• 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

Fishing Club celebrates 100 years with exhibit at Historical Museum

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Written by Ann Richardson Thursday, July 11, 2013 02:54 pm

Ocean City Fishing Club celebrates 100 years with exhibit at the Ocean City Historical Museum Ocean City Fishing Club celebrates 100 years with exhibit at the Ocean City Historical Museum

OCEAN CITY – The Ocean City Fishing Club is the oldest continuously operating fishing club in the United States and an important part of Ocean City history, according to its members and the local historical museum.

Founded in 1913, the club is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a series of open houses and a special exhibit at the Ocean City Historical Museum, 1735 Simpson Ave.

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Ocean City Police blotter, edition of July 10, 2013

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Ocean City Police Blotter, edition of July 10, 2013 Ocean City Police Blotter, edition of July 10, 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 2,023 calls for service June 30-July 6

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Natale honors Ocean City’s resilience at Arts Center show

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Written by Ann Richardson Thursday, July 11, 2013 12:00 am

Meet the artist at Friday reception

A sample of Marie Natale’s works displayed at July Ocean City Arts Center show. A sample of Marie Natale’s works displayed at July Ocean City Arts Center show.

OCEAN CITY – Charmed by the beauty of her native South Jersey, Marie Natale uses her paint brush to tell colorful stories. Whether it’s a familiar boardwalk icon, a rustic sailboat, an aging drawbridge or a vibrant seashore scene, the local artist brings its unique characteristics to life.

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FEMA inspectors still working in New Jersey

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 11, 2013 12:00 am

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TRENTON — As New Jersey continues recovery from Hurricane Sandy, inspectors from many different program areas of the Federal Emergency Management Agency are working in the Garden State.

FEMA inspectors may be verifying damage to homes or working with the National Flood Insurance Program to estimate substantially damaged structures in hard-hit areas.

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Harvey Cedars ruling may ease the pain of easement payouts

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Written by Claire Lowe Wednesday, July 10, 2013 01:49 pm

In an eminent domain partial-taking case that has the potential to affect all shore towns in New Jersey looking for beach fill easements, the New Jersey Supreme Court July 8 reversed a decision on how just compensation for beachfront property owners is determined.

The court ordered a retrial for a Harvey Cedars couple who was paid $375,000 after the borough took a portion of their beachfront property for dune construction.

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School Salute >> Cynthia Hart made education special

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, July 10, 2013 12:00 am

In June 2013, the Ocean City Board of Education accepted the resignation of several members of its teaching and support staff. Each week for the next few months, the Ocean City Gazette will feature one of these recently retired faculty members in a series called, “School Salute.”

OCEAN CITY – Born and raised in Ocean City, Cynthia Hart was a member of the first sixth grade class to enter the then new Ocean City Intermediate School when it opened in 1965.

Years later, she returned to her roots, spending 25 of her 30 years teaching special education students at the same school.  On Wednesday, June 26, the Ocean City Board of Education and Superintendent Kathleen Taylor honored Hart as they officially accepted her retirement.

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HVAC improvements expected to eliminate mold threat in Ocean City schools

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, July 10, 2013 12:00 am

File photo / A ServPro truck is parked in front of Ocean City High School on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. ServPro was hired to remediate mold found in various areas of the school last year. File photo / A ServPro truck is parked in front of Ocean City High School on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. ServPro was hired to remediate mold found in various areas of the school last year.

OCEAN CITY — Mold is an ongoing issue for school districts across South Jersey, including Ocean City. Last year, an extremely humid summer caused mold to form in numerous school buildings, including Ocean City High School. 

Tom Oves, chairman of the Ocean City Board of Education’s buildings and grounds committee, said the school district is on top of the mold issue. School officials have nailed down the cause of mold formation at OCHS last September and the problem should not be repeated this summer, he said.

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Third time was the charm for Ocean City banner plane proposal

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, July 10, 2013 12:00 am

Robert Carter and Jane Zenzi Li pose on the beach following his proposal to her. Robert Carter and Jane Zenzi Li pose on the beach following his proposal to her.

OCEAN CITY – Wedded bliss was in sight for Robert Carter III and his bride-to-be when the fog lifted and the sun came out Wednesday evening, July 3. On its third attempt – bad weather halted the first two – a banner plane towing a sign reading: “Will you marry me Jane? I love you!” flew over the North Street beach just after 6 p.m.

Surrounded by a large contingent of extended family and friends, Carter pointed to the banner and got down on one knee, presenting his longtime girlfriend, Jane Zenzi Li, with a diamond engagement ring.

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