Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – September 28, 2018

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – September 28, 2018

The national firestorm surrounding U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh spilled over into Ocean City this week when a new accuser came forward and alluded to the nominee’s alleged illicit activity in the resort during “beach week” in the early 1980s.Over the last month, the firestorm surrounding President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh… Read more »

OC’s Drowning-Free Summer Impressive

OC’s Drowning-Free Summer Impressive

The Ocean City Beach Patrol put the wraps on its four-month coverage season last weekend without one reported drowning.Considering millions of people of all ages and abilities swim in the ocean over the summer, that’s an impressive fact to report.Even one drowning is too much in a summer season, but the reality is ocean deaths… Read more »

Tough Talk Right Tactic For Ocean City

Tough Talk Right Tactic For Ocean City

The Town of Ocean City is doing exactly as it should with next week’s potential influx of rowdy automotive enthusiasts.The official H2Oi event has been relocated to Atlantic City, N.J. after not being held at all last year. Despite it not officially being held at Fort Whaley in Whaleyville as it has for many years,… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – September 21, 2018

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – September 21, 2018

Although it’s unclear the scope of the conversation, it’s known the Worcester County Commissioners talked this week in closed session on some level about property acquisition for a sports complex.This week’s agenda included the text, “meet in closed session to discuss potential acquisition of Real Property for Public Purposes.” During his explanation as to why… Read more »

Early Hurricane Forecast Required Our Attention

Early Hurricane Forecast Required Our Attention

At some point this weekend around these parts, all the hysteria earlier this week over Hurricane Florence will inevitably seem foolish.That’s the benefit of hindsight, but the only way for local government and emergency management officials to address a destructive offshore storm with the potential to devastate is to overreact and err on the side… Read more »