Summer of 1968
• Kathleen Harman of the Ocean Mecca motel was praised with the “Prettiest Lobby Award” in the Salt Spray column. Ocean Mecca’s lobby boasted Tiffany lamps, Indian flair, and air conditioning.
• Sandyhill Motel owners Owen and Frances Mumford celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary during that summer.
• Ship N’ Store TV Rentals invited vacationers homesick for their televisions the opportunity to rent their own while in Ocean City.
• Councilman C. H. Shuey suggested that in order to combat erosion, Ocean City should invest in dredges to move the sand where it needs to be.
• This summer, Ocean City faced “the great crab shortage.” However, some people, like Inez Engle, were able to covertly get bushels sent down from Cambridge.
• The Resorter Publishing Co. sold colorful, personalized stationary for $19 per 1,000 pages.
• Hugh Cropper held the office of mayor. Also in office at this time were brothers Robert and Charles Jackson. Robert was a member of the Ocean City Town Council and Charles enjoyed the position of president of the Resort Chamber of Commerce.