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Ocean City events, edition of April 23, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:00 am

Boardwalk and downtown merchant table sales

On April 26 and 27, the Ocean City Boardwalk and downtown merchants will hold table sales throughout the day.

OCHS media Festival April 25

Ocean City High School will present its second annual media festival, 7 p.m. Friday, April 25, at the Bill and Nancy Hughes Performing Arts Center, 6th Street, Ocean City. The festival will showcase short films, the Current OC-TV news segments, commercials and advertisements, and promotional pieces made by students in the award-winning TV/Media program. Popcorn and snacks and DVDs of the evening’s performance will be for sale. Tickets are $5 at the door, or for more information contact Ocean City High School at 609-399-1290, or see www.oc-tv.org.

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Ocean City community news, edition of April 23, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:00 am

AARP meeting in Ocean City

AARP Chapter 1062 in Ocean City will meet 2 p.m. Friday, April 25 at the senior center, 1735 Simpson Ave. in Ocean City. Information of interest and benefit to senior citizens and others will be discussed. The speaker will be Georgina Shanley of Amnesty International on the subject “The Pen is Mightier than the Sword.”

Beach Sweep April 26 in Ocean City

The biannual Clean Ocean Action Beach Sweep will be 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. April 26 on the beach in Ocean City, headquarters at Ninth Street and Boardwalk.

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G Love heading to Ocean City Music Pier

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, April 16, 2014 04:41 pm

Philly-based G Love and Special Sauce have a new album set to drop April 22, and an appearance planned for the Ocean City Music Pier this summer.

Sometimes described as laid back hip-hop or a combination of R and B and Blues, the band has been playing together since the 1990s.

A Music Pier show has been confirmed for 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, with tickets expected to go on sale Friday. 

 

Ocean City events, edition of April 9, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 07, 2014 02:41 pm

 Ocean City events, edition of April 9, 2014 Ocean City events, edition of April 9, 2014  Candid Camera comes to Ocean City for Doo Dah weekend

Candid Camera was famous for its harmless and entertaining pranks and became one of the most popular programs in television history. It returns to television this year with Peter Funt, creator Allen Funt’s son, taking over for his late father.

On Saturday, April 12, Ocean City’s Doo Dah Parade will recognize Candid Camera’s contribution to humor. Peter Funt will be grand marshal of the parade and receive Doo Dah’s Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of his dad.

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Ocean City community news, edition of April 9, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 07, 2014 12:00 am

Violence is TED topic Saturday

TED talks continue this 11 a.m. Saturday, April 12 with Dr. Gary Slutkin discussing, “What if we treated violence as a contagious disease?” Ocean City Library, 1735 Simpson Ave.

Slutkin, an epidemiologist, wondered if violence spread like a disease and founded Cure Violence.  “Join us to learn how science-based strategies have been developed to stop violence before it starts and learn what is happening worldwide with this approach,” reads a statement from organizers.

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Ocean City students get silly for ‘Spamalot’

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Written by Claire Lowe Wednesday, April 02, 2014 12:00 am

Claire Lowe/ King Arthur, center, portrayed by Oliver Trout, and the Knights of the Round Table, with Brother Maynard, at left, portrayed by Parker Guariglia, and Arthur’s horse Patsy, in center, portrayed by Brendan Haddon. Claire Lowe/ King Arthur, center, portrayed by Oliver Trout, and the Knights of the Round Table, with Brother Maynard, at left, portrayed by Parker Guariglia, and Arthur’s horse Patsy, in center, portrayed by Brendan Haddon.

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City High School Drama Guild will present “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” a musical lovingly ripped off from “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” by Eric Idle and John DuPrez, April 3-5 at the Hughes Performing Arts Center.

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Talent, poise, maturity at Mr. Mature America Pageant

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 25, 2014 05:20 pm

Jen Marra / Frank Faralli Jr. of Cape May Court House is crowned the first Mr. Mature America by Junior Miss Ocean City Julia Erickson during the finale of the inaugural pageant Saturday, March 22 at the Ocean City Music Pier. Jen Marra / Frank Faralli Jr. of Cape May Court House is crowned the first Mr. Mature America by Junior Miss Ocean City Julia Erickson during the finale of the inaugural pageant Saturday, March 22 at the Ocean City Music Pier.

OCEAN CITY — Frank Faralli Jr., 61, a nurse from Cape May Court House, is the world’s first Mr. Mature America.

Faralli, who sang “Edelweiss” for his talent and won the poise and interview awards, was crowned during the city’s first Mr. Mature America Pageant on Saturday, March 22 at the Ocean City Music Pier.

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See ‘Moses’ with St. Peter’s

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 22, 2014 12:00 am

Tickets to Sight and Sound Theatre’s production of “Moses” Thursday, March 27 in Lancaster County, Pa. are still available at St. Peter's United Methodist Church.

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Girls of ’57 get together for Christmas party

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Written by Submitted Tuesday, March 18, 2014 12:00 am

 Those in attendance were, top to bottom on the staircase, Carol Duberson Platt, Betty Sullivan Fessler, Barbara Ann McCardell DeBaufre and Dot Bogie Lukasiewicz; in the back row, Marilyn Watters, Anne Locke Grant, Marlene Moncrief Murphy, Marian Wilkie VanVorst and Judy Aman Wyner; and in the front row, Lura Finely Leoni, Joan Sampson Weigel and Frannie Scholler Knorr. Those in attendance were, top to bottom on the staircase, Carol Duberson Platt, Betty Sullivan Fessler, Barbara Ann McCardell DeBaufre and Dot Bogie Lukasiewicz; in the back row, Marilyn Watters, Anne Locke Grant, Marlene Moncrief Murphy, Marian Wilkie VanVorst and Judy Aman Wyner; and in the front row, Lura Finely Leoni, Joan Sampson Weigel and Frannie Scholler Knorr.

Women from the Ocean City High School Class of 1957 enjoy a Christmas party at the home of Anne Locke Grant in Ocean City this winter.

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Former NBA player Chris Herren returns to Ocean City schools

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Written by Claire Lowe Tuesday, March 18, 2014 12:00 am

Chris Herren, surrounded by Ocean City School District faculty members, cuts a purple ribbon, symbolizing the kick-off to the Project Purple campaign at both Ocean City and St. Augustine Prep high schools last January. Chris Herren, surrounded by Ocean City School District faculty members, cuts a purple ribbon, symbolizing the kick-off to the Project Purple campaign at both Ocean City and St. Augustine Prep high schools last January.

OCEAN CITY — Chris Herren, the former NBA player who battled drug addiction, returns to Ocean City this May to spread his message about staying drug- and alcohol-free.

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