• 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

Building dunes is throwing money into the ocean

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, January 22, 2014 01:00 am

To the editor:

The entire coastline of New Jersey is going to be ruined by the Army Corps of Engineers and their like-it-or-not attitude with building dunes. Dunes wash away. It's like dropping money into the ocean.

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Joseph Rullo sworn in as North Wildwood's newest councilman

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Written by Christie Rotondo Tuesday, January 21, 2014 05:36 pm

Joseph Rullo,smiles with his wife, Nancy, and sons Cain and Luke after being sworn in as North Wildwood's newest member of council Tuesday Joseph Rullo,smiles with his wife, Nancy, and sons Cain and Luke after being sworn in as North Wildwood's newest member of council Tuesday NORTH WILDWOOD—North Wildwood’s City Council appointed its newest member during Tuesday’s meeting, Republican Joseph Rullo, a local coach and restaurant owner.

Rullo was the top choice by the North Wildwood Republican Organization for the 2nd Ward seat, which was held by Mayor Patrick Rosenello for 10 years.

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In Another Time> Freeling Hewitt kept the light shining and more at Hereford Inlet

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Written by Jacob Schaad Jr. Monday, January 20, 2014 01:39 pm

Among the 10 keepers, including nine men and one woman, who served the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse from 1874 to 1961, there was one whose extra community life contributed to the birth and growth of the borough of Anglesea before it became known as North Wildwood in 1906.

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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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