• 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

OC council introduces $69.7M budget with tax increase

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Written by Bill Barlow Friday, March 28, 2014 12:58 pm

Officials believe drop in property values is over

OC council introduces $69.7M budget with tax increase OC council introduces $69.7M budget with tax increase

OCEAN CITY — City Council on Thursday, March 27, unanimously introduced a $69.7 million budget that will include a tax rate increase of 1.46 cents for every $100 of assessed value.

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Debates, candidate forum for Ocean City municipal election

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, March 28, 2014 10:51 am

Ocean City mayoral candidates Jay Gillian and Ed Price Ocean City mayoral candidates Jay Gillian and Ed Price

OCEAN CITY — Several debates and candidate forums are being scheduled in advance of the nonpartisan municipal election in Ocean City this spring.

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Wonderland Pier announces half-price ticket sale

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 27, 2014 05:33 pm

Wonderland Pier announces half-price ticket sale Wonderland Pier announces half-price ticket sale

OCEAN CITY — Gillian’s Wonderland Pier will hold its half-price ticket sale April 11-20.

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Mario’s in Ocean City reopens 17 months after Sandy

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Written by Ann Richardson Thursday, March 27, 2014 03:01 pm

Claire Lowe / Co-owners and brothers Giuseppe and Ernesto Cannuscio of Linwood stand outside Mario’s at 1510 Bay Avenue moments before officially re-opening Thursday, March 27, 17 months after sustaining damage from Hurricane Sandy. Claire Lowe / Co-owners and brothers Giuseppe and Ernesto Cannuscio of Linwood stand outside Mario’s at 1510 Bay Avenue moments before officially re-opening Thursday, March 27, 17 months after sustaining damage from Hurricane Sandy.

OCEAN CITY —After 17 months of repairs and renovations, brothers Giuseppe and Ernesto Cannuscio welcomed back employees and customers Thursday, March 27 to their Bay Avenue pizzeria, which has been closed since Hurricane Sandy in October 2012.

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Critters and kids: Philadelphia Zoo visits Ocean City Tabernacle preschool

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Written by Claire Lowe Thursday, March 27, 2014 02:38 pm

Claire Lowe / Adinah Greene of the Philadelphia Zoo brings out a live armadillo named Camilla for students in Rosemary Lamkin’s class at The Ark Preschool to see Thursday, March 27. Claire Lowe / Adinah Greene of the Philadelphia Zoo brings out a live armadillo named Camilla for students in Rosemary Lamkin’s class at The Ark Preschool to see Thursday, March 27.

OCEAN CITY — The children in Rosemary Lamkin’s class at The Ark Preschool shrieked with excitement when Adinah Greene of the Philadelphia Zoo brought out a live armadillo for them to see and learn about.

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Investment firm purchases Gillian's waterpark on Ocean City Boardwalk

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, March 26, 2014 10:44 pm

Investment firm purchases Gillian's Island Water Park  Investment firm purchases Gillian's Island Water Park

OCEAN CITY — Three decades after making a splash on the Ocean City Boardwalk, Gillian's Island Water Park will become Adventure Island when it reopens for Memorial Day weekend. The Plymouth Place landmark, which includes Adventure Golf, has been sold by the Gillians to the investment group Plymouth Holdings.

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Know before you go: Ocean City Council meets 7 p.m. March 27

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Written by Claire Lowe Wednesday, March 26, 2014 03:41 pm

2014 budget, attic height ordinance, Merion Park contract up for approval

Know before you go: Ocean City Council meets 7 p.m. March 27 Know before you go: Ocean City Council meets 7 p.m. March 27

OCEAN CITY — City Council will consider introducing the 2014 municipal budget when it meets 7 p.m. Thursday, March 27 at the Ocean City Library, 1735 Simpson Ave.

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Ocean City Chamber wins New Jersey tourism award

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, March 26, 2014 12:00 am

OCEAN CITY — For its pinpointed message and an aggressive strategy, the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce – in conjunction with the Ocean City Tourism Development Commission and the city of Ocean City – received a 2014 New Jersey Tourism Excellence Award.

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