Ocean City officials are speaking with the County on a potential Open Space project that would involve the site of a former car dealership. The city intends to convert that space into some sort of passive or active recreation. A town hall meeting will be held in the fall to decide the best use for…
A veteran Ocean City police officer who has been involved in youth sports programs has been reportedly charged with sexual assault for having sex with a minor. NJ.com reports that 50 year old Tyrone Rolls of Marmora turned himself in to authorities Wednesday and was taken to the County Jail. Rolls has been charged with…
A 79 year old woman is the latest local victim of the coronavirus pandemic. County officials have announced 34 new positive tests over the past 24 hours. The County’s department of health has administered over 15,000 vaccines so far.
A fire struck the top floors of a building in the 1000 block of Asbury Avenue in Ocean City on Thursday. City officials say the fire started late at night and was under control four hours later. Four people who lived inside the building were safely evacuated.
The owner of the Icona Resorts has reportedly formed a partnership with Gillian’s Wonderland Pier to help the pier out of financial difficulty. NJ.com reports that the family of Eustace Mita, the owner of the Icona properties, has formed a partnership with the Gillian family. Gillian is the mayor of Ocean City. Earlier this year,…
Ocean City now owns the vacant lot that used to house a car dealership. Mayor Jay Gillian announced over the weekend that the final price for the lot will be determined by the courts. The lot sits next to the city’s Community Center.
Ocean City has cancelled its popular Doo Dah Parade for the second straight spring. Mayor Jay Gillian says the move is necessary due to the prohibition of outdoor gatherings larger than 50 enacted by the State. The Parade was to be held on April 17th.
The municipal tax rate in Ocean City is scheduled to increase by over two cents this year. Mayor Jay Gillian presented this year’s spending plan during a Council meeting on Thursday. The new budget does not include some Covid-relief funding that the city anticipates receiving.
There is a major vacancy in the basketball program at Ocean City High School. Longtime girls basketball coach Paul Baruffi has called it career after winning 429 games in two decades. Baruffi stepped down after the Red Raiders’ season ended this weekend. Baruffi won one state championship.
A 79 year old woman is the latest victim of Covid-19 in Cape May County. County officials reported 39 new positive tests on Tuesday. Middle Township is the only community with over 100 active community cases.