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Summer of 1977 Volume XXIII Edition 1 Issue Highlights • This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Diane McCall of Baltimore. • The Surf and Sands Motel and the Satellite Resort Motel were teamed as “The Ocean Motels” in an advertisement, featuring 150 “Tropical Modern Motel Units with 98 Directly on the Oceanfront.” • Featured in the… Read more »

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Summer of 1963 Volume VIIII Edition 10 Issue Highlights An editorial, “The Vacant 8 Months,” read, “Late last spring the Mayor and Council were practically forced into hiring a much needed publicity man for Ocean City. Now that the resort has a publicity bureau of sorts we’d like to see town officials vote a small… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

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Summer of 1961 Volume VII Edition 6 Issue Highlights • New this year at Frontier Town was the Longhorn Saloon & Beef House. • The Diplomat Motor Hotel on 26th Street billed itself as “Ocean City’s Smartest Holiday Address.” You could reach them at “Atlantic 9-7148. • In an editorial, Dick Lohmeyer wrote, “Cullens Jenkins… Read more »

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Summer of 1977 Volume XXIII Edition 7 Issue Highlights This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Linda Dilks from Wilmington, Del. She was 22 years old and spending her summer working as a waitress at the Bonfire. The newest oceanfront condominium selling units was The Quay on 107th Street. An advertisement suggested 5% down was all that… Read more »

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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 »