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Ocean City Council to hold town hall meeting on skatepark

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, October 24, 2014 02:27 pm

Presented during a council workshop meeting in April, the proposed Ocean City skatepark would include a 4- to 6-foot deep bowl, ramps, a raised plaza, and other amenities. Presented during a council workshop meeting in April, the proposed Ocean City skatepark would include a 4- to 6-foot deep bowl, ramps, a raised plaza, and other amenities.

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City Council plans to hold a town hall meeting Wednesday, Nov. 5 on the proposed permanent skatepark to be constructed at Fifth Street near the Ocean City Fire Headquarters.

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City agrees to 50-year commitment for southend beach replenishment

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, October 24, 2014 12:50 pm

OCEAN CITY — Council approved two agenda items to move along the southend beach replenishment project on Thursday, Oct. 23 at City Hall.

The first was an introduction of an ordinance that will grant the state of New Jersey easements for the riparian property from 34th Street to Corson’s Inlet in order to complete the beach replenishment.

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Northend pump station construction on track for fall 2015

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, October 24, 2014 12:07 pm

OCEAN CITY — The city is hoping to start construction of a northend pump station in fall 2015, city administrator Mike Dattilo said Thursday, Oct. 23.

During his administrative reports at the City Council meeting, Dattilo updated council on the status of the project.

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Ocean City Police offer Halloween safety tips

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 23, 2014 03:09 pm

Ocean City Police offer Halloween safety tips Ocean City Police offer Halloween safety tips

OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City Police Department wants everyone to have a safe and enjoyable Halloween weekend.  To help families better enjoy this annual event, the police have issued a few safety tips that can be followed when trick or treating:

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Environmental commission weighs in on curb strip sod proposal

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Written by Ann Richardson Thursday, October 23, 2014 01:09 pm

OCEAN CITY — Whether property owners are required to install sod and irrigation on curb strips or not, the Ocean City Environmental Commission is looking into all suitable alternatives to concrete and stones.

Responding to a citizen’s request, members of City Council introduced an ordinance on Sept. 11 requiring sod and irrigation on new construction. It is believed that sod would help alleviate flooding and look nicer than concrete or stones.

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Somers Point artist takes first in October show

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:00 am

“Landscape at Colloure” “Landscape at Colloure”

OCEAN CITY — Annette Maynard of Somers Point was named the first-place winner of the Ocean City Fine Arts League’s “Tribute to an Artist” October show.

Maynard’s winning piece is an acrylic titled “Landscape at Colloure,” in the style of Matisse.

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Bubble Mania supports pediatric care at Shore Medical

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:00 am

Submitted / From left are Kenneth Sedberry, 2015 Ocean City Board of Realtors president; Jeung Leon, nurse manager at Shore Medical Center; Ken Cooper of Monihan Realty; Maria Marinelli of Long & Foster Realty, chairwoman of Bubble Mania Committee; Gloria Votta of RE/Max at The Shore Realty; Karen Sharkey, administrative director of pediatrics at Shore Medical Center; Nicholas Marotta of Berkshire Hathaway Fox & Roach Realtors; Lynda Greaves of Grace Realty; Jane Snyder of Berkshire Hathaway Fox & Roach Realtors; Chelsea Connor of Goldcoast Sotheby’s; and Anne Gallagher of Grace Realty. Submitted / From left are Kenneth Sedberry, 2015 Ocean City Board of Realtors president; Jeung Leon, nurse manager at Shore Medical Center; Ken Cooper of Monihan Realty; Maria Marinelli of Long & Foster Realty, chairwoman of Bubble Mania Committee; Gloria Votta of RE/Max at The Shore Realty; Karen Sharkey, administrative director of pediatrics at Shore Medical Center; Nicholas Marotta of Berkshire Hathaway Fox & Roach Realtors; Lynda Greaves of Grace Realty; Jane Snyder of Berkshire Hathaway Fox & Roach Realtors; Chelsea Connor of Goldcoast Sotheby’s; and Anne Gallagher of Grace Realty.

OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City Board of Realtors Bubble Mania Committee presented a check of $2,255 to the Pediatric Care Center at Shore Medical Center on Oct. 14. 

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Four seek seats on Ocean City Board of Education

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, October 22, 2014 08:47 am

Incumbents Joseph S. Clark Jr. and Cecilia Gallelli-Keyes are running for re-election with newcomers Michael Allan James and Dale F. Braun Jr. also seeking seats. Incumbents Joseph S. Clark Jr. and Cecilia Gallelli-Keyes are running for re-election with newcomers Michael Allan James and Dale F. Braun Jr. also seeking seats.

OCEAN CITY — Four candidates are hoping to fill the three open seats on the Ocean City Board of Education in the Nov. 4 general election.

Incumbents Joseph S. Clark Jr. and Cecilia Gallelli-Keyes are running for re-election with newcomers Dale F. Braun Jr. and Michael Allan James also seeking seats. Incumbent Tiffany Prettyman will not run for re-election.

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Ocean City Theatre Company to host after school camp

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:00 am

OCEAN CITY — Beginning next month, the Ocean City Theatre Company will host an after school theater camp for students in second through fifth grades.

The hour-long camp will be held every day after school for one grade at a time in four, four-week cycles.

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Locks of love

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:00 am

Submitted / Shannon Oteri, a junior at Ocean City High School and a tennis team member, donates her hair in memory of her mother’s best friend, Kate Grady Pergola, who battled breast cancer. With her is Courtney Flasch, hair stylist at Esthetica Salon in Northfield, who donated her time to cut and style Oteri’s hair. Submitted / Shannon Oteri, a junior at Ocean City High School and a tennis team member, donates her hair in memory of her mother’s best friend, Kate Grady Pergola, who battled breast cancer. With her is Courtney Flasch, hair stylist at Esthetica Salon in Northfield, who donated her time to cut and style Oteri’s hair.

Shannon Oteri, a junior at Ocean City High School and a tennis team member, donates her hair in memory of her mother’s best friend, Kate Grady Pergola, who battled breast cancer. With her is Courtney Flasch, hair stylist at Esthetica Salon in Northfield, who donated her time to cut and style Oteri’s hair.

   

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