Ocean City News

  • Feb 24 2017
    Dear Friends, I presented my annual State of the City address last night, and I outlined much of the work we have planned and completed for the benefit of taxpayers. We still have much to do. But with the city team, City Council and the community working together, I m confident we ll keep up the momentum. See the full text of the 2017 State of the City. I also delivered to City Council a draft of a proposed 2017 municipal budget. I want to thank Frank Donato, his Financ... details
  • Feb 23 2017
    State of the City Address Mayor Jay A. Gillian Feb. 23, 2017 Good evening. I want to start by thanking Council for working with the administration again this year for the benefit of our taxpayers. We ve accomplished a lot together. This year, I will focus on what people tell me matters the most: Getting projects done, protecting taxpayers and preserving the Ocean City we all know and love. A full version of this State of the City will be available online and dist... details
  • Feb 23 2017
    The 46th Street Post Office will reopen on Friday (Feb. 24) for its regular business hours -- 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Saturday. The building had been closed since Jan. 30 to allow for the installation of a new ADA-compliant ramp to the facility. All postal services and the opportunity to get P.O. box mail will be back starting on Friday. The post office thanks all patrons for their patience during this renovation. If you have questions, call 609... details
  • Feb 23 2017
    The Ocean City Fire Department is committed to the education and safety of our community. The OCFD offers CPR training for the entire community. The department offers training for your organization at your site on your schedule. It also will be scheduling classes throughout the year for anyone wanting to learn CPR. Two classes are currently scheduled at the Ocean City Free Public Library (at 17th Street and Simpson Avenue): April 4, 2017: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 21... details
  • Feb 15 2017
    The full length of the Ocean City Boardwalk reopened on Wednesday, Feb. 15. Pedestrians, runners and bicyclists are no longer being detoured. A wide stretch of completed decking is now in place along the storefronts in a project area between Eighth Street and 10th Street. Work to restore the full width of the boardwalk, to rebuild entrances at Eighth Street and Ninth Street, to construct five new boardwalk pavilions, and to re-install railings and light posts continues. Th... details
  • Feb 15 2017
    The Ocean City Environmental Commission's free lecture series continues at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 16, with a presentation on rain barrels, how they work and how they are installed and used. The lecture precedes the Ocean City Environmental Commission's Rain Barrel Workshop, which will be scheduled for later in the spring. Jim Hansen, AmeriCorps NJ Watershed Ambassador, will make the presentation. All lectures are in the Chris Maloney Lecture Hall (Room 1... details