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.

Funds Well Spent On Broadband Effort

A lot of money is about to be pumped into providing for the needed infrastructure to allow high-speed Internet access on most of the Eastern Shore. While there’s no disputing state and federal governments often make poor choices on how to distribute public funds, this is certainly not one of those instances. As a matter… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Fish cooked on the grill Wearing only flip-flops on the weekend Watching birds feed their young Cloudless summer days Crabs from Crabs To Go A group of people on a pontoon boat Breakfast sandwiches at Caffe Cafe Watching a kid eat an ice cream cone Air-conditioning on a humid day Concerts on the lawn at… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Old Bay sprinkled on corn on the cob A small crab with a surprising amount of meat Seeing Ron on his bike in Berlin The crab cake at the Captain’s Galley Ocean City after the June Bugs are gone Swimming in the ocean during the powerboat races When the high school graduates behave The relief… Read more »

Funding, Yes; Events, Oh Yes

It’s no secret: it’s not the best of times in the world of tourism in the Ocean City area.Sure, there are still hundreds of thousands of people here on the weekends, roads in Ocean City are bustling, some hotels have no vacancy signs illuminated and the top restaurants still have waits during the peak times,… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

Although it’s unfair criticism by my estimation, the Ocean City Shark Tournament found itself in recent weeks in the crosshairs of the Humane Society of the United States. Director Mark Sampson posted this letter on the tournament’s website in response to what has been said about the tournament. “I’d like to take this opportunity to… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Steam coming off a pile of steamed crabs The last hour of a long flight The movie, “Blood Diamond” Hearing birds singing from bed Goofy baby ducks Coming across a bird’s nest with an egg in it Chicken wings and a beer The strange colors of a butterfly A good dinner followed by a good… Read more »

Emotions Must Be Checked At The Door

Relations have perhaps never been more strained than they are today between the Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company and the appointed and elected officials of the town’s government. However, all the distrust and innuendo circulating currently can easily be ironed out as long as cooler heads prevail.Time is a powerful concept and one of its… Read more »