July 3, 2020) After decades of sponsoring community enrichment campaigns, the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City will mark its 40th anniversary this year, albeit in a subdued manner because of covid-19 concerns.
(July 3, 2020) It’s been extremely hot and with that you know that summer is in full swing.
(July 3, 2020) The Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum re-opened on June 20 and has started its free summer programs, with various safety measures for the covid-19 pandemic.
(July 3, 2020) A decade after taking a photo together on a lifeguard stand, two childhood friends have joined the ranks of the Ocean City Beach Patrol as rookie surf rescue technicians.
(June 26, 2020) Hoping to highlight support for law enforcement, regional members of the Hogs and Heroes Foundation are staging the 2020 Roar at the Shore event this Saturday in Ocean City.
(June 26, 2020) Although guests refer to them as lifeguards, the people responsible for your safety on the beach of Ocean City, are actually known as surf rescue technicians.
(June 26, 2020) After some setbacks caused by covid-19, Ocean City free summer events are back on schedule.
(June 19, 2020) Due to large beach crowds from Memorial Day through Sunfest (end of September), surfing is only permitted in designated areas during the beach patrol’s operating hours of 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
(June 19, 2020) The Blood Bank of Delmarva will hold its first summer blood drive at the Ocean City convention center on 40th Street, Wednesday, June 24 and Thursday, June 25 beginning at 9 a.m.
(June 12, 2020) Summer is here and the Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department will still be offering activities for children and adults, albeit with some limitations due to covid-19.
(June 12, 2020) Many years ago you would never see the ATVs with guards patrolling the beach.
(June 5, 2020) Pocomoke Middle School teacher Christina McQuaid has been named the 2020 Teacher of the Year, Worcester County Public Schools announced Monday evening.
Seidl, Helf create walking tour through resort showing unique landmarks, culture
(June 5, 2020) It might come as a surprise to learn that one of the most important skills a lifeguard uses is the scan.
(May 29, 2020) Although foot traffic at the Ocean Pines Farmers & Artisans Market was under par this Memorial Day Weekend, attendance has been strong overall despite the spread of covid-19.
(May 29, 2020) It’s so exciting to be at the beginning of another summer season in beautiful Ocean City.
(May 22, 2020) This offseason is one none of us will forget.
(May 8, 2020) Caleb Gamble of Berlin, received a huge surprise this Sunday when six police vehicles arrived to celebrate his seventh birthday.
(May 8, 2020) The fifth annual Fight the Bite Lyme Awareness 5K/Run Walk will shift to a virtual event this year to comply with state and federal guidelines regarding the coronavirus.
(May 1, 2020) The Art League of Ocean City and Worcester County Arts Council are helping Worcester County public school students by donating art kits to help with their projects.
(May 1, 2020) The third annual Berlin Farmers Market might be unconventional this year, but it will still kick off its season this Sunday, when it opens from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
(May 1, 2020) Two churches in Berlin have joined to offer a drive-through food pantry to take place every other Wednesday, with the next one scheduled for Wednesday, May 6, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
(April 24, 2020) The Believe in Tomorrow Children’s Foundation cannot accept any families at its respite housing locations at this time, but the organization is still working to help provide comfort and care for those with sick children.
(April 24, 2020) Worcester County Public Schools has handed out 46,782 meals to students over the past month, since schools were officially closed because of the covid-19 pandemic.
(April 17, 2020) Seacrets on 49th Street is using its distillery to produce hand sanitizer for health care workers and other essential employees amid the coronavirus pandemic.
(April 17, 2020) Even though the Worcester County Library branches remain closed under Gov. Larry Hogan’s order that only essential businesses can be open, books are still being offered to the public – virtually.
(April 10, 2020) Many businesses have closed to the public because of the coronavirus; however, a number of local farms and grocery stores remain open to provide residents with home grown and organic options.
(April 10, 2020) In order to comply with Gov. Larry Hogan’s stay-at-home executive order and also ensure people are social distancing, a number of local churches have begun to hold their services online.
(April 10, 2020) An Ocean Pines teenager received a surprise from the local fire department when her mother arranged to have a fire truck drive up to their house for her birthday on Sunday.
(April 10, 2020) SonRise Church in Berlin has been providing meals for the community for several weeks, and now, it has officially become its own food distribution hub.
(April 3, 2020) Despite the Art League of Ocean City having to close the Ocean City Center for the Arts building to the public, it will still be offering activities and art courses through social media and online.
(April 3, 2020) Residents and companies in Worcester County are creating protective gear for medical personnel and members of the community during the spread of covid-19 throughout the state.
Volunteers needed to help distribute meals to Eastern Shore counties amid virus
(March 27, 2020) Ocean City Today and Bayside Gazette food columnists, Deborah Walker and Paul Suplee, have provided some recipes that are simple to prepare with minimal ingredients that can feed the entire family.
(March 27, 2020) With the country practicing social distancing and trying to block the spread of the novel coronavirus by staying indoors and away from people, it can be easy to forget one of the most vulnerable populations: the elderly.
To clarify a recent article written about a Berlin Scavenger Hunt as a result of concerns about the activity violating the recent rules announced by Gov. Larry Hogan last Thursday stating there should not be any groups gathering larger than 10 people:
(March 27, 2020) Members of the community have been coming together to help provide meals for students after Gov. Larry Hogan closed Maryland public schools for two weeks – from March 16-27 – to help stop the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), and the support has been overwhelming.
(March 20, 2020) Since Gov. Larry Hogan closed schools for two weeks by executive order last week, groups and organizations have joined to find ways to feed children who depend on school meals.
(March 20, 2020) Berlin resident Nick Morris, 74, is in dire need of a kidney transplant and is searching for an O-positive donor in the area.
Wor. County commissioners teachers, students and BOE celebrate Matthew Record
(March 20, 2020) The Ocean City Green Team will collaborate with the Lower Shore Land Trust and offer reimbursements for the latter’s 12th annual native plant sale and festival.
(March 13, 2020) Epic Brands’ Reach the Beach Dance National and Epic Tour event this weekend will include a dance competition on Saturday and a cheerleading competition on Sunday at the Ocean City convention center on 40th Street.
(March 13, 2020) The first Believe in Tomorrow Sports Day at the Beach since the event’s hiatus 10 years ago will take place at the Residence Inn by Marriott on 61st Street, Saturday, March 21 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(March 6, 2020) Local, regional, national and international filmmakers will be showing their work during the fourth annual Ocean City Film Festival this weekend.
(March 6, 2020) Shore Community Connections will host its inaugural OC Quest for Heroes Scavenger Hunt on Saturday, March 28, with all proceeds going to the Ocean City Paramedics Foundation.
(March 6, 2020) The Junior Achievement Inspire event is not your average job fair.
(March 6, 2020) More than 100 films produced by local, regional and international filmmakers will be featured during the fourth annual Ocean City Film Festival, this weekend.
(March 6, 2020) Worcester County’s synthetic ice rink will be officially open for public use next Thursday, March 12 at the Berlin Fire Company in Berlin.
(March 6, 2020) Four-month-old Arabella Pinkney-Gully, of Berlin, was the fifth-place Maryland winner of the Little Miss Beauty pageant and first-place winner in Delaware for the LullaPanda beauty pageant and is expecting the results from a third contest called Bidiboo, which will be announc…
(March 6, 2020) Live Irish music, food, happy hour drink specials and contests are all part of Ocean City’s eighth annual Finnegan’s Wake, held Saturday, March 7, from 5-9 p.m. in Seacrets’ Morley Hall.
(Feb. 28, 2020) The Art League of Ocean City has added a fourth day to the fourth annual Ocean City Film Festival, which will begin showing films on Thursday, March 5, showcasing the work of local, regional and international filmmakers.