Two Pines Bridges Require Significant Repairs

Two Pines Bridges Require Significant Repairs

BERLIN – Ocean Pines officials are evaluating repair and replacement options for two of the community’s bridges.Following a 2014 report that revealed the bridge on Ocean Parkway and the bridge on Clubhouse Drive each had a Bridge Sufficiency Rating (BSR) below 50, options are being explored.“We didn’t receive the reports until June of this year,”… Read more »

Daughters Of The American Revolution From Across The State Gather For The Maryland State Society’s Fall Forum

Daughters Of The American Revolution From Across The State Gather For The Maryland State Society’s Fall Forum

Members of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) from across the state recently gathered at the Milestone Restaurant in Easton for the Maryland State Society’s Fall Forum. Attending from the General Levin Winder Chapter were Regent Barbara May and Pat Arata. Arata also serves as State Chairman of the Conservation committee.

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Bike Week ReflectionsEditor:If history is any indicator, I am sure that The Dispatch will be receiving a great deal of feedback regarding the events of Bike Week. There will be those that will demand it be ended because of noise and congestion. Then there will be those that rave about the dramatic economic impact that… Read more »

Worcester County Salutes Citizens, Groups With Volunteer Spirit

Worcester County Salutes Citizens, Groups With Volunteer Spirit

BERLIN — On Sept. 17, the County Commissioners and Volunteer Services Manager Kelly Brinkley recognized seven individuals and four groups during the annual Volunteer Spirit of Worcester County Awards dinner ceremony at the Atlantic Hotel in Berlin.Volunteers were nominated by their peers in one of four star categories: youth, individual, faith-based and nonprofit volunteer program.“These… Read more »

Team Of Worcester Prep Ninth And Tenth Graders Crowned Volleyball Tournament Champs

Team Of Worcester Prep Ninth And Tenth Graders Crowned Volleyball Tournament Champs

A team of Worcester Prep ninth and tenth graders were crowned Volleyball Tournament Champs of the Upper School Student Government Association (SGA) Volleyball Tournament and Picnic. Pictured, front from left, are Grace Gardner, Delaney Abercrombie, Sandra Karsli, Cameron Langeler, Hope Sens, Kaylee Dickson and Sarah Savage; and, back from left, Brenner Maull, Brendan Miller and… Read more »

West Africa-NYC Paddle Mission Includes Pirates, Shark Attack; Mission Aimed At Raising HIV/AIDS Awareness

West Africa-NYC Paddle Mission Includes Pirates, Shark Attack; Mission Aimed At Raising HIV/AIDS Awareness

OCEAN CITY — As the roaring engines of tens of thousands of motorcycles slept early last Saturday morning during Delmarva Bike Week, a lone row boat quietly crept through the channel that separates Ocean City from Assateague Island.Its sole occupant was a tired and hungry 49-year-old African-American Brooklyn man named Victor Mooney, who docked his… Read more »

New Children’s Boutique Opens In Berlin

New Children’s Boutique Opens In Berlin

BERLIN – Thanks to a new shop on Broad Street, Berlin can now add a kids’ boutique to its long list of one-of-a-kind businesses.Lifelong Berlin resident Emily Vocke opened Heart of Gold Kids at 116 Broad St. earlier this month.“It’s a children’s boutique inspired by my 15-month-old son Oliver,” Vocke said.Vocke, who has a background… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1977Volume XXIIIEdition 5Issue HighlightsSome notable conventions planned for the rest of the year in Ocean City included The Maryland Oil Jobbers Council, Sheraton; Square Dancing–OC Promenaders, Convention Hall; and the Interstate Circulation Managers Association, Sheraton.An opinion piece read, “Week after week, the town’s Board of Zoning Appeals hears, and generally grants, requests for… Read more »