• 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

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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Glenwood alumna returns to celebrate reading

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 01, 2014 02:10 pm

Yair Fraga, Laquell Holly, Justin Seda, Elijah Montgomery and author Traci Dunham at Glenwood Avenue Elementary School. 
Yair Fraga, Laquell Holly, Justin Seda, Elijah Montgomery and author Traci Dunham at Glenwood Avenue Elementary School. WILDWOOD— Haddonfield resident and Wildwood High School graduate, Traci (Young) Dunham visited Glenwood Avenue School to celebrate a love of reading with the students. Dunham is a children’s author and has published her first book, “The Oyster’s Secret.”

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Jordan Robertson accepted to Colgate University

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 01, 2014 02:06 pm

HAMILTON, NY - Wildwood Catholic High School graduate Jordan Robertson, Cape May Court House, has been accepted to Colgate University.

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Wildwood honors longtime dispatcher

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 31, 2014 11:00 pm

Commissioner Pete Byron, Harry Tweed, Mayor Ernie Troiano and Commissioner Tony Leonetti Commissioner Pete Byron, Harry Tweed, Mayor Ernie Troiano and Commissioner Tony Leonetti WILDWOOD – City Commissioners honored longtime police dispatcher Harry Tweed during their Oct. 22 meeting. Tweed served the city for 26 years.

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Quotes of the week: Oct. 30, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 31, 2014 11:00 pm

quotes “I will not rest until he is brought to justice for this malicious prosecution, and my family name is clear. I now deserve to be made whole for the damages he has inflicted and he deserves to be disbarred.”
Former Mayor Gary DeMarzo on Cape May County Prosecutor Robert Taylor.

“I think we can all agree that the verdict is in. Bill certainly left the city better than he found it.”
The Rev. Joseph Wallace on Bill Henfey’s work as North Wildwood mayor.

“The city did everything in its power, and they did everything they could to get the license.”
Wildwood Commissioner Pete Byron on the last beach bar vendor.

 

Playing ‘Happy’

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Written by Christie Rotondo Friday, October 31, 2014 03:45 pm

Charl Syvarth, the band instructor for Wildwood High and Wildwood Middle School, leads rehearsal Tuesday, Oct. 21.
Charl Syvarth, the band instructor for Wildwood High and Wildwood Middle School, leads rehearsal Tuesday, Oct. 21. Band gears up for parade, holiday show

WILDWOOD — About 15 kids crammed onto the stage in Wildwood High School’s auditorium last Tuesday with flutes, clarinets and saxophones, and after short drum solo, broke into Pharrell William’s “Happy.”

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Four arrested on drug charges in Wildwood

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 31, 2014 02:37 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE  - Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor and Wildwood Police Chief Steve Long announce the arrest of four local residents of Wildwood during the execution of a search warrant in Wildwood. The arrests are the result of a cooperative effort by the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs, Guns, and Narcotics Task Force and the Wildwood Police Department.
On Oct. 30, a court authorized search warrant was executed by the Cape May County Regional S.W.A.T team in the 100 East block of Spicer Avenue in Wildwood. Distribution amounts of crack cocaine were seized along with an amount of marijuana and CDS paraphernalia.

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Margaret Mace kindergarteners picks pumpkins

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 31, 2014 02:13 pm


Margaret Mace kindergarteners picks pumpkins Margaret Mace kindergarteners picks pumpkins Corrine Clarke and Jean Golden’s kindergarten classes at Margaret Mace School recently went to Rea’s Farm on a field trip. The students took a hayride to their pumpkin patch where they were able to pick their own pumpkins from the field.

   

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