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  • Steve Carlton will be a guest on Saturday's Morning Call radio show on AM-1470

     
    I've been doing local sports-talk radio shows for 22 years and we've had some outstanding people as guests over the years ... the late Tug McGraw, Curt Schilling, Tommy John and Phillies announcers Tom McCarthy and Chris Wheeler and broadcasting legend...
  • Teenager dies after getting caught in Ocean City riptide

    Teenager dies after getting caught in Ocean City riptide
    A Montgomery County teen died Monday evening after getting caught in a riptide while swimming in Ocean City, officials said. The 18-year-old victim, who has not been identified, died at Atlantic General Hospital, Ocean City police said. At around 4:30...
  • 18-year-old hospitalized after Ocean City water rescue

    18-year-old hospitalized after Ocean City water rescue
    An 18-year-old from Montgomery County was hospitalized Monday after getting caught in a rip tide while swimming in Ocean City, authorities said. An initial rescue call for three swimmers stuck in the water near 137th Street went out around 4:30 p.m.,...
  • Maryland tourist destinations prepare for a boost in business

    Maryland tourist destinations prepare for a boost in business
    Visitors trying to shake off a particularly snowy winter and rainy spring could give a boost to Maryland's tourist destinations this summer. Business owners and tourism officials are seeing signs of a healthy season before the traditional Memorial Day...
  • Marylanders are expected to get away for Memorial Day weekend after brutal winter

    Marylanders are expected to get away for Memorial Day weekend after brutal winter
    After an unusually cold and snowy winter, many Marylanders are expected to take advantage of the sun forecast for this holiday weekend by getting out of town. More than 754,000 people throughout the state will travel between Friday and Memorial Day,...
  • Ocean City votes to ban sale of laser pointers, switchblades

    Ocean City votes to ban sale of laser pointers, switchblades
    If you're packing for the Memorial Day weekend in Ocean City, leave the laser pointer at home - as usual - and don't even think about buying another. On Monday, the city council voted unanimously to ban the sale of laser pointers in Ocean City,...
  • 'Today' show visits Ocean City

    'Today' show visits Ocean City
    Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Ocean City got a national plug Friday morning when NBC's "Today" show sent a reporter to its beaches for a holiday weekend story. With the town's boardwalk in the background,...
  • Bonaventure von P. "Duke" Wachter, civil engineer

    Bonaventure von P. "Duke" Wachter, civil engineer
    Bonaventure von P. "Duke" Wachter, a retired State Highway Administration civil engineer who worked on numerous highway projects throughout Maryland, died May 23 of cancer at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury. He was 69. "He was probably the...
  • Ocean City preps for 'College Takeover,' influx of students

    Ocean City preps for 'College Takeover,' influx of students
    What organizers are billing as "College Takeover Beach Week" in Ocean City is causing some concern in the community, but town officials said they are prepped, positive and planning for a safe summer. College beach week is an "unsanctioned event," said...
  • Greg Cantori's velomobile turns heads, keeps pace

    Greg Cantori's velomobile turns heads, keeps pace
    Greg Cantori has been stopped by police five times in recent months. The officers have all asked him the same question: What the heck are you riding? Each morning, Cantori steps into a vehicle resembling a yellow submarine and pedals the 24 miles from...
  • Charles C. "Chas" Stieff II, silver company executive

    Charles C. "Chas" Stieff II, silver company executive
    Charles C. "Chas" Stieff II, former executive vice president of the Kirk-Stieff Co. who had been active in civic affairs, died May 17 of heart failure at the Broadmead retirement community. He was 92. Charles Clinton Stieff II was born in Baltimore,...