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Here at Denville Medical, our commitment is to you and your health. We are committed to improving your quality of life by effective treatment and therapy, catered specifically to your needs. Unlike some of our competition, we take a team approach to your treatment plan working together as a unit to provide the best possible care for our patients.
It's easy to start your healing journey at Denville Medical. It all starts when you contact our office to make an appointment. From there, we set you on a course to recovery through a three-step process:
Meet the Doctor: During your initial doctor consultation, we will talk at length about what challenges you're currently facing. From there, we will speak about your goals and what you want to accomplish together. The first conversation with your doctor is crucial and lays the groundwork for a life-changing experience at Denville Medical.
Craft a Customized Treatment Plan for Your Recovery: Some medical and rehabilitation centers in New Jersey apply the same treatments to all patients, regardless of their needs and goals. At Denville Medical, we don't subscribe to the "one size fits all" model. Instead, we rely on our seasoned team of doctors and physical therapists, chiropractors, acupuncturists and specialists to find the right solution to your unique situation.
Start Feeling the Relief: Our hard work and commitment to recovery will pay off through our personalized work together. With the help of our skilled doctors and chiropractors, you can finally start living the life you want to live - all on your own terms.
At Denville Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center, we are proud to provide holistic and wellness care that changes lives. Whether your body needs Chiropractor, physical therapy, acupuncture, or needs to see a specialist, we can help.
Here are just a few of the customized therapy services we offer to help our patients live with passion and confidence:
At Denville Medical, your licensed physical therapist's goal is to maximize your body's structure and increase its overall function for long-term health. To accomplish this, our physical therapists combine traditional and innovative techniques focused on increasing muscle strength and improving the body's range of motion. Our goal is to discover the root cause of your pain or mobility problems. That way, we can address the true reason why you need physical therapy, and work towards achieving long-lasting relief.
Of course, we understand that every patient is different. Your doctor can provide expert care in an encouraging environment by creating a customized treatment plan for you using modern, evidence-based research.
Chiropractor is a common service offered at Denville Medical, often combined with our physical therapy, sports medicine, and acupuncture treatments. When delivering a whole wellness and body approach, chiropractic treatments generally focus on the musculoskeletal and nervous systems. Our chiropractor's primary focus is to aid in adjusting your body's proper structure by improving nerve function and removing imbalances.
Our goal is to work together as a team to get you maximum medical improvement. To determine which chiropractic techniques and treatments are suitable for you, our chiropractors will conduct an initial evaluation to dig deep into your medical history, previous treatments, diagnostic tests, and current conditions. During your first consultation, be sure to ask any questions you may have. Once we agree on your customized chiropractic program, we will begin treatment as soon as possible.
Our patients typically feel relief during their initial visit. Although a reduction in pain is not an indication that the condition is gone, relief is the first step. As the chiropractor adjusts and manipulates your spine and joints, many feel a sense of relief as circulation is restored. A number of our patients admit to experiencing an increased range of motion after their first visit and increased function as they continue their care.
A single migraine can ruin your entire day. Migraines stem from irregular muscle contractions in the neck and head area. Anything from loud music to a bright computer screen can trigger these painful headaches. Fortunately, your chiropractor may be able to help provide an escape from the pain without surgery or drugs. Migraine symptoms include:
After speaking with your Doctor of Chiropractic, he or she may recommend treatments like trigger point therapy, which is a neuromuscular massage. Trigger point therapy boosts blood flow and releases pressure from compressed nerves in your body.
Whether you work in an office 40 hours a week or have to lift heavy items in a warehouse, neck pain is common across all people and professions. Neck pain is debilitating and can be caused by a range of issues like poor posture, work injuries, and harmful sleeping positions. These issues often strain your neck muscles. If you notice any of these symptoms, it could be time to consult with a chiropractor:
Chiropractor helps by relieving nerve and disc pressure. These nerves and discs are located between your vertebrae. After identifying the underlying cause of your pain, your chiropractor may use a combination of treatments to provide relief.
Have you been suffering from sharp pain that shoots down your back to your lower legs? If so, you might have sciatica. Your sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in your body. Sciatic pain begins when your sciatic nerve is pinched or trapped, or you have underlying conditions like spinal stenosis or a herniated disc. Symptoms of Sciatica often include:
Proper Chiropractor can relieve your pain in a gentle, natural way. Since your pain is unique, your treatment plan should be too. Therapies include ultrasounds to reduce swelling, cold therapies to minimize inflammation, and adjustments to restore your vertebrae's alignment.
Joint pain from conditions like Arthritis can strip the joy out of simple activities that we enjoy every day. Fortunately, if you're looking for a non-invasive way to ease joint pain, your chiropractor may be able to help. Great Chiropractor will maximize the functionality of your joints with techniques like ultrasounds, cold laser therapies, and joint manipulation. Usually caused by various forms of Arthritis, age, and injuries, symptoms of joint pain include:
If joint pain affects your daily life, contact a licensed chiropractor to begin treatment ASAP. Your chiropractor will develop a customized plan around your pain to address the root cause of your discomfort.
Our hips serve many functions, from bearing weight to running. Since they're engaged in just about every way we move, hip problems can have serious consequences. Like neck pain, hip pain is very common â so much so that more than 58% of Americans are living with it, according to the CDC. Hip problems are usually caused by injuries or osteoarthritis, though normal wear and tear over time is also a contributing factor. If you notice any of these symptoms, an appointment with a chiropractor may be in order:
Since any joint in the body can be misaligned, like your hip joint, working with a chiropractor could be best for long-term relief. Any joint in the body can be out of alignment, including the hip joint, and it can cause severe pain, discomfort, and limited range of motion. Treatments in your personalized plan may include chiropractic adjustments, stretching, and exercise therapy.
Your spine comprises a litany of moving parts that must work together for healthy mobility. Spinal discs are just one of these parts, which act as cushions between your vertebrae. When you have a herniated disc, the bones in your spine grind against each other, causing intense pain. Also called a slipped disc, this back problem is very common and can be caused by wear and tear with age or traumatic events like car accidents. Keep an eye out for the following symptoms of a herniated disc:
After your chiropractor evaluates your spine for overall functionality, they will develop a personalized treatment plan for ongoing care. Common treatments for herniated discs include spinal manipulation techniques like flexion-distraction and therapeutic exercises.
At Denville Medical, we aim to serve you with long-lasting quality of life through personalized chiropractic treatments in New Jersey. The path to a pain-free life begins with a customized treatment plan tailored to your body and needs. We start with your first evaluation, where our experts dig deep into your medical history, current condition, your overall health goals and perform diagnostic tests. From there, we'll create your plan and help you hit your milestones every step of the way until your quality of life is improved.
If you're sick and tired of living with painful limitations, we're here to help you break free. No surgery. No addictive medicine. Only comprehensive Chiropractor, crafted with health and happiness in mind.
Answer : While some chiropractors rely on outdated techniques to treat patients, our team uses a combination of tried-and-true methods and modern strategies, including:
Answer : During your first visit with our physical therapist, we will complete a series of tests and screenings to establish a baseline for your care. You can expect to complete stability screenings, strength tests, and computerized range of motion tests. These tests ensure your doctor understands how your muscles are functioning. Once complete, your therapist will create a custom treatment plan for your physical therapy, so we can move forward with your care. During your time at Denville Medical, you should expect adjustments to your treatment plan as you make progress.
Answer : We get this question a lot, and we can certainly understand why. Unfortunately, we cannot provide you with an exact answer because every patient has different needs relating to their injuries and issues. Your level of stability and functionality depends on your condition, your goals, and your motivation to heal. For acute pain, patients typically experience relief in 2-3 weeks. Patients with forms of chronic pain usually feel optimal results after their first full course of therapy (4-6 weeks). Since our goal is to achieve maximum medical improvement, our doctors continuously monitor your progress and adjust treatment accordingly.
If we could offer you one piece of advice, it would be not to settle for mediocre medical treatment and therapeutic options. If you're looking for a team of doctors and therapists who work together and take an interdisciplinary approach to healing, Denville Medical & Sports Rehabilitation is here for you. Contact our office today to learn more about how we can help you achieve your chiropractic goals and live your life, pain-free.973-627-7888
Mount Olive crowned six individual champions at the NJSIAA/Rothman Orthopaedics District 8 tournament, hosted in Fair Lawn.The six champions - junior Tyeler Hagensen (113), senior Jack Bastarrika (132), senior Tanner Perez (150), junior Tyler Bienus (175), freshman Nicolas Gonzalez (190), and senior Anthony Moscatello (215) - helped Mount Olive score the most points in the tournament.Mount Olive finished with 220 points, followed by Hasbrouck Heights with 140, then Paramus with 127.Hagensen, last year’s winner at 1...
Mount Olive crowned six individual champions at the NJSIAA/Rothman Orthopaedics District 8 tournament, hosted in Fair Lawn.
The six champions - junior Tyeler Hagensen (113), senior Jack Bastarrika (132), senior Tanner Perez (150), junior Tyler Bienus (175), freshman Nicolas Gonzalez (190), and senior Anthony Moscatello (215) - helped Mount Olive score the most points in the tournament.
Mount Olive finished with 220 points, followed by Hasbrouck Heights with 140, then Paramus with 127.
Hagensen, last year’s winner at 106, earned the championship this season at 113. Four wrestler from four different schools split the first four bouts - Lodi junior Omar Asfour (106), Hagensen, DePaul sophomore Adrian DeJesus (120), and Paramus senior Chris Hong (126).
The five other champions from Mount Olive all pinned their way to titles - Bastarrika (132, 0:41), Perez (150, 1:38), Bienus (175, 0:54), Gonzalez (190, 2:42), and Moscatello (215, 0:48).
DePaul, Lodi, and Paramus all crowned two champions each, while Lenape Valley and Hasbrouck Heights came away with one champ each.
Individual champions: Mount Olive - Hagensen (113), Bastarrika (132), Perez (150), Bienus (175), Gonzalez (190), Moscatello (215); Lodi - Omar Asfour (106), Nicholas Castaneda (144); DePaul - DeJesus (120), Sam Cilento (157); Paramus - Hong (126), Daniel Elyash (285); Lenape Valley - Gage Graziano (138); Hasbrouck Heights - Connor Scuilla (165)
Repeat champions: Bastarrika, Bienus, Hagensen, DeJesus, and Moscatello all won a championship for a second straight year just in a different weight class. All five wrestlers moved up a class this season.
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Fifty acres of solar panels are now generating electric power on the grounds of a former Mount Olive landfill once identified by the federal government as a toxic Superfund site.JCP&L this week announced that it has completed a grid connection to the "largest landfill solar project in North America." The array south of Rou...
Fifty acres of solar panels are now generating electric power on the grounds of a former Mount Olive landfill once identified by the federal government as a toxic Superfund site.
JCP&L this week announced that it has completed a grid connection to the "largest landfill solar project in North America." The array south of Route 80 was built by owner CEP Renewables LLC of Red Bank through a public-private partnership with the township.
Mount Olive and CEP broke ground in 2021 to redevelop the property into a solar energy facility, with CEP acquiring the 65-acre Combe Fill North Landfill via foreclosure.
"The landfill had a long and complicated history that challenged our community with environmental and financial hurdles," said Mount Olive Mayor Rob Greenbaum. "By taking the site through the redevelopment process, and through a partnership with designated redeveloper CEP Renewables, this site has become a model for brownfield and landfill redevelopment projects in New Jersey."
The 25.6-megawatt Mount Olive Solar Field will provide clean power for more than 4,000 homes. The township expect to recoup a $2.3 million tax lien on the property which will generate about $50,000 in annual tax revenue going forward, according to Greenbaum.
The landfill, located behind the ITC Crossing South shopping center off routes 46 and 206, operated as a municipal landfill from 1966 to 1978. But it was not properly closed when the owners went bankrupt in 1981, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection later discovered contaminated groundwater beneath the site and in private residential wells nearby.
After the landfill was declared a federal Superfund site, the EPA and state partnered on a cleanup plan that began in 1986 and was declared complete in 1991. The site was removed from the Superfund list in 2004.
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CEP currently has 16 solar projects under development on former landfills or other contaminated "brownfield" sites, the company said. It has completed more than 100 megawatts of solar projects in New Jersey in support of the state’s Energy Master Plan.
"The Mount Olive solar project will contribute substantially to New Jersey's renewable energy mandate of 50% clean energy by 2030," said CEP Renewables CEO Gary Cicero.
Jim Fakult, president of New Jersey operations for JCP&L parent company FirstEnergy said the utility was "pleased to have worked with CEP Renewables to connect this innovative solar project to the grid and enable the delivery of clean energy to local communities."
New Jersey has 114 sites on the federal Superfund list, which includes contaminated locations identified by the EPA as poising a threat to public health or the environment. Morris County has 10 of those sites, more than the total in 12 states.
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PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Head coach Jim McElderry officially announced the 2023 Rutgers men's soccer team incoming freshmen class Monday afternoon. All four newcomers call New Jersey home and will remain in the Garden State for their collegiate soccer careers.Nick Collins, Francesco Di Ponzio, Luciano Sanchez and Devon Stopek will all join the defending Big Ten Champions this fall. The four roo...
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Head coach Jim McElderry officially announced the 2023 Rutgers men's soccer team incoming freshmen class Monday afternoon. All four newcomers call New Jersey home and will remain in the Garden State for their collegiate soccer careers.
Nick Collins, Francesco Di Ponzio, Luciano Sanchez and Devon Stopek will all join the defending Big Ten Champions this fall. The four rookies will also join two transfers already announced in Curt Calov (Syracuse) and Sawyer Koza (Temple).
Nick Collins Defense | 6-4 | 192 lbs | Mount Olive, NJ | Gill St. Bernard's | PDA
"I picked Rutgers because of all the opportunities and the people I can meet," Collins said. "When I visited I really enjoyed the environment and everyone that I met. Also the soccer program recently won the Big Ten which shows that this team is always competing at the highest level."
Francesco Di Ponzio Midfield | 5-8 | 140 lbs | Oakland, NJ | Indian Hills High School | NYCFC
"I choose Rutgers for a variety of reasons," DiPonzio said. "The first being that it is close to home, as I grew up in New Jersey every since I moved to the United States from Canada. Also, I aspire to continue both my academic and athletic career in a top-tier school, and having the opportunity to pursue both at a great school like Rutgers made it amazing. Additionally, the wonderful campus and outstanding athletic facilities at Rutgers made me very intrigued."
Luciano Sanchez Forward | 5-11 | 175 lbs | Wantage, NJ | YSC Academy | Philadelphia Union
"I chose Rutgers because of not only their amazing high-end soccer program and facilities but the unique people and lifestyle at Rutgers University," Sanchez said. "Once I came to visit Rutgers I knew it was the right one for me."
Devon Stopek Defense | 6-1 | 160 lbs | Cherry Hill, NJ | YCS Academy | Philadelphia Union
"Rutgers has always been there in the backstory of my life," said Stopek. "My parents met at RU while undergrads, so, I owe Rutgers my life, literally. Aside from the family history, RU checked off all the boxes. It was a Big Ten school in my backyard. The athletic facilities were amazing. It was known for its stellar business school. Check, check, check. But what really won me over was the coaching staff. They made sure I always felt comfortable and really took the time to get to know me. The Rutgers coaching staff prioritizes understanding their players on and off the field which has meant a lot to me."
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Dave Bell stepped down from his position as Bergen Catholic’s head coach in a stunning decision last month and for more than two weeks, the reason was a mystery to just about everyone.He provided some answers on Tuesday in his first public appearance since his resignation.• ...
Dave Bell stepped down from his position as Bergen Catholic’s head coach in a stunning decision last month and for more than two weeks, the reason was a mystery to just about everyone.
He provided some answers on Tuesday in his first public appearance since his resignation.
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In a Zoom interview with Airey Bros Radio for a show called Do It Live, Bell described his former program as “fractured” and believes at the time of his resignation it “wasn’t a united front.”
Bell’s comments indicated those fractures and conflicts were all about wrestle-offs – head-to-head bouts between teammates to win contested slots at weights. Whether those wrestle-offs should have happened and whether there were team rules defining when they can or can’t happen created a firestorm in Oradell that Bell wanted no part of.
All of this blew up right before districts, the crucial time for wrestlers to have their slot cemented in the lineup. Once the individual tournament begins, a team can have only one wrestler per weight, and a wrestler cannot change weights. If a wrestler isn’t in the lineup for districts, his season is over.
“We had four wrestle-offs and we had controversy from one parent who didn’t think that her son should wrestle off,” Bell said on the show. “They went the law route. They contacted an attorney, who contacted the school. There was a bit of a coaching dispute. There were a few coaches who said that the wrestlers who were in their spots earned their spots. I felt there was good reason to wrestle off and it was further divided that way. It was a little too much. It wasn’t a good situation.”
Bergen Catholic athletic director Brendan McGovern could not be reached for comment.
Bell admitted that there weren’t supposed to be wrestle-offs past “a certain date,” which he left unspecified, but he said that there was a stipulation by which If a wrestler “wasn’t performing or broke team rules,” a wrestle off could take place based on a coach’s decision.
Bell disagreed with one of his assistants who wanted a written wrestle-off rule put in place, but according to his comments, he never went against anything that was originally planned regarding the team’s wrestle-off process entering the season.
“When you put things down in black and white, it doesn’t give you flexibility,” he said. “We had a stipulation that a wrestle off could be warranted. It was the coach’s decision. I can sleep well making that decision. The feedback from it was so disruptive and upsetting. We didn’t think we were going to have this issue. When you’re talking wrestle-off and you consult an attorney, that’s a whole other level that no one should have to deal with.”
Bell said that the wrestle-off was set for the Wednesday before the District 5 Tournament, which Bergen Catholic hosted on February 18. He announced his resignation on February 17 and school principal Tim McElhinney released a letter to the school’s wrestling community sharing that he had stepped down.
Bell went on to say in the interview that wrestling is different compared how it was early in his head coaching tenure.
“When I first started coaching – even a few years in – wrestle-off day would come and everyone would line up against the wall,” he said. “Hands would go up, there would be a weigh in, kids would be in their sweats, I would ref, and another coach would ref. It has escalated to the point where we have a ref, an assistant official and I can’t even keep time because people think I might not be keeping accurate time. Is the circle an official sized circle? The mindset is drifting away from what you do it for. It’s not so much about the competition anymore.”
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Bergen Catholic went on to send all 14 of its wrestlers through the district tournament, where 13 won titles. All 14 then made it through the Region 2 Tournament in Mount Olive, where they punched their tickets to the state tournament in Atlantic City earlier this month.
Bell mentioned that one of the kids – a senior – did wrestle off and win. The ones who did not show up to the wrestle off forfeited their chance to compete in districts and effectively ended their season.
“He wasn’t enthused about doing it, but he never complained,” Bell said of the senior, whom he did not mention by name. “I had a meeting with the seniors and he said, ‘I didn’t want to, but I’m glad I did.’ I don’t think anyone who’s a diehard wrestler or who has been around for decades would ever debate the idea that a wrestle-off is a wrestle-off.”
Interim head coach Dom Santoli said in an interview with NJ Advance Media after the District 5 Tournament that he hopes to get Bell back with the program in some capacity.
Bell on Tuesday didn’t rule out that possibility, but he’s not willing to say he’s ready to be a head coach again.
“It’s been 25 years [at Bergen Catholic] of time and effort and building relationships,” Bell said. “The school has been my home. I don’t want to walk away. I brought in some young assistants who had wrestled for me and I felt I could be there and transition out gracefully. It didn’t go the way I had planned. I’m not opposed to coming back in some capacity. I can’t be so bold to say I would come back as head coach or associate head coach, but I would like to see the program be stable and continue. It’s really not up to me at this point. It’s up to the administration.”
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By MADDY VITALEThere was more than enough to please shoppers Saturday during Ocean City’s annual “Market Madness,” which brought Boardwalk and downtown merchants together for the third and most successful version of the huge shopping event.The Ocean City Music Pier featured vendor tables from a sampling of more than 30 shops and boutiques from the boards to Asbury Avenue.Clothing, toys, jewelry, artwork, amusement park tickets, household and other items at discounts and deals gave crowds a plet...
By MADDY VITALE
There was more than enough to please shoppers Saturday during Ocean City’s annual “Market Madness,” which brought Boardwalk and downtown merchants together for the third and most successful version of the huge shopping event.
The Ocean City Music Pier featured vendor tables from a sampling of more than 30 shops and boutiques from the boards to Asbury Avenue.
Clothing, toys, jewelry, artwork, amusement park tickets, household and other items at discounts and deals gave crowds a plethora to choose from.
The spring preview was a great excuse for six sisters to spend the weekend at their one sister’s vacation home in Ocean City.
Nancy Morales, who has a condominium in Ocean City, invited her five sisters down for a weekend of fun.
Morales and siblings, Kim Swentkowski, of Langhorne Pa., Susan Ireland, of Roxbury, N.J., Jackie Burrini, of Mount Olive, N.J., Marianne Hubbert, of Wayne, Pa., and Chris Day, of Hackettstown, N.J., meandered through the Music Pier before stopping to check out some clothing on Jilly’s Shops clothing racks.
“We do sisters weekend two to three times a year,” Swentkowski said. “We always come down to the shore for a week in the summer. We’ve been doing it for 30-plus years.”
And for the past few years, the weekend of Market Madness has been a way for the sisters to get together in the offseason and have a blast shopping and just catching up, they noted.
“It’s great to see all of the different vendors on the Boardwalk and the downtown together,” Ireland said.
“It’s one-stop shopping,” Burrini added.
Diana Haugh, of Somers Point, was celebrating her birthday weekend and decided to make a family affair out of Market Madness.
She brought along her daughter, Lyla, 4, for some fun on the rainy, chilly day.
Haugh also brought along her mother, Susan Reitz, and sister, Brooke, Reitz, both of Reading, Pa., for the big shopping day.
“There are some good deals and good sales on spring and summer clothes,” Diana Haugh said.
Meanwhile, Lyla was busy eyeing up a yummy pink cupcake from Mallory’s Eats, a shop in Stainton’s Gallery of Shoppes.
The family also checked out some shiny hand-crafted pieces courtesy of Lynn Harrington, owner of A.S.O.M. Studio, another store in Stainton’s Gallery of Shoppes.
Ocean City’s Boardwalk Merchants Association and Downtown Merchants Association created the event in 2020 to kick off the spring and summer seasons.
Ocean City Councilman Jody Levchuk, who is also the co-owner of Jilly’s Boardwalk and downtown shops, watched as shoppers browsed the vendor tables and sales racks.
“It’s an amazing turnout today, regardless of the weather, and I am confident next year will be sunny and 60 degrees or above,” Levchuk said with a chuckle.
Connie Vance, of Ridgewood, N.J., and her friends, Linda Caporino, also of Ridgewood, Bette Condron, of Glenolden, Pa., and Louise Tarantino, of Hopewell Junction, New York, came down for the weekend.
Each of them had shopping bags filled with toiletries, clothing and some gifts for friends and family.
“We have all been friends for a long time and we love coming down to Ocean City for the weekend,” Vance said. “This event is a nice way to get a taste of the town.”
Caporino was happy with some of her finds.
“I bought gifts for my grandchildren and some body lotion and gloves,” she said.
Like Levchuk, who said the day was a success, merchants agreed it was a fantastic event.
Lisa Catranbone, owner of White Lotus, a new boutique on Asbury Avenue that features women’s clothing and other items, called the event awesome.
“It’s been awesome. We’ve been busy since we opened. We expected to be busy, but this is wonderful,” Catranbone said, as shoppers browsed her scarves, sweatshirts and other apparel. “We are so excited.”
Wes Kazmarck, head of the Boardwalk Merchants Association, said the event was such a success that the merchants from both the Boardwalk and the downtown agreed to hold the event again Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Music Pier. He sent out email blasts to alert people about the extra day.
“The downtown and the Boardwalk businesses really came together, and I think that is what has made it such a success — especially this year,” Kazmarck said. “It’s really the best of Ocean City.”