Questions About First-Place Billfish Lead To White Marlin Open’s Top Prize Of $2.8M Being Withheld

Pictured is the 76.5-pound white marlin hooked on the second day of the White Marlin Open. Photo by Hooked On OC/Fish In OC

OCEAN CITY — Exactly two weeks to the day since the one and only qualifying white marlin caught during the 43rd Annual White Marlin Open was hauled up the scale and ultimately awarded $2.8 million, shattering the tournament payout record and potentially setting a world record payout, tournament officials late Tuesday announced there was a… Read more »

Ocean City Jeep Week Returns Thursday; Berlin, Resort Events Planned All Weekend

One of the highlights of the annual Jeep Week is the daily beach crawls in Ocean City. Photo by Chris Parypa

OCEAN CITY – The resort will once again welcome off-road enthusiasts with the 7th Annual Ocean City Jeep Week. The event, which kicks off Thursday, will feature jeep parades, vintage jeep displays, vendors and multiple off-road opportunities for participants. Event organizer Brad Hoffman says 1,200 people have registered for the festivities, which will draw several… Read more »

FEMA Reps Roasted Over Costly Flood Map Error In Ocean City; ‘Disagreement’ Between City, Feds Still Being Worked On

Photo by Chris Parypa

OCEAN CITY — What began as an overview on new federal flood insurance policies on Tuesday turned into a roast of sorts of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) representatives as an increasingly frustrated segment of resort property owners whacked with exorbitant premiums lashed out at an apparent flaw in the agency’s maps. Last July, FEMA… Read more »