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Ocean City Dredging Brings Relief to Bayfront Homeowners

Linda Rothermel has lived on the bayfront since 1969. The retired Ocean City Intermediate School music teacher says she wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. She loves living on the water and all that goes along with it, but the mud-choked channel tried her patience. As she stood and watched dredging crews remove sediment from the bay Friday she said, “I think this is a much-needed project. The boaters can’t go out at low tide. They are stuck. If you have that amount of money where you live on the waterfront, you want to be able to use your boats.” Rothermel does not have a boat, but she does have three boat slips and would like to rent them out again...

Local Dentists Participate in Veterans Smile Day

Marmora Family Dental in Upper Township and Brickworks Family Dental in Mays Landing will be participating in Veterans Smile Day Saturday, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Now in its seventh year, Veterans Smile Day, services Veterans who do not qualify for dental care through the Veterans Administration...

North End Neighborhood Drainage Project

Work to be completed in the week of Nov. to 9 •Feriozzi Concrete will be continuing work on Seventh street between West Avenue and Bay Avenue, restoring curb, gutter and sidewalks. •Asphalt crews will be finishing work to pave alleyways and parking lots between Second Street and Seventh Street. They also will be paving Sixth Street between West and Bay, and the 600 blocks of Simpson Avenue and Haven Avenue...

OCHS Chosen to Make Ornaments for Tree in the Nation’s Capital

Out of all of the schools in the state, Ocean City High School was selected to create 24 ornaments to decorate the New Jersey tree in Washington, D.C. Each student was given a county in New Jersey to represent in the ornament they decorated. Students also had to keep their theme of “New Jersey and You - Our Garden State,” with a concentration in the environment, specifically of their given county...

Ocean City, County Agree on Open Space for Former Getty Site

Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian and City Council are focused on preserving precious parcels of land available in the city. In that effort, the city and Cape May County have negotiated an agreement for the county to purchase the old Getty gas station site at the corner of Bay Avenue and Ninth Street for $650,000. According to the proposed agreement, the property will be leased back to the city for open space for $1 a year...

Atilis Gym Shows its Muscle and Appreciation

Whether a person joins the gym to get fit enough to perform in a bodybuilding competition, or just to burn off some extra pounds, all of Chris Lambert’s Atilis gyms have the workout equipment to get the job done. From the Ocean City Atilis, to Sea Isle, Avalon, Wildwood, Egg Harbor Township and the newest gym, in Bellmawr, members have all they need to get fit, including a friendly, positive staff. Lambert’s business motto is simple: Be friendly and know what keeps customers coming back.

O.C. Chamber “Welcome Night” Joins Businesses and Community

The Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual "Welcome Night" on Wednesday. The networking event helps local businesses to cultivate customers and get their name out in the public eye.

Ocean City Intermediate School Plays Ball with Special Visitor

Dan Nunan graduated from Ocean City High School with the Class of 2018. He went on to bigger things and credited the district for much of his success. On Monday, the left-handed pitcher, who was drafted by the Los Angeles Angels, gave some fifth grade students in his uncle Chris Nunan’s class, some important pointers on becoming successful.

Ocean City $9 Million Land Deal Appears Off

Mayor Jay Gillian told City Council at Tuesday night’s meeting that the city will not be making a $9 million purchase of a large lot adjacent to the Ocean City Community Center between 16th and 17th streets that he had hoped to preserve as open space. Fairness In Taxes, a local government watchdog group, submitted an amended petition Monday in an effort to force a public referendum on the proposed property deal.

Daughter Pleads for Safe Return of Missing Somers Point Dad

To say Samuel DeLarso is an avid fisherman would be putting it mildly. But the 53-year-old Somers Point man remains missing after going to Ocean City for a crabbing trip. Now, his family is appealing to the public for help in finding him.