OCEAN CITY, N.J. (CBS)—Ocean City is “New Jersey’s Favorite Beach” according to results from a statewide poll.
Representatives of the N.J. Sea Grant Consortium announced Ocean City as the winner to their annual contest on Thursday morning.READ MORE: At Least 5 People Killed In Several Shootings From Saturday To Sunday In Philadelphia: Police
“Congratulations to everybody in Ocean City for achieving this honor,” Mayor Jay Gillian said. “The recognition is a testament to the hard work of the city team, City Council, the Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Tourism Development Commission, the Boardwalk and Downtown Merchants associations, local businesses, all volunteer groups and the entire community in making Ocean City a superior place to live, work and play.”
From May 1 to June 9, online voters chose their favorite beach on the Sea Grant website.READ MORE: Arrest Made After Quadruple Stabbing In Philadelphia’s Nicetown Section Leaves 4 Men Injured, Police Say
- Ocean City
This is Ocean City’s fourth consecutive year winning “New Jersey’s Favorite Beach” through the contest.
The New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium introduced the survey in 2008 to “inspire pride in and stewardship of New Jersey’s beaches while promoting a little healthy competition between New Jersey’s favorite beach towns.”MORE NEWS: Teenager, Man, Officer Injured While Police Pursue 2 Carjacking Suspects In West Philadelphia
To view the full list CLICK HERE.