• April 1, 2020

Ocean City Sentinel: History

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1969: Newspaper reports on death of a noted newspaper reporter

OCEAN CITY – In the 1960s, reporter Edward S. Gore worked for the Ocean City Sentinel-Ledger, chronicling the local news for his readers. 

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Wednesday 02/12/2020
A LOOK BACK
Posted: February 12, 2020

January 3rd

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Wednesday 01/29/2020
A.C. Electric president was promoting battery-powered cars in 1960
Posted: January 29, 2020

OCEAN CITY – Though electric cars are commonplace and evolving with the automobile industry, their presence on roadways was viewed as innovative.

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Wednesday 01/22/2020
A LOOK BACK
Posted: January 22, 2020

December 16th 

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Wednesday 01/15/2020
1967: 500 million year old fossil, 1800s half-penny found
Posted: January 15, 2020

A fossilized cephaloid, as much as 500 million years old, was found by a skin-diver in Great Egg Harbor Inlet along with a British half-penny minted during the reign of King George III, the Ocean City Sentinel-Ledger reported Sept. 7, 1967.

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Thursday 01/02/2020
A LOOK BACK
Posted: January 02, 2020

November 22nd 

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Wednesday 12/04/2019
1964: Reporters converge for Democratic Convention
Posted: December 04, 2019

OCEAN CITY – Journalists covering the 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City stayed in Ocean City, the Ocean City Sentinel-ledger reported Aug. 18, 1964.

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Wednesday 11/27/2019
A LOOK BACK
Posted: November 27, 2019

October 26th 

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Wednesday 11/13/2019
A LOOK BACK
Posted: November 13, 2019

October 20th 

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Wednesday 10/16/2019
1961: O.C. travels to Sweden to drum up smorgasbord of tourism
Posted: October 16, 2019

OCEAN CITY – Ocean City has marketed itself to south Jersey and Philadelphia for decades, but heading to Europe to tout New Jersey’s coast sounds unheard of.

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Thursday 10/10/2019
A LOOK BACK
Posted: October 10, 2019

September 23rd

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Wednesday 10/02/2019
A LOOK BACK
Updated: October 02, 2019 - 4:06 pm

September 21st

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Wednesday 09/25/2019
A LOOK BACK
Posted: September 25, 2019

September 11th 

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Wednesday 09/18/2019
A LOOK BACK
Posted: September 18, 2019

September 2nd 

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Wednesday 09/11/2019
A LOOK BACK
Updated: September 11, 2019 - 12:16 pm

August 26th

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Wednesday 09/04/2019
A LOOK BACK
Posted: September 04, 2019

August 18th

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Wednesday 08/28/2019
A LOOK BACK
Posted: August 28, 2019

August 8th 

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Wednesday 08/21/2019
A Look Back
Posted: August 21, 2019

August 3rd 

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Wednesday 08/14/2019
A LOOK BACK
Posted: August 14, 2019

July 28th 

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Wednesday 08/07/2019
A LOOK BACK
Posted: August 07, 2019

July 19th 

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Wednesday 07/31/2019
A Look Back
Posted: July 31, 2019

July 14th 

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Wednesday 07/24/2019
1956: Masons parade precedes laying of temple’s cornerstone
Posted: July 24, 2019

OCEAN CITY – The Free and Accepted Masons announced they would hold a gala program for laying the cornerstone of the new Temple of Ocean City Lodge No. 171, the Ocean City Sentinel-Ledger reported on April 12, 1956.

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Wednesday 07/10/2019
A LOOK BACK
Posted: July 10, 2019

June 27th

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Wednesday 06/26/2019
A LOOK BACK
Posted: June 26, 2019

June 13th

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Wednesday 06/19/2019
A LOOK BACK
Posted: June 19, 2019

June 5th

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Wednesday 06/12/2019
Blue laws Part 3: Accused businesses have their day in court
Posted: June 12, 2019

OCEAN CITY – The Ocean City Sentinel-Ledger reported Aug. 27, 1963 that Edward Cornman, owner of a marina and sporting goods store, and his salesman, Howard Lamley, swore out complaints against undercover detectives the city hired to investigate whether businesses complied with the Sunday blue laws.

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Wednesday 06/05/2019
Businesses busted, but turn the tides by charging detectives
Updated: June 12, 2019 - 8:25 am

OCEAN CITY – In 1963, Ocean City used private investigators to surreptitiously make purchases on Sundays to see if merchants complied with the blue laws.

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Wednesday 05/29/2019
In 1963, city hired detectives to enforce resort’s blue laws
Updated: June 12, 2019 - 8:25 am

OCEAN CITY – The Ocean City Sentinel-Ledger reported Aug. 9, 1963 that private detectives were making purchases around town to see if merchants violated the Sunday blue laws.

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Wednesday 05/22/2019
New Tabernacle erected in 1957 for quarter-million dollars
Posted: May 22, 2019

OCEAN CITY — A new Ocean City Tabernacle is taking shape early March 1957, with spacious auditorium seating for 1,200 as part of a $250,000 improvement project, the Ocean City Sentinel-Ledger reported April 25, 1957.

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Wednesday 05/08/2019
In 1965, Ocean City bought 1915 school to use as new police station
Posted: May 08, 2019

OCEAN CITY – As reported in the May 13, 1965 edition of the Ocean City Sentinel-Ledger, the city acquired the Central Avenue School for one dollar as the new police headquarters.

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Wednesday 05/01/2019
A LOOK BACK
Posted: May 01, 2019

April 13th

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Wednesday 04/03/2019
A LOOK BACK
Posted: April 03, 2019

March 18th

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Wednesday 03/13/2019
A LOOK BACK
Updated: March 13, 2019 - 10:23 am

February 25th

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Wednesday 03/06/2019
A LOOK BACK
Posted: March 06, 2019

February 22nd

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Wednesday 02/13/2019
A LOOK BACK
Posted: February 13, 2019

January 22nd

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Wednesday 02/06/2019
A LOOK BACK
Posted: February 06, 2019

January 13th

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Wednesday 01/09/2019
A LOOK BACK
Posted: January 09, 2019

December 29th 

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Wednesday 01/02/2019
A LOOK BACK
Posted: January 02, 2019

December 17th 

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Wednesday 10/03/2018
A LOOK BACK
Posted: October 03, 2018

September 2nd 

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Wednesday 09/12/2018
A LOOK BACK
Posted: September 12, 2018

August 19th

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Wednesday 09/05/2018
A Look Back
Posted: September 05, 2018

August 9th 

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Wednesday 08/29/2018
A LOOK BACK
Posted: August 29, 2018

August 6th 

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Wednesday 08/22/2018
A LOOK BACK
Posted: August 22, 2018

July 30th 

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Wednesday 08/08/2018
A LOOK BACK
Posted: August 08, 2018

July 12th 

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Wednesday 08/01/2018
A LOOK BACK
Posted: August 01, 2018

July 3rd

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Wednesday 07/25/2018
A LOOK BACK
Posted: July 25, 2018

June 24th

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Thursday 07/05/2018
A LOOK BACK
Posted: July 05, 2018

May 31st 

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Wednesday 06/27/2018
A LOOK BACK
Posted: June 27, 2018

May 25th

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Wednesday 06/20/2018
A LOOK BACK
Posted: June 20, 2018

May 21st

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Wednesday 05/30/2018
A LOOK BACK
Posted: May 30, 2018

April 25th

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