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Summer of 1961Volume VIIEdition 7Issue HighlightsThe Diplomat Motor Hotel on the Boardwalk at 26th Street was calling itself “Ocean City’s Smartest Holiday Address.”An editorial, headlined “A Glass of Beer and Sin,” included the following. “As sure as the tide will rise, Ocean City will one day have Sunday beer. Whether that day be near or… Read more »

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Summer of 1963 Volume VIII Edition 6Issue Highlights• This week’s model for the Hess Apparel store on 9th Street’s full-page ad was Genevieve Sapia.• The Syl-Mar Shop was advertising “Buy It Where You Wear It” for its Baltimore Avenue store located on Talbot Street.• An editorial, “Democracy At Work,” read, “The Ocean City area accounts… Read more »

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Summer of 1975 Volume XXI Edition VIIssue Highlights• This week’s Resorter Girl was 22-year-old Diane Simpson, an Ocean City resident who spent the summer of 1975 working as a cocktail waitress at the Sand Bar, where her husband, Ken, worked as a bartender.• At the new Sea Colony in Bethany Beach, two- and three-bedroom condominiums were… Read more »

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Winter of 1972Issue HighlightsGranny’s Pub on 16th Street was proud to be open seven days all winter with three brands of draft beer and 10 pizza varieties.Among the men’s fashion lines being carried at Alice Krick’s La Riviera, located in the new Fountainhead Towers on 117th Street, were Damon International, Geoffrey Beene and Oleg Cassini.In… Read more »

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Summer of 1975 Volume XXI Edition 3Issue HighlightsAt the Longhorn Steak House on the Boardwalk at 15th Street, an eight-ounce Filet Mignon dinner was going for $4.95.At this time, A&P had three stores in the area — Rehoboth Beach and Millsboro, Del. and Berlin.Ocean City was celebrated its 100th birthday this year.Ocean City was hosting… Read more »

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Summer of 1972Volume XVIIIEdition 48Issue HighlightsThe Caliban Corporation announced the sale of one- and two-bedroom apartments in the High Point North building starting at $40,000 on 112th Street and the ocean.Ocean City Mayor Harry Kelley fired off a letter of opposition to the Federal Maritime Association on its proposal to place a superport off the… Read more »

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Summer of 1977Volume XIIIEdition 7Issue Highlights• This week’s “Resorter Girl” was 17-year-old Nancy Machado, an Oxen Hill resident who worked at South Moon Under• In Donaway Furniture’s ad, the motto was “We Just Look Expensive …” It also read “Master Charge & Bank Americard Honored.”• Among stores included at Shantytown in West Ocean City were Kite Loft, Fig… Read more »

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Summer of 1967Volume XIIIEdition 5Issue 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, fountain service,… Read more »

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Summer of 1967Volume XIIIEdition 5Issue Highlights• Breakfast service at the Ship Cafe and Marina on 14th Street started at 6 in the morning.• The Sea Scape Motel was pairing golf with room nights in an ad. “A mid-season package plan for the sport minded family, all centered around Ocean City’s challenging 18-hole championship golf course.”•… Read more »

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Summer of 1961Volume VIIEdition 5Issue HighlightsIn his column, “The Boardwalk Parade,” Editor Dick Lohmeyer wrote, “Mr. Dan Trimper gets as much pleasure out of watching the youngsters ride the amusements as the youngsters do themselves. And much to the chagrin of others interested in the business, Dan still continues to give away scores of free… Read more »