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OCEAN CITY BEACH FILL PROJECT WRAPS UP THIS WEEK

A beach fill project in Ocean City is expected to conclude this week.  Mayor Jay Gillian announced that the project has approached its final section of beach at Seaspray Road.  The project results in two miles of new beach in Ocean City.

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RECREATIONAL BOATING ACCIDENT CLAIMS ONE LIFE IN OCEAN CITY

The United States Coast Guard says a 59 year old man lost his life in a boating accident near Ocean City Wednesday afternoon.  Another man, 79 years of age, was also injured and taken to an area hospital.  The 26 foot center console boat was discovered beached onshore near where the ocean meets the Great …

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REPORT: POPULAR PARKWAY EXIT PROPOSED FOR CLOSURE AT OCEAN CITY

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority is proposing the closure of southbound Exit 30 to Ocean City and Somers Point, and instead making a full interchange at Exit 29.  6abc.com reports that businesses and motorists both oppose the plan saying Exit 30 is necessary for commuters.  The proposed closure is part of the Authority’s long-range capital …

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OCEAN CITY CANCELS ALL SPECIAL EVENTS THROUGH OCTOBER

Ocean City has cancelled all special events through October.  Mayor Jay Gillian announced that the baby parade, September air shows, and the boardwalk Corvette show are all off.  He says the events are being scrubbed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Th...

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OCEAN CITY TO OPEN ALL MUNICIPAL LOTS FOR FREE TUESDAY DUE TO STORM

Ocean City will be opening all of its municipal parking lots for free Tuesday for Tropical Storm Isaias.  Some city residents and visitors will want to move their vehicles to higher ground, so the city is making the municipal parking in lots for free.  The Ocean City Beach Patrol is closing the beaches to all …

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OCEAN CITY BEACH PROJECT REACHES FIFTH STREET JETTY

Ocean City’s latest beach project has reached the Fifth Street Jetty.  Mayor Jay Gillian says that’s the section of beach where sand is most needed.  The newly rebuilt beaches have room for social distancing, according to the mayor, and som...

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BODY RECOVERED NEAR OCEAN CITY WHERE MAN WENT MISSING

A body was recovered near Ocean City in the Great Harbor Inlet Saturday morning.  This is close to where 24 year old Jabed Ikbal of Clementon went missing earlier this week.  There has been no positive identification of the body announced. The post BOD...

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