Teachers Hope To Address Gender Disparity In Pre-Engineering Program

Teachers Hope To Address Gender Disparity In Pre-Engineering Program

NEWARK – A gender disparity among pre-engineering students at Worcester Technical High School has prompted educators to take a closer look at how to get more girls involved in the male-dominated field.In the eight years Valerie Zienty has led Worcester Tech’s pre-engineering program, more than 80 percent of her students have been male. As issues… Read more »

OC Council Favors Basic Blue With Logo, Message For 64th Street Water Tower; Golf Ball, Beach Ball Concepts Eliminated

OC Council Favors Basic Blue With Logo, Message For 64th Street Water Tower; Golf Ball, Beach Ball Concepts Eliminated

OCEAN CITY — After months of debate about the paint scheme for the town’s water tower at 64th Street, it appears the final design will closely resemble what is currently on the water tower.Over the last several months, Ocean City officials have debated the design for the municipal water tower at 64th Street near the… Read more »

Mayor On Crazy Weekend: ‘We’ll Be Vigilant In Our Pursuit To Find Answers For This Community’

Mayor On Crazy Weekend: ‘We’ll Be Vigilant In Our Pursuit To Find Answers For This Community’

OCEAN CITY — After yet another troublesome unsanctioned motor vehicle special event last weekend, Ocean City officials on Monday heard an impassioned plea to affect concrete change from an unlikely source.For the record, the official H2O International (H2Oi) car show was held in Atlantic City last weekend, but as expected, a huge contingent of car… Read more »

Fall Cruisin Event Kicks Off Thursday In Ocean City; US 13 Dragway Offering Contests Friday, Saturday

Fall Cruisin Event Kicks Off Thursday In Ocean City; US 13 Dragway Offering Contests Friday, Saturday

OCEAN CITY — The 21st Annual Endless Summer Cruisin Car Show returns Ocean City on Thursday.This four-day automotive event continues to be one of the mid-Atlantic’s largest fall car shows with more than 2,000 hot rods, street machines, customs and more attending. Show hours are from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 through Saturday, Oct…. Read more »

UPDATE: Two Local Men Indicted For Running Marijuana Growing Operation

UPDATE: Two Local Men Indicted For Running Marijuana Growing Operation

BERLIN — Two local men were indicted by a Worcester County grand jury this week on marijuana possession, distribution and manufacturing charges after a vast, sophisticated pot-growing operation was discovered.Last Tuesday, local law enforcement agencies, including the Worcester County Criminal Enforcement Team, with the assistance of the Ocean City Police Department Narcotics Unit, executed search… Read more »

Jenkins Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award; Annual Chamber Banquet Honors Leading Citizens

Jenkins Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award; Annual Chamber Banquet Honors Leading Citizens

members were recognized for their achievements, leadership and community involvement at this week’s annual awards celebration.On Wednesday, the Greater Ocean City Chamber of Commerce held its annual Ocean City Chamber Awards Ceremony, which honors business leaders, nonprofits and volunteers who represent the area’s best.Submissions for this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award, Business Person of the Year,… Read more »

Election Preview: Incumbent, Berlin Councilman Square Off For District 3 Commissioner

Election Preview: Incumbent, Berlin Councilman Square Off For District 3 Commissioner

BERLIN — Incumbent Bud Church is being challenged for a fifth term as a County Commissioner in November by Berlin Councilman Zach Tyndall. The Dispatch caught up with both candidates this week to discuss their campaigns.Bud ChurchWorcester County Commissioner Bud Church hopes the knowledge and experience he’s acquired through decades of public service will again earn… Read more »