• Regional

    Thursday, Nov. 27

    OCEAN CITY - The Fast and the Furriest 5K Turkey Trot and 1-Mile Fun Run will begin 8:30 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, Nov. 27, at the Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. The run benefits the Ocean City Humane Society. Preregister online at www.active.com . Preregistered packet pick up is 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26 at the senior center, 1735 Simpson Ave. Race-day registration is 7-8:25 a.m. in front of the Music Pier. Applications are available at the Aquatic and Fitness Center, The Sneaker Shop and the Humane Society. For more information,…

  • Cape May Gazette

    Arthur E.

    LOWER TOWNSHIP – Arthur E. “Art” Treon, whose name was synonymous with fire fighting and emergency management in the township, county, and state, died Wednesday night after leaving the scene of a fatal fire in North Wildwood.

    Town Bank Fire Chief Lou McGonigal, a longtime friend, said Treon had gone to Tuesday night’s fire at 212 W. 17th Ave. in North Wildwood Nov. 18. McGonigal said Treon complained of chest pains and shortness of breath and was transported to the hospital, where he appeared to be doing better. Treon later died…

  • Middle Township Gazette

    Rio Grande Fire Company battles a blaze in Whitesboro, Tuesday evening. photo courtesy Rio Grande Fire Company

    Police identify 71-year-old man killed in Whitesboro fire

    WHITESBORO – Firefighters with Rio Grande were called from a fire in North Wildwood, that left one person dead, to respond to a fire in Whitesboro that killed another man.

    “We were at the North Wildwood fire, and clearing that scene when we got a call for a…

  • Wildwood Leader

    Fudgy Wudgy Man Andy MarkeeNORTH WILDWOOD – Andrew N. “Andy” Markee was known to some as the quintessential Fudgy Wudgy man, dispensing ice cream and smiles to beachgoers in North Wildwood.

    Markee died on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at the age of 76.

  • Middle Township Gazette

    Aziza, the first female giraffe that called the Cape May County Zoo her homeCAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Aziza, the first female giraffe that called the Cape May County Zoo her home has died, zoo officials announced today.

    Dr. Hurbert Paluch, and director of the zoo said that Aziza arrived at the zoo nearly 20 years ago and was one of the first inhabitants in the Savannah. 

  • Middle Township Gazette

    Frederick Gene Marr is wheeled passed the jury box, on his way to state prison for at least 30 years in the 2010 murder of his nephew, Ronald Denny Sr.CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Frederick Gene Marr will likely spend the rest of his life in prison for the murder of his nephew, a judge decided Friday, Nov. 14.

Wildwood Leader

Wildwood site of missing children response training

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:16 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Cape May County Prosecutor Robert Taylor announced upcoming training for law enforcement being conducted by the non-profit National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). 

The training, Missing Children Dynamics and Response (MCDR) is a one-day seminar. NCMEC describes this seminar as being designed to provide “critical information to law enforcement agencies who will respond to a missing or sexually exploited child report and whose department members’ knowledge, skill, and ability may make the difference between recovery and a protracted investigation.” This training will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 2, at the Wildwood Convention Center.

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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 24, 2014 12:00 am

NORTH WILDWOOD - The public invited to a Pearl Harbor remembrance ceremony by VFW Memorial Post 5491 at noon, Sunday, Dec. 7, at St. Demetrios Church, 321 St. Demetrios Ave., Hereford Inlet Seawall, North Wildwood.

For more information, call 609-729-5832.

   

Cheer competition returns to Wildwoods Convention Center

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 24, 2014 12:00 am

Cheerleaders will demonstrate their skills during the Cheer Tech Championship Competitions at the Wildwoods Convention Center.
Cheerleaders will demonstrate their skills during the Cheer Tech Championship Competitions at the Wildwoods Convention Center. A cheerleading competition will be held at the Wildwoods Convention Center over four days with hundreds of cheerleading teams bringing dance, pom-poms and spirit to compete for a title on Dec. 6 and Dec. 7, at 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood.

The Cheer Tech Spirit National Championship will take place Saturday, Dec. 6 and Sunday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

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Greater Wildwood Jaycees Christmas Parade

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 24, 2014 12:00 am

The public is invited to a Christmas parade of floats, fire trucks and other decorated vehicles as they move through the streets of the Wildwoods accompanied by Santa Claus at 6 p.m., Friday, Dec. 12, beginning at 15th and Central avenues.

For those who want to take part in the parade, registration begins at 4 p.m. at the North Wildwood Recreation Center, and line-up begins at 5 p.m.

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Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Christmas tree lighting

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 23, 2014 12:00 am

School and church choirs, as well as Santa Claus will help celebrate the lighting of the Christmas tree from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 5, at Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Courtyard, 1st and Central Avenues, North Wildwood.

The event is free, and refreshments will be served. 

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Cape Trinity Catholic’s Supper with Santa

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 21, 2014 03:19 pm

NORTH WILDWOOD – Join Cape Trinity Catholic School for a very merry Supper with Santa on Sunday, Dec. 7, from 2 to 6 p.m. Free admission. Dinner available - $10 for adults, kids $5. Dinner served by Alumni Grill, Nino’s Family Restaurant. Owens Pub, Crest Tavern, The Wharf, Panico’s Bistro, and Blitz’s Deli-North Wildwood. Music by the McGuigan famly. Gift baskets, raffles, silent auction, 50/50 reaffle, Santa, games, crafts, glitter tattoos, balloon man. Cape Trinity Catholic is located at 15th and Central avenues, North Wildwood. Call CTC office for more information at (609) 522-2704.

   

Wildwood Police plan to pinch Grinch on Boardwalk

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 21, 2014 03:02 pm

Wildwood Police plan to pinch Grinch on Boardwalk WILDWOOD – Wildwood Police are set to pinch the Grinch and run him out of town when he makes his appearance on the Boardwalk on Saturday, Dec. 13, during the second annual “Pinch the Grinch 5K Run and 1 Mile Grinch Walk.”

Members of the Wildwood Police Department will be out in force during the event to make sure the green thief and his dog, Max, are sent packing back to Whoville without toys, hollywho wreaths or roast beasts. 

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Enjoy a Wildwood Christmas – 1904 Style

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 21, 2014 02:58 pm

WILDWOOD – The doors of the historic J. Thompson Baker House, as it is listed on the state and national historic registers, will be opened Friday, Dec. 5 to welcome visitors and show how local residents celebrated Christmas more than a century ago.

The Wildwood Civic Club, owners of the house since 1934, is hosting an open house from 6 to 9 p.m. that will give visitors access to each of the home’s rooms as well as showcasing how an early-20th century home was decorated for the holiday season. 

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