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Summer of 1979Volume XXVEdition 2This 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 discos opened in Ocean… Read more »

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Summer of 1972Volume XVIIIEdition 9Issue 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 mean low water mark.”•Mrs…. Read more »

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Summer of 1960Volume VIEdition No. 5Issue 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 of Once More With Feeling… Read more »

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Summer of 1972Volume XVIIIEdition No. 4Issue 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 current annual rate from day of… Read more »

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Summer of 1970 Volume XVI Edition 5Issue HighlightsThis 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 Market; Josh Richardson, Josh’s… Read more »

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Summer of 1965Volume XIEdition 2Issue Highlights• In his City Hall Report, Councilman C.H. Shuey wrote, “Since you were here last summer, Ocean City has come of age – no longer is it a narrow strip of sand confined between the Inlet and 41st Street, with but little room to grow. Annexation of former North Ocean City,… Read more »

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Summer of 1962Volume VIIIEdition 4Issue 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 this summer.• Visitors to Ocean City… Read more »

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Summer of 1971Volume XVIIEdition 5Issue 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 by Poppy Swimwear.• Unique architectre… Read more »

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Summer of 1969Volume XIVEdition 6Issue 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 Hill development. Spacious homesite 120’ x… Read more »

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Summer of 1973Volume XIXEdition 7Issue HighlightsOcean 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 Ed and Annette Altvater invited guests to… Read more »