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Atlantic County Animal Shelter Waives Adoption Fees for Dogs on Wednesdays

Beginning Wednesday, June 7, and continuing each Wednesday through September 6, the Atlantic County Animal Shelter is waiving all fees for dogs adopted from its shelter. “The goal of our ‘Waive-Fee Wednesdays’ is to promote dog adoptions,” County Executive Dennis Levinson said. “We had great success with our Memorial Day weekend promotion finding homes for eight dogs and nine cats. We hope to build upon that success with these weekly canine promotions.”

Special Weather Statement: Coastal Flood Advisory

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Coastal Flood Advisory for Ocean City, Strathmere and nearby coastal areas in effect from 8 p.m. Monday through 2 a.m. Tuesday. Water levels are predicted to peak in the hours around high tide on the bay side (Ninth Street Bridge) of Ocean City at 10:11 p.m. Monday.

Special Weather Statement: Coastal Flood Watch

The National Weather Service has issued a Coastal Flood Watch in effect for Ocean City from 6 p.m. Saturday, June 3, through 2 a.m. Sunday, June 4. A full moon and northeast winds gusting up to 35 mph are expected to contribute to moderate flooding conditions for Ocean City. Water levels are expected to peak in the hours around high tide on the bay side (Ninth Street Bridge) of Ocean City at 8:38 p.m. Saturday night.

USA Today Names Ocean City the “Best Beach in the Northeast”

USA Today announced Friday that Ocean City, N.J. is the winner of its Readers’ Choice 2023 contest as the “Best Beach in the Northeast.” The public chose Ocean City over beaches on Long Island in New York, Cape Ann in Massachusetts, and others from Maryland to Maine.

Gorgeous Ocean City Home Offers Luxury Living

A gorgeous Ocean City home offers plenty of luxury living. Welcome to 1417 Wesley Ave., a handcrafted home by Ocean City's premier builder, Ralph Pansini, on an oversized 60 by 105 foot lot. Find out more.

D.A. Horton to Speak at Ocean City Tabernacle

The Ocean City Tabernacle welcomes author D.A. Horton to speak at the 8:30 a.m. traditional and 10:30 a.m. contemporary services on Sunday, June 4. Horton is Director of the Intercultural Studies program at California Baptist University and Associate Teaching Pastor at The Grove Community Church.

Ocean City Takes Action to Stop Gatherings of Drunken Teens

Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian signed off on orders Tuesday that will send a strong message to teens and their parents that the beach, Boardwalk and other public areas will no longer be open to mass gatherings that include alcohol consumption and other infractions of the law, the city announced. All beaches in Ocean City will be closed at 8 p.m. Carrying backpacks will not be permitted after 8 p.m. on the beach and Boardwalk. Boardwalk bathrooms will be closed at 10 p.m. The curfew for juveniles will move from 1 a.m. to 11 p.m.

O.C. Flower Show Returns to Music Pier

The Ocean City Flower Show will return to the Music Pier from Friday to Sunday (June 2 to June 4). The 49-year-old tradition presented by the Garden Club of Ocean City features floral creations and displays from enthusiasts of all ages. More information follows on the Flower Show and other special events coming up in June in Ocean City.

Ocean City Lifeguards on Duty for Memorial Day Weekend

With the arrival of the Memorial Day weekend, the Ocean City Beach Patrol will begin guarding beaches from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on weekends and holidays and from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays. Following is a list of guarded beaches for the holiday.

Cape May County Commissioners Pass Resolution Opposing Wind Farm Project

On May 23, the Cape May County Board of County Commissioners unanimously passed Resolution 314-23 containing eight pages of details about the County of Cape May’s efforts to engage with the Danish wind corporation, Orsted, in order to try to find common ground and mitigate some of the negative impacts of Orsted’s Ocean Wind 1 offshore wind generation facilities project. Orsted has conceded that if it constructs its Ocean Wind One and Ocean Wind Two offshore wind farm projects, windmills will be visible from every beach in Cape May County and from elevated positions offshore.