Fall, 2012 Newsletter Highlites:
A Brief History of the Town of Somers, New York; Richard Somers: The Early Years; Kennedy Park: AKA High Banks; Successful fundraisers for the Richard Somers Monument.
Winter 2012 Newsletter Highlites:
Fundraisers: Kenny i.Orchestra Concert to be held at Mainland RegionalHigh School May 11. September 22- Playlandís Castaway Cove will sponsor a four hour wristband day for $10.
2011 Highlites: SPHS awards education grants to teachers and students. Visit the Grants link.
"Point Wants Bump Taken out of Camel Back Bridge." 1958World War II Honor Roll Mystery
We received a $300 grant from the Atlantic County Cultural Heritage Center to complete the Chapman Scrapbook Project.
Mayor Jack Glasser presented the American flag flown at the cemetery of the Intrepeid crew in Libya.
Installation of plaques begins for the Bay Front Historic District.
July 22, 7:00 PM - Bridging Two Cities: Early and Modern Transportation Between Ocean City & Somers Point
August 9, 6:30-9:00 PM - Duke O Fluke Sunset Bay Party Cruise.
August 12, 7:00 PM - Entertainment: Stage, Screen, and Radio in Somers Point presented by Jim Foreman
Sept. 4 - Richard Somers Day Remembrance at Carolines sponsored by Liberty & Prosperity.
Sept 17, 11:00AM - Old Timers Program: A Walk Down Shore Road in the 1940s and 50s. A luncheon will follow, compliments of the Society. Raffle drawing for the scrimshaw wine bottle opener. Donation $5.00.
December 28, 2006 Old City Hall 100th Birthday
Reenactment by Mayor Reilly, Council President Parker, Assistant City Clerk Linda Picciano, City Solicitor Steedle, and City Councilmen Bingham, Clayton, D’Adamo, DiMaria, and Glasser.
November 20, 2006 Installation Dinner – Gregory’s
Proclamations given to officers by Assemblymen Jeff VanDrew and Nelson Albano
May 11, 2006 Somers Point Historic Preservation Awards
Adaptive Reuse: Old City Hall circa 1906 Atlantic County Library/Somers Point Branch
Maintenance of Original Structure: J.G.Winner Bungalow, “San Souci” circa 1910; Linda Bader McNally and Maurice Archambault
Brooks Cottage circa 1925, 708 Bay Avenue;Colonel and Mrs. Louis B. May
May 8, 2006 Shore Road Historic Preservation Award
The Somers Point Historic Preservation Commission presented the award to the Somers Point Historical Society, Atlantic County Library/Somers Point Branch, and the City of Somers Point.
March 18, 2006 Old City Hall turns 100 years old.
The Bike Challenge was sponsored by the SP Historical Society, Atlantic County Library/Somers Point Branch, and the Somers Point Police Dept in celebration of Old City Hall. The police station was located in the building until 1968, when the New Municipal Building was constructed.