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Action News Meteorologist to be Grand Marshal of Night in Venice

WPVI-TV Channel 6 Meteorologist ADAM JOSEPH will be Grand Marshal of Ocean City’s 59th Annual Night In Venice Boat Parade and Bay Celebration on Sat., July 20th starting at 6 p.m. A graduate of Lyndon College in May 2000, Adam found working in the Admissions office as a campus tour guide helped break him of his shyness and developed the Boston youth into the confident man he is today.

Adam started his career at WBOY-TV as the Chief Meteorologist in Clarksburg, West Virginia. Eleven months later he was hired by WSAZ-TV in Charleston-Huntington, West Virginia where he worked as the weekend and eventually the weekday evening Meteorologist and weather feature reporter. It was there he received the prestigious AMS Seal of Approval for Television. Adam won many awards for best meteorologist while at WSAZ.

 

In April 2005, he joined WPVI as the weekend weather reporter. He still holds this position and also co-hosts the weekly entertainment show, FYI Philly. Adam now fills in on Good Morning America when needed and was voted Best Meteorologist by Philadelphia Magazine in 2009. Adam is strongly committed to making a difference in the community and is heavily involved with Hospice and the American Cancer Society. Adam enjoys weight lifting, running, biking and swimming. He participated in his first triathlon in Richwood, West Virginia in 2001 and has since completed seven triathlons.

To enter a boat or home in the Night In Venice celebration, Sat., July 20 at 6 p.m., access www.ocnj.us/niv, call (609) 525-9300, after hours and on weekend (609) 364-4010 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . The Night In Venice Weekend will also feature a SEE FOOD event, July 19-21 during which restaurants and eateries throughout the City will offer specials. Our annual Tribute to the Philippines will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Music Pier July 20-21 with an extensive, free Health Fair in the Senior Room of the Library, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

(July 11) WINNIE THE POOH: Presented by the Greater Ocean City Theatre Co. about the loveable bear whose intentions are always the best but whose passion for honey and condensed milk keeps getting him into trouble. Time: 10:30 a.m. at the Moorlyn Family Theatre, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. All tickets $10. For tickets and information, www.moorlynfamilytheatre.org.

(July 11) FRECKLE CONTEST: Show off your real or painted on freckles. Registration 6 p.m. in front of Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace, contest 6:30 p.m. Call (609) 525-9300 for information.

(July 14) Ocean City Nor’easters SOCCER TEAM v Reading United, 7 p.m. Kick Off at Carey Stadium, 6th St. off Boardwalk, $10 adult, $7 youth. Prior to game Nor’easters 23s team will host the Philadelphia Fury in a 4 p.m. Kick-Off. Come early and enjoy two great games for the price of one. Super car show at 5 p.m. Cars will cruise around track at halftime. Call (609) 525-9999.

(July 14) NIGHT at the OPERA with the Ocean City Pops, 8 p.m. at the Music Pier with tenor Cody Austin, soprano Suzanne Vinnick and baritone Christian Bowers. Tickets $15/$10. Call Box Office (609) 525-9248. Sponsored by Elizabeth Bowden.

(July 14) VENTRILOQUIST Ryan and Friends, with seats reserved for children. Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., 7 p.m., call (609) 399-1915. Free admission.

(July 15) JACK and the BEANSTALK presented by the Greater Ocean City Theatre Co. Take a musical trip up the beanstalk with Jack and discover the town’s unexpected solution to the Giant’s grumpy attitude! At the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terr., 10:30 a.m. All tickets $10. For tickets and information, call (609) 525-9248 or www.ocnj.us/boxoffice.

(July 15) JARS OF CLAY a Christian Rock group from Nashville offers a blend of alternative rock, folk, acoustic and R&B. The band earned a Grammy for Best Pop/Contemporary Album with “Much Afraid.” Tickets $30 on sale through TicketMaster, 1-800-745-3000 or at www.ticketmaster.com and at the Pier Box Office, cash or check only. Time 7:30 p.m. at Music Pier

(July 17) Ocean City Pops RISING ARTISTS of Tomorrow! 8 p.m. at the Music Pier. Hear dynamic singers Kara Mulder, Jarrett Porter and Kameron Ghanavati, plus violin prodigy Brenden Zak. Maestro Scheible conducts. Sponsored by Oves Restaurant. Tickets $15/$10 at Pier Box Office, (609) 525-9248.

(July 17) Sounds of HOLLYWOOD presented by the Greater Ocean City Theatre Co. Relive the memories from some of the Cinema’s most iconic musical moments during this high energy song and dance revue. 7:30 p.m. at the Moorlyn Family Theatre, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. $15 general admission, $12 for senior and children under 12. For tickets and information, www.moorlynfamilytheatre.org.

(July 18) Jack and the BEANSTALK presented by the Greater Ocean City Theatre Co., 10:30 a.m. at the Moorlyn Family Theatre, all tickets $10, www.moorlynfamilytheatre.org.  

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE Ocean City LIBRARY:

(July 11) “Not Another Vampire Book!” Young Adult Book Club Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Rm. N111; 7 p.m., Open Mic Night in Meeting Rm. N116 (July 12) Seashore Story Hour, 10 a.m., Children’s Activity Rm. ; Free Concert Series, Ocean City Pops Orchestra, Chamber Music, 7 p.m.(July 13) TED Talk, Jackson Katz, Violence Against Women, It’s a men’s issue, 11 a.m. in Lecture Room N110; Saturday Afternoon Movie, Jack the Giant Slayer, 2 p.m. Lecture Rm. N110; (July 14) Jazz Concert Series with Michael Pedicin and Somers Point Jazz Society, 2 p.m. in Lecture Rm. N110,The Music and Spirituality of John Coltrane.

(July 15) Classic Film Series, “Goldfinger,” 6 p.m. in Rm. N 110; (July 16) Computer Workshop, Meeting Room N116, at 9 a.m.; “Sea Stars Drama Fun” for ages 7-10 in meeting room N111, 10 a.m.; Meditation and Self Awareness Workshop, 2 p.m. with Kate Lutz, Rm. N116; Cooking the Classy Way, with Chef Annmarie Chelius, Pastry Series, 4:30 p.m. in the Senior Center Kitchen.

The list goes on and on. For information on the many interesting and informative Library events, call (609) 399- 2434 Ext. 5238 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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