• Middle Township Gazette

    NORTH WILDWOOD – A Woodbine woman is in custody, accused of burglarizing the same North Wildwood home on 24th Avenue twice.

    Lelani M. Freeman, 30, Woodbine, was charged by North Wildwood police, who said the incidents happened between November and December. Police have accused her of stealing pills and an electronic benefit card. According to police,  she knew the victim.

  • Cape May Gazette

    LOWER TOWNSHIP – The Lower Township Police Department and the Cape May County Regional SWAT Team responded to a home in Lower Township Tuesday after a man fired a gun and his wife and children fled.

    Jeffrey Hart, 47, barricaded himself in his home on the 600 block of Jonathan Hoffman Road before police arrived, according to a press release from Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor.

  • Wildwood Leader

    The Grinch looks out from the back of a Wildwood police car after being “pinched” at the Grinch run.
WILDWOOD – He’s green and mean with a mile-long rap sheet. But in Wildwood, the Grinch was given a one-way ticket back to Whoville – courtesy of the Wildwood police department.

    Sponsored by the Wildwood police department, the Dec. 13 Pinch the Grinch 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk offered athletes a chance to make their…

  • Upper Township Gazette

    STRATHMERE – The Strathmere Zip Code is one of the richest in the United States, according to the Movoto real estate blog.

    Sea Isle City is one of the most dangerous cities in the state, says the ValuePenguin website.

    It is a tale of two cities, at least according to these websites, for the two communities on Ludlam Island.

  • Holiday

    Father Christmas will visit Whale’s Tale on Dec. 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. at 312 Washington Mall in Cape May. An old-fashioned Christmas exhibit

    The public is invited to a free exhibit of holiday traditions through the years complete with model trains, toys and more at the Carriage House Gallery, Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May, through Thursday, Jan. 1. The gallery is open daily, though hours vary. For more information, call 609-884-5404…

  • Sports

    When Alison Mastrangelo was young, she was a huge fan of ABC’s World News Tonight.

    “I always had the biggest crush on (anchor) Peter Jennings,” she said with a laugh. “My mom (Fran) always says whenever they’d turn on the TV and it was on that I’d stop everything I was doing to watch him.”

Wildwood Leader

Crest woman receives arts fellowship

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 14, 2014 11:00 pm

photo courtesy Christina Tenaglia/ Christina Tenaglia of Wildwood Crest was awarded an $8,400 arts fellowship for sculpture. This untitled piece is one of her works. photo courtesy Christina Tenaglia/ Christina Tenaglia of Wildwood Crest was awarded an $8,400 arts fellowship for sculpture. This untitled piece is one of her works.

 

TRENTON – The New Jersey State Council of the Arts awarded fellowships to two South Jersey artists at its first regular meeting of the year Tuesday, Feb. 25 at the South Orange Performing Arts Center.

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Budget delay by West Wildwood bond dispute

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Written by Christie Rotondo Friday, March 14, 2014 12:00 am

WEST WILDWOOD—Introduction of a municipal budget in West Wildwood is delayed due to an ongoing dispute over the purchase of a $90,000 backhoe, administrator Chris Ridings said Thursday, March 6.

According to Ridings, the borough cannot introduce a budget until a decision is made in Atlantic County Court as to whether the petition of a bond ordinance to purchase the backhoe is valid.

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North Wildwood passes SID budget

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 13, 2014 11:00 pm

NORTH WILDWOOD—City council held a public hearing and final vote on the 2014 Boardwalk Special Improvement District budget during its March 4 meeting.

The budget was approved by council, with Council President Salvatore Zampirri abstaining due to his position on the SID board, he said. No one from the public commented at the meeting.

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North Wildwood plans extensive road work

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, March 13, 2014 01:40 pm

city hall NORTH WILDWOOD—An extensive street reconstruction project is slated to begin soon in the city, now that council approved a $1.4 million contract to complete the work at its March 4 meeting.

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Which of the Wildwoods do you visit?

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, March 13, 2014 11:13 am

Changes in best beach contest break up voting by municipality

WILDWOOD—For the past five years, the Wildwoods have frequently swept the New Jersey Best Beaches contest, presented by the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium.

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War of words in West Wildwood

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Written by Christie Rotondo Wednesday, March 12, 2014 12:14 pm

Former mayor, attorney, accused in complaint filed by borough

WEST WILDWOOD—West Wildwood has filed a complaint in Cape May County Superior Court that alleges the borough’s former mayor illegally entered into a settlement agreement without the Board of Commissioner’s consent in 2011.

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UPDATED: Fee fight brewing in Wildwood

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Written by Christie Rotondo Monday, March 10, 2014 03:11 pm

File photo by Jen Marra. File photo by Jen Marra. So far, no beach events have been approved for the summer of ’14 

WILDWOOD—Events on Wildwood’s beaches bring in millions of dollars in tourism revenue every year. As of Monday, March 10, not a single one had been approved by the Board of Commissioners for summer 2014.

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Crest Memorial honors student writers for February

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, March 09, 2014 12:00 am

The third and fourth grade students whose writing was recognized for the month of February stand near the “Principal’s Corner” bulletin board at Crest Memorial. The third and fourth grade students whose writing was recognized for the month of February stand near the “Principal’s Corner” bulletin board at Crest Memorial.

WILDWOOD CREST – Crest Memorial students in grades three through eight who have produced exemplary written work were recently rewarded with a pizza party and display of their compositions.

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