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    WILDWOOD — Wildwood officials could again weigh implementing beach fees in the city, and possibly put the issue on the ballot in November, Mayor Ernie Troiano Jr. said Tuesday.

    But, he stressed that the plans are far from definite.

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    WILDWOOD – Two Rio Grande women were arrested Monday, July 28, and charged with distributing heroin throughout the northern neighborhoods of the City of Wildwood, police announced.

    Elizabeth Singh and Heather Fowler, both 36, were charged with possession of heroin and possession with the intent to distribute after police searched their vehicle and found 300 individual bags of heroin prepackaged for street sale around 8:30 p.m., according to a release. Police said the heroin had a street value of about $3,000.

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    beachThe Natural Resource Defense Council has determined that New Jersey has the third best beach water quality in the United States, out of the 30 states where samples were collected and tested.

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    Wildwood commissioners say no, cite traffic nightmare

    WILDWOOD— Wildwood’s commissioners unanimously voted against a resolution Wednesday that would have made turning right on red at the intersection of Rio Grande and New Jersey avenues illegal.

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    NORTH WILDWOOD – The family of a Pennsylvania man who drowned in North Wildwood two years ago is asking to have the Hereford Inlet beach closed through a court order, a lawsuit filed in Cape May County Wednesday states.

    According to the D’Amato Law Firm in Egg Harbor Township, which is representing George Bradley Smith’s family, the 54-year-old father’s death was “entirely foreseeable and preventable had local authorities prohibited access to the deadly section of hazardous North Wildwood beach.”

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Wildwood's Randy Senna returns to Hoarders July 7

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Written by Christie Rotondo Sunday, July 06, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD – Randy Senna sees himself as Wildwood’s own Willy Wonka, but his “chocolate factory” is the old Woolworth's building on Pacific Avenue, filled with wooden pinball machines, antique amusement props, and vintage arcade games.

And just like the famous factory from Roald Dahl’s children’s book, the public has not been allowed inside what Senna calls “Randyland” for 15 years.

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North Wildwood police arrest Pennsylvania fugitive

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, July 06, 2014 12:00 am

NORTH WILDWOOD – A Pennsylvania man wanted on drug charges was arrested by North Wildwood police around 9:30 a.m. Monday, June 30, the department announced.

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Women of Wildwood give local girls prom items

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, July 06, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD – The Women of Wildwood (WOW) recently participated in their second annual Prom Project giveaway to donate and distribute new makeup, gift certificates and dresses to local high school girls.

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Wildwood Officials hope market will bring shoppers to Pacific Ave.

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, July 05, 2014 12:00 am

George Greenland of North Wildwood, a board member with the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority, picks out a pack of peaches from Nummy Town Farm and Nursery of Rio Grande. George Greenland of North Wildwood, a board member with the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority, picks out a pack of peaches from Nummy Town Farm and Nursery of Rio Grande. WILDWOOD – Officials cut the ribbon marking the grand opening of the Downtown Wildwood Farmers Market on June 28.

Located at the corner of Schellenger and Pacific avenues, the market offers shoppers more than 20 booths offering everything from locally grown produce and honey to wine, olive oils and artisan teas. The market is open rain or shine 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. every Saturday through Aug. 30.

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PHOTOS: Wildwood Patriotic 5K

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Written by Jen Marra Saturday, July 05, 2014 12:00 am

Despite the weather, participants in the Fourth of July Wildwood Patriotic 5K and 1-mile fun walk still took to the boardwalk to compete Friday morning.  Joe Malloy was the first the race overall and Bridie McCarey was the first woman to finish.  
Photos by Jen Marra. 

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In Another Time> Fourth of July marks beginning of ‘The Season’

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Written by Jacob Schaad Jr. Friday, July 04, 2014 01:54 pm

It will happen again Friday, the beginning of the annual summer tourism season at the seashore, a period stretching from the fourth day of July until the first Monday of September.

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Bail reduced for 2 more charged in Cape May County raid

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Written by Christie Rotondo Friday, July 04, 2014 01:10 pm

File photo by Christie Rotondo File photo by Christie Rotondo CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE— Two more individuals charged in what has been called Cape May County’s largest heroin bust had their bail significantly reduced Thursday, July 3.

A third charged in the case has also been released on her own recognizance.

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PHOTOS: Families celebrate the Fourth throughout the Wildwoods

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 04, 2014 12:06 pm

Ella and Owen Webber of Rockville, Md. want everyone to "have a super Fourth" this holiday weekend. The siblings were dressed as superheroes to defend their title in the "Most Creative" category for kids 11 and under the Independence Day Parade. However, the parade was canceled due to the weather. Instead, they enjoyed breakfast at Samuel's Pancake House in North Wildwood and stopped at the Candy Cottage.

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