The Evolution Of The Bayside


Much of Ocean City’s bayside was still undeveloped in this aerial view of 53rd to 54th streets in the mid-1970s. Boulden’s Marina — today the site of Beach World, Chauncey’s Surf-O-Rama and Bayside Rentals — is in the center of the photo while the large grassy area is now occupied by the San Remo Condominium. The small… Read more »

SD High School Hosts Fourth Annual “Packages For Our Troops”


American Legion Post #166 Commander Sarge Garlitz, back row third from left, and other American Legion members joined Stephen Decatur High School Connections and Leo Club representatives during the fourth annual presentation of “Packages for our Troops.” SDHS students and faculty members collected various toiletries and other amenities for our military and presented them in… Read more »

The Knickerbocker Ferry Experiment


The Knickerbocker Ferry passes through the Route 50 Bridge in February 1971. Planned as a floating shopping mall with two restaurants and a 200-seat movie theater, the former Staten Island, N.Y., Ferry met with nothing but disaster during her three-and-a-half year stint in Ocean City. Owned by the Washington-based company, Ferryboat Ltd., the boat got… Read more »