Marlin Club’s Labor Day Tourney Turns 50

OCEAN CITY- While it may lack the glamour and high payouts of the White Marlin Open, the Ocean City Marlin Club’s 50th Annual Labor Day White Marlin Tournament, which got underway this morning, trumps all others in terms of history and prestige.Called the “granddaddy” of the resort area fishing tournaments, the Marlin Club’s annual Labor… Read more »

60th Live Meet Concludes at Ocean Downs

BERLIN- The 60th annual summer-long live racing meet at historic Ocean Downs concluded last Sunday on an up note with champions named in several categories including top driver, top trainer, top trotter and co-top pacers.The 2008 live meet at Ocean Downs, which began back in late June and concluded last Sunday, was highly successful again… Read more »

Three Held In Armed Robbery

OCEAN CITY – Ocean City police earlier this month arrested three Baltimore teens on first-degree assault, attempted armed robbery and other serious charges from an incident in mid-July when they allegedly bound and gagged a man in an Ocean City motel room during a drug deal that went bad.On July 15, Ocean City police responded… Read more »

Rocket Destroyed Minutes After Takeoff

BERLIN – Shortly after take-off early last Friday morning, a suborbital rocket launched from NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility veered off its projected course and had to be destroyed, showering its remains in the Atlantic Ocean and desolate coastal areas near the facility.The suborbital rocket carrying two NASA hypersonic experiments was launched as planned around… Read more »

Retirement Policy Approved

OCEAN CITY – Employees of the town will be formally recognized upon retirement, after the approval of a policy this week that aims to formally thank employees for their years of hard work and dedication to the town. Human Resources Director Roger Weseman presented the policy to the Mayor and City Council this week, explaining… Read more »

Resident Has Beef With HOA

BERLIN – A local homeowners association seems to be assuming powers it does not legally have, according to one resident, who asked the Berlin Mayor and Council to instruct the association that its bylaws do not supercede town or state law.Decatur Farms resident Bruce Stender asked the Berlin Mayor and Council for help Monday night… Read more »