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OCEAN CITY MOURNS THE DEATH OF JOSEPH DIORIO

Ocean City has lost one of its biggest business leaders.  Joseph DiOrio passed away Sunday at the age of 92.  DiOrio founded and operated DiOrio’s Circle Cafe, and served as a member of the Ocean City government.  DiOrio was recently retired, and passed away peacefully on Sunday.  DiOrio also served …

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OCEAN CITY HOME BANK TARGETED BY ROBBER

The Mays Landing branch of Ocean City Home Bank was hit by an armed robber on Saturday.  Police in the community say a man walked into the branch early Saturday afternoon armed with a handgun and he told tellers to hand over some money.  The suspect left the bank with …

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OCEAN CITY COPS BUST MAN ON HANDGUN CHARGES

A 23 year old Pleasantvillle man has been arrested on handgun possession charges in Ocean City.  Police announced the arrest of Stanford Walker on charges that he was in possession of a handgun Wednesday around 8pm near 8th Street and the boardwalk.  Police spotted Walker with an open container of …

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OCEAN CITY POLICE WARN OF FOOD SALES SCAM

An investigation is on-going into a sales scam in Ocean City. Police there warn the public of a company operating under the name “Anchor’s Away,” whose promises don’t live up to their delivery. The sales people have been going door-to-door illegally and use high pressure sales pitches. Police say if …

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OCEAN CITY GETS NEW HEAD OF HOUSING AUTHORITY

Bill Woods is now heading up the Ocean City Housing Authority.  Woods was named the Chairman, and Stuart Sirott is the vice chairman.  The moves follow the resignation of former Chairman Ed Price who recently lost an election for mayor in the resort.  Price and two other members resigned from …

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OCEAN CITY COUNCILMAN CALLS FOR HARDWOOD BOARDWALK

One member of the Ocean City Council believes the city should consider a different type of wood for boardwalk repairs planned after the upcoming summer season.  Councilman Mike DeVlieger made a recommendation to Council last night that the city should consider using tropical hardwood inside of pine when the repairs …

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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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