• Wildwood Leader

    WILDWOOD — The Board of Commissioners is again seeking proposals for a bar and concerts on the city’s beach, this time for the summer of 2015.

    Wildwood commissioners voted Wednesday night to advertise for proposals for both items, which they have long hoped would bring the city additional revenue.

  • Columns

    The Mom’s Beat: Some common sense tips for parents on Halloween

    Many of the rules and traditions my husband and I follow in our house are inherited from our parents, and our rules about Halloween candy certainly follow that pattern.

    When I was a kid I darted from house to house, filling my pillowcase with candy to see how much loot I could collect in the allotted trick-or-treat time. But even amid all of the excitement, I always knew not to eat anything until my…

  • Wildwood Leader

    WILDWOOD CREST — A Wildwood Crest police sergeant and retired county sheriff’s corporal rescued a local man from his burning Aster Road home Saturday morning, police announced.

    Charles Meyers, 63, of Wildwood Crest is expected to make a full recovery.

  • Wildwood Leader

    WILDWOOD CREST — Plans to equip Crest Memorial Elementary to serve as Wildwood Crest’s evacuation shelter are again on hold, Mayor Carl Groon said Wednesday.

    The borough had hoped to purchase a generator for the school this year with the help of a $75,000 FEMA grant, but now Groon says Wildwood Crest may not have the grant secured.

Wildwood Leader

Wildwood recognizes Joe Bond for help after Sandy

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 07, 2014 01:00 am

 

Commissioner Pete Byron, Mayor Ernie Troiano, Joe Bond, and Commissioner Tony Leonetti pose after Bond was recognized for his help at the Feb. 26 Board of Commissioners meeting. Commissioner Pete Byron, Mayor Ernie Troiano, Joe Bond, and Commissioner Tony Leonetti pose after Bond was recognized for his help at the Feb. 26 Board of Commissioners meeting.
WILDWOOD – City Commissioners recognized Joe Bond, director of public works for the Wildwood Crest, with a certificate of appreciation Feb. 26 for helping Wildwood in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

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Wildwood man arrested on heroin distribution charges

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 06, 2014 05:15 pm

Lower man, Cape May Court House woman also arrested

WILDWOOD—Three Cape May County residents have been arrested and one faces drug charges after law enforcement officials carried out a search warrant with a SWAT team in the 3700 block of Atlantic Ave. Wednesday. March 5, the county prosecutor’s office announced.

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Healthcare costs, ratable decline drives increase in Crest tax rate

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, March 06, 2014 11:00 am

WILDWOOD CREST—Commissioners in Wildwood Crest introduced a $22.7 million budget Wednesday, Feb. 26 that includes a 1.5-cent increase to the local purpose tax rate.

The proposed budget will be put up for a second reading, public hearing, and final vote 7 p.m. March 26.

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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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