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No Cause Has Been Determined Yet On The South End Residential...

On Wednesday evening, March 15th, the Ocean City Fire Department responded to reports of a structure fire, 2 story wood frame building, at 5222 Simpson Avenue. Engine #3 arrived on scene minutes after the call was received and reported heavy fire on the first and second floors. Engine 2, Deputy Chief 1, Engine 1 and Truck 1 arrived on scene...

Breaking News: Devastating Fire Strikes In The South End Of Ocean...

In what can only be considered "a job well done", the Ocean City Fire Department stands watch over the smoldering carcass of a home on the south end of the island.

Mayor’s Update: Please Do Not Drive Through Flood Waters

Many streets in Ocean City already are covered with water from the coastal storm we're experiencing, and high tide on the bay side does not occur until 10:14 a.m.

ALL Ocean City Schools Are Closed March 14th

Due to impending Coastal Storm - All Ocean City Schools are closed tomorrow March 14th. Please stay safe.

County Wide Storm Updates

The Cape May County Office of Emergency Management is preparing for the upcoming storm expected to move into the area tonight and Tuesday. OEM Director, Martin Pagliughi reported the following:

Trash and Recycling Pickup Schedule Changes Due to Storm

Due to the coastal storm predicted for Tuesday, the trash and recycling pickup schedule for the remainder of the week will change...

OCPD Weekly Activity Report March 5-11

Calls for Service: 562 Daily Average: 80

Mayor’s Update 3-10-17

At a public meeting last night, City Council approved the first reading of an ordinance that sets guidelines for boardwalk performers. My administration had gone back to the drawing board twice before on the ordinance to address questions and concerns raised by young musicians and boardwalk merchants. That’s exactly the way an open government should work, and I’m certain the proposed measure will be much more fair and effective because of all the feedback we received. I’d like to personally thank everybody who participated in the process and who took the time to express their opinions on the issue. I’d also like to thank Community Services Director Mike Allegretto for overseeing the process. The full text of the draft ordinance is included with the agenda packet for Thursday’s meeting, and a public hearing and second reading is scheduled for 7 p.m. March 23 at City Hall...

John Riordan Is Crowned Mr. OCHS In Front Of A Packed...

The evening of March 10th was a night to remember. Ocean City High School held their annual “Mr. OCHS” competition, in which upperclassmen from the high school compete in an almost Ms. America like way, showing off their talents, casual wear, and lets not forget, their fitness abilities. The event started off with each contestant being escorted in by a person (or people) of their choosing, and ranged from family members, to teachers at the school. One contestant was even escorted by a friend who played the bagpipes! All of the men gathered on stage for their opening dance. Contestants have practiced their group dance for the past two weeks, perfecting every step. The dance went off without a hitch and got plenty of laughter going to put everyone in a good mood...

49 Members of St. Damien’s Parish Receive the Sacrament of Confirmation

On Tuesday evening, Forty-nine members of the St. Damien's Parish, their sponsors, and families packed St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church to witness them receive the Sacrament of Confirmation...