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Are You Ready? A look at Last Year’s “Night in...

A Video Overview of last year's "Night in Venice" Festivities

Seeing Eye Volunteer Group Visits OCFD; Seeks Puppy Raisers

The Ocean City Fire Department hosted the local volunteer group People and Puppies at Work for Sight 4-H Club, or P PAWS at Station 2, 2901 West Ave recently, drawing a large number of visitors and residents. Those in attendance had the opportunity to meet a group of special dogs. The event was designed to raise awareness of the Seeing Eye organization, which trains and provides guide dogs for the sight-impaired, and to recruit volunteers to help raise the pups...

“Under the Influence” An Invitation to an Important Educational Event

Literacy Volunteers Association (LVA) is pleased to invite you to “UNDER THE INFLUENCE” , presented by Michael DeLeon. This is an important opportunity to learn about the latest drug trends, the signs and symptoms of drug abuse that you need to watch for, and how you can better prevent substance abuse from affecting your family. Michael DeLeon is the founder and powerhouse behind Steered Straight, Inc., a non- profit organization formed in 2000 to carry an important message to youth on the extreme dangers of drugs, gangs, and associated criminal activity. DeLeon became a certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor after his own experience with drugs. Forty-seven states have experienced Michael DeLeon, one of the most passionate prevention speakers you will ever encounter...

Ocean City Beach Patrol Takes 2nd Place in Red Bull Surf...

On Tuesday, July 18, 2017, Ocean City competed in the third annual Red Bull Surf and Rescue Races on the beach in front of Historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. Previously, only beach patrols from New Jersey competed but this year beach patrols from Virginia through Long Island, NY descended upon our Jersey coast for this race. In all, there were 50 teams and 200 competitors, with some like Ocean City and Brigantine sending as much as three teams to compete. Each team of four was co-ed and had to have at least one female member...

Dean Marcolongo Wins County GOP Committee Election for Surrogate Post

Dean Marcolongo bested a six-person field to win the Cape May County Surrogate’s office in a special election earlier this week. Marcolongo, an attorney with the Millville-based firm Nathan Van Embden & Dean Marcolongo garnered 48 votes among the County Republican Committee Special Convention voters to edge Heather Baldini who received 41 votes...

Summer Youth Crew Camp Is Happening Now For 4 Sessions

Ocean City High School Crew Boosters “Summer Youth Crew Camps” began tonight. This is the first session out of four available session dates for the youth rowing camp, held in July and August near the 34th street bridge. Youth Crew Camp is for kids 12 to 14 years old who are interested in learning to row. Head Coach Michael Millar says, “For most of our crew campers, it’s their first experience around the crew boats. Our summer camp program gives them a taste of what the sport of rowing is all about in a fun, relaxed atmosphere.”

The Musical Adventure of Flat Stanley

The Greater Ocean City Theatre Company (OCTC) will once again present five family friendly theatrical productions this summer. OCTC has assembled talented, professional casts to bring to life a wide range of stories right here at the Ocean City Music Pier...

OCPD Weekly Activity Report July 9-15

Calls for Service: 1378 Daily Average: 197

Mayor’s Update July 14

The weather forecast looks great for the weekend, and the beaches, boardwalk and streets will be busy. As I have a couple of times already this summer, I want to remind everybody to respect the laws that keep everybody safe. Drivers must stop for pedestrians at crosswalks, and pedestrians should never walk out into traffic without first making eye contact with drivers. Bicyclists should heed all stop signs and red lights, and follow the same rules as cars. Drinking alcohol on the beach or anywhere in public is prohibited. This law will be strictly enforced. Dogs are not allowed on the beach at any time of day between May 1 and Sept. 30...

Susan Sheppard Sworn-In As New Jersey’s Newest Superior Court Judge

Susan Sheppard can add a new title to her resume: Superior Court Judge...