Sea Isle Times

August 2018

By Joanna Heston

Aug. 4

Captain Bill Gallagher 10-Mile Island Run

5:45pm, 44th Street & Promenade

Test your endurance in the 48th annual Captain Bill Gallagher 10-Mile Island Run.

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By Dave Bontempo

Sean Harbison fondly greets Sea Isle City Beach Patrol reunions.

 

“The waves get larger, the come-from-behind margins get bigger and the stories get better,” says the grinning professor of surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, more than three decades removed from being a lieutenant and assistant captain for the Sea Isle patrol. “It’s always been a lot of fun.” More

By John Tracy Jr.

With the famous Santa Monica Pier as her target, Sea Isle City’s Tina McGarvey hopped on her bike in late April, leaving the shore of Lake Michigan behind. In 7 weeks, she pedaled all 2,448 miles of historic Route 66, the iconic American highway that connected Chicago to Los Angeles back in 1926.

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By C.J. Walsh III

If you’re reading this on the beach in the afternoon, you’ve probably already seen an orange helicopter fly by. If you’re like me, you probably have more questions than answers about the United States Coast Guard’s significant presence in our area. Here are a few things that you might not know: More

By Megan Larrisey

“The most important thing in life is ‘la sagrada familia.’”

 

Echoes of this heartfelt mantra – the end Italian for “the sacred family” – can be heard in every account of the storied life of Vito Di Vincenzo, a familiar face in Townsends Inlet for a lifetime of summers. More

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