Ocean City News

  • Aug 18 2017
    The following is an update on the emergency repair of a sewer main that has closed a portion of Bay Avenue between 25th Street and 26th Street: The Cape May County Municipal Utilities Authority s contractor, Lafayette Utility Construction Co., Inc. has completed the installation of a temporary bypass system. This temporary bypass system has been sized accordingly to divert the flow of wastewater around the section of 20-inch cement lined ductile iron force main that w... details
  • Aug 18 2017
    Dear Friends, The federal Army Corps of Engineers this week awarded a contract to the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company to rebuild beaches at the northern end of the island between Seaspray Road and 14th Street. The exact project schedule will be determined in the next few weeks, but the work will not begin before the end of summer or extend past March 2018. I m grateful for the commitment of the Army Corps and state Department of Environmental Protection to prot... details
  • Aug 18 2017
    The Department of Fire and Rescue Services announces that the Ocean City Beach Patrol will no longer guard the following beaches as of Monday August 21, 2017. Seaview Rd Waverly Blvd. (Surfing Beach) Atlantic Blvd. 13th Street 16th Street (Surfing Beach) 17th Street 20th Street 46th Street 48th Street 60th Street ... details
  • Aug 14 2017
    The following is a letter from Cape May County Municipal Utilities Authority Executive Director Joseph Rizzuto to residents of Ocean City. Bay Avenue remains closed between 25th Street and 26th Street during emergency repair of a sewer main. Traffic is being detoured to Simpson Avenue. The Ocean City Airport Diner, Ocean City Municipal Airport and Ocean City Municipal Golf Course remain open. Dear Resident, Late in the morning of Friday, August 11, 2017, the ... details
  • Aug 10 2017
    Mayor Jay A. Gillian has announced that he will hold a neighborhood meeting at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 26, at the Howard S. Stainton Senior Center (1735 Simpson Avenue). The mayor will be joined by City Council members. The purpose of the meeting is for Michael Baker International Company to discuss a design proposal for road and drainage improvements in the area from First Street to Eighth Street between West Avenue and the bay. Everybody is encouraged to attend to learn ... details
  • Aug 10 2017
    The public is invited to a forum on bicycling in Ocean City from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 23, at the Howard S. Stainton Senior Center. Participants are encouraged to learn about new bicycle-friendly amenities in Ocean City and planned improvements. Everybody is encouraged to share ideas on bicycle safety and the usability of Ocean City streets. The forum is an annual event sponsored by Bike OCNJ, a community group dedicated to ... details
  • Aug 4 2017
    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. 25, 2017. 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
  • Jul 28 2017
    The 2017 3rd-quarter taxes are due August 1, 2017, with a 22-day grace period. Please be advised that postmarks are not accepted in accordance with the State of New Jersey tax laws, therefore the payment must be received by August 22, 2017. Taxes can be paid online by visiting the Tax Collection webpage on the Ocean City website: www.ocnj.us/tax. If you are using the bill pay feature with your bank, please allow sufficient time, 7-10 days for your payment to reach us. T... details