Suspect Arrested In OC Stabbing


OCEAN CITY — An Ocean City man is behind bars this week after allegedly stabbing another man in the chest during an incident on Wednesday evening. Around 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Ocean City Police responded to a residence on Edgewater Avenue in the area of 8th Street for a reported stabbing. When OCPD officers arrived,… Read more »

Voices From The Readers


Arrogance Disturbing Editor The “Four” have now discarded all pretense of directing Ocean City in the way we voters elected them for. Right after Council President Jim Hall told the Citizens For Ocean City that the future would hold a process of discussion, compromise and transparency, he announced at the last council meeting the pavement… Read more »

Petition Efforts Embody Grassroots Politics


Petitions are currently circulating in Salisbury and Ocean City. While the topics and motivations are clearly different, voters would be wise to sign them both. First, in Ocean City, many citizens outraged over the removal of City Manager Dennis Dare were left scratching their heads last month when they learned they had no recourse against… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk


At this week’s tourism recap meeting, it was refreshing to hear comments about how important events are to tourism, specifically the summer months. For years, it’s been known that successful special events are what drive shoulder season business. Weather surely plays a major role as well, as it does in any beach area, but it’s… Read more »

Soccer League Seeks Players, Coaches

OCEAN CITY- The Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department is looking for both players and coaches for its Youth Indoor Soccer League set to begin next Saturday, November 5, at Northside Park. League officials are looking for players in grades 1-12 as well as coaches for the upcoming season. A coaches’ meeting is scheduled for… Read more »

Decatur Golfers Finish Strong at States

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity golfers wrapped up a remarkable season with a strong showing at the state championship tournament at College Park this week. The Seahawks sent five golfers to the Maryland State Championship Tournament at the University of Maryland this week and acquitted themselves very well against some of the top prep golfers in… Read more »

Decatur Fall Teams Prep for States

BERLIN- With their collective regular seasons in the books, the Decatur fall sports teams are now preparing for the state playoffs after the brackets were announced this week. Before the Decatur boys’ varsity soccer team took the field for the Bayside Conference championship game on Monday night, they had already been announced as the top… Read more »

Seahawks Thrash N. Caroline for 5th Straight

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity football team stayed on a major roll last week, thrashing visiting North Caroline, 42-6, for its fifth straight win. The Seahawks wasted no time setting the tone for the night, recovering a North Caroline fumble just 51 seconds into the contest. Decatur running back D.J. Kee quickly converted a 10-yard touchdown… Read more »

Decatur Wins 1st Bayside Title in Decade

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s boys’ varsity soccer team won its first Bayside Conference championship in a decade this week, blanking Kent Island, 2-0, on Monday in the title game at Washington College. Last week, the Seahawks had their hopes of a perfect season dashed when they fell to Bennett, 2-1, in the regular season finale. The… Read more »