Travel with the Gazette, Current, Leader, Beachcomber
Written by Travels with the Gazette Monday, November 18, 2013 06:32 pm
The Gazette was a guest at an afternoon tea at Amelia’s Teas and Holly Tea Room in Mullica Hill. Shown on the front porch are Lisa Fathers of Hawaii and Sandy Swagler and Erika Fathers of Dennisville.
Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 18, 2013 05:10 pm
The Ladies Links Lunch Day Club of Ocean City took The Gazette to the Trolley Stop in New Hope, Pa.
Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 18, 2013 05:08 pm
Ziggy and Jocelyn Fietkiewicz of Margate brought The Current along while Jocelyn was studying abroad at Brighton England.
Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 18, 2013 05:06 pm
Three couples set sail out of Baltimore on the Carnival Pride (in background) to three ports: Grand Turk, Half Moon Cay (pictured here) and Freeport, Bahamas.
From left are Ming Shen with husband Tim Cahill of Philadelphia, Gail and Dennis Cahill of Somers Point, and Wesley Cahill with fiancé Mandee McCullough of Brigantine. A great time was had by all. Activities included floating in clear island water, eating delicious food and pure relaxation.
Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 18, 2013 05:05 pm
Jonathan Sanchez of Egg Harbor City visited Boston, Mass. to participate in the annual Hub on Wheels 50-mile citywide bicycle ride on Sept. 22. Here Sanchez is visits Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox, the day before the ride.
Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 18, 2013 05:03 pm
Joan and Herb Diamond of Egg Harbor Township visited the Parliament in Budapest, Hungary. Here they are with a parliament guard.
Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 16, 2013 09:00 am
Becca and her cousin Dani took The Upper Township Gazette with them to the Keys where they visited Ernest Hemingway's home.
Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 16, 2013 08:04 am
Earthwatch volunteers Valerie Hart, Malcolm Warner, Chris Garsten, John Hanna, Sarah Pattison and Donna Groner, of Ocean City, join staff members Geoffrey Muhanguzi and Herbert Nyombi at the Budongo Forest Reserve in the western part of the beautiful country of Uganda. The team tracked chimpanzees and other primates through the rainforest to collect information on their diet, behavior and changing foraging habits. They also monitored the changing fruiting patterns of the trees the primates rely on. Visiting a primary school and local farmers allowed them to promote conservation and understand the increasing conflict between farmers and chimps.
Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 16, 2013 01:00 am
Peggy and Dave Shafer brought The Ocean City Gazette to Lapland in Finland. They also went to a Norwegian coastal voyage and England.
Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 13, 2013 01:26 pm
Judith Dolan of Ocean View, left, and Frances Horvat of North Wildwood recently travelled to Athens, Greece, for a two-week Holland America cruise to the Greek Islands and Turkey. They visited Athens, Corfu, ancient Olympia, the Greek Islands of Santorini, Rhodes, Lesbos, Mykonos and Crete and Ephesus and Istanbul in Turkey. They are pictured at the Acropolis, in front of the Erechtheion temple with the Porch of the Caryatids in the background. “It was one fabulous trip and of the Gazette made it to Greece,” said Dolan.
Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 12, 2013 03:10 pm
Joe Basile, George Dudzek, Steve Ruckman, Tom Mercogliano, Fred Beuttler, Paul Fritz, Ernie Casaccio and Paul Bockman (not pictured) traveled with The Gazette across the Route 52 Causeway in September.
Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 12, 2013 01:00 am
At the Ocean City Visitors Center are Tom Carroll, Steve Ruckman, Ernie Casaccio, Joe Basile, Fred Beuttler, OraMae Carroll, George Dudzek, Paul Fritz, Tom Mercogliano, and Paul Bockman (not pictured). The group is from Osprey Point in Seaville.
Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 28, 2013 04:32 pm
Rosemarie Mason of Port Republic and Marti Bell of Mays Landing enjoyed a week of fun in the sun at the Beaches Resort in Turks and Caicos. The two childhood friends kayaked, paddleboarded, swam and relaxed at the resort famous for its turquoise waters and white sand beaches.
Written by Travels with The Gazette Wednesday, October 23, 2013 05:12 am
Betty Slaveski of Ocean City and Florida traveled to Oakville, Ontario to see her friend Jim Nelford being introduced into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame.
Written by Travels with the Gazette Wednesday, October 23, 2013 12:00 am
From left are John Fennekohl, Kevin Smyth, Mike Williams, David Wurtz, Tim O'Shea and Shannon McNamara at Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg, Va. where they watched the Hokies take on the University of North Carolina Tar Heels in college football. The Hokies won.
Written by Travels with The Gazette Tuesday, October 22, 2013 08:10 pm
Emily and Kaitlyn Boyle of Cherry Hill traveled with The Ocean City Gazette to Cozumel, Mexico.
Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 22, 2013 11:06 am
Jack and Sue Masters of Ocean City and Glen Riddle, Pa. traveled with The Ocean City Gazette to four western states and nine national parks. They also spent three nights in Las Vegas.
Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 22, 2013 12:00 am
John and Marty Quinn of Ocean City brought their favorite newspaper The Upper Township Gazette to Cleveland Progressive Field to watch the Cleveland Indians beat the Philadelphia Phillies in interleague games.
Written by Travels with The Gazette Monday, October 21, 2013 12:00 am
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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 18, 2013 10:56 am
Kathy Byrnes took The Brigantine Beachcomber News with her on a 10-day tour exploring five western states - Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada.
Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 18, 2013 10:03 am
After losing contact with his half-sister 44 years ago, Dennis Palma and his sister Diana Jones were reunited last August. Diana lives in Oklahoma, not far from the area that was devastated this summer by tornados. Dennis is from Corbin City. He said the two had lots to talk about over the phone as they tried to get to know each other. Diana recently visited and Dennis picked her up at the Philadelphia International Airport along with a copy of The Upper Township Gazette. Diana also reunited with her other siblings, Jeanne Kontopodias and Richard Palma in New York.
Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 18, 2013 10:00 am
The Greater Ocean City Theatre Company's Spotlight Performers Show Choir took The Ocean City Gazette with them when they performed at the Wawa Welcome America Philadelphia July 4th Parade.
Written by Travels with The Gazette Friday, October 18, 2013 09:58 am
Jean Mason of East Norriton, Pa. gets folkie with The Gazette at the Philadelphia Folk Festival in Schwenksville, Pa. Mason is a summer resident of Ocean City.
Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 18, 2013 09:41 am
Nancy Knotts of Ocean City traveled with The Gazette on the Disney Fantasy with her family last November for a seven-night Caribbean Cruise. While tendered in Grand Cayman, her grandchildren posed with the The Gazette. They are, from left, Ashley, 17, Preston, 10, Billy, 14, and Jordan, 15.
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