• 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.

Wildwood Leader

PHOTOS: Glenwood kids get back to class

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Written by Christie Rotondo Friday, August 29, 2014 03:26 pm

Students and teachers returned to Glenwood Avenue Elementary for the first day of school Thursday, Aug. 28. Before starting class, children lined up with their new classmates outside the school grounds, where they met their teachers and said goodbye to their parents. Photos by Christie Rotondo.

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UPDATE: Wildwood fire caused $250,000 in damage

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Written by Christie Rotondo and Claire Lowe Friday, August 29, 2014 11:18 am

WILDWOOD — Bystanders lined the streets to watch as smoke and flames poured from the windows of an apartment on the second floor of K.D.’s Deli and Market Friday morning.

There were no injuries, but the Wildwood Fire Department said about $250,000 in damage was done to the building and it is now uninhabitable.

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North Wildwood police blotter Aug. 11-17

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 29, 2014 12:00 am

NORTH WILDWOOD – North Wildwood police announced that they made the following arrests from Aug. 11 to Aug. 17. Those charged are considered innocent unless guilt is proven.

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Pa. man accused of exposing himself to children on Wildwood Crest beach

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 28, 2014 04:36 pm

WILDWOOD CREST — A 49-year-old Pipersville, Pa., man has been accused of exposing himself to children on Wildwood Crest’s Stanton Road beach, police announced.

James Fadigan faces charges of lewdness and endangering the welfare of a child as a result of the accusations.

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Two accused of selling drugs in Wildwood

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 28, 2014 04:24 pm

WILDWOOD — Wildwood police say they found distribution quantities of heroin, cocaine and marijuana and arrested two Wildwood men on narcotics charges 10 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28.

Louis Morales-Correa, 33, and Jesus Rosa-Leon, 29, were arrested after Wildwood police concluded a week-long narcotics investigation with a motor vehicle stop on the 100 west block of Davis Avenue.

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Wildwood Crest announces late-season lifeguard coverage

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 28, 2014 02:07 pm

WILDWOOD CREST – The Wildwood Crest Beach Patrol has announced its late-season beach coverage for 2014.

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Judge orders release of records involving Wildwood Crest officers

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, August 28, 2014 02:02 pm

Open government advocate sought communications between prosecutor and mayor

WILDWOOD CREST — An Atlantic County judge has ordered that four letters written by the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office to Mayor Carl Groon in regard to two Wildwood Crest police officers be turned over to a government-transparency advocate by mid-September.

According to the order, the letters were written to inform Groon “that there were major problems with the two mentioned officers ever testifying in a criminal proceeding.”

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As summer winds down, demand picks up at Lazarus House

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, August 28, 2014 12:53 pm

Volunteer Nancy Viall helps bag groceries for Jessica Gregory of Wildwood at the Lazarus House food pantry. Volunteer Nancy Viall helps bag groceries for Jessica Gregory of Wildwood at the Lazarus House food pantry. WILDWOOD — The double-wide trailer that houses the Lazarus House food pantry was bustling Monday morning with volunteers bagging canned goods, pasta, some fresh produce, and frozen chicken into brown paper bags for people who had lined up outside.

“At the end of the month, things start to pick up,” director Frank Stone said. By that time, SNAP benefits, which are commonly called food stamps, run out for several who rely on them.

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