• 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

UPDATED: Ocean City Ecumenical Council has concerns about skatepark location

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Written by Bill Barlow Tuesday, April 08, 2014 10:40 am

Clothes Closet would be moved under plan, but where?

OCEAN CITY — While some in the community are backing a proposal for a skateboard park near the Ocean City Fire Headquarters at Fifth Street, this week the Ocean City Ecumenical Council has asked for another look.

The council is already using that site, which is home to the Community Clothes Closet.

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Letter: Concern about placement of proposed skate park

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, April 08, 2014 12:00 am

 To the editor,

As trustees, officers, and members of the Ecumenical Council, we wish to express our concern about the proposed location of the skate park.

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Ocean City events, edition of April 9, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 07, 2014 02:41 pm

 Ocean City events, edition of April 9, 2014 Ocean City events, edition of April 9, 2014  Candid Camera comes to Ocean City for Doo Dah weekend

Candid Camera was famous for its harmless and entertaining pranks and became one of the most popular programs in television history. It returns to television this year with Peter Funt, creator Allen Funt’s son, taking over for his late father.

On Saturday, April 12, Ocean City’s Doo Dah Parade will recognize Candid Camera’s contribution to humor. Peter Funt will be grand marshal of the parade and receive Doo Dah’s Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of his dad.

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Two vie for Ocean City mayor’s seat -- Ed Price: Ocean City can do better

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Written by Ann Richardson Monday, April 07, 2014 02:30 pm

OCEAN CITY — Running on a platform of FACTS: Fairness, Accountability, Communication, Transparency and Sensibility, Ed Price is challenging incumbent Mayor Jay Gillian in the May 13 municipal election.

“I think Ocean City can do better,” he said. “I want to bring a different style. I want to bring a different approach a more systematic, long-term approach to the issues.

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Two vie for Ocean City mayor’s seat -- Jay Gillian cites proven leadership

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Written by Ann Richardson Monday, April 07, 2014 01:45 pm

OCEAN CITY — With the platform of “proven, common sense leadership,” Jay Gillian is seeking a second term as mayor.

“I want to continue with all the good things that we started, to build on the accomplishments from my first term,” Gillian said.

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Ocean City community news, edition of April 9, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 07, 2014 12:00 am

Violence is TED topic Saturday

TED talks continue this 11 a.m. Saturday, April 12 with Dr. Gary Slutkin discussing, “What if we treated violence as a contagious disease?” Ocean City Library, 1735 Simpson Ave.

Slutkin, an epidemiologist, wondered if violence spread like a disease and founded Cure Violence.  “Join us to learn how science-based strategies have been developed to stop violence before it starts and learn what is happening worldwide with this approach,” reads a statement from organizers.

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Family, community seek to improve lives in the DR

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Written by Ann Richardson Saturday, April 05, 2014 05:25 pm

St. Peter's mission  OCEAN CITY — Seven years ago, Anne and Matt Dice and their two children spent six months in Los Cocos de Jacagua in the Dominican Republic. 

With the assistance of a mission team from St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, they built a small home and started a movement. In June, the mission team will return to complete its 50th home.

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First step set for demolition of Christian Brothers buildings

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Written by Bill Barlow Saturday, April 05, 2014 12:00 am

OCEAN CITY — Asbestos abatement is expected to begin next week on the first of two buildings at the historic Christian Brothers Retreat at 31st Street and Central Avenue.

The rambling beachfront buildings, more than a century old, are slated for demolition, of which the asbestos removal is the first step.

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