Ocean City News

  • Mar 27 2020
    Dear Friends, The beach and boardwalk are Ocean City's top attractions. They are natural locations for social gathering and that will only get worse as the weather gets warmer. They also draw many people into Ocean City from the towns just across the bridge all the way out into the surrounding states. Two of the most urgent mandates to slow the exponential spread of COVID-19 are to eliminate social gathering and to limit movement from place to pl... details
  • Mar 26 2020
    PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF OCEAN CITY, NJ COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM 2020 PROGRAM YEAR ANNUAL ACTION PLAN The City of Ocean City proposes to initiate planning for the FY 2020 Annual Action Plan. The CDBG Program is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Ocean City s CDBG allocation for Fiscal Year 2020 is estimated to be $287,625. A Public Hearing is being held to receive community input toward the development... details
  • Mar 25 2020
    Based on the latest guidance from public health officials and out of an abundance of caution, the city will close public access to the city buildings to reduce the risk of transmitting coronavirus (COVID-19). Please visit www.ocnj.us to see what services are provided online. Call ahead (609) 399-6111 to make arrangements for any services that cannot be completed online. This is a living document. Please check back for updates. KNIGHT BUILDING People wh... details
  • Mar 25 2020
    Dear Friends, The boardwalk and all beaches in Ocean City are closed effective immediately. An administrative order issued by the state last night gives municipalities the discretion to impose restrictions to local beaches and boardwalks. I want to take every measure I can to protect the community. We have a large senior population, and it s of utmost importance to take their well-being into consideration. Even with all the directives already in ... details
  • Mar 24 2020
    The U.S. Census Bureau has begun mailing requests to complete the 2020 questionnaire. Please take the time to do this as soon as possible. A complete count is vital in determining funding and services for all members of our community. At this time, residents can respond online at 2020census.gov or by phone at 844-330-2020. The questionnaire will ask for the 12-digit census ID that was mailed to your Ocean City home. If you are spending the winter in a different location but liv... details
  • Mar 18 2020
    A group of community volunteers in Ocean City is forming to assist all those affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the related business closings, quarantines and restrictions. OCNJ CARE was first formed after Superstorm Sandy in 2012 to help families who were displaced by the storm. The restrictions ordered to slow the spread of COVID-19 are creating similar hardships, and the community is coming together to help those in need. OCNJ CARE is a nonprofit org... details
  • Mar 16 2020
    The following is a notice from the Humane Society of Ocean City: ... details