Before the barbecues and fireworks start, Shore Medical Center is hosting a “Celebration of Independence” ceremony Wednesday, July 3 at noon in front of the hospital.
The ceremony will include essays read aloud by local children from Ocean City and Somers Point schools on what independence means to them.
There will also be an appearance and speech by an actor who portrays George Washington.
The Atlantic City Blackjacks finally finish their four-game road trip this weekend in Washington and are looking to bring back an important victory. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. Saturday at Capital One Arena.
With three games remaining and the final playoff seed being occupied by another team, the Blackjacks (3-6) need to win the last three games of their season if they want a decent shot to make the playoffs.
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