And last week, all locations expanded service hours.“On May 3, the branches expanded their hours, and we are basically back to... Read more » The post County Libraries Resume Normal Branch Operations appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch...READ POST.

Charges Filed Over Handgun Threat

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
OCEAN CITY — A Virginia man was arrested and charged with three counts of first-degree assault last weekend after allegedly brandishing a handgun and threatening three victims.Around 4:40 a.m. last Saturday, an Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officer responded to the area of 22nd Street and Baltimore Avenue for a report of two males threatening... Read more » The post Charges Filed Over Handgun Threat appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Litter Free OC Campaign Ready For Launch Next Week

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
OCEAN CITY – Resort officials say they are ready to launch an extensive anti-litter campaign ahead of the summer season.Last year, the Ocean City Coastal Resources Legislative Committee, or Green Team, began discussing the resort’s growing litter problem after a particularly troublesome summer season.Despite the efforts of the town’s public works department and various volunteer cleanup... Read more » The post Litter Free OC Campaign Ready For Launch Next Week...READ POST.

Md. Reinstates Job Search Condition For Unemployment Pay

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
OCEAN CITY — Almost no sooner than resort officials earlier this week decided to write Gov. Larry Hogan about enhanced unemployment benefits and their impact on the labor crunch did the governor act on the issue.At the close of Tuesday’s work session, Council President Matt James asked Mayor Rick Meehan to reach out to Hogan... Read more » The post Md. Reinstates Job Search Condition For Unemployment Pay appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Full Fall Return Eyed For Wicomico Schools

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
SALISBURY –  Education officials say additional information will be provided in the coming weeks as the school system plans its return to full, in-person instruction this fall.On Tuesday, the Wicomico County Board of Education voted to accept Superintendent Dr. Donna Hanlin’s plan for a full fall return.In her presentation this week, Hanlin said the school... Read more » The post Full Fall Return Eyed For Wicomico Schools appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast...READ POST.

Ocean City Bus Driver Recruitment Efforts Falling Short

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
OCEAN CITY — Heading into mid-May, the Town of Ocean City has about half of the desired number of bus drivers for the summer season, it was learned this week.During Tuesday’s Transportation Committee meeting, an update was provided on the recruiting and hiring efforts for drivers for the municipal bus system. Interim transit manager Steve... Read more » The post Ocean City Bus Driver Recruitment Efforts Falling Short appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch...READ POST.

Voices From The Readers – May 14, 2021

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
Sierra Club Misses Mark On Wind FarmEditor:I applaud the good intentions of the Sierra Club as laid out in its recent letter advocating the placing of wind farms off our coast to help with reducing atmospheric CO2. Trouble is, their zeal is misplaced, and the construction of these high-maintenance machines in the ocean will do... Read more » The post Voices From The Readers – May 14, 2021 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Decatur Announces College Signees

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
BERLIN- Stephen Decatur High School last week announced a bumper crop of student-athletes committing to play their respective sports at the next level.From the men’s baseball team, Eric Cropper is headed to Hood College and Evan Truitt is headed to Charleston Southern. From the men’s varsity lacrosse team, Koby Higgins will play at Hartford Community... Read more » The post Decatur Announces College Signees appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Offshore Beach Replenishment Sand Source Identified

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
OCEAN CITY — Federal and state officials have entered an agreement allowing 1.3 million cubic yards of sand from a shoal about three miles off the coast to be utilized for the next round of beach replenishment this fall.The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the Army Corps of Engineers and the Maryland Department of... Read more » The post Offshore Beach Replenishment Sand Source Identified appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Progress On All Fronts With Pandemic Recovery

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
Pandemic recovery is continuing as restrictions are being eased and steps toward normalcy evident in both Delaware and Maryland.Following Delaware’s significant announcement last week, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan lifted all remaining restrictions on restaurants and bars effective Saturday. The most consequential on the local front being restaurants no longer need to space tables six feet... Read more » The post Progress On All Fronts With Pandemic Recovery appeared first on News Ocean...READ POST.

Worcester Boys Close Out Bennett, 13-6

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
BERLIN- Worcester Prep’s boys’ varsity lacrosse team used a big second half to pull away from visiting Bennett, 13-6, on Tuesday to finish the season at 8-2.The two teams were tied at 4-4 at the half. Worcester poured it on in the second half and went on to cruise to the 13-6 win. Jack Gardner,... Read more » The post Worcester Boys Close Out Bennett, 13-6 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Cops & Courts – May 14, 2021

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
Arrest After Pole CollisionOCEAN CITY — A Virginia woman was arrested last weekend after allegedly crashing her vehicle into a utility pole on Philadelphia Avenue downtown.Around 2:40 a.m. last Sunday, an Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officer responded to the area of 2nd Street and Philadelphia Avenue for a reported motor vehicle crash. The officer... Read more » The post Cops & Courts – May 14, 2021 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Berlin Intermediate Students Create Pinch Pots

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
Students in Heather Riser’s 3D Art classes at Berlin Intermediate School created pinch pot succulent planters in clay. Their designs were based on animals or mythical creatures. Students used technology to assist them in painting their designs with watercolor paints and many went home for Mother’s Day gifts. Above, Alivia James used the image of the... Read more » The post Berlin Intermediate Students Create Pinch Pots appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast...READ POST.

Obituaries – May 14, 2021

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
Elizabeth W. CampbellOCEAN PINES — Elizabeth W. Campbell, age 86, passed away on May 10, 2020, at her home.Born in Scotland, she was the daughter of Gavin and Mary Weir Tassie. She is survived by her beloved husband of 65 years, Kenneth Campbell. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Iona; her three brothers;... Read more » The post Obituaries – May 14, 2021 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Worcester Prep Cum Laude Society Inducts 9 New Members

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
The William E. Esham, Jr. Chapter of the prestigious Cum Laude Society at Worcester Preparatory School  welcomed nine new members during a ceremony in the school’s Athletic and Performing Arts Center on April 29. The featured guest speaker was WPS math teacher Cyndee Hudson. The inductees include, from left, Seniors Ryan Brafman, Waverly Choy, C.C.... Read more » The post Worcester Prep Cum Laude Society Inducts 9 New Members appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast...READ POST.

OC Elementary 2nd Graders Release Butterflies

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
After having studied and participated in the 4-H Butterfly Life Cycle outreach program, Ocean City Elementary School second graders from Cindy Leitgeb’s class happily released six butterflies. Pictured are Zayd Sbih, Katie Vornicu and Diana Rosamilia. The post OC Elementary 2nd Graders Release Butterflies appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Worcester Prep Held Multiple Honor Society Inductions In April

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
April kicked-off a month of Honor Society Inductions at Worcester Preparatory School. On April 1, 41 students were inducted to the Pablo PicassoSociedad Honoraria Hispanica and seven students were inducted to the Societe Honoraire de Francais Chapitre Bastille at the WPS Spanish and French Honor Society Induction Ceremonies. French Honor Society inductees included Lorelei Campbell, Carson... Read more » The post Worcester Prep Held Multiple Honor Society Inductions In April appeared...READ POST.

Things I Like – May 14, 2021

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
The last mile of a long road tripDriving by a house I lived in as a kidThe amazing bridge rescue storySmooth New Jersey turnpike tripsOld television sitcomsDriving right by a morning yard saleMother’s Day posts on FacebookA cold beer with spicy wingsEvidence my kids do listenA quiet dishwasher‘The Handmaid’s Tale” series The post Things I Like – May 14, 2021 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

What’s Your Sign? May 14, 2021

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
ARIES (March 21 to April 19): A once-harmonious relationship appears to be hitting some sour notes. Spend some time together to see why things have gone off-key. What you learn might surprise you.TAURUS (April 20 to May 20): You feel a need to make some changes. Good — you can do it on a small... Read more » The post What’s Your Sign? May 14, 2021 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Vanishing Ocean City With Bunk Mann – May 14, 2021

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
The New Avelon was pieced together by its owner, Josephine Hastings, by combining cottages on either side of her boarding house in the early 1900s. Located on the west side of Baltimore Avenue between N. Division Street and N. 1st Street, it was considered on the most northern side of Ocean City at the time.Later... Read more » The post Vanishing Ocean City With Bunk Mann – May 14, 2021 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.
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