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Aug 10, 2018

Bone found in barrel off beach was from an animal

Officials say a bone recovered from a deteriorating barrel in the sand off a Maryland beach was from an animal.

Aug 8, 2018

Wading couple finds suitcase with bones inside

Officials say a couple wading in the water off a Maryland beach bumped into a suitcase containing some bones and burned personal effects.

Feb 8, 2017

Police: Suspect in W. Ocean City bank heist hid cash in underwear

WEST OCEAN CITY — Authorities investigating a bank robbery say the thief had thousands of dollars hidden in her underwear when troopers found her later in the day. The Daily Times of Salisbury reports that 56-year-old Bonnie Gay Bosman Taylor was arrested Monday in connection with a bank robbery in West Ocean City earlier that […]

Jun 3, 2013

West O.C. rental complex set for sale

The Max Spann Real Estate & Auction Co., of Clifton, N.J., announced a one-day online auction June 19-20 of an income-producing, multifamily rental complex one mile from Ocean City.

Feb 8, 2013

Berlin couple gets 5 years for Eastern Shore hat store robbery

SNOW HILL — A couple convicted of staging a robbery inside a West Ocean City hat store has been sentenced to five years in prison. The Daily Times of Salisbury reports that Kevin and Roslyn Purnell, of Berlin, were each sentenced Thursday after being convicted of charges including theft and conspiracy. Prosecutors said the couple […]

Feb 2, 2012

Ocean City commercial fleet brings home big catch

WEST OCEAN CITY — It’s unlikely you’ll just stumble upon the Maryland coastline’s only commercial fishing harbor. But it’s there, and it’s moving millions of pounds of seafood. In 2010, more than 8 million pounds of catch, valued at more than $8 million, was harvested by commercial vessels that dock there. The Ocean City Commercial […]

Aug 26, 2011

Worcester County ordering mandatory evacuation

SNOW HILL — Worcester County is ordering a mandatory evacuation of residents in the area of West Ocean City ahead of Hurricane Irene. Residents are being asked to evacuate no later than Saturday at 9 a.m. from the communities of Cape Isle of Wight, West Ocean City, Mystic Harbour, Snug Harbor, Assateague Point, Frontier Town […]

Aug 16, 2011

Movie inspires man to buy Maryland skydiving business

WEST OCEAN CITY — Patrick Swayze helped change the trajectory of Josh Dolan’s life. In 1991, Dolan went with friends to see “Point Break,” a film starring Swayze and Keanu Reeves, he explained from a perch in the Ocean City Skydiving Center’s office. The film includes one of the most popular filmed skydiving scenes of […]

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