• Submitted / The Ocean City Theatre Company and the Ocean City Pops Orchestra present “Swing! The Musical” at the Ocean City Music Pier this weekend. The show features professional singers and dancers and local high school students.

    OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City Theatre Company will close out its summer shows this weekend with a collaboration with the Ocean City Pops. “Swing! The Musical” combines music and dancing from the jazz era 7:30 p.m. Aug. 31 and Sept. 2 and 5 at the Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace.

    “It’s really exciting, a true celebration of music and dance,” said Michael Hartman, artistic director for the Ocean City Theatre Company. “It’s high energy, and it’s going to have people dancing in their seats. The show is packaged well and really captures what the swing era was all about.”

  • Jen Marra / Children wearing blue wristbands enjoy a ride on the Moby Dick amusement during an afternoon of unlimited rides Monday, Aug. 25, at Gillian’s Wonderland Pier in Ocean City. The occasion was the final Wonder’s Charitable Magical Monday of the year to benefit Hope for Care – A Cause for Nikki May, which is raising money for an Atlantic County woman battling stage 4 metastatic breast cancer.

    OCEAN CITY — Children wearing blue wristbands enjoy a ride on the Moby Dick amusement during an afternoon of unlimited rides Monday, Aug. 25, at Gillian’s Wonderland Pier in Ocean City. The occasion was the final Wonder’s Charitable Magical Monday of the year to benefit Hope for Care – A Cause for Nikki May, which is raising money for…

  • Church supporters Richard Cohen, Anne Peterson Martin and Robert P. Subrianni are anxious to see the restoration projected at Church of the Redeemer fully completed.LONGPORT – The historic restoration at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer is nearly completed. The congregation will hold its last service of the summer season at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31.

    The church, which was a summertime place of worship for wealthy Philadelphia families since 1908, burned down to the sand beneath it during the freakish derecho storm on June 30, 2012.

  • 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.

  • Project out to bid, mayor says

    Bill Barlow / The beach at 58th Street (seen here Monday, Aug. 25) will be one of several beaches in Ocean City’s south end to be included in a federal beach replenishment project.

    OCEAN CITY — The long-awaited beach replenishment project for Ocean City’s south end is out to bid, Mayor Jay Gillian announced Friday, Aug. 22 in his latest letter to city residents.

    The project is expected to be completed this fall by the US Army Corps of Engineers as part of a 50-year agreement to fill the beaches from 34th to 59th streets as necessary.

Ocean City Gazette

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

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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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Ocean City family’s fight against Cystic Fibrosis is personal

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, October 02, 2013 12:00 am

Annual golf event supports Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Myra and Gerry Corcoran invite the community to attend the 25th annual Invitational Golf Tournament to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Oct. 9 at Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point. Myra and Gerry Corcoran invite the community to attend the 25th annual Invitational Golf Tournament to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Oct. 9 at Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point.

OCEAN CITY — A year ago, Maura Corcoran Wozniak struggled as she thanked the large gathered crowd at the Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point for their support of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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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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