• 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.

  • 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…

  • 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

Margaret Mace kindergarteners picks pumpkins

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 31, 2014 02:13 pm


Margaret Mace kindergarteners picks pumpkins Margaret Mace kindergarteners picks pumpkins Corrine Clarke and Jean Golden’s kindergarten classes at Margaret Mace School recently went to Rea’s Farm on a field trip. The students took a hayride to their pumpkin patch where they were able to pick their own pumpkins from the field.

 

Crest plans Saturday meetings in the summer

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Written by Christie Rotondo Friday, October 31, 2014 02:00 pm

WILDWOOD CREST — The Wildwood Crest Board of Commissioners discussed the following items during its Wednesday, Oct. 22 meeting:

Bill Henfey remembered

Commissioner Joyce Gould took a moment out of Wednesday’s meeting to remember Bill Henfey, North Wildwood’s former mayor, who died Tuesday.

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Heroes and horrors at the Pumpkin Run

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Written by Jen Marra Friday, October 31, 2014 01:26 pm


Ben Rotherhen and Kristy Thall run down the boardwalk as Captain America and Wonder Woman in the Wildwoods Boardwalk Pumpkin Run Saturday, Oct. 25, a 5K run and 1 mile family walk starting in front of the Wildwoods Convention Center.  Rotherhen finished second in his age group and Thall finished third her age group.  Proceeds from the event benefit the elementary schools of the Wildwoods.
Ben Rotherhen and Kristy Thall run down the boardwalk as Captain America and Wonder Woman in the Wildwoods Boardwalk Pumpkin Run Saturday, Oct. 25, a 5K run and 1 mile family walk starting in front of the Wildwoods Convention Center. Rotherhen finished second in his age group and Thall finished third her age group. Proceeds from the event benefit the elementary schools of the Wildwoods. Ben Rotherhen and Kristy Thall run down the boardwalk as Captain America and Wonder Woman in the Wildwoods Boardwalk Pumpkin Run Saturday, Oct. 25, a 5K run and 1 mile family walk starting in front of the Wildwoods Convention Center. Rotherhen finished second in his age group and Thall finished third her age group. Proceeds from the event benefit the elementary schools of the Wildwoods.

Photos by Jen Marra

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Wildwood celebrates 100 years of Beth Judah

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 31, 2014 01:19 pm

Mayor Ernie Troiano and Commissioner Pete Byron dedicate a commemorative plaque to Beth Judah. Mayor Ernie Troiano and Commissioner Pete Byron dedicate a commemorative plaque to Beth Judah. WILDWOOD — Cape May County’s only active synagogue celebrated a historic milestone last weekend.

Beth Judah Temple in Wildwood celebrated its 100th anniversary with a series of events honoring the history of a congregation.

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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.

Read more: Supreme Court won’t hear DeMarzo case

 

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

   

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