Decatur’s New Cadet Program Will Exceed Minimum

OCEAN CITY – Stephen Decatur Principal Lou Taylor confirmed this week the high school’s enrollment in the newly initiated Navy National Defense Cadet Corps (NNDCC) program is in the clear of its “probation period”.Last year Stephen Decatur High School’s National Junior Officer Reserve Training Corps (NJROTC) was shaken up when it learned the Navy was… Read more »

Salisbury, MDE Reach Deal On Property

SALISBURY — The Salisbury City Council has decided to accept an offer made by the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) to remove oil-based contamination from the Anne Street property.In doing so, the council also agreed to use its own resources to demolish about 25 percent of the building, which will allow MDE access to… Read more »

‘Young Professionals’ Honorees To Be Recognized Oct. 6

‘Young Professionals’ Honorees To Be Recognized Oct. 6

OCEAN CITY — Some of the area’s leading “Young Professionals” will be honored next week in the latest installment of The Dispatch’s Shore Stars awards program.The “Young Professionals” campaign — the third and final Shore Stars installment for 2011 — was launched in early July when organizers sought candidates who at a young age or early point… Read more »

Ocean City Sewer Main Installation Planned

OCEAN CITY — Local residents and visitors can expect the first real traffic pattern changes of the off-season beginning Tuesday, Sept. 6 when Ocean City begins the installation of a new sewer force main along Coastal Highway.The new 24-inch sewer force main will be installed from 15th to 49th streets in the southbound fast lane… Read more »

Whale Spotted Just Off Coast

Whale Spotted Just Off Coast

OCEAN CITY – Beach-goers were taken by surprise last weekend as a whale came to visit the shoreline giving everyone a show.On Sunday, Joe Cuomo visited the beach on 76th street where his son, David, was on duty lifeguarding that day. It was a normal day on the beach when Cuomo noticed surrounding beach patrons… Read more »

Things To Do Around Town

Things To Do Around Town

Aug. 26: OP Boat Club Raft UpPlan to be at day marker 2 in time to leave at 5 p.m. for the selected anchoring location. To attend call Capt. Steve Rosen, 410-641-6915.Aug. 26: KC BingoDoors open 5 p.m.; games begin, 6:30 p.m.; 9901 Coastal Hwy., O.C. Refreshments will be on sale. For more information, 410-524-7994.Aug…. Read more »

Who’s Playing When & Where

Who’s Playing When & Where

Angler, the 410-289-7424 • 2312 Talbot St. On The Bay Friday, Aug. 26: Time Police, 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 & Sunday, Aug. 28: Lenny Burridge Every Sunday: Locals’ Social With DJ Deogee, 10 p.m.Burger’s Surf’s Up Cafe 410-723-2007 • 5401 Coastal Hwy. Friday, Aug. 26: Landers & Heinz Trio, 5-8 p.m.; Lime Green Band,… Read more »