• Wildwood Leader

    Susan Daly of Northfield smiles as she paints a section of an icon wall mural, on Oak and Pacific Avenues, to be unveiled Friday at 11 a.m. Northfield artist brings talent to Wildwoods

    WILDWOOD — Susan Daly, a Northfield-based artist who has created murals for Atlantic City casinos and restaurants over the past 30 years, is putting her paintbrush on Pacific Avenue. 

    Daly is completing the Greater Wildwoods…

  • Wildwood Leader

    File photo provided by GWTIDAWILDWOOD – The gigantic Wildwoods sign that greets visitors to the island is set to be refurbished this November, the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority announced Wednesday.

    Officials with the authority say the 80-foot-long, 19-foot-high sign will have all nine of its letters restored in two phases. That way, the word “Wildwoods” will be visible throughout the entire process, set to last about two weeks.

  • Wildwood Leader

    NORTH WILDWOOD — The city has to pay back almost a million dollars in tax liens on Marina Bay Towers, a senior housing facility on the bayside of town, since a judge has decided that land the condos are located on is exempt from real estate taxation.

    North Wildwood has been entangled in litigation with Marina Bay and Beach Creek Marina for about 10 years, and a judge ordered the city to pay close to $900,000 to Royal Tax Lien services for liens placed on the property over a 15-year period.

  • Middle Township Gazette

    Xavier GeisingerWOODBINE – A Dennisville man was charged with murder less than 24 hours after a Woodbine man was shot and killed on the 300 Block of Jefferson Street in Woodbine, according to the state police.

  • Wildwood Leader

    When the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce throws its big nostalgic party — the Fabulous ‘50s and Beyond Weekend — Oct. 17 and 18, it may be a reminder to some of a time in the Wildwoods history when tourism was born again.

    A young man from Philadelphia, who had been in the Wildwoods during the summer returned in the dull days of winter. What he saw were boarded stores, fancy motels closed, no longer flashing their glitzy lights. No traffic signals, either, and only an occasional automobile crossing his path, probably driven by the mayor (If…

  • Wildwood Leader

    WILDWOOD CREST — Administrator Tom Henshaw resigned this week after working in the borough for only a few months, Wildwood Crest officials said.

    His contract began June 9 and was supposed to last three years.

Wildwood Leader

Crest OKs contract to expand beach path

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Written by Christie Rotondo Tuesday, December 31, 2013 01:00 am

WILDWOOD CREST—During the Board of Commissioner’s meeting Dec. 27, Crest commissioners voted to grant contracts for projects involving the beach bike path and recreation space on Washington Avenue.

Also, the Crest plans to interview candidates for its open administrator position Jan. 8 and 9.

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In Another Time >Quacks and charlatans did little to improve life expectancy

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Written by Jacob Schaad Jr. Monday, December 30, 2013 11:26 am

When Wildwood officially became a borough in 1895, the national average life expectancy was about 46 years. If you believed the three Baker brothers who developed much of the island, locals might have lived a little longer. They were constantly telling people in their promotional literature how much healthier it was to live in Wildwood.

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North Wildwood announces council meeting schedule for 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, December 30, 2013 11:23 am

NORTH WILDWOOD—The following are scheduled North Wildwood City Council meetings for 2014.

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No injuries in Wildwood house fire

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, December 30, 2013 11:22 am

WILDWOOD—Wildwood firefighters were called to a house fire on the 100 block of East Bennett Avenue 3:35 p.m. Saturday for a reported stove fire, according to the department.

While the fire caused damage to the kitchen and smoke damage throughout the home, firefighters said that there were no injuries.

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North Wildwood beach patrol celebrates a century

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Written by Christie Rotondo Saturday, December 28, 2013 01:00 am

Photo courtesy Wildwood Historical Society/A North Wildwood guard competes in the Beschen-Callahan races, but the date of the photo is unknown. Photo courtesy Wildwood Historical Society/A North Wildwood guard competes in the Beschen-Callahan races, but the date of the photo is unknown. NORTH WILDWOOD—The start of 2014 won’t be just another year for North Wildwood’s beach patrol. Come this summer, the NWBP will be celebrating its centennial anniversary.

“I’m very excited,” Tony Cavalier, North Wildwood’s beach patrol chief, said. “It’s been my life and a lot of other guys’ and girls’ lives down here by the beach.”

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North Wildwood police arrest summary Dec. 16- Dec. 22

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, December 27, 2013 12:58 pm

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NORTH WILDWOOD—North Wildwood police announced that they made the following arrests from Dec. 16 to Dec. 22. Those charged are considered innocent unless guilt is proven.

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Margaret Mace shows off their “ugly sweaters”

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 24, 2013 11:28 am

Jayah Flannery and Lianna Alves, Maragaret Mace kindergarten students. Jayah Flannery and Lianna Alves, Maragaret Mace kindergarten students. NORTH WILDWOOD—The staff and students of Margaret Mace Elementary celebrated their holiday cheer Thursday Dec. 19, with an “ugly sweater" day.  Prizes were awarded to the most creative students. Photos submitted.

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PHOTOS: Elves make their way to Margaret Mace

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, December 23, 2013 02:41 pm

Micah Rucci, Rachel Broadbent, Alex Morales Alex Gonzalez, Jocelyn Bosque Micah Rucci, Rachel Broadbent, Alex Morales Alex Gonzalez, Jocelyn Bosque NORTH WILDWOOD--Eighth-grade students were Santa's helpers Dec. 20 and delivered letters to the first-graders at Margaret Mace.  School officials said there was a "mix up in the mail" because the letters were sent to the school, but thankfully the eighth- graders were able to help out and read Santa's responses. Photos submitted.

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