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Summer of 1979 Volume XXV Edition 2 This issue’s cover girl was Miss Maryland-USA runner-up Colette Valette from Pasadena, Maryland. Valette, a student at Towson State College, enjoyed travel and disco. Disco was a growing phenomenon in which, “a fantasy world turned into reality by advanced lighting techniques and modern sound equipment.” In response, three… Read more »

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Summer of 1972 Volume XVIII Edition 9 Issue Highlights •A new seawall was under construction at the Inlet. The 300-day job was estimated to cost $374,535, or $1,250 a day. The new structure, replacing a rotted wood bulkhead, will span 875 feet and feature an “immovable foundation of huge boulders rising four feet above the… Read more »

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Summer of 1960 Volume VI Edition No. 5 Issue Highlights • The cover of this issue featured an 8-year-old boy with polio shooting off a gun at Frontier Town. In his honor, the theme park declared that all disabled children would not have to pay admission. • The Lighthouse Players Summer Theatre put on productions… Read more »

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Summer of 1972 Volume XVIII Edition No. 4 Issue Highlights • 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… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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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… Read more »