• 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

Three incumbents unopposed for North Wildwood council

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 31, 2014 12:30 pm

Three Republican North Wildwood council members are seeking re-election this Nov. 4 in uncontested races.

No nominations were made for the Democratic party ticket in the city.

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North Wildwood police blotter Oct. 6 to Oct. 12

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 31, 2014 12:01 pm

nwpd NORTH WILDWOOD – North Wildwood police announced that they made the following arrests from Oct. 6 to Oct. 12. Those charged are considered innocent unless guilt is proven.

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Supreme Court won’t hear DeMarzo case

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Written by Christie Rotondo Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:55 am

Former mayor demands apology, resignation from prosecutor

WILDWOOD — New Jersey’s Supreme Court has declined to hear the Cape May County Prosecutor’s official misconduct case against former Wildwood mayor Gary DeMarzo, upholding the dismissal of those charges.

DeMarzo says he now expects an apology from Cape May County Prosecutor Robert Taylor, as well as his resignation.

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Wildwood Commission meeting notes, edition of Oct. 29

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Written by Christie Rotondo Tuesday, October 28, 2014 11:57 am

No vote on redevelopment zone

WILDWOOD – The Wildwood Board of Commissioners took steps to amend the city’s curfew ordinance and bought three vehicles, but took no action on a proposal to name the beach and boardwalk a redevelopment zone when it met 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 at City Hall.

Read more: Wildwood Commission meeting notes, edition of Oct. 29

   

Charges filed after extensive damages to Crest home

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 27, 2014 02:08 pm

WILDWOOD CREST — A Moorestown man was charged with burglary and criminal mischief after police say he caused $5,000 in damage in Wildwood Crest home.

Anthony Valenti, 45, was arrested and charged after he turned himself in to Wildwood Crest Police Oct. 21.

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Man breaks into apartment, tries to punch woman

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 27, 2014 02:04 pm

WILDWOOD CREST— A Wildwood Crest man faces burglary and harassment charges after he allegedly broke into a Primrose Road apartment 3 a.m. Saturday morning, police said.

Jason Tomlin, 39, was charged after the couple who lives in the apartment identified him.

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Wildwood again seeks beach bar bids

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Written by Christie Rotondo Monday, October 27, 2014 01:55 pm

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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Local law enforcement rescue Crest man from fire

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 27, 2014 09:27 am

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.

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