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Ocean City NJ

(The Ocean City boardwalk, in file photo)

Shore Merchants Hope Labor Day Will Put One More ‘Ka-Ching’ in Their Coffers

Jersey shore shop owners think this holiday weekend will be a good one for business.

08/31/2012

(A dead seagull lies near a storm drain on the Route 52 causeway as other birds line the railing.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

New Ocean City, NJ Bridge Proving Deadly For Seagulls

Wildlife and transportation officials at the Jersey shore are trying to find out why seagulls are getting hit by cars on Ocean City’s new Route 52 causeway.

07/30/2012

(An Ocean City, NJ lifeguard dory.  File photo by Steve Butler)

Ocean City, Finishing Second, Scoffs at Latest ‘Best NJ Beaches’ Survey

The Wildwoods has won the “best beach in New Jersey” survey for the fourth time in five years. But the survey is being called “cockamamie” by Mark Soifer, public information officer for Ocean City.

05/24/2012

(Credit: The Press of Atlantic City/ Dale Gerhard.  Used with permission)

‘Anti-Terrorism’ Fence Near Ocean City, NJ is Coming Down

Workers have begun taking down a fence along the Garden State Parkway near Ocean City, after residents and visitors complained that it was unsightly and of no apparent use.

05/21/2012

(The new causeway bridge to Ocean City, NJ.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Shore Bets To The Beach, Part 1: Ocean City, NJ

Some roads to the South Jersey shore have a new look. KYW’s Mike DeNardo explains what has changed in the off-season on the way to the beach.

05/21/2012

(Photos provided)

Ocean City, NJ Shore Mansion Up For Absolute Auction Sale This Weekend

The 7,000-square-foot Victorian-style mansion overlooking the bay originally was listed for $6½ million. But that was two years ago.

05/18/2012

(File photo by Steve Butler)

May 8th ‘BYOB’ Referendum Is Heating Up Ocean City, NJ

Supporters of the change that would allow people to bring their own wine and beer to restaurants off the boardwalk are holding their third and final informational meeting on Wednesday night.

05/02/2012

(File photo provided)

Jersey Shore Towns Offer Their Own Special Easter Weekend Events

Promenades along the boardwalk? Hey, they’ve written songs about that.

04/06/2012

("Crazy" Susan Adair, holding tray, surrounded by family members and employees.  Photos provided)

Positively Philadelphia: One ‘Crazy’ Cookie Maker

Her chocolate chip turtle cookies have been named Rachael Ray’s “snack of the day.” She was one of the Food Network’s “tough cookies,” and recently she was on QVC.

03/25/2012

(Ocean City, NJ.  File photo)

Voters Will Probably Decide Ocean City, NJ’s Contentious ”BYOB” Issue

If this sounds familiar, it should. Proponents had enough signatures for a referendum last November, but pulled the question off the ballot over a legal technicality.

03/08/2012

(File photo.  Credit: Steve Butler)

Ocean City, NJ Is Happy To Be Listed As ‘Least Angry’ City In America

Of 357 metropolitan areas, a Gallup Poll found, Ocean City had the lowest percent of angry, depressed people.

01/03/2012

(A fall bike ride on the Ocean City, NJ boardwalk.  Credit:  Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Jersey Shore ‘Shoulder’ Season

A weekend between fall and winter in Ocean City, NJ proved to be a fun-filled getaway for Jay Lloyd.

11/10/2011

(File photo: a sunny day in Sea Isle City, NJ.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

NJ Officials Warn Shore Goers To Be Wary of Hurricane Irene

New Jersey State Police captain Frank Davis says that at this stage, state officials are glued to various forecasting services to keep track of Irene.

08/24/2011

Group Submits Petitions To Allow BYOB At Ocean City, NJ Restaurants

Restaurateurs in a “dry” South Jersey shore town who want to allow patrons to bring beer and wine to dinner have submitted their petitions to city officials — and it appears they’ve met the burden to put the question to voters this fall.

08/05/2011

(Some environmental groups advise avoiding consumption of king mackerel, above, and similar large fish because of their high mercury content.)

Study Finds NJ Residents Above Average In Metal Mercury Exposure

Volunteers were asked to show up at hair salons — including one in Ocean City, NJ — where samples were taken and examined.

06/24/2011

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