• 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.

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New Jersey Clean Communities hosts annual Student Exchange in Ocean City

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, March 21, 2014 08:20 am

Spring cleaning

Claire Lowe / Victoria Strekis, 14; Destiny King, 13; and Victoria Burns, 13, all of Williamstown, and Grace Manu, 14, of Old Bridge clean up the beach at Ninth Street in Ocean City Thursday, March 20. Claire Lowe / Victoria Strekis, 14; Destiny King, 13; and Victoria Burns, 13, all of Williamstown, and Grace Manu, 14, of Old Bridge clean up the beach at Ninth Street in Ocean City Thursday, March 20.

OCEAN CITY — Over 500 students from more than 15 schools across the state arrived at the Ocean City Music Pier Thursday, March 20 ready to learn about protecting New Jersey’s beaches as part of the New Jersey Clean Communities Council sixth annual Student Exchange.

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LoBiondo talks Sandy recovery, flood insurance at Ocean City Chamber luncheon

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Written by Claire Lowe Thursday, March 20, 2014 06:32 pm

Claire Lowe / US Rep. Frank LoBiondo addresses the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce as guest speaker during the chamber’s luncheon March 20 at The Flanders. Claire Lowe / US Rep. Frank LoBiondo addresses the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce as guest speaker during the chamber’s luncheon March 20 at The Flanders.

OCEAN CITY — Positive things are happening for South Jersey, US Rep. Frank LoBiondo told a crowd of business representatives during the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday, March 20 at The Flanders Hotel.

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VFW honors Voice of Democracy winners

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:00 am

Submitted / From left are Ocean City High School teacher Mimi Fleming, Ocean City High School Voice of Democracy winners Ben Fischer, Asa Littlefield, Devon Grisbaum and Luke Martino, and Ocean City High School teacher Matt Purdue during an awards dinner Dec. 3 at Belleplain VFW Post 6257. Submitted / From left are Ocean City High School teacher Mimi Fleming, Ocean City High School Voice of Democracy winners Ben Fischer, Asa Littlefield, Devon Grisbaum and Luke Martino, and Ocean City High School teacher Matt Purdue during an awards dinner Dec. 3 at Belleplain VFW Post 6257.

Ocean City High School junior Devon Grisbaum was chosen as the winner of the Ocean City VFW Post 6650 Voice of Democracy essay competition winner for 2013. Grisbaum was among three other winners from Ocean City High School, who were chosen by other Cape May County VFW posts.

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Ocean City Realtors host successful food drive

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Written by Claire Lowe Tuesday, March 18, 2014 04:58 pm

From left are Gloria Votta, Ocean City Board of Realtors vice president; Dottie Cianci, Ocean City Food Cupboard coordinator; Ken Sedberry, Board of Realtors president, and Karen Eisenhardt, Realtor, Thursday, March 6 with the donations collected through the Board of Realtor’s annual food drive. From left are Gloria Votta, Ocean City Board of Realtors vice president; Dottie Cianci, Ocean City Food Cupboard coordinator; Ken Sedberry, Board of Realtors president, and Karen Eisenhardt, Realtor, Thursday, March 6 with the donations collected through the Board of Realtor’s annual food drive.

OCEAN CITY — The donations were abundant as the Ocean City Board of Realtors fourth annual food drive ended Thursday, March 6.

The Food is Love, Share the Love food drive benefits the Ocean City Ecumenical Council’s Food Cupboard and representatives from both organizations were on hand to move the boxes and bags of nonperishables, cleaning supplies and gift cards from the board office at 22nd Street to the cupboard, located in the basement of St. Peter’s United Methodist Church on Eighth Street.

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Who will you vote for in May?

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

To the editor:

What effect do you think Scott Ping’s decision not to serve for another term on City Council will have on the future of Ocean City?

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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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