Between The Lines

It appears as if the OC Air Show got the dates it wanted for next summer’s edition. It will likely be held the second weekend in June, as organizer Bryan Lilley had requested when he came before the Mayor and Council a few weeks ago. The key, according to the newly-formed Tourism Advisory Board, comprised… Read more »

Helicopter Decision Questioned

Helicopter Decision Questioned Editor: (The following was addressed to Ocean City Councilman Doug Cymek.) I noted in today’s issue of The Dispatch newspaper that you voted in opposition to the motion by Councilman Joe Hall to "forward fund", the costs of obtaining, mounting and maintaining a surplus Army Huey helicopter through the Ocean City Aviation… Read more »

Maryland Preserves More Pocomoke River Lands

POCOMOKE – The Department of Natural Resources recently preserved another 835 acres of sensitive land in Worcester County, bringing the total to approximately 68,000 acres. “I would say there are certainly some counties with a lot less,” said Meredith Lathbury, Director of Land Acquisition and Planning. “It’s one of the stronger counties in terms of… Read more »

Pedestrian Struck In Hit-And-Run

OCEAN CITY – An Ocean City man was arrested on first-degree assault and other serious charges this week after allegedly plowing his vehicle into a pedestrian in front of a downtown bar before striking a tree and fleeing the scene. Around 9 p.m. last Sunday, Ocean City police responded to Pickles Pub on 8th Street… Read more »