By Linda Dougherty
In 1958, a gallon of gas cost 24 cents, a loaf of bread sold for 19 cents, and Dwight D. Eisenhower was president. Elvis Presley was inducted into the Army, Sir Edmund Hillary reached the South Pole, it was a peak year for drive-in movies, and the Wham-O company introduced the Hula Hoop.
By Dave Bontempo
It’s more than spectators lining the shores, razor-close finishes and the ear-splitting roar of a victorious beach patrol.
Lifeguard racing has a community element, especially in Upper Township and Sea Isle City. Both town’s beach patrols host significant events that engage the public.
By Dr. Lenore Tedesco, Executive Director of The Wetlands Institute
What can be more relaxing and exciting than an early-morning stroll along Seven Mile’s beaches? The warm breezes, sounds of the waves, and freedom from the everyday
grind make our quiet time on the beach so special. For me, the added surprise of the serendipitous uncovering of Mother Nature’s gifts from the sea adds another level
By Jennifer James Davenport
When the sun goes down in Sea Isle City, the fun is far from over! Everywhere you go on the island there are fun things to see and do. The live-entertainment sector is no exception. From acoustic guitar players to full bands to comedy routines, you can find it all right here. Best part about partying in Sea Isle is you never have to drive.
By Dave Bontempo
Mary Anninos owns a rich Sea Isle City history.
It spans several eras, from the well-connected family business ties, to the storm of 1962; the role of visitor during her professional career and, upon her return in retirement, the age of cats. Or, to borrow a song title, the “Stray Cat Strut” era.