Look back photo gallery of the construction of Sandcastle Stadium and at The Surf baseball iteam, n Atlantic City

A photo gallery of Irish festivals in the Wildwoods though the years.

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Hurricane Gloria came on Sept. 27, 1985. It landed a glancing blow as the storm scooted north about 100 miles offshore. The storm surge generated the third-highest tide on record at the time, of 8.6 feet. Winds gusted in Ocean City about 80 mph.

On Dec. 28, 1969, a 14-year-old Atlantic City youth died in a fatal shooting. Various Atlantic City teen organizations approached city commissioners about building a recreation center.

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