The Press: Short Takes

> On the Sound and On the Shore have been on the rocks. A pair of slick leisure monthlies catering to those who live near Long Island Sound and Delaware and Chesapeake bays, they were foundering for lack of financing. Happily, the crisis was only temporary. Editor Roy Rowan announced last week that Universal Publishing and Distributing Corp. (Family Handyman, Natural Gardening) will take over the two magazines, pump more than $1,000,000 into circulation promotion, and revive On the Sound (circ. 50,000) in December, after a two-month recess. On the Shore (circ. 25,000) will resume publication later.

> Only 14 months ago,...

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