• Wildwood Leader

    NORTH WILDWOOD – Since 2002, as many as 130 children from Wildwood have attended public preschool and kindergarten classes at St. Simeon’s by the Sea on Central Avenue in North Wildwood each year.

    But now, North Wildwood officials are looking for information about how Wildwood’s Board of Education entered into a lease there, as well as which municipality is supposed to provide safety and security plans for the building.

  • Wildwood Leader

    Group leader Hailey Friedley, 21; Clay Borneman, co-founder of the Teen Paranormal Society; and members Alex Arico, 19, and Alex Weikel, 15, check the monitor, which is connected to eight night vision cameras throughout the museum. WILDWOOD — “What’s your name?” Alexis Strahan, 18, calls out to no one in particular as she sits in the dark at one…

  • Wildwood Leader

    WILDWOOD – About 15 kilograms of heroin have been seized as a result of Cape May County’s “Operation Whitehouse” and now the county prosecutor’s office has provided the names of five more individuals arrested in the sweep.

    Originally, law enforcement announced that 17 people have been arrested as a result of the raid, but only the names and charges of 11 arrested individuals had been released.

  • Middle Township Gazette

    Joseph TownsBoard of Education releases statement

    CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - A Middle Township High School teacher faces multiple criminal charges, including sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, law enforcement officials said Tuesday, July 22.

  • Wildwood Leader

    WEST WILDWOOD— A West Wildwood man was arrested by federal agents Wednesday, July 16 on charges that he received images of child sexual abuse using his cell phone.

    According to the office of U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman, Jeffrey Spicer, 44, was arrested by special agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations.

Wildwood Leader

Two charged with selling coke, heroin

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 03, 2013 11:51 am

WILDWOOD— Two Wildwood men were arrested Wednesday after police were called to Hand Avenue on reports of drug activity in a vehicle.

Harold Perez-Heredia, 22, and Jason Morell-Morales, 26, were arrested at the scene.

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WHS receives National Blue Ribbon designation

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 03, 2013 11:40 am

 Wildwood High School Principal Christopher Armstrong, left, and Curriculum Coordinator Joespha Penrose, right, stand with students and hold up a banner designating WHS as a National Blue Ribbon school. 
 Wildwood High School Principal Christopher Armstrong, left, and Curriculum Coordinator Joespha Penrose, right, stand with students and hold up a banner designating WHS as a National Blue Ribbon school.

WILDWOOD— Last week, Wildwood High School was named a National Blue Ribbon School under the U.S. Department of Education.

In an announcement by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Wildwood High School, along with 285 other schools, was named one of the best in the United States. It is the only high school in Cape May County to ever receive the designation of National Blue Ribbon School, according to the city. 

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Two Wildwood teens face drug charges

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 03, 2013 11:35 am

WILDWOOD— Police have arrested two Wildwood men on drug charges after they were called to their residence on reports that a missing Lower Township juvenile may have been there.

Markell Benson, 18, and Denzeel Turner, 19, were arrested around 4:20 a.m. Wednesday, after police saw them through the window allegedly packaging drugs into baggies.

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Reel therapy

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 03, 2013 11:14 am

Heroes on the Water program takes injured veterans out for a day of kayak fishing  Heroes on the Water program takes injured veterans out for a day of kayak fishing

Heroes on the Water program takes injured veterans out for a day of kayak fishing

Seventeen wounded warriors and their families spent a day fishing off North Wildwood Sunday, Sept. 29 as part of the Heroes on the Water program.

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Plan calls for new revenue, larger fund balance

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, October 03, 2013 10:50 am

WILDWOOD — Commissioners have set the city up with a five-year savings goal, in accordance with state recommendations.

Now, the next step is funding it.

Over the next five years, Wildwood plans to create a fund balance that will retain about 5 percent of the city’s current fund budget. To make that a reality, commissioners are looking to find new revenue sources.

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Five Mile Beat > Wildwood Chamber celebrates 75th anniversary

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Written by Joyce Gould Thursday, October 03, 2013 10:10 am

 Ronnie Town, Steve Morey, and Diane Weiland. Ronnie Town, Steve Morey, and Diane Weiland.  The Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce held its annual dinner and awards banquet on Thursday, Sept. 26 at Pasta Pesto in Wildwood with 100 people in attendance. It is an evening that is awaited with great anticipation.

This year was especially exciting because all of the past presidents that could be found were invited to the dinner and chamber members welcomed Paul DiFlippo, Diane Buscham, Linda Williams, Lori Roach, Mary Erceg, Don Cabrera and Jim Rowland.

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Italian celebration in Fox Park

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Written by Jen Marra Thursday, October 03, 2013 10:00 am

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  On the cover / photos by Jen Marra / Dennis Morina of Westville slurps up a mouthful of spaghetti as he competes in the spaghetti eating contest that took place during the Olde Time Italian Festival in Wildwood’s Fox Park Saturday, Sept. 28. Morina is announced the winner of the contest for eating the most pasta.

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Mayor Henfey doing well, but few official updates available

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 03, 2013 07:54 am

NORTH WILDWOOD— City Council had few updates on Mayor Bill Henfey’s condition during their Tuesday night meeting.

“We’ll keep in our prayers the mayor,” Patrick Rosenello, council president, said during the meeting. “I did speak to him this evening and he is doing very well.”

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