Ocean City Gazette

Mayor, fire chief want Ocean City property owners to have wiring checked for saltwater damage

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Written by Ann Richardson Monday, September 23, 2013 12:00 am

OCEAN CITY — In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, city officials warned property owners about dangers as they returned to water-soaked homes, imploring them to seek the help of a professional if electrical components came into contact with salt water.

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Local tennis group gets together for fun and for charity

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Written by Cathy Finnegan Sunday, September 22, 2013 12:00 am

Around our Town with Cathy Finnegan Around our Town with Cathy Finnegan

For the past 30 years, a group of 20-plus ladies have been playing tennis every Tuesday followed by dinner. This members of this group, called TAGET (Tennis and Gourmet Every Tuesday), host dinners from mid-June through mid-September.

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Ocean City Chamber officially welcomes community to causeway center

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Written by Ann Richardson Saturday, September 21, 2013 09:47 am

Ann Richardson / Ocean City Chamber officially welcomes community to causeway center Ann Richardson / Ocean City Chamber officially welcomes community to causeway center

OCEAN CITY — With his father, former Mayor Roy Gillian, and a host of Ocean City and Somers Point officials by his side, Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian cut the ribbon to officially open the new welcome center bearing the elder Gillian’s name on Friday morning, Sept. 20.

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Sandy frolic

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, September 21, 2013 12:00 am

Submitted by Matt Strauss / Ocean City newcomer Matt Strauss, who recently purchased a home at 51st and Central, took this photo of a boy jumping off a nearby sand dune, stating he thought it captured the “excitement of Ocean City and spirit of family and youth.” Submitted by Matt Strauss / Ocean City newcomer Matt Strauss, who recently purchased a home at 51st and Central, took this photo of a boy jumping off a nearby sand dune, stating he thought it captured the “excitement of Ocean City and spirit of family and youth.”

Ocean City newcomer Matt Strauss, who recently purchased a home at 51st and Central, took this photo of a boy jumping off a nearby sand dune, stating he thought it captured the “excitement of Ocean City and spirit of family and youth.”

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School Salute >> Mallas contributions will be missed by all

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Written by Ann Richardson Saturday, September 21, 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.” Look for School Salute each week this summer in print and online at oc.shorenewstoday.com

OCEAN CITY — Patricia Mallas always went above and beyond to assist a student or a colleague, Superintendent Kathleen Taylor said during the Wednesday, June 26 Ocean City Board of Education meeting.

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Mayor’s update focuses on cause of Seaside boardwalk fire

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, September 20, 2013 03:49 pm

Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian

OCEAN CITY — The latest public letter to residents of Ocean City from Mayor Jay Gillian, dated Sept. 20, focuses on the fire that consumed several blocks of the boardwalk in Seaside Park and Seaside Heights last week.

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Atlantic Cape Sunshine Foundation makes dreams come true

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, September 20, 2013 01:48 pm

Claire Lowe / Anakin Ryan, 5, of Vineland, who has severe autism, with his mother, Michele, learns that he is going to Disney World during the 18th annual Cape Atlantic chapter Golf Classic Wednesday, Sept. 18 at Linwood Country Club. Claire Lowe / Anakin Ryan, 5, of Vineland, who has severe autism, with his mother, Michele, learns that he is going to Disney World during the 18th annual Cape Atlantic chapter Golf Classic Wednesday, Sept. 18 at Linwood Country Club.

OCEAN CITY — Anakin Ryan, 5, had his dream come true Wednesday, Sept. 18 when he found out he would be going to Disney World, thanks to the Cape Atlantic chapter of the Sunshine Foundation.

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Congrats and thanks to the OC Fishing Club

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Written by Opinion Thursday, September 19, 2013 12:00 am

To the editor:

As coordinator of the Ocean City Ecumenical Council Community Food Cupboard, I would like to take this opportunity to send congratulations to members of the Ocean City Fishing Club on achieving your 100th year.

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Ocean City Police blotter, edition of Sept. 18, 2013

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, September 19, 2013 12:00 am

Ocean City Police Blotter, edition of Sept. 18, 2013 Ocean City Police Blotter, edition of Sept. 18, 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 694 calls for service Sept. 8-14

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Dan’s Dock rehab to be discussed at Ocean City Planning Board special meeting

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Written by Claire Lowe Wednesday, September 18, 2013 05:10 pm

Dan’s Dock rehab to be discussed at Ocean City Planning Board special meeting Dan’s Dock rehab to be discussed at Ocean City Planning Board special meeting

OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City Planning Board will host a special meeting to hear about the proposed redevelopment plan for the dock and marina at 10th Street, formerly known as Dan’s Dock, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 in the Ocean City senior center, 1735 Simpson Ave.

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