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    Jen Marra/Preschool student Roberto Sanchez Olguin gets a double high five from the Easter Bunny who paid a special visit to the students during their lunch period.

    Margaret Mace elementary students had a surprise visit from the Easter bunny Friday, April 11. The visit came the same day as students participated in the school's Easter Hat Parade, an annual event organized by first grade teachers Amanda Brojakowski and Judi Kiniry.

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    Wildwood Police/ Police were looking to identify these individuals, who they suspected assaulted a man on the boardwalk Saturday.WILDWOOD – Police have arrested four Marlton teens in connection to an aggravated assault on the boardwalk April 13, the Wildwood police department announced.

    Ryan Callahan, 18, Nicholas Nastasi, 19, Kyle Patrick, 19, and a 17-year-old male, have been charged with aggravated assault after police released surveillance footage of the suspects to local media earlier this week. Callahan, Nastasi…

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    David Benson/ Tonya Ahern of Upper Township shows the two types of naloxone available, a nasal spray and an injection. Parents group seeks overdose antidote, training

    A matter of minutes could mean the difference between life and death for an overdose victim.

    That’s the thinking of Tonya Ahern, an Upper Township woman who works with Parent to Parent, a support group for parents of individuals suffering from addiction.

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    A vote to rescind fees to be held April 23

    WILDWOOD— After a war of words between  Morey's Piers and Mayor Ernie Troiano, Jr., GWTIDA announced Tuesday that an agreement had been reached between the authority and city that would keep key events on Wildwood’s beaches.

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    Operators still waiting for ABC approval

    WILDWOOD – Wildwood’s beach bar is one step closer to opening this summer, now that the Board of Commissioners voted Friday, April 11 to award Beach Buddy, LLC a contract to operate on the city’s beach.

    In February, the commissioners accepted the proposal from the group of Philadelphia club and night club owners, but did not award the contract. During the commissioners’ regular meeting on April 9, a resolution to award the contract was moved to a closed-door executive session.

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Morey’s needs 1,000 workers for the summer

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, April 20, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD – Morey’s Piers has announced that the company plans to fill 1,000 seasonal positions for the upcoming summer.

Online applications are now being accepted at www.moreyspiersapplyonline.com.

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In Another Time> Rabbits and egg hunts have long been a part of Easter traditions

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Written by Jacob Schaad Jr. Sunday, April 20, 2014 12:00 am

Jen Marra/ Students at Margaret Mace show off their Easter hats. Jen Marra/ Students at Margaret Mace show off their Easter hats.
As the Wildwoods plan to celebrate the holiday with three Easter egg hunts, it is interesting to note that ironically today’s presence of egg hunts, rabbits and colorfully decorated eggs go back to the pagan days, but soon after they were to be adopted by early Christians as representations of their religion.

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Wildwood mother’s son graduates from basic

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, April 19, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD – Army National Guard Private Jahquel T. Simmons has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

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Glenwood Avenue School honor roll announced

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, April 19, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD— The following students achieved first honor roll at Glenwood Avenue Elementary for the third marking period.

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Dolphin Inn owner honored

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, April 19, 2014 12:00 am

From left, Commissioner Pete Byron, Tim Patel, Mayor Ernie Troiano and Commissioner Tony Leonetti. From left, Commissioner Pete Byron, Tim Patel, Mayor Ernie Troiano and Commissioner Tony Leonetti. WILDWOOD – City commissioners honored a local motel owner for renovations made to a property once considered a blight on the city’s landscape.

Tim Patel, owner of the Dolphin Inn, was recognized during the April 9 Board of Commissioners meeting.

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Wildwoods to host an ‘eventful’ Easter weekend

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, April 18, 2014 03:27 pm

Photo courtesy Morey's Piers Photo courtesy Morey's Piers
THE WILDWOODS—The Wildwoods are celebrating Easter weekend filled with family events Saturday, April 19 and Sunday, April 20.

On Saturday, April 19 families can choose from two separate Easter egg hunts – both starting at noon. Children 11 and under can hunt for eggs and gather candy and prizes during the Elks Annual Easter Egg Hunt on the beach in North Wildwood at 19th Avenue.

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PHOTOS: Hats on for Easter at Margaret Mace

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Written by Jen Marra Friday, April 18, 2014 01:57 pm

Jen Marra/Preschool student Roberto Sanchez Olguin gets a double high five from the Easter Bunny who paid a special visit to the students during their lunch period. Jen Marra/Preschool student Roberto Sanchez Olguin gets a double high five from the Easter Bunny who paid a special visit to the students during their lunch period.

Margaret Mace elementary students had a surprise visit from the Easter bunny Friday, April 11. The visit came the same day as students participated in the school's Easter Hat Parade, an annual event organized by first grade teachers Amanda Brojakowski and Judi Kiniry.

-Photos by Jen Marra

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North Wildwood police arrest 3 Philadelphia men during traffic stop

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, April 18, 2014 01:25 pm


NORTH WILDWOOD—A routine traffic stop in North Wildwood has led to the arrest of three Philadelphia men, one of whom was allegedly wanted in Bucks County, Pa. on criminal conspiracy charges, police announced. 

North Wildwood police said Officer Joseph Kopetsky stopped a vehicle on the 100 block of 17th Avenue for speeding around 10:13 a.m. yesterday, April 17, and all three occupants were not wearing seatbelts.

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