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The Shores unveils new senior fitness program

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, September 17, 2014 12:00 am

The Shores unveils new senior fitness program The Shores unveils new senior fitness program

OCEAN CITY — Designed to improve strength, balance, mobility and cognitive health, The Shores at Wesley Manor unveiled SeniorFITness, a new senior health and wellness program from Alliance Rehab, Wednesday, Sept. 10.

The multidisciplinary program was designed to be both fun and functional for older adults, coordinators said.

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Freshmen Field Day brings classes together

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Written by Jen Marra Wednesday, September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Jen Marra / A team of freshmen and upperclassmen try to build a wooden block tower but the wind eventually knocks it down during Ocean City High School’s Freshman Field Day on Friday, Sept. 12 at Carey Stadium. Field Day is an annual freshman team-building program in which upperclassmen and freshmen pair up to complete a series of activities. Jen Marra / A team of freshmen and upperclassmen try to build a wooden block tower but the wind eventually knocks it down during Ocean City High School’s Freshman Field Day on Friday, Sept. 12 at Carey Stadium. Field Day is an annual freshman team-building program in which upperclassmen and freshmen pair up to complete a series of activities.

A team of freshmen and upperclassmen try to build a wooden block tower but the wind eventually knocks it down during Ocean City High School’s Freshman Field Day on Friday, Sept. 12 at Carey Stadium. Field Day is an annual freshman team-building program in which upperclassmen and freshmen pair up to complete a series of activities.


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Tennis honors

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, September 16, 2014 04:18 pm

Phil Birnbaum of Ventnor was honored recently for his 38 years of outstanding service to Ocean City’s tennis program. Mayor Jay Gillian presented the administrator and coach with an Ocean City Piece of the ’Walk, the city’s highest honor. Birnbaum was also a successful and revered coach at Stockton College. Many of his players moved on to coaching careers throughout the country. Also honoring Birnbaum at the appreciation ceremony is Michael Dattilo, city business administrator. Phil Birnbaum of Ventnor was honored recently for his 38 years of outstanding service to Ocean City’s tennis program. Mayor Jay Gillian presented the administrator and coach with an Ocean City Piece of the ’Walk, the city’s highest honor. Birnbaum was also a successful and revered coach at Stockton College. Many of his players moved on to coaching careers throughout the country. Also honoring Birnbaum at the appreciation ceremony is Michael Dattilo, city business administrator.

Phil Birnbaum of Ventnor was honored recently for his 38 years of outstanding service to Ocean City’s tennis program. Mayor Jay Gillian presented the administrator and coach with an Ocean City Piece of the ’Walk, the city’s highest honor. Birnbaum was also a successful and revered coach at Stockton College.

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Ocean City Council news in brief, edition of Sept. 17, 2014

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Written by Claire Lowe Tuesday, September 16, 2014 04:09 pm

Ocean City Council news in brief, edition of Sept. 17, 2014 Ocean City Council news in brief, edition of Sept. 17, 2014

OCEAN CITY — City Council discussed the following items when it met on Thursday, Sept. 11 in City Hall. Council President Tony Wilson was not present.

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Ocean City student experiment scheduled to launch into space

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, September 16, 2014 11:43 am

OCEAN CITY — Carrying a science experiment designed by six Ocean City High School students, Mission 6 is scheduled to blast off to the International Space Station this October.

The Ocean City School District is one of 20 districts from across the nation selected to participate in the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education’s Student Spaceflight Experiment Program (SSEP).

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Gallagher excited to head Ocean City community services

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:00 am

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OCEAN CITY — Leaving the corporate world behind, Ocean City resident Kristin Gallagher will begin her new role as head of the Ocean City Department of Community Services on Sept. 18.

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Ocean City schools encouraging staff to stay healthy

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:00 am

OCEAN CITY — Making a commitment to enrich and nourish the Ocean City School community, school district officials unveiled a revamped district wellness initiative at an Aug. 27 meeting of the Ocean City Board of Education.

“It’s full speed ahead for 2014-2015,” said Michelle Rundgren, the school district’s human resource manager.

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Howey selected as Valley ambassador

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

Dean R. Howey of Ocean City was one of 60 students selected to serve as a Valley ambassador for Lebanon Valley College. Howey, a graduate of Ocean City High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in music education.

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Plousis reappointed as chairman of state parole board

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Written by Claire Lowe Monday, September 15, 2014 05:37 pm

Ocean City resident Jim Plousis was nominated by Gov. Chris Christie to be reappointed as chairman of the New Jersey State Parole Board, the governor’s office announced Monday, Sept. 15.

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Post 524 welcomes military family for final R and R vacation of 2014

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Written by Submitted by Doug Otto Saturday, September 13, 2014 12:00 am

Submitted / Air Force Master Sgt. Phil Pascoe, at left, of Hanover, Pa., with his children, Madison, 7, and Taylor, 4, and his wife, Laura. Pascoe and his family, including son Lance, 14, not shown, will be treated to a free condo and an array of gift certificates and entertainment packages courtesy of local merchants and Ocean City American Legion Post 524’s Rest and Relaxation Program. Submitted / Air Force Master Sgt. Phil Pascoe, at left, of Hanover, Pa., with his children, Madison, 7, and Taylor, 4, and his wife, Laura. Pascoe and his family, including son Lance, 14, not shown, will be treated to a free condo and an array of gift certificates and entertainment packages courtesy of local merchants and Ocean City American Legion Post 524’s Rest and Relaxation Program.

OCEAN CITY — Capping off its 2014 Veterans Rest and Relaxation Program, Ocean City American Legion Post 524 will welcome it’s final military family Wednesday, Sept. 17 for a complimentary one-week vacation in America’s Favorite Family Resort.

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