The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

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 »

The Resorter … Revisited

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 »

The Resorter … Revisited

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 »

The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

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 »

The Resorter … Revisited

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 »

The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1971 Volume XVII Issue 7ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS (BULLET)This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Althea Rutherford, who was also featured in a full-page advertisement from Hess Apparel, which had a store on 9th Street and the Boardwalk at this time. (BULLET)Jolly Roger, which called itself “The Family Playground” at this time, was where the Arnold Palmer… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1977 Volume XXIII Edition 6Issue Highlights (BULLET)This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Baltimore resident Dottie Caldwell, who was 21 years old when pictured. (BULLET)Herb Reed of the Original Platters was stopping in Ocean City at the Hurricane for two shows over the weekend. (BULLET)All that was required for two-bedroom, two-bath condominiums at The Quay… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1965 Volume XI Edition 2Issue Highlights Bobby Baker’s Carousel was called itself the “most luxurious year around resort motel on the coast.”
(BULLET)Welsh Pharmacy on 28th Street was happy to announce it was now an “authorized Kodak dealer.” In his customary blunt ways, Editor Dick Lohmeyer’s After Dark began, “So summer has arrived. The… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1969 Volume XVII Edition 2Issue Highlights•Hastings Real Estate Inc. listed an one-bedroom oceanfront condominium for sale for $19,950, including “wall to wall carpet” and “paneled walls.” •A free coupon for the Sky Monorail was included in the bayfront Playland Amusement Park’s ad on 65th Street. •In his After Dark column, which spotlighted the… Read more »