• Wildwood Leader

    Susan Daly of Northfield smiles as she paints a section of an icon wall mural, on Oak and Pacific Avenues, to be unveiled Friday at 11 a.m. Northfield artist brings talent to Wildwoods

    WILDWOOD — Susan Daly, a Northfield-based artist who has created murals for Atlantic City casinos and restaurants over the past 30 years, is putting her paintbrush on Pacific Avenue. 

    Daly is completing the Greater Wildwoods…

  • Wildwood Leader

    File photo provided by GWTIDAWILDWOOD – The gigantic Wildwoods sign that greets visitors to the island is set to be refurbished this November, the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority announced Wednesday.

    Officials with the authority say the 80-foot-long, 19-foot-high sign will have all nine of its letters restored in two phases. That way, the word “Wildwoods” will be visible throughout the entire process, set to last about two weeks.

  • Wildwood Leader

    NORTH WILDWOOD — The city has to pay back almost a million dollars in tax liens on Marina Bay Towers, a senior housing facility on the bayside of town, since a judge has decided that land the condos are located on is exempt from real estate taxation.

    North Wildwood has been entangled in litigation with Marina Bay and Beach Creek Marina for about 10 years, and a judge ordered the city to pay close to $900,000 to Royal Tax Lien services for liens placed on the property over a 15-year period.

  • Middle Township Gazette

    Xavier GeisingerWOODBINE – A Dennisville man was charged with murder less than 24 hours after a Woodbine man was shot and killed on the 300 Block of Jefferson Street in Woodbine, according to the state police.

  • Wildwood Leader

    When the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce throws its big nostalgic party — the Fabulous ‘50s and Beyond Weekend — Oct. 17 and 18, it may be a reminder to some of a time in the Wildwoods history when tourism was born again.

    A young man from Philadelphia, who had been in the Wildwoods during the summer returned in the dull days of winter. What he saw were boarded stores, fancy motels closed, no longer flashing their glitzy lights. No traffic signals, either, and only an occasional automobile crossing his path, probably driven by the mayor (If…

  • Wildwood Leader

    WILDWOOD CREST — Administrator Tom Henshaw resigned this week after working in the borough for only a few months, Wildwood Crest officials said.

    His contract began June 9 and was supposed to last three years.

Wildwood Leader

Wildwood High School students spend summer prepping for college

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 03, 2014 03:31 pm

WL College: Monica McGrath, Natacha Jimenenz, Zulymar Vega. WL College: Monica McGrath, Natacha Jimenenz, Zulymar Vega.

WILDWOOD – Three Wildwood High School students attended an intense week-long summer program at Richard Stockton College of New Jersey that focuses on college readiness.

Monika McGrath, Zulymar Vega and Natacha Jimenez were selected by the school to attend The College Career Readiness Academy at Stockton.

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Pink T-shirts a perfect fit for local cancer survivors

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, October 02, 2014 03:44 pm

U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo poses with Wildwood firefighters outside of the station Thursday morning. He stopped by to purchase a T-shirt for Survivors of Cancer. U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo poses with Wildwood firefighters outside of the station Thursday morning. He stopped by to purchase a T-shirt for Survivors of Cancer. LoBiondo stops by Wildwood Fire Department to show support

WILDWOOD — U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo stopped by Wildwood Thursday morning to show support for local firefighters, who are selling T-shirts as a fundraiser for Survivors of Cancer.

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Transparency advocate pushes for release of letters on Crest officers

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, October 02, 2014 11:41 am

WILDWOOD CREST — A government transparency advocate is continuing to fight for access to letters on Wildwood Crest police officers.

On Sept. 25, he opposed a motion made by the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office asking a judge to reconsider his order to have letters about the officers turned over.

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Wildwood frustrated with Open Space Board

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Written by Christie Rotondo Wednesday, October 01, 2014 02:28 pm

No funding approved for beach bike path

WILDWOOD — Wildwood officials are again frustrated with the Cape May County Open Space Board, because the board didn’t fund a beach bike path along the city’s boardwalk.

However, the board indicated that may not be its last word on the project.

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Police charge Crest woman with child endangerment after OD

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 01, 2014 12:43 pm

WILDWOOD CREST — Wildwood Crest police have charged a 28-year-old local woman with child endangerment after they revived her from a heroin overdose, the department announced.

Police were called to a home on Primrose Road around 1:40 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26 for a reported drug overdose. When they arrived, they say they found Shannon Beckman unconscious and unresponsive, while her infant child was present.

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North Wildwood police blotter Sept. 15-21

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 29, 2014 09:35 am

NORTH WILDWOOD – North Wildwood police announced that they made the following arrests from Sept. 15 to Sept. 21. Those charged are considered innocent unless guilt is proven.

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Runners to renew vows at breast cancer 5k

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, September 28, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD — The nonprofit Brides Against Breast Cancer is hosting a Run and Renew 5K and One Mile Survivor Tribute Walk 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 at Morey’s Mariner’s Landing Pier, Schellenger Avenue and the Boardwalk.

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Crest wants FEMA funds for Sunset Lake damage

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, September 27, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD CREST — The borough is asking the Federal Emergency Management Agency to take another look at its application for funding repairs to SunsetLake, which they say was damaged during Hurricane Sandy.

Eugene Taylor, the Crest’s director of public safety, said that flood waters during the storm had caused erosion along the lake’s shoreline that needs to be repaired.

Read more: Crest wants FEMA funds for Sunset Lake damage

   

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