• The Ocean City Community Team’s new bill board on the westbound side of Roosevelt Boulevard sports an anti-drug and -alcohol abuse message. The billboard was unveiled during a ceremony Monday, Sept. 29.

    OCEAN CITY — With a newly unveiled billboard sporting an anti-drug and alcohol message behind him, Len Desiderio, the mayor Sea Isle City – one of four communities involved in a new program at Ocean City High School – said students like those involved in the school’s Student Coalition Against Tobacco (SCAT) and the Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) have the right idea. 

  • Submitted / The Ocean City High School girls soccer team will participate in the fourth annual HERO Walk and the Hats Off to HEROES promotion Sunday, Oct. 5. Here, they practice tossing their hats in the air.

    OCEAN CITY — The HERO Campaign will launch the inaugural Hats Off to HEROES promotion during its fourth annual HERO Walk Sunday, Oct. 5 at the Ocean City Civic Center.

    During the opening ceremony, organizers will distribute baseball hats with the HERO Campaign logo and participants will simultaneously toss them into the air. They expect over 2,000 hats to take flight.

  • Asbury Avenue was named the southern New Jersey winner in the New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association 2014 People's Choice Awards for outstanding downtowns in New Jersey.

    OCEAN CITY — Asbury Avenue was named the southern New Jersey winner in the New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association 2014 People's Choice Awards for outstanding downtowns in New Jersey.

    Ocean City went up against Millville and Collingswood, and received 4,996 votes, or 63.5 percent. In second place, Collingswood received 1,987 votes. Millville came in third with 882 votes.

  • Veterans receive support through annual event

    Sgt. Robert Gordon, who served five years in the US Army Airborne Rangers and then joined the US Army, talks about how Operation First Response helped him and his family as the keynote speaker during the sixth annual Walk for the Wounded Saturday, Sept. 27 on the Ocean City Boardwalk.

    OCEAN CITY — Sgt. Robert Gordon had just completed Army Ranger training when terrorists attacked the United States on Sept. 11, 2001. After five years and three tours as an airborne Ranger in Afghanistan and Iraq, he returned home only to be diagnosed with thyroid cancer, a result of exposure to radiation.

  • GALLOWAY – In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Atlantic Medical Imaging is offering free screening mammograms in October to women age 40 or older who are uninsured.

    Eligible women must have no current or previous breast health issues.

  • OCEAN CITY — A campaign aimed at preventing drug abuse and promoting a healthy lifestyle will kick off with a billboard unveiling noon Monday, Sept. 29 on the south side of the 34th Street Bridge in Marmora.

    The campaign is called “Did You Know,” and the billboard will host a different message each month. Organizers hope that the message on the billboard will spark conversation between parents and teenagers.

Ocean City Gazette

Detours on Simpson Ave. are a dumb idea

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Written by Cindy Nevitt Friday, April 12, 2013 01:00 am

 

Two weeks ago, two road blocks bearing orange detour signs appeared in the intersection of 31st Street and Simpson Avenue. Orange traffic cones radiate out in four directions from the road blocks.

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Botto’s Sausage Express coming to OC boardwalk

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, April 10, 2013 01:00 am

Botto’s Sausage Express is expected to open this spring on the Ocean City Boardwalk. Botto’s Sausage Express is expected to open this spring on the Ocean City Boardwalk.

OCEAN CITY – Whether it’s spaghetti and meatballs or sausage and peppers, a “Botto Bucket” can feed a hungry family, and that’s what Botto’s Sausage Express is all about.

This spring, the Botto family is launching at 10th Street on the boardwalk the first of what they hope will be many Botto’s Sausage Express franchises.

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Bring back citywide yard sale in 2014

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, April 10, 2013 01:00 am

To the editor:

We write with great disappointment as we learned there will be no citywide garage sales in Ocean City in 2013.

We were told by various city officials the decision was made because there were concerns "damaged" Sandy-affected items might be sold.

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Occupancy and noise ordinances need to be enforced

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, April 10, 2013 01:00 am

To the editor:

There is a scene in the movie “The Magnificent 7” where the bandit, Calavera, says to Chris, the advocate for the villagers, “If God did not want them to be sheared, he would not have made them sheep.” There are times here in Ocean City when this description appears appropriate.

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The Business at Hand >> As the Jersey Shore recovers from Sandy, officials want you to know Cape May County is open

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, April 10, 2013 01:00 am

The Business at Hand is a weekly column by Ann Richardson where she discusses her take on local issues

Long before the dreadful reality show hijacked the name, Diane Wieland wasn’t a fan of “The Jersey Shore.”

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Ocean City real estate sales down from first quarter of 2012

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, April 09, 2013 01:00 am

File photo / Ocean City real estate sales down from first quarter of 2012 File photo / Ocean City real estate sales down from first quarter of 2012

OCEAN CITY – It’s been a rough six months since Hurricane Sandy devastated the Jersey Shore, and the local market isn’t where Ocean City Realtors would like it to be.

However, Kevin Redmond, president of the Ocean City Board of Realtors says the less than stellar start to the season must be put in perspective.

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Ocean City real estate offices contribute to Cape Counseling

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Monday, April 08, 2013 09:49 am

Through Fox and Roach Charities, the Prudential Fox and Roach Ocean City offices recently contributed to Cape Counseling Services in Cape May. Here, Allison Raish accepts a check from Steve Booth, senior vice president and regional manager. Through Fox and Roach Charities, the Prudential Fox and Roach Ocean City offices recently contributed to Cape Counseling Services in Cape May. Here, Allison Raish accepts a check from Steve Booth, senior vice president and regional manager.

OCEAN CITY  — Through Fox and Roach Charities, the Ocean City Prudential Fox and Roach offices recently contributed to Cape Counseling Services in Cape May to help low-income families through activities, play groups and supplies at the Family Center.

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Contestants put on a show at Mr. OCHS 2013

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Written by Cathy Finnegan Sunday, April 07, 2013 01:00 am

Around our Town with Cathy Finnegan Around our Town with Cathy Finnegan

Mr. OCHS 2013 was crowned recently at the Hughes Performing Arts Center before a packed house cheering for their favorites.

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Kershbaumers join KW Realty-Jersey Shore in Ocean City

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, April 07, 2013 01:00 am

  Ed Kershbaumer has joined KW Realty-Jersey Shore in Ocean City with his wife and business partner GiGi Kershbaumer (not pictured). Ed Kershbaumer has joined KW Realty-Jersey Shore in Ocean City with his wife and business partner GiGi Kershbaumer (not pictured).

OCEAN CITY — Keller Williams (KW) Realty-Jersey Shore has announced the addition of Ed and GiGi Kershbaumer to their team. 

The Kershbaumers, formerly with Berger Realty in Ocean City, are now based in KW Jersey Shore’s Ocean City office, covering the entire Jersey Shore, including working with the firm’s North Wildwood and Wildwood Crest offices.

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Realtors honor Ocean City offices

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Sunday, April 07, 2013 01:00 am

OCEAN CITY — Prudential Fox & Roach, Realtors salutes sales associates in the Ocean City offices for being the office leaders for February.

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Prudential honors award winners

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, April 07, 2013 01:00 am

OCEAN CITY -- Prudential Fox & Roach congratulates Ocean City- Battersea Sales Associates on their fourth quarter EPIC Award.

The winners are Nick Marotta, Patrick Halliday and Nicole Presnall.

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3rd generation Monihan joins family real estate firm

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, April 05, 2013 01:00 am

Chris Monihan, born and raised in Ocean City, grew up in a family with a deep tradition in Ocean City real estate. Chris Monihan, born and raised in Ocean City, grew up in a family with a deep tradition in Ocean City real estate.

OCEAN CITY — Following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather, a third generation of Monihan has recently joined the family business.

Chris Monihan, born and raised in Ocean City, grew up in a family with a deep tradition in Ocean City real estate.

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