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WILDWOOD ONLY LOCAL TOWN TO GET MONEY FOR COPS

Additional information was released this week regarding that $12.2 million in federal funding that will allow Wildwood to hire five additional police officers.  Federal officials say nine cities in the state, including Wildwood, one one county will divide the funding to add new officers.  Wildwood received the seventh largest influx …

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WILDWOOD DECIDES TO KEEP CURFEW, FOR NOW

Wildwood city officials say they are keeping a curfew on the books for now even though it’s probably unconstitutional. Wildwood’s City Commission met this week and decided to ask its solicitor to look into the legality of the curfew. Curfews enacted by local towns in New Jersey are coming under …

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$625K C.O.P.S. GRANT COMING TO WILDWOOD

U.S. Congressman Frank LoBiondo announced on Wednesday that a $625,000 federal grant was awarded to the Wildwood Police Department under the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Program. Wildwood Mayor Ernie Troiano, Jr. said the grant would “allow our police department to do the most important thing for our community: …

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WILDWOOD JOINING OPERATION TAKE-BACK

Another local police department is participating in this year’s National Take-Back Initiate. The program will run this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with many local police departments accepting unwanted, unused, or expired medications. The collection is safe and ensures it won’t fall into the wrong hands. Hypodermic syringes …

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CLOSING: BONELLI’S MARKET IN WILDWOOD

Bonelli’s Market in Wildwood is ending its 85 year run in Wildwood.  A manager told the Wildwood Leader that the market will close its doors for good this Sunday.  The unidentified manager says the business has quote “had enough” with the city of Wildwood, police, and the potential clientele.  The …

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HEY WILDWOOD..SORRY FOR THE OFFENSIVE BANNER

A volunteer fire company from South jersey has written a letter of apology for hanging a banner at the recent firemen’s convention in Wildwood that was sexual in nature.  The Williamstown Volunteer Fire Company hung a banner from a North Wildwood condo balcony asking women to bare their breasts.  Officials …

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WILDWOOD COPS BUST TWO ON DRUG CHARGES

Wildwood police have announced the arrests of two men who allegedly peddled illegal drugs in the city.  Police announced the arrests of 29 year old Jesus Rosa Leon and 33 year old Louis Morales Correa who were peddling heroin in the city.  Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on the …

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