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OCPD Weekly Activity Report April 15-21

Calls for Service: 594 & Daily Average: 85

Sitting Down with Mayor Gillian

Recently, the OCNJDaily had the pleasure of sitting down with Mayor Jay Gillian to discuss his campaign to seek his third consecutive term as the Mayor of Ocean City. As a lifelong resident of Ocean City and a highly regarded member of the business community, Jay shared his thoughts and reflected upon the upcoming election. After 8 years, some people wonder why you still want to continue on as Mayor….what drives you to want to continue? ...

Mayor’s Update: April 20

I know it seems impossible to drive anywhere in Ocean City this month without running into a road construction project. The amount of work this spring has been truly exceptional. We’re combining an already ambitious schedule of road improvements with two major neighborhood drainage projects. At the same time, the utility companies are upgrading their infrastructure, and Cape May County is working on redecking the 34th Street Bridge and replacing the W. 17th Street Bridge. Four nor’easters in March pushed back the start of many of these jobs, and most work is scheduled to be complete by Memorial Day. That leaves a little window for a lot of construction...

Ocean City Embraces Grace Kelly Connection

Nearly 36 years after her death, Grace Kelly still holds a special place in Ocean City’s heart. The Philadelphia-born, Oscar-winning actress gave up her Hollywood career at age 26 to become Princess of Monaco. But even after marrying Prince Rainier III in 1956, Kelly continued to visit OC, which she considered her second home. Ocean City has returned the love with an exhibit at the Historical Museum, special Grace-themed events, and most significantly, fond remembrances.

Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young Tribute Presented By Ocean City American...

It will be a Woodstock revival at the Ocean City Music Pier on Saturday May 5th at 7:00 PM, when CSNsongs takes the stage to present “Celebrating The Music of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young,” paying homage to the folk/rock group that changed music in the 1960’s and ‘70’s. Concert proceeds will benefit Ocean City American Legion Post 524 and its many veteran and patriotic civic programs...

Fundraisers Slated to Help Fund OCHS Surfers Get to the National...

The Ocean City High School surf team did its part in the water. Now supporters have a chance to do their part to help our local surfers gain national recognition. Nine Red Raider surfers have qualified to compete on the national stage, the National Scholastic Surf Association National Surfing Championships at Salt Creek in Orange County, California from June 13-17. Two fundraisers are currently planned to help these great student athletes cover their travel expenses for the competition...

Supporters Gear Up for Jay Gillian at Mayoral Campaign Rally

Mayor Jay Gillian’s re-election bid received an injection of energy Sunday as more than 75 campaign workers and supporters gathered for a luncheon/rally at the Ferguson-Foglio VFW hall on Bay Avenue...

The Ocean City Ecumenical Council Announces Food Delivery For Qualified Homebound...

The Ocean City Food Cupboard, operated by the Ocean City Ecumenical Council, provides groceries to residents in need. Upon completing the registration at the Ocean City Social Service Office and becoming qualified, clients are eligible to receive free bags of groceries on a monthly basis. The Food Cupboard is located in the alley behind St. Peter's United Methodist Church and is open Monday thru Friday from 1:00 -3:00 p.m. Volunteers prepare the bags for clients with donated and purchased food items. It was discovered that some clients either due to age or illness, were or have become homebound, and are no longer able to come to the Cupboard to pick up their monthly allotment...

Cape May County Artist Wins Ocean City Fine Arts League “From...

The Ocean City Fine Arts League has cooked up some beautiful winning artwork “From the Kitchen” Art Show & Exhibition with the first place winner from Cape May County...

Weekly Activity Report April 8-14

Calls for Service: 587 & Daily Average: 83