Browsing All posts tagged under »Eastern Shore«

Jim Mathias Turns Back The Challenge Once More

November 3, 2014


On the Sunday before the 2014 General Election, I’m not about to predict all the outcomes in Maryland, or even all the outcomes in District 38 on the Lower Eastern Shore. I will, however, venture an opinion regarding the one State Senate contest that’s being watched by political observers all over Maryland because it’s rated […]

The Working Poor…Not Looking For Hand-Outs!

March 10, 2013


Originally posted on Ron Pagano's Delmarva Progressive:
Judy Davis, an activist from Worcester County, MD, is involved with important issues in our state. She recently participated in the Marylanders Against Gun Violence rally, in Annapolis, MD and is a participant in the Emerge program, which trains women around the country to take more active…

Coastal Flood Warning For Maryland; No Snow In Ocean City

March 6, 2013


A coastal flood warning will remain in effect for Ocean City, Maryland, throughout Wednesday and Thursday and into Friday. Some flooding is possible, especially around high tides. No snow in Ocean City and most of the Eastern Shore. Rain. Rain. Rain. And winds 25 mph or so and gusting higher. The most notable aspect of […]

Maryland Coastal Flooding Possible Wednesday and Thursday

March 6, 2013


Light rain falling in West Ocean City at midnight Wednesday morning. Strong winds associated with Winter Storm Saturn are expected to push water toward Ocean City, Maryland, all day Wednesday and into Thursday. Winds will be coming straight out of the east on Wednesday and then continuing from the north/northeast as the storm moves up […]

Ocean City Survived Hurricane Sandy With Relatively Light Damage

October 30, 2012


UPDATE — SURREAL AFTER-THE-STORM PHOTOS FROM OCEAN CITY AT WORK IN PROGRESS Today is a good day to give thanks to God. The Eastern Shore of Maryland has come through Hurricane Sandy with no reported fatalities on the Shore. The Route 50 Bridge and the Route 90 Bridge are open. Public transportation is being restored […]

Ocean City MD, Hurricane Sandy, 9:30 a.m. Monday

October 29, 2012


9:30 a.m. Monday morning. West Ocean City. Our street is already slightly flooded because the roadside ditches have filled with water and overflowed, and the morning high tide has just passed. Maybe 6 inches of water on the street and all around the house. Light rain, light wind at this time. I think the tide […]

Hurricane Sandy Update from Ocean City, MD — “Severe Flooding” Predicted

October 28, 2012


The Delmarva Peninsula and southern New Jersey will receive heavy wind and rain as Hurricane Sandy moves north on Monday. The coastal towns of Ocean City, MD, and Rehoboth Beach, Del. are facing a sustained assault of wind, rain, high tides and storm surges for most of Monday and Tuesday. A hurricane advisory from Ocean City town […]

Ocean City Orders Partial Evacuation for Hurricane Sandy

October 28, 2012


First, for up to date advisories from Ocean City Town Government, go to Mayor Rick Meehan issued a local state of emergency on Sunday as Hurricane Sandy approaches. Mandatory evacuation has been ordered for residents of downtown Ocean city,  that is, all areas south of 17th Street. Voluntary evacuation is suggested for known low-lying areas in […]

Ocean City, MD, Hurricane Sandy Advisory

October 26, 2012


The town of Ocean City, MD, issued the following statement earlier this evening: “Ocean City Emergency Services is continuing to monitor the projected path of Hurricane Sandy.  Currently, accelerating winds and possible rain will be arriving in the Ocean City area during the evening hours of Saturday, October 27.  The storm, which is projected to […]

Gasoline Prices for July 4: Where You Might Save in MD (And Other Highway Tips)

July 3, 2012


Gasoline prices have held steady for several weeks at $3.35 for regular in Ocean City and West Ocean City, Maryland. (Except for one small station at the corner of Route 50 and Route 611, which is holding out for $3.41) Six miles west, in Berlin, MD, gas is selling for $3.29. Two large stations at […]