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Patterson and his Band, Gordon, Rock Out at the Hughes PAC

It was all about the quality, not the quantity. And by any measure, it was a quality show. With minimal time available to promote the event and with the town wilting under near-record heat, a mid-sized enthusiastic crowd Saturday night greeted Scott Patterson and his band Gordon. They performed an energy-laced concert at the Bill and Nancy Hughes Performing Arts Center at Ocean City High School...

McKayla Perry crowned Miss Ocean City 2017

The theme of the Miss Ocean City Pageant this year was "Dreams Come True." McKayla Perry is living proof that they really do. The 19-year-old Perry was crowned Miss Ocean City 2017 on Saturday night, capping a dream that she has had since she was a young girl...

Rough Night for Ocean City at the South Jersey Lifeguard Championships

All 15 of South Jersey's Beach Patrols participated in this years South Jersey Lifeguard Championships in Avalon, NJ. The temperature was hot, the water was rough, and the crowds were abundant. The evening was less than ideal for Ocean City's Beach Patrol, who did not place...

Mayor’s Update 8-12

City Council on Thursday approved the first reading of an ordinance that authorizes the city to pursue four properties at the Ninth Street gateway to Ocean City. The ordinance would be just a first step in the potential acquisition of some or all of the abandoned properties that are an eyesore greeting motorists driving into town. This measure demonstrates our commitment to preserving open space and beautifying this important part of Ocean City...

Patterson Right at Home in OC in Advance of August 13...

OCNJDaily's Mike DeVlieger (right) interviews Scott Patterson prior to Patterson's concert with his band, Gordon, at the Bill and Nancy Hughes Performing Arts Center at Ocean City High School, set for August 13,..

Ocean City Council Introduces Ordinance to Possibly Acquire and Clean Up...

City Council took the first step Thursday toward possibly acquiring -- either by buying or condemning them -- two blighted former gasoline stations whose rusting hulks mar the appearance of the main entryway into town. The old Exxon and Getty stations at the foot of the Ninth Street corridor have long been a source of frustration for Mayor Jay Gillian and other city officials who are concerned about the negative impression the eyesores are making on visitors...

Store Owner Who Chased Robbery Suspect With Bat: “I’m Not So...

You don’t mess around with “The Sheik.” A suspect in an attempted robbery found that out the hard way recently, when he strolled into the Ocean City Variety Store on Asbury Avenue and demanded money from store owner M. Asian Sheikh...

Ocean City Council Targets Blighted Properties for Possible Acquisition

Ocean City appears to want the option to acquire, by purchase or condemnation, two more abandoned former gasoline stations as part of its campaign to remove blight from the main gateway into town. An old BP station at the foot of the Ninth Street corridor was the first target. The weather-beaten BP building and its rusting gas pumps were demolished in June, after City Council agreed in May to buy the site for $475,000...

Ocean City Music Pier Provides a Warm Welcome to The Machine

Pink Floyd is one of the most beloved rock bands of all time, whose uniquely intricate music is best experienced live onstage. Pink Floyd have not played a full show together since June 1981. That’s two subsequent generations deprived of the chance to see Pink Floyd live. Enter Joe Pascarell, founder and lead singer/guitarist of The Machine, a long-running Pink Floyd tribute band who took the stage Monday night in Ocean City.

Miss Ocean City Pageant Parade Tonight on Boardwalk and Downtown

The annual Miss Ocean City Pageant Parade will take place tonight (Wednesday, Aug. 10). The parade route starts on downtown Asbury Avenue at 6 p.m.