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    Gail Hayman Cohen and Pauline Levy have lineages that trace back to Beth Judah's founding families, and both have been working to organize the synagogue's centennial celebration and strategic plan.Respecting roots, looking to the future

    WILDWOOD -- Gail Hayman Cohen and Pauline Levy sat talking in Beth Judah Temple Monday, surrounded by stained glass windows and gold plaques dedicated to the families that founded the…

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    Photo by Christie Rotondo/Former Mayor Bill Henfey, left, and current Mayor Patrick Rosenello, right, at Henfey's last meeting in December 2013. NORTH WILDWOOD — Bill Henfey, who served as North Wildwood’s mayor from 2006 to 2013, died Tuesday morning surrounded by family and friends at his home, the city of North Wildwood announced.

    He was 65.

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    Members of the Teen Paranormal Society watch computer monitors during one of this summer’s research sessions at the George F. Boyer museum.

    Paranormal research presentation scheduled for Oct. 25

    WILDWOOD — A handful of CumberlandCounty teens spent the summer exploring “spooky” happenings at the GeorgeF.BoyerMuseum, and come Oct. 25, they will share their findings. 

    The Teen Paranormal Society is a subgroup of Great Northeastern Paranormal Research, founded by John A. Pacelli and Clay Borneman…

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    pumpkin runHalloween in the Wildwoods kicks off Saturday, Oct. 25 with Paranormal Tour at the Wildwood Shore, and the Boardwalk Pumpkin Run.

    The paranormal tour will be held at the George F. Boyer Museum on Pacific Avenue Wildwood. An interactive paranormal tour at the former site of a funeral parlor, the event is presented by Teen Paranormal Society. Smart phones and ear plugs are necessary to participate. Admission is $5. For more information call 609-523-0277.

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    Mayor Ernie Troiano Jr.; Comets Joe D’Ambrosio and Dick Richards; Commissioners Tony Leonetti and Pete Byron; and Jon “Bowzer” Bauman of Sha Na Na stand in front of the new mural Friday, Oct. 17. WILDWOOD — The city honored its rock ‘n’ roll heritage Friday by unveiling a massive mural dedicated to Bill Haley and his Comets hit “Rock Around the…

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Wildwood Crest Recreation fall activities

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 05, 2014 12:00 am

Here's a roundup of activities offered by the Wildwood Crest Recreation Department. 

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WHS seniors get a taste of college-level science classes

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Written by Christie Rotondo Saturday, October 04, 2014 12:00 am

Rick Amado and Benjamin Erickson are Wildwood High School seniors who participated in the Aim High Science and Technology program over the summer. Rick Amado and Benjamin Erickson are Wildwood High School seniors who participated in the Aim High Science and Technology program over the summer.

WILDWOOD – Two Wildwood High School seniors attended the Aim High Science and Technology Program at Rowan University, a month-long program that exposes students to the expectations of college-level math, science, and technology courses.

This past summer Benjamin Erickson and Rick Amado were admitted to the highly-selective program because of their interest in those subjects, a release from the city of Wildwood states.

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UPDATED: Three charged in Wildwood boardwalk burglaries

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 03, 2014 03:45 pm

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WILDWOOD — Three individuals have been charged in a series of burglaries at the Everything $5 on the 4300 block of the Boardwalk, Wildwood police announced Friday.

Two of the accused were employees at the store this past summer, Det. Sgt. Ken Gallagher said Friday.

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Wildwood High School students spend summer prepping for college

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

WL College: Monica McGrath, Natacha Jimenenz, Zulymar Vega. WL College: Monica McGrath, Natacha Jimenenz, Zulymar Vega.

WILDWOOD – Three Wildwood High School students attended an intense week-long summer program at Richard Stockton College of New Jersey that focuses on college readiness.

Monika McGrath, Zulymar Vega and Natacha Jimenez were selected by the school to attend The College Career Readiness Academy at Stockton.

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Pink T-shirts a perfect fit for local cancer survivors

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, October 02, 2014 03:44 pm

U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo poses with Wildwood firefighters outside of the station Thursday morning. He stopped by to purchase a T-shirt for Survivors of Cancer. U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo poses with Wildwood firefighters outside of the station Thursday morning. He stopped by to purchase a T-shirt for Survivors of Cancer. LoBiondo stops by Wildwood Fire Department to show support

WILDWOOD — U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo stopped by Wildwood Thursday morning to show support for local firefighters, who are selling T-shirts as a fundraiser for Survivors of Cancer.

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Transparency advocate pushes for release of letters on Crest officers

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, October 02, 2014 11:41 am

WILDWOOD CREST — A government transparency advocate is continuing to fight for access to letters on Wildwood Crest police officers.

On Sept. 25, he opposed a motion made by the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office asking a judge to reconsider his order to have letters about the officers turned over.

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Wildwood frustrated with Open Space Board

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Written by Christie Rotondo Wednesday, October 01, 2014 02:28 pm

No funding approved for beach bike path

WILDWOOD — Wildwood officials are again frustrated with the Cape May County Open Space Board, because the board didn’t fund a beach bike path along the city’s boardwalk.

However, the board indicated that may not be its last word on the project.

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Police charge Crest woman with child endangerment after OD

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 01, 2014 12:43 pm

WILDWOOD CREST — Wildwood Crest police have charged a 28-year-old local woman with child endangerment after they revived her from a heroin overdose, the department announced.

Police were called to a home on Primrose Road around 1:40 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26 for a reported drug overdose. When they arrived, they say they found Shannon Beckman unconscious and unresponsive, while her infant child was present.

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