City Issues CO Detector Reminder

OCEAN CITY – The Fire Marshal’s Office of the Ocean City Fire Department takes this opportunity to inform residents and guests of carbon monoxide detector legislation, the danger of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, and simple safeguards to protect you and your family.According to the National Safety Council, there are between 200 and 300 accidental CO… Read more »

‘Hooked On OC’ Show Lives On

OCEAN CITY – A miscommunication between the Tourism Commission and the popular “Hooked On OC” cable television show producers could have jeopardized the show, but fortunately it’s safe and will proceed as scheduled.When the commission voted to grant Dave Messick and Scott Lennox, the show’s creators and producers, $25,000 of the town’s advertising budget to… Read more »

Underage Club Changes Ease Concerns

OCEAN CITY – Although it was found that a petition calling for the closure of the underage nightclub in downtown Ocean City never actually existed, the concerns about recent events on the Boardwalk are, in fact, very real.Rumors have been spreading around the tight knit community of Boardwalk merchants in past weeks about the existence… Read more »

OC Drug Crackdown Nets Arrests

OCEAN CITY – Ocean City police this week reported the ongoing undercover drug reverse “buy/bust” operations are achieving the desired results with roughly six incidents resulting in eight arrests over the last two weekends including one that might have prevented a serious robbery and assault.The OCPD has been targeting sales of illegal narcotics in the… Read more »

Lawsuit Abuse Ads Hit Resort Buses

OCEAN CITY – Advertisements on city buses usually promote lunch specials at local establishments rather than talk about litigation issues, but if you look closely, that’s what one bus ad campaign is all about.An ad campaign created by the Maryland Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse showing a picture of a sunbather and the tag line “don’t… Read more »

June A Wet, Cloudy Month For Resort

OCEAN CITY – Despite some stellar weekend events, the month of June is creeping to an end with some local businesses hoping for proverbial and literal sunnier skies.According to the National Weather Service, the town of Ocean City has only seen two back-to-back sunny days (June 1 and 2) and although June is historically a… Read more »

Child Falls From Condo Balcony

OCEAN CITY – Ocean City fire officials this week confirmed an 8-year-old boy was critically injured when he fell from a fourth-floor balcony of a condominium on Monday evening.According to fire officials, the unidentified youth fell from the balcony of a unit at the Jamaica condominiums on the bayside at 33rd Street around 5 p.m…. Read more »

Student Announcements

Texas A&M University has named its honor students for the spring 2009 semester, including Chelsea Ward Baldwin of Berlin.Allan Anthony Taylor, a resident of Ocean City, has earned a(n) Bachelor of Science, Information Technology from Excelsior College.Among the 466 students achieving the honor of Dean’s List for the spring semester at Mount St. Mary’s University… Read more »