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OCBP Women’s Lifeguard Invitational Races Set for 34th Street on Wednesday

The Ocean City Beach Patrol Women’s Lifeguard Invitational Races scheduled for 6:15 p.m. Wednesday (July 26) will be held at 12th Street Beach...

Ocean City American Legion Auxiliary Plans Fall Fashion Show

The members of Ocean City’s American Legion Auxiliary Fashion Show Committee are counting down the days until their October 15th event featuring clothing by Chico’s and Tommy Bahama. This annual fall show and luncheon will be held at The Flanders Hotel to benefit the Legion’s Building Fund. Tickets are $40 per person. Doors open at 11 am. The group recently held a planning meeting to discuss the event and begin accepting donations of new or never used items for the auction wagon, such as cookware and home décor furnishings...

OCPD Weekly Activity Report July 16 – 22

Calls for Service: 1454 & Daily Average: 207

American Legion R and R Program Seeks Condo Donation

Ocean City American Legion Post 524 is seeking a one-week donation of an island condo to honor a visiting military family. The Legion’s Rest & Relation Program, now in it’s fifth year, annually welcomes service men and women to America’s Favorite Family Resort as a way to say ‘Thank you’ for their service and sacrifices...

Results of 2017 Night in Venice Boat and House Decorating Contests

The following are the results of the 2017 Night in Venice boat and house decorating contests held on July 22, 2017. Winners can pick up their awards at City Hall (861 Asbury Avenue) starting at 9 a.m. Monday, July 24...

Night in Venice House Judging to Start 15 Minutes Earlier

Judging for the 2017 Night in Venice house and condo decorating contests will start 15 minutes earlier than scheduled, due to the forecast. The judging had been scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. but now will begin at 5:15 p.m...

Strong Finish for OCBP @ 2017 AC Classic

This year's Atlantic City Lifeguard Classic featured patrols from as far as Harvey Cedars all the way down to Cape May Point. 16 patrols in all competed at Chelsea Avenue in 4 races: doubles row, half mile swim, singles row, and doubles rescue. The doubles rescue, a unique event, allows patrols to showcase athletes and demonstrate their ability to act in a real life scenario. The race consists of a 1000 ft row to the singles flag and at the turn around, the pair must unhook a weighted dummy and return it to the shore...

Death Investigation in Ocean City – No Additional Threat to the...

Cape May Court House, New Jersey – Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor and Ocean City Police Chief Chad Callahan announce Detectives from the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office and the Ocean City Police Department are currently conducting a death investigation in the 900 block of Wesley Avenue in Ocean City....

Mayor’s Update July 21

Ocean City has a growing population of red foxes, and I want to remind everybody never to feed any wildlife you may encounter. People do not need to be afraid of foxes – they are generally harmless to humans. There are several active dens in Ocean City, and foxes are most visible in the early morning and late evening. Problems do arise when humans start feeding them, and they become more domesticated and less afraid of people. Our Humane Society and animal control officials advise residents and guests never to feed them, to use lids on trash cans and to use outdoor lighting to keep them away from back yards...

Guide to 2017 Ocean City Night in Venice

When is Night in Venice? The parade starts at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Where does the parade route begin and end? The boat parade begins near the Ocean City-Longport toll bridge and travels along the bayside to Tennessee Avenue, looping in and out of lagoons along the way. The parade route does not include Snug Harbor or Glen Cove...