Ocean City Gazette

New concrete a concern at dog park

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 30, 2014 09:00 am

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City Dog Park user George Chard is concerned about a new cement wall constructed at the dog park at 45th Street and Haven Avenue.

The proposed wall appears to be planned to hold planters, but Chard attended the most recent City Council meeting to say it is unnecessary and possibly dangerous.

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Teacher Bogushefsky’s art shown this weekend

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, July 30, 2014 08:00 am

One of Aaron “Bogy” Bogushefsky’s pieces. He’s set to participate in this year’s Art of Surfing festival at the Music Pier, set to run Thursday, Friday and Saturday. One of Aaron “Bogy” Bogushefsky’s pieces. He’s set to participate in this year’s Art of Surfing festival at the Music Pier, set to run Thursday, Friday and Saturday. OCEAN CITY — As an art student at the University of Delaware, Aaron “Bogy” Bogushefsky tried hard to please his professors. He would attempt to paint the realistic drawings they wanted, but before long he would rebel.  Mixing it up a bit, he’d fuse learned techniques with his sense of whimsy.

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OC Pops celebrates 85 years

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, July 30, 2014 06:38 am

Bill Scheible is the musical director for the Ocean City Pops Orchestra. He said the anniversary celebration Saturday will be a special evening. 
Bill Scheible is the musical director for the Ocean City Pops Orchestra. He said the anniversary celebration Saturday will be a special evening.

OCEAN CITY — Presenting the most popular tunes of each decade from 1929 to 2014, The Ocean City Pops Orchestra will celebrate its 85th anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 2 at the Flander’s Hotel.

Featuring tenor Richard Troxell and others, Maestro Bill Scheible said it promises to be a magical event.

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Main dredging issue: Where to put the spoils

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 30, 2014 05:47 am

dredge Gillian says city exploring all options to clear lagoons

OCEAN CITY — The city will have to find somewhere to place about 300,000 cubic yards of wet, muddy silt before it can clear out the back bay lagoons for boaters, Mayor Jay Gillian told City Council on Thursday.

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Ocean City Police blotter, edition of July 30, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 29, 2014 10:00 pm

Ocean City Police blotter, edition of July 30, 2014 Ocean City Police blotter, edition of July 30, 2014 Police Blotter information is supplied by local and other law enforcement agencies.

Ocean City Police responded to 1,535 calls for service July 20- July 26.

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Ocean City events, edition of July 30, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 29, 2014 09:04 pm

Choir to present Requiem July 31

OCEAN CITY — The Masterworks Choir 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.

G Love at the Music Pier Monday

G Love at the Music Pier Monday

G Love is with Special Sauce at the Ocean City Music Pier Monday, Aug. 4.

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Proposal would match student volunteers with local organizations

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, July 29, 2014 04:00 pm

Ocean City Board of Education logo OCEAN CITY – Jon Batistini wants to match local students willing to share their technological expertise with local service organizations in need of assistance.

At a Wednesday, July 23 meeting of the Ocean City Board of Education, board member Batistini numerous local community service organizations are in need of support, mainly with websites, Facebook pages and other tasks involving computers.

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Ocean City community news, edition of July 30, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:46 pm

 Photo by Humming Fish Studio Pastor Steve and Dianna Donat at a recent welcome party. Stephen Donat is the new senior pastor at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church Photo by Humming Fish Studio Pastor Steve and Dianna Donat at a recent welcome party. Stephen Donat is the new senior pastor at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church

New pastor at United Methodist Church

Rev. Stephen Donat has been appointed as full-time senior pastor to St. Peter’s United Methodist Church in Ocean City, the United Methodist Church of Greater New Jersey announced recently.

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Four candidates for three seats on OC school board

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, July 29, 2014 11:38 am

 OCEAN CITY —Four candidates submitted petitions by the 4 p.m. deadline on Monday, July 28 to run for three seats on the Ocean City Board of Education in the Nov. 4 general election.

According to the Cape May County Clerk’s office, 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.

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Locals turn out for council swearing in

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Written by Cathy Finnegan Tuesday, July 29, 2014 09:00 am

Frank LoBiondo joins Lisa and Michael Allegretto and their children, Alexis and Gavin, and Michael’s parents, Kathy and Mike Allegretto, prior to Ocean City’s swearing in ceremony.
Frank LoBiondo joins Lisa and Michael Allegretto and their children, Alexis and Gavin, and Michael’s parents, Kathy and Mike Allegretto, prior to Ocean City’s swearing in ceremony. On a sunny day while tourists enjoyed the beach, locals gathered in the Music Pier for the inauguration ceremony of mayor and council at-large. Thanks to Eric Wakabayashi who drove wife, Carol Heenan, and this columnist to the boardwalk at Moorlyn Terrace, but refused to drive on the boardwalk to drop us at the Music Pier door.

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