• 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

Additional state aid lowers proposed tax increase in Ocean City school budget

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Written by Ann Richardson Friday, April 04, 2014 02:53 pm

Additional state aid lowers proposed tax increase in Ocean City school budget Additional state aid lowers proposed tax increase in Ocean City school budget

OCEAN CITY — Additional state aid funding means a slight reduction in the tax levy for the Ocean City School District, school officials announced last week.

Anticipating flat state aid figures in the 2014-2015 budget, district officials were pleased when they learned the district would receive a 12-percent increase.

Read more: Additional state aid lowers proposed tax increase in Ocean City school budget

 

Some neighbors skeptical about proposed location for Ocean City skatepark

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Written by Christie Rotondo Friday, April 04, 2014 01:04 pm

Photo by Christie Rotondo/ About 200 people came out to the City Council Workshop meeting about the skatepark Thursday. Photo by Christie Rotondo/ About 200 people came out to the City Council Workshop meeting about the skatepark Thursday.
OCEAN CITY—About 200 people packed into the Ocean City Free Public Library Thursday night to hear a proposal to bring a skatepark back to Ocean City.

But, while building a skatepark somewhere in town had the support of most in the room, several residents expressed concerns about the possible location for the park at Fifth Street and Asbury Avenue.

Read more: Some neighbors skeptical about proposed location for Ocean City skatepark

   

Aaron-Stanton inducted into Phi Kappa Phi

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, April 04, 2014 12:00 am

Desiree Aaron-Stanton of Ocean City, a student at Widener University, was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

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Kelly named to Emerson College dean’s list

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, April 04, 2014 12:00 am

Emerson College student Alexa Kelly of Ocean City, a writing, literature and publishing major, has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester.

Read more: Kelly named to Emerson College dean’s list

   

Ocean City residents appointed as CASA volunteers

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, April 04, 2014 12:00 am

From left are Kim D’Orazio of Ocean City, Tiffany Ticinelli of Somers Point, Tiana Cannon of Atlantic City, Gene Glembocki of Egg Harbor Township, Gina Guido of Ocean City, Paul Rynshall of Egg Harbor Township, Lynne Evans of Ocean City, Ellen Stanavitch of Galloway, Heather Taman of Corbin City, Robert Badgett of Margate, Caitlan Cool of Estell Manor, Melissa Smyth of Corbin City, Janis Colasurdo of Northfield, Danielle Lombardo of Ocean City, Denise Magilton of Wildwood, and Edith Zarate of Pleasantville. From left are Kim D’Orazio of Ocean City, Tiffany Ticinelli of Somers Point, Tiana Cannon of Atlantic City, Gene Glembocki of Egg Harbor Township, Gina Guido of Ocean City, Paul Rynshall of Egg Harbor Township, Lynne Evans of Ocean City, Ellen Stanavitch of Galloway, Heather Taman of Corbin City, Robert Badgett of Margate, Caitlan Cool of Estell Manor, Melissa Smyth of Corbin City, Janis Colasurdo of Northfield, Danielle Lombardo of Ocean City, Denise Magilton of Wildwood, and Edith Zarate of Pleasantville.

Kim D’Orazio, Gina Guido, Lynne Evans and Danielle Lombardo, all of Ocean City, were among the 16 Atlantic and Cape May county residents were recently sworn in as Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteers at a ceremony in Somers Point.

Read more: Ocean City residents appointed as CASA volunteers

 

UPDATE: Manco and Manco owners arrested on tax evasion charges

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Written by Claire Lowe Thursday, April 03, 2014 10:43 am

Manco and Manco Pizza on the Ocean City Boardwalk Manco and Manco Pizza on the Ocean City Boardwalk

The owners of Manco and Manco Pizza, an Ocean City Boardwalk mainstay, were arrested Thursday, April 3 on federal tax evasion charges.

Read more: UPDATE: Manco and Manco owners arrested on tax evasion charges

   

ACLU-NJ calls on Ocean City Schools to stop 'discriminatory' registration policies

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Written by Ann Richardson Thursday, April 03, 2014 10:15 am

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.

Read more: ACLU-NJ calls on Ocean City Schools to stop 'discriminatory' registration policies

 

R is for recycling

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, April 03, 2014 12:00 am

Submitted / Charlotte Moyer of Ocean City Public Works visits The Ark Preschool at the Ocean City Tabernacle to discuss recycling with the students as part of their Letter of the Day activities. Submitted / Charlotte Moyer of Ocean City Public Works visits The Ark Preschool at the Ocean City Tabernacle to discuss recycling with the students as part of their Letter of the Day activities.

OCEAN CITY — Charlotte Moyer of Ocean City Public Works visits The Ark Preschool at the Ocean City Tabernacle to discuss recycling with the students as part of their Letter of the Day activities.

   

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