The Resorter … Revisited

10-16 Color-Resorter WEB

Summer of 1972

Volume XVIII

Edition No. 4

Issue Highlights

• 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.


Local Residents’ Achievements In Post Secondary Education

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 At OC Elementary Work On Movement While Listening Unit

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

Vanishing Ocean City With Bunk Mann

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

Things I Like

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

The Resorter … Revisited

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