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Mayor’s Message: May 31

In his weekly message to the public, Mayor Jay Gillian is assuring residents and tourists that Ocean City remains safe despite a rowdy Memorial Day weekend on the Boardwalk by groups of troublemaking teens. His message follows in its entirety.

List of Guarded Beaches for June 1-7

The Ocean City Beach Patrol has expanded the number of beaches that will be protected by lifeguards in June. The full list of guarded beaches follows.

OCHS Baseball Falls Short in Playoffs

Delsea Regional High School rallied from a six-run deficit to top Ocean City, 10-9, in the quarterfinal round of the South Jersey Group 3 baseball playoffs. Ocean City started the game with strong pitching by Travis Large and hot bats in the first three innings, jumping out to a 6-0 lead. However, Delsea's offense responded in the bottom of the fifth inning with seven runs to take a 7-6 lead.

Lady Raiders Win State Lacrosse Quarterfinal

The Ocean City High School girls lacrosse team is going to the semifinal round of the South Jersey Group 3 state playoff tournament following an 11-7 victory over Clearview Regional High School on Wednesday afternoon at Carey Stadium.

POW/MIA Chair Dedication Ceremony on June 14

The city will host a dedication ceremony for a POW/MIA Chair of Honor in the atrium of the Ocean City Community Center (1735 Simpson Avenue) at 11 a.m. Friday, June 14. The chair will be a permanent reminder of those who served in the military but have not returned home.

Red Raiders Lacrosse Team Wins State Quarterfinal

The Ocean City High School boys lacrosse team relied on strong defense to carry them to a 15-3 victory against Toms River East in the South Jersey Group 3 State quarterfinal played at Carey Stadium Tuesday afternoon.

Power Outage Affecting Ocean City

A power outage on Tuesday afternoon is affecting more than 2,000 Atlantic City Electric customers in the downtown area and northern end of Ocean City. ACE is aware of the outage and working as quickly as possible to restore service to all customers. The current estimated time for restoration is 9 p.m., the city said in a public notice.

Ocean City Man Struck by Car Suffers Serious Injuries

An Ocean City man was seriously injured when a car struck him Tuesday morning in the 200 block of 8th Street, police said in a news release. At about 7:27 a.m., police officers responded to the accident. The pedestrian, 69, whose name was not released, suffered serious injuries.

New Jersey Gambling Revenue is Increasing but Has Still Not Reached...

In April 2024, casinos, sportsbooks, and their online partners in New Jersey achieved total gambling revenue of $510.9 million. This figure is a 10.4% increase on the $462.7 million reported in April 2023. The year-to-date (YTD) figure reported was $2.06 billion, which is a 14.4% increase from the figure of $1.80 billion for the April 2023 YTD period.

Teen Stabbed, Fights Break Out on Ocean City Boardwalk

Ocean City police officers are investigating the stabbing of a teenager Saturday night on the Boardwalk. The incident was part of chaos captured on video in a second night of issues involving teens as crowds filled the resort for the Memorial Day weekend traditionally known as the shore's summer season kickoff.