Ocean City Gazette

Ocean City students attend freeholders’ Student Government Day

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Thursday, April 25, 2013 12:53 pm

Submitted / Representing Freeholder E. Marie Hayes were Robert Nepa and Dylan Perry of Ocean City High School. Submitted / Representing Freeholder E. Marie Hayes were Robert Nepa and Dylan Perry of Ocean City High School.

Robert Nepa and Dylan Perry of Ocean City High School attended the Cape May County Board of Freeholders annual Student Government Day Tuesday, April 23.

The event is part of the county’s National County Government Month celebration.

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Martin Z. Mollusk predicts the arrival of summer for 38th time May 2

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Written by MARK SOIFER / City Public Relations Director Thursday, April 25, 2013 12:10 am

Martin Z. Mollusk predicts the arrival of summer for 38th time May 2 Martin Z. Mollusk predicts the arrival of summer for 38th time May 2

History was made in Ocean City on March 13, 1975.  It was a chilly winter day, kind of miserable really. But that didn’t stop Martin Z. Mollusk from creeping onto the Ninth Street beach and creating an Ocean City tradition.

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Ocean City Intermediate School 3rd marking period honor roll

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Thursday, April 25, 2013 12:00 am

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Ocean City High School 3rd marking period honor roll

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Thursday, April 25, 2013 12:00 am

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Ceremony honors 4 Ocean City forgotten heroes

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, April 24, 2013 12:00 am

OCEAN CITY – The cremated remains of four veterans from Ocean City, unclaimed for decades on the shelf of a local funeral home, will finally be given a proper burial on Thursday, April 25.

These “forgotten heroes” will be honored at a ceremony 11 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park in Ocean City, Fifth Street and Wesley Avenue. Actual internment will take place following the ceremony at the Cape May County Veterans Cemetery in Cape May Court House. The public is invited.

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Planned playground to honor child killed at Sandy Hook

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Written by Claire Lowe Wednesday, April 24, 2013 12:00 am

A playground in memory of one of the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting is planned for the site of the 29th Street firehouse in Ocean City. A playground in memory of one of the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting is planned for the site of the 29th Street firehouse in Ocean City.

OCEAN CITY — A playground to honor one of the children who died in the Sandy Hook school shooting in December is in the works near the 29th Street firehouse.

Ocean City Fire Capt. John Murphy said that the department is working with the city to construct the playground in place of the current firehouse, which was made uninhabitable after Hurricane Sandy.

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Cape May County news in brief, edition of April 24, 2013

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Written by Claire Lowe Tuesday, April 23, 2013 05:14 pm

County Law Enforcement Memorial Service is May 10

The public is invited to attend the annual Cape May County Law Enforcement Memorial Service 11 a.m. Friday, May 10 at the Cape May County Public Safety Training Center, 171 Crest Haven Road in Cape May Court House. The Cape May County Police Academy and the Cape May County Chiefs of Police hold a memorial service each year to remember and honor police officers killed in the line of duty in Cape May County.

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Reasons to keep the ethics board

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, April 23, 2013 05:14 pm

To the editor:

By now most of you have already made up your mind as to whether our local ethics commission should be retained or disbanded. There are good arguments on either side. I doubt I can change anyone’s opinion. But before I watch it sink into oblivion, I want to tell you why I think it’s important to keep it.

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