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O.C. Honors Military With Veterans Day Ceremony

Thy Nguyen Cavagnaro fled her war-torn country of Vietnam in 1975. On Veterans Day, thousands of miles away from her homeland, she stood on the stage at the Ocean City Tabernacle to say how thankful she is to all of the veterans who fought so bravely for this country, but especially to the Vietnam veterans, who helped her and her family so long ago, all in the name of freedom.

Election Day, Time to Cast Your Vote

On Tuesday, voters will go to the polls to choose representatives to the U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, Cape May County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Ocean City Board of Education. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Ocean City Festival Helps Families Enjoy Quiet Side of Life

Ocean City’s reigning queens, hamsters, lizards, jigsaw puzzles and crafts all took center stage Sunday afternoon, but very quietly, for the Quiet Festival at the Ocean City Community Center. Two highlights were storytelling and crown-making in the children’s section of the Free Public Library. Miss Ocean City Megan Keenan, Junior Miss Ocean City Julia Wilson, and Little Miss Ocean City Stevie Wright read to the children while donning their crowns and dressed in gowns.

“Earlier Than The Bird” Offers Holiday Savings in Ocean City

Getting a jumpstart on holiday shopping may sound like a smart idea, something that probably crosses one’s mind, every year or so. But maybe some added incentives will make the thought a bit more enticing. What about dressing in pajamas while sipping hot coffee and browsing boutiques where unique items at discounted prices await? Welcome to Ocean City for “Earlier Than The Bird,” a shopping extravaganza organized by the Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce. The shopping event, on Saturday, Nov. 17, will feature promotions and discounts by local shop owners along Asbury Avenue.

Ocean City Dredging Brings Relief to Bayfront Homeowners

Linda Rothermel has lived on the bayfront since 1969. The retired Ocean City Intermediate School music teacher says she wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. She loves living on the water and all that goes along with it, but the mud-choked channel tried her patience. As she stood and watched dredging crews remove sediment from the bay Friday she said, “I think this is a much-needed project. The boaters can’t go out at low tide. They are stuck. If you have that amount of money where you live on the waterfront, you want to be able to use your boats.” Rothermel does not have a boat, but she does have three boat slips and would like to rent them out again...

Local Dentists Participate in Veterans Smile Day

Marmora Family Dental in Upper Township and Brickworks Family Dental in Mays Landing will be participating in Veterans Smile Day Saturday, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Now in its seventh year, Veterans Smile Day, services Veterans who do not qualify for dental care through the Veterans Administration...

North End Neighborhood Drainage Project

Work to be completed in the week of Nov. to 9 •Feriozzi Concrete will be continuing work on Seventh street between West Avenue and Bay Avenue, restoring curb, gutter and sidewalks. •Asphalt crews will be finishing work to pave alleyways and parking lots between Second Street and Seventh Street. They also will be paving Sixth Street between West and Bay, and the 600 blocks of Simpson Avenue and Haven Avenue...

OCHS Chosen to Make Ornaments for Tree in the Nation’s Capital

Out of all of the schools in the state, Ocean City High School was selected to create 24 ornaments to decorate the New Jersey tree in Washington, D.C. Each student was given a county in New Jersey to represent in the ornament they decorated. Students also had to keep their theme of “New Jersey and You - Our Garden State,” with a concentration in the environment, specifically of their given county...

Ocean City, County Agree on Open Space for Former Getty Site

Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian and City Council are focused on preserving precious parcels of land available in the city. In that effort, the city and Cape May County have negotiated an agreement for the county to purchase the old Getty gas station site at the corner of Bay Avenue and Ninth Street for $650,000. According to the proposed agreement, the property will be leased back to the city for open space for $1 a year...

Atilis Gym Shows its Muscle and Appreciation

Whether a person joins the gym to get fit enough to perform in a bodybuilding competition, or just to burn off some extra pounds, all of Chris Lambert’s Atilis gyms have the workout equipment to get the job done. From the Ocean City Atilis, to Sea Isle, Avalon, Wildwood, Egg Harbor Township and the newest gym, in Bellmawr, members have all they need to get fit, including a friendly, positive staff. Lambert’s business motto is simple: Be friendly and know what keeps customers coming back.