Ocean City welcomed 2018 on a freezing cold night that had button holders rushing around town enjoying the First Night festivities. Cape Shore Chorale, under the direction of Scott Breiner, was the first act at St. Peter's United Methodist Church. It was followed by the Broadway Divas, which attracted good crowds at all three shows.

Shortly before midnight I stopped by Denise and Gary Jessel's for their annual New Year's Eve party, where some even ventured out onto the beach to catch the fireworks.

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