Cops And Courts – September 7, 2018

Cops And Courts – September 7, 2018

Mug, Rocks Tossed At FamilyOCEAN CITY — A Pennsylvania man was arrested on assault and malicious destruction of property charges last weekend after allegedly throwing a beer mug and rocks at a nearby family and damaging vehicles as he walked in the midtown area.Around 6:30 p.m. last Saturday, an Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officer… Read more »

Cops And Courts – August 31, 2018

Cops And Courts – August 31, 2018

Struck Wife With VehicleOCEAN CITY — A Pennsylvania man was arrested on first-degree charges last weekend after allegedly attempting to run over his wife with a vehicle in the downtown area during a domestic dispute.Around 9:30 p.m. last Sunday, an Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officer responded to a reported domestic assault in progress on… Read more »

Ocean City Jeep Week Returns With Two Obstacle Courses, New Activities

Ocean City Jeep Week Returns With Two Obstacle Courses, New Activities

OCEAN CITY – A variety of events, including new attractions, are planned for this year’s Ocean City Jeep Week, which gets underway Thursday and runs through the weekend.Event partners Chris Cropper, Will Lynch and Brad Hoffman have spent months planning this weekend’s event and creating new, starting with the new 50-acre Jeep Jam Obstacle Course… Read more »

Suspects Sought In Fatal Hit-And-Run Accident

WHALEYVILLE – Authorities are seeking the whereabouts of motorists involved in a fatal hit-and-run incident in Whaleyville Friday afternoon.On Friday, Aug. 3, at approximately 4:36 p.m., the Maryland State Police Berlin Barrack responded to a hit and run motor vehicle collision resulting in the death of a passenger and serious bodily injury to several others.The… Read more »

OC Councilman Prevails In House District 38C Race, Focuses On Resort, Helping Republicans In November

BERLIN — In one of the tighter races during Tuesday’s primary, current Ocean City Councilman Wayne Hartman defeated challenger Joe Schanno to earn the District 38C seat in the House of Delegates.Because no Democrats filed for the seat, Tuesday’s Republican primary would decide the seat, and Hartman came out on top. Two other candidates on… Read more »

OC Firefighter Union Issues ‘Call For Help’ From Elected Officials; Recent Reduction Of Services Cited

OC Firefighter Union Issues ‘Call For Help’ From Elected Officials; Recent Reduction Of Services Cited

OCEAN CITY — The ongoing dispute over the cause of unfilled firefighter-paramedic shifts spilled over to Monday’s Mayor and Council meeting with the firefighter-paramedic union making an impassioned plea for help from the town’s elected officials.The Ocean City Fire Department has reported a vast number of shifts listed as unfilled in the department’s schedule, first… Read more »