Smoking Ordinance Amended In Resort

OCEAN CITY — Common sense prevailed this week when resort officials passed an amendment to the town’s smoking ban ordinance to include marijuana and vaping.In the last month or so, it came to light the town’s no smoking ordinance as written had some gaps in it with regard to smoking marijuana and vaping in certain… Read more »

City Officials Dismissed From Topless Lawsuit

OCEAN CITY — Resort officials named as individual defendants in the civil suit challenging Ocean City topless ordinance were dismissed this week, but the case against the town will continue to go forward.Last June, the Ocean City Mayor and Council passed an emergency ordinance prohibiting women from going topless in certain public areas including the… Read more »

Ocean City Adopts $127 Million Budget

OCEAN CITY — With little fanfare or discussion, Ocean City officials this week formally adopted the fiscal year 2019 budget at a little over $127 million, holding the town’s property tax rate at last year’s level.After a weeks-long process during which the proposed budget was scoured over, the council unanimously approved the fiscal year 2019… Read more »

Seahawks Solid In State Regional Meet

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity outdoor track teams acquitted themselves well at the state 3A-East region meet this week with a handful of top 10 finishes in some events.On the boys’ side, Decatur’s London Drummond had a great meet with a fourth-place finish in the high jump and a ninth-place finish in the 200. Eric Bontempo… Read more »

McDonough Earns Pitcher Of Year Honors

McDonough Earns Pitcher Of Year Honors

BERLIN- Post-season accolades for Stephen Decatur’s varsity baseball team were announced this week including a Bayside South Pitcher of the Year award for senior Tristan McDonough.McDonough, who helped lead the Seahawks to a 16-2 mark and a trip to the second round in the state playoffs with his arm and his bat, was named Bayside… Read more »