AGHS Now Offering Video Appointments

BERLIN – Atlantic General Health System (AGHS) has announced patients now have the option to schedule telehealth visits with their primary care providers and specialists.These video visits are conducted securely through the FollowMyHealth (FMH) patient portal, and patients can log in to consult with their provider using a desktop computer, tablet or smart phone.“When patients… Read more »

Pa. Murder Suspect Nabbed In OC

Pa. Murder Suspect Nabbed In OC

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City police late Sunday arrested a fugitive wanted in connection with a homicide in New Castle, Pa. during a traffic stop that briefly closed Coastal Highway.On Sunday, Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officers arrested Connor Farris Henry, 20, of New Castle, Pa., who was wanted on a fugitive warrant for a… Read more »

Three Fenwick Incumbents Face No Opposition

FENWICK ISLAND – Three Fenwick Island council members will retain their seats on the dais for another term, as the town received no other candidates for this year’s municipal election.In a special meeting on Wednesday, the Fenwick Island Town Council voted unanimously to receive the names of the candidates in the August 2020 town election.Councilwoman… Read more »

Holiday Fireworks Likely Delayed

OCEAN CITY — A decision on the Fourth of July fireworks is still looming despite an informal announcement earlier this week the annual holiday tradition was being postponed for now.Near the close of Monday’s marathon Mayor and Council meeting, City Manager Doug Miller informally announced the Fourth of July fireworks were going to be postponed… Read more »

Casino To Reopen Friday With Limits

BERLIN — Roughly three months after being shut down because of the growing COVID-19 crisis, the Ocean Downs Casino will reopen on Friday with capacity limitations and safety measures in place.The Ocean Downs Casino will reopen at 5 p.m. on Friday with strict limitations and guidelines. For example, the casino will open with capacity limited… Read more »

County Refines EDU Policy To Help Specific Developments

SNOW HILL – The Worcester County Commissioners updated standard sewer flow calculations to specifically address shell buildings this week.Despite county staff’s preferences, the commissioners this week unanimously approved a resolution that will require developers to purchase just one EDU (equivalent dwelling unit) per shell building before they can get their building permit. The change is… Read more »

Hospitality Heroes Campaign Launched To Recognize Dedicated Workers

Hospitality Heroes Campaign Launched To Recognize Dedicated Workers

OCEAN CITY – A new campaign is expected to highlight the selfless acts of hospitality workers in Ocean City.This week, the Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association (OCHMRA) launched its “Hospitality Heroes” campaign, an effort to share stories of inspiring resort hospitality workers who have gone above and beyond for guests and residents.“Everyone is experiencing an enormous… Read more »

Middle School Addition Next Up For County; Principal: ‘It Just Was Never Large Enough From The Beginning’

Middle School Addition Next Up For County; Principal: ‘It Just Was Never Large Enough From The Beginning’

NEWARK –  Plans for a $12.6 million addition at Stephen Decatur Middle School are moving forward.The Worcester County Board of Education on Tuesday approved the schematic design for an addition at Stephen Decatur Middle School (SDMS). The project will add 12 classrooms as well as lab, storage and administration space to the school.“It’s been a… Read more »

Gun, Drugs, Stabbing Arrests Reviewed; Police Confirm Fight Victim In Video Not Cooperating

Gun, Drugs, Stabbing Arrests Reviewed; Police Confirm Fight Victim In Video Not Cooperating

OCEAN CITY – Police continue to announce arrests made during the recent violent crime spree including the arrest of a suspect in a stabbing incident last Friday along with four arrests on drug and weapons charges.Around 3:30 a.m. last Friday, the Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) received a call from Peninsula Regional Medical Center in… Read more »