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Miss Ocean City Pageant Parade Tonight on Boardwalk and Downtown

The annual Miss Ocean City Pageant Parade will take place tonight (Wednesday, Aug. 10). The parade route starts on downtown Asbury Avenue at 6 p.m.

Today’s Beach Report

A Wonderful Wednesday in Ocean City, NJ, Water temperatures around 73-77 degrees. Wave heights of 1-2 feet, Humid, Sun & Clouds.

Kookie Kids at the Ocean City Farmers Market on Wednesdays from...

Kookie Kids is a not-for-profit charitable mission founded and run by the students of St. Peter’s United Methodist Church. Each Monday, a group of 10 thirteen year olds spend the day baking homemade cookies in the St. Peter’s church kitchen (certified by the Board of Health). The students then package the cookies and sell them at the Ocean City Farmers Market on Wednesdays from 8:00am to 1:00pm...

Rowing Olympian and 3-Time World Champion Mike Wherley Coming to OC...

National Rowing Hall of Famer Mike Wherley is coming to the Ocean City Free Public Library to talk about his sport, display memorabilia from his career – including two trips to the Olympics, and discuss the best-seller “The Boys in the Boat” by Daniel James Brown...

Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID in Ocean City for Three Nights Only

Take a trip under the sea with Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.” This fun-filled, timeless tale makes its Greater Ocean City Theatre Company and Ocean City POPS debut in a limited engagement at the Hughes Performing Arts Center on August 9th, 10th and 11th at 7:30 PM.

Quaker City Regatta – Ocean City Masters Results

On Saturday, August 6th, Ocean City Masters sent three boats to compete at the Quaker City Regatta on the Schuylkill River. This was the only South Jersey team to compete in this event...

Pamper Scamper Attracts Leading Infant Athletes

Ocean City’s 6th Street Beach will be awash with determined infant athletes and frantic parents during the popular annual Pamper Scamper. Actually some of the infants are not that determined. So parents on the sidelines attempt to urge them on by jingling shiny objects, waving their favorite toys and just plain shouting...

Historical Museum Welcomes Marian Talese

The Ocean City Historical Museum continues its Summer Lecture Series this Thursday, August 11, with Marian Talese. Marian Talese is a well known local and professional artist. Having been born on the island, she has a unique perspective on the island’s history. She will be sharing stories about Ocean City, for her, it’s “My Home.” Her story goes back to Joseph, her father, and his arrival to Ocean City 1922.

Contamination Found at Old Exxon Gas Station in Ocean City

Groundwater and soil contamination have been detected at an abandoned former gas station that has been an eyesore along Ocean City's main gateway since it closed down five years ago. Synergy Environmental Inc., a Cherry Hill consulting firm overseeing the (old Exxon) site at Ninth Street and Bay Avenue, said in a July 20 letter sent to surrounding property owners that the contamination consists of "petroleum-related constituents" that apparently stem from the station's former operation...

Beauty or beast? Ocean City crowns Miss Crustacean in wacky pageant

No one knew for sure if tears of joy were streaming down her crusty cheeks. It wasn't clear if she was smiling, either. Truth be told, it didn’t appear that she acknowledged the crowd's thunderous applause -- not even bothering to wave her claw.