Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

One of the key issues the Ocean City Mayor and Council will confront in the coming months is the future of the resort’s fire service, specifically changes in its structure, the costs associated with those modifications and how to address the concerns of the volunteer and career firefighters. Last year a controversy mounted over the… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

In what has become an annual tradition, I venture the following predictions, some of local significance and some not so much, for the year ahead:— Sen. Hillary Clinton will be elected president in a landslide general election victory over former New York Gov. Rudy Giuliani.— Sixty percent of Marylanders heading to the polls will vote… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Deck

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Deck

There is obvious irony, as well as humor, in the fact a first-year Ocean City cop was charged with driving while intoxicated after attending a Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) party in Delaware. It goes without saying cops should not be drinking and driving. When it does happen, the contradiction is extraordinary. They are supposed… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

The plan all along was for the County Commissioners to decide who will be president and vice president for the coming year at Tuesday’s meeting. That all changed reportedly after last week’s editorial suggested the current president be replaced by another veteran commissioner. It was widely reported by knowledgeable sources this week the current commission… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

As predicted by most insiders, the General Assembly passed the proposed slots referendum, which calls for about 15,000 one-arm bandits spread out over five facilities – one each in Baltimore City and Allegany, Anne Arundel, Cecil and Worcester counties. Maryland voters will now decide the issue because an inner circle of cowards unwilling to make… Read more »