Snyder Wins Annual Officer Of Year Honors

OCEAN CITY — Less than a week after the new ballroom at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center was officially opened, the newly remodeled area was officially broken in on Tuesday with the annual Neighborhood Watch Association’s Ocean City Police “Officer of the Year” banquet.Pfc. Chris Snyder, who joined the OCPD as a full-time officer… Read more »

OC Fire Dept. Scores $383K Grant

OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City Fire Department this week got a fiscal shot in the arm in the form of a $383,000-plus federal grant through homeland security to purchase lifesaving rescue equipment.U.S. Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin this week announced the Ocean City Fire Department will receive the federal funding through the U.S…. Read more »

Salisbury Seeking Lower Alarm Fines

SALISBURY – To have false alarm fees become more equitable with today’s cost for fire and police response, the Salisbury City Council is looking to revamp the fine structure.According to City Administrator John Pick, the city’s police and fire departments experience a severe drain on their resources making repeated responses to the same properties in… Read more »

OC’s Last Homicide Still ‘Open Case’

OCEAN CITY — While a homicide investigation involving the death of a local man and the arrest of another unfolds, the eighth anniversary of Ocean City’s last murder in 2005 quietly arrived this week and remains an unsolved case.Eight years ago this weekend, a Virginia man was apparently murdered in his family’s Ocean City condominium,… Read more »

More Laser Shows, Fireworks Planned In OC

OCEAN CITY – The popular laser light and firework shows downtown last summer have been given the go-ahead to continue on into the summer of 2013.Tourism Director Donna Abbott presented the Mayor and City Council with a request to approve the recommendation made by the Tourism Advisory Board (TAB) to continue last summer’s weekly fireworks… Read more »