Sub memorabilia exhibited at museumAn outdoor exhibit of...


August 25, 1991|By Susan Canfora

Sub memorabilia exhibited at museum

An outdoor exhibit of the USS Blenny, a submarine used during World War II and the Korean War, is on display at the Ocean City Life Saving Station Museum. The inactive Blenny, which was given to Ocean City, was sunk off the coast of Ocean City two years ago and is now used as a fishing reef and diving spot.

The display includes a brass torpedo tube door, a galley table, a bunk from the sleeping quarters and a wall sink. On display inside the museum are scrapbooks containing photos of the crews, log sheets and the history of the sub. Call 289-4991.

Trash collection to change Sept. 9

From Sept. 9 to May 18, the Ocean City Sanitation Department will use the fall and winter trash collection schedule. Residential refuse will be picked up Tuesdays and Fridays from the inlet to 74th Street and Mondays and Thursdays from 75th Street to the Delaware border.

Commercial collection will be take place Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays throughout town. Beginning Oct. 1, trash must be placed at the curb by 6 a.m. on collection days. Call 289-8588.

Ocean Pines gala to be held Sept. 14

"An Affair to Remember" is the theme of this year's International Ball to raise money for the Ocean Pines Volunteer Fire Department.

The gala will be held from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sept. 14 at the Ocean Pines Yacht Club. This year, Germany will be honored, and the mayors of Schmatenhagen and Weissensee, near Berlin, Germany, have been invited as honorees. Tickets are $25 and include hors d'oeuvres ad dancing to music by the Tuxtones. Call 641-8272.

Bavarian Festival slated for Oct. 4-5

Wurst, schnitzels and beer will be available at Ocean City's Bavarian Festival Oct. 4-5 at the Convention Center. There will also be sing-alongs, Bavarian dances, oompah bands and puppet shows. Hours are 11:30 a.m. to midnight both days. Tickets are $3.50 for adults and $2.50 for students and senior citizens. Call 289-8311.

Police chief O'Malley injured

Ocean View, Del., Police Chief Dennis O'Malley suffered minor injuries last weekend when the police car he was driving collided with another vehicle.

Chief O'Malley was driving southbound on Route 1 Saturday afternoon to assist other officers when he collided with a car driven by Penalope Danias, 61, of Claymont, Del., state police said. The chief's car emergency lights and sirens were on at the time.

Ms. Danias was taken to Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del., with a broken collarbone. She was charged with failure to yield the right of way to an emergency vehicle.

Chief O'Malley was treated for a bruised forehead.

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