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Summer of 1978 Volume XXIV Edition 3 Issue Highlights • This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Terry Wooten. • An ad featuring Ames Discount Department Stores promoted two stores – one on Route 50 in Berlin and another on Route 1 in Rehoboth. • Among the features being advertised at the Hurricane on 71st Street was a… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

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Summer of 1972 Volume XVIII Edition No. 4 Issue Highlights •The Resorter cover girl this week was Beth Lauden of Parkersburg, W.Va. •Caliban Corporation announced the selling of High Point North on 112th Street and the beach with one- and two-bedroom units starting at $40,000. •BP was running a coupon for two free gallons of gas… Read more »

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Summer of 1971 Volume XVI Edition No. 13 Issue Highlights This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Ann Nugent (the boy was not identified). The Aqua Thrill Circus was about to begin its nightly run at Ocean City Convention Hall. Two shows each night were being offered from July 30-Aug. 26. The Hurricane Nite Club and Lounge… Read more »

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Summer of 1977 Volume XXIII Edition 5 Issue Highlights Some notable conventions planned for the rest of the year in Ocean City included The Maryland Oil Jobbers Council, Sheraton; Square Dancing–OC Promenaders, Convention Hall; and the Interstate Circulation Managers Association, Sheraton. An opinion piece read, “Week after week, the town’s Board of Zoning Appeals hears,… Read more »

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Summer of 1959 Volume V Edition 1 Some of the new enhancements made to private sector businesses before the 1959 season was “a complete rebuilding program with new units being added on the Inlet and bayside to practically double the capacity” at the Oceanic Motel. Mr. and Mrs. John Hodkinson, owners/managers, invited guests to The… Read more »

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Summer of 1960 Volume VI Edition 4 Issue Highlights Bernies on Baltimore Avenue was selling beach umbrellas for $7.95, beach chairs for $1.49 and surf mats for $4.95. Jarvis Realtor was announcing “Mallard Island Home Sites” on 15th Street and Teal Drive. Lots were priced $5,000 and up at this time. Managing Director Dr. Charles… Read more »

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Summer of 1965 Volume IX Edition 6 Issue Highlights This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Terri Steele, who was also featured in Hess Apparel’s full-page ad. New at Frontier Town this year was a prairie dog colony, a wooded picnic area and U-Driv-Em goat carts. In the column, “Then I Wrote,” the Editor wrote, “One of… Read more »

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Summer of 1969 Volume XVII Edition 2 Issue Highlights • Hastings Real Estate Inc. listed a 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… Read more »

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Summer of 1962 Volume VIII Issue 1 Issue Highlights The Capitol Theatre on Worcester Street was showing the following movies: Walk on the Wild Side, Samar, Madison Avenue, Cape Fear, The Night Creature, The Outsider and Lonely Are The Brave. Captain’s Hill  was being advertised as the “gracious new waterfront community” west on Route 50…. Read more »

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Summer of 1956 Volume II Edition 4 Issue Highlights Bill’s Famous Ship Café on 14th Street offered the following, according to an ad: cocktail lounge, bar, dining room,  Maine lobsters, efficiency apartments, seafood, steaks, chicken, hotel and motel rooms, boats for hire and dockage for private and charter boats. Subscription rates for the Resorter were… Read more »