• 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 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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Mayor: Merion park improvements will be worth it, skatepark ideas welcome

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 29, 2014 11:09 am

Mayor Jay Gillian Mayor Jay Gillian

OCEAN CITY — In his latest letter to residents Friday, March 28, Mayor Jay Gillian discusses benefits of the Merion Park improvements, as well as the upcoming council workshop on the skatepark.

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Attic height limits approved for Ocean City Homes

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Written by Bill Barlow Friday, March 28, 2014 05:55 pm

This home at 54th and Haven sparked debate at the Feb. 13 council meeting over the height of homes in the Ocean City Homes section of the island. This home at 54th and Haven sparked debate at the Feb. 13 council meeting over the height of homes in the Ocean City Homes section of the island.

OCEAN CITY — Attic ceilings will be limited to 6 feet high in the Ocean City Homes neighborhood under an ordinance approved by City Council Thursday, March 27.

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Nor'easters searching for host families for 2014 players

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, March 28, 2014 04:02 pm

Nor'easters searching for host families for 2014 players Nor'easters searching for host families for 2014 players

OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City Nor'easters are looking for host families as they are set to bring in a large squad to “America's Greatest Family Resort” in 2014.

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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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