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Ocean City High School celebrated the Class of 2019 recipients of scholarships and awards on Thursday, June 6. The awards, totaling nearly $1.5 million, were granted through local, regional, state and even some national scholarships.
Parents and kids who grew up with Buzz Lightyear, Woody and the “Toy Story” gang will be excited to know that a “Toy Story 4”-themed RV will be on the Ocean City Boardwalk in front of the Music Pier from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 14. The RV will feature photo opportunities for fans, film-themed prizes, carnival games and lots of family-friendly fun. Details follow on other special events and entertainment coming up in June in Ocean City.
The third annual Juneteenth Celebration and Brunch – one of only a few events of its kind in the area – will be held Saturday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ocean City High School. During the celebration, there will be photographs, documents, and other artifacts chronicling the African American community in Ocean City, and histories shared from families in the community spanning many generations compiled in a documentary video.
Ocean City High School played host recently to graduation exercises for the 46th class of the Cape May County Police Academy. Fifty-eight newly minted police officers representing municipalities and organizations from around the state were awarded certificates, including three from Ocean City. One Ocean City graduate, Benjamin G. Bethea, made remarks on behalf of the class. The other two Ocean City Police Department recruits are Randall I. Clark and Jonathan C. Simonson.
The American flag stood tall and majestically blew in the wind during this year’s Flag Day ceremony. People gathered around the flag located at the Ocean City-Longport Bridge Flag Area on Saturday morning. The crowd included local veterans as well as others who came to show their support. The themes of freedom and pride were expressed several times throughout the program.
Please join the Ocean City Gardens Civic Association (OCGCA) as we celebrate Flag Day and honor our Ocean City veterans on Saturday, June 8. Mayor Jay Gillian will open the ceremony at 11:00 am by the Flag area at the Longport Bridge entrance to Ocean City. The Veterans of Foreign War and the American Legion members will be joined by friends and neighbors, and refreshments will be served following the ceremony...
Golf Cars Unlimited is a full-service Golf Car and Low Speed Vehicle dealership offering all of the top vehicle brands, parts and service and winter storage on-site. Located at 1882 Route 9 in Clermont, N.J., the 1,000-square-foot showroom displays Golf Cars’ complete line of “street legal” cars, which are popular for short trips, recreation and travel at campgrounds, golf courses, retirement communities, schools and beach towns.
Author Ellie Lofaro will be speaking at the Ocean City Tabernacle for both the 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services Sunday, June 9. A respected Bible teacher, inspirational speaker and humorist, she has authored five books and her articles have been published in numerous magazines in the U.S. and abroad.
Sturdy Savings Bank recently presented a sponsorship check to Cape May County Teen Services Librarian Johanna Boyle for their Teen Photography Contest. “We are proud to support the Cape May County Library’s Teen Photography Contest, which encourages our youth to express themselves and realize their talent,” said Sturdy Savings Bank President Jerry Reeves...