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 »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Mark Calendars For OC Public HearingEditor:The question of “How much growth?” comes at us again. This time from a different angle. At the Ocean City Council meeting on Aug. 6, five very well-dressed individuals, the owners, their attorney and their architect, came before the council to request an end to the stop work order placed… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Man Should Pay Attention To Own LifeEditor:As a subscriber to the Maryland Coast Dispatch, I eagerly look forward to receiving each issue in the mail. Although I reside 500 miles away, The Dispatch allows me to stay on top of things and does a tremendous job of keeping me informed. This is important to me,… Read more »

Blame The People, Not The Breed

The American Pit Bull Terrier has been in the news of late, and, as is typically the case with this breed of dog, it’s been largely negative and riddled with misconceptions and generalizations.We all know the story by now. Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick and others have been charged with organizing fights between pit bulls… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Better Signage A Must In Ocean CityEditor:Ocean City’s biggest joke – “Stop for pedestrians in crosswalks. State Law.”On Baltimore Avenue from 14th to 32nd streets, this is totally ignored by both drivers and police, except for one day each year when only token enforcement with warning citations are issued.The signs on St. Louis Avenue seem to… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Requests For Changes In OC Bayside RegsEditor:(The following was sent this week to the Mayor and City Council and Planning Commission members. A copy was also forwarded to this publication.)The Hall’s family thanks you for trying to bring flexibility to large bayside parcels. We feel it is not only the best interest of us, but… Read more »