• Holiday

    Father Christmas will visit Whale’s Tale on Dec. 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. at 312 Washington Mall in Cape May. An old-fashioned Christmas exhibit

    The public is invited to a free exhibit of holiday traditions through the years complete with model trains, toys and more at the Carriage House Gallery, Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May, through Thursday, Jan. 1. The gallery is open daily, though hours vary. For more information, call 609-884-5404…

  • Middle Township Gazette

    NORTH WILDWOOD – A Woodbine woman is in custody, accused of burglarizing the same North Wildwood home on 24th Avenue twice.

    Lelani M. Freeman, 30, Woodbine, was charged by North Wildwood police, who said the incidents happened between November and December. Police have accused her of stealing pills and an electronic benefit card. According to police,  she knew the victim.

  • Cape May Gazette

    LOWER TOWNSHIP – The Lower Township Police Department and the Cape May County Regional SWAT Team responded to a home in Lower Township Tuesday after a man fired a gun and his wife and children fled.

    Jeffrey Hart, 47, barricaded himself in his home on the 600 block of Jonathan Hoffman Road before police arrived, according to a press release from Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor.

  • Wildwood Leader

    The Grinch looks out from the back of a Wildwood police car after being “pinched” at the Grinch run.
WILDWOOD – He’s green and mean with a mile-long rap sheet. But in Wildwood, the Grinch was given a one-way ticket back to Whoville – courtesy of the Wildwood police department.

    Sponsored by the Wildwood police department, the Dec. 13 Pinch the Grinch 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk offered athletes a chance to make their…

  • Upper Township Gazette

    STRATHMERE – The Strathmere Zip Code is one of the richest in the United States, according to the Movoto real estate blog.

    Sea Isle City is one of the most dangerous cities in the state, says the ValuePenguin website.

    It is a tale of two cities, at least according to these websites, for the two communities on Ludlam Island.

  • Sports

    When Alison Mastrangelo was young, she was a huge fan of ABC’s World News Tonight.

    “I always had the biggest crush on (anchor) Peter Jennings,” she said with a laugh. “My mom (Fran) always says whenever they’d turn on the TV and it was on that I’d stop everything I was doing to watch him.”

Wildwood Leader

Huge turnout for this year’s Bonfire on the Beach

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 12, 2014 04:12 pm

Huge turnout for this year’s Bonfire on the Beach Huge turnout for this year’s Bonfire on the Beach NORTH WILDWOOD – The Anglesea Irish Society in conjunction with the Greater Wildwood Jaycees sponsored the fifth annual Bonfire on the Beach Saturday evening, Oct. 25, at 1st and Surf Avenues.

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Fall brings “Nature-cize” walks to Two Mile Beach

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 12, 2014 02:37 pm

 Fall brings “Nature-cize” walks to Two Mile Beach Fall brings “Nature-cize” walks to Two Mile Beach WILDWOOD CREST – The public is invited to get healthier by joining the Friends of Cape May National Wildlife Refuge in weekly “Nature-cize” walks, from 2-3 p.m., every Sunday, starting Nov. 16, at the Two Mile Beach Unit of the refuge.

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North Wildwood honors living vets

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Written by Christopher South Wednesday, November 12, 2014 02:21 pm

The flag detail from VFW Post 5941 at the North Wildwood Veterans Day observance.
The flag detail from VFW Post 5941 at the North Wildwood Veterans Day observance.

NORTH WILDWOOD – The City of North Wildwood and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5941 honored veterans Tuesday, with an emphasis on the living.

“We are honoring the living veterans today, there won’t be any lowering of the flag, and we aren’t going to play taps,” said VFW post commander Joe Orlando.

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Lazarus House fed thousands in October

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Written by Christopher South Wednesday, November 12, 2014 01:28 pm

WILDWOOD – Like many area food banks, the Lazarus House Food Pantry in Wildwood has recently seen an increase in the number of people it is feeding.

According to Frank Stone, a volunteer and coordinator at the Lazarus House, the food pantry fed 2,060 people in October, which he said is an indication of rising numbers of people using their services.

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Council OKs lease for NW Rec as senior center

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:00 am

NORTH WILDWOOD – City Council authorized a new, six-year agreement with Cape May County to use space in the North Wildwood Community Center as a county Senior Citizens Center.

The lease is permitted under state statute.

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Wildwood police nab robbery suspect

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 10, 2014 01:21 pm

WILDWOOD – Wildwood police announced the arrest of a Millville suspected of robbing a local business.

On Thursday, Nov. 6, at about 11:45 a.m., the Wildwood Police Department Uniform and Detective Divisions responded to 4500 Pacific Ave., Wildwood, fot the report of a robbery of a local business., During the preliminary, on-scene investigation, the victim provided detailed information about the robbery and the suspect. 

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Resolution honors North Wildwood’s Henfey

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Written by Christopher South Friday, November 07, 2014 02:55 pm

NORTH WILDWOOD – North Wildwood City Council honored former Mayor William Henfey, who passed away at home on Oct. 21 at the age of 65.

In a resolution read by City Clerk Scott Jett, Henfey was praised for his dedicated services, which benefitted North Wildwood. Henfey was a 45-year resident, and he served 20 years as an elected official, the last eight as mayor. Henfey was also involved with numerous non-profit organizations, was a volunteer firefighter, and had served as a North Wildwood patrolman and detective. 

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North Wildwood police blotter Oct. 13 to Oct. 26

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 07, 2014 12:00 am

nwpd The North Wildwood Police Department released this arrest and charge summary for the period from Oct. 13, to Oct. 26:

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