April 18, 2016 |
OCEAN CITY, N.J. - Hundreds of basset hounds waddled down the boardwalk here Saturday as a thousand or so spectators gathered to watch the Doo Dah Parade, a springtime tradition. Some of the hounds were stuffed into pink tutus, while others wore polka dots, stripes, silvery capes, and assorted straw hats. Still others were au naturel , looking adorable enough with their pensive eyes and dangling ears on a warm, sunny day that had lured visitors to the Shore way ahead of the season.
March 29, 2016 |
OCEAN CITY, N.J. - To say that Mark Soifer would go to the ends of the earth for Ocean City may be an understatement. Because in the 45 years that Soifer - who will retire at the end of the summer from his position as the resort's public relations director - has commuted from his home in Vineland to his office here, he could have circumnavigated the globe three times. Soifer, aside from creating and executing dozens of local events and activities over the years, has also written about 5,000 columns for the local newspaper, the Ocean City Sentinel, and thousands of news releases about everything from the annual Doo Dah Parade to the Mister Maturity Pageant.
February 29, 2016 |
Edward J. Kaminski was a dinner-plate fisherman, comfortable seeking out blues and flounders for his kitchen from his 18-foot motorboat. Closer to land than to the ocean deep. But in the 1990s, he and a few older men ventured forth, joining a younger sailboat crew. "The young guys sailed to Bermuda, and raced in a regatta there," but they had to fly back to their jobs, his wife, Helen, said. "So it was the old guys who brought the boats back," with all the heavy lifting that the effort demanded.
February 27, 2016 |
Two Absegami players joined the 1,000-point club in the second quarter of Thursday's Cape-Atlantic League consolation game against visiting Ocean City. Steven Ferebee hit the mark on a low-post play and Vinnie Nelson reached the milestone on a drive to the basket. Nelson ended the game with 25 points, but the Indians fell to the Red Raiders, 69-55. Garrett Jones led the visitors with 21 points and made eight free throws. Ocean City boys' basketball is ranked 21st in South Jersey by The Inquirer.
January 29, 2016 |
Ocean City's Olivia Briggs had a big game on Wednesday night in a 45-33 Cape-Atlantic League win over visiting Absegami. Briggs scored 22 points, including 11 in the second quarter. She also grabbed six rebounds and made four steals. Julia Dolan led Absegami with 14 points. In other Cape-Atlantic League action: Four Wildwood Catholic players scored in double figures in an 83-40 win over visiting St. Joseph. Caitlin McMullan led the way with 21 points, including 12 in the second half.
January 8, 2016 |
About halfway through its meet against visiting Millville on Wednesday, the Ocean City wrestling team faced a 12-point deficit in Cape-Atlantic League action. That was when Cameron Andres stepped on the mat. The junior - who totaled 20 wins last season - pinned his opponent in 2 minutes, 42 seconds to spark a three-bout run that clinched the match for the Red Raiders. Following Andres' bout at 145 pounds, Jeremiah Johnson (152) won by a 5-1 decision, and then Will Nickerson (160)
January 3, 2016
Answer: Oregon. It's not even close. Depending on who's doing the measuring, Oregon's coast is about 363 miles, compared with Alabama's 53. The measurements do not include inlets and bays.
January 1, 2016 |
Connor Laverty converted 10 of 12 free throws and drained two three-pointers as he scored 20 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Ocean City past Penn Charter, 45-40, on Wednesday afternoon to claim the Boardwalk Classic–John Pierantozzi Bracket title at the Wildwood Convention Center. Sean Jamison went 4 for 4 on free throws and had five rebounds. Collingswood Christmas Tournament. Devon Taylor scored 11 of his 13 points in the first half as Cinnaminson claimed the title by defeating New Foundations, 68-55.
December 9, 2015 |
OK, CALL IT far-fetched, but after his death on Thursday, Ed Devlin may have made it known how happy he was with the Eagles' victory over New England three days later. After Ed died, a Catholic priest who went to his bedside, told the family to expect a sign from Ed letting them know everything was all right. "While we were watching the Eagles game on Sunday, I suddenly knew what the sign was," said his brother, Terry. "It was the Eagles beating the Patriots!" Whatever, Ed certainly would have been thrilled by the unexpected victory.