Wildwood Leader News Notes

Allyson Clark makes president's list at Coastal Carolina University

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, February 03, 2015 12:00 am

CONWAY, S.C. – Allyson Clark, a freshman from Wildwood majoring in recreation and sport management, has made the president's list at Coastal Carolina University for the fall 2014 semester.

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Liam Munz achieves dean's list at TCNJ

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, February 03, 2015 12:00 am

EWING – Liam Munz, Electrical Engineering major and a resident of Wildwood Crest, has earned placement on the dean's list at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) for the 2014 fall semester. To achieve this honor, a student must carry 12 or more credits that semester and have a 3.5 grade point average or above.

   

Lake Avenue water/sewer improvements

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 25, 2014 06:12 pm

WILDWOOD — On Dec. 17, The Wildwood Board of Commissioners accepted the bid of Perna Finnigan, Inc., for a water and sewer improvement project, in the amount of $684,653. Lake Avenue runs along the back bay up to Rio Grande Avenue, often the site of high tide flooding. The city has been working with the county on plans to reconstruct a portion of the road in order to alleviate road flooding problems.

Also at the meeting, the commissioners voted to authorize Dec. 26 a city holiday in accordance with the Federal Executive Order.

 

Fire truck being sold

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 25, 2014 06:00 pm

WILDWOOD — The city has entered into an agreement with Fire Line Equipment of East Earl, Pa., to sell a 2001 E-One Quint fire truck. The city purchased a new fire truck this year and is seeking to make back a portion of the purchase price by selling the old truck. 

“The truck has a very good shelf life,” Mayor Ernie Troiano said. “We may already have somebody interested in it.”

   

Officers and firefighters working together to help a family in need

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 23, 2014 12:13 pm

Officers and firefighters from North Wildwood Police and Fire Departments are working together to help a family in need this Christmas season through the Adopt-A-Family program, according to the North Wildwood Police Department. Officers and firefighters from North Wildwood Police and Fire Departments are working together to help a family in need this Christmas season through the Adopt-A-Family program, according to the North Wildwood Police Department.

Officers and firefighters from North Wildwood Police and Fire Departments are working together to help a family in need this Christmas season through the Adopt-A-Family program, according to the North Wildwood Police Department.

 

Crest commission sets new fees for Von Savage pool

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, December 06, 2014 10:32 am

WILDWOOD CREST – The Wildwood Crest Board of Commissioners passed Ordinance 1199 setting a new fee scale for the Von Savage Memorial Pool. 

General admission to the pool will be adults $5, child and seniors $4. Premium membership, which includes early morning swims, will be $75 in addition to the regular membership price.

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Fugitive from justice arrested

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 04, 2014 12:00 am

NORTH WILDWOOD – On Sunday, Nov. 30, at approximately 11:44 p.m., North Wildwood Police Sgt. Brian Harkins conducted a traffic stop on the 2500 block of Surf Avenue. The driver, Jeffrey Nelson, appeared to be operating his vehicle while intoxicated. Further investigation revealed that Nelson was wanted out of Delaware for a theft related charge, according to information from police.

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Council OKs Henfey park funding agreement

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Written by Christopher South Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:00 am

NORTH WILDWOOD – City Council authorized three documents related to the dedication of Bill Henfey Park as open space.

Council unanimously passed Ordinance 1662 authorizing the sale of 8th Street Field, which was renamed Bill Henfey Park in August. The city purchased the park from the Diocese of Camden $2.9 million.

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Council OKs lease for NW Rec as senior center

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:00 am

NORTH WILDWOOD – City Council authorized a new, six-year agreement with Cape May County to use space in the North Wildwood Community Center as a county Senior Citizens Center.

The lease is permitted under state statute.

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New hours at museum

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 06, 2014 06:29 pm

WILDWOOD CREST — Starting Thursday, Nov. 13, the Wildwood Crest Historical Museum will be open the second Thursday of every month, from 1 to 4 p.m., according to Kirk Hastings, the Wildwood Crest Historical Society. The museum is on the Heather Road side of the Crest Pier Community Center. See www.cresthistory.org  for details.

The museum also has a Facebook page called "You're Probably From Wildwood Crest, NJ, If You Remember ..."

   

New officers elected for Anglesea Irish Society

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 02, 2014 10:09 am

Seven members were elected as officers of the Anglesea Irish Society Oct. 14.
Seven members were elected as officers of the Anglesea Irish Society Oct. 14. WILDWOOD –On Wednesday, Oct. 14 seven members of the Angelsea Irish Society were elected as officers for the 2015 in society headquarters.

Mike Wilson was elected club president; Joseph Rullo, vice president; Tim Barry, treasurer; Brian Onuskanych, recording secretary; Sean Gallagher, financial secretary; Matthew Steere, sergeant of arms; John Beers, standing chair; and George Reilly, was voted steward.

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Results of Anglesea Irish Society golf outing

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 02, 2014 05:07 am

Joseph Sevick golfs during the Anglesea Irish Society annual golf outing Oct. 12. 
Joseph Sevick golfs during the Anglesea Irish Society annual golf outing Oct. 12. WILDWOOD — The Anglesea Irish Society hosted its annual golf outing Oct. 12 at the Avalon Golf Club.

Attendees competed in a “four man scramble” with a shotgun start. Organizers said that the closest to the pin challenge and longest drive competition were crowd favorites this year.

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Wildwood again pays tribute to past music scene

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 01, 2014 11:00 pm

From left, Joey Stamile III, Mike Gallo, and Mayor Ernie Troiano Jr.
From left, Joey Stamile III, Mike Gallo, and Mayor Ernie Troiano Jr. WILDWOOD –The city unveiled a mural honoring Wildwood’s late impresario, Joe Stamile Jr.  Oct. 18 at Fox Park’s amphitheater. The unveiling took place between acts during Wildwood’s Fabulous ‘50s Weekend.

According to Joey Stamile III, although his father died in 1982, his legacy in the city of Wildwood is long lasting. He said his father was born in Philadelphia, but came to Wildwood at a young age.  From then on, the elder Stamile helped the city become a performance hot spot for musical talent. 

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Glenwood alumna returns to celebrate reading

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 01, 2014 02:10 pm

Yair Fraga, Laquell Holly, Justin Seda, Elijah Montgomery and author Traci Dunham at Glenwood Avenue Elementary School. 
Yair Fraga, Laquell Holly, Justin Seda, Elijah Montgomery and author Traci Dunham at Glenwood Avenue Elementary School. WILDWOOD— Haddonfield resident and Wildwood High School graduate, Traci (Young) Dunham visited Glenwood Avenue School to celebrate a love of reading with the students. Dunham is a children’s author and has published her first book, “The Oyster’s Secret.”

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Jordan Robertson accepted to Colgate University

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 01, 2014 02:06 pm

HAMILTON, NY - Wildwood Catholic High School graduate Jordan Robertson, Cape May Court House, has been accepted to Colgate University.

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Wildwood honors longtime dispatcher

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 31, 2014 11:00 pm

Commissioner Pete Byron, Harry Tweed, Mayor Ernie Troiano and Commissioner Tony Leonetti Commissioner Pete Byron, Harry Tweed, Mayor Ernie Troiano and Commissioner Tony Leonetti WILDWOOD – City Commissioners honored longtime police dispatcher Harry Tweed during their Oct. 22 meeting. Tweed served the city for 26 years.

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