Mark Jamieson named chief of the Ocean City Beach Patrol

An Ocean City Beach Patrol stand at Ninth Street.

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OCEAN CITY – The city’s Department of Fire and Rescue Services has announced the Ocean City Beach Patrol will be guarding the following beaches for the 2017 Memorial Day weekend and the following week.

Beaches are guarded from 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. weekends and holidays and from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on weekdays, according to the city.

Beginning Saturday, May 27 through Friday, June 2, the following beaches will be guarded: St. Charles Place, Brighton Place, Eighth Street, Ninth Street, 10th Street, 11th Street, 12th Street, 26th Street, 34th Street, and 58th Street

The beach patrol strongly urges bathers to swim only at guarded beaches. If you have any questions, call 609-525-9200. For information on guarded beaches, watch Ocean City Government Access Channel 97. For all emergencies, dial 9-1-1.

The beach patrol will conduct a free rowing clinic for 2017 rookie candidates 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 27-28 and June 3-4 at the Tennessee Avenue boat ramp, weather permitting.

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