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The Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Jan. 31 to welcome Dr. Jason Chew to private practice in Ocean City. Dr. Chew, of Ocean City, was in a group practice for the last 15 years but decided it was time to make a change and saw the need for a hometown private practice called OC Family Medicine.
The Downtown Ocean City Girls Weekend Fashion Show will return to the Ocean City Yacht Club on Friday, March 24, and tickets are on sale now. The annual event features the latest spring and summer clothing lines for sale in Ocean City’s retail shops and modeled by local men, women and children.
U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew, (R-2), will serve as vice chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, he announced in a news release. Van Drew said he would use the appointment to investigate the impacts of offshore wind on the environment, maritime safety and energy prosperity.
The Ocean City Environmental Commission will sponsor a free family-friendly Nature and Environmental Fun Day 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 in the Ocean City High School cafeteria. The event includes interactive education, zoo animals, crafts, games, a recycling activity and more.
Get ready for some good reads at really great prices with the Spring Book Sale at the Ocean City Free Public Library. Sponsored by the Friends and Volunteers of the OCFPL, the sale will be held in the library atrium on Friday, March 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, March 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Ocean City will be host to a new Unified Pickleball event on Saturday, Jan. 28, for the Special Olympics. Play will take place 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Ocean City Sports and Civic Center at Sixth Street and Boardwalk.
A former Ocean City lifeguard was indicted Tuesday on charges that he sexually assaulted a minor, according to a news release from the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office. Jonathan C. Howell, 41, of Marmora, who is a former member of the Ocean City Beach Patrol, was indicted on charges of aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault, official misconduct and endangering the welfare of a child.