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Deputy Fire Chief Charles Bowman asked a roomful of second graders at the Ocean City Primary School whether any of them would like to become lifeguards when they grow up. His question was greeted with an almost unanimous show of hands. Bowman then asked them why they would want to be on the Ocean City Beach Patrol.
The Raiders broke out early with a sizable 6-1 lead and held off a late game rally by the Northstars to win 10-8.
On the corner of 9th and Asbury, one building in next to Collette, stands Local Gym and Fitness, one of Ocean City’s premiere fitness facilities located in the heart of downtown. With its tall, wide open glass doors and modern feel, this gym welcomes all sorts of fitness gurus, whether they be local or summer residents!
It doesn't get much cooler than this. Dozens of skateboarders, some iconic Ocean City businesses, a punk rock band and a white German Shepherd who's becoming a local celebrity all came together Saturday for a good cause.
The predicted all-day storm and 60 MPH winds did not materialize for most of the day Sunday, giving way to brilliant sunshine and scattered clouds. Around 4 p.m. all that changed and the late-arriving storm clouds finally materialized, as did several brief but intense showers.
Ocean City officials are relieved that one eyesore has been removed from the resort's main gateway and are looking forward to the demolition of another blighted property next door. Together, the abandoned BP and Getty gas stations formed a stark image for visitors leaving town via the Ninth Street causeway. The ghostly buildings were literally the last things motorists would see before heading out over the bridge.
Mike Morrissey, 65, says the Beatles’ music has special meaning to members of his generation. “It takes you to another time and place,” said Morrissey, Commander of Ferguson-Foglio VFW Post 6650 in Ocean City.