• Wildwood Leader

    WILDWOOD — The Board of Commissioners is again seeking proposals for a bar and concerts on the city’s beach, this time for the summer of 2015.

    Wildwood commissioners voted Wednesday night to advertise for proposals for both items, which they have long hoped would bring the city additional revenue.

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    The Mom’s Beat: Some common sense tips for parents on Halloween

    Many of the rules and traditions my husband and I follow in our house are inherited from our parents, and our rules about Halloween candy certainly follow that pattern.

    When I was a kid I darted from house to house, filling my pillowcase with candy to see how much loot I could collect in the allotted trick-or-treat time. But even amid all of the excitement, I always knew not to eat anything until my…

  • Wildwood Leader

    WILDWOOD CREST — A Wildwood Crest police sergeant and retired county sheriff’s corporal rescued a local man from his burning Aster Road home Saturday morning, police announced.

    Charles Meyers, 63, of Wildwood Crest is expected to make a full recovery.

  • Wildwood Leader

    WILDWOOD CREST — Plans to equip Crest Memorial Elementary to serve as Wildwood Crest’s evacuation shelter are again on hold, Mayor Carl Groon said Wednesday.

    The borough had hoped to purchase a generator for the school this year with the help of a $75,000 FEMA grant, but now Groon says Wildwood Crest may not have the grant secured.

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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

Allison Bove, Megan Dougherty,Jodie DiEduardo Allison Bove, Megan Dougherty,Jodie DiEduardo

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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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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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