News & Notes

First Look: Chincoteague Island KOA
Posted On: 6/23/17
Source: Shorebread

Thanks to Director of Sales and Marketing, Stephanie Rinck, we recently had the opportunity to get our first look at the new Chincoteague Island...

UPDATE: Man Found Unconscious In Bay Dove Off Bulkhead
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN CITY — A 24-year-old Pennsylvania man is in critical condition Thursday night after being found floating in the bay earlier in the day by...
11 Best Places for Pizza in Ocean City
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: Shorebread

Vacationing in Ocean City usually consists of a night of cracking crab legs or dipping fresh peel-and-eat shrimp in cocktail sauce for dinner,...

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – June 23, 2017
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
Due to health privacy laws, all too often the condition and fate of people injured in Ocean City remains a mystery beyond the initial incident...
Logic Prevails In Referendum Decision
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
Common sense prevailed at City Hall this week when the Ocean City Mayor and Council decided to not hold a special election to decide a referendum...
Voices From The Readers – June 23, 2017
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OC Should Prep For Another Court Battle Editor: Once again the Ocean City Council will be heading to a Federal District Court to defend one of...
National Champ Sea Gulls To Host Lax Camp
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN CITY- The reigning NCAA Division III men’s lacrosse champion Salisbury University team will host the Lax’n at the Beach boy’s lacrosse...
Ocean City Elks Lodge representative Larry Batis presents Worcester Prep fourth grader Lilly Doran, next to Head of Lower School Celeste Bunting,...
Sixth grader Morgan Schoch presents her Middle School Art Teacher George Zaiser with a $250 check she received for Worcester Prep after winning...
Fatherhood Adventures – June 23, 2017
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
What kids find and don’t find entertaining always amazes me. There we were on the beach Sunday and the US Navy’s Blue Angels were flying...
Worcester Prep Librarian Tracy Polk presented fourth grader Dillon Scopp with a new book for winning the summer reading program book raffle. The...
Two White Marlin To Share Enhanced Prize Money
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN CITY — Two white marlin caught on back-to-back days last weekend will share portions of the recently enhanced prize for the annual...
Berlin Organizing Pedestrian Safety Awareness Efforts
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
BERLIN – Police in Berlin will launch a pedestrian awareness campaign in an effort to prevent accidents as traffic in town increases. The Berlin...
Things To Do Around Town – June 23, 2017
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
Every Friday: FORGE Youth And Family Meetings 6:30-8:30 p.m. House of Mercy Sanctuary, behind House of Mercy Thrift Shop, Route 113, Selbyville....
On June 12, members of the Ocean City Power Squadron (OCPS) participated in the annual spring cleanup of Pintail Park in Ocean Pines. The OCPS...
Ocean Pines Candidates Forum Held
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN PINES – Fiscal accountability and sound business practices dominated most of the discussion at the Ocean Pines Association (OPA) candidate’s...
Wicomico Schools Recognized For Music Education
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
SALISBURY – Wicomico County officials this week recognized Wicomico County Public Schools for being named one of the “Best Communities for Music...
Who’s Playing When And Where – June 23, 2017
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
28th Street Pit And Pub 410-289-2020 28th St. & Coastal Hwy. Every Thursday: Locals’ Night With DJ BK Friday, June 23: The Racket Adolfo’s...
Shore Spirits License Granted
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
SNOW HILL – Officials agreed to grant a liquor license to a Pocomoke store despite opposition from some community members. A month after hearing...
Jones Selected To National All-Star Tteam
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
BERLIN- Most Blessed Sacrament sixth-grader Griffin Jones has been named as a 2017 National Lacrosse All-Star and had been selected to represent...
Cops And Courts – June 23, 2017
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
Theft Scheme Alleged OCEAN CITY — Two Washington, D.C. area residents were arrested on theft scheme charges after Ocean City Police Department...
Seaside Christian Academy Holds Kindergarten Graduation
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
Darlene Collins is pictured with her kindergarten graduates from Seaside Christian Academy.
The families attending the “Free Family Art Day” celebration on Saturday, June 17 at the Ocean City Center for the Arts dedicated the area’s...
Things I Like – June 23, 2017
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
Being in the ocean during the OC Air Show People who like to work hard My new portable ice maker Swimming with my children Beach bonfires as the...
Open Houses Of The Week – June 23, 2017
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN CITY Valhalla Oceanblock, 86th St Sat 2-5 Complete Reno. 1BR/1BA 1st Floor Unit Lauren Bunting Bunting Realty 410-422-9899 OCEAN PINES 114...
MSSA “Tuna-Ment” Again A Big Success
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN CITY- The Maryland Saltwater Sportsfishing Association (MSSA) last weekend hosted its 28th Annual Mid-Atlantic Tuna Tournament in and around...
OC Museum To Open New Exhibit
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN CITY — On Sunday, June 25, the Ocean City Life- Saving Station Museum will have a grand opening for its new exhibit, “Native Americans:...
Indian River High School Alumni Association Awards 13 Scholarships
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
The Indian River High School Alumni Association awarded an all-time high of 13 scholarships to students of all ages. A total of $11,850 was...
Fenwick Island Incumbents Re-Elected
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
FENWICK ISLAND – The Town of Fenwick Island will not have an election this year, as the four outgoing members of council were the only ones to...
Board Approves License To Take Over County’s Route 50 Store
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
SNOW HILL – A license approved Wednesday is expected to allow the connections of Friendship Food Mart to take over Worcester County’s Route 50...
Saltwater Lacrosse Stays On Major Roll
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
BERLIN- The local Saltwater Lacrosse Club stayed on a major roll last weekend in the summer-long travel tournament season, collecting another...
New Catalog System For Local Libraries
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
BERLIN – The Worcester County Library will receive a new catalog system this summer that will give users access to publications from eight...
Local Among 7% Of Juilliard Applicants Accepted
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
Rebecca Evans Staff Writer BERLIN — Katerina Burton, a graduate of Stephen Decatur and Towson University, has been accepted to attend The...
A fundraiser for the Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay was sponsored by Anna Foultz and Star Charities at the Sunset Grille in Ocean City, June...
We Remember Those We Have Lost – June 23, 2017
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
Uriah Pennington BERLIN — Uriah Pennington, age 38, of Berlin, died Saturday, June 17, 2017. He spent that day among family and friends...
Club’s 35th Canyon Kick-off Set For Next Week
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN CITY- The Ocean City Marlin Club’s 35th Annual Canyon Kick-off tournament gets underway next week with the first of three official fishing...
Brutal Attack, Robbery After Man Knocks Over Bottle
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN CITY — Two men were arrested on strong-armed robbery and assault charges last week after Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officers were...
Maryland Week Promotion Planned For Late August
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN CITY — Hoping to capitalize on the statewide mandate for starting the public school year after Labor Day, resort tourism officials have...
Old Dew Tour Skate Bowl Still In Storage Four Years Later
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN CITY — The future of the former Dew Tour skate bowl, one of the last vestiges of event last held in Ocean City in 2014 after a four-year...
Suspects Charged In Armed Robbery
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN CITY — Two suspects were arrested on armed robbery and first-degree assault charges last week after allegedly stealing a victim’s wallet at...
OC Tennis Center Parking Lots In Need Of Repair
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN CITY — The steadily deteriorating parking lots at the Ocean City Tennis Center complex are in need of a serious repaving, but the lots are...
What’s Your Sign? June 23, 2017
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
ARIES (March 21 to April 19): Information you need might be coming in sporadically, but at least what you’re getting is valuable. Continue to...
‘Stop The Bleed’ Demo Teaches Lifesaving Skills
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN CITY – A national security initiative made its way to the Ocean City beach this week to teach people bleeding control techniques. As part...
Berlin Intermediate Special Education Teacher Retires
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
Through rain, sleet, snow and fog delays, Berlin Intermediate special education teacher Mik Megary has welcomed students to school each day and...
Berlin Approves Believe In Tomorrow Block Party
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
BERLIN – A block party planned for downtown Berlin in August will benefit Believe in Tomorrow. On Monday, June 12, the Berlin Town Council...
A Week In Business – June 23, 2017
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
Bank Supports Campaign BERLIN – The Atlantic General Hospital Campaign for the Future received a donation of $5,000 from Shore United Bank toward...
Health Literacy Program To Grow In Worcester County
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
NEWARK – By the fall, Worcester County’s health literacy program will be fully implemented in local schools. The Integrated Health Literacy...
Seven Worcester Prep Lower School students earned Perfect Attendance Certificates for the school year. Pictured with Head of the Lower School...
The Resorter … Revisited – June 23, 2017
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
Summer of 1961 Volume VII Edition 5 Issue Highlights In his column, “The Boardwalk Parade,” Editor Dick Lohmeyer wrote, “Mr. Dan Trimper gets as...
Wicomico To Advance $320K For Library Improvements
Posted On: 6/22/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
SALISBURY – The Wicomico Public Libraries will receive $320,000 from the county in the form of a cash advance to fund capital improvements at its...
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