Ocean City Gazette

Cricket Frank honored at working women event

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, April 15, 2014 03:00 pm

 OCEAN CITY — Cricket Frank was a college co-ed when she came to Ocean City with a friend, on a whim, to catch her first glimpse of the Atlantic Ocean.

The Rochester, NY native fell in love with both the seashore and a handsome young man named Tony Frank. The visit changed her life in ways she could not have imagined.

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Vans Custom Culture art competition

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, April 15, 2014 12:30 pm

Vans Custom Culture art competition  Ocean City High School students participated in the Van's Custom Culture art competition. Four entries were selected and are now on their way to California. If the school's entries are selected in the top 50, the community will have an opportunity to help the school's art program win a $50,000 top prize. From left, Ryan Givens, Katie Leadvetter, Carly Roeck and Dan Loggi pose with their designs.  OCEAN CITY — Carly Roeck has never been surfing, but she loves the surf culture. So when it came time to custom design a pair of sneakers for a national competition, she knew exactly what she wanted to paint.  

Roeck, an Ocean City High School senior, was one of four students at the school whose vibrant designs were selected to compete in the Van’s Custom Culture Art Competition.

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Manco and Manco owners plead not guilty

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Written by Christie Rotondo Tuesday, April 15, 2014 11:32 am

Manco and Manco Pizza on the Ocean City Boardwalk Manco and Manco Pizza on the Ocean City Boardwalk  OCEAN CITY—The owners of Manco and Manco were arraigned in federal court in Camden Monday, where they entered a not guilty plea to several federal tax evasion charges, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. 

Mary, 53, and Charles Bangle, 54, were arrested in their Somers Point home on April 3 by IRS-Criminal Investigation special agents on a 30-count indictment charging the couple with multiple counts of tax evasion and other offenses, the office said.

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Open and ready

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 15, 2014 11:30 am

 Open and ready Open and ready  There is still work to do, but crews got the last section of the Ocean City Boardwalk open in time for the busy Doodah Parade weekend. Sunny skies and warm spring temperatures meant the ‘walk was packed on Saturday and Sunday. 

   

Handgun reported in Ocean City domestic violence incident

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, April 15, 2014 11:00 am

OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City Police Department responded to a domestic violence incident allegedly involving a handgun at 8 a.m. this morning, Tuesday, April 15.

According to Capt. Steve Ang, the incident occurred in the unit block of West Ninth Street and the victim reported the incident at police headquarters.

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Ocean City may offer free beach tags to veterans

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 15, 2014 12:00 am

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City Council unanimously and enthusiastically approved an ordinance giving honorably discharged American veterans free beach access on Thursday, April 10.

The ordinance still faces a public hearing and final vote before going into effect.

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Candidate forum planned April 23

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 15, 2014 12:00 am

OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City Community Association will present a candidates forum from 6 - 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 23 at the Ocean City Public Library in the main lecture hall. At 6 p.m. the City Council At-Large forum will begin, and at approximately 7pm the mayoral forum will begin.

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Council OKs vehicle purchases

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 14, 2014 04:55 pm

OCEAN CITY — City Council unanimously approved a resolution on Thursday, April 10, to allow the city to spend $143,278 on six new vehicles from Rodeo Ford in Goodyear, Az. to replace vehicles damaged in Hurricane Sandy. They include three Ford Focus hatchbacks, two Ford Escapes and a Chevrolet Express Van.

Also approved by council vote are the purchase of a hot asphalt patcher worth $32,524 and spending $180,979 on new street sweeper, as well as two secondhand pieces of equipment, a salt spreader from Sea Isle City for $1, and used fire skid unit from Egg Harbor Township for $10,000. The city has two surplus military units the firefighters use in emergencies. The skid, a pump and 250 gallon tank, would be bolted on to one of the units to allow for firefighting in difficult to reach areas, according to information presented to City Council members. It would be about half the cost of a new one. 

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