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Ocean City Survived Hurricane Sandy With Relatively Light Damage

October 30, 2012

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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 Hurricane Update, 4:15 p.m.

October 29, 2012

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West Ocean City, Maryland, 4:15 p.m. Monday. Now the worst of Hurricane Sandy arrives. The eye is northeast of Ocean City, aiming toward southern New Jersey. Landfall about 6 to 7 p.m. in New Jersey. Delaware also hit hard. Very heavy wind gusts and steady, hard rain in West Ocean City @ 4:20 p.m.. I […]

Jim Mathias Leading Michael James in Maryland District 38

October 30, 2010

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Many on the Lower Eastern Shore thought Michael James was the favorite in the race with Del. James Mathias for the District 38 State Senate seat in Maryland. Mr. James certainly posted a lot of yard signs in the early going. As recently as a few weeks ago, the James-Mathias contest was widely thought to […]

Eastern Shore Candidates Seek Favor With Small Business and Farmers, Ignore Everyone Else

October 14, 2010

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Everyone in Worcester, Wicomico, and Somerset Counties is a small business owner or a farmer. That’s the impression you would get, listening to the Maryland General Assembly District 38 candidates during a debate at Wor-Wic Community College on Wednesday night. Welcome to the Lower Eastern Shore, home to small business people and chicken farmers. All […]

Jim Mathias Running Full Speed for State Senate, (Seven Weeks To Election Day)

September 15, 2010

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Mathias Wins Democratic Primary in District 38 Del. Jim Mathias won a landslide endorsement from Lower Eastern Shore Democrats in Tuesday’s Primary Election, picking up needed momentum in his campaign for Maryland State Senate. Mathias, who was Ocean City mayor before he became a delegate to the General Assembly, won 86 percent of the vote, defeating […]