Is It Safe To Go Into The Waters Around Here?

Is It Safe To Go Into The Waters Around Here?

Kathy PhillipsSpecial To The DispatchIn our coastal watershed and along our ocean beaches, the answer almost always is a resounding yes. But after heavy rainfall, like we’ve been experiencing in the past few weeks, the answer isn’t so simple.Runoff from rainstorms carries pollutants and contaminants off lawns, parking lots, roadways and farm fields into our… Read more »

Arrest After Indecent Exposure Spree

OCEAN CITY — A South Carolina man was arrested on indecent exposure and other charges last weekend after allegedly exposing himself to several individuals in a spree uptown before pushing an officer and resisting arrest.Shortly before midnight last Saturday, an Ocean City police officer was dispatched to the area of 143rd Street and Coastal Highway… Read more »

History Of Local Sturgeon Fish

History Of Local Sturgeon Fish

Atlantic sturgeon were once of the most prevalent large fish found in the coastal waters surrounding Ocean City. In the 19th Century, it is estimated over 20,000 sturgeon could be found in this region alone.The brackish waters of the Sinepuxent Bay — before the creation of the Inlet in 1933 changed the salinity — was… Read more »

Republican Women Of Worcester County Honor Three Women At Annual Red, White And Blue Luncheon

Republican Women Of Worcester County Honor Three Women At Annual Red, White And Blue Luncheon

On Thursday, June 23, at its annual Red, White and Blue Luncheon, the Republican Women of Worcester County honored three women who in 1984 as charter members were instrumental in forming the RWWC. Along with Delegate Charles Otto and Delegate Mary Beth Carozza, were honorees, Margaret Reykemper, Margaret Smith Grant and Margaret Hudson and RWWC President Beverly Bigler…. Read more »