• Cape May Gazette

    Arthur E.

    LOWER TOWNSHIP – Arthur E. “Art” Treon, whose name was synonymous with fire fighting and emergency management in the township, county, and state, died Wednesday night after leaving the scene of a fatal fire in North Wildwood.

    Town Bank Fire Chief Lou McGonigal, a longtime friend, said Treon had gone to Tuesday night’s fire at 212 W. 17th Ave. in North Wildwood Nov. 18. McGonigal said Treon complained of chest pains and shortness of breath and was transported to the hospital, where he appeared to be doing better. Treon later died…

  • Middle Township Gazette

    Rio Grande Fire Company battles a blaze in Whitesboro, Tuesday evening. photo courtesy Rio Grande Fire Company

    Police identify 71-year-old man killed in Whitesboro fire

    WHITESBORO – Firefighters with Rio Grande were called from a fire in North Wildwood, that left one person dead, to respond to a fire in Whitesboro that killed another man.

    “We were at the North Wildwood fire, and clearing that scene when we got a call for a…

  • Regional

    Nov. 21-23

    CAPE MAY - Holiday Preview Weekend and his elves have decked out the Physick Estate, Washington Avenue, Cape May, with thousands of lights and holiday trimmings. Enjoy a wide variety of holiday tours and food and wine events to get you into the Christmas spirit. Visit the Estate on Saturday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. as Santa arrives to flip the switch for the Tree-Lighting Ceremony. For kids, there are Santa’s Trolley Rides. Grown-ups will enjoy holiday ghost tales during Ghosts of Christmas Past Trolley Rides. Friday, Nov. 21 through Sunday, Nov. 23. Call 609-884-5404 or see

  • Wildwood Leader

    Fudgy Wudgy Man Andy MarkeeNORTH WILDWOOD – Andrew N. “Andy” Markee was known to some as the quintessential Fudgy Wudgy man, dispensing ice cream and smiles to beachgoers in North Wildwood.

    Markee died on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at the age of 76.

  • Middle Township Gazette

    Aziza, the first female giraffe that called the Cape May County Zoo her homeCAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Aziza, the first female giraffe that called the Cape May County Zoo her home has died, zoo officials announced today.

    Dr. Hurbert Paluch, and director of the zoo said that Aziza arrived at the zoo nearly 20 years ago and was one of the first inhabitants in the Savannah. 

  • Middle Township Gazette

    Frederick Gene Marr is wheeled passed the jury box, on his way to state prison for at least 30 years in the 2010 murder of his nephew, Ronald Denny Sr.CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Frederick Gene Marr will likely spend the rest of his life in prison for the murder of his nephew, a judge decided Friday, Nov. 14.

Wildwood Leader

North Wildwood announces limited access to Bill Henfey Park

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 05, 2014 02:38 pm

NORTH WILDWOOD – The City of North Wildwood announced limited access to Bill Henfey Park (8th Street Field) effective at noon, Nov. 3 through March 15, weather permitting. 

The city will be making much needed site improvements at Bill Henfey Park, including but not limited to the construction of a field house with bathrooms, improving the softball field and basketball courts, landscaping improvements, and the installation of playground equipment. The North Wildwood Police Department will be working with contractors to alert the public of any road closures during the construction process.
For questions about this matte, call the North Wildwood Administrative Office at (609) 522-6464.

 

Candidates have no opposition in the Wildwoods

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Written by Claire Lowe Wednesday, November 05, 2014 01:37 pm

In all four municipalities that make up the Wildwoods, there were no contested elections. Candidates were easily elected to positions on City Council and Boards of Education.

In North Wildwood, 1st Ward council candidate David Del Conte received 567 votes for a three-year term, according to unofficial results. There were no write-ins.

In the 2nd Ward, council candidate Kellyann Tolomeo received 381 votes for a three-year term. There were three write-ins.

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A spooky good time (photos)

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Written by Jen Marra Wednesday, November 05, 2014 12:52 pm

A spooky good time A spooky good time First-graders Shiyona Bartee and Samuel Encarnacion Rivera wait in line for ice cream cones carrying the pumpkins they decorated during the Fall Festival Friday, Oct. 31 at Glenwood Avenue Elementary School. Students earned purple tickets for good behavior, which they were able to use like money at the Fall Festival for activities, including to buy and decorate pumpkins, and for food and games.  

photos by Jen Marra

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Master gardener teaches preschoolers about bulbs

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Written by Christopher South Wednesday, November 05, 2014 12:47 pm

Master gardener teaches preschoolers about bulbs Master gardener teaches preschoolers about bulbs  NORTH WILDWOOD – On Tuesday, Barbara Church, a master gardener and volunteer with the Rutgers University Cooperative Extension, taught preschool classes at Glenwood Elementary School annex about planting flower bulbs and how they grow. 

Church had a selection of bulbs to show the kids, explaining the different parts.

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Alleged crossbow shooter indicted on attempted murder charges

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 04, 2014 11:21 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A Wildwood man accused of shooting an acquaintance in the leg with a crossbow earlier this year was indicted last week on charges of attempted murder.

Jonathan Moya, 31, turned himself in last week, accompanied by his attorney, and was charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and illegal possession of a weapon after he allegedly shot Angel Adorno Serrano in the leg with a crossbow bolt in August at The Gilmore Motel, said Ken Super, chief of county investigators at the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office.

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New officers elected for Anglesea Irish Society

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 02, 2014 10:09 am

Seven members were elected as officers of the Anglesea Irish Society Oct. 14.
Seven members were elected as officers of the Anglesea Irish Society Oct. 14. WILDWOOD –On Wednesday, Oct. 14 seven members of the Angelsea Irish Society were elected as officers for the 2015 in society headquarters.

Mike Wilson was elected club president; Joseph Rullo, vice president; Tim Barry, treasurer; Brian Onuskanych, recording secretary; Sean Gallagher, financial secretary; Matthew Steere, sergeant of arms; John Beers, standing chair; and George Reilly, was voted steward.

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Results of Anglesea Irish Society golf outing

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 02, 2014 05:07 am

Joseph Sevick golfs during the Anglesea Irish Society annual golf outing Oct. 12. 
Joseph Sevick golfs during the Anglesea Irish Society annual golf outing Oct. 12. WILDWOOD — The Anglesea Irish Society hosted its annual golf outing Oct. 12 at the Avalon Golf Club.

Attendees competed in a “four man scramble” with a shotgun start. Organizers said that the closest to the pin challenge and longest drive competition were crowd favorites this year.

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Wildwood again pays tribute to past music scene

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 01, 2014 11:00 pm

From left, Joey Stamile III, Mike Gallo, and Mayor Ernie Troiano Jr.
From left, Joey Stamile III, Mike Gallo, and Mayor Ernie Troiano Jr. WILDWOOD –The city unveiled a mural honoring Wildwood’s late impresario, Joe Stamile Jr.  Oct. 18 at Fox Park’s amphitheater. The unveiling took place between acts during Wildwood’s Fabulous ‘50s Weekend.

According to Joey Stamile III, although his father died in 1982, his legacy in the city of Wildwood is long lasting. He said his father was born in Philadelphia, but came to Wildwood at a young age.  From then on, the elder Stamile helped the city become a performance hot spot for musical talent. 

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