Some Bizarre News From 2008

OCEAN CITY – Throughout the course of each year, hundreds of criminals are arrested and prosecuted in the resort area for a wide variety of offenses ranging from the gravely serious to the downright silly, and 2008 was certainly no exception. Crime is rarely funny and often tragic, but there are those occasions when the… Read more »

Sleep Inn Project Concerns Discussed

OCEAN CITY – Plans for the Avelon Hotel property were discussed in a variety of forums this week, as issues regarding the proposed plans were presented to both the Mayor and Council and the Planning and Zoning Commission. The project calls for the redevelopment of the property located on the south side of 1st Street… Read more »

Area Events

Feb. 29Bingo6 p.m., doors open; 7 p.m., games begin; 9901 Coastal Hwy., O.C. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. 410-524-7994.Feb. 29Annual Old Pro Golf Tournament6 p.m., 68th St., Ocean City. Sponsored by the Executive Women’s Golf Association. Indoor competition with four-person co-ed teams. Cost: $20, person (includes sandwiches, snacks, beer and soda). 410-641-0630.Feb. 29Casino Night6-10… Read more »

OC Double Murder Case Featured On TV

BERLIN – On Jan. 27, at 10 p.m., the Oxygen network’s “Snapped” series will present a segment on the 2002 Memorial weekend double murder that occurred in Ocean City. The show will air again at midnight and 2 a.m. on Jan. 28.According to Donna Dudek, series producer, “Snapped” is a true crime series that profiles… Read more »

Berlin Council To Keep Water Limits

BERLIN – Water restrictions laid down in mid-August will stay in place, the Berlin Mayor and Council decided this week.“We’re still in a very dry situation. Even the state’s concerned,” said Mayor Tom Cardinale. “Our water situation is serious. That’s all I can say.”The council considered dropping the restrictions, despite the continuing low water levels,… Read more »

Grants Sought for Berlin Project, Housing Rehabs

SNOW HILL- Berlin residents and some county homeowners are hoping that requests for community development block grant (CDBG) funding will come through for the replacement of a community center in Berlin and the county’s housing rehabilitation program.The Worcester County Commissioners agreed to support the grant applications for both endeavors at Tuesday’s commissioner meeting.Efforts to replace… Read more »