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Residents give input on northend traffic improvements

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Written by Claire Lowe Wednesday, November 26, 2014 11:49 am

Assistant engineer Art Chew shows which roads will be paved as part of phase II of a planned road improvement project. Assistant engineer Art Chew shows which roads will be paved as part of phase II of a planned road improvement project.

OCEAN CITY — Residents in Ocean City’s 1st Ward had a chance to give input on an upcoming road improvement project in their neighborhood, which will include traffic-calming measures in addition to paving and drainage work.

Ocean City engineer Roger McLarnon and assistant engineer Arthur Chew presented plans for the areas of Bridge Boulevard and Gardens Parkway, West Inlet Road and Battersea, and West Inlet Road at Crescent during a meeting Tuesday, Nov. 25 at Culliney Hall.

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Vegan challenges guinea pig at Quiet Festival

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:00 am

submitted / Lisa Rose, a feisty Vegan from North Jersey, heard about Ocean City's Quiet Festival and its lettuce-eating competition during the Quiet Pet Contest Saturday, Nov. 15 and couldn’t resist the challenge. submitted / Lisa Rose, a feisty Vegan from North Jersey, heard about Ocean City's Quiet Festival and its lettuce-eating competition during the Quiet Pet Contest Saturday, Nov. 15 and couldn’t resist the challenge.

Lisa Rose, a feisty Vegan from North Jersey, heard about Ocean City's Quiet Festival and its lettuce-eating competition during the Quiet Pet Contest Saturday, Nov. 15 and couldn’t resist the challenge.

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Marine unit Officer Porreca honored by Coast Guard

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Written by Claire Lowe Tuesday, November 25, 2014 10:14 am

Claire Lowe / Coast Guard Station Atlantic City and Station (Small) Great Egg Commander CK Moore presents Ocean City Patrolman John Porreca with a certificate of merit Monday, Nov. 24. Claire Lowe / Coast Guard Station Atlantic City and Station (Small) Great Egg Commander CK Moore presents Ocean City Patrolman John Porreca with a certificate of merit Monday, Nov. 24.

OCEAN CITY — For his efforts over the last two years operating the city’s marine unit, Ocean City Patrolman John Porreca was recognized with a certificate of merit from the United States Coast Guard Monday, Nov. 24 at the city police department.

Standing alongside police Capt. Jay Prettyman, Chief Chad Callahan, and Coast Guard Station Atlantic City and Station (Small) Great Egg Commander CK Moore, Porreca listened as Petty Officer 1st Class Anthony Procida read off his accomplishments.

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Ocean City Intermediate School honor roll

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:00 am

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The following students were named to the Ocean City Intermediate School honor roll for the first marking period of the 2014-2015 school year.

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Board and commission volunteer opportunities

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:00 am

The city of Ocean City has the following volunteer positions are available:

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More to be thankful for

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Written by Claire Lowe Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:00 am

Ocean City Home Bank Employees collect food for Jewish Family Services Thanksgiving dinner packages

Submitted / Employees on the second floor of Ocean City Home Bank's Ocean City branch donate grocery bags filled with enough food to allow 20 area families to prepare Thanksgiving dinner. In addition, the bank collected food in each of its locations to donate to Jewish Family Services of Atlantic and Cape May Counties. Submitted / Employees on the second floor of Ocean City Home Bank's Ocean City branch donate grocery bags filled with enough food to allow 20 area families to prepare Thanksgiving dinner. In addition, the bank collected food in each of its locations to donate to Jewish Family Services of Atlantic and Cape May Counties.

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City Home Bank employees set out on a mission to help local families have Thanksgiving dinner this year and more than fulfilled their goal.

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Leadership club ‘Picnic in Paradise’ raises funds for scholarships

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Written by Claire Lowe Monday, November 24, 2014 04:47 pm

Claire Lowe / The chefs who donated their time to the scholarship dinner, from left, are Alan Fen of Island Shore in Marmora, Joe Massaglia of Mama Mia’s in Seaville, Michael Carmody of OC Surf Café in Ocean City, Andrew Yoa of Island Grill in Ocean City, Stefan Zareba of Blue Dolfin in Marmora, and John Szabo of Positively 4th Street Café in Ocean City. Not shown are chefs Bill McGinnity of Cousin’s, David “Reds” Brigdens of Red’s Jersey Mex Café, Paul Stryker of Arlene’s on Asbury, Walter Hohman of Ward’s Pastry, Ralph Diclemente of Bennie’s Bread and Alfred Sacco of Sack O’ Subs, all in Ocean City. Claire Lowe / The chefs who donated their time to the scholarship dinner, from left, are Alan Fen of Island Shore in Marmora, Joe Massaglia of Mama Mia’s in Seaville, Michael Carmody of OC Surf Café in Ocean City, Andrew Yoa of Island Grill in Ocean City, Stefan Zareba of Blue Dolfin in Marmora, and John Szabo of Positively 4th Street Café in Ocean City. Not shown are chefs Bill McGinnity of Cousin’s, David “Reds” Brigdens of Red’s Jersey Mex Café, Paul Stryker of Arlene’s on Asbury, Walter Hohman of Ward’s Pastry, Ralph Diclemente of Bennie’s Bread and Alfred Sacco of Sack O’ Subs, all in Ocean City.

OCEAN CITY — Offering dishes from a dozen local chefs, students raised money for scholarships Thursday, Nov. 20 during the annual Ocean City High School Leadership Club Scholarship Dinner in the high school cafeteria.

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Young Ocean City students design mission patches for space launch

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Written by Claire Lowe Monday, November 24, 2014 12:00 am

The mission patch designed by Ocean City Intermediate School contest winner Cassidy Diamond is themed “Beach to Space.” The design by former Ocean City Primary School contest winner Arden Nussey featured a surfing astronaut in space. The primary school mission patch will feature Nussey’s design framed by the nine finalists’ designs. The mission patch designed by Ocean City Intermediate School contest winner Cassidy Diamond is themed “Beach to Space.” The design by former Ocean City Primary School contest winner Arden Nussey featured a surfing astronaut in space. The primary school mission patch will feature Nussey’s design framed by the nine finalists’ designs.

OCEAN CITY — In addition to the six Ocean City High School students who were selected to have their experiment fly into space as part of the Student Spaceflight Experiment Program, two Ocean City primary and intermediate school students were also chosen last year to have a project on the mission.

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St. Augustine Prep honors Dan Hilferty with Mendel Medal

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 24, 2014 12:00 am

Northfield resident Dennis Foreman, class of 1987 and executive director of institutional advancement at St. Augustine Prep, presents Dan Hilferty with a Hermits basketball jersey with his high school number as Joan Hilferty and Steve Fabietti of Vineland look on. Northfield resident Dennis Foreman, class of 1987 and executive director of institutional advancement at St. Augustine Prep, presents Dan Hilferty with a Hermits basketball jersey with his high school number as Joan Hilferty and Steve Fabietti of Vineland look on.

Ocean City native, and 1974 graduate of St. Augustine Prep, Daniel J. Hilferty received the 2014 Gregor Mendel Medal at dinner held in his honor at the Union League of Philadelphia on Nov. 13.

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Ocean City High School honor roll

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 23, 2014 12:00 am

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The following students were named to the honor roll at Ocean City High school for the first marking period of the 2014-2015 school year. Honors designation is for students who earn a grade point average of 3.3 and above for the marking period. Distinguished honors is for a GPA of 3.8 and above.

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