Local Disaster Relief Team Helping In Iowa

BERLIN – A local contingent of much-needed emergency manpower and resources are in ravaged Iowa this week helping residents there restore order after the largest flood on record in the Midwest state.At the direction of the umbrella organization Disaster Kleenup International, a disaster relief team from Royal Plus, based in Snow Hill with offices all… Read more »

OCPD Discrimination Suit Resolved

OCEAN CITY- The lawsuit filed against the town of Ocean City last September by a federal watchdog agency citing discrimination against certain Ocean City Police Department officers based on age when it came to training and promotions was resolved this week with a consent decree approved by all parties.While the consent decree agreed upon by… Read more »

Cardinale Remembered For Passion

BERLIN – Good people in general, and good politicians specifically, are often required to give of themselves until it hurts, and in the case of the late Berlin Mayor Tom Cardinale, who died last Saturday afternoon of a cardiac arrest at the age of 69, the affable leader might have paid the ultimate price for… Read more »

Tentative Fire Service Accord Reached

OCEAN CITY – A tentative agreement regarding the future of the town’s fire services was reached this week, a proposal that would place the fire and emergency services, volunteers and Fire Marshal’s office all under the control of one fire chief, current Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company (OCVFC) Chief Chris Larmore.The agreement, which will not… Read more »