West Ocean City Immigration Raid Nets Six

OCEAN CITY – Six illegal aliens were taken into custody last week after an early morning raid at two restaurants and a private residence in West Ocean City.Armed with three federal search warrants, Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents, with the assistance of local law enforcement agencies, raided the Mikayo Sushi and Seafood Buffet on Route… Read more »

Explosives Found On Beach

OCEAN CITY – At least three explosive devices were found along the shoreline in Ocean City this week, with the third detonated on purpose yesterday afternoon on the beach near 11th Street, while town officials and law enforcement personnel continued to search for more of the mysterious blasting caps. The first of three blasting caps… Read more »

OC’s Swing For Youth Golf Open Coming Up

OCEAN CITY – Eagles Landing plays host to the Ocean City Recreation Boosters’ ever-popular Swing For Youth Golf Open this month. Ocean City Recreation Boosters is a non-profit, independent community group made up of representatives from various community organizations. The positive group of individuals works diligently throughout the year to raise money to offset the… Read more »

Pending Visa Expiration Concerns OC Businesses

OCEAN CITY – Resort business leaders this week bemoaned the expiration of a crucial exemption for certain seasonal immigrant workers, citing its potential impact on the town’s hospitality industry.The discussion arose during the town’s Economic Development Committee (EDC) meeting on Wednesday when Phillips Seafood Restaurant Vice President Paul Wall pointed out the all-important non-skilled seasonal… Read more »

OCDC To Review Somerset Street Cart Program

OCEAN CITY – The Somerset Street carts are gone and although their long-term fate remains to be determined, contention still lies along Somerset Street, with at least one business owner asking for more changes.The Ocean City Development Corporation (OCDC) and the Mayor and Council approved the carts earlier this year in an attempt to bring… Read more »