Ocean City News

  • Jul 15 2019
    The City of Ocean City will hold its annual Bicycle Auction 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at the Shelter Road Recycling Center at 1 Shelter Road (off Tennessee Avenue, which intersects Bay Avenue near 23rd Street). The Ocean City Police Department lets anybody bid on used bicycles that have been deemed by police to be abandoned or unclaimed. Approximately 100 bicycles and other items will be for sale. In a typical auction, successful bids range from $1 to $3... details
  • Jul 12 2019
    Dear Friends, Night in Venice is tomorrow, and I hope you all get a chance to enjoy our 65th annual boat parade and the fireworks afterwards. I also want to urge all motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians to use extreme caution on streets and sidewalks that are sure to be crowded. As always, the Ocean City Police Department will be highly visible along the parade route and streets surrounding the area. In addition, police will patrol the lagoons and surrounding streets d... details
  • Jul 12 2019
    Atlantic City Electric plans a load transfer that will lead to a service interruption up to 30 minutes long in the pre-dawn hours of Wednesday, July 17. The outage will occur sometime between 4 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. If it rains, the interruption would be pushed back to the same time the next day (July 18). It will affect homes and businesses in the downtown area between 8th Street and 11th Street, and at the very northern end of the island. This schedule could change based on wea... details
  • Jul 11 2019
    Dear Friends, By now, I m sure you are all aware that there have been major delays to our trash and recycling pickup schedule. I want you to know that the city team is aware of the problem and is working as quickly as possible to resolve it. With so many people in town for the Fourth of July and the weekend, waste volume has been exceptionally high. Our waste management contractor staffed routes consistent with past years but was unable to respond to the dr... details
  • Jun 14 2019
    View PDF version of map Contractors completed the longest living shoreline project in New Jersey history in spring 2019. The wetlands restoration project enhanced Shooting Island on the bay side of Ocean City. Charter Contracting of Boston, Mass. installed 2,700 linear feet of rock sill and 1,450 linear feet of oyster habitat along the northern and western edges of the island. The sill functions as protection for the Shooting Island wetlands and wil... details
  • Apr 3 2019
    Ocean City will host a Green Fair under the covered loggia of the Ocean City Music Pier from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. The community-wide event is designed to educate and encourage people of all ages to adopt a more sustainable lifestyle. Green Fairs allow participants to learn how small individual efforts can make a huge difference in their communities. The Green Fair is sponsored by the City of Ocean City and the Ocean City ... details