Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Respect Expressed For Good SamaritansEditor:The Maryland Coast Dispatch carried an excellent article on the July 6 boat accident and subsequent rescue. I want to take this opportunity to express my admiration for a public servant who continues to protect his community. On July 6, at risk of his own personal safety, Ocean City Police Captain… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Is Ethnicity Relevant In Recent Incidents?Editor:I, too, am disgusted by the incidents which Craig Schamburg described in his letter to the editor dated July 18 and entitled ‘Disgusted by Disrespect.’ I hate seeing people litter on the beach, people parking illegally, and would be repulsed by females switching out soiled feminine products in a public… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Praise For School BoardEditor:(The following letter was addressed to the Worcester County Board of Education and a copy was forwarded to this newspaper for publication.)I commend the Board of Education for the professional and direct manner in which you collectively and individually responded to Commissioner Virgil Shockley and the County Commissioners assault upon Dr. John… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Rental Overcrowding Needs ExaminationEditor:It is so good to hear that Ocean City officials are finally going to look into the number of persons who rent a single family residence in the residental parts of Ocean City. For too many years, one person rents a house and fills it with untold numbers of renters. My hat… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Explanation Of Decision NeededEditor:(The following was addressed to the Board of Worcester County Property Tax Assessment with a copy forwarded to this paper for publication.)Approximately seven months ago, I appealed the increased property assessment on my home in Berlin. I recently received a reply after all that time indicating that my appeal was rejected. There… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Program Deserves County FundingEditor:We support Worcester County State’s Attorney Joel Todd’s recommendation that the mediator program be made a permanent line in the county budget.Two years ago, we became involved in a dispute with a neighbor that escalated to police involvement and our going to court to seek a restraining order. Judge Gerald Purnell referred… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Poor JudgmentEditor: I was really disappointed that you took the ad from the Humane Society regarding the Ocean City Shark Tournament. If you were a responsible newspaper editor/publisher, you would have turned down that full-page ad due largely to the fact that it included almost no facts and mostly exaggerated lies. The ad talks about… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Mayor Promoting OCEditor:I wanted to let you know that us New Yorkers have been seeing your Mayor Rick Meehan promoting tourism for Ocean City, Md. on our local WNBC TV station. The commercial is great and funny in a dry sense of humor kind of way. Please let your readership know that the mayor is… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

In MemoriamEditor:Last week Worcester County lost our patriarch of dentistry, Dr. Armand Hall. He passed away after practicing dentistry for almost 50 years in our community and left behind a legacy few doctors will ever obtain.I will always be inspired by his keen passion for our profession and his constant pursuit of advanced dental learning…. Read more »