• Ann Richardson / Brandon Connor, 4 of Gibbsboro, visits Sandy Claus on Saturday, Aug. 30 in Ocean City. Sandy Claus visits Ocean City every Labor Day weekend to add a little cheer to the sadness everyone feels at the end of the summer.

    OCEAN CITY — Labor Day signals the end of summer for vacationers and second homeowners, which can be somewhat depressing. Looking to lighten the mood, Jack Brooks, a veteran of the Ocean City Beach Patrol, came up with the perfect antidote.

    Each year, Sandy Claus makes a special appearance on the northend beaches and boardwalk throughout the holiday weekend.

  • Attorney and author D. William Subin and his wife, Petra “Petie” Subin, join investigator Manford Ridgeway at a book signing Friday, Aug. 24 at Ozzie’s Luncheonette in Longport.LONGPORT – Longtime attorney D. William “Bill” Subin of Margate spent three years writing a book about his successful defense of a New Jersey state trooper who Subin said should have never been criminally charged with causing the death of two teenage sisters.

    Subin, who self-published his memoir, “Closing the Gap: The Trial of Trooper Robert Higbee” in October 2013, greeted customers and supporters Friday, Aug. 24 at Ozzie’s Luncheonette, where Longport Media was broadcasting the day’s edition of Barbara Altman’s Front Porch radio show.

  • The Bongo Café and Grille on Bay Avenue in Ocean City has announced it will close on Saturday, Sept. 13.

    OCEAN CITY — The Bongo Café and Grille on Bay Avenue in Ocean City has announced it will close on Saturday, Sept. 13.

    According to a post by the owners on the Bongo Café Facebook page, the reason for the closure is the effect the roadwork on Bay Avenue has had on business.

  • A new school year begins in Ocean City

    OCEAN CITY — Summer vacation comes to end next week for students in the Ocean City School District. The first day of school for students is Thursday, Sept. 4 and there is plenty to look forward to.

  • OCBP announces more unguarded beaches

    OCEAN CITY — The Department of Fire and Rescue Services has announced the following beaches will be unguarded beginning Monday, Aug. 25:

Ocean City Gazette

Hair cut event raises money for Breast Cancer walk

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 11, 2013 12:00 am

Alana and Johnny Klebaur, Faith Gallagher and Jon and Aleah Priebs at their fundraising Cut-A-Thon for the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Oct. 6 at Kelly's Creations on Asbury Avenue. Over $500 was raised at the event and all proceeds will go towards the Making Strides Walk on Sunday, Oct. 20. Alana and Johnny Klebaur, Faith Gallagher and Jon and Aleah Priebs at their fundraising Cut-A-Thon for the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Oct. 6 at Kelly's Creations on Asbury Avenue. Over $500 was raised at the event and all proceeds will go towards the Making Strides Walk on Sunday, Oct. 20.

Alana and Johnny Klebaur, Faith Gallagher and Jon and Aleah Priebs at their fundraising Cut-A-Thon for the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Oct. 6 at Kelly's Creations on Asbury Avenue.

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Ocean City Fishing Club hosts centennial fishing tournament and tackle show

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 10, 2013 12:10 am

Ryan White with a roosterfish he caught on a trip to Mexico. His Outer Banks-based team will compete in October at the Ocean City Fishing Club’s three-day Centennial Surf Fishing Tournament. Ryan White with a roosterfish he caught on a trip to Mexico. His Outer Banks-based team will compete in October at the Ocean City Fishing Club’s three-day Centennial Surf Fishing Tournament.

OCEAN CITY — A Galloway businessman whose company builds premium custom fishing rods from blanks made in New Zealand is one of 36 vendors and organizations exhibiting products and services at the Ocean City Fishing Club Tackle Show Friday, Oct. 18, as part of the club’s three-day Centennial Surf Fishing Tournament Oct. 17-19.

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Local woman makes bullying her business

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 10, 2013 12:00 am

OCEAN CITY — To coincide with Bullying Prevention Month this October, Cool Kind Kid, an Ocean City-based social skills program that help combat rudeness and bullying among children, is crafting an approach that promotes kindness and respect as the missing link in preventing bullying.

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Prudential names sales leaders for August

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 10, 2013 12:00 am

OCEAN CITY — Prudential Fox & Roach recognized office sales leaders in its Ocean City offices for the month of August 2013.

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Madden and Parris win EPIC award

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 10, 2013 12:00 am

OCEAN CITY — Prudential Fox & Roach’ s Peter Madden, Battersea Road office sales manager, and Robin Parris, 34th Street office sales associate, were named winners are of the second quarter EPIC award.

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Republicans should own up to government shut down

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, October 08, 2013 12:00 am

To the editor:

I was a Republican long before I could vote when at age 12 my friend Rich Hurley and I delivered flyers for US Rep. Charles Sandman to every house in our hometown of Penns Grove.

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Each of us should demand our Obamacare exemption

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, October 08, 2013 12:00 am

To the editor:

The next election, change is necessary because of the recent, in-secret Obamacare exemption requested of the president by our elected officials John Boehner, Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi and Mitch McConnell for all of them and their staffs.

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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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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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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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