• 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

Ocean City community news, edition of April 2, 2014

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

Democrat Club meeting

The Democrat Club of Ocean City will meet 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 2 in room N111 of the Ocean City Public Library, 1735 Simpson Ave. All are welcome. Poll workers are needed in the upcoming 2014 elections. This is a paid position. Contact Bob Barr, club president, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for information.

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Ocean City Council candidate profile: Eric Sauder

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, April 01, 2014 12:00 am

Eric Sauder Eric Sauder

With the slogan “It’s your town, too,” Eric Sauder is making his first run for elected office.

Sauder says he is not driven to run for City Council by personal ambition, rather he is “running on a cause.”

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Ocean City Council candidate profile: Michael Hyson

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, April 01, 2014 12:00 am

Michael Hyson Michael Hyson

A retired Philadelphia police officer, Michael Hyson is new to the community and never served as an elected official, but said he is excited to be running for City Council.

“I have a good feeling,” he said. “It’s a grassroots effort. I’m going door-to-door, meeting a lot of really nice people.”

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Ocean City Council candidate profile: Keith Hartzell

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, April 01, 2014 12:00 am

Keith Hartzell Keith Hartzell

Seeking a third term on City Council, Keith Hartzell said he is going to continue what has worked best for him.

“I have always been in a position where I have challenged the administration,” he said, adding that he remains independent and calls it as he sees it.

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Ocean City Council candidate profile: Pete Madden

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, April 01, 2014 12:00 am

Pete Madden Pete Madden

Hoping to use his professional experience to “move the city forward,” Pete Madden, a sitting member of the Ocean City Board of Education and former board president, is throwing his hat in the ring for a seat on City Council.

Madden, 36, a broker for Berkshire Hathaway and manager of the Battersea Road office, said he would bring a “fresh look” to council.

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Ocean City Council candidate profile: Michael Allegretto

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, April 01, 2014 12:00 am

Michael Allegretto Michael Allegretto

Seeking a third term on City Council, Michael Allegretto says his ability to solve problems, negotiate compromises and seek the most efficient and effective means of running the city make him worthy of re-election.   

Having served for seven years as a member of the Ocean City Board of Education, including a year each as president and vice-president, the former council president has held elective office for 15 years.

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April nominated to SJTA

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

Jeffrey A. April of Ocean City was nominated for reappointment to the South Jersey Transportation Authority Thursday, March 27 by Gov. Chris Christie.

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Ocean City to talk skatepark at Thursday meeting

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Written by Bill Barlow Monday, March 31, 2014 02:02 pm

Consensus growing for Fifth Street location

Bill Barlow / John Bonino speaks in favor of Fifth Street as a location for a new Ocean City skatepark. Bill Barlow / John Bonino speaks in favor of Fifth Street as a location for a new Ocean City skatepark.

OCEAN CITY — A new Ocean City skateboard park may find a home at Fifth Street and Asbury Avenue, taking up part of the parking lot at the fire department headquarters. 

A City Council workshop meeting to discuss plans for a new skatepark in planned 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 3 at the Ocean City Library, 1735 Simpson Ave.

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