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A Few Beach Boys Tickets Still Available

A Few Beach Boys Tickets Still Available

  A few seats remain for each performance of the Beach Boys on the Ocean City Music Pier on Monday and Tuesday (Aug. 24 and 25) after production holds were released on Friday. The Ocean City Music Pier box office opens Sunday morning at 9 a.m. Update from the promoter on late Sunday afternoon: “Beach Boys On Monday only […]

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Benefit on Monday to Raise Money for Howie Cook Family

Benefit on Monday to Raise Money for Howie Cook Family

  Ocean City resident Howie Cook died of a heart attack at the age of 49 on July 14, and he left behind his beloved wife, Wendi, and two young boys, Brett and Brock. Cook was known for his willingness to help anyone. He had “a minute” for everyone. He was known for his culinary expertise and his knowledge of […]

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Strathmere Volunteer Fire Dept. Invites All to BBQ Fundraiser

Strathmere Volunteer Fire Dept. Invites All to BBQ Fundraiser

The Strathmere Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual BBQ Fundraiser on Thursday evening at the Deauville Inn’s Beach Bar. Details are as follows: Where: Deauville Inn Beach Bar, 201 Willard Road, Strathmere, NJ When: 6 p.m. Thursday,  August 27 What: Hamburgers, hot dogs, grilled chicken, corn on the cob, pasta salad; Live music; 50/50 Tickets: $25 per person (includes 1 beer, […]

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Beaches, Boardwalk, Bay

A Costly Quest to Unclog Ocean City Lagoons and Bayside

A Costly Quest to Unclog Ocean City Lagoons and Bayside

  The $800,000 consultants charged with devising a plan to bring deeper water back to Ocean City’s clogged lagoons and bay waters met the public on Tuesday and delivered some sobering statistics. By the last complete estimate, 542,000 cubic yards of bay mud would have to be removed to get the job done from “tip to tip” on […]

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OCBP History: National Lifeguard Day on Sat. Before Labor Day

OCBP History: National Lifeguard Day on Sat. Before Labor Day

  On Sept. 1, 1990, Assemblyman Edward H. Salmon presented the Ocean City Beach Patrol a framed resolution designating the Saturday before Labor Day as New Jersey Lifeguard Day. The resolution announced, “These lifeguards regularly subject themselves to life-threatening situations in their efforts to save the lives of others.” Pictured on the Ninth Street beach, from left: Lt. Fred Miller, […]

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OCBP to Leave 11 Beaches Starting Today

OCBP to Leave 11 Beaches Starting Today

  The Ocean City Department of Fire and Rescue Services announced this week that 11 beaches will not be guarded by the Ocean City Beach Patrol as of Monday, Aug. 24. With many students returning to classes before Labor Day (which falls on the latest possible date this year, Sept. 7), the OCBP does not have […]

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