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.
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
Summer of 1965 Volume XI Edition 2 Issue Highlights • In his City Hall Report, Councilman C.H. Shuey wrote, “Since you were here last summer, Ocean City has come of age – no longer is it a narrow strip of sand confined between the Inlet and 41st Street, with but little room to grow. Annexation of former North Ocean … Continue reading
Summer of 1962 Volume VIII Edition 4 Issue Highlights • Beginning on Friday July, 6, Ocean Downs Raceway hosted nine races every night. • Ocean City Day Camp offered vacationing parents a vacation from their children. • Located on 9th street and North Baltimore Avenue, the Madison Hotel opened its doors for the first time this summer. • … Continue reading
Summer of 1971 Volume XVII Edition 5 Issue Highlights • At Davis Promotions’ Rod and Custom Show at the OC Convention Show, “The Original Corvette” was being featured with $1,000 in prize money and trophies on the line. • The featured model in the Hess Apparel advertisement was Karen Moore, who was modeling a suit by Poppy Swimwear. … Continue reading
Summer of 1969 Volume XIV Edition 6 Issue Highlights • Hastings Real Estate listed for $42,000 a four-bedroom cottage 75 yards from the ocean. • Welsh Drug on 22nd Street was offering 48-hour “Kodachrome Processing” as well as “dark room rentals.” • A Resort Realty Corporation ad read, “West Ocean City – in exclusive Captain’s Hill development. Spacious … Continue reading
Summer of 1973 Volume XIX Edition 7 Issue Highlights Ocean City’s newest pharmacy, Fenwick Pharmacy, was celebrating its opening in the Resort Shopping Plaza on 143rd Street. A case if Schmidt’s in 16-ounce can was selling for $5.40 at the Montego Market. Second National Building & Loan, Inc. was advertising, “savings insured to $30,000.” Owners … Continue reading
Summer of 1965 Volume XI Edition 2 Issue Highlights Frontier Town introduced “U-Drive-Em Goat Carts” and a “prairie dog colony” new for the summer. Every day at the Atlantic Hotel Boardwalk Artist Colony, glass blowers would create delicate pieces of art in front of a crowd. Schertle Galleries Inc. celebrated its tenth year in Ocean City … Continue reading
Summer of 1979 Volume XXV Edition 6 Issue Highlights Jean Bourne, 19, Miss Maryland USA, posed for the cover of this issue. Borne studied radio and television at the University of Maryland to one day be a famous television commentator. Those dining at Pizza Hut on 28th Street could “SuperStyle” their pizza and get extra toppings. … Continue reading
Summer of 1962 Volume VIII Edition 6 Issue Highlights The Frontier Town Can-Can show featured dancers from the Broadway show “Oklahoma!” With 280 rooms, the Plimhimmon Hotel on the Boardwalk at 2nd Street was Ocean City’s largest hotel. During the last week of August, Hugh Cropper was re-elected to his position as mayor of Ocean City. … Continue reading