• Wildwood Leader

    WILDWOOD — The Board of Commissioners is again seeking proposals for a bar and concerts on the city’s beach, this time for the summer of 2015.

    Wildwood commissioners voted Wednesday night to advertise for proposals for both items, which they have long hoped would bring the city additional revenue.

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    The Mom’s Beat: Some common sense tips for parents on Halloween

    Many of the rules and traditions my husband and I follow in our house are inherited from our parents, and our rules about Halloween candy certainly follow that pattern.

    When I was a kid I darted from house to house, filling my pillowcase with candy to see how much loot I could collect in the allotted trick-or-treat time. But even amid all of the excitement, I always knew not to eat anything until my…

  • Wildwood Leader

    WILDWOOD CREST — A Wildwood Crest police sergeant and retired county sheriff’s corporal rescued a local man from his burning Aster Road home Saturday morning, police announced.

    Charles Meyers, 63, of Wildwood Crest is expected to make a full recovery.

  • Wildwood Leader

    WILDWOOD CREST — Plans to equip Crest Memorial Elementary to serve as Wildwood Crest’s evacuation shelter are again on hold, Mayor Carl Groon said Wednesday.

    The borough had hoped to purchase a generator for the school this year with the help of a $75,000 FEMA grant, but now Groon says Wildwood Crest may not have the grant secured.

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Wildwood honors longtime dispatcher

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 01, 2014 12:00 am

Commissioner Pete Byron, Harry Tweed, Mayor Ernie Troiano and Commissioner Tony Leonetti Commissioner Pete Byron, Harry Tweed, Mayor Ernie Troiano and Commissioner Tony Leonetti WILDWOOD – City Commissioners honored longtime police dispatcher Harry Tweed during their Oct. 22 meeting. Tweed served the city for 26 years.

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Quotes of the week: Oct. 30, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 01, 2014 12:00 am

quotes “I will not rest until he is brought to justice for this malicious prosecution, and my family name is clear. I now deserve to be made whole for the damages he has inflicted and he deserves to be disbarred.”
Former Mayor Gary DeMarzo on Cape May County Prosecutor Robert Taylor.

“I think we can all agree that the verdict is in. Bill certainly left the city better than he found it.”
The Rev. Joseph Wallace on Bill Henfey’s work as North Wildwood mayor.

“The city did everything in its power, and they did everything they could to get the license.”
Wildwood Commissioner Pete Byron on the last beach bar vendor.

   

Playing ‘Happy’

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Written by Christie Rotondo Friday, October 31, 2014 04:45 pm

Charl Syvarth, the band instructor for Wildwood High and Wildwood Middle School, leads rehearsal Tuesday, Oct. 21.
Charl Syvarth, the band instructor for Wildwood High and Wildwood Middle School, leads rehearsal Tuesday, Oct. 21. Band gears up for parade, holiday show

WILDWOOD — About 15 kids crammed onto the stage in Wildwood High School’s auditorium last Tuesday with flutes, clarinets and saxophones, and after short drum solo, broke into Pharrell William’s “Happy.”

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Four arrested on drug charges in Wildwood

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 31, 2014 03:37 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE  - Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor and Wildwood Police Chief Steve Long announce the arrest of four local residents of Wildwood during the execution of a search warrant in Wildwood. The arrests are the result of a cooperative effort by the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs, Guns, and Narcotics Task Force and the Wildwood Police Department.
On Oct. 30, a court authorized search warrant was executed by the Cape May County Regional S.W.A.T team in the 100 East block of Spicer Avenue in Wildwood. Distribution amounts of crack cocaine were seized along with an amount of marijuana and CDS paraphernalia.

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Margaret Mace kindergarteners picks pumpkins

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 31, 2014 03:13 pm


Margaret Mace kindergarteners picks pumpkins Margaret Mace kindergarteners picks pumpkins Corrine Clarke and Jean Golden’s kindergarten classes at Margaret Mace School recently went to Rea’s Farm on a field trip. The students took a hayride to their pumpkin patch where they were able to pick their own pumpkins from the field.

 

Crest plans Saturday meetings in the summer

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Written by Christie Rotondo Friday, October 31, 2014 03:00 pm

WILDWOOD CREST — The Wildwood Crest Board of Commissioners discussed the following items during its Wednesday, Oct. 22 meeting:

Bill Henfey remembered

Commissioner Joyce Gould took a moment out of Wednesday’s meeting to remember Bill Henfey, North Wildwood’s former mayor, who died Tuesday.

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Heroes and horrors at the Pumpkin Run

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Written by Jen Marra Friday, October 31, 2014 02:26 pm


Ben Rotherhen and Kristy Thall run down the boardwalk as Captain America and Wonder Woman in the Wildwoods Boardwalk Pumpkin Run Saturday, Oct. 25, a 5K run and 1 mile family walk starting in front of the Wildwoods Convention Center.  Rotherhen finished second in his age group and Thall finished third her age group.  Proceeds from the event benefit the elementary schools of the Wildwoods.
Ben Rotherhen and Kristy Thall run down the boardwalk as Captain America and Wonder Woman in the Wildwoods Boardwalk Pumpkin Run Saturday, Oct. 25, a 5K run and 1 mile family walk starting in front of the Wildwoods Convention Center. Rotherhen finished second in his age group and Thall finished third her age group. Proceeds from the event benefit the elementary schools of the Wildwoods. Ben Rotherhen and Kristy Thall run down the boardwalk as Captain America and Wonder Woman in the Wildwoods Boardwalk Pumpkin Run Saturday, Oct. 25, a 5K run and 1 mile family walk starting in front of the Wildwoods Convention Center. Rotherhen finished second in his age group and Thall finished third her age group. Proceeds from the event benefit the elementary schools of the Wildwoods.

Photos by Jen Marra

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Wildwood celebrates 100 years of Beth Judah

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 31, 2014 02:19 pm

Mayor Ernie Troiano and Commissioner Pete Byron dedicate a commemorative plaque to Beth Judah. Mayor Ernie Troiano and Commissioner Pete Byron dedicate a commemorative plaque to Beth Judah. WILDWOOD — Cape May County’s only active synagogue celebrated a historic milestone last weekend.

Beth Judah Temple in Wildwood celebrated its 100th anniversary with a series of events honoring the history of a congregation.

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