November 23, 1990 |
Senior running back Doug Colman scored three times and junior quarterback Brian Tilley threw three touchdown passes yesterday as Ocean City defeated Pleasantville, 40-14, at Pleasantville's Ty Helfrich Field. The game marked the end of the 76-game series that began in 1917. With yesterday's win, Ocean City (4-5) won the series, 35-34-6. The series is ending because of the Cape-Atlantic League's decision that all nonleague games must be played against schools from the opposite division.
July 31, 1986 |
Ocean City will reopen public recreation facilities this Sunday but will oppose a move by merchants to postpone enforcement of its blue laws, which were reinstated last Sunday after a 13-month hiatus. Merchants asked the New Jersey Supreme Court on Monday for emergency temporary relief from enforcement of the blue laws, which forbid Sunday sales of selected items. On Tuesday, the city council voted 5-2 to instruct its attorney to oppose the merchants' move. Mayor Roy Gillian had ordered the city's 22 tennis courts, six playgrounds, golf course and music pier closed last Sunday, although the blue laws did not require the closings.
March 24, 2012 |
OCEAN CITY, N.J. - Drew Fasy considers himself more practical than pious. But he's worried about the soul of "America's greatest family resort. " If voters pass a ballot proposal allowing patrons to "bring your own bottle" of wine or beer to local restaurants, now "dry" Ocean City could take a hit to its reputation from which it would never recover, said Fasy, 49. The town resident, who owns a real estate agency in nearby Sea Isle City,...
August 13, 1987 |
A shore-town flap over noise that led to the arrests of an Ocean City doctor and his relatives was settled yesterday by a judge who fined the physician for noise violations and resisting arrest. Ocean City Municipal Judge Samuel J. Serata issued an 11-page ruling concluding that Dr. Gary Raab; his wife, Monica, and his brother, Gerald, went too far when they tried to block a police officer from entering their home during a family birthday party that provoked a neighbor's complaint.
June 4, 1989 |
Tricia Shelton, Ocean City's sophomore first baseman, made her 16th birthday a memorable day yesterday when she delivered a two-run double in the fifth inning to help the Raiders beat Paramus, 3-1, and win the state Group 3 championship at Trenton State College. "Winning this game was the best present I could ever get," Shelton said. "I was just looking for an RBI to tie the game, and I got it in the gap and scored both. " The championship was the first in softball for Ocean City (19-6)
July 29, 1986 |
Ocean City merchants asked the New Jersey Supreme Court yesterday for emergency temporary relief from enforcement of the city's blue laws, which forbid Sunday sales of selected items. Edward A. Devlin, who owns 10 stores on the Ocean City boardwalk, and other boardwalk merchants requested that the state Supreme Court, which upheld the blue laws last week, suspend their enforcement until Sept. 15. Sunday was the first day that Ocean City police enforced the blue laws after a 13-month hiatus, during which people could buy and sell as they pleased on Sundays.
October 5, 2000 |
Ocean City senior forward Chad Severs, last season's Inquirer South Jersey soccer player of the year, has made a verbal commitment to attend Penn State. Severs, who has earned a full scholarship, made the commitment to Penn State on Sunday before returning home from his official visit. Last month, Severs made an official visit to North Carolina. He said that he had also considered Maryland. According to NCAA rules, Severs can't officially sign until the early signing period begins on Feb. 7. Severs was impressed after attending the Penn State-Purdue football game.
September 9, 1994 |
Tim Tormey hopes that his off-season success carries over into the high school season. The 5-foot-11 1/2, 180-pound senior goalie from Ocean City enjoyed a productive off-season after an injury-plagued junior year. Tormey played for three soccer clubs over the summer. Each won a championship. "I was kind of filling up my trophy case this off-season," said Tormey, a fourth-year starter. Tormey missed eight games last high school season, first with a hyperextended thumb and then with a deep thigh bruise.
August 4, 2011 |
OCEAN CITY - Proponents of allowing customers to bring their own bottle of wine or beer to restaurants in this historically alcohol-free Jersey Shore resort delivered a petition containing 583 signatures to the city clerk on Thursday afternoon that, if certified, would mean a question would be placed on the November ballot about whether to allow such imbibing in public. BYOB, and the sale of alcohol of any kind, has never been allowed in this Cape May County town, founded in 1879 as a Methodist camp meeting resort by the Lake brothers.