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Coronation of a new Little Miss

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Written by Jen Marra Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:48 pm

Jen Marra / Mary Grace Jamison, Little Miss Ocean City 2014, pins a crown on Hope Aita, winner of this year’s Little Miss Ocean City Scholarship Pageant Friday, Aug. 15 in the Ocean City Music Pier. Jen Marra / Mary Grace Jamison, Little Miss Ocean City 2014, pins a crown on Hope Aita, winner of this year’s Little Miss Ocean City Scholarship Pageant Friday, Aug. 15 in the Ocean City Music Pier.

Mary Grace Jamison, Little Miss Ocean City 2014, pins a crown on Hope Aita, winner of this year’s Little Miss Ocean City Scholarship Pageant Friday, Aug. 15 in the Ocean City Music Pier.


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Museum event compares old Ocean City with new

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, August 19, 2014 11:30 am

Delaware Hotel one of many buildings no longer standing

photo courtesy of the Ocean City Historical Museum / The Delaware Hotel was built in 1925 on the beach between Third Street and Park Place. One of many grand hotels built in the 1920s, it was demolished in 1971 to make way for the Gardens Plaza high-rise condominium. photo courtesy of the Ocean City Historical Museum / The Delaware Hotel was built in 1925 on the beach between Third Street and Park Place. One of many grand hotels built in the 1920s, it was demolished in 1971 to make way for the Gardens Plaza high-rise condominium.

OCEAN CITY — Built in 1925, The Delaware Hotel graced the north end of the boardwalk for 46 years before giving way to the more modern Gardens Plaza.

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Ocean City community news, edition of Aug. 20, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:00 am

Family Fun Day at Shores at Wesley Manor

The Shores at Wesley Manor is holding a Family Fun Day noon-3 p.m. on Sept. 7 in the parking area at The Shores between 22nd and 23rd streets on Bay Avenue in Ocean City. There will be carnival games, a dunk tank, music from Light Rock 96.9, face painting, food, crafters, a commemorative walk, and costumed characters available for pictures. Tickets are $15 for an individual, $40 for a family of four ($5 for additional children), which includes all of the activities and lunch. Participants may also walk in the 20th annual Walk for All Ages, which starts at noon. Parking is available by the Tennessee Avenue soccer fields with free shuttle service.

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Ocean City events, edition of Aug. 20, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:00 am

OC Theatre Co. junior company presents two shows

OC Theatre Co. junior company presents two shows OC Theatre Co. junior company presents two shows

The middle school students in Ocean City Theatre Company’s junior company will present “The Music Man Junior” 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20 and 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21 in the auditorium of Upper Township Middle School, 525 Perry Road, Petersburg. Tickets will be available at the door for $12, cash or check. Master Showman Harold Hill is in town, and he's got “seventy-six trombones” in tow. Can upright, uptight Marian, the town librarian, resist his powerful allure? Based on the Broadway classic, “The Music Man Junior” adapts this masterful musical for young performers.

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Babies on parade in Ocean City

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, August 15, 2014 06:35 pm

Claire Lowe / Ocean City’s 105th Baby Parade took off down the boardwalk Thursday, Aug. 14. Claire Lowe / Ocean City’s 105th Baby Parade took off down the boardwalk Thursday, Aug. 14.

OCEAN CITY — Dozens of babies and children dressed up in costume to compete for prizes as Ocean City’s 105th Baby Parade took off down the boardwalk Thursday, Aug. 14.

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Pinchess Leia is the new Miss Crustacean

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 08, 2014 12:00 am

OCEAN CITY — Pinchess Leia, whose owners hail from Springfield, Pa., was named the new Miss Crustacean during the annual hermit crab beauty pageant Wednesday, Aug. 6 at the Sixth Street volleyball courts.

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Art shows take over the Ocean City Boardwalk

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Written by Jen Marra Wednesday, August 06, 2014 12:00 am

Jen Marra / White tents line the edge of the Ocean City Boardwalk on a gloomy Saturday, Aug. 2, for the 52nd annual Boardwalk Art Show. There was a decent crowd despite the weather. Jen Marra / White tents line the edge of the Ocean City Boardwalk on a gloomy Saturday, Aug. 2, for the 52nd annual Boardwalk Art Show. There was a decent crowd despite the weather.

OCEAN CITY — Artists were out in full force last weekend in Ocean City as two long-running art shows took place. Tents lined the boardwalk for the 52nd annual Boardwalk Art Show Friday through Sunday, while the 14th annual Art of Surfing Festival took place at the Ocean City Music Pier Thursday through Saturday.

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Sand art at the Ocean City beach

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Written by Lauren Dickey Wednesday, August 06, 2014 12:00 am

Lauren Dickey / Tommy Wright from Havertown, Pa. helps his family build a sand castle during Ocean City’s Sand Sculpting Contest Wednesday, Aug. 6 at the Sixth Street beach. Wright’s family has been vacationing in Ocean City for the last 15 years. Lauren Dickey / Tommy Wright from Havertown, Pa. helps his family build a sand castle during Ocean City’s Sand Sculpting Contest Wednesday, Aug. 6 at the Sixth Street beach. Wright’s family has been vacationing in Ocean City for the last 15 years.

Tommy Wright from Havertown, Pa. helps his family build a sand castle during Ocean City’s Sand Sculpting Contest Wednesday, Aug. 6 at the Sixth Street beach. Wright’s family has been vacationing in Ocean City for the last 15 years.


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Walk for the Wounded returns to Ocean City Sept. 27

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Written by Lauren Dickey Tuesday, August 05, 2014 05:12 pm

Lauren Dickey / Patrick Carney speaks at the Walk for the Wounded press conference Tuesday at the Music Pier in Ocean City. After serving eight years in the Army, Carney was medically discharged and is receiving help from Operation First Response. Lauren Dickey / Patrick Carney speaks at the Walk for the Wounded press conference Tuesday at the Music Pier in Ocean City. After serving eight years in the Army, Carney was medically discharged and is receiving help from Operation First Response.

OCEAN CITY — Veterans, firefighters and supporters gathered at the Ocean City Music Pier Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 5, to build interest in the sixth annual Walk for the Wounded, planned for Sept. 27.

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Ocean City American Legion Post 524 announces 2014 Jace Clark Memorial Golf Tournament

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Written by Submitted by Doug Otto Tuesday, August 05, 2014 12:00 am

Submitted / Ocean City American Legion Post 524 golf committee members visit Harbor Pines Golf Club in Egg Harbor Township to promote the 2014 Jace Clark Memorial Tournament, scheduled for Monday, Sept. 22. Submitted / Ocean City American Legion Post 524 golf committee members visit Harbor Pines Golf Club in Egg Harbor Township to promote the 2014 Jace Clark Memorial Tournament, scheduled for Monday, Sept. 22.

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City American Legion Post 524 will again invite area golfers to support veterans and community activities by playing in the 2014 Jace Clark Memorial Golf Tournament to be held at Harbor Pines Golf Club in Egg Harbor Township on Monday, Sept. 22.

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