About The Author: Steven Green

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The writer has been with The Dispatch in various capacities since 1995, including serving as editor and publisher since 2004. His previous titles were managing editor, staff writer, sports editor, sales account manager and copy editor. Growing up in Salisbury before moving to Berlin, Green graduated from Worcester Preparatory School in 1993 and graduated from Loyola University Baltimore in 1997 with degrees in Communications (journalism concentration) and Political Science.

Some Reasons To Be Thankful This Year

Some Reasons To Be Thankful This Year

It’s healthy for all to take a few moments over the weekend to reflect on what brings us gratitude. Among the things, in no particular order, we are thankful for this time of year are the following:•Schools being open for in-person learning. Though students and teachers must wear facial coverings at all times, nearly all… Read more »

Things I Like – November 26, 2021

Close football games on ThanksgivingAssateague scenery photosNo jacket days in NovemberEasy to understand tech articlesThanksgiving leftoversA personalized autograph in a bookA fountain drink with crushed iceRemembering memorable words of adviceTeens not obsessed with their phonesFriday lunches with my wifeMy son practicing on his drums

Sweeping Tourism Changes For Resort

Sweeping Tourism  Changes For Resort

It’s always interesting for any business to hear honest customer feedback. The same goes for resort destinations like Ocean City.Tourism folks have always sought feedback from Ocean City visitors, but outreach has been stepped up recently with an independent source conducting about 5,500 interviews with visitors. The data concludes 91% rated the Ocean City experience… Read more »

Things I Like – November 19, 2021

A Sunday of church, footballFacebook memories of my kidsHanging Christmas lights on a warm dayCommitting to a vacationRavens jerseys in the stands at away gamesAll the breakfast meatsNot having anywhere to go on a stormy dayAvoiding Route 50 this weekA rental house with a heated poolA heavy rocks glassNew art work in the house

OC’s Fund Balance Handling Merits Close Watch

OC’s Fund Balance Handling Merits Close Watch

An interesting storyline heading into the next budget review in Ocean City will be how officials manage the excessive fund balance that has accumulated in recent years. It must be reduced. Where the excess dollars should be distributed is the question.Ocean City is a financially strong government. It has an experienced administration steering a successful… Read more »