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Ocean City community news, edition of Oct. 22, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:00 am

First Night buttons available

Admission buttons for First Night, Ocean City’s alcohol-free New Year’s Eve celebration, are $15 until Dec. 1 and $20 thereafter. They can be purchased now by visiting the welcome center on the bridge or by calling 1-800-BEACHNJ. Buttons can also be ordered online at www.firstnightocnj.com.

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Ocean City events, edition of Oct. 22, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:00 am

Members of the Trail of Two Cities Committee visit the Ocean City Welcome Center overlooking the Route 52 causeway between the two cities where the event will be held on Nov. 1. Displaying Trail of Two Cities T-shirts are Sydney Somers and Peg Meidel of Somers Point and Mark Soifer, Karen Pratz and Wendy Moyle representing Ocean City. Members of the Trail of Two Cities Committee visit the Ocean City Welcome Center overlooking the Route 52 causeway between the two cities where the event will be held on Nov. 1. Displaying Trail of Two Cities T-shirts are Sydney Somers and Peg Meidel of Somers Point and Mark Soifer, Karen Pratz and Wendy Moyle representing Ocean City.

Trail of Two Cities Nov. 1

The 25th annual Trail of Two Cities 5K Run/Walk over the causeway between Ocean City and Somers Point is set for 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1. The event begins at the Ocean City Transportation Center, Ninth Street and Haven Avenue in Ocean City, and ends at JFK Park in Somers Point.

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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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Rainy Saturday didn’t stop visitors to OC Block Party

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, October 14, 2014 11:54 am

Jen Marra / Ocean City Block Party 2014. Jen Marra / Ocean City Block Party 2014.

OCEAN CITY — Despite a steady downpour that lasted throughout most of Saturday morning, the annual Fall Block Party still lured thousands of visitors to the island for an extended Columbus Day weekend. Merchants were pleasantly surprised that, for the most part, cash registers were ringing. 

“Considering the weather, everything went pretty decent,” said Walt Hohman, owner of Ward’s Pastry at 730 Asbury Ave.

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Ocean City events, edition of Oct. 15, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 14, 2014 12:00 am

Junior Miss Ocean City

The Junior Miss Ocean City Pageant will be 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18 at the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. This pageant features young ladies between the ages of 12 and 15. Admission is $10. Call 609-525-9300. For information, contact Kristie Fenton at 609-525-9304 or  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 Oct. 15, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 14, 2014 12:00 am

Sweet Adelines International looking for singers

Cape Shore Chorus of Sweet Adelines International is offering women, ages 18 and up, the opportunity to sing at one or more of its upcoming holiday performances. Attend rehearsals beginning 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16 at the Upper Township Community Center on Route 50. For more information, call Brenda at 609-463-8870.

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Tidal Wave band brings surf music to OC Block Party

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Written by Ann Richardson Thursday, October 09, 2014 12:00 am

At top, from left are Ed Targonski (The Pelican), Jason Ragan (CellFish), Scott Raab (Surfer Joe) ,Thom Piecara (Thiki Thom), and Jon Dalton (The Turtle). At bottom, from left are Scott Pieczara (The Big Kahuna) and Scott Carey (Woody Buffet). At top, from left are Ed Targonski (The Pelican), Jason Ragan (CellFish), Scott Raab (Surfer Joe) ,Thom Piecara (Thiki Thom), and Jon Dalton (The Turtle). At bottom, from left are Scott Pieczara (The Big Kahuna) and Scott Carey (Woody Buffet).

OCEAN CITY — For 28 years, The Tidal Wave Band has been keeping the summer alive and the locals dancing, and will continue that tradition at the Ocean City Fall Block Party Saturday, Oct. 11 along Asbury Avenue.

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1,500 participate in 4th annual HERO Walk

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Written by Submitted Wednesday, October 08, 2014 01:02 pm

Nearly 1,500 supporters walked in the fourth annual John R. Elliott HERO Walk Sunday, Oct. 5 on the Ocean City Boardwalk. Nearly 1,500 supporters walked in the fourth annual John R. Elliott HERO Walk Sunday, Oct. 5 on the Ocean City Boardwalk.

Nearly 1,500 supporters walked in the fourth annual John R. Elliott HERO Walk Sunday, Oct. 5 on the Ocean City Boardwalk.


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Collector shares love of Frankenstein at Ocean City Library

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Written by Claire Lowe Wednesday, October 08, 2014 12:00 am

Claire Lowe / Collector and Frankenstein enthusiast Ron MacCloskey and Ocean City librarian Karen Mahar stand in front of over 50 pieces of Frankenstein artwork now on display in the atrium at the Ocean City Library. Claire Lowe / Collector and Frankenstein enthusiast Ron MacCloskey and Ocean City librarian Karen Mahar stand in front of over 50 pieces of Frankenstein artwork now on display in the atrium at the Ocean City Library.

OCEAN CITY — Collector Ron MacCloskey is again sharing part of his Frankenstein collection with visitors of the Ocean City Library to celebrate Halloween.

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Ocean City Halloween events 2014

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Written by Claire Lowe Tuesday, October 07, 2014 10:20 pm

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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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