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County Issues “Code Blue” Advisory

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.

Letters From Around the World

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.

Authorities Investigate Dead Dog Found in Trash Can in Upper Township

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.

Mayor’s Message: Feb. 8

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.

A.C. Electric Service Interruptions Feb. 11-15

Atlantic City Electric will continue with service upgrades causing temporary power outages in different parts of Ocean City. Following are the locations and days for outages scheduled during the week of Feb. 11-15.

Ocean City Boys Basketball Rolls Past Absegami

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...

Public Notice Hepatitis A Case, Ocean City New Jersey – Dunkin’...

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...

Ocean City Intermediate School Receives Sustainable Grant

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.

“County Coffee Chat” Returns in Ocean City

A successful new program called “County Coffee Chat” is being continued on Monday, Feb. 11, by the Cape May County Freeholder Board. The event will bring Freeholders Jeff Pierson and Marie Hayes to Yianni’s Café inside the Ocean City Community Center from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The Community Center is located at 1735 Simpson Ave. The idea of the event is to provide a casual atmosphere allowing local residents to ask questions related to county government over a cup of coffee.

Katherine Jenkins to Perform Summer Concert at Music Pier

One of Great Britain’s all-time favorite singers, Katherine Jenkins, will join the Ocean City Pops Orchestra for a special concert on Aug. 11 at the Music Pier. Tickets go on sale starting at 9 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8. The show is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 to $75 and will be available at, by calling 609-399-6111 or at the welcome centers at City Hall (861 Asbury Avenue), the Roy Gillian Welcome Center on the Rt. 52 causeway and the municipal building at 46th Street and West Avenue.