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Summer of 1958Volume IVEdition 1Issue HighlightsBill’s Famous Ship Café, located at 14th Street and Synepuxent Bay, was open from 6 a.m.-2 a.m. and home to the New Bill Jim, which was billed as the “Fastest Boat in Ocean City Marlin Fleet.”A story, headlined “New Buildings, Projects Spotlight 1959 Season,” included mentions of the new Ocean… Read more »

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Season of 1973Volume XIXEdition 5Issue HighlightsWorcester County Health Officer Dr. William Fritz estimated there were 160 different restaurants in town and about 120 pools that will need to be inspected in advance of the summer season.Reservations for the summer of 1973 were being taken at the Sandyhill Motel on the Boardwalk at 18th Street. New… Read more »

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Summer of 1968 Volume XIV Edition 3Issue HighlightsThis week’s Resorter Girl was Chris Corddry, who was also featured in this issue’s full-page Hess Apparel advertisement.Among the amenities at the Surf and Sands Motel were “free all channel television,” “golf privileges” and “background music in all rooms.”The live racing season at Ocean Downs Raceway was from… Read more »

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Summer of 1964 Volume X Edition 1Issue Highlights• The new Royal Palm Court on the bay at 12th Street was unveiled in an advertisement.• Courtesy of Herbert Berger Ltd. Sportswear of Ocean City, the Lifeguard of the Week was Bill Marshall Jr.• Bailey’s Drug Store on 8th Street was featuring Russell Stover candies, Wilkerson blades,… Read more »

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Summer of 1956 Volume II Edition 6Issue HighlightsMiss Amanda Esham was the featured beauty in Hess Apparel’s full-page ad. The ad read, “Miss Esham is a sure bet to win the state of “Miss Delmarva” when the Delmarva Chicken Festival takes place next June.”Mr. and Mrs. James D. Farlow welcomed guests to their Lackawanna Restaurant… Read more »

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Summer of 1968 Volume XIV Edition 6Issue Highlights This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Mimi Trone, who was also featured in the Hess Apparel full-page advertisement.An editorial headlined “High Rise Opens New Resort Era” documented the construction of the new Twenty-Twenty Boardwalk. It read, “The era of the sprawling, land-gobbling, resort motel in Ocean City has… Read more »

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The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1968 Volume XIV Edition 6Issue Highlights This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Mimi Trone, who was also featured in the Hess Apparel full-page advertisement.An editorial headlined “High Rise Opens New Resort Era” documented the construction of the new Twenty-Twenty Boardwalk. It read, “The era of the sprawling, land-gobbling, resort motel in Ocean City has… Read more »

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Summer of 1979 Volume XXIV Edition 7Issue Highlights This week’s “Resorter Girl” was 21-year-old Kim Waters, who was a waitress at the Hayloft this summer and was planning to travel to New York City to pursue a modeling career. She was photographed in Fenwick Island by Mark Bernard.Jarvis Real Estate was advertising “only five lots… Read more »

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Summer of 1970 Volume XVI Edition 9Issue Highlights (BULLET)With the off season in mind, Captain Jack Bunting of the Angler was advertising cod fishing in the winter. (BULLET)Ocean Associates Inc. was announcing the beginning of construction for the new Calypso Condominiums on 62nd Street, featuring three elevators, a swimming pool, balconies and fireproof construction. (BULLET)This… Read more »