Ocean City Gazette

Talent, poise, maturity at Mr. Mature America Pageant

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 25, 2014 04:20 pm

Jen Marra / Frank Faralli Jr. of Cape May Court House is crowned the first Mr. Mature America by Junior Miss Ocean City Julia Erickson during the finale of the inaugural pageant Saturday, March 22 at the Ocean City Music Pier. Jen Marra / Frank Faralli Jr. of Cape May Court House is crowned the first Mr. Mature America by Junior Miss Ocean City Julia Erickson during the finale of the inaugural pageant Saturday, March 22 at the Ocean City Music Pier.

OCEAN CITY — Frank Faralli Jr., 61, a nurse from Cape May Court House, is the world’s first Mr. Mature America.

Faralli, who sang “Edelweiss” for his talent and won the poise and interview awards, was crowned during the city’s first Mr. Mature America Pageant on Saturday, March 22 at the Ocean City Music Pier.

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Mayor says Ocean City expects repayment on Peck's Beach Village work

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Written by Claire Lowe Tuesday, March 25, 2014 08:00 am

Housing authority says it’s working closely with city on a resolution

60 units at Peck’s Beach Village, the city’s subsidized housing project in the 200 block of Fourth Street, were vacated for restoration. 60 units at Peck’s Beach Village, the city’s subsidized housing project in the 200 block of Fourth Street, were vacated for restoration.

OCEAN CITY — Mayor Jay Gillian said he expects the city will recoup the more than $1 million it used to repair several units at Peck’s Beach Village following Hurricane Sandy.

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Ocean City police to crack down on distracted driving

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 24, 2014 03:15 pm

Ocean City police to crack down on distracted driving Ocean City police to crack down on distracted driving

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City police will be increasing enforcement on distracted driving as part of a new national campaign “UDrive. UText. UPay.”, the department announced this week.

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Ocean City Police blotter, edition of March 26, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 24, 2014 02:28 pm

Ocean City Police Blotter, edition of March 26, 2014 Ocean City Police Blotter, edition of March 26, 2014

Police Blotter information is supplied by local and other law enforcement agencies. Each person named is presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

Ocean City Police responded to 485 calls for service March 16-22

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Fun and friends at Mr. OCHS pageant

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Written by Cathy Finnegan Saturday, March 22, 2014 11:00 pm

Around our town with Cathy Finnegan Around our town with Cathy Finnegan

The Hughes Performing Arts Center rocked when 14 Ocean City High School students hit the stage to compete for the title of Mr. OCHS. Cheryl Clearkin took time out from collecting tickets to wave to this columnist as I walked by to join fellow judges, Pete Madden, Michael Martirone and Megan Maguire, at the judges table in front of the stage.

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Ocean City’s Sutherland appointed to county board of elections

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 22, 2014 11:00 pm

Attorney Jeffrey H. Sutherland of Ocean City was appointed to serve on the Cape May County Board of Elections by Gov. Chris Christie.

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Ortolf named to dean's list at Lafayette College

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 22, 2014 11:00 pm

Connor Ortolf of Ocean City has been named to the 2013 fall semester dean's list at Lafayette College for outstanding academic achievement.

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Husband and wife duo win Art on Asbury March show

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 21, 2014 11:00 pm

Michael Zambelli received first place for his work “Chef King.” Michael Zambelli received first place for his work “Chef King.”

OCEAN CITY — Ventnor couple Michael and Grace Zambelli took first and second place, respectively, in the Ocean City Fine Arts League’s “Travel Inspirations” March show.

Over 80 pieces of artwork were submitted as artists shared their travels at the Art on Asbury Gallery. Michael Zambelli received first place for his work “Chef King.” Grace Zambelli received second place for her work “Bring Me Dream.”

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John Walton Team earns gold

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 21, 2014 11:00 pm

John Walton and Stacy Demcher of Century 21 Alliance in Ocean City John Walton and Stacy Demcher of Century 21 Alliance in Ocean City

John Walton of Century 21 Alliance in Ocean City was one of only six recipients to receive the Gold Award during the Ocean City Board of Realtors annual gala at The Flanders Hotel in Ocean City to honor the 2013 New Jersey Circle of Excellence award winners.

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Frank to be honored with Ocean City Chamber’s Working Women Award

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 21, 2014 03:15 pm

ricket Frank, corporate vice president for the Impala Island Inn and Beach Club Hotel, will receive the 2014 Salute to Working Women Award and will be honored at the April 10 Ocean City Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Ocean City Yacht Club. ricket Frank, corporate vice president for the Impala Island Inn and Beach Club Hotel, will receive the 2014 Salute to Working Women Award and will be honored at the April 10 Ocean City Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Ocean City Yacht Club.

OCEAN CITY — Cricket Frank, corporate vice president for the Impala Island Inn and Beach Club Hotel, will receive the 2014 Salute to Working Women Award and will be honored at the April 10 Ocean City Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Ocean City Yacht Club. 

The award recognizes women in business for their outstanding professional and personal achievements.

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OC Home Bank employees assemble disaster relief kits

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 21, 2014 01:16 pm

Submitted / More than 20 bank employees meet Feb. 20 at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Northfield to assemble health kits to be distributed through Mission Central. Submitted / More than 20 bank employees meet Feb. 20 at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Northfield to assemble health kits to be distributed through Mission Central.

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City Home Bank employees continued their tradition of helping nonprofit organizations throughout the year by contributing to disaster relief efforts throughout the world.

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New Jersey Clean Communities hosts annual Student Exchange in Ocean City

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, March 21, 2014 07:20 am

Spring cleaning

Claire Lowe / Victoria Strekis, 14; Destiny King, 13; and Victoria Burns, 13, all of Williamstown, and Grace Manu, 14, of Old Bridge clean up the beach at Ninth Street in Ocean City Thursday, March 20. Claire Lowe / Victoria Strekis, 14; Destiny King, 13; and Victoria Burns, 13, all of Williamstown, and Grace Manu, 14, of Old Bridge clean up the beach at Ninth Street in Ocean City Thursday, March 20.

OCEAN CITY — Over 500 students from more than 15 schools across the state arrived at the Ocean City Music Pier Thursday, March 20 ready to learn about protecting New Jersey’s beaches as part of the New Jersey Clean Communities Council sixth annual Student Exchange.

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