• 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

Junior Lifeguard program starts June 24

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, June 21, 2014 12:00 am

NORTH WILDWOOD – Children entering fourth through ninth grades in the upcoming school year who are interested in preparing to become a lifeguard are invited to join North Wildwood’s Junior Lifeguard Program.

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Contestants wanted for Miss North Wildwood

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, June 21, 2014 12:00 am

NORTH WILDWOOD – The Miss North Wildwood Pageant Committee is looking for young women who live in Cape May County, either part- or full-time, to compete in the annual Miss North Wildwood Pageant.

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In Another Time> Real estate entrepreneurs made the Wildwoods

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Written by Jacob Schaad Jr. Saturday, June 21, 2014 12:00 am

Once they were oriented to their new environment the early settlers who discovered the Wildwoods did more than tan themselves on the sun baked beaches or swim to the roar of the mighty ocean.

Opportunists that they were, these newcomers set about selling real estate and with some ingenuity and perseverance, then the profits started rolling in.

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North Wildwood introduces $14.3M in bonds for street, capital projects

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Written by Christie Rotondo Friday, June 20, 2014 04:39 pm

NORTH WILDWOOD— North Wildwood’s City Council moved to bond $14.3 million at its Tuesday, June 17 meeting for a major street and sewer reconstruction project as well as several capital improvements.

One $10.5 million bond funded by the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust will cover the street and utility reconstruction of Surf Avenue from 1st to 11th avenues, Ocean Avenue between 2nd and 18th avenue, and the beach bike path between 5th and 15th avenues.

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Summer concerts kick off in the Wildwoods

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 20, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD CREST – For the sixth straight summer, the Borough of Wildwood Crest will offer its popular Summer Music Series at beachfront Centennial Park.

The 2014 Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series will include 20 evenings of free live music, beginning Wednesday, June 25 and concluding Saturday, Aug. 30.

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Federal judge sends Crest termination complaint back to state court

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, June 19, 2014 01:42 pm

WILDWOOD CREST – A federal judge in New Jersey’s U.S. District Court has dismissed a lawsuit from a terminated Wildwood Crest police officer against the borough, saying the issue must first play out in New Jersey’s lower courts.

That decision came down in December, and now borough officials say the only pending legal action in the case is Wildwood Crest’s appeal of an administrate law judge’s decision to allow Tom Hunt to withdraw his case from the New Jersey Office of Administrative Law, which was made in January 2013.

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North Wildwood police blotter June 2 to 8

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, June 19, 2014 11:45 am

NORTH WILDWOOD – North Wildwood police announced that they made the following arrests from June 2 to June 8. Those charged are considered innocent unless guilt is proven.

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Prosecutor asks state Supreme Court to hear DeMarzo case

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, June 19, 2014 11:41 am

WILDWOOD – Cape May County Prosecutor Robert Taylor has petitioned New Jersey’s Supreme Court to hear the state’s case against former Wildwood Mayor Gary DeMarzo, claiming that DeMarzo committed official misconduct when he paid his lawyer’s legal fees with public funds.

DeMarzo was first indicted in November of 2011 on similar charges, which were brought again in June 2012 after the original charges were dismissed in April 2012. In June, DeMarzo was charged with official misconduct in the second and third degrees, criminal contempt and corruption of public resources.

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