Mayor’s Message: April 1 | OCNJ Daily

Mayor Jay Gillian

Dear Close friends,

Spring is here, and it’s exciting to see Ocean Town coming to lifetime. A comprehensive program of 2022 unique gatherings starts this weekend with OC-CON and Girls Weekend. I’d like to welcome every person coming into town for these yearly celebrations and motivate you to take gain of all that Ocean City has to present.

Tonight’s Women Weekend Trend Display at the Yacht Club is sold out, and a in-depth schedule of specials and activities for the rest of the weekend is readily available on the Fb celebration web site or by contacting 609-399-1412.

OC-CON will provide alongside one another artists, suppliers and supporters of comedian books and memorabilia. Visit for total info on all artists, dialogue panels and scheduled functions.

I’m happy to announce that Jimmy and Joe Watson will be grand marshals of the Doo Dah Parade at midday on April 9. The brothers had been equally part of the Wide Street Bullies team that won two Stanley Cup titles in the 1970s, and they are each members of the Philadelphia Flyers Corridor of Fame. They nevertheless reside in the Philadelphia space and I’m told they’re a ton of exciting when they’re jointly. They will be offered for pictures and autographs immediately after the parade.

The Fantastic Egg Hunt will return to the Boardwalk yet again this 12 months on April 9 and once again on April 16. Participating merchants will invite little ones up to age 7 to pay a visit to outlets with their households to acquire eggs filled with treats and surprises. The celebration will operate from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. or while supplies very last. Flyers will direct family members to participating outlets. Rain dates are April 10 and April 17.

The Ocean Metropolis University District PTA will be internet hosting a “Someone Special” Dance 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday (April 2) at the recently renovated Civic Centre at Sixth Avenue and the Boardwalk, for learners and people of the Ocean Metropolis Intermediate Faculty. The party is becoming supported by the Ocean Metropolis Significant Faculty Critical Club, and is a pleasant possibility for students and households to enjoy each individual other’s business.

Michele and I would like to extend deepest condolences to the family members and friends of Elizabeth “B.J.” Booth, who passed away last week at the age of 97. B.J. was a lifelong resident of Ocean Metropolis who worked at her family’s Chatterbox Cafe and as a comptroller with the Flanders Hotel. Four generations of the Booth family members have turn out to be an critical aspect of our group. Please join me in shelling out tribute to a lifetime perfectly-lived.

I hope you all have a fantastic weekend.

Heat regards,

Mayor Jay A. Gillian

By Harriet