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OCEAN CITY SLAM DUNKS TOP TEN BEACH CONTEST

Ocean City was the big winner in the annual online Top Ten Beaches in New Jersey contest. Ocean City placed first in the overall competition, and in some individual categories as well.  The Wildwoods were split up this year, all three Wildwoods beachfront communities made the list, along with Cape …

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OCEAN CITY SWEEPS BEST BEACHES AWARD

The voting for New Jersey’s Top Ten Beaches returned this year and the winner was Ocean City. The resort swept in all categories, Best Destination for Family Vacation, Day Trip and Ecotourism. The contest didn’t take place last year following Hurricane Sandy. The Wildwoods were the winner in 2012 for best …

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GILLIAN WINS REELECTION IN OCEAN CITY

Three incumbents and a new councilman won election in Ocean City. Mayor Jay Gillian won reelection, along with incumbent  Council Vice President Michael Allegretto and Councilman Keith Hartzell. Peter Madden also won his first term on council. Gillian defeated Ed Price in the mayor race, 1,943 to 1,264 votes. Madden …

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ELECTION DAY ARRIVES IN OCEAN CITY

Voters are heading to the polls today in Ocean City.  Ocean City voters will be choosing a mayor and three at large council candidates during balloting today.  All of the attention is on the mayor’s race featuring incumbent Jay Gillian and challenger Ed Price.  Two incumbent councilmen are also seeking …

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FINAL MAYORAL DEBATE WRAPS UP IN OCEAN CITY

The debating season for the top spot in Ocean City’s government is over.  Mayor Jay Gillian squared off against challenger Ed Price during a debate held Wednesday evening in the city.  Many common issues were discussed and agreed upon during the debate, including taxes, tourism, dredging, and the overall economy.  …

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OCEAN CITY APPROVES NEW BUDGET ON A SPLIT VOTE

The Ocean City Council approved a new municipal budget before the weekend on a split vote.  Council approved a new budget that totals nearly $70 million and raises the local tax rate by nearly one and a half cents.  Former councilman Roy Wagner spoke out against the spending plan, saying …

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