The Resorter … Revisited

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Summer of 1968

Volume XIIII

Edition 4


Issue Highlights


This week’s Resorter Girl was Linda Stamp, who was also featured in Hess Apparel’s full-page ad.


Anglers box lunches were available starting at 5 in the morning from the Angler Restaurant on Talbot Street.


Oceanfront one bedroom apartments at the Caliban were being rented for $125 and $225 a week.


The live racing season at Ocean Downs Raceway was July 3-Aug. 31, featuring nine races nightly.


In an Editorial, it was written, “The time to save the so-called downtown area is now, before the north bridge becomes a necessity rather than a choice. … The time to save downtown is now while it is alive and prosperous. Let’s not wait until it dies then rush forth with expensive life saving equipment.”


Hearth-baked pizzas were available at two Pixie Pizza Parlour & Pub locations — Division and the Boardwalk and 9th and the Boardwalk.


An ad announced, “Gina Marchetti Brings Kentucky Fried Chicken to Ocean City” on Philadelphia Ave. and 17th Street.



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