• 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

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

nwpd 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.

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