About The Author: Bethany Hooper

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Bethany Hooper has been with The Dispatch since 2016. She currently covers various general stories. Hooper graduated from Stephen Decatur High School in 2012 and the University of Maryland in 2016, where she completed double majors in journalism and economics.

Organizer On First Jellyfish Festival: ‘90% Of It Went Really Well’

Organizer On First Jellyfish Festival: ‘90% Of It Went Really Well’

OCEAN CITY – Nice weather, family friendly activities and a variety of musical performances brought a steady stream of attendees to this year’s inaugural Jellyfish Festival.Last weekend, the Jellyfish Festival made its debut on the beaches of Ocean City.For three days, the festival combined live music with action sports, family-oriented activities, and arts and crafts… Read more »

Inaugural Jellyfish Festival Kicks Off In Ocean City; Live Music, Sports Events Planned

Inaugural Jellyfish Festival Kicks Off In Ocean City; Live Music, Sports Events Planned

OCEAN CITY – The inaugural Jellyfish Festival comes to Ocean City this weekend.On June 21-23, the Jellyfish Festival will make its debut on the beaches of Ocean City. Spanning nearly six blocks north of the pier, the event will feature live music from national, regional and local acts, arts and crafts, and extreme sports and… Read more »

North OC Bike Path Grant Sought

OCEAN CITY – Officials in Ocean City are seeking a state grant to fund a shared bike path project in the Montego Bay community.In a meeting of the Ocean City Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee this week, President Paul Mauser announced the town has applied for grant funding through the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Bikeways… Read more »