OP Community Center Referendum Date Set

OCEAN PINES – The new Ocean Pines Community Center referendum question will be sent out April 18, the Ocean Pines Board of Directors decided Wednesday.“It’s in the hands of the populace,” said Ocean Pines Association President Glenn Duffy. “Everyone I speak to is in favor. We’ll have to wait and see.”Ocean Pines property owners will… Read more »

Best Beats On The Beach

Assateague Island Oasis: 410-629-1492, Rt. 611; Every Friday & Saturday: Patrick McAllorum.Bahama mamas: 410-289-0291, Call for entertainment.Blue Ox & Babe’s Lounge: 410-250-6440, 127th St. & Coastal Hwy.; Call for entertainment.Buxy’s Salty Dog: 410-289-0973, 28th St. & Coastal Hwy.; Friday, March 23: DJ BK; Saturday, March 24: Pirate Radio.Coins: 410-289-3100, 28th St. Plaza; Call for entertainment.Fager’s… Read more »

The Insider

Today you can cross the Atlantic Ocean in a couple of hours and it means nothing. Does anyone really have to get across the ocean in a couple of hours? What could possibly be that important? Crossing the big pond was a lot more fun when it took several days aboard one of the major… Read more »

The Bubble

“Backpedaling towards Family Fun”Risk takers don’t think that things will end badly until after the fact.This is probably why memorable events in our history, whether stupendous or stupid, occur because ballsy exhibitionists or social thrill seekers aren’t afraid of the “post-risk press conference.”Greek historian Herodotus once said (and by once I mean in 484 BC)… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Parents Need To Think About KidsEditor:I just want to publicly announce my frustration with some parents in the area. What kind of sensible parent brings their children to a smoky bar? I don’t feel right handing parents kids’ menus and crayons and then watching their kids have a side of Marlboros with their food. What… Read more »

We Remember Those Who Have Pasted

Jane S. StraughanBERLIN – Jane S. Straughan, 93, of Fenwick Island and Silver Spring, Md., died Monday March 12, 2007 at Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.Born in Washington , DC she was the daughter of the late Charles W. and Minnie Wineheimer Sincell.She became a pioneer in women’s aviation. She learned to fly at Queen’s… Read more »

Suspended Sentences In Home Invasion

Suspended Sentences In Home InvasionSNOW HILL – A Berlin man and a Whaleyville man accused of invading a home in Bishopville, threatening the resident and stealing her money last August pleaded guilty last week to malicious destruction of property and were each sentenced to 90 days in jail, all of which was suspended in favor… Read more »

Ocean City’s GIS Is Progressing

OCEAN CITY – As Ocean City continues to grow the need for information regarding everything from addresses to what utilities run through which properties grows as well. For this information and other types similar to it, Ocean City relies on its geographic information system (GIS).At the Mayor and City Council work session Tuesday, Karen Zera,… Read more »