• 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

Thunderstorms, flooding possible for Night in Venice parade

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, July 19, 2013 01:13 pm

Rain forced the Night in Venice parade to end early in 2012 Rain forced the Night in Venice parade to end early in 2012

The National Weather Service is calling for possible showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11 a.m., Saturday, July 20, coinciding with the 59th annual Night in Venice boat parade.

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Air quality alert issued for Ocean City

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, July 19, 2013 12:59 pm

Air quality alert issued for Ocean City Air quality alert issued for Ocean City

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued an air quality alert for Ocean City and all other Cape May and Atlantic county towns Friday, July 19.

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Ocean City Police blotter, edition of July 17, 2013

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 19, 2013 12:00 am

Ocean City Police Blotter, edition of July 17, 2013 Ocean City Police Blotter, edition of July 17, 2013

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

The Ocean City Police Department responded to 1,680 calls for service July 7-13

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McKee graduates Penn State

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Friday, July 19, 2013 12:00 am

Kelly McKee of Ocean City graduated from the Penn State College of Education with a bachelor’s degree in elementary and kindergarten education and a minor in special education. Kelly McKee of Ocean City graduated from the Penn State College of Education with a bachelor’s degree in elementary and kindergarten education and a minor in special education.

Kelly McKee of Ocean City graduated from the Penn State College of Education with a bachelor’s degree in elementary and kindergarten education and a minor in special education.

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Courtney Pellegrino named Miss Night in Venice 2013

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Written by Claire Lowe Thursday, July 18, 2013 09:44 pm

Claire Lowe / Courtney Pellegrino, center, is crowned Miss Night in Venice 2013. Claire Lowe / Courtney Pellegrino, center, is crowned Miss Night in Venice 2013.

OCEAN CITY — In front of a small crowd of families and friends gathered Thursday, July 18 in the Moorlyn Theater on the Ocean City Boardwalk, Courtney Pellegrino was crowned Miss Night in Venice 2013.

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Beating the heat in Ocean City

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Written by Claire Lowe Thursday, July 18, 2013 12:00 am

Claire Lowe / Be it bayside or beachside, there are plenty of ways visitors and residents in Ocean City are keeping cool. Here the Grimley, Cardaci and White families of Philadelphia and Massachusetts enjoy some soft serve from Kohr Bros at Moorlyn Terrace. Claire Lowe / Be it bayside or beachside, there are plenty of ways visitors and residents in Ocean City are keeping cool. Here the Grimley, Cardaci and White families of Philadelphia and Massachusetts enjoy some soft serve from Kohr Bros at Moorlyn Terrace.

OCEAN CITY — South Jersey is battling a heat wave this week and many are flocking to the shore to find relief. Be it bayside or beachside, there are plenty of ways visitors and residents in Ocean City were keeping cool Wednesday, July 17.

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Scenes from the Ocean City Welcome Center

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Written by Claire Lowe Thursday, July 18, 2013 12:00 am

Claire Lowe / Scenes from the new Ocean City Welcome Center on the Route 52 bridge. Claire Lowe / Scenes from the new Ocean City Welcome Center on the Route 52 bridge.

OCEAN CITY — The new Ocean City Welcome Center on the Route 52 bridge and causeway offers scenic vistas of the Ocean City bay and marsh. Nesting birds can be seen from the second floor balcony, or by wandering down the pedestrian ramp to the fishing pier. On Wednesday, July 17, herons and red-winged black birds were out and about.

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$500 reward for Wonder Bear costume

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Written by Claire Lowe Wednesday, July 17, 2013 03:44 pm

The costume for Wonder Bear, of Gillian's Wonderland Pier in Ocean City, has been stolen. The company is offering a $500 reward. The costume for Wonder Bear, of Gillian's Wonderland Pier in Ocean City, has been stolen. The company is offering a $500 reward.

OCEAN CITY — According to the Gillian's Wonderland Pier, Wonder Bear, the amusement park’s mascot, is missing. In fact, the park is offering a $500 reward for the return of the stolen costume.

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