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2014 Ocean City Halloween Parade steps off on Asbury

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, October 31, 2014 11:48 am

photos by Claire Lowe / The Ocean City Exchange Club held its annual Halloween Parade on Thursday, Oct. 30 along Asbury Avenue. photos by Claire Lowe / The Ocean City Exchange Club held its annual Halloween Parade on Thursday, Oct. 30 along Asbury Avenue.

OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City Exchange Club held its annual Halloween Parade on Thursday, Oct. 30 along Asbury Avenue.

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Date set for Night in Venice 2015

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Written by Ann Richardson Friday, October 31, 2014 12:00 am

Date set for Night in Venice 2015 Date set for Night in Venice 2015

OCEAN CITY — Night in Venice, one of the largest boat parades of its kind, will sail down the bayfront and through the lagoons on Saturday, July 11, 2015.

The 62nd annual Night in Venice parade will begin at 6 p.m., according to Jim Mallon, assistant to Mayor Jay Gillian.

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Sweet treats on Asbury Ave.

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Written by Jen Marra Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:00 am

Jen Marra / Owen and Ethan Dunn, 7 and 8 respectively, and Gianni and Dominic Badagliacco, 8 and 5 respectively, all of Ocean City, wear their Halloween costumes and visit the businesses along Asbury Avenue for Downtown Trick or Treat Saturday, Oct. 25. Jen Marra / Owen and Ethan Dunn, 7 and 8 respectively, and Gianni and Dominic Badagliacco, 8 and 5 respectively, all of Ocean City, wear their Halloween costumes and visit the businesses along Asbury Avenue for Downtown Trick or Treat Saturday, Oct. 25.

Owen and Ethan Dunn, 7 and 8 respectively, and Gianni and Dominic Badagliacco, 8 and 5 respectively, all of Ocean City, wear their Halloween costumes and visit the businesses along Asbury Avenue for Downtown Trick or Treat Saturday, Oct. 25.


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Halloween Parade marches down Asbury Thursday

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, October 28, 2014 12:00 am

Halloween Parade marches down Asbury Thursday Halloween Parade marches down Asbury Thursday

OCEAN CITY — Festive and fun, the Halloween Parade is one of Ocean City’s most beloved traditions. The 67th annual event will roll down Asbury Avenue on Thursday, Oct. 30 as darkness descends.

The parade features string bands, local high school musicians - including the Red Raider marching band - decorated floats, modern and antique fire trucks, and hundreds of costumed children.

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Ocean City events, edition of Oct. 29, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 28, 2014 12:00 am

Meet local businesses, local officials at chamber Welcome Night

Meet local businesses, local officials at chamber Welcome Night Meet local businesses, local officials at chamber Welcome Night

The Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Welcome Night 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29 at the Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. Welcome Night serves as a way for the chamber to introduce new and current residents to community, civic and social organizations; community leaders and city officials; and local businesses including restaurants, financial and insurance services, retail stores and medical offices.

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Ocean City community news, edition of Oct. 29, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 28, 2014 12:00 am

'Anything Goes’ at November art show

This November, it’s “Anything Goes” at the Art on Asbury Gallery Art Show and Exhibition, showcasing everything from the whimsical and surreal to the realistic and impressionistic. The Ocean City Fine Arts League invites all artists to submit up to two entries in the competition and exhibition. Maximum size is 50 united inches. Entry fee is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. Entries are accepted in all mediums and can reflect any theme. Entries can be dropped off from Friday, Oct. 31 through Tuesday, Nov. 4. A meet the artist reception and awards presentation will be held 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14 at the gallery, 608 Asbury Ave. Light refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public. The show runs through the end of November. For more information, call 609-814-0308 or see oceancityfineartsleague.org.

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Volunteers clean beach, plant dune grass on sunny Saturday

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Written by Ann Richardson Monday, October 27, 2014 01:49 pm

A group of loyal 20th Street beachgoers cleaned their favorite beach during the biannual Clean Ocean Action Beach Sweep Saturday, Oct. 25.  From left are cousins Morgan DeCosta, Brittani Curtain, Shannon DeCosta and Maddy Presnall. A group of loyal 20th Street beachgoers cleaned their favorite beach during the biannual Clean Ocean Action Beach Sweep Saturday, Oct. 25. From left are cousins Morgan DeCosta, Brittani Curtain, Shannon DeCosta and Maddy Presnall.

OCEAN CITY — Monica Perri didn’t plan on spending her morning on the beach Saturday, Oct. 25, but a dune grass planting caught her eye as she cruised the Ocean City Boardwalk.

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Original Bill Haley and His Comets members on WIBG Saturday

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 24, 2014 04:42 pm

Bill Haley and His Comets’ original saxaphoist Joey Ambrosia, left, and drummer Dick Richards, in back, are pictured with Bill Haley. Bill Haley and His Comets’ original saxaphoist Joey Ambrosia, left, and drummer Dick Richards, in back, are pictured with Bill Haley.

Two of the original members of the famed 1950s rock ’n’ roll band, Bill Haley and His Comets, will appear for a live on-air interview noon Saturday, Oct. 25 on WIBG-FM 94.3’s “Down The Shore with Philly Bill Culp” show. The show will also be available online.

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Ocean City Halloween events 2014

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Written by Claire Lowe Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:00 am

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Ocean City Theatre Co. presents Halloween costume party

The Greater Ocean City Theatre Company will host a spooktacular evening of fun at this year’s “Black and Orange” Halloween Costume Party 7-11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24 at the Ocean City Yacht Club, 100 Bay Road in Ocean City.

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Bernstein talks politics, Watergate at library luncheon

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:00 am

Author and journalist Carl Bernstein, the guest speaker at the fall author’s luncheon, stands with acting Ocean City Library director Leslie Clarke Thursday, Oct. 9 at The Flanders. Author and journalist Carl Bernstein, the guest speaker at the fall author’s luncheon, stands with acting Ocean City Library director Leslie Clarke Thursday, Oct. 9 at The Flanders.

OCEAN CITY —The author of five books, including “All the President’s Men,” Carl Bernstein helped bring down a United States president and shared a Pulitzer Prize with Bob Woodward for his coverage of the Watergate scandal for the Washington Post.

On Thursday, Oct. 9 the icon of American journalism was the featured author for the Ocean City Free Public Library’s annual fall luncheon.

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