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Wildwoods to host an ‘eventful’ Easter weekend

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, April 18, 2014 03:27 pm

Photo courtesy Morey's Piers Photo courtesy Morey's Piers
THE WILDWOODS—The Wildwoods are celebrating Easter weekend filled with family events Saturday, April 19 and Sunday, April 20.

On Saturday, April 19 families can choose from two separate Easter egg hunts – both starting at noon. Children 11 and under can hunt for eggs and gather candy and prizes during the Elks Annual Easter Egg Hunt on the beach in North Wildwood at 19th Avenue.

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PHOTOS: Hats on for Easter at Margaret Mace

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Written by Jen Marra Friday, April 18, 2014 01:57 pm

Jen Marra/Preschool student Roberto Sanchez Olguin gets a double high five from the Easter Bunny who paid a special visit to the students during their lunch period. Jen Marra/Preschool student Roberto Sanchez Olguin gets a double high five from the Easter Bunny who paid a special visit to the students during their lunch period.

Margaret Mace elementary students had a surprise visit from the Easter bunny Friday, April 11. The visit came the same day as students participated in the school's Easter Hat Parade, an annual event organized by first grade teachers Amanda Brojakowski and Judi Kiniry.

-Photos by Jen Marra

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PHOTOS: Wildwood Catholic's 2014 Prom

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Written by Jen Marra Friday, April 11, 2014 11:48 am

Sal Zampirri, Kaileigh Kita, Chris Roche, Katie McCallion, Antonino Piro, Mackenzie Scully, Luke Gegan and Rita Marino arrive at Wildwood Catholic High School dressed to impress. Sal Zampirri, Kaileigh Kita, Chris Roche, Katie McCallion, Antonino Piro, Mackenzie Scully, Luke Gegan and Rita Marino arrive at Wildwood Catholic High School dressed to impress

Wildwood Catholic High School celebrated its prom on Saturday, April 5, and held its promenade in the high school auditorium. The prom's theme was "The Great Gatsby."

Photos by Jen Marra.

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PHOTOS: Cold go round for a good cause

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Written by Jen Marra Thursday, January 30, 2014 01:35 pm

Photo by Jen Marra/Andrew Granero with the Wildwood Police Department is ready to ride. Photo by Jen Marra/Andrew Granero with the Wildwood Police Department is ready to ride.

Andrew Granero with the Wildwood Police Department is ready to ride the sixth annual Le Tour de Woods The HurriKanen and Genny Lynn Kickin’ Cancer Bike Hike. The ride started outside the Bolero Blue Water Grill in Wildwood Saturday, Jan. 25.  The tour is part of FreezaPalooza, a fundraising benefit supporting Genny Lynn Farnan of West Cape May and Kanen Keating Wear, 6, of Swainton. Photos by Jen Marra.

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Freezing for a cause in Wildwood

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, January 15, 2014 03:50 pm

Photo by Jen Marra/Plungers run into the ocean on Wildwood’s beach during the Polar Bear Plunge last year. Photo by Jen Marra/Plungers run into the ocean on Wildwood’s beach during the Polar Bear Plunge last year.

Wildwood's Polar Bear Plunge is this Saturday

WILDWOOD – This weekend, some will brave the icy waters off Wildwood’s beach for a good cause.

The Special Olympics New Jersey returns to Wildwood with an icy plunge into the Atlantic Ocean 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 on the beach behind the Wildwoods Convention Center.

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Cops help Pinch the Grinch last Saturday

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, December 20, 2013 04:22 pm

 

About 80 runners participated in the Pinch the Grinch 5K, which took participants down the boardwalk. About 80 runners participated in the Pinch the Grinch 5K, which took participants down the boardwalk.

WILDWOOD—The Wildwood Police Department's first Pinch the Grinch 5K Run was held Saturday, Dec. 14. 

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PHOTOS: Santa Claus has come to town in Wildwood

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Written by Jen Marra Thursday, December 19, 2013 12:47 pm

Nathaniel Stackhouse, 4, and Evan Reeves, 7, both of Rio Grande visit with Santa Claus during the Family Holiday Celebration Saturday, Dec. 14, in the Wildwoods Convention Center. Nathaniel Stackhouse, 4, and Evan Reeves, 7, both of Rio Grande visit with Santa Claus during the Family Holiday Celebration Saturday, Dec. 14, in the Wildwoods Convention Center. The Wildwoods Family Holiday Celebration was Saturday, Dec. 14, in the Wildwoods Convention Center. Local kids were treated to face painting, crafts, holiday movies and a visit from Santa. Parents, on the other hand, got to do some shopping.  Photos by Jen Marra. 

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PHOTOS: Lighting up the night

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Written by Jen Marra Thursday, December 12, 2013 01:00 am

Photo by Jen Marra/ Students of the Margaret Mace School choir perform holiday songs on the steps of the gazebo. Photo by Jen Marra/ Students of the Margaret Mace School choir perform holiday songs on the steps of the gazebo. The Hereford Inlet Lighthouse hosted North Wildwood’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Friday, Dec. 6. Santa made an appearance, and Margaret Mace students performed Christmas carols. 

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Fabulous ’50s Weekend returns Wildwood to its rock ’n’ roll roots

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 17, 2013 01:49 pm

The Fabulous '50s and Beyond Weekend will feature dancing, a concert and a classic car show.  The Fabulous '50s and Beyond Weekend will feature dancing, a concert and a classic car show. The Wildwoods will celebrate the shore’s role in the birth of rock ’n’ roll with the 10th annual Fabulous ’50s and Beyond Weekend Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18 and 19.

Sponsored by the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce, the two-day festival pays tribute to the music of the 1950s and highlights the Wildwoods’ part in it.

The celebration opens with a dance party 7-11 p.m. Friday in the Wildwoods Convention Center featuring the Nifty ’50s Dance Band with David Christopher grooving to classic oldies. Admission is $15.

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On the cover > Luck o’ the Irish fest

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Written by Jen Marra Thursday, September 26, 2013 10:30 am

 Bill Hare of Cape May dresses up and calls himself Willy the Leprechaun for North Wildwood’s annual Irish Fall Festival on Olde New Jersey Avenue Saturday, Sept. 21. 
 Bill Hare of Cape May dresses up and calls himself Willy the Leprechaun for North Wildwood’s annual Irish Fall Festival on Olde New Jersey Avenue Saturday, Sept. 21.

Bill Hare of Cape May dresses up and calls himself Willy the Leprechaun for North Wildwood’s annual Irish Fall Festival on Olde New Jersey Avenue Saturday, Sept. 21.

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