Wildwood Leader News Notes

Wildwood police blotter March 17-23

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, April 03, 2014 01:30 pm

WILDWOOD – The following are the arrests made by Wildwood Police during the week of March 17 – 23. Those charged are considered innocent unless guilt is proven.

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North Wildwood police announce arrests made March 10 to 23

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, April 02, 2014 12:00 am

nwpd NORTH WILDWOOD—North Wildwood police announced that they made the following arrests from March 10 to March 23. Those charged are considered innocent unless guilt is proven.

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North Wildwood adopts $26M budget

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 28, 2014 12:00 am

NORTH WILDWOOD—North Wildwood city council adopted a $26 million municipal budget during its regular meeting March 18.

This year’s budget is about $955,000 less than 2013, but council has increased tax collection by about $290,000.

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Wildwood Police handle over 1,500 calls in February

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 27, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD – Wildwood police handled 1,676 calls in February and made 53 arrests, police announced this week.

Fifty adults and three juveniles were among those arrested, police said.

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North Wildwood police announce arrests made March 3 to 9

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 20, 2014 10:00 pm

NWPD NORTH WILDWOOD—North Wildwood police announced that they made the following arrests from March 3 to March 9. Those charged are considered innocent unless guilt is proven.

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Students battle with book smarts at Margaret Mace

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 20, 2014 04:50 pm

 Teacher Megan Farrell, and student helpers Rosie and Sophie Peters hand out the prizes for the winners.
 Teacher Megan Farrell, and student helpers Rosie and Sophie Peters hand out the prizes for the winners.

NORTH WILDWOOD — Over the summer and throughout this school year, fifth through eighth students at Margaret Mace have been reading selected books in preparation for school’s first Battle of the Books competition.

On Friday, March 14, teams from each grade competed in trivia rounds in order to crown two champions; one in the fifth versus sixth grade battle, and another in the battle of seventh versus eighth grade.

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Wildwood Crest names new emergency management coordinator

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 20, 2014 04:45 pm

WILDWOOD CREST – The borough of Wildwood Crest has named Joseph McGrath as its new emergency management coordinator.

McGrath, who also serves as a lieutenant in the Wildwood Crest Police Department, was officially appointed to the position at the borough’s regular meeting of the Board of Commissioners on Feb. 26.

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Glenwood celebrates Read Across America

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, March 16, 2014 12:00 am

Glenwood students show off their wacky hats. Glenwood students show off their wacky hats.

WILDWOOD –Glenwood Avenue Elementary School celebrated the 110th birthday of Theodore Geisel, better known as the author who created the Cat in the Hat, during Read Across America last week.

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Crest woman receives arts fellowship

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 15, 2014 12:00 am

photo courtesy Christina Tenaglia/ Christina Tenaglia of Wildwood Crest was awarded an $8,400 arts fellowship for sculpture. This untitled piece is one of her works. photo courtesy Christina Tenaglia/ Christina Tenaglia of Wildwood Crest was awarded an $8,400 arts fellowship for sculpture. This untitled piece is one of her works.

 

TRENTON – The New Jersey State Council of the Arts awarded fellowships to two South Jersey artists at its first regular meeting of the year Tuesday, Feb. 25 at the South Orange Performing Arts Center.

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North Wildwood passes SID budget

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 14, 2014 12:00 am

NORTH WILDWOOD—City council held a public hearing and final vote on the 2014 Boardwalk Special Improvement District budget during its March 4 meeting.

The budget was approved by council, with Council President Salvatore Zampirri abstaining due to his position on the SID board, he said. No one from the public commented at the meeting.

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