Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

The local version of “No Slots In Maryland” campaign was stepped up a notch this week to time with the Maryland Association of Counties convention. On Monday, the Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association issued a press release reiterating its stance on the issue with businessmen Buddy Jenkins of Jolly Roger fame and Dr. Lenny Berger, known… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

Let’s take a look inside some numbers I came across this week with local relevance as well as elsewhere:– 71 million: The value in dollars of a four-year advertising contract approved by the Board of Public Works last week for the Maryland Lottery. This struck a chord among tourism officials across Maryland because the deal… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

Ocean City was in some pretty exclusive company on Tuesday morning on “The Today Show.” In a feature about Boardwalks and the Fourth of July, Ocean City got some great exposure alongside Atlantic City, N.J., Coney Island, N.Y. and Santa Cruz, Calif. The segment titled “Today’s Travel” spotlighted the four best Boardwalks to spend the… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

Although it’s unfair criticism by my estimation, the Ocean City Shark Tournament found itself in recent weeks in the crosshairs of the Humane Society of the United States. Director Mark Sampson posted this letter on the tournament’s website in response to what has been said about the tournament. “I’d like to take this opportunity to… Read more »