• Wildwood Leader

    NORTH WILDWOOD – Since 2002, as many as 130 children from Wildwood have attended public preschool and kindergarten classes at St. Simeon’s by the Sea on Central Avenue in North Wildwood each year.

    But now, North Wildwood officials are looking for information about how Wildwood’s Board of Education entered into a lease there, as well as which municipality is supposed to provide safety and security plans for the building.

  • Wildwood Leader

    Group leader Hailey Friedley, 21; Clay Borneman, co-founder of the Teen Paranormal Society; and members Alex Arico, 19, and Alex Weikel, 15, check the monitor, which is connected to eight night vision cameras throughout the museum. WILDWOOD — “What’s your name?” Alexis Strahan, 18, calls out to no one in particular as she sits in the dark at one…

  • Wildwood Leader

    WILDWOOD – About 15 kilograms of heroin have been seized as a result of Cape May County’s “Operation Whitehouse” and now the county prosecutor’s office has provided the names of five more individuals arrested in the sweep.

    Originally, law enforcement announced that 17 people have been arrested as a result of the raid, but only the names and charges of 11 arrested individuals had been released.

  • Middle Township Gazette

    Joseph TownsBoard of Education releases statement

    CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - A Middle Township High School teacher faces multiple criminal charges, including sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, law enforcement officials said Tuesday, July 22.

  • Wildwood Leader

    WEST WILDWOOD— A West Wildwood man was arrested by federal agents Wednesday, July 16 on charges that he received images of child sexual abuse using his cell phone.

    According to the office of U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman, Jeffrey Spicer, 44, was arrested by special agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations.

Wildwood Leader

Glenwood included in state’s fresh fruit and veggie program

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 30, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD— Glenwood Elementary and its preschool Annex were two of the 158 school around the state that will participate in the 2014-2015 New Jersey Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program.

The United States Department of Agriculture has allocated $4,021,620 for New Jersey for next school year's Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, which provides fresh produce to students during the school day, along with nutrition education.  The goal of the program is to expose children to healthy foods, increase their fruit and vegetable consumption and set them on the road to improved lifelong dietary habits, the state said.

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In Another Time> Pick your day when celebrating independence

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Written by Jacob Schaad Jr. Sunday, June 29, 2014 12:00 am

Visitors and locals in the Wildwoods will again have a few options of dates on which to celebrate Independence Day, depending upon whether they support the view of President John Adams or other interpretations about what is the proper day to observe the holiday.

John Adams was the second President of the United States, 1797-1801, and was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence.

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GWTIDA hosts travel writers in Wildwood

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, June 29, 2014 12:00 am

 The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Development Improvement Authority (GWTIDA) hosted a destination-wide familiarization Tour with members of the Society of American Travel Writers June 19. The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Development Improvement Authority (GWTIDA) hosted a destination-wide familiarization Tour with members of the Society of American Travel Writers June 19. WILDWOOD– The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Development Improvement Authority (GWTIDA) hosted a destination-wide Familiarization Tour with members of the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) on June 19.

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North Wildwood police blotter June 9-15

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, June 28, 2014 12:00 am

NORTH WILDWOOD – North Wildwood police announced that they made the following arrests from June 9-15. Those charged are considered innocent unless guilt is proven.

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Historical society looks to preserve a century of Wildwood news

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Written by Christie Rotondo Saturday, June 28, 2014 12:00 am

Kathy Skouras and Al Brannen look over the old archives. Kathy Skouras and Al Brannen look over the old archives. WILDWOOD – In newsroom slang, the library where the archives are kept is called “the morgue”- where old editions are laid to rest until a reporter needs to exhume one.

So, it’s morbidly ironic that the most accessible and complete archive of The Wildwood Leader sits in what was the embalming room of the Ingersoll Funeral Home on Pacific Avenue. Today, it’s a storage room for the Wildwood Historical Society’s George F. Boyer Museum.

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Farmers Market kicks off Saturday

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 27, 2014 02:16 pm

A ribbon cutting to open the Downtown Wildwood Farmers Market for the year is set 10 a.m. June 28, when the new Doo WW magnet design will also be unveiled.

The Farmers Market committee will also give away tote bags and Doo WW magnets.

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‘Beach Blanket Bingo’ concert set for Saturday – but leave the blankets at home

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 27, 2014 02:03 pm

12th Planet 12th Planet WILDWOOD – As many as 6,000 people are expected to descend upon the beach in Wildwood between Baker and Roberts avenues from 4-11 p.m. Saturday for an electronic dance music festival called Beach Blanket Bingo. But no blankets are allowed.

The June 28 festival is one of three EDM events scheduled for the Wildwood beach this summer. BeachGlow is planned for July 5.

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PHOTOS: North Wildwood celebrates the sea

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Written by Jen Marra Friday, June 27, 2014 12:31 pm

Cloudy weather does not stop a crowd of people from visiting the festival Cloudy weather does not stop a crowd of people from visiting the festival Cloudy weather does not stop a crowd of people from visiting the Maritime Festival Saturday, June 21, at the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse. Photos by Jen Marra. 

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