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Pledge, Run, Plunge: HERO Campaign sponsoring First Day in Ocean City

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Written by Claire Lowe Saturday, December 20, 2014 12:00 am

File photo by Jen Marra / Plungers run into the Atlantic Ocean in Ocean City as part of the city’s annual First Dip during First Day at the Beach Jan. 1. This year, the HERO Campaign is partnering with the First Night committee and asking plungers to pledge to be designated drivers. File photo by Jen Marra / Plungers run into the Atlantic Ocean in Ocean City as part of the city’s annual First Dip during First Day at the Beach Jan. 1. This year, the HERO Campaign is partnering with the First Night committee and asking plungers to pledge to be designated drivers.

OCEAN CITY — Before they take the plunge into the icy water on New Year’s Day, First Day participants are being asked to take a pledge to be a designated driver.

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‘Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge’ takes the stage

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Written by Jen Marra Friday, December 19, 2014 04:06 pm

Jen Marra / The Ocean City High School Drama Guild presents “The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge,” a comedy by Mark Brown, Thursday, Dec. 18, in the Bill and Nancy Hughes Performing Arts Center. Jen Marra / The Ocean City High School Drama Guild presents “The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge,” a comedy by Mark Brown, Thursday, Dec. 18, in the Bill and Nancy Hughes Performing Arts Center.

The Ocean City High School Drama Guild presents “The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge,” a comedy by Mark Brown, Thursday, Dec. 18, in the Bill and Nancy Hughes Performing Arts Center.

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Ocean City events, edition of Dec. 17, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 16, 2014 12:00 am

Ocean City Downtown Holiday Dash Dec. 19

A new race will take off in the downtown this month. The Ocean City Downtown Holiday Dash will begin 5:45 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19 on Asbury Avenue. The race begins at Fifth Street and finishes just beyond 14th Street. Race-day registration begins at 4:30 p.m. in the parking lot at Fifth Street and Asbury Avenue.

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Ocean City community news, edition of Dec. 17, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 16, 2014 12:00 am

Epiphany Concert

The Cape Shore Chorale, under the direction of Scott J. Breiner, will present its Epiphany Concert 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11 at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 30th Street and Bay Avenue in Ocean City. “A Ceremony of Carols” by Benjamin Britton for treble voices and harp, “Ave Maria” by Franz Biebl for men's voices, and “Christmas Oratorio” by Camille Saint-Saens will be performed. Guest artists will include tenor Frank Hampton, baritone Grant Mech and harpist Sophie Bruno Labiner.

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Three exhibits, three generations at Ocean City Arts Center

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, December 15, 2014 10:18 pm

OCEAN CITY — Lance Balderson’s “Three Generations of Artists” exhibit kicks off the Ocean City Arts Center’s 50th year celebration. 

Well-known painter Balderson joins his daughter Jody Balderson-Wiker, a printmaker, and granddaughter Maddelinde Wiker, a sculptor, at the Ocean City Arts Center Jan. 5 through 31. 

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Donations, volunteers needed for Ocean City Christmas dinner

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Written by Claire Lowe Monday, December 15, 2014 11:52 am

All are welcome to annual event

Submitted / Volunteers carve turkeys for the annual Christian Community Circle Christmas Dinner at St. Peter’s in Ocean City. Submitted / Volunteers carve turkeys for the annual Christian Community Circle Christmas Dinner at St. Peter’s in Ocean City.

OCEAN CITY — For the 25th year, the Christian Community Circle Christmas Dinner in Ocean City will feed the residents of Ocean City and is looking for donations and volunteers to make it happen.

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Enthusiasts, young and old, come out for annual train show at Music Pier

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Written by Jen Marra Thursday, December 11, 2014 11:47 am

 Jen Marra / Jack Jones, 5, of Mullica Hill points to his favorite model motorcycle from Gary’s Collectibles of Wildwood as he visits Ocean City’s annual Jay Eggly Train Show Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Ocean City Music Pier. Jen Marra / Jack Jones, 5, of Mullica Hill points to his favorite model motorcycle from Gary’s Collectibles of Wildwood as he visits Ocean City’s annual Jay Eggly Train Show Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Ocean City Music Pier.

Jack Jones, 5, of Mullica Hill points to his favorite model motorcycle from Gary’s Collectibles of Wildwood as he visits Ocean City’s annual Jay Eggly Train Show Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Ocean City Music Pier.

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OCHS drama presents ‘Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge’

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Written by Claire Lowe Wednesday, December 10, 2014 09:29 am

photos by Claire Lowe / Lawyer Solomon Rothschild (JoHannah Newman, a senior from Ocean City) protests as her client, Jacob Marley (TJ Rumer, a freshman from Marmora), is questioned by Ebenezer Scrooge (Justin Angelastro, a junior from Seaville). photos by Claire Lowe / Lawyer Solomon Rothschild (JoHannah Newman, a senior from Ocean City) protests as her client, Jacob Marley (TJ Rumer, a freshman from Marmora), is questioned by Ebenezer Scrooge (Justin Angelastro, a junior from Seaville).

OCEAN CITY — Students in the Ocean City High School Drama Guild will put Jacob Marley and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future on the witness stand as they present “The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge” as their fall play next week.

Making his directorial debut for the Drama Guild is Ocean City High School alumnus Don Toal Jr. A member of the class of 2003, Toal is also a substitute teacher and has worked in the arts for several years, directing shows and teaching classes for the Greater Ocean City Theatre Company.

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Post 524 welcomes Santa for breakfast

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Written by Submitted by Doug Otto Wednesday, December 10, 2014 12:00 am

Submitted / With Santa are, from left, post member Mike Byerly and friend of Santa Andrew Robinson. Submitted / With Santa are, from left, post member Mike Byerly and friend of Santa Andrew Robinson.

OCEAN CITY — As a nod to the season, Ocean City’s American Legion Post 524 welcomed Santa Claus to its Dec. 7 Sunday breakfast. Twice a month (on the first and third Sunday), the post hosts an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet 8 a.m. at its headquarters at 3304 Bay Ave. to raise funds for to support its many veterans causes.

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Free movies presented by Arts League

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, December 10, 2014 12:00 am

Free movies presented by Arts League Free movies presented by Arts League

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City Fine Arts League announces free movie nights for 2015, held 6:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the Ocean City Public Library, 1735 Simpson Ave.

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