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The Winner of the Luxury Holiday Weekend Penthouse Vacation Package is…

The winner is a longtime repeat vacationer who is excited to continue her family tradition.

Mayor’s Update May 19

Summer is almost here and road crews across the length of Ocean City are racing to complete as much work as possible before the season is upon us. Everybody wants their street fixed, and I’m glad to see that we’re making some good progress. But right now it seems impossible to go anywhere in a straight line. Unfortunately, we’ll have a few more weeks of frustration before road projects shut down for the summer. I thank everybody for their patience. The long-term road, drainage and utilities improvements will be worth the short-term aggravation...

Three Old Signs Give Peek at Boardwalk’s Past

Keen-eyed Boardwalk observers have spotted a two-dimensional time capsule of sorts. Renovations on the site for the former Old Salt shop on the boards at 13th street included removal of the sign to reveal much older signage from a retail tenant long since faded from the scene and another one –the last of its kind in town, still in operation...

LoBiondo Supports Efforts To Renegotiate NAFTA

U.S. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) today issued the following statement on the Trump Administration’s intention to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)...

Herb “Bubba Mac” Birch Dies; Music Icon was 73

Tears replaced toe-tapping yesterday as word quickly got around Ocean City, South Jersey and the music world about the passing of Herb “Bubba” Birch, 73. Birch was much better known as “Bubba,” the founder of the iconic Bubba Mac Blues Band and proprietor of the former Bubba Mac’s Blues Shack in Somers Point. But anyone who knew him or knew of him would tell you Bubba was more than that. He was a human feel-good machine...

2017 “Riding School Bus” Expects To Be Filmed And Showcased by...

Ocean City Healthy Living Advisory Council (OCHLAC) is once again sponsoring the Riding School Bus (RSB). This event kicks off with an assembly Friday, May 19th at 11:30 am in the Intermediate School. At that time, the 4th & 5th graders will be introduced to the RSB and encouraged to participate the next week. We usually do a ‘melon drop’ to demonstrate the importance of wearing a helmet. This year, Pete Madden is going to help us with this demonstration...

St. Baldrick’s Day at OCHS – Key Club/Student Council – May...

Ocean City High School’s Key Club and Student Council are hosting a new event this year called St. Baldrick's on May 31st during community lunch in the main gym. St. Baldrick's is a non-profit organization that raises money that is put towards research for cures for childhood cancer. Only 4% of federal funding of cancer research is put towards childhood cancer; it is up to charities such as St. Baldrick's to raise money for this groundbreaking research...

OCPS Celebrates National Bike Month Using Pedal Power to Boost Brain...

Last week the students used desk cycles provided through the OCEF Grant to compete in Merritt’s Miles of Math. The desk cycles are multi-sensory resources that use the computer to record distance. The focus of Merritt's Miles of Math was to spin as many miles as possible in a three-day period. This friendly competition required students to log miles, while incorporating addition through adding the cumulative miles each day...

Enter to Win a Luxurious Memorial Day Weekend Holiday Stay for...

OK, so you were thinking of bringing the family down to Ocean City for the Memorial Day weekend – the traditional start of the summer season -- but you don’t yet have a place to stay. Or maybe its not your family, but a group of friends you’d like to enjoy a long weekend with. Do we have a contest for you! OCNJDaily will be making one of its readers and his or her family and friends very happy this Memorial Day. We will randomly select a lucky reader to win an extended weekend at the Historic Flanders Hotel, and to stay in one of its luxurious Penthouse Suites...

Town Hall Meeting on Bay Dredging Set for June 3

All are invited to attend a town hall meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 3 at the Ocean City Tabernacle.