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Getty Out Of Here!

Breaking News: At this moment a demolition crew is actively leveling the Getty Station on 9th and Bay Avenue. No details are available yet on the activity, but we will bring them to you soon...

OC CON SUPER HERO RUN & DASH APRIL 1

OC CON SUPER HERO 1 Mile Run - 10:00AM 1 MILE RUN - Run Super Fast! Dress Super Fantastic! Or Stroll! (On the Boardwalk) Check in & day of registration 9am - 9:45am $15 - (Includes Race Shirt and OC Con Show admission) $20 - Race Day Registration $10 - 12 yrs & Under - (Includes OC CON Super Hero T-Shirt and OC Con Admission) Also come back for the Super Hero Dash! Registration includes both events

New Jersey Files Formal Appeal of Summer Flounder Quota Reductions State’s...

New Jersey representatives to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission have filed an appeal requesting the commission reconsider its vote significantly reducing the state's recreational-fishing quota for summer flounder this year, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced today. The 34-percent quota reduction ASMFC approved in February will have a devastating impact on the state's fishing industry and tourism economy while paradoxically harming the long-term health of the state's summer flounder stocks, Commissioner Martin said...

Tourism is Robust in Cape May County

The US economy may still be on the mend, but Cape May County’s main economic engine, tourism, seems to be back in the pink since the Hurricane Sandy –induced slump of three years ago. That was the gist of County Director of Tourism Diane Wieland’s presentation last Wednesday night at the League of Municipalities meeting at the Flanders Hotel. Officials from around the county were in attendance for Weiland’s keynote talk, in which she related several key tourism-related economic numbers...

Fairness In Taxes Meeting 4-5 at 7PM – Ocean City Library

Fairness In Taxes, will hold their next meeting on Wednesday, April 5th at 7:00 P.M. in Room 110, Chris Maloney Lecture Hall of the Ocean City Library, 17th St. Haven Ave.

Weekly Activity Report March 19 – 25

Calls for Service: 587 Daily Average: 84

Girls Weekend Kicks off in Downtown Ocean City with Fashion Show

The Downtown Merchants will host a Girls Weekend Fashion Show on March 31, 2017 to help kick off the second annual Girls Weekend in Downtown Ocean City on April 1st and 2nd, 2017. The fashion show will be held at Glazed Over Studios located at 704 Asbury Avenue in Downtown Ocean City. Doors will open at 6pm. Refreshment and local lite fare will be served as you watch local stores on Asbury Avenue strut and model their newest spring and summer fashions down the runway. Limited tickets are available and must be purchased prior to the event. $20 per person, and are available at five (5) different locations; 9th Street Causeway Welcome Center, City Hall, 7th Street Surf Shop, The Sneaker Shop, and Ta Dah...

Ocean City Primary School Puts Twist on March Madness

March Madness is taking over the Ocean City Primary School, but the students aren't associating the annual event with basketball. Instead they are competing in their very own version of a bracket-style coding tournament. The competitive game is called Capture the Kingdom, where student teams attempt to capture points by programming a robot to move to designated areas on 6 foot by 6-foot game board. The team with the most points wins...

Mayor’s Update – March 24, 2017

City Council last night approved two important resolutions that will benefit Ocean City residents and guests. Council voted to advertise for contractors to complete the final stage of boardwalk reconstruction from 10th Street to 12th Street. At this time next year, the length of the boardwalk from Fifth Street to 12th Street will be completely rebuilt from top to bottom. Off-season detours will no longer be necessary, and the structure will be sound for decades to come. The final two-block stretch will be closed for demolition and reconstruction starting on Oct. 10. As always, I thank you all for your patience during these necessary capital improvement projects...

Joni Dice; Paige Panico; and Emily Tumelty Selected as Cape...

Ocean City's Joni Dice was selected as one of the top ten 8th grade girls basketball players in Cape May and Cumberland County along with two other area girls Paige Panico and Emily Tumelty of Upper Township...