• The Ocean City Community Team’s new bill board on the westbound side of Roosevelt Boulevard sports an anti-drug and -alcohol abuse message. The billboard was unveiled during a ceremony Monday, Sept. 29.

    OCEAN CITY — With a newly unveiled billboard sporting an anti-drug and alcohol message behind him, Len Desiderio, the mayor Sea Isle City – one of four communities involved in a new program at Ocean City High School – said students like those involved in the school’s Student Coalition Against Tobacco (SCAT) and the Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) have the right idea. 

  • Submitted / The Ocean City High School girls soccer team will participate in the fourth annual HERO Walk and the Hats Off to HEROES promotion Sunday, Oct. 5. Here, they practice tossing their hats in the air.

    OCEAN CITY — The HERO Campaign will launch the inaugural Hats Off to HEROES promotion during its fourth annual HERO Walk Sunday, Oct. 5 at the Ocean City Civic Center.

    During the opening ceremony, organizers will distribute baseball hats with the HERO Campaign logo and participants will simultaneously toss them into the air. They expect over 2,000 hats to take flight.

  • Asbury Avenue was named the southern New Jersey winner in the New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association 2014 People's Choice Awards for outstanding downtowns in New Jersey.

    OCEAN CITY — Asbury Avenue was named the southern New Jersey winner in the New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association 2014 People's Choice Awards for outstanding downtowns in New Jersey.

    Ocean City went up against Millville and Collingswood, and received 4,996 votes, or 63.5 percent. In second place, Collingswood received 1,987 votes. Millville came in third with 882 votes.

  • Veterans receive support through annual event

    Sgt. Robert Gordon, who served five years in the US Army Airborne Rangers and then joined the US Army, talks about how Operation First Response helped him and his family as the keynote speaker during the sixth annual Walk for the Wounded Saturday, Sept. 27 on the Ocean City Boardwalk.

    OCEAN CITY — Sgt. Robert Gordon had just completed Army Ranger training when terrorists attacked the United States on Sept. 11, 2001. After five years and three tours as an airborne Ranger in Afghanistan and Iraq, he returned home only to be diagnosed with thyroid cancer, a result of exposure to radiation.

  • GALLOWAY – In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Atlantic Medical Imaging is offering free screening mammograms in October to women age 40 or older who are uninsured.

    Eligible women must have no current or previous breast health issues.

  • OCEAN CITY — A campaign aimed at preventing drug abuse and promoting a healthy lifestyle will kick off with a billboard unveiling noon Monday, Sept. 29 on the south side of the 34th Street Bridge in Marmora.

    The campaign is called “Did You Know,” and the billboard will host a different message each month. Organizers hope that the message on the billboard will spark conversation between parents and teenagers.

Ocean City Gazette

Ocean City Council approves redevelopment plan for 10th and Palen, former Dan’s Dock

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, November 22, 2013 10:45 am

The redevelopment plan for the 10th Street and Palen Avenue property formerly known as Dan's Dock and Seafood. The redevelopment plan for the 10th Street and Palen Avenue property formerly known as Dan's Dock and Seafood.

OCEAN CITY — To the delight of neighbors and boaters, a redevelopment plan for the former Dan’s Dock at 10th Street and Palen Avenue was unanimously approved by council Thursday, Nov. 21.

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Retaining walls allowed in Ocean City with some restrictions

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, November 22, 2013 10:06 am

OCEAN CITY — Despite some opposition, City Council voted 4-2 to approve an ordinance amending the city’s code on retaining walls to clarify their approved uses Thursday, Nov. 21 in the Ocean City Free Public Library.

Councilmen Pete Guinosso and Mike DeVlieger voted “no” on this ordinance and Councilman Keith Hartzell was not present.

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Ocean City students take a stand against tobacco at Great American Smokeout event

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, November 22, 2013 01:00 am

OCEAN CITY — Hundreds of local middle school students planted 1,200 pinwheels in front of the Ocean City Intermediate School Thursday, Nov. 21 to recognize the number of Americans who die each year from tobacco-related illness.

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Ocean City Council news in brief, edition of Nov. 22, 2013

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Written by Claire Lowe Friday, November 22, 2013 01:00 am

Hospitality zone approved, heights set for X zones, beach patrol contracts extended

Ocean City Council news in brief, edition of Nov. 21, 2013 Ocean City Council news in brief, edition of Nov. 21, 2013

OCEAN CITY — The following items were discussed when Ocean City Council met Thursday, Nov. 21 in the Ocean City Free Public Library.

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Gang member arrested in Ocean City

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Written by Claire Lowe Thursday, November 21, 2013 06:44 pm

Search warrant turns up guns and drugs in Wesley Ave. residence

OCEAN CITY — Two Ocean City residents, one a known gang member, were arrested Wednesday after several guns and suspected cocaine were found in a home on the 600 block of Wesley Avenue.

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Ocean City Intermediate School first marking period honor roll

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 21, 2013 03:01 pm

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Fourth grade

Distinguished honors

Andrew Allegretto

Natalie Argento

Caeli Barbour

Ryan Beavers

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Ocean City High School first marking period honor roll

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 21, 2013 02:59 pm

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Ninth grade

Distinguished honors

Patricia Abenante

Julianne Affanato

Hiba Ahmad

Rialee Allen

Alyssa Altieri

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Dean Howey serves as a Valley Ambassador

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 21, 2013 01:00 am

Dean R. Howey of Ocean City was selected to serve as a Valley ambassador for Lebanon Valley College during the fall 2013 semester. Howey is a sophomore music education major at the college and is a graduate of Ocean City High School.

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A taste of the ’20s

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 20, 2013 01:00 am

Noel Wirth of Ocean City, in her flapper outfit, is the first place costume contest winner at The Flanders’ 90th anniversary gala inside the historic Ocean City hotel Sunday, Nov. 17. Noel Wirth of Ocean City, in her flapper outfit, is the first place costume contest winner at The Flanders’ 90th anniversary gala inside the historic Ocean City hotel Sunday, Nov. 17.

Noel Wirth of Ocean City, in her flapper outfit, is the first place costume contest winner at The Flanders’ 90th anniversary gala inside the historic Ocean City hotel Sunday, Nov. 17.

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Ocean City Board of Education news in brief, edition of Nov. 20, 2013

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Written by Claire Lowe Wednesday, November 20, 2013 01:00 am

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OCEAN CITY — The following items were discussed at the Ocean City Board of Education meeting Wednesday, Nov. 13 at Ocean City High School.

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Christmas crafts at the Music Pier

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Written by Jen Marra Wednesday, November 20, 2013 01:00 am

Jen Marra / The Ocean City Music Pier is filled with arts, crafts and shoppers getting a jump start on their Christmas shopping during the 2013 Holiday Celebration of Arts and Crafts Saturday, Nov. 16. Jen Marra / The Ocean City Music Pier is filled with arts, crafts and shoppers getting a jump start on their Christmas shopping during the 2013 Holiday Celebration of Arts and Crafts Saturday, Nov. 16.

The Ocean City Music Pier was filled with arts, crafts and shoppers getting a jump start on their Christmas shopping during the 2013 Holiday Celebration of Arts and Crafts Saturday, Nov. 16. 

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Ocean City High School Drama Guild presents ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 19, 2013 01:00 am

The students at Ocean City High School will perform “Arsenic and Old Lace” as their fall play this December. The students at Ocean City High School will perform “Arsenic and Old Lace” as their fall play this December.

OCEAN CITY — The students at Ocean City High School will perform “Arsenic and Old Lace” as their fall play this December.

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