Ocean City Gazette

Soleil condo developer back before planning board Jan. 14

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Written by Claire Lowe Sunday, January 11, 2015 12:00 am

The Soleil is a six-story, 92-unit condominium complex proposed for the lot at 11th Street and Ocean Avenue in Ocean City. The Soleil is a six-story, 92-unit condominium complex proposed for the lot at 11th Street and Ocean Avenue in Ocean City.

OCEAN CITY — The developer hoping to build a six-story, 92-unit condominium complex at 11th and Ocean will be back before the planning board 6 p.m. Jan. 14 at City Hall requesting changes to the 2005 redevelopment plan for the property.

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Ocean City Council news in brief, edition of Jan. 8, 2015

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, January 09, 2015 01:06 am

Ocean City Council news in brief, edition of Jan. 8, 2015 Ocean City Council news in brief, edition of Jan. 8, 2015

(UPDATED Jan. 13) OCEAN CITY — Ocean City Council discussed the following items when it met Thursday, Jan. 8 at City Hall. Mayor Jay Gillian was not present.

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Clark re-elected as school board president

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Written by Kathleen Kleva Thursday, January 08, 2015 01:54 pm

Athletes honored as Ocean Board of Education reorganizes

Kathleen Kleva / Ocean City Board of Education members Cecilia Gallelli-Keyes and Michael James, Upper Township board representatives Fran Newman, William Holmes and Kristie Chisholm and board President Joe Clark. Kathleen Kleva / Ocean City Board of Education members Cecilia Gallelli-Keyes and Michael James, Upper Township board representatives Fran Newman, William Holmes and Kristie Chisholm and board President Joe Clark.

OCEAN CITY — Joseph Clark was re-elected president and Thomas Oves revice president of the Ocean City Board of Education when it met Wednesday, Jan. 7.

Both candidates were the only nominees for each position, and both candidates were voted for by all but one board member.

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Martin Luther King Day events planned in Ocean City

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Written by Claire Lowe Wednesday, January 07, 2015 12:00 am

Councilmen want to increase attendance

Rev. Gregory Johnson gives a speech during the Martin Luther King Day service at Ocean City High School in 2014. Rev. Gregory Johnson gives a speech during the Martin Luther King Day service at Ocean City High School in 2014.

OCEAN CITY — Two city councilmen are hoping to ramp up attendance at the city’s dual events honoring civil rights leader, humanitarian and activist Martin Luther King Jr.

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Colony Club honors Wounded Warrior

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, January 07, 2015 12:00 am

Colony Club members with Staff Sgt. Patrick Carney and his wife and two sons during the club’s annual Christmas party. Colony Club members with Staff Sgt. Patrick Carney and his wife and two sons during the club’s annual Christmas party.

OCEAN CITY — The Colony Club of Ocean City honored a military family during its annual Christmas party on Dec. 16 at Wesley Manor. Staff Sgt. Patrick Carney and his wife and two sons joined the women for dinner along with members of the American Legion Post 524, who were also invited.

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Student spaceflight launch scrubbed last minute

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Written by Claire Lowe Tuesday, January 06, 2015 12:07 pm

Rescheduled for Jan. 9

The launch of SpaceX CRS-5 carrying 18 student experiments to the International Space Station, including one from Ocean City students, was scrubbed last minute Tuesday morning.

The launch, which was rescheduled from December and was to carry supplies to the ISS, was expected to occur at 6:20 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6 from Cape Canaveral, Fla.

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Eagle Scout hopeful helps out osprey in Ocean City

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Written by Bill Barlow Tuesday, January 06, 2015 12:00 am

Bill Barlow / Tanner Mitzel, 14, completed his Eagle Scout project in Ocean City on Friday, replacing dilapidated osprey platforms. Bill Barlow / Tanner Mitzel, 14, completed his Eagle Scout project in Ocean City on Friday, replacing dilapidated osprey platforms.

OCEAN CITY — About 20 volunteers slogged through thick, sticky marsh mud on an early January morning to help Eagle Scout candidate Tanner Mitzel earn scouting’s highest rank, and to give nesting osprey new homes for the spring.

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Ocean City plans engineering study on Public Safety Building

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Written by Claire Lowe Monday, January 05, 2015 03:34 pm

Ocean City plans engineering study on Public Safety Building Ocean City plans engineering study on Public Safety Building

OCEAN CITY — Will a new public safety building again be considered in Ocean City? The city has hired Czar Engineering to perform a structural evaluation of the Ocean City Public Safety Building, which houses the police department and municipal court.

At its Dec. 29 meeting, council approved a professional services contract with the Egg Harbor Township firm for $10,000.

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Contract awarded for historic restoration at City Hall

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Written by Claire Lowe Saturday, January 03, 2015 12:00 am

Contract awarded for historic restoration Contract awarded for historic restoration

OCEAN CITY — Council awarded a professional services contract to Michael Calafati Architect, LLC of Cape May for the replacement of the ground level windows and doors at City Hall when it met Monday, Dec. 29 at City Hall.

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Record crowd for First Day in Ocean City

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, January 02, 2015 12:39 pm

Plungers and spectators gather on the beach prior to First Dip Thursday, Jan. 1 in Ocean City. Plungers and spectators gather on the beach prior to First Dip Thursday, Jan. 1 in Ocean City.

OCEAN CITY — Boasting its largest crowd yet, over a thousand participants braved the 42-degree ocean water for First Dip as Ocean City held its 23rd annual First Day at the Beach on Thursday, Jan. 1 at the Moorlyn Terrace beach.

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Ocean City and HERO Campaign host 2015 First Dip

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, January 02, 2015 09:53 am

A good day for a dip

Claire Lowe / Ocean City hosts its annual First Dip on Thursday, Jan. 1 at the Moorlyn Terrace beach. This year, the Dip was sponsored by the HERO Campaign and plungers made a commitment to be a designated driver before running into the frigid water of the Atlantic Ocean on New Year’s Day. Claire Lowe / Ocean City hosts its annual First Dip on Thursday, Jan. 1 at the Moorlyn Terrace beach. This year, the Dip was sponsored by the HERO Campaign and plungers made a commitment to be a designated driver before running into the frigid water of the Atlantic Ocean on New Year’s Day.

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City held its annual First Dip on Thursday, Jan. 1 at the Moorlyn Terrace beach. This year, the Dip was sponsored by the HERO Campaign and plungers made a commitment to be a designated driver before running into the frigid water of the Atlantic Ocean on New Year’s Day.

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Ocean City Police blotter, edition of Jan. 7, 2015

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 02, 2015 12:00 am

Ocean City Police Blotter, edition of Jan. 7, 2015 Ocean City Police Blotter, edition of Jan. 7, 2015

Police Blotter information is supplied by local and other law enforcement agencies.

Ocean City Police responded to 532 calls for service Dec. 28-Jan. 3

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