FEMA Needs To Look Beyond Pure Numbers

FEMA Needs To Look Beyond Pure Numbers

The federal government made a major mistake on Monday in denying what was figured to be a routine request to help distressed residents and businesses in Somerset County who are still struggling from Hurricane Sandy.Word is Maryland will appeal the denial of the request for Individual Assistance to residents of the lower shore who suffered… Read more »

Adventures Of Fatherhood

Adventures Of Fatherhood

To me, nothing beats laughing, and my kids provide an endless supply of it.As my boys mature, relatively speaking, and become more sophisticated, again relatively speaking, their personalities are changing and it’s been fun to watch them develop.From my perspective, my sons are at their funniest when they are not trying to be. Actually, when… Read more »

NEW FOR THURSDAY: Ocean City Police Steps Up Drunk Driving Patrols

NEW FOR THURSDAY: Ocean City Police Steps Up Drunk Driving Patrols

OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) late last month engaged in a concentrated and focused effort to combat impaired driving and underage drinking and is pledging more of the same in the coming weeks.In conjunction with a national program conducted by law enforcement agencies in Maryland around the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, the… Read more »

Who’s Playing When And Where

Who’s Playing When And Where

19th hole bar & Grille, The 410-213-9204 Corner of Rte. 611 & Sunset Ave., West Ocean City Friday, Dec. 7: Scott Glorioso Saturday, Dec. 8: TBA Sunday, Dec. 9: Louis Wright, 10 a.m.-noon28th Street Pit and Pub 410-289-2020 28th St. & Coastal Hwy. Friday, Dec. 7: Phantom Limbs Every Thursday: DJ Jeremy45th Street TapHouse Bar… Read more »

Worcester Parents Talk Education Priorities

SNOW HILL — In preparation for the coming budget season, parent representatives from each of Worcester County’s 14 public schools presented the Board of Education with their priorities for next year during a Public Budget Input Session Tuesday.Common requests across multiple schools included additional staffing, an employee salary increase and support for the renovation of… Read more »

Visitor Survey Shows Need To Revamp Website

OCEAN CITY – Survey results taken over the summer of what visitors to the town’s website are looking for, specifically in making accommodations, revealed the need for more content and upgrades.Andy Malis, president of MGH, Ocean City’s advertising firm, presented the Mayor and Council with the results of a survey on the accessibility of the… Read more »

Victorian Tea Set For Berlin Sunday

BERLIN — A Victorian Tea Fundraiser, benefitting Berlin Main Street Christmas events and activities, is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 9, from 3-5 p.m. in the Atlantic Hotel Ballroom.A proper tea menu has been created by Atlantic Hotel Chef Leo D’Leo and Staci Libby, former owner of Tea By The Sea Tea House for the fundraiser. … Read more »

Schools Asking County To Save Academies

SNOW HILL — With After School Academies (ASA) for several schools still in jeopardy after the unexpected loss of grant funding this summer, the Worcester County Board of Education plans to ask the County Commissioners for a one-time grant of $300,000 to finance the programs through the end of the school year.In July, the board… Read more »