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2nd Annual Meghan McKeever Foundation Benefit at Clancy’s by The Bay...

Tickets are now available for the Meghan M. McKeever Foundation Benefit!

Eagles’ Jon Dorenbos Joins The Fun Of Martin Z. Mollusk Day...

Martin Z. Mollusk, Ocean City’s weather-predicting mascot, will attempt to see his shadow once again at 11 a.m. Thursday (May 13) indoors at the Ocean City Music Pier (between Eighth and Ninth streets on the boardwalk). Martin will be joined by his special guest, the Eagles’ own Jon Dorenbos...

Fitness Fun Day Has Been Rescheduled for June 3rd 10A –...

Basketball, Volleyball, Face Painting, Line Dancing, Surrey, Bounce House, Snacks and more…

10 Years Later The Mission Remains The Same – 10th Annual...

A decade ago, seven people paddled around Absecon Island to raise money and awareness for people with cancer. Since then, hundreds of people have paddled that same course to spread the message of the Dean Randazzo Cancer Foundation’s mission around the globe. The original seven participants will be honored at the 10th annual Paddle For A Cause, Saturday, June 10 at the Frank S. Farley State Marina in Atlantic City. In addition to the 22.5-mile around the island race, the annual event now includes an 8-mile back bay race, 4- and 8-mile fun paddles, team events and a 4 p.m. after party at The Deck at Golden Nugget...

Mayor’s Update 5-12

Some of you may have read about the Ocean City Housing Authority executive director pleading guilty to using federal funds for personal use. While the city has no oversight of Ocean City Housing Authority finances or personnel, the residents of Pecks Beach Village and Bay View Manor are an important part of our community. I’m disappointed to learn of this alleged crime, and I believe it’s important for the Housing Authority to move forward with a new executive director and new financial oversight of this federally funded housing program. When the residents of Pecks Beach Village were displaced by Superstorm Sandy and the efforts to restore their homes stalled, the city had to step in to help them. Then as now, I believe these citizens deserve better. I’m confident the current Housing Authority has the leadership to get the job done...

Brian Heritage to Join Father in N.J. Surfing Hall of Fame

Most 5-year-old boys will probably spend their days on the beach building sandcastles, flying a kite or playing ball. Brian Heritage, the son of legendary Sea Isle City surf shop owner Dan Heritage, was already riding a surfboard when he was just 5. A treasured black-and-white photo showing him surfing in Sea Isle in 1967 proves it. “I grew up as a second-generation water baby, literally,” Heritage recalled of his family’s ties to the surfing industry. Glancing fondly at the old photo, he noted, “That was the first surfboard ever made for me.”

Postal Service Food Drive on Saturday, May 13

Letter carriers across the country, in partnership with the U.S. Postal Service, will be collecting food for families in need on Saturday, May 13. In Ocean City, carriers ask that residents collect and bag non-perishable food items, then place them by their mailboxes for pickup on Saturday. All food will be donated to the Ocean City Ecumenical Council Community Food Cupboard. Please do not include items that have expired or are in glass containers...

Student SAT Scores at Ocean City High School Surpass New Jersey...

With double-digit increases in both reading and math, Ocean City High School (OCHS) students scored an average 1131 out of 1600 on the newly-redesigned SAT, besting the state average of 1075 by 56 points. This score places OCHS at the top of all public schools in Region 7, which includes Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem Counties. According to school officials, not only did student scores increase, but participation was also up with 63% of OCHS students taking the SAT as opposed to the statewide average of 51%...

Ocean City Housing Authority Executive Director, Alesia Watson, Admits Embezzling Federal...

The executive director of the Ocean City, New Jersey, Housing Authority (OCHA) today admitted embezzling federal funds received by authority from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced...

Pinwheel Garden for Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey

On Saturday people from all over came to the Ocean City Block Party to purchase crafts, sample the wares from local restaurants, and enjoy the spring like weather. Several non-profit organizations took the opportunity to raise money to help the community. One such organization, the Colony Club of Ocean City, part of the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs, raised money through the sale of blue and silver pinwheels to support the Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey organization, which is the state project of the Federation. This organization is dedicated to preventing child abuse and neglect through education. Education may take place in hospitals, through home visits, preschools, and group sessions. Training is also provided for those working with preschoolers and young people.