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Heart happy and healthy at Ocean City Primary School

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Written by Jen Marra Wednesday, March 04, 2015 10:41 am

Jen Marra / Ocean City Primary School physical education teacher Dan Calhoun explains to first grade students how to perform a series of exercises that involve jumping for the American Heart Association’s Jump Rope for Heart Friday, Feb. 27 in the gym. Jen Marra / Ocean City Primary School physical education teacher Dan Calhoun explains to first grade students how to perform a series of exercises that involve jumping for the American Heart Association’s Jump Rope for Heart Friday, Feb. 27 in the gym.

Ocean City Primary School physical education teacher Dan Calhoun explains to first grade students how to perform a series of exercises that involve jumping for the American Heart Association’s Jump Rope for Heart Friday, Feb. 27 in the gym.


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Ocean City talent show raises $5,200 for children

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Written by Claire Lowe Tuesday, March 03, 2015 12:00 am

David Greenwood performs as part of the Ocean City High School Ocean City's Got Talent show Thursday, Feb. 26 at the performing arts center. David Greenwood performs as part of the Ocean City High School Ocean City's Got Talent show Thursday, Feb. 26 at the performing arts center.

OCEAN CITY — Students at Ocean City High School showcased their talents last week for the fifth annual Ocean City’s Got Talent show, organized by the Key Club, and raised $5,200 for Children’s Miracle Network of Philadelphia.

The show, on Thursday, Feb. 26 at the Hughes Performing Arts Center, featured 19 student acts. Mercy Griffith, who performed a karate skit to “Make a ManOut of You” from the movie, “Mulan,” was named the winner of the show.

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Ocean City events, edition of March 4, 2015

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 02, 2015 07:05 pm

LoBiondo to address Ocean City Chamber

US Rep. Frank LoBiondo will be the guest speaker when the Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce meets 9 a.m. Friday, March 20 at The Flanders Hotel, 719 East 11th St. in Ocean City. To cost to attend is $20. This meeting is open to the public. Reservations can be made by calling 609-399-1412 or by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Ocean City community news, edition of March 4, 2015

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 02, 2015 06:33 pm

FIT meets March 6

Fairness In Taxes will meet 3 p.m. Friday, March 6 in room 111 of the Ocean City Free Public Library, 1735 Simpson Ave. There will be an update on the FIT subcommittee on flooding.

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Mission trip skating fundraiser this Saturday

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, February 27, 2015 04:47 pm

Caroline and Katie Bowman and Leah Davies of Ocean City will travel on behalf of St. Peter’s United Methodist Church to Costa Rica for a Mission trip. Caroline and Katie Bowman and Leah Davies of Ocean City will travel on behalf of St. Peter’s United Methodist Church to Costa Rica for a Mission trip.

Over spring break, Caroline and Katie Bowman and Leah Davies of Ocean City will travel on behalf of St. Peter’s United Methodist Church to Costa Rica for a Mission trip.

During the course of the trip, the students will take down supplies to help out underprivileged children. In addition, they plan to plant a garden.

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Realtors extend food drive through March 3

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, February 27, 2015 03:01 pm

file photo / Shown here after the 2014 food drive are, from left, Gloria Votta, Ocean City Board of Realtors; Dottie Cianci, Ocean City Food Cupboard coordinator; Ken Sedberry, Board of Realtors; and Karen Eisenhardt, Realtor,  with the donations collected through the Board of Realtor’s annual food drive. file photo / Shown here after the 2014 food drive are, from left, Gloria Votta, Ocean City Board of Realtors; Dottie Cianci, Ocean City Food Cupboard coordinator; Ken Sedberry, Board of Realtors; and Karen Eisenhardt, Realtor, with the donations collected through the Board of Realtor’s annual food drive.

The Ocean City Board of Realtors has extended its 2015 Food Is Love drive through Tuesday, March 3.

The board is seeking food items and monetary donations for its Food Is Love, Share Some Love winter food drive, as well as ShopRite gift cards, which will be donated to the Ecumenical Council Food Cupboard to provide for local families in need.

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Ocean City, Upper offer CERT classes for residents

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, February 26, 2015 02:41 pm

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City and Upper Township will host free training classes for citizens to become certified members of the municipal Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). Classes are 7-10 p.m. Tuesday evenings March 17-May 26 at the Ocean City Community Center, 1735 Simpson Ave.

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Ocean City events, edition of Feb. 25, 2015

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:15 pm

Spring Bridal Fair at The Flanders

The Gazette and Current Newspapers present their Spring Bridal Fair and Fashion Show 12:30-4 p.m. Sunday, March 29 at The Flanders Hotel, 11th Street and Boardwalk in Ocean City. The fashion show, which starts at 2:30, is presented by Tesi Bridal & Formal Boutique and At Your Service Formalwear. This event is free to attend, however brides must pre-register at www.shorenewstoday.com to qualify for door prizes. Click the button for “I Do Bridal Show.” Brides can also register at the door.

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Hearts and crafts at Ocean City Primary School

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Written by Jen Marra Saturday, February 14, 2015 04:29 pm

Jen Marra / Brooke Middleton, 7, of Ocean City sprinkles red glitter onto a Valentine’s Day card she created during the Ocean City Parent Teacher Association’s Valentine’s craft activity Friday, Feb. 6 at the Ocean City Primary School. Jen Marra / Brooke Middleton, 7, of Ocean City sprinkles red glitter onto a Valentine’s Day card she created during the Ocean City Parent Teacher Association’s Valentine’s craft activity Friday, Feb. 6 at the Ocean City Primary School.

Brooke Middleton, 7, of Ocean City sprinkles red glitter onto a Valentine’s Day card she created during the Ocean City Parent Teacher Association’s Valentine’s craft activity Friday, Feb. 6 at the Ocean City Primary School. 


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‘Memories’ is the theme for Mr. Mature America Pageant

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 11, 2015 08:39 am

File photo by Jen Marra / The first Mr. Mature America Pageant held in Ocean City in 2014. File photo by Jen Marra / The first Mr. Mature America Pageant held in Ocean City in 2014.

Ocean City’s second Mr. Mature America Pageant, scheduled for 7 p.m. March 28 at the Music Pier, will be themed “Memories,” the city announced.

The pageant, which celebrates the experience, relevance, and talents of mature men 55 and older, is billed as the only contest of its kinds in the world.

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