Beach Patrol Reporting May 23
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Beach Patrol Reporting May 23

Beach Patrol in Stands Memorial Day Weekend (May 12, 2020) The Town of Ocean City’s Facebook page confirmed the Beach Patrol will be on the beach for Memorial…

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Vietnam: An account of two reunions, Part II
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Vietnam: An account of two reunions, Part II

From The Pen of the Captain’s Kid: Vietnam Part II About a decade after that lifeguard reunion, I attended my 50th high school reunion in St. Louis.  I…

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Vietnam: An account of two reunions
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Vietnam: An account of two reunions

From the Pen of the Captian’s Kid: Vietnam Part I “You got me through Vietnam,” the former lifeguard remarked soberly as he looked over at his former beach…

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From the Pen of the Captain’s Kid: The Coppertone Girl was a future OCBP lifeguard
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From the Pen of the Captain’s Kid: The Coppertone Girl was a future OCBP lifeguard

From the Pen of the Captain’s Kid: The Coppertone Girl was a future OCBP lifeguard “How did you get that great tan?”  the girl in a bikini asked,…

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Recollections of a Newsie in Ocean City
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Recollections of a Newsie in Ocean City

Episode 2 “From the Pen of the Captain’s Kid” During the summer of 1952 I entered the entrepreneurial world of a resort town that must make its annual…

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With Two You Get Egg Roll: The genesis of two histories of the Ocean City Beach Patrol
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With Two You Get Egg Roll: The genesis of two histories of the Ocean City Beach Patrol

Episode 1 “From the Pen of the Captain’s Kid” “You should write a history of the Ocean City Beach Patrol” was all she said in October 2018 as…

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Ocean City Beach Patrol Testing for Summer 2019
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Ocean City Beach Patrol Testing for Summer 2019

The Ocean City Beach Patrol (OCBP) will hold a pre-employment physical skills evaluation on Saturday, June 1, to fill openings in the 2019 employment roster. The pre-employment evaluation…

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Ocean City Beach Patrol to hold testing for summer employment on April 28
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Ocean City Beach Patrol to hold testing for summer employment on April 28

The Ocean City Beach Patrol (OCBP) will hold a pre-employment physical skills evaluation on Sunday, April 28 to fill openings in the 2019 employment roster. The pre-employment evaluation…

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Creature Feature: Ocean City’s Sea Lice Outbreak
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Creature Feature: Ocean City’s Sea Lice Outbreak

Itchy rashes, a “prickling” feeling in the ocean, discomfort under the bathing suit: Maryland’s Eastern Shore is currently in the throes of a sea lice outbreak, and if…

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Ocean City Beach Patrol Coverage Reduced As Seasonal Employees Head Home
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Ocean City Beach Patrol Coverage Reduced As Seasonal Employees Head Home

Ocean City, Maryland – (August 20, 2018): As Ocean City’s seasonal employees begin to head home, the Ocean City Beach Patrol is reminding beachgoers that the number of surf…

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