Wildwood Leader News Notes

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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Quotes of the week: Oct. 30, 2014

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

quotes “I will not rest until he is brought to justice for this malicious prosecution, and my family name is clear. I now deserve to be made whole for the damages he has inflicted and he deserves to be disbarred.”
Former Mayor Gary DeMarzo on Cape May County Prosecutor Robert Taylor.

“I think we can all agree that the verdict is in. Bill certainly left the city better than he found it.”
The Rev. Joseph Wallace on Bill Henfey’s work as North Wildwood mayor.

“The city did everything in its power, and they did everything they could to get the license.”
Wildwood Commissioner Pete Byron on the last beach bar vendor.

   

Margaret Mace kindergarteners picks pumpkins

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 31, 2014 02:13 pm


Margaret Mace kindergarteners picks pumpkins Margaret Mace kindergarteners picks pumpkins Corrine Clarke and Jean Golden’s kindergarten classes at Margaret Mace School recently went to Rea’s Farm on a field trip. The students took a hayride to their pumpkin patch where they were able to pick their own pumpkins from the field.

 

Wildwood News Notes, Oct. 22 edition

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 25, 2014 11:00 pm

Wildwood pairs with ELPH bands to reunite lost kids

WILDWOOD — According to city officials, Wildwood has become the first municipality at the southern New Jersey shore area to team up with ELPH, a company that provides wristbands to help reunite families.

Read more: Wildwood News Notes, Oct. 22 edition

   

Wildwood News Notes, Oct. 15 edition

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 18, 2014 11:00 pm

Hereford Inlet Gardens featured in new book

NORTH WILDWOOD — The gardens at Hereford Inlet will be featured in “Gardens of the GardenState” by Susan Lowry and Nancy Berner, a book on the top gardens in the state, North Wildwood officials said.
The gardens were designed by Steve Murray in 1986 and are home to over 200 plant varieties in different garden rooms.

The book was released Oct. 14 as part of Fall Gardening Month in New Jersey. The book features 29 gardens around the state, two of which are in Cape May County.

Read more: Wildwood News Notes, Oct. 15 edition

 

Toll accounts established in Wildwood

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 08, 2014 02:51 pm

WILDWOOD — The Board of Commissioners voted Sept. 24 to create E-ZPass deposit accounts for the fire, police, public works, and purchasing departments.

“It is necessary from time to time to travel on city business,” the resolution reads. “Setting up accounts with NJ E-ZPass shall expedite payment of toll fees.”

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