Surfers Vie For $6K In Prizes In Ocean City

A.Caleb Buchler of Fenwick Island gets vertical and wins the boys shortboard division of Chauncey’s Surfabout. Photo by Art BaltrotskyB.Myles Deppe, 9, of Bishopville, was the lucky winner of a new surfboard courtesy of Chauncey’s Surf Shops. Photo by Chauncey Rhodes BERLIN – About 150 competitors from Maryland, Delaware and Virginia surfed for $6,000 in prizes… Read more »

Pedestrian Unable To Recover From Injuries

OCEAN CITY – A 21-year-old Easton man critically injured when struck by a car on Coastal Highway near 33rd Street early Sunday morning died at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore Tuesday night, becoming the first pedestrian fatality in the resort in 2007.Tyler Adams, 21, of Easton, and a friend, Dale Blankenship,… Read more »

Town’s Sidewalk Project Could Cost $500K

BERLIN – Flower St. sidewalk project’s costs could be nearly $500,000, a town staffer revealed at last Monday’s Berlin Town Council meeting.Engineering estimates top out at $486,000 for the apparently never-ending project.“That’s without the contingencies,” said town Administrator Linda Bambary.The cost, which could be less when bids are received, ballooned from the starting price of… Read more »

Two Charged With Armed Robbery, Assault

OCEAN CITY – A 26-year-old New Jersey man was robbed at knifepoint, beaten and thrown unconscious into some bushes along 94th Street early last Sunday morning after accepting a ride to a party from his attackers.Ocean City police officers were called to the area of Mediterranean Drive and 94th Street last Sunday morning to investigate… Read more »