Summer of 1969
•Hastings Real Estate Inc. listed a one-bedroom oceanfront condominium for sale for $19,950, including “wall to wall carpet” and “paneled walls.”
•A free coupon for the Sky Monorail was included in the bayfront Playland Amusement Park’s ad on 65th Street.
•In his After Dark column, which spotlighted the local nightlife scene in and around Ocean City, Editor Dick Lohmeyer featured photos of Frank and George Peebles at the Hideaway Lounge with bartender Pat Dudley; Dick and Ann Eschenburg at the French Quarter; Dick and Edith Barton at the Lighthouse Lounge; Jim Short and Randy Godwin at the Nomad Village; Maggie Norman and Grace Loftus at Morgan and Jack’s Pirate Den; and Irv Wolfe at the Embers.
•At Warren’s Family Restaurant in Fenwick Island, crab imperial was being sold for $2.90.
•Delivery grocery service was being offered by the 64th Street Super Market.
•A feature story on W.P. Laws Market was published in honor of its 50th anniversary. It was located between Talbot and Dorchester streets on Baltimore Avenue. Preston Laws was the owner.
•Upcoming events included the Colts Corral, Stowaway Motel; Maryland Tobacco Wholesalers, Stowaway Motel; Telephone Pioneers, Beach Plaza; Maryland Municipal League, Commander Hotel, Maryland Savings & Loan, Beach Plaza; and the University of Maryland Reading Institute, Beach Plaza.
Summer of 1965 Volume XI Edition 7 Issue Highlights An editorial opined, “The thing is the entire beach is there for public use and no one has the right to reserve a choice area as the beach umbrella renters do. A vacationer has the right to up-root an umbrella that happens to be sticking in the sand where he wishes … Continue reading
Worcester Preparatory School seniors Megan Kuczma, left, and Chase Schmehling created tributes to United States veterans by creating two bulletin boards featuring relatives of WPS students who served in the armed services. Kuczma and Schmehling began with one bulletin board but soon realized that they had more information than would fit on the board.
A personalized autograph in a book Hearty salads A fountain drink with crushed ice The first day after being sick Listening to my kids’ giggle sessions Memorable words of advice years later Being at bight football games An exhausted kid Torrey Smith A juicy clementine Bleu cheese on top of steak
Third grade gardeners from Showell Elementary helped with the beautification of school grounds by planting new bushes during the Garden Club After School Academy class.
Embarrassing your kids is a joy of being a parent. During last Saturday’s basketball practice, I did just that to Beckett, 5. It’s a new sport for him and he has enjoyed learning all the different skills, but one thing that has been getting under his skin is the fact he has not made a basket yet on the lowered … Continue reading
County Commissioner Bud Church visited Mia Johnson in Mrs. Justice’s fourth grade classroom during American Education Week. She had written a letter inviting Church to her classroom to observe all the wonderful subjects that she is learning about at Ocean City Elementary. Church presented her with a special pin of recognition.
Stephen Decatur High School Future Educators of America members Kiley Cooke, Katie VanBruggen, and Taylor Black served as greeters during American Education Week, Nov. 18-22. In addition to opening its classrooms and hallways to over 100 parents and community members throughout the week, SDHS hosted several events including the annual school competition of Poetry Out Loud and the annual food drive.
The Stephen Decatur High School After School Academy Spanish Club created and painted authentic piñatas made from balloons and paper mache. The club will be donating the pinatas to Friends Forever Learning Center to spread cultural awareness. Above, senior Sommer de Sampaio Ferraz paints an authentic piñata made from balloons and paper mache.
Ocean City Elementary School recently held Red Ribbon Week activities. One activity the student body participated in was the “OCES Jump Wave”. During the Jump Wave, all students did one minute of continuous jumping jacks simultaneously followed by a heart-rate check. Students have been learning how to monitor their heart-rate during exercise while in physical education classes. Submitted Photos