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Southend beach fill project out to bid, mayor says

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, August 22, 2014 04:40 pm

Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian

OCEAN CITY — The long-awaited beach replenishment project for Ocean City’s south end is out to bid, Mayor Jay Gillian announced Friday in his latest letter to city residents.

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Ocean City named finalist in downtown competition

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 22, 2014 01:44 pm

Ocean City named finalist in downtown competition Ocean City named finalist in downtown competition

OCEAN CITY — Downtown Ocean City has been named a finalist by the New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association in the 2014 People's Choice Awards for outstanding downtowns in New Jersey.

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City officials to meet with residents for northend bike path connector

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Written by Ann Richardson Friday, August 22, 2014 11:06 am

OCEAN CITY — City officials hope to complete the northern piece of the bike path in the near future, but they will be seeking input from neighbors before proceeding.

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Local projects help move bike path toward completion

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Written by Ann Richardson Friday, August 22, 2014 10:50 am

OCEAN CITY — The bike path in Ocean City is nearing completion thanks to the installation of a traffic signal at Ninth Street and upcoming projects in the north and south ends of the island, Bike OCNJ members said during its seventh annual public meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 19.

Bike OCNJ is a local bicycling advocacy group with the goal of encouraging bicycling on the island while making the streets safer for those who choose to ride.

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OCBP announces more unguarded beaches

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 21, 2014 01:03 pm

OCBP announces more unguarded beaches OCBP announces more unguarded beaches

OCEAN CITY — The Department of Fire and Rescue Services has announced the following beaches will be unguarded beginning Monday, Aug. 25:

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Handshaw named to the University of Rhode Island dean’s list

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 21, 2014 12:00 am

James Lawrence Handshaw of Ocean City was one of more than 4,000 undergraduates at The University of Rhode Island who qualified for the spring 2014 dean’s list. The students represent all of Rhode Island’s cities and towns, all six New England states, New York and New Jersey, many other states and more than a dozen countries.

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Waller graduates basic training

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 21, 2014 12:00 am

Jacob D. Waller Jacob D. Waller

Air Force Airman 1st Class Jacob D. Waller graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

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Dobak to attend Dayton

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 21, 2014 12:00 am

Michael Dobak of Ocean City will attend the University of Dayton this fall as part of one of the largest classes in the university’s history, as the school exceeded all enrollment goals and received a record 16,918 applications for the 2014-15 academic year. At 59 percent, the overall selectivity remains competitive, including more than 1,000 out-of-state students and nearly 200 international students.

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Ocean City police: Increase in complaints against bicyclists

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, August 20, 2014 05:00 am

A bicyclist at the intersection of Ninth Street and Haven Avenue where a HAWK signal was recently installed. A bicyclist at the intersection of Ninth Street and Haven Avenue where a HAWK signal was recently installed.

OCEAN CITY — As summer hits its stride, clashes are inevitable as motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians share the roads. However, Capt. Steve Ang of the Ocean City Police Department says bicyclists are generating a lot of complaints. 

“The majority don’t obey traffic devices, especially along the bike path on Haven Avenue,” Ang said.

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Former Miss OC taking a year off from competing

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:00 am

Carley Del Sordo Carley Del Sordo

OCEAN CITY — Stepping out of the spotlight, Miss Ocean City 2014 Carley Del Sordo crowned her successor, Kendall Couglin, on Saturday, Aug. 9.

“It didn’t really hit me until they called Kendall’s name,” Del Sordo said.

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