Summer of 1971
• The Resorter Girl this week was Kathy Forbes, who was also featured in Hess Apparel’s full-page advertisement.
• New for the summer at Mr. and Mrs. L.W. Moore’s Gateway Motel on 48th Street was the addition of five-channel color televisions to the rooms and telephones in all units.
• Among the stores in the Montego Bay Shopping Center at the time were the Montego Bay Market, Peterson’s Wonderful Homemade Candies, Durene’s Apparel, The Pelican Grill and Bar, Wimp’s Variety Store, Alice’s Gift Shop and Pants Plus.
• Among those pictured in Tom Hart’s Salt Spray were Arnold Pirone and John Meushaw Jr. of the Francis Scott Key Restaurant; the Reverend and Mrs. Lawrence Wimbrow at the Francis Scott Key; and Billy and Jean Fleming at the Fountain Court Motel.
• Featured in Mike Elliott’s Delaware Sun Spots column were Betty Bates of the Seaside Country Store; Clarence Tingle of Tingles Motel; Paul Bennington of Adam’s Market; and Ruth and Uncle Perry Alexander in their Antique City.
• Among the upcoming conventions in Ocean City were Water Pollution Control, the Commander; Association of Letter Carriers, Plim Plaza; The Navigators, Santa Maria; Perdue Growers Assocation, Convention Hall; Oil Dealers Association, Surf & Sands; University of Md. Reading Institute, Beach Plaza; and Delmarva Sales Company, Convention Hall.
Summer of 1963 Volume VIIII Edition 10 Issue Highlights An editorial, “The Vacant 8 Months,” read, “Late last spring the Mayor and Council were practically forced into hiring a much needed publicity man for Ocean City. Now that the resort has a publicity bureau of sorts we’d like to see town officials vote a small winter budget … Continue reading
Summer of 1973 Volume XIX Edition 3 Issue Highlights • Featured in Fran Huntt’s After Dark were Mary Jane Nelson and Dennis Swin-del, Paddock nite club; Fred Musiani, The Embers; Moe Galante, Pelican Grille; Brent Woodall and Rob Greenberg, the Pier; and Bobby Plegert and Ed Bradley, the Hurricane. • The Sandpiper Restaurant … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Summer of 1978 Volume XXIV Edition 3 Issue Highlights • This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Terry Wooten. • An ad featuring Ames Discount Department Stores promoted two stores – one on Route 50 in Berlin and another on Route 1 in Rehoboth. • Among the features being advertised at the Hurricane on 71st Street was a Best Looking Bathing … 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 1973 Volume XIX Edition 5 Issue Highlights In a Resort Realty Corp. ad for the new 80 East Condominiums, estimated weekly rental income for the summer weeks for the 3-bedroom, 2-bath unit was $300 per week. Seafood platters and a famous pancake variety were advertised in the space occupied by Libby’s Restaurant in Fenwick Island. … Continue reading
Summer of 1979 Volume XXIV Edition 7 Issue Highlights This week’s “Resorter Girl” was 21-year-old Kim Waters, who was a waitress at the Hayloft this summer and was planning to travel to New York City to pursue a modeling career. She was photographed in Fenwick Island by Mark Bernard. Jarvis Real Estate was advertising “only five lots left” … Continue reading
Summer of 1962 Volume VIII Edition 8 Issue Highlights This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Sandra Glee Miller (Jones). An Editorial, “Pride In A Job,” read, “Perhaps the dullless, most unrewarding job in Ocean City is that of trash collector, and yet the men who perform this thankless task go about their business as proudly and efficiently as … Continue reading
Summer of 1955 Volume 1 Edition 1 Issue Highlights • This was the first issue ever of The Resorter. • The covers in the early days of The Resorter were quite different than the later years. At this time, it was published by Wm. A. Dryden and owned by the Eastern Shore Times. • Miss Ocean City 1955 was Lolita “Teensy” … Continue reading