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Town of Ocean City issues a press release on Hurricane Sandy


Here is the press release from the Town of Ocean City, MD regarding Hurricane Sandy:

News Release Town of Ocean City, Maryland

For immediate release       Media contact:  Jessica Waters, Communications Manager

October 26, 2012  410-289-8967 or 443-235-2650

Town of Ocean City monitoring path of Hurricane Sandy, Storm updates provided on various outlets


Ocean City, MD – Ocean City Emergency Services is continuing to monitor the projected path of Hurricane Sandy.  Currently, the storm is expected to be in the Ocean City area during the evening hours of Sunday, October 28, and is projected to last through Tuesday, October 30.  High winds and large amounts of rain are likely, which may lead to flooding and possible power outages.


During the storm, the Town of Ocean City will be posting storm related information on various websites, social media outlets and through the GovDelivery system.  In an effort to keep citizens informed with the most updated and accurate information, the Town of Ocean City will be posting storm related information on the following outlets:


  • Town of Ocean City Alerts via GovDelivery:  subscribe to GovDelivery, visit the “City Wide Alerts” tab on the Town of Ocean City’s website at http://oceancitymd.gov/.
  • Town of Ocean City Access Channels 4 & 15




  • AM 1670 Advisory Radio Station


Throughout the storm, the Town of Ocean City’s Emergency Services personnel will be working closely with local and state representatives to provide citizens with timely, accurate and essential information.  The Town of Ocean City encourages residents and business owners to begin to prepare for any impact the storm may have on Ocean City.  To begin preparing, citizens should build an emergency kit and make a family communications plan.  For more information regarding storm preparedness, please visit: http://www.ready.gov/hurricanes.



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Ann McGinnis Hillyer
Ann McGinnis Hillyerhttps://www.oceancity.com
Ann has been with StateVentures since 1999. She graduated from Duke University, but still loves Maryland -- despite their withdrawal from the ACC. She has worked in marketing and strategic planning for decades, starting with an airline out of Dulles Airport. She moved from Annapolis to Berlin, MD to be closer to Ocean City. She She is based in Berlin, Maryland and can help any client build more business. She loves a camera and any excuse to use it. She also loves fishing and being out on a boat. Ann has two cool children who love the ocean as much as she does. Contact info: amh@maryland.com; 410-703-1970

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