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.

Things I Like

Things I Like

When locals win money in the big fishing tournaments Eating at the Greek Festival Finding a surprise in the mail When people call and say we should not print this or that Sunflowers in a front yard Cooler air after a big storm How the beach patrol deals with lost kids Sleeping through a thunderstorm… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

Let’s take a look inside some numbers I came across this week with local relevance as well as elsewhere:– 71 million: The value in dollars of a four-year advertising contract approved by the Board of Public Works last week for the Maryland Lottery. This struck a chord among tourism officials across Maryland because the deal… Read more »

The Little Lady With A Lot Of Clout

A local environmental legend passed away this week. There are many words to describe the contributions of Ilia Fehrer, but the one we like the most is leader. There are many different ways to lead. Some do it vocally, some are quiet and some don’t even realize they are subconsciously doing it with just their… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Getting out of bed before the alarm sounds Eating lunch in a wet bathing suit The ice cream at Chesapeake Bay Farms Assateague on a summer morning Getting corn on the cob at the farmers markets Everything at Smoker’s Waking up cold in the middle of the night A house with a flagpole in the… Read more »

What Others Are Saying

Editor:Maryland tourism professionals from both the public and private sectors need to focus on convincing our fellow citizens and our elected officials on the merits of supporting tourism in Maryland. Making the case for Worcester County and Ocean City is particularly important given the fact tourism is the dominant industry in Worcester County and even… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Taking a nap on a raft in a pool A good rain to help the lawn Getting some air after a funeral Eating dinner on the beach at Macky’s Fall-like days in the summer A dog that thinks ice is a treat Going to Seacrets by boat A crab dip recipe that includes capers The… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

Ocean City was in some pretty exclusive company on Tuesday morning on “The Today Show.” In a feature about Boardwalks and the Fourth of July, Ocean City got some great exposure alongside Atlantic City, N.J., Coney Island, N.Y. and Santa Cruz, Calif. The segment titled “Today’s Travel” spotlighted the four best Boardwalks to spend the… Read more »

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 »