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Ocean City artist Sharon Egan won first prize in the “Still Life” themed Art Show & Exhibition in the Art on Asbury Gallery in October. A list of the other winners follows.
The Ocean City High School girls soccer team suffered a heartbreaking, double-overtime 1-0 loss to conference rival Mainland on Tuesday afternoon at Carey Stadium. It was the first loss Ocean City has suffered since September of 2019, breaking its 45-game unbeaten streak.
The Ocean City Boardwalk will be the scene of two major events this weekend: The Porsche Boardwalk Reunion on Saturday and the HERO Walk on Sunday. More than 350 Porsches of all models from 1954 to 2021 will be on display on the Boardwalk between Fifth Street and 14th Street from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, as part of the Porsche Boardwalk Reunion. Meanwhile, the John R. Elliott HERO Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run on the Boardwalk will take place on Sunday, October 17. More details follow.
A public forum on the Ocean City School District’s search for a new superintendent will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 12. from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the high school media center. The forum will be conducted by the professional search firm Strategic Educational Advantage, or SEA.
Cape May County’s Women of Wonder will be recognized at a luncheon at the Flanders Hotel in Ocean City on Wednesday, Nov. 10 at 11:30 a.m. The Atlantic Cape Foundation and the Cape May County Women’s Commission announced the 2021 Women of Wonder award recipients recently. They are as follows: Michele Gillian, executive director of the Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce, Chase Jackson, executive director of the Ocean City Arts Center, and Marilyn Miller, director of the Sam. S. DeVico Senior Center in Middle Township.
The Ocean City Board of Realtors announced its fall clothing drive to collect coats, gloves, blankets, sweaters and other cold weather items. Donations will be collected now through Nov. 24 and will be distributed to the local community through the Ocean City Ecumenical Clothes Closet. Details follow on how to donate.
The dogs will have their day at a new event on the Ocean City Boardwalk on Saturday, Oct. 23. Dog Day and the Humane Society of Ocean City’s Howl-O-Ween Parade will invite dogs and their owners to enjoy a day of fun on the Boardwalk. Leashed dogs will be permitted on the Boardwalk from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 23. Activities will include dog-specific vendors at the Ocean City Music Pier, photo-op stations and the Humane Society’s announcement of Ocean City’s “Pet of the Year.”
The National Weather Service has issued a Coastal Flood Advisory in effect for Ocean City from 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9 through 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10. Strong easterly winds and high tides from a new moon earlier this week are expected to contribute to flooding through three tide cycles.