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County Planners Support Snow Hill Rezoning Request

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 09, 2020
SNOW HILL – A request to rezone land off Nassawango Road in Snow Hill received a favorable recommendation from the Worcester County Planning Commission last week.The planning commission voted 4-1 to forward a request to rezone close to 50 acres of land currently designated Resource Protection (RP) on to the Worcester County Commissioners with a... Read more » The post County Planners Support Snow Hill Rezoning Request appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch...READ POST.

New West Ocean City Hiker-Biker Trail Completed

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 09, 2020
OCEAN CITY – West Ocean City parking concerns and plans for additional bike racks near the beach highlighted a resort committee meeting this week.On Wednesday, State Highway Administration (SHA) Assistant District Engineer Jana Potvin presented the Ocean City Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee with an update on bicycle and pedestrian projects in and around the... Read more » The post New West Ocean City Hiker-Biker Trail Completed appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland...READ POST.

Charges Filed After Two Separate Assaults

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 09, 2020
OCEAN CITY — A Pennsylvania man was arrested on first-degree assault charges last weekend after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend once and then choking her to the point she could not breathe when she called him abusive.Around 8 a.m. last Saturday, Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officers responded to a hotel on the Boardwalk at 2nd... Read more » The post Charges Filed After Two Separate Assaults appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Committee Advises Against Shuttle Service To Events

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 09, 2020
OCEAN CITY — With modified rules and regulations in place for two of Ocean City’s signature events this year, the city’s Transportation Committee this week recommended not providing the typical shuttle service to the venues.On Tuesday, the committee reviewed the upcoming White Marlin Open in the first week in August and the O.C. Air Show... Read more » The post Committee Advises Against Shuttle Service To Events appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch...READ POST.

Delegate Recaps Shortened Legislative Session’s Highlights

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 09, 2020
OCEAN CITY — Delegate Wayne Hartman (R-38C) this week provided a briefing on the abbreviated 2020 General Assembly session including some good news and some rather grim news.The 2020 General Assembly session ended abruptly on March 18 as the COVID-19 pandemic started to ramp up to its peak in Maryland. In the months since, most... Read more » The post Delegate Recaps Shortened Legislative Session’s Highlights appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

First White Marlin Prizes Awarded

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 09, 2020
OCEAN CITY — Resort officials this week awarded the town’s $5,000 check to the angler who caught and released the first white marlin of the season this year back on May 23, the earliest ever in the storied history of marlin fishing in Ocean City.Each year, the Mayor and Council offers a $5,000 prize to... Read more » The post First White Marlin Prizes Awarded appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

County Seeks Safety Improvements At Health Pavilion Intersection

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 09, 2020
BERLIN – County officials agreed this week to contact Maryland’s State Highway Administration to ask for safety improvements to Route 589 in the area of the Ocean Pines Health Pavilion.The Worcester County Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to send the State Highway Administration (SHA) a letter expressing concern regarding the entrance to Peninsula Regional Medical Center’s... Read more » The post County Seeks Safety Improvements At Health Pavilion Intersection...READ POST.

Swim Team Honors Graduating Leaders

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 09, 2020
OCEAN PINES — Although the setting was a little unconventional, the Ocean Pines Swim Team (OPST) last week honored two of its graduating seniors who missed out on what would have been their last summer season with the club because of COVID-19.Like many student-athletes in the area, the last few months of their high school... Read more » The post Swim Team Honors Graduating Leaders appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

OCBP Alumni Of The Week, George Chester: Finding Your Family

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 09, 2020
(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 — Many of the men and women who have served on the Ocean City Beach Patrol can attest to the fact the experience of... Read more » The post OCBP Alumni Of The Week, George Chester: Finding Your Family appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Obituaries – July 10, 2020

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 09, 2020
Burton James JarmanOCEAN CITY — Burton James Jarman, 83, passed away on July 7, 2020. Burton was the son of Beatrice (Hall) and James N. Jarman and an Ocean City native.He served in the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1966, after that he attended the University of Maryland College Park and began his long career... Read more » The post Obituaries – July 10, 2020 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Voices From The Readers – July 10, 2020

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 09, 2020
Poor Decisions In OCEditor:(The following was addressed to the Ocean City Mayor and Council.)Coming to Ocean City has been a sacred tradition in my family starting with vacations as a young child to my family owning a condo in North Ocean City for over 20 years. We are now disgusted with how the city leadership... Read more » The post Voices From The Readers – July 10, 2020 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Air Show, Fireworks Decisions Confusing

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 09, 2020
If crowding was the main concern for fireworks on the 4th of July being scrapped in favor of beefing up the planned New Year’s Eve fireworks, it would seem logical for Ocean City not to support the rescheduling of the annual air show.Like most folks, we enjoy the Ocean City Air Show each year. From... Read more » The post Air Show, Fireworks Decisions Confusing appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – July 10, 2020

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 09, 2020
It’s a wonderful surprise to see so much interest in Berlin’s fall election. Three council seats as well as the mayor’s post are up for grabs in the October election.As of this week, there are three candidates for mayor (including incumbent Gee Williams), two candidates (Jay Knerr and Tony Weeg) for the at-large seat currently... Read more » The post Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – July 10, 2020 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch...READ POST.

Cops & Courts – July 10, 2020

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 09, 2020
Armed Robbery During Pot DealOCEAN CITY — A Virginia man and a juvenile were charged with armed robbery and assault last week after allegedly threatening to shoot and stab three individuals during an apparent drug deal gone bad.Around 12:15 a.m. last Thursday, an Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officer was patrolling in the downtown area... Read more » The post Cops & Courts – July 10, 2020 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

The Adventures Of Fatherhood – July 10, 2020

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 09, 2020
It’s always interesting to me how my kids react to things.At 12 and 10 years old now, most of the time my boys are calm and mellow about things, but there are some instances – usually unpredictable — when they are dramatic and extreme with their reactions.It’s the latter cases that make for better copy... Read more » The post The Adventures Of Fatherhood – July 10, 2020 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

33rd Annual OC Tuna Tournament Set For This Weekend

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 09, 2020
OCEAN CITY — The 33rd Annual Ocean City Tuna Tournament is underway with dozens of boats and hundreds of anglers searching the canyons off the coast of the resort in search of the burly behemoths.The tuna bite has been excellent summer, setting up what should be a memorable 2020 Ocean City Tuna Tournament. The event... Read more » The post 33rd Annual OC Tuna Tournament Set For This Weekend appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Things I Like – July 10, 2020

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 09, 2020
Wave watchingWhen my kids turn in early from exhaustionNailing a steak’s temperature on the grillSmell of fresh laundryWeekends at homeHow every adoption has a unique story behind itSeeing a dog in the passenger seat at a traffic lightOld jeans that are softA summer heat waveFinding money in a pocketA morning of yard work followed by... Read more » The post Things I Like – July 10, 2020 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Who’s Playing When & Where – July 10, 2020

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 09, 2020
Buxy’s Salty Dog/Dry Dock 28 410-289-0973 28th St. & Coastal Hwy. Friday, July 10: DJ Wax, 8 p.m. Every Tuesday: Sean Spiffy Styles, 8 p.m.Clarion Hotel 410-524-3535 • 10100 Coastal Hwy. Ocean Club: Friday & Saturday, July 10 & 11: On The Edge, 9:30 p.m. Fridays & Saturday: DJ DustyLenny’s Beach Bar & Grill: Friday-Sunday,... Read more » The post Who’s Playing When & Where – July 10, 2020 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast...READ POST.

A Week In Business – July 10, 2020

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 09, 2020
xxxxxxxxxxxxxCertifications EarnedBERLIN – Six staff members in Atlantic General Hospital pharmacy department have received advanced certifications in the field of pharmacy technology. The certifications, which are notrequired for the profession,further support the organization’s medication safety goals in providing high quality care to their patients.Pharmacy techs Kelly Kline, Meghan Hudson, Jacquelyn Snowden, Gail Carrigg, Michelle Briddell... Read more » The post A Week In...READ POST.

Open Houses Of The Week – July 10, 2020

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 09, 2020
OCEAN CITY The Latitudes 25th Street Bayfront Thurs-Mon 10-4 New Construction 3BR/3BA/Garage Townhomes Mary McCracken Long & Foster 410-430-7302xOCEAN CITY 7 Corner Store Ln Sunset Island 67th St. Bayside Sat 10:30-3 4BR+Den 3FB/2HB TH Kim Mcguigan Shore Results 443-496-1446xBERLIN 11322 Rvr Rn Ln River Run Golf Community Sat 11-2 4000sf/3BR/3.5BA Coastal Dream Home Debbie Bennington... Read more » The post Open Houses Of The Week – July 10, 2020 appeared first on News Ocean City...READ POST.
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