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How We Got Here Pt. 3

February 8, 2021 8:25 pm Published by

How We Got Here by Mike Smith As previously mentioned, when in the 1870’s, the young U.S. Government surveyor, Marcelous Williams, tramped through the croc and mosquito invested area at the mouth of Dispatch Creek, he drew a survey line... Read More »


How We Got Here Pt. 2

February 1, 2021 4:12 pm Published by

How We Got Here by Mike Smith In 1850, the U.S. Government enacted the Swamp and Overflowed Lands Act. Primarily aimed at the development of South Florida’s Everglades and swampy areas, the act transferred nearly 200 million Federal acres to... Read More »


Falk Family Windfall

January 13, 2021 2:18 pm Published by

Falk Family Windfall Fifty years ago, an Ocean Reef homeowner started an invitation-only New Year’s Day party featuring the world’s worst champagne and the world’s greatest hot dogs. Guests could put $10 in a pot and guess the Dow Jones... Read More »


All In The Family

January 11, 2021 9:16 pm Published by

All In The Family by Gertrude Mann Jerry Sanchez, aka Jerry is Here, and his wife Natalia have been serving Ocean Reef customers with their fresh fruits and vegetables for 19 years. Long before we had a bountiful Farmer’s Market,... Read More »


Bucknell Tennis Brings Two Legacy Members Together

January 8, 2021 7:27 pm Published by

Bucknell Tennis Brings Two Legacy Members Together By Holly Houser, Ocean Reef Press Manager Two Legacy Members who recently met at Ocean Reef have one very exciting thing in common – next fall, they will both attend Bucknell University as... Read More »


MEMBERABILIA: Thank You Ocean Reef!

January 4, 2021 9:10 pm Published by

MEMBERABILIA Thank You Ocean Reef! by Joan Birsh January 1, 2021 – a personal letter of thanks to Ocean Reef for making my life interesting and rewarding in so many ways… Dear Ocean Reef, Thanks for Keeping Me Safe… I’ve... Read More »


The Voices of Ocean Reef

December 9, 2020 10:45 am Published by

The Voices of Ocean Reef By Jody Steele “It is my pleasure to connect you…” How many times do you smile when you hear the beautiful voices of the Ocean Reef operators? Our PBX (Public Broadcasting Exchange) is staffed by... Read More »


How We Got Here

November 30, 2020 9:57 am Published by

How We Got Here by Mike Smith The Ocean Reef Historical Society and Museum have asked for a series of articles concerning various points of interest in our Club’s history with the goal of presenting the origins and stories of... Read More »


The Story Behind the Buccaneer Island Bird Statues

September 18, 2020 4:12 pm Published by

The Story Behind the Buccaneer Island Bird Statues In the June 26, 2020 edition, the Ocean Reef Press featured an article titled “Stories Behind Ocean Reef Sculptures” where we asked Members to contact us with the history behind the bird... Read More »


Memberabilia: Top of your game…

September 14, 2020 1:09 pm Published by

MEMBERABILIA Top of your game… by Joan Birsh Championship Season Of course we are all excited about the young ORC Member Tyler Strafaci, the new US Amateur Champion, but, albeit on a less glorified level, three of Ocean Reef’s finest... Read More »


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