Things I Like

Long-time advertisersUnique smells of a crab houseThe look on my kids’ faces at WinterfestAn ambitious young personFinding a quick spot in a crowded parking garageSitting under the OC pierThe all-you-can-eat breakfasts at the Berlin Fire HallVisiting big citiesFood cooked on a charcoal grillReading local history booksNew advertisers

What’s Your Sign?

What’s Your Sign?

ARIES (March 21 to April 19): Make a start on that new workplace challenge. But get more information before you find yourself too deeply involved without knowing in which direction you should go.TAURUS (April 20 to May 20): You might find things becoming tedious as your schedule slows down for the holidays. Use this time… Read more »

NEW FOR MONDAY: OC Man Busted For Pot Distribution; Ocean Pines Residents Charged With Major Computer Crimes

NEW FOR MONDAY: OC Man Busted For Pot Distribution; Ocean Pines Residents Charged With Major Computer Crimes

OCEAN CITY — A local man was arrested with a significant amount of marijuana in an Ocean City hotel room after resort police earlier in the day arrested his caretaker for possession.Around 9:40 a.m. on Friday, Ocean City Police were conducting a follow-up check on the welfare of Brian Daniel Sterner, 37, of Ocean City,… Read more »

Parents Praise Schools In Survey

SNOW HILL — Though return rates saw a minor drop from 2011 levels, this year’s parental survey showed several favorability increases for Worcester County schools. Trends such as a desire to maintain small class sizes and see local funding above the minimal Maintenance of Effort (MoE) level were also highlighted.The surveys are important, said Board… Read more »

State Officials Outraged FEMA Denied Further Storm Assistance

OCEAN CITY — Maryland’s congressional leaders’ appeal for individual federal disaster relief for victims across the lower shore apparently fell on deaf ears as the Obama administration this week announced it was denying the request.While the federal government had issued a major disaster declaration for Maryland and much of the lower shore including Worcester County… Read more »

Warning Issued Over Check Scam

OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) is investigating a check fraud scam involving the possible misuse of actual bank accounts and check numbers.The scam targets an un-suspecting victim by sending a check drawn from a well-known retail bank in an amount between $800 and $1,000. Along with the check is an elaborate… Read more »