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Portrait of former library director Maloney to be unveiled

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, September 20, 2014 12:00 am

Christopher Maloney Christopher Maloney

OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City Free Public Library will host the unveiling of a portrait of former director Christopher Maloney at 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13 in room N110 of the library, 1735 Simpson Ave.

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Devine divulges details of the spy life at Historical Museum luncheon

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Written by Ann Richardson Friday, September 19, 2014 10:16 pm

Bringing history to life, 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” is the guest speaker for the Ocean City Historical Museum’s 51st annual luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at The Flanders Hotel. Bringing history to life, 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” is the guest speaker for the Ocean City Historical Museum’s 51st annual luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at The Flanders Hotel.

OCEAN CITY — Long before his storied career took off, Jack Devine, a 32-year agent of the Central Intelligence Agency, said he considered himself “easy going.”

At 6 feet, 5 inches tall, the imposing Devine, guest speaker at the Ocean City Historical Museum’s 51st annual luncheon Wednesday, Sept. 17 at The Flanders, easily filled the part of what a CIA chief dubbed him: the big, sinister-looking guy.

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Meet local businesses, local officials at chamber Welcome Night

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 19, 2014 12:45 pm

Meet local businesses, local officials at chamber Welcome Night Meet local businesses, local officials at chamber Welcome Night

OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Welcome Night 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29 at the Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. 

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Ocean City events, edition of Sept. 17, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:00 am

Ocean City Chamber to roast county surrogate, Susan Sheppard

The annual Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce Roast will be Thursday, Sept. 18 at The Flanders Hotel, 719 E. 11th Street in Ocean City. This year’s roastee is Cape May County Surrogate M. Susan Sheppard. The event will begin with a social hour at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. The cost to attend is $55 per person. Reservations can be made by calling 609-399-1412 or by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . The chamber is creating a commemorative program book for the roast. Send the roastee best wishes or humorous anecdotes by placing a camera-ready business card size ad in this book for $35, a half-page ad for $60, or a full-page ad for $100. To be a part of this program book, email ad artwork by Sept. 11 to 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 Sept. 17, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:00 am

Author’s luncheon tickets still on sale

Tickets for the fall Author’s Luncheon at The Flanders Hotel are still available. Author and Pulitzer Prize winner Carl Bernstein will be the guest speaker at this year’s luncheon presented by the Ocean City Free Public Library board of directors and the Friends of the Ocean City Free Public Library 11:30 a.m. Oct. 9 at the Flanders Hotel, 719 11th St.

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Ocean City Fishing Club tournament set for Oct. 18

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 15, 2014 12:35 pm

Submitted / “Come on down to the beach and fish!” urges Kieth Van Laarhoven, chairman of the October 18th Ocean City surf fishing tournament. Submitted / “Come on down to the beach and fish!” urges Kieth Van Laarhoven, chairman of the October 18th Ocean City surf fishing tournament.

OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City Fishing Club is extending a broad invitation for anglers to participate in its 47th annual surf fishing tournament on Saturday, Oct. 18.

“This is an opportunity for anyone interested in fishing to come out and have fun competing in our tournament,” said tournament Chairman Kieth Van Laarhoven, of Ocean City and Browns Mills. “This event is open not only to members of the fishing clubs throughout our area, but also to individuals and families.”

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Ocean City events, edition of Sept. 10, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, September 09, 2014 12:00 am

Beth Moore simulcast at the Tabernacle

The Ocean City Tabernacle presents a simulcast of Beth Moore’s “Living Proof” 8:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 after Sept. 7. Cost includes coffee, doughnuts, lunch and a workbook. To register, see octab.org/events.php or call 609-399-1915.

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Ocean City community news, edition of Sept. 10, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, September 09, 2014 12:00 am

Senior FITness debuts at Shores at Wesley Manor

The Shores at Wesley Manor is welcoming Dr. Thomas P. Sattler as it begins its new senior health and wellness program, SeniorFITness, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10 in the newly outfitted fitness room. Sattler is the director of education and program development for the SeniorFITness division of Alliance Rehab. He is a sought-after-speaker, noted author on health care topics, and University of Illinois Chicago associate professor emeritus.  SeniorFITness is a division of Alliance Rehab that is dedicated to developing innovative methods to improve and manage the operation of fitness and rehab programs. The Shores at Wesley Manor, 2201 Bay Ave. in Ocean City.

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Trail Of Two Cities 5K set for Nov. 1

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 08, 2014 05:28 pm

FILE PHOTO / Trail of Two Cities FILE PHOTO / Trail of Two Cities

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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Street rods on display

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Written by Jen Marra Sunday, September 07, 2014 12:00 am

Jen Marra / Bill Mitchem of Nazareth, Pa. lifts the hood wings of his 1937 Chevy five-window coupe to display the engine after checking in for the 40th annual Street Rod Weekend Friday, Sept. 5, on the grounds of the Ocean City Tabernacle. Jen Marra / Bill Mitchem of Nazareth, Pa. lifts the hood wings of his 1937 Chevy five-window coupe to display the engine after checking in for the 40th annual Street Rod Weekend Friday, Sept. 5, on the grounds of the Ocean City Tabernacle.

Bill Mitchem of Nazareth, Pa. lifts the hood wings of his 1937 Chevy five-window coupe to display the engine after checking in for the 40th annual Street Rod Weekend Friday, Sept. 5, on the grounds of the Ocean City Tabernacle.


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