12/01/2022 | Ocean City voters could decide council salary increase

Three years, 3,000 miles later, Irish couple finds message in Ocean City bottle

OCEAN CITY – Three years and over 3,000 miles later, a message in a bottle connected a local boy with new friends in Ireland. Ocean City resident Sasha Yonyak, 14, was contacted this week by a couple in northwest Ireland after finding a message in a bottle he wrote in 2019. “I…

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Ocean City voters could decide council salary increase

Ocean City voters could decide council salary increase

OCEAN CITY – It remains to be seen whether Ocean City’s elected officials will get their first raise in more than three decades, but if it does, it will likely be because the city’s voters backed the hike. At the end of last year, it was raised during the public comment period of a meeting of the mayor and council …

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Logistics issues with other big events could push Sunfest again in October

Logistics issues with other big events could push Sunfest again in October

OCEAN CITY – With a series of special events stacked on back-to-back weekends into next fall, the annual Sunfest event could be postponed until later in October. At a Tourism Commission meeting this week, members discussed the schedule of special events for the fall. OC BikeFest is scheduled for its usual slot in mid-September. New this year is …

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Ocean City Fire Department issues recalls after recent deadly fires

Ocean City Fire Department issues recalls after recent deadly fires

OCEAN CITY – Have a working smoke alarm. Practice an escape plan. Identify a meeting place. These are just a few of the things first responders say residents can do to protect themselves and their families in the event of a house fire. “A fire can happen at any time,” said Ryan, spokesperson for the Ocean City Fire Department.

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