Local Robot Community Growing


BERLIN — Gears are turning and the power is running for the Worcester County Robotics Academy. On the heels of a strong first year, the program is getting ready for the summer and the next school year, which will mean more members and more competitions. When the academy was first introduced as a concept last… Read more »

OC Police Offers Drug Drop Box


OCEAN CITY — Ocean City this week joined an innovative effort to collect and dispose of unused prescription medications that are often abused with the installation of a 24-hour drug drop box at the Public Safety Building donated by the Ocean City Elks Lodge. Ocean City on Wednesday became the first location in Worcester County… Read more »

Voices From The Readers


License Fee Outrageous Editor: I became a resident of the State of Maryland when I moved to Ocean City and registered my 2003 Hyundai Accent accordingly and paid the $50 fee for personalized license plates. (I opted to have the exact same plate number that I had in a different state for over 20 years). Last… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk


Much time is spent discussing advertising and marketing Ocean City. That’s necessary for the resort to stay competitive with other drive-to destinations, such as Virginia Beach, Atlantic City, Outer Banks, Williamsburg and the Jersey Shore beaches. All of this brainstorming leads to current initiatives like Rodney the Lifeguard and the Summer of Thanks Ocean City… Read more »

We Remember Those We Have Lost


Pearlie Winnis Wheatley BERLIN — Pearlie Winnis Wheatley died on May 19, 2012 after a long fight with cancer on her terms. Born in Sky Gusty, W.Va, in February 1932, she was the daughter of Walter and Mae Harman. Pearlie moved to Maryland in the 1950’s where she met the love of her life, the… Read more »

Worcester Prep’s Prom King And Queen Crowned


Worcester Prep’s 2012 Junior-Senior Prom Court included, from left, Ryan McGuire, Senior Prince; Kayla Baier, Senior Princess; Nic Moffitt, Prom King; Megan O’Donnell, Prom Queen; Tom Thornett, Junior Prince; and Caroline Klug, Junior Princess. The prom was held at the Clarion in Ocean City.