• 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

Five vying for three at-large seats on Ocean City Council

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, April 02, 2014 12:00 am

Clockwise from left are Pete Madden, Eric Sauder, Keith Hartzell, Michael Allegretto and Michael Hyson. Clockwise from left are Pete Madden, Eric Sauder, Keith Hartzell, Michael Allegretto and Michael Hyson.

OCEAN CITY — Next month, residents will be asked to choose the three best candidates to represent the entire city on City Council as the city will host its biennial municipal election Tuesday, May 13.

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Ocean City students get silly for ‘Spamalot’

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Written by Claire Lowe Wednesday, April 02, 2014 12:00 am

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. 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.

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Home Bank supports Ocean City baseball

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 01, 2014 02:33 pm

Marshall Schmeizer of the Ocean City Baseball Boosters presents Katie Greck of Ocean City Home Bank with a plaque in recognition of the bank signing a five-year field sign advertising contract with the baseball boosters. Marshall Schmeizer of the Ocean City Baseball Boosters presents Katie Greck of Ocean City Home Bank with a plaque in recognition of the bank signing a five-year field sign advertising contract with the baseball boosters.

OCEAN CITY — Marshall Schmeizer of the Ocean City Baseball Boosters presents Katie Greck of Ocean City Home Bank with a plaque in recognition of the bank signing a five-year field sign advertising contract with the baseball boosters.

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Ocean City teachers shed pounds for a cause

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 01, 2014 02:18 pm

The Ocean City School District’s “Biggest Loser” contest winner, Eric Baroni, center, a computer graphics teacher at Ocean City High School, lost 41.1 pounds in the annual weight loss competition. The Ocean City School District’s “Biggest Loser” contest winner, Eric Baroni, center, a computer graphics teacher at Ocean City High School, lost 41.1 pounds in the annual weight loss competition.

OCEAN CITY — Eric Baroni, a computer graphics teacher at Ocean City High School, lost 41.1 pounds and was declared the winner of the school district’s “Biggest Loser” weight loss challenge.

The Upper Township resident donated his winnings of $317 to the Sunshine Club and the health office at the high school.

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Ocean City Council news in brief, edition of April 2, 2014

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Written by Bill Barlow Tuesday, April 01, 2014 11:39 am

Bill Barlow / The beach at 57th Street at high tide Monday, March 31. City officials expect a federal project to add sand to the beach by the end of the year, but some are worried about the beach this summer. Bill Barlow / The beach at 57th Street at high tide Monday, March 31. City officials expect a federal project to add sand to the beach by the end of the year, but some are worried about the beach this summer.

OCEAN CITY — The following items were discussed when Ocean City Council met Thursday, March, 27 at the Ocean City Library.

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McClellan to host skatepark meeting Saturday

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Written by Claire Lowe Tuesday, April 01, 2014 10:33 am

Councilman Antwan McClellan will hold a meeting to discuss the skatepark 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 5 at the Eighth Street Recreation Center.

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Wanting to elevate after Sandy, duplex owners feel duped by state

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, April 01, 2014 10:19 am

OCEAN CITY — Because their home was a duplex when Hurricane Sandy sent 15 inches of flood water into the first floor nearly 18 months ago, Debbi and Barry Longenecker have been denied grant funding to elevate the Sunset Place structure.

Sitting in a low-lying area, the Longeneckers said the structure needs to be raised, but with an estimated cost in excess of $100,000, they said they need financial assistance to accomplish that.

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Ocean City events, edition of April 2, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 01, 2014 12:00 am

Spring arts and crafts fair set

The Spring Festival of Fine Arts and Crafts is set for 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 5-6 the Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. This event features some of the finest artisans on the East Coast exhibiting and selling a variety of one of a kind crafts. The show is produced by Joanne and Norman Schaut, who have raised thousands of dollars for local charities with the proceeds. There is free parking at nearby city lots. A $3 contribution benefits these charities. For information, call 1-800-822-4112.

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