• Wildwood Leader

    NORTH WILDWOOD – Since 2002, as many as 130 children from Wildwood have attended public preschool and kindergarten classes at St. Simeon’s by the Sea on Central Avenue in North Wildwood each year.

    But now, North Wildwood officials are looking for information about how Wildwood’s Board of Education entered into a lease there, as well as which municipality is supposed to provide safety and security plans for the building.

  • Wildwood Leader

    Group leader Hailey Friedley, 21; Clay Borneman, co-founder of the Teen Paranormal Society; and members Alex Arico, 19, and Alex Weikel, 15, check the monitor, which is connected to eight night vision cameras throughout the museum. WILDWOOD — “What’s your name?” Alexis Strahan, 18, calls out to no one in particular as she sits in the dark at one…

  • Wildwood Leader

    WILDWOOD – About 15 kilograms of heroin have been seized as a result of Cape May County’s “Operation Whitehouse” and now the county prosecutor’s office has provided the names of five more individuals arrested in the sweep.

    Originally, law enforcement announced that 17 people have been arrested as a result of the raid, but only the names and charges of 11 arrested individuals had been released.

  • Middle Township Gazette

    Joseph TownsBoard of Education releases statement

    CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - A Middle Township High School teacher faces multiple criminal charges, including sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, law enforcement officials said Tuesday, July 22.

  • Wildwood Leader

    WEST WILDWOOD— A West Wildwood man was arrested by federal agents Wednesday, July 16 on charges that he received images of child sexual abuse using his cell phone.

    According to the office of U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman, Jeffrey Spicer, 44, was arrested by special agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations.

Wildwood Leader

Beach patrol announces early season schedule

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, May 30, 2014 04:23 pm

WILDWOOD – Lifeguards will be on duty this weekend, May 31 and June 1, from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at a limited number of beaches.

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Official: Arrested property owner owes city $10k in fire safety fines, warrants

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, May 30, 2014 12:47 pm

City of Wildwood/ Matthew Grassa was arrested in City Hall Wednesday.  City of Wildwood/ Matthew Grassa was arrested in City Hall Wednesday. WILDWOOD – An owner of several properties around Wildwood was arrested Wednesday in City Hall for several outstanding warrants dating back to 2012, Wildwood’s fire official announced.

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Appellate court rules for petitioners on West Wildwood bond

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Written by Christie Rotondo Friday, May 30, 2014 11:29 am

WEST WILDWOOD – The borough will reimburse $470,250 from a bond ordinance, now that a New Jersey Appellate Court has upheld that a petition signed by West Wildwood residents against the spending was valid.

In a statement to the press Wednesday, the borough announced it is considering challenging the decision in New Jersey’s Supreme Court, and officials hope the League of Municipalities will challenge the ruling as well.

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Fresh start for farmer’s market in Wildwood

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, May 29, 2014 03:42 pm

WILDWOOD – Come June 28, the lot at Schellenger and Pacific avenues will be filled with fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, homemade pasta, local honey, and other goods.

For the first time, Wildwoods’ Downtown Business Improvement District will host a farmer’s market in the center of the city’s downtown from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturdays, in hopes to bring more attention to Wildwood businesses on Pacific Avenue.

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City cracking down on litterbug beachgoers

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:06 pm

WILDWOOD – After plenty of complaints about trash on the beach, Wildwood officials have implemented a few new methods to keep beaches in the city cleaner this year.

Public Works crews will be picking up trash more frequently throughout the day, with an additional shift added after 2 p.m. so garbage doesn’t overfill receptacles in the late afternoon and early evening. Some senior beach patrol officers will be permitted to ticket those who litter, and two Class II police officers will be assigned to patrol the beach as well.

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Wildwood delays budget introduction

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Written by Christie Rotondo Wednesday, May 28, 2014 06:41 pm

WILDWOOD — The Board of Commissioners held off on introducing the city's municipal budget Wednesday, May 28. 

While introducing the budget was on the agenda, Mayor Ernie Troiano, Jr. said the city wanted to reexamine a few revenue sources before putting the budget to a vote. 

“There is some revenue we think we can acquire,” he said. 

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Holocaust survivor entrusts her story to a new generation

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Written by Christie Rotondo Wednesday, May 28, 2014 12:20 pm

  Christie Rotondo/Rosalie Simon, 82, of Margate talks to students at the Margaret Mace Elementary School in North Wildwood students Thursday, May 22 about how she survived Auschwitz when she was 12 years old. Christie Rotondo/Rosalie Simon, 82, of Margate talks to students at the Margaret Mace Elementary School in North Wildwood students Thursday, May 22 about how she survived Auschwitz when she was 12 years old. NORTH WILDWOOD – Rosalie Simon was only 12 when she and her family were sent to Auschwitz, around the same age of some of the students at Margaret Mace Elementary School who heard her story Thursday, May 23.

Now 82, Simon, who lives in Margate, told students and teachers who packed the school library that talking about her personal history is hard, but she feels that it is important to pass it on to a younger generation.

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PHOTOS: North Wildwood Memorial Day Ceremony

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Written by Jen Marra Tuesday, May 27, 2014 12:10 pm

Veterans and families visit the North Wildwood Veterans Monument, Spruce and New York avenues, for a Memorial Day Ceremony Monday, May 26, hosted by V.F.W. Post 5941 of North Wildwood.  Guests received roses and were asked to place the rose in front of the monument after the ceremony in memory of a soldier who has passed. Photos by Jen Marra.

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