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    Volunteer Nancy Viall helps bag groceries for Jessica Gregory of Wildwood at the Lazarus House food pantry. WILDWOOD — The double-wide trailer that houses the Lazarus House food pantry was bustling Monday morning with volunteers bagging canned goods, pasta, some fresh produce, and frozen chicken into brown paper bags for people who had lined up outside.

    “At the end of the month, things start to pick up,” director Frank Stone said. By that time, SNAP benefits, which are…

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    WILDWOOD – Six men were charged with various drug offenses Tuesday, Aug. 26, after Wildwood police responded to a 15-year-old girl’s report of sexual assault, police said.

    Christian Terinoni, 19, Wildwood, was charged with sexual assault with injury and endangering the welfare of a child, as well as possession of psilocybin mushrooms after the girl told police that she had been assaulted at a party at about 2:40 a.m. at 4211 Park Boulevard, Unit 100, Wildwood, according to police.

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    WILDWOOD — Children in Wildwood will go back to school Thursday, Aug. 28, and thanks to Itswell Yoga and the local community, many will have new backpacks and school supplies.

    From now through Sept. 1, the studio will collect new backpacks, crayons, markers, pencils, and folders for children at Glenwood Avenue Elementary School.

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    WILDWOOD — The bike path in Wildwood Crest is one of the most popular attractions on the island. In North Wildwood, bikers can ride from 3rd Avenue to 15th Avenue along a beach path. But Wildwood only has its boardwalk, and cyclists have to get off by noon.

    That may change though, as the city has agreed to submit an application to the Cape May County Open Space Board to help fund the creation of beach bike path in Wildwood.

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    Mayor Ernie Troiano, Jr. stands with Tom Kinnemand, a former newspaper photographer in Cape May County, as they look over Kinnemand’s photographs.

    WILDWOOD —  The smell of bread baking in Mariner’s Italian Bakery. The fires that spread across the island’s homes during the storm of ’62.  And when the HofBrau Hotel booked Bill Haley and the Comets for the first time.

    These were just a few of the memories five Wildwood locals reminisced about Tuesday,…

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West Wildwood contends that ordinance challenge will cost taxpayer

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Written by Christie Rotondo Wednesday, January 22, 2014 12:13 pm

WEST WILDWOOD—The borough is warning residents they could see a higher tax bill in 2014 because a group of petitioners is trying to block a $91,000 bond purchase of a backhoe.

In a release from borough administrator Chris Ridings, West Wildwood contends that the backhoe will cost each property an additional $120 in 2014.

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Strong support for dune project

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, January 22, 2014 01:00 am

To the editor:

I strongly support the construction of the 16-foot sand dune project for the Wildwoods. Hurricane Sandy resulted in a 14-foot storm surge in Sea Bright. Although the proposed sand dune project would have minimal protection from a storm like the March Storm of 1962, which brought persistent flooding over a period of three days, it would have protected us from a direct hit of a storm like Sandy, the category 4 Hurricane of 1821 or the Category 3/4 Hurricane of 1804. During those storms, there was a strong but apparently brief storm surge. The communities to the north of us exposed to the storm surge from Sandy with sand dune barriers did much better than those lacking this protection.

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Building dunes is throwing money into the ocean

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, January 22, 2014 01:00 am

To the editor:

The entire coastline of New Jersey is going to be ruined by the Army Corps of Engineers and their like-it-or-not attitude with building dunes. Dunes wash away. It's like dropping money into the ocean.

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Joseph Rullo sworn in as North Wildwood's newest councilman

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Written by Christie Rotondo Tuesday, January 21, 2014 05:36 pm

Joseph Rullo,smiles with his wife, Nancy, and sons Cain and Luke after being sworn in as North Wildwood's newest member of council Tuesday Joseph Rullo,smiles with his wife, Nancy, and sons Cain and Luke after being sworn in as North Wildwood's newest member of council Tuesday NORTH WILDWOOD—North Wildwood’s City Council appointed its newest member during Tuesday’s meeting, Republican Joseph Rullo, a local coach and restaurant owner.

Rullo was the top choice by the North Wildwood Republican Organization for the 2nd Ward seat, which was held by Mayor Patrick Rosenello for 10 years.

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In Another Time> Freeling Hewitt kept the light shining and more at Hereford Inlet

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Written by Jacob Schaad Jr. Monday, January 20, 2014 01:39 pm

Among the 10 keepers, including nine men and one woman, who served the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse from 1874 to 1961, there was one whose extra community life contributed to the birth and growth of the borough of Anglesea before it became known as North Wildwood in 1906.

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PHOTOS: 900 people brave January waters for Special Olympics

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Written by Christie Rotondo Monday, January 20, 2014 11:26 am

The AlohAvengers Polar Plunge Team. The AlohAvengers Polar Plunge Team.

The AlohAvengers Polar Plunge Team, a group of former Willingboro lifeguards and their families, were one of the many groups to brave the icy temperatures Saturday, Jan. 18  during the annual Wildwood Polar Bear Plunge. The plunge benefits the Special Olympics in New Jersey, and this year over 900 people participated.

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Letter: Enforce immigration laws or lose our country

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Written by Opinion Sunday, January 19, 2014 01:00 am

To the editor:

Webster Dictionary defines ‘illegal’ as not lawful, not sanctioned by official rules.

Unlawful, illicit, wrongful.

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Wildwood introduces animal protection ordinance

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, January 18, 2014 01:00 am

WILDWOOD –In an effort to protect animals in the city, the Wildwood Board of Commissioners introduced an ordinance Jan. 13 that requires owners to bring their pets inside when weather conditions are dangerous.

“This ordinance is being put in place for those who can’t protect themselves from those who have no consideration for their well being,” said Mayor Ernie Troiano in a release from the city. “This is just one example of our community’s commitment to making Wildwood a more pet-friendly community for visitors and residents alike.”

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