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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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North Wildwood police arrest summary Dec. 23- Dec. 29

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 03, 2014 01:51 pm

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NORTH WILDWOOD—North Wildwood police announced that they made the following arrests from Dec. 23 to Dec. 29. Those charged are considered innocent unless guilt is proven.

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Wildwood sees first snowfall of 2014

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Written by Christie Rotondo Friday, January 03, 2014 01:17 pm

Photo by Brian Cuniff/ About 6 inches of snow fell on the Wildwoods by Friday morning. Photo by Brian Cuniff/ About 6 inches of snow fell on the Wildwoods by Friday morning.

WILDWOOD — After Gov. Chris Christie declared a state of emergency Thursday night, several inches of snow blanketed the state, with about 6 inches falling in the Wildwoods come Friday morning, according to residents.

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Wildwood approves stricter rental codes

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, January 02, 2014 04:15 pm

Landlords concerned about impact

WILDWOOD— Describing unruly tenants and problem landlords as a blight on the community, commissioners approved substantial changes to the city’s rental housing codes Dec. 31.

But some landlords are concerned that the new procedures are confusing and the actions of their tenants could now lead to negative consequences for them.

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Home sought for museum of maritime history in North Wildwood

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Written by Jacob Schaad Jr. Wednesday, January 01, 2014 01:00 am

Photo by Jen Marra/ Now a machine shop for the marine division of the state police, some want to see this historic building become a maritime museum.  Photo by Jen Marra/ Now a machine shop for the marine division of the state police, some want to see this historic building become a maritime museum. NORTH WILDWOOD—Steve Murray believes he is closer than ever to accomplishing his mission for 10 years — to establish a maritime museum in North Wildwood.

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What’s the one thing you would like to do more often in 2014? | Wildwood Leader

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 31, 2013 07:00 am

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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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