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Sundaes officially opened

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 01, 2014 12:00 am

Sundaes, on Eighth Street just off the boardwalk, officially opened its doors recently at a ribbon cutting attended by Mayor Jay Gillian. Sundaes offers “make your own” sundaes which include frozen yogurt, soft serve ice cream, hand dipped ice cream, gelato, Italian water ice and toppings, according to the business owners. Sundaes, on Eighth Street just off the boardwalk, officially opened its doors recently at a ribbon cutting attended by Mayor Jay Gillian. Sundaes offers “make your own” sundaes which include frozen yogurt, soft serve ice cream, hand dipped ice cream, gelato, Italian water ice and toppings, according to the business owners.

OCEAN CITY - Sundaes, on Eighth Street just off the boardwalk, officially opened its doors recently at a ribbon cutting attended by Mayor Jay Gillian. Sundaes offers “make your own” sundaes which include frozen yogurt, soft serve ice cream, hand dipped ice cream, gelato, Italian water ice and toppings, according to the business owners.

 

OCBOE reappoints superintendent

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Written by Ann Richardson Monday, June 30, 2014 06:58 pm

Negotiations to begin on new five-year contract

OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City Board of Education unanimously reappointed Superintendent Kathleen Taylor on Wednesday, June 25.

Taylor and the board now have a year to work out the terms on her next five year contract before her current one expires on June 30, 2015.

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Boy remains missing in Ocean City

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 30, 2014 06:36 pm

After a heartbreaking day of searching for a 14-year-old caught in a rip current Sunday evening, the boy remains missing as of late Monday.

Officials with the Ocean City Fire Department said after 6 p.m. on Monday, June 30 that they would have no comment on the current status of the search.

Officials with the Coast Guard said Monday evening that he has not been found, and that the Coast Guard has suspended its search. The Coast Guard combed the coastline with a helicopter and boats on Sunday evening, returning to the search just after dawn on Monday.

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Smoking could be banned on most Jersey beaches

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Written by David Benson Monday, June 30, 2014 03:01 pm

A bill that would ban smoking in parks on public beaches throughout New Jersey passed both houses of the State Legislature last week, and on Friday needed only the governor’s approval to become law.

A spokesman for the governor said Monday that the legislation is under review.

Even without Gov. Chris Christie’s signature, the bill could still be law by mid-August, one no-smoking advocate said, so long as the governor takes no other action.

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Search continues for missing swimmer

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Last Updated on Monday, June 30, 2014 12:59 pm Written by Ann Richardson Monday, June 30, 2014 09:30 am

OCEAN CITY — The search for a 14-year-old boy missing off the beach at Ninth Street continues this morning, Monday, June 30.

According to Tom Mullineaux, operations manager for the Ocean City Beach Patrol, beaches in the vicinity will be open throughout the day and fully staffed as the search continues, with help from the U.S. Coast Guard. Police and Ocean City Beach Patrol personnel are using jet skis and ATVs in the search, he said.

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Knights celebrate Blue Shield awards

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, June 29, 2014 07:00 am

Joe DiMarco, Chris Breunig, Steve Ang and Bill Flynn congratulate Blue Shield Award recipients, Karl Brown and Bobby Reichanek.
Joe DiMarco, Chris Breunig, Steve Ang and Bill Flynn congratulate Blue Shield Award recipients, Karl Brown and Bobby Reichanek. The Knights of Columbus held their 39th annual Blue Shield awards banquet recently at Culinany Hall at St. Francis Cabrini Church.

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Madden steps down from school board

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Written by Ann Richardson Saturday, June 28, 2014 04:19 am

Board of $Education member Pete Madden resigned to take a seat on city council. The board honored him at a Wednesday, June 25 meeting. Pictured are Superintendent Kathleen Taylor and board President Joe Clark. Madden takes the oath of office as a City Council member on Tuesday. 
Board of $Education member Pete Madden resigned to take a seat on city council. The board honored him at a Wednesday, June 25 meeting. Pictured are Superintendent Kathleen Taylor and board President Joe Clark. Madden takes the oath of office as a City Council member on Tuesday.

OCEAN CITY —Elected to represent the city as an at-large councilman in the May 13 municipal election, Pete Madden resigned his seat on the Ocean City Board of Education effective June 30.

Board members bid Madden farewell at a Wednesday, June 25 board meeting, his last before taking the oath of office as a councilman on July 1. That meeting is set for noon at the Ocean City Music Pier.

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Ocean City schools have new seal

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Written by Ann Richardson Friday, June 27, 2014 04:49 pm

The new logo was approved by the Ocean City Board of Education this week. The new logo was approved by the Ocean City Board of Education this week. OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City School District has a new seal.

Founded in 1881, the district, comprising a primary, intermediate and high school, has one school district seal used on business cards and letter heads.

At a Wednesday, June 25 meeting of the Ocean City Board of Education, board members unanimously approved a new seal.

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NJ Realty joins Long and Foster

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Written by Ann Richardson Friday, June 27, 2014 04:10 pm

From left, Terry Spahr, Long and Foster regional manager for New Jersey and Delaware, Joe Amatangeko, Long and Foster president, resort rentals, Kevin Redmond, Drew Fasy and Gary Scott, Long and Foster president, general brokerage.  From left, Terry Spahr, Long and Foster regional manager for New Jersey and Delaware, Joe Amatangeko, Long and Foster president, resort rentals, Kevin Redmond, Drew Fasy and Gary Scott, Long and Foster president, general brokerage.

OCEAN CITY — Following a national trend, NJ Realty, with offices in Ocean City and Sea Isle City, announced that it’s joining Long and Foster Real Estate, Inc.,

 “It’s very exciting,” said Drew Fasy, a real estate broker who owned the Sea Isle City office and co-owned the Ocean City office with Kevin Redmond.  “We’re all really happy, it’s a good thing.” 

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Miss Night in Venice contestants announced

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 27, 2014 01:45 pm

2014 Miss NIV contestants announced 2014 Miss NIV contestants announced

Miss Night in Venice contestants pose for a picture on Don Doll’s boat at the home of Pat and Roy Gillian as they prepare for the upcoming contest. They are, from left, Jayne Snyder, Erin McMurray, Alexa Rosen, Olivia Clarke, Lauren Greiner, Charity Beckert, Shannon Jackson, Tori Baccari, Amanda Paolini and Nicole Bachich. Contestants Devon Bry and Gabriella DuBruille are missing from picture. The contestant who collects the most donations, which this year will benefit the Ocean City High School After Prom, Sunshine Foundation, HERO Campaign and Ocean City Food Cupboard, will be crowned Tuesday, July 22 at 6:45 p.m. on the stage at the Moorlyn Family Theatre. Contestants will parade in convertibles along the Boardwalk from 5th to 14th streets prior to the crowning. the queen and her court along with all contestants will reign over the city's Night in Venice boat parade on Saturday, July 26.

   

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