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Ocean City’s St. Damien Parish is hosting its second annual Chili Cook-Off on Sunday to benefit the Holy Childhood Association. It will be held from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Culliney Hall, Second Street and Atlantic Avenue. The public is invited.
The Cape May County Office of Emergency Management has issued a "Code Blue” advisory for the entire county through 6 a.m. Tuesday, allowing people to seek shelter in local warming centers during the cold weather. Code Blue conditions are in effect when the temperature reaches 25 degrees or lower with clear skies or 32 degrees or lower with precipitation and weather conditions pose a danger to the homeless population.
Ocean City author Henry Bender takes readers for a tour of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia’s port city, during the latest stop in his around-the-world cruise with his wife, Karen. Old City, a district surrounded by an ancient wall, parts of which were constructed in the late 1500s, serves as a colorful setting for Henry and Karen's horse and carriage ride.
The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office is conducting an animal cruelty investigation after a dead dog was found stuffed in a trash can left on the side of the road in Upper Township. Employees from the Upper Township Public Works department discovered the dog’s remains Thursday morning in the area of Cove and Harbor roads in the Beesleys Point section of the township.
In his weekly message to the public, Mayor Jay Gillian gives an update on a series of drainage, road and dredging projects that are under construction throughout town. Plans call for completing the projects by spring to have everything in place before the arrival of the summer tourism season.
The Ocean City High School Boy’s Basketball team defeated Absegami Wednesday evening at home with a score of 67-43. The win brings Ocean City’s record to15-3 while Absegami drops to 2-15. The starting five for Ocean City were Donovan Graham, Joey Sacco, Luke Varallo, Mike Rhodes and Ian Aungst. Donovan Graham led all scorers on the evening with 19 points, while teammates Joey Sacco and Will Aungst each scored double digits with 15 and 10 points respectively...
Cape May County Health Department in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health announced that a single case of hepatitis A in a food worker employed at Dunkin’ Donuts located at 962 West Ave Ocean City, New Jersey has been confirmed. This individual worked while they were potentially infectious between Sunday, January 27th and Thursday, January 31st, 2019. The management of this establishment is cooperating with sanitary procedures and the investigation...
Sustainable Jersey for Schools announced the 47 New Jersey schools and school districts selected to receive Sustainable Jersey grants funded by the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA). The Ocean City Intermediate School was one of 11 schools that received a $10,000 grant, according to a district press release.