• Wildwood Leader

    WILDWOOD — The Board of Commissioners is again seeking proposals for a bar and concerts on the city’s beach, this time for the summer of 2015.

    Wildwood commissioners voted Wednesday night to advertise for proposals for both items, which they have long hoped would bring the city additional revenue.

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    The Mom’s Beat: Some common sense tips for parents on Halloween

    Many of the rules and traditions my husband and I follow in our house are inherited from our parents, and our rules about Halloween candy certainly follow that pattern.

    When I was a kid I darted from house to house, filling my pillowcase with candy to see how much loot I could collect in the allotted trick-or-treat time. But even amid all of the excitement, I always knew not to eat anything until my…

  • Wildwood Leader

    WILDWOOD CREST — A Wildwood Crest police sergeant and retired county sheriff’s corporal rescued a local man from his burning Aster Road home Saturday morning, police announced.

    Charles Meyers, 63, of Wildwood Crest is expected to make a full recovery.

  • Wildwood Leader

    WILDWOOD CREST — Plans to equip Crest Memorial Elementary to serve as Wildwood Crest’s evacuation shelter are again on hold, Mayor Carl Groon said Wednesday.

    The borough had hoped to purchase a generator for the school this year with the help of a $75,000 FEMA grant, but now Groon says Wildwood Crest may not have the grant secured.

Wildwood Leader

Lawsuit challenges Wildwood police staffing

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Written by Christie Rotondo Monday, October 06, 2014 12:42 pm

File photo by the city of Wildwood File photo by the city of Wildwood WILDWOOD — A member of the Wildwood Watchdogs is suing the city, alleging that Wildwood has more police officers than permitted under an ordinance approved by voters in 2011.

Dara Baltuskonis, who also ran against the current administration in the last election, filed the lawsuit Oct. 3. She is representing herself in the matter.

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Halloween season Trunk or Treat family event is Oct. 30

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 06, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD CREST — The Wildwood Crest Recreation Department will hosts its annual Halloween Trunk or Treat event 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 at Crest Pier. Adults will decorate their vehicles for Halloween and distribute candy to children in costume from the trunks of their vehicles.

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Wildwood Crest Recreation fall activities

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 05, 2014 12:00 am

Here's a roundup of activities offered by the Wildwood Crest Recreation Department. 

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WHS seniors get a taste of college-level science classes

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Written by Christie Rotondo Saturday, October 04, 2014 12:00 am

Rick Amado and Benjamin Erickson are Wildwood High School seniors who participated in the Aim High Science and Technology program over the summer. Rick Amado and Benjamin Erickson are Wildwood High School seniors who participated in the Aim High Science and Technology program over the summer.

WILDWOOD – Two Wildwood High School seniors attended the Aim High Science and Technology Program at Rowan University, a month-long program that exposes students to the expectations of college-level math, science, and technology courses.

This past summer Benjamin Erickson and Rick Amado were admitted to the highly-selective program because of their interest in those subjects, a release from the city of Wildwood states.

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UPDATED: Three charged in Wildwood boardwalk burglaries

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 03, 2014 03:45 pm

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WILDWOOD — Three individuals have been charged in a series of burglaries at the Everything $5 on the 4300 block of the Boardwalk, Wildwood police announced Friday.

Two of the accused were employees at the store this past summer, Det. Sgt. Ken Gallagher said Friday.

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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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