Ocean City Gazette

Free CERT training classes

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, September 25, 2013 12:00 am

The city of Ocean City is hosting free training classes for citizens to become certified members of the city’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). Classes run for five weeks 7-10 p.m. Monday and Thursday evenings Oct. 3-Nov. 4 at the Ocean City Community Center, 1735 Simpson Ave. beginning 2013.

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Ocean City Exchange Club welcomes TV40 anchor Mooney

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, September 25, 2013 12:00 am

From left are Joe Libby, Dean Bult, Michelle Dawn Mooney and Curt Gronert during the Ocean City Exchange Club meeting where Mooney was a guest speaker. From left are Joe Libby, Dean Bult, Michelle Dawn Mooney and Curt Gronert during the Ocean City Exchange Club meeting where Mooney was a guest speaker.

OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City Exchange Club welcomed NBC TV40 news anchor Michelle Dawn Mooney at its recent Monday night dinner meeting. Exchange member and speaker for the evening Curt Gronert introduced Mooney and her husband, Dean Bult.

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Linwood artist wins Art on Asbury September show

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, September 25, 2013 12:00 am

OCEAN CITY — Marilyn Brent of Linwood was named the winner of the September Art on Asbury show, hosted by the Ocean City Fine Arts League. This month, the Ocean City Fine Arts League showcases the colors of fall with its tree-themed show.

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Cates joins AIDS Project New Haven

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, September 25, 2013 12:00 am

Brittany S. Cates, a native of Ocean City and an attorney with the New Haven law firm of Neubert, Pepe and Monteith, P.C., has been appointed to the board of directors of AIDS Project New Haven. AIDS Project New Haven works to increase public awareness of HIV, promote prevention through education and advocacy, and secure funding for support services such as meals on wheels and medication management.

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Pfander enrolls at Eckerd College

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, September 25, 2013 12:00 am

Mark Pfander of Ocean City has enrolled at Eckerd College. Pfander is among 500-plus new students at Eckerd for the fall 2013 term. Eckerd College invites students to ThinkOutside. Located on 188 acres of waterfront property in St. Petersburg, Fla., Eckerd is a pioneer of innovation-developing programs that have been adopted nationwide, earning the college an international reputation for academic excellence.

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Ocean City receives peace pole from local advocate

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Written by Claire Lowe Tuesday, September 24, 2013 05:27 pm

photos courtesy of DBK photos / Donald Kravitz / Susan Brastow, who organized the peace pole installation ceremony, speaks during the International Day of Peace event Saturday, Sep. 21 at the park across from City Hall. At right is Mark Soifer, city public relations director, for whom the park where the peace pole was installed is named. photos courtesy of DBK photos / Donald Kravitz / Susan Brastow, who organized the peace pole installation ceremony, speaks during the International Day of Peace event Saturday, Sep. 21 at the park across from City Hall. At right is Mark Soifer, city public relations director, for whom the park where the peace pole was installed is named.

OCEAN CITY — In celebration of International Day of Peace, local peace advocate Susan Brastow of Ocean City led an effort that culminated Saturday, Sept. 21 in the installation of a peace pole at the park across from City Hall at Ninth Street and Asbury Avenue.

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High tea at The Flanders is a white-glove affair

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Written by Christie Rotondo Tuesday, September 24, 2013 05:01 pm

Guests take high tea in The Flanders Hotel. Guests take high tea in The Flanders Hotel.

The Flanders Hotel is offering guests a taste of old-fashioned sophistication, complete with complimentary white gloves.

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Pulvino Art Show to kick off Ocean City Red and White Weekend

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, September 24, 2013 12:00 am

OCHS alumnus Hadtke featured artist at annual show

Submitted / Ocean City High School alumnus Fred Hadtke, class of 1963, will be the featured artist at the James N. Pulvino Art Show held at the Accent Gallery, kicking off the fifth annual Red and White Weekend. Submitted / Ocean City High School alumnus Fred Hadtke, class of 1963, will be the featured artist at the James N. Pulvino Art Show held at the Accent Gallery, kicking off the fifth annual Red and White Weekend.

OCEAN CITY — The James N. Pulvino Art Show kicks off with a dessert reception 5-7 p.m. on Oct. 9, and this year the annual exhibition features Fred Hadtke, who was taught by the late Ocean City High School teacher more than 50 years ago.

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Ocean City’s Devon Vanderslice crowned Miss Eastern Shore, heads to Miss NJ pageant

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Written by Ann Richardson Monday, September 23, 2013 01:43 pm

Submitted / Devon Vanderslice, Miss Ocean City 2013, wins the Miss Eastern Shore crown on Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Performing Arts Center in Cape May Court House. Submitted / Devon Vanderslice, Miss Ocean City 2013, wins the Miss Eastern Shore crown on Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Performing Arts Center in Cape May Court House.

OCEAN CITY — Six weeks after ending her reign as Miss Ocean City, Devon Vanderslice now wears a new crown.

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Donato discusses BFE, new maps with Ocean City Community Association

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Written by Ann Richardson Monday, September 23, 2013 11:12 am

OCEAN CITY — Frank Donato, Ocean City’s financial director and emergency management coordinator, discussed numerous flood-related issues, from the new preliminary work maps recently released by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to Ocean City’s new X zones at a Saturday, Sept. 22 meeting of the Ocean City Community Association.

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