No Major Incidents From This Year’s BikeFest Event, But 133 Citations Issued For Illegal Trailer Parking

One of the host sites for the OC BikeFest event last weekend was the Roland E. Powell Convention Center, pictured above left. Photos by Chris Parypa

OCEAN CITY — While there were the typical complaints regarding noise and traffic, resort officials this week said OC BikeFest last week was a success and the new ordinance on trailer and oversized vehicle parking certainly appeared to achieve the desired results. Over 150,000 motorcyclists roared into the resort starting mid-week last week for OC… Read more »

Ocean Games Event Donates To Worcester Youth

Pictured, from left, are Jenny Lind, Corey Davis, Steve Taylor and Brigitte Southworth. Submitted Photo

BERLIN — Ocean City’s 4th Annual Ocean Games athletic event held in July was a huge success with more than 153 participants and this month organizers presented a recognition donation to a local charitable group. Individuals participated in a one-, three- and nine-mile ocean swim, four- and two-mile paddleboard race, ultimate beach Frisbee competition, and… Read more »

Adopt Your Street Slow To Catch On

OCEAN CITY — While the Adopt Your Beach program initiated in the resort last fall continues to thrive, the same cannot be said yet for the sister Adopt Your Street program, resort officials learned this week. Last spring, the Ocean City Surf Club, under the auspices of the Coastal Resources Legislative Committee, or “Green Team,”… Read more »

$55K Air Transport Bill Raises Industry Concerns; Local Family Hopes ‘Price Gouging At Its Worst’ Will Raise Awareness

BERLIN — When a Berlin child with a critical illness was flown to a Baltimore hospital last October, her parents did not know that 45-minute flight was the beginning of a nearly year-long journey including a battle with the private sector air ambulance service over exorbitant fees and a multi-pronged effort at reform. Last Oct…. Read more »