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Ocean City

Aug 27, 2015

Man charged in theft during Ocean City fishing tournament

OCEAN CITY — A Maryland man has been accused of stealing fishing equipment from a fishing tournament in Ocean City. The Daily Times of Salisbury reports that 38-year-old Dennis J. Tronosky Sr. of Berlin was arrested Saturday and charged with two counts of theft between $1,000 and $10,000. Maryland Natural Resources Police officers searched Tronosky’s […]

Ocean City
Aug 26, 2015

On transparency and the value of a name

In today's media world, if something is on the record, part of the public record or simply public information, it will be reported on, rightly or wrongly.

Aug 19, 2015

Seacrets reaches settlement with patron in trip-and-fall case

A settlement has been reached between an Ocean City bar and a Pennsylvania man who sued for injuries he allegedly sustained by tripping over equipment on the stage in 2011. Lester M. Bender sough more than $5 million in damages from Seacrets and Michael Beatty, also known as DJ Batman, according to a complaint filed […]

Aug 3, 2015

Fight over ‘Shorebilly’ mark wages on

Six months after a federal judge threw out an Ocean City-based trademark lawsuit over the term “Shorebilly” and cancelled the plaintiff’s mark, the prevailing party is still seeking to have a $30,000 judgment satisfied while also questioning the legality of the post-judgment transfer of the mark. Plaintiff Teal Bay Alliances LLC noted an appeal of Senior […]

Feb 25, 2015

State repairing Ocean City Kelley bridge

The Maryland Department of Transportation says it will begin repairs on the U.S. 50 Kelley Memorial Bridge in Ocean City next month. MDTA says the state’s highway administration will begin repairing mechanical systems on the bridge on March 4. Crews will close a single right lane of the bridge on eastbound U.S. 50 between 6 […]

Feb 17, 2015

Judge orders cancellation of ‘Shorebilly’ trademark

A federal judge has not only thrown out an Ocean City-based trademark lawsuit over the use of the word “Shorebilly” but ordered the trademark at issue be canceled.

Dec 16, 2014

Report: Pilot in crash lacked aerobatic training

Federal investigators say the pilot in last year's fatal plane crash in Ocean City may not have been adequately trained in the aerobatic moves he was performing.

Oct 17, 2014

W. Ocean City Harbor honored

The West Ocean City Harbor, which underwent major renovations in 2011, has won the Outstanding Large Project Award from the States Organization for Boating Access, a national organization devoted to the acquisition, development and administration of public recreational boating facilities. The West Ocean City Harbor provides access to the Atlantic Ocean and Maryland’s coastal gays. […]

Ocean City Sign
Oct 7, 2014

Poll finds overwhelming support for post-Labor Day school start

An overwhelming number of Maryland residents support efforts to delay the start of the state school year until after Labor Day.

Ocean City
Oct 2, 2014

On Ocean City and public disclosure

Eastern Shore newspapers sue the town to force the release of drowning victim's name.

Sep 11, 2014

Ocean City plans for smoking restrictions

(Capital News Service) Smoking restrictions on the beach and Boardwalk in Ocean City will take effect next year, and city officials are working out the details for the 2015 vacation season. Ocean City officials adopted an ordinance designating smoking areas on Aug. 26. The restrictions will go into effect May 1, but city staffers need […]

Aug 21, 2014

Seven-year sentence for man whose friend died in O.C. fight

(AP) A man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for the death of his longtime friend in a fight outside an Ocean City bar. The Daily Times of Salisbury reported that a Worcester County Circuit judge gave 49-year-old George Nottingham of West Ocean City the maximum sentence for manslaughter on Wednesday. It was […]

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