When Common Sense Beats Out Numbers

When Common Sense Beats Out Numbers

It’s often said numerical data can be twisted and manipulated to present favorable arguments for just about any sort of issue.That may be true, but common sense trumps everything, including figures that may lead to a contrary conclusion.The situation involving the controversial intersection of Routes 12 and 113 south of Snow Hill is an example… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

While there are some proposed changes to the general law governing the liquor industry in Worcester County expected to be approved by the General Assembly this year, the big news on the liquor front here in Worcester County involves the retail side of the industry.Department of Liquor Control Executive Director Bob Cowger was unavailable for… Read more »

Airlifted After Crash

Airlifted After Crash

BERLIN — An Ocean City woman was flown to Shock Trauma with injuries not believed to be life-threatening after a single-vehicle accident at Routes 113 and 589 on Tuesday afternoon.Around 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Maryland State Police troopers responded to a reported motor vehicle accident with injuries at Routes 113 and 589. Upon arrival, troopers… Read more »

OC Arrests Jumped 14% Last Year; Assaults Decrease

OCEAN CITY – Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) Acting Chief Kevin Kirstein gave an overview last week of the department’s 2012 Annual Report.In 2012, there were 1,497 reportable offenses, representing incidents that have to be reported to the FBI like homicide, rape, robbery, assault, breaking and entering, larceny and motor vehicle thefts. Since 2006, there… Read more »