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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…

Four Men Arrested For Assault and Robbery; OCPD Schedules Tests for Applicants

June 21, 2012


Ocean City Police are everywhere: on bicycles, in patrol cars, on horses, and undercover. Visitors who think they can get away with a crime because they’re far from home tend to be chased down, arrested, and wind up in jail. In some cases, they might not be going home again anytime soon. For example, Ocean […]

Life’s A Holiday At The Beach

May 29, 2012


See photos of the Memorial Day Flag Celebration on the beach here. My little corner of the hospitality industry in Ocean City, Maryland,  was crowded and busy for Memorial Day weekend 2012. Two words say it all: “No Vacancy.” The photos in this post (except the one from Wikimedia Commons, below right) were taken late […]

Help Wanted: Ocean City Ready For Summer 2012

April 22, 2012


Seasonal jobs available in Ocean City Coming off a mild winter and a warm spring, Ocean City Maryland has momentum going into a potentially great 2012 season. Springfest Weekend, Thursday May 3 through Sunday, May 6, is just around the corner, featuring headline entertainment. If you haven’t already made reservations for Springfest, do it now. […]

Ocean City 2012 Summer Jobs Fair Is St. Patrick’s Day!

February 28, 2012


St. Patrick’s Day always feels like the definitive end of winter (did we have winter this year?) and beginning of spring in Ocean City, Maryland. I take it as a sign of good luck that St. Patrick’s  Day, March 17, actually falls on a Saturday in 2012, which is convenient for our Ocean City St. […]

Ocean City Police and Beach Patrol Schedule Summer Job Tests

March 2, 2011


The Ocean City Police Department has scheduled additional testing as the department attempts to recruit up to 140 seasonal police officers to work in Ocean City for summer 2011. The additional testing will be on March 19 and 20, at the Ocean City Elementary School on Center Drive in West Ocean City. Applicants must arrive […]

Ocean City 2011 Summer Job Fair Is March 12

January 29, 2011


For more great David Baus photos, see David Baus Photography. More contact information below. The 26th annual job fair in Ocean City, Maryland, is scheduled for Saturday, March 12, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the OC Convention Center, 40th St. on the Coastal Highway. The majority of jobs to be filled are […]

Voters Take Heed: Japan’s Economy Is In A 20-Year Deflationary Spiral

October 17, 2010


Sobering story by Martin Fackler on the front page of  The New York Times, Sunday, 10-17-2010. The headlines: Japan Goes From Dynamic to Disheartened Retrenchment Offers the West a Grim Vision of the Future The Great Deflation Coping With Decline Summary: “Since about 1989, Japan fell into a slow but relentless decline that neither enormous budget […]

Small Business Is the Great Engine of Job-Creation: Fact or Myth?

October 14, 2010


Small business is wonderful, but the era of the mom-and-pop corner store is long past. Try as we might, not everyone can be an entrepreneur. Is small business the engine of job growth? I think that’s an urban myth. Small businesses are, by definition, SMALL. They employ very few people, and grow very slowly, as a […]

A New Route 50 Bridge Would Add Jobs, Tourists

September 23, 2010


A neighbor has asked about plans for construction of a modern Route 50 Bridge into downtown Ocean City, Maryland. Her question prompted me to do a little bit of “outside-the-box” thinking. The State Highway Administration has settled on “Option 5A,” a new parallel span over the Sinepuxent Bay from West Ocean City to downtown Ocean […]