Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

It seems there are lists compiled and rankings released each week that Ocean City appears on. Cleanest beach, top Boardwalk, best beach, best amusements and the list goes on and on. This week, The Daily Beast, a popular online magazine operated by some well-known media folks, released its compilation of the 20 Most Popular U.S…. Read more »

Open Houses

Open Houses

WEST OCEAN CITY Bay Point Plantation Rt589/Gum Point Rd Daily 10-5 Waterfront Estate Lots in 142 Acre Preserve Kevin Decker The Fritschle Group/ Condominium Realty 443-235-6552BERLIN 11640 Gum Point Rd Open Daily 10-4 5850sf Waterfront Home on ¾ Acre 50’ Pier & Boat Slips Waterfront Pool Greg Steen Steen Realty, Inc 443-235-2325OCEAN CITY Makai Condominiums… Read more »

Heels and Reels Tournament Underway

OCEAN CITY- Before the big boys hit the seas for the 38th annual White Marlin Open next week, lady anglers throughout the resort area will have their moment in the sun this weekend with the arrival of the Ocean City Marlin Club’s 3rd Annual Heels and Reels Tournament.The ladies-only tournament got underway last night with… Read more »

3rd Branch Kreppel Tourney a Success

OCEAN CITY- The 3rd Annual Branch Kreppel Blue Marlin Tournament, named for a beloved local angler and commercial diver who passed away in 2008, was a big success last weekend with over $35,000 in prize money doled out to the winners in several categories.Almost all of the proceeds for the event went to the late… Read more »

Berlin All-Stars Hanging On in Rhode Island

Berlin All-Stars Hanging On in Rhode Island

BERLIN- The Berlin Little League 9-10 All-Stars were clinging to life in the East Regional Invitational late yesterday after a topsy-turvy week during which it went 1-2 in pool play.The Maryland District 8 champions arrived in Cranston, R.I. last weekend unbeaten through district play and the state tournament, but ran into a couple of teams… Read more »

Berlin Native Gets New Post at Maryland

Berlin Native Gets New Post at Maryland

BERLIN- Berlin native and Stephen Decatur graduate Troy Wainwright, who was a member of retired University of Maryland head basketball coach Gary Williams’ coaching staff for 15 years, has assumed a new role in his alma mater’s athletic department after being named executive director of the school’s “M Club” earlier this summer.Wainwright, who graduated from… Read more »

Miller Finishes Seventh at Worlds

Miller Finishes Seventh at Worlds

BERLIN- Former Stephen Decatur wrestling standout Danny Miller, now a rising junior at the Naval Academy, represented his country well at the FILA Jr. World Championships in Romania last weekend, finishing seventh overall in his weight class.Miller, who won three straight state championships at Decatur, has compiled a 26-17 record in two years at Navy… Read more »

Adventures Of Fatherhood

Adventures Of Fatherhood

One of the many joys of being a parent is introducing new experiences to my kids.There’s nothing quite like that look of astonishment on their faces when they learn the thrill of something new to them.With 21-month-old Carson, introductions to new things come fast and furious, as it’s the simple things that give him the… Read more »

Restroom Assault Alleged

Restroom Assault Alleged

OCEAN CITY — An Ocean City T-shirt shop employee was arrested on sex offense and false imprisonment charges last month after allegedly assaulting a female customer in a locked bathroom in his place of employment early last month.On July 7, Ocean City police received a complaint regarding a possible sexual assault that had occurred in… Read more »

Worcester Not Considering Charging Athletes

BERLIN — Despite a growing trend toward “pay-to-play” policies for sports and other extracurricular activities in the face of shrinking budgets and other cutbacks, Worcester County public schools officials will not be collecting fees from student athletes any time in the near future.Public school systems across Maryland and throughout the country are adopting stringent fee… Read more »