• Wildwood Leader

    NORTH WILDWOOD – Since 2002, as many as 130 children from Wildwood have attended public preschool and kindergarten classes at St. Simeon’s by the Sea on Central Avenue in North Wildwood each year.

    But now, North Wildwood officials are looking for information about how Wildwood’s Board of Education entered into a lease there, as well as which municipality is supposed to provide safety and security plans for the building.

  • Wildwood Leader

    Group leader Hailey Friedley, 21; Clay Borneman, co-founder of the Teen Paranormal Society; and members Alex Arico, 19, and Alex Weikel, 15, check the monitor, which is connected to eight night vision cameras throughout the museum. WILDWOOD — “What’s your name?” Alexis Strahan, 18, calls out to no one in particular as she sits in the dark at one…

  • Wildwood Leader

    WILDWOOD – About 15 kilograms of heroin have been seized as a result of Cape May County’s “Operation Whitehouse” and now the county prosecutor’s office has provided the names of five more individuals arrested in the sweep.

    Originally, law enforcement announced that 17 people have been arrested as a result of the raid, but only the names and charges of 11 arrested individuals had been released.

  • Middle Township Gazette

    Joseph TownsBoard of Education releases statement

    CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - A Middle Township High School teacher faces multiple criminal charges, including sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, law enforcement officials said Tuesday, July 22.

  • Wildwood Leader

    WEST WILDWOOD— A West Wildwood man was arrested by federal agents Wednesday, July 16 on charges that he received images of child sexual abuse using his cell phone.

    According to the office of U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman, Jeffrey Spicer, 44, was arrested by special agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations.

Wildwood Leader

Wildwood police handle almost 4,500 calls in November

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, December 15, 2013 01:00 am

WILDWOOD – Wildwood police responded to 4,488 calls in November, and arrested 56 adults and six juveniles.

There was one call for aggravated assault and 10 calls for simple assault; seven calls for burglary; 27 calls for theft; and nine calls for domestic violence.

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North Wildwood to share municipal officials with Crest, Wildwood

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, December 15, 2013 01:00 am

NORTH WILDWOOD— North Wildwood City Council voted Dec. 3 to extend its shared services agreement with Wildwood Crest for the city’s construction official.

The extension is for one year, and the council unanimously voted to make the extension. Mayor Bill Henfey said that sharing the city’s construction official with Wildwood Crest has been a success.

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In December, 1941, Wildwood adjusts to war

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Written by Jacob Schaad Jr. Saturday, December 14, 2013 01:00 am

Despite the grim warnings that came from the bombing of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, the people of the Wildwoods moved ahead with mixed emotions to observe their nation’s first wartime Christmas since 1917.

“Wildwood is in the holiday spirit with the official turning on of the lights at Pacific Avenue,” said one announcement, the event apparently not affected by the mandated dim-out and then blackout of the  boardwalk lights two blocks away.

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Freeholders honor John Lynch

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, December 13, 2013 01:33 pm

From left, Freeholder Leonard C. Desiderio, Freeholder E. Marie Hayes, Director Gerald M. Thornton, John Lynch, director of sales and entertainment for the wildwoods convention center, Freeholders Kristine Gabor and Will Morey From left, Freeholder Leonard C. Desiderio, Freeholder E. Marie Hayes, Director Gerald M. Thornton, John Lynch, director of sales and entertainment for the wildwoods convention center, Freeholders Kristine Gabor and Will Morey CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The Cape May County Board of Chosen Freeholders recognized John Lynch of Wildwood Crest for his volunteer and fundraising efforts in Cape May County on Dec. 10.

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Wildwood gets tough on problem rental properties

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Written by Christie Rotondo Friday, December 13, 2013 12:43 pm

Higher fines, stiffer penalties may be coming

Wildwood gets tough on problem rental properties Wildwood gets tough on problem rental properties

WILDWOOD — Wildwood commissioners are again cracking down on problem landlords and rental property owners, promising jail time for those who don’t comply with new regulations.

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Police say Wildwood man was pointing gun at passing cars

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 12, 2013 02:48 pm

WILDWOOD — A Wildwood man is in custody after allegedly pointing a firearm at passing cars on Tuesday night, Dec. 10, including at police officers.

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Ordinance to make it easier for businesses to improve access

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, December 12, 2013 07:00 am

NORTH WILDWOOD — City Council passed an ordinance Dec. 3 that will make it easier for local businesses in North Wildwood to upgrade their facilities with elevators and access for wheelchair users and others with limited mobility.

The ordinance, which passed its second reading unanimously, will allow non-residential properties to build additions that are less than 600 square feet onto principal buildings without having to acquire site plan approval. Those additions must be to add accessibility features to the principal building, according to the ordinance.

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Huffington Post gives shout out to Wildwood in 2014 destination list

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, December 11, 2013 03:30 pm

WILDWOOD—The Huffington Post has named the Jersey Shore one of the top 10 U.S. destinations to visit in 2014, and gives a shout out to Wildwood in its explanation. 

“Highlights include Wildwood, a kitschy slice of 1950s Americana and home to the state’s widest beach and the grand-daddy of Jersey Shore boardwalks,” the article states.

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