What’s An “Undue Financial Hardship”?

The fate of the smoking ban in Maryland was still up in the air this week, although all indicators are the differences between the House version and Senate counterpart will be hashed out prior to the session’s expiration next week.One of the sticking points revolves around an “undue financial hardship” clause and who should determine… Read more »

Between The Lines

The sale of the Berlin electric system appears to be in serious jeopardy today, and that’s a good thing. Berlin insiders have indicated the town has been privately mulling whether to draft an official letter withdrawing its intent to sell the system. Most officials were mum on the subject this week, for obvious reasons, but… Read more »

We Remember Those Who Have Pasted

Joseph F. VelenovskyBERLIN – Joseph Francis Velenovsky, Jr., 81 of Ocean City, died Tuesday, April 3, 2007.He was the beloved husband of Isabelle Velenovsky (nee Bromwell), devoted father of Joseph III, Robert and his wife, Stacy, and Deborah and her husband, Stephen Bova; brother of the late Francis Velenovsky; and loving pop of eight grandchildren… Read more »

Alleged OC Arsonist Arrested

OCEAN CITY – An Ocean City man was arrested on first- and second-degree arson as well as reckless endangerment charges on Tuesday for allegedly starting a vehicle fire near a downtown Ocean City shopping center last week.Gerald William Shields, 26, of Ocean City, was arrested on Tuesday on a warrant after the Ocean City Fire… Read more »

A Week In Business

A Week In Business

It’s ERA Holida Real Estate TodayBERLIN – Local real estate firm Holiday Real Estate, Inc has announced its recent affiliation with global residential real estate leader ERA Franchise Systems, Inc. Effective April 1, the company will begin conducting business as ERA Holiday Real Estate and will continue to serve consumers in the Ocean City, West… Read more »

Live Music and DJs

Assateague Island Oasis: 410-629-1492, Rt. 611; Every Friday & Saturday: Patrick McAllorum.Bahama Mamas: 410-289-0291, Call for entertainment.Big Tuna Grill: 410-250-1001, 128th St. & Coastal Hwy.; Call for entertainment.Blue Ox & Babe’s Lounge: 410-250-6440, 127th St. & Coastal Hwy.; Call for entertainment.Buxy’s Salty Dog: 410-289-0973, 28th St. & Coastal Hwy.; Friday, April 6: DJ BK; Saturday,… Read more »

West O.C – Ocean Pines

West O.C – Ocean Pines

OCEAN PINES8 Yeoman Ct.Sat. 11-23BR/2BA RancherClark KlinePrudential Carruthers304-268-4471Call for DirectionsOCEAN PINESThe ParkeSat. 10 – 13BR, 2BA Active Adult Comm.Debbie BenningtonReMax Premier Properties410-641-5222Call for DirectionsWEST OCEAN CITYSailor’s WatchGolf Course RoadFri 11-3Sat & Sun 10-4New 3BR, 3.5BALuxury TownhousesColdwell Banker410-723-1000Call for DirectionsWEST OCEAN CITYOcean Village at Old BridgeSat 12-23 Br/2ba, 1st Flr UnitJohn J. Romeo, Jr.Bruce Howe Realty410-289-7676Call… Read more »

Ocean City

Ocean City

OCEAN CITYSeaside RetreatFri 11-3Weekends 10-43BR, 2.5BAColdwell Banker410-723-1000Call for DirectionsOCEAN CITYOcean Break Unit 210Sat 11 – 1:303BR/2BA CondoDebbie SalinsLong & Foster410-250-3858Call for DirectionsOCEAN CITYEmerson TowersFri,Sat, & Sun 11-43BR, 3BA LuxuryCondo w/ Boat SlipsEric EmersonReMax Premier Properties410-524-6700Call for DirectionsOCEAN CITYOur Place at the BeachUnits 202G & 105FSat 12-4Marilyn BushnellPrudential Carruthers410-422-0013Call for DirectionsOCEAN CITYThe QuaySat. 10-122 & 3BR… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Biking with the wind at my backWalking underneath the downtown pierLocal restaurants’ half-price nightsLeftover pasta for lunchWhen people write angry letters to the InsiderDogs walking their owners on the BoardwalkThe smell of rain in the springA day without Anna Nicole newsA teenager who admires his or her parents”Planet Earth” on the Discovery Channel The first… Read more »

What’s Your Sign?

BORN THIS WEEK: You are always the first to try new ventures and confront new challenges. You inspire others with your courage to follow your bold example.ARIES (March 21 to April 19): Avoid having someone else take credit for the project you started by finishing it yourself. Then it will be you lovely Lambs who… Read more »