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NBC40 Named Grand Marshal of Night in Venice Parade

NBC40 Named Grand Marshal of Night in Venice Parade

  NBC-TV 40 meteorologist, Dan Skeldon, accepts an Oscar on behalf of his station from Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian. The station has been named grand marshal of the Night In Venice Boat Parade for providing local TV coverage here for more than 30 years. The theme for the decorated Boat and Home Celebration is “Night At the Oscars,” which explains the commemorative trophy. Members of […]

Guide to Night in Venice 2014 in Ocean City

Guide to Night in Venice 2014 in Ocean City

The Night In Venice boat parade in Ocean City, the oldest boat and bayfront celebration on the Jersey Shore, will go off for the 60th time at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 26. Night in Venice is a traditional highlight of the summer season in Ocean City — with thousands of spectators lining the bayfront and thousands more attending […]

‘The Passion of Postcards’ Presentation on Thursday

‘The Passion of Postcards’ Presentation on Thursday

Longtime residents of Ocean City Paul and Ruth Anselm share their passion for postcards at the next Ocean City Historical Museum Thursday night series at 7 p.m. July 24. The lecture is free and open to the public. If a picture is worth a thousand words, this collection of photos is worth millions. Exemplars will be on […]

Beaches, Boardwalk, Bay

OCBP Wins AC Classic Lifeguard Races

OCBP Wins AC Classic Lifeguard Races

With two swimmers bearing down on him in the surf at the end of a half-mile ocean swimming race on Friday evening, Ocean City Beach Patrol’s Graham Parker stopped. Parker, 28, stood and waited a second — so he could hit a perfect spot to catch a wave and bodysurf it to an easy victory, leaving Brigantine’s […]

Chip Miller Surf Fest in Ocean City Set for Saturday

Chip Miller Surf Fest in Ocean City Set for Saturday

The Chip Miller Charitable Foundation (CMCF) will host the 11th annual Surf Fest on Saturday, July 19 at the Seventh Street Surfing Beach in Ocean City, N.J. Surf Fest is a community-wide surf contest to benefit the Chip Miller Charitable Foundation, an organization committed to raising awareness of amyloidosis, helping people afflicted with this disease, and supporting research […]

OCBP Then and Now: National Lifeguard Championships and Masters Swim

OCBP Then and Now: National Lifeguard Championships and Masters Swim

  A weekly feature from Ocean City Beach Patrol historian Fred Miller: Ocean City lifeguards (from left) George Becker, Al Reichenbach and T. John Carey won the surfboard rescue event at the National Lifeguard Championships held on the South Carolina Avenue beach in Atlantic City 78 years ago on August 26, 1936, The 35th annual T. John Carey Masters Ocean […]