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Ocean City’s New CERT Members Are Ready to Help Out

More than 50 years later, memories of the colossal coastal storm that devoured beachfront communities along the Jersey Shore remain fresh in the mind of Ocean City resident Wanda Kline. "It was really traumatic," recalled the 70-year-old Kline, who was 16 when the epic nor'easter pummeled the island in 1962. "It really left an impression on me. It was bad."

OCPD Weekly Activity Report 5/22-28

Calls for Service: 850          Daily Average: 121   May 22, 2016: Sunday Calls for service: 72 Motor Vehicle Stops: 25   Motor Vehicle Accidents: 0    Property Checks: 18...

A Huge Crowd Turned-out for Memorial Day Service at the Tabernacle

On a rainy Monday in Ocean City, several hundred people gathered at the Ocean City Tabernacle to remember the men and women who have...

Ocean City Memorial Day Ceremony to Move To Ocean City Tabernacle...

Ocean City’s annual Memorial Day Service will be moved from Veterans Memorial Park to the Ocean City Tabernacle auditorium due to the weather. The ceremony starts at 11 a.m. Monday (May 30). The Tabernacle is between Fifth and Sixth streets on Wesley Avenue.

The summer that snuck up on us…

  In the weeks leading up to this holiday weekend two things evaded me: Sleep, a simple good night’s sleep. Warm spring and summer-like days. With Memorial Day...

Ocean City Welcomes Back Visitors as Summer Season Kicks Off

  The Memorial Day weekend, Ocean City’s traditional opening of the summer season, got off to a rousing start on Friday and swung into high...

Lifeguard Flashback – Chuck Betson and Ron Kirk…

Chuck Betson, was, along with Lt.  Ron Kirk, featured in the book Legendary Locals of Ocean City. The following is from the book: “In...

A Tropical Mess for Memorial Day

We’ve had great start to the Memorial Day weekend, unfortunately it will not last. A Tropical Depression (or could be Tropical Storm Bonnie if it strengthens) located off the coast of South Carolina will hamper the end of our vacation weekend. With “Bonnie” to our south and an approaching cold front, a persistent southeast flow will pump ample moisture through the region. The threat of heavy rain exists heavy along with scattered storms into Ocean City late Sunday night into Monday. Wind will not be a factor with this system only localized heavy rain. Until then we still have a great Saturday and a decent Sunday as clouds will increase along with the humidity.

Beaches & Ocean Declared Open for Ocean City’s Summer Season

  Eric Axelson was nattily attired in a tan business suit, brown dress shoes and a Hugo Boss shirt. He clutched a black briefcase in...