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Discounted First Night buttons available until Dec. 1

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 27, 2014 12:00 am

photo courtesy of Donald B. Kravitz / From left are First Night committee members Jim Mallon, aide to the mayor; Bob Bleven, former city police chief; Jean Jacobson of Ocean City Home Bank; Walt Hohman of Ward's Pastry; Tricia Ciliberto of Ocean City Home Bank; Ocean City Publicist Mark Soifer; Rose Savastano of the Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce; Sally Huff, city tourism commission member; Michele B. Gillian, chamber executive director; and Mayor Jay Gillian. Three full color banners announcing First Night have been donated to the city by Dietz and Watson, a longtime sponsor of city events. photo courtesy of Donald B. Kravitz / From left are First Night committee members Jim Mallon, aide to the mayor; Bob Bleven, former city police chief; Jean Jacobson of Ocean City Home Bank; Walt Hohman of Ward's Pastry; Tricia Ciliberto of Ocean City Home Bank; Ocean City Publicist Mark Soifer; Rose Savastano of the Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce; Sally Huff, city tourism commission member; Michele B. Gillian, chamber executive director; and Mayor Jay Gillian. Three full color banners announcing First Night have been donated to the city by Dietz and Watson, a longtime sponsor of city events. First Night Committee members recently gathered at the Chamber of Commerce Information Center for a planning session. Admission buttons are now on sale for $15. They increase to $20 beginning Dec. 1.

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Santa kicks off Christmas in Ocean City Friday

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 27, 2014 12:00 am

File photo / Santa arrives in Ocean City during ‘Our Miracle on Asbury Avenue’ in November 2013. File photo / Santa arrives in Ocean City during ‘Our Miracle on Asbury Avenue’ in November 2013.

OCEAN CITY — An old-fashioned family Christmas in downtown Ocean City is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 28, the day after Thanksgiving. During “Our Miracle on Asbury Avenue,” the downtown from Sixth to 11th streets will be full of holiday spirit and entertainment to accompany everyone’s holiday shopping experience beginning at 2 p.m.

Features of the day will include visits with Santa in the gazebo at the Mark Soifer Park across from City Hall 2-4 p.m., a special appearance by the Phillie Phanatic 4-6 p.m., carolers in Victorian costumes and free horse and carriage rides 1-4 p.m. 

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Shoppers are up ‘Earlier than the Bird’ for good deals

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Written by Jen Marra Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:00 am

Jen Marra / Haley Dalton, 16, of Mullica Hill spends the morning shopping in her pajamas with Brendan Haddon, 17, of Ocean City during the Earlier than the Bird Downtown Shopping Extravaganza Saturday, Nov. 22 on Asbury Avenue in Ocean City. Dalton carries a bag from Mew to You with a few Disney collectibles. Jen Marra / Haley Dalton, 16, of Mullica Hill spends the morning shopping in her pajamas with Brendan Haddon, 17, of Ocean City during the Earlier than the Bird Downtown Shopping Extravaganza Saturday, Nov. 22 on Asbury Avenue in Ocean City. Dalton carries a bag from Mew to You with a few Disney collectibles.

Haley Dalton, 16, of Mullica Hill spends the morning shopping in her pajamas with Brendan Haddon, 17, of Ocean City during the Earlier than the Bird Downtown Shopping Extravaganza Saturday, Nov. 22 on Asbury Avenue in Ocean City. Dalton carries a bag from Mew to You with a few Disney collectibles. 


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Ocean City events, edition of Nov. 25, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 24, 2014 12:00 am

Ocean City Community Thanksgiving Service

Coastal Christian Ocean City will host the Ocean City Community Thanksgiving Service on 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, located at Eighth Street and West Avenue. The service, sponsored by the Ocean City Ministerium and the Ocean City Ecumenical Council will include Thanksgiving hymns, the Presidential Thanksgiving Proclamation, and a Thanksgiving sermon. Pastor Matt Stokes will be the guest speaker. Mayor Jay Gillian will present welcoming remarks on behalf of the city and will read the Presidential Thanksgiving Proclamation. Members of the clergy from many Ocean City churches will participate. A free-will offering will be taken up to continue the work of the Ocean City Ecumenical Council that includes the Food Cupboard and Clothes Closet. Bring a contribution of nonperishable food items to be donated to the Food Cupboard. A dessert fellowship will follow the service. All are invited to attend.

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Ocean City community news, edition of Nov. 25, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 24, 2014 12:00 am

Garden Club meets Dec. 2

The Ocean City Garden Club's next meeting will be a Christmas luncheon noon Dec. 2 at the Ocean City Yacht Club. The cost is $30. Bring socks for the Santa Sack. Pollyanna $10. See http://gardenclubocnj.wordpress.com/ for more information.

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Ocean City holiday events calendar 2014

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Last Updated on Monday, November 24, 2014 01:03 pm Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:00 am

Ocean City holiday events calendar 2014 Ocean City holiday events calendar 2014

Horse and carriage rides and photos with Santa

Noon-3 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 22 through Dec. 21 will be horse and carriage rides in front of City Hall, Ninth Street and Asbury Avenue, and photos with Santa at the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace.

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Postal food drive is Dec. 6

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:00 am

The Cape May County Postal Food Drive will be Saturday, Dec. 6, benefitting the Ocean City Food Cupboard. Cape May County letter carriers will be collecting nonperishable food items to help fill the local food bank.

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Gingerbread contest at The Flanders

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:00 am

Gingerbread contest at The Flanders Gingerbread contest at The Flanders

The Flanders Hotel, 11th Street and Boardwalk, is hosting its annual Gingerbread House Contest Nov. 21 through Dec. 20. Bring a gingerbread house to The Flanders along with one unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots to enter.

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Public meeting on northend road improvement project

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 18, 2014 05:39 pm

OCEAN CITY — The city is hosting a public meeting to discuss phase II of the northend road improvement project 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25 at St. Francis Cabrini Church in Culliney Hall, 114 Atlantic Ave. in Ocean City.

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Tickets now on sale for ‘’Tis the Season’ Holiday Spectacular

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 18, 2014 12:00 am

submitted / Professional performers from New York City shine in the Greater Ocean City Theatre Company’s annual Holiday Spectacular. submitted / Professional performers from New York City shine in the Greater Ocean City Theatre Company’s annual Holiday Spectacular. OCEAN CITY – This season, the Greater Ocean City Theatre Company will celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with “’Tis the Season,” its annual Holiday Spectacular.

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