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Jack Devine to speak at museum luncheon

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, July 23, 2014 07:39 pm

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OCEAN CITY — Jack Devine, a 32-year veteran agent for the Central Intelligence Agency and author of the recently published memoir, “Good Hunting, An American Spymaster’s Story” will be the guest speaker for the Ocean City Historical Museum’s annual luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at noon at the Flanders Hotel.

“We’re very excited,” said Richard Stanislaw, president of the OCHM. “He’s a great speaker, we’re very fortunate to be able to host him.”

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Ocean City events, edition of July 23, 2014

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

Masterworks

Choir to present Requiem July 31

OCEAN CITY — The Masterworks Choir, under the direction of John Gregory Bate, will present Maurice Durufle’s Requiem 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at in the sanctuary of St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, Eighth Street and Central Avenue. 

The church is wheelchair accessible.  The concert is open to the public.  A free-will offering will be taken.  For further information, contact St. Peter’s at 609-399-2988.

Pops present ‘I Got Rhythm’ Sunday

Ocean City Pops Orchestra presents “I Got Rhythm!”  8 p.m. Sunday, July 27 at the Music Pier. Singer Helen Welch presents songs like “Someone to Watch Over Me,” “Trolley Song,” “Strike Up the Band” and more. Tickets are $20/12 www.ocnj.us/boxoffice  or call 609-525-9248 or at the Music Pier Box Office.

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Ocean City community news, edition of July 23, 2014

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

Dick Mathers will discuss the Korean war with members of the Sons of the American Legion on Thursday. Dick Mathers will discuss the Korean war with members of the Sons of the American Legion on Thursday. Korea is the topic at American Legion event

OCEAN CITY — Dick Mathers, the historian for American Legion Post 524, will speak about his experiences during the Korean War, and what the war meant for the Korean people, at a special event 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24 at the Morvay-Miley Post, 3304 Bay Ave.

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Ocean City events, edition of July 16, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:02 am

Fireworks planned Wednesday night

A fireworks display presented by the Ocean City Boardwalk Merchants Association is set for Wednesday, July 16.

It will be visible off the Boardwalk starting at 10:30 p.m. This is the second of two fireworks shows hosted by the Boardwalk Merchants for the summer of 2014.

Bacon Brothers perform Monday

The Bacon Brothers will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, July 21 at the Music Pier. The concert features film star Kevin Bacon and his brother, Michael, a musical composer for film and TV, both born and raised in Philadelphia.

The Bacon Brothers’ latest CD is “New Year’s Day,” laden with gritty rock and a touch of Philly Soul, according to organizers. Tickets are $35 on sale for cash or check at the Music Pier Box Office or through www.ticketmaster.com  (additional fees apply). Call 609-525-9248.

Ocean City celebrates the Philippines

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Ocean City community news, edition of June 18, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:00 am

Chip Miller surf fest 

The Chip Miller Charitable Foundation (CMCF) will host the 11th Annual Surf Fest on Saturday, July 19 at the 7th Street Surfing Beach. Surf Fest is a community-wide surf contest to benefit the Chip Miller Charitable Foundation, an organization committed to raising awareness of amyloidosis, helping people afflicted with this disease, and supporting research facilities.

The Surf Fest and Chip Miller Charitable Foundation were created in memory of Chip Miller in 2004.

  Joe M. Turner will be the guest at the Tabernacle service Sunday evening. Joe M. Turner will be the guest at the Tabernacle service Sunday evening.

Magician at Tabernacle Sunday

Tim Theule is the speaker this week at the Ocean City Tabernacle.

“He’s committed to the centrality of the Gospel, the doctrines of grace, relevant expository preaching, and authentic, multi-generational community,” reads a statement from the organization.

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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.

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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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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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