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Monday Jul 28 | Lower Township Gazette

Plenty of fun at Ocean City's Oscar-themed Night in Venice

Pop-up showers that threatened the big event earlier in the day disappeared, and the 60th annual Night in Venice boat parade set sail to clear skies on Saturday evening, July 27. Featuring 71 decorated boats, the flotilla made its way from the Ocean City-Longport Bridge along the bay front and through numerous lagoons to Tennessee Avenue.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Phillymag.com

5 Best Running Routes at the Jersey Shore

Not everyone R&R-ing it at the beach wants to sit around all day. If you're antsy to move-and log some serious mileage-check out these expert-approved running routes in towns up and down the Jersey Shore, courtesy of NJShoreRun.com's Steve Antczak, Cape May runner and triathlete Michael Mader, and Good Day for a Run's Ken Culbertson, who organizes ... (more)

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Patch.com

Night in Venice Set for Saturday

The annual Night in Venice Parade is rapidly approaching. The gala Boat Parade and decorated home celebration is set for Saturday, July 26, 7:30 p.m. The decorated boats will travel along the Bayfront and through lagoons from the Longport Bridge to Tennessee Avenue.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Philly.com

Coast Guard suspends search for powerboat racer

The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday evening for a champion powerboat racer who disappeared late Sunday when his pontoon boat apparently hit a buoy and then slammed into a jetty at the southern tip of Longport.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Lower Township Gazette

Night in Venice to get 'Happy' with the Oscars

Featuring decorated boats, music, friends, fun and family on the bay front, the 60th annual Night in Venice Boat Parade sets sail on Saturday, July 26 beginning at 7:30 p.m. The parade lines up near the Ocean City-Longport Bridge, floating along the bay front and through the lagoons and ending at Tennessee Avenue.

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Lower Township Gazette

Longport readies for Wounded Warrior Week

American Legion Post 469 has kicked-off its third annual Wounded Warrior Week campaign, which provides a one-week, all-expense-paid vacation at the Jersey Shore for a Wounded Warrior and immediate family members.

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CBS Local

Coast Guard Searching For Missing Boater In Longport

The search is on for a 45-year-old boater who went missing late Sunday night in Longport, Atlantic County.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Patch.com

Mayor Gillian Discusses Night in Venice During Weekly Update

Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian posted the following concerning this year's Night in Venice during his weekly update on t he city's website: Dear Friends, Ocean City's annual Night in Venice boat parade will be Saturday, July 26, with the parade beginning at 7:30.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Lower Township Gazette

Longport Board of Education approves sending-receiving relationship with OCHS

The Board of Education formally entered a sending-receiving relationship with Ocean City High School at its Monday, July 7 meeting, but at least two families still want to send their children to Atlantic City High School .

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Philly.com

Family trying to bring drowned boy's body back to Philly

The family of the Philadelphia teen who drowned in the surf off the Ocean City beach on June 29 is trying to raise money to bring his body home for burial.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Lower Township Gazette

Ocean City announced extended lifeguard hours

Ocean City Beach Patrol officials announced that they will protect three downtown beaches - Eighth, Ninth and 12th Streets - from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. every day.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Patch.com

Body Found in Ocean City Believed to be That of Philly Teen

By Giuseppe Ungaro A body recovered near the Longport Bridge on Thursday is believed to be Corinthian "Cory" Hammond, who was reported missing after swimming on the Ninth Street Beach in Ocean City.

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Patch.com

Body Found Near Longport Bridge

A boater called authorities at approximately 12:30 p.m. about a body floating near the Longport Bridge, NBC40 reports .

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Patch.com

Friday Night Fireworks Display Highlights Fourth of July Week Festivities

Independence Day is nearly upon us, and Ocean City has a full slate of events set for this weekend, highlighted by the fireworks display Friday night.

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