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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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Ocean City Museum looking to complete ‘Caravel’ yearbook collection

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, January 15, 2013 01:00 am

Museum looking to complete ‘Caravel’ yearbook collection Museum looking to complete ‘Caravel’ yearbook collection

OCEAN CITY — Reflecting the history of pirate ships, which often used the back bay areas around Ocean City as hiding places during the 1800s, and the ship building industry the Ocean City High School yearbook was long ago dubbed the “Caravel,” according to the Ocean City High School website.

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Ocean City Police Blotter, Edition of Jan. 16, 2013

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Monday, January 14, 2013 01:49 pm

Ocean City Police Blotter, Edition of Jan. 16, 2013 Ocean City Police Blotter, Edition of Jan. 16, 2013

Police Blotter information is supplied by local and other law enforcement agencies. Each person named is presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

The Ocean City Police Department responded to 728 calls for service Jan. 6-12.

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Grasso named to dean’s list at Immaculata

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, January 13, 2013 01:00 am

Maribeth Grasso of Ocean City was named to the fall 2012 dean’s list at Immaculata University. To attain dean’s list status, a student must achieve a grade point average of 3.7 on a scale of 4.0. Immaculata University, a Catholic, coeducational institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.

   

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