Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Medical Care Deserves Credit Around HereEditor:Thirty years ago, Ed’s parents considered buying a retirement home in Ocean City, but did not follow through because they feared that the area lacked adequate health care. Ironically, soon after his father died at home, unable to get to a nearby hospital. Five years ago, we retired to Ocean… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Clean Up Our TownEditor:It’s amazing to me that our politicians don’t do something to protect the honest merchants we have. The competition is selling bootleg merchandise (legal?) falsely advertising services they don’t provide (legal?) and doing other things that are just not right. If this continues Dan Troiano will probably eventually give up and another… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Step Up Highway Safety In Wake Of TragedyEditor:Our daughter Kristen was killed on June 23 on Costal Highway and 33rd Street. Our grief, as you can imagine, is beyond belief. We are very concerned about the safety of your area and continue to wonder why the safety measures have not been stepped up in accordance… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Biking Changes NeededEditor:I was deeply saddened to learn of the bicycle accident that occurred on the Route 50 Bridge recently. As a West Ocean City resident, I enjoy biking on the Boardwalk in the morning, but this is no easy feat. As I travel eastbound on Route 50 in what is clearly marked as a… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

State Ad Support Critical For FutureEditor:(The following letter was addressed to state Comptroller Peter Franchot and a copy forwarded to this paper for publication.)As an Ocean City businessman, I would like to thank you for your recent visit to our town. To see your genuine concern for what conditions are like within the Ocean City… Read more »

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Mixed SignalsEditor:It is so sad that we hear and read the many tragic stories about pedestrians getting killed and injured during the summer months in Ocean City. I don’t know who sets the timers on these stops lights and “walk/do not walk” signs. Hasn’t anyone ever noticed that coming off a side street onto Coastal… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Curiosity, Anyone?Editor:(The following was addressed to the Berlin Mayor and Council and Planning and Zoning Director Chuck Ward.)I was a bit surprised, and somewhat disappointed, at the lack of intellectual curiosity exhibited by the Mayor and Council and town staff at Monday’s council meeting when Paula Lynch asked what shoddy manufacturing was. Nobody seemed to… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Council Wrong On LimitsEditor:I am writing in response to last week’s article addressing the City Council limiting the volleyball tour’s selling of alcohol and merchandise in front of Boardwalk storefronts.A few members seem more concerned with their own pocketbooks for a weekend rather than the greater good of the city as well as believing that… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Being Realistic In Gauging OC TourismEditor:Ocean City Chamber of Commerce President-Elect John Gehrig’s recent comments on measuring the health of the Ocean City tourism economy, as reported by The Dispatch (“Officials Realistic Despite May Crowd Record,” June 5), were right on target. It is truly encouraging to see a stakeholder of our town’s only industry… Read more »