The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1962Volume VIIIEdition 8Issue HighlightsThis week’s “Resorter Girl” was Sandra Glee Miller (Jones).An Editorial, “Pride In A Job,” read, “Perhaps the dullless, most unrewarding job in Ocean City is that of trash collector, and yet the men who perform this thankless task go about their business as proudly and efficiently as if there’s was… Read more »

The Resorter …. Revisited

The Resorter …. Revisited

Summer of 1955Volume 1Edition 1Issue Highlights• This was the first issue ever of The Resorter.• The covers in the early days of The Resorter were quite different than the later years. At this time, it was published by Wm. A. Dryden and owned by the Eastern Shore Times.• Miss Ocean City 1955 was Lolita “Teensy” Hall,… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1979Volume XXIVEdition 11Issue Highlights• This week’s “Resorter Girl” was 19-year-old Jean McVeigh, an Arnold, Md., resident who took part in the Miss Maryland-USA Beauty Pageant held in Ocean City in March of 1979.• An article on real estate in Ocean City included Mallard Island, which “consists of homes in the $150,000 to $300,000” range.•… Read more »

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The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1969Volume XIVEdition 3Issue HighlightsThe cover girl this week was Joanne Quick, who was also featured in the week’s Hess Apparel ad.An advertisement for Captain William Bunting’s Angler Restaurant spotlighted the “new” 65-foot Angler boat, “built to our specification and fully equipped electronically. Captain Jack Bunting, your skipper …”Oceanfront apartments in the Caliban were… Read more »

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The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1956Volume IIEdition 4Issue HighlightsAmong the amenities being advertised by the George Washington Hotel were a roof garden, new inner spring mattresses and bellboy service.An ad read, “LAUNCHING … the million dollar Santa Maria … new oceanfront motor hotel to offer you something bigger and better in vacation ease and pleasure. MANNED BY …… Read more »

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The Resorter … Revisited

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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The Resorter … Revisited

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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The Resorter … Revisited

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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The Resorter … Revisited

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 »