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Summer of 1963Volume VIIIIEdition 10Issue HighlightsAn editorial, “The Vacant 8 Months,” read, “Late last spring the Mayor and Council were practically forced into hiring a much needed publicity man for Ocean City. Now that the resort has a publicity bureau of sorts we’d like to see town officials vote a small winter budget to the… Read more »

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Summer of 1961Volume VIIEdition 6Issue Highlights• New this year at Frontier Town was the Longhorn Saloon & Beef House.• The Diplomat Motor Hotel on 26th Street billed itself as “Ocean City’s Smartest Holiday Address.” You could reach them at “Atlantic 9-7148.• In an editorial, Dick Lohmeyer wrote, “Cullens Jenkins is dead. And with his passing… Read more »

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Summer of 1977Volume XXIIIEdition 7Issue HighlightsThis week’s “Resorter Girl” was Linda Dilks from Wilmington, Del. She was 22 years old and spending her summer working as a waitress at the Bonfire.The newest oceanfront condominium selling units was The Quay on 107th Street. An advertisement suggested 5% down was all that was needed.Ames Discount Department Stores… Read more »

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Summer of 1972Volume XVIEdition 2Issue HighlightsAt this time, Ames Discount Department Stores were advertising specials at three locations — Seaford, Del., Salisbury and Pocomoke City.Among Dick Lohmeyer’s “Things I Like” were cream chipped beef on French fried potatoes, afternoon naps, picnics anytime, anywhere, peanut chews at the movies and fried Maryland tomatoes.The Ocean City Convention… Read more »

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Summer of 1970Volume XVIEdition 6Issue HighlightsThis week’s “Resorter Girl” was Diana Holmes, who was also featured in the Hess Apparel full-page ad.Hosts Mr. and Mrs. R. Marbury Stamp invited guests to the North Winds Motel on 55th Street and the bay.Guests at the Dixie Room, inside the Colonial Motel on 1st Street, were being offered… Read more »

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Summer of 1970Volume XVIEdition 2Issue HighlightsMr. and Mrs. R. Marbury Stamp invited guests to the North Winds Motel on 55th Street, featuring a wading pool, free rowboats, playgrounds and a swimming pool.The Beer Pub on 21st Street in Phillips Square was offering “all brands at popular prices” and “Cold Duck in fifths, pints, splits.”Among the… Read more »

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Summer of 1972 Volume XVIII Edition 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… Read more »

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Summer of 1972 Volume XVIII Edition 5Issue HighlightsThe Caliban Corporation was advertising its latest oceanfront condominium, High Point North, on 112th Street. Prices for one- and two-bedroom units were began at under $40,000.Featured in the “Many Faces of Ocean City” were Mary Gunion, South Moon Under; Ronnie Bassett, Parker Real Estate; Bruce Esender, Sand Bar;… Read more »

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Summer of 1975 Volume XXI Edition 4Issue Highlights • Captain Bill Bunting’s Restaurant and Marina on Talbot Street and the bay opened at 5 a.m. every day. • Sixteen varieties of pancakes was offered till 2 p.m. at the Stokes’ Steak & Sea “behind the pumps” on 67th Street. • Owners/Managers Bill and Jean Fleming… Read more »

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Summer of 1967Volume XIIIEdition 2Issue Highlights“The newest, most modern lanes on the shore” was marketing the new Ocean Lanes on 71st Street.In Dick Lohmeyer’s Salty Spray column were a number of tidbits, including this: “pity poor Halcolm Bailey. Since the remodeling of the beautiful new 8th Street Bailey’s Drug Store, Halcolm, like us other natives,… Read more »