UPDATED: Area Businessman Files For OC Council; ‘They made it pretty obvious they are running as a single unit. I don’t buy the idea of four people and one voice.’

Pictured, from left, are OC Council incumbents Tony DeLuca, Doug Cymek, Mary Knight and Dennis Dare at their signing ceremony in January. Photo by Shawn Soper

OCEAN CITY — There will be a municipal election after all in Ocean City next month after a local business owner and community leader joined the four incumbents on the City Council whose seats are up for re-election. As of late Tuesday, only the four incumbent councilmembers, including Doug Cymek, Dennis Dare, Tony DeLuca and… Read more »

Update On Worcester County Road Conditions After More Weekend Flooding

Purnell Crossing Road is pictured outside of Berlin Tuesday. Photo by Charlene Sharpe

BERLIN – Worcester County continues to deal with flooding following a second weekend of heavy rainfall. Though Hurricane Matthew primarily impacted the Southeast, the steady rain that fell Saturday and Sunday exacerbated the condition of already waterlogged areas throughout Worcester County. Public schools opened one hour late on Monday as a result of the road… Read more »

Dine United Campaign Raises $44K In First Year

Celebrating the success of the first-ever Dine United OC campaign were, from left, Kacey Decker and Olivia Mommé of United Way, Cole Taustin of The Embers and Blu Crabhouse & Raw Bar, Bill Gibbs of The Dough Roller and Kathleen Mommé of United Way. Submitted Photo

OCEAN CITY – Participating restaurants in Ocean City have raised $44,118 in the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore’s first Dine United OC competition. Executive Director Kathleen Momme announced the totals at the Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association’s economic development committee meeting and said the entirety of the money will stay in the region to… Read more »

No Major Incidents From H2Oi Event, But OC Statistics Confirm Busy Weekend For Police

Debris left behind from a night last weekend is pictured along Coastal Highway Sunday morning. Photo by Bob Russell

OCEAN CITY — A slew of minors and no majors is the best way to describe last weekend’s H2O International car show presence in Ocean City from a law enforcement standpoint with over 2,500 calls for service reported but no significant incidents. The annual H2O International (H2Oi) event is one local law enforcement officials and… Read more »

Ocean City To Buy Downtown Post Office Property, But No Change In Use Expected In Near Future

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OCEAN CITY — Resort officials this week approved the purchase of the downtown post office property for over $1.3 million, while allaying fears the pending sale could seal the fate of the decades-old facility in the future. On Monday, the Mayor and Council approved on second reading the purchase of the commercial property at 410… Read more »