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Backpacking on the Appalachian Trail

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 22, 2014 01:52 pm

On their recent backpacking trip on the Appalachian Trail, the Emma family of Petersburg reached the summit of Max Patch in North Carolina's Pisgah National Forest, elevation 4,616 feet. From left are Sal, Beth and Max. Also pictured, far right, is Beth’s nephew, Bryan Raughley, of Charlotte, N.C.
On their recent backpacking trip on the Appalachian Trail, the Emma family of Petersburg reached the summit of Max Patch in North Carolina's Pisgah National Forest, elevation 4,616 feet. From left are Sal, Beth and Max. Also pictured, far right, is Beth’s nephew, Bryan Raughley, of Charlotte, N.C. On their recent backpacking trip on the Appalachian Trail, the Emma family of Petersburg reached the summit of Max Patch in North Carolina's Pisgah National Forest, elevation 4,616 feet. From left are Sal, Beth and Max. Also pictured, far right, is Beth’s nephew, Bryan Raughley, of Charlotte, N.C.

 

Bikes and The Gazette aboard the Cape May Lewes Ferry

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 22, 2014 01:51 pm

Kevin and Patty Smyth and Tim and Betsy O'Shea took their bikes and The Gazette aboard the Cape May Lewes Ferry to ride their bikes around Cape Henlopen State Park in Delaware.
Kevin and Patty Smyth and Tim and Betsy O'Shea took their bikes and The Gazette aboard the Cape May Lewes Ferry to ride their bikes around Cape Henlopen State Park in Delaware. Kevin and Patty Smyth and Tim and Betsy O'Shea took their bikes and The Gazette aboard the Cape May Lewes Ferry to ride their bikes around Cape Henlopen State Park in Delaware.

   

Troop 55 traveled with The Gazette to Dorney Park

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 22, 2014 01:42 pm

Boy Scout Troop 55 of Tuckahoe traveled with The Gazette to Dorney Park for their October Halloween camping trip.
Boy Scout Troop 55 of Tuckahoe traveled with The Gazette to Dorney Park for their October Halloween camping trip. Boy Scout Troop 55 of Tuckahoe traveled with The Gazette to Dorney Park for their October Halloween camping trip.

 

Paul Sweeney took The Gazette on the road to Iowa

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 22, 2014 01:41 pm

Paul Sweeney took The Gazette on the road to Iowa. Paul and the rest of the Delaware Biking Blue Hens road their bicycles across the entire state (481 miles) in the RAGBRAI bicycle ride. Paul is an alumni of the Ocean City Beach Patrol and Hall of Fame inductee.
Paul Sweeney took The Gazette on the road to Iowa. Paul and the rest of the Delaware Biking Blue Hens road their bicycles across the entire state (481 miles) in the RAGBRAI bicycle ride. Paul is an alumni of the Ocean City Beach Patrol and Hall of Fame inductee. Paul Sweeney took The Gazette on the road to Iowa. Paul and the rest of the Delaware Biking Blue Hens road their bicycles across the entire state (481 miles) in the RAGBRAI bicycle ride. Paul is an alumni of the Ocean City Beach Patrol and Hall of Fame inductee.

   

A Quark Arctic Expedition

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 22, 2014 01:39 pm

Joan and Dave Phillips of Ocean City went on a Quark Arctic Expedition, traveling to Greenland as part of a three island tour of the Arctic Circle. The trip included sightings of Arctic wildlife, including polar bears, musk ox, arctic foxes, rabbits and birds, as well as ancient archaeological finds. The glaciers and massive ice bergs were a major attraction, including the glacier that is alleged to have been the source of the iceberg that sank the Titanic.
Joan and Dave Phillips of Ocean City went on a Quark Arctic Expedition, traveling to Greenland as part of a three island tour of the Arctic Circle. The trip included sightings of Arctic wildlife, including polar bears, musk ox, arctic foxes, rabbits and birds, as well as ancient archaeological finds. The glaciers and massive ice bergs were a major attraction, including the glacier that is alleged to have been the source of the iceberg that sank the Titanic. Joan and Dave Phillips of Ocean City went on a Quark Arctic Expedition, traveling to Greenland as part of a three island tour of the Arctic Circle. The trip included sightings of Arctic wildlife, including polar bears, musk ox, arctic foxes, rabbits and birds, as well as ancient archaeological finds. The glaciers and massive ice bergs were a major attraction, including the glacier that is alleged to have been the source of the iceberg that sank the Titanic.

 

The Stott family traveled with The Gazette

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 22, 2014 01:38 pm

The Stott family traveled with The Gazette to the Pike Place Fish Market in Seattle, Wash. Shown here are Jed, Milena, Caio and Mila.

The Stott family traveled with The Gazette to the Pike Place Fish Market in Seattle, Wash. Shown here are Jed, Milena, Caio and Mila. The Stott family traveled with The Gazette to the Pike Place Fish Market in Seattle, Wash. Shown here are Jed, Milena, Caio and Mila.

   

Amazing time in South Africa

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 20, 2014 02:56 pm

Amazing time in South Africa Amazing time in South Africa Lindsey, Jaquee and Donna Arragon of Philadelphia, along with Penny Feldman Pollack of Margate, took The Current on a12-day drip to South Africa.

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Sightseeing from Germany to Hungary

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 20, 2014 02:42 pm

Sightseeing from Germany to Hungary Sightseeing from Germany to Hungary Sallie and Henry Gorohoff of Absecon traveled on a Viking Danube River Cruise from Nuremberg, Germany, to Budapest, Hungary. They went with two couples they had met on a previous trip to Italy three years ago. Sallie and Henry are pictured with The Current in front of the Albertina Museum in Vienna, Austria.

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Enjoying Europe

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 20, 2014 02:37 pm

Enjoying Europe Enjoying Europe Joanne Reilly of Egg Harbor Township and her granddaughter, Samantha Williscroft of Linwood, stopped for a photo with The Current at Mt. Pilatus in Lucerne, Switzerland. They enjoyed a European tour beginning in London then traveling to Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Switzerland and ending in Paris.

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Trip of a lifetime to Norway

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 20, 2014 02:20 pm

Trip of a lifetime to Norway  Trip of a lifetime to Norway Al and Evelyn Syvertsen of Galloway traveled to Norway for Al’s first opportunity to see where his parents grew up. Pictured with The Current are Al and Evelyn in front of Al's father's childhood home.

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Niagara Falls and Casa Loma

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 14, 2014 11:47 pm

Dottie Wood, Mary Ann Hall, Joan Smith, Betty Carney, Carol Oliver and Irene Michalcewicz traveled with The Gazette to Niagara Falls and Casa Loma in Toronto (shown here).
Dottie Wood, Mary Ann Hall, Joan Smith, Betty Carney, Carol Oliver and Irene Michalcewicz traveled with The Gazette to Niagara Falls and Casa Loma in Toronto (shown here). Dottie Wood, Mary Ann Hall, Joan Smith, Betty Carney, Carol Oliver and Irene Michalcewicz traveled with The Gazette to Niagara Falls and Casa Loma in Toronto (shown here).

 

The Gazette on a two-month vacation to The Sunshine State

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 14, 2014 09:45 pm

Barbara Jones took The Gazette with her on a two-month vacation to The Villages in Florida.
Barbara Jones took The Gazette with her on a two-month vacation to The Villages in Florida. Barbara Jones took The Gazette with her on a two-month vacation to The Villages in Florida.

   

Trip on Boston’s “Freedom Trail”

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 14, 2014 08:43 pm

Members of the Knights of Columbus Madonna Council 3560 and the Catholic Daughters’ Our Lady Court of Mercy 1655 from St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Sea Isle City recently took a four-day trip on Boston’s “Freedom Trail.”
Members of the Knights of Columbus Madonna Council 3560 and the Catholic Daughters’ Our Lady Court of Mercy 1655 from St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Sea Isle City recently took a four-day trip on Boston’s “Freedom Trail.” Members of the Knights of Columbus Madonna Council 3560 and the Catholic Daughters’ Our Lady Court of Mercy 1655 from St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Sea Isle City recently took a four-day trip on Boston’s “Freedom Trail.”

 

Fourth of July celebration dinner in Wildwood

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 14, 2014 08:41 pm

Sandy Swagler of Dennisville took The Gazette with her to a Fourth of July celebration dinner with friends at The Boathouse Restaurant in Wildwood. From left are Chick, Holly and Helen Stubbs of Woodbury, “Barnacle Bill” and Sandy Swagler.
Sandy Swagler of Dennisville took The Gazette with her to a Fourth of July celebration dinner with friends at The Boathouse Restaurant in Wildwood. From left are Chick, Holly and Helen Stubbs of Woodbury, “Barnacle Bill” and Sandy Swagler. Sandy Swagler of Dennisville took The Gazette with her to a Fourth of July celebration dinner with friends at The Boathouse Restaurant in Wildwood. From left are Chick, Holly and Helen Stubbs of Woodbury, “Barnacle Bill” and Sandy Swagler.

   

September retreat at Sandy Cove

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 14, 2014 04:44 pm

Women from the First Presbyterian Church of Ocean City attended a September retreat at Sandy Cove in Maryland with The Gazette. In front are Phyllis Orgovan, Stephanie Smith, Beth Colvin, Rachael Colvin, Lee Travis, Sara Kopacz, Ada White (top row) and Janette Howard, Sandy McCullough, Sue Handy, Peg Wallace, Sue Weisberg, Laurie Sheldon, Beth Nardone, Sue Myers, Dottie Bickerstaff, Pat Phillips and Denise White.
Women from the First Presbyterian Church of Ocean City attended a September retreat at Sandy Cove in Maryland with The Gazette. In front are Phyllis Orgovan, Stephanie Smith, Beth Colvin, Rachael Colvin, Lee Travis, Sara Kopacz, Ada White (top row) and Janette Howard, Sandy McCullough, Sue Handy, Peg Wallace, Sue Weisberg, Laurie Sheldon, Beth Nardone, Sue Myers, Dottie Bickerstaff, Pat Phillips and Denise White. Women from the First Presbyterian Church of Ocean City attended a September retreat at Sandy Cove in Maryland with The Gazette. In front are Phyllis Orgovan, Stephanie Smith, Beth Colvin, Rachael Colvin, Lee Travis, Sara Kopacz, Ada White (top row) and Janette Howard, Sandy McCullough, Sue Handy, Peg Wallace, Sue Weisberg, Laurie Sheldon, Beth Nardone, Sue Myers, Dottie Bickerstaff, Pat Phillips and Denise White.

 

A cruise of the Caribbean

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 14, 2014 01:45 pm

Dottie Wood of South Seaville and Pearl Shaw of Clermont took The Gazette with them on a cruise of the Caribbean. They are shown here in Grand Cayman.
Dottie Wood of South Seaville and Pearl Shaw of Clermont took The Gazette with them on a cruise of the Caribbean. They are shown here in Grand Cayman. Dottie Wood of South Seaville and Pearl Shaw of Clermont took The Gazette with them on a cruise of the Caribbean. They are shown here in Grand Cayman.

   

Catching an Eagles game in San Francisco

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 13, 2014 10:45 am

Catching an Eagles game in San Francisco Catching an Eagles game in San Francisco Gene Zarrillo of Claremont, California and Michael Zarrillo of Northfield caught the Eagles game at Levi stadium in San Francisco.

 

Making memories in the Mediterranean

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 13, 2014 10:40 am

Making memories in the Mediterranean Making memories in the Mediterranean Bob and Sonja Polizzano from the Four Seasons in Galloway recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their family on a very memorable Mediterranean cruise. They visited Spain, France, Italy, Montenegro, Greece and Turkey. While in Venice their son Marc got engaged. Pictured from left are Bob Polizzano, son Robert, Sonja Polizzano granddaughter Brielle, daughter-in-law Suzanne, son Marc and his fiancée Jen Polak.

   

Seeing America’s parks and monuments

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 13, 2014 10:36 am

Seeing America’s parks and monuments Seeing America’s parks and monuments Bob and Joyce Petrosh of Egg Harbor City along with Everett and Pat Schwartzenbach of Galloway and Bob and Diane Grams of Absecon stopped at Shell Canyon, Wyoming on trip out west to see America's parks and monuments. They like to call it SKIING (spending the kids inheritance).

 

Motorcycle convention in Houston

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 13, 2014 10:30 am

Motorcycle convention in Houston Motorcycle convention in Houston The Southern New Jersey Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club attended the 2014 National Convention in Houston, Texas. Pictured with The Current in the front row are: Theresa Mitchell of Egg Harbor Township, Lorraine Dent of Glassboro, Betty Harshaw of Wildwood, Carrie Wright of Brownsmill and Lynetta Hood of Waterford.

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Fort Bliss with family and The Cape May Gazette

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 09, 2014 04:44 pm

Spc. Robert H. Basco, Jr. of the 1-114th Infantry Regiment of the New Jersey Army National Guard was recently visited by his family and The Gazette. Basco is shown above with Emily Maxlowe of North Cape May at Fort Bliss, Texas. Below is his father, Robert H. Basco, Sr. and mother Christine, both of Villas. Basco is currently serving overseas and is scheduled to return in May of 2015.
Spc. Robert H. Basco, Jr. of the 1-114th Infantry Regiment of the New Jersey Army National Guard was recently visited by his family and The Gazette. Basco is shown above with Emily Maxlowe of North Cape May at Fort Bliss, Texas. Below is his father, Robert H. Basco, Sr. and mother Christine, both of Villas. Basco is currently serving overseas and is scheduled to return in May of 2015.

Spc. Robert H. Basco, Jr. of the 1-114th Infantry Regiment of the New Jersey Army National Guard was recently visited by his family and The Gazette. Basco is shown above with Emily Maxlowe of North Cape May at Fort Bliss, Texas. Below is his father, Robert H. Basco, Sr. and mother Christine, both of Villas. Basco is currently serving overseas and is scheduled to return in May of 2015.

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Romain reading The Gazette in Paris

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 07, 2014 09:20 am

Deb Patterson of Greenfield and Marjie Finney of Horsham, Pa. were surprised to see this trés beau garcon named Romain reading The Gazette in Paris, France. 
Deb Patterson of Greenfield and Marjie Finney of Horsham, Pa. were surprised to see this trés beau garcon named Romain reading The Gazette in Paris, France.  Deb Patterson of Greenfield and Marjie Finney of Horsham, Pa. were surprised to see this trés beau garcon named Romain reading The Gazette in Paris, France. 

   

The Gazette traveled to Wilmington Canyon

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 07, 2014 09:19 am

Billy Haas of Ocean City and Jim McKinley of Seaville traveled with The Gazette 75 miles southeast of Ocean City to the Wilmington Canyon where they caught an 182 pound bigeye tuna.
Billy Haas of Ocean City and Jim McKinley of Seaville traveled with The Gazette 75 miles southeast of Ocean City to the Wilmington Canyon where they caught an 182 pound bigeye tuna. Billy Haas of Ocean City and Jim McKinley of Seaville traveled with The Gazette 75 miles southeast of Ocean City to the Wilmington Canyon where they caught an 182 pound bigeye tuna.

 

The Gazette traveled to Gallaudet University

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 07, 2014 09:19 am

The Gazette recently traveled to Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. with Bailey Reading (left) and Maddie Greaser, who are both seniors at Ocean City High School. The students took part in a nine-day American Sign Language program at the college this summer. They are standing in front of a statue of Alice Cogswell and Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, a renowned American pioneer in the education of the deaf. Founded in 1864 by Gallaudet's son, Gallaudet University is recognized as the first college for the deaf.
The Gazette recently traveled to Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. with Bailey Reading (left) and Maddie Greaser, who are both seniors at Ocean City High School. The students took part in a nine-day American Sign Language program at the college this summer. They are standing in front of a statue of Alice Cogswell and Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, a renowned American pioneer in the education of the deaf. Founded in 1864 by Gallaudet's son, Gallaudet University is recognized as the first college for the deaf. The Gazette recently traveled to Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. with Bailey Reading (left) and Maddie Greaser, who are both seniors at Ocean City High School. The students took part in a nine-day American Sign Language program at the college this summer. They are standing in front of a statue of Alice Cogswell and Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, a renowned American pioneer in the education of the deaf. Founded in 1864 by Gallaudet's son, Gallaudet University is recognized as the first college for the deaf.

   

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