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Ocean City Council news in brief, edition of Oct. 2, 2013

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Written by Claire Lowe Tuesday, October 01, 2013 12:00 am

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OCEAN CITY — City Council discussed the following items when it met Thursday, Sept. 26 at the Ocean City Library.

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Government too closely tied to commercial interests

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, October 01, 2013 12:00 am

To the editor:

The Ocean City Planning Board has now gone on record as stating that it’s OK with greater density in the old “off boardwalk” and “hotel/motel” zones (the new hospitality zone).

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Frankenstein exhibit at Ocean City Library kicks off with Franky award presentation

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Written by Claire Lowe Monday, September 30, 2013 06:29 pm

Claire Lowe / Ron Mac Closkey presents and artist Basil Gogos with the Franky Award on Monday, Sept. 30 at the Ocean City Library. Claire Lowe / Ron Mac Closkey presents and artist Basil Gogos with the Franky Award on Monday, Sept. 30 at the Ocean City Library.

OCEAN CITY — Actor-artist, Ron MacCloskey, an avid admirer of Boris Karloff and a collector of Frankenstein artwork and memorabilia since he was 7, presented Basil Gogos, the artist who created many of the famous Monster of Filmland magazine covers, with his Franky Award Monday, Sept. 30 at the Ocean City Library.

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Moorlyn Family Theatre to stay open through First Night

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Written by Claire Lowe Monday, September 30, 2013 06:13 pm

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OCEAN CITY — The Moorlyn Family Theatre on the Ocean City Boardwalk will remain open through the fall and Christmas seasons and into First Night celebrations, the Ocean City Tabernacle announced this week.

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Remains found in sneaker at Corson’s Inlet belong to missing Philadelphia woman

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Written by Claire Lowe Monday, September 30, 2013 04:09 pm

File photo / The recovered sneaker from Corson's Inlet. File photo / The recovered sneaker from Corson's Inlet.

New Jersey State Police have confirmed that the remains discovered inside a sneaker at Corson’s Inlet State Park last month were those of missing Philadelphia woman Franchesca Alvarado.

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Ocean City Board of Education news in brief, edition of Oct. 2, 2013

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Written by Ann Richardson Monday, September 30, 2013 04:03 pm

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OCEAN CITY — The following items were discussed by the Ocean City Board of Education at its Wednesday, September 25 meeting.

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Ocean City Half-Marathon results available

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Written by Claire Lowe Monday, September 30, 2013 12:18 pm

OCEAN CITY — Doug Schmitt, 46, took first place overall in Ocean City’s fourth annual half-marathon on Sunday, Sept. 29. Schmitt’s time was 1 hour, 19 minutes and 12 seconds.

In second place was Hunter Needham, 24, at 1:20:39.

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Ocean City shows its support for veterans with 5th Walk for the Wounded

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Written by Ann Richardson Sunday, September 29, 2013 12:32 pm

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OCEAN CITY — The fifth annual Walk for the Wounded on the Ocean City Boardwalk Saturday, Sept. 28 raised more than $95,000 for Operation First Response, helping wounded veterans and their families.

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Summer in Ocean City ends with Sailing Foundation dinner and Peggy Lloyd’s 100th

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Written by Cathy Finnegan Sunday, September 29, 2013 12:00 am

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The bayfront home of Joan and Harry Bellwoar was the setting for the Ocean City Sailing Foundation’s dinner on a late summer evening. I joined Eleanor Parker, Joan Allen, Pat Haughey and Liz Burns to enjoy the view and hors d’oeuvres while my husband chatted with fellow Marine Mike Allen.

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Ocean City schools develop 5-year strategic plan

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Written by Ann Richardson Saturday, September 28, 2013 12:00 am

OCEAN CITY — At a Wednesday, Sept. 25 meeting of the Ocean City Board of Education board members learned that the school district’s strategic plan for the next five years goes way beyond its mission statement: “Committed to excellence.”

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