• Wildwood Leader

    Susan Daly of Northfield smiles as she paints a section of an icon wall mural, on Oak and Pacific Avenues, to be unveiled Friday at 11 a.m. Northfield artist brings talent to Wildwoods

    WILDWOOD — Susan Daly, a Northfield-based artist who has created murals for Atlantic City casinos and restaurants over the past 30 years, is putting her paintbrush on Pacific Avenue. 

    Daly is completing the Greater Wildwoods…

  • Wildwood Leader

    File photo provided by GWTIDAWILDWOOD – The gigantic Wildwoods sign that greets visitors to the island is set to be refurbished this November, the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority announced Wednesday.

    Officials with the authority say the 80-foot-long, 19-foot-high sign will have all nine of its letters restored in two phases. That way, the word “Wildwoods” will be visible throughout the entire process, set to last about two weeks.

  • Wildwood Leader

    NORTH WILDWOOD — The city has to pay back almost a million dollars in tax liens on Marina Bay Towers, a senior housing facility on the bayside of town, since a judge has decided that land the condos are located on is exempt from real estate taxation.

    North Wildwood has been entangled in litigation with Marina Bay and Beach Creek Marina for about 10 years, and a judge ordered the city to pay close to $900,000 to Royal Tax Lien services for liens placed on the property over a 15-year period.

  • Middle Township Gazette

    Xavier GeisingerWOODBINE – A Dennisville man was charged with murder less than 24 hours after a Woodbine man was shot and killed on the 300 Block of Jefferson Street in Woodbine, according to the state police.

  • Wildwood Leader

    When the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce throws its big nostalgic party — the Fabulous ‘50s and Beyond Weekend — Oct. 17 and 18, it may be a reminder to some of a time in the Wildwoods history when tourism was born again.

    A young man from Philadelphia, who had been in the Wildwoods during the summer returned in the dull days of winter. What he saw were boarded stores, fancy motels closed, no longer flashing their glitzy lights. No traffic signals, either, and only an occasional automobile crossing his path, probably driven by the mayor (If…

  • Wildwood Leader

    WILDWOOD CREST — Administrator Tom Henshaw resigned this week after working in the borough for only a few months, Wildwood Crest officials said.

    His contract began June 9 and was supposed to last three years.

Wildwood Leader

North Wildwood police arrest fugitive after traffic stop

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 06, 2014 10:51 am

NORTH WILDWOOD—An alleged Delaware County, Pa. fugitive wanted on credit card theft and narcotics charges was arrested in North Wildwood Thursday morning, police announced. 

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Crest holds emergency meeting to pay phone bill

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, March 05, 2014 01:00 pm


WILDWOOD CREST—Commissioners in the Crest had to hold an emergency meeting Friday, Feb. 28 because of an accidentally unpaid phone bill, which resulted in the service being shut off in various Crest departments. 

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Farm market eyed for Pacific Avenue

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Written by Christie Rotondo Wednesday, March 05, 2014 01:00 am

WILDWOOD—To some Wildwood business owners, bringing a weekly farmer’s market to Pacific Avenue could help change how tourists view the downtown.

“We want people to know that there is life on Pacific Avenue,” Jodie DiEduardo, vice president at Crest Savings Bank, said this week.

But DiEduardo says the district is still determining if the idea is feasible.

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Seeking ways to support veterans

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, March 05, 2014 01:00 am

To the editor:

I read the article in The Leader about raising the price for ice cream licenses. I was wondering if anyone was collecting signatures for a petition or doing any kind of fundraising for the Veterans who this impacts? I'm truly appalled by this and wanted to at the very least offer my signature (as well as my family's names) on a petition.

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North Wildwood police announce arrests made Feb. 17 to 23

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 04, 2014 04:28 pm

NORTH WILDWOOD—North Wildwood police announced that they made the following arrests from Feb. 17 to Feb. 23. Those charged are considered innocent unless guilt is proven.

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New ‘Wave Swinger’ to arrive this week at Morey’s Piers

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Written by Christie Rotondo Tuesday, March 04, 2014 11:24 am

Photo courtesy of Morey's Piers/ The original Wave Swinger at Morey's Piers is being replaced for the 2014 season. Photo courtesy of Morey's Piers/ The original Wave Swinger at Morey's Piers is being replaced for the 2014 season.

Fresh take on a classic

WILDWOOD — The classic swing ride on Mariner’s Landing Pier at Morey’s Piers will be retired after 35-plus years in use, and now the new “Wave Swinger,” which will incorporate Wildwood’s history into its design, is set to begin assembly this week.

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PHOTOS: March 3 Snowfall in Wildwood

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 03, 2014 01:30 pm

The Wildwoods saw snow again Monday, March 3. These photos were taken in North Wildwood by Staff Writer Alex Davis. 

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Gyms to be dedicated to two Sisters of St. Joseph

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, March 02, 2014 01:00 am

WILDWOOD- Notre Dame de la Mer Parish is dedicating two of its gymnasiums to honor two Sisters of St. Joseph who served Wildwood Catholic, Cape Trinity Catholic, and St. Ann’s Regional School.

There will be a ceremony celebrating the designations at noon March 16, where the gym at the Early Education/Pastoral Life Conference Center will be dedicated to Sister Sheila Murphy and the Wildwood Catholic High School Gym will be dedicated to Sister Mary Ellen Ford.

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