Some Recognition For Good Samaritans

Some Recognition For Good Samaritans

Over the last month, there have been two instances – one on land and one in the open ocean – when quick acting individuals responded in a fashion that likely saved lives.Every summer there are instances like this in Ocean City when brave individuals come to the aid of their fellow human beings and make… Read more »

Newsroom Shooting Hits Home For Many

Newsroom Shooting Hits Home For Many

Journalists and educators are a lot alike.They are driven by something altogether different than most professionals. It’s not about the money. It’s about something intrinsic. It’s generally about affecting a positive change in the community and making an impact.In the media world, it’s about informing about the news of the day and sharing the stories… Read more »

Key Transition Period Ahead For Elected Officials

Key Transition Period Ahead For Elected Officials

Major changes are ahead for law enforcement in Worcester County. The good news is there’s five full months before the new leaders are sworn in.Although it’s unofficial because write-in campaigns, which are rarely successful, could be mounted against them in the general election, it’s practically a certainty that Matt Crisafulli will become Worcester County’s next… Read more »

Worcester County Primary Election Endorsements

Worcester County Primary Election Endorsements

Voters across Maryland will head to the polls on Tuesday in the gubernatorial primary election. There are several races of importance on the ballot for Worcester County voters to consider. As we do before every election, we offer endorsements.It’s important to remember endorsements are not predictions. These are our educated and informed recommendations for the… Read more »

Vote, Vote, Vote

Vote, Vote, Vote

School is out and the first official day of summer is next Thursday. Despite the ocean of signs around the area, most people are not thinking about an election, but it’s important to remember voting should be on your early summer to-do list.Maryland’s primary election is set for Tuesday, June 26. Early voting, however, opened… Read more »

Open Letter To High School Graduates

Open Letter To High School Graduates

Congratulations to all the high school graduates. By now, you have walked across the stage, before your classmates, teachers, administrators and family, shook hands with a figure of authority and received your high school diploma.This much is certain — a major milestone in your life has been achieved and you should be proud of the… Read more »

A Step In Right Direction On Homeless Issue

A Step In Right Direction On Homeless Issue

The Town of Ocean City’s reaction to the growing downtown homeless problem was slow in coming but some of the quick fixes approved this week should help in the short term.The idea behind these changes is to make the individuals more uncomfortable, restrict the locations they can “live” and hopefully encourage them to seek shelter… Read more »