Summer of 1972
Edition No. 4
• This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Gretchen Plate, who was photographed by Dale Timmons.
• High Point North on112th Street and the beach was being marketed with one- and two-bedroom apartments starting under $40,000.
• 2nd National Building & Loan Inc. on 73rd Street was offering 5.5-percent current annual rate from day of deposit to day of withdrawal compounded daily, added quarterly.
• The Golden Bull on 70th Street was offering all you can drink from 5-6:30 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays, for only $2.
• Among those captured in the double truck spread, “Many Faces of Ocean City,” were John Fager, Purple Moose; Martha Bunting, Angler Restaurant; Wally Wallace, Schertle Galleries; John Rolfe, Resort Realty; Goose Kaiser, Wishing Well; Joan Hess, Hess Apparel; Bob Craig, OC Beach Patrol; Dick Earle, Hurricane; and Ed Higgins, Crab Claw.
• Ocean Downs was offering rain-or-shine harness racing from Tuesday through Saturday during the summer and ending on Sept. 2.
• The Broadway version of Jesus Christ Super Star was booked for the Ocean City Convention Center on Sept. 2, followed by The Beach Boys on Sept. 3.
• New at Trimper’s Rides this year was the go cart track, Flying Carpet, The Rotor and Rock ‘n’ Roll.
We took the kids on their first ski vacation last week, and I’m happy to report there were no injuries. Thanks to forecasted blizzard conditions along our five-hour route to Deep Creek Lake from here, we made our trip a nine-day excursion rather than seven, and I’m so glad we did. About 20 minutes after we arrived at our home … Continue reading
BERLIN — The following is a collection of press releases about local residents’ achievements in post-secondary education. • Rydge Dudley of Selbyville, Del., was one of nearly 700 Lebanon Valley College students named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester. Dudley, a graduate of Indian River High School, is pursuing a bachelor of arts in sociology at The Valley. • Lebanon … Continue reading
Kindergarten students in Bethany Pugner’s Music class at Ocean City Elementary have been working on a Movement while Listening Unit. Pictured are Lucas Ruppert, Caroline Olson and Cole Smith, listening to Bear Hunt, a speech piece about a pretend bear hunt. On their search to find the bear’s cave, students had fun rubbing their hands together to produce a “wheat-like” sound as they traveled through the … Continue reading
The English Diner opened in 1939 on the corner of Wicomico Street and Baltimore Avenue. Moved to 21st Street and Philadelphia Avenue in the last 1950s, it was one of Ocean City’s most popular family restaurants. It was known as “Little City Hall” for the daily breakfast gatherings of Ocean City’s political elite during the years that Hugh Cropper, Harry Kelley … Continue reading
Watching my kids ski in the snow Young leaders in action Reader submitted images Children who don’t mind wearing glasses Smart phones with a long battery life Uniquely large coffee cups Visiting a place I’ve never been before The view from atop a ski lift Movies with a great soundtrack The … Continue reading
Debbie Schrawder’s second-graders from Showell Elementary use iPads to create multimedia presentations about Arctic habitats. Pictured are Madison Wilkins, Megan Brown, Kenady Scott, Luke Beaman and Rylan Hensley.
Showell Elementary students are collecting pet supplies to donate to the Worcester County Humane Society. Elizabeth Lovell from Kristin VanKlompenberg’s kindergarten class is excited to share with the cats and dogs. Submitted Photos
Summer of 1970 Volume XVI Edition 5 Issue Highlights This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Nancy Arenzm who was sporting Villager Swimwear. Mr. and Mrs. R. Marbury Stamp invited guests to their North Winds Motel on the bay at 55th Street. Among those featured in Shirley Ferrante’s Salty Spray column were Dick Laws, 64th Street Super Market; Josh Richardson, Josh’s 46th … Continue reading
(Editor’s Note: The writer is on vacation this week and therefore we are running a previous article from Sept. 1, 2010.) The key part of bath time around my house is a nightly physical assessment of the kids. A day in the life of a kid can be pretty rough on the body and along the way marks proving hard … Continue reading