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Proposed Keller Williams Office is Unanimously Approved by the Ocean City...

Last night, the Ocean City Planning Board unanimously voted (5-0) to approved the latest plan for what has become known as the Keller Williams building. The developer of a proposed real estate office that was previously rejected by Ocean City planners in January redesigned the project in hopes of smoothing over a series of objections, including the size of the building...

Mike’s Seafood Thanks Veteran’s with 20% Discount This Saturday November 11

Mike Monichetti, his family, and staff would like thank the brave veterans and active-duty personnel that have served our nation. On Saturday, November 11, they will be given a 20% discount on all purchases at the register...

Congressman Frank LoBiondo Announces That He Will Not Seek Reelection...

“Today I announce I will not seek reelection in 2018." “I am sincerely humbled by the trust and responsibility the voters of New Jersey’s 2nd Congressional District placed in me. I am deeply appreciative of the lifetime friendships I have made across the 8 counties I represent. I am forever grateful to my talented and dedicated staff that have worked in the Washington and Mays Landing offices over the years...

OCSD Wellness Center Welcomes the Community to an Open House

Ocean City High School is hosting an Open House event at their Wellness Center on Tuesday, November 14th at 5:00pm. The Wellness Center opened in the beginning of the 2017 school year and it serves as a place for students to relax, de-stress, and seek help. To commemorate the occasion, remarks will be made at 5:30pm by school officials and Mayor Jay Gillian, followed by speaker Dr. Buzz Mingin at 6:00pm. Dr. Mingin is a New Jersey Certified School Worker, a Certified Forensic Counselor and a Behavior Specialist, specializing in children and adolescents who suffer behavioral and emotional difficulties. At the event, Dr. Mingin will be discussing high anxiety in children and adolescents. The event is free and will provide light refreshments...

“Teudy’s Road to Recovery” Benefit was a Tremendous Outpouring of Love

Friends, neighbors, and the business community really stepped-up on Sunday night at Sketties Restaurant in Marmora for a fundraiser benefiting the Martinez family. The parking lot looked like it was mid-July and the restaurant was filled with supporters. Over 200 people packed the restaurant to enjoy an Italian buffet, pizza from Tony P's, the sounds of local band Thriving Seas, and the opportunity to win 80 raffle and silent auction items...

Eagles Fans Dreaming Big

It’s s OK Eagles fans, go ahead and dream. For that matter go ahead and use the “S” words. You can do it. Say it with us now. Say it loud and say it proud: “Super Bowl.” Didn’t that feel good? It should, because it appears your 2017 Philadelphia Eagles are ready to pay off on your optimistic good faith. Sunday’s 51-23 demolition of the Denver Broncos (3-5) took this giddy Eagles season to new heights. Everyone expected the Birds to improve on last year’s 7-9 mark, but before the bye week? Now, Eagles fans have two full weeks to dream the dream before a huge Sunday Night Football showdown at Dallas...

OCPB Weekly Activity Report October 29 – November 4

Calls for Service: 565 & Daily Average: 81

Sheriff Gary G. Schaffer Endorses Robert A. Nolan as Successor

Cape May County Undersheriff Robert A. Nolan received an enthusiastic and powerful endorsement this week from the current Sheriff, Gary G. Schaffer. Schaffer, a longtime Ocean City and Upper Township resident, served on the OCPD for more than 25 years. He served as a Detective Lieutenant, commanding the Detective Division, Juvenile Division, SWAT Team Commander, media spokesperson, lead of Internal Affairs investigator, undercover narcotics investigator, among other roles. He retired and then became the Cape May County Police Academy Director and ultimately was elected Sheriff...

Suspect Arrested in Somers Point Shooting Incident

A seven-hour standoff between an alleged gunman and police ended Friday night after the suspect was found hiding in a ceiling at a Somers Point apartment complex. Mark Austin, 29, of Atlantic City, was taken into custody and charged with aggravated assault, possession of an assault weapon, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, tampering with evidence and hindering apprehension...

Ocean City’s Turn to Give Back to Lukens-Martinez Family; Teudy’s Road...

The Lukens-Martinez family is one of the most charitable broods in Ocean City. They have conceived and organized the town’s annual Community Christmas Dinner, a free holiday meal with all the trimmings for families and individuals who have nowhere else to go for the holiday. Family patriarch Mike Lukens is a master woodworker who has built custom longboards to be auctioned off for the benefit of the Ocean City High School state championship surf team. Now, it is Ocean City’s turn to give back to a family that has given so much to its community...