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This week in OC: August 29- September 5, 2014

By: Anthony Towey on August 29th, 2014

As the end of another summer season is upon us, we, too, are left asking where the time went. With lots of Labor Day weekend events planned and fall festival season right around the corner, however, the fun is far from over in Ocean City,…

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Charlie always kept the Faith

By: PhilJ on August 29th, 2014

By Phil Jacobs

Editor

Mayor Rick Meehan has given out many proclamations and keys to the city to retiring municipal employees over the years.

With each civil servant comes a great story.

But arguably few could top what we learned about Charles…

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Students riding ups, downs of resort’s housing market

By: Zack Hoopes on August 29th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) Peeling paint. Rusty fixtures. Black mold that looks like it’s been tattooed into the surfaces.

Very few people come to Ocean City expecting the Taj Mahal – especially foreign students looking for work. But even fewer expect…

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Warren Morris Hemphill

By: OCsue on August 29th, 2014

08/29/2014

Bishopville

Warren Morris Hemphill, 57, of Bishopville died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury.

He was born in Salisbury and was the son of the late Clarence William “Bill” and Anna Mary…

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Stephen Emery Matthews, Sr.

By: OCsue on August 29th, 2014

08/29/2014

Ocean City

Stephen Emery Matthews, Sr., 90, passed away peacefully on Thursday July 31, 2014, at Atlantic General Hospital, with his daughter, Patricia by his side.

Born in Tacoma Park, Md. he was the son of the late James Lewis and…

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Police beat 8-29-14

By: Nancy Powell on August 29th, 2014

Cuffs for pleasure

A citizen called police Aug. 23 after seeing a man with handcuffs in a downtown convenience store. The man, the caller said, did not seem to be a police officer.

A store employee told police that the man, later identified as …

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Jeanne Wolf Shreeve

By: OCsue on August 29th, 2014

08/29/2014

Ocean Pines

Jeanne Wolf Shreeve, 93, died peacefully, Aug. 4, 2014, at Atlantic Shores Nursing Home in Millsboro Del.

She was born Sept. 28, 1920 in Baltimore to Myrtle Pumphrey Wolf and Casper Shunk Wolf. She  married James Lockerman…

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Judge says defendant failed to use options for better life

By: Nancy Powell on August 29th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) Having an education beyond high school gave the defendant the opportunity to have a better life, but he did not take advantage of it, Judge Richard Bloxom told a man just before sentencing him to eight years in prison for drug crimes.…

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Missing man’s body found near Pocomoke bypass

By: Nancy Powell on August 29th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) The search for a missing 81-year-old Pocomoke area man ended Tuesday morning with the discovery of his body in a wooded area near the Pocomoke bypass and Cedar Hall Road.

A search team located the body of George Orell about 50 yards…

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Daniel Albert Rusch

By: OCsue on August 29th, 2014

08/29/14

Berlin

Daniel Albert Rusch, 58, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 at his home in Berlin. Born in Buffalo, N.Y.

He was the son of Margaret Ross Rusch and the late Richard Rusch.

He is survived by his son, Richard Rusch, and wife, Antoinette…

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June L. Showalter

By: OCsue on August 29th, 2014

08/29/14

Selbyville

June L. Showalter, age 85, of Selbyville went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford, Del.

She was born in Lancaster, Pa. and was the daughter of the late Charles S. and Mary…

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Little Leo’s serves Mediterranean, traditional fare

By: Clara Vaughn on August 29th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) Christina Kaouris, known by most as Mrs. Christina, arrives at her 78th Street kitchen at 5:30 most mornings.

By opening time at 11 a.m., she has a host of homemade dishes from spanakopita and pastitsio to desserts such as baklava…

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‘Results may vary,’ solves it all

By: OCsue on August 29th, 2014

08/29/2014

My favorite disclaimer of all time is the one that appears at the ends of ads and commercials for the assorted remedies for what ails us.

This short but powerful sentence is especially prevalent in the world of pills, programs and …

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Tax forgiveness for mortgage distress still in question

By: OCsue on August 29th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) In a recent news release issued by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), it was reported that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder called on Congress last week to do the right thing for financially distressed American families…

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Missing man’s body found near Pocomoke bypass

By: Nancy Powell on August 29th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) The search for a missing 81-year-old Pocomoke area man ended Tuesday morning with the discovery of his body in a wooded area near the Pocomoke bypass and Cedar Hall Road.

A search team located the body of George Orell about 50 yards…

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Man arrested, charged with sexual solicitation of minor

By: Nancy Powell on August 29th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) A 34-year-old Seaford, Del., man was arrested Aug. 12 and charged with solicitation for prostitution and sexual solicitation of a minor.

Carlos O. Mejia allegedly traveled from Seaford to an undisclosed location in northern…

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Jehle new Worcester Prep volleyball coach

By: Lisa Capitelli on August 29th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) This is the fourth year Worcester Prep will be offering a volleyball program. When it was first launched, not one of the Lady Mallards had much, if any experience playing the sport.

A majority of the girls competing this year for…

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Community Briefs 08/29/14

By: OCsue on August 29th, 2014

Raffle

The Worcester County Humane Society is currently selling raffle tickets for three cash prizes–$3,000,  $1,500 and $500. Drawing for the raffle will be held Dec. 6, at Station 7 Restaurant in West Ocean City. Winner need not be present.…

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Just ban it, and move on already

By: OCsue on August 29th, 2014

08/29/2014

The biggest question about the Ocean City Council’s semi-ban on smoking on the Boardwalk and the beach is not whether it’s the right thing to do, but whether it’s anything at all.

You either do it or you don’t, rather than …

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Worcester Prep girls’ soccer team talented, athletic

By: Lisa Capitelli on August 29th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) Carol Hartnett, who has led the Worcester Prep girls’ soccer program since 1998, said this year’s squad is young and small in size, but the Lady Mallards are a talented, athletic group.

Hartnett’s 23-player roster consists…

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Many to thank for 4-H, FFA Fair

By: OCsue on August 29th, 2014

08/29/2014

Editor,

The Worcester County Fair says “Thank You” to everyone that attended, participated or supported the 2014 Worcester 4-H and FFA County Fair.

Thanks to the following persons and groups that provided demonstrations…

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Several boys have ability to score goals for Prep squad

By: Lisa Capitelli on August 29th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) The Worcester Prep boys’ soccer team is starting a new chapter in 2014, according to third-year Coach Terry Underkoffler, as the program graduated 12 seniors, two of whom scored a majority of the Mallards’ goals last season.…

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Reason for Concern over Common Core

By: OCsue on August 29th, 2014

08/29/2014

Editor,

I’ve been hearing a lot about the new school curriculum called Common Core and the newer course program, APUSH. Being an “old man in my 70’s” I haven’t been too concerned about the issue until I started to think …

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Alcohol licensees fined for selling to minors

By: Nancy Powell on August 29th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) Alcohol sales have ceased for 60 days at the 19th Hole Bar & Grille and Marlin Market in West Ocean City and at the Six 12 Beer & Wine business on the Boardwalk at 12th Street because of egregious sales of alcohol to minors.…

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Board of License Commissioners Briefs 08/29/2014

By: Nancy Powell on August 29th, 2014

 

(Aug. 29, 2014) The Board of License Commissioners discussed the following issues and took the following actions during the Wednesday, Aug. 20, meeting.

 

Assawoman Ale Shop

The board approved the 100 percent stock transform…

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Chef not only one who cooks, but artist also

By: OCsue on August 29th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) Another season of cooking classes with my little chefs is coming to an end; a teacher always hopes the lessons ascertained will mushroom into endless possibilities.

When the children are taught that the delightful mysteries…

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Sports Briefs 08/29/2014

By: OCsue on August 29th, 2014

Pickleball

Ocean Pines is offering a Pickleball Clinic on Wednesdays from 5-6 p.m.; beginning Sept. 3 for four weeks.

This clinic is a family-friendly course for beginners. All equipment is provided at no additional charge. The clinic will…

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Core group of field hockey players return for ‘14 season

By: Lisa Capitelli on August 29th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) Despite graduating seven seniors who were starters and key contributors for the Worcester Prep field hockey team, a core group of Lady Mallards are returning to compete in 2014.

Coach Jenny Frostrom, now in her eighth year at…

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Season’s third drowning near inlet

By: Nancy Powell on August 29th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) An 18-year-old man from Manassas, Va., drowned in the ocean near the inlet after lifeguards had gone off duty Tuesday. It was the third drowning in Ocean City this summer.

Although they were off-duty, lifeguards were on the scene…

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Why can’t OC have laws against pole dancing?

By: OCsue on August 29th, 2014

08/29/2014

 Editor,

After two news cycles on WBOC TV and numerous calls to City Hall, questions still remain unanswered by the Town of Ocean City.

Obviously, this was a planned event. Ms. Plymale, left wearing a T-shirt proclaiming “Ocean…

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Coach Scot Dailey joins Worcester Prep golf program

By: Lisa Capitelli on August 29th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) When a coaching spot opened within the Worcester Prep golf program, Scot Dailey was interested in the job.

“I’m very excited about coaching. I’m looking forward to it,” he said. “There’s some young talent that …

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Hogan brings gubernatorial campaign to Ocean City

By: Josh Davis on August 29th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) Larry Hogan’s gubernatorial campaign hit the Ocean City Boardwalk to talk about gaming regulations on Friday, Aug. 15.

Hogan stumped on North Division Street with running mate Boyd Rutherford, his wife Yumi, Maryland senators…

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Labor Day weekend events planned

By: Clara Vaughn on August 29th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) Ocean City visitors can celebrate one more weekend of summer with fireworks, festivals and concerts taking place this Labor Day weekend throughout the area.

Here are a few of the events happening in and around the resort:

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Organizers of OC Sandfest deem event successful

By: Clara Vaughn on August 29th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) Ocean City will wrap up its two-week sand-carving event on Sunday, Aug. 31, marking the end of the inaugural OC Sandfest.

With almost a dozen giant sand sculptures lining the shoreline downtown featuring scenes from seascapes…

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County schools receive $1 mill. disabilities grant

By: Clara Vaughn on August 29th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) Officials from the Maryland State Department of Education traveled here Tuesday for a surprise announcement, awarding Worcester County Public Schools a $1 million grant to help increase academic achievement for students…

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From Snow Hill High School, Eichhorn on aircraft carrier

By: Clara Vaughn on August 29th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) A Snow Hill High School graduate is taking on big responsibility aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier.

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Raecheal Eichhorn is the engineer responsible for working on the ship’s nuclear…

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More tram advertising expected next year

By: Zack Hoopes on August 29th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) If you’ve taken notice of the Boardwalk’s new “McTram,” there may be more, and hopefully different, tram advertising coming next season.

Last week, the city began piloting the idea of advertising on the Boardwalk …

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Tournament ‘great experience’ for Gebhart

By: Clara Vaughn on August 29th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) A former Stephen Decatur High School golf star took on some of the best amateur golfers in the world earlier this month during the U.S. Amateur Championship tournament in Johns Creek, Ga.

Kyle Gebhart, 23, placed 61st among the…

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Council moves toward smoking restriction

By: Zack Hoopes on August 29th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) Smokers, prepare to be corralled…somewhere.

City Council voted four-to-three this week to institute a restricted smoking policy on the beach and Boardwalk, which would prohibit lighting up anywhere outside of yet-to-be-determined…

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Owners of new business working to be neighborly

By: Nancy Powell on August 28th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) The owners of the new Bad Monkey Restaurant at 58th Street are trying to be neighborly, but some condominium neighbors are not appeased.

Co-owners Kevin Myers  and John Fager installed a system, designed by a sound engineer,…

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Wings & Wheels Expo at Ocean City airport, Sat.

By: Clara Vaughn on August 28th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) The Ocean City Aviation Association and Ocean City Municipal Airport are back with their Wings & Wheels Expo, bringing more than 200 privately owned aircraft, custom cars and antique military vehicles to the Ocean City…

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Party launches ‘14 breast cancer awareness events

By: Clara Vaughn on August 28th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) Ocean City’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer chapter hosted the kickoff to its annual Pink Ribbon Classic Series, an assortment of local events designed to raise breast cancer awareness and garner money for the American…

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Fall challenging part of OCBP’s guarding season

By: Kristin Joson on August 28th, 2014

(Aug. 29, 2014) Where did the summer go? It is difficult to believe that summer is almost over and the “week” of August, as we call it, has come and is just about gone.

All of us are trying to take in all that we can of what is left of the summertime…

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Thrifty Thursday: August 28, 2014

By: Anthony Towey on August 28th, 2014

Another Thursday is upon us and OceanCity.com is back with a Labor Day weekend edition of Thrifty Thursday to save you money on your upcoming trip to Ocean City, Md! Below you will find last minute bargains from hotels and exciting specials…

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Out & About: August 29- September 4, 2014

By: Anthony Towey on August 28th, 2014

FRI. Aug. 29

LABOR DAY WEEKEND ART & CRAFT FESTIVAL — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Unique gifts and household items, including oil and watercolor, woodworking, furniture, stained glass,…

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Appearing Live: August 29- September 4, 2014

By: Anthony Towey on August 28th, 2014

BJ’S ON THE WATER
75th Street and the bay
Ocean City
410-524-7575
Aug. 29: Overtime, 9 p.m.
Aug. 30: Vice Squad, 9 p.m.
Aug. 31: Thin Ice, 9 p.m.
Sept. 3: Old School, 4 p.m.
Sept. 4: DJ Jeremy, 9 p.m.

BOURBON STREET ON THE BEACH
116th Street,…

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Two arrested, one released in OC homicide of Pa. visitor

By: Nancy Powell on August 28th, 2014

One of the two men charged in the homicide of a 37-year-old Pennsylvania man early Sunday morning was released on his own recognizance Wednesday after a District Court commissioner found a lack of probable cause for the charges against him.…

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OCPD arrests two in death of Pa. man

By: Nancy Powell on August 26th, 2014

(August 26, 2014) –Ocean City Police Criminal Investigation Division detectives have arrested two suspects in connection with the August 24thdeath of Justin D. Cancelliere of North Whitehall, PA. The two suspects have been identified…

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Microbrew Monday: August 25, 2014

By: Anthony Towey on August 25th, 2014

Ocean City, Md is no longer just for Miller and Natural Light drinkers. With 10 breweries within a 45 minute drive, and more popping up every few months, Ocean City is quickly asserting itself as one of the premier microbrewery hot beds on the …

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OC assault leads to death of Pa. man

By: Nancy Powell on August 25th, 2014

(Aug. 25, 2014) A 37-year-old Pennsylvania man lost his life in Ocean City early Sunday morning.

At approximately 3:12 a.m. Ocean City police were dispatched to the area of 109 North Atlantic Ave., the Plim Plaza parking lot, to assist Ocean…

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This week in OC: August 22-28, 2014

By: Anthony Towey on August 22nd, 2014

There many only be one week left until Labor Day, but Ocean City, Md is still operating in mid-summer form. With the conclusion of OC Sandfest, hundreds of Jeeps taking over town, and El Galeon still hanging around, there is no shortage of awesome…

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Bunk Mann’s important book about OC’s history

By: PhilJ on August 22nd, 2014

By Phil Jacobs

Editor

 

If Hunter “Bunk” Mann ever had it to do over again, he probably would have been a historian or a university history teacher.

History is my “hobby,” and on Monday evening I enjoyed talking to the Ocean Pines…

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Fall Festival Season Picks Up As Summer Winds Down

By: Anthony Towey on August 22nd, 2014

There was once a time when Labor Day weekend marked the death knell of the summer season in Ocean City, Maryland, starting the transformation from bustling tourist town to boring ghost town, and putting an end to the majority of excitement and…

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Treasurer’s Office employee dismissed for alleged theft

By: Nancy Powell on August 22nd, 2014

(Aug. 22, 2014) After nine years of working in the Worcester County Treasurer’s Office, Katherine Dee Fowler was dismissed for gross misconduct.

During a disciplinary hearing July 22, the Worcester County Commissioners terminated her…

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Hotel Week offers special discounts through Aug. 28

By: Clara Vaughn on August 22nd, 2014

(Aug. 22, 2014) Guests still have time to take advantage of special deals on lodging now through Aug. 28 during Ocean City Hotel Week.

With 39 businesses participating this year, the fifth annual event is the largest ever, said Susan Jones, …

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MACo discusses indigent defense funding

By: Nancy Powell on August 22nd, 2014

Worcester and other Maryland counties could be on the hook for costs incurred to provide attorneys to represent indigent defendants.

The Maryland Court of Appeals mandated that those defendants are entitled to legal representation during…

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Police beat 8-22-14

By: Nancy Powell on August 22nd, 2014

Indecent exposure

Wade William Korvin, 21, of Odenton, was charged Aug. 14 with disorderly conduct, indecent exposure and second degree assault.

According to Ocean City police, Korvin punched a bouncer who refused to allow him to enter a …

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Hundreds to participate in fifth annual OC Jeep Week

By: Clara Vaughn on August 22nd, 2014

(Aug. 22, 2014) Ocean City Jeep Week is in full swing with hundreds of Jeeps and thousands of Jeep owners and enthusiasts gathered in the resort to enjoy beach crawls, obstacle courses, trail rides, shows with prizes and more.

“From watching…

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Power issue related to my arrival

By: OCsue on August 22nd, 2014

08/22/2014

 

It’s amazing what you can learn by reading the newspaper. Just last week, for instance, I discovered in the Baltimore Sun that I live in the politically powerful neighborhood of Mallard Island, an assertion that has left…

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No foul play suspected as man found dead at hotel

By: Nancy Powell on August 22nd, 2014

No foul play is suspected in the death of a 38-year-old New Jersey man, Ocean City police said Sunday.

Police and fire department personnel went to the Bayside Princess at about 3 a.m. Saturday after getting a call reporting a man who was unconscious…

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City to reassess placement of performer

By: Zack Hoopes on August 22nd, 2014

(Aug. 22, 2014) Following a business complaint, the city may be looking to relocate – but not eliminate – any number of Boardwalk street performers, including the now-infamous pole dancer.

City Council requested this week that the Ocean…

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Fourth Battle on the Bay event at Fager’s Island, Sat.

By: Clara Vaughn on August 22nd, 2014

(Aug. 22, 2014) Racers and spectators can enjoy a day of paddleboard racing with prizes, food and drink specials and an after party Saturday during the fourth annual Battle on the Bay at Fager’s Island on 60th Street.

Registration is open …

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Realtors must check status of licensees

By: OCsue on August 22nd, 2014

(Aug. 22, 2014) The Maryland Association of Realtors released information about a new regulation regard­ing real estate licensee “service recommendations.”

This regulation is now final and in effect as of Aug. 18.

All Realtors…

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Wild mushroom bruschetta on today’s menu

By: OCsue on August 22nd, 2014

(Aug. 22, 2014) Dusk has taken the upper hand and stillness relishes my soul. Mother Nature is in command and has graciously allowed serenity to settle in. Little ones are tucked in and time to be one with myself has finally come to pass.

Silence…

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County Briefs 08/22/2014

By: Nancy Powell on August 22nd, 2014

The Worcester County Commissioners discussed the following topics and took the following actions during the Tuesday, Aug. 19, meeting.

Release of funds

The commissioners approved the request of housing coordinator Jo Ellen Bynum for the…

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Inaugural OC Sandfest under way

By: Clara Vaughn on August 22nd, 2014

(Aug. 22, 2014) The rain early this week didn’t put a damper on Ocean City’s inaugural Sandfest, the two-week sand-carving event that’s converting the resort’s downtown beach into a mosaic of sand sculptures.

Sandfest continues…

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Lucky Surf Shop to release OCBP calendar

By: Clara Vaughn on August 22nd, 2014

(Aug. 22, 2014) Lucky Surf Shop is launching the release of its 2014-2015 Ocean City Beach Patrol calendar today in the storefront in the Gold Coast mall on 115th Street.

Join owner Kat Morgan there for the release party tonight from 7-9 p.m. …

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Community Briefs 08/22/2014

By: OCsue on August 22nd, 2014

Thomas graduates

Air Force Airman Malik J. Thomas graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Tex. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline…

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Ocean City house place for families to relax, unwind

By: Clara Vaughn on August 22nd, 2014

(Aug. 22, 2014) Each week during summer, the Believe in Tomorrow House by the Sea hosts about 30 family members on a special type of vacation.

 

The colorful condo on 66th Street houses families with critically ill children for a free, week-long…

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Don’t drink alcohol on OC beach

By: Kristin Joson on August 22nd, 2014

ON GUARD

 

(Aug. 22, 2014) The beach may seem like a great place to relax and enjoy alcoholic beverages, however, it is both illegal and unsafe to do so.

Compounded by the heat, the dehydrating and disorienting effects of alcohol and impaired…

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One deadly punch results in seven years

By: Clara Vaughn on August 22nd, 2014

(Aug. 22, 2014) A West Ocean City man who punched his friend outside a downtown bar leading to the man’s death received seven years in prison Wednesday.

George Daron Nottingham’s sentence was the maximum allowed under Maryland guidelines…

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Nearly 80K acres off OC coastline going to US Wind

By: Clara Vaughn on August 22nd, 2014

(Aug. 22, 2014) The U.S. Department of the Interior Tuesday auctioned the rights to nearly 80,000 acres off Ocean City’s coast for wind energy development.

US Wind Inc., a subsidiary of Italy-based renewable energy developer Renexia SpA,…

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Franchot begins school date opening effort

By: Clara Vaughn on August 22nd, 2014

(Aug. 22, 2014) Maryland State Comptroller Peter Franchot launched his campaign to start Maryland public schools after Labor Day last Thursday on Ocean City’s Boardwalk.

Local officials including Mayor Rick Meehan and Senator Jim Mathias…

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Board adopts discipline policies

By: Clara Vaughn on August 22nd, 2014

(Aug. 22, 2014) Following Maryland’s overhaul of its student discipline policies early this year, the Worcester County Board of Education adopted its updated discipline policy during its meeting Tuesday.

The aim of the state changes …

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Thanks for thoughts

By: OCsue on August 22nd, 2014

08/22/2014

 

Editor,

For all the friends of Betty Dolan, who corresponded with me or her family during her illness, I want to say thank you so much. The phone calls, cards and prayers were all relayed to her and were received with a warming…

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If conditions don’t get better, OC no family place

By: OCsue on August 22nd, 2014

08/22/2014

 

Editor,

We have owned property in town for 45 years and have always enjoyed the “family” atmosphere of the town. However, beginning last summer and, sadly, this summer as well, we have found the Boardwalk to …

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City needs to address rental issue

By: OCsue on August 22nd, 2014

08/22/2014

 

The sheer volume of people in attendance at this week’s public hearing on single-family rental properties should be indication enough that it’s an issue the city needs to tackle now, before it gets further out of hand.…

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Stephen Emery Matthews, Sr.

By: OCsue on August 22nd, 2014

08/22/2014

Ocean City

Stephen Emery Matthews, Sr., 90, passed away peacefully at Atlantic General Hospital, with his daughter, Patricia by his side.

Born in Tacoma Park, Md., he was the son of the late James Lewis and Elizabeth Emery Matthews.…

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Mary Dennis Bradford

By: OCsue on August 22nd, 2014

08/22/2014

Salisbury

Mary Dennis Bradford, 82, died at the home of her daughter, Mary on Aug. 10, 2014.

Born in Willards, she was the daughter of the late William Henry Dennis and Frances Dennis Hudson. She was preceded in death by her husband,…

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Richard H. McCabe Sr.

By: OCsue on August 22nd, 2014

08/22/2014

Bishopville

Richard H. McCabe Sr., 86, of Bishopville, passed away peacefully with his family by his side, on Thursday Aug. 14, 2014 at home after a short illness with cancer.

He was born on March 2, 1928 in Bishopville to the late …

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Wilmer Alfred Rohrer

By: OCsue on August 22nd, 2014

08/22/2014

Ocean City

Wilmer Alfred Rohrer, 79, died Wednesday Aug. 6, 2014 at his home.

Born in Boonsboro, Md., he was the son of the late Charles Lee and Mary Etta Eakle Rohrer. He is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Shirley Kagey Rohrer…

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Lorraine G. Cagle

By: OCsue on August 22nd, 2014

08/22/2014

Tequesta, Fla.

Lorraine G. Cagle passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 at Hospice at Palm Beach, Fla.

Born in Salisbury, she was the daughter of the late George E. Gibbs and Pauline H. Gibbs. In addition to her mother, she is survived…

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Donald Stewart Bulmer

By: OCsue on August 22nd, 2014

08/22/2014

Ocean City

Donald Stewart Bulmer, 89, passed away on Aug. 9, 2014 at Peninsula Regional Hospital in Salisbury.

Born in Belmont, MA., he was the son of the late John T. and Jean Davidson Bulmer. He was preceded in death by his beloved…

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Wendy Lynn Crotsley

By: OCsue on August 22nd, 2014

08/22/2014

SKANDIA, Mich.

Wendy Lynn Crotsley, 53, of Skandia, entered eternal life Tuesday evening, July 22, 2014, in the Hospice Suite located at Marquette General Hospital, in the loving and comforting care of her family and UP Home Health…

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Nancy A. Taylor

By: OCsue on August 22nd, 2014

08/22/2014

Ocean Pines

Nancy A. Taylor, 64, of Ocean Pines and formerly of Bel Air, Md. died Friday, Aug.15, 2014 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury.

She was born in Newburgh, N.Y. and was the daughter of Dorothy E. Potts Taylor and the…

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OC Marlin Club’s Labor Day tourney kicks off Aug. 29

By: Lisa Capitelli on August 22nd, 2014

(Aug. 22, 2014) The Ocean City Marlin Club’s 56th annual Labor Day White Marlin Tournament, the resort’s longest-running fishing competition, is scheduled to take place next weekend.

Registration will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday,…

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Guido’s Burritos second location at 33rd Street

By: Josh Davis on August 22nd, 2014

(Aug. 22, 2014) Ocean City-based Mexican-Italian fusion eatery Guido’s Burritos opened their second location on 33rd Street and Coastal Highway last week.

Called “a vacation from vacation” by Manager Andrea Matsatsos, the restaurant…

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High-speed chase results in northbound lane closures

By: Nancy Powell on August 22nd, 2014

(Aug. 22, 2014) A 21-year-old Jessup man was charged Thursday morning with a drunken driving charge and multiple traffic offenses after leading police on a high speed chase and crashing into a utility box near 72nd Street.

An Ocean City police…

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Poor Girls Open draws 453 anglers

By: Lisa Capitelli on August 22nd, 2014

(Aug. 22, 2014) Four hundred fifty-three lady anglers fishing on 96 boats participated in the 21st annual Capt. Steve Harman’s Poor Girls Open, held Aug. 14-16. A total of $89,770 was paid out to tournament winners.

Fifteen boats fished …

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Hogan, Brown clash starts election season off in OC

By: Josh Davis on August 22nd, 2014

(Aug. 22, 2014) Republican and Democrat gubernatorial candidates clashed for the first time – albeit indirectly – during a forum at the Maryland Association of Counties Summer Conference (MACo) at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center…

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Local businesses see too many chambers

By: Josh Davis on August 22nd, 2014

(Aug. 22, 2014) As business owners struggle to keep up with the sizeable fees and responsibilities required by membership at the three main chambers of commerce in the county, early plans could be coming together to merge one or more chamber.…

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City approves inflatable ‘Blinky’ for beach

By: Zack Hoopes on August 22nd, 2014

(Aug. 22, 2014) Despite some initial trepidation, City Council eased up this week to allow what was pitched as a mutually-beneficial promotional tie-in with the FX television network and the Simpsons cartoon franchise.

The city will be allowing…

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Concerns not lacking about house rentals

By: Zack Hoopes on August 22nd, 2014

(Aug. 22, 2014) Although billing it as a public hearing wasn’t inaccurate, probably a better term for Tuesday night’s session at City Hall would’ve been an “airing of grievances.”

The city’s Planning and Zoning Commission heard…

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Sports Briefs 08/22/2014

By: OCsue on August 22nd, 2014

Adult basketball

The Men’s Fall Basketball League returns to the Worcester County Recreation Center in Snow Hill. Teams are invited to compete in the competitive, fast-paced league, which is open to participants ages 18 and older.

League…

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Annual MidAtlantic fishing tournament wraps Aug. 22

By: Lisa Capitelli on August 22nd, 2014

(Aug. 22 2014) The final fishing day of the week-long MidAtlantic tournament is today, Friday. A total of 127 boats are participating in the competition, which has a payout of more than $2.4 million.

The 23rd annual event is based out of Canyon…

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Ocean Pines Board forms new leadership

By: Josh Davis on August 22nd, 2014

(Aug. 22, 2014) After a contentious election the Board of Directors formed new leadership during their annual organizational meeting on Friday, Aug. 15.

Dave Stevens, Marty Clarke, Jack Collins and Pat Renaud, expected to comprise an unofficial…

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Appearing Live: August 22-28, 2014

By: Anthony Towey on August 21st, 2014

BJ’S ON THE WATER
75th Street and the bay
Ocean City
410-524-7575
Aug. 22: Tranzfusion, 9 p.m.
Aug. 23: Go With the Flo, 9 p.m.
Aug. 28: DJ Jeremy, 9 p.m.

BOURBON STREET ON THE BEACH
116th Street, behind Fountain Head Towers Condominium
Ocean…

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Out & About: August 22-28, 2014

By: Anthony Towey on August 21st, 2014

FRI. Aug. 22

OC SANDFEST — Performance Art with master champion sand sculptors creating 10 giant sand sculptures along the Ocean City beach from N. Division Street to 4th Street. Sculptures to remain on display through Sept. 1. Info: …

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100 free ways to spend your vacation

By: Libby on August 21st, 2014

1. Relax & enjoy Ocean City’s FREE beach with your friends and family

2. Stroll the action-packed inlet and downtown Boardwalk area.

3. Catch some gnarly waves.

4. Run, walk, or bike the the end of the Boardwalk and back. Don’t…

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Thrifty Thursday: August 21, 2014

By: Anthony Towey on August 21st, 2014

Another Thursday is upon us- meaning OceanCity.com is back with more ways to save you money on your upcoming trip to Ocean City, Md! Below you will find last minute bargains from hotels and exciting specials at local restaurants, bars and…

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