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Written by Claire Lowe Monday, July 08, 2013 12:37 pm

@EricThelen tweeted us “@ocgazette 4th of July family fireworks from 15th st #OCNJ.” @EricThelen tweeted us “@ocgazette 4th of July family fireworks from 15th st #OCNJ.”

Our Facebook and Twitter friends and fans shared their Ocean City July 4 moments with us. 

Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/oceancitygazette, follow @OCGazette on Twitter, or ocean_city_gazette on Instagram, and check us out on Google+ and Tumblr.

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Gillians honored at Ocean City Pops gala

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Written by Cathy Finnegan Sunday, July 07, 2013 12:00 am

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

Friends of the Ocean City Pops hosted their annual gala at the Greate Bay Country Club on a beautiful summer evening. Jim and I met Maribeth Neall and Mary Ann Jones in the parking lot and when Jim walked in with three blondes, he was the envy of all the men in the room.

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OCHS diplomas still have a personal touch

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Written by Ann Richardson Saturday, July 06, 2013 12:00 am

Jen Marra / The handing out of diplomas commences after Superintendent Kathleen Taylor accepts that the class has met the requirements to graduate. Jen Marra / The handing out of diplomas commences after Superintendent Kathleen Taylor accepts that the class has met the requirements to graduate.

OCEAN CITY – When it comes to signing diplomas, Ocean City High School officials do things the old-fashioned way, they sign them by hand.

It’s a long, labor-intensive process; each of four school officials signed 312 diplomas for the Ocean City High School Class of 2013. Despite a nationwide trend to utilize electronic signatures on the documents, Superintendent Kathleen Taylor said she would not take the easy way out.

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CustoCookie wants you to have it your way

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Written by Claire Lowe Saturday, July 06, 2013 12:00 am

Claire Lowe /Brooke D’Angeli of Las Vegas, Nev. purchases a box of sqookies from CustoCookie owner Diane Hastings, with co-owner Ray Hastings in back. Claire Lowe /Brooke D’Angeli of Las Vegas, Nev. purchases a box of sqookies from CustoCookie owner Diane Hastings, with co-owner Ray Hastings in back.

OCEAN CITY — If you could create any cookie, what would it be? What would you put on top and inside? Would there be icing? Chocolate chips? Candy?

Thanks to the recently opened CustoCookie in downtown Ocean City, your creation can become a reality. CustoCookie, which opened Memorial Day weekend at 825 Asbury Ave., specializes in custom cookie creations.

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Naplacic shows dedication to Ocean City district, students

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Written by Ann Richardson Friday, July 05, 2013 12:00 am

Sharon Naplacic Sharon Naplacic

OCEAN CITY – Describing third grade teacher Sharon Naplacic, the Ocean City Primary School Teacher of the Year, Superintendent Kathleen Taylor framed the scene:

“She has a warm and caring classroom where learning is a dynamic process that incorporates all students and their talents,” Taylor said. “Her ability to integrate the talents and skills of her students embellishes activities and more importantly self-confidence.

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Red, white and bicycles in Gardens July 4 parade

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Written by Claire Lowe Thursday, July 04, 2013 12:56 pm

Claire Lowe / The Gardens Civic Association hosted its annual July 4 bicycle parade Thursday morning. Claire Lowe / The Gardens Civic Association hosted its annual July 4 bicycle parade Thursday morning.

OCEAN CITY — The Gardens Civic Association hosted its annual July 4 bicycle parade Thursday morning with an estimated 300 participants. The parade starts at the parking lot adjacent to the Ocean City-Longport bridge.

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(UPDATE) South Ocean City goes patriotic for annual bike parade

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Written by Bill Barlow Thursday, July 04, 2013 12:53 pm

Bill Barlow / The South Ocean City Improvement Association hosted its annual Independence Day bicycle parade July 4, 2013 starting from Our Lady of Good Counsel at 40th Street and ending at the 52nd Street playground. Bill Barlow / The South Ocean City Improvement Association hosted its annual Independence Day bicycle parade July 4, 2013 starting from Our Lady of Good Counsel at 40th Street and ending at the 52nd Street playground.

(UPDATED with winners) OCEAN CITY — The South Ocean City Improvement Association hosted its annual Independence Day bicycle parade July 4, 2013 starting from Our Lady of Good Counsel at 40th Street and ending at the 52nd Street playground.

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Cape Atlantic Sunshine Foundation helps remodel Dream Village cottage

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 04, 2013 12:00 am

 

Stormtroopers from the 501st Legion hang out in the newly renovated Space Cottage bedroom, complete with a shuttle bed, at the Sunshine Foundation’s Dream Village in Florida. Stormtroopers from the 501st Legion hang out in the newly renovated Space Cottage bedroom, complete with a shuttle bed, at the Sunshine Foundation’s Dream Village in Florida.

The Sunshine Foundation Dream Village unveiled its newly-remodeled Space Cottage in Davenport, Fla. Thursday, June 20.

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Ocean City Regional Chamber celebrates openings of CustoCookie and Annie’s 8th Street Café

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Written by Alex Davis Thursday, July 04, 2013 12:00 am

From left are Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Michele Gillian, owner Ray Hastings, staff members Nikki Allison, Rachel Allison, Diane Hastings and Michelle Schlichtig; Ocean City business administrator Mike Dattilo and Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian. From left are Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Michele Gillian, owner Ray Hastings, staff members Nikki Allison, Rachel Allison, Diane Hastings and Michelle Schlichtig; Ocean City business administrator Mike Dattilo and Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian.

OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce cut large red ribbons for the grand openings of Annie’s 8th Street Café, on the corner of Eighth Street and Ocean Avenue, and CustoCookie, 825a Asbury Ave. in downtown Ocean City.

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(UPDATED) Sand sculptors get creative in Ocean City

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Written by Claire Lowe Wednesday, July 03, 2013 01:02 pm

Claire Lowe / Jamison Cook, 12, and Andrew Stark, 12, of Erie, Pa. relax in their Volkswagen Beetle. Claire Lowe / Jamison Cook, 12, and Andrew Stark, 12, of Erie, Pa. relax in their Volkswagen Beetle.

(UPDATE with winners) OCEAN CITY — The city hosted its first sand sculpting contest of the season on Wednesday, July 3 at the Sixth and Seventh street beaches.

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