OC Jamboree Property Sold At Auction For $950K; Winning Bidder Hoping To Put Brewery On Property But Many Hurdles To Clear First

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OCEAN CITY – An Ocean City businessman hopes to turn the former O.C. Jamboree property into a brewery after purchasing it at auction last week. Avi Sibony, owner of Sunsations and the 45th Street Village, among other resort properties, purchased the property June 24 for $950,000. The auction came after former O.C. Jamboree owner David… Read more »

Education Foundation Provides $35K To School System For Digital Efforts

This week’s $35,000 donation from the Worcester County Education Foundation will help fund laptop cases and other technology improvements for the school system. Submitted Photo

NEWARK – The Worcester County Education Foundation (WCEF) donated $35,000 to the local school system this week to aid in its ongoing digital conversion. The WCEF, a nonprofit created in 2014, provided the school system with $35,000 to pay for laptop cases and other technological necessities in the coming school year. The donation was part… Read more »

Former Concrete Plant Property Rezoning Advances; Major Hotel-Restaurant Complex Eyed For Downtown Site

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OCEAN CITY — A major change to the downtown skyline inched closer to becoming reality this week after resort planners signed off on a heavily-conditioned zoning change for the historic Cropper concrete plant property to accommodate a vast hotel and restaurant complex. After considerable debate about the potential impact on the neighborhood, the Planning and… Read more »

OC Air Show Photos

Photo by Chris Parypa

Mother Nature was in a cooperative mood last weekend for the 9th Annual OC Air Show, which was headlined by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. Clear skies and warm temperatures brought hundreds of thousands of people to the beach in Ocean City to take in the sights and sounds of the event. To see a… Read more »