• knight's tale OCEAN CITY - King Arthur, played by Oliver Trout, and Patsy, played by Brendan Haddon, visit with the Knights who say Ni, the tallest knight played by Matt Popp, and encounter another problem after handing over the shrubbery the knights demanded as the students perform Monty Python’s “Spamalot” Saturday, April 5 in the Hughes Performing Arts Center at Ocean City High School.  

  • OCEAN CITY — The five Republican candidates for U.S. Senate — Brian Goldberg, Rich Pezzullo, Murray Sabrin, Robert Turkavage and Jeff Bell — will each make a presentation at the Ocean City Republican Club meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 15 in Lecture Room 110 at the Ocean City Public Library, 1735 Simpson Ave.

  • District says students never turned away for parents’ lack of photo ID

    OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City School District is among 138 districts statewide where enrollment requirements include photo identification, prompting the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey to threaten litigation if the policy doesn’t change.

  • Claire Lowe/ King Arthur, center, portrayed by Oliver Trout, and the Knights of the Round Table, with Brother Maynard, at left, portrayed by Parker Guariglia, and Arthur’s horse Patsy, in center, portrayed by Brendan Haddon.

    OCEAN CITY — Ocean City High School Drama Guild will present “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” a musical lovingly ripped off from “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” by Eric Idle and John DuPrez, April 3-5 at the Hughes Performing Arts Center.

  • newAlstonEighteen players from area high schools will put on their basketball uniforms one last time on Saturday, March 29 to play in All Star Saturday at the Dixie Howell Memorial Gymnasium in Ocean City.

    Prime Events All Star Saturday will be held at Ocean City High School on Saturday with the best seniors from the Cape-Atlantic League facing off in the final two basketball games of four that celebrate the present and future of the CAL.

Ocean City Gazette

Half of Ocean City capital budget will go to roads in 2013

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, January 18, 2013 12:17 pm

OCEAN CITY — Half of the city’s capital budget for 2013 is set aside for paving and drainage improvements in the city, keeping in line with the city’s last two capital workshops, according to the administration’s capital plan presentation at the Ocean City Council meeting Jan. 17 in the Ocean City Library.

The five-year total for the 2013-2017 capital plan is $49,810,000, with a total of $25 million for paving.

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Do the right thing: Get your flu shot

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Written by Cindy Nevitt Friday, January 18, 2013 01:00 am

When medical professionals list the symptoms of seasonal flu, they never mention one of the more unpleasant side effects: An increase in laundry.

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New Board of Realtors president gives outlook on 2013

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, January 16, 2013 01:00 am

Kevin Redmond, new Ocean City Board of Realtors president. Kevin Redmond, new Ocean City Board of Realtors president.

OCEAN CITY – The horizon is filled with hope for 2013, Kevin Redmond, the newly minted president of the Ocean City Board of Realtors, said, but he acknowledged that there will be challenges.   

Former president Maria Marinelli led the organization through Hurricane Sandy, the worst storm to hit the Jersey Coast in more than a century and helped the organization step up its philanthropic efforts.

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The Business at Hand >> Local woman hopes to make 2013 the Year of Dyslexia

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, January 16, 2013 01:00 am

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

On a mission to create a “Roadmap for Dyslexia,” Beth Ravelli says she won’t back down when it comes to helping children suffering with the learning disability that nearly derailed her daughter, Samantha, eight years ago.

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Arlene’s on Asbury back in business

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, January 16, 2013 01:00 am

Submitted / Arlene’s on Asbury is back in business after a five-week, post-Hurricane Sandy hiatus. Submitted / Arlene’s on Asbury is back in business after a five-week, post-Hurricane Sandy hiatus.

OCEAN CITY — After being under water during Hurricane Sandy, Arlene’s on Asbury is back in business and owners Paul and Arlene Stryker couldn’t be happier with their newly remodeled restaurant.

“We came back better. We made a lot of improvements,” said Paul Stryker, the head chef who owns the restaurant with his wife, Arlene.

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St. Peter’s shoring up accessibility with latest renovations

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, January 16, 2013 01:00 am

Bill Bateson, who oversees much of the maintenance at St. Peter's, cuts the ribbon as Rev. Robert Williams looks on. Williams owns a home in Ocean City and used to run the elevator as a young man. Bill Bateson, who oversees much of the maintenance at St. Peter's, cuts the ribbon as Rev. Robert Williams looks on. Williams owns a home in Ocean City and used to run the elevator as a young man.

OCEAN CITY — The congregation at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, built more than a century ago, expanded in 1950s and again in the 1970s, celebrated the completion of the first phase of a three-year renovation project with a ceremonial ribbon cutting Sunday, Jan. 13.

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McClellan working to get Ocean City’s 2nd Ward up and running after Sandy

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, January 15, 2013 05:05 pm

OCEAN CITY — It’s often noted that the damage from Hurricane Sandy could have been a lot worse. If the eye of the storm had passed a bit farther south or if the wind hadn’t shifted before the second high tide or if the storm had lingered much longer, Ocean City would have suffered a lot more damage.

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MS City to Shore finish line to remain at 6th St.

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Written by Claire Lowe Tuesday, January 15, 2013 05:05 pm

OCEAN CITY — The Sixth Street parking lot in Ocean City will remain the finish line for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s annual Bike MS: City to Shore tour, city business administrator Mike Dattilo said Tuesday, Jan. 15.

According to Dattilo, the city administration had a conference call with representatives from the Greater Delaware Valley chapter of the society on Friday, Jan. 11, to iron out details of an agreement, including where the finish would be located.

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