DiPino prepares for Sandy in Ocean City

 

DiPino prepares for Sandy in Ocean City

 

Date: October 29, 2012
by: Roger Drouin | City Editor

 
 

 

Sarasota’s new police chief, Bernadette DiPino, who starts her new job Jan. 1, has been busy at work in Ocean City, Md., trying to help make sure the beach town is braced for Hurricane Sandy.

NPR reporters mentioned in a broadcast Monday that DiPino was giving updates to Ocean City about the storm.

In an interview with the Baltimore Sun, DiPino said that despite floodwaters reaching about 3 to 4 feet and evacuation orders, about 200 people, or 80% of downtown residents, remained in their homes to wait out the storm.

DiPino was named Sarasota’s new chief Oct. 16.

Contact Roger Drouin at rdrouin@yourobserver.com.
 

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