Summer of 1961
This edition’s editorial attacked the Sunday ban on the sale of alcohol, citing it as an ineffective, inconvenient hindrance on both law-abiding citizens and Ocean City’s economy.
In its seventh summer season, The Resorter catered to approximately 280,000 tourists throughout Ocean City, Fenwick Island, and Rehoboth Beach.
The “We Get Letters” section of this issue was populated with subscription requests and fishing advice.
For those seeking for information on where and how to fish, The Resorter dedicated an entire page to the techniques needed to hook certain species.
The largest hotel on the Boardwalk, The Plimhimmon Hotel sported a fully functional beauty salon inside the hotel.
In publisher Dick Lohmeyer’s column, “Business Notes for Busy Businessmen,” Lohmeyer advises businessmen to take the time to nurture and believe in their ideas, instead of letting them fade away.
The Shore Drive-in theatre on Route 50, which showed two films every night, opened this season with a new snack bar and new playground.