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.

Three Arrests Made In Homicide Investigation

BERLIN – Authorities made three arrests this week in connection with the reported murder of a 42-year-old woman who was found dead earlier this month along a dirt road near Pocomoke.Judy Lynn Wojcik’s body was discovered on Sunday, Jan. 13. Her body was immediately transferred to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Baltimore for an… Read more »

Waiting For The Big Library Move

OCEAN CITY – With an opening date at least one month away, local library officials are busy preparing for the transition from the antiquated branch on 14th Street to the modern facility on 100th Street.The Dispatch walked through the new branch of the Ocean City Library this week, while workers continued to get the tech-savvy… Read more »

Mother, Daughter Popped For Pot

OCEAN CITY – An illegal hobby shared by a mother and daughter from Brooklyn, Md. resulted in criminal charges last week in Ocean City.On Jan. 17, during a routine business check of the Holiday Inn on 17th Street, Ocean City police officers detected an odor of burnt marijuana on the 11th floor of the hotel…. Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

My bookshelf of old “Resorters” “Ocean City Before Condominiums” by Dot Mumford Watching cold weather games in my warm house Weekend trips to New York City Crossing the Bay Bridge with a freighter below Raw oysters on the half shell The sound of breaking waves from the pier The crackling of a fire while eating… Read more »

County Should Deed Park Land To OC

County Should Deed Park Land To OC

The proposed expansion and major facelift of the 4th Street park in Ocean City has been placed on hold because the county and city can’t come to terms on a long-term lease agreement needed to secure financing for what could be a beautiful project.This situation needs to be worked out because there’s a chance to… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Rainy Sunday nights at home The ending to “Charlie Wilson’s War” The unmistakable smells of a garage Driving on a new set of tires Adults who still read the cartoons Headache medicine that works fast Commercials starring animals Candidates who incessantly use the word ‘change’ When professional athletes cry A hot soup and hot sandwich… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

One of the key issues the Ocean City Mayor and Council will confront in the coming months is the future of the resort’s fire service, specifically changes in its structure, the costs associated with those modifications and how to address the concerns of the volunteer and career firefighters. Last year a controversy mounted over the… Read more »