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

Couples wearing nothing but leather for Bike Week The start of the new TV seasons The cool mornings of autumn When dishonesty is exposed Taking the bypass around Salisbury How much the grass grows after a good rain A seagull flying with dinner How exhausted my dogs are at night The Firefighter Memorial on the… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

After spending much time on the Boardwalk in recent weeks, I have one overwhelming observance – Ocean City is hosting a tremendous of day-trippers. That’s a general statement, but it’s impossible to quantify precisely. It’s a common sight these days on the Boardwalk, especially around the Inlet, to see families, typically lugging a day’s worth… Read more »

Downtown Carts Need Another Look

Faced with constant complaints from at least one merchant, it was said throughout the summer the carts on Somerset Street will be discussed extensively over the offseason. When those talks take place, there is only one conclusion to make – they should not be permitted unless the operators follow the rules.The only way Ocean City… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Watching people “try” to dance in the sand Sitting on a Boardwalk bench and taking it all in Old T-shirts from places no longer in business The beach on a September morning Turning the cell phone off every now and again Old photos that bring back forgotten memories The Sunday breakfast buffet at the Clarion… Read more »

Decriminalize Open Containers In OC

The debate over Ocean City’s approach to open containers has been going on for years, but what makes the most recent discussion so unique is government officials are weighing in and appear to be looking to make a change.If you are walking on public property in Ocean City with an open beer or mixed drink,… Read more »

Bike Week Merchandise Seized

OCEAN CITY – While investigating trademark and copyright violations associated with the upcoming bike week event, Ocean City detectives this week confiscated approximately $35,000 worth of items.The Ocean City Police Department was contacted by representatives from Delmarva Bike Week because of concerns about trademark violations at local businesses. The phrases “Delmarva Bike Week” and “Ocean… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

The funny excuses people give cops A happy ending to an unfortunate story People who aren’t in it for the “thunder” Bikers on the Boardwalk in the summer An outside shower after a day at the beach The unusual techniques of some crab eaters Eating out both weekend nights The wonderful spirit of an old… Read more »

Lots Of Options And Tough Decisions

“Structural deficit” has become a household term these days across Maryland. After all, unless you pay no attention to anything in this state, it’s common knowledge Maryland has an estimated $1.5 billion difference between expenses and receipts that must be reconciled to balance the fiscal year 2009 budget.There are many options on the table currently… Read more »