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Archive for June, 2012

Rock ‘N Roll Hall of Famer Named Boat Parade Grand Marshal

Ocean City resident, Dick Richards, a recent inductee into the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame, will be grand marshal of Ocean City’s 58th annual Night In Venice, Sat., July 28. Richards was the original drummer of Bill Haley’s legendary Comets. He recorded Rock Around the Clock and Shake Rattle and Roll with Haley two songs that made Rock ‘n Roll history. Now in his eighties, Richards still performs with today’s version of the Comets. Regulars at Branson, Missouri, the group tours Europe every year where they are immensely popular. This year’s regatta will be extra special. It will be the first time the gala has been held since the new causeway has been completed. This means a smoother evening as there will be no boat delays on the return voyage because of... Read More

Pops, Choir, Antique Cars, Tony Mart this Week, July Jubilee Next

Many events are scheduled for Ocean City this week but first a word about NIGHT IN VENICE. Entry forms are now available for the colorful boat parade and bay front home celebration and competition scheduled for Sat. July 28 starting 7 p.m. The Parade begins at the Longport Bridge and concludes at Tennessee and Bay Ave.   Optional decorating theme this year is "Do You Remember When?" But contestants are free to select any theme they prefer.   Once again all boat entrants will receive $50 gas cards, collector's mugs and a photo of their boat taken in the Parade. Home owners will receive mugs and prizes will be awarded in various categories in both the home and boat divisions.   Entry in Night in Venice is free. Register your house, condo or boat now on... Read More

Miss New Jersey this Week, July Jubilee on the Way

(June 13-16)  The MISS NEW JERSEY Pageant returns to Ocean City this week with its Boardwalk Parade on June 13 and the Pageant, June 14-16 at the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. The Parade begins 7:30 p.m. Its route is from 6th to 14th Sts. on the Boardwalk. The event features 25 contestants who will dress depicting various nursery rhyme themes. It will be led by Katharyn Nicolle, Miss New Jersey. Miss Ocean City, Brenna Carnuccio, Junior Miss Ocean City, Kylie Clearkin and Little Miss Ocean City, Cassidy Diamond will ride in the parade. There will be music, marching groups, a calliope and even a unique Stanley Steamer in this outstanding event directed by Maribeth Neall. Pageant preliminaries are set for June 14-15 with the final on June 16... Read More

Artisans Visit Ocean City for 67th Time, Miss New Jersey Next

 The ARTISANS Order of Mutual Protection returns to Ocean City for the 67th time this weekend. They hold the record for consecutive visits to Ocean City.The Artisans will present the Miss Artisans Pageant at the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace 8 p.m., Sat., June 9. The contest selects the young lady who will represent them for the coming year. There will be entertainment by popular Philadelphia duo, Gary and the Kid. Admission is free. The Public is invited. The Artisans Order of Mutual Protection was founded 139 years ago to provide affordable insurance for working people. The organization also supports many charitable causes. The group’s headquarters is located at 8100 Roosevelt Blvd. in Philadelphia. (June 13-16.) The Miss New Jersey Pageant returns to Ocean City next week with its Boardwalk... Read More