• 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

Natural gas at BL England is the right thing to do

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, March 18, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

I’ve read, ad nauseam, all the terrible things that will happen to our Pinelands if the natural gas pipeline were to go through.

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Girls of ’57 get together for Christmas party

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Written by Submitted Tuesday, March 18, 2014 12:00 am

 Those in attendance were, top to bottom on the staircase, Carol Duberson Platt, Betty Sullivan Fessler, Barbara Ann McCardell DeBaufre and Dot Bogie Lukasiewicz; in the back row, Marilyn Watters, Anne Locke Grant, Marlene Moncrief Murphy, Marian Wilkie VanVorst and Judy Aman Wyner; and in the front row, Lura Finely Leoni, Joan Sampson Weigel and Frannie Scholler Knorr. Those in attendance were, top to bottom on the staircase, Carol Duberson Platt, Betty Sullivan Fessler, Barbara Ann McCardell DeBaufre and Dot Bogie Lukasiewicz; in the back row, Marilyn Watters, Anne Locke Grant, Marlene Moncrief Murphy, Marian Wilkie VanVorst and Judy Aman Wyner; and in the front row, Lura Finely Leoni, Joan Sampson Weigel and Frannie Scholler Knorr.

Women from the Ocean City High School Class of 1957 enjoy a Christmas party at the home of Anne Locke Grant in Ocean City this winter.

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Former NBA player Chris Herren returns to Ocean City schools

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Written by Claire Lowe Tuesday, March 18, 2014 12:00 am

Chris Herren, surrounded by Ocean City School District faculty members, cuts a purple ribbon, symbolizing the kick-off to the Project Purple campaign at both Ocean City and St. Augustine Prep high schools last January. Chris Herren, surrounded by Ocean City School District faculty members, cuts a purple ribbon, symbolizing the kick-off to the Project Purple campaign at both Ocean City and St. Augustine Prep high schools last January.

OCEAN CITY — Chris Herren, the former NBA player who battled drug addiction, returns to Ocean City this May to spread his message about staying drug- and alcohol-free.

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Ocean City events, edition of March 19, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 18, 2014 12:00 am

Tickets for annual Author Tea in Ocean City on sale April 11 and 12

The annual Author Tea, sponsored by the Friends and Volunteers of the Ocean City Free Public Library, will be 2 p.m. Thursday, May 8 at the Flanders Hotel, 719 E. 11th Street. Carol Brill, author of “Peace by Piece” and “Cape Maybe,” will be this year’s guest speaker. Tickets for this event will be on sale 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 11 and 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 12 at the Ocean City Free Public Library, 1735 Simpson Ave.

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Mid-March snow blankets Ocean City

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Written by Bill Barlow Monday, March 17, 2014 06:17 pm

The snow falls in Ocean City Monday morning, and the beach is empty in this view from the pavilion at 58th Street. The snow falls in Ocean City Monday morning, and the beach is empty in this view from the pavilion at 58th Street.

OCEAN CITY — Several inches of snow fell in Ocean City Sunday evening, March 16 through Monday, March 17.

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Ocean City Education Foundation announces teacher grants

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Written by Claire Lowe Monday, March 17, 2014 05:52 pm

Submitted / Teachers accept grants from the Ocean City Education Foundation at an awards presentation Friday, March 14 at the high school. Submitted / Teachers accept grants from the Ocean City Education Foundation at an awards presentation Friday, March 14 at the high school.

OCEAN CITY — Thirteen teachers in Ocean City received grants through the local education foundation for educational projects not covered in the district’s budget as part of an annual presentation Friday, March 14.

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Ocean City Police blotter, edition of March 19, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 17, 2014 11:57 am

Ocean City Police Blotter, edition of March 19, 2014 Ocean City Police Blotter, edition of March 19, 2014

Police Blotter information is supplied by local and other law enforcement agencies. Each person named is presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

Ocean City Police responded to 550 calls for service March 9-15

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Ocean City Council news in brief, edition of March 14, 2014

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Written by Claire Lowe Saturday, March 15, 2014 12:00 am

Ocean City Council news in brief, edition of March 14, 2014 Ocean City Council news in brief, edition of March 14, 2014

OCEAN CITY — The following items were discussed when Ocean City Council met Thursday, March 13 at the Ocean City Library. Mayor Jay Gillian was not present.

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