• Holiday

    Father Christmas will visit Whale’s Tale on Dec. 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. at 312 Washington Mall in Cape May. An old-fashioned Christmas exhibit

    The public is invited to a free exhibit of holiday traditions through the years complete with model trains, toys and more at the Carriage House Gallery, Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May, through Thursday, Jan. 1. The gallery is open daily, though hours vary. For more information, call 609-884-5404…

  • Middle Township Gazette

    NORTH WILDWOOD – A Woodbine woman is in custody, accused of burglarizing the same North Wildwood home on 24th Avenue twice.

    Lelani M. Freeman, 30, Woodbine, was charged by North Wildwood police, who said the incidents happened between November and December. Police have accused her of stealing pills and an electronic benefit card. According to police,  she knew the victim.

  • Cape May Gazette

    LOWER TOWNSHIP – The Lower Township Police Department and the Cape May County Regional SWAT Team responded to a home in Lower Township Tuesday after a man fired a gun and his wife and children fled.

    Jeffrey Hart, 47, barricaded himself in his home on the 600 block of Jonathan Hoffman Road before police arrived, according to a press release from Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor.

  • Wildwood Leader

    The Grinch looks out from the back of a Wildwood police car after being “pinched” at the Grinch run.
WILDWOOD – He’s green and mean with a mile-long rap sheet. But in Wildwood, the Grinch was given a one-way ticket back to Whoville – courtesy of the Wildwood police department.

    Sponsored by the Wildwood police department, the Dec. 13 Pinch the Grinch 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk offered athletes a chance to make their…

  • Upper Township Gazette

    STRATHMERE – The Strathmere Zip Code is one of the richest in the United States, according to the Movoto real estate blog.

    Sea Isle City is one of the most dangerous cities in the state, says the ValuePenguin website.

    It is a tale of two cities, at least according to these websites, for the two communities on Ludlam Island.

  • Sports

    When Alison Mastrangelo was young, she was a huge fan of ABC’s World News Tonight.

    “I always had the biggest crush on (anchor) Peter Jennings,” she said with a laugh. “My mom (Fran) always says whenever they’d turn on the TV and it was on that I’d stop everything I was doing to watch him.”

Wildwood Leader

Wildwood Crest Recreation announces Trunk or Treat winners

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 05, 2014 08:47 pm

The DelMonte family of Wildwood Crest claimed top honors in the vehicle-decorating contest at the Wildwood Crest Recreation Trunk or Treat family event held Thursday, Oct. 30. Pictured are (from left) Heather DelMonte, Jack DelMonte, Rob DelMonte.
The DelMonte family of Wildwood Crest claimed top honors in the vehicle-decorating contest at the Wildwood Crest Recreation Trunk or Treat family event held Thursday, Oct. 30. Pictured are (from left) Heather DelMonte, Jack DelMonte, Rob DelMonte.  WILDWOOD CREST – The Wildwood Crest Recreation Department hosted a record crowd at its annual Trunk or Treat Halloween season family event held Thursday evening, Oct. 30, in the parking lot of the Crest Pier Recreation Center.

Adults decorated the backs of their vehicles for Halloween and distributed candy to children dressed in Halloween costumes. The event also included a magic show, pumpkin painting, DJ entertainment and more.

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North Wildwood announces limited access to Bill Henfey Park

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 05, 2014 02:38 pm

NORTH WILDWOOD – The City of North Wildwood announced limited access to Bill Henfey Park (8th Street Field) effective at noon, Nov. 3 through March 15, weather permitting. 

The city will be making much needed site improvements at Bill Henfey Park, including but not limited to the construction of a field house with bathrooms, improving the softball field and basketball courts, landscaping improvements, and the installation of playground equipment. The North Wildwood Police Department will be working with contractors to alert the public of any road closures during the construction process.
For questions about this matte, call the North Wildwood Administrative Office at (609) 522-6464.

   

Candidates have no opposition in the Wildwoods

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Written by Claire Lowe Wednesday, November 05, 2014 01:37 pm

In all four municipalities that make up the Wildwoods, there were no contested elections. Candidates were easily elected to positions on City Council and Boards of Education.

In North Wildwood, 1st Ward council candidate David Del Conte received 567 votes for a three-year term, according to unofficial results. There were no write-ins.

In the 2nd Ward, council candidate Kellyann Tolomeo received 381 votes for a three-year term. There were three write-ins.

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A spooky good time (photos)

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Written by Jen Marra Wednesday, November 05, 2014 12:52 pm

A spooky good time A spooky good time First-graders Shiyona Bartee and Samuel Encarnacion Rivera wait in line for ice cream cones carrying the pumpkins they decorated during the Fall Festival Friday, Oct. 31 at Glenwood Avenue Elementary School. Students earned purple tickets for good behavior, which they were able to use like money at the Fall Festival for activities, including to buy and decorate pumpkins, and for food and games.  

photos by Jen Marra

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Master gardener teaches preschoolers about bulbs

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Written by Christopher South Wednesday, November 05, 2014 12:47 pm

Master gardener teaches preschoolers about bulbs Master gardener teaches preschoolers about bulbs  NORTH WILDWOOD – On Tuesday, Barbara Church, a master gardener and volunteer with the Rutgers University Cooperative Extension, taught preschool classes at Glenwood Elementary School annex about planting flower bulbs and how they grow. 

Church had a selection of bulbs to show the kids, explaining the different parts.

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Alleged crossbow shooter indicted on attempted murder charges

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 04, 2014 11:21 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A Wildwood man accused of shooting an acquaintance in the leg with a crossbow earlier this year was indicted last week on charges of attempted murder.

Jonathan Moya, 31, turned himself in last week, accompanied by his attorney, and was charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and illegal possession of a weapon after he allegedly shot Angel Adorno Serrano in the leg with a crossbow bolt in August at The Gilmore Motel, said Ken Super, chief of county investigators at the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office.

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New officers elected for Anglesea Irish Society

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 02, 2014 10:09 am

Seven members were elected as officers of the Anglesea Irish Society Oct. 14.
Seven members were elected as officers of the Anglesea Irish Society Oct. 14. WILDWOOD –On Wednesday, Oct. 14 seven members of the Angelsea Irish Society were elected as officers for the 2015 in society headquarters.

Mike Wilson was elected club president; Joseph Rullo, vice president; Tim Barry, treasurer; Brian Onuskanych, recording secretary; Sean Gallagher, financial secretary; Matthew Steere, sergeant of arms; John Beers, standing chair; and George Reilly, was voted steward.

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Results of Anglesea Irish Society golf outing

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 02, 2014 05:07 am

Joseph Sevick golfs during the Anglesea Irish Society annual golf outing Oct. 12. 
Joseph Sevick golfs during the Anglesea Irish Society annual golf outing Oct. 12. WILDWOOD — The Anglesea Irish Society hosted its annual golf outing Oct. 12 at the Avalon Golf Club.

Attendees competed in a “four man scramble” with a shotgun start. Organizers said that the closest to the pin challenge and longest drive competition were crowd favorites this year.

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