Ocean City Elects Two Incumbents & Two Newcomers to City Council


In the Ocean City municipal election – two incumbents will return to the council. Two new members will join them. Newcomer Peter Buas was the top vote-getter with 1137 followed by incumbent John Gehrig with 1036. Incumbent Tony DeLuca won 919 votes with newcomer Frank Knight with 707 votes. They will fill the four open…

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Kinder, Gentler Vehicle Rally Coming, But OC Is Prepared


Ocean City is ready to enforce Special Event Zone provisions with the expected arrival of car enthusiasts for the Endless Summer Cruisin’ gathering. Mayor Rick Meehan tells WGMD’s Mike Bradley he’s not expecting the sort of chaos that erupted during an unsanctioned pop-up rally during the final weekend of September. However, it’s not out of…

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Special Event Zone Provisions Take Effect In OC

OC Special Event Zone

Ocean City has been preparing for months for the arrival of an unsanctioned pop-up motor vehicle rally. Now that the time is here, the town is hoping all of that preparation pays off. Frequent activity in the past has included speeding, burnouts and vehicles doing “donuts,” often with rowdy crowds close by cheering them on.…

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Five New Officers Graduate, Join OCPD Force


Last week, five new officers graduated the Carrol County Sheriff’s Office Training Academy’s entrance level police academy class, set to join the Ocean City Police Department. Officers Margaret Hill, Chelsea Kautz, Elaine Miller, Patrick Scob and Jacob Street are pictured with OCPD Chief Ross Buzzuro and Mayor Rick Meehan. The five were formally recognized as…

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New Ocean City Council Members Sworn In & Council Reorganizes


Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan and councilmen Matt James, Lloyd Martin and Mark Paddack have been sworn in.  As the council moved to reorganize, councilman John Gehrig nominated Matt James for council president.  Councilman Dennis Dare nominated Lloyd Martin for president.  Martin was re-elected as council president by a 5 to 2 vote and Mary…

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