• 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

Police run to help ward off the Grinch this year

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Written by Christie Rotondo Wednesday, December 11, 2013 01:54 pm

Photo by Jen Marra-/ Two volunteers pile up presents during last year’s “The Lynch Who Stole Christmas from the Grinch” toy drive. Photo by Jen Marra/ Two volunteers pile up presents during last year’s “The Lynch Who Stole Christmas from the Grinch” toy drive. WILDWOOD—Every year, the Lunch with Lynch foundation helps out hundreds of local families during the holiday season. This year, Wildwood police have decided to pitch in, too.

This weekend, the Wildwood Police Department is hosting its first “Pinch the Grinch” 5K Run and one-mile fun walk on Saturday, Dec. 14 at the Wildwoods Convention Center.

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State to help fix the roof at Wildwood High

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Written by Christie Rotondo Wednesday, December 11, 2013 01:53 pm

WILDWOOD—Wildwood was one of six school districts in Cape May County to share $5.8 million in facility improvement grants from the Department of Education, the Christie administration announced.

Wildwood will see $508,000 toward a roof replacement project at the high school that is set to begin this summer, according to school administrator Martha Jamison.

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Quotes of the Week > Dec. 11, 2013

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, December 11, 2013 01:00 am

Quotes of the Week

“To paint our school in a negative way with a very broad brush, quite frankly I personally resent it.”
Wildwood Superintendent Dennis Anderson on some media coverage of a recent report detailing violence in New Jersey schools.

“We see these kids firsthand in the schools and in the houses and we have a better view of what theses children handle on a day in and day out basis. So that’s all the more the reason for us to get out and help them.”
Wildwood Police Capt. Robert Regalbuto on the first “Pinch the Grinch” 5K Saturday.

“In my best estimation it will never be approved…It’s a protected wetland area and it’s very pristine there and it’s not to be messed with.”
Lower Township Manager Mike Voll on a water tower project in Diamond Beach.

 

Local kids compete in Elks Hoop Shoot

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, December 08, 2013 01:00 am

 NORTH WILDWOOD—The Elks National Hoop Shoot competition was held Nov. 9 in North Wildwood, and students from six Cape May County elementary schools competed against one another for the chance to move on to the next level of the competition.

In the 8-9 age group, Emily Little and William Murphy will advance to the south district level of the competition Dec. 14. Marianna Papazoglou and Robert Little will represent in the 10-11 age group. In the 12-13 age group, Maddie McCracken and Brian Furey will move forward.

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In Another Time > 72 years later, Wildwoods remember Pearl Harbor

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Written by Jacob Schaad Jr. Saturday, December 07, 2013 08:29 am

When the calendar turned to December in 1941, bombs fell in Europe and anxious Americans were caught between cautious optimism and somber pessimism over whether war would come to their shores.

Charles Lindbergh, who in the peacetime of May 1927 made aviation history by becoming the first pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, was in 1941 the spokesman for an isolationist organization called the “America First Committee” whose goal was to keep the United States out of war. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, today judged one of the great presidents in the nation’s history, promised mothers and fathers in a campaign speech in Boston that he would not send any of their sons to fight a war in a foreign nation.

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Wildwood takes issue with coverage of school violence report

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Written by Christie Rotondo Friday, December 06, 2013 05:12 pm

WILDWOOD—A report about violence and bullying incidents in New Jersey schools was released Thursday, and based on its data, some online media outlets have determined Wildwood School District has the highest ratio between its enrollment and incidents of violence in the state.

This does not sit well with local school officials.

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North Wildwood to clean up fee ordinance

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Written by Christie Rotondo Friday, December 06, 2013 01:00 am

NORTH WILDWOOD— City Council plans on waiving some fees for some facilities, under an ordinance introduced Tuesday that is set for a final vote later this month.

Fees for the weight room, skate park, and tennis courts are set to be waived, now that City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Tuesday night that will clean up and condense policies regarding charging fees.

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State to help upgrade boardwalk bathrooms

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Written by Christie Rotondo Friday, December 06, 2013 01:00 am

WILDWOOD—Boardwalk bathrooms at Young’s Avenue are set to get a $400,000 facelift, hopefully before summer starts.

City engineer Marc DeBlasio announced that Wildwood had been awarded a $400,000 grant from the state Department of Community Affairs Small Cities program to retrofit the bathrooms under the Monster Truck Building on Youngs Avenue.

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