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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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New Jersey Boat Regulation Commission 2015 schedule announced

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Written by Claire Lowe Thursday, January 01, 2015 12:00 am

Meeting in Ocean City Sept. 16

The New Jersey State Police Marine Services Bureau announced the 2015 schedule for the New Jersey Boat Regulation Commission.

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Be-Claus it’s Christmas

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 01, 2015 12:00 am

submitted / The children of the Ark Preschool at the Ocean City Tabernacle listen intently as Mrs. Claus (portrayed by Jayme Bickings) reads “The Legend of the Candy Cane” during their Pajama Christmas Breakfast Party on Thursday, Dec. 18. submitted / The children of the Ark Preschool at the Ocean City Tabernacle listen intently as Mrs. Claus (portrayed by Jayme Bickings) reads “The Legend of the Candy Cane” during their Pajama Christmas Breakfast Party on Thursday, Dec. 18.

The children of the Ark Preschool at the Ocean City Tabernacle listen intently as Mrs. Claus (portrayed by Jayme Bickings) reads “The Legend of the Candy Cane” during their Pajama Christmas Breakfast Party on Thursday, Dec. 18.

   

Ocean City Police blotter, edition of Dec. 31, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, December 31, 2014 10:39 am

Ocean City Police Blotter, edition of Dec. 31, 2014 Ocean City Police Blotter, edition of Dec. 31, 2014

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Ocean City Police responded to 469 calls for service Dec. 21-27

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Students treated to pizza after Troops drive

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Written by Jen Marra Wednesday, December 31, 2014 12:00 am

Christopher Oliva with Keller Williams Realty helps Dave Cates, owner of Piccini in Ocean City, carry pizzas into the cafeteria for the homeroom students who received the most points during the Treats for Troops care package drive at Ocean City Intermediate School Wednesday, Dec. 17.  Cates donated about 32 pizzas for the celebration. Christopher Oliva with Keller Williams Realty helps Dave Cates, owner of Piccini in Ocean City, carry pizzas into the cafeteria for the homeroom students who received the most points during the Treats for Troops care package drive at Ocean City Intermediate School Wednesday, Dec. 17. Cates donated about 32 pizzas for the celebration.

Christopher Oliva with Keller Williams Realty helps Dave Cates, owner of Piccini in Ocean City, carry pizzas into the cafeteria for the homeroom students who received the most points during the Treats for Troops care package drive at Ocean City Intermediate School Wednesday, Dec. 17.  Cates donated about 32 pizzas for the celebration. 


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Top stories of 2014 from The Ocean City Gazette

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Written by Claire Lowe Wednesday, December 31, 2014 12:00 am

What were the top stories from the Ocean City Gazette in 2014? What were the top stories from the Ocean City Gazette in 2014?

What were the top stories from the Ocean City Gazette in 2014? Here are the 15 most read stories from 2014:

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Cattie makes dean’s list at Belmont University

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 30, 2014 12:00 am

Casey Cattie of Ocean City qualified for the fall 2014 dean’s list at Belmont University. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C.

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Collins graduates from York College

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 30, 2014 12:00 am

Kevin Collins of Ocean City graduated from York College of Pennsylvania on Dec. 17. Collins earned a bachelor of science in marketing.

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Evan Megargee seeks Scouting’s highest rank

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Written by Claire Lowe Tuesday, December 30, 2014 12:00 am

Claire Lowe / Evan Megargee, 17, of Boy Scout Troop 32 paints a fence at the park at Fourth Street and Wesley Avenue near his home as part of his Eagle Scout project Saturday, Dec. 20. Claire Lowe / Evan Megargee, 17, of Boy Scout Troop 32 paints a fence at the park at Fourth Street and Wesley Avenue near his home as part of his Eagle Scout project Saturday, Dec. 20.

OCEAN CITY — Hoping to achieve the highest rank possible, Boy Scout Evan Megargee is getting to work on his Eagle Scout project, beautifying the park across the street from his house.

Megargee, 17, of Ocean City and local Troop 32, and his friends got together on Saturday, Dec. 20 to paint the wrought iron fence that surrounds the park at Fourth Street and Wesley Avenue where an elementary school once stood.

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Changes coming for Ocean City High School science curriculum

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Written by Claire Lowe Tuesday, December 30, 2014 12:00 am

Video game design one of new programs proposed for Ocean City district

Changes coming for Ocean City High School science curriculum Changes coming for Ocean City High School science curriculum

OCEAN CITY — The order in which incoming students at Ocean City High School will be offered sciences will change, according to a presentation by director of curriculum Mikenzie Helphenstine.

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Ocean City police contract approved, includes 1.5 percent raise

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Written by Claire Lowe Monday, December 29, 2014 05:21 pm

Ocean City police contract approved, includes 1.5 percent raise Ocean City police contract approved, includes 1.5 percent raise

OCEAN CITY — City Council Monday approved a four-year contract with the Ocean City Policemen’s Benevolent Association Local 61 when it met Monday, Dec. 29.

The contract includes a 1.5-percent salary increase in the first year, and a 1.25-percent increase in the subsequent three years. The contract begins Jan. 1 and runs through Dec. 31, 2018.

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