Wildwood Leader News Notes

Benefit at Urie’s Aug. 23

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, August 17, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD – The Cathy Miller Cancer Fund’s fourth annual Rock the Dock benefit will be noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 at Urie’s Waterfront Restaurant.

Tickets are $25 and include food, domestic beer, wine and soda. There will also be raffles and giveaways.

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Chamber hosts Fabulous 50s giveaway

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, August 17, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD — The Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce will be giving away a prize package for the Fabulous ’50s and Beyond Weekend Oct. 17 and 18.

To enter, submit a photo standing next to the Fabulous ’50s and Beyond Weekend sun shelter on the Wildwoods Boardwalk before Aug. 25 on the Fabulous ’50s and Beyond Weekend – Wildwood Facebook Page. Multiple pictures will be accepted. Participants must be over 18.

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Zippy’s to give away beach cruiser

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, August 17, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD — As part of a new licensing deal with the action sports lifestyle brand Hang Ten, Zippy's Bikes is giving away a Hang Ten Beach Cruiser Aug. 31.

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Wildwood receives grant from state for high school roof

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, August 16, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD — The Wildwood School District expects to receive a $508,000 grant through the Schools Development Authority Regular Operating District grant program, the Christie administration announced.

The grant will provide funds for a roof replacement at Wildwood High School. The total cost of the project is $1.27 million, including the grant of $508,000 and a local contribution of $762,000. 

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Wildwood Crest Beach Patrol on ‘Philly Pheud’ this weekend

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 15, 2014 12:00 am

Current lifeguards will compete against a team of Wildwood Crest Beach Patrol Alumni on “Philly Pheud.” The episode will air twice this weekend. Current lifeguards will compete against a team of Wildwood Crest Beach Patrol Alumni on “Philly Pheud.” The episode will air twice this weekend. WILDWOOD CREST —Current and former Wildwood Crest Beach Patrol members will be featured on the local game show "Philly Pheud" 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 and 5:30 p.m. Sunday Aug. 17 on PHL 17.

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North Wildwood police handle almost 6,000 calls in June

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 04, 2014 12:00 am

NORTH WILDWOOD – During the month of June, North Wildwood police handled 5,989 calls for service and arrested 214 people, including seven juveniles.

There was one reported robbery, 10 assaults, five burglaries, and 37 thefts. There was also one theft of a motor vehicle reported. Police were able to recover property 44 times.

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BeachGlow Music Festival 2014 raises $40,000 for the American Red Cross

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, August 03, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD – BeachGlow: Concerts for Charity, Inc. announced that $40,000 will be donated to the American Red Cross as a result of the Beach Glow Music Festival in Wildwood July 5.

The event had sold out, with 7,000 people in attendance. On Friday, July 25, BeachGlow CEO Dane Kunkel, 19, presented the check to Jane E. Ward, director of donor relations at American Red Cross Southeastern Pennsylvania.

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AARP hosts trip to Surflight Theater

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, August 03, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD CREST — The Wildwood AARP is hosting a bus trip to see “A Chorus Line” at the Surflight Theater in Beach Haven Sept. 9.

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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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