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Safety Efforts Paying Off Editor: The figures recently publicized by the Ocean City Police Department on pedestrian injuries and fatality statistics for Ocean City is a sure sign that the Town of Ocean City is on the right track with efforts thus far. Since the implementation of Ocean City’s “Walk Smart Campaign,” which was introduced a few years ago, the many… Read more »

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Blessed By Support Editor: This letter is being written to express our sincere appreciation and thanks to the Berlin, Selbyville and Ocean City community and businesses that supported the Stevenson United Methodist Church Christmas Bazaar and Silent Auction that was held on Dec. 5 in Berlin. We are so blessed to live in an area… Read more »

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Thanksgiving Dinner Continuing To Grow Editor: Thirty-six years ago, my father, Pastor Terry Davis, had an idea to prepare a meal on Thanksgiving for the entire community. He believed Thanksgiving was a holiday where no one should be alone or be hungry. So he submitted the idea to the Ocean City Baptist Church. In 1979, OCBC… Read more »

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Valuable Discourse Heard In Fenwick Editor: I write this letter to the community of Fenwick Island and the council that represents it. In the last year, there has been increasing volume coming from residents of our beautiful town on the border of Maryland and Delaware. Issues have risen that are causing the voices of many of… Read more »

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Volunteers Key To Special Olympics event Editor: On Nov. 1, 2015, Special Olympics Maryland hosted our annual State Soccer Championships, welcoming over 200 athletes from across the state competing in both traditional and unified soccer games, as well as an individual skills competition for our player development athletes. Our staff, athletes, coaches and families had the… Read more »

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Feeling Unappreciated Editor: I have been coming to Ocean City now for about 30 years, and after 30 years of absolutely enjoying your resort town, I’m insulted. I come to your fabulous town about six times a year. Two of them are for the classic car weekends, which for me are always Thursday through Sunday,… Read more »

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November Hospice Month Editor: This November, as we mark National Hospice Month, Coastal Hospice is grateful to serve the four counties on Maryland’s Lower Eastern Shore, where there is such a strong spirit of generosity. It has been 35 years since a small group of dedicated people came together to create Coastal Hospice. And in… Read more »

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An Inspiring Event Editor: I wanted to share a wonderful event and experience I had this past weekend that I believe deserves more recognition than this letter, let alone the event received could possibly offer. Last Saturday, the Maryland Chapter of the Concerns of Police Survivors, or C.O.P.S. Organization held its annual retreat in Ocean… Read more »

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Event A Danger To Public Safety Editor: Anyone who does not understand the objection to the Cruisin’ events should join me on my balcony to observe the goings on along Coastal Highway. It’s only noon on Friday, and so far today, I’ve observed three drag races, one full bore burn out that lit up the tires… Read more »

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Public Works Applauded Editor: Kudos to Director Hal Adkins and the Ocean City Public Works crew for doing such an incredible job in putting the beach and Boardwalk back together after last week’s Nor’easter. They did an amazing transformation the last few days. Anybody who saw the beach and Boardwalk this past weekend knows exactly what… Read more »