• Wildwood Leader

    Jen Marra/Preschool student Roberto Sanchez Olguin gets a double high five from the Easter Bunny who paid a special visit to the students during their lunch period.

    Margaret Mace elementary students had a surprise visit from the Easter bunny Friday, April 11. The visit came the same day as students participated in the school's Easter Hat Parade, an annual event organized by first grade teachers Amanda Brojakowski and Judi Kiniry.

  • Wildwood Leader

    Wildwood Police/ Police were looking to identify these individuals, who they suspected assaulted a man on the boardwalk Saturday.WILDWOOD – Police have arrested four Marlton teens in connection to an aggravated assault on the boardwalk April 13, the Wildwood police department announced.

    Ryan Callahan, 18, Nicholas Nastasi, 19, Kyle Patrick, 19, and a 17-year-old male, have been charged with aggravated assault after police released surveillance footage of the suspects to local media earlier this week. Callahan, Nastasi…

  • Regional

    David Benson/ Tonya Ahern of Upper Township shows the two types of naloxone available, a nasal spray and an injection. Parents group seeks overdose antidote, training

    A matter of minutes could mean the difference between life and death for an overdose victim.

    That’s the thinking of Tonya Ahern, an Upper Township woman who works with Parent to Parent, a support group for parents of individuals suffering from addiction.

  • Wildwood Leader

    A vote to rescind fees to be held April 23

    WILDWOOD— After a war of words between  Morey's Piers and Mayor Ernie Troiano, Jr., GWTIDA announced Tuesday that an agreement had been reached between the authority and city that would keep key events on Wildwood’s beaches.

  • Wildwood Leader

    Operators still waiting for ABC approval

    WILDWOOD – Wildwood’s beach bar is one step closer to opening this summer, now that the Board of Commissioners voted Friday, April 11 to award Beach Buddy, LLC a contract to operate on the city’s beach.

    In February, the commissioners accepted the proposal from the group of Philadelphia club and night club owners, but did not award the contract. During the commissioners’ regular meeting on April 9, a resolution to award the contract was moved to a closed-door executive session.

Wildwood Leader

Wildwood recognizes Joe Bond for help after Sandy

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 07, 2014 01:00 am

 

Commissioner Pete Byron, Mayor Ernie Troiano, Joe Bond, and Commissioner Tony Leonetti pose after Bond was recognized for his help at the Feb. 26 Board of Commissioners meeting. Commissioner Pete Byron, Mayor Ernie Troiano, Joe Bond, and Commissioner Tony Leonetti pose after Bond was recognized for his help at the Feb. 26 Board of Commissioners meeting.
WILDWOOD – City Commissioners recognized Joe Bond, director of public works for the Wildwood Crest, with a certificate of appreciation Feb. 26 for helping Wildwood in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

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Wildwood man arrested on heroin distribution charges

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 06, 2014 05:15 pm

Lower man, Cape May Court House woman also arrested

WILDWOOD—Three Cape May County residents have been arrested and one faces drug charges after law enforcement officials carried out a search warrant with a SWAT team in the 3700 block of Atlantic Ave. Wednesday. March 5, the county prosecutor’s office announced.

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Healthcare costs, ratable decline drives increase in Crest tax rate

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, March 06, 2014 11:00 am

WILDWOOD CREST—Commissioners in Wildwood Crest introduced a $22.7 million budget Wednesday, Feb. 26 that includes a 1.5-cent increase to the local purpose tax rate.

The proposed budget will be put up for a second reading, public hearing, and final vote 7 p.m. March 26.

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North Wildwood police arrest fugitive after traffic stop

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 06, 2014 10:51 am

NORTH WILDWOOD—An alleged Delaware County, Pa. fugitive wanted on credit card theft and narcotics charges was arrested in North Wildwood Thursday morning, police announced. 

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Crest holds emergency meeting to pay phone bill

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, March 05, 2014 01:00 pm


WILDWOOD CREST—Commissioners in the Crest had to hold an emergency meeting Friday, Feb. 28 because of an accidentally unpaid phone bill, which resulted in the service being shut off in various Crest departments. 

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Farm market eyed for Pacific Avenue

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Written by Christie Rotondo Wednesday, March 05, 2014 01:00 am

WILDWOOD—To some Wildwood business owners, bringing a weekly farmer’s market to Pacific Avenue could help change how tourists view the downtown.

“We want people to know that there is life on Pacific Avenue,” Jodie DiEduardo, vice president at Crest Savings Bank, said this week.

But DiEduardo says the district is still determining if the idea is feasible.

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Seeking ways to support veterans

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, March 05, 2014 01:00 am

To the editor:

I read the article in The Leader about raising the price for ice cream licenses. I was wondering if anyone was collecting signatures for a petition or doing any kind of fundraising for the Veterans who this impacts? I'm truly appalled by this and wanted to at the very least offer my signature (as well as my family's names) on a petition.

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North Wildwood police announce arrests made Feb. 17 to 23

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 04, 2014 04:28 pm

NORTH WILDWOOD—North Wildwood police announced that they made the following arrests from Feb. 17 to Feb. 23. Those charged are considered innocent unless guilt is proven.

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