Ocean City Gazette | Business

Bowman joins Fox and Roach

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 06, 2013 12:00 am

OCEAN CITY — Pete Madden, manager of Prudential Fox and Roach Realtors Ocean City-Battersea Office, welcomes Jennifer Bowman as a Sales Associate. Bowman is a graduate of Mitchell College and an active volunteer in her community. She lives in Ocean City with her husband, Charlie, and their three children. Bowman serves Ocean City and the surrounding New Jersey Shore points.

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Lt. Gov. Guadagno brings Main Street walking tour to Ocean City

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, August 30, 2013 01:24 pm

Grants, loans available to small business owners

Claire  Lowe / Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian and Cape May County Freeholder Kristine Gabor walk Asbury Avenue Friday, Aug. 30 as part of Guadagno’s Main Street walking tour. Claire Lowe / Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian and Cape May County Freeholder Kristine Gabor walk Asbury Avenue Friday, Aug. 30 as part of Guadagno’s Main Street walking tour.

OCEAN CITY — Hoping to emphasize the help still available through the state to small businesses affected by Hurricane Sandy, Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno visited several downtown Ocean City shops Friday, Aug. 30 during the latest stop on her Main Street walking tour.

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7 months later, Sun Seekers reopens after Sandy

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, August 28, 2013 12:00 am

The Cates family cuts the ribbon for the official reopening of Sun Seekers, which was severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy last fall. The Cates family cuts the ribbon for the official reopening of Sun Seekers, which was severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy last fall.

OCEAN CITY — It took seven months to reopen after Hurricane Sandy left more than two feet of water in the downtown clothing store, but Sun Seekers is back and owner Lynne Cates couldn’t be happier.

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Ocean City Hospitality Association head reports overnight stays are down

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Written by Ann Richardson Saturday, August 17, 2013 12:00 am

Vacancy sign Vacancy sign

OCEAN CITY — Not long ago, an empty motel room at mid-afternoon in the height of the summer would not concern the proprietor, because he knew it wouldn’t last long. But things are a little different this summer.

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Hospitality Association members considering not participating in shoulder season

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Written by Ann Richardson Saturday, August 17, 2013 12:00 am

OCEAN CITY – Some of the 33 members of Ocean City Hospitality Association are reconsidering plans to extend their seasons.

“The talk has been, because of the season boiling down to six or seven concentrated weeks, that some of our members are considering running from Memorial Day to Labor Day,” said Pat Gallelli, president of both the hospitality association and of the city’s tourism commission.

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Rain, tight wallets not helping Ocean City’s downtown

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Written by Ann Richardson Friday, August 16, 2013 12:01 am

Merchants anxious to make up for lost sales

Downtown Asbury Avenue in Ocean City. Downtown Asbury Avenue in Ocean City.

OCEAN CITY — Downtown merchants are hoping for a strong finish to a season that started off slow thanks to rainy weather and the lingering effects of Hurricane Sandy.

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