• Wildwood Leader

    Jen Marra/Preschool student Roberto Sanchez Olguin gets a double high five from the Easter Bunny who paid a special visit to the students during their lunch period.

    Margaret Mace elementary students had a surprise visit from the Easter bunny Friday, April 11. The visit came the same day as students participated in the school's Easter Hat Parade, an annual event organized by first grade teachers Amanda Brojakowski and Judi Kiniry.

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    Wildwood Police/ Police were looking to identify these individuals, who they suspected assaulted a man on the boardwalk Saturday.WILDWOOD – Police have arrested four Marlton teens in connection to an aggravated assault on the boardwalk April 13, the Wildwood police department announced.

    Ryan Callahan, 18, Nicholas Nastasi, 19, Kyle Patrick, 19, and a 17-year-old male, have been charged with aggravated assault after police released surveillance footage of the suspects to local media earlier this week. Callahan, Nastasi…

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    David Benson/ Tonya Ahern of Upper Township shows the two types of naloxone available, a nasal spray and an injection. Parents group seeks overdose antidote, training

    A matter of minutes could mean the difference between life and death for an overdose victim.

    That’s the thinking of Tonya Ahern, an Upper Township woman who works with Parent to Parent, a support group for parents of individuals suffering from addiction.

  • Wildwood Leader

    A vote to rescind fees to be held April 23

    WILDWOOD— After a war of words between  Morey's Piers and Mayor Ernie Troiano, Jr., GWTIDA announced Tuesday that an agreement had been reached between the authority and city that would keep key events on Wildwood’s beaches.

  • Wildwood Leader

    Operators still waiting for ABC approval

    WILDWOOD – Wildwood’s beach bar is one step closer to opening this summer, now that the Board of Commissioners voted Friday, April 11 to award Beach Buddy, LLC a contract to operate on the city’s beach.

    In February, the commissioners accepted the proposal from the group of Philadelphia club and night club owners, but did not award the contract. During the commissioners’ regular meeting on April 9, a resolution to award the contract was moved to a closed-door executive session.

Wildwood Leader

St. Patrick's snow day!

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 17, 2014 01:31 pm

Jim Grauel of Wildwood Crest paddles in the snow in Wildwood in this photo by David Macomber. Jim Grauel of Wildwood Crest paddles in the snow in Wildwood in this photo by David Macomber. Jim Grauel of Wildwood Crest paddles in the snow in Wildwood in this photo by David Macomber.

 

Glenwood celebrates Read Across America

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, March 16, 2014 12:00 am

Glenwood students show off their wacky hats. Glenwood students show off their wacky hats.

WILDWOOD –Glenwood Avenue Elementary School celebrated the 110th birthday of Theodore Geisel, better known as the author who created the Cat in the Hat, during Read Across America last week.

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Wildwood OKs big hike in fees for beach events

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Written by Christie Rotondo Saturday, March 15, 2014 08:59 pm

WILDWOOD—Business owners in the city are worried that if Wildwood officials and event holders don’t come to an agreement on beach event fees soon, tourism will seriously suffer.

Haroula Rotondi, who owns the Original Hot Spot on Cedar Avenue and the boardwalk, brought her concerns to the Board of Commissioners during their regular meeting March 12.

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Crest woman receives arts fellowship

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 15, 2014 12:00 am

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 01:00 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 Friday, March 14, 2014 12:00 am

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 02:40 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 12:13 pm

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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