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Summer of 1972 Volume XVI Edition 2 Issue Highlights At this time, Ames Discount Department Stores were advertising specials at three locations — Seaford, Del., Salisbury and Pocomoke City. Among Dick Lohmeyer’s “Things I Like” were cream chipped beef on French fried potatoes, afternoon naps, picnics anytime, anywhere, peanut chews at the movies and fried… Read more »

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Summer of 1970 Volume XVI Edition 6 Issue Highlights This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Diana Holmes, who was also featured in the Hess Apparel full-page ad. Hosts Mr. and Mrs. R. Marbury Stamp invited guests to the North Winds Motel on 55th Street and the bay. Guests at the Dixie Room, inside the Colonial Motel… Read more »

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Summer of 1970 Volume XVI Edition 2 Issue Highlights Mr. and Mrs. R. Marbury Stamp invited guests to the North Winds Motel on 55th Street, featuring a wading pool, free rowboats, playgrounds and a swimming pool. The Beer Pub on 21st Street in Phillips Square was offering “all brands at popular prices” and “Cold Duck… Read more »

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Summer of 1972 Volume XVIII Edition 7 Issue Highlights Initial offering prices for two-bedroom, two-bath units in the new Oceana Oceanfront Condominiums were advertised at $44,000. Spring 1973 occupancy was expected for the new development between 82nd and 83rd streets. At this time, the Bank of Ocean City only had two locations — 59th Street… Read more »

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Summer of 1972 Volume XVIII Edition 5 Issue Highlights The Caliban Corporation was advertising its latest oceanfront condominium, High Point North, on 112th Street. Prices for one- and two-bedroom units were began at under $40,000. Featured in the “Many Faces of Ocean City” were Mary Gunion, South Moon Under; Ronnie Bassett, Parker Real Estate; Bruce… Read more »

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Summer of 1975 Volume XXI Edition 4 Issue Highlights • Captain Bill Bunting’s Restaurant and Marina on Talbot Street and the bay opened at 5 a.m. every day. • Sixteen varieties of pancakes was offered till 2 p.m. at the Stokes’ Steak & Sea “behind the pumps” on 67th Street. • Owners/Managers Bill and Jean… Read more »

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Summer of 1967 Volume XIII Edition 2 Issue Highlights “The newest, most modern lanes on the shore” was marketing the new Ocean Lanes on 71st Street. In Dick Lohmeyer’s Salty Spray column were a number of tidbits, including this: “pity poor Halcolm Bailey. Since the remodeling of the beautiful new 8th Street Bailey’s Drug Store,… Read more »

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Summer of 1979 Volume XXV Edition VII Issue Highlights • This week’s cover model was Robin Sporrer, who was captured poolside at the gazebo by photographer Mark Bernard. • Fisherman’s Wharf on 34th Street was advertising “A Touch of San Francisco…” • A feature story was published on the Ocean City Ice company at Somerset Street and Philadelphia… Read more »

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Summer of 1975 Volume XXIV Edition 6 Issue Highlights This week’s Resorter girl was Sharon Brudnicki, a 22-year-old Milwaukee native. The Carousel Center Hotel on 118th Street was stressing location in its full-page ad. “Out of this world is up at 118th Street … Out of this world is not far away.” Two bedroom luxury… Read more »

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Summer of 1965 Volume XI Edition 6 Issue Highlights Host John Dale Showell III invited guests to his Castle in the Sand Apartment Motel, which was featuring free umbrellas and lounge chairs and fully equipped kitchens. Alongside Paul’s Tackle Shop at the corner of St. Louis Ave. and Talbot Street was Paul’s Aqua Shop, specializing… Read more »