• Holiday

    Father Christmas 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 or 800-275-4278 or visit www.capemaymac.org .

    Holiday music review planned

    Cape May Stage presents “Merry Melodies: A Holiday Celebration”

    Celebrate the holidays at Cape May Stage with a musical revue, filled with holiday songs…

  • 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

November activity report for NWPD

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, December 17, 2014 04:24 pm

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November activity report for NWPD

The following is a report of the activities for the North Wildwood Police Department for the month of November:

Incidents handled: 3,383

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Firemen, police say don’t hesitate to call

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Written by Christopher South Wednesday, December 17, 2014 04:45 am

North Wildwood Fire Chief Jeff Cole and Capt. Dominick McClain talk to North Wildwood residents about fire services during the police departments monthly community meeting.  
North Wildwood Fire Chief Jeff Cole and Capt. Dominick McClain talk to North Wildwood residents about fire services during the police departments monthly community meeting.

Officials also urge residents to sign up for emergency notification

NORTH WILDWOOD – Residents were urged to sign up for emergency notifications at the North Wildwood Police Department’s monthly community meeting.

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Grinch pinched, kicked out of Wildwood

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 16, 2014 03:43 pm

The Grinch looks out from the back of a Wildwood police car after being “pinched” at the Grinch run.
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 way down the boardwalk to help bring a merry Christmas to needy children throughout Five Mile Island.

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Quiet philanthropist Jane Osborne fondly remembered

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Written by Christopher South Friday, December 12, 2014 03:21 pm

NORTH WILDWOOD – Jane Osborne was known for two things. One of them was being an avid walker. The other was being part of a fund that donated millions of dollars to help local towns, schools, and organizations, as well as colleges in and out of state.

Osborne, who died Monday at the age of 89, has been described by some local leaders as being a very quiet, very private person, who never sought recognition for her contributions, and in fact would have hated it.

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North Wildwood police blotter, Dec. 1-7

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 11, 2014 04:33 pm

nwpd The following is an arrest and charge summary for the North Wildwood Police Department from Dec. 1 to Dec. 7.

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Gas, water lines being installed in crest before repaving

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Written by Christopher South Thursday, December 11, 2014 03:50 pm

WILDWOOD CREST – Utility companies are installing gas and water mains before road reconstruction work begins on Pacific Avenue.

Municipal engineer Jim Verna, of the Van Note Harvey engineering firm, said South Jersey Gas is replacing gas mains and service lines to install high pressure lines and eliminate some existing low pressure lines. At the same time, the Wildwood Water Utility is replacing water main and service lines in the street.

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A light for the season

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 11, 2014 03:29 pm

The Margaret Mace Choir stands on the staircase of the gazebo and sings popular holiday songs during the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Christmas Tree Lighting Friday, Dec. 5, in North Wildwood. 
The Margaret Mace Choir stands on the staircase of the gazebo and sings popular holiday songs during the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Christmas Tree Lighting Friday, Dec. 5, in North Wildwood. The Margaret Mace Choir stands on the staircase of the gazebo and sings popular holiday songs during the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Christmas Tree Lighting Friday, Dec. 5, in North Wildwood. 

photos by Jen Marra

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Wildwoods reaches top of TripAdvisor survey

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Written by Christopher South Thursday, December 11, 2014 03:15 pm

THE WILDWOODS – The Wildwoods was recently named the overall U.S. winner in the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Destinations on the Rise awards for 2015.

Ben Rose from the Greater Wildwood Tourism Development Authority said TripAdvisor highlights 52 cities around the world that have seen the largest increase in positive feedback and interest from the TripAdvisor community. The Wildwoods were selected as number one among the 10 destinations located in the United States. Following the Wildwoods in the top ten were: 2. Nags Head, N.C., 3. Prescott, Ariz., 4. Telluride, Colo., 5. Pompano Beach, Fla., 6. Traverse City, Mich., 7. Avalon, Calif., 8. Waikola, Hawaii, 9. Knoxville, Tenn., and 10. Gulf Shores, Ala.

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