Ocean City north of 15th Street was mostly undeveloped from there to the Delaware line in the late 1940s. There was, however, a small community known to locals as “Maryland Fenwick” in the area of today’s 141st Street (known at that time as Lea Avenue). There were approximately 50 cottages and a general store, which… Read more »
Class of 2019 students honored for outstanding Advanced Placement scores were, front from left, Gracie Gardner, Maria Deckmann, Hailey Merritt, Maya Natesan, Hannah Merritt and Molly McCormick; middle, Parker Brandt, Andrew Stickler, Cole Berry, Colin Miller and Owen Tunis; and, back, Liam Hammond, Henry Taboh, Dominic Anthony, Jared Gabriel and Matt Durkin. Not pictured was… Read more »
I continue to be a sucker for reading good parenting commentaries.Some of the columns I sluff off as inapplicable to what’s happening in my world, but there are many articles that cover germane topics to what Pam and I think about on a daily basis. I find these stories therapeutic to a degree.In general, I… Read more »
Students from Faith Murray’s fourth grade class at Ocean City Elementary School researched Maryland’s government and designed brochures demonstrating their understanding. Students enhanced their brochures by adding appropriate text features. Pictured are Lee-Ann Funk, Anthony Ziman and Oscar Guerrero.
Stephen Decatur High School students and staff as well as the organizations of Connections, Leo Club and NJROTC joined forces with the American Legion Post #166 for the sixth annual presentation of “Packages for our Troops.” With a timely presentation on the day following Veterans Day, SDHS filled two trucks with various toiletries and other… Read more »
November’s weather extremesTraditional Christmas musicHanging lights this weekend every yearNot shopping on Black FridayOyster dressing leftoversWhen social media is a positive thingA pile of leaves and a toddlerHot chocolate after Winterfest of LightsClose electionsQuiet time in the morning before everyone wakes upReducing my screen time
Summer of 1972Volume XVIIIEdition 7Issue HighlightsInitial offering prices for two-bedroom, two-bath units in the new Oceana Oceanfront Condominiums were advertised at $44,000. Spring 1973 occupancy was expected for the new development between 82nd and 83rd streets.At this time, the Bank of Ocean City only had two locations — 59th Street and Dorchester Street.Maryland Governor Marvin… Read more »
School grades are viewed differently in our home.In a perfect household, as if that exists, every child would be held to the same standard with mirroring expectations. That’s not the case at all in our family.We expect Beckett to excel and do well in school. When he doesn’t meet expectations, as was the case recently… Read more »
Nadia Smith and Avery Weber, fourth graders from Dr. Melanie Biscoe’s class at Ocean City Elementary School, recently traveled to Furnace Town. They participated in STEM activites while there. They were given materials to make a water wheel like was once used to power the water wheel at Furnace Town.
Ocean City in 1915 was a small village with about 600 residents. Most of the men worked as commercial fishermen or on the railroad while the women managed the hotels and boarding houses. The tourist season ran from mid-June to Labor Day and there was no off-season. The hotels closed after Labor Day and the… Read more »