• Middle Township Gazette

    NORTH WILDWOOD – A Woodbine woman is in custody, accused of burglarizing the same North Wildwood home on 24th Avenue twice.

    Lelani M. Freeman, 30, Woodbine, was charged by North Wildwood police, who said the incidents happened between November and December. Police have accused her of stealing pills and an electronic benefit card. According to police,  she knew the victim.

  • Cape May Gazette

    LOWER TOWNSHIP – The Lower Township Police Department and the Cape May County Regional SWAT Team responded to a home in Lower Township Tuesday after a man fired a gun and his wife and children fled.

    Jeffrey Hart, 47, barricaded himself in his home on the 600 block of Jonathan Hoffman Road before police arrived, according to a press release from Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor.

  • Wildwood Leader

    The Grinch looks out from the back of a Wildwood police car after being “pinched” at the Grinch run.
WILDWOOD – He’s green and mean with a mile-long rap sheet. But in Wildwood, the Grinch was given a one-way ticket back to Whoville – courtesy of the Wildwood police department.

    Sponsored by the Wildwood police department, the Dec. 13 Pinch the Grinch 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk offered athletes a chance to make their…

  • Upper Township Gazette

    STRATHMERE – The Strathmere Zip Code is one of the richest in the United States, according to the Movoto real estate blog.

    Sea Isle City is one of the most dangerous cities in the state, says the ValuePenguin website.

    It is a tale of two cities, at least according to these websites, for the two communities on Ludlam Island.

  • Holiday

    Father Christmas will visit Whale’s Tale on Dec. 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. at 312 Washington Mall in Cape May. An old-fashioned Christmas exhibit

    The public is invited to a free exhibit of holiday traditions through the years complete with model trains, toys and more at the Carriage House Gallery, Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May, through Thursday, Jan. 1. The gallery is open daily, though hours vary. For more information, call 609-884-5404…

  • Sports

    When Alison Mastrangelo was young, she was a huge fan of ABC’s World News Tonight.

    “I always had the biggest crush on (anchor) Peter Jennings,” she said with a laugh. “My mom (Fran) always says whenever they’d turn on the TV and it was on that I’d stop everything I was doing to watch him.”

Wildwood Leader

In Another Time> It was the iceman vs the actor in 1912 Wildwood election

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Written by Jacob Schaad Jr. Friday, May 16, 2014 11:00 pm

In 1906, two political adversaries came together in a showdown that may well have set the stage for future battles in the Wildwoods.

Holly Beach was still a viable borough then, having been born on April 14, 1885, but latecomer Wildwood, circa 1895, was on its way to absorbing Holly Beach in 1912.

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Stuey’s looks to fill healthy niche at the end of Wildwood's boardwalk

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Written by Christie Rotondo Friday, May 16, 2014 12:00 pm

Employees James Potee and Sean Devlin pose with Stuey’s owner Laura Stuart and executive chef Arron Milano. Stuey’s opened April 12 on the Wildwood Boardwalk. Employees James Potee and Sean Devlin pose with Stuey’s owner Laura Stuart and executive chef Arron Milano. Stuey’s opened April 12 on the Wildwood Boardwalk. WILDWOOD – Quinoa, kale, and gluten-free pancakes aren’t exactly staples of boardwalk fare, but Laura Stuart thinks she’s fulfilling a new demand.

The Wildwood Crest resident opened Stuey’s, a healthy alternative bistro tucked away at the southernmost end of the Wildwood Boardwalk, on April 12.

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Wildwood’s Army Corps dune project moving to next phase

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Written by Christie Rotondo Friday, May 16, 2014 11:58 am

WILDWOOD – A multimillion-dollar Army Corps dune project seems to be moving forward, officials in the Wildwoods said.

A letter from Bob Martin, commissioner of New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection, states that the initial feasibility study has been approved by the state and will move forward “into a more detailed design and engineering phase.”

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Parking meters in Wildwood Crest now active

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, May 15, 2014 11:00 pm

WILDWOOD CREST – Parking meters in Wildwood Crest will be in operation for the 2014 season from Thursday, May 15 through Friday, Sept. 12. The hours and periods of operation for parking meters throughout the borough will be 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.

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Wildwood mayor sees budget questions as start of election season

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, May 15, 2014 03:28 pm

WILDWOOD – A heated argument between Mayor Ernie Troiano and Wildwood Watchdog member Dara Baltuskonis started Wednesday after Baltuskonis asked the Board of Commissioners when a municipal budget would be introduced.

The sound of the two shouting could be heard throughout City Hall after the May 14 meeting had adjourned.

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Wildwood approves dog beach, but will require leashes

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, May 15, 2014 11:06 am

Chuck Schumann speaks in favor of Wildwood’s dog beach with his own pup, Duffy, in tow at the May 14 meeting of the Board of Commissioners. Chuck Schumann speaks in favor of Wildwood’s dog beach with his own pup, Duffy, in tow at the May 14 meeting of the Board of Commissioners. WILDWOOD – Dogs will have a place on the Wildwood beach this summer, now that the Board of Commissioners has unanimously approved an ordinance creating a dog beach at Poplar Avenue.

The vote came at Wednesday’s meeting after commissioners heard several comments from the public on the ordinance. Some, like Jack Morey, vice president of Morey’s Piers, came out in support of the concept. Others expressed concerns about enforcement and safety, as well as the proposed location.

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County prosecutor ordered to turn over 2000 videotape for DeMarzo suit

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Written by Christie Rotondo Wednesday, May 14, 2014 09:01 am

WILDWOOD – An Atlantic County judge has ordered Cape May County Prosecutor Robert Taylor to turn over a video that allegedly captured an incident between a Wildwood police officer and an arrested individual in 2000.

Judge Joseph Kane’s order, filed April 10, comes after former Wildwood Mayor Gary DeMarzo and attorney Samuel Lashman requested the video as part of the discovery process for their malicious prosecution claim against Taylor. It ordered Taylor to turn over the tape to attorney Matthew Behr, who would then make copies of the video and distribute it to other parties and “held in confidence for litigation purposes only,” the order reads.

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North Wildwood plans improvements to Boardwalk bathrooms, 8th Street Field

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Written by Christie Rotondo Wednesday, May 14, 2014 08:58 am

NORTH WILDWOOD – City Council unanimously introduced an ordinance that would fund several capital improvement projects throughout North Wildwood at its meeting May 6.

The $600,000 allotment from the city’s capital surplus fund would go towards renovating the bathrooms at 25th and Boardwalk, improvements at the Lou Booth Amphitheater, and the initial funds for the work at Eighth Street Field, among other smaller projects.

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