Season of 1973
Worcester County Health Officer Dr. William Fritz estimated there were 160 different restaurants in town and about 120 pools that will need to be inspected in advance of the summer season.
Reservations for the summer of 1973 were being taken at the Sandyhill Motel on the Boardwalk at 18th Street. New amenities included glass enclosed shower and tile bath, color television and telephone in each room.
Among those featured in Fran Huntt’s After Dark were Mr. and Mrs. Tom Brown, Joan Evans and Willie Stroh, Captain Bob’s; Dianne Cook, Hurricane; and Mike Furnari, Ronnie Wilson and Tom Ward, Carousel.
There was a story about soda fountain magic at Rayne’s Luncheonette on Dorchester Street that featured waitress Nanci Tyndall explaining how soda fountains are prepared.
Elliott’s Hardware was open daily on Baltimore Ave. and Wicomico Street. It was marketing itself as “A supermarket of needs for the homeowner and contractor.” It was closed on Sundays.
Summer of 1963 Volume XIV Edition 8 Issue Highlights Daniel Trimper Real Estate on 9th Street and Baltimore Ave. was advertising Captain’s Hill in West Ocean City. It was marketed as, “The gracious new waterfront community boasting Ocean City’s perfect blend of smart summer and year around homes.” An editorial, headlined “The Vacant 8 Months,” read, “Late … Continue reading
Summer of 1972 Volume XVI Edition 2 Issue Highlights At this time, Ames Discount Department Stores were advertising specials at three locations — Seaford, Del., Salisbury and Pocomoke City. Among Dick Lohmeyer’s “Things I Like” were cream chipped beef on French fried potatoes, afternoon naps, picnics anytime, anywhere, peanut chews at the movies and fried Maryland tomatoes. … Continue reading
Summer of 1979 Volume XXV Edition 9 Issue Highlights This week’s Resorter Girl was Margaret Mulholland, 22, an Easton native who was working at Phillips North this summer before returning to her studies at the University of Colorado. Topping the “After Dark” entertainment pages were Dick Reihl, Sandbar Lounge; Dale Britt, Phillips by the Sea; Mac Arthur … Continue reading
Summer of 1968 Volume XIV Edition 3 Issue Highlights This week’s Resorter Girl was Chris Corddry, who was also featured in this issue’s full-page Hess Apparel advertisement. Among the amenities at the Surf and Sands Motel were “free all channel television,” “golf privileges” and “background music in all rooms.” The live racing season at Ocean Downs Raceway was from July … Continue reading
Summer of 1975 Volume XXI Edition 7 Issue Highlights This week’s Resorter Girl was Nancy Spires, who was spending her summer working as a desk clerk at the Sheraton. At this time, Sea View Beach Shoppes had three locations — Fenwick Island, 64th Street and Selbyville, Del. The Kite Loft was located on the Boardwalk at 2nd Street this summer. … Continue reading
Winter of 1972 Issue Highlights Granny’s Pub on 16th Street was proud to be open seven days all winter with three brands of draft beer and 10 pizza varieties. Among the men’s fashion lines being carried at Alice Krick’s La Riviera, located in the new Fountainhead Towers on 117th Street, were Damon International, Geoffrey Beene and Oleg Cassini. In the … Continue reading
Summer of 1964 Volume X Edition 1 Issue Highlights • The new Royal Palm Court on the bay at 12th Street was unveiled in an advertisement. • Courtesy of Herbert Berger Ltd. Sportswear of Ocean City, the Lifeguard of the Week was Bill Marshall Jr. • Bailey’s Drug Store on 8th Street was featuring Russell Stover candies, Wilkerson blades, fountain … Continue reading
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
Summer of 1956 Volume II Edition 6 Issue Highlights Miss Amanda Esham was the featured beauty in Hess Apparel’s full-page ad. The ad read, “Miss Esham is a sure bet to win the state of “Miss Delmarva” when the Delmarva Chicken Festival takes place next June.” Mr. and Mrs. James D. Farlow welcomed guests to their Lackawanna Restaurant on Baltimore … Continue reading