We Remember Those We Have Lost


Ronald James Ellis OCEAN CITY – Ronald James Ellis, 76, of Ocean City, died Friday, July 23, 2010 at home. He was born in Bishopville and was the son of the late Norman Lester and Dolly Ann (Hickman) Ellis.  He retired after 33 years with the Town of Ocean City where he was the Water… Read more »

Stabbing Suspect Reward Offered

OCEAN CITY – The town of Ocean City this week is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a Federalsburg man wanted as the suspect in a brutal stabbing attack in Ocean City early Saturday morning. Around 2:10 a.m. on Saturday, Ocean City police responded to the area of 54th Street… Read more »

Shark Talk Largely Chatter, Officials Say

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City Beach Patrol Captain Butch Arbin dispelled growing rumors and concern about increased shark sightings off the coast of Ocean City, saying “they are out there, but no more than usual.” In recent weeks, Arbin says that he’s heard a rising chatter amongst beach goers about shark sightings close to shore… Read more »

President’s Plan To Zone Ocean Debated

OCEAN CITY – President Obama this week signed an executive order establishing a National Ocean Policy that could effectively result in vast areas of ocean benig zoned to prohibit some recreational and commercial activities while encouraging others. Based on the recommendations of the Interagency Task Force on Ocean Policy, created last June to explore the… Read more »

Owner Brings Cantina To Fenwick

T.K. Dickerson Staff Writer FENWICK ISLAND – The East Coast culture pervades everything from what we wear right down to what we eat. But when West Coast spice and Mexican flavor mixes with East Coast seafood, the result is an irresistible and delicious fusion that everyone is guaranteed to enjoy, no matter where you call… Read more »

Ocean City News in Brief

OCEAN CITY — In the brief this week, the town’s legal counsel tells the City Council to reconsider the ban on K-2, the City Hall parking lot becomes an official revenue source and grilling in public lots will now require a city permit. Council Changes Mind On Ordinance To Ban Substance Last week, the City… Read more »

Mosquito Virus Surfaces In Md

BERLIN – The once dreaded West Nile Virus (WNV), which has faded somewhat from the public consciousness in recent years with fewer occurrences, has been found in mosquitoes in Maryland for the first time this year. State officials detected the first WNV positive mosquito pool for 2010 in Anne Arundel County. The West Nile infected… Read more »

Man Jailed For Strangling Wife

OCEAN CITY – A New Jersey man was arrested on first-degree assault charges last weekend after allegedly strangling his wife to the point she passed out. Shortly before 9 p.m. last Saturday, an Ocean City Police Department (OCPD officer was dispatched to a nightclub parking lot for a reported domestic assault during which a female… Read more »