Ocean City Gazette

Ocean City police testing traffic calming measures near 34th St.

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Written by Ann Richardson Sunday, April 07, 2013 09:39 am

OCEAN CITY – It’s tempting, as you’re cruising south on West Avenue towards 34th Street, to turn right on a side street to avoid the backup at the traffic light.

Simpson and Haven avenues from 29th Street to 34th Street, which run parallel to West Avenue, have long been utilized as a shortcut, especially in the busy summer season, and neighbors have had enough.

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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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Soldiers visit Ocean City for altruistic spring break

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Written by Ann Richardson Saturday, April 06, 2013 01:00 am

US Army soldiers in the BOSS program work with the Red Cross in Cape May Court House. US Army soldiers in the BOSS program work with the Red Cross in Cape May Court House.

OCEAN CITY – In less than a month, they’ll be deployed to Afghanistan, but on Wednesday, April 3 more than two dozen soldiers in the United States Army’s BOSS program enjoyed a special day at the seashore, helping volunteers at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church with a variety of tasks in the Hurricane Sandy cleanup and restoration project on the church’s ground floor.

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Are the birds back on the Ocean City bridge?

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Written by Cindy Nevitt Saturday, April 06, 2013 01:00 am

Seagulls find the Route 52 Causeway an irresistible resting place. But some stretches of the 2.5-mile-long bridge are dangerous to the birds, which upon takeoff can get caught in wind currents that push them into oncoming traffic. Seagulls find the Route 52 Causeway an irresistible resting place. But some stretches of the 2.5-mile-long bridge are dangerous to the birds, which upon takeoff can get caught in wind currents that push them into oncoming traffic.

OCEAN CITY — They’re back! Or are they?

Sighting of seagulls resting along the railing on the Route 52 Causeway were reported Easter weekend, followed by reports of dead and injured birds on the roadway.

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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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Wishing summer was already here?

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Written by Cindy Nevitt Friday, April 05, 2013 01:00 am

It is, in the beer aisle at the liquor store

It’s one thing to rush the holidays and the seasons. Go ahead and bring on Christmas on the heels of Halloween, completely downplaying Thanksgiving as a major event. I don’t mind because I mostly don’t care about convention and what Hallmark dictates.

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Planning Board approves major subdivision for Peter Lumber plot

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Written by Cindy Nevitt Thursday, April 04, 2013 10:15 am

OCEAN CITY – With many conditions of approval attached, an application to subdivide the former Peter Lumber Yard plot in the 1500 block of Haven Avenue into eight single-family lots was unanimously passed Wednesday, April 3 by the Ocean City Planning Board.

The Peter Lumber proposal by Ocean City Development Group, LLC sought to convert the former commercial site at tax map Block 1505, Lots 2 and 2.01, into one 40-foot-wide corner lot and seven 30-foot-wide interior lots. 

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