• Regional

    Thursday, Nov. 27

    OCEAN CITY - The Fast and the Furriest 5K Turkey Trot and 1-Mile Fun Run will begin 8:30 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, Nov. 27, at the Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. The run benefits the Ocean City Humane Society. Preregister online at www.active.com . Preregistered packet pick up is 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26 at the senior center, 1735 Simpson Ave. Race-day registration is 7-8:25 a.m. in front of the Music Pier. Applications are available at the Aquatic and Fitness Center, The Sneaker Shop and the Humane Society. For more information,…

  • 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…

  • 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

Fall brings “Nature-cize” walks to Two Mile Beach

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 12, 2014 02:37 pm

 Fall brings “Nature-cize” walks to Two Mile Beach Fall brings “Nature-cize” walks to Two Mile Beach WILDWOOD CREST – The public is invited to get healthier by joining the Friends of Cape May National Wildlife Refuge in weekly “Nature-cize” walks, from 2-3 p.m., every Sunday, starting Nov. 16, at the Two Mile Beach Unit of the refuge.

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North Wildwood honors living vets

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Written by Christopher South Wednesday, November 12, 2014 02:21 pm

The flag detail from VFW Post 5941 at the North Wildwood Veterans Day observance.
The flag detail from VFW Post 5941 at the North Wildwood Veterans Day observance.

NORTH WILDWOOD – The City of North Wildwood and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5941 honored veterans Tuesday, with an emphasis on the living.

“We are honoring the living veterans today, there won’t be any lowering of the flag, and we aren’t going to play taps,” said VFW post commander Joe Orlando.

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Lazarus House fed thousands in October

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Written by Christopher South Wednesday, November 12, 2014 01:28 pm

WILDWOOD – Like many area food banks, the Lazarus House Food Pantry in Wildwood has recently seen an increase in the number of people it is feeding.

According to Frank Stone, a volunteer and coordinator at the Lazarus House, the food pantry fed 2,060 people in October, which he said is an indication of rising numbers of people using their services.

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Council OKs lease for NW Rec as senior center

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:00 am

NORTH WILDWOOD – City Council authorized a new, six-year agreement with Cape May County to use space in the North Wildwood Community Center as a county Senior Citizens Center.

The lease is permitted under state statute.

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Wildwood police nab robbery suspect

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 10, 2014 01:21 pm

WILDWOOD – Wildwood police announced the arrest of a Millville suspected of robbing a local business.

On Thursday, Nov. 6, at about 11:45 a.m., the Wildwood Police Department Uniform and Detective Divisions responded to 4500 Pacific Ave., Wildwood, fot the report of a robbery of a local business., During the preliminary, on-scene investigation, the victim provided detailed information about the robbery and the suspect. 

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Holiday celebration at Wildwoods Convention Center

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 10, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD - The public is invited to the Jaycees Christmas parade at 6:00 p.m., Friday, Dec. 12, followed by a tree lighting and parade awards ceremony at 7:15 p.m. at the Wildwoods Convention Center.

Afterward, plan to visit the convention center on Saturday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. for free admission to holiday-themed crafters, photos with Santa and entertainment.

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Resolution honors North Wildwood’s Henfey

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Written by Christopher South Friday, November 07, 2014 02:55 pm

NORTH WILDWOOD – North Wildwood City Council honored former Mayor William Henfey, who passed away at home on Oct. 21 at the age of 65.

In a resolution read by City Clerk Scott Jett, Henfey was praised for his dedicated services, which benefitted North Wildwood. Henfey was a 45-year resident, and he served 20 years as an elected official, the last eight as mayor. Henfey was also involved with numerous non-profit organizations, was a volunteer firefighter, and had served as a North Wildwood patrolman and detective. 

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North Wildwood police blotter Oct. 13 to Oct. 26

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 07, 2014 12:00 am

nwpd The North Wildwood Police Department released this arrest and charge summary for the period from Oct. 13, to Oct. 26:

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