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New Berlin Elected Officials Participate In Orientation

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, October 22, 2020
BERLIN – The town’s department heads shared their challenges and accomplishments with Berlin’s newly elected officials during an orientation this week.The director of each municipal department met with Mayor Zack Tyndall and Councilmembers Jay Knerr, Shaneka Nichols and Jack Orris — who were all elected this month — in an orientation session Wednesday.“This is a... Read more » The post New Berlin Elected Officials Participate In Orientation appeared...READ POST.

OC Water Operation Use Extended

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, October 22, 2020
OCEAN CITY — Resort officials this week approved a five-year extension for a north-end water taxi service.Two years ago, amid some opposition, the Mayor and Council approved a conditional use request allowing for a water taxi service based at a canal adjacent to the Food Lion shopping center near 118th Street. The council ultimately approved... Read more » The post OC Water Operation Use Extended appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Wicomico Boat Ramp Will Honor Late Executive

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, October 22, 2020
SALISBURY – County leaders voted unanimously this week to dedicate a future boat ramp at the new Pirate’s Wharf Park in honor of the late County Executive Bob Culver.On what would have been his 68th birthday, the Wicomico County Council Tuesday passed a resolution dedicating a proposed boat ramp at Pirate’s Wharf Park to commemorate... Read more » The post Wicomico Boat Ramp Will Honor Late Executive appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Contingency Account To Fund Project Shortfall

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, October 22, 2020
SALISBURY – County officials this week agreed to fund a $255,000 overage for the rehabilitation of the Morris Mill Dam, which was completed earlier this summer.On Tuesday, the Wicomico County Council voted unanimously to amend its fiscal years 2021-2025 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) and appropriate $255,435 from contingency to fund a project overage for the... Read more » The post Contingency Account To Fund Project Shortfall appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch...READ POST.

Judge Finds OP Should Have Held Referendum In ‘19

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, October 22, 2020
OCEAN PINES – A Worcester County Circuit Court judge ruled the Ocean Pines Association should have held the referendum related to board spending proposed by a resident last year.Judge Beau Oglesby on Wednesday denied a motion to dismiss the case filed by Slobodan Trendic against the Ocean Pines Association (OPA) related to its failure to... Read more » The post Judge Finds OP Should Have Held Referendum In ‘19 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Ocean City Candidates Offer Pop-Up Rally Viewpoints

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, October 22, 2020
OCEAN CITY — The six candidates for the four open City Council seats along with Mayor Rick Meehan, who is running unopposed, weighed in this week on last month’s pop-up rally.The Dispatch hosted on Tuesday a virtual town hall meeting (full video of the event can be viewed on the newspaper’s website) and posed questions... Read more » The post Ocean City Candidates Offer Pop-Up Rally Viewpoints appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Elected Officials Hear Concerns From Watermen

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, October 22, 2020
BERLIN – Elected officials assured commercial watermen they heard their concerns at a meeting last week.On Oct. 16, Congressman Andy Harris joined Sen. Mary Beth Carozza and Delegate Wayne Hartman to meet with commercial fishermen at the West Ocean City Commercial Harbor. Harris offered support as they pursue changes to ensure local watermen can continue... Read more » The post Elected Officials Hear Concerns From Watermen appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch...READ POST.

Annual SHEro Award Recipients Will Be Honored Virtually

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, October 22, 2020
OCEAN CITY — The Art League of Ocean City announced this week the recipients of the 2020 SHEro Awards, honoring Delmarva women who have shown courage in facing adversity and turned that around into something positive.The Art League will present the awards virtually on Facebook Live on Friday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m., and the... Read more » The post Annual SHEro Award Recipients Will Be Honored Virtually appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Officials Discuss Bolstering Public Safety Aide Program

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, October 22, 2020
OCEAN CITY — The debate over bolstering the Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) continued this week with a discussion of expanding the public safety aide (PSA) program.Over the last few weeks, the Mayor and Council and the OCPD command staff have been discussing how best to grow the police department’s ranks. Chief Ross Buzzuro requested... Read more » The post Officials Discuss Bolstering Public Safety Aide Program appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch...READ POST.

Wicomico Reappoints Legal Counsel

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, October 22, 2020
SALISBURY – Wicomico’s legislative body agreed this week to rehire Paul Wilber to serve as county attorney, more than a year after his termination.On Tuesday, the Wicomico County Council voted unanimously to confirm Wilber’s appointment as county attorney and to engage the law firm of Webb, Cornbrooks, Wilber, Vorhis, Douse & Mathers, LLP to serve... Read more » The post Wicomico Reappoints Legal Counsel appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch...READ POST.

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – October 23, 2020

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, October 22, 2020
My kids are each in the classroom every day – one in private school and the other in public school. I consider them lucky because in-school instruction is far better than virtual no matter how skilled and magnificent the teachers. However, they are in school with the inherent understanding there is a risk associated with... Read more » The post Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – October 23, 2020 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Voices From The Readers – October 23, 2020

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, October 22, 2020
Wind Farm ExplainedEditor:After observing Energy Awareness Month this October, I want to thank the many Lower Shore residents who have asked me questions this year about Ørsted’s Skipjack Wind Farm.I’d like to answer a few of those questions here, especially those focused on the local economy and environment.I have often been asked whether offshore wind... Read more » The post Voices From The Readers – October 23, 2020 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast...READ POST.

The Adventures Of Fatherhood – October 23, 2020

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, October 22, 2020
It’s interesting to me how I feel about celebrities weighing in on politics compared to how compelled I am hearing them talk about their families.Though I have no tolerance for celebrities waxing passionately about Biden vs. Trump, I do find their takes on parenting and the challenges that come with it interesting. I can’t explain... Read more » The post The Adventures Of Fatherhood – October 23, 2020 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Mayor, Council Hopefuls Discuss Tourism Direction

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, October 22, 2020
OCEAN CITY – One of the topics discussed during this week’s forum with candidates for next month’s election was diversifying the town’s tourism base and hiring an economic development direction.The Dispatch this week hosted a virtual town hall-style forum for the six candidates for four open City Council seats along with Mayor Rick Meehan, who... Read more » The post Mayor, Council Hopefuls Discuss Tourism Direction appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast...READ POST.

Three Area Realtors Honored With Lifetime Achievement Awards

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, October 22, 2020
BERLIN – The Coastal Association of REALTORS recognized three winners of the Lifetime Achievement Award this week.On Wednesday, the Coastal Association of REALTORS (CAR) recognized Joy Snyder, Marlene Ott and Paul Faulstich with a 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award.Each year, CAR honors members through several awards.The Lifetime Achievement Award is given to those members who have... Read more » The post Three Area Realtors Honored With Lifetime Achievement Awards appeared first on...READ POST.

Program Would Detail Visitor Trends

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, October 22, 2020
OCEAN CITY — Resort tourism officials this week got a look at an innovative data collection platform geared toward tracking visitors to Ocean City, where they stay, how long they stay and what they do when they are in town.For years, Ocean City officials have tried to pin down a profile of their typical visitors... Read more » The post Program Would Detail Visitor Trends appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Retiring Ocean City Museum Curator Celebrated

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, October 22, 2020
OCEAN CITY — An era ended this week with the retirement of Ocean City Lifesaving Station Museum curator Sandy Hurley, whose family has been at the helm of the iconic facility at the south end of the Boardwalk for over half a century.Hurley was feted with a special retirement ceremony by the Mayor and Council... Read more » The post Retiring Ocean City Museum Curator Celebrated appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

OC American Legion Returns From Convention With Four Awards

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, October 22, 2020
Ocean City American Legion Post 166 came away from the recently held Department of Maryland State convention with four awards for excellence in its programs for posts in Maryland with 751 to 1,000 members. Pictured, from left, are Post 166 officers Robert Smith, 2nd Vice Commander; Scott LaCoss, Service Officer; W.L. (Sarge) Garlitz, Past Post... Read more » The post OC American Legion Returns From Convention With Four Awards appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch...READ POST.

Rotary Club Donates To Wor-Wic

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, October 22, 2020
Ray Hoy, left, president of Wor-Wic Community College, receives a $1,000 check from Freddy Mitchell, chairman of the scholarship committee of the Rotary Club of Salisbury. The Rotary Club provides scholarship funds to Wor-Wic each year for a student from Wicomico County who exemplifies the principles of the organization. Submitted Photos The post Rotary Club Donates To Wor-Wic appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Who’s Playing When & Where –October 23, 2020

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, October 22, 2020
Buxy’s Salty Dog Dry Dock 28 410-289-0973 28th St. & Coastal Hwy. Friday, Oct. 23: TBAxClarion Hotel 410-524-3535 • 10100 Coastal Hwy. Ocean Club: Friday & Saturday, Oct. 23 & 24: On The Edge & DJ Dusty, 7 p.m.xCork Bar & Grill Wicomico St. & Boardwalk 410-289-6921 Saturday, Oct. 24: Lennon LaRicci & The LeftoversxCrawl... Read more » The post Who’s Playing When & Where –October 23, 2020 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast...READ POST.
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