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Middle Township Police Chief Chris Leusner to be 2019 President of...

In 2019 the New Jersey State Chiefs of Police Association will be getting a new president. The new President will be none other than the Middle Township Chief of Police Christopher Leusner. The New Jersey Chiefs of Police Association believes in their members and strives to help each one achieve their full potential in their career. Overseeing this organization is no small task and “We are proud of him, we are honored by what he’s doing. He’s going to be doing many great things in the future,” says New Jersey Senator Jeff Van Drew...

Cape May County Zoo Celebrates 40 Years of Success and Happiness

In the past four decades Cape May County’s Zoo has grown from a small idea with just a few animals, to a world class zoo that has been one of only 10% of zoos in the country to obtain an Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) accreditation. The Cape May County Zoo obtained its AZA accreditation in 1989 and has been accredited every year since. The AZA has strict parameters on the care and wellbeing of all animals kept in captivity for a zoo to achieve their accreditation. The Cape May County Zoo has met and exceeded these standards time and time again, which is why TripAdvisor named it the 13thbest zoo in the world...

Ocean City Businesses Thank Veterans on Saturday November 11th

In Ocean City, Veterans Day is a day where the heroes past and present are remembered for the sacrifices they made and the price they paid for all that we take for granted in our every day lives. Each year businesses and citizens like to give a big ‘thank you’ to these heroes. Often times they are in the form of services, discounts, or even something as simple as saying “thank you for your service.” Two years ago a customer came into Ready’s Coffee Shop & Restaurant and offered to buy 2 eggs with a coffee for any veterans who came in on Veteran’s Day. Doug Wing, the owner of Ready’s, thought this was a fantastic way to give back to veterans, and offered to split the cost of their meals with her...

OCTC Halloween Party Is The Best Of The Year

October 28th marked the day for the Ocean City Theater Company, also known as OCTC, Annual Halloween party. Every year OCTC puts on a fundraiser for their organization, it just so happens that this annual fundraiser is one of the biggest and best private parties on the island...

New OCHS Sports Hall of Fame Honors Inductees

Homecoming weekend is a weekend in which the high school recognizes its alumni and their great achievements while in school and after. On Sunday October 22, 2017 Ocean City High School recognized its athletic alumni and inducted members into the Ocean City High School Sports Hall of Fame...

The Ocean City Lifesaving Station Receives New Life And Shows It...

Ocean City is home to one of the last remaining Lifesaving Service Stations in the country. The restoration of the Ocean City station is still in progress, but that didn’t stop New Jersey Lighthouse Challenge Committee from adding it to the list of stops for the weekend. Saturday and Sunday were the days for the New Jersey Lighthouse Challenge, in which participants needed to visit every light house in New Jersey, as well as two Life Saving Stations. All of the lighthouses and Lifesaving Service Stations were open to the public...

Open House at The Ocean City Fire Department

Ocean City Fire Department held its annual open house on Thursday October 12th this year. At 5 o’clock they opened up their fire hall to everyone who would like to come take a look at what Ocean City has protecting their homes. “We’re out here to expose families and kids to fire prevention.” Says Fire Chief Jim Smith. “We are trying to let everyone see the different equipment we have, like out storm trucks and hoses. We are also letting everyone get in touch with our firefighters.”

Ocean City Wins New Jersey’s Favorite Beach

The NJ Sea Grant Consortium is an organization dedicated to the beaches and ocean of New Jersey. In 2008 the NJ Sea Grant Consortium set out to encourage stewardship and pride for each municipality’s beach in the Garden State. They created a public poll that runs from the beginning of May through the end of June. Each county has its own winners honored, and there is a winner for the overall favorite as well...

Skato With Kato Raises Money for The Ocean City Humane Society

Cape May County’s newest skate park opened up just a few short years ago. Located on West and 5th Avenue the park has been used by many locals, those from just a few miles outside of town, and many tourists throughout the summer months. In addition to the general fun of the skaters, the park opens up its gates to fundraising events. Skato with Kato is a fundraising event held to raise money for the Ocean City Humane Society. Originally, the event was held to raise money for a dog named Kato to have an expensive surgery on his ACL. By the time the event was held and the money was gathered, Kato had healed his ACL with proper exercise and careful treatment. In lieu of Kato’s surgery, the money raised from the event went toward the Ocean City Humane Society. The event’s name was changed to Skato With Kato, to reflect the change in financial destination...

After Prom: The Party That Lasted All Night!

When students at Ocean City High School’s Prom were finished up with festivities at The Flanders Hotel, parents and community members hosted an After Prom to keep them safe and out of trouble. The event was held at the high school. Over 500 students attended the After Prom's all-night party, which is meant to promote creating fabulous memories together – free from drugs and alcohol...