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Grant helps Community Foodbank offer emergency assistance

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 20, 2015 12:00 am

Submitted / From left are Tricia Ciliberto, secretary of the Ocean City Home Charitable Foundation; Robin Stoloff, Sylva Bertini and Fred Miller of the Ocean City Home Charitable Foundation; Evelyn Benton, executive director of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, Southern Branch; Jean Jacobson, president of the Ocean City Home Charitable Foundation; and Kathleen Rubba, vice president of the Ocean City Home Charitable Foundation. Submitted / From left are Tricia Ciliberto, secretary of the Ocean City Home Charitable Foundation; Robin Stoloff, Sylva Bertini and Fred Miller of the Ocean City Home Charitable Foundation; Evelyn Benton, executive director of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, Southern Branch; Jean Jacobson, president of the Ocean City Home Charitable Foundation; and Kathleen Rubba, vice president of the Ocean City Home Charitable Foundation.

OCEAN CITY — With the help of a $10,000 grant from the Ocean City Home Charitable Foundation, the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, Southern Branch has been able to provide approximately 5,000 emergency food boxes to families in need.

As the effects of casino closings ripple throughout the region, more area families are struggling with food insecurity, limited or uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate foods, according to the charitable foundation.

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Officers and board members installed to Ocean City chamber

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 18, 2015 04:39 pm

courtesy of Ocean City Chamber of Commerce / William McMahon III was reinstalled as president of the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce for 2015 at a dinner Tuesday, Feb. 17 at Ocean City Yacht Club. courtesy of Ocean City Chamber of Commerce / William McMahon III was reinstalled as president of the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce for 2015 at a dinner Tuesday, Feb. 17 at Ocean City Yacht Club.

OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce installed their new board of directors and officers Tuesday, Feb. 17 at Ocean City Yacht Club.

William McMahon III (McMahon Agency) was reinstalled as the president of the chamber.  Carol Heenan (Garden Court Estates) was reinstalled as first vice president. Kim Davidson (Ocean City Home Bank) was reinstalled as secretary and Dave Allegretto was installed as treasurer. 

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Ocean City’s got what you need to please your valentine

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Written by Kathleen Kleva Wednesday, February 11, 2015 08:33 am

Rauhauser’s on Asbury Avenue offers a wide variety of chocolates, sandwich mints, sea salt caramels, caramel-filled pretzels, crispy marshmallows, butter creams, and much more, all made on premise. Rauhauser’s on Asbury Avenue offers a wide variety of chocolates, sandwich mints, sea salt caramels, caramel-filled pretzels, crispy marshmallows, butter creams, and much more, all made on premise.

OCEAN CITY — With Valentine’s Day this weekend, Ocean City businesses offer many options to please your valentine.

Spinning Wheel Florist, located at 858 Asbury Ave., has been a go-to for floral arrangements in Ocean City for the last 45 years. The florist offers roses and flowers from all over the world.

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Grant helps Hammonton theater bring live shows to grade school children

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, February 08, 2015 12:00 am

Submitted / From left are Tricia Ciliberto, Robin Stoloff, Sylva Bertini, and Fred Miller of the Ocean City Home Charitable Foundation; Zane Sebasovich, director of development for Eagle Theatre; Jean Jacobson, [resident of Ocean City Home Charitable Foundation; and Kathleen Rubba, vice president of Ocean City Home Charitable Foundation. Submitted / From left are Tricia Ciliberto, Robin Stoloff, Sylva Bertini, and Fred Miller of the Ocean City Home Charitable Foundation; Zane Sebasovich, director of development for Eagle Theatre; Jean Jacobson, [resident of Ocean City Home Charitable Foundation; and Kathleen Rubba, vice president of Ocean City Home Charitable Foundation.

OCEAN CITY – With the help of a grant from the Ocean City Home Charitable Foundation, the Eagle Theatre in Hammonton will be bringing professional live theatre to grade school children throughout the school year.

In December, the foundation presented the Eagle Theatre with a grant for $2,000 for its Theatre for Young Audiences program.

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Vittorio’s offering authentic Italian on Asbury

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Written by Claire Lowe Wednesday, February 04, 2015 12:00 am

Claire Lowe / Executive chef Hiram Quintana and co-owners Claudio Mamo and Luigi Ottaviano inside Vittorio’s Italian restaurant at 1018 Asbury Ave. in Ocean City. Claire Lowe / Executive chef Hiram Quintana and co-owners Claudio Mamo and Luigi Ottaviano inside Vittorio’s Italian restaurant at 1018 Asbury Ave. in Ocean City.

OCEAN CITY — A new downtown restaurant is promising an authentic taste of Italy on Asbury Avenue.

Brothers Vittorio and Luigi Ottaviano, and Vittorio’s son-in-law, Claudio Mamo, along with executive chef Hiram Quintana, recently brought their Pottstown, Pa. business, Vittorio’s, to the shore with a second location.

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Susan Jones named Home Bank volunteer of the year

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, February 03, 2015 05:26 pm

Submitted / From left are Ocean City Home Bank Assistant Vice President of Marketing Beth Morgenweck, 2014 Volunteer of the Year Sue Jones, and Vice President of Accounting Janette Raab, with a $150 donation for March of Dimes. Submitted / From left are Ocean City Home Bank Assistant Vice President of Marketing Beth Morgenweck, 2014 Volunteer of the Year Sue Jones, and Vice President of Accounting Janette Raab, with a $150 donation for March of Dimes.

Ocean City Home Bank employee Susan Jones was named the company’s 2014 Volunteer of the year.

Jones, of Upper Township, an employee in the accounting department, worked last year to support worthwhile causes such as March of Dimes, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, and Walk for the Wounded.

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