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Legendary Crooner Clint Holmes to Grace Music Pier Stage

Talk with show biz legend Clint Holmes and you might just end up in a conversation as diverse and wide-ranging as the man himself. Holmes, who steps onto the Ocean City Music Pier stage Sunday night with the Ocean City Pops Orchestra, didn’t hold back during an unflinching chat earlier in the week. Among other topics, he took on growing up bi-racial in a virtually all-white suburb of Buffalo N.Y., his fondness for the Jersey Shore, and recollections from decades on the road.

Hooked on Houses: The Last Beach Day

Sea More With Maureen ... This past week I broke my own tried and true rule and left Ocean City for vacation in the summer. But I figured this was OK since I went on a beach vacation in another country. The desire to be near the ocean is universal. On that note, if I was going to leave Ocean City, it needed to be somewhere on the water. No matter where in the world we may be, it is the calming sound of the surf, the warm ocean breezes and the soothing feel of the salt water against our skin that we all cannot seem to get enough of.

Ocean City Police Activity Report Aug. 19–25

The Ocean Police Department activity report for Aug. 19-25 includes 894 calls for service, a daily average of 127. Following is a breakdown of crimes, accidents and other police matters during the week.

Ocean City Happenings in Final Weeks of Summer

Special events will continue uninterrupted in Ocean City through the fall, despite the end of the traditional summer season on Labor Day. Check here for a listing of the city's special events for August and September and all the details.

Donna’s Nails in Ocean City Promises Relaxing Day of Beauty

Donna's Nails and Spa, at 1326 Asbury Ave. in Ocean City, offers a full range of manicures, pedicures and other beauty treatments. Owner Donna Nguyen says the salon is already building up a base of regular customers since opening in June.

Vacationers Enjoy Ocean City in Final Weeks of Summer

Big crowds took advantage of the beautiful weather Sunday for a late summer getaway on the beach in Ocean City. Others strolled the Boardwalk to grab some ice cream or find some bargains at the end-of-the-season sales.

Ocean City’s DAKS Kayaks Offers Relaxation in Nature

DAKS of Ocean City features everything a watersport enthusiast, whether novice or expert, would want when they venture into the ocean or bay. There are plenty of top-of-the-line paddleboards, kayaks, oars, and other necessities to navigate the channels. The business also sells a wide selection of beach essentials, from summer attire to flip flops, life vests and other gear and accessories.

Phillie Phanatic Brings Cheer to Shore Medical Center in Somers Point

Quinn Bisbing, 5, was all ready for a visit from the Philly Phanatic, the official mascot for the Philadelphia Phillies, known for being very large, green and energetic, to say the least. Quinn waited with family at a place you wouldn’t normally see the flightless “bird.” About noon on Friday, the Phanatic made his appearance at Shore Medical Center in Somers Point. He greeted patients for about a half an hour. He had pictures taken with patients, including three new babies on the maternity floor, officials said...

Broadley’s Delivers Superior Service in HVAC Systems

To get a sense of how Broadley’s treats its customers and the type of work it does, you need only to read the dozens of online reviews. From air-conditioning, heating and plumbing, to maintenance and providing energy efficiency assessments, Broadley’s works hard for its residential and business customers. “Everything about Broadley's is terrific! They show up on time, their price quote is on target and their employees are great,” said Joe...

Ocean City Police Activity Report Aug. 12-18

Calls for Service: 922 & Daily Average: 131