SHA’s Median Fence Meeting Lightly Attended; Changes Planned For Coastal Highway Next Year

SHA’s Median Fence Meeting Lightly Attended; Changes Planned For Coastal Highway Next Year

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City and the State Highway Administration (SHA) this week held the requisite public informational meeting on the somewhat controversial dune-style fence down a stretch of Coastal Highway, but judging by the relatively light attendance, it appears on the surface the public is generally indifferent to the proposal.In January, the Mayor and… Read more »

Council Irked New Rental Fees, Fines Accomplishes Little To Address Big Picture Concerns

Council Irked New Rental Fees, Fines Accomplishes Little To Address Big Picture Concerns

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City officials this week approved a stopgap measure of sorts for the R-1 single-family neighborhood rental issue, but not before voicing concerns the fee and potential fines for not complying fall short of accomplishing the larger goal.Resort officials have been wrestling with the issue of vacation rentals in Ocean City’s quieter,… Read more »

“My father doesn’t get enough credit as one of the founders of rock ‘n’ roll, and I think that my dad struggled with the fact that he is often passed over by historians who credit artists like Elvis Presley or Chuck Berry with the beginning of rock ‘n’ roll.”

“My father doesn’t get enough credit as one of the founders of rock ‘n’ roll, and I think that my dad struggled with the fact that he is often passed over by historians who credit artists like Elvis Presley or Chuck Berry with the beginning of rock ‘n’ roll.”

OCEAN CITY — Bill Haley, Jr. says much of his life has been a process of learning about the man behind some of the most iconic songs in the history of American music: his father and rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Bill Haley.In July of 1955, Bill Haley was the uncontested “king of rock ‘n’ roll”… Read more »

Council Tables Occupancy Calculation For Seasonal Housing

OCEAN CITY- Resort officials this week began cursory discussions about proposed tweaks in the occupancy calculations for seasonal workforce housing in an issue ripe with a growing shortage versus safety and quality of life issues.Ocean City’s current calculation calls for 40 square feet per each occupant in seasonal employee housing, a standard that has been… Read more »

Employee Housing Shortage A Concern With Foreign Workers About To Converge On Resort

OCEAN CITY – A shortage of rooms available to J-1 Visa students this summer is a definite concern heading into the resort’s busy season, according to city officials, sponsor companies and tourism representatives.Thousands of foreign students from all over the world are expected to arrive to work for the summer, as they’ve historically been a… Read more »