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WILDWOOD MAN CHARGED WITH ARSON, BURGLARY

A 40 year old Wildwood man has been arrested and charged with a fire at the Family Dollar store in the North Wildwood last April.  Ernest Grey was arrested last week and charged with setting a fire inside the discount store so he could steal an undetermined amount of money. …

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FUTURE VERY BRIGHT FOR TOURISM IN THE WILDWOODS

Last year was a very good year for tourism in the Wildwoods.  Officials with the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority held a meeting on Tuesday and announced that tourism taxes increased by nine percent in 2014 following a down year in 2013 largely caused by Hurricane Sandy.  The …

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LONGTIME WILDWOOD CLERK PETER YECCO, 90

A former longtime employee of the city of Wildwood has passed away in Florida at the age of 90.  Peter Yecco, who’s career included law enforcement and serving in the municipal clerk’s office in Wildwood, passed away Saturday at his home in Deerfield Beach, Florida.  Yecco served as Wildwood’s municipal …

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WILDWOOD TO ADDRESS POLICE STAFFING NEXT WEEK

The Wildwood City Commission will meet next week and again address an ordinance that deals with police staffing issues.  The Commission meets next Wednesday and is expected to hold a vote on an ordinance that would increase the number of lieutenants in the department to six.  Last month, a judge …

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