• 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

Wildwood police blotter April 1-6

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, April 20, 2014 11:00 pm

WILDWOOD – The following are the arrests made by Wildwood police during the week of April 1-6. Those charged are considered innocent unless guilt is proven.

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Morey’s needs 1,000 workers for the summer

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, April 19, 2014 11:00 pm

WILDWOOD – Morey’s Piers has announced that the company plans to fill 1,000 seasonal positions for the upcoming summer.

Online applications are now being accepted at www.moreyspiersapplyonline.com.

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In Another Time> Rabbits and egg hunts have long been a part of Easter traditions

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Written by Jacob Schaad Jr. Saturday, April 19, 2014 11:00 pm

Jen Marra/ Students at Margaret Mace show off their Easter hats. Jen Marra/ Students at Margaret Mace show off their Easter hats.
As the Wildwoods plan to celebrate the holiday with three Easter egg hunts, it is interesting to note that ironically today’s presence of egg hunts, rabbits and colorfully decorated eggs go back to the pagan days, but soon after they were to be adopted by early Christians as representations of their religion.

Read more: In Another Time> Rabbits and egg hunts have long been a part of Easter traditions

 

Wildwood mother’s son graduates from basic

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, April 18, 2014 11:00 pm

WILDWOOD – Army National Guard Private Jahquel T. Simmons has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

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Glenwood Avenue School honor roll announced

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, April 18, 2014 11:00 pm

WILDWOOD— The following students achieved first honor roll at Glenwood Avenue Elementary for the third marking period.

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Dolphin Inn owner honored

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, April 18, 2014 11:00 pm

From left, Commissioner Pete Byron, Tim Patel, Mayor Ernie Troiano and Commissioner Tony Leonetti. From left, Commissioner Pete Byron, Tim Patel, Mayor Ernie Troiano and Commissioner Tony Leonetti. WILDWOOD – City commissioners honored a local motel owner for renovations made to a property once considered a blight on the city’s landscape.

Tim Patel, owner of the Dolphin Inn, was recognized during the April 9 Board of Commissioners meeting.

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PHOTOS: Hats on for Easter at Margaret Mace

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Written by Jen Marra Friday, April 18, 2014 12:57 pm

Jen Marra/Preschool student Roberto Sanchez Olguin gets a double high five from the Easter Bunny who paid a special visit to the students during their lunch period. Jen Marra/Preschool student Roberto Sanchez Olguin gets a double high five from the Easter Bunny who paid a special visit to the students during their lunch period.

Margaret Mace elementary students had a surprise visit from the Easter bunny Friday, April 11. The visit came the same day as students participated in the school's Easter Hat Parade, an annual event organized by first grade teachers Amanda Brojakowski and Judi Kiniry.

-Photos by Jen Marra

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Police charge four in connection to Wildwood boardwalk assault

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, April 18, 2014 09:48 am

Wildwood Police/ Police were looking to identify these individuals, who they suspected assaulted a man on the boardwalk Saturday. Wildwood Police/ Police were looking to identify these individuals, who they suspected assaulted a man on the boardwalk Saturday. WILDWOOD – Police have arrested four Marlton teens in connection to an aggravated assault on the boardwalk April 13, the Wildwood police department announced.

Ryan Callahan, 18, Nicholas Nastasi, 19, Kyle Patrick, 19, and a 17-year-old male, have been charged with aggravated assault after police released surveillance footage of the suspects to local media earlier this week. Callahan, Nastasi and the juvenile were arrested, but Patrick is still at large and there is an active arrest warrant out for him, police said.

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