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    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

Master gardener teaches preschoolers about bulbs

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Written by Christopher South Wednesday, November 05, 2014 12:47 pm

Master gardener teaches preschoolers about bulbs Master gardener teaches preschoolers about bulbs  NORTH WILDWOOD – On Tuesday, Barbara Church, a master gardener and volunteer with the Rutgers University Cooperative Extension, taught preschool classes at Glenwood Elementary School annex about planting flower bulbs and how they grow. 

Church had a selection of bulbs to show the kids, explaining the different parts.

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Alleged crossbow shooter indicted on attempted murder charges

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 04, 2014 11:21 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A Wildwood man accused of shooting an acquaintance in the leg with a crossbow earlier this year was indicted last week on charges of attempted murder.

Jonathan Moya, 31, turned himself in last week, accompanied by his attorney, and was charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and illegal possession of a weapon after he allegedly shot Angel Adorno Serrano in the leg with a crossbow bolt in August at The Gilmore Motel, said Ken Super, chief of county investigators at the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office.

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New officers elected for Anglesea Irish Society

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 02, 2014 10:09 am

Seven members were elected as officers of the Anglesea Irish Society Oct. 14.
Seven members were elected as officers of the Anglesea Irish Society Oct. 14. WILDWOOD –On Wednesday, Oct. 14 seven members of the Angelsea Irish Society were elected as officers for the 2015 in society headquarters.

Mike Wilson was elected club president; Joseph Rullo, vice president; Tim Barry, treasurer; Brian Onuskanych, recording secretary; Sean Gallagher, financial secretary; Matthew Steere, sergeant of arms; John Beers, standing chair; and George Reilly, was voted steward.

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Results of Anglesea Irish Society golf outing

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 02, 2014 05:07 am

Joseph Sevick golfs during the Anglesea Irish Society annual golf outing Oct. 12. 
Joseph Sevick golfs during the Anglesea Irish Society annual golf outing Oct. 12. WILDWOOD — The Anglesea Irish Society hosted its annual golf outing Oct. 12 at the Avalon Golf Club.

Attendees competed in a “four man scramble” with a shotgun start. Organizers said that the closest to the pin challenge and longest drive competition were crowd favorites this year.

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Wildwood again pays tribute to past music scene

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 01, 2014 11:00 pm

From left, Joey Stamile III, Mike Gallo, and Mayor Ernie Troiano Jr.
From left, Joey Stamile III, Mike Gallo, and Mayor Ernie Troiano Jr. WILDWOOD –The city unveiled a mural honoring Wildwood’s late impresario, Joe Stamile Jr.  Oct. 18 at Fox Park’s amphitheater. The unveiling took place between acts during Wildwood’s Fabulous ‘50s Weekend.

According to Joey Stamile III, although his father died in 1982, his legacy in the city of Wildwood is long lasting. He said his father was born in Philadelphia, but came to Wildwood at a young age.  From then on, the elder Stamile helped the city become a performance hot spot for musical talent. 

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Glenwood alumna returns to celebrate reading

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 01, 2014 02:10 pm

Yair Fraga, Laquell Holly, Justin Seda, Elijah Montgomery and author Traci Dunham at Glenwood Avenue Elementary School. 
Yair Fraga, Laquell Holly, Justin Seda, Elijah Montgomery and author Traci Dunham at Glenwood Avenue Elementary School. WILDWOOD— Haddonfield resident and Wildwood High School graduate, Traci (Young) Dunham visited Glenwood Avenue School to celebrate a love of reading with the students. Dunham is a children’s author and has published her first book, “The Oyster’s Secret.”

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Jordan Robertson accepted to Colgate University

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 01, 2014 02:06 pm

HAMILTON, NY - Wildwood Catholic High School graduate Jordan Robertson, Cape May Court House, has been accepted to Colgate University.

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Wildwood honors longtime dispatcher

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 31, 2014 11:00 pm

Commissioner Pete Byron, Harry Tweed, Mayor Ernie Troiano and Commissioner Tony Leonetti Commissioner Pete Byron, Harry Tweed, Mayor Ernie Troiano and Commissioner Tony Leonetti WILDWOOD – City Commissioners honored longtime police dispatcher Harry Tweed during their Oct. 22 meeting. Tweed served the city for 26 years.

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