Ocean City High School pitcher Dan Nunan has been selected by the Los Angeles Angels in the major league draft. Tom Williams of CoastSportsToday.com reports that Nunan was the 361st overall player selected, in the 12th round. The Angels are the major league home of former Millville baseball star Mike Trout.
Five people were rescued from the surf near Ocean City’s 9th Street Jetty Friday evening. Police say cops, firemen, and bystanders all helped to rescue five people who were in the water and could not return safely. Members of the public used surfboards and boogie boards to help assist with the rescue.
Sea Isle City will share its business administrator with Ocean City, for the time being. Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian announced that George Savastano will be the acting administrator in Ocean City until Ocean City finds a permanent replacement for James Mallon, who resigned last month. Savastano used to work as Ocean City’s public works…
A dozen student athletes at Ocean City High School have advanced to the New Jersey State Group 3 track and field championships to be held next weekend. Six girls and six boys, along with five relay teams and will compete in a State meet in Bayville. For more, see Tom Williams’ story on CoastSportsToday.com.
The 17th Street Bridge in Ocean City will be closed during the daytime hours on Tuesday. The closing will provide for the delivery and installation of the final precast bridge structure. No vehicle traffic will be allowed on the bridge for ten hours, starting at 8:00am.
A north end drainage project in Ocean City will continue into the summer months. Mayor Jay Gillian announced that crews will finish work near the Ocean City Primary School while school is out of session. A final paving of the streets will occur after the summer season.
Ocean City Councilman Robert Barr will be hosting a Fourth Ward meeting on Saturday at the Ocean City Free Public Library. Barr will meet personally with residents about any issues they have about government; an update on various capital projects will be offered.
Business owners in Ocean City will keep their clothes on and walk into the Atlantic Ocean next Friday to begin the tourism season. The city is looking for business owners to keep their business attire on and get wet to help open the first big holiday weekend of the year. The event will take place…
The business administrator for Ocean City is resigning effective June 1st. James Mallon has informed city leaders that he will step down at the end of the month to accept a position in the private sector. Mallon has worked for the city for 16 years; a search for his replacement begins immediately.
State Police will be holding its second annual “Missing in New Jersey” event next weekend to put a spotlight on individuals who remain missing in the Garden State. One of them is John T. Glenn who was last seen in Ocean City 11 years ago who sailed from his boat and has not been seen…