SNOW HILL – Just weeks after a Worcester County jury returned a verdict in favor of a former Greater Ocean City Chamber of Commerce executive director forcing his former employer to pay $60,000 in damages, the organization filed a counter-claim against the plaintiff seeking $500,000 in damages.At the close of a three-day trial in Circuit… Read more »
OCEAN CITY – In the month since Tourism Director Mike Noah’s resignation, the process to fill his position has entertained more people who want to be a part of the process to pick a candidate, than actual candidates.At last week’s Tourism Commission meeting, Ruth Waters, who serves as vice president of the Greater Ocean City… Read more »
More On Ad BudgetEditor: As a follow-up to last week’s article, entitled “Resort Unfazed By Ad Critic” Infoworkz is providing a link (http://www.infoworkz.com/oceancity) for the newspaper readership about the original press release that led to your swift reporting. It may interest others to learn the conclusion of the independent 70-page document about the town’s ad… Read more »
Risky is an appropriate way to describe the Ocean City Mayor and Council’s unanimous decision to set the town’s property tax rate at 39.5 cents per $100 of assessed valuation.Last month, after a number of significant rounds of cuts, City Manager Dennis Dare presented a roughly $80 million budget, suggesting the council increase the town’s… Read more »
Taylor Bank Earns Highest RatingBERLIN – Bauer Financial Inc. has announced that Calvin B. Taylor Banking Company has earned its highest 5-Star Superior rating for financial strength and stability.Bauer Financial Inc. has been analyzing and reporting on the nation’s banks for over 25 years. The rating is based on the overall financial picture of the… Read more »
Stylist Michelle Wade of Robin Walter Salon and Day Spa updates Charlotte Truitt’s hairdo. Wade generously donates her time and talent to the residents of Diakonia making sure that their hair is perfectly styled as they search for employment.
Members of Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City are pictured planning spring and summer projects. Pictured, from left, are members Jerry Powell, Ralph Chinn, Don Schmid, Jim Spicknall, Dave Lloyd, Al Kastner and Charlie Warner.
Buckingham Elementary School hosted its annual Project Outreach Math Family Fun Night recently. Above are Mary Smith, Trevor Smith and teacher Mark Shipley, center.
The Atlantic Health Center’s pediatric clinic team has been selected for a 2009 Childhood Immunization Excellence Award from the Maryland Childhood Immunization Partnership (MCIP). They are among only 15 practices in the state to receive this award. Above, team members Julie Koenig, RN, center, Fran Grafton, RN, and Debbie Davis, CRNP, receives the award from… Read more »
Virginia Barbeque celebrated its ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday in Pennington Commons in Ocean Pines. Above are the Ocean Pines Chamber’s Carol Ludwig, County Commissioner Judy Boggs, restaurant manager Lee Keefer, franchise owner Nancy Poret and ambassador Chip Bertino. Virginia Barbeque is a fast-food chain known for its authentic southern barbeque served with a focus… Read more »