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Mayor’s Update: April 13

I’m happy to report that the city has finally acquired the former Getty Station at the corner of Ninth Street and Bay Avenue. We took title to the property on Wednesday. Work will begin immediately to landscape the area and complete an open space park in time for summer. The process has been long, but the Ninth Street gateway will be greatly enhanced. No longer will the sight of abandoned gas stations greet visitors as they cross the bridge. As always, we will continue to seek other opportunities to acquire and preserve open space in Ocean City...

OCHS Parents, Students Learn Best Practices in “Share the Keys”

Research has shown that teen drivers have their best chance to operate motor vehicles safely when support is given, rules are set and driving practices are monitored by their parents. The “Share the Keys” program, a joint effort by the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission and the NJM Insurance group, provides tools and strategies for teens and parents to work together to promote traffic safety...

LoBiondo Honored for Animal Welfare Leadership in 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) was honored by the Humane Society of the United States for his continued support of legislation to protect animals from suffering and abuse throughout 2017. LoBiondo again received the “Legislative Leader Award” for his leadership and scored a 91 on their annual scorecard...

Ocean City Crew Boosters is sponsoring a Beef & Beverage at...

Ocean City Crew Boosters is sponsoring a Beef & Beverage at Sketties (Roosevelt Boulevard, Marmora) on Friday, April 20th. The Ocean City High School Crew program is mainly funded the Crew Booster fundraisers. In order to keep our rowers competitive on the water, we need to constantly update our equipment. Boats, oars, motors for launches, are purchased through fundraising. With your help, we can make this a fun and successful evening...

“Share the Keys” Presentation Tonight 4/12 at 6:00 PM for...

This program is a research based, data driven orientation designed to reduce teen driver crash risks by increasing parental involvement...

LoBiondo Applauds Winner of Annual Congressional Art Competition

At a public reception in Ocean City last night for the artists and their families, U.S. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) congratulated Sabrina Singh of Egg Harbor Township High School for winning the 2018 Congressional Art Competition. Ms. Singh’s “Disconnected” piece will be displayed in Washington, D.C. for one year in the tunnel connecting the main tour route of visitors to the U.S. Capitol...

Doo Dah Parade and Mr. Mature America Pageant Set for Saturday...

Lineup for Summer Concert Series on Music Pier Now Complete Erik Estrada will be grand marshal for the 2018 Doo Dah Parade in Ocean City at noon on Saturday (April 14) and return that night to emcee the Mr. Mature America Pageant. Estrada first captured the hearts of millions of fans worldwide in his six-year run as highway patrol officer Frank Poncherello in the TV series "CHiPs." He has also appeared in numerous other television and motion picture roles, including the new "Armed and Famous" reality series on CBS. His talent and charm will be a perfect fit for Ocean City’s pageant, which mixes self-deprecating humor with nostalgia and talent in a tribute to men ages 55 and older. The Ocean City Music Pier crowd is raucous and appreciative as the contestants ham it up on stage, competing in talent, poise and interview segments. Estrada will host the fifth annual event and conduct the on-stage interviews with contestants...

Shore Invites Community to Free “Be Well Connected” Osteoporosis Awareness Education...

In recognition of Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention month, Shore is hosting a free community breakfast to educate the public about osteoporosis prevention and awareness on Wednesday, May 9, from 10 am to noon. This event, which is part of Shore Physicians Group’s 2018 educational health series, “Be Well Connected,” will be held at Greate Bay Country Club, located at 901 Mays Landing Rd., Somers Point, NJ. Guests will enjoy a continental breakfast while hearing from Shore Physicians Group and Shore Medical Center experts, with time allotted for questions between each topic...

OCPD Weekly Activity Report April 1-7

Calls for Service: 514 & Daily Average: 73

Mayor’s Update: April 6

Dear Friends, I’m sad to note the passing of two outstanding Ocean City citizens. Margaret Trofa died last week with her family at her side. She was an Ocean City High School graduate who later returned to the district to work as a school nurse. She was also an important part of her family businesses in town and raised three daughters and an extended family in the community. Tom Ang passed away yesterday surrounded by his own family. Tom was a Navy and World War II veteran who served 38 years with the Ocean City Fire Department, retiring as a captain. He is the father of Ocean City Police Capt. Steve Ang...