Bird watchers can observe migratory avians and seals in Maryland and Delaware
Annual Italian feast, silent auction to raise money for drug-free summer activities
(Jan. 24, 2020) Children and teenagers with Type 1 diabetes will have the opportunity to learn more about their condition during a family weekend event, hosted by Camp Possibilities, at the Holiday Inn Oceanfront on 66th Street, Saturday, Feb. 29 to Sunday, March 1.
Event at Seacrets raising funds for Children’s House by the Sea respite program
(Jan. 17, 2020) Thirteen businesses are offering discounted and special meal prices for the fourth annual Berlin Restaurant Week until Sunday.
(Jan. 17, 2020) The second annual Delmarva Art Expo will feature homemade crafts and jewelry for sale during a juried competition at the Ocean City convention center on 40th Street, this weekend.
(Jan. 17, 2020) The annual commercial fishing and aquaculture expo, the only one in the Mid-Atlantic region, takes place at the Ocean City convention center on 40th Street, this weekend.
(Jan. 17, 2020) The 22nd annual Blood Bank of Delmarva Blood Drive will run for two days this year, Tuesday, Jan. 21, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Wednesday, Jan. 22, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Ocean City convention center on 40th Street.
(Jan. 10, 2020) Thirteen businesses will offer special meal prices for the fourth annual Berlin Restaurant Week, which will run from Monday, Jan. 13 to Sunday, Jan. 19.
(Jan. 10, 2020) Despite running six less days than last year and several evenings of rain this season, over 103,000 passengers rode through the 26th annual Winterfest of Lights from Nov. 21 to Dec. 31 at Northside Park on 125th Street.
(Jan. 10, 2020) More than 700 men, women and children raced into the ocean to raise money for Atlantic General Hospital during the 26th annual Penguin Swim on New Year’s Day.
(Jan. 10, 2020) Worcester County has proven to be generous this holiday season, with hundreds upon hundreds of toys donated and funds provided for families in need.
(Jan. 9, 2020) Residents and visitors can once again enjoy hot, homemade food during the Atlantic United Methodist Church’s soup and sandwich fundraiser this winter.
(Jan. 3, 2020) The Ocean City Chamber of Commerce has secured another sports legend for its annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast: former Major League Baseball player, Darryl “The Legendary Straw Man” Strawberry.
(Jan. 3, 2020) More than 400 Worcester County Public School students received a new winter coat last month as part of Operation Warm, an initiative sponsored by area firefighters to provide outerwear to children in need.
(Jan. 3, 2020) Only one month remains before Believe in Tomorrow’s seventh annual Prom Night, and king and queen candidates are planning a few more events to raise as much money possible for the organization before Saturday, Feb. 1.
(Jan. 3, 2020) The spirit of giving was exemplified this holiday season when an Ocean Pines family spent Christmas Eve and day giving gifts to the homeless in Ocean City.
(Jan 3, 2020) After months of construction, the deck for the Believe in Tomorrow House on the Bay on 28th Street is finished thanks in part to the Team Depot Foundation.
(Jan. 3, 2020) Susanne Hoshino has helped nearly 2,000 animals through her organization, Kindness Matters Rescue, which she founded in 2010.
By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer
(Dec. 27, 2019) The new synthetic ice rink at the Worcester County Recreation Center in Snow Hill is now open for business.
(Dec. 27, 2019) Several restaurants and hotels in the area are celebrating the end of 2019 and the decade, with specials and live entertainment to ring in 2020.
(Dec. 27, 2019) Celebrate the start of 2020 with a scenic nature stroll during Assateague Coastal Trust’s 40th annual Ilia Fehrer/Judy Johnson New Year’s Day Beach Walk at Assateague State Park.
(Dec. 27, 2019) Hundreds of men, women and children will enter the ocean at 91st Street on New Year’s Day during Atlantic General Hospital’s 26th annual Penguin Swim.
(Dec. 27, 2019) Northside Park on 125th Street will have fireworks, hot chocolate and prize giveaways to celebrate the end of 2019 and the beginning of a new decade on New Year’s Eve.
(Dec. 27, 2019) Many events take place in Ocean City and Worcester County throughout the year. Here are some of the year’s most memorable and successful activities:
(Dec. 27, 2019) City officials encourage residents and visitors to join them for the 2020 Mayor’s New Year’s Concert at the Ocean City convention center on 40th Street.
(Dec. 27, 2019) The Ocean City Chamber of Commerce’s 2020 Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast is all about optimism.
(Dec. 20, 2019) Dawne and Steve Pappas were honored to receive the 2019 Hal Glick Distinguished Service Award in the Crystal Ballroom of the Clarion hotel on 101st Street, Sunday.
(Dec. 20, 2019) The third annual Ocean City Comic Con, held last Saturday at the convention center on 40th Street, was a huge success as attendance reached just over 6,000 visitors.
(Dec. 20, 2019) State troopers, local law enforcement and area elementary school children brought the spirit of Christmas to life during the seventh annual “Shop with a Cop,” at the Berlin Walmart, Saturday, Dec. 14.
(Dec. 20, 2019) All are welcome to attend the 22nd annual Christmas dinner, presented by the NOEL (Nothing Other than Eating and Loving) Community and served at St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church on Third Street, Wednesday, Dec. 25, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
(Dec. 20, 2019) The Ocean City Fire Department will once again be adopting seniors at the Berlin Nursing Home and is asking for donations of new blankets, which will be given to all 60 of its residents.
(Dec. 13, 2019) The Ocean City Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Committee celebrated another successful holiday campaign as 63 children had the opportunity to go on a shopping spree last Saturday.
(Dec. 13, 2019) For Maddox Bunting, a junior at Stephen Decatur High School, collecting old markers through the Crayola ColorCycle project allows him to put these supplies to good use instead of in the trash.
(Dec. 13, 2019) Children and teenagers with Type 1 diabetes will have the opportunity to learn more about their condition during a family weekend event, hosted by Camp Possibilities, at the Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel on 101st Street, Saturday, Feb. 29 to Sunday, March 1.
(Dec. 13, 2019) Tony Christ hopes to inspire Worcester County’s children to say “no” to drugs with the third annual “Brian’s Christmas Songbook” show at the Performing Arts Center, tonight, at 7 p.m.
(Dec. 13, 2019) Comic books, cosplay, anime, vendors and other activities await guests attending the third annual Ocean City Comic Convention, held at the convention center on 40th Street, this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(Dec. 13, 2019) Clients of the Worcester County Developmental Center in Newark, Maryland, are once again making scented and festive soap baskets for the holiday season.
(Dec. 6, 2019) More than 80 units will participate in the 37th annual Ocean City Christmas parade, this Saturday starting at 11 a.m.
(Dec. 6, 2019) Two fundraisers for local children’s charity Believe in Tomorrow will be held tonight and Saturday at Pit & Pub and Dry Dock on 28th Street, and Seacrets on 49th Street, respectively.
(Dec. 6, 2019) Children can receive a special letter from the North Pole this holiday season by dropping their wish lists, with a legible return address, for Santa in the antique mailbox located in the Ocean City post office on 71st Street.
(Dec. 6, 2019) The Ocean City Police Department, Worcester G.O.L.D. and Toys for Tots will once again be assisting local families in need as well as troops overseas this holiday season by collecting toys, food, clothing, personal care items and monetary donations throughout the area.
(Dec. 6, 2019) Hundreds of dance and cheer groups will perform at the convention center on 40th Street, this Saturday during the OC Christmas Open Championship for a chance to compete in the 2020 USASF World Championship in Orlando, Florida.
(Dec. 6, 2019) Artisan crafted gifts will be available for purchase during the fifth annual Holiday Artisan Fair, hosted by the Art League of Ocean City at the Center for the Arts on 94th Street, tonight from 5-7 p.m. and Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Jingle Bells 5K participants receive free tram ride after
(Dec. 6, 2019) Local restaurants will showcase their chili during the 22nd annual Hots 4 Tots Chili Cookoff at the Greene Turtle in West Ocean City, Sunday, Dec. 8.
(Dec. 6, 2019) Tickets are still available for the ninth annual Hal Glick Distinguished Service Award dinner, which will be held in the Crystal Ballroom of the Clarion hotel on 101st Street on Sunday, Dec. 15.
(Nov. 29, 2019) Elfin assistants at the North Pole have confirmed that Santa Claus will make an extended stopover on Saturday in Ocean Pines, starting at 5:30 p.m.
(Nov, 29, 2019) Several winter-themed events will take place this month to raise money for Believe in Tomorrow’s Children Foundation.
(Nov. 29, 2019) Counselors and teachers at Stephen Decatur High School who were concerned that some students may not be getting enough to eat, opened a food pantry last Friday to help alleviate that problem.