• 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.

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Art is back on Asbury

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, January 09, 2013 01:00 am

The Art of Asbury Gallery has reopened after Hurricane Sandy. The Art of Asbury Gallery has reopened after Hurricane Sandy.

OCEAN CITY — It’s been two months since Hurricane Sandy flooded their Asbury Avenue art gallery, but hard work and help from the community, the Ocean City Fine Arts League’s Art on Asbury Gallery is back in business.

Celebrating their grand reopening, the Ocean City Fine Arts League is hosting a meet the artist reception 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11 at the gallery, 608 Asbury Ave.  

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Why is the press so favorable to Obama?

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, January 09, 2013 01:00 am

To the editor:

Why is it our press can never be objective and report the good and the bad of the programs of President Obama as they do with all his speeches and comments?

For weeks now, all we heard was about the “fiscal cliff” and how it was going to hurt only the top, rich “one percenters.”

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Thanks to all who help with Food Cupboard

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, January 09, 2013 01:00 am

To the editor:

To all the pastors of our churches, members of the Ecumenical Council and all the volunteers, as coordinator of the Ocean City Ecumenical Council Community Food Cupboard, I want to take this opportunity to thank everyone who came to help at the Food Cupboard during these past two months. Even in face of your own losses, you gave unselfishly of your time to help us efficiently assist those in need. We were able to service 1,430 families totaling 4,576 people that requested our help. Now back at St. Peter’s, we will continue our mission to serve those in need throughout the year.

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Ocean City Intermediate School rain garden complete

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, January 08, 2013 01:00 am

School officials honor all involved in yearlong process

Ann Richardson / Ocean City Intermediate School rain garden complete. Ann Richardson / Ocean City Intermediate School rain garden complete.

OCEAN CITY — It took more than a year, but the rain garden at the Ocean City Intermediate School is finally finished. At a Thursday, Jan. 3 meeting of the Ocean City Board of Education, board members celebrated its completion.

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$232,000 dispersed through OCNJ CARE

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, January 08, 2013 01:00 am

$232,000 dispersed through OCNJ CARE  $232,000 dispersed through OCNJ CARE

OCEAN CITY — By late Friday, OCNJ CARE dispersed $232,000 to 35 local businesses and about 100 local families.

“It was an extraordinary community effort,” said Drew Fasy, chairman of the non-profit organization formed in the wake of Hurricane Sandy to clean-up and restore Ocean City.

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Ocean City engineer talks infrastructure at FIT meeting

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Written by Ann Richardson Monday, January 07, 2013 01:00 am

OCEAN CITY — At a Friday, Jan. 4 meeting of Fairness in Taxes, guest speaker Art Chew, the city’s engineer, discussed Ocean City’s drainage, bulkhead and roads, how the city is handling flooding in the wake of Hurricane Sandy and what all of this means for the future.

The topics, including the requisite infrastructure to fix it all, will be discussed in more detail at a Jan. 17 City Council meeting, Chew said.

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District honors volunteers involved with high school observatory

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Written by Ann Richardson Monday, January 07, 2013 01:00 am

District honors volunteers involved with high school observatory  District honors volunteers involved with high school observatory

OCEAN CITY – Thanks to a new observatory at Ocean City High School, students can observe the moon, the stars and the constellations. At a Thursday, Jan. 3 meeting of the Ocean City Board of Education, board members honored those involved in making it happen.  

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Ocean City Police Blotter, Edition of Jan. 9, 2013

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 07, 2013 01:00 am

Ocean City Police Blotter, Edition of Jan. 9, 2013 Ocean City Police Blotter, Edition of Jan. 9, 2013

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

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