• Middle Township Gazette

    GREEN CREEK - The family of Sammy Caraballo III, Woodbine, has reported online the death of the 21-year-old man who was hurt in a hit and run accident on Route 47 at about 1:10 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 24.

    According to the website: “It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Sammy Caraballo III. Sammy could light up a room and melt your heart with his smile. Let's celebrate the fact that he graced us with his presence for 21 years. Rest in peace SC3.”

  • Wildwood Leader

    Crowd-drawing events continue through September and October

    WILDWOOD — In Wildwood, the season won’t stop on Labor Day.

    The Wildwoods will host dozens of events through September and October, ranging from the Roar to the Shore Motorcycle Weekend to a celebration of all things ’50s, in what tourism officials dubbed the island’s ‘Second Season.’

  • Wildwood Leader

    WILDWOOD — Bystanders lined the streets to watch as smoke and flames poured from the windows of an apartment on the second floor of K.D.’s Deli and Market Friday morning.

    There were no injuries, but the Wildwood Fire Department said about $250,000 in damage was done to the building and it is now uninhabitable.

  • Wildwood Leader

    WILDWOOD CREST — A 49-year-old Pipersville, Pa., man has been accused of exposing himself to children on Wildwood Crest’s Stanton Road beach, police announced.

    James Fadigan faces charges of lewdness and endangering the welfare of a child as a result of the accusations.

  • Wildwood Leader

    WILDWOOD – Six men were charged with various drug offenses Tuesday, Aug. 26, after Wildwood police responded to a 15-year-old girl’s report of sexual assault, police said.

    Christian Terinoni, 19, Wildwood, was charged with sexual assault with injury and endangering the welfare of a child, as well as possession of psilocybin mushrooms after the girl told police that she had been assaulted at a party at about 2:40 a.m. at 4211 Park Boulevard, Unit 100, Wildwood, according to police.

Wildwood Leader

Wildwood Crest Beach Patrol on ‘Philly Pheud’ this weekend

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 15, 2014 12:00 am

Current lifeguards will compete against a team of Wildwood Crest Beach Patrol Alumni on “Philly Pheud.” The episode will air twice this weekend. Current lifeguards will compete against a team of Wildwood Crest Beach Patrol Alumni on “Philly Pheud.” The episode will air twice this weekend. WILDWOOD CREST —Current and former Wildwood Crest Beach Patrol members will be featured on the local game show "Philly Pheud" 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 and 5:30 p.m. Sunday Aug. 17 on PHL 17.

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Wildwood commissioners table shorter time limit for bikes on the boardwalk

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, August 14, 2014 12:52 pm

File photo by Jen Marra File photo by Jen Marra WILDWOOD —The Wildwood Board of Commissioners tabled an ordinance Wednesday, Aug. 6 that would have returned the permitted time for bikers to be on the boardwalk to 11 a.m., after island bike shop owners came out in opposition of the change.

If North Wildwood is willing to change the bike time limit on that municipality’s portion of the boardwalk to noon, however, Mayor Ernie Troiano said Wildwood would keep the noon time limit as well.

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Five charged in connection to Wildwood robberies, sexual assault

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 13, 2014 04:36 pm

WILDWOOD — Three Wildwood men and two boys have been charged in connection to a string of armed robberies and a sexual assault in the city, the prosecutor’s office announced.

On July 19, a man and woman were leaving the Wawa on New Jersey Avenue in the city when they were approached by two men. The men produced a handgun and demanded cash, then led the victims to a secluded area where they were robbed of their belongings. At that time, police say the woman was sexually assaulted while a gun was held to the man’s head.

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UPDATED: After crossbow attack, officials say it’s time to shut down rooming house

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Written by Christie Rotondo Wednesday, August 13, 2014 09:55 am

WILDWOOD — The rooming house on Schellenger Avenue where a crossbow assault took place last week has been a problem in the neighborhood for years, officials with the city said this week.

A Wildwood man was shot with a crossbow at The Gillmore Motel Tuesday, Aug. 5 and suffered serious leg injuries. The suspected shooter fled the scene, and has been charged with attempted murder.

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Crest mulling Saturday government hours for summer homeowners

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Written by Christie Rotondo Wednesday, August 13, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD CREST — Wildwood Crest officials are weighing opening borough hall on summer Saturdays for the convenience of summer homeowners.

Holding a Borough Board of Commissioners meeting Saturday mornings is also being considered, Commissioner Don Cabrera said.

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North Wildwood police blotter July 28- Aug. 3

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 12, 2014 03:00 pm

NORTH WILDWOOD – North Wildwood police announced that they made the following arrests from July 28 – Aug. 3. Those charged are considered innocent unless guilt is proven.

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Lights go out at Morey’s Piers

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Written by Christie Rotondo Tuesday, August 12, 2014 11:23 am

NORTH WILDWOOD — A power surge caused a section of Morey’s Surfside Pier to go dark 9:18 p.m. Monday night, according to the amusement company.

About 14 rides had to be evacuated as a result of the outage, including The Great Nor’easter, a looping roller coaster on Surfside Pier. Other “moderate thrill rides” also had to be evacuated, according to officials with Morey’s Piers.

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Driver in Wildwood July 5 hit-and-run identified

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 11, 2014 01:07 pm

WILDWOOD – A woman from Croydon, Pa. has been charged in the July 5 hit-and-run that left 16-year-old Cody Bregande with serious head injuries, Wildwood police announced.

Ashley Paster, 25, has been identified as the driver of the vehicle and charged with knowingly leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident resulting in serious bodily injury, but has not yet been located.

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