Ocean City Gazette

Kids explore careers through art

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 22, 2014 01:56 pm

photos by Karen Ludwig photos by Karen Ludwig

OCEAN CITY - The Ocean City Fine Arts League worked with a summer enrichment class held at the Ocean City Intermediate School for a hands-on lesson in not-for-profit careers.

Pictured from left are (top row) Michelle, Olivia Kemenosh (Pacific Ocean Trash Vortex), Zach Mirsky (Illegal Child Immigration), Erik Wagner (Adolescent Obesity), Ryan Moylan (Farm Fishing), Rae Jaffe (bottom row) Katherine Doliszny (Reusable Energies), Katie Muller (Entitlement to School Lunch), and Lauren Doliszny (Farming). 

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Paddlers take to the water before the NIV parade

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, July 22, 2014 05:46 am


Paddlers take to the water before the NIV parade Paddlers take to the water before the NIV parade OCEAN CITY — It won’t be quite as extravagant as the boat parade it precedes, but organizers say the second annual Night in Venice Paddle Parade along the city’s back bay and lagoons will be every bit as much fun.

“We’re really excited,” said Becky Earle Jenkins, owner of OC Paddleboard, which is hosting the event.

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Poor planning has a cost

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

Why is it I am never amazed at the actions that are taken by our elected officials and also the poor concepts taken by our engineering, planning and zoning staffs?

Finally, we the citizens of Ocean City now know the real reason for the new Hospitality Zone adopted in September of 2013.

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Ocean City events, edition of July 23, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:00 am

Masterworks

Choir to present Requiem July 31

OCEAN CITY — The Masterworks Choir, under the direction of John Gregory Bate, will present Maurice Durufle’s Requiem 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at in the sanctuary of St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, Eighth Street and Central Avenue. 

The church is wheelchair accessible.  The concert is open to the public.  A free-will offering will be taken.  For further information, contact St. Peter’s at 609-399-2988.

Pops present ‘I Got Rhythm’ Sunday

Ocean City Pops Orchestra presents “I Got Rhythm!”  8 p.m. Sunday, July 27 at the Music Pier. Singer Helen Welch presents songs like “Someone to Watch Over Me,” “Trolley Song,” “Strike Up the Band” and more. Tickets are $20/12 www.ocnj.us/boxoffice  or call 609-525-9248 or at the Music Pier Box Office.

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Ocean City community news, edition of July 23, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:00 am

Dick Mathers will discuss the Korean war with members of the Sons of the American Legion on Thursday. Dick Mathers will discuss the Korean war with members of the Sons of the American Legion on Thursday. Korea is the topic at American Legion event

OCEAN CITY — Dick Mathers, the historian for American Legion Post 524, will speak about his experiences during the Korean War, and what the war meant for the Korean people, at a special event 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24 at the Morvay-Miley Post, 3304 Bay Ave.

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Ocean City Police blotter, edition of July 22, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:00 am

Ocean City Police Blotter, edition of July 16, 2014 Ocean City Police Blotter, edition of July 16, 2014

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

Ocean City Police responded to 1,553 calls for service July 13- July 19.

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Interview planned for school board candidates

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Written by Ann Richardson Monday, July 21, 2014 03:00 pm

OC School District OCEAN CITY — Five candidates have applied to fill an unexpired term on the Ocean City Board of Education. The candidates will be interviewed individually in public beginning at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 23 prior to the 7 p.m. board meeting.

The board is seeking a replacement for former board member Pete Madden, who relinquished his seat effective June 30 prior to taking the oath of office to serve as a City Councilman July 1.

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Night in Venice to get ‘Happy’ with the Oscars

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Written by Ann Richardson Monday, July 21, 2014 02:29 pm

Night in Venice City still working to encourage boaters to participate in annual event

OCEAN CITY — Featuring decorated boats, music, friends, fun and family on the bay front, the 60th annual Night in Venice Boat Parade sets sail on Saturday, July 26 beginning at 7:30 p.m.

The parade lines up near the Ocean City-Longport Bridge, floating along the bay front and through the lagoons and ending at Tennessee Avenue.

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Various clubs celebrate the summer

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Written by Cathy Finnegan Sunday, July 20, 2014 12:00 am

Michael Dukeman, Carol Heenan, Lois Werner, Marie Hayes and Ralph Werner enjoy the Republican Club barbecue. Michael Dukeman, Carol Heenan, Lois Werner, Marie Hayes and Ralph Werner enjoy the Republican Club barbecue. On a picturesque summer evening the Ocean City Republican Club held its annual barbecue on the bayside deck of Judy and Phil Kolea. Jim and I passed Lisa and Michael Allegretto as we looked for a hard-to-find parking space on West 17th Street. Michael Dukeman caught up with us walking down the street to the party. Rita Fulginiti and Joanne Budnick welcomed guests when they arrived. Rita wants everyone to be on the lookout for her husband, Tony, as he tools around town on his new scooter.

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Weddings with The Gazette

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 18, 2014 12:00 am

The Gazette has racked up its frequent flyer miles traveling, but sometimes the best moments are enjoyed closer to home, at birthdays, graduations and weddings.

If you’re a proud parent or a happy couple, send in pictures of your big event to The Gazette and we’ll publish it in an upcoming edition and online. Candid shots are best, like a birthday boy blowing out his candles or a father-daughter dance. Include caption information of who is in the picture, and where and when the event was held.

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