Ocean City Gazette

Technology in a genteel world

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Written by Cindy Nevitt Friday, August 03, 2012 12:00 am

In a world ruled by technology, I think I have adapted pretty well.

I am computer literate. I use my smart phone to text, check email, research cruises to the Caribbean and read online newspapers. I have mastered the remote control to the television, including the On Demand feature. I have a Twitter account, but I don’t do Facebook.

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Reception welcomes Shore’s new vice president, Thomas Mundell

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Written by Cathy Finnegan Monday, July 30, 2012 03:11 pm

Bill Elliott, Hayden, Neely, Tom and Murray Mundell and Scott and Patrick Halliday enjoy the view on the fourth floor terrace at Shore Medical Center. Bill Elliott, Hayden, Neely, Tom and Murray Mundell and Scott and Patrick Halliday enjoy the view on the fourth floor terrace at Shore Medical Center.

It was a picture perfect evening when Shore Medical Center hosted a reception on the fourth floor roof garden to welcome new Vice President and chief development officer Thomas Mundell. When the parking garage wouldn’t accept my dollar bill, Art Ford directed me into the physicians’ lot and I told him I better not get towed.

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The paths we travel

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Written by Cindy Nevitt Friday, July 27, 2012 12:00 am

Argyle Place in Merion Park has the third-lowest score among Ocean City’s streets.

As promised, OC Unfiltered is looking at the city’s roads this week.

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Debbie Boone show a treat

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Written by Cathy Finnegan Sunday, July 22, 2012 12:00 am

Around Our Town Around Our Town

Hollywood came to Ocean City when Debby Boone was guest soloist at the Ocean City Pops Opening Night concert on the Music Pier. The daughter of Pat Boone, Debby became an overnight sensation with her recording in the early ’70s of “You Light Up My Life.” Debby had more hits on the charts and has appeared in musicals over the years, while raising four children, who are grown up now.

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Road tax should be paid by all who use our streets

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Written by Cindy Nevitt Friday, July 20, 2012 12:00 am

Last week, many Ocean City residents woke up to the news that one of their councilmen had suggested charging homeowners $125 a year to fix the city’s roads.

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Club members get together at local barbecues

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Written by Cathy Finnegan Sunday, July 15, 2012 12:00 am

Sallie Eachus, Judy and Phil Kolea, Al Eachus and Michael Kolea pose for a picture at the Republican Club summer social and barbecue. Sallie Eachus, Judy and Phil Kolea, Al Eachus and Michael Kolea pose for a picture at the Republican Club summer social and barbecue. The Ocean City Republican Club welcomed summer with a social and barbecue on the bayside deck at Judy and Phil Kolea’s home. With parking at a premium,Cathy and John Flood and son Justin rode their bikes and were locking them when Jim and I walked up after parking down the street.

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Friends gather for tribute to Pops supporters, the Mancos

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Written by Cathy Finnegan Sunday, July 08, 2012 12:00 am

Ivan Gomez, Kay and Frank Manco and Caitlin Bangle, seated, enjoy the dinner with Revs. Michael Rush and James Rush, Chuck and Mary Bangle, Kofi Wilson and Joan and Dave Kane. Ivan Gomez, Kay and Frank Manco and Caitlin Bangle, seated, enjoy the dinner with Revs. Michael Rush and James Rush, Chuck and Mary Bangle, Kofi Wilson and Joan and Dave Kane. It was a warm summer evening as guests arrived at the Greate Bay Country Club as the Friends of the Ocean City Pops honored Kay and Frank Manco for their support to the Pops Orchestra over the years. Judy Perkins and Ginny Coco welcomed Jim and I when we arrived and gave us our table assignment. Marie and Bud Knight were at the top of the stairs directing guests to their tables. Marie spent the past few days before the dinner arranging and rearranging table assignments trying to keep everyone happy.

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Heat can’t beat storm survivors

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Written by Cindy Nevitt Friday, July 06, 2012 12:30 am

The derecho that struck southern New Jersey last weekend flattened trees, downed power lines and smashed property, but was unable to do the same to the human spirit.

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Parties celebrate the start of summer in Ocean City

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Written by Cathy Finnegan Sunday, July 01, 2012 12:00 am

Susan and Fred Miller welcome Joe and Sharon Grimes and Marie and Bud Knight to their Back to the Beach open house.  Susan and Fred Miller welcome Joe and Sharon Grimes and Marie and Bud Knight to their Back to the Beach open house. It was a beautiful evening when Susan and Fred Miller hosted their annual Back to the Beach party at their spacious home with a view. When Jim and I arrived with Maribeth Neall, we met up with Rosemarie Vetter locking her bike in front of the house as she didn’t have to worry about a parking space. As we climbed upstairs to the second floor, the party was in full swing and Susan and Fred were receiving kudos on their latest book “Legendary Locals of Ocean City.”

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2012 Ocean City map

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, July 01, 2012 12:00 am

 

 2012 Ocean City map

 

   

WWCD?: The Sequel

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Written by Cindy Nevitt Friday, June 29, 2012 12:00 am

Due to overwhelming demand from our legion of fan (singular) and public pressure, this week’s Unfiltered column features “What Would Cindy Do?: The Sequel.”

Yup, Unfiltered is going Hollywood.

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Cindy’s summer wish list

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Written by Cindy Nevitt Friday, June 22, 2012 12:00 am

A few weeks ago, The Gazette published a Best of OC guide, in which various local “luminaries,” including some who work for this very publication, were asked to contribute their Top 10 summer to do lists.

I am certain the fact I was not asked for my list was an oversight, and not an intentional snub.

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