The Early Days Of Motel Row

The Early Days Of Motel Row

This postcard view from the 1960s looks west from 33rd Street and the oceanfront toward the bay and mainland. The building in the foreground was the Stardust Motel, which anchored the northern end of “Motel Row.” The Harrison Group’s Hilton Hotel occupies that block today.The smaller hotels in the middle of the picture were the… Read more »

Police Comm. Views OC As No Fly Zone For Drones

OCEAN CITY — The conversation continued this week on deeming all of Ocean City essentially a “no fly zone” for unmanned remote-controlled aircraft with the Police Commission agreeing the resort is off limits for drones with possibly one singular exception.The debate began last week with the Recreation and Parks Commission introducing prototype signs declaring the… Read more »

Berlin Little League All Stars Advance

BERLIN- The Berlin Little League’s 10-11 All-Star team beat West Salisbury, 11-4, on Monday to claim the District 8 championship and advance to the state tournament.The 10-11 team beat Delmar, 5-1, last Tuesday and followed that up with a 7-5 win over West Salisbury last Saturday. On Monday, Berlin faced West Salisbury again and cruised… Read more »

29th OC Tuna Tournament In The Books

OCEAN CITY- The 29th Ocean City Tuna Tournament last weekend certainly lived up to the hype with a strong bite providing plenty of drama in almost every category.What was not dramatic, however, was the single heaviest tuna category, the signature category for the event. The “Fish Tricks” hung a 156-pounder to take the lead in… Read more »

Armed Robbery Suspect Caught

OCEAN CITY — A Grasonville man was charged with armed robbery last weekend after allegedly leading two juveniles looking for a convenience store from the Boardwalk to an off-street parking garage before robbing them at gunpoint.Around 11:40 p.m. last Saturday, Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officers responded to the area of a hotel parking garage… Read more »