• 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

Court upholds Wildwood’s new mercantile license regulations

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Written by Christie Rotondo Tuesday, June 17, 2014 03:55 pm

WILDWOOD – The strict changes Wildwood made to its mercantile license code this year were ruled to be valid Monday, after an Atlantic County Superior Court judge found that the city acted appropriately in carrying out its new regulations.

The decision comes after Georgia Reed, the owner of the Old San Juan Motel on Lincoln Avenue, filed a civil complaint against the city. In her complaint, she alleged that the new process to obtain a license was discriminatory.

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State exceptions mean Wildwood’s 17-cent tax increase will not go to voters

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Written by Christie Rotondo Monday, June 16, 2014 03:23 pm

WILDWOOD – This year, Wildwood’s proposed spending plan exceeds the state’s 2 percent cap on tax levy increases, but it will not have to go to a referendum, the city’s auditor said Friday.

“There’s a 2 percent cap,” Wildwood auditor Glen Ortman said Friday. “However just like with everything else in the state of New Jersey, there are exceptions.”

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Wildwood opens dog beach

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Written by Christie Rotondo Monday, June 16, 2014 12:02 pm

Left to right, Mayor Ernie Troiano, Commissioner Pete Byron and Commissioner Tony Leonetti Left to right, Mayor Ernie Troiano, Commissioner Pete Byron and Commissioner Tony Leonetti WILDWOOD – Dogs and their owners flocked onto Wildwood’s Poplar Avenue beach Sat., June 14 as city officials cut the ribbon to officially mark the opening of the city’s newly designated dog beach, Wildwood officials announced.

“This has been a long time coming,” said Commissioner Pete Byron in a statement. Byron was instrumental in bringing the dog beach to the city.

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Gabriella Tecco graduates James Madison University

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, June 15, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD CREST – Gabriella Jenna Tecco of Wildwood Crest graduated with a degree in Education from James Madison University during the May 10 commencement exercises.

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Vacationer spots whale near beach

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Written by Christie Rotondo Sunday, June 15, 2014 12:00 am

DIAMOND BEACH – A witness said that while visiting the area around noon Sunday, June 7 she saw a whale close to the shore.

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Crest Savings supports West Wildwood American Family Festival

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, June 15, 2014 12:00 am

Crest Savings Bank is sponsoring the West Wildwood American Family Festival, which takes place on Saturday, June 28.

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PHOTOS: Glenwood students rewarded with a day at the beach

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Written by Christie Rotondo Saturday, June 14, 2014 12:00 am

Grasiela Pelaez, a second-grader at Glenwood Elementary School, laughs as she runs in a relay race during the school’s Beach Day June 6. Grasiela Pelaez, a second-grader at Glenwood Elementary School, laughs as she runs in a relay race during the school’s Beach Day June 6.

Grasiela Pelaez, a second-grader at Glenwood Elementary School, laughs as she runs in a relay race during the school’s Beach Day June 6. Working in teams, students had to wear inflatable toys and sunglasses, then race down the beach at Glenwood Avenue. The kids were rewarded with the beach day for their good behavior throughout the year, and were able to ride in monster trucks on the beach, build sandcastles, take a tram car ride, and enjoy some ice cream on the sunny day. Photos by Christie Rotondo

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North Wildwood police want a call for any problem, no matter how small

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Written by Christie Rotondo Saturday, June 14, 2014 12:00 am

NORTH WILDWOOD— North Wildwood police sat down with residents Tuesday night to offer updates on the department and allow seasonal residents a chance to ask questions of local officers.

Chief Matthew Gallagher said that the community meetings are something the department usually holds throughout the winter, but this year he wanted to extend the program so summer residents could also meet with officers.

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