• 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

Bail reduced for two Wildwood men charged in drug raid

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, June 26, 2014 04:33 pm

Prosecutor links heroin ‘brand’ to overdoses

WILDWOOD - Two Wildwood men accused of being co-conspirators in a major heroin operation in Cape May County have had their bail reduced, just a week after they were arrested in a the largest narcotics sweep in the county’s history.

Juan Lopez, 56, and Miguel Claudio, 29, are two of nine people charged with conspiracy to distribute and possess heroin. They asked Cape May County Superior Court Judge Patricia Wild to reduce their bail on Thursday, June 26.

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Assault at the Ship-N-Shore leads to three arrests

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, June 26, 2014 03:06 pm

wildwood-police Victim is in critical, but stable, condition

WILDWOOD— Three Middle Township residents were arrested during the early morning hours Wednesday, June 25, after a North Wildwood man was assaulted with a pool cue and glass bottle at Wildwood’s Ship-N-Shore, police announced.

According to police, Avery Stull, 27, and Fred Crawley, 30, both of Cape May Court House, and Kimberly Shelton, 34, of Whitesboro were arrested on aggravated assault charges in connection to the incident.

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Pyrotechnics are his passion and his pleasure

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Written by Christie Rotondo Wednesday, June 25, 2014 10:51 am

Toms River attorney Jack Serpico is the ‘man behind the curtain’ creating Wildwood’s fireworks

WILDWOOD – Thousands of people are expected to make their way to the Wildwood beach and boardwalk to watch Jack Serpico’s work throughout the summer, but few will know he is the man behind their “oohs” and “ahs.”

Serpico is a fourth-generation pyrotechnic who has designed Wildwood’s Friday night and July Fourth fireworks shows for almost 20 years. He goes by the nickname “Pyro Jack” – and those few minutes of Roman candles, comets, strobe stars, salutes and peonies are his art.

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Burlington man charged with spitting in Wildwood cop’s face

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 23, 2014 05:02 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - A Burlington man earned new charges in Middle Township Sunday, June 15, after he spit in the face of a Wildwood police officer, an official said Monday.

Janair L. Best, 39, was already charged with aggravated assault by Wildwood police when he spit at Officer Matthew Donnelly at Cape May Regional Hospital, said Capt. John Edwards, Middle Township Police. Best was at the hospital to be cleared for processing into Cape May County jail.

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Open government advocate files complaint against county prosecutor’s office

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Written by Christie Rotondo Monday, June 23, 2014 03:49 pm

Alleged ‘Brady letters’ for Wildwood Crest police were denied

WILDWOOD CREST – A Somerset man who represents a government transparency project has filed a complaint against the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office alleging that the office acted wrongly when it refused to turn over documents involving Wildwood Crest police officers.

John Paff, chairman of the New Jersey Libertarian Party’s Open Government Advocacy Project, sought “Brady letters” that had been reportedly issued to two former high-ranking officers of the Wildwood Crest Police Department and one current officer.

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PHOTOS: Duck and cover to cover

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, June 22, 2014 12:00 am

Children from Kate Hass’ pre-kindergarten class enjoy a book read by United Way’s Director of Community Initiatives Amanda McGowan Children from Kate Hass’ pre-kindergarten class enjoy a book read by United Way’s Director of Community Initiatives Amanda McGowan

Children from Kate Hass’ pre-kindergarten class enjoy a book read by United Way’s Director of Community Initiatives Amanda McGowan during a visit Wednesday, June 11 in Wildwood. The United Way duck, star of the Rubber Ducky Regatta set for Aug. 17 at Morey’s, also stopped in for a visit.

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Wildwood Crest offering youth swimming lessons

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, June 22, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD CREST – The Wildwood Crest Recreation Department is offering youth swimming lessons this summer at the Joseph Von Savage Memorial Pool at 8800 New Jersey Ave.

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Glenwood Elementary announces honor roll students

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Written by Christie Rotondo Sunday, June 22, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD – Glenwood Avenue Elementary School has announced the students who have made the honor roll for the fourth marking period of the 2013-14 school year.

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