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Special Weather Statement: Flood Advisory

The National Weather Service issued a Flood Advisory Thursday afternoon for Ocean City. The latest forecast calls for heavy rain and strong easterly winds throughout the day. The Flood Advisory will be in effect from 7 p.m. Thursday through 1 a.m. early Friday morning. The National Weather Service predicts a water level of 5.8 feet on the mean low water (MLW) scale for a high tide at 9:42 p.m. on the bay side of Ocean City. That level is considered minor coastal flooding, but conditions could be worse if heavy rain coincides with high tide.

O.C. Art Show and Exhibition Winners Announced

The Ocean City Fine Arts League presents the winners in the “Shadows” Art Show and Exhibition in March. First place: Dennis Doyle, of Boston, oil painting, “Under the Bridge.” Second Place: Janis Albuck, of Ventnor, photo, “Yellow Springs.” Third Place: Grace Zambelli, of Ventnor, acrylic, “At the Stage Door.”

O.C. Man Busted With 20 Pounds of Pot

Police seized 20 pounds of marijuana from a home in the Ocean City Housing Authority on Friday, March 15, resulting in the arrest of a city man on drug charges. Police arrested Seth Wood, 19, who was released pending a court appearance, authorities announced in a press release Tuesday.

Get Ready for “Broadway on the Boardwalk”

On June 26 at 7:30 p.m., Broadway will come to the Boardwalk as professional performers appearing in the Greater Ocean City Theatre Company's 2019 Summer Season take to the stage to bring Broadway favorites to life. The 10th edition of “Broadway on the Ocean City Boardwalk” will welcome home two Broadway stars who got their professional start with the Ocean City Theatre Company. It is one of the shows that will highlight Ocean City's spring and summer entertainment lineup. Details on more shows, concerts and special events follow.

Green Mustaches in Vogue at O.C. Primary School

In honor of National Nutrition Month, AtlantiCare’s Healthy Schools, Healthy Children initiative came to the Ocean City Primary School on Friday to give the second graders green mustaches. The mustaches came courtesy of green smoothies that the children learned how to make as a healthy snack alternative.

It’s One Big Carnival in Ocean City

On Saturday, the seventh annual Spring Carnival hosted by the Ocean City Parent Teacher Association brought together students, teachers and parents alike for an afternoon of fun for all ages. The purchase of tickets to play games and win prizes went to the OCPTA, which is looking to raise funds for a new playground for the preschool program at the primary school.

OCHS Students Grab a Piece of the “Pi”

Students at Ocean City High School celebrated Pi Day on Thursday with some mathematically inspired fun and games. The mostly senior classes of Probability and Statistics created project proposals to be built and put into use for Pi Day. The classes voted, and the top 20 proposals were chosen and created. Students of Probability and Statistics worked the games all day and recorded the data.

Republican Ticket Finalized at Cape GOP Convention

The Cape May County Republican organization finalized its ticket Wednesday for the November general election at its convention in Avalon. Mike Testa of Vineland, who heads the Cumberland County GOP, was selected as the candidate in the State Senate race, while Antwan McClellan of Ocean City and Erik Simonsen of Lower Township emerged as the Assembly candidates, and incumbent Freeholder Director Gerald Thornton of Cape May Courthouse and Ocean City’s E. Marie Hayes were tapped to seek new terms on the Freeholder Board...

Ocean City PTA to Host Fundraiser in Sea Isle

The Ocean City School District’s Parent-Teacher Association invites the public to enjoy “A Night in Monte Carlo” on Saturday, April 6, from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Yacht Club of Sea Isle City, 4487 Venicean Road, Sea Isle City. The event will feature casino-style gaming, food, happy hour prices at the bar, music, dancing, raffles and more. Guests must be 21 or older to attend. Proceeds will help fund improvements to Ocean City’s Primary and Intermediate School’s playground equipment, enhancements to the Intermediate School’s STEM Program and field trips for students in grades kindergarten through eighth.

O.C. Recreation Manager Receives Award

The New Jersey Recreation and Park Association awarded the Michael B. Berman Award for Administrative Excellence to Wendy Moyle, assistant deputy director of the Ocean City Community Services Department, on Feb. 26 at the NJRPA Annual Awards banquet in Atlantic City. Moyle has been a valued member of the Ocean City Recreation Department for her entire career, according to a press release announcing the award. As the 2019 award winner, Moyle's dedication can be summed up through a career filled with success on the regional, state and national levels.