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Ocean City Issues Special Weather Statement

The National Weather Service has issued a Coastal Flood Warning in effect for Ocean City through 2 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10. A Coastal Flood Watch remains in effect for Monday. Strong northeast winds will push water and rough surf toward the coastline during higher-than-normal new moon tides on Sunday. Forecasters also predict periods of heavy rain.

Ocean City Schools Showcase Upgrades to Technology, Security

Students, parents and faculty in the Ocean City School District have plenty to be excited about in the new school year, officials said. Schools Superintendent Kathleen Taylor laid out in a letter to families a host of improvements in the schools from upgraded technology, to enhanced security measures, to continued programs for health and wellness...

OCHS Starts School Year With Pep Rally, Primary and Intermediate Schools...

Ocean City High School students were welcomed with a pep rally-style greeting during the first day of school on Thursday. Students at the Primary School and the Intermediate School also began the new school year.

Cape May County Law Enforcement Hosts Seminar on Security

Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland announced that the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, in collaboration with the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office, Cape May County Chamber of Commerce, Cape May County Office of Emergency Management and Cape May Police Department, will host a Hometown Security Seminar on Sept. 18. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Cape May Convention Center, located at 714 Beach Ave. in Cape May.

Ocean City Teen Reels in Giant Fish, Breaks Record

Local teenager Eddie Kelly caught a record 66-pound mahi-mahi during the Ocean City Marlin and Tuna Club's "Labor Day Jamboree" fishing tournament. It took him 45 minutes to reel in his big catch.

Ocean City Teachers Start Classes Before Students

Ocean City teachers are getting ready for the first day of school, which is Thursday. And they are doing it by heading into the classroom to learn how to use new technology that will be implemented in the fall and is designed to benefit educators, parents, and most importantly, the students. Two days of in-service training began Tuesday in the high school library. Teachers received training on a program called Unified Classroom, which enables students, teachers and parents to access curriculum and other information in a more streamlined fashion than previous programs used in the district.

Ocean City Beaches and Attractions Delight on Labor Day

Vacationers and residents took advantage of the last day of the Labor Day holiday weekend, swimming in the ocean, nibbling on rolled ice cream and pizza and hitting the amusements in Ocean City.

Ocean City Police Activity Report Aug. 26-Sept. 1

Ocean City Police Department activity report Aug. 26-Sept. 1. Calls for service: 860; Daily average: 122.

Ocean City Beach Patrol Works Hard, Rescues 557 Swimmers This Summer

It has been a busy summer season for the Ocean City Beach Patrol. To date, for the season beginning on Memorial Day weekend, there have been 557 rescues on the 42 guarded beaches on the island, Beach Patrol Chief Mark Jamieson said.

Ocean City Happenings: Air Show, Street Rods and Doo Wop

The September fun in Ocean City continues with Street Rod Weekend and with a pair of Ocean City Pops shows featuring cast members of the Tony Award-winning sensation “Jersey Boys.”