• Regional

    Thursday, Nov. 27

    OCEAN CITY - The Fast and the Furriest 5K Turkey Trot and 1-Mile Fun Run will begin 8:30 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, Nov. 27, at the Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. The run benefits the Ocean City Humane Society. Preregister online at www.active.com . Preregistered packet pick up is 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26 at the senior center, 1735 Simpson Ave. Race-day registration is 7-8:25 a.m. in front of the Music Pier. Applications are available at the Aquatic and Fitness Center, The Sneaker Shop and the Humane Society. For more information,…

  • Cape May Gazette

    Arthur E.

    LOWER TOWNSHIP – Arthur E. “Art” Treon, whose name was synonymous with fire fighting and emergency management in the township, county, and state, died Wednesday night after leaving the scene of a fatal fire in North Wildwood.

    Town Bank Fire Chief Lou McGonigal, a longtime friend, said Treon had gone to Tuesday night’s fire at 212 W. 17th Ave. in North Wildwood Nov. 18. McGonigal said Treon complained of chest pains and shortness of breath and was transported to the hospital, where he appeared to be doing better. Treon later died…

  • Middle Township Gazette

    Rio Grande Fire Company battles a blaze in Whitesboro, Tuesday evening. photo courtesy Rio Grande Fire Company

    Police identify 71-year-old man killed in Whitesboro fire

    WHITESBORO – Firefighters with Rio Grande were called from a fire in North Wildwood, that left one person dead, to respond to a fire in Whitesboro that killed another man.

    “We were at the North Wildwood fire, and clearing that scene when we got a call for a…

  • Wildwood Leader

    Fudgy Wudgy Man Andy MarkeeNORTH WILDWOOD – Andrew N. “Andy” Markee was known to some as the quintessential Fudgy Wudgy man, dispensing ice cream and smiles to beachgoers in North Wildwood.

    Markee died on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at the age of 76.

  • Middle Township Gazette

    Aziza, the first female giraffe that called the Cape May County Zoo her homeCAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Aziza, the first female giraffe that called the Cape May County Zoo her home has died, zoo officials announced today.

    Dr. Hurbert Paluch, and director of the zoo said that Aziza arrived at the zoo nearly 20 years ago and was one of the first inhabitants in the Savannah. 

  • Middle Township Gazette

    Frederick Gene Marr is wheeled passed the jury box, on his way to state prison for at least 30 years in the 2010 murder of his nephew, Ronald Denny Sr.CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Frederick Gene Marr will likely spend the rest of his life in prison for the murder of his nephew, a judge decided Friday, Nov. 14.

Wildwood Leader

Wildwood to take its case to Open Space Board for Pacific Avenue lot

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Written by Christie Rotondo Wednesday, January 22, 2014 11:19 am

WILDWOOD—Next Tuesday, Wildwood officials will make their case before the county open space board to bring some sort of recreation area to Pacific Avenue.

What that space ultimately will look like is still being hashed out. Previously, the Board of Commissioners had hoped to see a synthetic ice rink included in plans for 3400 Pacific Ave.

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West Wildwood contends that ordinance challenge will cost taxpayer

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Written by Christie Rotondo Wednesday, January 22, 2014 11:13 am

WEST WILDWOOD—The borough is warning residents they could see a higher tax bill in 2014 because a group of petitioners is trying to block a $91,000 bond purchase of a backhoe.

In a release from borough administrator Chris Ridings, West Wildwood contends that the backhoe will cost each property an additional $120 in 2014.

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Strong support for dune project

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, January 22, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

I strongly support the construction of the 16-foot sand dune project for the Wildwoods. Hurricane Sandy resulted in a 14-foot storm surge in Sea Bright. Although the proposed sand dune project would have minimal protection from a storm like the March Storm of 1962, which brought persistent flooding over a period of three days, it would have protected us from a direct hit of a storm like Sandy, the category 4 Hurricane of 1821 or the Category 3/4 Hurricane of 1804. During those storms, there was a strong but apparently brief storm surge. The communities to the north of us exposed to the storm surge from Sandy with sand dune barriers did much better than those lacking this protection.

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Building dunes is throwing money into the ocean

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, January 22, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

The entire coastline of New Jersey is going to be ruined by the Army Corps of Engineers and their like-it-or-not attitude with building dunes. Dunes wash away. It's like dropping money into the ocean.

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Joseph Rullo sworn in as North Wildwood's newest councilman

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Written by Christie Rotondo Tuesday, January 21, 2014 04:36 pm

Joseph Rullo,smiles with his wife, Nancy, and sons Cain and Luke after being sworn in as North Wildwood's newest member of council Tuesday Joseph Rullo,smiles with his wife, Nancy, and sons Cain and Luke after being sworn in as North Wildwood's newest member of council Tuesday NORTH WILDWOOD—North Wildwood’s City Council appointed its newest member during Tuesday’s meeting, Republican Joseph Rullo, a local coach and restaurant owner.

Rullo was the top choice by the North Wildwood Republican Organization for the 2nd Ward seat, which was held by Mayor Patrick Rosenello for 10 years.

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In Another Time> Freeling Hewitt kept the light shining and more at Hereford Inlet

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Written by Jacob Schaad Jr. Monday, January 20, 2014 12:39 pm

Among the 10 keepers, including nine men and one woman, who served the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse from 1874 to 1961, there was one whose extra community life contributed to the birth and growth of the borough of Anglesea before it became known as North Wildwood in 1906.

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PHOTOS: 900 people brave January waters for Special Olympics

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Written by Christie Rotondo Monday, January 20, 2014 10:26 am

The AlohAvengers Polar Plunge Team. The AlohAvengers Polar Plunge Team.

The AlohAvengers Polar Plunge Team, a group of former Willingboro lifeguards and their families, were one of the many groups to brave the icy temperatures Saturday, Jan. 18  during the annual Wildwood Polar Bear Plunge. The plunge benefits the Special Olympics in New Jersey, and this year over 900 people participated.

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Letter: Enforce immigration laws or lose our country

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Written by Opinion Sunday, January 19, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

Webster Dictionary defines ‘illegal’ as not lawful, not sanctioned by official rules.

Unlawful, illicit, wrongful.

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