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Book of Golden Deeds nominations sought

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 26, 2015 09:04 am

Former Exchange Club President Jon Batastini presents the Book of Golden Deeds plaque to 2012 recipient Peggy Lloyd. Former Exchange Club President Jon Batastini presents the Book of Golden Deeds plaque to 2012 recipient Peggy Lloyd.

The Exchange Club of Ocean City is seeking nominations for the recipient of the 50th annual Book of Golden Deeds.

Past recipient and event chairman Bill Woods said this year’s event will take place April 27. Nominations for the city’s tireless volunteers, health and welfare organizations, civic planners, youth leaders and philanthropists are due no later than March 30.

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Lineup announced for Boardwalk Concert Series, tickets on sale

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Written by Claire Lowe Wednesday, March 25, 2015 11:32 am

File photo / G. Love at the Ocean City Music Pier as part of the 2014 Boardwalk Concert Series. File photo / G. Love at the Ocean City Music Pier as part of the 2014 Boardwalk Concert Series.

OCEAN CITY — The lineup for the 2015 Boardwalk Concert Series at the Ocean City Music Pier has been announced.

On Monday, June 22 will be Lucinda Williams; June 29 will be Robby Kreiger of The Doors; July 6 will be Get The Led Out; July 13 will be The Machine; July 20 Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue; and July 27 Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam.

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Ocean City salon seeking participants for St. Baldrick’s event

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Written by Claire Lowe Wednesday, March 25, 2015 06:55 am

Buzzworthy benefit

Claire Lowe / The staff at Divine Images Salon at The Flanders. Claire Lowe / The staff at Divine Images Salon at The Flanders.

OCEAN CITY — Deanna Curran and her co-workers at Divine Images Salon inside The Flanders are hoping their community will join them for a good cause. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on April 9, the salon will host a St. Baldrick’s fundraiser, where participants raise money for childhood cancer research by shaving their head.

Curran, an esthetician from Upper Township, said she was inspired to host the fundraiser when she watched the journey of Egg Harbor Township resident Alexis Corey.

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Seven vie for title of Mr. Mature America

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Written by Claire Lowe Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:00 am

Submitted / Frank Faralli, Mr. Mature America, visits Dietz and Watson to personally invite Ruth Eni, Momma Dietz, to the upcoming pageant to be honored on March 28. The popular Philadelphia Company is a major sponsor of the pageant and also the city’s Doo Dah Parade. Momma Dietz is shown here with her constant companion, Saba. Submitted / Frank Faralli, Mr. Mature America, visits Dietz and Watson to personally invite Ruth Eni, Momma Dietz, to the upcoming pageant to be honored on March 28. The popular Philadelphia Company is a major sponsor of the pageant and also the city’s Doo Dah Parade. Momma Dietz is shown here with her constant companion, Saba.

OCEAN CITY — Seven contestants will compete for the title of the best mature man in America as Ocean City hosts the second annual Mr. Mature America Pageant 7 p.m. Saturday, March 28 at the Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace.

With the theme of “Memories,” contestants are George Ellis, 84, of Penn Valley and Ocean City; Tom Greeley, 66, of Manchester; Gary Sakas, 65, of Haddon Heights and Ocean City; Rene Sese, 73, of Ocean City; Joel S. Fogel, 70, of Somers Point; Kenneth Young, 76, of New York City; and William Paul Cage.

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Ocean City community news, edition of March 25, 2015

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:00 am

Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

Cape May County Department of Health announces its fourth annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk 10 a.m. Saturday, May 2 at Cape May County’s Park and Zoo. Registration, which is free, will begin at 9:30 a.m. The event is being coordinated by New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection.

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Ocean City Republican Club hosts county engineer

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 23, 2015 12:00 am

The public is invited to attend the Ocean City Republican Club meeting on 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 24 in the Chris Maloney Lecture Room at the Ocean City Public Library, 1735 Simpson Ave.

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OCHS actors have character

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, March 22, 2015 12:00 am

submitted / Ocean City High School Drama Guild members dress up in character and host a pancake breakfast fundraiser Saturday, March 14 at Applebee’s in Somers Point to raise money for the spring play, “Seussical, The Musical.” submitted / Ocean City High School Drama Guild members dress up in character and host a pancake breakfast fundraiser Saturday, March 14 at Applebee’s in Somers Point to raise money for the spring play, “Seussical, The Musical.”

Ocean City High School Drama Guild members dressed up in character and hosted a pancake breakfast fundraiser Saturday, March 14 at Applebee’s in Somers Point to raise money for the spring play, “Seussical, The Musical.”

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Ocean City Easter events 2015

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Written by Claire Lowe Tuesday, March 17, 2015 12:00 am

Ocean City Easter events 2015 Ocean City Easter events 2015

Living Last Supper

The Living Last Supper will again be presented 7 p.m. April 2 and 3 at the Ocean City Tabernacle, Sixth Street and Wesley Avenue. This is a living dramatization of Leonardo da Vinci’s classic painting, which depicts Jesus when he announces one of his disciples will betray him. The cast remains frozen in position and, one-by-one, each character breaks from his freeze to speak. Members of St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, Ocean City Tabernacle, First Presbyterian Church and Second Cape May Baptist Church will portray Jesus and his 12 disciples. Experience an evening of drama and music followed by unique communion service. Admission is free.

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Ocean City community news, edition of March 18, 2015

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 17, 2015 12:00 am

Mulvenna at Arts Center

The Ocean City Arts Center, 1735 Simpson Ave., presents the work of Heather Mulvenna through March. Mulvenna has a mission to provide quality, original artwork to bring peace, calm and joy to as many people as possible. Love of yoga has influenced her work. She begins first by drawing in pens and then adds color with inks, acrylics, colored pencils and pastels. Call 609-399-7628 for information.

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Ocean City events, edition of March 18, 2015

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 17, 2015 12:00 am

PTA hosts Spring Carnival

The Ocean City Parent Teacher Association will host its Spring Carnival 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 21 at the Ocean City High School, Atlantic Avenue and Sixth Street (theater entrance). There will be carnival-style games and prizes and three inflatable bouncers, as well as special guest appearances, concessions for purchase, giveaways and more. This event is open to the public.

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