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Published On: 5/6/15
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Agencies Partner To Rescue Kayaker At Assateague; Woman Hoisted Off Marsh By Rescue Basket

ASSATEAGUE — A multi-agency cooperative effort this week resulted in the successful rescue of a female kayaker who was extricated from a marshy area on Assateague Island on Tuesday evening after...
Published On: 5/5/15
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Services Announced For Well-Known Fenwick Restaurateurs’ Son

(The following is the full obituary.) FENWICK ISLAND — Dawson Reeves Twining, 27, of Bishopville, died unexpectedly on Sunday, May 3. Born March 7, 1988, he was the youngest son of David and Jan...
Published On: 5/5/15
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Brown Box Theatre Project Returns to Ocean City to Present ‘Boxer Shorts’

The Brown Box Theatre Project returns to the Eastern Shore, with performances slated for this weekend in Ocean City, MD. The latest performance from our Boston-based friends is titled, Boxer Shorts, a...
Published On: 5/5/15
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Best Of: Mother’s Day Dining in Salisbury, Ocean City, Fenwick and Berlin

Mother’s Day is rapidly approaching, which means it’s imperative that you start making those Mother’s Day plans. Moms give selflessly all year long and there’s no better way to show her how mu...
Published On: 5/4/15
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Remembering Dick Lohmeyer 10 Years Later

(Editor’s Note: Ten years ago, May 5, 2005, was a significant day in The Dispatch’s 31-year history, as it marked the day the founder, Dick Lohmeyer, passed away after 50 years in the newspaper in...
Published On: 5/4/15
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Ocean City Center for the Arts Celebrates Spring in the Month of May with Special Flower-Related Events

OCEAN CITY, MD — May 3, 2015 — The theme for May at the Ocean City Center for the Arts is “Art in Bloom,” and the month is filled with exhibits, classes and demonstrations relating to flowers....
Published On: 5/4/15
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Liquid Assets Presents New Off-Premise Catering: L.A. on Location

We give nod to the food and ambiance at Liquid Assets fairly often…and for good reason. The 94th Street Ocean City mainstay has an incredible following, thanks in large part to their reputation ...
Published On: 5/1/15
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Best Of: Cinco de Mayo Feasts on Delmarva

The month of May brings many wonderful excuses for culinary celebrations…Mother’s Day brunches, Memorial Day Weekend BBQ’s, Cinco de Mayo feasts. You’ve probably realized by now that we lo...
Published On: 4/30/15
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Tighter Rules Proposed For OC Street Performers; Rotating Schedule Eyed For Congested Areas

OCEAN CITY – With the Boardwalk Task Force’s recommendations regarding street performers in hand, the Mayor and City Council will next meet with the town’s First Amendment counsel to discuss how...
Published On: 4/30/15
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Massive Great White Pings Off Assateague Coast

ASSATEAGUE — A satellite tracker on a massive great white shark pinged just off the coast of Assateague early Thursday morning, becoming the latest tagged big shark to make its presence known in...
Published On: 4/30/15
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OCPD Sending Team Of 10 To Baltimore For Weekend Assistance

OCEAN CITY — Joining the ranks of law enforcement agencies all over the state, the Ocean City Police Department has sent 10 officers and an unspecified amount of other resources to Baltimore, th...
Published On: 4/30/15
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OC Elks Presents $2,500 Check To Play It Safe

Ocean City Elks #2645 recently presented $2,500 to Donna Greenwood, chair of Play It Safe, the annual program that offers alcohol- and drug-free events in June for high school graduates.
Published On: 4/30/15
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Yoga In Park Needs Sponsor Before Approval

BERLIN – Town officials asked a local yoga instructor to partner with a non-profit before they considered her request to begin using Stephen Decatur Park. Yoga instructor Emily Keen approached the B...
Published On: 4/30/15
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What’s Your Sign?

ARIES (March 21 to April 19): The Lamb is usually excited about taking on a new challenge. But if that’s a touch of doubt you’re feeling, maybe it’s you telling yourself to go slow o...
Published On: 4/30/15
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Things I Like

Appointment-free Mondays   Cheeseburgers hot off the grill   Grilled market salad from Chick-fil-A   Customer service that’s helpful   Watching kids in a bounce house   Shor...
Published On: 4/30/15
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Berlin Store Launches Alpaca Naming Contest

BERLIN – What would you name an alpaca? It’s a question everyone is invited to consider as Inca Ruins in Berlin hosts a naming contest for its new mascot, a handmade, life-size alpaca that sits ou...
Published On: 4/30/15
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Tighter Rules Proposed For OC Street Performers; Rotating Schedule Eyed For Congested Areas

OCEAN CITY – With the Boardwalk Task Force’s recommendations regarding street performers in hand, the Mayor and City Council will next meet with the town’s First Amendment counsel to discuss how...
Published On: 4/30/15
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Open Houses Of The Week

OCEAN CITY Broad Marsh 70th Street Bayside Mon-Sat 10-5 Sun 12-5 3BR/2FB/2HB Townhomes The Fritschle Group/ Condominium Realty 410-524-6400   WEST OCEAN CITY Villas at Inlet Isle Daily 11-3 Water...
Published On: 4/30/15
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Showell Elementary Third Grade Students Learn About Finance From Junior Achievement Volunteers

Third grade students at Showell Elementary School learned important information about finance from Junior Achievement volunteers. Students Breandan Foley, Kiley Kauefer and Maddie Shirk receive a less...
Published On: 4/30/15
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Downtown Restaurant’s Site Plan Approval Extended By 18 Months

OCEAN CITY – A proposed major bayfront restaurant project in downtown Ocean City received an extension of its site plan last week to allow for final design decisions to be made. Last Tuesday the Pla...
Published On: 4/30/15
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We Remember Those We Have Lost

Irvin Rippons SELBYVILLE, Del. — B. Irvin Rippons, 70, of Selbyville, Del., passed away on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury with his family by his side....
Published On: 4/30/15
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With May Comes Official ‘Get Ready’ Season

Every season means something significant in the Ocean City area and with the calendar flipping to May it’s worth a look at the unique aspects of the changing of the seasons around these parts. The s...
Published On: 4/30/15
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Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

It would be wrong to call what Ocean City recently passed and goes into effect today a smoking ban on the beach. However, it would be right to call it a Boardwalk smoking ban. The new law restricts sm...
Published On: 4/30/15
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National Bike Month Events On Tap

BERLIN – To kick off National Bike Month, a local group is hosting a variety of events to promote the sport. Members of the Eastern Shore International Mountain Biking Association (ESIMBA) are hopin...
Published On: 4/30/15
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Cable Box Swiped To Watch Wrestling

OCEAN CITY — An Ocean City man was arrested on first-degree burglary and other charges this week after allegedly breaking into a vacant seasonal residence in the resort and swiping a cable box b...
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