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    Gail Hayman Cohen and Pauline Levy have lineages that trace back to Beth Judah's founding families, and both have been working to organize the synagogue's centennial celebration and strategic plan.Respecting roots, looking to the future

    WILDWOOD -- Gail Hayman Cohen and Pauline Levy sat talking in Beth Judah Temple Monday, surrounded by stained glass windows and gold plaques dedicated to the families that founded the…

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    Photo by Christie Rotondo/Former Mayor Bill Henfey, left, and current Mayor Patrick Rosenello, right, at Henfey's last meeting in December 2013. NORTH WILDWOOD — Bill Henfey, who served as North Wildwood’s mayor from 2006 to 2013, died Tuesday morning surrounded by family and friends at his home, the city of North Wildwood announced.

    He was 65.

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    Members of the Teen Paranormal Society watch computer monitors during one of this summer’s research sessions at the George F. Boyer museum.

    Paranormal research presentation scheduled for Oct. 25

    WILDWOOD — A handful of CumberlandCounty teens spent the summer exploring “spooky” happenings at the GeorgeF.BoyerMuseum, and come Oct. 25, they will share their findings. 

    The Teen Paranormal Society is a subgroup of Great Northeastern Paranormal Research, founded by John A. Pacelli and Clay Borneman…

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    pumpkin runHalloween in the Wildwoods kicks off Saturday, Oct. 25 with Paranormal Tour at the Wildwood Shore, and the Boardwalk Pumpkin Run.

    The paranormal tour will be held at the George F. Boyer Museum on Pacific Avenue Wildwood. An interactive paranormal tour at the former site of a funeral parlor, the event is presented by Teen Paranormal Society. Smart phones and ear plugs are necessary to participate. Admission is $5. For more information call 609-523-0277.

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    Mayor Ernie Troiano Jr.; Comets Joe D’Ambrosio and Dick Richards; Commissioners Tony Leonetti and Pete Byron; and Jon “Bowzer” Bauman of Sha Na Na stand in front of the new mural Friday, Oct. 17. WILDWOOD — The city honored its rock ‘n’ roll heritage Friday by unveiling a massive mural dedicated to Bill Haley and his Comets hit “Rock Around the…

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PHOTOS: 900 people brave January waters for Special Olympics

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Written by Christie Rotondo Monday, January 20, 2014 11:26 am

The AlohAvengers Polar Plunge Team. The AlohAvengers Polar Plunge Team.

The AlohAvengers Polar Plunge Team, a group of former Willingboro lifeguards and their families, were one of the many groups to brave the icy temperatures Saturday, Jan. 18  during the annual Wildwood Polar Bear Plunge. The plunge benefits the Special Olympics in New Jersey, and this year over 900 people participated.

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Letter: Enforce immigration laws or lose our country

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Written by Opinion Sunday, January 19, 2014 01:00 am

To the editor:

Webster Dictionary defines ‘illegal’ as not lawful, not sanctioned by official rules.

Unlawful, illicit, wrongful.

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Wildwood introduces animal protection ordinance

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, January 18, 2014 01:00 am

WILDWOOD –In an effort to protect animals in the city, the Wildwood Board of Commissioners introduced an ordinance Jan. 13 that requires owners to bring their pets inside when weather conditions are dangerous.

“This ordinance is being put in place for those who can’t protect themselves from those who have no consideration for their well being,” said Mayor Ernie Troiano in a release from the city. “This is just one example of our community’s commitment to making Wildwood a more pet-friendly community for visitors and residents alike.”

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More streets added to roadway reconstruction in Wildwood

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 17, 2014 01:00 am

WILDWOOD – The new year is bringing new sanitary sewers, water mains, storm sewer upgrades and curb-to-curb roadway reconstruction to many of Wildwood’s streets. Construction is being paid for in large part by a $2.6 million USDA grant as well as smaller grants from the NJDOT.

As part of the Phase IV, the final phase of the Board of Commissioners’ multi-phase plan to repair the city’s aging infrastructure, many streets will receive a much-needed makeover.

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Dominos opens at new Wildwood location

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 17, 2014 01:00 am

Photos by George Capua/The new location now offers dine-in seating for patrons. Photos by George Capua/The new location now offers dine-in seating for patrons.

WILDWOOD—Dominos pizza is now baking pies at their new location on Rio Grande and New Jersey avenues, which city officials say is the largest Dominos in the country.

At 2,800 square feet, the restaurant can produce 450 pizzas an hour and offers seating for 57 people as well as offering carryout service as well as delivery, the city said.

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New animal control provider in Wildwood

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 16, 2014 04:13 pm

WILDWOOD—The city has switched to a new animal control provider, Shore Animal Control Services, after commissioners passed a resolution authorizing the contract Jan. 8.

Administrator Chris Fox said that the city switched to Shore Animal Control because there had been talk that animal control would be handled county-wide, but that solution fell through.

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Wildwood High to get new roof

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 16, 2014 02:11 pm

WILDWOOD—The Wildwood school board voted Jan. 8 to finance a new roof for the high school, a $2.1 million project.

Earlier this year, the school received a grant from the state for 40 percent of the project. The board is budgeting to finance the remainder of the project as a lease purchase over the next five years.

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Wildwood man charged with sexually assaulting 2 girls

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 16, 2014 01:30 pm

WILDWOOD—A 23-year-old Wildwood man has been charged with aggravated sexual assault and endangering a child after he allegedly had a sexual relationship with two underage girls, police announced.

Gabriel Allende-Dominguez was arrested without incident Wednesday afternoon and is an unemployed construction laborer in the city, police said. 

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