• 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…

  • Regional

    Nov. 21-23

    CAPE MAY - Holiday Preview Weekend and his elves have decked out the Physick Estate, Washington Avenue, Cape May, with thousands of lights and holiday trimmings. Enjoy a wide variety of holiday tours and food and wine events to get you into the Christmas spirit. Visit the Estate on Saturday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. as Santa arrives to flip the switch for the Tree-Lighting Ceremony. For kids, there are Santa’s Trolley Rides. Grown-ups will enjoy holiday ghost tales during Ghosts of Christmas Past Trolley Rides. Friday, Nov. 21 through Sunday, Nov. 23. Call 609-884-5404 or see

  • 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

Council OKs lease for NW Rec as senior center

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:00 am

NORTH WILDWOOD – City Council authorized a new, six-year agreement with Cape May County to use space in the North Wildwood Community Center as a county Senior Citizens Center.

The lease is permitted under state statute.

Read more: Council OKs lease for NW Rec as senior center

 

Wildwood police nab robbery suspect

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 10, 2014 01:21 pm

WILDWOOD – Wildwood police announced the arrest of a Millville suspected of robbing a local business.

On Thursday, Nov. 6, at about 11:45 a.m., the Wildwood Police Department Uniform and Detective Divisions responded to 4500 Pacific Ave., Wildwood, fot the report of a robbery of a local business., During the preliminary, on-scene investigation, the victim provided detailed information about the robbery and the suspect. 

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Holiday celebration at Wildwoods Convention Center

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 10, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD - The public is invited to the Jaycees Christmas parade at 6:00 p.m., Friday, Dec. 12, followed by a tree lighting and parade awards ceremony at 7:15 p.m. at the Wildwoods Convention Center.

Afterward, plan to visit the convention center on Saturday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. for free admission to holiday-themed crafters, photos with Santa and entertainment.

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Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Christmas tree lighting

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 08, 2014 12:00 am

School and church choirs, as well as Santa Claus will help celebrate the lighting of the Christmas tree from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 5, at Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Courtyard, 1st and Central Avenues, North Wildwood.

The event is free, and refreshments will be served. 

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Resolution honors North Wildwood’s Henfey

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Written by Christopher South Friday, November 07, 2014 02:55 pm

NORTH WILDWOOD – North Wildwood City Council honored former Mayor William Henfey, who passed away at home on Oct. 21 at the age of 65.

In a resolution read by City Clerk Scott Jett, Henfey was praised for his dedicated services, which benefitted North Wildwood. Henfey was a 45-year resident, and he served 20 years as an elected official, the last eight as mayor. Henfey was also involved with numerous non-profit organizations, was a volunteer firefighter, and had served as a North Wildwood patrolman and detective. 

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North Wildwood police blotter Oct. 13 to Oct. 26

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 07, 2014 12:00 am

nwpd The North Wildwood Police Department released this arrest and charge summary for the period from Oct. 13, to Oct. 26:

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New hours at museum

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 06, 2014 06:29 pm

WILDWOOD CREST — Starting Thursday, Nov. 13, the Wildwood Crest Historical Museum will be open the second Thursday of every month, from 1 to 4 p.m., according to Kirk Hastings, the Wildwood Crest Historical Society. The museum is on the Heather Road side of the Crest Pier Community Center. See www.cresthistory.org  for details.

The museum also has a Facebook page called "You're Probably From Wildwood Crest, NJ, If You Remember ..."

 

North Wildwood Council authorizes second sewer rate increase

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Written by Christopher South Thursday, November 06, 2014 02:46 pm

NORTH WILDWOOD – North Wildwood City Council approved an ordinance to raise the fixed sewer rate by $1 per 1,000 gallons of use. 

Ordinance 1661 amended Chapter 360 of the city code to raise the fixed sewer rate from $3 to $4 per 1,000 gallons of metered water consumption. North Wildwood property owners will be billed based on the previous year’s use.

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