Ocean City Gazette

Thousands walk to support HERO Campaign Sunday in Ocean City

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Written by Claire Lowe Sunday, October 06, 2013 01:00 pm

Claire Lowe / The third annual HERO Walk to promote designated drivers on the Ocean City Boardwalk Sunday, Oct. 6. Claire Lowe / The third annual HERO Walk to promote designated drivers on the Ocean City Boardwalk Sunday, Oct. 6.

OCEAN CITY — About 2,000 participants and 100 volunteers showed up at Carey Stadium in Ocean City Sunday, Oct. 6 for the third annual HERO Walk to promote designated drivers.

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Volunteers honored by Ocean City Ecumenical Council

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Written by Cathy Finnegan Sunday, October 06, 2013 12:00 am

Around our Town with Cathy Finnegan Around our Town with Cathy Finnegan

The Ocean City Ecumenical Council hosted their annual Volunteer Luncheon recently at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church. Lunch co-chairwomen Nancy Notaro and Carol Evans welcomed me when I arrived and showed me the 30th anniversary cake made and donated by Darren DiPetro, owner of The Cake Studio at 1046 Asbury Ave.

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Alzheimer’s presentation at Ocean City Library

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 06, 2013 12:00 am

There will be an Alzheimer’s Association presentation “Know the 10 Signs: Why an Early Diagnosis Matters” 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 at the Ocean City Free Library, 1735 Simpson Ave. 

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Gillian addresses easements for beach replenishment in latest letter

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Written by Claire Lowe Saturday, October 05, 2013 09:17 am

Mayor Jay Gillian Mayor Jay Gillian

OCEAN CITY — In his latest letter to the residents of Ocean City dated Oct. 4, Mayor Jay Gillian said that the city will continue to pursue easements required for beach replenishment even if that means by taking.

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Ocean City's Gardens Civic Association celebrates 50 years

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Written by Claire Lowe Saturday, October 05, 2013 12:00 am

Claire Lowe / Ocean City Gardens Civic Association President Patt Watts, left, accepts a new flag for the group’s flag pole from past president Peggy Lloyd, guest speaker at a special get-together in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the association on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Claire Lowe / Ocean City Gardens Civic Association President Patt Watts, left, accepts a new flag for the group’s flag pole from past president Peggy Lloyd, guest speaker at a special get-together in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the association on Wednesday, Sept. 25.

OCEAN CITY — Several members of the Gardens Civic Association gathered in the northend home of Duane and Lynne Sonneborn last week to mingle and to hear from a special guest in celebration of the club’s 50th anniversary.

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Fundraisers to support former OCBP lifeguard Bob Garbutt

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 05, 2013 12:00 am

There will be two fundraisers for former Ocean City Beach Patrol lifeguard and hall of fame rower Bob Garbutt to help in his second fight against cancer in three years.

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Ocean City Theatre Company fall master classes announced

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 04, 2013 05:10 pm

This fall, the Greater Ocean City Theatre Company presents several educational master classes for students in sixth through 12th grades with an interest in musical theater, acting and dance.

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Ocean City Police warn of fraudulent bill collectors

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Written by Claire Lowe Thursday, October 03, 2013 01:58 pm

OCEAN CITY —Ocean City Police are asking anyone who receives a suspicious phone call attempting to collect unpaid bills to report the incident immediately to the police department.

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Police injustices must be condemned

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Written by Opinion Thursday, October 03, 2013 12:00 am

To the editor:

The paramilitary mentality of community police departments is taking on epidemic proportions. Tasers, dogs, drones and now the latest on the police wish list: A bomb proof military SUV (See http://autos.yahoo.com/blogs/motoramic/why-hottest-police-car-bomb-proof-military-suv-184502872.html).

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Ocean City family’s fight against Cystic Fibrosis is personal

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, October 02, 2013 12:00 am

Annual golf event supports Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Myra and Gerry Corcoran invite the community to attend the 25th annual Invitational Golf Tournament to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Oct. 9 at Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point. Myra and Gerry Corcoran invite the community to attend the 25th annual Invitational Golf Tournament to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Oct. 9 at Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point.

OCEAN CITY — A year ago, Maura Corcoran Wozniak struggled as she thanked the large gathered crowd at the Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point for their support of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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