Wildwood Leader News Notes

Wildwood’s boardwalk recognized for eateries

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, July 27, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD — The Wildwoods Boardwalk has been recognized for having some of the best boardwalk food in the United States by The Daily Meal.

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Kate Gibbons rescues swimmer in the Crest

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 24, 2014 02:22 pm

Wildwood Crest Beach Patrol Chief Bud Johnson presents a beach patrol T-shirt to Kate Gibbons of Del Haven, recognizing her as an honorary member of the patrol. Wildwood Crest Beach Patrol Chief Bud Johnson presents a beach patrol T-shirt to Kate Gibbons of Del Haven, recognizing her as an honorary member of the patrol. WILDWOOD CREST — The Wildwood Crest Beach Patrol recently recognized Kate Gibbons of Del Haven as an honorary member of the WCBP, after she rescued a woman who was struggling to make it to shore July 19.

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North Wildwood Sidewalk Chalk Competition Results

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 24, 2014 01:12 pm

Visitors and residents showed off their skills for the Sidewalk Chalk competition presented by the North Wildwood Recreation Department on July 5.

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Wildwood Crest police officer honored

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, July 20, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD CREST—Wildwood Crest police Sgt. Richard D’Amico has been honored by the Gloucester County Police Academy for outstanding accomplishment at its recent supervision and leadership course. D’Amico (left), pictured with Det. William Perna of the Gloucester County Police Academy, recorded the highest score among all attendees at the course.

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Alumni association gives scholarships, awards to WHS grads

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 14, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD—The Wildwood High School Alumni and Friends Association awarded six scholarships and two awards at the 108th Class Day Ceremony Monday, June 16 held in the auditorium of Wildwood High.

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North Wildwood’s credit rating raised by S&P

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 14, 2014 12:00 am

NORTH WILDWOOD--In a letter dated July 3, 2014, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services announced that it has raised North Wildwood’s credit rating from "A+" to "AA-.”

The S&P is one of the “big three” credit rating agencies, along with Fitch and Moody’s, the city said.

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Morgan Scully named to the dean’s list at Fairleigh Dickinson University

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, July 13, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD CREST-- Morgan Scully, of Wildwood Crest, and a student at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck, has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester.

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David Deweese of Wildwood earns degree from Widener Law

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, July 13, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD—David Deweese of Wildwood was among 276 graduates to earn a degree within the 40th graduating class of Widener University School of Law May 17.

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Firefighters train for water rescues

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 07, 2014 12:00 am

Wildwood Beach Patrol WILDWOOD – Wildwood City and North Wildwood firefighters along with the Wildwood Beach Patrol recently conducted their annual water rescue refresher training in preparation for the busy summer.

The departments began working together about five years ago to respond to water emergencies.

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Class II officer charged with DWI

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Written by Christie Rotondo Monday, July 07, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD – A seasonal Class II police officer in Wildwood was arrested June 22 and charged with driving while intoxicated, North Wildwood police confirmed.

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GWTIDA hosts travel writers in Wildwood

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, June 29, 2014 12:00 am

 The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Development Improvement Authority (GWTIDA) hosted a destination-wide familiarization Tour with members of the Society of American Travel Writers June 19. The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Development Improvement Authority (GWTIDA) hosted a destination-wide familiarization Tour with members of the Society of American Travel Writers June 19. WILDWOOD– The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Development Improvement Authority (GWTIDA) hosted a destination-wide Familiarization Tour with members of the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) on June 19.

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Burlington man charged with spitting in Wildwood cop’s face

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 23, 2014 05:02 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - A Burlington man earned new charges in Middle Township Sunday, June 15, after he spit in the face of a Wildwood police officer, an official said Monday.

Janair L. Best, 39, was already charged with aggravated assault by Wildwood police when he spit at Officer Matthew Donnelly at Cape May Regional Hospital, said Capt. John Edwards, Middle Township Police. Best was at the hospital to be cleared for processing into Cape May County jail.

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Wildwood Crest offering youth swimming lessons

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, June 22, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD CREST – The Wildwood Crest Recreation Department is offering youth swimming lessons this summer at the Joseph Von Savage Memorial Pool at 8800 New Jersey Ave.

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Glenwood Elementary announces honor roll students

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Written by Christie Rotondo Sunday, June 22, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD – Glenwood Avenue Elementary School has announced the students who have made the honor roll for the fourth marking period of the 2013-14 school year.

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Junior Lifeguard program starts June 24

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, June 21, 2014 12:00 am

NORTH WILDWOOD – Children entering fourth through ninth grades in the upcoming school year who are interested in preparing to become a lifeguard are invited to join North Wildwood’s Junior Lifeguard Program.

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Contestants wanted for Miss North Wildwood

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, June 21, 2014 12:00 am

NORTH WILDWOOD – The Miss North Wildwood Pageant Committee is looking for young women who live in Cape May County, either part- or full-time, to compete in the annual Miss North Wildwood Pageant.

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