A South Jersey Gas renewal project is coming to Ocean City. City officials announced this week that a natural gas main project will begin on January 24th and be wrapped up on May 1st. The project will begin near where Roosevelt Boulevard meets Bay Avenue and will continue up 34th Street. There will be a…
Ocean City’s 34th Street bridge will be closed during the overnight hours Wednesday night into Thursday morning. City officials announced that the closure is needed in order to switch lanes on a massive reconstruction and re-decking of the bridge being conducted under a County contract.
Ocean City Police are warning the public about a new telephone scam that results in the caller threatening to shut off electrical energy to a home unless a bill is paid within 24 hours. The callers are advised to go to a pharmacy and purchase a Money Pak with a number to call back. Police…
The Ocean City School District announced Sunday evening that the public schools will be open for business on Monday at their regular time. Mayor Jay Gillian announced that snow removal crews continued to work Sunday as the city recovers from Thursday’s blizzard.
Ocean City will begin removing large mounds of snow from the corners along the Asbury Avenue business district on Saturday. Mayor Jay Gillian announced that the snow will be removes from 6th Street to 14th Street, and he’s asking members of the public not to park their cars along the street to assist with the…
The wife of former Congressman Bill Hughes, Nancy Hughes, has passed away at the age of 82. Hughes passed away Thursday night and had been ill for several years. Nancy Hughes lived in Ocean City and was involved in many community organizations and events.
Ocean City has cancelled its First Day 5K Run planned for New Year’s Day. City officials say there still is too much ice on the boardwalk and roads that conditions are unsafe for the run. The run will not be rescheduled.
Ocean City’s council has approved its third major drainage project of the year. Council last week approved a project along the bayside from Fifth through Eighth streets. The project will be financed through a $5 million FEMA grant.
It will be too cold to jump in the ocean on New Year’s Day. Ocean City has joined Ventnor in cancelling its planned Polar Bear Plunge on New Year’s Day as temperatures are expected to be well below freezing. Other New Year’s activities in Ocean City are still a go.
Ocean City’s boys basketball team won its third game in a row Saturday at the Boardwalk Basketball Classic. The Red Raiders defeated Burlington City, 56-50 but lost leading scorer Tom Jamison who injured his shoulder in the game. For more coverage, see Tom Williams’ story on CoastSportsToday.com