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Archive for September, 2013

City Hosts Three Humanitarian Events This Week

Ocean City is known for its support of charitable and humanitarian events. Last year over $30 million was raised by organizations that held events here.  These ranged from the Heart Assn. to charities assisting our armed service personnel. This week Ocean City will host three events: The MS Bike Tour, The Walk for the Wounded and The Run for the Fallen: (Sept. 27) The NJ Run for the Fallen honors service members who fought and died in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom and New Dawn. Relay teams will run from Cape May Light House and cover 172 miles ending at the N.J. Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Holmdel on Friday. Teams are scheduled to stop at various “Hero Markers” in Ocean City starting 3:05 p.m. They will stop at each Marker... Read More

Huge Corvette Show on Boardwalk Sunday

(Sept. 22) Over 350 CORVETTES will roll into Ocean City on Sunday. The huge show will include all Corvette models ever produced. The Boardwalk Corvette Club reports the display will stretch from 5th to 14th Streets on the boardwalk. The exhibit is scheduled from 11a.m. to 4 p.m. No bikes will be permitted in the area during this time. The Boardwalk Corvette Club will also have cars exhibited on the concrete area in front of the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. The Show's theme this year is "Jersey Strong." Corvette T Shirts will be sold at this site. Proceeds benefit local charities. The Ocean City Humane Society will also have a sales table at the Music Pier. They will sell items to benefit the "no kill" shelter named one of the... Read More

Sept. 11 Ceremony, Two Free Air Shows Set for This Week

(Sept. 11) The City’s annual SEPTEMBER 11TH Ceremony will be held on Wednesday starting 6 p.m. at the Fire House grounds, 6th and Asbury Ave.  Keynote speaker will be Mayor Jay A. Gillian and there will be an invocation and remarks by Rev. Brian Roberts, St. Peter’s UMC. The L/Cpl. George Dramis Marine Corps  Color Guard will present the colors, Julia Mary Wilson will sing the National Anthem and the Flag Salute will be led by Bob Marzulli, Commander of the American Legion Post and Michael Morrissey,  Commander of the VFW. Ocean City Chief of Fire and Rescue Services, Christopher Breunig, will open the program with the Striking of the Four Fives. Laying of the wreath will be by City Police and Fire representatives. Wreath was donated by Spinning Wheel Florists. Amazing Grace... Read More

Street Rods Arrive in Time for Smokey Joe’s Cafe

(Sept. 6-8)  STREET RODS, colorful, classic cars, return to Ocean City this weekend. The vehicles arrive starting Friday at noon and depart Sunday at 1p.m. following an awards ceremony. They will be on display at the Tabernacle Grounds, 6th and Asbury Ave., a new location this year. On Saturday the Street Rods will be displayed on the Boardwalk from noon till 4 p.m. The Street Rodders will arrive just in time to enjoy Ocean City Theatre Company’s performances of “SMOKEY JOE’S Café, set for Sept. 6-7 at the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace, 7:30 p.m. Call (609) 525-9300 for information. This Pop Music classic by legends Leiber and Stoller features over 40 of the greatest songs ever recorded including Love Potion #9, On Broadway, Downtown, Hound Dog, Stand by Me and... Read More