• Middle Township Gazette

    GREEN CREEK - The family of Sammy Caraballo III, Woodbine, has reported online the death of the 21-year-old man who was hurt in a hit and run accident on Route 47 at about 1:10 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 24.

    According to the website: “It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Sammy Caraballo III. Sammy could light up a room and melt your heart with his smile. Let's celebrate the fact that he graced us with his presence for 21 years. Rest in peace SC3.”

  • Wildwood Leader

    Crowd-drawing events continue through September and October

    WILDWOOD — In Wildwood, the season won’t stop on Labor Day.

    The Wildwoods will host dozens of events through September and October, ranging from the Roar to the Shore Motorcycle Weekend to a celebration of all things ’50s, in what tourism officials dubbed the island’s ‘Second Season.’

  • Wildwood Leader

    WILDWOOD — Bystanders lined the streets to watch as smoke and flames poured from the windows of an apartment on the second floor of K.D.’s Deli and Market Friday morning.

    There were no injuries, but the Wildwood Fire Department said about $250,000 in damage was done to the building and it is now uninhabitable.

  • Wildwood Leader

    WILDWOOD CREST — A 49-year-old Pipersville, Pa., man has been accused of exposing himself to children on Wildwood Crest’s Stanton Road beach, police announced.

    James Fadigan faces charges of lewdness and endangering the welfare of a child as a result of the accusations.

  • Wildwood Leader

    WILDWOOD – Six men were charged with various drug offenses Tuesday, Aug. 26, after Wildwood police responded to a 15-year-old girl’s report of sexual assault, police said.

    Christian Terinoni, 19, Wildwood, was charged with sexual assault with injury and endangering the welfare of a child, as well as possession of psilocybin mushrooms after the girl told police that she had been assaulted at a party at about 2:40 a.m. at 4211 Park Boulevard, Unit 100, Wildwood, according to police.

Wildwood Leader

Kevin Tolan and John Stevenson promoted to captain in North Wildwood

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Written by Christie Rotondo Tuesday, November 19, 2013 02:51 pm

John Stevenson is sworn in as captain with the North Wildwood Police Department. His mother, Ruth Stevenson, holds the Bible while his father, also John Stevenson, watches. John Stevenson is sworn in as captain with the North Wildwood Police Department. His mother, Ruth Stevenson, holds the Bible while his father, also John Stevenson, watches. NORTH WILDWOOD — Council chambers were packed Tuesday morning for the promotions of Kevin Tolan and John Stevenson to captain within the North Wildwood Police Department.

“I’m very pleased to make these appointments,” Mayor Bill Henfey said to the standing-room-only crowd during the council meeting. “These two gentlemen have worked beyond the call of duty in our police department.”

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Wildwood continues to work to create beach bar

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Written by Christie Rotondo Monday, November 18, 2013 03:02 pm

WILDWOOD — The city is looking at a new way to bring a bar to Wildwood’s beach.

During the commissioner’s meeting Nov. 13, the board tabled a resolution that would allow the city to begin accepting proposals to construct, operate, and manage a seasonal food and alcoholic beverage facility on the beach.

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Wildwood Catholic’s ‘Anything Goes’ this month

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 18, 2013 06:12 am

 Students rehearse for their upcoming performance of “Anything Goes” Nov. 22-24. 
 Students rehearse for their upcoming performance of “Anything Goes” Nov. 22-24.

NORTH WILDWOOD—Wildwood Catholic’s production of “Anything Goes” will be 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday Nov. 22 and 23 and 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24. An alumni show will be Wednesday, Nov. 27.

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Sports bring life to Wildwoods Convention Center in off-season

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 16, 2013 08:13 am

WILDWOOD – The Wildwoods have become a hub for Youth sports in fall and winter.

Every year, thousands of competitors and spectators make their way to the Wildwoods for regional and national competitions and tournaments, the Greater Wildwood Tourism Improvement and Development authority said. These events provide an economic benefit to the island, due to booking hotel rooms, crowding restaurants and filling the convention center with activity, the authority said.

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Lions Club donates $1,000 to VIM

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 15, 2013 07:07 pm


Patty Nesbitt, Barbara Harvey, RN, and Elizabeth Crowley, MD of Volunteers in Medicine.
  Patty Nesbitt, Barbara Harvey, RN, and Elizabeth Crowley, MD of Volunteers in Medicine.

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE—The Greater Wildwood Lions Club has recently donated $1,000 to Volunteers in Medicine of Cape May County (VIM).

Earlier this year, the Lions won $7,960 from a 50/50 raffle, and five other winners each received $388. The club decided to donate $1,000 of their winnings back to VIM.

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North Wildwood looks to share tax assessor with nearby town

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 15, 2013 01:30 pm

NORTH WILDWOOD— City Council accepted the resignation of Lou Belasco, the city’s tax assessor, during the Nov. 6 meeting.

In a letter announcing his resignation, Belasco said he was stepping down for personal reasons.

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North Wildwood moves forward on AC Electric property

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 15, 2013 12:05 pm

NORTH WILDWOOD – After months of negotiations, the city has authorized a contract to purchase property from Atlantic City Electric for additional space at the fire department and emergency management office.

City Council unanimously passed a resolution Nov. 6 executing a $20,000 contract with AC Electric for a 20-foot piece of property between Third and Fourth Avenues, behind the city’s office of emergency management.

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Quotes of the Week > Nov. 13, 2013

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 15, 2013 01:00 am

Quotes of the Week

“I just want to thank everyone for their overwhelming support…It touches you that people really care.”
North Wildwood Mayor Bill Henfey during his first council meeting since his September hospital stay.

“It’s not a summer carnival; it’s a year-round amusement company.”
Geoff Rogers, COO of Morey’s Piers, on how the company handles the winter.

“There really is no reason why we can’t be one public works department.”
Wildwood Mayor Ernie Troiano on sharing public works services.

   

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